Week of November 18

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, 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 info@thesarniajournal.ca

THURSDAY, NOV. 18

Film Festival

The 7th South Western International Film Festival features 14 films in person, a selection of films available online, and a free workshop series for individuals looking to enter the film, arts, and culture industry. Runs until Nov. 21. For tickets and information, visit www.swiff.ca

Oil Museum Talk

The Oil Museum of Canada, in partnership with Lambton County Archives, is hosting its first Virtual Talk, with Nicole Aszalos speaking about early colonial settlement in Enniskillen Township. 7 p.m. Free. Pre-registration required at www.lambtonmuseums.ca

SATURDAY, NOV. 20

Gallery Gifts

Gallery in the Grove’s Gifts of the Season showcases handmade pieces by local artists. Open until Dec. 18. 2618 Hamilton Rd. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Follow COVID protocols. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

Bazaar

Point Edward Service Club is holding a bazaar featuring assorted meat pies, cabbage rolls, casseroles, shepherd’s pies, soups, bake table, books, and ‘New To You’ table. 503 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. COVID rules apply. For more, call 519-337-9822

SUNDAY, NOV. 21

Church Anniversary

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church is celebrating it 180th anniversary with special guest preacher Rev. Stephen Farris and guest soloist John Worthington. 261 Christina St. N., 10:30 a.m. All welcome. Proof of vaccination required only for reception with cake following service. For more, call 519-332-2662

TUESDAY, NOV. 23

Gallery Gifts

Gallery in the Grove’s Gifts of the Season showcases handmade pieces by local artists. Open until Dec. 18. 2618 Hamilton Rd. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Follow COVID protocols. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

Bingo Lunch

Bluewater Outreach hosting a lunch, bingo and euchre Tuesdays at Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., 11 a.m. Health and safety rules in place. Open to public. $5. For more, call 519-332-7808

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24

Driveway Dropoff

Dunlop Central United Church holding a food drive to collect non-perishable food items for the Inn of the Good Shepherd. Drop off donations at the church parking lot, 757 Rosedale Ave., between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. For more, call Brian at 519-344-4884

THURSDAY, NOV. 25

Fruit Cakes

Kiwanis Golden K Club holding its annual Claxton fruit cake sale at Shoppers Drug Mart, Northgate Plaza, Exmouth Street. Thursdays until Dec. 16 or until supplies last. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All proceeds support projects for children. For more, contact Sheila at s.donald@cogeco.ca

Give-a-Book

Literacy Lambton launching the 2021 Give-a-Book campaign. Donate new books at Literacy Lambton’s office, 180 College Ave. N.; Coles, Lambton Mall and The Book Keeper in Northgate Plaza until Dec. 3. For more info, or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit www.literacylambton.org

FRIDAY, NOV. 26

Santa Shoppe

Pathways Health Centre for Children’s “Secret Santa Shoppe” returns. Children can choose gifts for their families with support of Pathways volunteers. Must reserve a time to shop. COVID-19 screening, and wear masks. Shopping dates: Nov. 26, 27, 28, 29 and Dec. 1, 3, 4, and 5. To reserve a time, visit secretsantashoppe2021.eventbrite.ca

SATURDAY, NOV. 27

Garage Sale

Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s church holding an indoor garage sale featuring household items, clothing, dishes, small appliances, tools, games and puzzles. 9 a.m. to 12 noon. 837 Exmouth St. COVID-19 protocols in place.

Jam Session

Play or listen to local talent at Corunna Legion’s open jam session. 350 Albert St., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Everyone welcome. Meat draw at 4 p.m. For more, call 519-862-1240

TUESDAY, NOV. 30

Fruit Cakes

Kiwanis Golden K Club holding its annual Claxton fruit cake sale at Lambton Mall near Mark’s Work Wearhouse. Tuesdays and Wednesdays until Dec. 15 or until supplies last. 12 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds support projects for children. For more, contact Sheila Donald at s.donald@cogeco.ca

Take-Out Dinner

United Way of Sarnia-Lambton presents its second annual drive up event featuring Homemade Lasagna, large $59, small $21; Penne al Forno, large $44, small $16; and Rigatoni al Forno, large $44, small $16. All frozen. Pick up at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Pre-order only at www.theunitedway.on.ca. For more, call 519-336-5452

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1

Santa Shoppe

Pathways Health Centre for Children’s “Secret Santa Shoppe” returns. Children can choose gifts for their families with support of Pathways volunteers. Must reserve a time to shop. COVID-19 screening, and wear masks. Shopping dates: Dec. 1, 3, 4, and 5. To reserve a time, visit secretsantashoppe2021.eventbrite.ca

THURSDAY, DEC. 2

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a chair yoga program. Includes seated and standing positions to help with balance, flexibility and strength. Held on Zoom, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays until Dec. 23. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Emotional Resilience

Twin Bridges NPLC offering an interactive series to help cultivate resilience to manage everyday stressors. Held on Zoom, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays until Dec. 23. Register at www.tbnplc.com

Nativity Walk

First Christian Reformed Church hosting its annual Nativity Walk, featuring nativity displays from around the world. 1105 Exmouth St., Dec. 2 and 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No charge. Must have proof of vaccination and wear a mask. For more, call 519-336-8808

FRIDAY, DEC. 3

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a slow, gentle yoga program suitable for most abilities. Yoga mat and strap recommended. Fridays until Dec. 17. Held on Zoom, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

Meditation Group

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a meditation program suitable for anyone interested in guided mindfulness practice in a group format. Fridays until Dec. 17. Held on Zoom, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

SATURDAY, DEC. 4

Gallery Gifts

Gallery in the Grove’s Gifts of the Season showcases handmade pieces by local artists. Open until Dec. 18. 2618 Hamilton Rd. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thursdays 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Follow COVID protocols. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643

Take-Out Bazaar

Canon Davis Memorial Church hosting a Drive-In Take-Out Christmas Bazaar. 380 Russell St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pre-order homemade turkey pies, butter tarts, and soup. Exact change in plastic bag is appreciated. To place an order and receive a pick-up time, call 519-344-9531 or 519-384-1926

SUNDAY, DEC. 5

Wooly Toss

Deadline to donate gloves, mitts, scarves and hats for the Sarnia Legionnaires’ annual Wooly Toss, to be tossed to the ice during the Dec. 9th home game and distributed to local charities. For drop-off locations, call Terry at 519-542-4994 or Brooke at 519-542-4104

MONDAY, DEC. 6

Surviving the Holidays

A seminar to help anyone grieving a loved one’s death in preparation for the holidays. Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and in-person. For more, call 519-542-1427

Slow Flow Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a yoga program to build strength and balance. Bring a mat. Mondays until Dec. 20. Held on Zoom, 10:15 a.m. to 11 a.m. To register, visit www.tbnplc.com

SUNDAY, DEC. 5

Wooly Toss

Deadline to donate gloves, mitts, scarves, hats or cash for the Sarnia Legionnaires’ annual Wooly Toss. Or bring items to toss on the ice during the Dec. 9th home game for distributed to local charities. For drop-off locations, call Terry at 519-542-4994 or Brooke at 519-542-4104

THURSDAY, DEC. 9

Wooly Toss

Bring gloves, mitts, scarves and hats to the Sarnia Legionnaires’ home game and toss them on the ice when the Legionnaires score their first goal. Woolies will be distributed to local charities. For more, call Terry at 519-542-4994 or Brooke at 519-542-4104