Week of March 30

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Thursday, March 30

Lenten Organ Series

Central United Church’s six-week lenten organ series, a 30-minute, Thursday-at-noon performance, continues with Gerald Vreman of Centre Street Baptist, St. Thomas. 12 p.m. 220 George St. All welcome, donation appreciated. For more, call Nancy at 519-869-2017

Artist Talk

Artist Kevin yates will discuss his practice with a special focus on the house sculptures included in the Elusive Utopia exhibition. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Free, give what you can. To register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or visit JNAAG website.

Famous 5

Bridges Global founder Elizabeth Soltis will speak at the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., registration at 11:30 a.m., lunch and speaker from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. $40 per person, $320 for table of 8. Register by March 26 at www.famou5.ca. For more, email Vicky Ducharme at Famous5sarnialambton@gmail.com

Friday, March 31

Scott Woods Concert

Old Time Fiddle Show featuring Scott Woods, and sister Kendra on twin fiddles, along with all-star band. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. Tickets $25 adults, $10 children. Fully accessible building, light refreshments after concert. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-869-4103

Cinderella Story

The Cinderella Story of Sarnia-Lambton hosts the 8th annual Prom Dress Boutique over two days at 100 Christina St. Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register online at www.cinderellasarnia.org. For more, call 519-864-1161

Meatloaf Dinner

A meatloaf dinner offered at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St., at 5 p.m.. Tickets $10 advance and $12 at the door. For more, call 519-332-7808 or 519-336-5124

Watoto Children’s Choir

Watoto Children’s Choir presents new worship album Signs & Wonders at Bethel Pentecostal Church, 1565 London Line, 7 p.m. The choir is comprised of orphans and other vulnerable children and shares a message of hope for Africa’s orphans and widows. For more, call 519-542-7731

Theatre Sarnia

Opening night of the Theatre Sarnia production of the Alfred Hitchcock whodunit classic The 39 Steps at the Imperial Theatre. 7:30 p.m., 168 Christina St. N. Also on April 1, 5, 6, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m., with an April 2 matinee at 2 p.m. For tickets call 519-344-7469 or visit www.imperialtheatre.net.

Live Music

Singer-songwriters Brooklyn Doran and Gillian Nicola perform with special guest saxophonist Al Weiss at Ups N’ Downs, 226 Front St. N., 9 p.m., no cover. For more, call 519-336-0337

Jazz Performance

The jazz trio The Overtones perform in the Turret Room at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, 127 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets, $10, by calling 519-337-0507

Live Music

Canadian guitarist and songwriter Tom Savage and his trio take the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. No cover, 9:30 p.m., 130 Seaway Rd. For more, call 519-336-1999

Saturday, April 1

Drama Presentation

The one-woman show, Therese: The Story of a Soul, performed at Holy Trinity Catholic School, 60 Lorne Cres., 7:30 p.m. All ages. Admission is a free-will offering. For more, call 519-336-2653

Trivial Pursuit

Central United Church’s 5th annual Trivial Pursuit Night in celebration of April Fool’s Day. 220 George St., doors open at 6:30 p.m., game at 7 p.m. Cost $10, tickets available by calling church office or at the door. Refreshments and door prizes available. For more, call 519-344-4561

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a four-week eating and lifestyle change group called Healthy Eating and You at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts easy two-hour hike through the Parkhill Conservation Area, with opportunity for pancakes at the Fort Rose Maple Syrup Company in Parkhill. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Model Airplane Exhibit

Sarnia Bluewater RC Flyers Club display of radio-controlled model aircraft and boats, from 24 inch wingspan to over 9 feet, indoor and outdoor models. Lambton Mall, in front of Sears entrance, 9 a.m. to about 4:30 5 p.m. For more, call Al at 519-862-2184 or visit www.bluewaterrcflyers.com

Live Music

Five Alarm Funk take the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s with special guest the Tom Savage Trio. 130 Seaway Rd. Tickets $15, at the bar or ticketscene.ca.. For more, call 519-336-1999

Skating Show

Point Edward Skating Club’s annual skating show “I Heard It On the Radio” at the Point Edward Arena, 210 Monk St., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. Tickets $12 adults, $8 children and can be purchased at door. For more, call 519-344-0908

Sunday, April 2

Tai Chi Open House

An open house and demonstration of the Taoist Tai Chi arts. Lochiel Kiwanis Centre gym, 180 College Ave. N., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more, call 519-344-0346. Also available April 3 at Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-344-0346

Quit Smoking

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

Tuesday, April 4

Sip, Savour and Stylize

Shopping with local vendors, dancing entertainment, apps and wine. Strangway Centre, 260 Eats. St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 5 to 7pm. Tickets are $8 for Strangway Centre members, $10 for non-members. For adults 20+. For more, call 519 332 0656

Taste and Learn

Learn about and taste healthier options during stressful times. Free class is offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Indigenous Court

Justice Deborah.Austin of the Ontario Court of Justice will discuss the Walpole Island First Nation Court and the Sarnia Indigenous Persons Court. Q&A to follow. Free. First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m. Call 519-336-8808 to reserve spot.

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 2-hour group session with general overview on Living well with Diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Healthy Eating and You

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 4-week healthy eating and lifestyle change group. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Also available at 1150 Pontiac Dr., Sarnia at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Wednesday, April 5

Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free yoga class is mixed-level and suitable for most, run by certified instructor. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Meditation

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free Meditation & Mindfulness programs gives basic understanding of meditation. Learn practical mindfulness techniques to improve wellness. 109 Crawford St., 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays until April 26. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Coffee and Conversation

The Sarnia branch of the Ontario 55+ Senior Games Association will host the Southwest Ontario Regional Games in August. Reps will be on hand to explain how you can get involved as a volunteer or participant. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

Ham Bingo

Corunna Legion hosting an Easter ham bingo, with a top prize of $700. 350 Albert St., door open 6 p.m. Four cards $20. Food available. Wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

Thursday, April 6

Lenten Organ Series

Central United Church’s six-week lenten organ series, a 30-minute, Thursday-at-noon performance, continues with Foster Hill of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian. 12 p.m. 220 George St. All welcome, donation appreciated. For more, call Nancy at 519-869-2017

Caring for Seniors

The Sarnia-Lambton Home Response Collaborative and Sarnia-Lambton Elder Abuse host 4th annual conference “Aging Together: A Community Response.” St. Clair Corporate Centre, 265 Front St. N., 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Topics cover vulnerable seniors, dementia, First Link Support, and more. Tickets $90, available at www.theinnsarnia.ca/tickets. For more, call 519-344-2057, ext. 2174

Friday, April 7

Rummage Sale

At Central United Church, 220 George St., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Also on Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Items for sale include gently-used spring and summer clothing, shoes, dishes, household items, small furniture, tools, book, jewelry and more. Call 519-344-4561

Photography Exhibition

Opening of “Our Canada Celebrating 150 Years” exhibition by Sarnia Photographic Club and “Souvenir” portrait photography by Lambton College student Rasphal Singh. The Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., open until 9 p.m. on First Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-0507

Live Music

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

Garage Sale

Two-day sale includes summer clothing, shoes, dishes, furniture, tools, books, jewellery, sports goods and plants. Central United Church, 220 George St., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Also on Saturday, April 8 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-344-4561

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free yoga class incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St.,12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Fridays until April 28. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free class is a gentle yoga sequence using chair. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Fridays until April 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Art Show

Gary Roach hosting an exhibition of art he’s produced over the past year. Show held at 100 Christina St. N., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-331-0865

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also available at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Art of Anarchy

Rock band Art of Anarchy led by Scott Stapp of Creed takes the stage at the The Station Music Hall, 505 Campbell St., for a 7 p.m. concert. Tickets, $25, available at Cheeky Monkey, Picker’s Alley or by calling 519-383-0006

Rummage Sale

Central United Church’s rummage/garage sale includes gently used fall and winter clothing, dishes, household items, furniture, knitting and craft supplies, tools, toys and more. 220 George St., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-344-4561

Live Music

Pat Robitaille takes the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. No cover, 9:30 p.m., 130 Seaway Rd. For more, call 519-336-1999

Cut & Paint

Renée Van Halm explains collage technique and how to use it as source material for paintings. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $90 for non-members. Registration required, materials and lunch provided. Call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226 or email ann.helps@county-lambton.on.ca