What’s Happening: week of July 13

Whats Happening

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and a phone number or website where readers can obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca

 

Thursday, July 13

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring MJM Musical Memories with Janet. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 

Trash to Treasure

Get creative with eco-friendly upcycled crafts at Mallroad’s Library Trash to Treasure Thursdays. Materials supplied. 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

 

Tales for Tots

For ages 0 to 3 with caregiver. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Also on July 20 and 27, and Aug. 3 and 10. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

 

Stories in the Park

Stories in Wildwood Park for children. Held inside in rainy weather. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Also on July 20 and 27. For more, call 519-869-2351

 

Day Camp

Temple Baptist Church day camp offered by the week, to Aug. 14, featuring games, drama, and outings to beach, bowling and other activities. Open ages four to 12 (must have completed JK). Cost $99 a week, transportation available. 1427 Quinn Dr. For more, call 519-542-1427


 

Friday, July 14

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Reminiscence. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering free stress management seminar. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949


 

Saturday, July 15

 

Bring a Friend

Bring a Friend challenge at Hiawatha Horse Park, 1730 London Rd., gates open at 5:30 p.m. Activities include rides in starting gate car, free programs, food discount, and prizes. For more, visit www.standardbredcanada.ca/bringafriend

 

Mending Clinic

Bring pants that are too long to Sarnia Library and get help shortening and hemming. All items must be clean or freshly laundered. 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike on a section of the Thames Valley Trail, from Sharon Creek to Delaware. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org


 

Sunday, July 16

 

Hobbyfest

28th Annual Hobbyfest event at Centennial Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A relaxed way for groups and clubs to showcase what they do. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride from Corunna to Petrolia. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip at Port Franks. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Family Sunday

Try gouache painting, be inspired by Canadian landscapes and create an imaginary horizon at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation $5 per family. For more, call 519-336-8127

 


 

Monday, July 17

 

Summer Music

Summer Music series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Lifesigns. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Sphero & Air Hogs

Sphero is a robotic ball controlled with a tilt, touch or swing of a tablet. Air Hogs are small stunt quadcoptors flown using a remote control. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580


 

Tuesday, July 18

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Sisters of Soul. For more, call 332-0330

 

Nutrition Series

Twin Bridges NPLC Registered Dietician hosts a monthly nutrition series. This month: “Crockpot Cooking.” Open to all. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Ozobots

Play with Ozobots, small, smart robots that follow lines and read and react to colour codes. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-3291

 

Veteran Affairs

A representative from Veteran Affairs Canada available at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62 in Sarnia, first Tuesday of the month, to assist veterans and their families. 11:30 a.m., 286 Front St. N. For more, call 519-328-0964


 

 

Wednesday, July 19

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Blast from the Past. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Mike Blackmore. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Summer Strings

Deadline to register for International Symphony Orchestra’s Introductory Summer String Programme, open to ages five to seniors. July 24th to 28th, 251 Vidal St. N., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Violin or cello, instruments provided. Ends with a recital. Cost $60. To register, call 519-337-7775 or 810-984-8857 or email iso@ivernet.net


 

Thursday, July 20

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The Celtic Hillbillies. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 

Golf Tournament

Join Sting alumni, current players and hocket operations staff at the Sarnia Sting’s 2nd annual Charity Golf Tournament in support of Pathways Health Centre for Children. Huron Oaks Golf Source, 2587 Lakeshore Rd., 1 p.m. Registration $500 for 4 people, includes 18 holes and dinner. To register, call 519-541-1717, ext. 1

 

Community BBQ

Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey hosts a community BBQ at Sarnia Dow People Place, Front St. N., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free hot dogs and hamburgers. Live music. Weather permitting. Non-perishable food items accepted for local food banks. For more, call 519-337-0051

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling “Water and Wings” in Brights Grove. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Art Restoration

Jennifer Robertson leads discussion on the process of bringing two Emily Carr paintings back to their original state. The paintings have never before been exhibited. 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free, give what you can. RSVP to ann.helps@county-lambton.on.ca or 519-336-8127, ext. 3226

 

Charity Boat Cruise

In support of the SickKids Foundation, a cruise aboard the Duc d’Orleans featuring live country music, food, henna tattoos. Boarding by 5:30 p.m., with cruise running 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets, $30, available by calling Diane at 519-542-9758, emailing slviggers@gmail.com and at My Secret Garden


 

 

Friday, July 21

 

Bridge Bash

Two-day concert under the Blue Water Bridge, organized by the Point Edward Optimists. Friday: Life Signs, Southern Fryde Inc., and The Gypsy Flats. Saturday: Scott Manery and the Barnburners, Highway Jones and Chain Reaction. Food booth, $5 cover, gates open 6 p.m., bands start 8 p.m. For more, call email pointedwardoc@gmail.com

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Roundhouse. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Hiking

As part of Healthy Parks, Healthy People, the Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike the Komoka Provincial Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org


 

Saturday, July 22

 

Pancake Breakfast

The Rotary Club of Sarnia celebrates start of the Mackinac Boat Race with a pancake breakfast under the Bluewater Bridges, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost $4 children, $6 adults. Supervision of bicycles during breakfast and race provided. Advance tickets available at Pathways Health Centre, Manley’s, Haines Printing and more, or call 519-542-3471

 

Boat Show

The Bluewater Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society’s 7th annual boat show at the Sarnia Bay Marina, 97 Seaway Rd., doors open 9 a.m., show until 4 p.m. Free, open to all. Classic and antique boats featured. Public voting for People’s Choice and Children’s Choice Awards. For more, call Cori at 519-383-6653

 

HadouCon

This year’s HadouCon’s theme is “Robots and Robotics”. Includes tours and Makerspace demos with discussion panels, presentations, and games. Movies Metropolis (anime version), Big Hero 6, and Wall-E will be shown. Costume show at 2 p.m. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Makerspace Tours

Learn about technology available to the public and upcoming workshops/programs at Sarnia Library’s General Public Makerspace Tours. 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike on along part of the Thames Valley Trail, following the Thames River from RiverBend to Warbler Woods and return. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride along the Goderich Rail Trail. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org


 

Sunday, July 23

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling event at Point Pelee National Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Family Sunday

Be inspired by Norval Morrisseau and create a window decal based on his imagery and colours at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested donation of $5 per family. For more, call 519-336-8127


 

Monday, July 24

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring RELIC. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Puppet Show

Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday with Cindy Cook and her puppet friends from Polka Dot Door, with songs and stories. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

 

Movie

Sarnia Library showing “Pete’s Dragon”, the story of a boy and the magical dragon who raised him. 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Bible School

Vacation Bible School at St. John in the Wilderness Anglican Church includes games, crafts, snacks and water fun. 2896 Lakeshore Rd., July 24 to July 28. No fee. Registration at 8:30 a.m. Register by calling 519-869-2403 or visit www.stjohninthewilderness.com

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip at Canatara Park in Lake Huron. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 


 

Tuesday July 25

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The Siteks. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Embroidery Lessons

Learn basic embroidery stitches to embellish almost anything. Embroidery floss and needles supplied. Meet in elevator foyer at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

 

Sewing Workshop

Become certified to use Bright’s Grove Library’s Jenome 5060QDC sewing machine. Once trained, you can book time to use the sewing machine. 2618 Hamilton Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For ages 10 and up. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351


 

 

Wednesday, July 26

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7p.m. Free admission. Featuring Evan and John. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The Fat Catz. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Free Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free cooking class “Goodbye Boring Salads”. 437 Colborne Dr., Corunna., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Sphero & Air Hogs

Sphero is a robotic ball controlled with a tilt, touch or swing of a tablet. Air Hogs are small stunt quadcoptors that are flown using a remote control. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 12 pm. to 1 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Magic Tricks

Discover magic tricks. Ages 6 and up. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351


 

 

Thursday, July 27

 

Summer Music

Summer Series at Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Missy Burgess. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Curator Talk

Jaclyn Meloche leads a discussion on the Group of 7, complementing the Heavy Hitters exhibition. 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free, give what you can. RSVP to ann.helps@county-lambton.on.ca or 519-336-8127 ext. 3226


 

Friday, July 28

 

Bluewater Borderfest

Two-day music festival in Centennial Park. Friday – Eric Ethridge, James Barker Band, Chase Bryant and Frankie Ballard. Saturday– Dan Davidson, Aaron Goodvin, Dylan Scott and Brett Kissel. Tickets at www.bluewaterborderfest.com

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Roundhouse. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

Saturday, July 29

 

Kids Movie

Sarnia Children’s Library showing “Secret Life of Pets”. 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club is hosting a Pinery Provincial Park Beach Walk. Walk the beach for 6 km and return along the beach. Picnic lunch in park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org


 

Sunday, July 30

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a “Granfondo Preview”. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Family Sunday

Create a comic strip using forms and characters seen in the Bold & The New exhibition at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested donation of $5 per family. For more, call 519-336-8127


 

Monday, July 31

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring ROCKWORK. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

 

Monday, July 31

 

Kids Movie

Sarnia Children’s Library showing “Sing.” 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Sewing Workshop

Become certified to use Bright’s Grove Library’s Jenome 5060QDC sewing machine. Once trained, you can book time to use the sewing machine. 2618 Hamilton Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351


 

Tuesday, August 1

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Christine and Larry Play the Oldies. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 2

 

Children’s Art

Children’s Art Class in cooperation with the Sarnia Artist Workshop. Canatara Park Animal Farm picnic shelter, 9:30 a.m. to noon for ages 5-8 , or 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages 9-11. $10 per child. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3218/3210.

 

Summer Music

 

Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Deano Brainelli. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Bill Hines. For more, call 591-332-0330


 

 

Thursday, Aug. 3

 

Hot August Nights

A cruise and poker run, concert, dance and car show hosted by Sarnia Street Machines, featuring Borderline and Scott Manery and the Barnburners. Canatara Park, Cruise starts 10 a.m., music starts 6 p.m. in park. Admission by donation, in support of Pathways. Contact, Julianne at 519-337-2797 or Mike at 519-542-3786

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Bluewater Ceili Band. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca


 

 

Friday, Aug. 4

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Roundhouse. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

 

Monday, Aug. 7
Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring After Hours. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

 

Tuesday, Aug. 8

 

Summer Music Series

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Paula and the Cornhuskers. For more, call 519-332-0330


Wednesday, Aug. 9

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Rob Dickson and Friends. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Christine Storey and Debbie Wellington. For more, call 519-332-0330


Thursday, Aug. 10

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring DJ2. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca


 

Friday, Aug. 11

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Roundhouse. For more information, call 519-332-0330

 



Saturday, Aug. 12

 

Blues Concert

Grammy winner Bobby Rush performs at the Station Music Hall, 505 Campbell St., doors open 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., show 8 p.m. Three ticket options: BBQ buffet/bonus prizes $90, BBQ dinner/show $60, or show only $35 in advance, $40 at door if available. For tickets, visit www.thestationmusichall.com/concerts or call 519-383-0006


 

Sunday, Aug. 13

 

Fish ‘n Chips

Camlachie United Church hosts 5th annual fish and chips dinner. Fish from Purdy Fisheries, french fries, coleslaw and dessert. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All you care to eat. Cost $18 adults, $5 children 6 to 10. Takeout available. Accessible building. For advance tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-869-4727

 



Monday, Aug. 14

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The Overtones. For more, call 519-332-0330

 


Tuesday, Aug. 15

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Deano Brainelli. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

Wednesday, Aug. 16

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The R.E.D. Line Band. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Mike Blackmore. For more, call 519-332-0330


Thursday, Aug. 17

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Lifesigns. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca


Friday, Aug. 18

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Tecumseh Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Roundhouse. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

Saturday, Aug. 19

 

Artzscape by the Bay

Two-day show and sale showcasing 80 artists and artisans with art, music, dining pavilion and activities for adults and children. In support of Pathways Health Centre for Children. In Centennial Park, Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-336-5055


 

Sunday, Aug. 20

 

Can Am Jazz

Sarnia Community Foundation presents 16th annual Can Am Jazz, an afternoon jazz concert featuring The JitterBugs and Denise Pelley and friends. Best Western, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cash bar. Tickets $25. For tickets, call 519-519-332-2588 or visit the Sarnia Community Foundation at 560 Exmouth Street, Unit 110.


 

Monday, Aug. 21

 

Day Camp

The Go Project children’s adventure day camp is a week-long, environment-based camp with games, crafts and food for Grades 2-7. St. Paul’s United Church, 360 Devine St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost for week is $100. Register online or call Kim at 519-332-1676

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Upside of Maybe. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Camp

Organization for Literacy in Lambton offering a summer day camp for children who have completed grades 1-3 in the week of August 21-25. Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, 180 College Ave. N. Morning and afternoon sessions available. $10 charge for camp supplies. To register, call 519-332-4876


Tuesday, Aug. 22

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Joan Spalding and the Foggy Mountain Band. For more, call 519-332-0330


Wednesday, Aug. 23

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Mark Blayney. For more, call 519-332-0330


Thursday, Aug. 24

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Germain Park Gardens, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Blast from the Past. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Calendar available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 

Summer Music

Summer Music Series Closing Night at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330


 

Thursday, Sept. 14

 

Picasso Paint Party

Create your own painting in the style of Picasso at IODE Errol Egremont Chapter’s “Pablo Picasso Paint Party.” Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Ln., registration 6:30 p.m., event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets $45, includes art supplies, snacks and wine. For tickets, call Lynda at 519- 336-2952 or Georgette at 519-336-5535


 

Saturday, Sept. 23

 

Soup and Dance

St. Thomas Catholic Parish hosting an evening of Latin dance lessons and tasty soup. At St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 895 Champlain Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cash bar. $20 per person. Proceeds to St. Thomas Aquinas Refugee Program and St. Joseph Shelter in Bukavu. For more, call 519-312-2025


 

Saturday, Nov. 25

 

Soup and Dance

St. Thomas Catholic Parish hosting an evening of Latin dance lessons and tasty soup. At St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 895 Champlain Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cash bar. $20 per person. Proceeds to St. Thomas Aquinas Refugee Program and St. Joseph Shelter in Bukavu. For more, call 519-312-2025