COM­MU­NITY LIST­INGS

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NOV. 14

BLOOD DONOR CLINIC: Eastlink Sud­bury em­ploy­ees will be giv­ing blood at a Cana­dian Blood Ser­vices clinic late in the af­ter­noon at the per­ma­nent clinic, 944 Bar­ry­downe Rd. Footage for a fea­ture story for Eastlink's mag­a­zine-style pro­gram Home­town Sto­ries will also be shot dur­ing the “adopted” clinic. The pur­pose of the story will be to show how easy it is to give blood and view­ers can also learn how big an im­pact a blood do­na­tion makes. Mem­bers of the pub­lic are in­vited to at­tend the clinic and donate blood.

DANCE: A dance will be held 1:30-4 p.m. at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 76 on Weller Street. Mu­sic by Down­town Coun­try. Ad­mis­sion is $8/per­son.

BINGO: A bingo will be held at St. Alexan­der's Church, 100 Gaudette St., Chelms­ford start­ing with minis at 6 p.m. fol­lowed by ma­jors at 7:30 p.m. Prize board is $4,780 in­clud­ing a $1,000 jackpot. Re­fresh­ments and snacks are avail­able to pur­chase. Cash only.

ART: Colette Lal­ib­erté's project ques­tions and ren­ders ab­stract the la­bels and other con­ven­tions as­so­ci­ated with car­tog­ra­phy. Over the course of a creative res­i­dency at the Ga­lerie du Nou­vel-On­tario, Lal­ib­erté will show us her in­ter­pre­ta­tion of the re­gion's geo­graphic maps by cre­at­ing a large-scale site-spe­cific wall­work. Nbi­ish—Eau—Wa­ter runs un­til Nov. 15. The gallery, at 174 El­gin St., is open Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Satur­day from 12-6 p.m. and Thurs­day and Fri­day from 12-7 p.m. En­try is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to gn-o.org.

ART: Lo­cal painter Frank Daniel­son has launched his solo ex­hi­bi­tion, The North. The paint­ings in the show fo­cus on the land­scape of North­ern On­tario. Us­ing a pris­matic ap­proach, Daniel­son has sought to re­pro­duce the colour ef­fect of the land­scape from that area. His ap­proach yields land­scapes that are vi­brant, colour­ful and spark a fresh ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the geog­ra­phy of On­tario. The ex­hibit will run un­til Nov. 29. Artists on El­gin is open Mon­day to Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to artist­sonel­gin.ca or visit the Face­book page.

CITY: Res­i­dents are in­vited to at­tend in­for­ma­tion ses­sions to learn about the pro­posed 2018 Bud­get. The ses­sions will be­gin with a short pre­sen­ta­tion at 6:30 p.m., how­ever res­i­dents are en­cour­aged to drop in any­time dur­ing the meet­ings to meet with staff, learn about the pro­posed 2018 bud­get and ask ques­tions. The ses­sions take place as fol­lows: Nov. 8: Grace Hart­man Am­phithe­atre (in­te­rior), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 14: T.M. Davies Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Lively, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15: Cen­ten­nial Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Han­mer, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 16: Lionel E. Lalonde Cen­tre in Azilda, 6:308:30 p.m. De­tails for ad­di­tional ses­sions in the Gar­son and Sud­bury ar­eas will be an­nounced at a later date. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit greater­sud­bury.ca/bud­get.

ART: The Art Gallery of Sud­bury, 251 John St., is pleased to be launch­ing a new ex­hi­bi­tion in time for Re­mem­brance Day, the War Let­ters Project, by North­ern On­tario artist Linda Finn. The War Let­ters Project be­gan in 2007 when Finn dis­cov­ered a box of old let­ters in a col­lec­tion of her grand­mother's things. The gallery is open Tues­day through Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun­day from 12-5 p.m. Un­til Dec. 24.

ED­U­CA­TION: Par­ents/guardians and stu­dents in Grades 7-8 are in­vited to an in­ter­ac­tive in­for­ma­tion ses­sion de­signed to help stu­dents make key de­ci­sions in the tran­si­tion from el­e­men­tary school to sec­ondary school. All stu­dents are wel­come to par­tic­i­pate along with their par­ents/guardians, re­gard­less of which el­e­men­tary school they cur­rently at­tend. The Rain­bow District School Board will present Mak­ing the Tran­si­tion: Find­ing Your Way from 8 to 9 on Nov. 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the stu­dent cen­tre at Cam­brian Col­lege, 1400 Bar­ry­downe Rd. There will be free park­ing on site in Lot no. 15. This free in­for­ma­tion ses­sion will fo­cus on the changes, chal­lenges and choices stu­dents face as they en­ter high school. A num­ber of top­ics will be ex­plored, in­clud­ing how to read timeta­bles, how to choose cour­ses and pro­grams, how to ease into a new school en­vi­ron­ment, what re­sources are avail­able, skills stu­dents need to be suc­cess­ful and help­ful tips. In­for­ma­tion will be pro­vided for all path­ways – in­de­pen­dent liv­ing, work, ap­pren­tice­ship, col­lege and univer­sity. In ad­di­tion to a pre­sen­ta­tion, those who at­tend will be able to tour booths, talk to staff about pro­grams such as co-op ed­u­ca­tion and pick up a copy of the RDSB's tran­si­tion guide for stu­dents and par­ents/guardians.

NOV. 15

WORK­SHOPS: The Sud­bury Vo­ca­tional Re­source Cen­tre, 124 Cedar St, 3rd floor,. is hold­ing a num­ber of em­ploy­ment-re­lated work­shops in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber. On Nov. 15, a Mas­ter­ing the Em­ploy­ment In­ter­view work­shop goes at 10 a.m. On Nov. 16, the SVRC is host­ing an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion en­ti­tled Plan A. Look­ing for RNs, RPNs and PSWs. Bring a copy of your re­sume. On Nov. 22, a So­cial Me­dia & Linked In work­shop will be held at 10 a.m. On Nov. 29, a Work­ing from Home work­shop will be held at 10 a.m. Fi­nally, an­other Mas­ter­ing the Em­ploy­ment In­ter­view work­shop will be held start­ing at 10 a.m. Dec. 6. Work­shops are free but ad­vance sign-up is re­quired. To par­tic­i­pate, 705-671-2544 or visit www.svrc. on.ca.

ART: Colette Lal­ib­erté's project ques­tions and ren­ders ab­stract the la­bels and other con­ven­tions as­so­ci­ated with car­tog­ra­phy. Over the course of a creative res­i­dency at the Ga­lerie du Nou­velOn­tario, Lal­ib­erté will show us her in­ter­pre­ta­tion of the re­gion's geo­graphic maps by cre­at­ing a large-scale site-spe­cific wall­work. Nbi­ish—Eau—Wa­ter runs un­til Nov. 15. The gallery, at 174 El­gin St., is open Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Satur­day from 12-6 p.m. and Thurs­day and Fri­day from 12-7 p.m. En­try is free. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to gn-o.org.

ART: Lo­cal painter Frank Daniel­son has launched his solo ex­hi­bi­tion, The North. The paint­ings in the show fo­cus on the land­scape of North­ern On­tario. Us­ing a pris­matic ap­proach, Daniel­son has sought to re­pro­duce the colour ef­fect of the land­scape from that area. His ap­proach yields land­scapes that are vi­brant, colour­ful and spark a fresh ap­pre­ci­a­tion for the geog­ra­phy of On­tario. The ex­hibit will run un­til Nov. 29. Artists on El­gin is open Mon­day to Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion, go to artist­sonel­gin.ca or visit the Face­book page.

CITY: Res­i­dents are in­vited to at­tend in­for­ma­tion ses­sions to learn about the pro­posed 2018 Bud­get. The ses­sions will be­gin with a short pre­sen­ta­tion at 6:30 p.m., how­ever res­i­dents are en­cour­aged to drop in any­time dur­ing the meet­ings to meet with staff, learn about the pro­posed 2018 bud­get and ask ques­tions. The ses­sions take place as fol­lows: Nov. 8: Grace Hart­man Am­phithe­atre (in­te­rior), 6:308:30 p.m. Nov. 14: T.M. Davies Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Lively, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 15: Cen­ten­nial Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Han­mer, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 16: Lionel E. Lalonde Cen­tre in Azilda, 6:30-8:30 p.m. De­tails for ad­di­tional ses­sions in the Gar­son and Sud­bury ar­eas will be an­nounced at a later date. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit greater­sud­bury.ca/bud­get.

ART: The Art Gallery of Sud­bury, 251 John St., is pleased to be launch­ing a new ex­hi­bi­tion in time for Re­mem­brance Day, the War Let­ters Project, by North­ern On­tario artist Linda Finn. The War Let­ters Project be­gan in 2007 when Finn dis­cov­ered a box of old let­ters in a col­lec­tion of her grand­mother's things. The gallery is open Tues­day through Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun­day from 12-5 p.m. Un­til Dec. 24.

FILM: #WomenInFilmWed­nes­day is monthly film se­ries that show­cases the re­cent work of fe­male di­rec­tors. Screen­ings takes place the third Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month at dif­fer­ent venues in down­town Sud­bury. A por­tion of ticket sales is do­nated to lo­cal women's or­ga­ni­za­tions. Dur­ing a hot and hazy sum­mer­time in North­ern On­tario, 13-year-old Bea (Charlotte Sal­is­bury) wants a best friend more than any­thing else, but when she meets bois­ter­ous Kate (Lucinda Arm­strong Hall), she gets more than she imag­ined. This is a story of brav­ery, small-town sum­mer love and the se­cret world of girls. It will be a north­ern On­tario pre­miere. Por­cu­pine Lake screens 7 p.m. at the McEwen School of Ar­chi­tec­ture, 85 Elm St. Ad­vance tick­ets are $12 and avail­able on eventbrite.ca (search for Por­cu­pine Lake).

THEATRE: Thor­neloe Univer­sity is pleased to an­nounce its up­com­ing pro­duc­tion of Ge­orge F. Walker's clas­sic Cana­dian fam­ily drama, Es­cape From Hap­pi­ness. First pro­duced in 1991, the play tells the story of a trou­bled and deeply ec­cen­tric fam­ily, shat­tered by fam­ily vi­o­lence and poverty, just try­ing to get by in a dan­ger­ous and some­times crazy land of po­lice and thieves. The Thor­neloe Univer­sity pro­duc­tion stars Pa­tri­cia Ted­ford as the in­domitable mother who is hold­ing her trou­bled fam­ily to­gether, and vet­eran Sud­bury ac­tor Ron Tough as the haunted fig­ure who claims to be her hus­band. The large cast of 10 fea­tures some of the bright­est lights in the Thor­neloe theatre and mo­tion pic­ture arts de­part­ment. The pro­duc­tion opens at the Ernie Check­eris Theatre at Thor­neloe Univer­sity, 935 Ramsey Lake Rd., on Nov. 16, with a spe­cial $5 pre­view on Nov. 15 (tick­ets pur­chased at the door). It runs through Nov. 18. All evening per­for­mances be­gin at 7:30 p.m. For tick­ets and fur­ther in­for­ma­tion, check the Thor­neloe Univer­sity web­site at thor­neloe.ca/theatre.

NOV. 16

WORK­SHOPS: The Sud­bury Vo­ca­tional Re­source Cen­tre, 124 Cedar St, 3rd floor,. is hold­ing a num­ber of em­ploy­ment-re­lated work­shops in Novem­ber and De­cem­ber. On Nov. 16, the SVRC is host­ing an in­for­ma­tion ses­sion en­ti­tled Plan A. Look­ing for RNs, RPNs and PSWs. Bring a copy of your re­sume. On Nov. 22, a So­cial Me­dia & Linked In work­shop will be held at 10 a.m. On Nov. 29, a Work­ing from Home work­shop will be held at 10 a.m. Fi­nally, an­other Mas­ter­ing the Em­ploy­ment In­ter­view work­shop will be held start­ing at 10 a.m. Dec. 6. Work­shops are free but ad­vance sign-up is re­quired. To par­tic­i­pate, 705-671-2544 or visit www.svrc.on.ca.

CUL­TURE: A cer­e­mony to mark Louis Riel Day will be held 10 a.m. in Memo­rial Park in down­town Sud­bury. Fol­low­ing the rais­ing of the Metis flag, par­tic­i­pants will move to the McEwan School of Ar­chi­tec­ture, 85 Elm St. where there will be mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment and a pro­vided lunch. The event is be­ing or­ga­nized by the Sud­bury Metis Coun­cil.

DANCE: Dance to the mu­sic of the Hill­top­per Big Band Swing 1:30-4 p.m. ev­ery Thurs­day at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 76 on Weller Street. Ad­mis­sion is $5/ per­son.

YOGA: The Greater Sud­bury Pub­lic Li­brary's South End branch will host a four-week begin­ner se­ries of Kun­dalini Yoga at10:30 a.m. on the four dates. Space is avail­able for 10 par­tic­i­pants. Join Joanne Har­vey, cer­ti­fied yoga teacher, in a four-week begin­ner se­ries. Par­tic­i­pants will be re­quired to com­plete and sign a Par-Q as well as bring their own yoga mat. Reg­is­ter on­line or con­tact the branch at 705-688-3950. This is a free pro­gram of­fered to the com­mu­nity.

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