What’s happening: week of Feb. 6

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 info@thesarniajournal.ca

 

Thursday, Feb. 6

 

Depression & Anxiety

West Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Living through Depression & Anxiety,” facilitated by Glenn Ethridge MSW, RSW and Joy Vascotto MSW, RSW. Ends Feb. 27. 429 Exmouth St., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Restorative Yoga

A yoga program for individuals dealing with effects of a traumatic brain injury or past trauma. Sessions focus on stabilizing muscles and mindful movement to heal and enhance wellbeing. Bring your own mat. Thursdays, Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Meditation

Twin Bridges NPLC offering a free, four-week session designed for individuals with an established meditation practice interested a group setting for guided meditation. 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursdays. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free, 3-week cooking series, “Love Your Heart – Eat Smart!” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Seniors Together

 

For ages 60+ at Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Friday, Feb. 7

 

Live Music

Acoustic rock trio Beer Store Monkey performing at Cheeky Monkey as part of the First Friday festivities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Also, art show by W.A. Walters. For more, call 519-332-0978

 

Spaghetti Dinner

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church hosts a family spaghetti dinner in partnership with Pathways Health Centre for Children. 261 Christina St. N., open 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Tickets $15, available at Pathways and the church. Children under 10 free. Vegetarian and gluten-friendly options available. For more, contact 519-332-2662 or sapc.sarnia@bellnet.ca

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free, 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of How to Effectively Manage Stress. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Pal-entine’s Day

Deadline to buy tickets for a Feb. 14 dinner and entertainment hosted by Wellings of Corunna. Sit-down dinner at 5 p.m., “Minute to Win It” at 6 p.m., music by Janet PaPlante at 7 p.m. 180 Bunker Ave. Tickets, $20, available by calling 226-778-0539

 

Arts Collective

Exhibition of pottery, photography and drawing by students and instructors at Lambton College opens 6 p.m. at the Lawrence House, runs through February. For First Friday, a special “open stage” in the Turret Room with poetry and storytelling. Awards presentation 7 p.m. Free, 127 Christina St. S. From more, call 519-337-0507

 

Sunday, Feb. 9

 

Ski Trip

The Lambton Outdoor Club is going to Haliburton for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. For more information, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, Feb. 10

 

Tea and Talk

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

 

Tuesday, Feb. 11

 

Table Tennis

The Sarnia Table Tennis Club meets Tuesdays at Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S. (use Kathleen entrance), 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Season price $60 adults (or $6 per meeting), $40 students ($4 per meeting). Any level welcome. For more, contact sarnia.tabletennis@gmail.com

 

Genealogy

Open forum at the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. Bring laptops, tablets and research questions. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email lambton@ogs.on.ca

 

Wednesday, Feb. 12

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free, 3-week cooking series, “Love Your Heart – Eat Smart!” St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 437 Colborne St. Corunna., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Facts and Chat

Strangway Centre holding a “Facts and Chat” on Saving for Retirement: Investing 101. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Register in advance. For more, call 519-332-0656

 

Charitable Giving

United Way and IG Wealth Management host ‘Charitable Giving: Leaving a Legacy.’ Giving to a non-profit through your will, donating stocks and mutual funds, and the biggest donation mistakes. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. RSVP by calling 519-336-5452 or 519-542-9597

 

Roast Pork Dinner

Canon Davis Memorial Church is hosting a roast pork dinner, at 380 Russell St. N., 5 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $7.50 children. Takeout available. For tickets, call 519-344-9531

 

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

 

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