5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, October 17

Oct 17 2016, 1:11 pm

From punk-rock band Sum 41 playing live to grabbing a coffee at the doggy cafe, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Sum 41

What: Multiplatinum punk rockers Sum 41 are bringing their Don’t Call It a Sum-Back Tour to Montreal this month. The Ontario boys announced plans to release their sixth full-length album, 13 Voices. The new album, which was crowd-funded through PledgeMusic, coincides with their latest North American tour. Are you ready for some Fat Lip? Welcome back, Deryck Whibley & the gang!
When: Monday, October 17 at 7 pm
Where: Metropolis – 59 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est

Make some art at Le Ceramic Cafe Studio

What: Do you love art and coffee? If you answered yes to this question, then Le Ceramic Cafe Studio is for you. Le Ceramic Cafe Studio allows Montrealers to sip on a latte or eat a sandwich, whilst creating some pretty magnificent ceramic art. Simply choose an object (like a mug or bowl), pick your colours, and get painting!
When: Open Monday to Wednesday 10 am-11 pm, Thursday 10 am-12 am, Friday and Saturday 10 am-12:30 am, Sunday 10 am-10 pm
Where: 4338 Saint Denis

Jump up and down at iSaute

What: Take up extreme trampolining for an evening at this 30,000 square foot warehouse in Anjou. With massive rooms filled with wall-to-wall trampolines, you can feel like a kid again jumping as high as your body can soar. If you get tired of plain old jumping, iSaute also boasts a trampoline dodgeball stadium and a basketball dunk centre.
When: Monday to Thursday 3 pm-9 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am-12 am, Sunday 9 am-8 pm
Where: 8700 boul du Golf Anjou

Make a canine friend at Le Doggy Cafe

What: Le Doggy Cafe opened in Montreal in 2015. It is 100% vegetarian and you guessed it…is often filled with adorable dogs! Owners are actively encouraged to bring their pups with them to this hip cafe in the Plateau. Serving up healthy smoothies and salads, inventive grilled cheese sandwiches, and an array of vegan treats, Le Doggy Cafe will keep your stomach from growling while you’re playing with a cute puppy.
When: 10 am-8 pm every day of the week
Where: 4493 Avenue Papineau

Visit the Montreal Botanical Garden’s Gardens of Light

What: Gardens of Light is back by popular demand at the Montreal Botanical Garden. As of September 2nd, the gardens will be lit up at dusk, inviting Montrealers to stroll along the paths guided by stunning multi-coloured lanterns. Inspired by Chinese and Japanese gardens, this year’s Gardens of Light will tell the story of the Son of Heaven, the Chinese Emperor.
When: Until October 31, every day from 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est