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What’s happening: week of May 30

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Thursday, May 30


Steak Bingo

25 regular games with 4 cards for $20, plus a special game at $2 per strip. First prize is $1000. Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., doors open at 6 p.m., begins at 7 p.m. Refreshments available. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240


Habitat Cleanup

The Sarnia Environmental Advisory Committee invites the public to help improve Sarnia’s natural areas by cleaning up a prairie garden at the corner of Christina and Davis streets. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring gloves and shovel. For more, contact [email protected] or [email protected]


Epilepsy Support

Epilepsy Southwestern Ontario holding a support group meeting for anyone affected by epilepsy at the Sarnia Evangelical Missionary Church, 707 Talfourd St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Snacks, coffee and juice provided. For more, contact Deanna at 519-330-0416 (call or text) or [email protected]


Friday, May 31


Tourism Week BBQ

Free BBQ Lunch and open house at the Tourism Sarnia-Lambton office, 1455 Venetian Blvd., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Door prizes, open to public. For more, call 519-336-3232


Rayjon Plant Sale

Rayjon volunteers selling butterfly-attracting dipladenia plants, $30, to raise funds for charitable work. Three-day sale, DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call Dianne at 519-862-1963


Saturday, June 1


Family Fun Day

Sarnia Lakeshore Optimist Club hosting annual family fun day in Newton Park, McCrie St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Includes inflatables, face painting, Zoey’s slime station, games, hot dogs, drinks, popcorn and cotton candy. For more, call Brian at 519-344-4884


Brain Injury

The Brain Injury Assocation of Sarnia-Lambton hosting a free movie night. Screening the film Every 21 Seconds, about a man recovering from the life-changing effects of a brain injury. 7 p.m., Sarnia Library. For more, call 519-337-3291


Sunday, June 2


Slow Spokes

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” riding the Howard Watson Trail. For more, visit

Outdoor Worship Service

United Churches of Sarnia hosting outdoor joint Worship Service at Maawn Doosh Gumig Community Centre, 1972 Virgil Ave., 10:30 a.m. Followed by potluck luncheon, indoor if raining. Everyone welcome. For more, contact 519-542-0204


Lambton Youth Choir holding a 25th Anniversary Concert, “Celebrate Spring,” at Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 3 p.m. Tickets $10 per person. For advance tickets, contact Mike Nagle at 519-845-1004 or [email protected]

Gutsy Walk

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada holding annual Gutsy Walk at Canatara Park Beach Pavilion. Registrationis at 12 p.m., walk at 1 p.m. Choice of 5-km walk, run or bike. BBQ to follow. To register, visit


Art Exhibit

Gallery in the Grove holding an opening reception for the Circle of Artists group exhibit. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Exhibit runs until June 22nd. Brenda Henry of Dragonfly Stained Glass is the Gift Shop artist. For more, visit or call 519-869-4643


Monday, June 3


Paint it Forward

Cat Cabajar will walk you through painting a portrait of your own pet. Lizard’s Bar & Grill, 785 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. $55, proceeds to Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue. Must pre-register by contacting [email protected]

Beginners Yoga

A small yoga class designed for curious beginners with opportunities to learn basic poses, yoga terms and ask questions. Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. $40 for non-members. Register in advance at or 519-332-0656

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC offeringa free yoga program suitable for most abilities. 153 Christina St. S. (use Front Street entrance), Mondays at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Register at


Gentle Yoga

Gentle and restorative yoga program with most poses in seated or reclined position, suitable for most abilities. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Free. 153 Christina St. S. (use Front St. entrance), 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays until June 24. Register at


Tuesday, June 4


Living Well With Diabetes

Rapids Family Health Team offering a 2-hour group session that provides a general overview of how to live well with diabetes. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Also at 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949.


Women’s Fitness

Free bootcamp-style fitness class that includes cardiovascular, strength and flexibility exercises. Suitable for most levels. Consult Primary Care Provider before participating. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. 153 Christina St. S. (Front Street entrance), 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays until June 25.. Register at



Free yoga program for adults suitable for most levels, offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Bring your own mat. 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays until June 25.. Register at



Offered Tuesdays at the Point Edward Ex-Serviceman’s Club, 503 Michigan Ave., 12:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-9822



Wellings of Corunna hosting bridge games every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. At 180 Bunker St. in Corunna. For more information, call the concierge at 226-778-0539


Wednesday, June 5


Robotics Camp Registration

Register for S.T.A.R.T FIRST, a free 10 session program to introduce grade 4-7 students to robotics and FIRST LEGO League, Lambton College next to Fitness and Recreation Centre Desk, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Program runs from July 8th to 19th, weekdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more, contact [email protected]


Slow Spokes

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” riding from Sarnia to Port Lambton. For more, visit


Line Dancing

Wellings of Corunna offering a free, four-week session of line dancing. Come dance to the music of the ‘60s to ‘80s every Wednesday. At 180 Bunker Ave. in Corunna, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. To register, call 226-778-0539


Mindful Living

Four-week session to share topics and strategies that relate to mindfulness in everyday life. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Register at


Thursday, June 6


D-Day Ceremony

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62 holding a D-Day sunrise Remembrance Ceremony, 286 Front St. N., 6:15 a.m. Short ceremony, everyone invited. Refreshments inside after the ceremony. For more, call 519-336-2841


Rebound Fundraiser

Sarnia-Lambton Rebound holding a handbag auction “Hearts & Handbags for Rebound.” Holiday Inn, 1498 Venetian Blvd. Silent and live auction of designer handbags. Ticket includes complimentary champagne, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, candy station, available online at, and Rebound Office, 10 Lorne Cres.. For more, contact Anita at 519-344-2841 ext. 114 or [email protected]



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. Register at


Improving Self-Esteem

Twin Bridges NPLC offering two-week series to explore what self-esteem is and learn practical strategies to improve and foster a healthy sense of self. 153 Christina St. S., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at


Friday, June 7


Garage Sale

First Friday Garage “Sail” on the Riverfront. Seaway Condominium Centre, 155 Front St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Rain or shine. For more, call 519-541-9814



Live Music

WarwiK performs live acoustic rock at Cheeky Monkey as part of the monthly First Friday festivities. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Featuring Bill Walters art sale. For more, visit


Saturday, June 8


Spring Chicken BBQ

London Road West United Church serving chicken BBQ with all the fixings. 2092 London Line. Sittings at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Takeout available. Advance tickets $17 adults, $8 children 5-12 and free for ages under 5. Proceeds to Lambton Centre. For tickets, contact Betty at 519-542-6845 or Lambton Centre at 519-786-5663


Garage/Bake Sale

Selection of treasures, cakes, cookies, pies and more at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Indoor/outdoor browsing, rain or shine. Hot dogs, pop, coffee and muffins on sale. Accessible building. For more, visit


Yard Sale

Yard sale hosted by Bluewater Health Children’s Auxiliary. 610 Highbury Park, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. All proceeds to the Maternal/Infant/Child Unit of Bluewater Health. For more, contact Anne at 519-344-9426


Music & Worship

An evening of worship with songwriter, violinist, and worship leader Ruth Fazal at 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Church (1273 Exmouth St.) Free will offering. Contact or 519-491-5384


Sunday, June 9


The Lambton Outdoor Club is riding from Sarnia to Forest. For more, visit


Monday, June 10



Wellings of Corunna offering euchre every second and fourth Monday of the month. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 180 Bunker St. in Corunna. Cost $2. For more information, call the concierge at 226-778-0539



The Lambton Outdoor Club is paddling in the Sarnia Bay. For more, visit


Tuesday, June 11



Nicole Aszalos will discuss the Lambton Archives: What Can We Learn, at a meeting of the Lambton Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society. LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, contact [email protected] or visit


Diabetes Nutrition

Twin Bridges NPLC offering two-week series with a Registered Dietitian to help you and/or a loved one navigate the dietary changes required to live well with diabetes. 153 Christina St. S., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at


Wednesday, June 12


OLL Open House

Organization for Literacy in Lambton celebrating 30 years in the community with an open house. 180 College Ave. N., room #103, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Includes door prizes, quilt raffle and refreshments. For more, call 519-332-4876

Slow Spokes

The Lambton Outdoor Club “Slow Spokes” is riding in London along the Thames River. For more, visit

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free cooking class “Cooking For Your Bones.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Green Drinks

An informal gathering featuring Kyle Williams of Aamjiwnaang First Nation and Shawn McKnight of Return the Landscape leading a discussion on Aamjiwnaang Native Plant Sale and Book Launch. Maajiigin Gumig, 1972 Virgil Ave, doors open 7 p.m. Free. For more, contact [email protected]

Day Hospice

St Joseph’s Hospice offers a Day Hospice for anyone with a life-limiting illness. Relaxation, entertainment, lunch and supportive sharing. Second and fourth Wednesday monthly. Assessment required prior to attendance. Free. For more, contact Lisa Adams at 519-337-0537 ext. 126 or [email protected]


Thursday, June 13


Seniors Expo

100 vendors, free admission, coffee and treats. Sarnia Arena, 134 Brock St. S., 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Shuttle available 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Starlight Casino, Clearwater Arena and Canadian Tire. For more, visit or contact 519-330-0330 ext. 3348 or [email protected]


Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering free cooking class “Cooking For Your Bones.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949


Father’s Day

St. Joseph’s Hospice Caring Hearts Children’s Program offering a Father’s Day special event for children who have experienced the death of a father, grandfather or other father figure. Assessment required prior to attendance. 475 Christina St. N., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free. To schedule contact Orley Culverhouse at 519-337-0537, ext. 114 or [email protected]


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