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5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, May 1

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DH Montreal Staff May 01, 2018 5:00 am 115

Happy first day of May, Montreal!  From 21 Swings to dancing in the dark and more, these events will be sure to help you through your Tuesday.

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

Danser Dans l’Noir

If you love to dance but don’t like people watching, this is the dance party for you. Danser Dans l’Noir is hosting weekly dance parties that take place in pitch back so you can let loose and let the music take control.

Where: Association Récréative Milton-Parc, 3555 St Urbain Street
When: Tuesdays -see the full schedule on the event page
Time: 7:30 to 9 pm
Price: $5 at the door (If your budget is tight, email the organizers: [email protected])

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

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


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