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Week of December 26

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Saturday, Dec. 28

Bird Count

Lambton Wildlife invites children ages 6 to 12 to attend the 2nd annual Christmas Bird Count at Canatara Park. For more information and details, see the Lambton Wildlife Website at http://lambtonwildlife.com/. Contact Anne to register at [email protected]

Open Jam

An open Jam with live music and food at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., Corunna, 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

Rabbit Rescue

Sweetie’s Rescue is a local rabbit rescue that helps stray and abandoned rabbits. It is in need of foster homes, donations and volunteers. Anyone willing to help can email [email protected], call or text Ashley at 519-490-8979, or visit the group’s Facebook page.

Friday, Jan. 3

Live Music

Blackmore & Blackmore perform live at Cheeky Monkey as part of the monthly First Friday downtown walkabout. Also an art show and sale by W.A. Walters. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

Monday, Jan. 6

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at the Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., 11:30 a.m. Also at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346

Meditation

Designed to increase self-esteem and concentration, lower blood pressure and reduce stress. West Lambton Community Health Centre meditation program. 429 Exmouth St., Mondays 10 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. Register at first class. For more, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Chair Yoga

Free yoga program suitable for most abilities. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front Street entrance), Mondays 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Gentle Yoga

Gentle and restorative yoga program suitable for most abilities. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays until Jan. 27. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Dancing Lessons

Winter session of ballroom dance lessons begins, with beginner waltz and rumba Tuesday nights, beginner tango and jive Wednesday nights, and intermediate waltz and rumba Wednesday nights. Lakeroad School, 955 Lakeshore Rd. $110 per couple. Register first night of classes. For more, call George at 519-542-7438

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at the Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., 7 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346

Coffee & Conversation

All welcome at informal place to talk and listen to others experiencing loss and grief. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd. Jan 7th, 9:30 a.m., or Feb. 4th, 9:30 a.m. Fragrance-free building. No registration required. For more, contact Sue at 519-869-2102 or Audrey at 519-542-7089 or visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Women’s Fitness

Free bootcamp-style fitness class that includes cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises. Suitable for most levels. Consult Primary Care Provider before participating. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 153 Christina St. S. (Front Street entrance), 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays until Feb. 26. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Prenatal Class

Three-week program to explore a variety of topics related to pre- and post-natal care for mothers and babies. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC mixed-level yoga program suitable for most abilities. Bring your own mat. 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays until Jan. 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 437 Colborne Dr., Corunna, 6:30 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346

Mindful Living

A four-week session to share topics and strategies that relate to mindfulness in everyday life. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wednesdays until Jan. 29. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Anger Management

A program that will explore eight core anger management skills to help participants respond in healthy and effective ways. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays until Jan. 29. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Thursday, Jan. 9

Depression & Anxiety

West Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Living through Depression & Anxiety,” facilitated by Glenn Ethridge MSW, RSW and Joy Vascotto MSW, RSW. An eight-week series ending Feb. 27th. 429 Exmouth St., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Happiness 101

Rapids Family Health Team offering a four-week program designed to help improve overall happiness. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Friday, Jan. 10

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday.” Bring own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Register by calling 519-344-3017, ext. 259

New Year Reflection

Twin Bridges NPLC presents “Designing an Intentional Year,” a workshop with group discussion and guided personal reflection to help clarify what is most important in making 2020 a year of growth and joy. 153 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free two-hour group session workshop providing a general overview of how to effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., Sarnia  9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Sunday, Jan. 12

Lambton Centre AGM

Lambton Centre’s annual general meeting at St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., lunch at 12:30, meeting to follow. Looking for nominations for board of directors. For info or a board member application, contact 519-786-5663 or [email protected]

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Cooking on a Budget

A hands-on session with a Registered Dietitian to learn easy, delicious and affordable recipes. Light samples included. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Tai Chi

Canadian Tai Chi Academy starting beginner classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Classes take place at 26 Mitton St. N. from 6:30 to 8 pm. Cost is $15 per month. For more call 226-932-7091 or email [email protected]

A Cappella Singing

Bluewater Chordsmen hosting a guest night for men of all singing abilities, from beginners to soloists. Ability to read music not required. Also looking for instrumentalists. 7 p.m. at All Saints Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N. Also offered Jan. 21. For more, contact David at 226-402-3060

Friday, Jan. 17

Deadline to purchase tickets for Jan. 23 annual general meeting of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, Lambton Chapter. Stuffed hicken dinner, sides, salad and dessert, plus a presentation on Superbugs. Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Boulevard. For more, and tickets, $20, visit www.peolambton.com

Celtic Crossing

International Symphony Orchestra presents Celtic Crossing, with Shane Cook and appearance by ISO Pipers & Drummers. 7:30 p.m., Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N. Tickets, $39 adults, $36 seniors, $11 students, available at  www.theiso.org/tickets or Call 519-337-7775

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Baby Food Making

Learn signs of baby readiness, feeding schedules and tips, healthy meals and snack ideas. A hands-on learning experience with your baby. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must register by calling 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

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