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Community calendar: Here's what's happening in Sudbury this week

A look at what's happening in Sudbury July 23 to July 30
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Lockerby Legion Branch 564 invites you to pre-order a pig roast dinner July 30-31. (File)

Sudbury.com will be publishing a weekly list of events happening around our city, either virtually or otherwise. 

If you're planning an online performance, class, presentation or other event in Greater Sudbury, send the details to holiver@sudbury.com so we can spread the word.


Downtown Sudbury Art Crawl
all July

Downtown Sudbury Art Crawl (DSAC) has united with local artists & businesses to offer the public an unique opportunity to explore and purchase art through window-front displays and online auctions. 

Downtown businesses will be displaying local artists work during the month of July. Check the list of participating businesses here or follow DSAC on Facebook. sudburyartcrawl.com

Art pieces will also be auctioned online, click here for more information. sudburyartcrawl.com

Blue is Beautiful photo contest
accepting submissions until September 1

While there are no scheduled in-person events for the Sudbury Blueberry Festival 2020, you can take part in the Blue is Beautiful contest.

Put on in partnership with the Sudbury Arts Council, people are invited to submit work celebrating the colour blue. A variety of mediums are being accepted, including paintings, photos, music, poetry and crafts.

Complete details on the Blue is Beautiful contest are on the website, www.blueberryfestival.ca

The Blue is Beautiful contest is accepting submissions until Sept. 1, and must include a blue colour or blueberry element.  Entries can be paintings, photography, stories, poems, songs or recipes. 

Submissions should be sent to sac.communicate@gmail.com and include  age group, phone and home address. Prizes will be awarded in each category in October.

Online Bingo
July 24

Join Home Instead Senior Care for an afternoon of bingo. Here's how to play:

1. Email nsage@homeinsteadsudbury.com for a bingo card.
2. Make sure you have four copies for each round.
3. Log onto Facebook and click this link at 3 p.m.

Trivia Night
July 24 & 28

Nickel City Trivia is hosting "The Quarantine Quiz" every Tuesday and Friday night at 8 p.m. Watch for it on Facebook.

Mountain bike group rides
July 26

Organized by the Walden Mountain Bike Club. Weekly ride location will be posted before the event. Hosting group rides during a pandemic provides challenges. Details of the ride guidelines are available here.

Virtual Knit Nights
July 23

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.

Virtual Film Screenings by Sudbury Indie Cinema
all month long

The following films are available to rent for a 48-hour streaming period.

Daily until July 26
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (Watch now)

Daily until Aug. 2
Catch and Release (Watch now)
The Assistant (Watch now)

Entertainment by Claude Lecuyere
July 29

Claude Lecuyere, a.k.a Ghost Rider, will be bringing his rock and roll country music to the ParkSide Centre's Facebook page on July 29 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Click here to watch.

Pig roast Luau party
pre-order July 30-31

Aloha from Lockerby Legion Branch 564! Pre-order your pig roast dinner July 30-31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Each dinner includes roast pig, fruit salad, Hawaiian macaroni salad, pineapple vegetable skewers and dessert for $15 per person. Pick-up your order on August 3 between 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and enjoy outdoor music and prizes. Phone 705-522-6060 to place your order.




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