What’s happening: week of Feb. 13

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Thursday, Feb. 13

 

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre offering Shibashi sessions at All Saints Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 11 a.m. Perfect for beginners. Thursdays until March 26. Register at first class. For more, call 519-344-3017

 

Soups On Luncheon

The Corunna United Church is holding a “Soups On” Luncheon with a variety of soups, bread and dessert. 198 Hill St., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Takeout available. Freewill offering for ACCESS Open Minds Sarnia Lambton c/o Bluewater Health Foundation. All welcome. For more, call Sylvia at 519-862-1040

 

Community Choir

Sarnia and District Community Choir invites anyone interested in singing to a musical afternoon. No auditions or music reading required. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 429 Indian Rd. N., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sacred and secular music. For more, visit www.sarniaanddistrictcommunitychoir.com or email sanddcc@gmail.com

 

Friday, Feb. 14

 

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday.” Bring own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Register by calling 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Self-Compassion

A two-part series to explore the concept and practice of self-compassion through group discussion and personal reflection. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Also on Feb. 21st. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Singing Valentines

The Bluewater Chordsmen are offering singing valentines on Feb. 14 and 15. Includes 3 songs from the quartet, a rose and a card with a personalized message from sender. $40 city deliveries, $60 county deliveries or group Valentine’s. All proceeds to charity. For more, call David at 226-402-3060

 

Prime Rib Dinner

Point Edward Service Club hosting a prime rib dinner with all the trimmings. 6 p.m., 503 Michigan Ave. Tickets, $25, are limited. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

HUB Youth Advisory

The HUB invites youth ages 16-24 interested in entrepreneurship, employment and leadership skills or an idea for a youth-led social enterprise to join a community conversation starter. Sarnia-Lambton Rebound, 10 Lorne Cres., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Transportation available by contacting office@reboundonline.com

 

Saturday, Feb. 15

 

Ballroom Dance

A Valentine’s themed ballroom dance at the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., with a Papa Loves Mambo Workshop at 7:30 p.m. All welcome, $30/couple for non-members of Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club. For more, visit sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca or call George 519-542-7438

 

Jam Session

The Sarnia Legion hosts a “Jam at the Legion” event every third Saturday of the month. 286 Front St. N., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Musicians invited to bring instruments and join in. For more, call 519-336-2841

 

Sunday, Feb. 16

 

Roast Beef Dinner

St. Bartholomew’s is hosting a roast beef dinner, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. Cost $18 adults, children under 12 free. Accessible building. Tickets available at door, or by calling 519-383-6933

 

Monday, Feb. 17

 

Retro Video Games

Refined Fool presents District Beta VR and Retro Video Game Family Day afternoon. 1326 London Rd., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free. For more, call 519-402-4111

 

Tuesday, Feb. 18

 

Gladu Nomination

The local Conservative Party riding association inviting supporters to sign MP Marilyn Gladu’s nomination papers in her bid to become the next Conservative Party leader. Navy Club, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 1420 Lougar St. in Sarnia. For more, call 519-479-0718

 

Full Life

A session to help sleep better, feel happier, gain energy, enjoy better relationships, and help others. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays until April 7. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Winter Luau

Wear vacation wear at the Strangway Centre’s Winter Warm Up Luau. 260 East St. N., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. $6 for non-members. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Sea Cadets

The Sarnia 132 Repulse Sea Cadets is a free program for youth ages 12 to 18 that includes weekend camps, music lessons, fitness and sailing. Meetings are held Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the basement of the downtown post office. For more, call 519-337-9842

 

Wednesday, Feb. 19

 

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre holding a “Facts and Chat” on the Shine at Home program. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Horticulture

Holly Chaytor will discuss growing plants from seed at a meeting of the Sarnia Horticultural Society. All welcome. Free admission. Memberships available. 7 p.m. Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, 180 College Ave. N. From more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

 

Chair Exercise

A free program sponsored by VON offering moves done sitting or standing beside a chair. St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Register during first attendance. For more, contact beryl_devere@msn.com

 

Thursday, Feb. 20

 

Pasta Fest

At the Dante Club, featuring a pasta dinner, silent auction and bake table. Takeout available. Proceeds support the Alternative Lifeskills Learning and Medically Fragile programs at Alexander Mackenzie Secondary School. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., 1330 London Rd. $12 adults, $8 children. For more, call 519-542-9311

 

Alzheimer Society

Sarnia Alzheimer Society is partnering with the Lambton OPP to host a registry day, an chance for individuals living with dementia to be registered as someone at risk of going missing. Point Edward Council Chambers, 135 Kendall St., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Refreshments provided. For more, call 510-332-4444

 

Saturday, Feb. 22

 

Coldest Night

The Coldest Night of the Year is a fundraising walk held to raise money for NeighbourLink Sarnia-Lambton and better understand the experience of people on the street. Up to 200 walkers and 25 teams expected. 2k, 5k, and 10k routes. Starts 5 p.m. at Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth St. For more, call Corene at 519-336-5465 or email neighbourlink@cogeco.net

 

Movie Music

The International Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of great movie music, including scores from Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean. 7:30 p.m., Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St. N. For tickets, call 519-337-7775

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at Pinery Provincial Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Fish Fry

Point Edward Service Club is hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry. 503 Michigan Ave., 5 p.m. $17 per person. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

Sunday, Feb. 23

 

Film Screening

cineSarnia presents “Sometimes, Always, Never,” a comedy/drama about a Scrabble-obsessed man who searches for his son who stormed off one night after arguing over a two-letter word. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7:30 p.m. Also on Feb. 24. Rush tickets $10. For more, visit www.cinesarnia.com or @cinesarnia on Twitter

 

Monday, Feb. 24

 

Mini Medical School

Dr. Allison Crombeen and Dr. Glenna Cuccarolo to speak about “Understanding Resuscitation,” at Bluewater Health’s Mini Medical School. 89 Norman St., Auditorium, Level 2, London Rd. Building, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. No scented products. For more and to register, email medical_affairs@bluewaterhealth.ca

Tea and Talk

Strangway Centre holding a “Tea and Talk” on Communication in Healthy Relationships. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost $2. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Chair Exercise

A free program sponsored by VON offering simple moves done sitting or standing beside a chair. St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Register during first attendance. For more, contact beryl_devere@msn.com

 

Wildlife Presentation

Winifred Wake of Nature London will speak about Chimney Swifts, their life story, how to witness a wildlife spectacle, the challenges they face, and how volunteer monitors can help. YMCA Learning Centre, 680 Oakdale Ave., 7 p.m. For more, visit lambtonwildlife.com

 

Tuesday, Feb. 25

 

Shrove Tuesday

Pancake lunch at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina St. N., 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Includes pancakes, sausages, tea/coffee and jello. Cost $7 adults, $3 children 7 and under. Extra servings of meat $3. For more, contact 519-332-2662 or sapc.sarnia@bellnet.ca

 

Kitchen Basics

A hands-on session with a Registered Dietitian to learn the basics and principles of the kitchen. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Pancake Supper

Camlachie United Church hosting all-you-care-to-eat pancake and sausage supper. Includes coffee, tea, dessert. 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets $10 adults, $5 children 6 to 10, children 5 and under free. Takeout available. Accessible, fragrance-free building. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

 

Pancake Supper

Serving pancakes, sausages and dessert at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 770 Lakeshore Rd., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7 adults, $3 children under 10. For more, call Suzanne at 519-542-2253

 

Sea Cadets

The Sarnia 132 Repulse Sea Cadets is a free program for youth ages 12 to 18 that includes weekend camps, music lessons, fitness and sailing. Meetings are held Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., in the basement of the downtown post office. For more, call 519-337-9842

 

Pancake Supper

Featuring sausages, pancakes, orange juice, tea and coffee at the Point Edward Service Club, 503 Michigan Ave., 5 p.m. $8/person, kids 5 and under free. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

Pancake Supper

Grace United Church hosting a pancake supper with all you can eat pancakes, crepes and sausages. Gluten-free available. Tickets at door, adults $10, children 10 and under $5. 990 Cathcart Blvd., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Proceeds to church youth programs. For more, call 519-542-1203 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Pancake Supper

A Shrove Tuesday pancake and sausage supper at Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost $6 adults, $3 children under 12. To reserve tickets, call 519-344-9531

 

Wednesday, Feb. 26

 

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre holding a “Facts and Chat” with an Adopt-a-Driveway Pilot Update. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Card Making

Make two cards at the Strangway Centre’s Card Making class. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost $13.50. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Parkinson’s Support

A special Parkinson’s Support meeting at Clearwater Arena, 1400 Wellington St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. People living with Parkinson’s meet in lower hall with Tai Chi instructor Master Jim Carrothers. Care partners meet in upper hall with Christine Wright of Alzheimer Society. For more, call 519-337-5330

 

Thursday, Feb. 27

 

Puzzle Competition

Refined Fool presents “Gettin’ Jigsaw With It.” Teams of 4 max will battle to complete a 500-piece puzzle in under 3 hours. 1326 London Rd., 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $10/team or $2.50/person. Prize to winning team. Puzzle provided. For more, call 519-402-4111

 

Friday, Feb. 28

 

Weight Loss

Join a Registered Dietitian and a group of peers at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s monthly Waist Away Support Group. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. Every fourth Friday. To register, call 519-344-3018, ext. 259

 

Pastalicious

Sample pasta, pizza and desserts from local eateries while supporting the Kidney Foundation. The Danta Club, 1330 London Rd., seatings at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.. Tickets, $15, available at 519-344-3462 or email elaine.hayter@kidney.ca

 

Colouring and Chat

Bring pencil crayons and colouring books for a session of colouring and conversation. Coffee provided. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

 

Saturday, Feb. 29

 

Hike

The Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at the Dunes and Swales in Ipperwash. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Trivia Night

A trivia night and nacho bar at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish Hall, 895 Champlain Rd., doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., trivia 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets $20. Cash bar. For tickets or more information, call 519-336-2907

 

Bowling Bash

Hi-Way Bowl hosting a fundraising bowling event in support of the Westover Treatment Centre. $25 per person, includes shoe rental, two games of bowling, and munchies. Hi-Way Bowl, 1898 London Line, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2234

 

Card Making

Create two greeting cards at Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave, 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. $10, supplies and instruction provided. To register, call 519-336-3291