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Week of July 14

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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, July 13

Green Drinks

Felicia Syer from Return the Landscape and Tony Barrand of Bluewater Trails will lead a discussion on the Howard Watson Nature Trail at a Green Drinks environmental roundtable. Free, all welcome. 100 Christina St. North, doors open 6;30 p.m. For more, visit www.greendrinks.org/ON/Sarnia

Free Concert

Bluewater Ceili Band performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Sisters of Soul perform at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion in Bright’s Grove as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Boat Cruise

Sarnia-Lambton Chamber of Commerce’s Signature Boat Cruise on the Duc d’Orleans II, with food, drinks, and entertainment by Scott Manery and the Barn Burners. Tickets $30, or $100 for groups of four by calling 519-336-2400, or visit Chamber Office at 556 Christina St. N.

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on summer salads at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free five-week program designed to make permanent lifestyle changes and help manage weight. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Canoeing

A two-hour outing for canoes and kayaks. Meet after at Skeeter Barlow’s. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/canoe-kayaking

Healthy Habits

Cooking and healthy eating tips for teens along with ways to stay active. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Settlement Services

Representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services for immigrants and newcomers. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Makerspace Craft

Light up some playdough at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For ages 6 and up. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Thursday, July 14

Free Concert

Ukulele performs at the Germain Park Gardens as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Victorian Tea

Dress up in Victorian attire and bring your favourite tea cup for this Strangway Centre social. 260 East St. N., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $7 non-members, includes light refreshments. Register in advance by calling 519-332-0656

 

Makerspace Craft

Sew a bag to hold pencils. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Ages 7 and up. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Movie

Free screening of the movie “Good Dinosaur” at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Trash To Treasures

Make eco-friendly upcycled crafts. Materials supplied. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For children with a caregiver. Thursdays until July 28. For more, call 519-542-2580

Stories In The Park

Stories and games for children in Wildwood Park, 2:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.. Thursdays until July 28. For more, call 519-869-2351

Friday, July 15

Bridge Bash

Two days of live music under the Blue Water Bridge organized the Point Edward Optimists. Friday, gates open 6 p.m. for Cornerstone, Rockridje and Retrospect. Saturday, gates open at noon for The Gypsy Flats, Roundhouse and Hiway Jones. Tickets $5. For more, call Dan at 519-542-8115 or 519-330-8115

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help you effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949
Saturday, July 16

St. Clair River Run

A chip-timed, 5km or 10km walk/run following the shore of the St. Clair River through Sombra and Port Lambton. Registered participants receive t-shirt and finishers medal. Proceeds to St. Clair River Trail maintenance. Register at www.stclairriverrun.ca . Contact Rose at 519-677-5924.

Canoeing And Kayaking

A two- hour tour for canoes and kayaks of Stag Island. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/canoe-kayaking

Makerspace Craft

Make a journal using a book binding machine. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

HadouCon

Annual multi-media pop culture festival. This year’s theme is gaming ,including video, board and miniatures. Tours of Makerspace available. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Mackinac Breakfast

Rotary Club’s annual pancake breakfast to celebrate the start of the Mackinac Boat Races. Under the Bluewater Bridge, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. $6 adults, $4 children. Tickets at Pathways, Manley’s and Haines Printing, or call 519-542-3471. For more, call 519-346-3291 or email [email protected]

Skateboard Competition

The Deker Bauer Foundation For Suicide Prevention’s second annual Skateboard, Scooter & BMX Competition, at Tecumseh Park. Prizes, face painting, henna tattoos, food and live entertainment by Spotty G and KRoyal. Registration 11 a.m. To pre-register, visit www.dekerbauerfoundation.com

Sunday, July 17

Hobbyfest

Local groups and clubs showcase what they do in a relaxed way during the 27th annual Hobbyfest, in the Centennial Park open field and shaded area. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Cycling

A 60K cycle ride. Drive to Bayfield and then ride along Orchard Line towards Goderich and return. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Monday, July 18

Free Concert

Forest Excelsior Band performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on summer salads at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Moon Movie

A free showing of a documentary For All Mankind to mark anniversary of the first moon landing by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tuesday, July 19

Free Concert

Paul Clarke performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides an overview of living well with diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Beginner Knitting

Free three-part series. All supplies provided. First class covers casting on and basic knitting, the second knitting and purling, and third class on how to cast off. For adults and kids ages 8 and up. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-542-2580

Wednesday, July 20

Child Car Seat

Lambton Public Health and community partners holding a child car seat clinic. Seats must be installed prior to attending. Parents must bring their car seat manual, vehicle manual and child to the clinic. Corunna OPP, 392 Lyndoch St., Corunna, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call at 519-344-2062, ext. 2346

Free Concert

Rob Dickson and Friends perform at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion in Bright’s Grove as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Wayne Hayward in Concert performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

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