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Week of Nov. 5

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Wednesday, Nov. 4

Workplace Wellness

Sarnia-Lambton Workplace Wellness Committee hosting interactive workshop for employers, managers and others to create a culture of health at work. 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Lambton College Event Centre. Cost, $25. For more, call 519-344-2062, ext. 2142. Register at www.workplacewellness101.eventbrite.ca

Parenting Matters

Lambton Public Health presents Parenting Matters, an informal discussion with a public health nurse, 1014 Oak St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-383-8331, ext. 3568

Thursday, Nov. 5

Pastafest

Sixth annual Rayjon Pastafest featuring an Italian meal, silent auction and Haitian arts and jewelry sale. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Take out available. Tickets, $12 adults, $10 students, 11 and under $8, available by calling Joan at 519-542-3893 or Anne Marie at 519-542-8150

Dessert-Appetizer Night

Annual breast cancer fundraiser featuring treats, entertainment, shopping and prizes in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets $25. Contact Paula at [email protected] or 519-332-0042, ext. 3946

Mental Health Walk

Lambton College and its Jack.org chapter invite the entire community to the third annual Walk for Mental Health, beginning with a rally at the college’s London Road entrance at 11:50 a.m. and proceeding down London Road to the Metro Plaza and back. For more, call Jami at 519-542-7751, ext. 3337

Newcomer Settlement

Immigrants and newcomers invited to a drop-in at the Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., to learn what’s available from YMCA Settlement Services. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Pork Dinner

The Mayflower Rebekah Lodge hosting a roast pork dinner at Thompson Garden, 198 Beckwith St. in Corunna. 5:30 p.m., take out available. Tickets $12. For more, call Dianne at 519-337-1899

Friday, Nov. 6

Legion Dance

Brad and Brenda provide the music for a First Friday dance at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62. 286 Front St N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. No admission charge. For more, call 519-336-2841

Live Music

Quiet Mind performs live at Cheeky Monkey as part of the First Friday downtown cultural walkabout. Also hosting show by local artist W. A. (Bill) Walters. 130 Christina St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Mary Anne at 519-332-0978

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team is offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Nov. 7

Polish Fall Bazaar

At the Polish Hall, featuring potato and cheese pierogi, cabbage rolls, sauerkraut, baked goods and a hot brunch. Hosted by the Queen of Peace CWL. 173 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call Donna at 519-542-4050

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club an easy, eight kilometre hike in the Kilally Woods northeast of London. Meet 8:30 a.m. at the Bright’s Grove Shopping Plaza. For more, call Dick 519-869-6548

Candle Glow Bazaar

At High Park United Church, featuring turkey pies, cabbage rolls, lasagna, baked goods, crafts and gift baskets. 1081 Brenchley St., 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Betty at 519-336-9251

Silver Bells Bazaar

At the Strangway Centre, featuring jewelry, crafts, Christmas decorations, baking and a breakfast café. 260 East St. N., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0656

Church Bazaar

At All Saints’ Anglican Church, featuring baking, deli, knitting, attic treasures, books, jewelry. Free admission, $2 for tea room, 248 Vidal St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-344-6522

Benefit Concert

Sursum Corda Christian Male Chorus performs at First Christian Reformed Church with the Wavesong Vocal Ensemble, 1105 Exmouth St., 7:30 p.m. Free, with a goodwill offering for The Voice of the Martyrs.

Snowflake Bazaar

At King George VI Public School, 4th annual bazaar featuring numerous vendors, handcrafted items, knitting, popcorn and more in support of the Parent Council. Free. 585 O’Dell Ave., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519- 344-2942

Roadrunners

1K, 3K and 5K runs starting at the cannon in Canatara Park, with the Sarnia Roadrunners, beginning at 9 a.m. Contact [email protected]

Sunday, Nov. 8

Remembrance Day Parade

Parade begins at the Point Edward Service Club, 503 Michigan Ave., and leaves at 10:45 a.m. for the Veteran’s Cenotaph on St. Clair Street. Refreshments back at the club following service. For more, call 519-337-9822

Ste-Anne Bazaar

Organized by the Ladies of Ste-Anne featuring turkey pies, tourtieres, nickel sale, white elephant table and religious articles. Soup and sandwiches available. All welcome. St-Thomas Aquinas Parish Hall, 895 Champlain Rd., 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-8292

Epicure Fundraiser

Sample treats and learn how to make good food quickly at a fundraiser for the Lunches for Learning Program. Free. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-1203

Fish for Sunshine

Fundraiser will see $3 from every halibut and chips sold at The Wharf donated to the Sunshine Foundation, 581 Murphy Rd., 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dine in or take out. For more, call 519-383-8600

Music of the ‘40s

The Arts at St. Bart’s presents soprano Leslie Smith and pianist Marque Smith at the Church of St. Bartholomew, 718 Cathcart Blvd. Tickets $20, available at the door or by calling 519-383-6933

Monday, Nov. 9

Operation Christmas Tree

Hamper application centre opens for the 34th annual program helping less fortunate families. St. Vincent de Paul in Corunna, 385 Lyndoch St, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

weekdays till Nov. 21. For more, call Lorne at 519-862-1978.

Nobody’s Perfect

A program for parents of children to age five to discuss weekly topics with support from a public health nurse. Free childcare. Also runs Nov. 16, 23, 30 and Dec. 7, 295 Essex St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-383-8331, ext. 3568

The Brain In Pain

Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix, chronic pain physician at St. Michael’s Hospital, provides a free presentation on how mindfulness affects neuroplasticity and the immune system. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd. Registration at 6:30 p.m., presentation at 7 p.m. Reserve a seat at www.neuronovacentre.com or more info at 519-491-1110

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Researchers Tom Slater and Randy Evans will discuss The War Remembrance Project at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, call Janet at 519-383-0468, or [email protected]

Conquering Anxiety

Start of a free weekly program to manage anxiety by changing your thoughts, behaviours and relationships, offered by the Twin Bridges Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 226-776-9030 or visit www.tbnplc.com to register.

 

Genealogy

Researchers Tom Slater & Randy Evans will discuss the War Remembrance Project at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

Ostomy Discussion

Sarah Bain from Coloplast is guest speaker at a meeting of the Sarnia Lambton Ostomy Support Group. Shoppers Home Health, 516 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m. For more call 519-344-9797

Thursday, Nov. 12

Toastmasters

An open house for individuals interesting in learning how to improve their public speaking and leadership skills. 1121 Wellington St, 12 noon. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963

Meatless Mondays

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on cooking vegetarian style, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quite Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help individuals quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Friday, Nov. 13

Quarter Auction

At Grace United Church is support of church activities. 990 Cathcart Blvd., doors open 6 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. Tickets $5, additional paddles $2. Food available. For more, call Pauline at 519-339-9763

Saturday, Nov. 14

Christmas Bazaar

At Dunlop United Church, featuring jewelry, crafts, knitting, sit-down tearoom, baked goods and frozen meals. 757 Rosedale Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-337-3061

Anniversary Dinner

At St. Paul’s United Church to mark its 125th anniversary. 360 Devine St., 5:30 p.m. Tickets, $15, available at church office. Seating limited. For more, call 519-869-4624

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for an easy, two-hour hike in the Oil Heritage area. Meet 9:30 a.m. at the Oil Museum in Oil Springs. For more, call Ron at 519-845-0429

Christmas Bazaar

Talk O’ The Town Bazaar at St. Bartholomew’s Church featuring turkey pies, baking, crafts, handmade soap, jewelry and a lunchroom. 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-383-6933

Family Bazaar

At St. Luke’s United Church, featuring turkey pies, baking, crafts, books and nearly new tables. Lunch available. 350 Indian Rd. S., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Myrna at 519-337-5927

Fall Bazaar

At Residence on the St. Clair, featuring a variety of vendors, Christmas gifts, wreaths, fudge, baked goods and 50/50 draw. 170 Front St S., 9 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-336-1455

Fusion

Food Network celebrity chef David Rocco headlines the sixth annual Fusion, a celebration of food, wine and beer over two days at Degroot’s, 1840 London Line. Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Tickets $10 advance at www.discoverfusion.ca or $15 at the door.

Celebration of Lights

Volunteers needed to set up displays and lights in Centennial Park. Dress appropriately and meet at the foot of London Road at 8:30 p.m. to register. Lunch provided. For more, call Cathie at 519-481-0134 or email [email protected]

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