What’s happening: week of July 25

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 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

 

Tech Talk

Terry D’Silva, associate professor of emerging technologies at Lambton College, will discuss “The Future of Work” at a Sarnia Tech Community event. 100 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. For more, visit www.sarniatech.ca

 

Recovery Canada

Recovery Canada offers weekly peer-led, self-help group meetings using cognitive-based therapy to overcome fear, anxiety, stress and panic. Meetings Wednesdays weekly at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall, 390 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, contact Rita at 518-867-2932 or Brenda at glspectra@gmail.com

 

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

 

Cruise-In

Sarnia Street Machines hosting “Hot Nights, Cool Cars,” a cruise-in for all car and truck enthusiasts. Canatara Park, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Borderline and Scott Manery and the Barnburners performing. Admission by donation, proceeds to Pathways. 50/50 draw and silent auctions. For more, call 519-869-2630 or 519-384-1346

 

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

 

Live Music

Dressed to Kill perform at Cheeky Monkey as part of the monthly First Friday festivities. Featuring art show and sale by Bill Walters. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

 

Outdoor Art

For First Friday, the Lawrence House presents “Artisans on the Lawn” featuring paintings, sculpture, fabric arts, jewelry, pottery, etc. Missy Burgess performs at 6 p.m.. Poetry slam 7 p.m. Harmony for Youth hosting BBQ. Also on Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 127 Christina St. S. For more, contact 519-337-0507 or lawrencehouse@live.com

 

Art Exhibit

Opening reception for Lawrence House members’ original art exhibit, “Summer Fling/Colourful Conversations.” 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Show runs to end of August. For more, contact 519-337-0507 or lawrencehouse@live.com

 

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

 

Cousi Open

Annual golf tournament at Huron Oaks Golf Course with all proceeds to Diabetes Canada, 11 a.m. $125 for golf and dinner, $50 dinner only. To register, email Mike at mike1hobin@yahoo.com or Steve at sgelinas@live.com.

 

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

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class ,“Spice Makes Everything Nice.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also on Aug. 7, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

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

 

Recovery Canada

Recovery Canada offers weekly peer-led, self-help group meetings using cognitive-based therapy to overcome fear, anxiety, stress and panic. Meetings Wednesdays weekly at Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall, 390 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, contact Rita at 518-867-2932 or Brenda at glspectra@gmail.com

 

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

 

Teen Cuisine

A free, fun and interactive cooking class for ages 13 plus. 460 Christina St. N. (Maxwell back entrance), 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Friday, Aug. 9

 

Developmental Camp

Lambton College’s developmental services worker program hosts the fifth annual free summer day camp for individuals with developmental disabilities, Camp2CONNECT. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Must be accompanied by parent/guardian or support staff. Bring a lunch, drinks and snacks. Pre-registration at www.lambtoncollege.ca/Camp2Connect required. For more, contact Jennifer at jennifer.mosley@lambtoncollege.ca

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of how to effectively manage stress. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Saturday, Aug. 10

 

St. Rocco Festival

2019 St. Rocco Festival at Our Lady of Mercy Church and Hall on Aug. 10th and 11th, 390 Christina St. N. Food and live band on Saturday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Mass in Italian on Sunday, 11 a.m., social activities 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. All welcome. For more, call Linda Iacovella at 519-384-8756

 

Sunday, Aug. 11

 

Fish and Chips

Camlachie United Church hosts its 7th annual fish and chips dinner. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Take out and gluten-free available. Tickets $20 adults, $5 children 6 to 10, free under 6. For tickets, call church at 519-899-4720, or John at 519-899-4798

 

Monday, Aug. 12

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Tuesday, Aug. 13

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The R.E.D. Line Band 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. 14

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Thursday, Aug. 15

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Saturday, Aug. 17

 

Card Making

Create 2 greeting cards at Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave, 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. $10, supplies provided. To pre-register call 519 336-3291

 

ALTwalk

Support local artists and creatives at ALTwalk 2019, a new ALTernative street art festival downtown, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more, contact sarniaALTwalk@outlook.com or visit @sarniaALTwalk on Facebook

 

Monday, Aug. 19

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Tuesday, Aug. 20

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Joan Spading and the Foggy Mountain Band 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. 21

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Bluewater Cloggers 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 Fiddles and Flutes: Old Time Ceili Music at Kenwick Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Thursday, Aug. 22

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Saturday, Aug. 24

 

Hobbyfest

Annual Hobbyfest featuring interactive activities and displays. Germain Park and Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Sunday, Aug. 25

 

Jazz & Big Band

The Sarnia Community Foundation presents Sensational Sunday Sounds, a tribute to Dr. D featuring Heather Bambrick and the Bluewater Big Band. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Cash bar. Tickets $25, available at Sarnia Community Foundation office. For more, call 519-332-2588