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Week of June 16

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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, June 15

Urker Mans Formatie

The Dutch singing group will perform at the First Christian Reformed Church with keyboardists Mark Brandwijk and Hendrik Van Veen. 1105 Exmouth St., 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $20 adults, $10 youth at the door. For more, visit www.libertasvoices.com

Free Concert

Town and Country 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

At the YMCA Learning and Career Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave., 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All skill levels welcome. Classes are free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 277

Charity BBQ

Charity barbeque with all of the proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House Charities. In the parking lot at 1315 Michigan Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-332-2061

Salad Bar Luncheon

Corunna United Church women holding a Salad Bar Luncheon at 198 Hill St., Corunna. Cold turkey and ham, assorted salads and dessert.11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Entertainment by Larry Greenfield. Cost $12 per person. For tickets call Sylvia at 519-862-1040, or Mary at 519-862-1052.

Historical Society

Connie Bell, manager of the Oil Museum of Canada, discusses Lambton’s foreign oil drillers at a meeting of the Plympton-Wyoming Historical Society. 6745 Camlachie Rd, 7 p.m. Museum open before and after meeting. For more, call 519-834-2840

Elder Abuse

The Sarnia-Lambton Elder Abuse Awareness Network offering free art activities for seniors, caregivers and youth for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. At the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Included is a session on warning signs of elder abuse. For more, call 519-542- 6757

Thursday, June 16

Girl Talk

Lambton Public Health’s Girl Talk presentation. An ice-breaker for parents and daughters in Grades 5-6 to discuss changes including puberty and menstruation. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S. Registration required. For more, call 519-383-8331, ext. 3557

Free Concert

Borderline perform at the Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion 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

Seniors’ Picnic

Celebrate Seniors’ Month with a picnic lunch, activities and music by Janet Laplante. At the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets $10 in advance. Call 519-332-0656 for tickets.

Friday, June 17

Beef Stew Dinner

Beef stew dinner including garlic bread and strawberry shortcake. High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St., 5:30 p.m. Cost $10. For more, call 519-336-9251
Saturday, June 18

Canoe and Kayak

An easy, 3-hour outing at Parkhill Conservation Area. Meet at Shopper’s Drug Mart, 2600 New Lakeshore Rd., 10 a.m. For more, call Stan at 519-336-9907

Hike

A 2.5-hour, medium level hike at Komoka Provincial Park. Meet at 402 Esso Truck Stop, 1670 London Line, 8:30 a.m. For more, call Dick at 519-869-6548

Garage and Bake Sale

Great selection of treasures, cakes, cookies, pies and more. At Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Includes indoor and outdoor browsing. Refreshments available. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Summer Kickoff

Backyard BBQ party at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. including bands Brian Moon and the Rarebreed, Full Disclosure, The 447’s and JaBriTo. Bar opens 11 a.m., music at 1 p.m. Free admission. Food donations for St. Vincent de Paul appreciated. Bring a lawnchair. For more, call 519-862-1240

Motorcycle Show

Show off your bike and enjoy the Corunna Legion’s Summer Kickoff Party at 350 Albert St. Registration at 12 p.m., prizes presented at 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-862-1240

Book Sale, Plant Exchange

Annual used book fair and free plant exchange at the Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Electric Library

An opportunity to have device-related questions answered. Bring tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices as well as login information for either the Apple or Google Play Store. Must pre-register. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Free Kids Movie

Playing Monsters University at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Singles Dance

A singles social dance at the Portugese Club of Sarnia, 339 Campbell St., with DJ Wolfeman. Singles and couples welcome. 8 p.m. Admission, $10. For more, email [email protected]

Garage Sale

At St. Patrick’s High School, featuring books, clothing, housewares, jewelry and more. 1001 Rapids Parkway, 8 a.m. to 12 noon. All proceeds to develop a Snoezelen Room at the school. For more, contact Barbara at [email protected]

Monday, June 20

Free Concert

Keith Murray 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

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 1:30 p.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, June 21

Free Concert

Bluewater 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

eLibrary Tutorial

Learn about the Lambton County Library’s new online catalogue as well as PressReader, an online newspaper and magazine stand, and Freegal music, for streaming and downloading songs. Device questions answered. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Wednesday, June 22

Free Concert

Blast From the Past 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 cooking class on summer salads,  1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Also available June 23 at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 233 Cameron St. Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available June 24 in Sarnia, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Heart Smart

Healthy eating and exercise tips to reduce risk of heart disease. Also on June 29. At 109 Crawford St., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Coffee and Conversation

A presentation by CARP, with speakers discussing the organization’s philosophy, mandate and member benefits. Must pre-register. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Seniors Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association presentation on mental health awareness, prevention, wellness and community services for seniors. Strangway Adult Community Centre, 260 East St. N., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Donations accepted. To register, call 519-332-0656

Makerspace Launch

The official launch of the Makerspace at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Find out about events and workshops on using 3D printers, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, sewing machine and more For more, email [email protected] or call 519-337-3291

Hospital AGM

Bluewater Health invites the public to attend its annual general meeting, which begins 5 p.m. in the Auditorium on Level 2 at Bluewater Health, 89 Norman St. For more, visit www.bluewaterhealth.ca/newsreleases

Thursday, June 23

Free Concert

Seaway Sounds Sweet Adeline’s and Friends perform at the Seaway Kiwanis Pavilion 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 a general overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, June 23

Solid Baby Feeding

Introduction to solid feeding for babies 6-12 months. Includes new infant feeding guidelines. 109 Crawford St., 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Strawberry Supper

Menu of sloppy joes, salad, chips, ice cream, cake and strawberries at Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10. Call church office at 519-344-6422 or 519-344-2870

Friday, June 24

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes, 233 Cameron St. Corunna, at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, June 25

Garden Tour

Nine gardens will be on display during the Communities in Bloom Sarnia’s 4th annual Garden Tour. The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery is planting en plein air painters in the gardens. Tour runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets, $13, available at nurseries and florists. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Hike

A 4-hour ,medium level hike of the Howard Watson Trail. Meet at Shopper’s Drug Mart, 2600 New Lakeshore Rd., 8:30 a.m. For more, call Doug at 519-330-4960

Cycling

Easy ride to Corunna for lunch and return. Meet at the fish fountain in Centennial Park, 10 a.m. Duration 4 hours. Distance 30-35 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Stan at 519-336-9907

Concert

Juno-award winning Fred Eaglesmith performs at the Old Plympton Township Hall, 4496 Egremont Rd., 8 p.m. Featuring special guest Tif Ginn. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more, visit www.fredeaglesmith.com

Garage Sale

Breast Buddies garage sale featuring books, toys and treasures in support of the cancer survivor’s Dragon Boat Team. 1272 Sherwood Trail. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Susan at 519-491-8127

Yard Sale

Residence on the St. Clair hosting a ‘hot dog and yard sale’ featuring treasure tables and clothing, in support of the residents’ group fund. 170 Front St. S., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free hot dog for Inn of the Good Shepherd donation. For more, call 519-336-1455.

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