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5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, April 16

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DH Montreal Staff Apr 16, 2018 5:00 am 108

We’re back to Monday, Montreal. From coffee week to museum exhibits and more, these events will be sure to help you beat the Monday blues.

 Montreal coffee week

From April 15 to 21, the third edition of Festivals des Cafes Independent is being celebrated at over 50 independent coffee shops in and around Montreal.The event aims to highlight the craftsmanship of Montreal’s baristas who serve up some of the city’s best java. The caffeine-filled week wraps up on April 21, where participating locations will be offering customers $1 cups of coffee.

Where: Various locations, check the website for details
When: $1 coffee Day: April 21. Coffee week runs from April 15 to 21.

21 Swings

Montreal’s beloved 21 Swings (or 21 Balancoires) is returning to Promenade des Artistes this spring! Officially scheduled to open April 9, is there any better sign that spring has arrived?

When: Until May 27, 2018
Where: Promenade des Artistes

Montreal Digital Spring

Quartier des Spectacles is hosting a unique digital art festival all season long. Throughout the months of March, April, May, and June, Quartier des Spectacles will see all sorts of events pertaining to the digital arts. These include a media lab, live musical performances, and sculptures. Be sure to check out what’s going on in Quartier des Spectacles every weekend in the spring.
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: From now to June 21, 2018

Visit Montreal’s free museum

Montreal is filled with amazing museums but there is one you can visit for free anytime. The Redpath Museum is located in downtown Montreal on the McGill University campus and you can visit it anytime at no cost. The museum features exhibits focusing on natural history, biology, geology, and cultural heritage. Completed in 1882, Redpath Museum is the oldest building in Canada built as a museum.

Where: 859 Sherbrooke Street West
Hours: Monday to Friday: 9 am – 5 pm
Saturdays* and public holidays: CLOSED (But open for spring/ summer starting April 7)
Sunday (September through May): 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday (June, July, August): 1 – 5:00 pm

Particles of Existence 

The Phi Centre is hosting an out-of-this-world exhibit that you definitely do not want to miss. Particles of Existence explores new dimensions of how science and technology have brought us closer to understanding our universe and beyond.

Where: The Phi Centre, 407 Rue Saint-Pierre
When: Until August 12, 2018. Closed on Monday.
Time: Various time slots. Check website for details.
Tickets: Available online


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DH Montreal Staff

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