What to do in Montreal this weekend?
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......
What: Montreal Irish Rugby Club Super Ligue final
Where: 707 Rue de la Vallee, St. Julie
When: Saturday September 24th, starting at 8:30am
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
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.