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THE SHOW: The Music Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #129

The Show with David Burrows

The Show Episode #129 Online now at www.davidburrows.ws Celebration for “Smitty” a huge success! Pics and information about the event. The Entertainment Scene: Captain Kidd Days announces family events and an exciting musical line-up! In The Community: Adam Miner prepares to showcase a “Pipe Organ” to the public atSarnia First Friday and also an art display and the CD [...]

DNA Studios to showcase pipe organ at May First Friday

DNA Studios

DNA Music, a locally owned recording studio, is opening its doors on May 2 as part of Sarnia’s First Friday cultural walkabout, during which time it will showcase a pipe organ that originally was installed in an area church. The pipe organ was acquired by Brendan E. Fraser, an area musician (and friend of Adam [...]

‘Walk So Kids Can Talk’ event to support Kids Help Phone

Walk So Kids Can Talk

For 25 years now, the Kids Help Phone has been helping young people cope with the many stresses of life. The Sarnia Chapter has been around now for 14 years and Chairman Doug Stewart says efforts continue to raise money to keep the service viable. On May 4, the Canadian organization will hold its annual [...]

River City Vineyard is appealing court’s decision to force closure of men’s shelter

river city

River City Vineyard, the Sarnia church that has been ordered to shut down its men’s homeless shelter as a result of a lawsuit filed by the City of Sarnia, is appealing the ruling of a Superior Court judge, citing what it says are errors and a failure to recognize its rights under the Charter of [...]

Easter in the Park set for this Saturday

train outdoor

The City of Sarnia’s Parks and Recreation department will be hosting its annual Easter in the Park festivities this Saturday, April 19 at the Animal Farm within Canatara Park beginning at 9 a.m. with the Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. sharp. Features will include a visit from the Easter Bunny, says Recreation Coordinator [...]

Cheeky Monkey getting ready for Record Store Day this Saturday

Record Store Day

Most people probably wouldn’t consider getting into the “Record business” these days, however there are still many independently owned records stores around the world. “Vinyl Revival” is slowly picking up speed. With vinyl record sales only covering about 3% of music sales worldwide, it is popular enough to have an annual “Record Store Day,” internationally [...]

Stokes Bay Concert Series Announces Musical Line-up

Stokes Summer Concert Series

The Stokes Bay Concert Series Committee has announced their annual lineup of shows this morning.  The Committee, co-chaired by local business owners Scott Palko and Geoff Dale, made the respective announcements for both the Get The Ball Rolling and Summer Never Ends concert events. This year, The 6th Annual Get The Ball Rolling concert, being [...]

Local S&R homes recognize volunteers at appreciation meeting

helping hands

By LISA BAILEY Residents know when they’re coming and when they’re not — and when one of them is absent, it’s noticed. This is the kind of relationship that develops between residents and the special helpers who donate their time, energy and talents to Steeves & Rozema’s communities. “(Volunteers) definitely make their mark,” says Karen [...]

Lambton College makes pitch for taking over second ice surface at RBC Centre

Lambton_College

Make no mistake: Lambton College will be developing a new student fitness centre, almost certainly on its main campus. What remains to be decided is where exactly that facility will be located and whether it is a newly constructed building or one that “repurposes” what is now an existing second ice surface at the adjacent [...]

Sarnia holding open house and input session on Centennial Park remediation tonight

Centennial Park (11)

Tonight (Tuesday, April 15) Sarnia city residents will have an opportunity to view options for remediation of Centennial Park, the facility that has been closed due to the discovery of asbestos and other contaminants on the site. The open house and meeting, which will be led by City staff, begins at 6 p.m. in Council [...]