Three years ago on March 1st, Centre Communidée opened in its full-time location! Thanks to everyone who has helped make the centre possible so far
Here are some the the things we have done together in the past year:
Activities: music, singing, orchestra, arts & crafts, building club, cooking, chess club, Magic cards, book club, yoga, French tutoring, history of Montreal, LARP-ing, advertising secrets, snow play, origami, story time, if the world was a village, art+, social issues, Brain Awareness Week, gardening, ecology, basketball, tennis, Minecraft, computer programming, the story of stuff, Japanese Culture Centre, minerals, climate change, intro to Lego Mindstorms, DIY body butter, junior youth group, drama, adult sewing club, pottery, drawing techniques, aikido, and piano lessons.
Field trips: Château Ramesay, Sucrerie de la montagne, Centre d’histoire de Montreal, medieval archery, Geordie: Head à Tête, McGill telescope, Planetarium, Biosphere, Sports Day at UdeM, canoeing on the Lachine Canal, St-Sauveur waterpark, organic farm, apple picking, Wilder Homestead, horseback riding, Japanese drumming, Capelton Mines, Megabloks factory, Battle of the Chateauguay, Musée des Beaux Arts: Picasso & Civilizations, Grands Ballets: Nutcracker, Christmas carolling, Radio Canada, OSM: How the gimquat got her song, tour of La Maison Symphonique, skating, cross-country skiing, tobogganing, downhill skiing, Redpath: minerals, and a trip to Quebec City with an activity on the Planes of Abraham.
Events: the Not-Back-To-School picnic and raffle, Wii Day, spaghetti dinner, movie night & sleepover, community garage sale, chess tournament, and parties to celebrate spring, year-end, Halloween, Christmas, and Valentine’s day.
We also ran several awesome summer camps and opened Atelier Communidée!
Many volunteers work very hard to make all of this happen and pay the rent. If you want to support the centre through a donation, you can use PayPal – or you can mail a cheque to: Centre Communidée, 137 St-Ferdinand #153, Montreal QC, H4C 2S6. Thanks!
Here’s to another great year