What’s happening: week of Oct. 22

What’s happening events must be open to the public or virtual, 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 info@thesarniajournal.ca

With pandemic cancellations common, we recommend you verify before attending any community event.

 

 

THURSDAY, OCT. 22

 

Pasta Fest

Past Fest at the Dante Club’s, in support of Sarnia Community Foundation. $15 penne and meatballs, $20 eggplant parmigiana, or $30 prime rib. Deadline to order Oct. 20. Curbside pickup slots accommodated first come – first serve. 1330 London Rd., 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. To order, call 519-542-9311

 

Pulmonary Rehab

Manage lung disease, at West and North Lambton Community Health Centre’s Pulmonary Rehab. Virtual maintenance for existing clients, Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Virtual 8-week program for new clients, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 460 Christina St. N., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 519-491-2123, ext. 227

 

FRIDAY, OCT. 23

 

Drive-In Concerts

 

Big Wreck and the Reklaws headline the two-day “Rocking the Runway” live drive-in concerts, at Sarnia Chris Hadfield Airport. Tickets $35 to $45, at www.ticketscene.ca. Kinsmen Club selling drive-in style food and drink to support local food banks. Donation bins at entrance for non-perishable food. For more, visit www.rockingtherunway.ca

 

Caregiver Support

St. Joseph’s Hospice offering monthly virtual and in-person Caregiver Support Groups for those caring for a loved one with a life-limiting illness.  Intake assessment required. For more and to register, contact Lisa at 519-337-0537, ext. 126, or email ladams@sjhospice.ca. All services offered free to local community.

 

Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding Shibashi classes, Fridays at the Canatara Park Picnic Pavilion, 10 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. Register at first class or online. For more, call 519-344-3017

 

Virtual Shibashi

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding virtual Shibashi classes on Fridays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link

 

MONDAY, OCT. 26

 

Grief Seminar

A “Loss of Spouse” seminar for those who have lost a spouse to death or know someone who has. A free, in-person event at Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. Call 519-542-1427

 

Low Impact Exercise

Exercise classes Mondays at Centennial Park flag court, London Road and Front Street. 10 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs

 

Meditation

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding a virtual meditation program. Mondays, 11 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link.

 

TUESDAY, OCT. 27

 

Oktoberfest Dinner

Last day to order for Rotary Club’s Oktoberfest Dinner. Includes pretzel buns, pork schnitzel & bratwurst, peach kuchen, and more. Pick up on Oct. 30, Sarnia Golf and Curling Club, 500 Errol Rd. W., 11:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m. Single order $44, two orders $60, includes $25 charitable tax receipt. To order, and for more, visit www.rotarysarniabwl.org

 

Business Webinar

Sarnia Express Employment Professionals in partnership with Sarnia and Age-Friendly Sarnia-Lambton offering “Faces of Change: Understanding and Managing Generations in the Workplace,” a free webinar for the Sarnia-Lambton business community. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. To register, visit www.expresspros.com/sarniaon or call 519-336-7962

 

SATURDAY, OCT. 31

 

Studio Art Show

Local artist J. Allison Robichaud holding a two-day open studio art show featuring oils, landscapes, floral and still life works. Saturday, Oct. 31 and Sunday, Nov. 1, 705 Michigan Ave., 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Full COVID protocols in place. Cash or cheque payment. For more, visit www.jallisonrobichaud.com or call 519-344-9071

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 3

 

Lasagna Dinner

Last day to order for St. Paul’s United Church’s homemade lasagna dinner. Meal includes lasagna, salad, bun, and homemade cookies. $15 each. Pick up Nov. 6, 360 Devine St., 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. E-transfer during order or have proper change in see-through bag. To order, call 519-384-1024

 

TUESDAY, NOV. 10

 

Rotary Club of Sarnia holding its 37th annual Rotary Auction, from Nov. 10 to Nov. 15, at www.sarniarotaryauction.com Funds raised support various children and youth initiatives in the community. For more information, or to make donations, visit www.rotarysarnia.com

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 11

 

Sarnia Legion is NOT hosting the annual Remembrance Day parade and cenotaph service in Veterans Park, to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Poppies will be available throughout the city, with proceeds supporting veterans in need

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 12

 

Genealogy

Ken McKinlay presents “Second World War: Researching the Canadian Fallen,” at a Lambton County Genealogical Society webinar. 7 p.m. To register, visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca or email lambton@ogs.on.ca

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18

 

Glass Half Full

West Lambton Community Health Centre holding a virtual “Glass Half Full” event to learn strategies for living a life of optimism. 1:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 235 or email ktieman@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link

 

 

TUESDAY, DEC. 8

 

Genealogy

Lesley Anderson speaks about Pre-Confederation and Military Records at a Lambton County Genealogical Society webinar. 7 p.m. To register, visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca or email lambton@ogs.on.ca.