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Press Play for PRO Kids

Event date: 11/1/2021 - 11/12/2021 Export event

Press Play for PRO Kids

a fundraising initiative to support local families Nov. 1 – 12

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~  November 1, 2021  (LSNews) For over 21 years, PRO Kids has served children and youth in Thunder Bay when their families cannot afford the cost to register in community activities. Over that time, PRO Kids has made over 25,000 placements of children into local programs that include sports, arts and music. PRO Kids will be continuing its efforts with the launch of the Press Play Campaign—a fundraising initiative to support local families in the time of COVID-19.

“Recreation for kids has never been more important,” said Laura Daniele, PRO Kids Coordinator. “It provides kids an emotional outlet during these stressful times and it creates a time for healthy, physical activity. Our community has been on pause, and now that programs have started back up, it’s time to Press Play!”

Many arenas, gymnasiums, studios and pools have opened their doors allowing kids to create new experiences, develop skills, and reap the benefits of recreational programming. Not all families, however, can afford these activities leaving many children and youth at risk of missing out on these benefits. PRO Kids wants to ensure that all kids have equal access to recreation at this critical time.

“Growing up in my family we were lucky to be able to play whatever sport we wanted,” said Jordan Ball, Project Manager at White Pine Electric, who kicked off the campaign with a $5,000 donation. “I think sports and activity are very important for kids in our community. We are happy to give back and help kids that otherwise might not be able to have the opportunity to participate.” 

Individuals and local organizations are encouraged to support the Press Play Campaign from Nov. 1 – 12, and help local families in need. Donations can be made at www.prokidsthunderbay.ca or by calling 625-2351.  

For more information, visit www.prokidsthunderbay.ca.

 

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  • Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust
    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  March 1, 2022 (LSNews) The Thunder Bay Museum would like to announce that we are hosting a traveling exhibit from the Montreal Holocaust Museum titled “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates.  The exhibit raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society.  

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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   April 5, 2022 (LSNews)  The Summer Moon Festival returns, June 21-25, 2022.

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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 11, 2022 (LSNews)  The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union!

    “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, who shared his excitement after two years of pandemic cancellations. “We can’t wait to see emerging artists learn from these workshops. We’re looking forward to helping grow Summer Moon Festival to be as synonymous with the Sault as SXSW is for Austin, Texas.”

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  • Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust
    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  March 1, 2022 (LSNews) The Thunder Bay Museum would like to announce that we are hosting a traveling exhibit from the Montreal Holocaust Museum titled “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates.  The exhibit raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society.  

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    SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL RETURNS!

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    Join the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre, the Downtown Association and the City of Sault Ste. Marie to support local arts and cultural offerings for the community. If you are an artist, an arts connoisseur, or even if you enjoy attending community events, the Summer Moon Festival has something for everyone

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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 11, 2022 (LSNews)  The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union!

    “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, who shared his excitement after two years of pandemic cancellations. “We can’t wait to see emerging artists learn from these workshops. We’re looking forward to helping grow Summer Moon Festival to be as synonymous with the Sault as SXSW is for Austin, Texas.”

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  • Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust
    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  March 1, 2022 (LSNews) The Thunder Bay Museum would like to announce that we are hosting a traveling exhibit from the Montreal Holocaust Museum titled “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates.  The exhibit raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society.  

    #LSN_Arts  #LSNews_TBay

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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   April 5, 2022 (LSNews)  The Summer Moon Festival returns, June 21-25, 2022.

    Join the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre, the Downtown Association and the City of Sault Ste. Marie to support local arts and cultural offerings for the community. If you are an artist, an arts connoisseur, or even if you enjoy attending community events, the Summer Moon Festival has something for everyone

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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 11, 2022 (LSNews)  The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union!

    “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, who shared his excitement after two years of pandemic cancellations. “We can’t wait to see emerging artists learn from these workshops. We’re looking forward to helping grow Summer Moon Festival to be as synonymous with the Sault as SXSW is for Austin, Texas.”

    #LSN_Arts  #LSN_SSM  #LSN_ONNews 
     

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  • Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust
    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  March 1, 2022 (LSNews) The Thunder Bay Museum would like to announce that we are hosting a traveling exhibit from the Montreal Holocaust Museum titled “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates.  The exhibit raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society.  

    #LSN_Arts  #LSNews_TBay

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    SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL RETURNS!

    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   April 5, 2022 (LSNews)  The Summer Moon Festival returns, June 21-25, 2022.

    Join the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre, the Downtown Association and the City of Sault Ste. Marie to support local arts and cultural offerings for the community. If you are an artist, an arts connoisseur, or even if you enjoy attending community events, the Summer Moon Festival has something for everyone

    #LSN_Arts  #LSN_SSM  #LSN_CircleTour 

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    SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL PRESENTS – THE LOFT WORKSHOP SERIES

    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 11, 2022 (LSNews)  The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union!

    “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, who shared his excitement after two years of pandemic cancellations. “We can’t wait to see emerging artists learn from these workshops. We’re looking forward to helping grow Summer Moon Festival to be as synonymous with the Sault as SXSW is for Austin, Texas.”

    #LSN_Arts  #LSN_SSM  #LSN_ONNews 
     

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  • Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust
    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    Thunder Bay Museum hosting a traveling exhibit on the Holocaust

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~  March 1, 2022 (LSNews) The Thunder Bay Museum would like to announce that we are hosting a traveling exhibit from the Montreal Holocaust Museum titled “And in 1948, I came to Canada”: The Holocaust in Six Dates.  The exhibit raises awareness about the genocide of the Jews by presenting its history and reflecting on the impacts of racism and discrimination in our society.  

    #LSN_Arts  #LSNews_TBay

    Read more
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    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~   April 5, 2022 (LSNews)  The Summer Moon Festival returns, June 21-25, 2022.

    Join the Sault Ste. Marie Indian Friendship Centre, the Downtown Association and the City of Sault Ste. Marie to support local arts and cultural offerings for the community. If you are an artist, an arts connoisseur, or even if you enjoy attending community events, the Summer Moon Festival has something for everyone

    #LSN_Arts  #LSN_SSM  #LSN_CircleTour 

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    SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL PRESENTS – THE LOFT WORKSHOP SERIES

    SUMMER MOON FESTIVAL PRESENTS – THE LOFT WORKSHOP SERIES

    SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  May 11, 2022 (LSNews)  The Loft is proud to host Summer Moon Festival’s inaugural series of interdisciplinary artist workshops in collaboration with Algoma University and presenting sponsor, Your Neighbourhood Credit Union!

    “We have been partnering with Summer Moon Fest since before we opened our doors,” said Greig Nori, sound engineer and music aficionado at the Loft, who shared his excitement after two years of pandemic cancellations. “We can’t wait to see emerging artists learn from these workshops. We’re looking forward to helping grow Summer Moon Festival to be as synonymous with the Sault as SXSW is for Austin, Texas.”

    #LSN_Arts  #LSN_SSM  #LSN_ONNews 
     

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  • Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8
    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

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    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 23, 2022  (LSNews)  Deadwolff is a New Wave of Heavy Rock n’ Roll three-piece band based out of Toronto, ON. Founded in 2020, Deadwolff is composed of Tommy Wolffe, on bass and vocals, Bobby Deuce, on guitars and backing vocals, Angus Pike on drums.

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  • Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8
    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    Deadwolff Rock Thunder Bay on July 8

    THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  June 23, 2022  (LSNews)  Deadwolff is a New Wave of Heavy Rock n’ Roll three-piece band based out of Toronto, ON. Founded in 2020, Deadwolff is composed of Tommy Wolffe, on bass and vocals, Bobby Deuce, on guitars and backing vocals, Angus Pike on drums.

    In late December of 2020, Boonsdale Records released the band’s debut EP digitally. Shortly after, Deadwolff signed with Metal Assault Records, based out of Los Angeles, and released their debut EP on cassette, which sold out quickly.

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  • Grand Marais Arts Festival July 9 and 10th
    Grand Marais Arts Festival July 9 and 10th

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    GRAND MARAIS, MINNESOTA,  ~~~~~  June 21, 2022 (LSNews)  We look forward to seeing you at the 31st Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival!  July 9 | 9 am – 5 pm
    July 10 | 10 am – 4 pm Cook County Schools Parking Lot 101 W 5th St, Grand Marais, MN 55604

    There are two parking lots connected by a walking path. Both lots will be full of art, so make sure you check them both out!
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