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What’s Happening, week of Jan. 21

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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 [email protected]

Wednesday, Jan. 20

Research Your Home

Lambton County Archivist Dana Thorne will discuss how to research the history of your house at a meeting of the Sarnia Historical Society. Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 286 Front St. N., 7 p.m. Free. For more, email [email protected]

Living with Diabetes

Free workshop provides overview on living well with diabetes. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Horticultural Society

Gardening presentation by Eveliene Vandenouweland, “Latest Landscaping Trends,” hosted by Sarnia Horticultural Society. DeGroot’s Nursuries Green Room, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. All welcome. 2016 memberships available. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Thursday, Jan. 21

Baby Feeding

Learn tips on how to safely make homemade baby food for babies 6-12 months old. At Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Art Exhibition Tour

A guided tour of the Beaverbrook exhibition in a group of 10 or less. $25 for entry, registration required. At Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

Coffee & Conversation

Learn about the services provided and volunteer opportunities available through Lambton Elderly Outreach. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-542-2580

Juried Art Exhibition

Gallery in the Grove’s 6th Invitational Juried Art Exhibition featuring works from emerging and established artists. Mixed media and 3D art displayed. Gallery in the Grove, 2618 Hamilton Rd.. Show runs until Feb. 27. For more, call 519-869-4643

Friday, Jan. 22

Movie Night

Free movie night hosted by Lambton County Junior Optimist Club at Courtright Community Hall, 1594 Third St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring kids’ hats, mittens, or gloves to be donated. For morek call Mary Lou at 519-862-3950

Saturday, Jan. 23

Dancing With The Stars

A fundraiser for the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton featuring a dance contest with local celebrities, hors d’oevres and prizes. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., cocktails at 6 p.m. Tickets, $65, table of eight for $500, by calling 519-332-4444

AGO Bus Tour

Bus to Toronto for a guided tour of the J.M.W. Turner show at the Art Gallery of Ontario. With the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery. Ticket $125 members, $135 non-members. Registration required. For more, call 519-336-8127

ISO Benefit Gala

Toronto chanteuse June Garber and the ISO Jazz Combo headline a benefit gala for the International Symphony Orchestra at the Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $85, include an Italian dinner with wine. For more, call 519-337-7775

Dog Park Day

Bring your dog for a fun day at the dog park in the atrium at deGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Small and big dog areas. For more, call 519-542-3435

Sunday, Jan. 24

Basketball League

Mini-Express Basketball League for children in Grades 2-5. Session offered for six weeks. Games may begin at 1, 2, 3, or 4 p.m. each Sunday. Parents interested in coaching welcome. Cost $25. Registration begins Jan. 18 and Jan. 20 at St. Clair Secondary School, 340 Murphy Rd., 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more call Peter at 519-332-1140 or 336-2867.

Monday, Jan. 25

Grocery Store Tour

Learn shopping tips and tricks and how to understand nutrition labels. Led by a registered dietician. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Return the Landscape

Lambton Wildlife hosts free presentation by Return the Landscape, discussing ecology-based landscaping and methods to live in harmony with the nature in your backyard. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave., 7:30 p.m. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

Tuesday, Jan. 26

Economical Meals

Learn how to cook healthy and inexpensive meals. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Making a Difference

Presentation by Pat and Camilla McGill about an African cooperative that raises funds for rural schools in Uganda by selling handmade bags.. Includes coffee/tea and Q&A session. Central United Church, 220 George St., 10 a.m. Cost is $2. For more, call 519-344-4561 or 519-344-9741

Wednesday, Jan. 27

Quit Smoking

Free seminar to help you quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy. At Shell Health Centre, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Thursday, Jan. 28

Toastmasters Open House

Gain confidence while having fun in relaxed environment. At the Goodwill Centre, 1121 Wellington St., 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963

Professional Engineers

The Professional Engineers, Lambton Chapter’s annual general meeting at Best Western Guildwood Inn, 1400 Venetian Blvd., 6:30 p.m. Includes dinner and a guest speaker Trevor Macleod P.Eng, plant manager at BioAmber Sarnia. Cost $20. RSVP by Jan. 23 by calling Phil at 519-481-1221 or e-mail [email protected]

Famous Five

Entrepreneur and business coach Kathleen Mundy is the next guest speaker at the Enbridge Famous 5 speaker series. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd, 11:30 a.m. Tickets $40, or $320 for table of eight. Register at https://famous5.eventbrite.ca

Friday, Jan. 29

1-2 Person Cooking

Learn about meal planning, creative use of leftovers and nutritious eating tips. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

Roast Beef Dinner

At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Includes roast beef, vegetables, salad, buns, pie and beverage. Cost is $15. Call 519-344-1781 for tickets.

Quit Smoking

Free seminar to help quit smoking with nicotine replacement therapy. At Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 10 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Saturday, Jan. 30

Family Support

Meet characters from Sesame Street and learn about community resources for families affected by incarceration. Free, all welcome. Sarnia Library, 124 S. Christina St., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291 or visit www.cfcn-rcafd.org

Yuk Yuk’s

Comedy show featuring headliner Rob Pue, Matt O’Brien and Marito Lopez, at the Point Edward Community Centre. Prime rib dinner at 7 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Tickets, $50. For more, call Dan at 519-330-8115.

Sunday, Jan. 31

CF Fundraiser

All You Can Eat pizza buffet for Sarnia’s local Cystic Fibrosis Chapter, and celebration of chapter member Tara Bourque’s 4th ‘Lungaversary.’ Tickets $20 adults, $12 children ages 10 and under. Boston Pizza, 1400 Exmouth St., 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets available at Boston Pizza or Sarnia-Lambton’s local CF chapter. For more, visit www.facebook.com/HelpingTaraBreatheEasy

Monday, Feb. 1

Yoga for Kids

For children and teens ages 10 and up. Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free, offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Mondays until March 7. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Gentle Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Mondays until March 7. At Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Tuesday, Feb. 2

Santiago de Compostela

Presenter Al Grimwood will discuss traversing the famed Spanish El Camino pilgrimage route of St. James. Includes coffee/tea and Q&A session. Central United Church, 220 George St., 10 a.m. Cost is $2. For more, call 519-344-4561 or 519-344-9741

Manager Training

Speaker and storyteller Jack Smalley will lead a seminar explaining how managers and supervisors can more effectively manage their employees. Presented by Express Employment Professionals at the Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W. 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Cost, $20, includes breakfast. RSVP at 519-336-7962

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Home Seller’s Info

An Exit Realty “boot camp’ with information for anyone interested in making their home stand out in today’s real estate market. 7:00 p.m., 1323 Michigan Ave. To RSVP call Julie at 519-328-4963

Gentle Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Wednesdays until March 2. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Chair Yoga

Incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Free classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Wednesdays until March 2. Sandpiper Apartments, 175 Wellington St., 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

Thursday, Feb. 4

Estate Planning

Robert Haisman, author of the bestseller The Canadian Estate Planning Organizer, presents “Estate Planning in Plain Language” at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St., 7 p.m. Topics include wills, powers of attorney, trusts, and how to plan your estate. $2 donation appreciated. Copies of book will be available. Call 519-332-0656 to reserve seats.

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