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What’s Happening, week of Jan. 22

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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, Jan. 21


In support of the local MS Society, featuring pizza from four local pizzerias and live entertainment. Tickets $10 for three slices. Takeout available. Royal Canadian Legion hall, 286 Front Street North, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more, call 519-332-4015 or email [email protected]

Native plants

Larry Cornelis presents “Native Plants of Lambton County” at DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line. Starts at 7 p.m., all welcome, hosted by the Sarnia Horticultural Society.  For more call 519-332-5837

Saturday, Jan. 24

Benefit Fundraiser

At Union Station Bar & Grill, for the family of Jason Miller, who died following an Oct. 25 industrial explosion on Scott Road. 900 Devine St., 4 p.m. to closing. Tickets $10. For more, call 519-383-0506

Dog Park Day

Bring your dog to DeGroot’s Nurseries where they can run free in the greenhouse in a safe, warm environment. Small and big dog areas, agility equipment and first aid vet on site, 1840 London Line, free of charge, donations accepted for Humane Society, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call Adelle at 519-344-1746, ext. 342

Robbie Burns Supper

Roast beef dinner with all the trimmings including haggis and Scottish trifle. Wine available by the bottle, entertainment by the Bob Finlay Group, 6 p.m. St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina Street N. Ticket, $25, must be purchased by Jan. 19. For more 519-383-8023 or 519-332-2662

Sunday, Jan. 25

Roast Beef Dinner

Community dinner in the lower hall of St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd. (handicapped accessible) at 5:00 p.m. Adults, $15, children under 12 free. Tickets available by calling church office at 519-383-6933, Tuesday to Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Central Forum

Jane Hunter and Darryn Doull discuss the evolution of the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery at the central forum discussion series, 10 a.m., Central United Church, 220 Brock St. Tickets $2. For more, call 519-344-4561

Thursday, Jan. 29

Engineers AGM

Annual general meeting of the local chapter of Professional Engineers Ontario featuring a stuffed chicken dinner with the trimmings. Guest speaker Michael J. Kooy to discuss strategies to pay less tax. Cost $20 members, $30 non-members. Cash Bar. Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Boulevard, 6 p.m. RSVP before Jan. 26th at 519-481-1221 or [email protected]

Friday, Jan. 30

Roast Beef Dinner

St. Luke’s United Church hosting a roast beef dinner with potatoes, vegetables, buns, apple pie and beverage. Indian & Wellington, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost, $13. For tickets, call 519-344-1781

Saturday, Jan. 31

Yuk Yuk’s

Point Edward Optimists hosting a stand-up comedy night with Rob Bebenek, Sheila Edwards and headliner Jeff McEnery. Point Edward Community Centre. Tickets, $50, includes prime rib dinner at 7 p.m., show at 9 p.m. For more, call Dan at 519-330-8115

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Central Forum

Della Johnston, of Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (Harrow), discusses biological resources research scientists use for genetic diversity to help the Agri-Food sector, as part of discussion series, 10 a.m., Central United Church, 220 Brock St. Tickets $2. For more, call 519-344-4561

Friday, Feb. 6

Free concert

Steve Dumont and Friends performing at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 62, as part of First Friday’s cultural walkabout. 286 Front St. 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. For more, call 519- 336-2841

Live Music

The local band Life Signs perform a free show at Cheeky Money as part of the First Friday downtown cultural walkabout. 130 Christina St. N. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Mary Anne at 519-332-0978

Saturday, Feb. 7

Rebound Gala

16th annual Hearts for Youth gala in support of Sarnia-Lambton Rebound programs, featuring dinner, dancing, live auction and youth testimonials at the Dante Club. $1,000 diamond giveaway. Cocktails at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets, $85, available at Scotiabank locations or by calling 519-344-2841

Trivia Night

Sarnia’s annual “Trivialities” trivia event in support of the CNIB and the visually impaired of Sarnia-Lambton. Featuring teams of eight, cash bar, prizes, and complimentary snacks. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Registration deadline is Jan. 23. For more, call Brian at 519-344-1271

Painting Workshop

The Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents a pan pastel painting workshop with Sharon Stewart at the Kinsmen Center, 656 Lakeshore Rd.,12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost, $50, non-members. Pre- registration required. Visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com for more or to register.

Ladies Dart Tournament

The Corunna Legion hosting the Barb Griffin Memorial Ladies Open Dart Tournament. $5.00 per event, doubles, teams, singles (if time). All money returned in prizes. Refreshments and food available. 350 Albert St. Registration, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. For more, call 519-862-1240

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