What’s happening: week of Oct. 29

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. 29

 

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.

 

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

 

Hazardous Waste

Lambton County and Clean Harbours offer residents a chance to safely dispose of household hazardous wastes at no cost. At Clean Harbours, 4090 Telfer Rd., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Package materials in disposable containers, place in trunk, and remain in your vehicle. For more, visit www.lambtononline.ca or call 519-845-0801

 

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

 

Rayjon Connection

A special online presentation to hear directly from leaders who are creating real and positive change in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, and how residents can help support them. To register for the free Rayjon President’s Zoom Connection, visit the website at www.rayjon.org, or call 519-381-5929.

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 5

 

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, NOV. 6

 

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, NOV. 9

 

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, 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

Gallery Opening

Gallery in the Grove’s presents “Gifts of the Season,” local, handmade jewelry, ornaments, woodworking, resin art, and more. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., Thursdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runs till Dec. 12. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or the Gallery’s Facebook page, or call 519-869-4643

 

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 14

 

Culture and Cruisine

Rayjon Share Care hosts the second of three “Culture & Cuisine” events featuring authentic take-out food from Dolly’s Jerk Joint, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and virtual Caribbean culture tour with special guest speaker Mary McLaughlin at 8 p.m. Tickets, $50 and are on sale now at rayjon.org/culture-cuisine/  Proceeds support  education, health and the empowerment of women in Haiti & the Dominican Republic.

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

 

THURSDAY, NOV. 26

 

Rayjon AGM

Annual general meeting of Rayjon Share Care of Sarnia, Inc. to be held only at 6:30 p.m.​ via Zoom. Visit www.rayjon.org to access the AGM package and instructions on how to join the virtual meeting

 

Gallery Show

Gallery in the Grove’s presents “Gifts of the Season,” local, handmade jewelry, ornaments, woodworking, resin art, and more. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., Thursdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runs till Dec. 12. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or the Gallery’s Facebook page, or call 519-869-4643

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, DEC. 10

 

Gallery Show

Gallery in the Grove’s presents “Gifts of the Season,” local, handmade jewelry, ornaments, woodworking, resin art, and more. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., Thursdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Runs till Dec. 12. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com or the Gallery’s Facebook page, or call 519-869-4643