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What’s Happening, week of June 11

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, June 10 Church Anniversary On its… Read more »

Boy’s generous gift to help other kids play hockey

Cathy Dobson The phone call made Ted Pendle’s day. “In all the years of being with the Sarnia Hockey Association, this was the first time I had a call like this,” says the association’s long-time board member. It was Greg Robinson on the line, dad to 11-year-old Ethan Robinson. He told Pendle that Ethan had… Read more »

National golf event coming to Camlachie

Barry Wright For the second time in six years Camlachie will host a national golf championship. Sawmill Creek Golf Resort and Spa has landed the 2015 Canadian Women’s Senior Championship, as well as the Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship in late August. The club hosted the Canadian Junior Girls Championship in 2010. It’s the first time… Read more »

Jacobs honours grandpa with jersey number

Barry Wright When the newest member of the Sarnia Sting takes to the ice this season, he’ll be playing for himself, his teammates and the family that paved his way. Josh Jacobs, who left the Michigan State hockey program to sign with the Sting last week, will wear #8 as a tribute to his late… Read more »

Pan Am torch relay itinerary

Journal Staff The flame from the Pan Am Games will arrive in Sarnia on Tuesday, June 16. The official ceremony takes place outside city hall, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and includes coffee and playing of the national anthem. A street-level relay will leave city hall at 9:20 a.m. and arrive at the Sarnia Athletics Southwest… Read more »

Ribfest organizers planning another grate event

Cathy Dobson Rib and music lovers unite! The 17th annual Sarnia Ribfest is set to entertain the entire family on Father’s Day weekend, June 19 – 21, with new attractions, seven rib teams, 10 bands and a free kids’ zone. This Ribfest will be a little different from previous years, says organizer Dana Piggott. The… Read more »

Sarnia bowler takes on the world

Barry Wright Dara Sinclair will represent Canada at the World Tenpin Bowling Association Senior Championships in Las Vegas in August. The local bowler qualified with some 11th hour heroics at the Canadian Team Trials in Oshawa last month. A total of 114 men and 50 women rolled 18 games over three challenging lanes during the… Read more »

Lambton Mosaic Project accepting submissions

The Lambton Mosaic Project is now accepting submissions following an official launch in Point Edward last week. The project will result in a map displaying artistic and literary contributions from Lambton’s 11 municipalities and three First Nations, including drawings, paintings, photos, poems, crafts, and short stories. An unveiling is planned for July 1, 2017. The… Read more »

Sarnia’s summer waterfront concert series lineup

  The 26th annual concert series has returned with a diverse line-up of live entertainment. All shows take place at the bandshell in Canatara Park and begin at 7:15 p.m. Admission is free, but donations accepted to support city waterfront programs: June 10, Mark Blayney June 11, Hour Glass June 15, Borderline June 16, Keith… Read more »