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An incorrect time appeared for an April 25 stargazing event organized by the Sarnia Chapter of the Royal Astronomical Society. As a result, people arrived too late to participate. We apologize for the error and the inconvenience it caused.
Wednesday, May 27
Balance And Bones
A 4-week program to help improve balance and bone health offered in Corunna by the Rapids Family Health Team, 233 Cameron St. For more, call 519-813-9800.
Pam Raisanen will discuss “Windows 10” at a meeting of the Sarnia Computer Users Group, Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 7 p.m. For more, call 519-542-1949
Francine Dyksterhuis, regional president of RBC, is featured next at the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series. Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd, registration starting at 11:30 a.m. with 1 p.m. lunch. Tickets $40. Register at www.famous5.ca. For more, contact Vicky at [email protected]
Thursday, May 28
Free workshop hosted by the Poverty Reduction Network featuring guest speakers from Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty, who will discuss what communities can do. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Christian Reformed Church, 1281 Exmouth St. For more, call Karen at 519-332-8055. To meet workshop leaders, call Janelle at 1-800-667-8046 x222
Celebrity Men Fashion Event
Fundraiser for the Kidney Foundation featuring a silent auction and local celebrity models strutting their stuff for an evening of fashion and entertainment. With special guest NHL great Bryan Trottier, who will auction memorabilia. At the Quality Inn, 751 Christina St. at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $50. For more, call 519-344-3462.
Held at the Point Edward Optimist Community Centre, 210 Monk St., Doors open 6 p.m., auction at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 and include snacks. All proceeds go towards purchasing a physical therapy vest for Sarnia teen Adon Perry, who has cystic fibrosis. For more, call 519-300-5068 or email [email protected]
Ian MacRobbie, general manager for Enbridge’s Green Power, will discuss alternative energy at a meeting of the Lambton Chapter of the Professional Engineers Ontario. Lambton College Event Centre, 1485 London Rd., 6 pm. Finger food buffet. No Charge. RSVP by May 22 at 519-481-1221, or [email protected]
Friday, May 29
Sarnia Quilters’ Guild hosting a 2-day show ‘A Feast for the Eyes,’ featuring quilts, vendors, demonstrations, with a café lunch. Admission $6. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., (Sat., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd. Contact [email protected] or 519-862-5787
The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts welcomes anyone looking to perform poetry, writing, music, etc. All are welcome. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
In support of Habitat for Humanity, a dinner at Trinity Anglican Church featuring hip of beef au jus with Yorkshire pudding, musical entertainment and silent auction, 6 p.m., 1194 Murphy Rd. Tickets $20. Call 519-542-9261 or [email protected]
Saturday, May 30
Basement & Trunk Sale
High Park United Church hosts two events simultaneously, a basement sale featuring a BBQ, household good and books, and a parking lot trunk sale with various vendors. 1081 Brenchley St., 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call 519-336-9251
Lambton Outdoor Club hosts a 2.5-hour, eight-kilometre hike in Komoka Provincial Park. Meeting at 8 a.m. Bring water, snacks; hiking boots required. Level: medium. For more, call Dick at 519-869-6548
Learn To Fish
Bluewater Anglers’ host a children’s training day (ages six to 12) at the hatchery in Point Edward, offering basic fishing techniques; equipment tips, displays and fishing in the hatchery pond. Food available. Pre-registration required. Contact Jo-Anne at 519-383-0873 or [email protected]
Craft & Vendor Sale
At the Sarnia Kinsmen Centre, 656 Lakeshore Rd., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring over 25 local vendors. Proceeds go towards purchasing a physical therapy vest for Sarnia teen Adon Perry, who has cystic fibrosis. For more, call 519-300-5068 or email [email protected]
Sunday, May 31
Great Strides Walk
The Sarnia-Lambton Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada hosts the annual Great Strides Walk, beginning at the Sarnia Kinsmen Centre (656 Lakeshore Rd.) Registration at 9 a.m. Event includes 5k walk/10k run, free BBQ and prizes. For more info, email [email protected] or visit www.cysticfibrosis.ca/greatstrides
Golden Hawk Ceremony
Rededication service for the F-86 Golden Hawk Sabre jet, which has been carefully restored and replaced on its pedestal in Germain Park, along with visiting pilots, a flyover of vintage aircraft and commemorative items available. 2 p.m., East Street entrance. For more, call John at 519-344-8050
The Lambton Youth Choir presents a spring concert at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd, at 3 p.m. No advance sales, donations at the door. For more, call 519-882-1514
Rock n’ Roll Concert
Camlachie United Church hosts “Frankie and the Fairlanes” at 3 p.m. Event includes music, a ‘50’s Diner’ menu, vintage car display and more. Call 519-899-4720 or 519-869-4103.
Canoe & Kayaking
Lambton Outdoor Club hosting a four-hour paddle on the Thames River, from Kilworth to Delaware. Level: moderate. If interested, call Brian at 519-542-2015, or Barb at 1-226-663-6019
Lambton Outdoor Club organizing a cycle outing to the Pinery and Grand Bend. Meet 9:00 a.m. at Cathcart Boulevard tennis courts and drive to Lambton Heritage Museum, before doing loop in the Pinery and Grand Bend for lunch. Helmets mandatory. For short route call Bob at 519-542-6981, for longer route call John at 519-542-8905
The 12-member Bluewater Ceili Band will perform a free show of Celtic music at Two Amigos, 914 Murphy Rd., from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call Margaret at 519-869-8687
Monday, June 1
Rapids Family Health Team offering a free ‘quit smoking’ workshop and nicotine replacement therapy program, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949
Tuesday, June 2
Cooking for 1 to 2
A free cooking class offered at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259
Seniors program at Huron Baptist Church (1285 Michigan Ave.) at 10:30 a.m., featuring music by country-gospel trio Mercy, and lunch. Cost is $5. Call 519-542-4581.
The Lambton Sportsman’s Club hosting a weekly Tuesday evening archery shoot at 521 Bickford Line (at Highway 40), from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., weather permitting, until Sept 29. Non-members $5. Children under 15, free with paid adult. For more, contact Elsie at 519-867-3940, or Len at 519-344-7009
Wednesday, June 3
Opera Liminata, which combines musical and theatrical presentation, concludes the final show in the Sarnia Concert Association’s 79th season at the Imperial Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Tickets by subscription, or $40 adults, $25 students. For more, call 519-344-7469
At the Corunna Legion, with 25 regular games and four cards for $25. Food available. 350 Albert St., doors open 6 p.m., play at 7 p.m. For more, call 519-862-1240
Amnesty Letter Writing
Learn more about world human rights issues during an hour of letter writing and signing on behalf of Amnesty International. DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. All welcome. Contact Peter at [email protected] or Thea at [email protected]
Friday, June 5
For three days, Rayjon selling pots of butterfly-attracting flowers to raise money for projects in Haiti. $20 each, 2/$30. DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more, call Dianne at 519-862-1963
The Bluewater Chamber Choir presents the 2nd annual Voicedance, a benefit concert with proceeds going to “Lunches for Lansdowne” with special guest choir, Sursum Corda Male Chorus. 7:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Call 519-542-1203.
Music by the blues band Dressed to Kill, photography show by Jamie Babcock and a sale of African tote bags by the Mukwano Women’s Group of Uganda highlight First Friday festivities at Cheeky Money, 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978
Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar, 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949
Tourism Sarnia-Lambton and the Real Canadian Superstore hosting a free barbecue to help celebrate Tourism Week. At 1455 Venetian Blvd., Point Edward, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, contact Shaelyn at [email protected] or 519-336-3232 ext. 107