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Sarnia Community Foundation makes $25k grant to support mental health assistance program

A grant of $25,000 from the Sarnia Community Foundation will play a major role in helping the Consumer Survivor Association maintain its Open Doors programmes and build on its goal of assisting those living with a mental illness in the community find hope and healing, says the recipient organization’s executive director. “This money will allow […]

International Powerboat Festival a ‘roaring’ success

Photo by Doug Bisson via Twitter.

  It was lots of riverfront noise and fun this past weekend as some of the most powerful boats to be found anywhere raced the St. Clair as part of the International Powerboat Festival. But it was more than high-horsepower speedboats that attracted the attention of thousands of spectators. On Saturday, headline act The Trews […]

Ipperwash Beach has warning posted for high levels of e-coli bacteria

Lambton County’s Medical Officer of Health has advised that the Ipperwash Main Beach, after the most recent weekly testing, is unsafe for swimming due to high levels of e-coli bacteria. Other beaches sampled, which include Grand Bend (north and south beaches), Highland Glen, Bright’s Grove (including Mike Weir Park), Canatara Park, and Pinery Provincial Park […]

Hot August Nights, Concert, Dance & Hot Cars

Hot August Nights Event

The annual Hot August Nights event, presented by the Sarnia Street Machines happens tonight (Thursday August 7th) at Canatara park.  Musical acts this year are local groups “Borderline” & “Scott Manery & The Barnburners”. A large collection of Classic and modern “HOT” cars will be on display. The event bigs at 6pm and runs til […]

Sarnia Powerboat festival aniticpated to be best year yet!

Sarnia/Port Huron International Powerboat Festival

The Sarnia/Port Huron Powerboat festival that attracts thousands of people is expecting to attract even more tourists this year. A predicted 42,000 people will attend the event over the course of 3 days at the Sarnia downtown streets and waterfront. This year the event has added more entertainment performers, buskers and vendors. Organizer Michele Stokley […]

THE SHOW: The Entertainment Scene, In The Community, Special Events, Episode #144

The Show with David Burrows #144

aptain Kidd Days Success with Scotch Prophets, Fireworks & BobnoxiousThe Entertainment Scene: The Saxaphone Sensation Chris Molyneaux Music talks with us about his musical achievements and future plans in the music world. In The Community: Chris Gormley of Daylight For Deadeyes marches into Sarnia to raise money for SIck Kids, Apps with Mark Russell: Mark talks about “SHAZAM” Indiefest youth […]

Captain Kidd Days 29th year of Success

Scotch Prophets at Captain Kidd Days 2014

Now in its 29th year, the annual Captain Kidd Days held in Corunna this past weekend showed tremendous success. This year the annual festival was extended by continuing with music and fun thru late Sunday night. Local area band “The Scotch Prophets” entertained the well attended event with their diverse choice of pop, rock and […]

‘The Nerd’ gets ready to bring on the laughs at VPP

the nerd play

Said to be one of the funniest plays ever written, “The Nerd” by Larry Shue is about to hit the stage at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia. The production, which is directed by Kelli Fox and starring Michael Hogeveen, will preview August 12, 13 and 14 (2 p.m. performances) then open with an 8 p.m. performance on […]

Lambton Shores making application for provincial relief after storm

grand bend

The Municipality of Lambton Shores plans to apply for financial help from the province under the Ontario Disaster Relief Assistance program. Municipal Council made the decision to move forward with the application during a special meeting of Council held Thursday (July 31). Application will be made to both the private and public components of the […]

August First Friday

August First Friday

First Friday is a monthly arts and culture tour that partners the efforts of artists and performers with the infrastructure of supporting venues in Downtown Sarnia. Venues include museums, galleries, theatres, dining establishments, merchants, and public spaces located in Sarnia’s Downtown Cultural District. Merchants and dining establishments are encouraged to remain open late to promote […]