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Jewish Neighbourhood Walking Tour

As part of Jane’s Walk, presented by Montréal Urban Ecology Centre, The Friends of Saint-Laurent Boulevard invite you to enjoy a fascinating walking tour.

THE FAMOUS BAGG STREET AND ITS SURROUNDINGS

Discover the Jewish neighbourhood with its typical triplex, the Bagg Street synagogue, shops and historic baths of Saint-Laurent Boulevard, Devonshire Park, Hotel-Dieu Hospital and, of course, the view over the mountain! Terminus next to the legendary Schwartz Smoked Meat.

Sunday May 6th 2012, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rain or shine, the departure is at the south-west corner of Bagg and St-Urbain streets.

* Free activity. No reservation needed. This activity will be offered in French only.

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Portuguese Neighborhood Walking Tour

During the International Day for Monuments and Sites 2012, presented by Héritage Montréal, The Friends of Saint-Laurent Boulevard invite you to enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the Main, historic cradle of the Montréal Portuguese community.

THE PORTUGUESE NEIGHBORHOOD: AT THE HEART OF THE MAIN

Discover the visible and hidden traces of the rich and diversified contribution of this cultural community that planted its roots on the Main some 60 years ago.

After a historic overview of the Portuguese immigration and integration in Québec, the tour explores the Portuguese neighbourhood and multifaceted Luso-Montréal culture on a visit of the area’s popular meeting place and its heritage.

Sunday April 22, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Rain or shine, departure on Northeast corner of Saint-Laurent Boulevard and Des Pins Avenue.

* Free activity. No reservation needed. This activity will be offered in French only.