What’s happening: week of June 13

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 13

 

Art & Ideas

Dr. Jonathan Vance will discuss 20th Century Photography at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Free, donations appreciated. Registration required. For information or to register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or visit www.jnaag.ca

 

Seniors Expo

100 vendors, free admission, coffee and treats. Sarnia Arena, 134 Brock St. S., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shuttle available 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Starlight Casino, Clearwater Arena and Canadian Tire. For more, visit www.agefriendlysarnia.com or contact 519-330-0330 ext. 3348 or amy.weiler@sarnia.ca

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free cooking class “Cooking For Your Bones.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Father’s Day

St. Joseph’s Hospice Caring Hearts Children’s Program offering a Father’s Day special event for children who have experienced the death of a father, grandfather or other father figure. Assessment required prior to attendance. 475 Christina St. N., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free. To schedule contact Orley Culverhouse at 519-337-0537, ext. 114 or oculverhouse@sjhospice.ca

 

Friday, June 14

 

Live Music

Mark Blayney will perform and Sisters of Soul host Live Music Cafe. 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Donations welcomed. For more, contact Fran at 1voice2sing@gmail.com

 

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday.” Bring own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017

 

Relay for Life

The Canadian Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life invites all cancer survivors to participate in the “Survivor’s Victory Lap.” Clearwater Arena Park, 1400 Wellington St., 6 p.m. Participate as a survivor, donor, volunteer and/or fundraising team. Sign up at relayforlife.ca/sarnia or 519-332-0042

 

Walk/Run Registration

In-Person Registration and Race Kit Pick-up for the June 16th 33rd annual Run/Walk/Skate/Bike Fundraiser for Huron House Boys’ House. Outside of Sportchek, June 14th 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and June 15th 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. For information, pledge forms, or to register online, visit www.hhbh.ca

 

Saturday, June 15

 

Garage/Bake Sale

The Lambton “Daughters of the Nile’ group hosting garage/bake sale in Masonic Hall lower hall, 245 Essex St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Donna at 519-542-6738

 

Movie & Discussion

Presentation of film on effects of residential schools on subsequent generations, “Aftershock: The Second Generation Speaks” and discussion with director Dwayne Cloes. Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

25th Reunion

The Lambton Youth Choir holding a 25th anniversary reunion, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd. To register, see Facebook, email naglehar@gmail.com or call Harriet or Mike at 519-845-1004

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is paddling the Nith River. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hiking around Canatara and Centennial Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Gospel Karaoke

At Rack N’ Roll Billiard, free Gospel karaoke. Pizza provided. 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 460 Christina St N. For more, call 519-867-2520 or email rarobinson04@gmail.com

 

Early Learning Centre

The Point Edward Early Learning Centre holding a 50th anniversary celebration, with free snacks and tatoos, crafts, outdoor play, visits from TV character and more. St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 210 Michigan Ave., Point Edward. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-4468

 

Sunday, June 16

 

Father’s Day Walk

Huron House Boys’ Home’s 33rd Annual Father’s Day Run/Walk/Skate/Bike at Mike Weir Park includes 10k race, 5k timed fun run, 5k walk, 7k rollerblade route, 7k, 20k and 40th bike routes, and the free Jr. Adrenaline Trail. Followed by pancake breakfast. For information and to register, visit www.hhbh.ca

 

Cycling

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

 

Monday, June 17

 

Meet & Greet/AGM

MADD Sarnia-Lambton hosts a meet & greet and AGM at 6 p.m. in the first floor board room of the Royal LePage Building at 546 Christina St. N. Social time 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. with pizza and refreshments. Meeting to follow. Call 519-339-9962

 

Elder Abuse

Sarnia Lambton Elder Abuse Network presents “Rights and Resilience: Making the Best of Your Later Years” featuring speakers on senior bullying, the vulnerable person registry, and financial abuse. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Pre-register by calling 519-332-0656

 

Girl Talk

Lambton Public Health offering “Girl Talk” presentations, an ice-breaker for parents and daughters in Grades 5-6 to discuss changes including puberty and menstruation. Sarnia Library West Room, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Also on June 18th. Parents must register at www.girltalk2019.eventbrite.ca or 519-383-8331

 

Tuesday, June 18

 

Strangway Turns 30

Strangway Centre celebrates its 30th anniversary with a ceremony, refreshments, a showcase from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., and dancing with music by the Borderlite Trio from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. 260 East St. N. Free. Pre-register by calling 519-332-0656

 

Bridge

Wellings of Corunna hosting bridge games every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. At 180 Bunker St. in Corunna. For more information, call the concierge at 226-778-0539

 

Wednesday, June 19

 

Slow Spokes Event

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

 

Thursday, June 20

 

Pasta Fest

Organization for Literacy in Lambton host Pasta Fest including live music, silent auction, bake sale and quilt raffle. Eat in or takeaway. Pre-order gluten-free. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. $15 for adults, $10 for kids 4-12, free for kids under 3. To reserve, call 519-332-4876

 

Paddling

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

 

Leggings

SweetLegs Sarnia with Diane hosting a pop-up shop, with proceeds supporting Camp Noliewalka in the SickKids Walk. At Sharky’s Athletic Club, 1596 London Line, 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., For more, contact viggers.diane@gmail.com

 

Paint Party

The Painted Cat hoting a paint party fundraiser for Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre. Paint your pet’s pre-sketched portrait with step-by-step instructions. Cost $55. Must pre-register by phone or email at tpcpaintparty@gmail.com or 519-384-5069

 

Friday June 21

 

Strawberry Social

A Strawberry Social and Silent Auction at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Shortcake is $5 for adults, $2 for children. Must register on arrival to bid on an item. For more, call 519-383-6933

 

Mental Health

Sarnia-Lambton MP Marilyn Gladu hosts“#388 Conversations in Sarnia-Lambton,” a discussion on workplace mental health and bullying, at the Sarnia Riding Club, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, in partnership with the Mental Health Commission of Canada and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, includes keynote speaker Louise Bradley, president, Mental Health Commission of Canada. RSVP to gabondar@slchamber.ca or call 519-336-2400, ext. 2

 

Saturday, June 22

 

Canada Day

Bright’s Grove celebrated Canada Day, starting with a parade at 11 a.m. The day also features entertainment, rides, and a barbecue from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Licensed evening concert run from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more, contact Rachel at 519-332-0527, ext. 3210

 

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

 

Charity Yard Sale

Lambton Audiology hosting a “junk in the trunk” yard sale at 1433 London Rd. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendor spots available for $25. Participants can sell from their vehicles. Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity’s LCDS Corunna build.

 

Bike Rodeo

Point Edward Optimist Club and the OPP hosting a Kids Bike Rodeo, along with hot dogs, chips, pop and a free draw for bikes. Point Edward Arena, 210 Monk St. Registration starts 10 a.m., rodeo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, contact Dan at 519-344-5538

 

Sunday, June 23

 

Car Show

Sarnia Street Machines’ annual Cruise in the Park car show at Canatara Park, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Car entry is $15. For more, visit www.sarniastreetmachines.com

 

Concert Band

The Lambton Concert Band presents “Happily Ever After” at Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. Free will offering at the door. For more, contact promotions@lambtonconcertband.com or visit www.lambtonconcertband.com

 

Monday, June 24

 

Seniors Cruise

Lambton Elderly Outreach holding the 2019 Sarnia Seniors Cruise. Tickets available at event, Duc D’Orleans II dock, 297 Front St. N., starting 8 a.m. For more, contact Bill Yurchuk at 519-845-1353 or Caryn Taylor 519-344-1763 ext. 306

 

Euchre

Wellings of Corunna offering euchre every second and fourth Monday of the month. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 180 Bunker St. in Corunna. Cost $2. For more information, call the concierge at 226-778-0539

 

Tuesday, June 25

 

What’s in Your Glass?

A session with a Registered Dietitian to explore the importance of fluids during warm months and how to add flavour and nutrition without excess sugars or caffeine. Free. Includes samples. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Use Front St. entrance. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Glass Half Full

Learn tips and strategies to increase optimism in your daily life. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Gosnell Movie

The Political Christian Impact Form presenting the movie “Gosnell: The trial of America’s biggest serial killer,” about physician and former abortion provider Kermit Gosnell. PG-13. One night only, 6 p.m., Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S. $5 suggested donation. For more, email brunt99@cogeco.ca

 

Tanya Granic Allen

The Political Christian Impact Form presents Tanya Granic Allen, a social conservative parental rights activist and president of Parents As First Educators (PAFE), a group opposed to Ontario’s new sex education curriculum. 8 p.m., Q&A session to follow. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S. For more, email brunt99@cogeco.ca

 

Strawberry Supper

Strawberry Supper and silent auction at Paterson Memorial Church, featuring sloppy joes, salad, chips, ice cream, cake and strawberries, tea or coffee. 120 Russell St. S., 5:30 p.m. Tickets, $15 adults, $7 ages 12 and under, available at church, 519-344-6422, or by calling 419-344-2870.

 

Wednesday, June 26

 

Day Hospice

St Joseph’s Hospice offers a Day Hospice for anyone with a life-limiting illness. Relaxation, entertainment, lunch and supportive sharing. Second and fourth Wednesday monthly. Assessment required prior to attendance. Free. For more, contact Lisa Adams at 519-337-0537 ext. 126 or ladams@sjhospice.ca

 

Wednesday, June 26

 

Slow Spokes Event

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” riding on Harsens Island. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

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