What’s happening: week of June 6

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 6

 

D-Day Ceremony

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 holding a D-Day sunrise Remembrance Ceremony, 286 Front St. N., 6:15 a.m. Short ceremony, everyone invited. Refreshments inside after the ceremony. For more, call 519-336-2841

 

Art Exhibit

Gallery in the Grove showcasing works from local painting group “Circle of Artists” until June 22nd. Robynn Marks of Stashbug Jewelry in the giftshop. Wildwood Park, 2618 Hamilton Rd. For more, call 519-869-4643

 

Rebound Fundraiser

Sarnia-Lambton Rebound holding a handbag auction “Hearts & Handbags for Rebound.” Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd. Silent and live auction of designer handbags. Ticket includes complimentary champagne, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, candy station, available online at www.reboundonline.com, and Rebound Office, 10 Lorne Cres.. For more, contact Anita at 519-344-2841 ext. 114 or fundraising@reboundonline.com

 

Meditation

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a free, four-week session designed for individuals with an established meditation practice interested a group setting for guided meditation. 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Improving Self-Esteem

Twin Bridges NPLC offering two-week series to explore what self-esteem is and learn practical strategies to improve and foster a healthy sense of self. 153 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Friday, June 7

 

Art Exhibition

“Niswi Ishkoden Niibiing, Three Fires by the Water” exhibition featuring art from Kettle & Stony Point, Aamjiwnaang and Walpole Island First Nations opening at Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Forest Excelsior Band performing at 7 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Garden Fresh Box

The Garden Fresh Box is a food buying opportunity for anyone who wants fresh vegetables and fruit. Order and payment deadline is first Friday of each month, produce pickup date is third Thursday of each month at West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St. For more, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Seniors Coffee

West Lambton Community Health Centre hosts a seniors’ coffee and board games day each First Friday of the month. 429 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. No registration required. For more, call 519-344-3017

 

Low Impact Exercise

Meet at Canatara Park Picnic Pavilion to the right of the bandshell, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Fridays. Free. Register at first class. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Garage Sale

First Friday Garage “Sail” on the Riverfront. Seaway Condominium Centre, 155 Front St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rain or shine. For more, call 519-541-9814

 

Live Music

WarwiK performs live acoustic rock at Cheeky Monkey as part of the monthly First Friday festivities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring Bill Walters art sale. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

 

Saturday, June 8

 

Roadrunners

The Sarnia Roadrunners present 1, 3, 5 and 10 km runs beginning at Terry’s Loop in Canatara Park, 8:30 a.m. Cost is $5. All runners and walkers welcome. Prediction run, no watches allowed. Prize for individual who can most closely predict finish time. For more, contact sarniaroadrunners@gmail.com

 

Dementia Registration Day

Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton and Sarnia Police Service providing an opportunity for those living with dementia to be registered as someone at risk of going missing. Sarnia Police Station, 555 Christina St. N., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments provided. Bring current photo, proper identification and health information. For more, contact Inspector Jeff Hodgson 519-344-8861 ext. 6093

 

One-Man Play

“The Return of the Shaman,” a one-man play by Red George, inspirational speaker and comedian from Kettle & Stony Point First Nations. Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Second Saturdays

Make a surreal dreamland using different mixed media techniques then put yourself into this new environment using photo montage at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Second Saturday. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

 

Spring Chicken BBQ

London Road West United Church serving chicken BBQ with all the fixings. 2092 London Line. Sittings at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Takeout available. Advance tickets $17 adults, $8 children 5-12 and free for ages under 5. Proceeds to Lambton Centre. For tickets, contact Betty at 519-542-6845 or Lambton Centre at 519-786-5663

 

Garage/Bake Sale

Selection of treasures, cakes, cookies, pies and more at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Indoor/outdoor browsing, rain or shine. Hot dogs, pop, coffee and muffins on sale. Accessible building. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

 

Yard Sale

Yard sale hosted by Bluewater Health Children’s Auxiliary. 610 Highbury Park, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All proceeds to the Maternal/Infant/Child Unit of Bluewater Health. For more, contact Anne at 519-344-9426

 

Music & Worship

An evening of worship with songwriter, violinist, and worship leader Ruth Fazal at 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Church (1273 Exmouth St.) Free will offering. Contact www.cornerstonesarnia.ca or 519-491-5384

 

Sunday, June 9

 

Pride Pie Day

St. Paul’s United Church celebrating Pride Pie Day with a service at 10 a.m. followed by a homemade Quiche Lorraine Luncheon and an assortment of pies for dessert. 360 Devine St. All welcome. For more, call 519-337-6312

 

Motivational Speaker

Anniversary Church Service and wrestling champion Cody Deaner teaching important life principles to all age groups. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 10 a.m. Accessible and fragrance free building. For more, call 519-899-4720

 

Family Sunday

This week’s activity is “Transfigured Environments” at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery Family Sunday. Free, suggested $5 donation per family. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding from Sarnia to Forest. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, June 10

 

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

 

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club is paddling in the Sarnia Bay. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Low Impact Exercise

Meet at Centennial Park Flag Court, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Free. Register at first class. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Tuesday, June 11

Ostomy Support

Sarah Bain from Coloplast is the guest speaker at a meeting of the Sarnia-Lambton Ostomy Support Group. All welcome. Wellwise Store (former Shoppers Home Health), 516 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-344-9797

 

Living Life to the Full

Eight 90-minute sessions to sleep better, feel happier, have more energy, gain confidence, get out more, enjoy better relationships, and help others. For ages 18 to 25. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays until July 30th. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Genealogy

Nicole Aszalos will discuss the Lambton Archives: What Can We Learn, at a meeting of the Lambton Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, contact lambton@ogs.on.ca or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

 

Diabetes Nutrition

Twin Bridges NPLC offering two-week series with a Registered Dietitian to help you and/or a loved one navigate the dietary changes required to live well with diabetes. 153 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Wednesday, June 12

 

Seniors Picnic

Lambton Seniors Association holding Annual Picnic at Lions Pavilion in Petrolia, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Includes lunch. $4 at door. For more, contact lambtonseniors1@gmail.com

 

Master Your Health

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding free six week workshop to increase self confidence and ability to manage chronic conditions and stress. Wyoming Library, 536 Niagara St., Wyoming, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays until July 10th. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

OLL Open House

Organization for Literacy in Lambton celebrating 30 years in the community with an open house. 180 College Ave. N., room #103, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Includes door prizes, quilt raffle and refreshments. For more, call 519-332-4876

 

Slow Spokes

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” is riding in London along the Thames River. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free cooking class “Cooking For Your Bones.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Green Drinks

An informal gathering featuring Kyle Williams of Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Shawn McKnight of Return the Landscape leading a discussion on Aamjiwnaang Native Plant Sale and Book Launch. Maajiigin Gumig, 1972 Virgil Ave, doors open 7 p.m. Free. For more, contact greendrinkssarnia@outlook.com

 

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

 

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

 

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 and 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

 

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 Event

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

 

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

 

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

 

Friday June 21

 

Mental Health Event

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