Winter sports in the spotlight!
MONTRÉAL, Jan. 27, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - This weekend come and cheer for the hockey players in the Classique Montréalaise in a totally festive atmosphere or head up to Mont-Royal and accompany the participants in the Grande Traversée on the last leg of their skiing or snowshoeing marathon!
Montréal's biggest outdoor hockey tournament bring us together in our love of the sport! More than 864 players will don their borough's jersey and hit the ice on one of the 16 rinks on the Olympic Basin.
January 28th and 29th, 2017 - Parc Jean-Drapeau
Hike with la Grande Traversée du Saint-Laurent
An invitation to cross-country ski and snowshoe in Montréal during the last leg of the Grande Traversée du Saint-Laurent.
January 28th, 2017 – Beaver Lake Pavilion, Mount Royal Park
Quartiers improvisés (Improvised Neighbourhoods)
Quartiers improvisés are 13 happenings in public spaces that showcase the Quartiers improvisés comedians and invited guests from different improv troupes in the city.
January 29 – Darling Foundry
For the 375th's Hivernales, IGLOOFEST brings us even more northern fun with free activities for everyone and two extra Saturdays of wild competitions with Les Jeux Nordik and Off-Igloofest evenings on its program. We also invite you to discover the amazing slides at Place Jacques-Cartier and the Nordik Village.
January 12th to February 19th, 2017 - Jacques-Cartier Pier in the Old Port of Montréal
Fête des neiges de Montréal
Come outside and play during the Fête des neiges de Montréal and discover brand-new activities for the whole family during the 375th's Hivernales.
January 14th to February 5th, 2017 - Parc Jean-Drapeau
Aime comme Montréal at the MMFA
Through a book and photo exhibition in iconic Montréal locations, Aime comme Montréal invites us to celebrate Montréal's diversity.
January 18th to February 19th, 2017 – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
MTL375 Rosemont Petite-Patrie
A pop-up art gallery will appear in several locations in Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough.
Since December 21st – In the back alley behind Artgang (6524 Saint-Hubert Street) and De Gaspé Park (6699 De Gaspé Avenue)
About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montréal's 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montréal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.
The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Gouvernement du Canada, the Gouvernement du Québec and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information: 375mtl.com
For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.
To learn more about the contribution of the Gouvernement du Québec to Montréal's 375th, click here.
SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal
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