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THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #148

The Show with David Burrows #148

The Entertainment Scene: Sarnia Greekfest 2014. Ann Stirling shares information about Greekfest and a special musical guest! www.sarniagreekfest.com In The Community: Paul Maedel shares his love and passion for the game of pool! Apps with Mark Russell: Mark shares his knowledge and informaton about “NETFLIX” A special announcement about “THE SHOW” and how you can participate […]

It’s ‘Everything Elvis’ on stage at the Victoria Playhouse Petrolia

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World-class performers are celebrating the music made famous by the one and only Elvis Presley. Running now through September 13, the D2 Production (David Hogan and David Rogers, co-artistic directors of the VPP), “Everything Elvis” will be unlike other Elvis tribute shows in that there are no impersonators. What there are is powerful voices, great […]

Jay Clarke scores twice as Sarnia Legionnaires shut out St. Thomas Stars

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Cornel Felder and Hunter Johnson combined for a shutout Thursday night as the Sarnia Legionnaires down the St Thomas Stars 4-0, improving to 3-0-0 in preseason action. The Legionnaires started the scoring midway through the first period when Jay Clarke scored two goals just 34 seconds apart. The first goal came at the 10:59 mark […]

Expert Aruna Papp to lead local seminar

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Leading Canadian expert Aruna Papp is headed to Sarnia to lead an exclusive seminar, presented by Victim Services of Sarnia Lambton. Papp, an internationally recognized educator and advocate of human rights, will be in town September 11 and 12 at the seminar dubbed “Cultural and Honour Based Violence.” The two day workshop, being held at […]

Coronation Day Care Nursery will close its doors Nov. 28

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Lambton County Council has voted to close Coronation Day Care Nursery, the Sarnia-based early childhood education facility. The 20-17 recorded vote took place at Wednesday afternoon’s regular County Council meeting. The closure decision will affect 40 full and part-time staff, 38 of whom are members of CUPE Local 2926. The high cost of operations combined […]

Festival of Good Things ‘on a roll’ with second successful event

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Last weekend’s Festival of Good Things appears to be “on a roll,” with organizers saying the community gathering was just about everything expected. Nathan Colquhoun, who is part of the organizing team, said great music made for great times. Colquhoun singled out Library Voices in particular, the band that was introduced to many new fans. […]

Picnic in the park made for a perfect day for Trillium Villa residents

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By LISA BAILEY A family picnic in the park makes for a perfect summer day. And that’s what Trillium Villa residents experienced on Aug. 18. “Usually every year we try to do something that we can invite family to,” says Laura Eydt of the Sarnia long-term care community’s life enrichment team. “This is the first […]

An essay on ‘poor neighbourhoods’ may have us all thinking a little deeper about what it means to be in community

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Editor’s Note: This blog was originally posted on Nathan’s blog and is reprinted with permission. The original blog post can be seen here. By NATHAN COLQUHOUN Since about 2006, when I moved back to Sarnia, and having read just enough Claiborne to be naive, I have always intentionally moved into the poorest and roughest area […]

Race to Erase gearing up for fun-filled day in support of charities

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Rich Bouchard is looking forward to this month’s Race to Erase event in Sarnia and he’s hoping you will be joining him in supporting 11 great local charities. Bouchard, who co-founded the annual fundraiser in 2006, says Race to Erase has already raised more than $252,000 since it began. The charity is now holding events […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #147

The Show with David Burrows #147

Online now! www.davidburrows.ws Highlights: Summer Never Ends, Karaoke Kruise on the Duc d’Orleanswww.ducdorleans.com The Entertainment Scene: Singer/Songwriter Emm Gryner shares her time and talks about her career and shares advice for independent performers! In The Community: Mary Anne Peloza from Cheeky Monkey talks about their Charity poster sale in support of the sick kids hospital. Apps with Mark Russell: […]