What’s happening, week of July 27

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, June 27

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Friday, June 28

 

Battle of Bands

A Battle of the Bands youth concert event being held at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, contact Rachel at 519-332-0527, ext. 3210

 

Garter Snakes

VIP Rail, in partnership with the Aamjiwnaang First Nation’s Species at Risk Program, is holding an educational workshop to improve public awareness about the endangered Butler’s garter snake. 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward. For more, call Robert at 519-383-7200, ext. 103

 

Entertainment Series

“Get Out of the Garage” Youth Series at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Saturday, June 29

 

RC Flyers Open House

Bluewater RC Flyers holding a two-day Open House, June 29 and 30, 2590 Petrolia Line, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Limbo balloon burst, spot landing, night flying, stunt flying, and more. Raffle for sightseeing flight over Sarnia. Donated food items for Inn of the Good Shepherd appreciated. For more, contact Paul at pchitty@bell.net

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hiking in London at Kains and Warbler Woods. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Paint Party

“Paint Party with Moses Lunham”  at Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, 127 Christina St. S., Sarnia. 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. $50 per person. Each participant creates an original painting. Contact Moses to register:  daredoxgrfx@yahoo.ca

 

Garage Sale

The Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen holding a garage sale in gym of New Horizons Church, 383 Russell St. N., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring craft and plant vendors. For more, call David at 226-402-3060

 

Book Signing

Author Jim Gryner signs copies of new children’s book, Norman Redpup, at DeGroot’s Nursies, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1840 London Line. With Emm Gryner and illustrator Roger Azores, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All profits to IODE Ontario.

 

Sunday, June 30

 

Cycling

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

 

Monday, July 1

 

Care Centre

The Rapids Family Health Team Access to Care Centre will be open with a nurse practitioner available to help with episodic health concerns. 481 London Rd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-339-8949

 

Canada Day

Sarnia’s Canada Day parade begins 11:30 a.m. Activities run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Canatara Park, opening ceremonies at 1:30 p.m. at the Bandshell. Evening activities begin at 6 p.m. in Centennial Park. Fireworks at 10 p.m., followed by One Man Out performance. For more, call 519-332-0330 or visit www.sarnia.ca

 

Tuesday, July 2

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Town and Country 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 3

 

Mindful Living

A four-week session to share topics and strategies that relate to mindfulness in everyday life. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Use Front Street entrance. Wednesdays until July 31st. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free “Summer Salads” cooking class. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Also on July 4, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Thursday, July 4

 

Meditation

A program designed for individuals who have an established meditation practice and are interested in a group setting for guided meditation. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Use Front St. entrance. Thursdays until July 25th. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Entertainment Series

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

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding to the Ipperwash Beach Club. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Friday, July 5

 

Charity Golf Classic

The 19th annual Christine LaBrasceur Memorial Golf Classic in support of the Kidney Foundation, at Huron Oaks Golf Course, 2587 Lakeshore Rd., registration and lunch at 12 p.m., start 1 p.m. $125 per person, includes green fee, cart, lunch and dinner. For more, contact Elaine at 519-344-3462 or elaine.hayter@kidney.ca or visit www.kidney.ca/ontariogolf

 

Poetry

The “Tamaracks Poetry Celebration” featuring local and area poets offered at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St S., 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Art Exhibition

Opening of Lawrence House members’ exhibition “Hot Stuff/Cool Waters” including paintings, jewelry, pottery, fiber art and mixed media. 127 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Live Music

The BobCatz perform at Cheeky Monkey for First Friday. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Also, “The Easel has Landed” art show & sale by Bill Walters. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering free Stress Management Workshop. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Saturday, July 6

 

Family Carnival

A free family carnival featurings inflatables, games, dunk tank, obstacle course, face painting, and Family History Centre. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day saints, 1400 Murphy Rd., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, contact Barb Murphy at barbjmurphy@yahoo.com

 

Family Fishing

Bluewater Anglers free Family Fun Fishing Day for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sign-in at Centennial Park near “Fishy Fountain.” Boundaries from Ferry Dock Hill to Government docks. Weigh-in at Hatchery between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Rain or shine. For more, visit www.bluewateranglers.com

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club hiking in the Pinery. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, July 8

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring ‘An Evening of Fiddle’ with Christine Storey and Debbie Wellington 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 9

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring The Siteks 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 10

 

Teen Cuisine

Rapids Family Health Team offering a fun, interactive & free cooking program for ages 13+. 460 Christina St., N at 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Entertainment Series

Summer Entertainment Series featuring Dynamic Duel 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 Trio #1 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. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

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

 

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

 

Thursday, July 18

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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