What’s happening: week of Jan. 18

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, Jan. 18

 

Stress Information

The Sarnia Library is offering “A New Year, a New Outlook”, an information program about dealing with daily stresses and living a healthier life, featuring guest speaker Laura Jasmin, Naturopathic Doctor. 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Friday, Jan. 19

 

Jeremy Hotz Standup

Comedian Jeremy Hotz will perform at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N. Tickets are $55, available at imperialtheatre.net, by calling 519-344-7469 or at the box office. For more on Jeremy Hotz, visit jeremyhotz.com

 

Saturday, Jan. 20

 

Scrabble Tournament

Scrabble tournament at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participants can bring own scrabble games and dictionaries. All levels welcome. Lunch is included. Cost is $10. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Gallery Audio Tour

Enjoy a guided audio tour of the Lambton at War exhibition, narrated by Tony Frangis. Features battalion music and an in-depth story of the exhibition. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, give what you can. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Dance

At the Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Costs, $30 a couple. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

 

Sunday, Jan. 21

 

Family Sunday

Edit yourself into scenarios using photo-editing software at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. Free, suggested $5 donation per family. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Roast Beef Dinner

St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. Cost is $15, free for children under 12. Accessible building. Tickets available at door or by calling 519-383-6933

 

Monday, Jan. 22

 

Movie Showing

The Sarnia Library will be showing animated movie “Moana”. 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. Free admission. Library will accept donations of canned goods and other non-perishable items for the Inn of the Good Shepherd. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Tuesday, Jan. 23

 

Making Baby Food

A hands-on learning experience. Learn about baby readiness, feeding schedules, healthy meals and snack ideas. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 225

 

Central Forum

Sandy Marshall review sSarnia’s Bioindustrial Innovation and the future for bio-feedstocks for chemicals, materials and fuels at the Central Forum 2018. Central United Church, 220 George St., doors open 1 p.m. $4 per session. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

S.T.A.R.T. FIRST Registration

Free 10 week program designed to introduce Grade 4-7 students to the world of robotics and FIRST LEGO League. Programs run Saturday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Registration at Rosedale Public School, 1018 Indian Rd. N., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, Jan. 23 and 24. For more, email sarniafll@outlook.com

 

Wednesday, Jan. 24

 

Parkinson’s Support Group

People living with Parkinson’s and their care partners are invited to meet in the community room at Clearwater Arena, 1400 Wellington St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Focus of meeting will be the proven benefits of exercise. For more, call 519-337-5330

A Capella Chorus

Seaway Sounds 4 part A capella chorus meets Wednesdays at St. Francois Xavier School, 901 The Rapids Pkwy., 6:30 p.m. For more, call Kelly at 519-383-5582 or email info@seawaysounds.com

 

 

Thursday, Jan. 25

 

Annual General Meeting

Jim Hamilton of First Solar Energy is guest speaker at the annual general meeting and dinner of the Professional Engineers Ontario, Lambton Chapter. Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 6 p.m., cost $20. RSVP to Phil by Jan. 22 at 519-481-1221 or phil.lasek@shell.com

 

Red Dot Tour

Browse the art gallery, find the red dot and enjoy a stimulating 15-minute talk about Lambton at War. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Free, give what you can. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Friday, Jan. 26

 

Weight Loss Support

Join a registered dietitian and a group of peers in West Lambton Community Health Centre’s monthly weight loss support group. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Saturday, Jan. 27

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor club hosting a hike at the Perch Creek Habitat Management Area. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Sunday, Jan. 28

Family Sunday

Explore lyrical abstractionism and experiment with watercolours and oil pastels at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. Free, suggested $5 donation per family. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

 

Monday, Jan. 29

 

Biomimicry

Naturalist Kimberly Gledhill discusses biomimicry and using the models of nature to solve complex human problems. Hosted by Lambton Wildlife, at the Esso Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave. 7:30 p.m. For more, email info@lambtonwildlife.com

 

Teen Cuisine

Rapids Family Health Team offering a fun, interactive and free cooking class for teens 13-18. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949


Tuesday, Jan. 30

 

Penny Pinching Pleasers

Learn to make healthy, inexpensive meals at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s free class. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 277

 

Central Forum

Kevin Shaw and Brian McBain speak about teaching mathematics in Ontario at the Central Forum, describing provincial challenges, rewards and international comparisons. Central United Church, 220 George St., doors open 1 p.m. $4 per session. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Wednesday, Jan. 31

 

Library Q&A

The Sarnia Library will discuss the library’s e-resources and any other questions about the library. Central United Church, 220 George St., 1 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Friday, Feb. 2

 

Live Music

Scott Manery & The Barnburners will perform at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

 

Tuesday, Feb. 6

 

Central Forum

Monica Shepley and Jonna Easterby speak about the Danish Experience at the Central Forum, sharing their experiences as a Dane in Canada and a Canadian in Denmark. Central United Church, 220 George St., doors open 1 p.m. $4 per session. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Saturday, Feb. 10

Dart Tournament

Barb Griffin Memorial Ladies Open Dart Tournament at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., register 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., play at noon. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Sunday, Feb. 11

Euchre Tournament

Progressive Euchre Tournament at Corunna Legion 350 Albert St., register 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., play at 1 p.m. Pre-register at the bar. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Tuesday, Feb. 13

 

Central Forum

Harlin Braichet and Don Schenk speak about living with mental illness at the Central Forum. Braichet will share his story of living with schizophrenia, and Schenk will describe the Lambton Mental Wellness Centre. Central United Church, 220 George St., doors open 1 p.m. $4 per session. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Pancake Lunch

Includes pancakes, sausage and dessert. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina St. N., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost is $7. 519-332-2662

 

Wednesday, Feb. 14

 

Chordsmen Valentines

The Bluewater Chordsmen are offering singing valentines. Includes 3 songs, present a rose and a card with a personalized message from the sender. Deliveries available in the city, $40 and in Lambton County, $60. Group Valentines are also available, $75. All proceeds to charity. For more, call David at 519-339-9927

 

 

Saturday, Feb. 17

 

Yuk Yuks on Tour

Comedy show at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Advance tickets $20, $25 at door. Wheelchair accessible. Mature content, 19+. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

 

Tuesday, Feb. 20

 

Central Forum

Paul Woolley discusses “Songwriting 101: Ever Wonder How Songs are Created?” at the Central Forum, including musical appreciation and history of music and harmony from 500 BC to present. Central United Church, 220 George St., doors open 1 p.m. $4 per session. For more, call 519-344-4561