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What’s Happening, week of March 3

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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, March 2

Ham Bingo

Doors open 6 p.m., play begins 7 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. 25 regular games. Four cards for $20. First prize $500 RBC Prepaid Visa Card. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Adult colouring

Drop-in for adults at Bright’s Grove Library, Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351. Also at Sarnia Library, Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Call 519-337-3291.

Toastmasters

Toastmasters area speech contest at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 6:30 p.m. Contestants will compete in the various categories. Tickets $5 at the door. For more, visit lambton.toastmastersclubs.org

Siblings Without Rivalry

With a public health nurse and other parents, discuss and share ways to help siblings build healthy relationships and deal with conflict. Lambton College, OEYC Main Site, 1457 London Rd., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Register by calling 519-383-8331, ext. 3568

Amnesty Letters

An hour of letter-signing and writing at DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more about world human rights issues. All welcome. For more, contact Peter at [email protected] or Thea at [email protected]

Living With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop that provides a general overview on living well with diabetes, 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Beach Stone Painting

Learn to paint on a beach stone. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd. Open to public. Cost $5. For more, e-mail [email protected]

Thursday, March 3

Board Games

All-ages drop in for board gamers, upstairs in magazine area of Sarnia Library. 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291.

Meditation

Beginner level meditation at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., every Thursday. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Friday, March 4

Quit Smoking

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

Teen Photo Contest

Lambton County Library invites anyone age 12 to18 to participate in the 7th annual contest. Submissions 4×6, 5×8, or 8×10 can be dropped off at the Sarnia Library until April 1. The theme is “My World.” Public invited to vote on photos April 8-29. For more, call 519-337-3291

First Friday Dance

Sarnia Legion hosts a First Friday dance at 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring The Sarnia Kitchen Party Band. Admission free. For more, call 519-336-2841

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr. Sarnia, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Art Exhibits

For First Friday, the Lawrence House opens two new exhibitions. One is composed of works from an art program supported by Community Concerns for the Medically Fragile that challenges medically fragile individuals to expand their horizons. The other is by the Sarnia Artists’ Workshop, called March Masquerade. 127 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Both shows run all month. For more, call 519-337-0507

First Friday

Live in-store music provided by Fabulous Buck Brothers Reunion Band at Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

Saturday, March 5

Hiking

Easy, 2.5-hour hike at Suncor Nature Way on Modeland Rd. near Berger Rd., 10 a.m. For more, call Ernie at 519-882-1262

Chocolate Bar Bingo

Optimist Club event at the Courtright Community Hall on Third Street, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Admission is one regular-sized chocolate bar. Additional card, another chocolate bar. Snacks provided. Parents much accompany younger children. For more, call Mary Lou at 519-862-3950

Chopped Canada Party

Fundraising charity event at Stokes Bay to coincide with the broadcast of TV show Chopped Canada featuring Sarnia chef Paresh Thakkar. 485 Harbour Rd. Tickets, $10, support One Tomato and Inn of the Good Shepherd. Starts 8 p.m., show airing 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more, call 519-337-8466

Dance

At Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost $30 for non-members. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

Lego Club

For ages 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 519-542-2580

Sunday, March 6

Cribbage Tournament

Hank Stothers Cribbage Tournament. Register 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m., play at 1 p.m. Cost $10 per person. At Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Pork Dinner

Road pork dinner with homemade pies at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $6 children 6-10 and free children 5 and under. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-542-7089

Mariners’ Service

The Annual Mariners’ Service will be held at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 210 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, 10 a.m. Guest speaker Peter Hungerford, Sarnia’s Director of Economic Development. For more, call 519-337-2811

Lego Club

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Monday, March 7

AGM

Sarnia & District Humane Society holds its annual general meeting. All welcome. 6:30 p.m., 131 Exmouth St. For more, call 519-344-7064

Support Group

Sarnia Beginning Experience’s weekly support group “Coping with Life Alone” for the divorced, separated and widowed. For more call 519-331-8859 or 519-491-0599

Ageless Grace demo

Strangway Community Centre hosting a free demonstration of the Ageless Grace fitness program for body and mind with instructor JoAnn Pinel. 260 East St. N., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Also offered March 9, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To register call 519-332-0656.

Tales for Tots

For children ages 0 to 4. At Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd. Mondays at 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-899-2202

On my Own

Storytime for ages 3 to 6. Caregivers must remain in building. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Adult Colouring

Seasonal colouring sheets available. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Every Monday until March 21. For more, call 519-542-2580

Tuesday, March 8

Prostate Support

The Living With Prostate Cancer Support Group meets at the Lochiel Kiwanis Centre, providing support and guidance to patients and families. Meets monthly, 180 College St. N; 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call Canadian Cancer Society at 519-332-0042.

Genealogy

Gord Hillman will discuss searching your ancestors in Western & Eastern Europe at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day, a Sarnia Modern Women Show held to recognize the economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Lane. Appetizers 4:30 p.m., speakers 5:30 p.m., mix & mingle 6:30 p.m. Tickets, $25, cash only, available a Victoria’s, 3-575 Murphy Rd. For more, call Julie at 519-328-4963 or Leanne at 519-466-2271.

Genealogy

Gord Hillman will discuss the power of Familysearch.org at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. Call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

Taste and Learn

Take a 100 Meal Journey and make small changes to eating patterns one meal at a time. Twin Bridges NPLC, 109 Crawford St., 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Ostomy Support

The Sarnia Lambton Ostomy Support Group meets at Shopper’s Home Health with speaker Pam Glover from Hollister 516 Exmouth St., 6:30 p.m.. All interested parties welcome. For more, call 519-344-9797

Words in Motion

For children age 2 with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, March 9

Green Drinks

Daniela Orecchioni of Bioamber will discuss the Sarnia plant and the fundamental shift occurring in the chemical industry during a roundtable discussion at Ups N’ Downs, 226 Front St., 6:30 p.m. For more, visit www.greendrinks.org/ON/Sarnia

Spelling Bee

Organization for Literacy in Lambton’s Annual Sarnia Spelling Bee for Grades 3-8 will be held at the Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S. at 6 p.m. For more, call 519-332-4876 or e-mail [email protected]

Chair Yoga

Instructor Jennifer Adams. At the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Every Wednesday until Apr. 27. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237

Living With Diabetes

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

Words in Motion

For children age 2 with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina S. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Gadgets Q&A

For adults and seniors with questions about their electronic devices. Must pre-register. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Settlement Services

YMCA immigrant and newcomer settlement services. A representative available for one-on-one assistance and information on services and programs available. At Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3291

Thursday, March 10

Preschool Storytime

For preschoolers with their families. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-337-3291

Rhythm & Rhyme

For children up to 23 months with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Storytime

Stories and a craft. For all ages. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina S. S., 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Friday, March 11

“Souper” Lunch

At St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 am to 12 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop to help effectively manage stress, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-813-9800

Rhythm & Rhyme

For kids ages up to 23 months with caregiver. At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Saturday, March 12

Oil and Water

Sarnia Justice Film Festival presents the true story of two boys coming of age as they each confront the contamination of Ecuador’s Amazon region by reckless oil drilling. Sarnia Library Theatre, 7 p.m. Admission free, donations gladly accepted. Discussion to follow. For more, call Thea at 519-542-5009

Mixed Darts

Mel Wilkinson Memorial Mixed Dart Tournament. Including men’s doubles, ladies’ doubles, mixed doubles and teams. Trophy for mixed doubles only. Register 11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., play at 12 p.m. Cost $5. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. For more, call 519-862-1240

Hiking

A 2.5-hour Petrolia walking tour meeting at Victoria Playhouse parking lot, 411 Greenfield St., 9:30 a.m. For more, call Bonnie at 519-882-2507

Fundraiser

Annual fundraiser for the March of Dimes featuring a silent auction, baked goods and barbecue. 993 Maxwell St., 2nd floor in the Community Room. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-332-4702

Fancy Nancy Party

Ages 3 and up with a caregiver. Dress up for stories, activities and crafts. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-542-2580

Electric Library

Device-related questions answered. Participants encouraged to bring their tablets, laptops, eReaders, and other devices. as well as their log-in information for either the Apple or Google Play Store. Must pre-register. At Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Sunday, March 13

GenreCon

The annual literary convention will be part of the Sarnia Pop Culture Show at the Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Panels on a variety of topics relating to pop culture and genre fiction. Tickets $10, free for 12 and under, available at door or Future Pastimes, 163 Lochiel St. For more, call 519-337-3291

Lego Club

At Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Monday, March 14

Kids Cooking

Twin Bridges NPLC’s March Break cooking activity program for children ages 5-8 at Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

 

Chronic Illness

Monthly support group to share experiences, accomplishments and frustrations in dealing with chronic illness. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259.

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Cooking For One, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Inside Out

Sarnia Library offering a free viewing of the movie “Inside Out”, rated G, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. The library accepts donations of non-perishable items for foodbank For more, call 519-337-3291

Lego Day

For children of all ages. Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop-in between 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Story at 10:30 a.m. followed by lego play. For more, call 519-337-3291

Tuesday, March 15

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free class on Cooking For One, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Historical Society

Diocese of London’s Archivist Debra Majer will present the talk “A Bishop in the Trenches: A Journey Through Bishop Fallon’s WWI Diary” at the Sarnia Historical Society’s free meeting at The Story, 179 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. All invited. For more, e-mail [email protected]

Puppets On the Go

For children of all ages. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

Animal Crafts

Creat animal crafts at the Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop in between 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

Wednesday, March 16

 

Kids Cooking

Twin Bridges NPLC’s March Break cooking activity program for children ages 9-12 at Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register at 226-776-9030 or www.tbnplc.com

Quit Smoking

Rapids Family Health Team offering free seminar to help quit smoking with free nicotine replacement therapy, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949. Also offered at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 2 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Story and Craft

Ages 4 and up. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Must pre-register. For more, call 519-869-2351

Domino Rally

For children ages 6 and up. At Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. For more, call 519-542-2580

Playdough Fun

At Sarnia Children’s Library, 124 Christina St. S. Drop in between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

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