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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 for 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

Vacation Bible School

Christ Lutheran Church offering a free, four-day “Camp Discovery” for children ages four to 12. Corner of Lakeshore and Telfer, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. For more, call 519-869-2838

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

Saturday, Aug. 22

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club organizing an easy, 2.5 hour hike at the Fingal Wildlife Management Area. Meet 8:30 a.m. at the Highway 402 Esso Truck Stop. For more, call Ernie at 519-862-1262

Yard Sale

The Sarnia Lakeshore Optimist Club hosts a yard sale at Newton Park (Cathcart & McCrie) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost for vendor space is $20. Hotdogs and pop available. Call 519-344-8175.

Free Carnival

Including a free prize draw table, face painting, watermelon eating contest, prize wheel and a Schneider’s mobile providing free hot dogs and sausages at Bluewater Foodland in Corunna, 420 Lyndoch St. from 11 a.m. till 3 p.m. For more, call 519-862-5213

Sunday, Aug. 23

Duc Cruise

St. Paul’s United Church will host a 125th anniversary cruise on the Duc d’Orleans, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tickets $10. Call 519-869-4624.

Monday, Aug. 24

Free Day Camp

Start of week-long day camp for students who have completed Grades 1-3 to discover nature while practising math, reading and writing skills. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. daily. $10 fee for camp supplies. Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, 180 College Ave. N. For times, or to register, call 519-332-4876

Beginning Experience

Grief support group for people who have lost a loved one to death, divorce or separation starts new round of Monday meetings at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina St., until Oct. 5, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Weekend retreat Oct. 16-18. For more, call 519-491-0599 or visit www.sarniabeginningexperience.org

Finding Nemo

In celebration of Shark Week, Sarnia Library offers a free screening of Finding Nemo. All ages drop-in. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Thursday, Aug. 27

Choral Choirs

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

Friday, Aug. 28

Charity BBQ

The Southwest Regional Credit Union will host a BBQ from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sarnia branch, 1205 Exmouth St. Proceeds to benefit the PE McGibbon School Student Nutrition Program. Contact 519-383-8001.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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