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      Montreal’s Italian Week – Day Three

      Aug. 11, 2013

      Happy Sunday!

      Italian Week festivities continue today at Maria Auxiliatrice Church in Rivières-des-Prairies as parishioners celebrate the church’s annual summer festival. Folks can enjoy activities for the kids, music and food. Today’s celebrations will end with a firework display.

      Today from 2:00PM to 3:15PM, Bruno Ramirez will be presenting a conference at the Château Dufresne Museum, located at 2929 Ave Jeanne d’Arc, on the history of immigration of the Italian community of Montreal. To reserve a spot, please call (514) 259-9201.

      Across the island at Ouellette Park in LaSalle, the Falchi de LeSalle and Le Margherite d’Oro Italian senior groups will be hosting a day of activities that includes bocce, paninis and pizza.

      Federico Fellini films continue to screen nightly. On the bill tonight are La Strada at the Casa D’Italia in Little Italy and Il Bidone at the Leonardo da Vinci Centre in St-Leonard. Screenings start at 7:30PM and admission is free. A complete list of screenings is available at

      Montreal’s Italian Week runs until August 18. A detailed schedule of activities is available at

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