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Les Grands Airs de Varennes
Montreal

Les Grands Airs de Varennes c’est le rendez-vous des passionnés du vent. Les cerfs-volants et les parapentes sont toujours bien présents tout au long du week-end. Des démonstrations, des kiosques d’interprétation ainsi que des spectacles et des vols libres coloreront le ciel de Varennes. Source: http://www.ville.varennes.qc.ca/une/20130731Les%20Grands%20Airs%20de%20Varennes%202013%20-%20programmation

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