Our mayor Dan Marchisella and council members discusses Canada 150, Larks in the Park, CLC, Events and much more...

Canada 150

Official Elliot Lake CANADA 150 merchandise is now available at the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre, including t-shirts and collectible pins.

Larks in the Park

Summer Concert Series will begin June 18 and will feature Northern Cross. These concerts are part of The City’s accessible arts programming and held at Westview Park. Donations are gratefully accepted at the concerts.

CLC

The June 20th Community Liaison Committee held at the White Mountain building will see a presentation from North Watch’s Brennian Lloyd.

Drag Races

Tickets to the HiRail Leasing North Shore Challenge Drag Race are now available for sale at the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre. The Drag Race is scheduled for July 14-16 at the Airport Dragway. Many new attractions to check out this year. Check out the website at ELLIOT LAKE DRAGWAY DOT COM for details.

Mississagi Provincial Park

Summer Vehicle Passes are now available at City Hall and the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre. For more information please contact the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre. New to the park, sponsored by RONA and Algoma Adventures, is a set up tenting site with all the gear, try the real outdoors for a night, you might like it……. Reservations can be made online at ONTARIO PARKS DOT COM

Day Camp

Sign up your children for the City’s Summer Day Camp for Kids. Starting July 4 and open to ages 5-12, this successful program offers many exciting activities for children including sports, arts, tournaments, theme days, and trips to Science North, Mississagi Provincial Park and the Nuclear & Mining Museum. New this year is the Northern Ontario School of Medicine Science Camp supported by ELCLC, The City of Elliot Lake, NWMO and Bruce Power. Also new is a special arts workshop creating hand pottery. See the City website for further information.

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Saturday June 24 at Kiwanis Park (Rio Den). Register at Municipal Pool by June 21st. $5/player. Includes a BBQ and prizes.

Uranium Heritage Days Festival

June 29-July 2 will offer our citizens lots of fun events and family friendly activities; including the Joe Sarich Memorial Fun Run, Canada 150 Parade, Lets see that amazing community spirit again this year, get your floats out. The Lions Western Jamboree & BBQ, Beach Party with DJ and lots of games for the kids, BBQ & Live concert with “CHILL” at Westview Park, Canada Day Fireworks, and so much more. Watch your mailbox for a full colour Summer Guide or check out the City website.

Summer Events

Watch for the special Elliot Lake Summer Guide coming direct to your mailboxes later in June. This useful guide is your source of information for all the great programs, events and activities in Elliot Lake this summer and fall.

The Digital Creator North Project, which is being operated out of the Civic Centre, has begun to set up their space. This exciting pilot project connects youth and emerging artists with digital media in Northern Ontario. Youth can explore their creativity with audio recording, graphic design, coding, photography, filmmaking and video. We hope to have the centre open within the next couple of weeks. Watch for details on the city website and local media.

Speakers Series

The Seniors Advisory Committee is hosting a Speaker Series during the month of June 2017 in celebration of Seniors Month. The Series will be held every Monday, starting June 6 (from 1:00-3:00 pm), at the Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre. There will be new speakers to present topics ranging from Managing your Personal Affairs to Safety and Awareness in your Daily Living. There is no cost to attend. For more information please contact Amanda Roy at 705-848-2287 extension 2135. More details will be posted soon on the City website.

SAD

SAD will be holding an OPEN HOUSE, Sat. June 17th from 12-4pm. There will be a free BBQ and Coffee available.

Safety Day

Rolling into safety event saw that there were 405 children and 80 adults that visited Collins Hall on May 17th.

Lions

The Lions Club will be Celebrating their 60th Anniversary on June 17th, Congrats to our Lions and Thank you for helping to make our community so beautiful.

Rotary

The Rotary Club of Elliot Lake will celebrating 50 years of dedication to our community on June 24th, my gratitude goes out to the members who continue to support Elliot Lake.

Proclamations:

June 15th: Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 18-24th, Rotary Week