What’s happening: week of Oct. 19

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, Oct. 19

 

Teen Advisory Group

Teens age 12 to 18 can earn community involvement hours, build leadership skills, enjoy snacks and meet new people at Sarnia Library’s TAG, where members have a say in activities and services. 124 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

 

Art & Ideas Talk

Dr. Joanne Stober, Curator of War and Visual Culture at the Canadian War Museum, will examine the role of art and photography during the First World Far. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Cost is $20 plus tax. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Paint Nite

Paint Nite Fundraiser for the Inn of the Good Shepherd’s Christmas Dinner. 115 John St., 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sign up atwww.paintnite.com/events/_1219056

 

Child Tutoring

Organization for Literacy in Lambton offering math and reading tutoring for children in Grades 1-7, weekday evenings. For more, or to register a child contact Judith at 519-332-4876 or email oll3@bellnet.ca

 

Local Tourism

The Annual General Meeting of Tourism Sarnia-Lambton and its fiscal year of 2016-17 will be held at 1455 Venetian Blvd., 10 a.m. RSVP to info@tourismsarnialambton.com or call 519-336-3232

 

Family Engagement

St. Clair Child and Youth Services is holding a Family Engagement Open House, providing family members with an opportunity to create a children’s mental health advisory committee and support network. 6:30 p.m., 129 Kendall St. in Point Edward. Refreshments and childcare available. For more, contact Craig at 519-337-3701, ext. 230

 

Friday, Oct. 20

 

Hunchback of Notre Dame

Opening night of Theatre Sarnia’s presentation of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a new musical based on the Victor Hugo classic. Runs Oct. 20-21 and Oct. 23-28 at 7:30 p.m., with a Sunday matinee Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. Imperial Theatre, 168 Front St. N., Tickets, $20 to $40, available at the Box Office or online. For more, call 519-344-7469

 

Business Week

April Jones, Founder and Executive Director of BUILD Institute in Detroit, will speak about “One Detroit: Building an Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystem,” at Sarnia Lambton Business Development Corporation’s Business Week Women’s Forum. Tickets $40, available on Eventbrite.ca, search “Women’s Forum”. For more, call 519-466-4814 or email tracy@slbdc.com

 

Saturday, Oct. 21

 

Winter Bonanza Sale

Baby to teen fall & winter bonanza sale at Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Items for sale include clothing, footwear, games, DVDs, toys, bedding, furniture, and more. Fundraiser for Neighbourlink Sarnia-Lambton. For more, call Cindy Coates at 519-344-3283

 

Rummage Sale

Bluewater Hall, 2505 London Line, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Raffle tickets sold, $5 for 10. Baked good donations will be accepted for the bake table. All proceeds from the raffle and bake table go to Cat Chance and Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue. Monetary donations accepted at door. For more, call Chassiti at 519-330-7187

 

Ballroom Dance

Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club, $30 for non-members. All welcome. For more, visit club website.

 

Pickerel Fry

Pickerel Fish Fry & Dance at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., dance from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Entertainment by Full Disclosure. Advance tickets only, $20, available at Corunna Legion. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-124

 

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a hike in the L.C. Henderson Conservation Authority. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Fall Bazaar

Vendors and items at Residence on the St. Clair include crafts and gifts, Avon, Scentsy, Watkins, All Lathered Up, and more. Baked goods, white elephant table, and 50/50 tickets to be sold. 170 Front St. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All funds raised for the Resident Group Fund. For more, call 519-336-1455

 

Guided Gallery Tour

Guided tour of the exhibition Witness – Canadian Art of the First World War and Lambton At War. Includes music, poetry, storytelling and more. Free, give what you can. JNAAG, 147 Lochiel St., 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Must register by calling 519-336-8127 or visiting website

 

Latin Dinner Fiesta

The Catholic Hispanic Community of Sarnia-Lambton hosts a Latin Dinner Fiesta at St. Thomas Aquinas Hall, 895 Champlain Rd., 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Includes a singing show, dinner, Latin dancing, cash bar and door prizes. All proceeds to earthquake victims in Mexico. Advance tickets $30. For tickets, call 519-330-1277

 

Sunday, Oct. 22

 

Paddling

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a paddle in the Sydenham River near Wilkesport. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Family Sunday

Make a medal for the hero in your life at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested $5 donation. Children must be accompanied by adult. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Monday, Oct. 23

 

S.T.E.A.M. Club

For adults. Explore the world of advanced technologies like robotics, electronics and computers, as well as the world of science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime. Monthly technology demonstration, along with chat and anime. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Paint it Forward

Join artist Cat Cabajar to create an autumn and Harry Potter inspired painting. Beginners welcome. Republik Eatery & Lounge, 216 Front St., 6 p.m. $45. Proceeds to Canadian Cancer Society in support of breast cancer survivors. To reserve a spot, contact Sandi at slviggers@gmail.com or text/call 519-330-0787

 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 24

 

Author Talk

Ken Dryden will speak about his new book, “Game Change: The Life and Death of Steve Montador and the Future of Hockey,” at the Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. Tickets $10. For more, call 519-337-3171

 

Wednesday, Oct. 25

 

Understanding Medications

Pharmacist Jocelyn Cane and Pharmacy Assistant Kim Helps speak about seniors and medications, optimizing health, and emptying the medicine cabinet. Point Care Pharmacy, 704 Mara St., Point Edward, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free, hosted by West Lambton Community Health Centre. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

 

Fellowship of the Least Coin

Annual service to express solidatiry with suffering humanity and people of every nation, at St. Bartholomew’s Chruch, 718 Cathcart Blvd. Registration 11:30 a.m., potluck lunch at noon, followed by service and speaker. For more, contact Freda at

fjcarter@cogeco.ca

 

Rayjon AGM

Annual general meeting of Rayjon Share Care of Sarnia, with news about projects in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and upcoming trips. All welcome. 6:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church meeting room, 1465 Lecaron Ave. For more, contact

Heather at 519-381-5929

 

Computer Users

Members of the Sarnia Historical Society will discuss their community projects at a meeting of the Sarnia Computer Users Group. 1 p.m., Central United Church, 220 George St., 3rd floor. For more, visit Information at www.scug.ca or call 519-542-1949

 

Parkinson’s Support

A guest speaker will address ”Living a Supported Life: What is Right for you?” at a Sarnia Lambton Parkinson’s Support Group meeting. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Clearwater Arena, east meeting room. For more, call 519-337-5330

 

Thursday, Oct. 26

 

Psychosocial ergonomics

Melissa Statham will discuss ergonomic facts and fiction and how workplace job demands and time pressures can lead to physical disorders during a lunch & learn at the OHCOW Sarnia office, 171 Kendall St. in Point Edward. Free, includes lunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, contact Anne at 519-337-4627, ext. 2322, or ATanner@ohcow.on.ca

 

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a ride from the Pinery to Grand Bend for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Professional Engineers

Guest speaker Todd Storms, LLB, will discuss the Elliot Lake Inquiry of the Algo Mall collapse at the fall meeting of the Lambton Chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario. 6 p.m., Best Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd. in Point Edward. RSVP to Phil by Oct. 19 at 519-841-1221 or e-mail phil.lasek@shell.com. For more visit www.lambton.peo.on.ca

 

Protestant Reformation

Redeemer Lutheran Church has organized a showing of “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World,” to mark the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. At the Galaxy Theatre, 1380 London Rd., at 7 p.m. Tickets, $10, available by contacting the church office at 519-337-6615.

 

Friday, Oct. 27

 

Hot Soup/Cool Jazz

Sarnia Community Foundation presents “Hot Soup/Cool Jazz”, a relaxing, casual evening of soup and jazz. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Ln., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Entertainment by The Fat Catz. Cash bar. Tickets $25, available by calling 519-332-2588

 

Weight Loss Support

Join West Lambton Community Health Centre’s registered dietitian and peers in a monthly “Waist Away Support Group.” Share successes and struggles and learn to live a healthy life. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

P.A. Day Event

Organization for Literacy in Lambton hosting a free P.A. day drop-in from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Coles, in Lambton Mall. Story time with Clifford, colouring activities. No registration needed. Gently-used book donations appreciated. For more, call Judith at 519-332-4876 or email oll3@bellnet.ca

 

Saturday, Oct. 28

 

Zombiefest

A multimedia festival of pop culture with movies, games and panel discussions from HadouCon combined with ZomieFest. Featuring a Zombie Walk at 2 p.m. Makerspace activities available as well. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291


Monday, Oct. 30

 

Lambton Wildlife

Local wildlife photographer Dave Bourne provides glimpse into the world of North American owls. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave.Refreshments and social gathering at 7 p.m., followed by the information at 7:30 p.m. Free, everyone welcome. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

Cubelets and MOSS

Snap magnetic blocks together to create robots that move, light up, and connect to tablets using Bluetooth. Mobile Makerspace equipment. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Free Movie

Sarnia Library screens “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” 124 Christina St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Necomimi and Mindwave

See how headsets use brainwaves to do neat things. Mobile Makerspace equipment. Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-899-2202

 

Halloween Jam Session

Listen to music or jam along at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 2 p.m. Prizes for Best Halloween costume. Food available. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a hike at the Lambton County Heritage Trail followed by lunch. Some steep dunes on this trail. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Women Helping Women

Third annual charity event featuring vendors, barbecue and a garage sale in support of the Women’s Interval Home. The Station Music Hall, 505 Campbell St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, contact womenhelpingwomensarnia@gmail.com

 

Fall Bazaar

Point Edward Presbyterian Church holding a fall bazaar featuring baked goods, white elephant table, turkey and beef pies. 306 Michigan Ave., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Admission $2 at door. Coffee, tea and raisin bread available. For more, call 519-344-2536

 

Fall Bazaar

St. Benedict’s CWL Fall Bazaar includes knitting, sewing, baking, deli, candy, cakes, treasures/jewellery, books, and a luncheon. 1011 Oak Ave., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Jackie at 519-383-6461

 

Sunday, Oct. 29

 

Cribbage

Harold & Florence Johnson Memorial mixed cribbage tournament at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., registration at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, play at 1 p.m. $10 per person, returned as prizes. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. Food available. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Synergy 150 Concert

This 70-voice choir celebrates Canada 150 with Canadian songs from the 1800s to the present day. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 2 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $8 students, free children under 12. For tickets, call 519-899-4720, Mary Jean at 519-786-3075 or Doug at 519-869-4727. For more, call http://www.camlachieunited.ca

 

Family Sunday

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

 

Catch the Beat

Lambton Concert Band presents “Catch the Beat” at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. Tickets $12 adults, $6 children and students. For more, visit www.lambtonconcertband.com or call 519-337-3291

 

Roast Beef Dinner

A Community Roast Beef Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd. (across from Oak Acres Plaza). Cost: $15; children under 12 free. Tickets available by calling church office at 519-383-6933 or at the door.

 

Monday, Oct. 30

 

Herb Society

Lambton County Herb Society presents Herbal Therapy “Make It Useful,” focused on Chaga Pumpkin Spice. Twin Lakes Terrace, 1310 Murphy Rd., 7 p.m. All welcome. For more, call 519-541-9587

 

Tuesday, Oct. 31

 

Die-Cutter Workshop

For ages 10+. Get certified to use the Makerspace Silhouette Cameo die-cutter independently. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-3291

 

Makerspace

Instructional workshops for ages 10 to adult available on laser cutter, sewing machine, 3D printer, silhouette die-cutter, book binder and button maker. Valid library card required. Programs for children also available. For program and workshop information visit www.lclibrary.ca email makerspace@county-lambton.on.ca or call 519-337-3291

 

Guitar Concert

Sarnia Concert Association presents the dynamic classical guitar duo of Henderson-Kolk at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Arrangements by Mozart, Bach, Schubert, Ravel and more. Tickets $40 adults, $25 students. For more, visit www.sarniaconcertassociation.ca

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1

 

Mindfulness

A program giving a basic understanding of meditation and mindfulness techniques to improve wellness. Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC are are free. Wednesdays until Nov. 29, 12 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 109 Crawford Street, Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Yoga for Adults

A mixed-level class, suitable for most, run by a certified instructor. Classes are offered by Twin Bridges NPLC and are free. On Wednesdays until Nov. 29, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St. Bring a yoga mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Thursday, Nov. 2

 

Balance & Bone Health

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free 4-week education and exercise program to improve balance and bone health. 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Pastafest

The 8th annual Rayjon Pastafest at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gift baskets, silent auction, jewellery and gift cards, and information about Rayjon projects. Tickets $12 adults, $10 students, $8 children 11 and under. Takeout available. For tickets, call Marlo at 226-886-0476 or Karen at 519-336-7760

 

Fall Bazaar

Landmark Village holding a Fall and Christmas Bazaar featuring many vendors. 1370 L’Heritage Dr., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tea room $2. Proceeds to Women’s Interval Home. For more, call 519-542-6757

 

Friday, Nov. 3

 

Beginning Experience

Non-profit organization Beginning Experience holding a weekend retreat for people coping with grief from loss of a relationship due to separation, divorce, or widowhood, Nov. 3-5. For more, call 519-337-1205 or visit www.sarniabeginningexperience.org

 

Stress Management

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

 

Paint it Forward

Join artist Cat Cabajar to create a painting of mystical trees. Beginners welcome. Stokes Inland, 1202 Lambton Mall Rd., 6 p.m. Cost $50. Proceeds to Sarnia Jr. Sting Atom MD hockey team. To reserve a spot, email Wendy at hunthoalitis@gmail.com

 

Live music

Live music by Wild Cards and an original art exhibit and sale of works by Bill Walters, as part of the First Friday downtown cultural walkabout. At Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978


Saturday, Nov. 4

 

Bazaar

Central United Church’s Christmas in the Heart of the City Bazaar & Craft Sale showcases 50-plus local vendors. Includes hot lunch cafe with chili, hot dogs, walking tacos, and baked goods. 220 George St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $2. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor club is hosting a historical themed hike around Oil Springs. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Church Bazaar

At London Road West United Church, featuring vendors, crafters, raffle table, baking and much more shopping. Lunch available. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 2092 London Line. For more, call Ken at 519-542-9483

 

Bazaar

St. Luke’s United Church Family Bazaar includes jewelry, books, tea and coffee, baking, crafts and more. 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. For more, call 519-344-1781

 

Benefit Concert

Sarnia’s Christian male chorus Sursum Corda presents an evening of music at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., 7:30 p.m. Also performing, the Chatham-Kent Christian Men’s Choir. Admission $10, proceeds to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. For more, call Bert Hoogendam at 519-312-7727

 

Food and Bake Sale

High Park United Church holding a food and bake sale at 1081 Brenchley St., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Accepting donations of food to sell. For more, call 519-336-9251

 

Bazaar

Items for sale include baking, deli, knitting, sewing, attic treasures, “bits and pieces,” books, jewellery, and more. Free admission. Tea room $2. All Saints’ Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-5167

 

Sunday, Nov. 5

 

Remembrance Dinner

The Sarnia Legion holding its annual Remembrance and Honours and Awards Dinner. 286 Front St. N. Social Hour 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the branch for $17. For more, call 519-328-0964

 

Ham Dinner

The women of Camlachie United Church hosting a ham and scalloped potatoes dinner with homemade pie. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets $18 adults, $5 children 6 to 10, free children under 5. Accessible building. Takeout available. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-542-7089

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7

 

Managing Anxiety

Twin Bridges NPLC offers a program to help change your thoughts, behaviours and overall relationship with anxiety. Free. Tuesdays until Nov. 28. 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

 

Wednesday, Nov. 8

 

Book Signing

Hockey great Doug Gilmour does a book signing of his book “Killer: My Life in Hockey” at The Book Keeper, 500 Exmouth St., 7 p.m. Must have a numbered book purchased at the store, only singing books purchased at store. Buy book online or by calling The Book Keeper at 519-337-3171

 

Thursday, Nov. 9

 

Art & Ideas Talk

Sara Karn will demonstrate the important role of music in wartime Canada. Patrons will have opportunity to view sheet music, listen to historic recordings, and enjoy period music played live by Karn. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Cost is $20 plus tax. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Friday, Nov. 10

 

Candlelight Tribute

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, holds its 7th annual Candlelight Tribute for Remembrance Day. Candles can be purchased from the Legion for a minimum donation of $5. Bring candle to City Hall on Front St., between 7 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. At 7:30 p.m., proceed to the Cenotaph where you can place your candle. For more, call 519-336-2841

 

Saturday, Nov. 11

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor club is hosting a hike in Killaly Woods in London. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

 

Genealogy

Historians and Journal contributors Tom Slater and Randy Evans will discuss the Battle of Vimy Ridge 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. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email jdlk@bell.net

 

Wednesday, Nov. 15

 

Mystery Night

The Book Keeper holds a “Mystery Night” with best-selling authors Linwood Barclay and Ian Hamilton. At Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Ln., 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more, call 519-337-3171

 

Thursday, Nov. 16

 

The Fidgets

The family-friendly local comedy troupe brings its “Mousetrap” show to the Imperial Theatre, in support of the Celebration of Lights. 168 Christina St. N., Showtime 7 p.m. Tickets, $26, available by calling 519-344-7469

 

Saturday, Nov. 18

 

Breakfast with Santa

Corunna United Church hosts a breakfast with Santa at 198 Hill St., Corunna, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. All children accompanied by adult welcome. Cost $5 for adults, $2 for children. Photos are $1. Advance tickets required. Call Sharon at 519-862- 1957

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor club is hosting a hike at the Springwater Conservation Area. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Turkey Dinner

Lambton Centre hosting a Fall Night Out featuring a full course turkey dinner at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost $15 advance or $17 at door for adults, $10 children under 13, free children under 6. For more, call 519-786-5663 or email info@lambtoncentre.com

 

Christmas Bazaar

Dunlop United Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar at 757 Rosedale Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Featuring jewellery, crafts, sewing, bake sale and more. Refreshments available. Accessible building. Free admission. For more, call 519-337-3061

 

Monday, Nov 20

 

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free yoga class incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 1. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

 

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free class is a gentle yoga sequence using chairs. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 11. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Thursday, Nov. 23

 

Art & Ideas Talk

Dr. Timothy Winegard, international historian, scholar and educator, who grew up in Sarnia and served with the Canadian Forces Reserves, to speak about First Nations participation in the First World War. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Cost $20 plus tax. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Saturday, Nov. 25

 

Soup and Dance

St. Thomas Catholic Parish hosting an evening of Latin dance lessons and tasty soup. At St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 895 Champlain Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cash bar. $20 per person. Proceeds to St. Thomas Aquinas Refugee Program and St. Joseph Shelter in Bukavu. For more, call 519-312-2025

 

Animal Homes

Join Lambton Wildlife Inc.’s Young Naturalists and Junior Conservationist clubs in building bee, bird, bat and squirrel houses. Ages 6-16. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 100 Christina St. N. Registration Required. Limited numbers. For more, contact Mike at m.kent@lambtonwildlife.com or www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor club is hosting a hike along the St Clair River near Port Lambton. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Crafternoon Tea

At Our Lady of Mercy Church Hall, featuring craft tables of woodworking, sewing, baking, jewelry, etc., and a $6 lunch of sandwiches, scones, jams and sweets. 390 Christina St. N., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission. Proceeds to Canadian Catholic Missions. For more, call 519-332-5382

 

Monday, Nov. 27

 

Lambton Wildlife

Biologist Erin Carroll speaks about wartybacks, heelsplitters, pigtoes, softshells, madtoms, and redhorses – some of the unique mussels, turtles and fish inhabiting the Sydenham river. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave. Refreshments and social gathering at 7 p.m., followed by the information at 7:30 p.m. Free, all welcome. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

Friday, Dec. 1

 

Live Music

The art rock duo Cordcalling performs from their latest vinyl record, “We are Still,” at the Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0998

 

Thursday, Dec. 7

 

Art & Ideas Talk

War artist and soldier Scott Waters to discuss his experiences as a participant in the war artist program and service with the Canadian Armed Forces. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Cost $20 plus tax. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12

 

Genealogy

Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society holds a Christmas meeting at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email jdlk@bell.net