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What’s Happening, Week of Dec. 3

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Wednesday, Dec. 2

Bridge Luncheon

Annual bridge luncheon at Dunlop United Church, 575 Rosedale Ave, at 12:30 p.m. Tickets $8.50, all proceeds to Dunlop’s Kitchen Contingency Fund. For more, call Gail at 519-542-2720

Adult Colouring

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring your own colouring tools. For more, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5228

Adult Colouring

At Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christian St., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring your own colouring tools. For more, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5228

Turkey Bingo

Bingo at Corunna Royal Canadian Legion, 350 Albert St., Corunna. Doors open at 6 p.m., play at 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 4 cards for $20. 1st place prize is $500 RBC Prepaid Visa Card. Other prizes available. For more, call 519-862-1240

Christmas Bazaar

Annual Christmas bazaar at Fairwinds Lodge, 1218 Michigan Ave., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Including complimentary coffee/tea, local vendors and door prizes. For more, call 519-542-8814

Thursday, Dec. 3

Teen Advisory Group

Meets in West Room at Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christian St., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Share ideas, snacks, host contests. Receive volunteer hours for participating. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5228

Friday, Dec. 4

Christmas on the Farm

A free, two-day event featuring horse and carriage rides (Saturday only), campfire, roasting chestnuts, caroling, children’s crafts, displays, ice carving and hot apple cider. Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0330

St. Nicholas Celebration

At Trinity Anglican Church for JK to Grade 5 children and featuring music, games, crafts, a video on the saint’s life and a visit from St. Nicholas. Free. 1194 Murphy Rd., For more, call 519-542-9261

Stress Seminar

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, at 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Hay Rides

As part of the First Friday cultural walkabout, the Sarnia Lambton Arts Council offering free horse-drawn hay rides in downtown Sarnia, starting at 7 p.m. Other activities include wine at the Lawrence House, hot chocolate at Under Wraps, roasted chestnuts at Artopia and live entertainment at Maran Fashions, . For more, call 515-337-0507

Live Music

Local musician Mike Blackmore in concert at Cheeky Monkey as part of First Friday. Also an exhibition by artist W. A. (Bill) Walters. 130 Christina St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team is offering free workshop to help effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

First Friday

The Painted Cat Studio at 140 N. Christina St. featuring several artists, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. With desserts, live music and shopping. For more, call Robynn at 519-381-5180 or e-mail [email protected]

Craft Sale

Marshall Gowland Manor’s annual craft sale in support of the Long-Term Care Home’s Residents’ Council at 749 Devine St., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Includes art, home decor, woodworking and handcrafted items. Event is open to public and free. For more, call Jane Joris at 519-336-3720 ext. 5705 or e-mail [email protected]

Saturday, Dec. 5

Santa Claus Parade

Sarnia’s special nighttime parade featuring floats, bands and St. Nick himself begins at Exmouth Street and travels along Christina Street to Wellington Street, starting at 6 p.m.

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for a two-hour, medium level Christmas Shopping Hike in London. Meet 9 a.m. at the 402 Esso Truck Stop. For more, call John at 519-869-6524

Jam a Jeep

Non-profit Lambton County Jeepers asking residents to “Jam A Jeep” full of new, unwrapped toys, which will be donated to the Salvation Army for local children this holiday season. Coffee Lodge, 400 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Lambton County Jeepers on Facebook or email [email protected].

 

Christmas Bazaar

At Canon Davis Memorial Church, featuring a deli room, bake table, scrap booking supplies, jewelry and meat pies. $2 for coffee and dessert, 380 Russell St, N., 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more, call 519-344-9531

Nativity Walk

More than 200 nativity sets will be on display at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free admission. For more, call 519-336-8808

Christmas Bazaar

Cub Pack Bazaar with baked goods, crafts, books, and toys at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-383-6933

Dinner and Dance

Christmas dinner-dance with dancers Melody & Francois Vallerand, at Sarnia Polish Hall, 173 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to midnight. For more, go to www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Bake Sale

Christmas tea and bake sale, including baked goods, frozen pies, crafts, preserves, jewellry table, & quilt raffle, All Saints’ Anglican Church, 393 Lyndoch St., Corunna. 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Coffee and dessert for $3. For more, call 519-344-5167

Open House

Drop-in for refreshments, door prizes and kids crafts at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Meet technical services staff for advice on gadgets and preview newest eDevices at 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-845-3324, ext. 5228

Electric Library

Share information on and ask questions about eReaders, tablets and computers. Bring devices with you, if possible. At Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christina St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Christmas Show

The International Symphony Orchestra presents A Child is Born featuring seasonal music and guest soprano Erica Warder. Bethel Church, 1565 London Rd., at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, $30 adults, $8 students, available at 251 Vidal St. N. For more, call Anne at 519-307-2343

Dart Tournament

Alf Hughes Memorial Mixed Dart Tournament at Corunna Royal Canadian Legion, 350 Albert St., Corunna, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Play starts at noon. Singles, mixed doubles, and teams included. Trophy for singles. $5 per event. Must register. For more, call 519-862-1240

Sunday, Dec. 6

Teddy Bear Toss

The 18th annual Lambton Ford Teddy Bear Toss during the Sarnia Sting home game against Ottawa, at the Sarnia Sports and Entertainment Centre, 2:05 p.m. For more, call 519-541-1717

Benefit Concert

Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen’s annual Christmas benefit concert at Central United Church with guests the Accidentals, Central Baptist Handbell Choir and SCITS high school choir. 2 p.m. Copies of the group’s new booklet “The 70 Year History” will be available. Freewill donations to support Pathways. For more, call David at 519-339-9927

Christmas Concert

St. Paul’s United Church celebrating 125th anniversary with a Christmas concert. 360 Devine St., at 7 p.m. Tickets $2, available in advance or at door. For more, call 519-337-6312

Carol Sing

Join in caroling at Point Edward Presbyterian Church, 306 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, 7 p.m. For more, call Mabel at 519-337-6795

Documentary

Free screening of the documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainable Secret” about the environmental impact of factory farming, at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Christmas Concert

Sarnia and District Community Choir presenting Fall & Christmas Concert with audience sing-a-long at the Sarnia Public Library Auditorium, 124 S. Christina St., 7 p.m. Admission $5 each or $15 per family. Proceeds to Inn of the Good Shepherd.

Monday, Dec. 7

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop on how to live well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., at 9:30 a.m.  Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Living Well with Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering free workshop that provides an overview on living well with diabetes, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Book Club

Adult book club at Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christina St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Cooking Lessons

Free holiday cooking lessons at Twin Bridges NPLC Clinic, 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

Tablet Lesson

Lessons for all ages on tablets, setting up and how to use them, as well as helping with any computer questions, at Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Event Cancelled

A literacy event with authors Kevin and Alex Newman on this date has been cancelled. Refunds available at The Book Keeper or the Organization for Literacy in Lambton. For more, call Noelle at 519-332-4876

Open House

Rapids Family Health Team hosting an open house and Annual General Meeting. Free refreshments, displays, prizes and giveaways, 1150 Pontiac Dr. 1:00 p.m., 3 p.m. For more, call 519-339-8949

Open House

Rapids Family Health Team hosting an open house and Annual General Meeting. Free refreshments, displays, prizes and giveaways, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-339-8949

Beer and Carols

At Two Amigos, 914 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hosted by Grace United Church. For more, call 519-542-1203

Thursday, Dec. 10

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr. Sarnia, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Friday, Dec. 11

Live Music Cafe

Sisters Of Soul host a Christmas Live Music Café with special guest Annette Dillon at the Foursquare Church building, 207 Talfourd, 7:30 pm. Admission free, donations welcome, as well as canned goods for The Inn of The Good Shepherd. For more, call Sue at 519-336-8117

Saturday, Dec. 12

Hiking

Join the Lambton Outdoors Club for an easy, two-hour night hike to see the Christmas Lights. Meet 6:30 p.m. at the Centennial Park boat launch. For more, call Doug at 519-330-4960

Lego Club

For children 6 and up, at Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Bazaar & Food Sale

Winter bazaar and food sale at Little Friends Daycare. 295 Essex St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., including Native crafts and lots of vendors. For more, call 519-339-0945 ext. 1

Christmas Cantata

A cantata “Together for Christmas” at London Road West United Church, 2092 London Line, 7 p.m. Guests include The Georgian Singers and LRW Ladies Choir. For more, call 519-542-2084

Bake & Craft Sale

Annual Corunna Royal Canadian Legion bake and craft sale at 350 Albert St., Corunna, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Proceeds to the Fred Victor Centre for homeless veterans. For more, call 519-862-1240

Christmas Turkey Raffle

Raffle including turkeys and LCBO and Foodland gift cards, at Corunna Royal Canadian Legion, 350 Albert St., Corunna, 4 p.m. to midnight. Food available. For more, call 519-862-1240

Choir Performance

Entertainment by The Georgian Singers, London Road West Ladies Choir & guests and The London Road West Choir, at London Road West United Church, 2092 London Line, 7 p.m. A cantata will also be held Dec. 13, 10 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2084

Christmas Sale

Last Chance Christmas Sale at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $2, children 12 and under free. Includes bake table, lunch, vendors, and silent auction. For more, call 519-542-1203

Pancake Breakfast

In support of local refugee support at Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth St., 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Donations appreciated. Maple and honey gift items for sale. Profits to support Syrian refugees sponsored by local Christian Reformed Churches. For more, call 519-542-4202

Christmas Jazz

Performance by Peter Karle Jazz Trio with Soprano Terri Achmann at Central United Church, 220 George St., 7 p.m. Tickets $15. For tickets, call 519-344-4561

Sunday, Dec. 13

Arts at St. Barts

A free advent festival of lessons and carols with St. Bart’s Choir and friends, with tenor Malcolm Heaton. St. Bartholomew Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., For more, call 519-383-6933

Monday, Dec. 14

Tween Book Club

For ages 8-12. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Ask at the circulation desk for your copy of this month’s selection. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Tuesday, Dec. 15

Tween Book Club

Book club (“The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe”) for ages 9-11. Parents welcome to join. At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., Bright’s Grove, 4:15 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-845-3324 ext. 5228

Wednesday, Dec. 16

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Breast Cancer Support

Survivors support survivors at the Sarnia-Lambton breast cancer support group, Chris Dawson Centre, 420 East St. N. Third Wednesday of each month, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register by calling 519-337-8700

Thursday, Dec. 17

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

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