5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, March 9

Mar 9 2020, 12:00 pm

Here are a few things worth checking out around Montreal this Monday, March 9, as we settle into Daylight Saving Time.

Snow Tubing on Mont Royal

What: Take advantage of the pride of Montreal by snow tubing down it for the last time before it closes up for the season.

Discover the exhilaration of snow tubing down reserved lanes next to the toboggan hill overlooking Beaver Lake.

When: Monday, March 9
Time: 10 am to 4 pm (until 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays)
Where: Mont Royal Park
Price: $6 for 4 to 11-year-olds, $10 for 12 years old and up

$5 Comedy Show – The Comedy Nest

What: The Nest hosts their “Monday Mix” on – you guessed it – Mondays and this week’s show features writer/comedian Oren Shbiro, comedians Rodney Ramsey, Michelle Furtado, and musical comedy by Chantal Desjardins, improv by The Explainer, and a short film by HART.

Starting off your week with some laughs might be a wise choice.

When: Monday, March 9
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Comedy Nest
Price: $5

Journey to Space

What: How do astronauts do it? We know where they do it but like, how do they wash up at the end of shift? How do they get into and out of those bulky suits?

Embark on Journey to Space at the Montreal Science Center and learn all about the day-to-day lives of astronauts in a new interactive exhibition filled with experiences that are — you guessed it — out of this world.

When: Monday, March 9
Time: 9 am to 4 pm
Montreal Science Center, Old Montreal
Price:$12 – $23, available online

Atrium Le 1000

What: If the weather is too cold or snoowy today but you feel like hitting the ice, check out Atrium Le 1000, an indoor ice rink located inside Montreal’s tallest building.

The Atrium has a glass ceiling, perfect to be part of the weather without actually being part of it.

Plus, the skating rink plays music so you can glide to some tunes.

You can bring your own skates or rent equipment on site.

When: Monday, March 9
Time: 11:30 am to 9 pm
Where: 1000 Rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Price: $8.26

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 The Good Liar, The Assistant, Just Mercy, Spies in Disguise, Like A Boss, Joker, and Frozen II to name a few, but check out the website for complete listing.

Oh yeah, snacks are $1.

When: Monday, March 9
Time: Varies per selection
Where: 6900 Boulevard Decarie, Côte Saint-Luc
Price: $2.50 general admission
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