A rundown of events at the May First Friday walkabout

Yoon Jinme, at Lake Louise, is among the 100 works by 71 artists in a new photo exhibition opening May 3 at the Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery. Submitted Image

Journal Staff

Below is a list of what walkabouters out for an evening can expect to find when downtown Sarnia hosts the next First Friday on May 3.

Parking on the street and in municipal lots is always free after 6 p.m.

 

JUDITH & NORMAN ALIX ART GALLERY – 147 Lochiel St. – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Photography in Canada, 1960-2000, celebrates the diversity of photo production by drawing from the Canadian Photography Institute collection at the National Gallery of Canada. 100 images by 71 artists

 

ARTOPIA GALLERY & FRAMING – 188 Christina St. N. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Mary Philpott tiles, half off.

 

COFFEE CULTURE – 130 Lochiel St. – 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Featuring Terrence William, singer, songwriter, author and speaker.  Also, art exhibit by Keri Orozco, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

 

PARALLEL JUNCTION – 176 Christina St. N. – 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Artists Lita Roo Designs, plus 35 other artisans with works on display and for sale.

 

THE STORY – 179 Christina St N. – Art Jam: live painting and art auction by Lambton County Arts Collective members, 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

 

DOWNTOWN MARKET – 140 Christina St. N. – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Kirsten Anderson Art: Studio in Session Art Tour

 

CHEEKY MONKEY – 130 Christina St. N. – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Live music with local soft-rock band The Casuals, plus and show & sale, “The Easel Has Landed,” by Bill Walters

 

SITARA INDIAN CUISINE – 136 Cromwell St. – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Live music with George Ayers and Gary Wilkins

 

SILHOUETTES BOUTIQUE – 125 Christina St. N – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Live mannequins: Mothers and daughters in the windows to celebrate Mother’s Day

 

COWBOYS & INDIANS – 121 Christina St. N – Open till 9 p.m., featuring works by local First Nations artists.

 

THE LAWRENCE HOUSE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS – 127 Christina St. S. – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Lambton County Student Art Show opens sponsored by Ariel & Vince Lyons. Works by Grade 9-12 students from six schools. Exhibit runs to May 30. Plus live music by Missy Burgess

 

100 CHRISTINA STREET N. – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., featuring prints and paintings by David Moore

 

THE COVE MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS – 140 Front St. S. -5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Karma BARRE Class in support of St. Clair Child & Youth. Space limited. Call/text/email to book at 519-330-3060 or burnwithjess@gmail.com – Free week of classes with donation.

 

RIVER BANK & CO. – 172 Front Street N – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Singer-songwriter Kira-Jade from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., with food and refreshments.

 

ONE TOOTH – ESBY & SOPH – INNER CALM COUNSELLING  – 155 Front St N – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Celebrating Women and Mental Health Awareness month. Visit the shops, with featured artists in each store, and fill out passport for draw entry.

 

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, BRANCH 62 – 286 Front St N. – 8 p.m. to midnight, live music and dancing with the BorderLite Trio

 

BAD DOG SARNIA – 229 Christina St N – 8:30 p.m. to 12 midnight, party DJ Zimmer

 

UPS ‘N’ DOWNS – 226 Front St N – 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Live music with Dan Butts

 

REV-EL-REE NIGHTS – 148 Front St. – Doors open 5 p.m. Hayden Mellon plays 8 p.m. -11 p.m., followed by DJ Diskreet till 2 a.m.

 

HAWG BAR – 117 Christina St. N – 8 p.m. – 11p.m. – Nic Swales Duo plays rhythm and blues

 

REFINED FOOL – 137 Davis St. “Imagery Realized,” Jayne Primeau Photography and friends, a group show by local photographers

 

ALSO – inside Bayside Centre, George Street entrance, Unit # 182 – Harmony for Youth Fundraiser 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Music: “This, That & The Other,” featuring Paul Maguire, Rain Bo Light & Paula Arrowsmith. Trade show and vendor event with 23 Vendors.