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What to do in Montreal this weekend?

4965299959_2e8a7decc4.jpgWow, what a sports weekend on the way for Montreal!

The Canadiens continue their pre-season with 3 games in a row starting in Ottawa tonight. The Alouettes play in Edmonton tonight and the Impact look to clinch a playoff spot in Atlanta tomorrow.

Locally the sports schedule is even busier! Here are a few things you may want to mark on the calendar:

 What: POP vs JOCK charity basketball game

Where: McGill Sports Center 475 Pine Ave. West

When: Saturday September 24th doors open at 3:30, tip off 4:30

Who: Win Butler (Arcade Fire), Chris Tomson (Vampire Weekend), Matt Bonner (NBA Veteran) and many, many more......

www.mcgill.ca/athletics

What: Montreal Irish Rugby Club Super Ligue final

Where: 707 Rue de la Vallee, St. Julie

When: Saturday September 24th, starting at 8:30am

http://www.montrealirish.com/

What: 5th Annual Cedars Cancer Center Dragon Boat Race and Festival

Where: Waterfront at Promenade Pere-Marquette in Lachine

When: Saturday September 24th, starting at 8:00am

Who: Max 40 boats, Spokespeople Anthony and Alexia Calvillo

http://www.cedarsdragons.ca

What: Montreal Marathon

Where: departing Jacques Cartier Bridge finishing at Maisonneuve Park

When: Sunday, September 24th, starting at 8:30am 

Who: 24,000 runners from some 40 countries, as well as 40 US states and all 10 Canadian provinces.

www.marathondemontreal.com 

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