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Week of Feb. 25

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What’s happening events must be open to the public, 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]

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Senior Games

Meet OSGA representatives to learn how you can volunteer or participate in the 2017 Southwest Summer Regional 55+ Games. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Adult Colouring Class

Free class at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Visual Adventure

Slideshow photos by Bill and Joyce DeMeester, Jim and Ann Paton and Christine Roenspiess of the Grand Canyon, Algonquin Park, Iceland, and more. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 7 p.m. Donation requested for YMCA Children’s Breakfast Program. For more, call 519-344-1781

Adult Colouring

Free hour of relaxing colouring and conversation. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth Street, 1:30 p.m. Limited enrollment. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259.

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Computer Group

Noelle Fisher of the Organization for Literacy of Lambton will discuss how the organization uses technology in their operation at a meeting of the Sarnia Computer Users Group. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. For more, visit www.scug.ca

Thursday, Feb. 25

Planned Giving Luncheon

Canadian Association of Gift Planners’ luncheon featuring speaker Paul Nazareth, of Community Engagement with Canada Helps. Quality Inn, 751 Christina St. N., 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. RSVP to Jane by Feb. 19 by e-mailing [email protected] or calling 519-332-2588

Friday, Feb. 26

PastaFest

Thirteenth annual PastaFest featuring pizza, pasta dishes and dessert from local restaurants and banquet facilities in support of The Kidney Foundation. Quality Inn, 751 Christina St., Seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Tickets $15. Call 519-344-3462, or [email protected]

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Feb. 27

Bowl for Kids

Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids event at Marcin Bowl, 609 Helena St., Point Edward. Teams of 4-6 people. Each team asked to raise minimum of $500 by collecting sponsors. This year’s event theme is ‘70’s Glam. Bowling times for families are 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Bowl with entertainment from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. To register a team, call 519-336-0460

Renovation Seminar

William Standen Co. 3rd annual kitchen and bath renovation seminar by Cassandra Nordell. At Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. All proceeds to Women’s Interval Home of Sarnia-Lambton. For more, call 519-337-7999

Night of Jazz

Featuring Sara Joy, Dan Sonier and several other local singers. St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., 7:30 p.m. Admission,$10 at door. All proceeds to sponsor a Syrian refugee family through the Lambton United Church Presbytery. For more, call 519-542-2253

Classical Concert

Classical music concert in memory of Ted Arnold, performed by Matthew and Jimmy Gartshore on piano and guitar. 3 p.m., Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S. In lieu of admission, donations to support the Heart and Stroke Foundation. For more, call 519-332-1415

Monday, Feb. 29

 

Birdsong Presentation

Lambton Wildlife hosts free presentation by Dr. Beth MacDougall-Shackleton from UWO on the “Geographic Variation of Birdsong.” At YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave., 7:30 p.m. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

Monday, Feb. 29

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free class called Love Your Heart – Eat Smart. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949 Monday, Feb. 29

 

Drawing Workshop

At Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Open to public. Cost $50 for non-members. Registration deadline Feb. 23. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or e-mail [email protected]

 

Meditation

Intermediate level meditation at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., every Monday. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Tuesday, March 1

Beyond Bullying

The Workplace Wellness Committee presents seminar on creating a culture of kindness with Linda Morrison, a director at Bluewater Health. At Lambton College and Event Centre, 1485 London Rd., 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Cost $25. Registration required by Feb. 26 at www.beyondbullying.eventbrite.ca. For more, call Rose at 519-344-2062, ext. 2142 or [email protected]

Healthy Weight

Rapids Family Health Team offering free five-week program designed to help make permanent lifestyle changes and manage your weight. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Knitting Club

Bring your own project and knit and chat with others. Also on March 8, 15, 22, and 29. Mallroad Library, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Newcomer Help

A representative available from YMCA Immigrant and Newcomer Settlement Services for one-one-one assistance. Sarnia Library, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Anger Management

Discuss eight core anger management skills, every Tuesday from March 1 to March 22, Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Conquering Anxiety

Also on March 8, 22, and 29 at Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a five-week program designed to help make permanent lifestyle changes and manage your weight, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Free. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Wednesday, March 2

Ham Bingo

Doors open 6 p.m., play begins 7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. 25 regular games. Four cards for $20. First prize $500 RBC Prepaid Visa Card. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Adult colouring

Drop-in for adults at Bright’s Grove Library, Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351. Also at Sarnia Library, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call 519-337-3291.

Toastmasters

Toastmasters area speech contest at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. Contestants will compete in the various categories. Tickets $5 at the door. For more, visit lambton.toastmastersclubs.org

Siblings Without Rivalry

With a public health nurse and other parents, discuss and share ways to help siblings build healthy relationships and deal with conflict. Lambton College, OEYC Main Site, 1457 London Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register by calling 519-383-8331, ext. 3568

Amnesty Letters

An hour of letter-signing and writing at DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more about world human rights issues. All welcome. For more, contact Peter at [email protected] or Thea at [email protected]

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, March 3

Board Games

All-ages drop in for board gamers, upstairs in magazine area of Sarnia Library. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291.

Meditation

Beginner level meditation at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., every Thursday. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Friday, March 4

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Teen Photo Contest

Lambton County Library invites anyone age 12 to18 to participate in the 7th annual contest. Submissions 4×6, 5×8, or 8×10 can be dropped off at the Sarnia Library until April 1. The theme is “My World.” Public invited to vote on photos April 8-29. For more, call 519-337-3291

First Friday Dance

Sarnia Legion hosts a First Friday dance at 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring The Sarnia Kitchen Party Band. Admission free. For more, call 519-336-2841

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr. Sarnia, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, March 5

Hiking

Easy, 2.5-hour hike at Suncor Nature Way on Modeland Rd. near Berger Rd., 10 a.m. For more, call Ernie at 519-882-1262

Chocolate Bar Bingo

Optimist Club event at the Courtright Community Hall on Third Street, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission is one regular-sized chocolate bar. Additional card, another chocolate bar. Snacks provided. Parents much accompany younger children. For more, call Mary Lou at 519-862-3950

Sunday, March 6

Cribbage Tournament

Hank Stothers Cribbage Tournament. Register 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., play at 1 p.m. Cost $10 per person. At Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Pork Dinner

Road pork dinner with homemade pies at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $6 children 6-10 and free children 5 and under. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-542-7089

Monday, March 7

AGM

Sarnia & District Humane Society holds its annual general meeting. All welcome. 6:30 p.m., 131 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-344-7064

Support Group

Sarnia Beginning Experience’s weekly support group “Coping with Life Alone” for the divorced, separated and widowed. For more call 519-331-8859 or 519-491-0599

Tuesday, March 8

Prostate Support

The Living With Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at the Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, providing support and guidance to patients and families. Meets monthly, 180 College St. N; 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Canadian Cancer Society at 519-332-0042.

Genealogy

Gord Hillman will discuss searching your ancestors in Western & Eastern Europe at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day, a Sarnia Modern Women Show held to recognize the economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane. Appetizers 4:30 p.m., speakers 5:30 p.m., mix & mingle 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $25, cash only, available a Victoria’s, 3-575 Murphy Rd. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963 or Leanne at 519-466-2271.

Genealogy

Gord Hillman will discuss the power of Familysearch.org at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

Taste and Learn

Take a 100 Meal Journey and make small changes to eating patterns one meal at a time. Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Wednesday, March 9

Green Drinks

Daniela Orecchioni of Bioamber will discuss the Sarnia plant and the fundamental shift occurring in the chemical industry during a roundtable discussion at Ups N’ Downs, 226 Front St., 6:30 p.m. For more, visit www.greendrinks.org/ON/Sarnia

Spelling Bee

Organization for Literacy in Lambton’s Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee for Grades 3-8 will be held at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S. at 6 p.m. For more, call 519-332-4876 or e-mail [email protected]

Chair Yoga

Instructor Jennifer Adams. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Every Wednesday until Apr. 27. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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