5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, August 24

Aug 24 2016, 1:00 am

From Disney’s beloved Ice Age on ice to picnic’s in the park, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Ice Age on Ice

What: Everyone’s favourite group of awesome mammals are back at it again surviving the Paleolithic ice age but this time on ice. You know you secreelty want to see this!
When: August 24 to August 27
Where: Centre Bell, 1909 Avenue des Canadiens-de-Montréal, Montréal

Comedy Lab Wednesdays at The Comedy Nest

What: Every Wednesday check out pros and semi-pros trying new material on COMEDY LAB WEDNESDAY, a research centre for new jokes. Each comedian’s joke-writing will also be tested with one topic they all have to write one joke about, and you choose the winner!
When: August 24 at 8 pm
Where: The Montreal Comedy Nest, 2313 St Catherine St W

Learn about the history of First Nations at the McCord Museum

What: The McCord Museum, Montreal’s foremost social history museum, is home to an extraordinary collection of First Nations artifacts. On Wednesday nights after 5pm, admission to the museum is free, so be sure to check out the permanent exhibition, “Wearing Our Identity: The First Peoples Collection.”
When: Wednesday nights after 5 pm
Where: 690 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Guided Tour of Quartier des Spectacles

What: On select days only, the Institute of Tourism and Hospitality of Quebec is offering Montrealers a free guided tour of Quartier des Spectacles. Prepare for an in-depth history lesson on one of Montreal’s most beloved landmarks. Be sure to reserve tickets in advance.
When: July 28 to October 2, various dates and times
Where: Quartier des Spectacles, meet on the corner of Balmoral Street and Sainte Catherine Street West

Take Advantage of Montreal’s Picnic Law

What: There’s only one month of summer left so it’s time to take advantage of the warm, sunny weather! Thanks to Montreal’s infamous “picnic law,” spending time outside has never been more enjoyable. Seriously, you have no excuse not to head on over to your favourite park with a beer in hand and a box of crackers. What are you waiting for?
When: Any time!
Where: Any of Montreal’s beautiful parks