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What’s Happening: The week of Nov. 14

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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]

MONDAY, NOV. 14

Open Stage
Lawrence House hosts its Open Stage at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Musicians, poets, storytellers and writers are invited to perform in a quiet intimate setting. The House piano and guitar are available for performers to use. Audience members who appreciate music and words are welcome to come and enjoy. While at the House, take some time to browse the Gift Shop. Free admission. https://lawrencehouse.ca, 519-337-0507.

TUESDAY, NOV. 15

Kiwanis Meeting – Radon – the invisible threat
The public is invited to attend a meeting with the Kiwanis Club of Sarnia-Lambton Golden K. November is “Radon Awareness Month”. Pam Warkenton is with the non-profit “Take Action on Radon team” and she will discuss why it is important to check every home and building for radon levels, a radioactive gas that kills 3,000 Canadians a year from lung cancer. “Hybrid” meetings (in person or by Zoom) take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre, 180 College Ave. N. If interested, please contact Dennis at 519-466-2687.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16

Annual General Meeting
Sarnia Horticultural Society hosts its Annual General Meeting and election of officers. 7 p.m. at Royal Canadian Navy Club 1420 Lougar Ave., Sarnia. 2023 memberships are available to purchase, $12/individual and $20/couple. Everyone welcome. More information, phone Barb Toye, 519-332-5837.

Business Showcase
The Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce their Business Showcase is back! Located at DeGroot’s Nurseries between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. The event is free to the public to come and sample, purchase and speak to Chamber members who will be displaying their goods and services, and if you bring a canned good donation for the Inn of the Good Shepherd, you will receive a draw ticket into the Grand Prize Draw. For more information contact [email protected] or call 519-336-2400.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18

Mental Health Workshop
Rapids Family Health Team offering a FREE in-person workshop at 9:30 a.m. designed to help you learn new techniques to improve your mental health – this month’s topic: How to Deal with Loneliness. Pre-registration required. Call 519-339-8949 ext. 155.

Synergy 150 Concert
SYNERGY 150 presents “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” at Camlachie United Church at 7 p.m. This 55-voice community choir will present songs from favourite Christmas movies and shows along with traditional carols, with audience participation invited. After the concert, everyone is invited to stroll through the Christmas Village with light refreshment in hand, where baked goods, crafts and treasures will be on sale, and children can decorate their own gingerbread cookie or listen to a story by the Christmas tree. Children may also enjoy climbing on a hay wagon for a short ride outside, weather permitting. Admission: $10, under 12 are free. For tickets phone Barb at 519-312-3618 or Doug at 519-869-4727. For more info: www.camlachieunited.ca

Holiday Open House
Oil Museum of Canada, National Historic Site will be hosting their annual Holiday Open House from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. This family-friendly event includes a self-guided tour of the renovated museum, holiday crafts, snacks, warm apple cider tasting, and a visit with Santa. Admission is free, non-perishable food donations will be gratefully accepted to support the local food bank. For more info visit oilmuseum.ca or follow their Facebook page.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19

Winter Market
The Royal Canadian Legion, Leslie Sutherland Br. 477 (Corunna) hosts its 2nd annual Winter Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $2, donated to ‘Leave the Streets Behind’ for homeless veterans.

Craft & Bake Sale
The Trinity Guild hosts its Craft & Bake Sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Trinity Church, 1194 Murphy Rd. (Beside Tim Hortons) Come and get your Christmas shopping done! Lots to choose from: Crafts, knitting, new & used books, new & used jewelry, many handmade items, Tupperware and LOTS more! Tables still available, call 519-542-3559 or email [email protected] for more info.

125th Anniversary Concert
New Horizons Community Church celebrates its 125th Anniversary at 7 p.m. Mercy in Concert at New Horizons Church located at 383 Russell Street North, Sarnia., No admission. Freewill offering to be taken. For more information please call 519-332-3918.

Gallery in the Grove
Gallery in the Grove’s annual Gifts of the Season continues until Dec. 17. This is a curated event showcasing 16 local artists with a wide range of beautifully handmade pieces. Gallery hours are Tues. & Wed. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more info visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643.

Ballroom Dance
The Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club hosts its Fall Dance from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N. Sarnia. Public Welcome! $30 per couple/ $20 per couple members. Memberships for 2022-23 season available at door. Visit our website: www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Synergy 150 Concert
SYNERGY 150 presents “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” at Camlachie United Church at 2 p.m. Join them for a special warm-up for the festive season. This 55-voice community choir will present songs from favourite Christmas movies and shows along with traditional carols, with audience participation invited. After the concert, everyone is invited to stroll through the Christmas Village with light refreshment in hand, where baked goods, crafts and treasures will be on sale, and children can decorate their own gingerbread cookie or listen to a story by the Christmas tree. Children may also enjoy climbing on a hay wagon for a short ride outside, weather permitting. Admission: $10, under 12 are free. For tickets phone Barb at 519-312-3618 or Doug at 519-869-4727. For more info: www.camlachieunited.ca

SUNDAY, NOV. 20

125th Anniversary Service
New Horizons Community Church celebrates its 125th Anniversary Service at the church at
10:30 a.m. Church located at 383 Russell Street North, Sarnia. For more information please call 519-332-3918.

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