Week of February 1

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Thursday, Feb. 1

YMCA Settlement Services

Available for immigrants/newcomers at the Mallroad Library (adult drop-in) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 519-542-2580; also at Point Edward Library Feb. 7, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Board Gaming

All ages, drop in, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (Wednesdays & Thursdays) at the Sarnia Library; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays

Cooking Buddies

Children’s cooking classes focusing on nutritious recipes, reading a recipe, learning to measure, kitchen safety, clean up, and eating a meal together. Programs in Sarnia and Corunna. For ages 6-12. Free. Held by West Lambton Community Health Centre. For info and to register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Living Through Depression

West Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Living Through Depression & Anxiety,” an 8-week series. 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays until March 1. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

New Baby, New Normal

This session is designed for moms of little ones to help adjusting expectations, recognizing needs, optimizing communication, and managing with effective self-care. Presented by a Registered Psychotherapist from Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Red Dot Tour

Of the Lambton At War exhibit at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 7 p.m.

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

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

Play

Theatre Sarnia presents: Strangers Among Us, a play about people who fall in love while they and their families deal with issues associated with Alzheimer’s. Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N. Runs Feb. 2, 3, 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. Matinee on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets through box office, 519-332-6591 or www.imperialtheatre.net

Lawrence House

Opening of Lambton College Arts Collective exhibition featuring work by students and instructors in Digital Photography, Drawing and Ceramics. “Chrysalis” is the theme of the Spoken Word event from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free. Exhibition continues until Feb. 22. Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

School Age Program

Drop-in, ages 6-12, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Point Edward Library. Call 519-336-3291

Kids’ Movie

At the Sarnia Children’s Library, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring ‘Sing’ (Rated G). Call 519-337-3291

First Friday

At the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, where two new exhibitions will be unveiled, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Red Dot Tours at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. for 15 minutes each.

Saturday, Feb. 3

Guided Audio Tour

Of the Lambton at War exhibit at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crafting

At the Camlachie Library, (adult, drop-in) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Mondays & Wednesdays) and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 519-899-2202

Lego Club

At the Mallroad Library, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (School-aged; pre-register) Call 519-542-2580)

Sunday, Feb. 4

Family Sunday

At the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 519-336-8127

Monday, Feb. 5

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 4-week healthy eating and lifestyle change group called Healthy Eating and YOU. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Meditation

Increase self esteem, improve concentration, lower blood pressure, reduce stress and anxiety, and find emotional balance. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., Mondays at 10:30 a.m. or Tuesdays at 6 p.m. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s Low Impact Exercise classes at Central United Church, 220 George St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until April. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s Low Impact Exercise classes at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays until April. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Tuesday, Feb. 6

Knitting Club

At Bright’s Grove Library, adult drop-in, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 519-869-2351

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class: “Eat Heart Smart”. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m and 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living A Full Life

Learn how to feel better in eight 90-minute sessions. Sleep better, feel happier, have more energy, gain confidence and enjoy better relationships. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays until March 6. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Craving Change

Learn why it’s hard to change eating habits, identify personal triggers, learn to respond to triggers differently and how to maintain changes. Five-week series. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays until Feb. 14. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s Low Impact Exercise classes at St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until April. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s Low Impact Exercise classes at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until April. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

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

Photo Club

Photographer Joel Pilotte shows images and presents “Miles from Home: Inside the Lives of Touring Musicians” at a meeting of the Sarnia Photographic Club. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., social time at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. For more, email sarnia.photographic.club@gmail.com or visit the club website at www.sarniaphotoclub.com

Self-Compassion & Emotional Resilience

Two-part program designed to teach participants self-compassion and how to apply it in everyday situations. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Also on Feb. 20 Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Wednesday, Feb. 7

3D Printer & Pens

At Bright’s Grove Library; beginner workshop 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (pre-register) ages 10 and up

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also on Feb. 15. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Women’s Fitness

Free fitness program offered by Twin Bridges NPLC including a combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises. Suitable for most levels. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays until Feb. 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Yoga for Adults

Mixed-level class, suitable for most. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays until Feb. 28 Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Thursday, Feb. 8

Cookbook Club

At the Bright’s Grove Library, 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.; pre-register, 519-869-2351

Blind Date with a Book

At the Sarnia Library, adult, drop-in; Books are wrapped so you won’t know title or author, available through Feb. 15.

Meditation and Mindfulness

Designed to give a basic understanding of meditations and learn practical mindfulness techniques to improve overall wellness. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. 109 Crawford St., 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays until March 1. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

StrollerFit

A boot-camp style fitness class for moms where babies are welcome in strollers or carriers. Includes a combination of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises. Run by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursdays until March 1. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Paint Night

Create your own painting under instruction of artist Kirsten Anderson. 140 Christina St. N., 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Cost $60. Includes materials and snacks. Profits support Rayjon projects. Donations for refreshments welcomed. Register by email to Ann at atuplin3270@gmail.com or by text to Veona at 519 331 2363

Friday, Feb. 9

Living Well With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of How to Live Well with Diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also on Feb. 21 at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday”. Bring own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Live Music Cafe

Susan MacIntyre is the musical guest and Sisters of Soul host at Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Donations welcomed. For more, email Fran at 1voice2sing@gmail.com

Saturday, Feb. 10

Life Drawing

With artist Kelly Wallace at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Ages 18+. Materials and lunch included. Reigstration required. For cost & info, call 519-336-8127. Also on Feb. 17, 24

Tech with Treena

At the Mallroad Library, 2-3 p.m. (children) pre-register; Using Makerspace equipment, “Dash & Dot Robot”; also on Feb. 24

Kids’ Movie

At the Sarnia Children’s Library, 2:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., ‘BFG’ (Rated G)

Electric Library

At the Sarnia Library; (adult, drop-in) from 2-4 p.m. Have device-related questions answered; bring tablets, laptops, eReaders and other devices. Call 519-337-3291

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

Valentine’s Dinner

Knights of Columbus Valentine’s Day dinner-dance includes 5-course Italian dinner by Giresi’s, spot/door prizes, music, ballroom/line dancing, cash bar, 50/50 and gift basket draw, and a photobooth. Tickets $40 at Catholic church offices in Sarnia. Our Lady of Mercy, 390 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-7528

Saturday, Feb. 10

Hike

Hike at the Lorne Henderson Conservation Area. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

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

Family Sunday

At the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Explore texture and shape while making a Valentine heart. 519-336-8127

Depression and Anxiety

Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program information nights at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 1620 Modeland Rd., 7 p.m. Also on Feb. 12. For more, call 519-542-0064

Monday, Feb. 12

Historic Lambton County Photo Booth

At the Camlachie Library, (pre-register) 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 519-899-2202

Adult Book Club

At the Camlachie Library; adult, drop-in, 8-9 p.m. Call 519-899-2202 for details.

Talking S.T.E.A.M.

At the Sarnia Library, 7-8:30 p.m. (adult, drop-in) Explore the world of advanced technologies; thos month’s tech: Ozobots

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Also on Feb. 22, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, Feb. 13

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of How to Live Well with Diabetes. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Communication

Practical tips and tools to enhance communication in your relationships. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC, free of charge, led by a Registered Psychotherapist. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030 

Anger Management

4-week program to help you better manage your stress, communicate assertively and respond appropriately. Offered free of charge by Twin Bridges NPLC. 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays until March 6. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Pancake Supper

Pancake and sausage supper including coffee, tea and dessert. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children 6 to 10, free for children 5 and under. Purchase tickets at door. Takeout available. Accessible building. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Genealogy

Randy Evans and Tom St. Amand will discuss “The Street of Sarnia” 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

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

Pancake Supper

All you can eat pancakes, sausage, dessert, and coffee, tea or juice. St. John in the Wilderness Anglican Church, 3896 Old Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Freewill offerings to assist Outreach Program accepted. Accessible building. For more, call 519-869-2403

Pancake Supper

St. Benedict’s Knights of Columbus annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, 1011 Oak Ave., 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Tickets $6 adults, $3 children under 12, no charge for toddlers, available at door. Accessible building. For more, contact Don Heit at 519 336-1273 or donandpatheit@yahoo.ca

Pancake Supper

All Saints’ Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost $6. All you can eat. For more, call 519-344-5167

Pancake Tuesday

Point Edward Service Club Pancake Tuesday including pancakes, sausage and refreshments. 503 Michigan Ave., 5 p.m. Cost $7, free for kids 5 and under. For more, call 519-337-9822

Pancake Supper

St. Giles Presbyterian Church serving pancakes, sausage and dessert. 770 Lakeshore Rd., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $7 adults, $3 children under 10, free under 4. For more, call Suzanne at 519-542-2253

Pancake Dinner

All you can eat pancakes, crepes and sausages at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Gluten-free pancakes available. Cost $10 adults, $5 children 10 and under. For more, call 519 542-1203

Pancake Dinner

Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $6 adults, $3 children under 12. For more, call 519 344-9531