What’s happening: week of Dec. 17

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 info@thesarniajournal.ca

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.

 

 

THURSDAY, DEC. 17

 

TED Talk

Watch a short TED Talk and discuss it as a group. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. Must register in advance by calling 519-332-0656

 

Online Retreat

Mandakani Yoga hosting a “Save the Studio” online solstice Retreat. Includes a kirtan concert, yoga classes and workshops, breathwork, meditation, and solstice ceremony. Offered live, recorded to view for 30 days. Dec. 17th to 19th. Cost $44.44. For tickets, visit www.mandakaniyoga.com

 

Night Light

North Lambton Community Health Centre taking registration for virtual winter program beginning in January. Find hope and wellness while managing mental illness. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 223

 

FRIDAY, DEC. 18

 

Shibashi

Virtual Shibashi classes offered Fridays, 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link

 

Shibashi

Virtual Shibashi class. Set 1 is easy to learn, perfect for beginners, Fridays, 11 a.m. Set 2, more advanced, Wednesdays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com for Zoom link

 

 

MONDAY, DEC. 21

 

Discussion Group

Strangway Centre hosting a current events discussion group. 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. Must register in advance by calling 519-332-0656

 

Puzzle Competition

Refined Fool presents “Gettin’ Jigsaw With It.” Teams of 4 max battle to complete a 500-piece puzzle in under 3 hours. 1326 London Rd., 6 p.m. $15/team. Prize to winning team. Puzzle provided. Limited spaces. Must pre-register by emailing billiejo@refinedfool.com

 

Nexus Chamber Series

The International Symphony Orchestra takes it 2020-21 season online with the five-part Nexus Chamber Series, featuring empty-hall chamber orchestra performances. Opening episode is a Christmas special. $50 for 5 episodes, $12 single episode. For tickets and info, call 519-337-7775, visit www.theiso.org or email tickets@theiso.org

 

Low Impact Exercise

Virtual Low Impact Exercise class. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com for Zoom link

 

Chair Exercise

Virtual Chair Exercise class, Mondays, 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com for Zoom link

 

Virtual Meditation

Increase self-esteem, improve concentration, lower blood pressure and reduce stress with virtual meditation classes. Mondays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com for Zoom link

 

Pulmonary Rehab

Learn to self-manage lung disease through education and exercise. Mondays and Thursdays, 3 p.m. for existing clients. To register, call Brenda at 519-786-4545 ext. 265 or Lorie at 519-491-2123, ext. 227

 

TUESDAY, DEC. 22

 

Name That Tune

A holiday edition of “Name That Tune” at the Strangway Centre, with Steve Lane playing familiar holiday songs on the piano. 260 East St. N., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. $6 for non-members. Must register in advance by calling 519-332-0656

 

Trivia

Trivia at Refined Fool, 137 Davis St., 7 p.m. Free. No more than 4 people per team. Winning team gets a free round. Must pre-register by emailing billiejo@refinedfool.com

 

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23

 

Holiday Trivia

Play Holiday Trivia at Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. $3 for Centre members, $5 for non-members. Must register by advance by calling 519-332-0656