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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Let’s Make Gnomes
Ever wondered how to make Gnomes? The ParkSide Older Adult Centre Without Walls program will host a virtual workshop on April 1 at 2 p.m. Click here to register for the Zoom meeting and get a list of the supplies you will need.
Sudbury Performance Group virtual concert series
April 1 & 8
The two-month concert series will be streamed live every Thursday from The Coulson Nightclub. This week’s events feature Phil Morris on April 1 and Edouard Landry on April 8. Performances are free of charge and will be streamed on the Sudbury Performance Group Facebook page from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sudbury Indie Cinema virtual screenings
April 1 to 8
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. 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.
Virtual Knit Nights
April 1 & 8
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.
Parent portal workshop
In this workshop, Conseil scolaire catholique Nouvelon technical support coordinator Marthe Langlois will provide participants with an overview of the different components of the CSC Nouvelon parent portal. Participants will learn how to better use this communication tool for educational purposes, to access numerous educational resources and to better support their child in their learning. The virtual workshops will take place using Microsoft Teams on April 7 from 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. They are available to CSC Nouvelon families. Click here to register or phone 705-673-5626.
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.