Week of July 22

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, 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

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.

THURSDAY, JULY 22

Walking Soccer

Co-ed walking soccer has resumed in Sarnia for players 50 years and older. Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Norm Perry Park. Cost is $25 for the season, which runs until Oct. 26. For more, call the Strangway Community Centre, 519-332-0656

Patchwork Kits

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery offering a limited number of free Make Art Kits, which include patchwork supplies. Distributed through County of Lambton Library curbside pickup service, available at local libraries. For information, visit www.jnaag.ca

50/50 Lottery

ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia-Lambton holding a 50/50 lottery to raise funds for youth centre project. Draws held each month from July to October. July draw’s final deadline is Aug, 5, draw date Aug, 6. To purchase tickets, see rules, and all dates and deadlines, visit www.access5050.ca

SATURDAY, JULY 24

Balloon Race

The Rotary Club of Sarnia is holding a virtual balloon race fundraiser. Pick a virtual balloon, customize it, and compete against family, friends, and co-workers. Purchase and configure balloons at https://rabr.co/rcs. Launches July 24, 6 p.m., ends July 31, 6 p.m. For more, visit rotarysarnia.com or the Rotary Facebook page.

TUESDAY, JULY 27

Cooking with Chris

Cook alongside a Registered Dietitian at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Cooking with Chris: BBQ Pizza.” Zoom, 1 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28

Baby Food

Learn up-to-date guidelines, how to progress with textures, baby-led weaning, healthy meal and snack ideas at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s virtual Baby Food Making class. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

MONDAY, AUG. 2

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering virtual exercise classes. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Chair Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual chair exercise program. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Rotary Grants

The Rotary Club of Sarnia is calling for new grant applications. Action Grants go to groups that want to make a difference in the community. Anyone may apply. Deadline is Aug. 15. For more, visit www.rotarysarnia.com/page/request-for-funding

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual Shibashi program. Mondays, 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Opening Doors

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a healthy lifestyle program for individuals living with mental illness or seeking mental health support. For information, call 519-344-3017, ext. 277

Pulmonary Rehab

Learn to self-manage lung disease at North Lambton Community Health Centre’s Pulmonary Rehab. For existing clients. Mondays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. To register or for more information, call Brenda at 519-786-4545, ext. 265 or Lorie at 519-491-2123, ext. 227

Breastfeeding Support

North Lambton Community Health Centre offering virtual and free breastfeeding support. For information, contact April at 519-786-4545 or ageorge@nlchc.com

TUESDAY, AUG. 3

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering in-person exercise classes. Tuesdays at Centennial, Thursdays at Mooretown Sports Complex, Fridays at Canatara. 9 a.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 4

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering an in-person Shibashi program. Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

THURSDAY, AUG. 5

Art & Ideas

Lee Henderson will discuss military-themed punk, metal, and glam rock in conjunction with his exhibition “An Abridged Sonic History of Global Conflict” at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s virtual Art & Ideas. Zoom, 7 p.m. To register, visit www.jnaag.ca

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering in-person exercise classes with modifications to allow sitting and standing. All fitness levels welcome. Canatara Park Pavilion, 10 a.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Master Your Health

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering techniques to deal with the everyday challenges of living with chronic pain. Thursdays until August 19. 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Zoom. To register, call 519-344-3017. ext. 259

THURSDAY, AUG. 19

Heart Health

Learn about controlling blood pressure and cholesterol, heart healthy eating and lifestyle changes at North Lambton Community Health Centre’s virtual Healthy Heart Conversation Class. Led by a Registered Dietitian. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, call Lynne 519-786-4545, ext. 231

Golf Tournament

Sarnia-based Brain Injury Association hosting its 11th annual Golf Tournament, at Widder Station Golf in Thedford. 10 a.m. shotgun start, 12 p.m. lunch, 4 p.m. dinner. $700 foursome, $200 single, includes 18 holes, cart, meals and drink voucher. For more, call 519-337-5657

SATURDAY, AUG. 21

Talk For Tamara, in partnership with the Sarnia Community Foundation, hosts the 3rd annual Youth Beach Volleyball Tournament to raise funds to support youth mental health and suicide prevention. Aug. 21 and 22 at Valley Axe, 1886 London Line. 16 teams, of six-to-eight per team. For more, see Facebook, email talkfortamara@gmail.com or call 519-312-2503.