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What’s Happening, week of May 7

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What’s happening events must be open to the public, 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]

Wednesday, May 6

Go Digital

The Lambton County Library’s Mallroad branch hosts Go Digital, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., for adults who want to learn more about downloading e-books and magazines. Call 519-542-2580 to register.

Thursday, May 7

Purses, Pies & Pinot

The 1st annual event will be held at Jack Doyle’s from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Event includes silent and live auctions, cheese and wine tasting. Proceeds to the new Sarnia Prostate Clinic and the Chris Dawson Foundation. Tickets are $25. Call 519-383-6953.

Turkey Pie Dinner

The Mayflower Rebekah Lodge will host a homemade turkey pie dinner with desserts at Thompson Gardens, 198 Beckwith St., Corunna, at 5:30 p.m. Dine in or take-out. Tickets are $12. All are welcome.

Spring Tea

A Spring Tea will be held at Our Lady of Mercy Church Hall from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes sandwiches, desserts, tea, coffee and juice, as well as baked goods, jewelry and purse tables. Cost is $6 with proceeds going to local charities.

Blossom Coffee

At Laurel Lea-St. Matthews Presbyterian Church, featuring a bake table, food to go, attic treasures, books & more. Tickets, $2, includes beverage & goodie. 837 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call Jean at 519-337-3529

Mother-Daughter Book Club

The Lambton County Library’s Bright’s Grove branch will host a Mother-Daughter Book Club for teens, from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Call 519-869-2351 to pre-regsiter.

Teen Advisory Group

The Sarnia Library hosts TAG (Teen Advisory Group) from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., where teens can earn volunteer hours, meet new friends, organize programs and enjoy snacks and books. Drop in.

Friday, May 8

Stress Management

The Rapids Family Health Team hosts a free, two-hour Stress Management Seminar at 9:30 a.m. Call 519-339-8949 to register.

Human Trafficking

Scott Forbes of International Justice Mission Canada is the keynote speaker at a conference hosted by the Sarnia-Lambton Committee Against the Trafficking of Women and Children. Temple Baptist Church, 14120 Quinn Dr., 6 p.m. Admission, $5, refreshments provided. For more, call 519-542-1427

IODE Benefit Seminar

The IODE Errol Egremont Chapter presents “50 Can be Nifty” at the Strangway Community Centre, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. as part of its 35th anniversary benefit seminar. Aesthetician and beauty expert Pam Chin will provide valuable beauty information and demonstrations. Tickets are $10. Call 519-899-4318, 519-491-0028 or email [email protected].

Saturday, May 9


The Sarnia Roadrunners will host 1, 3 and 5KM runs beginning at 9 a.m. at the cannon in Canatara Park. Cost is $3. All are welcome. For more, visit www.sarniaroadrunners.com

Celtic Evening

The Sarnia School of Irish Dance presents the 16th annual Celtic Evening at the Imperial Theatre at 7 p.m. Special guests Rant Maggie Rant. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and children, available at the box office. For more, call 519-336-9985.

Yuk Yuks On Tour

Comedy troupe comes to the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Doors open 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. Tickets, $25 non-members, $23 members, available at branch. For more, call 519-862-1240

Literary Celebration

The Bluewater Reading Series presents Sarnia’s Spring Literary Celebration  from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the “Famous Room” at John’s Restaurant, 1643 London Line. For more, contact  [email protected] or call 519-869-2725.

Girls Day Out

In support of St. Clair Child and Youth, the Ultimate Girls Day Out features 30 vendors including Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Epicure, Foxy Leggings, etc. Free admission and parking. Sarnia Christian School, 2173 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call Bri at 519-337-4111

Plant Sale

Sarnia Horticultural Society’s 35th annual plant sale featuring healthy perennials, bulbs, houseplants, shrubs, containers, garden décor, gardening books and free advice. Plant donations welcome. 1435 Windemere Cres. (off of Errol Road) For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Spring Fair

At Grace United Church, a spring fair and plant sale featuring plants, hanging baskets, vendors, books, children’s activities and a barbecue. 990 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission $2, kids 12 and under free. For more, call 519-542-1203

Spring Tea & Bake Sale

All Saints’ Anglican Church in Corunna will host a spring tea and bake sale; coffee/tea, dessert ($3), bakes goods, pies, jewellery, etc. Runs 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Call 519-862-1837.

Yard Sale

The Sumac Family Council hosts a yard sale at Sumac Lodge, 1464 Blackwell Road, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call 519-336-1663.

Sunday, May 10

Mother’s Day Walk

24th annual 5-kilometre fundraising walk for the Breast Cancer Society of Canada at Canatara Park to celebrate mothers, sisters and other loved ones who have been impacted by breast cancer.  Starts at 11 a.m. Visit www.MothersDayWalk.ca to register online or call 519-336-0746

Mother’s Day Activity

The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery hosts a special Mother’s Day theme for its free Family Sunday event, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Transform a wooden picture frame into a treasured keepsake. For more, call 519-336-8127

Monday, May 11

Tween Book Club

The Lambton County hosts a Tween Book Club (ages 8-12) from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Mallroad branch, and on May 12 at the Bright’s Grove branch (ages 9-11) from 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Parents welcome. Call 519-542-2580 or 519-869-2351 to pre-register.

Information Session

The Family Counselling Centre will host an information session at 6 p.m., for anyone looking to volunteer for the Distress Line and Tel-Check programs. For more, call 519-336-0120 ext. 251.

Tuesday, May 12

Information Evening

The North Lambton Community Health Centre will host a Cardiac Rehab Information Evening & Panel Discussion at 6 p.m. at the Sarnia Library Theatre. For more, call 519-337-7535.

St. Clair Township will host a Drug Addiction Awareness Seminar at 7 p.m. at the Moore Sports Complex. The free seminar includes representatives from St. Clair Child & Youth, CMHA, Bluewater Health Withdrawal Management, Rapids Family Health Team, Corunna Community Policing and the Bluewater Methadone Clinic. Call 519-867-2651.


David Elliott, of Parkhill, will discuss digital techniques for reading difficult tombstones at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, call Janet at 519-383-0468, or [email protected]

Wednesday, May 13

Quit Smoking

The Rapids Family Health Team hosts a Quit Smoking Workship at 1150 Pontiac Drive at 9 a.m. Free nicotine replacement. Call 519-339-8949. Also running May 22 at 10 a.m.

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