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Week of Aug. 6

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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, Aug. 5

Children’s Art Workshop

Volunteers with the Sarnia Artist Workshop, in co-operation with the city, offer classes at the Canatara Park Animal Farm picnic shelter, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. for ages 5-8, or 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. for ages 9-11. $10 per session. For more, call 519- 332-0330, ext. 3218

Living Well With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a two-hour group session that provides a general overview of how to live well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, Aug. 6

Hot August Nights

The Sarnia Street Machines host the 10th annual event at Canatara Park from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Music from Bordeline, and Scott Manery & the Barnburners. Admission by donation. Proceeds to Pathways Health Centre for Children.

Friday, Aug. 7

Live Music

Big Highway playing at Cheeky Monkey as part of the First Friday downtown cultural walkabout, along with an art show and sale by Steward Wayne Fanning, 130 Christina St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

Movie in the Park

Bright’s Grove Library screening the movie ‘Home’ at an all ages drop-in starting at 8:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawnchairs. Refreshments available. For more call 519-869-2351

Dance

The Sarnia Legion, Branch 62, hosts a First Friday dance, at its Front Street location from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Music by The Persuaders. Call 519-336-2841

Saturday, Aug. 8

San Rocco Festival

43rd annual event happening Saturday & Sunday at Clearwater Arena. Admission is free, everyone welcome. Food booths, live music, bocce tournaments, kids’ games, dance contest and more. Call 519-384-2796 or email [email protected]

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosting an easy, two-hour Pinery Beach walk

Pinery Beach Walk. Bring a swim suit and lunch. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Bright’s Grove shopping area. For more, call Lester at 519-542-7329

Running

The Sarnia Roadrunners host 1,3,5 and 10K runs beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the cannon in Canatara Park. Cost is $3, all are welcome. For more info, email [email protected]

Sunday, Aug. 9

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club organizing a 70-kilometre return ride from Inwood to Parks Blueberry Farm. Meet 8 a.m. at Cathcart Boulevard tennis courts. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Margaret at 519-542-8905

Monday, Aug. 10

Olympic Art Camp

Week-long camp for children ages six to 12 at the Lawrence House with winter and summer sport themes celebrating Olympic athletes. Art materials provided. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $44 daily, $150 for week. For more, or registration info, call 519-332-0330, ex.3217

Toy Hacking

At Point Edward Library, tweens can bring in unloved toys to hack apart and reassemble into new creations. 10 a.m. pre-register by calling 519-336-3291

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Vacation Bible School

Start of four-day “Camp Discover” at Redeemer Lutheran Church featuring crafts, games, snack and singing., 429 Indian Rd. N., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-337-6615

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Nerf Olympics

Team-based play with Nerf guns including target accuracy and a “man hunt,” at the Bright’s Grove Library, 6 p.m. Pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

Cooking Class – IBS

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking for individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Green Drinks Sarnia

A social gathering & informal discussion of environmental issues, at Limbo Lounge (back room) at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. This month’s topic: “How Sarnia Lambton Youth are Making a Difference.” Email [email protected]

Thursday, Aug. 13

Cooking Class – IBS

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking for individuals with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Friday, Aug. 14

Puppet Show

Kids on the Block puppeteers present an all-ages show about inclusiveness, acceptance and cultural awareness. Drop-in, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call Sarnia Children’s Library at 519-337-3291

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Aug. 15

Moto-Mode Rally

A 200-km charity dice run for motorcycles of 50cc and up, with all proceeds going to NeighbourLink. Register at WCK Honda, 584 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna. 9 a.m. start, rain or shine. Registration, $30, includes breakfast, prizes. Passengers free. For more, call Janice at 519-332-5875

Charity Auction

Collectors Haven (464 N. Christina St.) will host an auction at 1 p.m. Items include coins, jewelry, collectors items and more. Proceeds to the Pregnancy Crisis Centre. Call 519-491-2326.

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club organizing an easy, 35km ride to Corunna for lunch and return. Meet 9:30 a.m. at Centennial Park fish fountain. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Stan at 519-336-9907

Artzscape by the Bay

Two-day art show and sale in Centennial Park featuring live music, food, licensed dining pavilion and dozen of artisans with jewelry, paintings, metalwork, fabric art, glass, photography, etc. in support of Pathways. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-542-3471, ext. 243

Sunday, Aug. 16

Fish & Chips

The Camlachie United Church host the 3rd annual picnic-style Fish and Chips dinner, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Take-out meals available. Adults $16, Children (6-10) $5. Children 5 & under free. Tickets available by calling 519-542-7089.

Can Am Jazz

Fifteenth annual event featuring Jon Seiger and the All-Stars, Sharon Beeler, and Femme Fusion, in support of three local charities. Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets, $15, or $20 VIP seating, available by calling 519-332-2588, or at the door

Kenwick Concert

An afternoon of music at Kenwick on the Lake in Bright’s Grove featuring nine local musical acts, in honour of the late Dick Foubister. 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission, a donation to the Sunshine Foundation Dreams for Kids.

BBQ and Dog Wash

Sarnia & District Humane Society’s annual barbecue and dog wash features a new painting area where dogs can create their own work of art. 131 Exmouth St., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donations benefit animals in care. For more, call 519-344-7064

Monday, Aug. 17

Movie Art Camp

Week-long camp for children ages six to 12 at the Lawrence House, drawing inspiration from movies like How to Train Your Dragon and Despicable Me. Art materials provided. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $44 daily, $150 for week. For more, or registration info, call 519-332-0330, ex.3217

Movie Matinee

Screening of the movie ‘Strange Magic’ at the Sarnia Children’s Library. All-ages drop in, 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Living Well With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a two-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

Tuesday, Aug. 18

Power of Food

Janet Jacks, author of Discover the Power of Food, deciphers nutrition myths and explains why you should never diet again at the Bright’s Grove Library, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Puppet Show

All-age entertainment with Puppets on the Go at the Mallroad Library. 10:30 a.m., space limited, Pre-register by callikng 519-542-2580

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

The four Adullam Choral Camp Choirs will present their seventh annual preview concert at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., starting at 7 p.m. Freewill offering. For more, call 519-542-1203

 

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