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Week of November 2

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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

Living With Diabetes
Rapids Family Health Team offering a two-hour group session with overview of How to Live Well with Diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also on Nov. 20 at 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Boosting Balance

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free four-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

Anger Management

Identify anger triggers and patterns and practice effective anger management skills. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Every Thursday until Nov. 30. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Canada in WWI

Alec Moore, digital curator at the Lambton Heritage Museum, will speak about the impact of the Great War on Lambton County from the frontlines. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free, but canned good donations accepted for Inn of the Good Shepherd. To register, call 519-337-3291

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 [email protected]

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

Craft and Vendor Sale

Three-day Craft and Vendor Sale, 140 Christina St. S., with proceeds in support of Cat Chance. 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Friday. Also on Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Stress Management

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

Child Project

The Neema Child Project hosting a fundraiser to help send Ugandan ophans to school. Selling calendars, cards and baked good, at 100 Christina St., during First Friday’s evening cultural walkabout downtown. For more, call Judy at 519-336-3919

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

Church Anniversary

Temple Baptist holding a two-day celebration to mark the church’s 80th anniversary. Free fun night Saturday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., reservation required by calling 510-542-1427,

and anniversary celebration on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. 1410 Quinn Dr.

All Saint’s Bazaar

All Saints’ Anglican church bazaar features baking, deli, knitting, sewing, attic treasures, books, jewelry and more. 248 Vidal St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free admission. Tea room for $2. For more, call 519-344-5167

Christmas Bazaar

Sixth annual Christmas Bazaar at King George VI School features multiple vendors including Tupperware, Scentsy, Party Lite, Avon, jewelry, and many more. 585 O’Dell Ave., 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free admission. For more, call Martina Carr at 519-344-8741

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club hosting an historic-themed hike around Oil Springs. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

Christmas Bazaar

St. Joseph’s Christmas Bazaar includes a raffle with prizes, cake walk, bake table, crafts/sewing, tea room, attic treasures, a deli table, and more. 293 Stuart St., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Meghann at 519-330-8812

Silver Bells Bazaar

At the Strangway Centre, featuring crafts, books, local vendors, jewelry, woodworking, attic treasures, and a café open for breakfast. 260 East St. N., 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Admission free. For more, call 519-332-0656

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

Christmas Bazaar

Dante Club hosts a Christmas bazaar and bake sale at the Main Hall, 1330 London Rd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Includes local vendors with crafts, makeup, jewelry, gifts, bake tables with Italian sweets and lunch to eat ,or take out. For more, call 519-869-6060 or email [email protected]

Bazaar

Saint-Thomas d’Aquin Parish holding a bazaar at 895 Champlain Rd., 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call Doreen at 519-542-3271

Monday, Nov. 6

Meditation

To increase self esteem, improve concentration, lower blood pressure and reduce stress. West Lambton Community Health Centre. Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 6 p.m. 429 Exmouth St. Free. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes. Central United Church, 220 George St., every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Also at Mooretown Sports Complex, 1166 Emily St., every Monday and Wednesday, and at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St., every Monday and Thursday. 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Free. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

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

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s low impact exercise classes. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Also at High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley Ave., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Free. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Photographic Club

Photographer and Lambton College instructor David Chidley will discuss photo composition at Sarnia Photographic Club meeting. Visitors welcome, no charge. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., social time 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.. For more, email [email protected] or visit www.sarniaphotoclub.com

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

Bill 148 Workshop

Tourism Sarnia-Lambton partnered with the Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation to offer a two-party workshop designed to help restaurants effectively understand and minimize the impact of Bill 148. 1455 Venetian Blvd., 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., or 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, email [email protected]

Taste & Learn

Twin Bridges NPLC presents “Taste & Learn: Healthy Holiday Appetizers.” Learn easy ways to put a healthy twist on some holiday favourites. Free. 109 Crawford St., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Women’s Fitness

A bootcamp-style fitness program from Twin Bridges NPLC, suitable for most. Sessions includes cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays until Nov. 29. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

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

Rainbow Plate

Lambton County Library and Lambton Public Health familiarizing children with healthy fruits and vegetables through the Rainbow Plate program. Registered dieticians provide healthy foods that have been washed, cut, and grouped by colour. Free. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

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

Live Music Cafe

Rob Rooke will be the musical guest, with Sisters of Soul hosting. Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Donations welcome. For more, contact Fran at [email protected]

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free quit smoking workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday.” Bring your own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Saturday, Nov. 11

Ballroom Dance

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club hosts a dance at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost $30. Open to all. For more, visit sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Fall Polish Bazaar

Queen of Peace CWL holds a Fall Polish Bazaar. Selling potato and cheese pierogi, cabbage rolls, polish sauerkraut, turkey pies, home baked goods, and a craft table. Hot brunch available. Polish Hall, 173 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Donna Longo at 519-542-4050

Hiking

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

Literary Reading

Poet and blogger Debbie Okun Hill will launch an art-themed poetry chapbook, Drawing from Experience, with readings by Ryan Gibbs and Anne Kavanagh Beachey, followed by an open mic. All welcome. Free, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Coffee Lodge, 400 Exmouth St. For more, call 289-808-1025

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 [email protected]

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

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Also on Nov. 16 at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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