5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, April 11

Apr 10 2019, 6:33 pm

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As the week hits its later half, at least it’s not snowing anymore (classic April). To inch your way towards the weekend, here are five things happening around the city today, April 11.

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Gerry Dee

Gerry Dee is a Canadian actor and stand-up comedian. He placed third on the fifth season of Last Comic Standing, and he wrote and starred in the sitcom Mr. D, which aired on CBC.

He’ll be making a room full of people laugh at the Corona Theatre with his wit and dry sense of humour tonight.

When: Thursday, April 11
Time: 7 pm
Where:  Corona Theatre
Price: $78.50 – $88.50, available online

Engelbert Humperdinck Concert

Engelbert Humperdinck is an English pop singer. His singles “Release Me” and “The Last Waltz” both topped the UK music charts in 1967 and he’s been rocking out ever since.

He’ll be at the equally timeless Théâtre Maisonneuve tonight.

When: Thursday, April 11
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where:  Théâtre Maisonneuve
Price: $108.75, available online

Montreal Botanical Garden – Butterflies Go Free

It may not all be butterflies and rainbows in Montreal right now, but(terfly) it will be soon.

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit is back for another year, starting on February 28.

The 22nd edition of the butterfly festival features “thousands of multicoloured butterflies who will be flitting about in an exceptionally lush natural setting,” as per the Montreal Botanical Garden.

Get a chance to see butterfly’s shimmering colours up close in a humid, tropical oasis, not to mention ample gorgeous photo opportunities.

When: From now until April 28
Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $10.25 – $20.50, available online

Volcanoes 3D – IMAX

The IMAX Telus Theatre at the Montreal Science Centre invites guests to a “very hot immersive experience.” Volcanoes 3D will take patrons where few humans dare to venture: into the heart of a volcano.

Using state-of-the-art 3D technology, Volcanoes 3D will offer viewers a thrilling experience, exposing them to the lava erupting at over 700ºC.

The documentary will plunge daringly into the heart of various volcanoes from around the globe, exploiting IMAX with new laser technology.

When: Thursday, April 11
Time: Various times
Where: 2 de la Commune Ouest
Price: $10.50 – $12, available online

Putting Edge Mini-Putt

With golf season quickly approaching, you might want to hone your putting skills.

Putting Edge is an indoor mini-putt course that (besides having a great name), glows in the dark. Every hole has Canadian-based trivia questions plus the venue has an arcade and they serve alcohol. Need we say more?

When: Thursday, April 11
Time: 10 am – 1 am
Where: 1259 rue Guy
Price: $11.99

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