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WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Week of Oct. 31

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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]

TUESDAY, NOV. 1

Speaker

Sarnia horticulturist Mike Smalls will be talking about habitat restoration and the mini-forest movement at a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Sarnia-Lambton Golden K at 9:30 a.m. at the Lochiel Kiwanis Community Centre, 180 College Ave. N. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Please contact Dennis at 519-466-2687.

TUESDAY, NOV. 1

Women’s Fitness

The Twin Bridges Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic hosts a five-week Circuit Training group, geared towards increasing muscular endurance and strength. Runs every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., beginning this week. Please register at www.tbnplc.com

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2

Facts & Chat

The Rapids Family Health Team offers a free ‘Falls Prevention Seminar” to understand the risk factors for falls and create a plan, including home safety recommendations. Pre-registration required. Call 519-332-0656.

Concert

The Sarnia Concert Association presents dynamic and delightful infusion Baroque in concert at the Imperial Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Call 519-344-7469 or visit www.sarniaconcertassociation.ca.

THURSDAY, NOV. 3

Aquafit

The Twin Bridges Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic hosts a four-week Aquafit program, featuring group exercises in the pool to increase cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and stability. Runs every Thursday 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. beginning this week, through to Nov. 24. Please register at www.tbnplc.com

November 3, 2022

The Forest Excelsior Band, a 15 piece jazz band with vocalist, will be playing big band classics and contemporary songs at the Kineto Theatre, 24 King St. W., in Forest. Concert starts at 7 pm. This is a family-friendly event. No tickets — pay what you want. Plus, check out the newly renovated theatre! Email [email protected] for more details.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4

First Friday:

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts hosts solo artist Susan Perry in the Turret Room, featuring the exhibition “Carved Light: A Rural Perspective.” Using on-the-spot drawings, Susan carved the lino blocks and hand printed the images on Japanese rice paper. Show runs until Nov. 26. Free admission. For more, visit https://lawrencehouse.ca or call 519-337-0507.

Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. “A Time for Giving,” a members’ photography and painting exhibition including a variety of colourful and creative mediums. Show runs until Nov. 26. Free admission. The Gift Shop is geared up for the holiday season for in person or on-line shopping. For more, visit https://lawrencehouse.ca or call 519-337-0507.

SATURDAY, NOV. 5

Fall Bazaar

St. Giles Presbyterian Church hosts its fall bazaar from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, 770 Lakeshore Rd. Includes turkey pies, baked goods, homemade soups, crafts, jewelry and more.

Fall Bazaar

St. Joseph CWL November Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, St. Joseph Church, 293 Stuart St., Sarnia. Featuring: Treasure Table, Tearoom, Cake Walk, Raffles, Baking, Turkey Pies, Spring Rolls, Crafts & Knitting and much more.

Christmas Bazaar & Vendor Market

At the Navy Club (1420 Lougar Ave), Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Featuring 25 local vendors, homemade baked goods, meat pies, frozen meals, pizza kits and more. Hot lunch cafe with homemade chili, walking tacos and more.

Gallery event

Gallery in the Grove’s annual Gifts of the Season returns November 5 to December 17; a curated event showcasing 16 local artists with a wide range of beautifully handmade pieces. Gallery hours are Tues. & Wed. 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 2 p.m. -7:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. For more info visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or call 519-869-4643.

SUNDAY, NOV. 6

Film

CineSarnia will be showing Phantom of the Open at the Sarnia Public Library Theatre on at 2:00 pm Sunday (and Monday, Nov 7 at 7:30 pm.) Advance tickets are available at cinesarnia.com. Rush tickets are available for $12 at the door 15 minutes before the film screens. Phantom of the Open is a laugh-out-loud heart-warming film about Maurice Flitcroft who made it into the British Open without having golfed a round and despite writing in “false teeth” under handicap. More info and season passes are available at cinesarnia.com

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