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What’s Happening, week of Jan. 29

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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].

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

Open House

Curves fitness centre for women holding an open house with tours, refreshments and free workouts. 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call 519-541-0035

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

Spoken Word

An open mic event for writers and musicians to do readings and perform songs at the Lawrence House for the Arts, 127 Christina Street South, 8:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more, contact Lorna at 519-542-1544

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

Sunday, Feb. 1

Family Fun Time

Families invited to bring games and balls to the Central United Church gym, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No cost. Corner of Brock and George streets. For more, call 519-344-4561

Monday, Feb. 2

Coping With Life Alone

A new series of weekly meetings at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church organized by Beginning Experience to help individuals who are separated, widowed or divorced. 261 Christina Street North, 7 p.m. For more, call 519-845-0542 or 519-491-0599 or visit www.sarniabeginningexperience

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

Simply Flowers

Official opening of a major new exhibition by feature artist J. Allison Robichaud called Simply Flowers, featuring 45 oil paintings of various floral subjects. Runs to Feb. 28 at the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts, 127 Christina Street South. For more, call 519-337-0507

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

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Ride Don’t Hide

A community information session being held for the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual community bike ride in support of mental health for all, CMHA office, 210 Lochiel St., 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Light refreshments available. For more, call Angela at 519-337-5411 ext. 3230 or email [email protected]

Central Forum

Walter Petryschuk discusses the work of The Bowman Centre volunteers in goal of obtaining an advanced bitumen refinery for Sarnia-Lambton, as part of the discussion series at Central United Church, 10 a.m., 220 Brock St. Tickets $2. For more, call 519-344-4561

Cooking For 1-2 People

Learn healthy recipes to make at home from a diabetes dietitian at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., at 10:30 a.m. All skill levels welcome. Call 519-344-3017, ext. 259 to register

Thursday, Feb. 12

Diabetes Cooking Class

A diabetes dietician will lead a free class on “Mediterranean Medley” at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Try healthy recipes and make them at home. Call 519-344-3017, ext. 259 to register

Roast Pork Dinner

All welcome to a pork dinner with homemade desserts hosted by the Mayflower Rebekah Lodge at Thompson Gardens, Cruickshank Centre, 198 Beckwith St. in Corunna at 5:30 p.m. Tickets, $12, dine-in or takeout. For more, call Diane at 519-337-1899

Friday, Feb. 13

Heart Health

Learn more about taking care of your heart and preventing and managing heart disease from a diabetes nurse and dietitian, at the Mooretown Sports Complex, 11:30 a.m. Presented by the West Lambton Community Health Centre. Call 519-344-3017, ext. 259 to register

Singing Valentines

The Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen deliver singing Valentines to private residences and businesses. Four men sing three love songs with a rose and a card. Feb. and 13 and 14. Cost $50, or $60 for a group. Proceeds to charitable causes. For more, call 519-339-9927 or 519-845-3293

An Evening Out

Dinner and auction featuring comedian John Hollingsworth and the band Catacomb Castaways, at Lighthouse Community Church, in support of the church’s youth group. 152 Parker St., 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $25, available by calling 519-542-7662 Tuesday to Thursday before Feb. 10

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