What’s happening: week of June 14

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, June 14

 

Petrochem Forum

23rd annual daylong conference brings together labour, management and government representatives and speakers to improving workplace safety. Topics include nanotechnology, radon, and marijuana in the workplace. Cost, $100, $25 students. visit www.petrochemforum.org/ or call Sandy at 519-481-2065.

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Borderline at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Surf Inn Turf

9th annual Surf Inn Turf with seafood and beef tenderloin at Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd. In support the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Tickets $99 per person, available at the Inn of the Good Shepherd, Holiday Inn, or theinnsarnia.ca/tickets. For more, call 519-344-1746, ext. 342

 

Teen Financial Literacy

Teens can get on the right track to financial freedom for the future and learn simple strategies now to improve financial well-being. Topics include budgeting, income vs. expenses and the credit bureau. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Friday, June 15

 

Relay for Life

Annual cancer-fighting fundraiser. Join as a team or individual, survivors walk the Survivor Victory Lap, light a luminary in memory or in honour of a loved one. Includes entertainment and food. Clearwater Arena Park, 1400 Wellington St., 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. For more and to register, visit www.relayforlife.ca/sarnia or call 519-332-0042

 

Youth Series

Get Out of the Garage Youth Series at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Strawberry Social

A Strawberry Social and Silent Auction at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5 for adults, $2 for children under 8. Register at door. For more, visit www.st-bartholomews.ca

 

Makerspace

Use the Necomimi and Mindwave, headsets that use brainwaves to wiggle cat-like ears or control mobile games. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To pre-register, call 519-542-2580

 

Saturday, June 16

 

Dance

A dance at the Sarnia Legion Hall, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost $30 per couple. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

 

Summer Kickoff

Annual summer kickoff Party at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., bar open 11 a.m. , music starts 2 p.m. Backyard BBQ, refreshments, open jam, live music. Bring a lawn chair. Rain or shine. Free admittance, canned donation for St. Vincent de Paul appreciated. All welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding to Strathroy for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Hike

Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at Attawandron Scout Camp. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Women’s Ministry

Uniquely You, an interdenominational women’s ministry, hosting a testimonial luncheon with special guests at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St., from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Free will offering taken. For more, call Ruby at 226-349-2500

 

Access to Rec

An all-ages, free event hosted by the city and Age-Friendly Sarnia showcasing inclusive and affordable recreational and leisure opportunities, with demonstrations, presentations and activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N. For more, call Dale at 519-332-0330, ext. 3307, or Katarina at 519-332-0330, ext. 3265

 

Museum Exhibit

 

A new military exhibit, The Last 100 Days of WWI, an expanded Great Storm of 1913 exhibit, an expanded Early Settlers exhibit, and a Post WWII Immigration exhibit, have opened at the Plympton-Wyoming Museum in Camlachie. 6745 Camlachie Rd., 10 a.m. to 2:30 a.m., Saturdays until August. Free admission, cash donation welcomed. For more, call 519-869-4909

 

Sunday, June 17

 

Father’s Day Walk

Huron House Boys’ Home 32nd annual Run/Walk/Skate/Bike at Mike Weir Park, 7:45 a.m. Free activities for children. Pancake and sausage breakfast included. For more, visit raceroster.com/events/2018/13490/huron-house-boys-home-2018

 

Father’s Day Social

Point Edward Service Club holding a Father’s Day Social with burgers, salads and strawberry shortcake available. 503 Michigan Ave., 5 p.m. Cost $10, free for kids 5 and under. Rain or shine. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

Monday, June 18

 

STEAM

Explore the world of advanced technologies like robotics, electronics, computers as well as the world of science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For adults. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

MADD AGM

MADD Sarnia-Lambton holding a meet-and-greet at its annual general meeting. Social time starts 6 p.m. with snacks and refreshments, followed by the meeting. 546 Christina St. N., first floor board room. For more, call 519-339-9962

 

Tuesday, June 19

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Forest Excelsior Band at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Diabetes Cooking

“Healthy You” diabetes education and cooking class focusing on basics of healthy eating for diabetes prevention and management. Free. Includes education and cooking component. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. All skill levels welcome. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Makerspace

Learn to code, play, create and connect the physical and digital worlds with Ozobots. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. To pre-register, call 519-869-2351

 

Makerspace

Use Sphero and Air Hogs, a robotic ball controlled with a tilt, touch or swing of a tablet. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. To pre-register, call 519-336-3291

 

Wednesday, June 20

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Seaway Sounds’ Sweet Adelines and Friends at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Family Meal Project

Healthy Kids Community Challenge presents Better Together Family Meal Project. Free taco bar and cooking demonstrations at Courtright Community Hall, 1594 Third St., Courtright, 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Thursday, June 21

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Paula and the Cornhuskers at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Self-Esteem

Workshop to look at what self-esteem is, how to build it in sustainable ways and practical shifts to foster a healthy sense of self. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free. 153 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Healthy Aging

Session facilitated by registered dietitian to explore topics related to nutrition challenges, shopping on a budget and easy cooking options as one ages. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, fere. 153 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club is riding to the Pinery Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Family Movie Night

Agents from EXIT Realty Twin Bridges in Sarnia hosting their annual Family Movie Night at the field in Canatara Park. Activities for kids start 8 p.m., movie at dusk. For more, call 519-542-1000

 

Documentary

Film Screening of the documentary “We Are Still Here” by local director Dwayne Cloes, in which Residential School survivors share their memories. Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. Free admission. Followed by discussion. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Friday, June 22

 

Youth Series

Get Out of the Garage Youth Series at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Also on June 25th, 1105 Pontiac Dr., Sarnia, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

 

Saturday, June 23

 

Hike

Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at the Ipperwash Dunes and Swales Nature Reserve. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Yard & Craft Sale

At Community of Christ Church, featuring garage sale items, homemade crafts and a hot dog barbecue. Tables $10. Proceeds support Friendship Circle. 1104 Leckie Dr., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Carolyn at 519-490-1632

 

Sunday, June 24

 

Ride Don’t Hide

Annual ride and walk in support of mental health, beginning at the Mooretown Sports Complex and using the St. Clair River Trail. Variety of distances and start times. Volunteers needed to help with various tasks. For more, visit http://ridedonthide.com/on/ride/lambton-kent/ or call Angela at 519-337-5411

Celtic Flair

The Lambton Concert Band presents a special afternoon of Celtic music and traditions at the Sarnia Library Auditorium. 2:30 p.m., 124 Christina St. S. Freewill donation at the door. For more, visit lambtonconcertband.com

 

Paddle

The Lambton Outdoor Club is paddling around Stag Island. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Cruise in the Park

The Sarnia Street Machines’ annual “Cruise in the Park” car show at Canatara Park, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Car entry fee $15. Pedestrians asked to make donation to Pathways Health Centre for Children. All proceeds to Pathways. For more, visit www.sarniastreetmachines.com

 

River Cruise

Cruise aboard the Duc d’Orleans II featuring a light dinner, live band Offsite Impact, auctions and cash bar, in support of health care, agriculture and literacy projects in Haiti. 19 plus. $45 adults, $35 students. 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For tickets, contact Hope at  hbechard@handsupforhaiti.org

 

Monday, June 25

 

Movie

Sarnia Library showing the movie Ant-Man, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Tuesday, June 26

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring the Bluewater Chordsmen and Guests at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Fraud Prevention

Free presentation on fraud prevention, part of the Financial Wellness Series presented by RBC, at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Wednesday, June 27

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Dynamic Duel at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Computer Group

Dana from the Lambton County Archives will demonstrate websites where genealogical and historical records can be accessed. Sarnia Computer Users Group, Central United Church, 220 George St., 1 p.m. For more, visit www.scug.ca or 519-542-1949

 

Thursday, June 28

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring the Bluewater Cloggers at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Strawberry Supper

Paterson Memorial Church hosting a “Strawberry Supper” with sloppy joes, salad, ice cream cake and strawberries, tea, and coffee. 120 Russell St. S., 5:30 p.m. Tickets $14 adults, $7 children 12 and under. For tickets and info, call 519-344-6422 or 519-344-2870

 

Friday, June 29

 

Youth Series

Get Out of the Garage Youth Series: Battle of the Bands Event at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Sunday, July 1

 

Canada Day

Sarnia’s annual Canada Day parade begins 11:30 a.m. with activities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Canatara Park. Opening Ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. at the Bandshell. Evening activities shfit to Centennial Park’s Suncor Agora, 6 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. A carnival/midway in Centennial Park from June 29 to July 2. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Canada Day

Point Edward Service Club holding Canada Day Celebrations on the patio, 503 Michigan Ave., begins 12 p.m. Rain or shine. Live music, pork on a bun and refreshments. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

Tuesday, July 3

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Town and Country at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Wednesday, July 4

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Casuals at Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring After Hours at Kenwick Park, Bright’s Grove. 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, July 5

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Music Monsters at Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Friday, July 6

 

Live Music

Life Signs perform live at the Cheeky Monkey during First Friday activities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Also featuring art exhibit and sale of Bill Walters’ “Chasing The Light.” For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca
Sunday, July 8

 

Museum Exhibits

A new military exhibit, The Last 100 Days of WWI, an expanded Great Storm of 1913 exhibit, an expanded Early Settlers exhibit, and a Post WWII Immigration exhibit, on now at the Plympton-Wyoming Museum in Camlachie. 6745 Camlachie Rd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sundays until August. Free admission, cash donation welcomed. For more, call 519-869-4909

 

Monday, July 9

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Wayne Hayward in Concert at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission

 

Tuesday, July 10

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Gary Boyle and South Winds at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Wednesday, July 11

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Deano Brainelli at Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Blast from the Past at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, July 12

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Celtic Hillbillies at Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Simply White Dinner

Local diners dress up in white and gather for a pop-up picnic, wine, music and dancing at a secret location, starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $60, available at www.eventbrite.ca

 

Monday, July 16

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Rob Dickson and Friends at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Tuesday, July 17

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Missy Burgess and Mark Blayney at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Wednesday, July 18

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Sisters of Soul at Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Bluegrass Band

Lindley Creek, an acoustic family band playing bluegrass and gospel, perform at Huron Baptist Church, 1285 Michigan Ave., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-4581.

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Celtic Hillbillies at Kenwick Park, Bright’s Grove. 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, July 19

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Rockwork at Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Friday, July 20

 

Tobacco-Free Movie

Tobacco-Free Outdoor Movie Night held at Clearwater Park, Wellington St., 6:30 p.m. Featuring games and activities, movie at dusk with free popcorn. Bring blanket and chair. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca

 

Monday, July 23

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Co-Co NUTS!! at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Tuesday, July 24

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Wade Sisters at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Wednesday, July 25

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring MJM Musical Memories with Janet at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bill Hines at Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, July 26

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Blackmore and Blackmore at Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Monday, July 30

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Jeff Baldock at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Tuesday, July 31

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring An Evening of Fiddle with Christine Storey and Debbie Wellington at Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Wednesday, Aug. 1

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Offsite Impact at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Thorn and Roses at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Children’s Art Workshop

Children will work on themed art projects featuring paint, clay, and a variety of craft material at a Children’s Art Workshop at the the Animal Farm in Canatara Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m, and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wear proper clothing, bring water and peanut-free snack. Cost $10. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, Aug. 2

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Missy Burgess at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Tuesday, Aug. 7

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring The Siteks at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Wednesday, Aug. 8

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Electric Grandparents at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Six Degrees at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, Aug. 9

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bill Hines at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Monday, Aug. 13

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Rockwork at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Tuesday, Aug. 14

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Mike Blackmore Percussion Group at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Wednesday, Aug. 15

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The R.E.D. Line Band at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Blackmore and Blackmore at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, Aug. 16

 

Summer Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bluewater Ceili Band at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Monday, Aug. 20

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring The R Jammers at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Tuesday, Aug. 21

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Joan Spading and the Foggy Mountain Band at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Wednesday, Aug. 22

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring The Buck Brothers at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Bluewater Ceili Band at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, Aug. 23

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring Macsmusic at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide is available at City Hall or at www.sarnia.ca.

 

Saturday, Aug. 25

 

Hobbyfest

Annual Hobbyfest, a day of fun, relaxation and participation in interactive activities and displays, at Germain Park and the Strangway Centre, East St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Thursday, Aug. 30

 

Summer Series

Entertainment Series featuring The Casuals at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 

Sunday, Sept. 23

 

Kidney Walk

The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Walks raises funds for research, vital programs, and services that support people with kidney disease. Canatara Park Kiwanis Pavilion, 9 a.m. For more, visit www.kidneywalk.ca or call Elaine Hayter at 519-344-3462