The week of June 16

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, 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 get more information. Email notification to [email protected].

THURSDAY JUNE 16

Golf tournament

The Brain Injury Association of Sarnia-Lambton holds its annual charity golf tournament at Widder Station Golf, Thedford, 8395 Decker Rd. 10:00 a.m. gunshot. $225 individual or $750 foursome. Includes cart, goodie bag, lunch, dinner, prizes, contests and silent auction. For info and registration, visit sarniabiasl.ca or the BIASL Facebook page

ham dinner

Last day to order ham dinner from London Road West United Church. Includes ham, beans, baked potato, coleslaw, strawberry shortcake. $20 adults, $8 children 5-12 years old. Curbside pickup or delivery on request June 24, 2092 London Line, 5-6:30 p.m.

Estate planning

Chelsea Cooper and Sarah Craig of Great Lakes Law will discuss legal considerations in estate planning and administration. Questions and answers to follow. St Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Road, 7 p.m. To register, call 519-542-2253

SATURDAY JUNE 18

Garage sale

Garage sale and hot dog stand, with a portion of the proceeds going to support the Humane Society. Green Haven Estates, 1940 London Line, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call Joyce at 519-542-4803

Garage sale

The Terry Fox Committee is having a garage sale, rain or shine. 623 Esser Dr., 8 a.m. For more information or to donate, call 519-332-9886

SATURDAY JUNE 18

Museum exhibits

The Plympton-Wyoming Museum features two new military exhibits: The Canadian Raid on Dieppe and Canada’s Role in the Five Year Battle of the Atlantic. 6745 Camlachie Road. Open Saturdays, June to August, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sundays, July to August, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information visit www.plymptonwyomingmuseum.ca

Bike Safety

Moore Optimist Club is hosting a free bike rodeo and safety day for kids up to 12 years old. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert Street, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. cruiser, and free draw for new bikes. To learn more, visit www.MooreOptimist.com

Garage sale

The Bluewater Health Children’s Auxiliary is hosting a charity garage sale with proceeds going to the Mother/Child/Child Unit. 610 Highbury Park, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-464-4408

SUNDAY JUNE 19

The annual Huron House Boys’ Home Run/Walk/Skate/Bike returns as an in-person event on Father’s Day at Mike Weir Park. Run, walk, skate or cycle over different distances. Pancake breakfast and free entertainment for children. Remote option available. To learn more or to register, visit hhbh.ca/events, email [email protected] or call 519-869-4000

Father’s Day BBQ

At the Point Edward Service Club, offering burgers, hot dogs, salad, baked beans and strawberry shortcakes. All welcome. 5 p.m. Tickets $12, children under 7 free. On the terrace if the weather permits. Take-out available. For more, call 519-337-9822 after 1 p.m.

MONDAY JUNE 20

open stage

Hosted by local singer-songwriters Gregger Botting and John Pilat, Open Stage offers musicians, poets, storytellers and writers a chance to perform in a quiet, intimate setting. Homemade piano and guitar available. Members of the public are welcome. 7 p.m., The Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S. Free admission, for more call 519-337-0507, https://lawrencehouse.ca

The sounds of summer

Sarnia Outdoor Concert Series featuring Rob Dickson (Classic Rock/Blues)! Starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaway Kiwanis Wedding Pavilion in Canatara Park. FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Complete timetables in paper version available at the town hall.

TUESDAY JUNE 21

The Sarnia Aquarium Society resumed in-person meetings at the Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth Street (entrance via Pontiac Drive), at 7:30 p.m. Enthusiastic freshwater aquarists gather to share knowledge and information. Open to everyone. To learn more, visit www.sarniaaquariumsociety.com or call Bob at 519-331-0568 or Jack at 519-542-8282

Health programs

West Lambton Community Health Center offers a variety of free health promotion programs open to everyone. Includes low impact exercises, yoga, tai chi, mental wellness, nutritious eating programs, and more. For more, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or [email protected], or visit www.nlchc.com or Facebook

card games

Point Edward Service Club hosts Cribbage every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Euchre every Thursday at 7 p.m. 503 Michigan Ave. All are welcome. For more, call 519-337-9822

Fashion show

Last day to RSVP for the Wellings of Corunna fashion show on June 28. 180 Bunker Ave. Open for shopping at 11 a.m., fashion show at 1 p.m. Admission $5 or lunch $20 and admission. Modes, licensed bar, door prizes. Petite and plus sizes available. Tickets available on Eventbrite or call 226-778-0539

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

The sounds of summer

Sarnia Outdoor Concert Series featuring Joan Spalding and Doug Springstead. Starting at 7 p.m. at the Kenwick Park Gazebo. FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule available at Town Hall

walking group

Twin Bridges offering a walking group for those looking for social movement and a view of the waterfront trail. Wednesdays until June 29. Depending on weather. 153 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

THURSDAY JUNE 23

The sounds of summer

Sarnia outdoor concert series, featuring Little Town (blues/rock). Starting at 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (located across from Coffee Culture on Front Street). FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule available at Town Hall

FRIDAY JUNE 24

Stress management

Rapids Family Health Team presents a free two-hour workshop on how to manage stress effectively. 1150 prom. Pontiac, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519 339-8949

SATURDAY JUNE 25

canada day

Bright’s Grove Optimist Club celebrates Canada Day in Wildwood Park with food, kiddie rides and live music from the Celtic Hillbillies, 12-3 p.m. The parade from Wildwood Park to Kenwick Park starts at 11 a.m. To find out more, visit the club’s Facebook page or www.brightsgroveoptimists.com

book sale

The Laurel Lea-St Matthews Church is holding a book sale featuring a variety of children’s and adult paperbacks and hardcovers, magazines, VHS and DVDs. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., 837 Exmouth St., 519-337-7078

SUNDAY JUNE 26

Chamber music

The Bluewater Chambers Players perform at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, with guest clarinetist Blake Stevenson. 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Ukrainian Relief Fund at St. George’s Church. Tickets, available at the Book Keeper and at the door, $25 adults and $20 seniors and students. Under 14s free but requires a ticket. To learn more, visit

www.armstrongsmusic.ca/bcplivemusic.html

End service

Final service for St. Paul’s United Church, which is closing. Guest speaker Dale Burkhart, followed by a reception with light refreshments. 10 a.m., 360 Devine Street.

MONDAY JUNE 27

The sounds of summer

Sarnia outdoor concert series, featuring The Rents (classic rock/country). Starting at 7 p.m. at the Seaway Kiwanis Wedding Pavilion in Canatara Park. FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at Town Hall

Genealogy

Ontario Ancestors Lambton County is hosting a virtual drop-in to talk and answer questions about genealogy in Lambton County. 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For Zoom link, email [email protected]

TUESDAY JUNE 28

The sounds of summer

Sarnia outdoor concert series, featuring the Forest Excelsior Band (Jazz/Latin/Pop). Starting at 7 p.m. at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Complete timetables in paper version available at the town hall.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

pasta party

Pasta Fest at the Dante Club to benefit the Kidney Foundation. Includes focaccia bread, house salad and penne pasta in a sausage stew. $15 per order. 1330 London Rd., 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Deadline for orders is Tuesday at noon. To order, contact [email protected] or 519-339-6603

The sounds of summer

Sarmia’s outdoor concert series, featuring the Lambton County Fiddlers (Celtic/Country)! Starting at 7 p.m. at the Kenwick Park Gazebo. FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule available at Town Hall

THURSDAY JUNE 30

The sounds of summer

Sarnia’s outdoor concert series, featuring 402 West (classic/modern pop)! Starting at 7 p.m. at Paul Blundy Park (across from Coffee Culture on Front Street). FREE ENTRANCE. Bring your own lawn chair. To learn more, visit https://calendar.sarnia.ca/. Hard copies of the full schedule are available at Town Hall

FRIDAY JULY 1

canada day

Sarnia’s traditional Canada Day festivities return to in-person format. The parade in Canatara Park begins at 11:30 a.m. and activities run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Evening activities at Centennial Park run from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., with entertainment at Suncor’s Agora and a fireworks show beginning at 10 p.m. Free admission. To learn more, visit https://www.sarnia.ca/play/city-signature-events/canadaday/

Art exhibition

The third annual Square Foot Show will be presented in the Main Gallery at Lawrence House. Includes unique pieces, each measuring one square foot, from the Sarnia artists’ studio. Works until the end of the month. 127 Christina St. S. Free admission. For more information, call 519-337-0507 or visit lawrencehouse.ca

Art exhibition

Solo exhibition ‘Scatterings’ by local watercolor artist Irvin Hawkes opens in the Turret Room of Lawrence House. Works until the end of the month. Items in the gift shop from local artists and artisans. 127 Christina St. S. Free admission. For more information, call 519-337-0507 or visit lawrencehouse.ca

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