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Art: The new artist from the emerg­ing artist pro­gram at Artists on El­gin is Kate Ruther­ford. Her land­scape paint­ings de­pict places where re­al­ity and imag­i­na­tion merge. They orig­i­nated in pho­tos or me­mories of real places and she used ab­strac­tion on vary­ing de­grees to cre­ate new des­ti­na­tions that re­flect some of her emo­tional land­scape. They are paint­brush med­i­ta­tions and es­capes for a rest­less mind. You can view Ruther­ford’s land­scape paint­ings in the sun walk at Science North un­til July. Re­tire­ment: Nickel City Steel Lim­ited will host a ses­sion on the im­por­tance of man­ag­ing your re­tire­ment 6 p.m. at the Greater Sud­bury Pub­lic Li­brary’s Chelms­ford branch. The ses­sion will touch upon the art of bud­get­ing, share com­mon re­tire­ment strate­gies as well as pro­vide tools and re­sources to help man­age your fi­nances in re­tire­ment. This is a free pro­gram of­fered to the community. Reg­is­ter on­line www.sud­buryli­braries.ca.

Polic­ing: Down­town Sud­bury is host­ing a spring safety fo­rum on May 16 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at St. An­drew’s Place, 111 Larch St. on the sec­ond floor. Dis­cus­sion will in­clude an up­date of the Greater Sud­bury Po­lice Ser­vice down­town strat­egy, sum­mer up­dates/pro­gram, cur­rent is­sues and chal­lenges, etc. RSVP your at­ten­dance at mag­[email protected]­town­sud­bury.com.

Den­tal: Cam­brian Col­lege’s den­tal clinic is look­ing for pa­tients un­der the age of 18 for the week of May 13-17 for a free ex­am­i­na­tion. Den­tal ex­am­i­na­tions, teeth clean­ing, X-rays, ath­letic mouth guards and other ser­vices will be pro­vided by den­tal as­sist­ing and den­tal hy­giene stu­dents un­der the su­per­vi­sion of li­censed den­tists and regis­tered den­tal hy­gien­ists. Day­time and evening ap­point­ments are avail­able. Call 705-524-7366 or email den­tal. [email protected]­bri­an­col­lege.ca for more in­for­ma­tion, or visit the den­tal clinic in room 2238 at Cam­brian Col­lege’s Bar­ry­downe cam­pus.

Art sale: La Ga­lerie du Nou­vel-On­tario, 174 El­gin St., has a wide va­ri­ety of items to sell as a re­sult of a base­ment clean-up. There are small, medium and large frames, art mag­a­zines and books, paint­ings and ran­dom items. Ev­ery­thing must go. Items will be avail­able to pur­chase 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tues­day to Fri­day un­til May 22. Med­i­ta­tion: Join Lizanne Leclair, owner of VERE Golden Jour­ney, for a weekly se­ries of med­i­ta­tion classes de­signed for the begin­ner as well as the sea­soned med­i­ta­tor. Bring calm­ness and re­lax­ation to your day. Classes will be held 12:15 p.m. Thurs­days start­ing March 7 through to May 30 at the Greater Sud­bury Pub­lic Li­brary’s main branch on MacKen­zie Street. The first Thurs­day class of each month will be ded­i­cated to a spe­cial teach­ing. No reg­is­tra­tion

re­quired. This is a drop-in se­ries of­fered free to the community. Re­tire­ment plan­ning: Nickel City Steel Lim­ited will host a ses­sion on the im­por­tance of man­ag­ing your re­tire­ment 6 p.m. at the Greater Sud­bury Pub­lic Li­brary’s Chelms­ford branch. The art of bud­get­ing, shar­ing com­mon re­tire­ment strate­gies as well as pro­vid­ing tools and re­sources to help man­age your fi­nances in re­tire­ment will all be dis­cussed.

Art: The Northern Artist Gallery is pleased to an­nounce the ex­hibitor for the month of May will be artist Kelly Bar­bosa. Her ex­hibit will show­case her love for oceanic crea­tures and can be viewed at Artists on El­gin, 168 El­gin St., from May 1-31. Artists on El­gin is open Mon­day to Satur­day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Music: Man­i­toba-based singer-song­writer Lo­gan McKil­lop is tour­ing in sup­port of his sopho­more al­bum, An­chor­less. He will be play­ing a show on May 16 at The Towne­house on El­gin Street.

Art: The Art Gallery of Sud­bury’s 49th-an­nual ju­ried ex­hi­bi­tion – Emer

gence – featuring 71 works from stu­dents across Greater Sud­bury from Grades 9 through 12, is now be­ing shown. Un­til June 2. Ad­mis­sion is by do­na­tion. The Art Gallery of Sud­bury is lo­cated at 251 John St. and is open 10 a.m. Tues­day to Satur­day, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun­day. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.art­sud­bury.org, or call 705-675-4871.

City: City coun­cil con­tin­ues to set its pri­or­i­ties and is seek­ing pub­lic in­put on the draft strate­gic plan. Res­i­dents are now in­vited to re­view the draft plan and share their feed­back. A copy of the plan is avail­able at over­toyou. greater­sud­bury.ca, where com­ments will be col­lected un­til May 28. If you would like a printed copy, re­quest one at any city li­brary or ci­ti­zen ser­vice cen­tre. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit over­toyou.greater­sud­bury.ca.

Art: The new artist from the emerg­ing artist pro­gram at Artists on El­gin is Kate Ruther­ford. Her land­scape paint­ings de­pict places where re­al­ity and imag­i­na­tion merge. They orig­i­nated in pho­tos or me­mories of real places and she used ab­strac­tion on vary­ing de­grees to cre­ate new des­ti­na­tions that re­flect some of her emo­tional land­scape. They are paint­brush med­i­ta­tions and es­capes for a rest­less mind. You can view Ruther­ford’s land­scape paint­ings in the sun walk at Science North un­til July. Blood do­na­tion: Cana­dian Blood Ser­vices in Sud­bury is re­quest­ing that new and ex­ist­ing blood donors book an ap­point­ment to give life be­fore or im­me­di­ately af­ter the Vic­to­ria Day long week­end. There are still more than 300 life­sav­ing ap­point­ments to fill in Sud­bury be­fore the end of the month. The Sud­bury blood donor cen­tre at 944 Bar­ry­downe Rd. is open Mon­days and Thurs­days (in­clud­ing Vic­to­ria Day) from 3 to 7 p.m. and Fri­days from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In­ter­ested donors can learn more about their el­i­gi­bil­ity and/ or book an ap­point­ment by down­load­ing the GiveBlood app or vis­it­ing blood.ca.

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