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Week of August 4

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Wednesday, Aug. 3

Children’s Art Class

Children’s art class. in co-operation with the Sarnia Artist Workshop, at Canatara Park Animal Farm picnic shelter, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for ages 5-8, and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages 9-11. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3218/3202 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Keith Murray performs 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

Free Concert

Bill Hines 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

Summer Reading

Crafts and stickers and rewards for summer reading. For children with a caregiver. Also on Aug. 10 and 17. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Puppet Show

Kids on the Block “Safety On the Go” Puppet Show for ages 4 to 11. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in Wildwood Park with instructor Amy Nazarewich. No registration, no cost, weather permitting. Bring a mat. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Also held Aug. 17, 24 and 31. For more, call 519-869-2351
Thursday, Aug. 4

Free Concert

Life Sings 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

Trash to Treasure

Create eco-friendly upcycled crafts. Materials supplied. For children with a caregiver. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Also held Aug. 11 and 18. For more, call 519-542-2580

Settlement Services

YMCA Immigrant/Newcomer Settlement Services. A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services and programs available. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Trivia night

Free trivia night with prizes after each round. Zzas Pizza Bistro, 170 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Register team of 2-6 players by calling 519-491-2560, or join the Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/1564942127140879/ Also held Aug. 11, 18 and 25

 

Friday, Aug. 5

Art Show

Stewart Wayne Fanning presents an art show of hand-drawn and digital work at the DNA Media Group as part of the First Friday cultural walkabout. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 141Christina St. N., For more, call 519-312-9656

Live Music

As part of First Friday, live in-store music with Lost in Translation and an art exhibit by Bill Walters, at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

Fishing Derby

Bluewater Anglers’ walleye derby. Open to all proviced they they have a valid fishing license and purchase a ticket by 5:30 p.m. Entry $10 per person Start time 6 p.m. First place prize of $500. For more, call 519-344-9821

Lego Day

Build and create with lego. Also on Aug. 12, 19 and 26. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages. For more, call 519-337-3291

Movie in the Park

Showing The Peanuts Movie. Bring blankets and lawnchairs. At Wildwood Park, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

 

Saturday, Aug. 6

Hiking

A three-hour hike of the Pinery Beach. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

 

Sunday, Aug. 7

Moto-Mode Rally

The Moto-Mode 2016 dice run for motorcycles & classic cars to rally in support of Sarnia-Lambton NeighbourLink. At WCK Honda, 584 St. Clair Pkwy., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. $30 a vehicle. Passengers free. Bring canned/dry goods and score extra points. BBQ included. Call Janice at 519-332-5875 or visit www.motomode2.wix.com/themotomoderally

Cycling

A 40K cycle ride. Carpool to Griswold Rd., Port Huron and ride the Wadhams/Avoca Trail. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Cycling

A 90K cycle ride. Drive to Dresden Casino and ride to Rondeau Park and return. Hard difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

 

Monday, Aug. 8

Free Concert

After Hours 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

Healthy Habits

Cooking and activity program for children age 5 to 8. Offered again Aug. 10 for ages 9 to 12. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids will be cooking lunch and snacks. Wear running shoes. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Cooking Class

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

Craft Program

For ages 6 and up. Create a rainbow loom. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, call 519-869-2351

Lego Club

For ages 6 and up. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, call 519-542-2580

 

Tuesday, Aug. 9

Free Concert

The Sarnia Outtaliners 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

Anger Management

Discussion followed by a session of yoga, every Tuesday until Aug. 30, at 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Quit Smoking Workshop

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

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class on protein powered breakfasts. At 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Free Concert

Christine & Larry Play the Oldies 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 Concert

Mike Blackmore Group performs 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

Green Drinks

Jeff Bender of the Canadian Institute for Bat Research and Sharon Peterson of Incredible Bats Chicago will lead a discussion on how to be bat friendly at a Green Drinks environmental roundtable. Free, all welcome. 100 Christina St. North, doors open 6:30 p.m. For more, visit www.greendrinks.org/ON/Sarnia

Settlement Services

YMCA Immigrant/Newcomer Settlement Services. A representative available for one-on- one assistance and information on services and programs available. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Storytime

Hear a story and make a craft. Ages 6 to 9. Also on Aug. 17. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Nerf Olympics

Team-based fun with Nerf guns, including target accuracy and team “Man Hunt.” Ages 8 and up. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

 

Anniversary BBQ

Bluewater Power celebrating its 100th anniversary with a free community barbecue and cake at Clearwater Arena Park, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Presentation and ribbon cutting at noon. For more, call 519-337-8201

 

Thursday, Aug. 11

Free Concert

Celtic Trio 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

Bob the Fossil Guy

Learn how things get fossilized with Bob O’Donnell, who will share his large collection of fossils. Three locations: Sarnia Children’s Library, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (519-337-3291), Mallroad Library, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (519-542-2580), and Bright’s Grove Library, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (519-869-2351).

 

Friday, Aug. 12

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-813-9800

Movie

Disney’s Cinderella at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Saturday, Aug. 13

San Rocco Festival

44th annual San Rocco Festival at the Clearwater Arena, 1400 Wellington St., Aug. 13-14. Food and beverage booths; live bands at 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; registration for bocce tournaments 11:30 a.m. Saturday; children’s activities Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.. Free admission. For more, email [email protected]

Hiking

A 2.5 hour hike of the Suncor Nature Way and Wawanosh Wetlands. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

 

Sunday, Aug. 14

Can Am Jazz

Sarnia Community Foundation presents the 16th Annual Can Am Jazz Jam at the Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Jon Seiger & The All Stars, The Jitterbugs, musical director George Delgrosso. General admission $25. Cash bar. Tickets at Sarnia Community Foundation, 560 Exmouth St. Unit 110, or call 519-332-2588

Cycling

A 60K cycle ride. Drive to St. Thomas and ride to Port Stanley for lunch and return. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Fish and Chips Dinner

At Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $17 adults, $5 children ages 6 to 10. Takeout available. For advance tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-542-7089. Tickets might be available at door. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Kids’s Event

Cartoonist, broadcaster and author Kevin Sylvester will give a cartoon demonstration and discuss his latest children’s book, The Super Duper Monster Viewer, at The Book Keeper. Free, 1 p.m. 500 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-337-3171

 

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