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Week of Jan. 19

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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]

Thursday, Jan. 19

Story Hour

For ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver at Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Every Thursday. To pre-register, call 519-869-2351

Family Story Time

For ages 5 and under with a caregiver at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Every Thursday. To pre-register, call 519-542-2580

Charity Bingo

A Mayor’s Community Fund bingo and silent auction fundraiser in support of the Celebration of Lights will be held at Jack Pot City, 825 Upper Canada Dr. Tickets, $15, get you $30 book to play. 3:50 p.m. For more, contact Colleen at [email protected] or 226-784-2526

Saturday, Jan. 21

Makerspace Launch Event

See equipment, technology and tools in the new Mobile Makerspace including 3D printing, button making and robotics. At Maawn Doosh Gumig Community Centre, 1972 Virgil Ave., 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, email [email protected]

Sunday, Jan. 22

Shadow Boxes

Use pebbles and other raw materials to create a simple shadow box original. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation $5 per family. All ages. For more, call 519-336-8127

Tuesday, Jan. 24

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class on Solutions for Your New Year’s Resolutions at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Central Forum

Shirley Carr, Karen Riley and Vanessa Barnes from the Alzheimer Society discuss dementia and the use of music therapy for sufferers. Central United Church, 220 George St., 2 p.m. Cost, $4 at the door. For more, call 519-344-4561

Handweavers Guild

Learn about the ancient art of loom weaving and yarn spinning with the Sarnia Handweavers and Spinners Guild. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. All welcome, bring your own lunch. For more, call Dorothy Carr after 6 p.m. at 519-336-3737 or email [email protected]

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Solutions for Your New Year’s Resolutions at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available at 481 Colborne Rd., Corunna, 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

L.A.C.E.

Ladies Assessment of Current Events is a monthly discussion series focusing on current events. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Must pre-register for calling 519-869-2351

Computer Users

Guest speaker Joe Black will discuss streaming video with Kodi and other ways at a meeting of the Sarnia Computer Users Group. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-1949 or visit www.scug.ca

Lego League

First of two-day registration for the First Lego League, a free, 10-week program introducing students in Grades 4-7 to the world of robotics. Program runs Saturdays. Registration, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Rosedale Public School, also on Thursday, Jan. 26. For more, contact [email protected]

Friday, Jan. 27

Live Theatre

Opening of Theatre Sarnia’s presentation of Willow Quartet, a touching play from award-winning playwright Joan Burrows. Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 1-4 at 7:30 p.m. with a Jan. 29 matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets by calling 519-344-7469 or www.imperialtheatre.net

Saturday, Jan. 28

Open Jam

Join in or enjoy an afternoon of musical entertainment. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Vocals begin to warm up at 2 p.m. Meat draw begins at 4 p.m. Wheelchair accessible, food available, all welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

Hiking

An easy two and a half-hour hike of Suncor Nature Way and Wawanosh Wetlands with the Lambton Outdoors Club. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Sunday, Jan. 29

Family Sunday

Mark the Chinese New Year with a family art activity at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation $5 per family. All ages. For more, call 519-336-8127

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Cooking Class

Learn how to cook healthy and affordable 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. 277

Healthy Brains

Christine Wright from the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia Lambton will talk about maintaining a healthy brain at Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Central Forum

Don McCabe, immediate past-president of the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, discusses ‘Whither Agriculture in Lambton County and Canada?’ Central United Church, 220 George St., 2 p.m. Cost, $4 at the door. For more, call 519-344-4561

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Pizzafest

Multiple Sclerosis Society’s annual Pizzafest at the Royal Canadian Legion, 286 Front St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cost $10 for 4 slices. Cash bar, additional slices and takeout available. Tickets available at door. Live music by CD/DC. For tickets, call 519-332-4015 or email [email protected]

Saturday, Feb. 4

Pigeon Show

Sarnia Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stock Association’s pigeon show at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission, donations welcome. For more, contact Gary Parsons at 519-336-5535 or email [email protected], or Tim Steadman at 519-845-0394 or email [email protected]

Travel Show

Travel experts representing tour operators, cruise lines and hotel resorts will be on hand to discuss destinations at the Sarnia Travel Show. Hosted by Maritime Travel, Sunripe Plaza, 1130 Lakeshore Rd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 226-778-4468

Sunday, Feb. 5

Jews For Jesus

Toronto-based Jews For Jesus lead a 60-minute service at Living Hope Christian Reformed Church, 6:30 p.m. 1281 Exmouth St. All welcome, freewill offering. For more, call Bill at 519-383-7995

Textile Design

Create textile design fabric transfers inspired by paintings of Ian McLean. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation $5 per family. All ages. For more, call 519-336-8127

Tuesday, Feb, 7

Central Forum

Retired teacher and traveller Bill Scott leads a photo safari to East Africa’s national parks and game reserves. Central United Church, 220 George St., 2 p.m. Cost, $4 at the door. For more, call 519-344-4561

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Drawing Workshop

For ages 9 to 13. Create a superhero or villain with comic book drawing techniques. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Suggested donation $10. Also on Feb. 9. To register, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3226 or visit jnaag.ca

Saturday, Feb. 11

Poultry & Pigeon Show

Sarnia Poultry, Pigeon & Pet Stock Association’s 102nd Annual poultry & pigeon show at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Chickens, pigeons, ducks and rabbits on show. For more, call Sue Cristante at 519-541-1768 or email [email protected], or Tim Steadman at 519-845-0394 or [email protected]

Hiking

Easy two-hour hike of Lorne Henderson Conservation Area with the Lambton Outdoors Club. For details and sign up, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org/hiking

Ladies Darts

The Corunna Legion hosting the Barb Griffin Memorial Ladies Open Dart Tournament. $5 per event. All money returned in prizes. Food available. 350 Albert St. Registration 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m, play at noon. For more, call 519-862-1240

Dance

At the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Open to all. Cost $30 per couple. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Sunday, Feb. 12

Breakfast and Meat Raffle

Pancakes, sausage, bacon, ham, eggs, and more. St. Joseph’s Parish on Lyndoch Street, Corunna, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost $8 adults, $4 children 6 to 12, free under 6. Take out orders available after 8:30 a.m. For more, call 519-862-1213, ext. 28

Valentine’s Cards

Create homemade Valentine’s Day cards styled after scratch lottery tickets. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Suggested donation is $5 per family. Open to all ages. For more, call 519-336-8127

Euchre Tournament

Progressive euchre tournament at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Registration 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., play at 1 p.m. Cost $10 per person, all money returned as prizes. Food available, wheelchair accessible, all welcome. Pre-register at the bar or call 519-862-1240

Monday, Feb. 13

Aktion Club

A new members meeting for the Kiwanis Aktion Club, a service group composed of developmentally disabled adults who want to join the community. Wawanosh Enterprises, 822 Confederation St., 3 p.m. For more, call Christine at 519-332-1707

Tuesday, Feb. 14

Central Forum

Judith Morris, president and CEO, discusses Lambton College, its new construction and programs and first 50 years of success. Central United Church, 220 George St., 2 p.m. Cost, $4 at the door. For more, call 519-344-4561

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