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Week of March 27

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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 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

Oriental Painting

Oriental Brush Painting with Camille Benson at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to public. Cost $5. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or e-mail [email protected]

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]

Saturday, March 19

Pickerel Fry & Dance

Menu includes seafood chowder, pickerel, baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw and vegetables. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Dinner 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dance 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Cost $18. Tickets only available in advance at Corunna Legion. For more, call 519-862-1240

Hatchery Open House

Bluewater Anglers’ hatchery open house at 1 Michigan Ave., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Second open house on March 20 at same times. For more, call 519-344-9821

Hike

Easy 2-hour hike at the A.W. Campbell Conversation Area, meeting at 402 Esso Truck Stop, 1670 London Line, 9 a.m. Pancake lunch. For more, call Rod at 519-704-1113

Reaching Out

A youth, adult ally and parent/caregiver conference for ages 12+ focusing on mental health and wellness of young people, and enhancing relationships with youth and adults. Prizes, workshops, food, at SCITS, 275 Wellington St., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Transportation available if required. RSVP to Andraya by March 13 at [email protected] or 519-344-2841

Refugee Housewarming

Canon Davis Memorial Church hosting a refugee housewarming for soon-to-arrive family. Parish hall, 380 Russell St. N., 10 a.m. to noon. Coffee and dessert provided with the donation of an unwrapped gift (kitchen, cleaning, hygiene or bath products.).For more, call Shirley at 519-336-2218

Lilo and Stitch

Sarnia Library offering free viewing of the movie “Lilo and Stitch”, rated PG, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. Donations of non-perishable items for footbank accepted. For more, call 519-337-3291

Lego Club

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

Spring Craft Sale

More than 20 vendors including Wooden Roses, Scentsy, and Sunset Gourmet. St. Paul’s United Church, 360 Devine St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Jennie at 519-383-8723

Rock for Dimes

Annual fundraiser for March of Dimes stroke recovery and assistive devices programs. BrownStones Sports Lounge and Restaurant, 1000 Finch Dr., 8 p.m. Tickets $20. Opening act Moyralyn and local bands Suit Up, Cornerstone, and Dressed to Kill. In support of local people living disabilities. For more, visit rockfordimes.ca/sarnia

Casting Call

Lambton Mall hosts a casting call for its annual Spring Fashion Show on April in support of Noelle’s Gift, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Show this year will feature special component for exceptional individuals, and invites those with disabilities to walk the runway. For more, call Shauna at 519-542-7784, ext. 225

Sunday, March 20

Legion Breakfast

At Sarnia Legion hall, Branch 62, 286 Front St. N., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tickets $9. For more, call 519-336-28

Fundraising Dinner

Lunches 4 Learning dinner at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. featuring maple-glazed pork roast, mashed potatoes, vegetables, beverages and dessert. Tickets $15 adults, $7 ages 13-16, children 12 and under free. For tickets, call 519-542-1203 or visit church office.

Monday, March 21

Canoeing Practice

Canoe practice sessions at the YMCA pool, 1015 Finch Dr., 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Cost $10. For more, contact Hank at 519-542-2590 or [email protected]

Positive Parenting

For parents of children ages 1-6. Along with a public health nurse and other parents, discuss real life situations, and learn about positive parenting. Little Friends OEYC Site and Best Start Hub, 295 Essex St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register by calling 519-383-8331, ext. 3568

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Meatless Mondays, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, March 26

Open Jam Session

Join in or enjoy an afternoon of good musical entertainment. Vocals begin to warm up at 2 p.m. At Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Storytime

Storytime for ages 3 to 6. Caregivers must remain in building. 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

Sci-Fi & Anime Club

Learn more through books, DVDs and library programs. Meet other science fiction and anime fans. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tuesday, March 22

Bird Course

Lambton Wildlife offering a beginner birding course every Tuesday until April 19 at the YMCA Learning & Career Center, 660 Oakdale Ave., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Local experts lead five, two-hour sessions covering bird ID, habitat, location, photography and more. A field trip April 30 to Canatara Park. Cost $30 non-members. To register, contact Felicia at 519-402-2326 or [email protected]

Healthy Weights

Rapids Family Health Team offering a five-week program designed to help make permanent lifestyle changes and manage your weight, 233 Cameron St., Corunna., 9:30 a.m. Free. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team is offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Motorcycle Info

An info night forum for the new & not-so new to motorcycling. Parkway Church, 551 Murray Dr., Corunna., 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Cost is donation at the door. For more, call Janice at 519-332-5875, or e-mail [email protected]

Tales for Tots

For children 18 months to 3 years with caregiver. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd. Every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Also every Thursday at 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-869-2351

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