It’s a scorching hot Monday for the second week in a row. Thankfully, it’s not as dangerous as last week. Here are some fun activities happening around Montreal today, July 8.
Boy Pablo is a Norwegian indie pop-rock musical group led by singer-songwriter Nicolas Pablo Muñoz. They’ve garnered a cult following through YouTube videos and recently released an EP on Spotify. They’re rocking out at Bar Le Ritz today.
When: Monday, July 9
Time: 9:30 pm – 12:30 am
Where: Bar Le Ritz – 179 Rue Jean Talon Ouest
L’Academie Monday Deal
Feeling a bit fancy today? L’Academie has a pasta special every Monday, where you can get a pretty hefty serving of their best Italian for $10. Plus, it’s bring-your-own-wine, so you can enjoy a tasty supper for an even tastier price.
When: Every Monday at L’Academie
Time: 4 pm – 10 pm
Where: 2100 Rue Crescent
Price: $10 for any offered pasta
McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers
Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub. The pub’s trivia has 5 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: Every Monday at McKibbin’s Irish Pub
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of a beverage)
Start the week off with some laughs. Mondays at the Comedy Nest is a weekly variety show. The cozy club features open-mic comedians, improv, magicians, jugglers, sketch comedy, and musical acts. The show is hosted by Just-For-Laughs Zoofest vet Darren Henwood and audience members get free popcorn.
When: Every Monday at the Comedy Nest
Time: Doors open at 7:15 pm, show starts at 8 pm
Where: 3rd floor of the Pepsi Forum, 2313 Saint Catherine Ouest
Try your luck at escaping from a prison, a military facility, a lost temple, or a laboratory. Make a reservation, choose your adventure and then you have anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to get out of any respective room. Each mission is reserved solely for your group and you’re given a walkie-talkie in case you need hints/get scared.
When: Amaze is open year round
Time: 2pm – 10:30pm
Where: 3550 Rue St. Jacques
Price: $15-$30 depending on your chosen mission (per person). Make your reservation first online.