This winter, the City of Saint-Lambert offers you a completely virtual cultural program!
Given the ongoing situation with COVID-19, this winter the City of Saint-Lambert will be offering its cultural activity program completely online.
Activities and talks, as well as gourmet, art, and science workshops and much more will be available to residents who are looking for ways to have some fun and overcome the boredom that lies ahead for the weeks ahead. There is something for every taste and age.
Here are the activities you can look forward to in January and February:
- Workshop: La glu galactique (in French) | January 16: During this Débrouillards workshop, youngsters aged 5 to 12 years will make their own slime, learn about the chemical nature of polymers, and take part in a friendly competition in the form of several events.
- Exhibition of artworks by Kay Aubanel | From January 18 to February 11: In a virtual exhibition featured on the City’s Facebook page, Lambertan artist Kay Aubanel presents a series of oil paintings depicting the four seasons.
- Virtual story hour (in French) | January 30: Little children aged 3 to 5 years are invited to discover the pleasure of listening to captivating stories told by Martine Moreau from Ptis cœurs contes. A craft activity will complete the story hour.
- DIY workshop (in French) | January 30: Children aged 5 to 8 years are invited to give free rein to their creativity during this workshop in which Martine Moreau from Ptis cœur contes will lead them step-by-step through a DIY (do-it-yourself) activity.
- Webinar: Introduction aux fausses nouvelles (in French)| February 4: This webinar offers participants practical tips on how to check whether a piece of information is based on validated facts or not before they decide to believe or share it.
- Cooking workshop: Mon petit bonheur à moi, c’est toi (in French) | February 6: To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Escouade culinaire (culinary squad) invites young aspiring cooks aged 5 years and over to make mini-brownies from dark chocolate, as well as a non-edible play dough that looks exactly like chocolate goodies!
- Information meeting: Les Prestations et credits d’impôt pour les aînés (in French) | February 10: During this meeting, seniors will learn more about benefit payments and credits they might be eligible to receive from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when they submit their income tax returns each year.
- Workshop: Initiation à la dégustation de vin (in French) | February 11: In this virtual workshop offered by Ateliers et Saveurs, participants will improve their knowledge of the Pinot Noir grape variety with the help of a sommelier.
- Clown workshop: Stimuler l’estime de soi (in French) | February 12: Through clownish theatre games, Stéphanie Brunelle teaches children aged 6 to 12 years some tips on getting to know themselves better, identifying and managing their emotions, and expressing themselves in public.
- Webinar: Viralité et impacts des fausses Nouvelles (in French) | February 18: Through this webinar, participants will gain a better understanding of fake news and learn the tricks used by journalists to verify the information.
- Concert by the new generation of musicians from the Conservatoire de musique de la Montérégie | February 19: Virtually or at the multi-purpose centre (if the situation allows), you will hear one of the conservatory talented young artists who stands out on the local, national and international stages.
- Workshop: Fabrication d’un pendentif en fleur coulé à la cire perdue (in French) | February 20: Led by Magali Thibault Gobeil, participants will be able to make a flower pendant cut from a sheet of wax and use glue to assemble it.
- Exhibition of artworks by Jérémy Le Châtelier| From February 20 to March 13: In a virtual exhibition featured on the City’s Facebook page or at the multi-purpose centre (circumstances permitting), multidisciplinary Lambertan artist Jérémy Le Châtelier will present paintings and sculptures which, altogether, create a world apart.
- Workshop: Initiation aux échecs (in French) | February 24: Seymour Gelet, a member of the Fédération québécoise des échecs (FQE), will be offering a virtual course showing strategies and giving important tips on how to become a formidable opponent.
To learn more…
Registration is required to participate in most of the activities. A few days before the activity, the login link will be sent only to registered participants.
For more details on the activities and how to participate, residents can consult the complete program found on the calendar page.