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Week of Nov. 12

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What’s happening events must be open to the public, 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 [email protected]

Wednesday, Nov. 11

Land restoration

Shawn McKnight of Return the Landscape and Ian MacRobbie of Enbridge discuss a native plant project under way at the Sarnia Solar Farm during a Green Drinks environmental roundtable. Free, 7 p.m. sharp at Limbo Lounge, back room, 196 Christina St. North. For more, email [email protected]

Thursday, Nov. 12

Toastmasters

An open house for individuals interesting in learning how to improve their public speaking and leadership skills. 1121 Wellington St, 12 noon. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963

Meatless Mondays

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking vegetarian style, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help individuals quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Friday, Nov. 13

Quarter Auction

At Grace United Church in support of church activities. 990 Cathcart Blvd., doors open 6 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. Tickets $5, additional paddles $2. Food available. For more, call Pauline at 519-339-9763

Saturday, Nov. 14

Christmas Bazaar

At Dunlop United Church, featuring jewelry, crafts, knitting, sit-down tearoom, baked goods and frozen meals. 757 Rosedale Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-337-3061

Anniversary Dinner

At St. Paul’s United Church to mark its 125th anniversary. 360 Devine St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets, $15, available at church office. Seating limited. For more, call 519-869-4624

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for an easy, two-hour hike in the Oil Heritage area. Meet 9:30 a.m. at the Oil Museum in Oil Springs. For more, call Ron at 519-845-0429

Christmas Bazaar

Talk O’ The Town Bazaar at St. Bartholomew’s Church featuring turkey pies, baking, crafts, handmade soap, jewelry and a lunchroom. 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-383-6933

Family Bazaar

At St. Luke’s United Church, featuring turkey pies, baking, crafts, books and nearly new tables. Lunch available. 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Myrna at 519-337-5927

Fall Bazaar

At Residence on the St. Clair, featuring a variety of vendors, Christmas gifts, wreaths, fudge, baked goods and 50/50 draw. 170 Front St S., 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-336-1455

Fusion

Food Network celebrity chef David Rocco headlines the sixth annual Fusion, a celebration of food, wine and beer over two days at Degroot’s, 1840 London Line. Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets $10 advance at www.discoverfusion.ca or $15 at the door.

Celebration of Lights

Volunteers needed to set up displays and lights in Centennial Park. Dress appropriately and meet at the foot of London Road at 8:30 p.m. to register. Lunch provided. For more, call Cathie at 519-481-0134 or email [email protected]

Children’s Movie

Free screening of the G-rated movie Cars at the Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Sunday, Nov. 15

Fundraising Dinner

Pulled pork on a bun, coleslaw, baked bean, veggie, potatoes, and homemade desserts in support of school lunch program at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd. Ticket, $15 adults, $6 children six to 10, at church or by calling 519-542-1203 or 519-339-9763

Monday, Nov. 16

Quarter Auction

Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Branch 62, hosts a 25 cent auction to support the work of the Legion. Tickets, $5, 286 Front St. N, 7 p.m. For more, call Sharon at 519- 862-2272

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Healthy Holidays

For anyone impacted by Type 2 Diabetes, the West Lambton Community Health Centre hosting a free evening of education, food and giveaways. Space limited. 429 Exmouth S., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Call 519-344-3017, ext. 259 to register.

Lunch and Learn

Professional ergonomists Brenda Mallat and Nick Niforos discuss the harmful effects of prolonged sitting at a free lunch and learn. OHCOW office, 171 Kendall St. in Point Edward. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register by Nov. 13 by calling Ann at 519-337-4627, ext. 2322

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Meal Planning

“Cooking for 1-2 People” at the West Lambton Community Health Centre offers meal planning and nutrition tips. 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Call 519-344-3017 ext. 259 to register.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help individuals quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:00 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 1:30 p.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Ham Dinner

Canon Davis Memorial Church hosting a ham and scalloped potato dinner with dessert and coffee, 380 Russell St, N., 5 p.m. Tickets $15 adults, $7 children. Call 519-344-9531 for reservations.

Second City-trained Melissa Hoadley leads a workshop on improvisational speaking at a meeting of Toastmasters, Residence on the St. Clair, 170 Front St. S., noon to 1 p.m. For more, visit hospitable.toastmastersclubs.org

Seed Exchange

A seed and bulb exchange offered at the annual general meeting of the Sarnia Horticultural Society at the Green Room of DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Christmas Planter

Maureen from DeGroots will offer some ideas on making Christmas planters at the Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 10 a.m. top 11 a.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Live Theatre

The Lambton Law Association and BDO present a four-day run of The Curious Savage, a comedy by John Patrick at SCITS Auditorium, 275 Wellington St. All proceeds to local charities. Performances Wednesday to Saturday the 21st, 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $20 advance at Imperial Theatre, or at the door. For more, call Maureen at 519-336-8770

Thursday, Nov. 19

Victim Services

Victims Services of Sarnia-Lambton celebrates 25 years of helping people in time of need with a fundraising buffet dinner at the Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 6 p.m. Entertainment by Mat Gauthier. Tickets, $70, available by calling 519-344-5238

Holly Berry Bazaar

At Laurel Lea St Matthews Presbyterian Church, featuring baking, deli, pre-read books, attic treasures, and jewelry. Tickets, $2, include beverage and goodie. 837 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call Jean at 519-337-3529

Safe Communities

All welcome to attend the annual general meeting of Safe Communities Sarnia-Lambton, at the Industrial Educational Co-operative, 1489 London Rd., from 12 noon to 1 p.m. For more, call Mark at 519 336-4101, ext. 224

Friday, Nov. 20

Nativity Scene

Bethel Pentecostal Church presents “The Living Nativity” during the grand opening of the Celebration of Lights in Centennial Park, south parking lot. Twenty minutes, beginning at 6:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-7731

SAW Show & Sale

Three-day Sarnia Artists’ Workshop show with 55 painters, potters, sculptors, jewellers and photographers exhibiting works at the Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Rd., Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com

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