Week of Nov. 10

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, Nov. 10

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free diabetes prevention class at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tales for Tots

For ages 18 months to 3 years with caregiver. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

Story Hour

For ages 3 to 5 with caregiver. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register calling 519-869-2351

Family Story Time

For ages 5 and under with caregiver. Focusing on the yop 100 picture books to read by Kindergarten. Children receive poster and stickers. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, 17 and 24. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

Art & Ideas

Series at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Maggie Groat discusses her artwork in the exhibition In the Shadow of the Millennium. Free. To register, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226 or visit gallery website.

Toastmasters

Learn communication, leadership and public speaking skills at the Lambton Toastmasters Open House. Goodwill Office Board Room, lower level, 1121 Wellington St., 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For more, visit www.lambton.toastmastersclubs.org

Saturday, Nov. 12

Church Anniversary

Roast Beef Dinner at Pateron Memorial Church to celebrate the church’s 85th anniversary, 120 Russell St. S., 6 p.m. Tickets, $16, available by calling the office at 519-344-6422 or Marilyn 519-344-6360

Christmas Bazaar

At Dunlop United Church, includes bake sale, frozen meals, jewelry, crafts, sewing, and more. Refreshments available. Free, everyone welcome. 757 Rosedale Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3061, ext. 22 or email dunlopunitedchurch@cogeco.ca

Hike

Easy, three-hour hike of the Killaly Woods in northeast London. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Fall Bazaar

Queen of Peace Catholic Women League’s Fall Polish Bazaar at the Polish Hall, 173 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Potato and cheese pierogi, cabbage rolls, polish sauerkraut and homemade baked goods. Hot brunch available. For more, call Donna Longo at 519-542-4050

Show & Sale

Two-day Show & Sale in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Sarnia-Lambton. Includes over 120 vendors. At Northern Collegiate High School, 940 Michigan Ave. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.,, Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission $5, free for kids under 12. For more, call 519-336-0480 or visit www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/sarnia/en/Home/events/showandsale

Fall Dance

At Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club. $30 for non-members. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Movie

Showing “Ratchet and Clank” at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Board Governance Training

The Social Services Network of Sarnia-Lambton presents a Community Governance Leadership Workshop. Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Rd. Registration and continental breakfast at 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Mary Lynn McPherson Strive to speak about “Challenges Shaping the Sector” 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tickets $30. Register at www.eventbrite.ca

Family Bazaar

Turkey pot pies, crafts, baking, jewelry, books, and more. Coffee corner with muffins and biscuits available. At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-1781

Garage Sale

Indoor garage sale at Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church, 837 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, visit www.llsmpc.ca or call 519-337-7078

Fall Bazaar

St. Clair Retirement Home’s fall bazaar at 170 Front St. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Vendors include Watkins, Avon, Scensty, Christmas Crafts, jewelry, white elephant talbe, clothing and baked goods. Proceeds to resident group fund. For more, call 519-336-1455

Sunday, Nov. 13

Family Sunday

Learn about foreground and background and how to produce landscapes with tissue paper. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to all ages. For more, call 519-336-8127

Breakfast Fundraiser

Our Lady of Mercy’s Knights of Columbus sponsoring a breakfast to support Rayjon’s hurricane relief efforts. 390 Christina St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausages and eggs. Cost $6 adults, $3 children under 12. For more, contact McKillican at 519-862-1963 or dmckillican@cogeco.ca

Monday, Nov. 14

Lunch & Learn

Karen Riley from Hogan Pharmacy discusses Eating Healthy Over the Holidays at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost $10 for non-members. Includes lunch. To register, call 519-332-0656

Makerspace

Monthly gathering to discuss making at the Sarnia Library Makerspace. Help plan what new maker workshops you would like to see. At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

The Choking Game

Parents and teens aged 13-16 invited to learn about dangerous challenges and games occurring in the community. Lakeshore Community Church, 2815 Old Lakeshore Rd., 6:30 p.m. Also on Nov. 15. For more, visit Jacob’s Legacy of Love on Facebook or email jacobs.legacy.of.love@gmail.com

Lunchtime Yoga

Provided by Twin Bridges NPLC and suitable for all levels. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 5. Register at www.tbnplc.com

or 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC’s certified yoga instructor and suitable to all levels. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 5. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free class on Healthy Diabetes Cooking. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Healthy for Holidays

Food and information for diabetes prevention and management. Learn tips for staying healthy through the holiday season, with holiday recipes from a dietician. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Limited enrollment. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Forest Excelsior Band

Concert featuring the Forest Excelsior Band and vocalist Theresa Wallis. Sarnia Library auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 8 p.m. Admission by freewill donation. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking with whole grains. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Ham Dinner

Ham and scalloped potatoes with dessert, coffee and tea. Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $7 children. For more, call 519-344-9531

Artist Workshop

Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents Watercolour Landscapes with Janet Morris at Grace United Church, 900 Cathcart Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or email sarnia.artists.w@gmail.com

Thursday, Nov. 17

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking with whole grains. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. 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

Teen Advisory Group

Use all Makerspace equipment as a TAG. Teens can earn high school volunteer hours for attending. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Taxes for Artists

Bring questions and concerns about doing taxes as a self-employed artist to Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s tax information/presentation session with Brian Borts. Free. 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3326 or visit the gallery’s website.

Friday, Nov. 18

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

Treasure Sale

At St. Giles Church, two-day sale featuring baking, turkey pies, frozen meals, books, puzzles, housewares, jewelry and more., 770 Lakeshore Rd., Friday 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-542-2253

Beauty and the Beast

Theatre Sarnia’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” opens at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 18, 19, and 23-26. Also on Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. For tickets, call 519-344-7469 or visit www.imperialtheatre.net

Saturday, Nov. 19

Chuch Bazaar

Talk O’ the Town Bazaar includes turkey and apple pies, baked goods, harvest table, sewing, knitting, handmade soap, treasures, jewelry and a lunchroom. Free admission. St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, email cenbapchurchsarnia@gmail.com

Gadget Gallery

Lambton County Library’s Travelling Gadget Gallery offers assistance on topics ranging from navigating online catalogues, to downloading and streaming various types of media. Bring tablets, laptops, eReaders and login information for the Apple or Google Play Store. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5221

Hike

Medium level, three-hour hike of Springwater Conservation Area. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Artisan Sale

Christmas artisan, craft and vendor sale at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes 100+ tables selling steeped tea, sewing, knitting, toys, photographic art, food products and more. DeGroot’s Teahouse with a cafe on location. For more, call 519-542-3435

Turkey Dinner

Lambton Centre presents a turkey dinner with live musical entertainment, at Central United Church, 220 George St., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $10 in advance, and $8 children under 12, or $5 in advance. Proceeds to the Centre and Summer Camp. Takeout available. For more, call 519-786-5663

Nutcracker Ballet

St. Clair Youth Ballet perform excerpts from the Nutcracker at the Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. Tickets $10 and available Monday and Wednesday at Sarnia Ballet School or Body Moves. For more, call 519-336-7987

Makerspace Program

For ages 8 and up. Sew a felt coin bank at Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

Open House & eLibrary

Drop-in to Mallroad Library for refreshments, door prizes and kids’ crafts. At the eLibrary Showcase, learn about tablets and eReaders, discover how to navigate new online catalogue and explore Freegal and PressReader. 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Christmas Home Tour

IODE Sarnia Lambton Municipal Chapter’s 10th and final two-day Christmas Home Tour, showcasing five festively decorated heritage and contemporary Sarnia homes. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $15, at DeGroot’s Nurseries, and Indian, Exmouth, and Murphy Shoppers Drug Marts. For more, call 519-899-4318

Christmas Bazaar

Turkey and apple pies, attic treasures, deli and bake table, handmade items, books, and more. Coffee and muffins for $2. Bring your own shopping bag. Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3424

Craft and Bake Sale

Trinity Anglican Church holding its antique craft and bake sale at 1194 Murphy Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items include jewelry, crafts, homemade baking and more. For more, call 519-542-9261

Christmas Bazaar

Two-day bazaar featuring baking, preserves, knitting, attic treasures, gift baskets and pies at Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron, Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and following 5:30 p.m. mass. Sunday, following 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. masses. For more, call 519-344-2992

MADD Voluntary Toll

Sarnia Police and OPP join MADD volunteers and students in collecting donations at various retail locations. Money used to fight drunk driving. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call Carol at 519-339-9962

Christmas Bazaar

St. Michael’s Church holding its annual Christmas Bazaar at 1920 Wildwood Dr., Bright’s Grove, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items include baking, gift baskets, handmade quilts, sewing, crafts, a silent auction, jewelry and more. All welcome. For more, call 519-542-5944

Roast Beef Dinner

Roast beef dinner at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St, 5 p.m. Includes potatoes, vegetables, dinner rolls and dessert. Cost $15. For more, call 519-336-9251

Sunday, Nov. 20

Holiday Cafe

Holiday Cafe 2016 featuring Seaway Sounds, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Hall, 931 Champlain Rd. Doors open 1:30 p.m., show begins at 2 p.m. Wheelchair accessible. Includes raffle to support local charity. Tickets, $12 adults, $6 for 12 and under. Call Kelly at 519-383-5582

Roast Pork Dinner

Roast pork dinner with homemade dessert at Camlachie United Chuch, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $6 children ages 6 to 10, free children 5 and under. Takeout available. Fully accessible building. For tickets call, 519-899-4720 or leave a message at 519-542-7089

Monday, Nov. 21

Adult Colouring

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

Wednesday, Nov. 23

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free class on cooking with whole grains. 481 Colborne Rd., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a two-hour group session providing an overview of How to Live Well with Diabetes at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free diabetes prevention class at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Adult Colouring

At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

L.A.C.E

Ladies Assessment of Current Events is a monthly discussion series focusing on current events. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Must pre-register for calling 519-869-2351
Art Workshop

After-school workshop for ages 9-13. Learn about nature conversation with a focus on monarch butterflies. Make art from homemade butterfly milkweed seed paper. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Also on Nov. 24. To register, call 519-336-8127 ext. 3226 or visit the gallery’s website.

Brain Injury Talk

Carl R. Lokko, a clinical social worker, will discuss counselling and consulting services at a meeting of the Brain Injury Association Sarnia-Lambton. Free. 1705 London Line, 6 p.m. For more, call 519-337-5657

Thursday, Nov. 24

Film Screening

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery screening of Ansiktet, the Magician. Series recommended for mature viewers only. Free. At 147 Lochiel St., 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. To register, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226 or visit gallery website.

Age-Friendly Community

City of Sarnia hosts an Age-Friendly Sarnia community summit to present and discuss research findings and create an Age-Friendly Action Plan. Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes drawn for completing surveys. Register at agefriendlysarnia.com or contact Dale Mosley at 519-332-0330, ext. 3307 or dale.mosley@sarnia.ca

Advent Organ Series

Central United Church’s ‘Downtown Noon Hour Organ Series’ at 220 George St., featuring Alma Roberts of Knox Church, St. Thomas and Robert Tower of Central United, Sarnia. For more, call 519-344-4561