As residents in Greater Sudbury continue to practice social distancing Sudbury.com is putting together a weekly list of local virtual events and projects to keep families busy and offer some welcome distraction from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Sudbury Performance Group virtual concert series
March 25 & April 1
The two-month concert series will be streamed live every Thursday from The Coulson Nightclub. This week’s events feature Naked Soul on March 25 and Phil Morris on April 1. Performances are free of charge and will be streamed on the Sudbury Performance Group Facebook page from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Baby Zoomers Entertainment Series: Gavan Rousseau
Virtual concert with Gavan Rousseau at 7 p.m. Click here to follow the Zoom link to watch the concert or join by telephone by phoning 1-888-475-4499. Meeting ID: 967 8063 8437, Passcode: 569 262.
Parkside Concert Series
Denise St-Germain from The Sparkly Sisters will perform live on Parkside’s Facebook page on March 12 at 11 a.m.
Sudbury Indie Cinema virtual screenings
March 25 to April 1
Enjoy the Indie from the comfort of your own home. In addition to the following virtual screenings, the Indie has launched Movie Night Take-Out. Every Friday munch on the delicious snacks you buy at the Indie at home. Combos include popcorn, chocolate, alcohol and more.
- Preparations to Be Together For an Unknown Period
- Mrs. Lowry and Son
- Some Kind of Heaven
- My Rembrandt
- The Reason I Jump
- Rose Plays Julie
- Dear Comrades!
Place your Movie Night Take-Out orders via phone 705-674-0000 or by email outreach@SudburyIndieCinema.com by 3 p.m. on Fridays.
For more information on virtual screenings, visit SudburyIndieCinema.com.
Celebrate Women online event
Need something new for your reading pleasure during a pandemic, while helping
our community? Celebrate Women Sudbury returns to mark its 25th year with best-selling author Mary Lawson and her new book, A Town Called Solace, tonight (March 25) at 7 p.m. During the new online format, Lawson will speak live from her home in England. Tickets are $10. Event and registration details can be found at cfuwsudbury.com. Funds raised support services and scholarships for Sudbury women.
Virtual Knit Nights
March 25 & April 1
Sweet Yarns, located at 1465 Bancroft Dr., is livestreaming knitting circles on its Facebook page every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Join in here.
Sudbury Kiwanis online festival
Registration now open
Registration is now open for the festival, which will run March 29-31 and April 6-9. Those who wish to register are required to upload a video of their performance using YouTube. Visit SudburyKiwanisMusicFestival.ca for more information.
Le Maschere Laurenziane's annual Italian theatre production will take place online this year on March 28. The show begins at 2 p.m. and can be viewed for free, here.
Good Friday Fish Fry
Pre-order March 31
Lockerby Legion 564 is hosting a Fish Fry. Take-out only. Place your order on March 31 or April 1 by phoning 705-522-6060 between noon and 3 p.m. Pick-up your dinner at 2200 Long Lake Rd. on April 2 between noon and 7 p.m.
La famille, mieux vaut en RIRE!
Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon Parents’ Participation Committee is offering families a comedy talk and workshop on March 31 at 6:30 p.m.. The humorous evening hosted by Martin Larocque will focus on the role of parents in 2021. The conference is free and will broadcasted on Zoom. It is available only to families and staff members of the CSC Nouvelon. Click here to register or phone 705-673-5626.