The week of May 5

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 5

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 adinell@nlchc.com, or visit www.nlchc.com or Facebook

Well-Being

Twin Bridges offering “Pillars of Well-Being,” a series to explore wellness with conversation and tools to assist in living a healthy life. Thursdays until May 26. Held on Zoom. 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Mother’s Day Social

Sarnia Anti-Aging Clinic is hosting a charitable Mother’s Day Social, with 100% of ticket proceeds going to the Women’s Interval Home. Includes local vendors, live seminars, live demonstrations and prizes. St. Clair Corporate Centre Gateway Room, 265 Front St. N. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call 519-491-6091

FRIDAY, MAY 6

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges offering a slow, gentle yoga program suitable for most abilities. Yoga mat and strap recommended. Fridays until May 27. 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 May 27. Held on Zoom. 11 am. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Art Show

The Lawrence House presents the Lambton County High School Art Show with creative artwork from students across Sarnia-Lambton. 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

SATURDAY, MAY 7

Irish Dance

The Sarnia School of Irish Dancem, celebrating 25 years, presents “A Celtic Evening” at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. The dancers share the stage with Celtic fiddlers, pipers, and Highland dancers, with special guests Jim Lahey, Caitlin Mason, and Maggie’s Wake. Tickets $20 adults, $18 senior/students, $72 family pack. For more, call 519-344-7469

Reforestation Project

Climate Action Sarnia-Lambton is planting trees, shrubs and mulching to turn urban turf into biodiverse mini-forests. Wiltshire Park, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Rain date May 8. All ages welcome. Bring work gloves, shovels, strong footwear. For more, contact climateactionsarnialambtonnow@gmail.com

Thrift Store Opening

Mission Thrift Store Sarnia is holding a Grand Opening event to celebrate its new retail space at 595 Murphy Rd. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prizes, refreshments and more. For more, call 519-337-1614 or visit the store’s Facebook page

Spring Sale

Dunlop United Church holding a Spring Sale featuring plants, crafts and refreshments. 757 Rosedale Ave. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rain or shine. Free admission. Accessible building. For more, call 519-337-3061

Garage Sale

Seaway Sounds Chorus is holding their annual Garage Sale at 723 Houser St. 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, contact 519-344-8621

Garage Sale

Point Edward Service Club hosting a garage sale, rain or shine, with bake table, book sales, vendors, barbecue hot dogs. 503 Michigan Ave, Point Edward. 9 a.m. start. For more, call 519-337-9822

Weekly Dance

Regular Saturday night dances with live bands are offered at London Line Burger, 1716 London Line, next to race track. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Seniors welcome. $5 cover. For more, call 519-491-8777

Garage Sale

An indoor garage sale at Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Church, featuring household items, dishes, tools, clothing, etc. 9 a.m. to 12 noon., 837 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-337-7078

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

Craft Sale

The Navy Club hosting a Mother’s Day vendor market and craft sale, featuring baked good, meat pies, pizza kits and a hot lunch café. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1420 Lougar Ave. For more, call Kim at 519-330-5068

MONDAY, MAY 9

Pasta Fest

Last day to order for Pasta Fest at the Dante Club, in support of the Sarnia & District Humane Society. Includes focaccia bread, house salad, penne pasta and meatballs. Gluten-free and vegetarian available. $15 per meal. Curbside pickup on Thursday, May 12, 1330 London Rd., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. To order, visit sarniahumanesociety.com

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 10

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 May 31. Held on Zoom. 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

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 11

Spring Concert

Sarnia Concert Association presents Sinfonia Toronto’s “Spring Bouquet of Classical Pops,” a string orchestra performing Vivaldi’s “Spring” with selections by Dvorak, Mozart, Puccini and more. Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 adults, $25 adults, available at box office. For more, visit www.sarniaconcertassociation.ca

Slow Flow Yoga

Twin Bridges offering a yoga program to build balance and strength. Bring a mat. Wednesdays until May 25. Zoom, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. or in person, 153 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

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 lambton@ogs.on.ca 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 coutureforthecure16@gmail.com. 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 sarnialb@hotmail.com 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