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WHAT’S HAPPENING

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public 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, Nov. 12

City Planning

Jane Cooper, Sarnia’s director of planning and building will discuss ‘Are We Planning to Make Sarnia a Great City?’ at the next ‘Green Drinks’ environmental discussion, 7 p.m., Limbo Lounge’s back room, 196 Christina St. N. No charge. For more, contact [email protected]

Balance & Bone Health

Rapids Family Health Team in Corunna offering program to boost balance and bone health, 233 Cameron St. No charge, but pre-registration required. Every Wednesday for four weeks, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-813-9800

Medication Talk

Pharmacist and medication therapy specialist Karen Riley will discuss how “Knowledge is the Best Medicine.” Learn about medications and what questions to ask doctors. Hosted by the Sarnia-Lambton Health Coalition, Grace United Church, Cathcart Boulevard and Indian Road, 7 p.m. No entry charge. For more, call Arlene at 519-542-1895

Thurs, Nov. 13

Art & Ideas

Local art collector John Oravec leads a casual conversation on the subject of living and working with contemporary art at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 7 p.m., 147 Lochiel St., More info at www.jnaag.ca

Rotary TV Auction

Online bidding begins for the 31st TV Auction organized by the Rotary Club of Sarnia, at www.sarniarotaryauction.com. The auction itself takes place Sunday, Nov. 16, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. live on TVCogeco.

Friday, Nov. 14

An Event Apart

Three-day exhibition and sale of unique art kicks off Friday with an evening gala featuring live music, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, Degroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. Tickets $50, available at Scotiabank and The Lawrence House, good all weekend. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., tickets $8. Proceeds to suicide prevention. For more, visit aneventapart.ca or call Lynn at 519-899-2898

Trivia Night

The After-Hours Rotary Club hosts the 3rd annual Rotary Trivia Night at Jack Doyle’s Irish Grille & Sports Bar, 8 p.m. $200 for a table of eight. Event includes trivia, food, entertainment and door prizes. To register, email [email protected] or call 519-381-3469

Live Music Café

A night of free live music featuring the Sisters Of Soul, with local bands and guest soloists. Coffee, tea, and munchies provided. Donations accepted. At the Foursquare Gospel Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. For more, call Fran at 519-332-4320

Art At The Lake

Three-day show and sale featuring the work of 60 artists including painters, jewelry artisans, glass blowers, woodworkers, photographers, etc., with live music and demonstrations. Lambton College Event Centre, Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free, hospice donations appreciated. For more, email  [email protected] or visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com

Saturday, Nov. 15

Christmas Bazaar

Third annual Christmas Bazaar at King George VI School featuring jewelry, handmade items and multiple vendors such as Tupperware, Avon, Regal, Stampin’ Up, Party Lite, etc. Free admission, 585 O’Dell Ave, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Martina at 519-344-8741

Church Bazaar

St. Luke’s United bazaar featuring turkey pot pies, apple and pumpkin pies, bake table, crafts, books and a lunch of chili, hot dogs, soup, muffins, etc. 350 Indian Rd. South, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-344-1781

Bake And Deli Sale

At Central United Church featuring turkey pies, cookies, soups, preserves, pies and more. Refreshments available. Corner of George and Brock streets, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more, call 519-344-4561

Craft & Bake Sale

At Trinity Anglican Church, featuring antiques, crafts, baked goods, meat pies, books, etc.  1194 Murphy Rd., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendor tables $20. For more, call 519-542-3559

Christmas Bazaar

At Point Edward Service Club, featuring frozen items, baking, crafts and new-to-you table. Free muffins & coffee. All welcome. 503 Michigan Ave., opens 9 a.m. For more, call 519-337-9822

Christmas Bazaar

Hanna Memorial Public School hosting a Christmas Bazaar and craft sale featuring vendors, gift ideas, food concession, raffle prizes, used books and more., 369 Maria St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Vicki Garland 519-330-2684 or Facebook Hanna’s Holiday Helpers Event

Voluntary Toll Day

Volunteers in orange vests in parking lots across the community exchange red ribbons for donations in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Sarnia-Lambton. For more, call 519-339-996

Sunday, Nov. 16

Blues Show

The Trinity Lounge presents Juno Award-winning blues band JW-Jones, who recently played Blues & Jazz In The Village, for one night only. Tickets, $15, available at Ravenous Gastropub, 146 N. Christina St. For more, call 519-491-6857

Monday, Nov. 17

Corunna Diabetes Testing Day

Hosted by Hogan Pharmacy and Canadian Diabetes Association. Have your blood sugar levels and blood pressure checked and talk to experts about results and medications. A report is sent to your family doctor, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N.  For more, call 519-332-0373

Christmas Movie

Sarnia Library Theatre presents “Disney’s A Christmas Carol,” an animated movie starring Jim Carrey, 7 p.m., rated Parental Guidance. Free admission, canned food donations appreciated. For more, and to confirm attendance, call 519-337-32911

Tuesday, Nov. 18

Quilts of Valour

Workshop for quilters and all interested persons in the upper room of the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your sewing machine and fabric to make Quilts of Valour blocks, to be used for wounded veterans.  For more, call 519-869-2036

Wednesday, Nov. 19

Financial Literacy

Financial literacy workshop providing the tools and knowledge to better understand and manage personal finances. Goodwill Career Centre, 1249 London Rd. 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. To register, call 519-332-4333

Horticultural AGM

All welcome to attend the Sarnia Horticultural Society’s annual general meeting. Bring seeds, bulbs, corms to exchange, and a treat. DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 7 p.m. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Thursday, Nov. 20

Poor Boy Luncheon

Ladies of the Corunna Legion hosting a poor boy luncheon as the campaign kickoff for Operation Christmas Tree. All welcome, free will donation, 350 Albert St., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Fred at 519-862-2379 or visit www.operationchristmastree.ca

Friday, Nov. 21

P.D. Day at Library

Sarnia Children’s Library hosts P.D. Day activities from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Includes a story and other activities. For more, call 519-337-3291

Gala for Harmony

Second annual charity gala in support of Harmony for Youth, including a silent auction, live music from The Lefty’s, pizza buffet and appetizers. Boston Pizza, 1400 Exmouth St., 7 p.m. Tickets, $25, available at Boston Pizza, Damar Security and Harmony office. For more, call 519-336-0344

Secret Santa Shoppe

Children can do their Christmas shopping for others at Pathway Health Centre. All gifts are pre-wrapped, $3 to $10, in support of Pathways. Friday, Nov. 21 and 28, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 22 and 29, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-542-3471

Saturday, Nov. 22

Revolution

The Sarnia Justice Film Festival’s second offering of the season is Revolution, a film about changing the world from documentary filmmaker Rob Stewart who journeys through 15 countries over four years. Sarnia Library Theatre, 7 p.m., followed by discussion. Admission free, donations gladly accepted. For more, visit www.Facebook.com/SarniaJusticeFilmFestival

Christmas Bazaar

At Paterson Memorial Church, featuring frozen meat, turkey and apple pies, attic treasures, deli and bake table, handmade items, books, etc. Coffee and muffins $2. Please bring your own shopping bags. 120 S. Russell St., from 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-344-6422

Church Bazaar

At St. Michael Church in Bright’s Grove, featuring tourtieres, baking, unique gift baskets, quilting, sewing, crafts, books etc. All welcome, 1920 Wildwood Dr., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more, call 519-869-2845

Fall Bazaar

At Sacred Heart Church, two day bazaar featuring baking, preserves, knitting, attic treasures, books, jewelry, accessories, etc., as well as meat and fruit pies for sale. 1465 Lecaron Ave, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more, call Linda at 519-542-8322

Pub Night

At Our Lady of Mercy Hall, featuring the Jack Doyle’s “Kitchen Party Band” with a cash bar, draw, prizes and pizza available. 390 Christina St N., 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $5, available at Parish office, 1011 Oak St. or by calling 519-336-2653, ext. 13

Craft & Vendor Sale

At St. Paul’s United Church, featuring more than 25 vendors offering crafts, jewelry, wooden roses, steeped tea, Tupperware, Arbonne, Mary Kay, Avon, etc. Free admission, 360 Devine St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, contact Jennie at 519-383-8723

Craft & Vendor Sale

More than 100 display tables set up for a free public craft, vendor and yard sale at DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Lynn at 519-542-3435 x235

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