The week of June 30

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, JUNE 30

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring 402 West (Classic/Modern Pop)! Beginning 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (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

Survivor Support

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre Sarnia-Lambton is holding a “Supporting the Survivor” group event for individuals who may know someone experiencing exploitation and human trafficking. Held on Zoom, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, email connie@sascsl.ca

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Canada Day

Sarnia’s traditional Canada Day festivities returns to in-person format. Parade into Canatara Park begins at 11:30 a.m. and activities run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Evening activities in Centennial Park run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with entertainment at the Suncor Agora and fireworks show starting at 10 p.m. Admission free. For more, visit https://www.sarnia.ca/play/city-signature-events/canadaday/

Art Exhibition

The third annual Square Foot Show will be presented at the Lawrence House’s main gallery. Includes one-of-a-kind pieces, each one square foot in size, from Sarnia Artists Workshop. Runs until end of month. 127 Christina St. S. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507 or visit lawrencehouse.ca

Art Exhibition

Local watercolour artist Irvin Hawkes’s solo show “Scatterings” opens in the Lawrence House Turret Room. Runs until end of month. Items in gift shop from local artists and artisans. 127 Christina St. S. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507 or visit lawrencehouse.ca

SUNDAY, JULY 3

Model Trains

The model train room at Moore Museum showcasing two new layout themes, one featuring dinosaurs and the other aerospace and aviation for model railroaders young and old. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 84 Moore Line. Admission 6 adults, $3 children, provides access to entire museum site. For more call 519-867-2020 or visit www.mooremuseum.ca

Kids Golf

Bright’s Grove Optimists holding a Kids Golf Tournament for ages 10 to 18. Huron Oaks Golf Course, 2587 Lakeshore Rd. $35 registration fee. Includes 18 holes, hamburger, fries and drink. Top winners advance to regionals. Register online at www.brightsgroveoptimists.com

TUESDAY, JULY 5

Chordsmen Meetings

The Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen are holding guest nights July 5, 12 and 19. No training or ability to read music required. Learn with CDs and director instruction. All Saints Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call David at 226-402-3060

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Wes in Progress (Soft 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 6

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 6 to 8, local photographer Sierra Rei Hart will teach participants how to use everyday items to hone budding skills. 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To register, visit www.jnaag.ca

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Bruce Dean and Deano Brainelli (Pop/Jazz). 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 7

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Karen Emeny (variety). Beginning at 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (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 Casuals (60s-80s 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

SATURDAY, JULY 9

Family Fishing Day

Bluewater Anglers is holding their free Family Fun Fishing Day. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sign in at Centennial Park near fountain to receive bucket. Some rods and bait will be available. No fishing licence needed. Prizes, free hot dogs and pop. For more, visit www.bluewateranglers.com

Museum Exhibits

Plympton-Wyoming Museum presents two new military exhibits: Canada’s raid on Dieppe and Canada’s Role in the five-Year Battle of the Atlantic. 6745 Camlachie Rd. Open Saturdays, June to August, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sundays, July to August, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, visit www.plymptonwyomingmuseum.ca

MONDAY, JULY 11

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Jeff Baldock (Folk Rock). 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 12

Ukraine Fundraiser

Fundraising event for Tanya Olefirenko, a single mother who recently moved to Canada from Ukraine. Tea, coffee, dessert, and silent auction table. Olive’s Restaurant, 1591 London Line, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $100. For tickets, call Olive’s Restaurant 519-541-1333. To donate, contact or e-Transfer candace2821@gmail.com. For more, visit Buttons & Bows on Facebook

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Joan Spalding and the Foggy Mountain Band. 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 13

Sounds of Summer

Sarnia’s Outdoor Concert Series, featuring Signature (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

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

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.