5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, January 21

Jan 18 2019, 8:17 pm

The weekend is over but don’t let yourself catch a case of the Mondays. Kick off the work week in style with any of these events happening in Montreal today, January 21.

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The Monday Mix at the Comedy Nest

Start the week off with some laughs.

The cozy Comedy Nest is hosting a variety show tonight. Featuring open-mic comedians, improv, magicians, jugglers, sketch comedy, and musical acts, the show is hosted by Just For Laughs Zoofest vet Darren Henwood. Plus, audience members get free popcorn.

When: Monday, January 21
Time: Doors open at 7:15 pm, show starts at 8 pm
Where: 3rd floor of the Pepsi Forum, 2313 Saint Catherine Ouest
Price: $5

King Princess

Mikaela Straus, known by her stage name King Princess, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer from Brooklyn, New York.

She’ll be rocking out your Monday at the gorgeous Théâtre Corona tonight.

When: Monday, January 21
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame
Price: $27, available online

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub. 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 21
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of beverage)

Natrel Skating Rink

Start your week off in stride. Skating strides, that is.

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 21
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

Dollar Cinema

Dollar Cinema is an absolute gem of a find.

They show second-run movies at a two-screen venue (only in English). It’s great for a date or for people who want to watch a relatively new movie on the big screen instead of Netflix. They’re currently highlighted by Instant Family,  BlacKKKlansman, Roma, The Incredibles 2, Small Foot, to name a few, but check out the website for complete listing.

Oh yeah, snacks are $1.

When: Monday, January 21
Time: Varies per selection
Where: 6900 Boulevard Decarie, Côte Saint-Luc
Price: $2.50 general admission