Week of May 11

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, May 11

Great Lakes Musical

A cast of 50 Great Lakes Secondary students stage a production of the musical Grease. The show runs May 11-13 in the school’s auditorium, 275 Wellington St., 7 p.m. Tickets $10 adults, $8 students and seniors. For more, call 519-336-6131

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosting two informal morning rides. Faster riders start at 9:30 a.m. and slower riders at 10 a.m. Destination and duration determined by a consensus of riders present at departure. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Open House

The Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre of Sarnia-Lambton holding an open house at the Chris Dawson Centre Building, Unit 11, 420 East St. N., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Includes tours, coffee and tea, cake, networking, prizes and information. For more, call 519-337-3154
Friday, May 12

Makerspace

Use the button maker and wacom tablets at Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd. Until May 30. For more, call 519-869-2351

Makerspace

Use the audio/visual equipment at Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd. Until May 30. For more, call 519-899-2202

Makerspace

Use snap circuits and electrical crafts at Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave. Until May 30. For more, call 519-336-3291

Live Music

Album premiere party with The Darcy Windover Band with special guest Stacey Dowswell. Paddy Flaherty’s, 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. $5 cover. For more, call 519-336-1999

Fossil Club

Johnathan Clarke will speak about the “Deformation of Rocks” at a monthly meeting of the Sarnia Rock & Fossil Club at Twin Lakes Terrace, 1310 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, contact Mary at 519-869-2003 or Ivan at i.mckay@sympatico.ca

Makerspace

Use Dash & Dot for robotics at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd. Until May 30. For more, call 519-542-2580

Live Music Cafe

Cathy Landeryou and Janel Degroot perform at Sisters of Soul’s Live Music Cafe at Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Includes coffee, tea, treats. Donations accepted. For more, contact Fran Schweitzer at 1voice2sing@gmail.com

Meat Raffle

Sarnia Rotary After Hours Club holding weekly meat raffles in support of charitable causes. Fridays in May and June, at Stokes Bay, 485 Harbour Rd., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Six rounds, two spins per round, $2 at ticket. For more, call Jamie at 519-332-0295

Live Music

Get a sneak peek of The Darcy Windover Band’s upcoming album at a preview party with Stacey Dowswell. Paddy Flaherty’s, 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. For more, call 519-336-1999

Saturday, May 13

Craft and Plant Sale

Outdoor yard sale, indoor vendor craft fair, includes selection of perennials, bedding flowers, handcrafted items, baking, preserves, refreshments. Free admission. Wheelchair accessible. All welcome. Dunlop United Church, 757 Rosedale Ave. For more, call 519-337-3061, ext. 22

Paint It Forward

Paint party for Cinderella Story. Includes light refreshments. 198 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $40. Reserve seats by emailing events@cinderellasarnia.org with the password Cinderella.

Drawing Workshop

Kelly Wallace teached basics of drawing at JNAAG’s drawing workshop series for adults. Theme is “Landscape.” 147 Lochiel St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also on May 20 and 27 with themes “Life” and “Conceptual.” Cost for full series is $180, or $85 for individual workshop. Materials and lunch provided, registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226

Comedy Show

Yuk Yuks Comedy Show at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., doors open 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Advance tickets $20 and available at the Branch or $25 at door. Wheelchair accessible. Show includes mature content. For more, call 519-862-1240

Plant Sale

Horticultural Society’s 37th annual plant sale at 1435 Windemere Cres., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Includes variety of perennials, bulbs, ground covers, shrubs, books, containers, garden decor, etc. Free advice from knowledgeable gardeners. Donations of plants and items accepted. For more, call Diane at 519-542-6539

Dance

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club hosts a dance. Front St. N., 8 p.m. $30 non-members. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Garage & Bake Sale

Camlachie United Church’s garage sale includes treasures, cakes, cookies, pies and more. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Indoor and outdoor browsing, rain or shine. Refreshments for sale. Accessible building. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Spring Sale

Grace United Church’s spring sale includes books, plants, silent auction, BBQ, tea room, jewelry and vendors. 990 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-542-1203

Alumni Event

Great Lakes Secondary (formerly SCITS and St. Clair) alumni golf tournament at St. Clair Parkway. Everyone welcome. Cost: $105 individuals, $400 for team. For more, contact Brian by texting 519-466-3574 or email merlelynch@outlook.com

Live Music

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

Charity Yard Sale

At 605 Michigan Ave in Point Edward, from 6 a.m. to noon, with all proceeds supporting Rayjon projects in Haiti and Dominican Republic. For more, contact Marlo at marlowright27@gmail.com

Used Book Fair

Point Edward Library hosting a used book fair as part of the annual Point Edward Village Wide Garage Sale. 220 Michigan Ave., 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Mother’s Day Tea

At All Saints’ Anglican Church in Corunna, a tea and bake sale featuring preserves, knitting , sewing, jewelry, baked goods. Coffee and dessert $3. All welcome. Hill and Lyndoch. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call Gitte at 519-862-1837

Gospel Breakfast

The local chapter of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International holding a breakfast meeting at Nick’s Family Restaurant, 1716 London Line. 9 a.m. All welcome. For more, call George at 519-384-8181

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a moderately difficult 2.5-hour hike to the Mystery Falls Loop of the Ausable Trail. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Paddling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts 3-4 hours of paddling on the Snye River. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Spring Showcase

Students at Alexander Mackenzie Secondary host a spring showcase featuring a plant sale by horitcultural students, butter tarts made by hospitality students, a barbecue, info session and open house to view student accomplishments. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-542-5505

Sunday, May 14

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two Sunday morning rides. Faster riders start at 9:30 a.m. and slower riders at 10 a.m. Ride from the Fish Fountain to Petrolia for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Family Sunday

Create a 3D emoji card for Mother’s Day at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested donation of $5 per family. For more, call 519-336-8127

Monday, May 15

Adult Colouring

All supplies provided or bring your own. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Use the ‘Makey Makey’ at the Mobile Makerspace Equipment Program. Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, call 519-899-2202

Tuesday, May 16

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offers free cooking class, “Goodbye Gluten – Hello Flavour.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also on May 17 at 1:30 p.m., same location. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Beginner Gardening

Join a discussion on the benefits of gardening and how you can get started planting and growing this spring. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For adults. To register, call 519-337-3291

Tween Book Club

For ages 9 to 11. Parents welcome to join. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call 519-869-2351

Wednesday, May 17

Lawn Bowling

The Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club’s Open House at its facility in Germain Park, 550 Bright St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Also on May 18 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and May 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Equipment and instruction provided. For more, contact Amanda McKay at 519-332-1877 or sarnialb@hotmail.com

Teen Event

Rapids Family Health Team presents “The Amazing Race,” a fast food scavenger hunt for teens age 13+. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Free. Dinner included. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949 or email mostlund@rapidsfhteam.ca

Makerspace

Use a button maker and wacom tablets at a Mobile Makerspace Equipment Workshop. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Also on May 22 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call 519-869-2351

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a Wednesday morning ”easy” ride to the Suncor Nature Way. Group will travel east on trail then across Modeland Road to the west side trails. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Chicken Dinner

BBQ chicken dinner at Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost is $15. For more, call 519-344-9531

Salmon Derby Awards

Bluewater Anglers holds the 41st annual Salmon Derby awards night at Point Edward Arena, 210 Monk St., 7 p.m. Award presentations start at 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more, call 519-344-9821

Thursday, May 18

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offers a free class, “Goodbye Gluten – Hello Flavour”. 481 Colborne Rd., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Makerspace

Use ‘dash & dot at the Mobile Makerspace Equipment Program. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Also on May 30 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. To register, call 519-542-2580

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosts two informal morning rides. Faster riders start at 9:30 a.m. and slower riders at 10 a.m. Destination and duration generally determined by a consensus of riders present at departure. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Artist Talk

Jane Austin will discuss her time spent at the BAiR Winter Intensive Program at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Free, give what you can. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. To register, 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or visit website.

Friday, May 19

Live Music

Red Wanting Blue and special guests Kayko take the stage at Paddy Flaherty’s. Tickets $25, available at www.ticketscene.ca. For more, call 519-336-1999

Saturday, May 20

Garage Sale

Bluewater Country’s annual garage sale includes bake table, white elephant table, and residents’ tables of miscellaneous items. 5700 Blackwell Sideroad, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All welcome rain or shine. For more, call 519-542-7800

Live Music

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

Mending Clinic

Bring ripped jeans or casual pants to the Makerspace and learn how to repair them. All items must be clean or freshly laundered. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Book & Plant Fair

Bright’s Grove Library’s annual used book fair and free plant exchange. 2618 Hamilton Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Museum Exhibits

Opening of Plympton-Wyoming Museum’s Vimy Ridge exhibit includes a story of the battle and two dioramas of Vimy Ridge. Other exhibits include Early Settlers, Great Storm of 1913 and Post WW2 immigration. Free admission. For information or private group tours, call 519-869-4909

Sunday, May 21

Live Music

Dylan Menzie performs a special holiday Sunday show at Paddy Flaherty’s. 130 Seaway Rd., 9 p.m. No cover. For more, call 519-336-1999

Family Sunday

Use reactive ink at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. Children must be accompanied by adult. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested donation of $5 per family. For more, call 519-336-8127