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What's Happening, week of April 16

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public interest, 60 words or less, and received at least two weeks prior to the event.
Whats Happening

What’s Happening events must be open to the public, of general public 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 [email protected].

Wednesday, April 15

Plant Propagation

Jenn Plaus will offer tips on plant propagation at a meeting of the Sarnia Horticultural Society at DeGroot’s Nurseries Green Room, 1840 London Line., 7 p.m. Free admission, all welcome. For more, call Barb at 519-332-5837

Memory and Aging

Free five-week program to help improve memory offered by the Rapids Family Health Team, 1150 Pontiac Dr., For more, call 519-813-9800

Meat Loaf Dinner

At Canon Davis Memorial Church, 380 Russell St. N. at 5:00 p.m. Cost $15.00, children $6. For more, call 519-344-9531

Spring Blossom Tea

Participants invited to wear flowered outfit or a corsage. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd., South. 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $6. For more, call 519-344-1781

Thursday, April 16

Open House & Info Night

The Sarnia-Lambton Chapter of Cystic Fibrosis Canada hosting an Open House at the Goodwill Centre Community Room 1121 Wellington St., 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Presentations, volunteer info, snacks and refreshments. All welcome. For more, contact [email protected].

Spring Is Coming

The Lambton Concert Band presents a program of spring music, together with a new jazz ensemble from within the band. Sarnia Library Theatre, 124 Christina St. S. 7:30 p.m., Tickets $12, children and students $6. Email [email protected]

Friday, April 17

Rummage/Garage Sale

Two-day event at Central United Church featuring gently-used clothing, household items, small appliances, furniture, books, jewelry, toys, etc. 220 George St., Friday, noon to 2 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.  For more, call Nancy at 519-869-2017

Potters’ Guild Sale

A large selection of wheel-thrown and hand-built pottery available at the two-day Sarnia Lambton Potters' Guild spring sale. Degroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. For more email [email protected]

Home Show

The three-day Sarnia Home Show returns to the Clearwater Arena with experts and suppliers of windows, appliances, building products, pain, flooring, decks, etc. 1400 Wellington St., Friday, 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more, call 519-542-5516

Live Theatre

Opening of Theatre Sarnia’s production of The Dixie Swim Club at the Imperial Theatre., 7:30 p.m. April 17-18 and April 22-25, with a 2 p.m. matinee on April 19. For tickets, call 519-344-7469 or

Saturday, April 18

Women’s Day Out

At Courtright United Church, ‘Movin' with the Spirit’ featuring guest Catherine Maine, a sacred circle dance teacher. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Healthy refreshments. Tickets $12. For more, call Deb at 519-892-3767 or Jill at 519-491-5510

Inspirational Music

St. Giles Presbyterian Choir hosts an evening of inspirational music led by the church choir with six special guests. 770 Lakeshore Rd. Freewill offering. For more, call 519-542-2253

Record Store Day

Live music from the Borderlite Trio and Erika and Sara, giveaways, draws and limited edition releases mark the the annual international celebration of the arts. At Cheeky Monkey, 130 Christina St. N., 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more, call Mary Anne at 519-332-0978

Sunday, April 19

Craft Morning

The Optimist Club of Moore and Lambton County Junior Optimists will host a free craft morning for kids ages 5 to 13 at the Courtright Community Hall, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Snacks will be provided. To register, or for more info, call 519-862-2700.

Choir Music

The Cathedral Choir of St. Paul’s in London will lead evensong at St. John in the Wilderness Church, 2896 Old Lakeshore Rd. in Bright’s Grove. Free will offering. Lasagna dinner to follow - $10. For more, or advance dinner tickets call 519-869-2403

Turkey Dinner

At Grace United Church, a fundraising turkey dinner with all the trimmings, dessert and beverages in support of a hot meal program at Lansdowne Public School. 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets, $15 adults, $6 children 6-10, and five and under free, available at church office, or call 519-542-1203

Trail Cleanup

Join the annual cleanup of the Howard Watson Nature Trail. Meet at Modeland & Cathcart at 9:00 a.m. and wear long pants, long sleeves and gloves. Garbage bags provided. For more, call 519-542-6273

Tuesday, April 21

Ethical Investing

Michael Kooy of Dominion Securities leads a workshop on ethical investing at the Sarnia First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. at 6:30 p.m. To reserve a space call 519- 336-8808

Memory Loss

Nurse Practitioner Cheryl DeGroot leads a workshop on dementia and memory loss, including causes, treatment and prevention. Sarnia First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St. at 6:30 p.m. To reserve a space call 519- 336-8808

Wednesday, April 22

End of Life Planning

Planning workshop organized by the Unitarian Fellowship, Strangway Centre and Dying with Dignity, at which participants will learn about healthcare patient rights and how to create a personalized “advance care plan.” 260 East St., N. 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. $10 cost for materials, refreshments. Space limited. To register, call 519-332-0656 or [email protected]

Earth Day Walk

Join two naturalists and learn about the Carolinian ecosystem during a one-hour walk on the Nature Trail. Starting 6 p.m. on the south side of London Road, near Harvey’s. Bring gloves and a garbage bag and help clean up the trail. For more, call Peter at 519-869-4682

Thursday, April 23 

Chili Luncheon

Fundraiser in support of cancer research, at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Cost $6. Take-out available for $5, but no seconds on take-out. Call 519-862-1240 to place order or reserve a table

Luncheon Bridge

Paterson Memorial Church hosting a luncheon bridge to raise funds for church work. 120 Russell St. South, 12:30 p.m. Cost, $32 a table. For tickets, call church office at 519-344-6422

Pain Management

A free, six-week chronic pain management program begins at the West Lambton Community Health Centre, 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. To register call 519-344-3017, ext. 237

Friday, April 24

Rummage Sale

At Dunlop United Church gym, a two-day rummage sale featuring household treasures, gently used clothing and more. All welcome. Enter off Hall Street lot. Friday 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. For more, call Sheila at 519-541-0449

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