What’s Happening: week of Oct. 8

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. 8

 

Art Exhibition

Gallery in the Grove reopens with “Behind & Beyond the Mask,” AN exhibition by Michael Slotwinski. Running until Oct. 31. Karen Cullaton’s ink paintings and gourds in gift shop. 2618 Hamilton Park Rd., Thursdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. COVID-19 protocols in place. For more, visit www.galleryinthegrove.com.

 

Low Impact Exercise

Exercise classes Thursdays at Mooretown Sports Complex, 1166 Emily St., 10 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs.

 

Shibashi

Shibashi classes offered Thursdays at Mooretown Sports Complex, 1166 Emily St., 11 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs

 

Gallery Reopening

Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery has reopened. Timed ticket entry for two new exhibitions, “Ode to the Inside Out Questions” and “Group of Seven: Their Visions Revisited 100 Years Later.” 147 Lochiel St. Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. For tickets, visit www.jnaag.ca

 


 

FRIDAY, OCT. 9

 

Shibashi

Shibashi classes offered Fridays at the Canatara Park picnic pavilion, to the right of the bandshell, 10 a.m. Easy to learn, perfect for beginners. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs.

 

Opening Doors

West Lambton Community Health Centre presenting a healthy lifestyle program for individuals living with mental illness or seeking mental health support. For more, call 519-344-3017 ext. 277

 


 

TUESDAY, OCT. 13

 

Low Impact Exercise

Exercise classes Tuesdays at Canatara Park Pavilion to right of bandshell, 10 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs

 

Chair Exercise

Exercise classes Tuesdays at Canatara Park Pavilion to right of bandshell, 11 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. Register at first class or online at www.nlchc.com/services/wellness-programs

 

Pulmonary Rehab

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

 

Night Light

A virtual class to find hope and wellness while managing mental illness. 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Tuesdays until Nov. 24th. Facilitated by Glenn Etheridge and Joy Vascotto. To register, contact Glenn at 519-344-3017, ext 223.

 

Interview Skills

Career coach Chelsey Hart leads participants in free, interactive virtual sessions to help job seekers boost communication skills and promote confidence. Presented by Sarnia-Lambton Workforce Development Board. First session 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., second session 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Register on Eventbrite. For more, visit www.slwdb.org

 


 

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 14

 

Low Impact Exercise

Virtual exercise classes held Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link.

 

Sleep Happy

Practical tips and strategies for falling and staying asleep. Thhis is a virtual event, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register, contact Kandis at 519-786-4545, ext 235 or ktieman@nlchc.com.

 


 

THURSDAY, OCT. 15

 

Pastafest

A curbside Pastafest in support of Huron House Boys’ Home. Meals, $16, include salad, focaccia, and penne with meatballs. Dante Club, 1330 London Rd. Pick up during pre-selected 15-minute time slots, between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets and info, visit hhbh.ca/events or call 519-869-4000

 

Genealogy

The Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society holding a Zoom webinar at 7 p.m. Free & open to public. For Zoom link and more, contact lambton@ogs.on.ca or visit www.lambton.ogs.on.ca

 


 

MONDAY, OCT. 19

 

Low Impact Exercise

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

 

Chair Exercise

Virtual chair exercise classes Mondays, 1:30 p.m. All fitness levels and abilities welcome. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 237 or email adinell@nlchc.com to receive Zoom link.

 

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. 20

 

Culture & Cuisine

Rayjon hosting its first “Culture & Cuisine” event, featuring take-out food from Sitara Indian Cuisine, a virtual culture tour, and guest speaker Manjit Singh. Meal 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., online presentation at 8 p.m. Tickets $50. Proceeds used to educate and empower women in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For tickets, visit www.rayjon.org/culture-cuisine

 


 

THURSDAY, OCT. 22

 

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

 

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.

 


 

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