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Week of March 10

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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, 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

Words in Motion

For children age 2 with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina S. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Gadgets Q&A

For adults and seniors with questions about their electronic devices. Must pre-register. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Settlement Services

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

Art Class

Drawing and painting horses with Rozanne Leystra at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5, open to public. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or e-mail [email protected]

Thursday, March 10

Preschool Storytime

For preschoolers with their families. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Rhythm & Rhyme

For children up to 23 months with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Storytime

Stories and a craft. For all ages. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina S. S., 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, March 11

“Souper” Lunch

At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 am to 12 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-813-9800

Rhythm & Rhyme

For kids ages up to 23 months with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Encore Performance

Theatre Sarnia stage a performance of 33 Variations before going on the road, at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10, at the door or by calling 519-344-SHOW Proceeds to help with festival expenses. For more, call 519-332-6591

Saturday, March 12

Oil and Water

Sarnia Justice Film Festival presents the true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront the contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon region by reckless oil drilling. Sarnia Library Theatre, 7 p.m. Admission free, donations gladly accepted. Discussion to follow. For more, call Thea at 519-542-5009

Mixed Darts

Mel Wilkinson Memorial Mixed Dart Tournament. Including men’s doubles, ladies’ doubles, mixed doubles and teams. Trophy for mixed doubles only. Register 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., play at 12 p.m. Cost $5. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Hiking

A 2.5-hour Petrolia walking tour meeting at Victoria Playhouse parking lot, 411 Greenfield St., 9:30 a.m. For more, call Bonnie at 519-882-2507

Fundraiser

Annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes featuring a silent auction, baked goods and barbecue. 993 Maxwell St., 2nd floor in the Community Room. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-332-4702

Fancy Nancy Party

Ages 3 and up with a caregiver. Dress up for stories, activities and crafts. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-542-2580

Electric Library

Device-related questions answered. Participants encouraged to bring their tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices. as well as their log-in information for either the Apple or Google Play Store. Must pre-register. At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Sunday, March 13

GenreCon

The annual literary convention will be part of the Sarnia Pop Culture Show at the Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Panels on a variety of topics relating to pop culture and genre fiction. Tickets $10, free for 12 and under, available at door or Future Pastimes, 163 Lochiel St. For more, call 519-337-3291

Lego Club

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

St. Patrick’s Lunch

Includes corned beef and cabbage, apple pie and ice cream. Featuring the Sarnia School of Irish Dance and The Kitchen Party Band. Admission $20. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina St. N., 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-2662 or 519 542 8586

Monday, March 14

Kids Cooking

Twin Bridges NPLC’s March Break cooking activity program for children ages 5-8 at Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Chronic Illness

Monthly support group to share experiences, accomplishments and frustrations in dealing with chronic illness. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259.

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Cooking For One, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Inside Out

Sarnia Library offering a free viewing of the movie “Inside Out”, rated G, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. The library accepts donations of non-perishable items for foodbank For more, call 519-337-3291

Lego Day

For children of all ages. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop-in between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Story at 10:30 a.m. followed by lego play. For more, call 519-337-3291

RAAW March Break

Creative workshops for youth. TNT: Trying New Things is designed for 9-12 year olds. Join Naisa (New Adventures in Sound Art) and turn old electronic toys into sound sculptures that function as instruments. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also on March 15. For more, e-mail [email protected] or call 519-336-8127, ext. 3223

Tuesday, March 15

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Cooking For One, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Historical Society

Diocese of London’s Archivist Debra Majer will present the talk “A Bishop in the Trenches: A Journey Through Bishop Fallon’s WWI Diary” at the Sarnia Historical Society’s free meeting at The Story, 179 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. All invited. For more, e-mail [email protected]

Puppets On the Go

For children of all ages. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Animal Crafts

Creat animal crafts at the Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop in between 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, March 16

Kids Cooking

Twin Bridges NPLC’s March Break cooking activity program for children ages 9-12 at Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Story and Craft

Ages 4 and up. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-869-2351

Domino Rally

For children ages 6 and up. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Playdough Fun

At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop in between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Corned Beef Dinner

Corned beef and cabbage at Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $7 for children. For reservations, call 519-344-9531

Horticultural Society

Learn about the technique of xeriscaping from special guest speaker Terri Dent at DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. Hosted by the Sarnia Horticultural Society. All welcome. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837.

Rotary Roses

Deadline for ordering roses through the 11th Annual Rotary Roses, to support local and international projects. Roses wrapped in gift boxes, $30 per dozen. May be ordered through Sarnia Rotary Club Members, by calling 519-490-1066, or e-mail [email protected]. Pick up at Flowers by Bill Bush, 310 Christina St. N. on March 20 from 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. or delivered March 21

RAAW March Break

Creative workshop for youth. MAX MSP is a simple visual programming language used by multimedia artists to produce recordings, performances, video art and installations. No experience required. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For ages 13-18. Also on March 17 and 18. For more, e-mail [email protected] or call 519-336-8127, ext. 3223

Thursday, March 17

Flower and Garden Show

Communities In Bloom bus trip to Toronto. Tickets $80 plus HST. Includes coach bus, admission Canada Blooms and National Home Show, festival show guide, and a tour escort. Bus departs Tourism Sarnia-Lambton, 1455 Venetian Blvd. at 7:45 p.m. and departs Toronto at 5 p.m. for return. For tickets call City Hall at 519 332-0330, or Strangway Centre at 519-332-0656

St. Patrick’s Coffee

Featuring baking, sewing, and tea room. At All Saints’ Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-344-5167

St. Patrick’s Party

For children ages 2 and up. Includes games, crafts, and music. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Beach Party

For children of all ages. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Mystic Drumz

A performance by Mystic Drumz. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Canada Blooms Trip

A Community In Bloom bus trip to Toronto. Tickets available at Sarnia City Hall or Strangway Community Centre, 620 East St. N. For more, contact Anne Marie Gillis at 519-542-9728 or [email protected]

Friday, March 18

Ninja Time

Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Story at 10:30 a.m. followed by ninja craft. For more, call 519-337-3291

Easter Bunny

Lambton Mall hosting Quiet Time With The Easter Bunny, an event for guests requiring extra time or attention to have a picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Crafts available for wait times. At the Lambton Mall until March 20, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Call 519-542-7784 to make an appointment. For more, contact Shauna Lupaschuk at 519-542-7784 ext. 225 or [email protected]

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