Week of September 16

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, 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

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 16

Genealogy

Mara Benjamin, curator at the Erland Lee Museum & the Federated Women’s Institutes of Ontario, will speak about the Tweedsmuir Digitization Project at a virtual meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. 7 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, email lambton@ogs.on.ca or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 6-week program to improve your lifestyle. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Every Thursday. To register, call 519-339-8949

 

FRIDAY, SEPT. 17

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a slow, gentle yoga program suitable for most abilities. Yoga mat and strap recommended. Fridays until Sept. 24. Held on Zoom, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Meditation Group

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a meditation program suitable for anyone interested in guided mindfulness practice in a group format. Fridays until Sept. 24. Held on Zoom, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering an in-person Shibashi program. Fridays, 1 p.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

 

SUNDAY, SEPT. 19

Fall Feast

Last day to order for London Road West United Church’s 40th annual Fall Feast. Sept. 25. Dinner includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, squash, vegetables, and apple pie. Curbside pickup, 2092 London Line, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., or free delivery. Adults $18, children 5-12 $7. To order, contact Susan Wilkins 519-869-6281, church office 519-542-2084 or lwrunitedchurch@gmail.com

Terry Fox Run

Participate virtually in the 2021 Terry Fox Run. Run, walk, ride, or hike. Register as an individual or a team. To register or donate, visit terryfox.org

Steak BBQ

Point Edward Service Club holding a Steak BBQ with all the trimmings. 503 Michigan Ave., 4 p.m. $15/person. On patio, rain or shine. COVID rules apply. For tickets, call 519-337-9822 after 1 p.m.

Walk a Mile

Registration now open for the Women’s Interval Home’s 8th annual Walk a Mile Event. Register as single walker or 6+ person team. For all ages. The walk takes place Nov. 20 at Lambton Mall, 11 a.m. To learn more or register, visit www.womensintervalhome.com/walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes-2021

50/50 Lottery

United Way of Sarnia-Lambton is holding a 50/50 lottery to raise funds to address mental health, poverty, and seniors services in Lambton County. Draws held monthly. Purchase tickets at www.united5050.ca. For more, call 519-336-5452, ext. 8

 

MONDAY, SEPT. 20

Grief Support

Temple Baptist Church, in partnership with GriefShare, is hosting a support group for those grieving the death of a spouse, child, or other family member or friend. 1410 Quinn Dr., 6 p.m. Every Monday until Nov. 29. $20 donation asked for workbook cost. To register, call 519-542-1427 or visit www.templebaptist.com

Chair Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual chair exercise program. Mondays, 1:30 p.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual Shibashi program. Mondays, 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 21

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a chair yoga program. Includes seated and standing positions to help with balance, flexibility and strength. Suitable for most abilities. Held on Zoom, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays until Sept. 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Slow Flow Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a yoga program to build strength and balance. Held on Zoom, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Tuesdays until Sept. 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Sleep Health

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a series to explore the importance of sleep for wellness. Held on Zoom, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays until Sept. 28. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22

Healthy Eating

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual class on healthy eating. Led by a Registered Dietitian. 1:30 p.m. To register, call Rebecca at 519-344-3017 ext. 277

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering virtual exercise classes. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 23

Low Impact Exercise

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering in-person exercise classes. Tuesdays at Centennial, Thursdays at Mooretown Sports Complex, Fridays at Canatara. 9 a.m. Register at first class. For more, contact 519-344-3017

Master Your Health

Learn techniques to deal with the everyday challenges of living with chronic pain. Thursdays until Oct. 26. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Zoom. To register, visit www.myhcp_sept14.eventbrite.ca

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 25

Food Drive

New Horizons Community Church holding a drive-thru food drive, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 383 Russell St. N. Food donations can be dropped off in the church parking lot, entering from the Elgin Street entrance and exit onto Maxwell Street. For more, please call 226-402-3060