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Week of June 9

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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 8

Free Concert

Offsite Impact 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

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a five-week program to help make permanent lifestyle changes to help manage weight, 1150 Pontiac Dr. 1:30 p.m. Free. Must pre-register at 519-339-8949

Thursday, June 9

Free Concert

DJ2 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

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quarter Auction

Travelling Seniors of Aamjiwnaang hosting a quarter auction at the Aamjiwnaang Community Centre, 1972 Virgil Ave. Doors open 5:30 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. Bring quarters and bid on products from local vendors. Includes door prizes, 50/50 draw, food for purchase. Cost is $5, extra paddle $2. For more, call Jacky at 519-402-3831.

Friday, June 10

Voicedance Concert

The 25-member Bluewater Chamber Choir and the Wavesong Vocal Ensemble present the 3rd annual Voicedance concert celebrating the human voice at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7:30 p.m. Freewill donation to benefit Community Living Sarnia Lambton. For more, call 519-542-1203

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Fort McMurray Relief

The East India Association holding a fire victims fundraising dinner featuring Indian cuisine at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets $25, available at numerous locations including Mini Accessories in Bayside Mall, Vidal Pharmacy, Happy Variety and London Food Mart.

Fundraising BBQ

Centrepoint IDA Pharmacy hosting a barbecue to raise money for Canadian Blood Services and Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Visitors can get free blood type test and check out new Good Doctors walk-in clinic. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. No Frills Plaza, 889 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-339-0909

Saturday, June 11

Child Car Seat Clinic

Lambton Public Health and community partners are holding a child car seat clinic. Child car seats must be installed prior to attending the clinic. To ensure proper installation of the child restraint, parents must bring their car seat manual, their vehicle manual and their child to the clinic. At Lambton Public Health, 160 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call at 519-344-2062 ext. 2346

Hike

A 3.5-km, medium level hike at Pinery Provincial Park. Meet at Bright’s Grove Shopping Plaza, 1200 Lakeshore Rd., 8 a.m. For more, call Lester at 519-542-7329

Cycling

Medium level ride, river road to Sombra for lunch and return. Meet at Shell Park in Corunna (not the dock), 9:30 a.m. Duration 4 hours. Distance 50 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Jim at 519-542-8141

Cycling

Medium level ride, river road to Sombra for lunch and return. Meet at the fish fountain in Centennial Park, 9 a.m. Distance 80-90 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Norm at 519-332-1411

Kids Funfest

The 21st annual Kids Funfest on the grounds behind Clearwater Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 ext. 3202/3218 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Charity Yard Sale

Lambton Audiology holding a charity yard sale at 1433 London Rd., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity Sarnia-Lambton. Looking for gently used items. Drop off donations or call 519-542-0569

Dance

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club dance at the Camlachie Community Hall, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Open to all. Cost , $30 non-members. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Neighbour Meet & Greet

Community Round Table sponsoring a two-day Neighbhourhood Meet & Greet, encouraging neighbourhoods to hold barbecues, street parties and clean-ups. For more, visit www.facebook.com/SarniaCRT or email [email protected]

Sunday, June 12

Hiking

An easy, 2-hour hike in Canatara and Tai Chi at Band Pavilion in park, 10 a.m. For more, call Greg at 519-344-3755

Lunches 4 Learning

Pulled pork and homemade dessert fundraiser, Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets, $15 adults, $7 ages 13-16, free kids 12 and under. Tickets at the office or call 519-542-1203. All proceeds support hot lunches at Lansdowne and Queen Elizabeth schools. For more, call Pauline at 519-339-9763.

Tunes in June

Lambton Concert Band presents Tunes in June at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. Free will donations accepted. For more, visit www.lambtonconcertband.com

Monday, June 13

Free Concert

Cornerstone 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 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, June 14

Genealogy

The Quilt Committee of Kent County will discuss “Barn Quilt Trails” the People of the Thames, 1750-1850 at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

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

Forest Excelsior Band performs at the Bandshell in Canatara Park as part of Sarnia’s Summer Music Concert Series. 7 p.m.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering 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

Stress Management

Seminars to help gain an understanding about stress and how it can affect physical and mental health. Ends with a gentle yoga session. Bring a mat or towel. Tuesdays until June 28. At 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Ostomy Support

Dr. Brigitte Hynes-Taylor will speaking about holistic nutrition at a Sarnia-Lambton Ostomy Support Group meeting. Shopper’s Home Health, 516 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m.. All welcome. For more, call 519-344-9797

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]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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