Community Calendar of Events

The Quebec Art Company will hold its next online reading of The Thought  on April 25 (not The Vengeful Corpse, which is for the May 30 reading). QACStage Pass performances of vintage radio plays are uploaded to the QAC YouTube channel on the last Sunday of every month and can be viewed free of charge anytime thereafter. For more information, visit quebecartcompany.com

April 20 to June 8 - Voice of English-speaking Québec (VEQ) four-week series of virtual Tech Talk Tuesdays: workshops that will help you feel comfortable with Android tablets (internet provided!). Subjects include device basics, device settings, email, using Zoom and Google Duo. This series is a part of VEQ’s new Tablet Lending Library. Borrow a tablet for free and learn how to stay connected with family and friends. For more information, and to sign up, contact Catherine Baboudjian at 418-683-2366, ext. 224 or [email protected] or visit veq.ca,

Starting April 24 and running until May 2, the 23rd Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival will be in full swing, along with the TD-Blue Metropolis Children’s Festival. More than 50 virtual events will delight eyes and minds around the theme “The Challenges of Our Times.” Free multilingual events in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic are added daily and will remain online. When literature rhymes with pleasure and literacy with discovery, you know Blue Metropolis is about to start. Full programming available at bluemetropolis.org/2021festival. 

Tuesday, April 27 at 7 p.m. - The Quebec City Women’s Club is holding a Zoom discussion about resilience with four-time Paralympic athlete and cancer survivor Cindy Ouellet. To register and to receive the Zoom link, send a message to Lorna Gailis at [email protected].

May 19 to 23 - The Printemps de la musique concert series takes place online in Quebec City this year. You can follow two online paths to virtually visit heritage sites and experience a host of free musical performances. For more information, visit the event website (quebec-cite.com/en/what-to-do-quebec-city/events/printemps-de-la-musique).

The Orchestre symphonique de Québec concerts have been cancelled or postponed until further notice due to the latest public health restrictions, but many videos are available free of charge on the orchestra's website. For details, visit osq.org.

Les Violons du Roy concerts at the Palais Montcalm have also been cancelled or postponed until further notice due to the latest public health restrictions. For details, visit violonsduroy.com.


Note:
If there is a community event you would like to have publicized, please let us know at least two weeks before at [email protected]. It will also be placed on our online events calendar (qctonline.com/event).