Week of Nov. 17

Whats Happening

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

Thursday, Nov. 17

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking with whole grains. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Rhythm & Rhyme

For ages 0 to 23 months with caregiver. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Teen Advisory Group

Use all Makerspace equipment as a TAG. Teens can earn high school volunteer hours for attending. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Taxes for Artists

Bring questions and concerns about doing taxes as a self-employed artist to Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s tax information/presentation session with Brian Borts. Free. 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3326 or visit the gallery’s website.

Art Show

Gallery in the Grove’s annual Gifts of the Season show and sale featuring jewelry, pottery, scarves, textiles, paintings, and wood crafts. Runs until Dec. 10. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., Bright’s Grove. For more, call 519-869-4643

Skating Registration

Point Edward Skating Club accepting registration for Pre-Can Skate and Parant and Tot programs. Call Helen at 519-344-2266

Safe Communities

Safe Communities Sarnia-Lambton annual general meeting. Event summary, finanicial review and election of board directors. Open to all. Industrial Educational Co-operative, 1489 London Rd. Fore more, call 519-331-6156

Friday, Nov. 18

Rhythm & Rhyme

For ages 0 to 23 months with caregiver. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Treasure Sale

At St. Giles Church, two-day sale featuring baking, turkey pies, frozen meals, books, puzzles, housewares, jewelry and more., 770 Lakeshore Rd., Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-542-2253

Beauty and the Beast

Theatre Sarnia’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” opens at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, 19, and 23-26. Also on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. For tickets, call 519-344-7469 or visit www.imperialtheatre.net

Saturday, Nov. 19

Chuch Bazaar

Talk O’ the Town Bazaar includes turkey and apple pies, baked goods, harvest table, sewing, knitting, handmade soap, treasures, jewelry and a lunchroom. Free admission. St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, email cenbapchurchsarnia@gmail.com

Gadget Gallery

Lambton County Library’s Travelling Gadget Gallery offers assistance on topics ranging from navigating online catalogues, to downloading and streaming various types of media. Bring tablets, laptops, eReaders and login information for the Apple or Google Play Store. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5221

Hike

Medium level, three-hour hike of Springwater Conservation Area. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Artisan Sale

Christmas artisan, craft and vendor sale at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes 100+ tables selling steeped tea, sewing, knitting, toys, photographic art, food products and more. DeGroot’s Teahouse with a cafe on location. For more, call 519-542-3435

Turkey Dinner

Lambton Centre presents a turkey dinner with live musical entertainment, at Central United Church, 220 George St., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $10 in advance, and $8 children under 12, or $5 in advance. Proceeds to the Centre and Summer Camp. Takeout available. For more, call 519-786-5663

Nutcracker Ballet

St. Clair Youth Ballet perform excerpts from the Nutcracker at the Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. Tickets $10 and available Monday and Wednesday at Sarnia Ballet School or Body Moves. For more, call 519-336-7987

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

Open House & eLibrary

Drop-in to Mallroad Library for refreshments, door prizes and kids’ crafts. At the eLibrary Showcase, learn about tablets and eReaders, discover how to navigate new online catalogue and explore Freegal and PressReader. 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Christmas Home Tour

IODE Sarnia Lambton Municipal Chapter’s 10th and final two-day Christmas Home Tour, showcasing five festively decorated heritage and contemporary Sarnia homes. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $15, at DeGroot’s Nurseries, and Indian, Exmouth, and Murphy Shoppers Drug Marts. For more, call 519-899-4318

Christmas Bazaar

Turkey and apple pies, attic treasures, deli and bake table, handmade items, books, and more. Coffee and muffins for $2. Bring your own shopping bag. Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3424

Craft and Bake Sale

Trinity Anglican Church holding its antique craft and bake sale at 1194 Murphy Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items include jewelry, crafts, homemade baking and more. For more, call 519-542-9261

Christmas Bazaar

Two-day bazaar featuring baking, preserves, knitting, attic treasures, gift baskets and pies at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron, Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and following 5:30 p.m. mass. Sunday, following 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. masses. For more, call 519-344-2992

MADD Voluntary Toll

Sarnia Police and OPP join MADD volunteers and students in collecting donations at various retail locations. Money used to fight drunk driving. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call Carol at 519-339-9962

Christmas Bazaar

St. Michael’s Church holding its annual Christmas Bazaar at 1920 Wildwood Dr., Bright’s Grove, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items include baking, gift baskets, handmade quilts, sewing, crafts, a silent auction, jewelry and more. All welcome. For more, call 519-542-5944

Roast Beef Dinner

Roast beef dinner at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St, 5 p.m. Includes potatoes, vegetables, dinner rolls and dessert. Cost $15. For more, call 519-336-9251

Christmas Bazaar

At St. Paul’s United Church, featuring baking, books, Christmas items, children’s shopping room, deli and lunch. 360 Devine St., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Santa appears 11 a.m. to noon. For more, call Shirley at 519-344-0257

Sunday, Nov. 20

Holiday Cafe

Holiday Cafe 2016 featuring Seaway Sounds, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, 931 Champlain Rd. Doors open 1:30 p.m., show begins at 2 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. Includes raffle to support local charity. Tickets, $12 adults, $6 for 12 and under. Call Kelly at 519-383-5582

Roast Pork Dinner

Roast pork dinner with homemade dessert at Camlachie United Chuch, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $6 children ages 6 to 10, free children 5 and under. Takeout available. Fully accessible building. For tickets call, 519-899-4720 or leave a message at 519-542-7089

Monday, Nov. 21

Adult Colouring

All supplies provided, or bring your own. Free. At West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Handweavers Guild

Learn the ancient art of loom weaving with the Sarnia Handweavers Guild. All welcome, free admission. St. Luke’s Church Hall, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring lunch. For more, call Dorothy Carr at 519-336-3737 (after 6 p.m.) or email dcarr6@cogeco.ca

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free class on cooking with whole grains. 481 Colborne Rd., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a two-hour group session providing an overview of How to Live Well with Diabetes at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free diabetes prevention class at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Adult Colouring

At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

L.A.C.E

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

After-school workshop for ages 9-13. Learn about nature conversation with a focus on monarch butterflies. Make art from homemade butterfly milkweed seed paper. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Also on Nov. 24. To register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or visit the gallery’s website.

Brain Injury Talk

Carl R. Lokko, a clinical social worker, will discuss counselling and consulting services at a meeting of the Brain Injury Association Sarnia-Lambton. Free. 1705 London Line, 6 p.m. For more, call 519-337-5657

Federal Retirees

Federal retirees Christmas luncheon at the Navy Club, 1420 Lougar St. All retired employees of the Federal Government, as well as RCMP and Military welcome. For more, call Gloria at 519-869-6326 or Pat at 519-869-8872 or email fsna.bluewater@gmail.com

Thursday, Nov. 24

Film Screening

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery screening of Ansiktet, the Magician. Series recommended for mature viewers only. Free. At 147 Lochiel St., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. To register, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226 or visit gallery website.

Age-Friendly Community

City of Sarnia hosts an Age-Friendly Sarnia community summit to present and discuss research findings and create an Age-Friendly Action Plan. Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes drawn for completing surveys. Register at agefriendlysarnia.com or contact Dale Mosley at 519-332-0330, ext. 3307 or dale.mosley@sarnia.ca

Advent Organ Series

Central United Church’s ‘Downtown Noon Hour Organ Series’ at 220 George St., featuring Alma Roberts of Knox Church, St. Thomas and Robert Tower of Central United, Sarnia. For more, call 519-344-4561

Tourism Sarnia-Lambton

Guest speaker Jim Hudson to address annual general meeting of Tourism Sarnia-Lambton. Open to all, including tourism industry stakeholders. Reception 6 p.m. followed by reports and director election. TSL assembly room, 1455 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward. For more, call Christine at 519-336-3232

Friday, Nov. 25

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit-smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tween Craft

For ages 7 to 12. Spend a PA Day with a craft at the library. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Christmas at the Club

The Sarnia Yacht Club holding its second annual two-day show and sale in support of youth sailing program. Variety of unique handmade vendors, bake sale and food available for purchase. Free admission, open to public. 1220 Fort St., Point Edward. Saturday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-332-6779

Weight Loss Support

Join a registered dietitian in West Lambton Community Health Centre’s monthly weight loss support group. Share successes and struggles while adopting a healthy lifestyle. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259.

 

Gallery PD Day

PD Day at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery with activities based on the theme 3D Art Effects. 147 Lochiel St. Drop off 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., pick up 4:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Cost $55 per child for non-members. Bring peanut-free lunch. To register, call 519-336-8127, ext. 322

Jazz and Dessert

Grace United Church presents an evening of jazz music complemented by an assortment of desserts. 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets, $20, including desserts, available at church office or by calling 519-542-1203.

Saturday, Nov. 26

Hike

Medium level, five-hour hike of the St. Clair Parkway. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Makerspace Program

For ages 8 and up. Explore with Sphero at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Crafternoon Tea

Includes crafts tables featuring woodworking, sewing, knitting, baking, jewelry, etc. Refreshments available. Includes door prizes and 50/50 draw. Our Lady of Mercy Church, 390 Christina St. N., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-383-7541

Pop Up Shop

Featuring locally made jewelry, scarves, soap, T-shirts etc. at 181 Christina St. and sponsored by Lambton College Cube and Startup Canada. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call Laura at 226-932-0198

Gaza Calls

Learn about the situation faced by Palestinians through a videoconference at Central United Church, sponsored by numerous church and social justice groups. 12 noon, preceded by a light lunch at 11:30 a.m. Free will offering appreciated. For more, call Nancy at 519-869-2017

Christmas bazaar

Afton Park Place’s annual Christmas bake sale and bazaar at 1200 Afton Dr., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Baked goods, handicrafts, white elephant items, and many vendors. Includes a chili lunch. For more, call 519-332-2362

Santa Parade

Corunna Santa Claus parade organized by the Moore Optimists begins 6 p.m. at Simon & Sherrol’s No Frills and follows Lyndoch to Beckwith Street. Visit and refreshments with Santa at the Clock Tower after. For info call Cindy at 519-384-0223, Lindsay at 519-330-4562 or visit www.corunnasantaclausparade.com

Sunday, Nov. 27

Breakfast with Santa

Last day for tickets to Corunna United Church’s breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 3, 198 Hill St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All kids accompanied by an adult welcome. Cost $5 adults, $2 children. Photos available for $1. For tickets call Sharon at 519-862-1957

Monday, Nov. 28

Lambton Wildlife

Learn about the science and techniques of bird banding with the Native Territories Avian Research Project. Focus on hummingbirds and banding in Canatara Park this spring. Free, all welcome. Refreshments and social gathering 7 p.m. followed by presentation at 7:30 p.m. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

Diabetes Prevention

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

Movie

Showing the Christmas movie “The Santa Claus 2: Mrs. Claus” at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Christmas Sing-Along

Libertas Male Choir holding a Christmas Sing-Along Concert at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $20 adults, $10 youth, free under 10, and available at the Dutch Market on Lambton Mall Road and at www.libertasvoices.com

Quit Smoking

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

Coffee and Conversation

For CPR Awareness month, instructor Kathy Hoof will present an overview of basic First Aid and CPR. The session does not qualify for certification. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

Stroller Fitness

Baby and Me stroller fitness program offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 60-minute group-based fitness class for moms and babies. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mondays until Dec. 19. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Ratification Vote

Voting begins on the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement. Nov. 28-29 for urban centre voting, and Nov. 30-Dec. 2 for on-reserve voting. Mail in ballot or vote in person. For more, call 1-877-497-3799 or visit www.sayyestoaes.ca

Wednesday, Nov. 30

Quarter Auction

At the Corunna Legion, in support of the Lambton Children’s Safety Village. 14 vendors, 50/50 draw and door prizes. $5 admission includes one paddle. 7 p.m., 350 Albert St. Tickets available at Lapier’s Flowers, Bad Dog Bar & Grill or by calling Mary Ann at 519-332-2686

Bridge Luncheon

Dunlop United Church hosting a ‘Snowman’ bridge luncheon in support of the church’s kitchen contingency fund. 757 Rosedale Ave., 12:30 p.m. Tickets, $9, available by calling Gail at 519-542-2720

Christmas Bazaar

Landmark Village’s Christmas Bazaar at 1370 L’Heritage Dr., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. featuring vendors, paintings, handmade bags, baked goods, jewelry, knitting, and more. Includes Christmas Tea Room. Donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. For more, call 519-542-6757