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Thursday, Nov. 8

Wildlife Trivia Night

Lambton Wildlife hostinga Wildlife Trivia Night at Stokes, 485 Harbour Bay Rd., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Go alone or with a team up to 4. Snacks available. Tickets $15 per person. To register, call 519-490-8978

 

Improving Assertiveness

Twin Bridges NPLC offering session to provide support, feedback and strategies on the importance of assertiveness and making changes to benefit your well-being. 153 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding six free Shibashi classes at All Saints’ Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 11 a.m., on Nov. 8, 15, 22, and Dec. 6, 13. For more, call 519-344-3017

 

Balance & Bone Health

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 5-week education and exercise program to improve your balance and bone health. 460 Christina St., N., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Motown Concert

Motown Soul to perform at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. For information and tickets, call 519-344-7469 or visit the theatre’s website.

Toastmasters

Lambton Toastmasters hosting a sample meeting to show how Toastmasters can help individuals succeed in business and life.

Chamber of Commerce board room, 556 Christina St., 12 noon to 1 p.m. For more contact Julie at julie@exitsarnia.com

Friday, Nov. 9

Travelogue

Alastair Henry and Candas Whitlock will share their experiences backpacking on a budget in their post-retirement years. Strangway Adult Community Centre, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Cost $6 for non-members. Register by calling 519-332-0656

 

Tribute Artists

Tribute artists to perform Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Elvis Presley at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., doors open 6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m. $25 per ticket, for sale at the bar. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Ski Trip Sign-Up

Bluewater International Ski Club organizing two ski trips to British Columbia, one to Panorama from Jan. 26 to Feb. 2, the other to Silver Star from March 9-16. For more, visit bluewaterskiclub.com or call Donna at 519-542-1547

 

Rock & Fossil Club

Walter and Nancy Markl will speak about the Goderich Salt Mine at a meeting of the Sarnia Rocks & Fossil Club. Twin Lakes Terrace Retirement Home, 1310 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, contact Mary at 519-869-2003 or Ivan at i.mckay@sympatico.ca

 

Live Music Cafe

Lise Michaud will perform and Sisters of Soul host at the Live Music Cafe at Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Donations welcomed. For more, contact Fran at 1voice2sing@gmail.com

Saturday, Nov. 10

Christmas Bazaar

Dunlop United Church’s Christmas Bazaar featuring jewelry, crafts, refreshments, bake sale, frozen turkey pies and preserves. All welcome, accessible, free admission. 757 Rosedale Ave., 9 a.m. to noon. For more, call Anna-Mae at 519-542-0204

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club is doing a local hike. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Show and Sale

The annual Show and Sale in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sarnia-Lambton. Alexander Mackenzie Secondary, 1257 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission $5 for ages 12 and up. For more, contact 519-336-0460 or visit www.sarnia.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca

 

Candlelight Tribute

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, holds its 8th annual Candlelight Tribute for Remembrance Day. Candles can be purchased from the Legion for a minimum donation of $5. Bring candles to City Hall on Front Street., between 7 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., proceed to the Cenotaph where you can place your candle. For more, call 519-336-2841

 

Winter Bazaar

St. Joseph’s CWL Annual Winter Bazaar featuring homemade meat pies, cabbage rolls, spring rolls, baked goods, crafts, raffle table, tea room and more. 293 Stuart St., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Charlene Hummell at 519-542-4244

 

Fall Polish Bazaar

Featuring potato and cheese pierogi, cabbage rolls, polish sauerkraut, turkey pies, baked goods and a craft table. Hot brunch available. Polish Hall, 173 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Donna at 519-542-4050

 

Bazaar

Featuring turkey and roast beef pot pies, butter tarts, baking, crafts, jewelry, books, ‘almost new’ table, and a coffee corner. Bring bags. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-1781

 

Winter Bazaar

Hosted by St.J oseph’s CWL and featuring homemade meat pies, cabbage rolls, spring rolls, pickled asparagus, chili sauce, baked goods, crafts, raffle table and tea room. 9 a.m. to 12 noon. St. Joe’s Church, 293 Stuart St. For more, call Charlene at 519-542-424

Sunday, Nov. 11

Roast Beef Dinner

Roast Beef Dinner at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. Tickets $18, free for children under 12, available at door or by calling 519-383-6933

Monday, Nov. 12

Pro-Am Squash

The Simon Warder Memorial Pro-Am Squash Tournament gets underway, starting with pro qualifying round at Huron Oak. Amateur event begins Friday, and the finals take place Nov. 18. Some matches at Sarnia Riding Club. Proceeds to St. Joseph’s Hospice and Bluewater Health.

For more, visit www.thesimonwarder.ca

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Genealogy

Researchers Randy Evans and Tom Slater will speak at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email jdlk@bell.net

 

The Lambton Outdoor Club is doing a slower-paced hike around Canatara Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Ostomy Support

The Sarnia-Lambton Ostomy Support Group will meet Shoppers Home Health Care, 516 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m. featuring a guest speaker from Convatec. All welcome. For more, call 519-344-9797

Wednesday, Nov. 14

Business Workshops

Fraser Perry explains how to write a business plan at the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership Business Enterprise Centre’s workshop. 1086 Modeland Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free, but pre-registration required at Eventbrite.ca. For more, contact fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca or 519-332-1820 ext 223

 

Green Drinks

An informal gathering featuring St. Clair Region Conservation Authority’s director of biology Erin Carroll leading a discussion on improving the health of our watersheds. Free. 100 Christina St. N., open 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m. For more, contact greendrinkssarnia@outlook.com

 

Happiness 101

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 4-week program run by registered social workers designed to help improve overall happiness. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Ham Dinner

Canon Davis Memorial hosting a ham and scalloped potato dinner. 380 Russell St., 5 p.m. Cost is $15. For tickets and takeout orders, call 519-344-9531

 

Business Seminar

Business Counsellor Fraser Parry will work through the steps needed to get a business venture off the ground and the information necessary to understand what’s required of new or expanding businesses. Business Enterprise Centre, 1086 Modeland Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Must register at www.eventbrite.ca or contact fraser@sarnialambton.on.ca for information.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Holly Berry Bazaar

At Laurel Lea St. Matthews Church, featuring baked goods, used books and jewelry, cookie walk, knitted items, attic treasures. $2 at door includes coffee and goodie. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 837 Exmouth St., For more, call 519-337-7078

Friday, Nov. 16

Stress Management

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

 

Secret Santa Shoppe

Children can do their Christmas shopping at Pathway Health Centre, 1240 Murphy Rd. All gifts are pre-wrapped, nothing over $10. Nov. 16 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Nov. 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., and with Sarnia Sting on Nov. 21 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-542-3471

 

Jazz Performance

The Molyneaux Jazz Trio will perform a set of contemporary jazz standards as well as original tunes at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets $10, available at the Lawrence House, www.lawrencehouse.ca, or by calling 519-337-0507

Saturday, Nov. 17

Craft & Bake Sale

Craft and Bake Sale at Trinity Anglican Church, 1194 Murphy Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To book a table, call Joan Lake at 519-542-3559

 

College Open House

Lambton College’s annual Fall Open House with campus tours, program info, a technology forum featuring presentations from local plant managers and industry representatives, opportunities to see new facilities. 1457 London Rd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lambton College will pay the $95 application fee for students who apply during the event. For more, visit www.lambtoncollege.ca/openhouse

 

Spin4Kids

GoodLife Fitness clubs host a one-day fitness fundraiser to help kids through physical activity opportunities. Teams up to eight participate in one hour of high energy group fitness classes like indoor cycling, Zumba, and BodyCombat. Register at spin4kids.com

 

Christmas Bazaar

Featuring frozen meat pies, attic treasures, deli and bake table, Grandma’s Cupboard, handmade items, and books for sale. Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., coffee room open at 9 a.m. For more, call 519-344-6422

 

Bake Sale and Deli

Central United Church holding a Bake Sale and Deli featuring turkey pies, fruit pies, butter tarts, frozen entrees, cookies, preserves, and more. 220 George St., 8:3

 

Christmas Sale

Christmas Craft, Artisan and Vendor Sale featuring charcuterie boards, upcycled woolen mittens, stained glass, metal and wood crafts, preserves, handmade teddy bears, photography, sewing and knitting. DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Cafe and restaurant open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-3435

 

Chamber Choir

Celebrate fall with choral music at the Bluewater Chamber Choir’s The Joys of Fall show. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 2:30 p.m. Tickets $10, available at door. For more, call 226-932-6801

 

Celebration of Lights

Volunteers of all ages needed to help set up the Celebration of Lights during Community Set-up Day at the Suncor Agora in Centennial Park. Students can have volunteer hours documented. Lunch provided. For more, contact Paula at 519-344-8422, Cathie 519-490-5423, or email info@celebrationoflights.com

0 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-344-4561

Sunday, Nov. 18

Online Auction

The 35th annual Rotary Club of Sarnia Online and YourTV Auction with hundreds of items and potential gifts up for grabs. On YourTV Channel 700 from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Michael at 519-346-3291

 

Chamber Choir

Celebrate fall with choral music at the Bluewater Chamber Choir’s The Joys of Fall show. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 2:30 p.m. Tickets $10, available at door. For more, call 226-932-6801

 

Gifts Of The Season

Opening of annual show and sale at Gallery in the Grove featuring local and handmade art and gifts., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., 2618 Hamilton Rd. Show run until Dec. 15. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

Monday, Nov. 19

Gentle Yoga

Free introductory-level yoga program for adults, suitable for most abilities. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Bring your own mat. 153 Christina St. S. (use Front St. entrance), 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 3. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Chair Yoga

Yoga program suitable for most abilities. Free class offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 153 Christina St. S. (use Front St. entrance), 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 3. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Teen Cuisine

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class for teens 13 plus. 460 Christina St. N. (back entrance), 4 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949