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Help us grow a community garden in Hanmer!/ Aidez-nous à faire pousser un jardin communautaire à Hanmer!

As part of a healthy eating grant received from the Ministry of Education, École
secondaire Hanmer is working on creating a community garden that will be beneficial to
the school and to the community. We need your help to make it grow!/

Grâce à une subvention offerte par le Ministère de l’Éducation pour promouvoir
l’alimentation saine, l’École secondaire Hanmer veut créer un jardin communautaire qui
sera bénéfique pour l’école et la communauté. Nous avons besoins de vous pour le faire


Free informal group for young parents (or parents to be) in the Valley East area

Click this listing for a poster with all the info. Call to register 75-969-4040 ext 264.

NEW schedule for South End and West End Hubs!

Effective September 1st, there is a NEW Schedule for the South End and West End Best Start Hubs.

New Sudbury Best Start Hub programming is now being offered at their regular site at Churchill Public School.

New Sudbury Best Start Hub programming is returning to it's regular site at Churchill Public School. Please check the New Sudbury Hub calendar for more details.

Sorry for the confusion.


Autism Ontario's 2014 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund is now open for application

Autism Ontario is happy to announce that the 2014 One to One Summer Support Worker Reimbursement Fund is now open for application. We will accept all applications received between April 28, and May 30, 2014 and have a random draw to determine eligibility.

Autisme Ontario a le plaisir de vous annoncer que vous pouvez maintenant nous faire parvenir vos demandes dans le cadre du programme Fonds de remboursement des travailleurs de soutien individuel pour l’été 2014. Toutes les demandes seront acceptées entre le 28 avril et le 30 mai 2014 et feront ensuite l’objet d’un tirage au sort afin de déterminer l’admissibilité des requérants.

The Spring Developmental (Volleyball) House League is back for boys and girls, enrolled in grades 5 to 8

The Northern Chill Volleyball Club is offering this month-long experience to boys and girls, enrolled in grades 5 to 8, from May 6-29. 

The Spring League, which includes sessions on May 6, 8, 13, 20, 22, 27 and 29, will take place at Ecole St. Denis in Sudbury (Centennial Drive), across from the James Jerome Sports Complex. The cost of the four-week initiative is $75, which includes a keepsake T-shirt for every participant.

For further information, or to enrol in the Spring Developmental League, contact Eric Bacon at

City of Greater Sudbury Introduces a 3 month pilot project- Free Day at Dowling Leisure Centre/ La Ville du Grand Sudbury lance un projet pilote de 3 mois pour offrir aux gens une journée gratuite au Centre récréatif de Dowling

The City of Greater Sudbury invites residents to enjoy a FREE day every week at the Dowling Leisure Centre until June 25, 2014.  

During the months of April, May and June residents can enjoy one free fitness day a week.
Please note that the following list is the designated dates and times that the free pass can be accessed:

Every Saturday- April 5 to May 31, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Every Wednesday- June 4 to June 25, 8 am. to 1 p.m. & 4 p.m. to  8 p.m.

Residents must be 16 years or older to use the fitness equipment and children visiting the facility must be supervised by an adult at all times. A membership or coupon is not necessary to access this free pass but residents are asked to see the front desk receptionist to sign in.

For more information about the Dowling Leisure Centre Free Day please dial 3-1-1.


La Ville du Grand Sudbury invite les membres de la communauté à profiter d’une journée gratuite par semaine au Centre récréatif de Dowling jusqu’au 25 juin 2014.

D’avril à juin, les résidents peuvent profiter d’une journée de conditionnement physique par semaine sans frais. Notez que cette offre s’applique uniquement aux dates et aux heures suivantes :

Les samedis, du 5 avril au 31 mai, de 9 h à 14 h;
Les mercredis, du 4 au 25 juin, de 8 h à 13 h et de 16 h à 20 h.

Les gens doivent avoir au moins 16 ans pour utiliser l’équipement de conditionnement physique et les enfants doivent être accompagnés en tout temps d’un adulte. On ne doit pas être titulaire d’une carte d’abonnement ni présenter un coupon pour profiter de cette offre. Toutefois, les résidents sont priés de s’inscrire à la réception en arrivant.

Pour obtenir plus de renseignements relatifs au Centre récréatif de Dowling, signalez le 3-1-1.

Olympic Homecoming Celebration Postponed

Out of respect for the passing of Councillor Fabio Belli over the weekend, the Olympic Homecoming Celebration scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2014, has been postponed.

La célébration pour fêter le retour de nos athlètes olympiques qui devait avoir lieu le mardi 15 avril 2014 sera remise, par respect, à l’occasion du décès du conseiller Fabio Belli au cours de la fin de semaine.

Winner of the contest.

We have a winner! Thank you to everyone who entered our contest by sharing, liking or signing up to

The lucky winner of a $150.00 gift card of your choice is Melissa Spielmann Stringer! Congratulations Melissa from Best Start.

Please private message us for to arrange to get your prize.

Applications being accepted for coaching program for students with Learning Disabilities entering grade 7 or 8 in September 2014

Learning Disabilities Association of Sudbury, in partnership with Laurentian University’s School of Education, the City of Greater Sudbury Public Library and the English School Boards, is continuing a comprehensive student coaching program for September 2014. The program allows third year Laurentian University students to obtain their required placement hours by working one on one with a grade 7 or 8 student identified with a learning disability. In most cases the program is delivered in one of the branches of the public library system. However, please note that there may be limited opportunity to comply with each family’s preference of branch location, especially in the outlying areas of the city.

Letter to parents-grades 7 – 8 
Student Application form
SCDSB consent form
RDSB consent form