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Thursday, Sept. 28

 

MADD Candlelight Vigil

Candles will be provided for a short walk in Centennial Park to remember victims of impaired driving and dedicate a memorial bench. MADD’s national president Patricia Hynes-Coates to give presentation. 7 p.m., Centennial waterfront boardwalk, just north of London Road. For more, call 519-339-9962

 

Senior Health Care

Community Legal Assistance and Navigating Senior Care Lambton hosts a public meeting to hear from impacted seniors residents and answer questions. St. Clair Corporate Centre, 265 Front St. N. Presentations 9 a.m. to 12 noon,, Q&A from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For a time slot, call 519-542-1895. For more, call 332-4575 or 519-542-1895

 

Parkinson’s Support

A potluck supper will be held in the east meeting room of Clearwater Arena for people living with Parkinson’s and their care givers. If able to, bring a salad or dessert. 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more, call 519-337-5330

 

Lambton at War

Alec Moore will speak about the the Great War’s impact on Lambton County, from the frontlines with the 70th and 149th battalions, to the tireless efforts on the homefront. Free, give what you can. Limited space. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Young Professionals

Mix, mingle and learn about money topics at a Sarnia Young Professionals Connects’ talk on ‘10 Money Musts for Young Professionals.’ Free, open to all young professionals ages 19-39. Ups N’ Downs private room, 226 Front St. N., 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., talk at 5:20 p.m. Appetizers provided. For more, visit the Young Professionals Connects Facebook page.

 

Friday, Sept. 29

 

Election ballots

A citizen meeting organized to discuss Sarnia’s decision to eliminate paper ballots in the next muncipal election. Clearwater Arena, 1400 Wellington St., ground floom meeting room at 2 p.m. For more, contact Margaret at 519-869-8687.

 

Saturday, Sept. 30

 

Health and Wellness Fair

Body Balance Health & Physiotherapy Inc. hosts a free Health and Wellness Fair to promote healthy living in the community. 1315 Michigan Ave., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. All ages welcome. For more, call 519-541-9899

 

Gallery Tour

Free guided tour of the gallery’s current exhibition, Witness – Canadian Art of the First World War and Lambton At War. Includes music, poetry and storytelling. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 1:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Free, give what you can. Must register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Family Fun Day

Bethel Church holds a Family Fun Day including live entertainment, inflatables, carnival games, pony rides, sports zones, BBQ and princess show. Free, all welcome. 1565 London Line, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-542-7731

 

Sunday, Oct. 1

 

BBQ Turkey Dinner

BBQ Turkey Dinner including coffee, tea, and homemade pies at Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tickets $18 adults, $6 children six to 10, free children under 5. Limited tickets possibly at door. Takeout available. For tickets, call 519-899-4720 or 519-869-4727. For more, visit www.camlachieunited.ca

 

Family Sunday

Make a “body twirler” at the Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery’s Family Sunday. 147 Lochiel St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Free, suggested $5 donation. Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more, call 519-336-8127

 

Charity Fashion Show

The Harbour Bay Clothing & Gifts Charity Fall Fashion Show held at The Gateway Room, 265 Front St. N., 2 p.m. Tickets, $30, available at Harbour Bay Clothing & Gifts. Proceeds to Organization for Literacy in Lambton. For more, call 519-344-4442

 

Monday, Oct. 2

 

Reading to Paws

Children share a story with a St. John’s Ambulance therapy dog. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-869-2351

 

Fiddlers

Sarnia-Lambton fiddlers are invited to get together each week to play Canadian old-time and Celtic fiddle tunes, rotating each week at local homes. Meetings are Mondays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. All ages and abilities welcome. For more, contact Ron at 519-542-8020, [email protected] or Gail, 519-869-2738, [email protected]

 

Meditation

Meditation classes to boost self-esteem, improve concentration and reduce stress. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St.. Mondays through October, 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays at 6 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

 

Cooking Buddies

 

Free children’s cooking classes with focus on recipes, learning to measure, kitchen safety, clean up and eating together. Programs in Sarnia and Corunna, ages 6-12. Limited space. For more information and to register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237.

 

Healthy Futures

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free workshop for parents called ‘Get an A+ on breakfast & self-esteem in youth.” 1150 Pontiac Dr., 6 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Tuesday, Oct. 3

 

Roast Beef Dinner

London Road West United Church holds its 36th annual Fall Feast at 2092 London Line. Sittings at 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Cost $15 adults, $5 children five to 12, free children under five. Takeout available. For tickets, call Susan Wilkins at 519-869-6281

 

Gluten-Free Cooking

Learn the basics of gluten-free cooking in Twin Bridges NPLC’s cooking class. Includes information, recipes, and food samples. 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Wednesday, Oct. 4

 

Jazz Concert

The Sarnia Concert Association presents the Ventus Machina woodwind quintet, performing a program spanning 100 years of jazz-inspired greats. Imperial Theatre, 168 Christina St., N. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 adults, $25 students. For more, call Marianne at 519-869-4024

 

Yoga for Adults

A mixed-level class, suitable for most, run by a certified instructor. Classes are offered by Twin Bridges NPLC and are free. On Wednesdays until Oct. 25, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St. Bring a yoga mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Mindfulness

A program giving a basic understanding of meditation and mindfulness techniques to improve wellness. Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC are are free. Wednesdays until Oct. 25, 12 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 109 Crawford Street, Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Genealogy

Staff from the Lambton County Archives will guide you through this three-part introductory genealogy workshop to help explore your family history. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Also on Oct. 11. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Board Games Night

Learn more about games such as Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, and Munchkin. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Drawing Workshop

Mike Charron leads a drawing class at the Sarnia Artists’ Workshop. Grace United Church, 990 Cathcart Blvd., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $5. For more, visit www.sarniaartistsworkshop.com or email [email protected]

 

Turkey Bingo

Corunna Legion holding a Thanksgiving Turkey Bingo. Includes 25 regular games, 4 cards for $20, and a special game, $2/strip. 350 Albert St., doors open at 6 p.m., play at 7 p.m. Food available. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Thursday, Oct. 5

 

Community Lunch

Community “Brown Bag” Lunch in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd at Dante Club, 1330 London Rd., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. $10 brown bag includes a sandwich, fruit and veggies, and a beverage. Pick up or eat in. To pre-order, visit www.theinnsarnia.ca/tickets. For more, call Dana at 519-344-1746, ext. 303

 

Art & Ideas Talk

Dr. Jonathan Vance will speak about fear and panic in human history, explore why we tend to panic in some situations and explain how irrational behaviour is manipulated by the unscrupulous. Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, 147 Lochiel St., 7 p.m. Cost $20. Limited space. Must register by calling 519-336-8127

 

Friday, Oct. 6

 

Live Music

Missy Burgess & Sue Webber will perform at Cheeky Monkey as part of the First Friday cultural walkabout. 130 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-332-0978 or visit www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar. 1150 Pontiac Dr., and 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Saturday, Oct. 7

 

Tech with Treena

A program for ages eight and up focusing on the current Makerspace equipment at Mallroad Library. 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Also on Oct. 21. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor club hosting a ride to the Brigden Fair by Moore Line. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10

 

Genealogy

Alan Campbell discusses strategies for finding genealogical information at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

 

Bridges to Change

Twin Bridges NPLC program designed to help learn the “why” of problematic eating behaviours and how to create a healthier relationship with food. Free. Tuesdays until Oct. 31. 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Concussion Info

Dr. Jane Pilkey to discuss the signs and symptoms of concussions as well as what to do to prevent further injury. Hosted by Twin Bridges NPLC. Free. 109 Crawford St., 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Genealogy

Alan Campbell will discuss strategies for finding genealogical information at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

 

LittleBits

Learn circuit building with colour-coded building blocks and magnets using Mobile Makerspace equipment. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-3291

 

Christmas Chorus

Join the Sarnia Bluewater Chordsmen Community Christmas Chorus. No ability to read music or membership required, no auditions. All Saints’ Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St N., 7 p.m. Practices continue Tuesdays throughout October and November. Performances from Nov. 30 to Christmas. For more, call David at 519-339-9927

 

Thursday, Oct. 12

 

Strangway Showcase

An optional potluck starts at 6 p.m., followed by talent and entertainment at 7 p.m. Cost $5 members, $6 for non-members. Strangway Centre is still looking for local talent to perform. Sign up at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., or call 519-332-0656

 

Diabetes Self-Management

West Lambton Community Health Centre offers “Are We There Yet?” – A Journey of Diabetes Self-Management. Free 4-week series to help better understand type 2 diabetes and learn about nutrition. 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Limited enrollment. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Anger Management

Identify anger triggers and patterns, and practice positive and effective anger management skills. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 8-week series, ends Nov. 30. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

 

Diabetes Management

West Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Are We There Yet?” – A Journey of Diabetes Self-Management. Led by diabetes dietitian and nurse. 429 Exmouth St., 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 4-week series ends Nov. 2. Free. Limited enrollment. To register, call 519-344-3017 ext. 259

 

Friday, Oct. 13

 

Live Music Cafe

Evan and John will be the musical guests when the Sisters of Soul host at Foursquare Church, 207 Talfourd St., 7:30 p.m. Donations welcomed. For more, contact Fran at [email protected]

 

Rummage Sale

At Central United Church, two-day sale featuring gently used fall and winter clothing, dishes, household items, small appliances and furniture, books, jewellery, toys, tools, sporting goods, plants, and containers. 220 George St., 2 p.m. Also on Oct. 14, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Rock & Fossil Club

Fred McPherson will speak about metal detecting at a Sarnia Rock & Fossil Club meeting. Twin Lakes Terrace, 1310 Murphy Rd., 7:30 p.m. For more, call Mary at 519-869-2003 or email Ivan at [email protected]

 

Saturday, Oct. 14

 

Bazaar

Bluewater Country’s Annual Bazaar includes bake table, white elephant table, raffles and prizes. All welcome. Indoor, rain or shine. 5700 Blackwell Sideroad, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-542-7800

 

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest dinner including live DJ, line dancing, cash bar, door prizes, gift basket raffle, and 50-50 draw. Our Lady of Mercy, 390 Christina St. N., 7 p.m. Tickets $25 or $225 for table of 10. Proceeds to Knights of Columbus. Tickets available at Sarnia Roman Catholic parish offices, or 519-542-7528

 

Seniors’ Fair

The Southwestern French Seniors’ Fair will be held at the French Cultural Community Centre in Sarnia, 901 Rapids Parkway. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration required at [email protected] or [email protected]  For more, call 519-541-0207

 

Hiking

The Lambton Outdoor club hosts a hike along the Howard Watson Trail from Modeland to Waterworks and return. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Sunday, Oct. 15

 

World Hunger Talk

Helen Keenliside, a volunteer with Canadian Foodgrains, shares her experiences in Nicaragua as a part of a food security learning tour and speaks about the work the Canadian Foodgrains does to decrease hunger worldwide. Central United Church, 220 George St., 10:30 p.m. All welcome. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Benefit Concert

A benefit concert for Harry Olsen at The Station Music Hall with all proceeds to the local musician. Band lineup includes Brad and Brenda, Good Question, Jabrito, Rockridje and The Barn Burners. 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. 505 Campbell St., Tickets, $10, available at Pickers Alley, Cheeky Monkey and the door. For more, call Lyle at 519-908-9513

 

Cycling

The Lambton Outdoor club hosts a ride along Lasalle Line to Petrolia for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, Oct. 16

 

Gentle Yoga

A program incorporating basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Classes are offered by Twin Bridges NPLC and are free. Mondays till Nov. 6, 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker Street. Bring a yoga mat

Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Die-Cutter Workshop

For ages 10+. Get certified to use the Makerspace Silhouette Cameo die-cutter independently. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Memoir Writing

A 6-week class to get you started in memoir writing. Discuss the process of writing and end the course with options for publication. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For all ages. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

3D Printer Workshop

For ages 10+. Get certified to use the Makerspace 3D printer independently. Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-899-2202

 

Chair Yoga

A program offering gentle yoga sequence using chairs. Classes are offered by Twin Bridges NPLC and are free.  Mondays till Nov. 6 @ 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker Street. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

StrollerFit

Gentle bootcamp-style fitness for moms and babies. Sessions combine cardiovascular, flexibility and strength exercises. Suitable for most abilities. Offered by Twin Bridges NPLC. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Mondays until Nov. 6. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Tuesday, Oct. 17

 

Making Baby Food

Learn how to make your own baby food. West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 231

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class, “Cooking For One”. 437 Colborne Dr. Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

 

Paint it Forward

Paint a Halloween pumpkin with Cat Cabajar. Portion of each $45 ticket going to Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue to help reopen its doors. Republik Eatery & Lounge, 216 Front St. N., 6 p.m. Appetizers half price, $5 drink specials. Limited seats, must be reserved. Call Sandi at 519-330-0787 for cash payments

 

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class, “Cooking For one”. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 1:30 p.m. Also on Thursday, Oct. 19 at 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Healthy Eating

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free 4-week healthy eating and lifestyle change group called Healthy Eating and You. 1150 Pontiac Dr., 9 a.m. and 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 5:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Gardening Presentation

Paul Zammit, a lecturer, photographer, designer, and Director of Horticulture at Toronto Botanical Gardens, will speak about planning & planting for visual interest in all 4 seasons. Hosted by Sarnia Horticultural Society. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. Free, everyone welcome. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

 

Necomimi and Mindwave

See how headsets use brainwaves to do neat things. Mobile Makerspace equipment. Bright’s Grove Library, 2618 Hamilton Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more, call 519-869-2351

 

Thursday, Oct. 19

 

Teen Advisory Group

Teens age 12 to 18 can earn community involvement hours, build leadership skills, enjoy snacks and meet new people at Sarnia Library’s TAG, where members have a say in activities and services. 124 Christina St. S., 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-337-3291

 

Saturday, Oct. 21

 

Winter Bonanza Sale

Baby to teen fall & winter bonanza sale at Sarnia Christian School, 1273 Exmouth St., 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Items for sale include clothing, footwear, games, DVDs, toys, bedding, furniture, and more. Fundraiser for Neighbourlink Sarnia-Lambton. For more, call Cindy Coates at 519-344-3283

 

Rummage Sale

Bluewater Hall, 2505 London Line, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Raffle tickets sold, $5 for 10. Baked good donations will be accepted for the bake table. All proceeds from the raffle and bake table go to Cat Chance and Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue. Monetary donations accepted at door. For more, call Chassiti at 519-330-7187

 

Ballroom Dance

Sarnia Legion, 286 Front St. N., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sarnia Ballroom Dancing Club, $30 for non-members. All welcome. For more, visit club website.

 

Pickerel Fry

Pickerel Fish Fry & Dance at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St. Dinner from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., dance from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. Entertainment by Full Disclosure. Advance tickets only, $20, available at Corunna Legion. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-124

 

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a hike in the L.C. Henderson Conservation Authority. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Sunday, Oct. 22

 

Paddling

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a paddle in the Sydenham River near Wilkesport. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Monday, Oct. 23

 

S.T.E.A.M. Club

For adults. Explore the world of advanced technologies like robotics, electronics and computers, as well as the world of science fiction, fantasy, horror and anime. Monthly technology demonstration, along with chat and anime. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Wednesday, Oct. 25

 

Fellowship of the Least Coin

Annual service to express solidatiry with suffering humanity and people of every nation, at St. Bartholomew’s Chruch, 718 Cathcart Blvd. Registration 11:30 a.m., potluck lunch at noon, followed by service and speaker. For more, contact Freda at

[email protected]

 

Thursday, Oct. 26

 

Cycling

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a ride from the Pinery to Grand Bend for lunch. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Friday, Oct. 27

 

Hot Soup/Cool Jazz

Sarnia Community Foundation presents “Hot Soup/Cool Jazz”, a relaxing, casual evening of soup and jazz. Sarnia Riding Club, 980 Riding Club Ln., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Entertainment by The Fat Catz. Cash bar. Tickets $25, available by calling 519-332-2588

 

Weight Loss Support

Join West Lambton Community Health Centre’s registered dietitian and peers in a monthly “Waist Away Support Group.” Share successes and struggles and learn to live a healthy life. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

 

Saturday, Oct. 28

 

Zombiefest

A multimedia festival of pop culture with movies, games and panel discussions from HadouCon combined with ZomieFest. Featuring a Zombie Walk at 2 p.m. Makerspace activities available as well. Sarnia Library, 124 Christina St. S., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291


Monday, Oct. 30

 

Lambton Wildlife

Local wildlife photographer Dave Bourne provides glimpse into the world of North American owls. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave.Refreshments and social gathering at 7 p.m., followed by the information at 7:30 p.m. Free, everyone welcome. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

Cubelets and MOSS

Snap magnetic blocks together to create robots that move, light up, and connect to tablets using Bluetooth. Mobile Makerspace equipment. Mallroad Library, 1362 Lambton Mall Rd., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-542-2580

 

Free Movie

Sarnia Library screens “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” 124 Christina St., 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. For more, call 519-337-3291

 

Necomimi and Mindwave

See how headsets use brainwaves to do neat things. Mobile Makerspace equipment. Camlachie Library, 6745 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-899-2202

 

Halloween Jam Session

Listen to music or jam along at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 2 p.m. Prizes for Best Halloween costume. Food available. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Hiking

Lambton Outdoor club hosting a hike at the Lambton County Heritage Trail followed by lunch. Some steep dunes on this trail. For more, visit www.lambtonoutdoorclub.org

 

Sunday, Oct. 29

 

Cribbage

Harold & Florence Johnson Memorial mixed cribbage tournament at Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., registration at 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m, play at 1 p.m. $10 per person, returned as prizes. All welcome, wheelchair accessible. Food available. For more, call 519-862-1240

 

Tuesday, Oct. 31

 

Die-Cutter Workshop

For ages 10+. Get certified to use the Makerspace Silhouette Cameo die-cutter independently. Point Edward Library, 220 Michigan Ave., 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-336-3291

 

Makerspace

Instructional workshops for ages 10 to adult available on laser cutter, sewing machine, 3D printer, silhouette die-cutter, book binder and button maker. Valid library card required. Programs for children also available. For program and workshop information visit www.lclibrary.ca email [email protected] or call 519-337-

3291

 

Wednesday, Nov. 1

 

Mindfulness

A program giving a basic understanding of meditation and mindfulness techniques to improve wellness. Classes offered by Twin Bridges NPLC are are free. Wednesdays until Nov. 29, 12 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 109 Crawford Street, Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Yoga for Adults

A mixed-level class, suitable for most, run by a certified instructor. Classes are offered by Twin Bridges NPLC and are free. On Wednesdays until Nov. 29, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St. Bring a yoga mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Thursday, Nov. 2

 

Balance & Bone Health

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free 4-week education and exercise program to improve balance and bone health. 152 Parker St., 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Friday, Nov. 3

 

Beginning Experience

Non-profit organization Beginning Experience holding a weekend retreat for people coping with grief from loss of a relationship due to separation, divorce, or widowhood, Nov. 3-5. For more, call 519-337-1205 or visit www.sarniabeginningexperience.org

 

Stress Management

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free stress management seminar. 1150 Pontiac Dr., and 233 Cameron St., Corunna, 9:30 a.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

 

Saturday, Nov. 4

 

Bazaar

Central United Church’s Christmas in the Heart of the City Bazaar & Craft Sale showcases 50-plus local vendors. Includes hot lunch cafe with chili, hot dogs, walking tacos, and baked goods. 220 George St., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $2. For more, call 519-344-4561

 

Saturday, Nov. 5

 

Bazaar

Items for sale include baking, deli, knitting, sewing, attic treasures, “bits and pieces,” books, jewellery, and more. Free admission. Tea room $2. All Saints’ Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-344-5167

 

Tuesday, Nov. 7

 

Managing Anxiety

Twin Bridges NPLC offers a program to help change your thoughts, behaviours and overall relationship with anxiety. Free. Tuesdays until Nov. 28. 109 Crawford St., 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

 

Tuesday, Nov. 14

 

Genealogy

Historians and Journal contributors Tom Slater and Randy Evans will discuss the Battle of Vimy Ridge at a meeting of the Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society, at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. 7:30 p.m. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

 

Thursday, Nov. 16

 

The Fidgets

The family-friendly local comedy troupe brings its “Mousetrap” show to the Imperial Theatre, in support of the Celebration of Lights. 168 Christina St. N., Showtime 7 p.m. Tickets, $26, available by calling 519-344-7469

 

Monday, Nov 20

 

Gentle Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free yoga class incorporates basic yoga poses and meditation to reduce stress. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 1. Bring your own mat. Register at www.tbnplc.com or call 226-776-9030

 

Chair Yoga

Twin Bridges NPLC’s free class is a gentle yoga sequence using chairs. Lighthouse Community Church, 152 Parker St., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mondays until Dec. 11. Register at www.tbnplc.com or 226-776-9030

 

Saturday, Nov. 25

 

Soup and Dance

St. Thomas Catholic Parish hosting an evening of Latin dance lessons and tasty soup. At St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, 895 Champlain Rd., 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cash bar. $20 per person. Proceeds to St. Thomas Aquinas Refugee Program and St. Joseph Shelter in Bukavu. For more, call 519-312-2025

 

Animal Homes

Join Lambton Wildlife Inc.’s Young Naturalists and Junior Conservationist clubs in building bee, bird, bat and squirrel houses. Ages 6-16. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 100 Christina St. N. Registration Required. Limited numbers. For more, contact Mike at [email protected] or www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

 

Monday, Nov. 27

 

Lambton Wildlife

Biologist Erin Carroll speaks about wartybacks, heelsplitters, pigtoes, softshells, madtoms, and redhorses – some of the unique mussels, turtles and fish inhabiting the Sydenham river. YMCA Careers and Learning Centre, 660 Oakdale Ave. Refreshments and social gathering at 7 p.m., followed by the information at 7:30 p.m. Free, all welcome. For more, visit www.lambtonwildlife.com

 

Tuesday, Dec. 12

 

Genealogy

Lambton County Branch of Ontario Genealogical Society holds a Christmas meeting at the LDS Church, 1400 Murphy Rd. Free & open to public. For more, call 519-383-0468 or email [email protected]

 

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