Spring has finally sprung! Well, not really. Spring officially starts on March 20th, but as we all know, it takes a few extra weeks to really kick-in.\nREAD ALSO: Good News: It's Going To Feel Like Summer This Week In Montreal\nWhen the second week of April rolls around though, you know that we will quickly start to see Montrealers break out their finest summer gear. I'm sure you've already spotted some shorts on the streets this past weekend.\nThat said, April is filled with fun activities around the city. And since the weather is warming up, this is the perfect time to get outside and take advantage of the spring air. Breathe it in deep. Summer is almost here!\nView this post on Instagram @boddhisatva kill l'affaire. #weareancestral A post shared by AUSGANG PLAZA (@ausgangplaza) on Dec 8, 2017 at 11:49pm PST\n30. Visit Artgang Plaza for one of their many visual art, music, and nightlife events throughout the month of April.\nArtgang Plaza is a performance venue located in the Mile-Ex of Montreal. They host all kinds of events - some free - but all are very affordable and bring in interesting artists from around the city.\nView this post on Instagram @jackiebassett et ces magnifiques arts prints sera au rendez-vous au @bazarvintagemtl! A post shared by Bazar Vintage Montreal (@bazarvintagemtl) on Mar 21, 2018 at 7:25pm PDT\n29. Visit Eglise St-Jean Berchmand for a Vintage Bazar full of treasures!\nThis Rosemont Church is putting on a vintage bazar April 21st. Entrance is free and all are welcome!\nView this post on Instagram Ah pis une autre. Parce que c'est beau des livres. @chezlediteurcafe #library #editeurcafe #books A post shared by Léa Clermont-Dion (@leaclermontdion) on Apr 27, 2017 at 2:38pm PDT\n28. Visit Chez l'Editeur Cafe for a night of free poetry reading and appreciation.\nIf poetry and feminism is your jam, this Rosemont cafe is hosting a free poetry reading night that is open to all!\nView this post on Instagram • V a n i l l a • Beautiful saturday at the Marché aux Puces ! #icecream A post shared by Karine Vasco ↠ (@kaarinevasco) on May 28, 2016 at 9:17am PDT\n27. Visit Marche Aux Puces St-Eustache for a unique weekend activity\nTrue Quebec charms lives in this year-long indoor/outdoor market in Saint-Eustache. Go for the classic greasy-spoon food or the abundance of trinkets and knick-knacks you will bargain for. It's always a fun time.\n@tbhmeiembedded via\n26. Enjoy FREE CONE DAY at Ben & Jerry's in downtown Montreal\nFree cone day has been around forever, and yes - the lineups are long. But free ice cream is totally worth the wait.\nView this post on Instagram « Ce qui m’a toujours attiré dans la musique de Leonard Cohen, c’est sa capacité magistrale d’écrire des paroles qui explorent l’ambiguïté et l’‘‘essence même du sens’’ de nos vies. Ses chansons vont au-delà de l’évidence : elles nous interpellent, donnant lieu à l’exploration de quelque chose de différent en chacun de nous. » - Zach Richter @zrichter a réalisé l'œuvre Hallelujah (2017), qu'on peut voir dans l'exposition Leonard Cohen : Une brèche en toute chose / A Crack in Everything Photo : @sebastienroy.ca #ZachRichter #leonardcohen #macmontreal #Instamuseum #museumgram #contemporaryart #art #musées #museums #exposition #exhibition #mtlmoments A post shared by MAC Musée d'art contemporain (@macmontreal) on Mar 16, 2018 at 2:49pm PDT\n25. Visit the MAC museum, free entry every Wednesday night!\nThe museum of contemporary arts hosts a free evening every week on Wednesday nights. For more information visit their official site!\nView this post on Instagram Up, next - LAB CULT: An unorthodox history of interchanges between science and architecture, curated by Evangelos Kotsioris, CCA Emerging Curator 2016-2017 @oxotnic • Opening 22 March _ Graphic design: Louise Paradis, Drawings: New Affiliates LLC @new_affiliates _ #CCAexhibitions #CCAlabcult #CCAcultedulabo #CCAemergingcurator #evangeloskotsioris #unorthodoxhistory #interchanges #science #architecture #CCA @ivi_ivi @jafferkolb #marvinminsky #laboratory #artificialintelligence @universalspaceprogram _ Photograph: Seek, The Architecture Machine Group, M.I.T, 1969–70, Reproduction, Photograph by Harry Skunk and John Kender © J. Paul Getty Trust A post shared by CCA (@canadiancentreforarchitecture) on Mar 9, 2018 at 5:33am PST\n24. Visit The Canadian Centre For Architecture Free on Thursdays!\nRight downtown but a little off the beat and path the Canadian Centre For Architecture hosts various shows and expositions, and they are all free on Thursday evening!\nView this post on Instagram Ladies night at melrose. 50% OFF Food and drinks. Be there.... #melrosemtl #theoriginal #theonlyone #stlaurent #southoflittleitalymtl #mtlblog #mtlnightlife #mtlresto #mtl A post shared by Melrose Resto (@melroseresto) on Mar 15, 2018 at 3:47pm PDT\n23. Visit this Little Italy spot for a "ladies night" deal you don't want to miss out on.\nRestaurant Melrose in Little Italy hosts a Ladies Night every Thursday with great deals on food and drinks. No cover charge. Check out the Facebook event for all the details!\n@flora_wsembedded via\n22. Celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd\nCelebrate Earth Day on April 22nd by visiting a local park or the mountain. Maybe you can even drive out of town and actually immerse yourself in real nature. Whatever you do, take a moment to appreciate mother earth on this day.\nView this post on Instagram Good things come in small packages. Our new mono eye shadows pack a big punch. ✨ #BeautyWithoutCompromise ___ Ces ombres à paupières monochromatiques offrent une tenue longue durée pour un effet incroyable et une application douce et homogène. Avec ces petits compacts, vous aurez tout ce dont vous avez besoin pour maîtriser les maquillages les plus emblématiques. ✨ #LaBeauteSansCompromis A post shared by Marcelle (@marcellecosmetics) on Feb 1, 2018 at 3:02pm PST\n21. For the ladies: attend a cosmetics "warehouse sale" for crazy deals on makeup.\nThroughout April the brand Marcelle will be hosting a warehouse sale that will have some crazy deals on all the makeup you love. This great Montreal brand is formulated for sensitive skin, so all can benefit from this sale!\nView this post on Instagram The perfect place to be on a hot Autumn day . . . . #tamtam #tamtams #mountroyal #mountroyalpark #mtl #mtl375 #mtl2017 #mtlsummer #mtlfall #dailyhivemtl #eatplaylive #i_love_montreal #montrealmoments #mtlmoments #mtlprodigies #mtlmagic #mtlparks #mtlparty #ig_great_captures #ig_greatshots_canada #igersmontreal #igersmtl #canada150 #canadatrip #mtlblog #mtlblogger #quickshot #candid #statues #statue A post shared by Elspeth Wright (@elfieinmtl) on Sep 25, 2017 at 4:42am PDT\n20. Attend your first Tam Tam of the season.\nTam Tam is an outdoor party that happens every Sunday starting mid-April until the early fall. Don't forget to bring a blanket and enjoy a sunday in the sun.\firstname.lastname@example.org via\n19. Visit the McCord Museum on Wednesday nights.\nThis beautiful and historic museum and Montreal landmark provides totally free entry on Wednesday's from 5-9. Why not take a peek inside, it's free!\nView this post on Instagram 😍☕️🌆 📸@nin.jpeg A post shared by WeWork (@wework) on Feb 24, 2018 at 1:13pm PST\n18. Attend a free career fair this April!\nA huge career fair hosted by National Career Event is coming to Montreal between April 11th and 12th. No matter what your industry, their will be information session and opportunities for you.\nView this post on Instagram find the perfect present with the blush gift guide > #linkinbio A post shared by b l u s h (@blushlingerie) on Dec 18, 2017 at 10:00am PST\n17. Another one for the ladies: attend Blush lingerie warehouse sale\nThis Montreal brand is hosting a warehouse sale April 5-7. So get there early before all the good sizes and styles are gone!\nView this post on Instagram A gorgeous place ⛪ ✝️ ... . . . #Church #MTL #peacefull #2k18 #springiscoming #harambae #toughts #spendingtimewithfriends #friday A post shared by Malik (@khalifa_malik) on Mar 24, 2018 at 6:58am PDT\n16. Visit Mary Queen Of The World Cathedral in Downtown\nThis Montreal cathedral can often times go missing in the raised skyline of downtown Montreal. However, it's there - and you can visit it for free. The interior is as beautiful as the outside.\nView this post on Instagram life in plastic, it’s fantastic #butfirstlemmetakeaselfie @barbieexpo #inabarbieworld #noshame #allofthebarbies #barbieexpo A post shared by jainy (@jainyyy) on Mar 18, 2018 at 8:33pm PDT\n15. Visit Barbie Expo in Les Cours Mont Royal\nBarbie Expo, open all year long in downtown Montreal. If you haven't been already you should definitely consider this fun and family friendly expo.\n@rudsakembedded via\n14. Visit Rudsak sample sale for great deals on bags and more!\nThis Montreal brand is having a sample sale in April, this is your chance to get that bag, boots, or coat you wanted at a fraction of the price.\nView this post on Instagram art that matters. •• "my life is shaped by the urgent need to wander and observe, and my camera is my passport" #stevemccurry A post shared by D Y L L A N (@dyllanmillar) on Jun 26, 2016 at 6:45pm PDT\n13. Visit Galerie Got for an evening of art and photography appreciation\nThis stunning old port gallery hosts all kinds of free events that are open to the public. Check out their site for all the info!\nVia Échange Closet Swap\n12. Attend a clothing swap event in St-Henri\nRefresh your summer and spring closet without spending a dime! Attend a clothing swap event in St-Henri to find new treasures for your closet.\nView this post on Instagram #chapellenotredamedebonsecours #vieuxport #vieuxmontréal #montreal One of the oldest churches in Montreal, it was built in 1771 over the ruins of an earlier chapel. A post shared by Mike Battat (@mikebattat) on Mar 19, 2018 at 4:33pm PDT\n11. Visit Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel in the Old Port\nPlay tourist in your own city and visit some of the most beautiful churches around. Montreal has plenty of them. This Old Port gem is one not to miss, visit the inside as well for totally free.\n@quangtrinh_embedded via\n10. Visit the Jean Talon Market to bring in spring!\nThe Jean Talon Market is a Montreal classic. And it's bustling in the early spring. Don't miss out on all the fresh produce.\nVia Ladies Learning Code Montreal\n9. Attend a Ladies Learning To Code Event\nInterested in AI ? This Ladies Learning To Code event is specifically for those interested in getting a introduction to AI. Visit the Facebook event for all the details on how to register!\nView this post on Instagram the gangs all here A post shared by Netflix Canada (@netflixca) on Mar 22, 2018 at 1:22pm PDT\n8. Stay home and watch all the amazing new Netflix shows out this spring!\nNetflix announced all their new shows airing this spring. So don't forget to peep this article we wrote about all the TV goodness that is waiting for you, just one click away.\nView this post on Instagram Retour en image sur l'édition Papier 2015! La foire quittait son habituelle localisation au Quartier des spectacles pour prendre place au Complexe de Gaspé. . Throwback to Papier 2015's edition! The fair left its usual location in the Quartier des spectacles and took place at the Complexe de Gaspé. . #tbt #contemporaryartfair #papierartfair #artcontemporain #papier2015 #papier2018 #artonpaper #mediumpapier #complexedegaspé #agaccanada @agac_canada A post shared by Papier (@foirepapier) on Mar 15, 2018 at 9:00am PDT\n7. Attend Foir Papier from April 19-22nd.\nLocated at Arsenal Contemporary Art gallery in the very trendy and up-and-coming area of lower Griffin Town, this art even is totally free and open to the public. Check out the Facebook page for all the info!\nView this post on Instagram 🏙🌄 A post shared by alison curry (@a.cur) on Mar 24, 2018 at 1:54pm PDT\n6. Don't forget to climb to the top of Mont-Royal to see the trees bloom!\nEarly spring is the best time to get outside in Montreal. There is a palpable energy in the air, everyone is just so happy to be in the sun. Don't forget to visit the best look out in the city this April.\nView this post on Instagram Serving over 750 children in our community this week! 💚 A post shared by WestSide Baby (@westsidebabysea) on Mar 19, 2018 at 4:33pm PDT\n5. Donate your used clothes to a good cause after a much-needed Spring Cleaning!\nApril is a great month to go through your closet and toss all those old clothes that have been gathering dust for years. There are many ways to easily get rid of your old clothes in Montreal. There are no excuses!\nView this post on Instagram St Charles Church. #bnw #bnwphotography #blackandwhite #noiretblanc #bnwphoto #churchs #montreal #montreality #montrealchurch #pointestcharles A post shared by Karine Larouche (@karine.sunshine.73) on Mar 23, 2018 at 1:32pm PDT\n4. Discover a new neighbourhood\nEvery month a good Montreal should always make it a goal to discover a new area of the city. This April, I suggest to familiarize yourself with Point-St-Charles, an old working-class neighbourhood that is quickly gentrifying.\nView this post on Instagram L’ambiance rustique 🍁 #montreal #verdun #quebecoriginal A post shared by Jamie (@jlairdmtl) on Mar 22, 2018 at 4:08pm PDT\n3. Attend a Spring Market Event at one of Montreal most beautiful churches.\nThis beautiful Verdun church Église Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs, is hosting a Spring Market event on Saturday April 28th. Totally free and open to the public.\n@biximtlembedded via\n2. Get your BIXI on starting up again on April 15h!\nBixi is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to get around town in the summer, not to mention, good for your body and mind. Don't forget to sign up early in the season!\nVia quartierdesspectacles\n1. Visit 21 Swings in Places Des Arts\nStarting April 9th, 21 swings will be set up around the Places Des Arts center. These are interactive and family-friendly art installations that have now becoming a staple downtown attraction in Montreal.