This summer, events and discoveries are happening throughout Saint-Laurent.
Public spaces will be livened up by the TD Reading Club, shows, outdoor theatre, workshops and exhibitions. These free pop-up events will be held in parks, streets and public spaces for Saint-Laurent families to enjoy.
In order to comply with public health rules to avoid gatherings, no specific location or schedule will be announced in advance for outdoor events, except for those with controlled capacity.
Workshops to bring out the artist in you!
Watercolour I, II and III classes
Tuesdays until August 17, on Zoom, 9:30 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Watercolour and prep sketching classes
Thursdays until August 19, on Zoom, 9:30 a.m. - noon
Oil painting classes (teens)
Follow-up by phone and email with the budding artist
Want to stretch your legs?
Outdoor activities take place all summer long in a park near you to keep you active.
Bassin de la Brunante
Every Monday and Wednesday, until August 18, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Outdoor dance workshops
Entertainment and activities presented by the Brigade du bonheur and the Ados de St-Lo
Our park animators will treat teens to a great time during the summer season.
Read in the sunshine with the libraries
Residents are invited to cultivate their taste for reading, to listen to tales and stories and to make literary discoveries.
Travelling library book loan service in the parks
TD Reading Club
Under the theme Joue le jeu / Play the Game, little ones will discover the wonderful world of reading.
Games, contests and tutorials space:
Information: 514 855-6110.
Roving theatre and music
Each neighbourhood will be livened up with a variety of artistic performances. Roving music groups and bands will go up and down the streets. Come to the parks for some enjoyable discoveries!
- Percussionist Élage Diouf
- Les quartiers de l’OSM – Orchestra performance by the OSM
- Outdoor movie (in French)
- Stage play: Shakespeare-in-the-Park: Summer of Sonnets (in English)
- Short performances by professional artists presented by the Festival des arts de ruelle
- Saint-Laurent Day with a funfair theme
- Traditional Québec music updated by the group É.T.É.
Exhibitions and a podcast
The borough is also offering several indoor and outdoor exhibitions as well as an original tour of the Chameran-Lebeau neighbourhood.
Verticale — Centre d’artistes
Travelling exhibition and demonstration of digital arts creations
Creation of a large-scale, temporary, collective work by participants, guided by an artist mediator
All summer long
Les bons amis - L’univers de Marianne Dubuc / Good friends – The world of Marianne Dubuc
An exhibition that invites young people to discover the world of author-illustrator Marianne Dubuc
Until August 22
Centre d’exposition Lethbridge
Unis dans l’adversité / United in adversity
Photographer-artist Carlos Viani presents portraits of fifteen Saint-Laurent residents. With the collaboration of the Comité interculturel de Saint-Laurent.
Parc Beaudet and place Rodolphe-Rousseau
Cuisine ton quartier podcast (in French)
The summer season is ideal for walking and exploring Saint-Laurent’s attractions. The Cuisine ton quartier podcast offers a walking tour through the Chameran-Lebeau sector to better understand the issues faced by refugees and immigrants.
Link to the podcast: atsa.qc.ca/balado-cuisine-ton-quartier/saint-laurent/
Dancing in the parks
At its parks in July and August, Saint-Laurent is presenting dance performances inviting youngsters and grown-ups to discover this form of body expression.
Contemporary dance performances by Propulse dance.
À l’aube d’un geste
Outdoor installation with dance performances by Geneviève Lauzon danse