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Sudbury listings, June 22 to July 24

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July 22

Health: Terry Ames marked 10 years of being by launching the 2021 Local Cancer Support Draw, which this year features a Cadillac XT5 as its grand prize. The 2021 draw is live now at www.cancersupportdraw.com and runs until Oct. 7 at noon. Prize-winning tickets will be drawn the same day at 2 p.m. and announced on the website. Ontario residents 18 or older can purchase tickets, which are available online only. Cost is $20 each, $50 for three and $75 for five. A maximum of 10,000 tickets will be sold. Second prize is a Napoleon Rogue barbecue, while third- and fourth-prize winners will each receive a stand-up paddleboard. Fifth prize is an ANDA Assassin gaming chair and desk, while sixth prize is four Timberwolf Golf Club 18-hole pass packages. Questions about ticket purchases or tech support can be emailed to ncf@hsnsudbury.ca.

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Food: Sudbury Market, located off of York Street, is open Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, go to info@sudburymarket.ca, www.sudburymarket.ca, or call 705-586-1902. Masks are mandatory. Customers encouraged to email or call vendors in advance of the Market to arrange for pre-orders. Find vendor contact information on the Vendor Page. All products will be pre-packaged, in compliance with health and safety requirements. Maintain a distance of two metres/six feet apart from others at all times. Take notice of new signs posted at the entrance and around the Market.

Education: Sudbury Catholic District School Board has invited parents and students in all grades to register with Sudbury Catholic Schools for the 2021-22 school year. Parents can register their children for Kindergarten, for those turning four years of age on or before Dec. 31. For a full list of English Catholic elementary schools, visit www.sudburycatholicschools.ca. For information about registering, go to www.sudburycatholicschools.ca/registration.

Photography: Kathy Browning’s photographic exhibition entitled New Zealand will be shown at the Art Gallery of Sudbury, July21-Sept. 5. Browning is a retired Laurentian University Faculty of Education professor of visual arts. The gallery is located at 251 John St.

Health: Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering several COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts all this week. Anyone looking to get their first or second dose can book an appointment online or attend one of the health unit’s pop-up, walk-in or mobile clinics. To book an appointment for a vaccine online, visit www.covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 705-674-2299. Thursday, July 22: Pop-up clinic at the Grace Hartman Amphitheatre at Bell Park in Sudbury. Mobile clinics at Morel Family Park located at 270 Second Ave. North in Greater Sudbury and Markstay Public School in Markstay-Warren. Appointments and walk-in clinics at the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex and the Alban Community Centre.

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Art: Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario welcomes artist Sonia Ekiyor-Katimi as part of an “at home” residency for July and August. “My aim,” Ekiyor-Katimi writes, “is to unveil the ways in which queer people of different backgrounds have experienced desire, secret communication, shame, vulnerability, and comfort.” For more information about Tenderly Coded, to go gn-o.org/en/, call 705-673-4927 or 1-877-358-6615, or email info@gn-o.org.

Health: Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering vaccine clinics to help children under 11 catch up on routine and required immunizations. Appointment-based clinics will run every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from July 14 to Aug. 31. Note: COVID-19 vaccines will not be available at catch-up clinics. Evening appointments will also be available on Thursdays upon request. The clinics will be held at various locations, including the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, Carmichael Arena, Centennial Community Centre and Arena, and the Dr. Edgar Leclair Community Centre and Arena. Parents or legal guardians can make an appointment by calling public health at 705-522-9200, ext. 458.

50/50 draw: YMCA of Northeastern Ontario has announced its first online 50-50 draw in all three communities the organization serves — Sudbury, North Bay and Timmins. The draw is to take place on July 29 at 11:59 p.m. For more, go to ymcaneo.ca.

Health: HSN 50/50 Cash Lottery for the North at www.hsn5050.ca. Residents across Ontario over the age of 18 can purchase tickets for a chance to win. Tickets for the July draw are available to purchase now, with sales ending at 11:59 p.m. July 29.

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Music: Northern Ontario instrumental electro-synth pop trio Telecolor is releasing the second single Patience from its new album, Chamades. The fruit of collaboration with Sudbury poet and author Chloé LaDuchesse, the lyrics explore the themes of life after death, legacy, and what we leave behind, both in a literal and figurative sense. LaDuchesse interprets the lyrics. For more, go to telecolormuz.bandcamp.com.

July 23

Music: Julie Katrinette has released a new solo album, “Let’s Not Complicate Things (With Our Minds”), marking the first solo release for Katrinette, best known for her work with the beloved all-female garage rock trio The Ape-ettes. To order on vinyl or digital visit juliekatrinette.bandcamp.com/releases. To purchase on vinyl locally in Greater Sudbury, visit Cosmic Dave’s Vinyl Emporium.

Health: Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering several COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts all this week. Anyone looking to get their first or second dose can book an appointment online or attend one of the health unit’s pop-up, walk-in or mobile clinics. To book an appointment for a vaccine online, visit www.covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 705-674-2299. Friday, July 23: Pop-up clinic at James Jerome Sports Complex in Greater Sudbury. Mobile clinics at 6020 ON-542 in Mindemoya and 2098 Wikwemikong Way in Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island. Appointments and walk-in clinics at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Greater Sudbury.

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City: The City of Greater Sudbury and WZMH Architects are now ready to show what they have in mind for the Junction East project. Based on feedback from the community and key stakeholders, WZMH Architects has developed a conceptual design for the facility. More information is available at overtoyou.greatersudbury.ca/. People can also view and provide feedback on the design at overtoyou.greatersudbury.ca/ until July 30. In addition, the company has released a video, which can be viewed at https://youtu.be/WZ59kiiPNbA.Health: Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering vaccine clinics to help children under 11 catch up on routine and required immunizations. Appointment-based clinics will run every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from July 14 to Aug. 31. Note: COVID-19 vaccines will not be available at catch-up clinics. Evening appointments will also be available on Thursdays upon request. The clinics will be held at various locations, including the Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex, Carmichael Arena, Centennial Community Centre and Arena, and the Dr. Edgar Leclair Community Centre and Arena. Parents or legal guardians can make an appointment by calling public health at 705-522-9200, ext. 458.

July 24

Art: Perivale Gallery’s 7th Annual In the Spirit of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven show opens Saturday, July 24, at 10 a.m. and runs daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., until Aug. 8. Images of all of the works are available online at bit.ly/3roTBka. Visitors can vote for their top three favourite pieces for the People’s Choice Award. Votes can also be made on the Perivale Gallery Facebook page by liking the artists’ works. This year, Canada’s favourite cartoonist, Lynn Johnston, has submitted a painting to the show as a fundraiser for the Canadian Liver Foundation. More info: Info@PerivaleGallery.com, 705-210-0290, 1320 Perivale Road East, Spring Bay, Manitoulin Island.

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Music: Jazz Sudbury, in partnership with the Downtown Sudbury BIA, will be presenting more talented local jazz artists this summer. Join them at the corner of Durham and Cedar this summer. Two free concerts will be presented each Saturday morning beginning at 10 until Sept. 11. The official event page will be pinned to the Jazz Sudbury Facebook page at www.facebook.com/JazzSudbury, which will be updated with artist information. Public safety protocol will be in place. These events will also be streamed live at bit.ly/2Ul9MTM and available for viewing on the Jazz Sudbury YouTube channel.

Family: Jumper the Clown and free books for kids are all part of the reason the Sudbury Arts Council invites everyone to go downtown on Saturday morning from 10 to noon to enjoy live music provided by Jazz Sudbury. It’s a special Kids Can Jazz Saturday where talented kids show off their musical talents. Myths and Mirrors will be in attendance with craft ideas for the young and young at heart. Added to the fun of the day – the blueberry mascots. Sud-berry Bear and Sudbrina Bear, the Blueberry Festival Mascots, will make friends with all ages on Saturday. Everyone’s invited to this July 24 free downtown event in the TD Bank parking lot on Durham Street. Bring your own lawn chair.

Fundraiser: The Knight Cruisers are hosting the first car show in the Sudbury area in two years and hope to see an exceptional turnout on Saturday, July 24. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the track beside the Espanola Regional Complex, at Hunter and Avery streets (follow the signs). For more information, call 705-869-4757. Money to go to two local food banks and the Elk’s Christmas Hamper Fund, as well as a bursary to support a high school graduate with their post-secondary education. In addition, the Masonic Lodge and the Espanola Elks Club will selling french fries and barbecued food to raise money. Gerry Montpellier, Greater Sudbury’s Ward 3 councillor who is also a car enthusiast, will be doing a live auction not only to help the Knight Cruisers, “but also another really great car guy, Bob Johnston,” who is battling health issues.

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Health: Terry Ames marked 10 years of being by launching the 2021 Local Cancer Support Draw, which this year features a Cadillac XT5 as its grand prize. The 2021 draw is live now at www.cancersupportdraw.com and runs until Oct. 7 at noon. Prize-winning tickets will be drawn the same day at 2 p.m. and announced on the website. Ontario residents 18 or older can purchase tickets, which are available online only. Cost is $20 each, $50 for three and $75 for five. A maximum of 10,000 tickets will be sold. Second prize is a Napoleon Rogue barbecue, while third- and fourth-prize winners will each receive a stand-up paddleboard. Fifth prize is an ANDA Assassin gaming chair and desk, while sixth prize is four Timberwolf Golf Club 18-hole pass packages. Questions about ticket purchases or tech support can be emailed to ncf@hsnsudbury.ca.

Food: Sudbury Market, located off of York Street, is open Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, go to info@sudburymarket.ca, www.sudburymarket.ca, or call 705-586-1902. Masks are mandatory. Customers encouraged to email or call vendors in advance of the Market to arrange for pre-orders. Find vendor contact information on the Vendor Page. All products will be pre-packaged, in compliance with health and safety requirements. Maintain a distance of two metres/six feet apart from others at all times. Take notice of new signs posted at the entrance and around the Market.

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Health: Public Health Sudbury and Districts is offering COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the Sudbury and Manitoulin districts all this week. Anyone looking to get their first or second dose can book an appointment online or attend one of the health unit’s pop-up, walk-in or mobile clinics. To book an appointment for a vaccine online, visit www.covid-19.ontario.ca/book-vaccine or call 705-674-2299. Saturday, July 24: Mobile clinics at 15 Water Street in Gore Bay and 2-24 River Street in Providence Bay on Manitoulin Island. Appointments and walk-ins at Gerry McCrory Countryside Sports Complex in Greater Sudbury.

Theatre: Due to the high level of interest, Sudbury Theatre Centre is offering additional camps open to students aged 8-12. Musical theatre camp 2 will run Aug. 9-13. Each week-long day camp runs Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and enrolment is limited to 12 students per week. Registration discounts apply when booking more than one class or registering multiple children in the same family. For more information, including registration forms, visit sudburytheatre.com/summer-theatre. You may also contact the box office at boxoffice@sudburytheatre.ca or 705-674-8381 ext. 21.

Community: The Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury is celebrating its 15th anniversary by inviting residents to take part in a community treasures scavenger hunt. Each photo you collect and share from a treasure site enters you into a contest to win fun and sustainable prizes. Here’s how it works: Find a map of the sites at liveablesudbury.org/cls15 and see how many you can visit. (Tip: add to the adventure by inviting friends and family to join you, and use sustainable transportation to get there.). Make a photo at the project site (make it a selfie if you are comfortable with that). Post your photo with the hashtag #CommunityTreasuresCLS to the Project Impact Sudbury Facebook group, or to Instagram or Twitter. Photos can also be emailed to clsudbury@live.com. Make sure to include which community treasure(s) you have visited. For each photo you share, you will have a chance to win a fun prize. There are 15 prizes up for grabs. The draw takes place in August.

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Food: St Mary’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 40 Notre Dame Ave., sells Ukrainian food every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon (Back door of church, off the parking lot). Stop by and pick up. Pyrohy (potato/cheddar $10 dozen or sauerkraut $10 dozen). Cabbage rolls (with meat $10 dozen or rice only $10 dozen). Borscht $10 a jar.

Music: Northern Arts Festival, put on by the Sudbury Performance Group. All performances will be livestreamed from The Coulson Nightclub, from to 9 p.m., on Sudbury Performance Group’s Facebook page. Concerts are free. The shows will be held every Saturday evening until Aug. 21. For more, go to sudburyperformancegroup@gmail.com.

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