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The week of May 12

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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 [email protected].

THURSDAY, MAY 12

Human Trafficking

The Coalition Against Human Trafficking presents the finalized Community Service Provider Protocol Against Human Trafficking. Two-hour sessions, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., at Sarnia Evangelical Missionary Church, 707 Talfourd St. Free, but register at eventbrite.ca

Genealogy

Jim Benedict, President of Alberta Family Histories Society, to speak at a virtual meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Ancestors. 7 p.m. Free & open to public. To register, email [email protected] or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

FRIDAY, MAY 13

Elliott Brood

Alternative country trio Elliott Brood will perform songs from their new album at Paddy Flaherty’s, 130 Seaway Rd. For more, call 519-336-1999

Rocks & Fossils

Jonathan Clarke to speak about uranium minerals at the Sarnia Rock and Fossil Club’s monthly meeting. New Horizons Community Church, 383 Russell St. N. 7:30 p.m. Meetings are the second Friday of every month. Bring rock samples for identification help. For more, visit the club’s Facebook page

Kentucky Derby

Couture for the Cure is hosting a Kentucky Derby cocktail party including games and prizes. All proceeds to Alzheimer Society. Sarnia Golf & Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W., 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets $125 each or $1,000 for 10. For tickets, etransfer [email protected]. For more, visit the Couture for the Cure Facebook page

SATURDAY, MAY 14

Spring Bazaar

Wellings of Corunna is holding a Spring Fling Bazaar featuring home decor, candles, crafts, baking, pet accessories, jewelry and more. 180 Bunker Ave. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Refreshments and lunch available for purchase. Free admission. For more, call 226-778-0539

Lawn Bowling

Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club is holding open house events on May 14, 15 and 18. Germain Park, 550 Bright St. S. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, contact [email protected] or visit www.sarnialawnbowlingclub.com

Dancing

London Line Burger hosting weekly Saturday night dances, with live music. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., $5 cover, seniors welcome, 1716 London Line. For more, call 519-491-8777

Log Cabin Opening

Sarnia Mayor Mike Bradley and Point Edward Mayor Bev Hand will cut the ribbon for the new Kiwanis Log Cabin at the Kiwanis Children’s Animal Farm in Canatara Park. 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. For more, visit www.seawaykiwanis.ca

Plant Sale

The Sarnia Horticultural Society’s 40th annual Plant Sale features perennials, tropicals, bulbs, trees, shrubs, containers, garden decor, hoses, books and magazines. 1515 Lakeshore Rd. (parking on Modeland), 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Memberships and free advice available. For more, call Martin at 403-921-4170 or David at 226-402-2587

MONDAY, MAY 16

Open Stage

Musicians, poets, storytellers, and writers invited to perform at the Lawrence House’s Open Stage. Piano and guitar available. Audience members welcome to listen. Free admission. 127 Christina St. S., doors open 6:45 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

TUESDAY, MAY 17

Health Programs

West Lambton Community Health Centre offers a variety of free health promotion programming open to everyone. Includes low impact exercise, yoga, tai chi, mental wellness, nutritious eating programs, and more. For more, contact 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or [email protected], or visit www.nlchc.com or Facebook

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Barbecue

The Point Edward Service Club holding a patio BBQ with music by Kountry Krusin. 503 Michigan Ave., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. $5/meal. Rain or shine. For more, call 519-337-9822

Dancing

London Line Burger hosting weekly Saturday night dances, with live music. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., $5 cover, seniors welcome, 1716 London Line. For more, call 519-491-8777

TUESDAY, MAY 24

Card Games

Point Edward Service Club hosts Cribbage every Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. and Euchre every Thursday, 7 p.m. 503 Michigan Ave. All are welcome. For more, call 519-337-9822

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

Painting Class

Create a jewellery tray and 12×16 painting at a fluid art or acrylic pouring class hosted by Jamie Rogers. No experience necessary. Refined Fool, 1326 London Rd., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $50, includes all materials and a beverage. To sign up, text or call 289-868-9313

THURSDAY, MAY 26

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 [email protected]. All services offered free of charge

Plant Sale

The annual Degroot’s/Rayjon Plant Sale will be held from May 26 to May 38. Dipladenias for sale, $30 each. Degroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line. For more, visit rayjon.org or call 519-381-5929

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Garage Sale

Trinity Anglican Church’s Ladies Guild is holding a Garage & Bake Sale. 1194 Murphy Rd. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tables $10. For more, call Joan at 519-542-3559

Basement Sale

An assortment of items for sale at St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Masks required. Outdoor BBQ with proceeds to QT Camp for 2SLBTIA+ youth. For more, call 519-344-1781

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

Concert

The Forest Excelsior Band performing big bang swing tunes and popular music at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S. 6:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

Art Exhibit

The Lawrence House presents First Nations exhibit “Three Fires by the Water.” 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. until end of month. For more, call 519-337-0507

Art Exhibition

The ISObar Gallery opens “Our Immortal Stars,” a music photography retrospective by Bright’s Grove-born Richard Beland. Runs until Sept. 5. 143 Christina St. N. Opening night features an interview with the artist and ISO Nexus Players performing arrangements from David Bowie, The Tragically Hip, and more. For more, contact 519-337-7775 or [email protected]

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

Open House

Live music, free barbeque, giveaways and more at a building-wide open house, 911 Michigan Ave., for Great Lakes Neurofeedback, The Spine and Joint Institute, Cassandra
Smith RMT, and Wander Within. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Robyn at 226-840-2200

 

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