Weekend Roundup: February 19-21

Friday, February 19 Sudbury Wolves vs. Peterbourgh Petes – Cost: $19 – 7:00 p.m. @ Sudbury Community Arena – 240 Elgin Street Saturday, February 20   Third Annual Fishing for a Cure – All proceeds to support Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer. BBQ lunch with be available for purchase. Tickets: $30 – 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. @ Ramsey Lake – Main Boat Launch Pinhole Camera Workshop with Stacey Lalande – Join Stacey Lalande, Cambrian College photography instructor / Mirth Photography photographer, instructor and creative director as she leads a free workshop on building your own pinhole......

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Kara Fillion: Representing the best of Northern Ontario

Miss North Ontario Regional Canada offers young woman from around Northern Ontario a unique pageant experience and is Northern Ontario’s official preliminary to Miss Teen Canada World and Miss Universe Canada. Pageant weekend attracts hundreds of people to Sudbury, boosting tourism and promoting our favourite city. We caught up with the 2015 Miss North Ontario winner, Kara Fillion, to find out what her pageant experience has been like and what her future plans are! What was your experience at the Miss North Ontario Regional Pageant like?                My experience at MNO has been a life......

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On the Rise: Team Montpellier Curling

It’s 9:00 p.m. on a frigid night outside the Sudbury Curling Club and the members of Team Montpellier are gathering their gear before heading inside for their daily on-ice practice. “During the season we’re on the ice five days a week for an hour to an hour and a half,” said Nick Beaudry. “Our day’s are often nine to five at work then seven to eight at the gym and nine to ten thirty on the ice – so our schedule is demanding.” It’s this dedication that has helped Team Montpellier become one of the talented curling teams to......

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Treble Thinking of Something New to Try? Let SSO Orchestrate the Perfect Evening Out

Did you know that the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra played for her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburg, or that the symphony is composed of lawyers, doctors, teachers, and more? Read on to find out all about the SSO!  Tell us a little bit about the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra! Sure! The Sudbury Symphony Orchestra (SSO) was originally founded, along with the Bel Canto Chorus in 1953, as the Sudbury Philharmonic. It became a registered charitable organization in 1975, making the 2015/16 Season our 40th Anniversary.We’ve also been able to have some pretty remarkable guest artists join us,......

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Sailor Moon, Star Wars, and Doctor Who: Get your Geek Fix at Mojoverse

Have you heard of Mojoverse yet? Storeowners Maurice and Joelle know how to bring geeky-cool to the Sudbury community! Located on the Kingsway, Mojoverse is a specialty store carrying everything from clothing to collectibles, comics, and pop-culture memorabilia. We talked with the owners to find out more! The first thing we want to know is, what is Mojoverse? And where did the idea come from? Mojoverse is a specialty retail store by geeks for geeks on 1264 Kingsway Boulevard in Sudbury. We, Maurice Charette and Joelle Lavoie, have been going to Fan Expo, a convention in Toronto that caters......

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Catching up With Dunk Sensation Jordan Kilganon

STATS: Height: 6’1 Weight: 175 lbs. School: Humber College Favourite Store in Sudbury: Champs Sports Favourite Restaurant in Sudbury: Susan’s Sub Favourite Online Profile: @JordanKilganon Did you know that Sudbury’s own Jordan Kilganon, international basketball dunker, was named after famous basketball player Michael Jordan? Or that he has travelled all over the world performing his dunks? A quick Google search will lead to videos of his extreme dunks, some with hundreds of thousands of views! Find out more about him, his talents, and what he has planned for the year ahead in our one-on-one interview! First off Jordan, I......

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Weekly Roundup: February 15-19

Monday, February 15 Family Fun Day & Open House at Valleyview – Last year’s event was such a great success that we’re doing it again!! Come and enjoy games, food, and fun for the entire family. This is an indoor event with lots to do for everyone! Admission: Free for children 12 and under | $5 – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. @ Valleyview Community Church – 2891 Martin Road, Blezard Valley Foire familiale d’hiver 2016 – Venez nous rejoindre au Collège Boréal pour une journée remplie d’activités le lundi 15 février! Pour plus de détails, veuillez consulter notre affiche. 10:00 a.m. –......

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Sudbury Lovebirds Give Their Best Advice

Love – it’s a subject just about everyone has tried to tackle or define at some point in their lives. Something everyone has experienced but is still so fleeting and impossible to pin point. Centuries of prolific thinkers have tried their best to put it into words: “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own…” – Robert A. Heinlein “Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” ― Emily Brontë “You understand now why they lost their minds and fought the wars, And why I’ve spent my whole life......

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Weekend Roundup: February 12-14

Friday, February 12 My Mystic Valentine – This event is a perfect opportunity to see what love holds for you! It is on a First Come/First Served basis. No Appointments. Tickets: $20 (cash only) – 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Tree of Life North – 1375 Regent Street, Suite 2B Sharing Plates for TWO – On Valentine’s Day Weekend, in addition to our regular menu, our chefs will be preparing specialty sharing plates for two. A sure way to spice up the weekend for you and your love! We will also be offering a great DISCOUNT FOR STUDENTS on both of these dates,......

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The Awful Alphabet: The fun way to learn your ABCs

Tired of the same old alphabet books and looking for a way to make learning the ABCs more fun? You need to check out The Awful Alphabet – a picture book using humour to teach children each letter of the alphabet while pointing out that sometimes things just don’t go your way. After a successful launch this past weekend, we were able to talk to Josh and Tracy – the creative minds behind this awesome new children’s book. ­What is the Awful Alphabet? The Awful Alphabet is no ordinary alphabet book but it is 100% a labour of love from Josh and I!......

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