292017May

Festival de la pêche 2017

Festival de la pêche sur la rivière Beauport    Let your children discover the joy of fishing for FREE  at the 24th annual fishing festival taking place Saturday, June 3 from 8 AM to 3 PM along the Beauport River  at the following parks: Parc Armand-Grenier, (Parc des Cascades), Avenue des Cascades (Beauport) Parc Chabanel,…

292017May

Saturday Gym-time

Samedi jeunes familles Every Saturday morning from  9 to 11 AM the  Académie Sainte-Marie, 10, rue de l’Académie (Beauport) offers families with kids the chance to enjoy free gym-time together. A variety of gym materials are available free of charge to encourage active, fun, spontaneous games. This activity takes place no matter what the weather….

152017May

MNO Family Hike

A family hike is being planned for Saturday, June 10. Location: Parc du bois de Coulonge Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017 Time: 10 AM – Noon Join me, Kayress deal Cruz, your MNO host for this outdoor event. Come walk with us in the historical park of downtown Quebec. This urban park features fountains, wide…

152017May

Marché aux puces

Tis the season for garage sales and flea markets and there are great bargains to be had! But please be extra careful when buying children’s items. Some second-hand products may seem harmless but they can be potentially dangerous. Be extra cautious about buying the following items: bunk beds cribs, craddles and bassinets car seats children’s jewellery…

152017May

MNO Closet Swap

PLEASE Circle this date on your calendar : Saturday June 17 and start cleaning your closets out! MNO Is  holding a Closet Swap evening in multipurpose room 1135 on the main floor of the Jeffery Hale pavilion (1270 ch. Ste-Foy G1S 2M4) starting at 7 pm. You’re invited to bring along clothing and accessories that…

152017May

Fête mondiale du jeux

Don’t miss la Fête mondiale du jeux, Quebec City’s annual celebration of play, happening Saturday May 27 at the Gaétan Boucher Oval from 9 am to 4 pm.  Entry is free and so is parking. There is something to amuse children of all ages: bouncy toys, face painting, mechanical bulls, zumba, African dance, ultimate frisbee,…

152017May

Travellin’ Toddler Time in the Park

Please join us on June 16, 2017 from 9:30 am till 11:00 am for a special Travellin’ Toddler Time in the park! This event is being held at The Valcartier Family Centre, (Building 93-place Vanier, Courcelette G0A 4M3) rian or shine. After our story, snack and a few songs we will walk over to the park just…

242017Apr

What Do You Know About Ants?

Species known to invade homes in Canada include the carpenter ant, the little black ant, the odorous house ant, the thief ant, and the pharaoh ant. While some of them can sting, most of them are not aggressive. However, carpenter ants are well known for their ability to damage wooden structures and they can become a…

242017Apr

Healthy Meals to Go!

La Butineuse de Vanier is a non-profit community organization based in Vanier that promotes healthy eating, agricultural sustainability, work experience and inexpensive nutritious meals for community members. It is possible to order a wide variety of vacuum-packed menu items online or over the phone. Orders must be place by Friday and are ready for pick…