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Week of June 23

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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 [email protected]

Wednesday, June 22

Free Concert

Blast From the Past performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class on summer salads,  1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Also available June 23 at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 233 Cameron St. Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available June 24 in Sarnia, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Heart Smart

Healthy eating and exercise tips to reduce risk of heart disease. Also on June 29. At 109 Crawford St., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-903

Coffee and Conversation

A presentation by CARP, with speakers discussing the organization’s philosophy, mandate and member benefits. Must pre-register. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Seniors Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association presentation on mental health awareness, prevention, wellness and community services for seniors. Strangway Adult Community Centre, 260 East St. N., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Donations accepted. To register, call 519-332-0656

Makerspace Launch

The official launch of the Makerspace at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find out about events and workshops on using 3D printers, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, sewing machine and more For more, email [email protected] or call 519-337-3291

Hospital AGM

Bluewater Health invites the public to attend its annual general meeting, which begins 5 p.m. in the Auditorium on Level 2 at Bluewater Health, 89 Norman St. For more, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca/newsreleases

Animal Adoption

Over 100 adoptable cats and dogs will be at the Animals Without Borders mega-adoption event in the Petsmart parking lot, 1444 Quinn Dr., until June 26. From 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. For more, call 519-344-7064

Thursday, June 23

Free Concert

Seaway Sounds Sweet Adeline’s and Friends perform at the Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, June 23

Solid Baby Feeding

Introduction to solid feeding for babies 6-12 months. Includes new infant feeding guidelines. 109 Crawford St., 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Strawberry Supper

Menu of sloppy joes, salad, chips, ice cream, cake and strawberries at Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10. Call church office at 519-344-6422 or 519-344-2870

Friday, June 24

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes, 233 Cameron St. Corunna, at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, June 25

Garden Tour

Nine gardens will be on display during the Communities in Bloom Sarnia’s 4th annual Garden Tour. The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery is planting en plein air painters in the gardens. Tour runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets, $13, available at nurseries and florists. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Hike

A 4-hour ,medium level hike of the Howard Watson Trail. Meet at Shopper’s Drug Mart, 2600 New Lakeshore Rd., 8:30 a.m. For more, call Doug at 519-330-4960

Cycling

Easy ride to Corunna for lunch and return. Meet at the fish fountain in Centennial Park, 10 a.m. Duration 4 hours. Distance 30-35 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Stan at 519-336-9907

Concert

Juno-award winning Fred Eaglesmith performs at the Old Plympton Township Hall, 4496 Egremont Rd., 8 p.m. Featuring special guest Tif Ginn. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more, visit www.fredeaglesmith.com

Garage Sale

Breast Buddies garage sale featuring books, toys and treasures in support of the cancer survivor’s Dragon Boat Team. 1272 Sherwood Trail. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Susan at 519-491-8127

Yard Sale

Residence on the St. Clair hosting a ‘hot dog and yard sale’ featuring treasure tables and clothing, in support of the residents’ group fund. 170 Front St. S., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free hot dog for Inn of the Good Shepherd donation. For more, call 519-336-1455.

Sunday, June 26

Canoe and Kayak

An easy, 4-hour outing on the Sydenham River south of Port Lambton. Moving water. Meet at Eastland Shopper’s Drug Mart, 260 Indian Rd., 9 a.m. For more, call Judy at 519-336-012

Run Don’t Hide

Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual cycling fundraiser to break the stigma and help raise funds for mental health. Family-friendly for riders of all ages and abilities. Complimentary riding shirt. To register, visit www.ridedonthide.com

Monday, June 27

Free Concert

Bluewater Cloggers perform at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Movie

Back to the Future Part III shown at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tuesday, June 28

Free Concert

Gary Boyle & South Winds perform at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Cooking Class

Learn how to cook healthy and inexpensive meals. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-344-3017, ext. 277

Wednesday, June 29

Free Concert

Christine and Debbie Wellington perform at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Intro To Guiding

Free workshop for potential female leaders 18 and older to learn more about programs and volunteer opportunies at Girl Guides of Canada. Grace United Church, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call Jen at 1-877-323-4545, ext. 2610, or email [email protected]

Computer Users

Sarnia Computer Users Group will discuss the new high-tech lab at the Sarnia Library. Meeting held 7 p.m. at the Maker Lab, Library’s second level, 124 Christina St. S. For more, visit www.scug.ca

Wednesday, July 1

Canada Day

Sarnia’s annual parade begins at 11 a.m. and activities run until 4 p.m. at Canatara Park. Opening ceremonies begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Canatara Park Bandshell. Musical entertainment and evening activities start at 4:30 p.m. at Bayshore Waterfront Park, followed by fireworks. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3202 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Theatre Camp

Registration deadline for Triple Threat Theatre’s summer camp, which runs daily starting July 4 at St. Francois Xavier secondary school. 901 The Rapids Pkwy. For more, call 226-778-0637

Sunday, July 3

Cycling

A cycle ride to Petrolia for lunch and return. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. To distances, 50K and 70K. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Monday, July 4

Free Concert

RELIC performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, July 5

Free Concert

Ramblin’ Fever performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Mental Health Cruise

Rock the Boat for Kids’ Mental Health, a cruise on the Duc D’Orleans II, in support of mental health. Open to high school students. Boarding starts 5:30 p.m. and cruise from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost $20. For tickets, call 519-337-3701 or 519-336-6193

Wednesday, July 6

Free Concert

Bill Hines Trio perform at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion in Bright’s Grove as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team is offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Geocaching 101

Learn geocaching 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 per person. Children under 10 must be accompanied by adult. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3218 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Blackmore Percussion performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca
Thursday, July 7

Free Concert

Sisters of Soul perform at the Germain Park Gardens as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Friday, July 8

Concert

The Gypsy Flats perform at The Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Part of First Friday concert, which has been pushed back due to Canada Day. For more, call 519-332-0978

Saturday, July 9

Cycling

A 30K cycle ride to Bright’s Grove and return. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Cycling

A 90K cycle ride to Sombra for lunch and return. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Hiking

A 3.5 hour hike o the Thames Valley Trail. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Monday, July 11

Vacation Bible Camp

Under the Sea Vacation Bible Camp, Paterson Church, 120 Russell St. S. from July 11 to July 15, 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For children ages 5-11. Cost $5 per child or $10 per family. For more, call 519-344-6422 or email [email protected]. Online registration at www.patersonchurch.ca.

Free Concert

The Siteks perform at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, July 12

Free Swim

Free admission to the splash pad and pool at the Cox Youth Centre in Tecumseh Park, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., 334 Russell St. South. Sponsored by Selloffvacations.com Sarnia. For more, call Rebecca at 519-332-3212.

Pulmonary Rehab

Rapids Family Health Team is offering a seven-week program of exercise and education for those living with lung disease. 900 Devine St. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class on summer salads. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Hiking

A two-hour hike of the Sarnia Historical Tour. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Free Concert

Paula and the Cornhuskers perform at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Wednesday, July 13

Free Concert

Bluewater Ceili Band performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Sisters of Soul perform at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion in Bright’s Grove as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Boat Cruise

Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce’s Signature Boat Cruise on the Duc d’Orleans II, with food, drinks, and entertainment by Scott Manery and the Barn Burners. Tickets $30, or $100 for groups of four by calling 519-336-2400, or visit Chamber Office at 556 Christina St. N.

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on summer salads at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free five-week program designed to make permanent lifestyle changes and help manage weight. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Canoeing

A two-hour outing for canoes and kayaks. Meet after at Skeeter Barlow’s. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/canoe-kayaking

Thursday, July 14

Free Concert

Ukulele performs at the Germain Park Gardens as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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