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Week of Jan. 28

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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

Professional Engineers

The Professional Engineers, Lambton Chapter’s annual general meeting at Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 6:30 p.m. Includes dinner and a guest speaker Trevor Macleod P.Eng, plant manager at BioAmber Sarnia. Cost $20. RSVP by Jan. 23 by calling Phil at 519-481-1221 or e-mail [email protected]

Famous Five

Entrepreneur and business coach Kathleen Mundy is the next guest speaker at the Enbridge Famous 5 speaker series. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd, 11:30 a.m. Tickets $40, or $320 for table of eight. Register at https://famous5.eventbrite.ca

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

Saturday, Jan. 30

Family Support

Meet characters from Sesame Street and learn about community resources for families affected by incarceration. Free, all welcome. Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christina St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291 or visit www.cfcn-rcafd.org

Yuk Yuk’s

Comedy show featuring Matt O’Brien, Marito Lopez and well-known comedian Rob Pue, a regular on MTV’s Punk’d and host of a recent one-hour Comedy Network special. Point Edward Community Centre. Prime rib dinner at 7 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Tickets, $50. For more, call Dan at 519-330-8115.

Sunday, Jan. 31

CF Fundraiser

All You Can Eat pizza buffet for Sarnia’s local Cystic Fibrosis Chapter, and celebration of chapter member Tara Bourque’s 4th ‘Lungaversary.’ Tickets $20 adults, $12 children ages 10 and under. Boston Pizza, 1400 Exmouth St., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets available at Boston Pizza or Sarnia-Lambton’s local CF chapter. For more, visit www.facebook.com/HelpingTaraBreatheEasy

Monday, Feb. 1

Yoga for Kids

For children and teens ages 10 and up. Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free, offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Mondays until March 7. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Gentle Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Mondays until March 7. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Pulmonary Rehab

A pulmonary rehab maintenance exercise program every Monday and Friday at 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., or Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St. For more, call Brenda at 519-786-4545, ext. 265

Adult Colouring

At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Tuesday, Feb. 2

Santiago de Compostela

Presenter Al Grimwood will discuss traversing the famed Spanish El Camino pilgrimage route of St. James. 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

Manager Training

Speaker and storyteller Jack Smalley will lead a seminar explaining how managers and supervisors can more effectively manage their employees. Presented by Express Employment Professionals at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W. 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Cost, $20, includes breakfast. RSVP at 519-336-7962

YMCA Settlement Services

A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services and programs available. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Knitting Club

Knitters of all levels welcome. Donations and lending of needles/yarn appreciated. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Tablet Lesson

Lessons on tablets, setting up and how to use them, as well as helping with any computer questions. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-336-3291

Tea Time

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Adult Colouring

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Adult Colouring

At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. You are encouraged to bring your own materials. For more, call 519-337-3291

Home Seller’s Info

An Exit Realty “boot camp’ with information for anyone interested in making their home stand out in today’s real estate market. 7:00 p.m., 1323 Michigan Ave. To RSVP call Julie at 519-328-4963

Gentle Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Wednesdays until March 2. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Wednesdays until March 2. Sandpiper Apartments, 175 Wellington St., 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Thursday, Feb. 4

Estate Planning

Robert Haisman, author of the bestseller The Canadian Estate Planning Organizer, presents “Estate Planning in Plain Language” at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St., 7 p.m. Topics include wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and how to plan your estate. $2 donation appreciated. Copies of book will be available. Call 519-332-0656 to reserve seats.

Grant Writing

Workshop on successful grant proposal writing steps and strategies. At the Comfort Inn, 815 Mara St., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Presenter Mike Paquet. Cost $125, lunch and refreshments included. Payment by credit card, cash or cheque. Call to reserve space at 905-318-6130 or e-mail Mike Paquet at [email protected]

Cooking Classes

For people living with diabetes. All skill levels welcome. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

YMCA Settlement Services

A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on the services and programs available. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580
Straws and Connectors

For ages 6+. Make structures from straws. Must pre-register. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580
Board Games

Learn more about board games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride and Munchkin, and board gaming in general. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, Feb. 5

First Friday

Live in-store music from Scott Manery & The Barnburners at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

Quarter Auction

At Central United Church, 220 George St. Doors open at 6 p.m., auction starts at 7 p.m. Admission $5, extra paddles $2.50. Get tickets by calling the office 519-344-4561, or Lapier’s Flowers at 519-339-1414, or Midge Foubister at 519-337-3038

First Friday Dance

At the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62. 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-336-2841

Saturday, Feb. 6

Hearts for Youth Gala

17th annual Gala hosted Sarnia-Lambton Rebound will be a Great Gatsby, 1920s-themed party featuring jazz music, dinner and live and silent auctions. Participants welcome to dress the part. Tickets, $90, available at Sarnia Scotiabank locations, or call Rebound at 519-344-2841.

90th Anniversary

The Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Club is celebrating its 90th anniversary with food and live music. All welcome, 503 Michigan Ave., open house 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more, call 519-337-9822

Hike

Easy two-hour hike at Perch Creek Management Area on Churchill Line, 10 a.m. For more, call Doug at 519-330-4960

Lego Club

For ages 6+. Must pre-register. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580
Electric Library

An opportunity to have device-related questions answered. Participants encouraged to bring tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices. Must pre-register. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Monday, Feb. 8

Lundi Gras Dinner

New Orlean’s style dinner with entertainment by Ollie Case on keyboards. Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s Presbyterian Church, 837 Exmouth St., 5:30 pm. Cost $10 adults, $5 kids under 12. Tickets at door. For more, call 519-337-7078

Chronic Illness

Monthly support group to share experiences, accomplishments and frustrations in dealing with chronic illness. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017

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