What’s happening: week of Aug. 3

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, 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

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a cycling trip to the London bike Paths. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Friday, Aug. 4

 

Live Music

Local upbeat rock and roll band Offsite Impact performs at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

 

Summer Music

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

 

Live Music

Brock Zeman and Blair Hodan take the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Saturday, Aug. 5

 

Model Airplane Rally

The Bluewater R/C Flyers of Sarnia hosting a two-day Memorial Scale Model Airplane Rally at its club field. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2590 Petrolia Line. All welcome to attend. Models flying with wingspans of 20 inches to 12 feet. Free, food bank donations appreciated. For more, call Al at 519-862-2184

 

Cousy Open

Golf tournament in support of Diabetes Canada, in memory of pro hockey player and family man Brian Cousineau. At Huron Oaks Golf Course, 2587 Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove. Golf and dinner $100. Sign up at club or get tickets at christiecousineau@gmail.com

 

Live Music

Rodney James Medwid and The Ainsworth Brothers take the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Meat Raffle

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, holds weekly meat raffles in support of charitable causes. Saturdays, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 286 Front St. N. Public welcome. For more, call Les at 519-328-0964

 

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

 

Kids in the Kitchen

A free, three-part cooking series for ages 6 to 12 at West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays until Aug. 22. Learn to read a recipe, measure ingredients, and nutritional information. Must attend all 3. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

 

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

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Sarnia historical walking tour. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

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

 

Green Drinks

An informal gathering featuring “The Butterfly Lady” Karen Durance leading a discussion on the butterfly effect. Free. Limbo Lounge, 196 Christina St. N., open 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m. For more, contact greendrinkssarnia@outlook.com

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip on the St. Clair River. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

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

 

Walleye Derby

Bluewater Anglers’ Walleye Derby is a boat and shore event. Need a fishing licence and $10 ticket from Buck’s Bait or The Outdoorsman. Start 6 p.m. Weigh-in at the hatchery, 1 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Single fish event. Prizes for top 10. For more, call 519-344-9821

 

Summer Music

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

 

Developmental Daycamp

Lambton College’s Developmental Services Worker program hosts its second annual summer day camp for individuals with developmental disabilities, Camp2CONNECT. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. Must be accompanied by parent/guardian or support staff. Bring a lunch, drinks and snacks. Must pre-register at www.mylambton.ca/Schools/CSLS/Camp2Connect. For more, email jennifer.mosley@lambtoncollege.ca

 

Live Music

Blues band Delta Moon takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Stress Management

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

 

 

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

 

Live Music

Pat Temple Band takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s with blues, rock and swing music. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride to Wallaceburg for lunch. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Tennis Ball Cricket

The Sarnia Cricket Club hosts a friendly game of tennis ball cricket. Mike Weir Park, Bright’s Grove, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All welcome, teams will be made up on the spot. Children below 16 should be accompanied by parents. For more, email sarniacricketclub@gmail.com

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip on the Thames River. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

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

 

Paddling

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

 

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

 

Live Music

Folk rock band Shred Kelly takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, available on ticketscene.ca. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

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

 

The Moto-Mode Rally

Third annual dice run for all motorcycles and classic cars, with proceeds to Sarnia-Lambton NeighbourLink. Hosted by WCK Honda, 584 St. Clair Prwy, Corunna. $30 a vehicle, includes BBQ. Passengers free. 1 p.m. start rain or shine. For more, visit the Moto-Mode Facebook page or call 519-332-5875

 

Live Music

Eli and the Straw Man takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike in the Ipperwash Dunes. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

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.

 

Cam Am Jazz

Enjoy an afternoon jazz concert with The JitterBugs and Denise Pelley and friends at the 17th annual Can Am Jazz. Best Western, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cash bar. Admission is $25. Tickets available at Sarnia Community Foundation, 560 Exmouth St., or cal 519-332-2588

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride to Highland Glen. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling event in the Black River in Michigan. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

 

Monday, Aug. 21

 

Youth 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

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class “Spice makes Everything Nice”. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Also on Thursday, Aug. 24, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

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

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class “Spice makes Everything Nice”. 437 Colborne St. Corunna., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

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

 

Friday, Aug. 25

 

Live Music

Local band That Dirty Rocket returns to Paddy Flaherty’s with Ottawa’s Double Experience. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Saturday, Aug. 26

 

Live Music

Supernatural Buffalo takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike on the McNaughton-Morrison Trail near Exeter. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride to Parks Blueberries. For more, visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Tuesday, Aug. 29

 

Children’s Health Info

Dr. Jane Pilkey will share tips on how to choose, pack and wear a backpack to help prevent injury. Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free. For details on registration, visit www.tbnplc.com

 

Friday, Sept. 1

 

Live Music

Tanya Marie Harris Band takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s with country and blues. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Saturday, Sept. 2

 

Back to School BBQ

Kiwanis Club holds its 15th annual two-day Kiwanis Back to School BBQ in front of Staples on London Road., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also on Sunday, Sept. 3. All proceeds to school supplies for children in Sarnia-Lambton. For more, email Sheila Donald at s.donald@cogeco.ca

 

Live Music

Cynthia Fay takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. Weather permitting. For more, call 519-336-1999

 

Monday, Sept. 4

 

Labour Day Parade

Sarnia & District Labour Council hold a “Canada 150 — Together We Stand Strong” Labour Day Parade. Starts 9:30 a.m. at Front and Wellington streets., proceeds north to Centennial Park. Trophies for best union float, best representation, best band, and more. For more, contact Jason at 519-312- 2007 or sdlc@bellnet.ca

 

Thursday, Sept. 7

 

Golf Tournament

St. Joseph’s Hospice & Bayview Chrysler present the 7th Annual Ladies Fore Hospice Golf Tournament at Huron Oaks Golf Course. Includes 9-hole scramble, dinner, cart and prizes. For beginners or advanced golfers. Cost is $320/team or $80/person. All proceeds to St. Joseph’s Hospice. For more or to register, call Lesley Coene at 519-337-0537

 

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

 

Sunday, Sept. 17

 

Walk-It for Parkinson’s

Second annual walk organized by the Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario in which participants can walk, run or roll, starting at Stoke’s Bay Grill and Bar, 485 Harbour Rd. Registration at 1 p.m., walk at 2 p.m. For more, call Beverly at 1-888-851-7376

 

Downriver Craft Sale

Moore Museum hosts the 29th annual Downriver Craft and Gift Sale, with 75 vendors featuring jewelry, jams, knitting, honey, leather goods, garden accessories, purses and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $2, under 13 free. For more, or for vendor info, call 519-867-2020

 

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