Week of April 29

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

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.

THURSDAY, APRIL 29

Festival Cancelled

The 2021 Lambton County Music Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Festival hopes to return next year, April 25 to May 6. For more, visit www.lambtonmusicfest.org

Scholarship

Lambton Federation of Agriculture offering 10 college and university scholarships for the 2022. Regular scholarships applicants must be from active farming family in Lambton. Application deadline July 15.Visit lambtonfederation.ca/scholarships

Lawn Signs

Canada Day Committee and the Bluewaterland Rotary Club of Sarnia selling “Unapologetically Canadian” lawn signs to support Canada Day festivities. One $20, two $35. Buy online at rotarysarniaBWL.org or call 226-349-3524

SATURDAY, MAY 1

One Billion Steps

Track your steps to help reach Breast Cancer Society of Canada’s collective goal of one billion steps in support of breast cancer research. Weekly prizes and a grand prize. Ends May 31. To register, donate and view prizes, visit MothersDayWalk.ca

MONDAY, MAY 3

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and Rapid’s Family Health Team holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on how to prevent falls. 1 p.m. Free. Register by April 30 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330, ext. 3131

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

Meditation Group

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a meditation program suitable for anyone interested in guided mindfulness practice in a group format. Wednesdays until May 26. Held on Zoom, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

THURSDAY, MAY 6

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and Rapid’s Family Health Team holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on coping with loneliness during the pandemic. 1 p.m. Free. Register by May 4 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330, ext. 3131

Ham Dinner

Point Edward Service Club serving a Ham & Scalloped Potato Dinner. $15, includes baked beans, coleslaw and dessert. Take out only. 503 Michigan Ave., pick up 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cash only. No pre-orders. To order, call 519-337-9822 after 2 p.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 9

Boys’ Home Walk

Huron House Boys’ Home’s annual Run/Walk/Skate/Bike event is going virtual in 2021. Sign up for distance of your choice and complete it any time between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Prizes available for fundraisers. For details, visit huronhouse2021.raceroster.com

MONDAY, MAY 10

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and Rapid’s Family Health Team holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on successful aging and the use of medications. 1 p.m. Free. Register by May 7 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330 ext. 3131

THURSDAY, MAY 13

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and Home Instead holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on the services Home Instead provides to those aging at home. 1 p.m. Free. Register by May 11 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330 ext. 3131

Genealogy

Jen Baldwin will discuss the genealogy service Findmypast at a virtual meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. 7 p.m. Free & open to public. To register, email lambton@ogs.on.ca or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

FRIDAY, MAY 14

Pickerel Dinner

Delivered to your car by Rotarians of the Sarnia Bluewaterland Club. Includes pickerel, fries, caper dill ranch sauce, coleslaw and lemon meringue pie. Prepared by Sarnia Golf and Curling Club. Wine and beer available. Two dinners $60, one for $44. Includes $25 charitable tax receipt. Order online by May 11 at rotarysarniaBWL.org. For more, call 226-349-3524

MONDAY, MAY 17

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and Phillip’s Lifeline holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on how Phillip’s Lifeline services can help you stay in your home longer. 1 p.m. Free. Register by May 14 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330, ext. 3131

TUESDAY, MAY 18

Nutrition Talk

Learn an easy and nutritious recipe at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Nutrition Talk: Carrot & Cucumber Salad.” Includes recipes, live demonstration and Q&A. Held on Zoom, 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

THURSDAY, MAY 20

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre and VON holding a virtual “Facts and Chat” seminar on the services VON continues to provide during the pandemic. 1 p.m. Free. Register by May 18 at www.sarnia.ca or 519-332-0330, ext. 3131

TUESDAY, MAY 25

Nutrition Talk

Learn an easy at-home dressing to pair with summer salads at Twin Bridges NPLC’s “Nutrition Talk: Vinaigrette for Summer Salads.” Includes recipes, live demonstration and Q&A. Held on Zoom, 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com