WHAT’S HAPPENING: Calendar of events

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.  Please include ticket prices, if any, and where to obtain more information. Email notices to info@thesarniajournal.ca.

 

 

Wednesday, March 19

 

Communities in Bloom

Guest speaker Anne Marie Gillis will discuss Sarnia’s participation in Communities in Bloom at a meeting of the Sarnia Horticultural Society.  DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, at 7 p.m. All welcome. For more, visit www.gardenontario.org or call 519-332-5837.

 

 

Friday, March 21

 

Youth Dance

For children aged eight to 14. Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, 180 North College Street, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Event is supervised by staff from the Boys and Girls Club of Sarnia. The evening features a professional DJ and door prizes. Snacks are available. Before dropping off children, parents are asked to ensure there is room at the dance.

For more, call 519-337-3651, or email boysandgirls@primus.ca

 

Monday, March 24

 

Mountain Climbing, Travel Talk

Local adventurer Mike Hurry will discuss recent mountain climbing adventures, while staff from Marlin Travel will offer Five Top Travel Trends for Zoomers. Free admission. Bi-monthly meeting of CARP Sarnia-Lambton, at Jack Doyle’s, Metro Room, 1249 London Road, 7 p.m. For more, call 226-349-4546

 

Tuesday, March 25

 

Rayjon Share Care Projects

A speaker from the organization will discuss the local development organizations projects in the Caribbean. Meeting of the University Women’s Club, at YMCA Learning and Career Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave, 7:30 p.m. For more, call Pat at 519-542-8094.

 

 

Thursday, March 27

 

Landlord and tenant rights

The rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants will be discussed at a workshop hosted by the Legal Clinic of Windsor-Essex and organized by ACFO-Sarnia. At Sarnia Library, 122 Christina St., from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call Saousan at 519-332-2600.

 

 

Teen Talk

A self-esteem program for boys and girls aged nine to 12, presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Sarnia-Lambton. 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 180 College Ave. North. For more info, call 519-337-3651.

 

 

Friday, March 28

 

Rock concert

The band Chemical Valley will perform a free concert at Stokes Bay Grill and Bar in support of the Noelle’s Gift fund for children in need.

Doors open 8:30 p.m., 485 Harbour Rd.

 

Trivia Night

1st Annual Trivia Night at Royal Canadian Legion on Front Street.  A night of fun with friends and family.  Cash prizes, 50/50 draw, Cash Bar.   Maximum Team of 8. Royal Canadian Legion, 268 N. Front St. Doors open 7:00 p.m. Tickets, $20, available at MS Society, 420 East Street. For more contact Yvonne McInnes, 519-332-4015.

 

Saturday, March 29

 

 

Comedy hypnosis show

Entertainer and hypnotist Robert Maxwell performs at the Sarnia Library Auditorium. The show is a fundraiser for the ‘Just Say Moe’ youth smoking prevent program for Grade 4-5 students. Tickets $15 advance, $20 at door, are available at Cheeky Monkey.  For more, call Cheryl Yelland, 905-730-896

 

Military Service Book

Assistance provided for anyone needing help with the paperwork and photos needed for the Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Military Service Recognition Book. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Branch 62 Legion Hall on Front Street. For more, contact Scott Elliott at branch62servicebook@gmail.com

 

Bingo for Youth Pilgrimage

Proceeds from the bingo will help send one high school student to the UN. Bingo and door prizes. At All Saints Anglican Church, 498 Lyndock St., Corunna, starting at 7 p.m. Must 18 or older to play. Organized by Rebekah Assembly of Ontario.

 

 

Thursday, April 3

 

Free tax clinic

The Canada Revenue Agency is holding a free tax clinic at the West Lambton Community Health Centre on Exmouth Street, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Community Volunteer Income Tax Program is designed for people with low incomes and relatively simple tax situations. To book an appointment, call 519-344-3017.

 

Tuesday, April 8

Adoption and Families

Lynn Clark of Chatham will speak on adoption at a meeting of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Lambton branch. LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, go to www.lambtonogs.org, or email lambtonogs@ogs.ca

 

Thursday, April 24

 

Sustainability Conference

A free half-day conference to highlight the work being done in Sarnia-Lambton to make it a more sustainable community.  Copies of the 2014 Community Snapshot will be available. From 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lambton College Residence and Event Centre, 1485 London Road. For more information, contact Monica Shepley at 519-542-7751, ext. 3036.

 

 

 

Saturday, April 26

 

Military Service Book

Assistance provided for anyone needing help with the paperwork and photos needed for the Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Military Service Recognition Book. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Branch 62 Legion Hall on Front Street. For more, contact Scott Elliott at branch62servicebook@gmail.com

 

 

Church clothing sale

Children’s clothing from infants to teens, footwear, maternity wear, toys, games, CDs, etc. will be on sale, with proceeds to Christian Temple Academy. Salvation Army Gymnasium, 970 Confederation Street, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, go to www.templechristianacademy.ca