Weekly Roundup: February 20-26

Monday, February 20 Strong Kids Family Day Carnival – Join us for swimming, face painting, obstacle courses, TRX Strong Kids Challenge, carnival games, prizes and more! This event is free for members and open to the public via a donation to our 2017 Strong Kids Campaign. For child protection purposes we ask that all non-members 16+ please sign in with photo I.D. Strong Kids is the YMCA’s charitable mission. This campaign makes it possible for all members of our Sudbury community to learn and grow at the YMCA despite any financial barriers one might face. Together we are building healthy communities! 10:30......

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4 Warm and Healthy Winter Drinks

Although it is unseasonably warm this weekend, it’s always a good idea to boost your immune system in the winter months. Here are four drink recipes to keep you warm and healthy this winter! Bullet proof coffee How this craze hasn’t made it into more places in Sudbury astounds me, but nevertheless here’s my favourite. You can make your own in three simple steps: Brew Coffee. Add 1tbsp ghee butter and 1 tbsp coconut oil or MCT oil. Blend along with a low glycemic (healthy) sweetener such as monk fruit or stevia.  This drink has taken the world by storm. It’s replacing......

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#SNEscape: Will you make it out?

You’re sitting in the waiting room at CortX Laboratories watching an orientation video when all of the sudden something happens…before you know it, you have 45 minutes to escape before becoming a part of the experiment. Solve the puzzles and crack the codes to freedom while collecting evidence along the way! This scenario comes to life in Science North’s newest installation, the Escape Room. The Escape Room opened on January 20, 2017 after more than a year of hard work by Science North’s blue coats. The Escape Room was chosen as the newest installation at Science North because, “we......

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Rumble in Rayside: Raising money for Chelmsford Valley District Composite School

On February 25th, head over to Chelmsford Valley District Composite School (CVDCS) for Rumble in Rayside – a live pro wrestling fundraiser. The school was recently up for an accommodation review but has been saved and they want to raise money to enhance their extra circular activities. This is a family friendly event so bring the family and check out Rock Solid Wrestling – one of Ontario’s top independent wrestling promotions. This show is headlined by a Canadian Championship match between champion Sudbury’s own Tornado and challenger Notorious T.I.D! Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door and......

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HEAT UP YOUR WINTER WITH NLFB

NLFB has been kicking off your summer on the shores of Ramsey Lake for going on 46 years, but they`re not about to stop there! This OG homegrown festival is bringing a ray of sunshine into these dreary days of winter with fantastic shows in the off season to keep your ears buzzing! And if you weren’t excited for summer to arrive already the fest just announced a sneak peek at their 2017 lineup – bring on the sun! Northern Lights Festival Boreal will take over Bell park July 7th-9th, 2017 earlybird passes are currently available for the low......

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Top 5 Local Pasta Dishes
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February 15, 2017

Top 5 Local Pasta Dishes

Do you ever wonder where the best pasta dishes in the city are hiding? Great minds think alike! We’ve decided to venture out and see exactly what our beloved city has to offer when it comes to delicious, authentic pasta. We’ve uncovered five of the most loved and exceptionally tasty pasta dishes that Sudbury restaurants have whipped up for us. You don’t need to travel far for a taste of Little Italy, we have it all exposed here! Respect is Burning They’re back and better than ever! Having risen from the ashes, Respect is Burning supper club is full......

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A Day in the Life at Old Rock Roastery

A rustle of the keys as we open up the doors to heaven – at least that’s how it feels for individuals who are purely run by coffee.  Old Rock Roastery has been opened on Minto St. for just over ten years now and I can remember being called down to the dinner table to discuss the journey of Old Rock via slideshow presentation as if it were yesterday.  Oh hi there – I am Isabelle, daughter of the owners Luc and Carole Roy. A typical day in the life as the Master Roaster, Carole, involves starting up the......

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Crater Creatives: Neli Nenkova

Neli Nenkova has been globally recognized for her talent in fine arts, and she is also the artist behind the mural “Togetherness”, created for Up Here 2016! She is the recipient of many prestigious awards, achievements, and recognitions for her work, including the 50 Carelton Award for Logo Design and the Studio 123 Award for Northern Ontario. We couldn’t wait to lean more about Neli and her amazing career as a visual artist, and the advice she has for other aspiring creatives.    First off, we must say congratulations on receiving the 50 Carleton Award for Logo Design and......

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Weekly Roundup: February 13-19

Monday, February 13 Harry Potter Trivia Night at Taphouse – In honour of the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the Science North IMAX, we are bringing you a Potteriffic Trivia Night! You know the deal! 3 rounds of 15 questions, and one bonus question per round. Pages are marked a-la grade 5 math class by passing them to a friend.  7pm until ~9, teams of 2-8, –> Get there early seats fill up and we don’t take reservations!  $5 per person. Winner takes home bragging rights and some awesome prizes are given out throughout the game!......

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BECHDEL APPROVED FLICKS FOR YOUR GALENTINE’S DAY BINGE SESSION

Its that time of year again, where we’re suddenly inundated with romantic notions of grand gestures that never happen and the chocolate selection is suddenly off the chain. No matter what your current status might be we’ve got another way more exciting (and far less disappointing) holiday for you – Galentine’s Day! Because who never lets you down? Your gal pals! Meredith & Christina, Thelma & Louise, Betty & Veronica, Tina Fey & Amy Poehler – the history of lady best friends is well established and nothing to mess with. And while every day really should be Galentine’s Day......

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