The week of May 19

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, MAY 19

Art Exhibition
Gallery in the Grove’s annual “Fast Forward” Senior High School Exhibition is back in person with highlights from the VALS program. Runs until June 4. For gallery hours and information, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

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

Garage Sale
The Forever Dreamers Relay for Life Team hosting a multi-family garage sale to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. Includes household items, toys, furniture, books, plants, bake table, and more. 1566 McGee St., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, contact SarniaRelay@cancer.ca

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 supportiveservices@sjhospice.ca. 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

Book Launch
Meet-and-greet and book signing with Sarnia native and world-class runner Harvey Mitro at the launch of Taking Life in Stride, a collection of memoirs. Major portion of proceeds to support the Ontario Track and Field Association. 2 p.m., Sarnia Public Library Auditorium. For more, contact The Book Keeper, at 519-337-3171

Garage/Bake Sale
Selection of treasures, plants, cakes, cookies, pies and more at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Indoor/outdoor browsing, rain or shine. Hot dogs and beverages for sale. Accessible building. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

Learn To Fish
Bluewater Anglers is holding their annual Kids Training Day at the Point Edward Hatchery, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Features fishing exhibits, boats, and more. Must register by calling Jo-Anne at 519-383-0873. For more information, visit www.bluewateranglers.com

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1

Wellness Course
Lambton Mental Wellness Centre is offering a free 6-week wellness course. 109 Durand St. Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, email lambtonmentalwellnesscentreED@outlook.com. For more, call 519-344-5602

THURSDAY, JUNE 2

Concerts
SYNERGY 150 returns to the stage at Camlachie United Church with “Telling The Story,” two performances featuring 7 music genres. 6784 Camlachie Rd. Thursday, June 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 4 at 2 p.m. $20 adults, $10 students, free under age 12. COVID protocols in place. For tickets, call Mary Jean at 519-786-3075 or Barb at 519-312-3618

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 “Three Fires by the Water,” an exhibition by artists from Aamjiwnaang, Kettle and Stony Point, and Walpole Island. Runs to June 26. 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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 info@theiso.org

SATURDAY, JUNE 4

Book launch
Local author J. A. L. Solski at a greeting and book signing event for ETCH, an LGBTQ+ romance novel and fantasy-adventure for “new adult” and “adult” readers. Saturday, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at The Book Keeper, 500 Exmouth St., and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. at Coles in the Lambton Mall

Family Fun Day
The Sarnia Lakeshore Optimist Club’s Family Fun Day returns at Newton Park on McCrie St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Includes inflatables, games, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy. For more, call Brian at 519-344-4884

Garage Sale
At St. Joseph Church, in the Basement Hall, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., 293 Stuart St. For more, call Lori at 519-333-9451

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

THURSDAY, JUNE 16

Golf Tournament
The Brain Injury Association of Sarnia-Lambton is holding its annual Charity Golf Tournament at Widder Station Golf, Thedford, 8395 Decker Rd. 10 a.m. shotgun start. $225 individual or $750 foursome. Includes cart, swag bag, lunch, dinner, prizes, contests, and silent auction. For info and registration, visit sarniabiasl.ca or the BIASL Facebook page