What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event. Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to [email protected].
Wednesday, June 25
Bluewater Health holding its annual general meeting in the hospital’s Level 2 Auditorium. Guest speaker is partnership and collaborations specialist Heather Graham. 4:30 p.m. For more, call Tara at 519-464-4443 or email [email protected]
Thursday, June 26
An annual tailgate party hosted by the Sarnia Connects and the Young Professionals of the Sarnia Lambton Chamber of Commerce will take place in the parking lot at 556 North Christina Street from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food, fun, networking and 19 years or older to attend.
Thursday, June 26th
The Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell Street South is hosting a strawberry supper and silent auction at 5:30 pm. The meal includes sloppy joes, salad, chips and strawberries with cake and ice cream. Cost is $10.00. For more, contact 519-344-6422.
Saturday, June 28
The capstone of the month’s Centennial events is The Reunion at the RBC Centre featuring entertainers from Sarnia – Donovan Woods, Andrew Austin, John Wing, Chris Molyneaux, Emm Gryner and Chris Hadfield, plus a dance band. History displays, food. Tickets, $12. Doors open 5:30 p.m., entertainment at 7:30 p.m. For more, call Cindy at 519-541-1717 Ext. #2
Canada Day in Grove
Optimist Club of Bright’s Grove presents a day that begins with a parade from Wildwood Park at 11 a.m. Festival at noon in Kenwick Park includes carnival with swings, inflatables, food and clowns. Free, non-alcohol 7:30 p.m. concert featuring Lit’l Chicago, CD/AC and Erika & Sarah. For more call Larry @ 519-542-3298 or email [email protected]
A hamburger and sausage barbecue at Davy Jones Quality Meats, with all proceeds going to the Breast Cancer Society. Cost, $2, includes chips and pop. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1030 Confederation St. For more, call 519-383-8837
A barbecue in support of the Canadian Cancer Society will be held at Eclipse Catering & Bistro, 266 Russell St., starting at 11 a.m. For more, call Mike at 519-491-8181.
Tea Party Concert
The Get The Ball Rolling concert features The Tea Party, The Standstills and Autumns Cannon at the Stokes Bay Lawn on Sarnia Bay. Tickets, $35, VIP $70. Gates open 6:30 p.m., concert 8 p.m. For more, visit www.gettheballrolling.ca.
Sunday, June 29
The Sarnia Communities in Bloom garden tour includes eight local sites, including shaded, sunny and hobbyist gardens. From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tickets, $12, available at most local florists and garden centres. For more, call Tourism Sarnia-Lambton at 519-336-3232
Tuesday, July 1
Canada Day Sarnia
Celebrations start with the parade at 11:30 a.m. from Lakeshore and Colborne, ending in Canatara Park. Festivities include multi-cultural entertainment, ethnic food booths, arts & crafts, children’s activities and train rides from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. throughout Canatara Park. Opening Ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. in the park band shell. Moving to Sarnia Waterfront and Bayshore parking lot at 4:30 p.m. is musical entertainment, fireworks at dusk. For more contact Ryan at 519-332-0330 ext. 3202
Canada Day Pig Roast
Celebrate Canada Day at the Sarnia Legion, Branch 62, celebrating Canada Day with a dinner and dance starting at 4:30 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. Music by Mid Life Crisis. Tickets $14. For more, call Anne at 519-336-2841, or www.sarnialegion.ca
Saturday, July 5
Run Up For Rebound sees participants climb the 18 flights of stairs at Sarnia’s Kenwick Building seven times, for a total of 1764 steps, in support of Sarnia-Lambton Rebound. Team, individual and relay climbs. Pre-registration required at www.reboundonline.com. For more, call 519-344-2841, Ext. 110
Monday, July 7
Stories, games, crafts and snacks for children five and up at Paterson Memorial Presbyterian Church, 120 Russell St. South, from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Monday to Friday. Register at 519-344-6422 or www.patersonchurch.ca.
Wednesday July 16th
Grove Music Series
A summer concert series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 2759 Old Lakeshore Road, Bright’s Grove, 7:30 p.m. is free to the public and starts tonight. Featuring Rob Dickson & Friends. Bring your own lawn chair! For more information, contact 519 332 0330 Ext. 3202.
Saturday, July 19
Boys Soccer Tournament
Weekend of youth soccer at the Water’s Edge Classic Festival, Saturday and Sunday, at Blue Water Bridge Park in Point Edward. Free event to spectators. Tournament for boys aged seven to 10. For more, contact director Dean Troiani at 519-336-5561.
Monday, July 21
The International Symphony Orchestra is offering cello or violin instruction (instruments included) for ages five and older. Adults welcome. Sessions from Monday July 21 to Friday July 25, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. daily. Location details depend on enrolment. Deadline for registration, July 14. Cost $50.00 for five sessions. For more call 519-337-7775
Wednesday July 30th
Grove Music Series
Located at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 2759 Old Lakeshore Road, Bright’s Grove, 7:30 pm, a free music concert is available to the public. Featuring Gary Boyle & South Winds tonight. Bring your own lawn chair! For more information, contact 519 332 0330 Ext. 3202.
Wednesday August 13th
Grove Music Series
The Summer Music Series at the Kenwick on the Lake Pavilion, 2759 Old Lakeshore Road, Bright’s Grove, 7:30 p.m. continues tonight. Featuring Borderline, the concert is free. Bring your own lawn chair! For more information, contact 519 332 0330 Ext. 3202.
Saturday, August 16
Art and Craft Sale
Running Saturday and Sunday, ARTZscape by the Bay in Centennial Park features a juried show and sale of fine art and unique artisan works. Fundraiser for Pathways Health Centre. From Maxwell Street to McPherson Fountain. For more, contact [email protected].