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Week of May 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]

Wednesday, May 18

Alice in Wonderland

On May 18 and 19, presented by Theatre Sarnia’s Senior Youth Group at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 519-344-7469 or visit www.imperialtheatre.net

Red Dot Tours

Browse the art gallery, find the red dot and listen to a talk on a specific work of art and the intersecting topics they explore. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 12:30 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

Run Don’t Hide

Learn more about volunteering with Canadian Mental Health Association’s Run Don’t Hide event, CMHA Lambton Kent Sarnia office, 210 Lochiel St., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more, contact Angela at 519-337-5411 or [email protected]

Gadgets Q&A

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

Chicken Dinner

At Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children. For more, call 519-344-9531

Angler Awards

Salmon Derby Awards Night at the Point Edward Optimist Hall, Point Edward Arena, 210 Monk St. Doors open 7 p.m., awards start 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-344-9821

Historical Society

Laura Greaves discusses the Lambton County Oral History Project at a meeting of the Plympton-Wyoming Historical Society. 6745 Camlachie Rd, 7 p.m. Open to public. Museum open before and after meeting. For more, email [email protected]

Thursday, May 19

Context Lecture Series

Explore contemporary questions about objects raised in the Gary Spearin exhibition at Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $18 for gallery members, $20 for non-members. For more, call 519-336-8127

Teen Advisory Group

Teens provide input for the Library Teen area and share ideas and make friends. Receive high school volunteer hours for participating. Must pre-register. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Lawn Bowling

Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club holding an open house at its Germain Park facility, on May 18 and 19, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and on May 22, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Equipment provided along with free instruction. For more, call Dave at 519-869-2501

Sunday, May 22

Canoe and Kayak

Medium level 4-hour outing on the Ausable River, Arkona to Port Franks. Moving water. Meet at Eastland Shopper’s Drug Mart, 260 Indian Rd., 9 a.m. For more, call Judy at 519-336-3919

Monday, May 23

Shadow Puppet Play

For ages 4 and up with adult accompaniment. Shadow Puppet Theatre will present The Moon, a retelling of the Grimm Brother’s fairy tale. The performance is 15 minutes followed by a shadow puppet-making workshop. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 11:30 a.m. and a second showing at 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

Hike

A 2.5-hour, medium level, 8-km hike of the Lambton County Heritage Trail. Meet at Bright’s Grove Shopping Plaza, 1200 Lakeshore Rd., 9:30 a.m. For more, call John at 519-869-6524

Cycling

Drive to Armada, Michigan and ride to Romeo on Macomb Orchard Trail and return. Level medium. Passport and U.S. money required. Meet at Ontario Travel Information Center, 1455 Venetian Blvd., 8:30 a.m. Distance 50 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Leslie at 519-882-3435

Cycling

Drive to Richmond, Michigan and ride on Macomb Orchard Trail and return. Level medium. Passport and U.S. money required. Meet at Ontario Travel Information Center, 1455 Venetian Blvd., 8:30 a.m. Distance 75 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Margaret at 519-542-8905

Wednesday, May 25

Quit Smoking Workshop

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available May 27 in Sarnia at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

String Quartet Performance

Sarnia Concert Association presents the Larchmere String Quartet at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at door or by calling 519-344-7469

String Quartet

The Larchmere String Quartet from Perdue, Indiana, perform at the Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N., 7:30 p.m. Final concert of the Sarnia Concert Association season. Rush tickets available at the door at 6:30 p.m., $40 adults and $25 for students. For more, call 519-332-6591

Thursday, May 26

Mom-Daughter Book Club

For girls in Grade 8 and up with an adult. Book discussed: “The Storied Life of AJ Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Film Screening

The Way Things Go by Peter Fischli and David Weiss by the Swiss artist duo Fischli and Weiss. As fire, water, gravity, and chemical reactions manipulate everything, a story of improbability and precision emerges. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

Friday, May 27

 

Art After Dark

Feel the power of art in the magically meditative exhibitions by Gary Spearin and Diane Landry. Includes music, drinks, food, and unique DIY activities. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Cost is $18 for gallery members. For more, call 519-336-8127

Quarter Auction

Holy Trinity School hosting a quarter auction, including vendors, door prizes, 50/50 draw, bake sale and food items for purchase. Doors open 6 p.m., auction begins 7 p.m. at 60 Lorne Cres. Tickets $5. Call 519-344-2110 or e-mail Lisa Myers at [email protected]

Tennis Club

Sarnia Tennis Club holding a free open house at 700 Christina St. N., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Includes BBQ, prizes and OTA Smash Cage. For more, visit www.sarniatennisclub.com

Saturday, May 28

Hike

A difficult, 3.5-hour, 12-km hike of the Thames Valley Trail. Hiking boots required. Meet at 402 Esso Truck Stop, 1670 London Line, 8 a.m. For more, call Lester at 519-542-7329

Cycling

Drive to Letica, Michigan and easy ride on the Paint Creek trail to Lake Orion and return. Passport and U.S. money required. Meet at Ontario Travel Information Center, 1455 Venetian Blvd., 8:30 a.m. Helmets mandatory. Distance 30-40 km. Duration 3 hours. For more, call Judy at 1-810-364-5871. or John at 519-869-6524

Cycling

Medium level ride around the Sombra area. Meet at 8:15 a.m. at the fish fountain in Centennial Park at 9 a.m. Distance 70 km. Helmets mandatory. For more, call Jim at 1-519-677-5348

Garage Sale

At Bluewater Country Retirement Community, 5700 Blackwell Side Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Includes bake table, White Elephant table and BBQ. All welcome. For more, call 519-542-0123

Trunk and Basement Sale

Indoor garage sale, includes baking and BBQ. Lot vendors welcome. High Park United Church, 1081 Brenchley St., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 519-845-3669 to book a spot.

Sunday, May 29

Cystic Fibrosis Walk

The Sarnia-Lambton Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada hosts the Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History at Canatara Park, beginning at the Kiwanis Pavilion, register at 9 am, walk at 10 am. Lunch provided by Brownstones. Prizes, DJ and more. To register, visit www.cysticfibrosis.ca/walk or for more info, email [email protected]

Rock & Roll Concert

Enjoy a fun family show with “Rock Around The Clock” celebrating the great music of the 50’s and 60’s. Includes a 50’s diner after the show and a vintage car display before the show. At Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 3 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 6 to 10, and free for children 5 and under. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-869-4103

Literary Event

Launch of two books, “The Fabric of my Soul” poems by Venera Fazio and “Exploring Voice” eds. by Fazio and Delia De Santis. At the Dante Club (back hall) 1330 London Road, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Light refreshments, all are welcome. For more, call 519-869-2725.

Lambton Youth Choir

The choir’s spring concert featuring crooner Michael Vanhevel, at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 3 p.m. Advance tickets, $10, available by calling Tracey at 519-337-6617 or Mike at 519-845-1004. For more, visit www.lambtonyouthchoir.ca

Concert

“Festival of Praise” featuring electric and acoustic violinist Trevor Dick. Living Hope Church, 1281 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m. Presented by the Gideons International in Canada. Free will offering. For more, call 519-542-4808 or e-mail [email protected]

Wildlife Walk-a-Thon

Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue Rehabilitation & Education Centre’s 5th annual Walk-a-Thon & Bazaar. Vendors and registration begin at 10 a.m., walk at 11 a.m. Includes vendors, baked goods, petting zoo with farm animals, face painting, colouring station, silent auction and a BBQ. Pets welcome. For more, visit www.heavenswildliferescue.org.

Monday, May 30

Seniors Talk

Lexi Gladdy from the Sarnia Concert Series will discuss “bringing great music to Lambton County” at the Fairwinds Lodge speaker series. Free, all welcome, 11 a.m., 1218 Michigan Ave. For more, call 519-542-8814

Diabetes Prevention

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for people at high risk of developing diabetes. At 233 Cameron St. Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also available May 31 in Sarnia at 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Tuesday, May 31

Child Car Seat Clinic

Lambton Public Health and community partners holding a child car seat clinic. Seats must be installed prior to attending. Parents must bring their car seat manual, vehicle manual and their child to the clinic. At Bert A. Logan Fire Hall, 1410 Wellington St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call at 519-344-2062 ext. 2346

Historical Society

Randy Evans and Tom St. Amand will discuss their historical research on Sarnia street names at a Sarnia Historical Society meeting at The Story, 179 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free, open to public. For more, call 519-491-6361 or email [email protected]

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