WHAT’S HAPPENING, week if Nov. 27

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 info@thesarniajournal.ca.

 Wednesday, Nov. 26

Bridge Luncheon

Dunlop United Church holding a snowman bridge luncheon, with proceeds to the church kitchen fund. 757 Rosedale Ave., Tickets, $8.50, available by calling Gail at 519-542-2720

Basketball Tryouts

Grade 7/8 girls tryouts for the St. Clair Mini-Colts elite basketball team. At St. Clair Secondary main gym, 5:30 p.m. For more, visit stclairminicolts.com

 Thursday, Nov. 27

Healthy for the Holidays

Presented by West Lambton Community Health Centre and the Canadian Diabetes Association. Cooking demonstration part of a fun evening with food and information. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., 429 Exmouth St. For more, call Janice at  519-344-3017 ext. 259 or email Wendi.Anderson@diabetes.ca to register

Phil Jenkins

Ottawa-based author, journalist, musician and historian Phil Jenkins reads from his novel, An Acre of Time. 7 p.m., the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. For more, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3227

Turbine Film

We’re Against Industrial Turbines sponsoring a free screening of the documentary Down Wind, Sarnia Library theatre, 124 Christina St., 7 p.m. For more, call Floyd at 519-899-4438

Organ Series

Angus Sinclair, affiliated organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, performs at the Central United Church Advent Organ Series, 220 George St., 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. Freewill donation. For more, call 519-344-4561

Basketball Tryouts

Tryouts for the St. Clair Mini-Colts elite basketball teams. At St. Clair Secondary main gym. Grade 5/6 boys and girls at 5:30 p.m.; Grade 7/8 boys at 7 p.m. For more, visit stclairminicolts.com

Friday, Nov. 28

Craft Sale

At Marshall Gowland Manor featuring art work, jewelry, home décor, woodworking and handcrafted items, 749 Devine St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All welcome, free of charge. For more call Kathy at 519-336-3720 ext. 5733

Bistro at St. Bart’s

At St. Bartholomew’s Church, featuring music memories by the Olde Crusty Minstrels, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. Tickets, $10, with proceeds to church outreach. Light refreshments provided. For more, call 519-383-6933

Live Music

Country recording artist Chadley Chase performing at Liquid Johnny’s, 117 Christina St. North. For more, call Robert at 519-328-2161

Secret Santa Shoppe

Children can do their Christmas shopping for others at Pathway Health Centre. All gifts are pre-wrapped, $3 to $10, in support of Pathways. No parents allowed in shoppe. Friday, Nov. 28, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 29, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 30, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-542-3471

Saturday, Nov. 29

Santa Claus Parade

Corunna Santa Claus Parade hosted by Optimists of Moore begins at 7 p.m. at Simon & Sherrol’s No Frills and travels north on Lyndock Street to Beckwith, with floats, fire trucks, cadets, St. Clair drumline and more. Refreshments and Santa visit to follow at the Clock Tower. For more, call Tracy at 519-862-2333

Breakfast With Santa

Corunna United Church is hosting a breakfast with Santa, open to all children accompanied by an adult. Tickets, $5 adult, $2 children. Photos available for $1, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. For tickets, call Sharon at 519-862-1957

Christmas in the Village

Drop-in for snacks, refreshments, crafts for children and tablet tutorials from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Point Edward Library. For more, call 519-336-3291

Electric Library

Share information or ask questions about eReaders, tablets and computers from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sarnia Library. Bring your own device and Apple Store or Google Play Store login passwords. To pre-register, call 519-337-3291

Crafternoon Tea

At Our Lady of Mercy Church Hall, featuring craft tables, woodworking, sewing, knitting, baking, jewelry, door prizes and draw. Proceeds to charity. London and Christina, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission, $5, includes tea, sandwiches, scones, etc. For more, call 519-383-7541

Bazaar & Fashion Show

The Food for Thought bazaar at Living Hope Church, 1281 Exmouth St., 12 noon to 4 p.m. Bazaar is free. Also features 2 p.m. fashion show, $5, with proceeds to the Samaritan Foundation’s school lunch programs in the Dominican Republic. Tickets available at church office. For more, call Sandra at 519-402-2133

Black Friday Special

Vendor and crafts show at the Bluewater Hall featuring dozens of tables of all types, with pizza, prizes and more. Admission, a donation to Noelle’s Gift. 2505 London Line, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more, contact Kathleen at kwaller.espices@gmail.com

Track Club Fundraiser

For the Sarnia Athletics Southwest Track and Field Club, featuring games, prizes, draws and dancing. Courtright Community Hall (Silverdome), 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Admission $5. For more, email aswsarnia@hotmail.com

Live Music

Rock band Highway Jones performing at Liquid Johnny’s, 117 Christina St. North. For more, call Robert at 519-328-2161

Film Screening: Rooms

Screening of the 2000 documentary chronicling the career of artist Mark Rothko, which draws an intimate portrait with insight into the man and his masterpieces. 1 p.m., the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. For more, call 519-336-8127, ext. 3227

Fight Night

The River City Boxing Club hosts a fight night, featuring at least eight local boxers, 7 p.m. at 260 Mitton St. North. Tickets, $15 at the door, $13 in advance at Naples Pizza and Wicks Variety. For more, call Marilyn at 519-332-0652

Christmas Bazaar

At Christ Lutheran Church, featuring turkey, beef and shepherd’s pies, cabbage rolls, apple pies, home baking, crafts and tea table. Free admission. Lakeshore and Telfer, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call Tina at 519-541-0273

Cabin Craft Show

Christmas at the Cabin featuring First Nations art, stained glass, greeting cards, fair trade goods and coffee, 6327 Mandaumin Rd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-542-0313

Sunday, Nov. 30

Christmas Carol Sing

At St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, featuring The Sursum Chorda Male Choir and The Hand Bells. All welcome. Accessible using the side entrance. 261 Christina St N Sarnia, 7 p.m. Free event, with freewill offering. For more, contact Holli at hollig93@hotmail.com, or call 519-332-2662

Carol Singing

A service of lessons and carols will be held at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., at 4 p.m. For more, call 519-383-6933

Wednesday, Dec. 3

Human Rights

The Sarnia Lambton Amnesty Action Group will be writing and signing letters in support of world human rights issues. All welcome. DeGroot’s Nurseries, Green Room, 1840 London Line, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, contact Peter at petersmith777ca@yahoo.ca or Thea at 6090thea@bell.net

Thursday, Dec. 4

Organ Series

Norman Abbott, of Dundas United Church in London, performs at the Central United Church Advent Organ Series, 220 George St., 12 noon to 12:30 p.m. Freewill donation. For more, call 519-344-4561

Battling the Bulge

Twin Bridges Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic offering a free program with health tips to survive the holidays and battle the bulge. 109 Crawford St., 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. To register, call 226-776-9030

Friday, Dec. 5

Lasagna Dinner

High Park United Church hosting a dinner with all proceeds to the Dominican Mission Trip, 1081 Brenchley St., 5 p.m. Tickets, $10, or $30 for two adults and two children, available by calling 519-336-9251

Nativity Art Show

Two-day show at First Christian Reformed Church featuring more than 100 different nativity sets on display. Free admission. Refreshments available. Corner Exmouth and Murphy, Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more, contact Diane at 519-383-1096

Live Music

Liquid Johnnys marks its second anniversary with a First Friday show featuring Distract the Masses opening for Bobnoxious, 117 N. Christina St. For more, call 519-244-1196

St. Nicholas Eve

Trinity Anglican Church hosts night for children in Kindergarten to Grade 4 with songs, stories, a movie, crafts and treats.  Parents welcome to stay. 1194 Murphy Rd., 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. For more, call 519-542-9261 or visit trinity.sarnia.net

The all-female a cappella group Seaway Sounds will perform a selection of seasonal songs at Cheeky Monkey during First Friday festivities, 130 Christina St. North, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Mary Anne at 519-332-0978

Christmas on the Farm

Sarnia’s traditional two-day Christmas celebration with hot cider, carriage rides, carol singing, chestnut roasting, ornament making, cookie decorating and a visit with the animals. Children’s Animal Farm, Canatara Park, Friday, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All activities are free.

Saturday, Dec. 6

Christmas Parade

The 34th annual Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade featuring an appearance from Santa himself begins at 6 p.m. from the corner of Exmouth and Christina Streets, travels south on Christina to Wellington Street. Students will be collecting food for food bank. Parade registration forms at sarniakinsmen.com. For more, email sarniachristmasparade@hotmail.com

SAS-C Shopping Show

A variety of goods from 40 vendors, festive treats and refreshments at a Christmas shopping show in support of the Sexual Assault Survivors’ Centre. Bayside Mall, 150 Christina St., 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-3154

Dinner Dance

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club hosting a Christmas dinner dance at The Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 6 p.m. to midnight. Tickets, $110 per couple, discount with membership. Must be purchased by Nov. 28. For more, call Rick Huras, 519-542-7908

Christmas Bazaar

At All Saints’ Anglican Church in Corunna, featuring baking, frozen pies, cookies, jewelry, books, puzzles, knitting and more. Admission free. Tea/coffee and dessert $3. Lyndock and Hill streets, 9:30 a.m. to 12 noon. For more, call Gitte at 519-862-1837

ISO Christmas Show

International Symphony Orchestra presents “The Trumpet Shall Sound” featuring guest soloists baritone Andrew Tees and trumpeter Kenneth Robinson. Temple Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., adults $29, seniors $28, students $8, under14 free.  For more, call Anne at 519-337-7775

Cub Christmas Bazaar

At St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, featuring baking, crafts, books, toys, gifts and a tea room. Free admission. 718 Cathcart Blvd. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519 328-4546