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Week of Jan. 14

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Wednesday, Jan. 13

Cooking Class

Free class on Solutions for Your New Year Resolutions. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Settlement Services

A YMCA representative available for assistance and information on the services and programs available. At Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Artist Workshops

The Sarnia Artists’ Workshop winter series of workshops covering various art-related subjects runs Wednesday afternoons till the end of April, at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $5 per workshop. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com

Green Drinks

Informal gathering featuring registered dietician Simone Edington and public health nutritionist Lana Smith, leading discussion on next phase of the community food assessment. Free. Limbo Lounge back room, 196 Christina St. N., open 6:30 p.m., discussion at 7 p.m. For more, contact [email protected]

Thursday, Jan. 14

Living Through Depression

Eight week series, every Thursday, at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Quit Smoking

Free seminar to help quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Teen Advisory Group

Share ideas, make friends, enjoy snacks, and host contests. Teens receive high school volunteer hours for participating. At the Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christina St., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Scottish Country Dancing

No prior experience necessary. Only equipment needed is soft-soled shoes. Mondays, till the end of May. At All Saints’ Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Lyn at 519-336-1053

Friday, Jan. 15

Book Sale

Rotary Club of Sarnia Bluewaterland’s annual giant book sale runs three days at the Bayside Centre. Paperbacks $1, hardcover $2. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday $5 gag day. For more, call Suzanne at 519-336-2897

Stress Management

Free workshop to help you effectively manage stress. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Jan. 16

Alive Inside

Sarnia Justice Film Festival presents Michael Rossato-Bennett’s joyous cinematic exploration of music’s capacity to reawaken the soul and uncover the deepest parts of our humanity. Sarnia Library Theatre, 7 p.m. Admission free, donations gladly accepted. Discussion to follow. For more, call Thea at 519-542-5009

Drawing Instruction

At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Gallery staff and drawing instructors provide guidance to help develop drawing skills. Materials provided. For more, call 519-336-8127

Matinee

At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 S. Christina St., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The selected movie is Planes (rated G). For more, call 519-337-3291

Canadian Chamber Choir

Some of the best choral singers in Canada perform at Our Lady of Mercy Church, hosted by Bluewater Chamber Choir. 7:30 p.m., 390 Christina St. Tickets $20, seniors and students $15. For more, call Cy at 519-490-8176. Also a vocal workshop, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., $15 at the door.

Sunday, Jan. 17

Ham Dinner

2016 Lunches 4 Learning dinner at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. Includes ham, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, coleslaw, along with beverages and dessert. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children 6-10, and free for children under 6. Buy tickets by calling 519-542-1203 or buy them after church services

Monday, Jan. 18

Parenting Program

For parents of children ages 0-3. Learn about brain development and child nutrition, sleep, play, physical activity, discipline, attachment and stress. Camlachie United Church OEYC, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-786-6161 ext. 9226

Computer Lessons

Organization for Literacy in Lambton offering free computer lessons for adults, Jan. 4 to March 31 at the Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, 180 College Ave. N., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lessons are Monday to Thursday. To book, call 519-332-4876

Tuesday, Jan. 19

Healthy Eating

Learn about problematic eating behaviours and how to create healthier relationship with food. Tuesday evenings until Feb. 9. At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

Cancer Research Progress

A presentation by Richard McClelland and Kessie Sebbom at Central United Church. Includes coffee/tea and Q&A session, 220 George St., 10 a.m. Cost is $2. For more, call 519-344-4561 or 519-344-9741

Strengthening Relationships

Tips for communication and conflict. At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Every Tuesday until Feb. 9. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Research Your Home

Lambton County Archivist Dana Thorne will discuss how to research the history of your house at a meeting of the Sarnia Historical Society. Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 286 Front St. N., 7 p.m. Free. For more, email [email protected]

Living with Diabetes

Free workshop provides overview on living well with diabetes. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, Jan. 21

Baby Feeding

Learn tips on how to safely make homemade baby food for babies 6-12 months old. At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Art Exhibition Tour

A guided tour of the Beaverbrook exhibition in a group of 10 or less. $25 for entry, registration required. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

Coffee & Conversation

Learn about the services provided and volunteer opportunities available through Lambton Elderly Outreach. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-542-2580

Friday, Jan. 22

Movie Night

Free movie night hosted by Lambton County Junior Optimist Club at Courtright Community Hall, 1594 Third St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring kids’ hats, mittens, or gloves to be donated. For morek call Mary Lou at 519-862-3950

Saturday, Jan. 23

Dancing With The Stars

A fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton featuring a dance contest with local celebrities, hors d’oevres and prizes. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., cocktails at 6 p.m. Tickets, $65, table of eight for $500, by calling 519-332-4444

AGO Bus Tour

Bus to Toronto for a guided tour of the J.M.W. Turner show at the Art Gallery of Ontario. With the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. Ticket $125 members, $135 non-members. Registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127

Monday, Jan. 25

Grocery Store Tour

Learn shopping tips and tricks and how to understand nutrition labels. Led by a registered dietician. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Economical Meals

Learn how to cook healthy and inexpensive meals. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Making a Difference

Presentation by Pat and Camilla McGill about an African cooperative that raises funds for rural schools in Uganda by selling handmade bags.. Includes coffee/tea and Q&A session. Central United Church, 220 George St., 10 a.m. Cost is $2. For more, call 519-344-4561 or 519-344-9741

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Quit Smoking

Free seminar to help you quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. At Shell Health Centre, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, Jan. 28

Toastmasters Open House

Gain confidence while having fun in relaxed environment. At the Goodwill Centre, 1121 Wellington St., 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963

Friday, Jan. 29

1-2 Person Cooking

Learn about meal planning, creative use of leftovers and nutritious eating tips. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Roast Beef Dinner

At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Includes roast beef, vegetables, salad, buns, pie and beverage. Cost is $15. Call 519-344-1781 for tickets.

Quit Smoking

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

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