Week of September 23

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

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

 

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

 

THURSDAY, SEPT. 23

Trail & Ale

The virtual event for Rayjon’s “Trail & Ale” Run/Walk can be completed anytime until Oct. 2 on any convenient route. Choose 5k or 7k. Funds raised will support families in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For information and to register, visit www.rayjon.org

 

SATURDAY, SEPT. 25

Food Drive

New Horizons Community Church holding a Drive Thru Food Drive, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Enter church parking lot off Elgin St. All donations given to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. For more, call 226-402-3060

Fall Feast

London Road West United Church holding it 40th annual Fall Feast. 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

 

TUESDAY, SEPT. 28

Business Seminar

Lambton County Library, in partnership with the Business Enterprise Centre and the Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, holding a free Entrepreneurship 101 seminar, focusing on free services available to small businesses and entrepreneurs. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, visit lclibrary.ca/entrepreneurship

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 1

Art Exhibition

Opening night for “Reckonings and Reconciliation” at the Lawrence House. Local artist Brenda Ross solo exhibit in the Turret Room. Music on front lawn, weather permitting. 127 Christina St. S., open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges offering a slow, gentle yoga program suitable for most abilities. Yoga mat and strap recommended. Fridays until Oct. 29. 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 Oct. 29. Held on Zoom, 11 am. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 5

Gallery in the Grove

Gallery in the Grove’s exhibition “Adjacent Views” interweaves local artists Laura Kreviazuk and Laura Manzano Arias’s explorations in mixed media. “Beach Glass, Baubles, and Bowls” by Janice and Alan Gillis in the gift shop. Runs until Oct. 23. Not open Sundays or Mondays. 2618 Hamilton Rd. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 6

Slow Flow Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a yoga program to build strength and balance. Bring a mat. Wednesdays until Oct. 27. Held on Zoom, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Diabetes Management

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a class for those diagnosed with diabetes or looking to prevent it through lifestyle modifications. Wednesdays until Oct. 27. Held on Zoom, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Emotional Resilience

Twin Bridges NPLC offering an interactive series to help practice self-compassion and manage everyday difficulties. Wednesdays until Oct. 27. Held on Zoom, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com