Events and Activities | Summer 2019

 

Summer 2019

 

Summer in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue means watching the boats go by, buy local at the farmer's market, stop at a terrace, shop the many boutiques and, most of all, it means enjoying the beautiful season.

Summer in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue is a staycation worth instagraming about.

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Wednesday concerts on the Boardwalk

Bring your lawn chair!!

Wednesday, 7:30 pm
Canal boardwalk
(in case of rain: Centre Harpell, 60, Rue Saint-Pierre)

Information:  514-457-1605

In collaboration with Douglas W. Miller Productions

June 19th | MIKE RUD

As a songwriter and composer, he won the 2014 Juno Award for his album Notes on Montreal. Guitarist and instrumentalist, he played alongside some of the greatest Jazz musicians of the era like Peter BernsteinKenny Wheeler, Herb Ellis and Joey DeFrancesco.

June 26th | SWIFT YEARS

This eclectic energetic string trio is serving up a tasty and danceable stew of music from points east & west (Gypsy, Celtic, Bluegrass) with their own special sauce. 

July 3rd | ANNIE POULAIN
With her alto voice fully grounded, many will say that she is at the top of her art. This singer-songwriter-performer, specialized interpreter of Jazz songs in French has been twice nominated at the JUNOS and at L’ADISQ. She offers us exquisite texts, as well as original compositions.

July 10th | DIVAS OF POP

Co-led by four female powerhouse vocalists, this group will amaze you with their individual talents and collective harmonies.  Supported by talented musicians they are singing a wide range of energetic Pop, Rock and Disco tunes that everyone knows and loves.

July 17th | KARMA

Five local musicians: Sandra Giguère, Sylvain Chamberland, John Murray, Shawn McKennirey and Eric Grignon, playing both original material as well as their take on classic Rock and Blues. Featuring powerful vocals, sensational dual guitars and a rock-solid rhythm section they deliverer a vast selection of the best Rock and Blues.

July 24th | SWINDLERS

Straight out of Montreal’s Irish Pub scene, the sound of this band is a unique blend of traditional Celtic melody, Roma, Rock, Folk and Pop. The music emanating from this group is always evocative of the deep roots from which it comes. They have played in both Europe and Canada.

Photo: Dan Bouguerra

July 31st | ONE LOVE PROJECT

This group is a high energy band from Montreal, specializing in music that makes you move. Their repertoire includes the best of Soul, Pop, Funk, Rock and Reggae with a touch of Blues and Hip Hop. They will have you dancing all night long!

August 7th | DWANE DIXON

A true ambassador for the genuine Blues-Rock of the ‘60s, ‘70s, and ‘80s, Dixon pours body and soul into the music. 

"If Stevie Ray Vaughan, Billy Gibbons and Jeff Healey all lived in the same house, their next-door neighbour would be Dwane Dixon" - Dan Brisebois, canadianbands.com

August 14th | ELIE AND THE VELVETS

This versatile songwriter is already well established on the Montreal music scene. Accompanied by his group of renowned musicians, they perform R&B and Soul. People of all ages will enjoy the iconic songs from each of these genres.

 

Family Thursdays

OUTDOOR EVENTS – MOVIES – ANIMATIONS

Location: various municipal parks

Information: 514-457-1605

July 4th – 6 pm to 8 pm
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue poo
l | In case of rain: cancelled

Come participate in games prepared for you by the lifeguards, and play on the inflatable ride.

 

July 11th – 6:30 pm
Canal boardwalk
| In case of rain: Centre Harpell

Dance show inspired by the rhythms and expressiveness of traditional Afro-Colombian dances through contemporary writing.

July 18th – 7 pm
Parc Harpell
| In case of rain:  Centre Harpell

The Orchestre à Vents du Suroît brings together some forty musicians, mainly from the Vaudreuil- Dorion region .  The summer concert of the OVS offers pieces inspired by the theme of air and space, including music from films such as Star Trek ...

July 25th – 9 pm
Parc Aumais | In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson

After dropping mistletoe picking, the druid Panoramix hurts himself and concludes that it is time to find a replacement to whom he can teach the famous recipe for the magic potion. With Asterix and Obelix, Panoramix travels through Gaul in search of a replacement. Meanwhile, the evil druid Sulfurix tries to take advantage of this quest by corrupting the candidate for Panoramix's succession.

Original version in French
1h25 | Animation | France | 2019

August 1st – 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Parc Aumais
| In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson

Join us for some family fun with life size classic games.

August 8th – 9 pm
Parc Aumais
| In case of rain: Chalet Peter-Williamson

With the help of her mum, June, a girl with an overflowing imagination, created the model of a magical amusement park. The operators of the place are talking animals and the rides are more amazing than in our wildest dreams. One day, June finds herself, as if by magic, in the park she created with her mother. But, not everything is so cheerful at Wonder Park. It may be completely destroyed soon if June cannot find a way to save it. She will have to use her immense creativity to bring back the magic that once reigned there.

Original English version

| Animation | USA & Spain | 2019

 

Marché Sainte-Anne

Every Saturday | 9 am to 2 pm
Rue Lalonde
(intersection of Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue Saint-Pierre)
Information: www.marchesainteanne.ca

Sainte-Anne’s Market is an appointment not to be missed. This is a unique opportunity to meet the local producers and artisans of the area while purchasing good products.

 

An Evening of Line Dancing

Canal boardwalk | In case of rain: Centre Harpell
Monday  | 6 pm to 9 pm

Mondays: July 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, August 5th, 12th

Come and participate in an evening of line dancing with instructor Nathalie Blais.  Enjoy many styles of music and learn step-by-step choreography.  Beginner’s lessons from 6 pm to 8 pm, Intermediate from 8 pm to 9 pm.  Everyone welcome!

 

Salsa by the Water

SALSA BY THE WATER with Baila Productions
Canal boardwalk
| In case of rain: Centre Harpell
Friday | 7 pm to 10 pm

June 28th, July 26th, August 16th and August 30th

Enjoy an evening of Salsa dancing on the boardwalk with BAILA PRODUCTIONS. The evening will start with a short introduction to Salsa (30-45 minutes workshop), followed by an open salsa dance session for participants of all levels. A chance to practice your moves and dance the night away under the stars!

 

Fête Nationale du Québec

Sunday, June 23rd | 12 pm to 5 pm
Town Hall Parking Lot | In case of rain: Centre Harpell

SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

12 pm to 5 pm:

  • Animation and activities
  • Themed photo booth
  • Street performers
  • Creation of a collective artwork
  • Mini Circus kiosk
  • Inflatable rides
  • Local artisans

1:30 pm:      Yan Solo (Circus show)
2:30 pm:      Sainte-Anne-en-Gigue (traditional music and square dancing)
3:30 pm:       Sharing of the traditional St-Jean cake
3:45 pm:      Salute to the Quebec flag and patriotic speech
4:00 pm:      SoulTree (a retrospective of Quebecois popular music)

With the contribution of the Government of Quebec and Le Mouvement national des québécoises et des québécois.

📣📣Seeking local artisans!

The Recreation Department is looking for talented local artisans to participate in the Fête nationale event on Sunday, June 23rd. Interested artisans must be able to offer handmade crafts or art, and be current residents of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. We are looking for unique and diverse products that will complement our event. For more information or to apply, contact us at loisirs@sadb.qc.ca or 514-457-1605. Certain rules and criteria apply.

 

Canada Day

Monday, July 1st | Starting at 12 pm
Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 91
(28, Rue Sainte-Anne)

Information: 514-457-9332

  • Raising of the flag
  • Live DJ and music
  • BBQ ($) from 12 pm to 4 pm
  • Steak dinner at 6 pm.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.
 

Community garage sale

Saturday, August 17th  |  9 am to 3 pm

Participating households in the community

In case of heavy rain, the event is cancelled. For more information, please visit this page

 

Naturally, Sainte-Anne

Saturday, September 14th | 10 am to 5 pm
At participating City partners and on the Canal boardwalk

A day of exploring! Come and discover the many treasure of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue.  Visit our participating partners and join in their special activities and promotions, take a shuttle around the circuit of activities.  Spend some time on Rue Sainte-Anne and take in the restaurants, shops and lots of special activities.

 

Buskers on the Boardwalk

Credit: Joanne Watson

July to September | Saturdays and Sundays
Canal boardwalk | In case of rain: Cancelled

Every weekend of the summer, local musicians and artists offer free performances to passers-by. Take advantage of your walk to enjoy the boardwalk in music and songs!  For information on scheduled performers, visit this page.