Week of March 24

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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Self-Compassion

Twin Bridges NPLC offering an interactive series to help practice self-compassion and strengthen resilience. Thursdays until March 31. Held on Zoom. 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

CANstruction

The Inn of the Good Shepherd annouces the return of CANstruction, a competition at the Lambton Mall to raise awareness of Sarnia-Lambton’s hunger crisis. Teams move in March 25, start building March 26 at 8:30 a.m. Awards presentation March 27 at 1 p.m., and deCANstruction on April 12. For more, visit www.theinnsarnia.ca

Frozen Dinners

Last day to pre-order for United Way of Sarnia-Lambton’s frozen dinner fundraiser. Offering lasagna, mac & cheese, and beef or chicken pot pie. Prepared by the Dante Club. Pick up March 31 at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Order at www.theunitedway.on.ca. For more, call 519-336-5452

Used Book Sale

Rotary Club of Sarnia-Bluewaterland holding a two-day pop-up used book sale at Lambton Mall, entrance 4, beside Marshall’s. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cash sales only. For more, visit www.rotarysarniabwl.org

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Mudmen Show

The Celtic rock band the Mudmen performing at the Sarnia Library Theatre, at 8 p.m., 124 Christina St. S. For more, call 519-337-3291

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Stamp Club

Sarnia Stamp Club meeting featuring dealers, silent auction and reference library. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Grace United Church, 900 Cathcart Blvd. Meeetings held 4th Sunday of each month, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., except July and August. Proof of vaccination and masking currently required. Call 519-337-9960 or visit sarniastampclub.ca.

MONDAY, MARCH 28

Genealogy

The Lambton County Branch of Ontario Ancestors is holding a virtual drop-in meeting to discuss genealogy resources and research. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For the Zoom link or more information, email lambton@ogs.on.ca

THURSDAY, MARCH 31 

St. Joseph’s Hospice hosting a caregiver support group for those supporting a loved one with a life-limiting illness, at 1 p.m. To register contact co-ordinator at 519-337-0537, ext. 126 or supportiveservices@sjhospice.ca. All services offered free of charge.

FRIDAY, APRIL 1

Kids Cooking

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering a virtual kids cooking class this month. For info and to register, contact adinell@nlchc.com or 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Breastfeeding Support

To learn about West Lambton Community Health Centre’s free and virtual breastfeeding support program, contact adinell@nlchc.com

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team presenting a 2-hour workshop with tips and tricks to effectively manage stress. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. First Friday of each month. To register, call 519-339-8949

Gentle Yoga

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

TUESDAY, APRIL 5

Yoga

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering in-person low impact yoga. Sarnia Evangelical Missionary Church, 707 Talfourd St., 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. To register, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or adinell@nlchc.com

Pulmonary Rehab

Learn to self-manage lung disease at Virtual Pulmonary Rehab. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, call Brenda at 519-786-4545 ext. 265 or Lorie at 519-491-2123, ext. 227

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges offering a yoga program with seated and standing positions and the support of a chair to help with balance, strength, and flexibility. Tuesdays until April 26. Held on Zoom. 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6

Slow Flow Yoga

Twin Bridges offering a yoga program to build balance and strength. Bring a mat. Wednesdays until April 27. Held on Zoom. 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

THURSDAY, APRIL 7

Play Bridge

Learn how to play Bridge in two afternoons, on April 7 and April 14, at the Sardo Centre, 770 Maxwell St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $60. For more, contact Lynn at 519-491-8344

Night Light

Find hope and wellness while managing mental illness at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Night Light.” Virtual or in-person. 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 223

Mindfulness

Twin Bridges offering a series to explore the benefits of mindfulness and learn practical applications of tools and strategies to support well-being. Thursdays until April 28. Held on Zoom. 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

Bake Sale

Pies and assorted baking for sale at St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-1781

MONDAY, APRIL 11

Getting Physical

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding a virtual presentation on benefits and guidelines of physical activity. 2:30 p.m. For more, contact Rebecca at 519-344-3017, ext. 277

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20

Grocery Shopping

West Lambton Community Health Centre’s ‘Virtual Grocery Store’ offers tips and strategies to successfully navigate a grocery store and find nutritious foods. Facilitated by registered dietitian. 1:30 p.m. To register, contact Rebecca at 519-786-4545, ext 279

Vegetable Gardening

Jeff Baarschers to speak about “Productive Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening” at a Sarnia Horticultural Society monthly meeting. Navy Club, 1420 Lougar Ave., 7 p.m. Free admission, all welcome. 2022 memberships available. For more, call Barb Toye at 519-332-5837