What’s happening: week of Nov. 14

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Thursday, Nov. 14

 

Fruit Cake Sales

Kiwanis Claxton Fruit Cake sales at Shoppers Drug Mart Northgate location, 510 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 14 and Nov. 28. All proceeds to local youth projects. For more, contact Sheila at s.donald@cogeco.ca or 519-332-0073

 

Bazaar

Holly Berry Bazaar featuring bake table, knitted items, used jewelry, festive cookie plates, attic treasures, books, meat pies and more. Laurel Lea St. Matthew’s, 837 Exmouth St., 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tickets $2, including refreshments. For more, call 519-337-3529

 

Friday, Nov. 15

 

Scarf Day

Donated scarves will be available all day at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., for anyone who needs one. Hot chocolate served. Remaining scarves will be donated to the Inn of the Good Shepherd. For more, visit www.lawrencehouse.ca or call 519-337-0507

 

Live Music

Adam Miner plays at The Bay Waterfront Grill’s Live Music Fridays. 485 Harbour Rd., 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. No cover/ticket. For more, call 519-337-8466

 

Saturday, Nov. 16

 

Antique & Craft Sale

An antique, craft and bake sale at Trinity Anglican Church, 1194 Murphy Rd., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more or to book a table, call Joan Lake at 519-542-3559

 

Fitness Fundraiser

Goodlife Fitness hosting a one-day indoor fitness fundraise called Spin4Kids. Teams of 8 can do classes or lifting competitions. No experience necessary. All welcome. Starts 9 a.m., 710 Cathcart Blvd. Register at  Spin4Kids.com

 

Art Show & Sale

The Hidden Artists two-day Show and Sale featuring multi-media artist Monica Royal and nature artist Margaret Maheu. 30% of proceeds to Bluewater Health’s Withdrawal Management & Addiction Center. At theStory, 173 Christina St. N., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-479-0554

 

Christmas Bazaar

St. Michael Church annual Christmas Bazaar featuring tourtieres, baking, preserves, gift baskets, handmade quilts, crafts, sewing, used books, and jewelry. Raffle for quilts, decorated Christmas tree and more. Refreshments provided. 1920 Wildwood Dr., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, call Jo Kulik at 519-491-9604

 

Dancing

Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club hosts a Ballroom Dance at the Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. $30/couple for non-members. Free workshop/lesson from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. All welcome. For more, visit www.sarniaballroomdancingclub.ca

 

Miracle Dinner

At St. Paul’s United Church, featuring a turkey dinner with biscuits, salad, pies and silent auction. 5 p.m. appetizers and auction viewing, 6 p.m. supper. $15 adults, $8 children 6-8, Under 5 free. 360 Devine St. Proceeds support Adopt-a-Family program at Inn of the Good Shepherd. For more, call Kim at 519-332-1676.

 

The French Cultural Center Jolliet hosting a free, bilingual event to celebrate local athlete Carolyne Prévost. 901 the Rapids Pkwy., social 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., ceremony 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free snacks, cash bar. Opportunity to meet and take a photo with Carolyne. For more, contact centrejolliet@gmail.com or 519-332-3774

 

Voluntary Toll

Dozens of volunteers with MADD Sarnia-Lambton will be conducting voluntary tolls in parking lots across the community in support of the anti-impaired driving Project Red Ribbon campaign. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more, contact Carol at 519-339-9962

 

Elimination Draw

The Point Edward Optimists host their once-a-year Elimination Draw, with multiple cash prizes and the 200th and last ticket drawn winning $5,000. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Community Hall, 200 Monk St. Tickets, $100, available at Point Variety, Bottoms Up, Dan at 519-330-8115 and Andy at 519-542-1154.

 

Diwali Dinner

Hosted by the Sarnia Hindu Society, a Festival of Lights celebration dinner featuring East Indian vegetarian cuisine. Welcome 5:30 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., entertainment 7:15 p.m.. Northern Collegiate 940 Indian Rd., Tickets, $30, available by calling Uttam, 519-331-7191, and at the door.

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking the Lambton Heritage Forest. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Christmas Bazaar

Point Edward Service Club’s Christmas Bazaar featuring frozen meat pies, soups, mac & cheese, bake table, New to You table, free coffee and muffins, and more. 503 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. For more, call 519-337-9822

 

Sunday, Nov. 17

 

Concert

Eduard and Christine Klassen play a collection of Christian Music on the Paraguayan harp and keyboard at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 429 Indian Rd. N., 3 p.m. Free will offering. All welcome. For more, call 519-337-6615

 

Artist Talk

Artist Allison Robichaud will speak about his current exhibition and ‘en plein air’ painting at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free admission. For more, visit www.lawrencehouse.ca or call 519-337-0507

 

Concert

The Chris Molyneaux Jazz Trio perform a set of contemporary jazz standards and original songs. The Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. Tickets, $10, available at Lawrence House or www.lawrencehouse.ca/house-concerts. For more, call 519-337-0507

Film Screenings

cineSarnia presents two documentaries: Echo in the Canyon about the rise of the pop music scene in 1960s LA, and St. Louis Superman about activist, rapper and elected State official Bruce Franks Jr. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7:30 p.m. Also on Nov. 18. For more, visit www.cinesarnia.com or Twitter @cinesarnia

 

Monday, Nov. 18

 

Mini Medical School

Urologist Dr. Paul Martin will speak about Prostate Health at Bluewater Health’s “Mini Medical School,” a series of lectures to the public on health topics. In the Auditorium, Level 2, London Building at Bluewater Health, 89 Norman St., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To register, email medical_affairs@bluewaterhealth.ca

 

Operation Christmas Tree

Corunna’s Operation Christmas Tree holding local Christmas Hamper registration at St. Vincent De Paul, 385 Lyndoch St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. From Nov. 18 to 23 and Nov. 25 to 30. For more, visit www.operationchristmastree.ca

 

Ham Luncheon

At All Saints Anglican Chruch, Corunna, featuring ham, baked beans, scalloped potato and apple crisp. Hosted by Rebekah Assembly of Ontario, Lambton District #45. 178 Hill St., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets, $15. For more, call Dianne at 519-466-5564

 

Boosting Balance

A five-week program run by a Registered Occupational Therapist to improve balance and strength to avoid falls, maintain independence and educate on bone health. Cardiac Rehab, 460 Christina St. N., 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. For more, call 519-491-2123

 

Tuesday, Nov. 19

 

Instapot Cooking

Hands-on cooking program to share simple recipes, tips and tricks for Instapots. Twin Bridges NPLC, 153 Christina St. S. (Front St. entrance), 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club is doing an easy hiking event in Canatara Park. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Wednesday, Nov. 20

 

Trans Remembrance

Grace United Church holding a lasagna dinner and memorial for the Transgender Day of Remembrance. 990 Cathcart Blvd., dinner at 5 p.m., memorial at 7 p.m. RSVP to the dinner by Nov. 13 by calling 519-542-1203

 

History Discussion

The role of horses in the First World War will be discussed at a meeting of the Plympton-Wyoming Historical Society. 7 p.m., Plympton-Wyoming Museum, 6745 Camlachie Rd., Camlachie. For more, call Gord at 519-869-2357

 

Thursday, Nov. 21

 

PastaFest

Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue holding a PastaFest to support its winter patients. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. $15 per tickets, kids under 3 free. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available. For tickets, visit Marcotte Disposal, 519-339-9988 or visit the Facebook event

 

Operation Christmas Tree

Corunna’s Operation Christmas Tree hosts a Poor Boy Kick-Off Lunch at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more, visit www.operationchristmastree.ca

 

Friday, Nov. 22

 

Concert

Country/rock duo Brothers Wilde perform at the Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. Tickets. $10, available at the Lawrence House or www.lawrencehouse.ca/house-concerts. For more, call 519-337-0507

 

Live Music

Ben Ainsworth plays at The Bay Waterfront Grill’s Live Music Fridays. 485 Harbour Rd., 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. No cover/ticket. For more, call 519-337-8466

 

Saturday, Nov. 23

Celebration of Lights

Opening ceremonies for the 35th annual Celebration of Lights in Centennial Park, featuring fireworks, superheroes, face painting, Santa Claus and live music. Starts 4 p.m., fireworks at 6:45 p.m. Light on nightly until Jan. 1. For more, visit at www.celebrationoflights.com

Christmas Bazaar

Perogies and cabbage rolls, ready-to-serve trays of homemade Christmas Baking, and more at St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church, 1045 Rosedale Ave, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tea/coffee and individual baked goods available for purchase in Christmas Café. For more, call 519-542-9903

 

Bazaar

Annual Talk of the Town Bazaar featuring turkey pies, baking, knitting, hand-sewn items, jewellery, attic treasures, preserves, books and Café Corner. St. Bartholomew’s Church, 718 Cathcart Blvd., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-383-6933

 

Crafternoon Tea

At Our Lady of Mercy Church Hall, featuring woodworking, sewing, knitting, baking, Christmas crafts, spring rolls and door prizes. Lunch available for $7. Proceeds to Catholic Missions. Free admission, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. 390 Christina St. N. For more, call 519-332-5382

 

Bake Sale

Featuring baking, deli, turkey and meat pies, butter tarts and soup. Paterson Memorial Church, 120 Russell St. S., 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-6422

 

Christmas Bazaar

Wellings of Corunna holding a Christmas Bazaar with over 20 vendors, light refreshments, live piano music, and a kids corner. Bring children to meet Santa and enter for door prizes. 180 Bunker Ave., Corunna, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 226-778-0539 or visit www.wellingsofcorunna.com

 

Winter Fun Day

Noelle’s Gift ‘Winter Fun Day’ features craft tables, movies with popcorn, hot chocolate, juice, pizza, horse & wagon rides, and pictures with Santa at St. Matthew’s School, 720 Elm Ave., 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, contact Sue at 519-331-5681 for more info

 

Christmas Bazaar

Featuring frozen turkey pies, apple pies and crisps, tourtieres, knitting, jewelry, books, attic treasures, Christmas gift baskets and outdoor evergreen planters. Sacred Heart Church, 1465 Lecaron Ave., 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., For more, call 519-332-0635

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at Wawanosh Wetlands. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org