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 [email protected]
With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.
THURSDAY, OCT. 15
A curbside Pastafest in support of Huron House Boys’ Home. Meals, $16, include salad, focaccia, and penne with meatballs. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd. Pick up during pre-selected 15-minute time slots, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets and info, visit hhbh.ca/events or call 519-869-4000
The Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society holding a Zoom webinar at 7 p.m. Free & open to public. For Zoom link and more, contact [email protected] or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca
FRIDAY, OCT. 16
Stand Up Against Poverty rally, at the Inn of the Good Shepherd, to mark the U.N.’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 11:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Due to COVID-19, this year’s rally is a virtual event. Speakers sharing stories about poverty, along with local statistics and recommendations for government, will be live streamed by Dave Burrows at www.tvsn.ca/live, and www.faceboook.com/tvsnworld and www.facebook.com/theshowsarnia
West Lambton Community Health Centre holding Shibashi classes, Fridays at the Canatara Park Picnic Pavilion, 10 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. Register at first class or online. For more, call 519-344-3017
MONDAY, OCT. 19
Low Impact Exercise
Exercise classes Mondays at Centennial Park flag court, London Roadand Front Street. 10 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs
West Lambton Community Health Centre holding outdoor chair exercise classes in Canatara Park on Mondays and Wednesdays. Meet near the round washroom building west of open field, 10:30 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online. For more, call 519-344-3017
Virtual chair exercise classes Mondays, 1:30 p.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email [email protected] to receive Zoom link.
West Lambton Community Health Centre holding a virtual meditation program. Mondays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email [email protected] to receive Zoom link.
TUESDAY, OCT. 20
Culture & Cuisine
Rayjon hosting its first “Culture & Cuisine” event, featuring take-out food from Sitara Indian Cuisine, a virtual culture tour, and guest speaker Manjit Singh. Meal 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., online presentation at 8 p.m. Tickets $50. Proceeds used to educate and empower women in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For tickets, visit www.rayjon.org/culture-cuisine
THURSDAY, OCT. 22
Manage lung disease, at West and North Lambton Community Health Centre’s Pulmonary Rehab. Virtual maintenance for existing clients, Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Virtual 8-week program for new clients, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 460 Christina St. N., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-491-2123, ext. 227
FRIDAY, OCT. 23
St. Joseph’s Hospice offering monthly virtual and in-person Caregiver Support Groups for those caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness. Intake assessment required. For more and to register, contact Lisa at 519-337-0537, ext. 126, or email [email protected]. All services offered free to local community.
West Lambton Community Health Centre holding virtual Shibashi classes on Fridays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email [email protected] to receive Zoom link
MONDAY, OCT. 26
A “Loss of Spouse” seminar for those who have lost a spouse to death or know someone who has. A free, in-person event at Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Call 519-542-1427
TUESDAY, OCT. 27
Last day to order for Rotary Club’s Oktoberfest Dinner. Includes pretzel buns, pork schnitzel & bratwurst, peach kuchen, and more. Pick up on Oct. 30, Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W., 11:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m. Single order $44, two orders $60, includes $25 charitable tax receipt. To order, and for more, visit www.rotarysarniabwl.org
TUESDAY, NOV. 3
Last day to order for St. Paul’s United Church’s homemade lasagna dinner. Meal includes lasagna, salad, bun, and homemade cookies. $15 each. Pick up Nov. 6, 360 Devine St., 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. E-transfer during order or have proper change in see-through bag. To order, call 519-384-1024
TUESDAY, NOV. 10
Rotary Club of Sarnia holding its 37th annual Rotary Auction, from Nov. 10 to Nov. 15, at www.sarniarotaryauction.com Funds raised support various children and youth initiatives in the community. For more information, or to make donations, visit www.rotarysarnia.com
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18
Glass Half Full
West Lambton Community Health Centre holding a virtual “Glass Half Full” event to learn strategies for living a life of optimism. 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 235 or email [email protected] to receive Zoom link