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Week of Nov. 10

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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, Nov. 10 Diabetes Prevention Rapids Family… Read more »

Week of Oct. 27

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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 Wednesday, Oct. 26 Child Car Seat Lambton… Read more »

Week of Oct. 20

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 Wednesday, Oct. 19 Diabetes Cooking Second session… Read more »

Week of Sept. 29

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 Wednesday, Sept. 28 L.A.C.E. Ladies Assessment of… Read more »

Week of Sept. 22

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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 Wednesday, Sept. 21 Diabetes Education and Cooking… Read more »

Week of Sept. 15

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 Wednesday, Sept. 14 Canoeing and Kayaking Two-hour… Read more »

Week of Sept. 8

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 Wednesday, Sept. 7 Child Car Seat Lambton… Read more »

Week of Aug. 25

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 Wednesday, Aug. 24 Free Concert Closing Night… Read more »

Sarnia’s first automobiles were built by hand

This undated photo shows a Doherty automobile. Built in Sarnia by a remarkable inventor and city mayor named Thomas Doherty, it was one of the first gasoline-powered cars in Canada.
Lambton Heritage Museum, Grand Bend. Doherty Manufacturing Company collection, JA-6C 60 File 13.

Phil Egan Most people when they think of the first cars they think of the early 20th century. They might be surprised to learn that by 1869, the automobile had already claimed its first fatality. That August, Mary Ward of Ireland was thrown from a vehicle and under its wheels as it rounded a bend…. Read more »

Week of August 18: What’s Happening

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   Wednesday, Aug. 17 Free Concert The… Read more »