Week of March 2

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, March 2

Soft Skills Training

Learn what soft skills employers are look for and how to build on your strengths at a Sarnia Lambton Workplace Development Board event. St. Clair Corporate Centre, 265 Front St. N., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free, requires registration. For more, email julie.allen@slwdb.org or call 519-332-0000

Living With Diabetes

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

The Revue

Long-running annual variety show featuring comedy sketches, musical acts and dances, all put together by the students of Great Lakes Secondary School. Tickets $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Shows at 7:30 pm on March 2, 3, and 4th in Great Lakes auditorium, 275 Wellington St. For more email April.Brander@lkdsb.net

Friday, March 3

World Prayer Day

All Saints Anglican Church in Corunna hosting a World Day of Prayer service, which was prepared this year by women in the Philippines. 178 Hill St. , 2 p.m. freshments to follow. All welcome. For more, call 519-813-9084

World Prayer Day

St. Luke’s United Church hosting World Day of Prayers service for all zone 1 churches in Sarnia. 1:30 p.m., followed by social time and refreshments. 350 Indian Rd. S. For more, call 519-344-1781

World Prayer Day

Central United Church hosting a World Day of Prayer service at 2 p.m., followed by refreshments, 220 George St. Participating churches include St. Paul’s United, St. Andrew’s Presbyterian, St. Joseph’s Our Lady of Mercy, Central Baptist and All Saints’ Anglican in Sarnia. For more call, Nancy at 519-869-2017

World Prayer Day

At St. John in the Wilderness Anglican Church, 2896 Old Lakeshore Rd., Bright’s Grove, at 1 p.m. Zone 6 churches include London Road West United, St. Michael’s and Camlachie United. Fellowship and refreshments to follow For more, call 519-869-2403.

Live Music

At the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, featuring The Sarnia Kitchen Party Band. 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. Free, all welcome, dance floor available. For more, call 519-336-2841

Live Music

The rock band Round House performs at the Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

Basketball Show

Fundraising game between Sarnia Police Association and Great Lakes Secondary Wolfpack, along with performance by basketball dunk star Jordan Kilganon. 275 Wellington St. Game starts 6:20 p.m.; Kilganon show 7:10 p.m. Tickets, $5, available at door and online at http://sarniapoliceassociation.com/basketball-at-great-lakes/

Saturday, March 4

Dance

At the Royal Canadian Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Open to all. Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club. Cost $30. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

S.T.E.A.M. Club

Explore the world of advanced technologies like robotics, electronics, computers and more at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For all ages. For more, call 519-337-3291

Sunday, March 5

Vendor Sale

Over 25 vendors including Scentsy, Steeped Tea, Hush Now Sweet Baby, The Crafting Tree, Barbaradolls, Tupperware, and more. At Point Edward Arena, 210 Monk St., Point Edward, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more, call Jennie at 519-383-8723

Monday, March 6

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s adult yoga program incorporating basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m., every Monday until March 27. Bring your own yoga mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s chair yoga program is a gentle yoga sequence using chairs for support. Free. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., every Monday until March 27. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

StrollerFit

Twin Bridges NPLC’s StrollerFit program is for caregivers and babies in a ‘bootcamp’ style workout. Classes suitable for all levels. Free. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., every Monday until March 27. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

On my Own

Storytime for ages 3 to 6. Six week session. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tales for Tots

For ages 0 to 4 with caregiver at Camlachie United Church, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-899-2202

Tuesday, March 7

Taste & Learn

Learn about easy and delicious nutritional changes at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Taste & Learn” class. Free. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Wednesday, March 8

Concert

Sarnia Concert Association presents Buzz Brass at the Imperial Theatre, a stage production by the Canadian quintet ranging from classical to jazz and blues. 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Cost $40 adults, $25 students. For more, email sarniaconcert@gmail.com

Women’s Day

Sarnia Modern Women’s International Women’s Day celebration at the Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost $50 per person. For tickets, visit www.sarniamodernwomen.eventbrite.ca. For more, email info@SarniaModernWomen.com

Green Drinks

Informal gathering featuring CMHA’s preventative education specialist Kassie Maxwell leading a discussion on the mental health benefits of spending time in nature. Free. 100 Christina St. N., open 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m. For more, contact greendrinkssarnia@outlook.com

Women’s Day

Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre’s 10th annual celebration of International Women’s Day. Honouring the accomplishments of community leaders and empowering women as change agents. Includes cash bar, appetizers, speakers, silent auction and book exchange. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets $25. For more, call 519-337-3154

Makerspace

Make St. Patrick’s Day hats with the die cutter at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. For ages 10 and up. Also available March 9, same time. Bring library card and check in at desk upon arrival. Pre-register by calling 519-337-3291 ext. 5921 or emailing makerspace@county-lambton.on.ca

Thursday, March 9

Lenten Organ Series

Central United Church’s annual lenten organ series, featuring a 30-minute, Thursday-at-noon performance, launches with Alma Knox on piano and Robert Towers on organ, 12 p.m. 220 George St., All welcome, donation appreciated. For more, call Nancy at 519-869-2017

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

Board Games Night

Bring and play your favourite games or teach them to others at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, 16, 23 and 30. For all ages. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, March 10

Soup Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring containers to bring soup home. Offered by West Lambton Community Health Centre. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Ham Dinner

Ham and scalloped potato dinner at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Includes homemade pie for dessert. Cost $15 adults, $6 children ages 6 to 10, free under 5. Takeout available, fully accessible. For more, call 519-899-4720 or leave a message at 519-491-2517

Stress Management

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

Saturday, March 11

Dart Tournament

Mel Wilkinson Mixed Dart Tournament at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Registration at 11:30 a.m., play at 12:20 p.m. Includes ladies, men’s, mixed and teams. $5 per event. Food available, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

Mending Clinic

Learn how to repair rips and tear to shirts and blouses in the Makerspace at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Angry Birds

Free showing of the movie “Angry Birds” at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Monday, March 13

Zootopia

Free showing of the movie “Zootopia” at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tuesday, March 14

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Genealogy

Janet Kelch discusses various spellings of the “Sherk” name, and the immigrant ship “the Voyage of Love and Unity” 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

Sleep Health

Twin Bridges NPLC’s sleep health program provides information on the science of sleep and ways to improve your health. Free. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., every Tuesday until March 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Makerspace

Make St. Patrick’s Day activity books with the book binder at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m, or use the button maker from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For ages 10 and up. Bring library card and check in at desk upon arrival. Pre-register by calling 519-337-3291 ext. 5921 or emailing makerspace@county-lambton.on.ca

Library March Break

Spend March Break at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., with activities from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. each day. On Tuesday, create with lego, Wednesday play board games and make puzzles, on Thursday paint laser cut shamrocks, and Friday have a green-themed day with crafts. For more, call 519-337-3291

Story and Craft

For ages 4 and up at Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 4-5 year olds must be accompanied by caregiver. Also available on Thursday, March 16. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351