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What’s happening: week of June 13

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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


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 or contact 519-330-0330 ext. 3348 or [email protected]


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 [email protected]


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 [email protected]


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 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


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 [email protected] or call Harriet or Mike at 519-845-1004



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


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


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 [email protected]


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



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


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 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



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


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



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



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 [email protected]


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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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


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 [email protected] or visit


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



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


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 [email protected]


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 [email protected]


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 [email protected]


Wednesday, June 26


Slow Spokes Event

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


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


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