Week of Oct. 27

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

Wednesday, Oct. 26

Child Car Seat

Lambton Public Health and community partners holding a child car seat clinic. Seats must be installed prior to attending. Parents must bring their car seat manual, vehicle manual and child to the clinic. At Corunna OPP, 392 Lyndoch St., Corunna, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call at 519-344-2062, ext. 2346

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Recipe Makeover at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 437 Colborne Dr., Corunna, 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

L.A.C.E.

Ladies Assessment of Current Events is a monthly discussion series focusing on current events at Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

Quarter Auction

Sarnia Airman’s Club holding a quarter auction with vendors at the 403 Wing/Navy Club at 1420 Lougar St. Doors open 5:30 p.m., auction at 7 p.m.. For more, call 519-344-8050

Painting Workshop

For ages 9 to 13. Learn about the storytelling tradition with local First Nations artist Moses Lunham. See a Norval Morrisseau painting and let your inspiration run wild on canvas. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free. To register, call 519-336-8127 or 519-344-2062

Death Café

A group-directed discussion about death and associated topics in a confidential space. 7 p.m., McKenzie and Blundy Funeral Home. At 8 p.m. ,guest speak Dr. Glen Maddison to discuss palliative care. Free, open to all. For more, or to RSVP, contact Heather at deathcafesarnia@gmail.com or call 519-331-3944

A Cappella Chorus

Seaway Sound’s Sweet Adelines fiyur-part a cappella singing chorus meets Wednesdays at St. Francois Xavier School, 901 The Rapids Pkwy., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. No musical experience needed. For more, call Kelly Graham at 519-383-5582

Transition Fair

Options for teens with special needs following high school is the focus of a Transition Fair at Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School, 1257 Michigan Ave. Dinner 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., fair from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, contact Jennifer Howell at 519-542-3471 ext. 291 or jhowell@pathwayscentre.org. Register at www.2016teentransitionfair.eventbrite.ca by Oct. 20

Thursday, Oct. 27

Cooking Buddies

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s free cooking class for children ages 6 to 12 at All Saints Anglican Church, 178 Hill St., Corunna, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Held the last Thursday of every month until April. Limited spaces. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Artist Talk

Allyson Mitchell will discuss her feminist/queer art projects. Free. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. To register, call 519-336-8127

Fright Night Concert

Lambton Concert Band presenting “Fright Night” at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $12 adults, $6 children and students, available from band members or by emailing promotions@lambtonconcertband.com

Friday, Oct. 28

Hot Soup, Cool Jazz

Sarnia Community Foundation presents an evening of music by the Brennan-Williams Trio and dinner at the Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Selection of hot soups and bread. Cash bar. Tickets $20 and only available in advance by calling the SCF office at 519-332-2588

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tween Craft

For ages 7 to 12. Enjoy PA day with a craft at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

Gallery PD Day

Children can spend a day with artistic activities, stories, and films. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St. Drop-off is 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., pick-up is 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost $55 for non-members. Bring a peanut-free lunch. To register, call 519-336-8127

Saturday, Oct. 29

The Running Dead

Second annual event in Canatara Park featuring a 5K zombie fun run and a 1K kids’ “trek or treat” trail that is zombie-free. $8 to $75, depending on age, event and date of registration. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Partial proceeds to charity. For more, visit sarniazombiefunrun.com

Makerspace Cubelets

For ages 8 and up. At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Family Fun Day

Includes cookie decorating, face painting, Gunk ‘N’ Dunk, carving demo, bake sale, and more. At Degroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds to Lunches 4 Learning. Free admission. For more, visit www.fieryfaces.ca

Choral Workshop

Don Besig & Nancy Price to lead a choral workshop “Count Your Blessings” at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration, $80 includes workshops, 6 choral arrangements, lunch and massed choral participation. Concert on Oct. 30. Registrt online or call 519-542-1203.

Hike

Medium level, three-hour hike of Lambton County Heritage Trail in Port Franks. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Fall Bazaar

Naked goods, turkey pies, beef pies, and white elephant table items. Point Edward Presbyterian Church, 306 Michigan Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Cost $2 per person. Includes coffee, tea and raisin bread. For more, call 519-344-2536

CWL Fall Bazaar

St. Joseph’s Church holding its annual CWL Fall Bazaar at 293 Stuart St., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Items for sale include homemade baked goods, sewing, raffles, tea room and more. All welcome. For more, call Laurie Hardy at 519-332-5378

Annual Bazaar

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church annual bazaar at 261 Christina St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Attic treasures, food, jewelry, knitting, Christmas corner, books and more. A Tea Room with tea, coffee and fresh scones. For more, call 519-332-2662

Halloween Jam

Halloween Jam Session and Meat Draw at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 2 p.m. Meat draw at 4 p.m. Prizes for best costume. Food available, wheelchair accessible, all welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

Sunday, Oct. 30

Breakfast and Meat Raffle

Pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, eggs, and more. St. Joseph’s Parish on Lyndoch Street, Corunna, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost $8 adults, $4 children 6 to 12, free under 6. Take out orders available after 8:30 a.m. For more, call 519-862-1213, ext. 28

Crib Tournament

Corunna Legion holding the Harold & Florence Johnson mixed memorial crib tournament. 350 Albert At., registration 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., play at 1 p.m. Cost $10 per person. All welcome, food available, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

Choral Concert

The culmination of a week-end choral workshop will be a massed choral concert at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Special guest the Lambton Youth Choir. Tickets $10 and available from church office or at the door. For more, call 519-542-1203

Family Sunday

Make a paper mask craft, influenced by Katie Bethune-Leamen’s Ghostface masks. Free, all ages. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, visit 519-336-8127

Roast Beef Dinner

Roast beef dinner at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. Includes tea, coffee and pie. Cost $15, free for children under 12. Takeout available. Tickets by calling 519-383-6933 or at the door.

Fall Music Fest

Variety show featuring local Sarnia musicians, including vocalists, guitarists, choirs and more. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 2 p.m. Admission $15 for one adult, two for $25, and $5 ages 6 to 12 and free for children under 6. Light refreshments served after show. For tickets, call the church at 519-899-4720 or Shirley 519-491-2517 or Lynn 519-869-4960

Monday, Oct. 31

Halloween Bingo

Wear Halloween costume or black and orange. At the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5 for non-members, includes refreshments and extra cards. To register, call 519-332-0656

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Health Care Jobs

Ten local care providers to provide info at “job stations” to students, parents and job seekers interested in working in health care field. Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Road. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. No cost. Presented by the Sarnia Lambton Workforce Development Board. For more, call 519-332-0000.

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free five-week program designed to help make permanent lifestyle changes and manage weight at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Give-a-Book

Organization for Literacy in Lambton’s annual Give-a-Book campaign begins. Drop off new books until Dec. 6 at Lambton Library branches, the Book Keeper, Poppies at Bluewater Health and the Organization’s office in the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre. For more, call 519-332-4876

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a five-week healthy lifestyle program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Make and Take

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Make and Take” cooking class. Inn of the Good Shepherd, 115 John St., 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants must register by calling Rebecca at 419-344-3017, ext. 277

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Choral Concert

Sarnia Concert Association presents the Elmer Iseler Singers, including a tribute to Canada’s 150th birthday. At Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 adults, $25 students. For tickets, call 519-344-7469 or buy at door.

Lambton Wildlife

Local conservation organization celebrates 50th anniversary with free screening of the new film, The Call of the Forest – The Forgottten Wisdom of Trees. All welcome. 7 p.m., Sarnia Library, For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

Acrylic Basics

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents an “Acrylic Basics” workshop with Diane Nelles. Grace United Church, 900 Cathcart Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or email sarnia.artists.w@gmail.com

Healthy Futures

Rapids Family Health Team offering free parent information session on hunger busting foods and mindful breathing. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 6 p.m Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, Nov. 3

Pastafest

7th annual Rayjon Pastafest at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Eat in or take out. Dinner, gift baskets, silent auction packages, art and jewelry sale, gift cards and Rayjon info. Tickets $12 adults, $8 children 11 and under, $35 for family of four. Contact Joan Nienhuis at 519-542-3893 or joan_nienhuis@hotmail.com or Anne Marie Parizeau at 519-542-8150 or anneparizeau@hotmail.com

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit-smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Board Games

Board games night at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, Nov. 4

Art Show and Sale

“Through My Eyes,” a show and sale of oil and acrylic paintings by Karen Schaw at the Lawton Gallery behind the Imperial Theatre box office, 168 Christina St. N. Show runs through November. Original watercolours and 2017 calendar for sale 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-332-6591

Wild Cards

Wild Cards perform live at Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday festivities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

Quarter Auction

Huron House Boys’ Home’s quarter auction at Huron Oaks Golf Club, 2587 Lakeshore Rd., 7 p.m. Doors open at 6p.m. Admission $5. Bar and pizza for purchase. For more, call Travis at 519-869-4000 or email tbogaert@hhbh.ca

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Nov. 5

Studio Show

Third annual two-day open art show and sale at the home studio of ‘plein air’ painter and author J. Allison Robichaud, featuring new landscapes, still lifes and floral compositions. 611 Errol Road W., Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519 –344-9071 or visit www.jallisonrobichaud.com

Legion Anniversary

Corunna Legion celebrates 70th anniversary with a Remembrance banquet, honours & awards. 350 Albert St. Cocktails 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Cost $10 per ticket, available at the Club Room Bar. No charge for veterans. Register at Corunna Legion. All are welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-3200

Church Bazaar

Baked goods, knitting, sewing, “attic treasures”, books, jewelry, and more. Free admission. All Saint’s Anglican Church Bazaar, 248 Vidal St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Includes tea room for $2. For more, call 519-344-5167

Benefit Concert

Sarnia’s Christian male chorus Sursum Corda presents an evening of music at First Christian Reform Church, 1105 Exmouth St., 7:30 p.m. Admission $10, used to support Christeena Nienhuis missionary trip to South Sudan. For more, call Bert at 519-312-7727

Silver Bells Bazaar

Crasts, Christmas decor, baking, gently used items, woodworking and more. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cafe serving breakfast sandwiches. Free admission. For more, call 519-332-0656

Photography Workshop

Sarnia Photographic Club hosting one day workshop by local photographer Sherri Davis, called The Journey to Soulful Photographer. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets, $50, at www.sarniaphotoclub.com or the door. For more, visit www.sarniaphotoclub.com/workshops

Makerspace Program

For ages 8 and up. Sew a felt coin bank at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Christmas Bazaar

Fifth annual Christmas Bazaar at King George VI School, 585 O’Dell Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendor include Tupperware, Scentsy, Avon, Enjo, etc. Free admission. For more, call Martina Carr at 519-344-8741

Monday, Nov. 7

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents a silver metal clay workshop with Kathy King. Grace United Church, 900 Cathcart Blvd., 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost, $60 for non-members, plus supply price. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or email sarnia.artists.w@gmail.com

Tales for Tots

For ages 0 to 4 at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Mondays. For more, call 519-899-2202

Story Hour

For ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

On My Own

For ages 3 to 6. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Health Speakers

Rapids Family Health Team’s Cynthia McColeman and registered dietician Sarah Kidd speak to the Mayflower Rebekah Lodge, at All Saints Anglican Church, 498 Lyndoch St., Corunna, 8 p.m. Free admission, refreshments served. For more, call 519-466-5564

Meditation

At West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. For more, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes, run until April on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. At Central United Church, 220 George St., 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. For more, call Amy at 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes, run until April, Mondays and Thursdays. At Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more, call Amy at 519-344-3017, ext. 23

Tuesday, Nov. 8

Genealogy

Researchers Tom Slater & Randy Evans will discuss Sarnia’s War Remembrance Project at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email jdlk@bell.net

Tales for Tots

For ages 18 months to 3 years, with caregiver. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

Tales for Tots

For ages 0 to 3 with caregiver. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

Words in Motion

For children age two with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

War Documentary

To commemmorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Somme, a screening of the doc “Battlefield Detectives: The Somme”. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes, run until April, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more, call Amy at 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes, run until April, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. For more, call Amy at 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Newcomers Cooking

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Newcomers Cooking Class” at 660 Oakdale Ave., 3 p.m. Participants must register by calling Rebecca at 519-344-3017, ext. 277