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Things to do in Sudbury, June 22 to June 24

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June 22

Education: The Rainbow District School Board is offering a Kindergarten Camp for children starting school this fall. The week-long program will run from 9 am-noon Wednesday, Aug. 24 to Wednesday, Aug. 31 at all Rainbow Board elementary schools. Children must be registered to attend school where the program is being offered. Sufficient registration is required to ensure the viability of each program. To register for Kindergarten Camp, visit bit.ly/rdsbkcamp2022. The deadline to register is June 29. Inquiries can be sent to kindergartencamp@rainbowschools.ca.

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Art: Northern Ontario, mining has long been a catalyst for stories, poetry and art. In the newest exhibition at the Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Against All Odds, Sudbury-based artists Elyse Portal, Magali Alanis Rodriguez Beaudoin and Camille Tremblay Beaulieu seek to forge links between the issues they face. The exhibition runs through July 22. It is presented in collaboration with the Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury.

Health: The Annual General Meeting of Health Sciences North’s Volunteer Association goes at 4:15 pm If you would like to attend, call 705-523-7100, ext. 3676 and an invitation will be sent by email.

Draw: HSN 50/50 Cash Lottery for the North 50/50 draw underway at www.hsn5050.ca. Residents across Ontario over the age of 18 can purchase tickets for a chance to win.

Film: Sudbury Indie Cinema is open. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, go to sudburyindiecinema.com.

Draw: Tickets for the Maison McCulloch Hospice 50/50 draw can be purchased at www.hospicehug5050.ca.

Draw: St. Joseph’s Foundation has launched a 50/50 Draw to raise money for continuing care in Sudbury. To purchase tickets, visit St. Joseph’s secure portal at www.stjoessudbury5050.ca.

Science: Science North has partnered with Virtual Science Center to present Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality, a new special exhibition that will run until Sept. For more information, visit www.virtualsciencecenter.org.

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Spirituality: Has COVID-19 affected your physical and mental health? Father Raymond Akor of Christ the King Church downtown invites everyone to join his sermons, either online or at the church 12:15 pm Tuesday-Friday, 5 pm Saturday, or 10:15 am Sunday. To view online, visit mcnmediatv.com, search for Sudbury, and click on the picture of Christ the King Church, or go to YouTube.com and search for Fr. Raymond Akor at Christ the King, Sudbury. To attend in person, use the north entrance of the church behind the rock, just off Ste. Anne’s Road. All COVID-19 restrictions apply. All welcome.

Community: The City of Greater Sudbury has been working with the Lively recreation advisory panel to launch the project’s second community survey to hear from residents about recreation in the Walden area. The second survey is now available at overtoyou.greatersudbury.ca/livelywalden. Residents can also call 311 to complete the survey. Paper copies are available by request at citizen service centers and libraries throughout the city. The city will hold a virtual open house on June 22 from 6-8 pm and an in-person open house takes place June 25 from 12-2 pm at the Sixth Avenue playground. The web page at overtoyou.greatersudbury.ca/LivelyWalden is updated regularly. Residents can sign up to follow the project and receive the most up-to-date information.

June 23

Music: Buoyed by the success of its Jazzed Up Downtown festival last summer and its fall series, Jazz Sudbury has resumed its free concert series every Thursday from 7:30-9:30 pm at Oscar’s Grill, 86 Durham St. A complete list of participating artists will be available on the Jazz Sudbury Facebook page and website.

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Music (tickets on sale) Tickets on sale for Intimate Circle with Zachary Richard and Robert Paquette Friends Zachary Richard from Louisiana, and Robert Paquette from Montreal via Sudbury, will perform together on June 25 at the Trisac Auditorium at College Boreal. Showtime is 8 pm Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased online at lepointdevente.com (search for Cercle intime); by email at billetterie@mapledesarts.ca; or by phone at 705-207-8674.

Art: Northern Ontario, mining has long been a catalyst for stories, poetry and art. In the newest exhibition at the Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Against All Odds, Sudbury-based artists Elyse Portal, Magali Alanis Rodriguez Beaudoin and Camille Tremblay Beaulieu seek to forge links between the issues they face. The exhibition runs through July 22. It is presented in collaboration with the Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury.

Draw: HSN 50/50 Cash Lottery for the North 50/50 draw underway at www.hsn5050.ca. Residents across Ontario over the age of 18 can purchase tickets for a chance to win.

Film: Sudbury Indie Cinema is open. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, go to sudburyindiecinema.com.

Draw: Tickets for the Maison McCulloch Hospice 50/50 draw can be purchased at www.hospicehug5050.ca.

Draw: St. Joseph’s Foundation has launched a 50/50 Draw to raise money for continuing care in Sudbury. To purchase tickets, visit St. Joseph’s secure portal at www.stjoessudbury5050.ca.

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Art: The newest show at the Art Gallery of Sudbury is taking a look at the past two years and how the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, has shaped our lives. Is this real life/Est-ce la vraie vie features 25 works of art from 26 artists and runs until June 26. The Art Gallery of Sudbury is located at 251 John St. Gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more, to go artgalleryofsudbury.myshopify.com/.

Science: Science North has partnered with Virtual Science Center to present Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality, a new special exhibition that will run until Sept. For more information, visit www.virtualsciencecenter.org.

Music: Sudbury’s long-running music festival in Bell Park is inviting volunteers and vendors to sign up for this year’s event. Northern Lights Festival Boreal is celebrating its 50th anniversary from July 7-10 and volunteer staff, along with vendors, are still needed. Anyone interested in volunteering can visit www.nlfb.ca/volunteer. Vendor application forms and information regarding fees and logistics can be found online at www.nlfb.ca/vendors. For any additional inquiries, you can reach the NLFB office at 705-674-5512. Tickets are also available online at www.nlfb.ca/tickets.

June 24

Music: Every Friday afternoon from 4 to 7 pm, during the warm weather months, Downtown Sudbury BIA presents live music on Durham Street near the YMCA. It’s all free.

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Art: New works by Northern Ontario artist Ivan Wheale are on display throughout the summer at Perivale Gallery in Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island. This exhibition and sale of the newest works of Wheale will continue until Sept. 18. www.perivalegallery.com.

Draw: HSN 50/50 Cash Lottery for the North 50/50 draw underway at www.hsn5050.ca. Residents across Ontario over the age of 18 can purchase tickets for a chance to win.

Film: Sudbury Indie Cinema is open. For the full schedule and to purchase tickets, go to sudburyindiecinema.com.

Draw: Tickets for the Maison McCulloch Hospice 50/50 draw can be purchased at www.hospicehug5050.ca.

Draw: St. Joseph’s Foundation has launched a 50/50 Draw to raise money for continuing care in Sudbury. To purchase tickets, visit St. Joseph’s secure portal at www.stjoessudbury5050.ca.

Art: The newest show at the Art Gallery of Sudbury is taking a look at the past two years and how the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular, has shaped our lives. Is this real life/Est-ce la vraie vie features 25 works of art from 26 artists and runs until June 26. The Art Gallery of Sudbury is located at 251 John St. Gallery hours are 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday to Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more, to go artgalleryofsudbury.myshopify.com/.

Science: Science North has partnered with Virtual Science Center to present Reinventing Reality: Explore the Science of Virtual Reality, a new special exhibition that will run until Sept. For more information, visit www.virtualsciencecenter.org.

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Dance: Sudbury YMCA has partnered with the Afro-Heritage Association of Sudbury to launch a new dance program, part of the weekly Five Dollar Friday program for teens. The association offers an AHA Youth Empowerment Program, centered around youth mentorship and providing leadership opportunities through networking and connecting with leaders in the community. The dance program is volunteer-based and is to be led by youth from the Youth Empowerment Program. The dance program runs at the Sudbury YMCA, 140 Durham St., until June 24, starting at 6 pm The program is included in the $5 fee for Five Dollar Fridays Passes can be purchased at the YMCA.

Art: Northern Ontario, mining has long been a catalyst for stories, poetry and art. In the newest exhibition at the Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Against All Odds, Sudbury-based artists Elyse Portal, Magali Alanis Rodriguez Beaudoin and Camille Tremblay Beaulieu seek to forge links between the issues they face. The exhibition runs through July 22. It is presented in collaboration with the Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury.

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