5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, January 14

Jan 11 2019, 7:26 pm

The first month of 2019 is almost halfway done, but the workweek is only just getting started.

As you settle into the groove, here are five things to keep you busy today, January 14, in Montreal.

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub tonight. The pub’s trivia has five rounds, general knowledge multiple choice, short answer, a picture round, and a music round. The winner of each round receives free drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – good trade.

When: Monday, January 14
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of a beverage)

The World’s Smallest Open Mic

Local comedians Walter J Lyng and Vance Michel host what they call “the smallest open mic show in the world.”

The acts aren’t small, the venue is.

Veteran comedians will either be testing out new bits or stand-up hopefuls will be getting on stage for the first time. 10 acts will be featured in total and organizers warn that only 20 seats are available.

When: Monday, January 14
Time: 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Hurley’s Irish Pub, 1225 rue Crescent
Price: $5

Galerie MX

Montreal’s contemporary art gallery was founded in 2006. The specific mandate of Galerie MX is to seek out and give greater public exposure to emerging contemporary artists, from Canada and abroad.

The gallery’s current exhibition is pop culture contemporary art.

When: Monday, January 14
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: 333 Rue Viger Ouest
Price: Free

Natrel Skating Rink

Known for its outstanding quality of ice, excellent facilities, and breathtaking views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River, this is the place to go skating in Montreal.

There’s no better way to stick it to winter than bundling up and hitting the ice.

The chilled 2,500 square metre rink features a cozy village right in front of the ice and is a puck’s throw away from Bistro Bonsecours for a little post-game refresher.

Natrel’s Skating Rink plays rock, classical and jazz music on large outdoor speakers to add to your soundtrack of whizzing down the ice.

When: Monday, January 14
Time: 10 am – 9 pm
Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin
Price: $6.95 general admission, $4.90 kids aged 6 – 12, free for children under 6

London Pub’s Industry Night

If you want to keep the weekend party going, head to London Pub as they offer industry nights on Mondays.

It’s designed to offer inexpensive drinks to bar, pub and restaurant staff from around the city but it’s slowly morphed into drink deals for everybody. Grab a $4 single or a $3 shot of Jameson. Plus they have a free dart board and an in-house jukebox.

When: Every Monday at London Pub
Time: 7 pm – 3 am
Where: 1337 Boulevard Maisonneuve Ouest
Price: Free to enter, drink deals vary

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