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Week of July 28

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Wednesday, July 27

Free Concert

Gary D. Parker & Lynda Rowe perform 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

Duc Cruise

Hiway Bowl hosting a Duc Cruise with Highway Jones. Boarding 6:30 p.m., cruise from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cost $25, includes draws, prizes, and food. Proceeds to Sarnia Humane Society. Tickets available at Hiway Bowl and Humane Society. For more, call 519-344-7064

Puppet Show

Puppets On the Go at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, July 28

Free Concert

Musical Memories with Janet perform 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

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on summer salads at 427 Colborne St., Corunna., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Free Movie

Showing Zootopia at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, July 29

Charity Poker Run

Performance Boat Club of Canada’s Charity Poker Run benefitting St. Joseph’s Hospice. Cash prizes for first, second and third best hands. Festivities kick off Friday with lobster, scallop and mussel dinner in a tent at Sarnia Bay Marina pavillion. Dinner and awards on Saturday. For more, visit www.performanceboatclub.ca
Sunday, July 31

Cycling

A cycle ride to Parks Blueberry Farm for lunch and return. Two distances: 50K and 80K. Medium and hard difficulty levels. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Tuesday, Aug. 2

Free Concert

Musical Memories with Janet perform 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

Picnic

Sarnia Lions Club picnic for the visually impaired and their drivers, at the pavilion near the Canatara Park Animal Farm. Starts at 12 noon. For more, call Marlene at 519-344-1478

Taste and Learn

Money saving tips for buying and storing fruits and vegetables. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Living Well with Diabetes

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

Wednesday, Aug. 3

Children’s Art Class

Children’s art class. in co-operation with the Sarnia Artist Workshop, at Canatara Park Animal Farm picnic shelter, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. for ages 5-8, and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for ages 9-11. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3218/3202 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Free Concert

Keith Murray performs 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

Bill Hines 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

Summer Reading

Crafts and stickers and rewards for summer reading. For children with a caregiver. Also on Aug. 10 and 17. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Puppet Show

Kids on the Block “Safety On the Go” Puppet Show for ages 4 to 11. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in Wildwood Park with instructor Amy Nazarewich. No registration, no cost, weather permitting. Bring a mat. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Also held Aug. 17, 24 and 31. For more, call 519-869-2351
Thursday, Aug. 4

Free Concert

Life Sings 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

Trash to Treasure

Create eco-friendly upcycled crafts. Materials supplied. For children with a caregiver. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Also held Aug. 11 and 18. For more, call 519-542-2580

Settlement Services

YMCA Immigrant/Newcomer Settlement Services. A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services and programs available. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Friday, Aug. 5

Art Show

Stewart Wayne Fanning presents an art show of hand-drawn and digital work at the DNA Media Group as part of the First Friday cultural walkabout. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 141Christina St. N., For more, call 519-312-9656

Live Music

As part of First Friday, live in-store music with Lost in Translation and an art exhibit by Bill Walters, at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

Fishing Derby

Bluewater Anglers’ walleye derby. Open to all proviced they they have a valid fishing license and purchase a ticket by 5:30 p.m. Entry $10 per person Start time 6 p.m. First place prize of $500. For more, call 519-344-9821

Lego Day

Build and create with lego. Also on Aug. 12, 19 and 26. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All ages. For more, call 519-337-3291

Movie in the Park

Showing The Peanuts Movie. Bring blankets and lawnchairs. At Wildwood Park, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Saturday, Aug. 6

Hiking

A three-hour hike of the Pinery Beach. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Sunday, Aug. 7

Moto-Mode Rally

The Moto-Mode 2016 dice run for motorcycles & classic cars to rally in support of Sarnia-Lambton NeighbourLink. At WCK Honda, 584 St. Clair Pkwy., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. $30 a vehicle. Passengers free. Bring canned/dry goods and score extra points. BBQ included. Call Janice at 519-332-5875 or visit www.motomode2.wix.com/themotomoderally

Cycling

A 40K cycle ride. Carpool to Griswold Rd., Port Huron and ride the Wadhams/Avoca Trail. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Cycling

A 90K cycle ride. Drive to Dresden Casino and ride to Rondeau Park and return. Hard difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Monday, Aug. 8

Free Concert

After Hours 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

Healthy Habits

Cooking and activity program for children age 5 to 8. Offered again Aug. 10 for ages 9 to 12. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kids will be cooking lunch and snacks. Wear running shoes. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Cooking Class

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

Craft Program

For ages 6 and up. Create a rainbow loom. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, call 519-869-2351

Lego Club

For ages 6 and up. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, call 519-542-2580

Tuesday, Aug. 9

Free Concert

The Sarnia Outtaliners perform 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

Anger Management

Discussion followed by a session of yoga, every Tuesday until Aug. 30, at 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Quit Smoking Workshop

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class on protein powered breakfasts. At 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Free Concert

Christine & Larry Play the Oldies perform 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

Mike Blackmore Group performs 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

Green Drinks

Jeff Bender of the Canadian Institute for Bat Research and Sharon Peterson of Incredible Bats Chicago will lead a discussion on how to be bat friendly 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

Settlement Services

YMCA Immigrant/Newcomer Settlement Services. A representative available for one-on- one assistance and information on services and programs available. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Storytime

Hear a story and make a craft. Ages 6 to 9. Also on Aug. 17. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Nerf Olympics

Team-based fun with Nerf guns, including target accuracy and team “Man Hunt.” Ages 8 and up. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Thursday, Aug. 11

Free Concert

Celtic Trio 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

Bob the Fossil Guy

Learn how things get fossilized with Bob O’Donnell, who will share his large collection of fossils. Three locations: Sarnia Children’s Library, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (519-337-3291), Mallroad Library, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. (519-542-2580), and Bright’s Grove Library, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (519-869-2351).

 

 

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