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What’s Happening, week of July 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]

Thursday July 9

Cooking With Leafy Greens

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking with leafy greens, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Reading Out Loud

Forum exploring the evolution of feminist theory at the Judith & Alix Art Gallery on the topic, why have there been no great women artists? Free, donations appreciated, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 147 Lochiel St., For more, call 519-336-8127

Saturday, July 11

Roadrunners

Sarnia Roadrunners present 1, 3 and 5 km runs, starting 8:30 a.m.  Start at Canatara Park cannon. Cost is $3.  All runners and walkers welcome.  For more, contact[email protected]

Family Fun Day

Noelle’s Gift hosting a free family fun day with food, swimming, crafts and entertainment for the kids. Tecumseh Park, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, visit noellesgift.ca

Family fishing derby

Free event for families organized by Bluewater Anglers. No licence required and you fish as a family, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sign up at Centennial Park fish fountain. An adult must accompany children under 12. Bring a bucket.

Sunday, July 12

Cycling

Drive to Oil Springs and ride 50 km to Dresden for lunch with the Lambton Outdoors Club. Meet 9:00 a.m. at Cathcart Boulevard Tennis Courts. Level medium. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Jim at 519-542-8141

Church Camp

Deadline to register for a free morning camp program offered by Lighthouse Community Church the week of July 20-24, for children entering JK to Grade 5. 152 Parker St. 60 spots available. For registration forms, call Kerry or Alannah at 519-542-7662, [email protected]

Monday, July 13

Kayaking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for two-hour paddle, starting 6 p.m. at the Centennial Park boat launch. Level medium. Call Jim at 519-383-1125

Summer Art Camp

Week-long camp for children ages six to 12 at the Lawrence House featuring drawing, painting and sculpture based on stories from Peter Pan to Puss and Boots. Art materials provided. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $44 daily, $150 for week. For more, or registration info, call 519-332-0330, ex.3217

Tuesday, July 14

Acrylic Painting

Painting course offered July 14-16 for youth ages 13 to 18 at the Judith & Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, but registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127

Wednesday July 15

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, July 16

Alma Duncan Talk

A tour with the curator at the Judith & Alix Art Gallery highlighting retrospective exhibition of artist Alma Duncan. 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free, but donations appreciated. For more, call 519-336-8127

Friday July 17

Stress Management

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

Bridge Bash

Three-day event presented by the Point Edward Optimists beneath the Blue Water Bridge, with live music, beer tent, family area, food and entertainment. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. $5 at the gate. For more, call Dan at 519-542-8115

Saturday, July 18

Giant Yard Sale

Lakeshore Optimist Club hosting a giant yard sale at Newton Park, corner of Cathcart and McCrie, with hotdogs and refreshments available. 20 x 20 foot space for $20. Bring your own table. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, or to reserve a site, call 519-344-8175

Sunday July 19

Hobbyfest

Learn about a variety of hobbies and interests at the 26th annual Hobbyfest, in the open field at Canatara Park. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., free admission. For more, call 519-332-0330, ext. 3202 or 3218.

Monday, July 20

Summer Art Camp

Week-long camp for children ages six to 12 at the Lawrence House that explores differ materials and methods of painting, drawing and sculpture. Art materials provided. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $44 daily, $150 for week. For more, or registration info, call 519-332-0330, ex.3217

Tuesday, July 21

Ladies Night

Five-week, partner-based fitness program for women that combines sports, yoga, pilates and others in evening workouts in the big field at Canatara Park. 7 p.m. Portion of proceeds to charity. For more, or to register, visit www.benefitnessstudio.com

Digital and Ink

Course offered July 21-24 for youth ages 13 to 18 that explores use of pen and ink in combination with digital imagery. Judith & Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, but registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127

Friday July 24

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Free Movie Night

Sarnia’s Youth CHAT is hosting an outdoor tobacco-free movie night behind Clearwater Arena on Wellington Street, featuring the Disney movie Big Hero 6 and free popcorn, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-344-2062 ext. 2167

Saturday, July 25

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for a three-hour hike from the Canatara Park Animal Farm at 9 a.m. to Rainbow Park and return. Level easy. Contact Bruce at 519-862-1234

Rabies Clinic

Sarnia & District Humane Society and Blue Cross host a rabies clinic at 131 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost, $25 per animal. For more, call 519-344-7064

Sunday, July 26

Fairy Princess Gathering

In the “forest” beside the Humane Society, a fairy princess and woodland creature gathering featuring crafts, fairy show, refreshments, butterfly station, etc. Cost, $25 per child (parents, children under 2 free). Proceeds to the shelter. 131 Exmouth St., 12 noon to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-344-7064

Monday, July 27

Summer Art Camp

Week-long camp for children ages six to 12 at the Lawrence House featuring drawing, painting and sculpture with the focus on creatures and machines that fly. Art materials provided. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $44 daily, $150 for week. For more, or registration info, call 519-332-0330, ex.3217

Tuesday, July 28

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for a two-hour Sarnia Historical Tour, meeting 6:30 p.m. at the Centennial Park flag court. Level Easy. Contact Doug at 519-330-4960

Mitton Street Mural

Course offered July 28-31 for youth ages 13 to 18 that will result in a graffiti-style mural at a Mitton Street business. Judith & Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, but registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127

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