What’s Happening: week of June 1

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, June 1

Anger Management

Identify anger triggers and patterns. Practice positive and effective anger management skills. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 4-week healthy eating and lifestyle change group called Healthy Eating and You. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Also at 1150 Pontiac Dr., Sarnia, 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Toastmasters

Lambton Toastmasters hosting a one-hour open house to explain the public speaking program, which is available at five Toastmaster clubs in Sarnia-Lambton. 1 p.m., lower-level boardroom at Goodwill Building, 1121 Wellington St. For more, call Elizabeth at 519-899-2535

Steak Bingo

At the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., doors open at 6 p.m., play at 7 p.m. Includes 25 regular games, 4 cards for $20, plus a special game, $2/strip. Prizes from $700 to $100. Food available. All welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

Community Cafe

Dr. Del Donald to speak about methadone and harm reduction, and Sgt. John Pearce to speak about illegal drugs in the community at McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home’s “Death Café.” With discussion and light refreshments. 431 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. To RSVP, call 519-331-3944 or 519-344-3131 or email deathcafesarnia@gmail.com

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a four-week healthy eating and lifestyle change group, Healthy Eating and You. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Also at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Makerspace

The Makerspace at Sarnia Library offers a number of instructional workshops, for ages 10 to adult, on the laser cutter, sewing machine, 3D printer, Silhouette die cutter, book binder and button maker. Workshops necessary to operate equipment independently. Valid library card required. For more, visit www.lclibrary.ca , email makerspace@county-lambton.on.ca or call 519-337-3291

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two morning rides. Faster paced riders start at 9:30 a.m., slower riders at 10 a.m. Destination and duration determined by consensus of riders at time of departure, taking weather into consideration. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Lawn Bowling

The Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club invites newcomers to try lawn bowling on Tuesdays and Thursdays until June 30, at 550 Bright St. in Germain Park, 6:15 p.m. For more, email sarnialb@hotmail.com or call Amanda McKay at 519-332-1877

 


Friday, June 2

Musical Stage Show

A single performance of the touring live musical stage show “Northern Tapestry—A Lost World” at Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 7:30 p.m. Includes music by Geoff Noble and spoken word by Susan Shillingford in celebration of Canadian artists. Tickets available at Cheeky Monkey or the door.. For more, visit www.whistlingfishproducts.com

Painting Workshop

“Painting Georgia O’Keeffe” workshop with Andrea Mossop. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. and/or June 3 at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $135 for non-members. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or email sarnia.artists.w@gmail.com

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 at the same time. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Live Music

Indie local rock band The Gypsy Flats plays the Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday festivities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

 


Saturday, June 3

Family Fun Day

Sarnia Lakeshore Optimist Club host its annual fun day for the whole family at Newton Park on McCrie Street in north Sarnia, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include inflatables, fire truck rides, games, with hot dogs, drinks and other food. All free. For more, call Brian at 519-344-4884

Museum Exhibits

Plympton-Wyoming Museum’s Vimy Ridge exhibit includes a story of the battle and 2 dioramas of Vimy Ridge. Other exhibits include Early Settlers, the Great Storm of 1913 and Post WW2 Immigration. Free admission. For information of private group tours, call 519-869-4909

Pop-Up Market

St. Andrew’s outdoor ‘Pop-up Market’ includes vintage items, collectibles and more for sale. 261 Christina St. N., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds support the church and Diabetes Canada’s summer camp program. For more, call 519-332-2662

BBQ Fundraiser

Lambton Centre holds its annual chicken BBQ Fundraiser to support its summer camps. Corunna United Church, 198 Hill St. Two seatings, 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Advance tickets only. For tickets, call 519-786-5663

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride along the Orchard Trail near Bayfield. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Trunk Sale

Grace United Church is holding a trunk sale at 990 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Rent a parking space for $10 or 3 for $25. Includes BBQ lunch. Rain or shine. To book a space, call 519-542-1203

Barbeque

Bright’s Grove Optimists having a barbeque at Foodland on Lakeshore Road, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, a garage sale at 1870 PineRidge Trail, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds from both to Relay for Life Team. For more, email bgoptimists@live.com or visit brightsgroveoptimists.com

Barbeque

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church’s “Holy Hot Dogs” BBQ includes hot dogs with the works and assortment of beverages. 261 Christina St. N., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-332-2662

Hamburgers for Hundreds

In Celebration of The Rotary Foundation’s “Doing Good in The World” for 100 years, the Rotary Club of Sarnia is giving away hundreds of hamburgers. Free. No tickets required. Dow Centre for Youth, 10 Lorne Cres., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-346-3291

 


Sunday, June 4

Gutsy Walk

All welcome at the “Gutsy Walk” for Chron’s and Colitis Canada. Beach Pavilion in Canatara Park, registration at 12 noon, walk at 1 p.m. 5-km walk, run or bike. Free BBQ after. For more, visit www.gutsywalk.ca or contact Petra at 519-491-8273

Paddling

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

 


Monday, June 5

Gentle Yoga

A free gentle yoga program offered by Twin Bridges NPLC for adults that incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays until June 26. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Gentle yoga sequence using chairs for support. Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mondays until June 26. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Meditation

Meditation with Richard at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St. Weekly, Mondays at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. For more, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Reading to Paws

Come and share a story with a Therapy Dog from St. John’s Ambulance Dog Program. For all ages. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. To register, call 519-869-2351

 


Tuesday, June 6

Taste and Learn

Join an evening of food samples and information on how to recreate nutritious summertime favourites in BBQ season. Free, open to all. Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Women’s Fitness

A 4-week program including cardiovascular and strength exercises, as well as 15 minutes of basic yoga to improve flexibility and prevent injury. Classes held outdoors. Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Dash and Dot

These toy robots are equipped with sensors and have the ability to detect objects, gestures, and commands and respond to them. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Also on June 21, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. To register, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5220

Sewing and Soft Circuits

The Janome Model 5060 QDC computerized sewing machine comes pre-programmed with 24 different types of stitches. Use Soft Circuits and work with conductive thread, a light and battery to make cool crafts. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Also on June 15, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. To register, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5220

Summer Music

Summer Music Series Opening Night featuring Town and Country, 7 p.m. At the bandshell in Canatara Park. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330

 


Wednesday, June 7

Sprouting Healthy Futures

Rapids Family Health Team offering free session for parents on ‘Sugar Shockers & Self-esteem in Youths.’ 1150 Pontiac Dr., 6:00 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Outdoor Yoga

A mixed-level yoga class run by certified instructor. Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Free. Classes will be in Canatara Park at the west end of the beach, or in Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St. if raining. 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays until June 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Meditation and Mindfulness

A free program offered by Twin Bridges NPLC to give a basic understanding of meditation and learn practical mindfulness techniques to improve overall wellness. 109 Crawford St., 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays until June 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Wednesday morning ”easy” ride. Meet at Canatara Park near the Animal Farm at 9:30 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Coffee and Conversation

Learn what to do if you or someone with you experiences a stroke, as well as symptoms, treatments, risk and prevention, recovery and support. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, call 519-542-2580

Electrical Crafts

Experiment with electricity and build electronic devices and make crafts using a combination of electrical materials. All ages. Brights Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Also on June 19, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5220

Summer Music

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

 


Thursday, June 8

Parent & Tot Swim

Twin Bridges NPLC running a 4-week swim session for parents and children under one year at Pathways Health Centre for Children, 1240 Murphy Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cost $10. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Seniors Picnic

Includes a BBQ lunch and entertainment by Kim and Vic. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cost $12. Pre-register by calling 519-332-6056

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two informal morning rides. Destination and duration determined by consensus of riders at time of departure, taking weather into consideration. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Board Games Night

Bring and play your favourite games or teach them to others. All ages. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Borderline. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 


Friday, June 9

Live Music Cafe

Elizabeth and Cassy Hunt will be featured with George Ayers on guitar and a special appearance by Penelope Pritchard. Sisters Of Soul hosting at Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd, 7:30 p.m. For more, email Fran Schweitzer at 1voice2sing@gmail.com

 


Saturday, June 10

Yard Sale

Yard and book sale at Sumac Lodge, 1464 Blackwell Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Rain or shine. For more, call 519-542-3421

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a walk around “The Cove” close to the Thames River in London. Involves both some difficult and easy sections. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Knit in Public Day

Join knitters around the world on Worldwide Knit in Public Day. Bring yarn and needles. All ages. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Garage Sale

The Children’s Auxiliary holds a Charity Garage Sale with all proceeds going to the maternal/infant/child unit of Bluewater Health. Items for sale include household items, books, plants, and more. 610 Highbury Park, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m

Kids Funfest

22nd Annual Kids Funfest at the Open Grounds behind Clearwater Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3210/3218. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 


Sunday, June 11

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a local hike around Canatara Park followed by a lesson in Tai Chi. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts morning rides to Strathroy for lunch. Faster paced riders start at 8:30 a.m., slower riders at 10 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 


Monday, June 12

Storytelling and Travelogue

Awakening in the Northwest Territories by professional voice artist Alastair Henry. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cost $6 for non- members. Pre-register by calling 519-332-6056

S.T.E.A.M. Club

Explore the world of advanced technologies like robotics, electronics, computers as well as the world of science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime. Ages 18 and up. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Makerspace

Make badge buttons with magnetic or pin backs with the button maker. Pen and a wacom tablet become a digital drawing platform. Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlalchie Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5220

Summer Music

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

 


Tuesday, June 13

Genealogy

George Pitfield to talk about doing Native research at meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email jdlk@bell.net

Pollinator Gardening

Join a discussion on the importance of pollinator-friendly gardening. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, call 519-337-3291.

Summer Music

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


Wednesday, June 14

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class: “Man up in the Kitchen.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Also on June 20 at 9:30 a.m., same location. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Green Drinks

An informal gathering featuring Raptor Rehabilitation’s Jenni Kaija and Erica Di Muzio leading a discussion on the return of the raptors. Free. 100 Christina St. N., open 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m. For more, contact greendrinkssarnia@outlook.com

Canada 150 Celebration

Canon Davis Memorial Church hosts a 150th Birthday Celebration for Canada with a spaghetti dinner. 380 Russell St., 5 p.m. Cost $15. Wear red and white. For more, call 519-344-9531

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Wednesday morning ”easy” ride. Meet at Canatara Park near the Animal Farm at 9:30 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Electric Library

Have device-related questions answered. Bring tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices as well as login information for either the Apple or Google Play Store. For all ages. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580.

Summer Music

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

 


Thursday, June 15

Girl Talk

Lambton Public Health offers “Girl Talk” presentations, an ice-breaker for parents and daughters in Grades 5 and 6 to discuss changes including puberty and menstruation. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Must register by calling 519-383-8331 ext. 3526 or 1-800-667-1839

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two morning rides. Destination and duration determined by consensus of riders, with weather taken into consideration. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring George Ayers and Mike Mason. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

Seniors Seminar

Last day to register for Seniors on the Move, a free three-hour seminar, by VHA Home Healthcare at Central United Church, 220 George Street, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m on Wednesday, June 21. Includes a light lunch. The seminar will educate people on how to reduce the risk of falls. Register at 519-344-4561

 


Friday, June 16

Lunch and Learn

Eat lunch and learn about activities, events, and places to visit right here in Sarnia-Lambton. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost $10 for non-members. Pre-register by calling 519-332-6056

 


Saturday, June 17

Everything Ontario

Celebrate The Centennial Park and Everything Ontario and Canada Event at Centennial Park, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Opening ceremonies at 12 p.m. Bands being at 3 p.m. Interactive activities in the field end at 4 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3210/3218

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

Museum Exhibits

Opening of Plympton-Wyoming Museum’s Vimy Ridge exhibit includes a story of the battle and two dioramas of Vimy Ridge. Other exhibits include Early Settlers, Great Storm of 1913 and Post WW2 immigration. Free admission. For information or private group tours, call 519-869-4909

Yard Sale

If you have items for sale or want to find a bargain, visit Sarnia Lakeshore Optimist Club’s community yard sale in Newton Park (Cathcart and McCrie), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. $20 for a 20×20 foot space, bring your own table. Hot dogs and drinks available. For more or to reserve a spot, call Tom at 519-312-4038

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike along the Howard Watson Trail. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride along the Saint Clair River Trail for Lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip on the Sydenham River to Crother’s Conservation Area. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Party

Corunna Legion’s annual Summer “Kick Off” Party, 350 Albert St., 11 a.m., music at 1 p.m. Featuring the bands Posse, Full Disclosure, The 447’s and Twang Bastards. Rain or shine. Bring a lawn chair. Canned food donation for St. Vincent de Paul appreciated. For more, call 519-862-1240

 


Sunday, June 18

Father’s Day Walk

Huron House Boys’ Home’s 31st Annual Run/Walk/Skate/Bike for Father’s day at Mike Weir Park, 7:45 a.m. Registration fee varies. Pancake and sausage breakfast included. For more, visit www.hhbh.ca/events or www.raceroster.com/9712

 


Monday, June 19

Girl Talk

Lambton Public Health offers “Girl Talk” presentations, an ice-breaker for parents and daughters in Grades 5 and 6 to discuss changes including puberty and menstruation. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Must register by calling 519-383-8331 ext. 3526 or 1-800-667-1839

Lunch and Learn

Eat lunch and learn about the signs of elder abuse and how to respond safely and supportively. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost $10 for non-members. Pre-register by calling 519-332-6056

Ships and Shipwrecks

View two documentaries with Great Lakes explorers, Maritime historians, authors, and underwater photographers Chris Kohl and Joan Fosberg. Free. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Meet and greet at 6:30 to 7 p.m. For all ages. To register, call 519-337-3291

Summer Music

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

 


Tuesday, June 20

Nutrition Series

Twin Bridges NPLC Registered Dietician is hosting a monthly nutrition series. This month’s topic is quick weeknight meals without compromising nutrition or taste. Open to all. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Rayjon Dinner

Rayjon holds a “Dinner for a Cause” at Ciao Chow’s, 549 Murphy Rd., sangria and apps at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Includes door prizes and entertainment. $50 per ticket. All proceeds to Rayjon’s Haiti projects. For more, contact Marlo at marlowright27@gmail.com or 236-886-0476

Summer Music

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

 


Wednesday, June 21

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class: “Man up in the Kitchen”. 481 Colborne Rd., Corunna 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Wednesday morning ”easy” ride. Meet at Canatara Park near the Animal Farm at 9:30 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Paddling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling event in Lake Huron near Brights Grove. Meet at 6:30 p.m. at the washrooms near Skeeters. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the waterfront stage at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Seaway Sounds Sweet Adelines and Friends. For more, call 519-332-0330

 


Thursday, June 22

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two morning rides. Destination and duration determined by consensus of riders, with weather taken into consideration. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring The Bass Crooner. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 


Friday, June 23

Weight Loss Support

Join West Lambton Community Health Centre’s registered dietitian and peers in a monthly “Waist Away Support Group.” Share successes and struggles while learning how to live a healthy life. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 


Saturday, June 24

Canada Sings 150

A choir of singers from the Sarnia area perform well-loved Canadian songs. Central United Church, 220 George St., 7:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to wear red and white and bring a flag. Refreshments following event. Tickets $10, children under 16 free. For more, call 519-344-4561

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a hike at the Pinery Provincial Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a ride to Corunna to meet the LOC Paddling Group for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Paddling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a paddling trip around Stag Island. Meet at the Shell Dock at 9 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Dance

The Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club holding a dance at the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost $30. Open to all. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

 


Monday, June 26

Seniors Cruise

The annual Sarnia Seniors Cruise aboard the Duc d’Orleans II will start at 9 a.m. and continue with cruises at 10:30 a.m., 12 noon., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets available dockside at 8 a.m. Free event. For more, call 519-344-1763, ext. 306

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of how to live well with diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Canada Social

Canadian trivia, activities, music by the SUES (ukelele) and Canadian-themed refreshments at the Strangway Centre’s Canada Social, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wear red and white. Cost, $10 for non-members. Pre-register by calling 519-332-6056

Secret Life of Pets

Sarnia Library showing The Secret Life of Pets. For all ages. 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Summer Music

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

 


Tuesday, June 27

Summer Music

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

 


Wednesday, June 28

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Wednesday morning ”easy” ride. Meet at Canatara Park near the Animal Farm at 9:30 a.m. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Music

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

 


Thursday, June 29

Centre Open House

West Lambton Community Health Centre celebrates its 10th anniversary with an open house including tours, refreshments and door prizes. 429 Exmouth St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-344-3017

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two morning rides. Destination and duration is determined by consensus of riders, with weather taken into consideration. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Summer Music

Summer Music Series at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. Featuring Missy Burgess and Rick Steeves. For more, call 519-332-0330. Summer Events Guide available at City Hall or online at www.sarnia.ca

 


Friday, June 30

Canada Day Pre-Celebration

Visit the downtown core during the Paint the Town Red and White event. The downtown to be turned into an all-Canadian red and white inspired event at 4 p.m. Concerts in Centennial Park at 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 


Saturday, July 1

Canada Day

Canada Day Festivities, beginning the annual parade at 11:30 a.m., activities until 4 p.m. in Canatara Park. Opening ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. at Canatara Park Bandshell. Music and activities at 5 p.m. in Centennial Park, followed by fireworks. For more, call 519-332-0330

 


Monday, July 3

Summer Music

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

 


Tuesday, July 4

Summer Music

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

 


Wednesday, July 5

Geocoaching

Geocaching 101 in cooperation with the St. Clair Conservation Authority, at Canatara Park Animal Farm barn shelter, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $10 person. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3218

Summer Music

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

Summer Music

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

 


Thursday, July 6

Summer Music

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

 


Friday, July 7

Ribfest 2017

The Sarnia Kinsmen return of Ribfest runs July 7, 8 and 9 in Centennial Park. Free admission begins daily at noon, and $5 after 6 p.m. Live music and five ‘ribbers’ will be on hand. Activities for kids. Donations accepted throughout weekend. For more, visit www.sarniakinsmen.ca or call 519-383-6124

Summer Music

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

 


Monday, July 10

Summer Music

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

 


Tuesday, July 11

Summer Music

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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Friday, July 21

Summer Music

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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Friday, July 28

Summer Music

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

 


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

 


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

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

 


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

 


Monday, Aug. 21

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

 


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

 


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