What’s happening: week of July 11

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 info@thesarniajournal.ca

 

Thursday, July 11

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Missy Burgess at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club hiking Blackwell Trails. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Saturday, July 13

 

Family Fun Day

Noelle’s Gift hosts a Free Family Fun Day that includes splash pad, swimming pool, BBQ, snacks and more. Tecumseh Park, 334 Russell St. S., 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Swim times are 12 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and 2:15 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call Sue at 519-331-5681

 

Ballroom Dance

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club holding a dance at the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. All welcome. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

 

Barbecue

GraceWay Baptist Church is hosting a community barbecue with face painting, cotton candy, reptile show and more. Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth St. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 548-997-0027

 

Card Making

Two card-making classes offered at the Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Cost is $10, covers supplies to make 2 cards. To book a spot, call 519-336-3291

Running

The Sarnia Roadrunners host 1, 3 and 5 km runs beginning at Terry’s Loop in Canatara Park, 8:30 a.m. All runners and walkers welcome. Cost $5. For more, contact sarniaroadrunners@gmail.com

 

Sunday, July 14

 

Model Trains

Moore Museum showcases newly expanded Lionel Model Train Room, featuring 1950s style layout of Lionel O Scale with 2 trains and a trolley running, at the 2019 Model Train Event. 94 Moore Line, Mooretown, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $6 adults, $3 children. For more, call 519-867-2020 or visit www.mooremuseum.ca

 

Monday, July 15

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bluewater Chordsmen at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Tuesday, July 16

 

Living Your Values

A session facilitated by a Registered Psychotherapist to discuss the importance of self-reflection and offer strategies that support living with intention. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Rob Dickson and Friends at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club walking through Sarnia on a Heritage Tour. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Wednesday, July 17

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Sisters of Soul at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Blast from the Past at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” riding from Sombra to Wilkesport. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Rayjon Paints

Paint unique greeting cards with instructor Kirsten Anderson at Studio in Session, 140 Christina St. N., old Taylor’s Furniture building. Cost $60, includs snacks, donation for wine. To register, contact Veona at vmpnutr@gmail.com or call 519-331-2363

 

Thursday, July 18

 

Hospice Speaker

St. Joseph’s Hospice presents Michelle O’Rourke speaking about “Caring for the Caregiver” at Central United Church, 220 George St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. For more or to register, contact info@sjhospice.ca

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring DJ2 at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

Friday, July 19

 

Bridge Bash

The two-day Point Edward Bridge Bash under the Blue Water Bridge. Friday, opens 7 p.m. features Battles of the Bands winner, and ZZ Top and CCR tribute bands. Saturday, family-friendly entertainment starts 11 a.m. At 7 p.m. Journey, Foreigner, Santana and Fleetwood Mac tribute bands. Both night, 19-plus, $10 entry, beer tent, byob lawnchair. Proceeds support youth and splash pad.

 

Blues Concert

Albert Castiglia and his band play the Sarnia Legion with Sarnia’s 4 Barrel Blues Band opening. 286 Front St. N., doors open 7 p.m., music 8 p.m. Tickets, $25 advance, $30 at door, available at Cheeky Monkey, Philly Cheese Jakes, Prohibitions Barber, Picker’s Alley and the CBD Clinic. For more, call 519-332-0978

 

Saturday, July 20

 

Classic Boats

The Bluewater Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society hosts 9th annual Rendezvous, at the Sarnia Bay Marina, 97 Seaway Rd., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, all welcome to view boats. For more, call Jim or Dianne at 344-4767

 

Monday, July 22

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Wade Sisters at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Bible School

Huron Baptist Church hosting a free Vacation Bible School Monday, July 22 to Friday July 26. 1285 Michigan Ave., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Includes stories, games, crafts, snacks. For children Grades 1-7. To register, contact 519-542-4581 office@huronbaptistchurch.org

 

Tuesday, July 23

 

Fun with Foods

Twin Bridges NPLC presents “Fun with Foods: An Adolescent Chef in Training” for ages 8-14, to explore a rainbow of fruits and vegetables and learn basic kitchen skills with Registered Dietitian. 153 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Use Front St. entrance. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Cordcalling at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Wednesday, July 24

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Catchin’ the Groove at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Celtic Hillbillies at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” riding the Howard Watson Trail to Brights Grove. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Thursday, July 25

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bluewater Ceili Band at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is paddling In Brights Grove. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding the Macomb Orchard Trail in Port Huron. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Community Campfire

Camlachie United Church holdinga “Christmas in July” community campfire, with campfire songs and marshmallow roasting. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 7:30 p.m. Bring chairs and non-alcoholic drinks. Musical instruments welcome. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

 

Saturday, July 27

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club hiking in Petrolia on a tour of the Oil Springs Museum. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Sunday, July 28

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding to Petrolia. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, July 29

 

Passport to Flavour

Rapids Family Health Team offering a fun, interactive cooking camp for kids in grades 7-8.. $15 for a series of four. 460 Christina St., N., 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Fat Catz at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Sports Camp

A Sports Camp for Grades 4-8 with instruction and practice in various sports at Huron Baptist Church, 1285 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost $20. Runs until Aug. 2. For more, and to register, contact 519-542-4581 or office@huronbaptistchurch.org

 

Tuesday, July 30

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Overtones at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Wednesday, July 31

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Deano Brainelli at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Electric Grandparents at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Thursday, Aug. 1

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Strum N Drum at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Friday, Aug. 2

 

Piano Program

The Encore: The Piano Program is a colourful, locally decorated piano donated by the Parrotheads on the St. Clair to the Parks and Recreation Department for public, outdoor use. Public welcome to play the piano in Bayside Mall until Sept. 6. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Saturday, Aug. 3

 

Model Airplane Rally

Bluewater RC Flyers hosts its 42nd annual Memorial Scale Model Airplane Rally, including raffles, simulators, food. 2590 Petrolia Line. Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Raffle for sightseeing flight. Donated food items for Inn of the Good Shepherd appreciated. For more, contact Paul at pchitty@bell.net

 

Tuesday, Aug. 6

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Joyful Noise Percussion Group at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Wednesday, Aug. 7

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bill Hines at the Bandshell in Canatara Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Children’s Art

Children work on themed art projects with a variety of craft materials at a Children’s Art Workshop, at the Animal Farm in Canatara Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m, and/or 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wear proper clothing, bring water and peanut-free snack. Cost $10. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Jim Lahey & Caitlin Mason at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Thursday, Aug. 8

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Musical Memories with Janet at the Germain Park Garden, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Pirates Bounty

Pathways Health Centre for Children introducing new ARTZscape by the Bay kickoff event, “A Pirates Bounty,” featuring appetizers, music, art auctions and more. Tickets $50. Sarnia Yacht Club, 1220 Fort St., 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. ARTZscape by the Bay takes place Aug. 10 and 11 at Centennial Park. For tickets and info, contact artzscapeinfo@gmail.com