The week of July 14

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.

THURSDAY, JULY 14

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Traffic Jam (Jazz/Blues). Beginning at 7 p. m. at Paul Blundy Park (located across from Coffee Culture on Front Street). Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Five4Tyme (Celtic/Pop). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the stage in Germain Park. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

FRIDAY, JULY 15

Pridefest

Sarnia-Lambton Pridefest brings three days of live drag, bands and DJs to the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Friday and Saturday night are ticketted shows ($25 to $40), free on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Tickets available online at www.diversityed.ca and at The Book Keeper, Dog Eat Dog and Refined Fool.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

Kids Free Day

The Kiwanis Kids Free Day at the Children’s Animal Farm in Canatara Park features inflatables, face painting, police and fire department displays, free hot dogs, computer games, remote cars, train rides, BMX track events, music and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, visit www.seawaykiwanis.ca or the Farm’s Facebook.

MONDAY, JULY 18

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring The Harbour Jazz Group (Jazz/Blues). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Seaway Kiwanis Wedding Pavilion in Canatara Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

TUESDAY, JULY 19

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring 24th and 9 (Blues/Rock). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

Diabetic Health Fair

Hosted by the Rapids Family Health Team, the fair features an open house, barbecue, giveaways, prizes, and blood sugar, blood pressure, and eye chart tests. Free 15-minute info sessions on sleep apnea, footwear, emotional health and nutrician. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 1150 Pontiac Dr., For more, call 519-339-8949

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring The Old Souls (Classic Rock). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo in Kenwick Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

Teen Art Workshop

The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery is holding Random Acts of Art Workshops, free multi-day workshops designed for ages 14-18. From July 20 to 22, spoken word artist Shelly Grace will teach participants how to explore their unique voices and stories through creative language. 147 Lochiel St. To register, visit www.jnaag.ca

THURSDAY, JULY 21

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring The Sun Harmonic (Folk Rock). Beginning at 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (located across from Coffee Culture on Front Street). Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring The HonkyTonk Outlaws. Beginning at 7 p.m. at the stage in Germain Park. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

SATURDAY, JULY 23

Car Show

Wellings of Corunna hosting a car show with 50 to 60 cars from Sarnia Street Machines. Featuring DJ Matt McNeil, 50/50 draw, food for purchase and vendors. 180 Bunker Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-in admission donation to Pathways. For more, call 226-778-0539

MONDAY, JULY 25

Genealogy

Ontario Ancestors Lambton County hosting a virtual drop-in and chat to talk and answer questions about genealogy in Lambton County. Nicole Aszalos from Lambton County Archives will drop in. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For Zoom link, email lambton@ogs.on.ca

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Cassie Noble (Indie Folk Pop). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Seaway Kiwanis Wedding Pavilion in Canatara Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

TUESDAY, JULY 26

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Borderline (variety). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

WEDNESDAY, JULY 27

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring the Jammin Quartet (variety). Beginning at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo in Kenwick Park. Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

THURSDAY, JULY 28

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Beer Store Money (Acoustic Rock). Beginning at 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (located across from Coffee Culture on Front Street). Free admission. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Cordcalling (Art Rock). Beginning 7 p.m. at the stage in Germain Park. Bring your own lawn chair. For more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at City Hall