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Week of Sept. 1

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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 [email protected]

Thursday, Sept. 1

YMCA Settlement Services

A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services and programs available. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Maker Meet-Up

An opportunity for makers to meet and create together in the Makerspace. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Makerspace Programs

Workshops available for ages 10 to adult on using 3D printer, book binder, button maker, laser cutter, sewing machine, vinyl cutter, and more. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S. For info or to make a reservation, visit www.lclibrary.ca, email [email protected] or call 519-337-3291 ext. 5921.

Board Games

Attendees can meet and game with other board gamers. Meetings usually held upstairs in magazine area of Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Loonies For Lunches

Annual fundraiser in which McDonald’s employees ask for $1 donations to support the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Till Sept. 11 at all Sarnia restaurants. For more, call 519-402-2212

Friday, Sept. 2

Movie in the Park

Showing Kung Fu Panda 3 in Wildwood Park, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. For more, call 519-869-2351

Live Music

D Wayne & The Blue Train perform at the Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday festivities. Also, show of outdoor scenes by artist Bill Walters. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 130 Christina St. N. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

Art Exhibition

New show of acrylics by Indian artist Bharti Singh, called Into the Light, opens at Artopic Gallery and Framing, as part of First Friday activities. 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., 188 Christina St. N. For more, call 519-332-0278

Saturday, Sept. 3

Back to School BBQ

The 14th annual Kiwanis Back to School BBQ held in front of Staples on London Road., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 3 and 4. All proceeds to school supplies for children in Sarnia-Lambton. For more, email Sheila Donald at [email protected]

Library Crafters

Bring your unfinished knit, crochet, embroidery, beadwork, quilting, etc. and socialize with other crafters at Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-899-2202

Sunday, Sept. 4

Cycling

A 50K cycle ride. Drive to Goderich and ride the Rail Trail. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Tuesday, Sept. 6

Stress Management

Gain an understanding about stress and its physical and mental effects. Reduce stress with a gentle yoga session. Bring a yoga mat or towel. At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., on Tuesdays until Sept. 27. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free, five-week program to help make permanent lifestyle changes and manage weight. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Filling Up On Fibre, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

YMCA Settlement Services

A representative will be available for one-on-one assistance and information on the many services and programs available. At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, Sept. 7

Child Car Seat

Lambton Public Health and community partners holding a child car seat clinic. Seats must be installed prior to attending. Parents must bring their car seat manual, vehicle manual and child to the clinic. At Lambton Public Health, 160 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call at 519-344-2062 ext. 2346

Lambton Youth Choir

The Choir is accepting new members; Grade 4 and up as of September 2016. First rehearsal at Wyoming Legion, 593 Erie St., 6:15 p.m. For more, call R. Brown at 519-882-1514

Ski Club

Bluewater Ski Club welcomes new and returning members to new ski season at Stokes by the Bay, after 7 p.m. Sign up for 2017 destinations. Revelstoke, BC: Jan. 21-28 or Big White, BC: Feb. 25-March 4. For more, call 519-384-9988

Living with Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop on living well with diabetes.1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Filling Up On Fibre, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available Sept. 8, 9:30 a.m.

Girl Guide Registration

Registration and information night for girls ages 5 to 17 interested in fun, friendship and adventure. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Dunlop United Church, 757 Rosedale Ave. For more, email [email protected]

Music Theory

Explore The Royal Conservatory’s Theory Syllabus and innovative approaches to integrating theory into practical lessons, with trombonist and pianist Jamie Stager. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Free admission. RSVP at rcmusic.ca/workshops by Sept. 5.
Thursday, Sept. 8

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes meet at the Canatara Park covered picnic pavilion, north of the bandshell, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., on Thursdays until Oct. 27. For information call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Mixed Open

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 447’s memorial golf tournament at St. Clair Parkway Golf Course in Mooretown, 1 p.m. Nine holes and dinner $35, golf alone $25. Dress code in effect. Sign up at 519-862-1240

Friday, Sept. 9

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949, Also available at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-813-9800
Saturday, Sept. 10

Hiking

A 4.5 hour hike of Wildwood Conservation Area. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Canoeing and Kayaking

Four-hour outing at Port Austin/Turnip Rock in Michigan. Medium difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/canoe-kayaking

Cycling

A 45K cycle ride. Drive to Lambton Heritage Museum, cycle into the Pinery, then down the trail to Grand Bend for lunch and return. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Fall Fair

Trinity Church holding its annual fall fair at 1194 Murphy Rd., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live music, inflatables, Belgian horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting, hot dogs, corn on the cob, refreshments, Pokemon Go, phone charging station and Wi-Fi. Free. For more, call 519-542-9261.

Electric Library

An opportunity to have device-related questions answered. Participants should bring their tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices as well as login information for either the Apple or Google Play Store. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. To pre-register, call 519-337-3291

Sunday, Sept. 11

Cycling

A 40K ride of the Howard Watson Trail and return. Easy difficulty level. All welcome. For details and sign-up visit lambtonoutdoorclub.org/cycling

Tai Chi

FLK Taoist Tai Chi is having an open house at the Kiwanis Community Centre, 180 College Ave. N., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. There will be a demonstration of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi set and refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome. For more, call 519-344-0346 or email [email protected]

Lego Club

For school-age kids. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 11, 18 and 25. To pre-register, call 519-869-2351

Skating Registration

Skate Sarnia offering early registration at Sarnia Arena, 134 Brock St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Kiwanis Room. Skating programs start week of Sept. 18. CanSkate offered Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. PowerSkating offered on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, and PrePower on Fridays. Ages 3 to adult. For more, visit www.sarniaskate.net

Monday, Sept. 12

Osteo Knee Acupuncture

At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays from September 12 to October 20. A registered chiropractor administers this free program. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Prenatal Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC hosting gentle yoga for expecting moms with a certified yoga instructor. Casual group discussion with tips to prepare for labour, post-natal and newborn care. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Mondays until October 3. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes meet at the Centennial Park flag court, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., on Mondays until Oct. 31. For information call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Coping with Life Alone

Sarnia Beginning Experience holding a weekly support group for people who are suffering the aftermath of being separated, divorced, or widowed. For more, call 529-331-8859 or 519-337-5553 or visit www.sarniabeginningexperience.org

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Story Hour

Six- week program on Mondays at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Ages 3-5 with a caregiver. To pre-register, call 519-542-2580

Tales for Tots

For ages 0 to 4 every Monday. At Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-899-2202

Adult Colouring

Seasonal colouring sheets available for your enjoyment. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m on Sept. 12, 19 and 26. For more, call 519-542-2580

Christian Faith

Three local churches presenting the premier showing of the Alpha Film Series, with dinner, at the Polish Hall, 173 Exmouth St. at 6 p.m. No charge, but free will donation appreciated. To register, call Trinity at 519-542-9261, River City at 519-383-8463 or Bethel at 519-542-7731

Scottish Country Dancing

Country Dancing (not Highland Dancing) classes at All-Saint’s Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays till end of May.. No prior experience necessary, only soft-soled shoes. Three free lessons, nominal charge after. Call Lyn at 519-336-1053

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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