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What's happening: week of Dec. 12

What’s happening events must be open to the public, of general 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 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]

Thursday, Dec. 12

Guided Painting

Join Moses, an artist from the Kettle and Stony Point First Nations, for a day of guided painting. 429 Exmouth St., 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017. ext. 259

Cooking Class

Rapids Family Health Team offering a free cooking class “Healthy & Tasty Holiday Baking.” St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 261 Christina St. N., 1:30 p.m. Must pre-register by calling 519-339-8949

Caregiver Support

Parkinson’s Caregivers Support Group meets at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more, call 519-336-3286

MADD Fundraiser

MADD Sarnia-Lambton volunteers will be at the Lambton Mall, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. outside Cole’s bookstore. A portion of purchases made will support the organization. For more, contact 519-339-9962 or [email protected]

Christmas Cake

Sarnia Lions Club selling Christmas cakes with proceeds to support the blind. Available at the Southwest Regional Credit Union’s Sarnia and Corunna branches, Praill’s Greenhouse and from club members. For more, call Don at 519-332-5401 or [email protected]

Friday, Dec. 13

Christmas Concert

Missy Burgess and Jen Brace perform a personal selection of traditional and modern Christmas songs. The Lawrence House, 127 Christina St. S., Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. Tickets $10, available at the Lawrence House or For more, call 519-337-0507

Christmas Dinner

A family Christmas dinner and experience at St. Giles Presbyterian Church featuring stations that depict Bethlemen at the time of Jesus. 770 Lakeshore Rd., 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. RSVP by Facebook or email to [email protected]


Scott Woods performs “Old Time Country Christmas” with seasonal songs, family honour, trick fiddling, step-dancing and more. Camlachie United Church, 6784 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. Tickets $30 adults, $15 children. Light refreshments after the show. For tickets, call Terry at 519-869-4103 or church office 519-899-4720. For more, visit


The ISObar presents The Music of Bil Eldridge, with the ISO Strings. Special opening act from Great Lakes Secondary School. 143 Christina St. N., doors open 6 p.m., Great Lakes 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:30 p.m. All ages welcome. Tickets $20, available by contacting 519-337-7775 or [email protected]

Saturday, Dec. 14

Operation Christmas Tree

Corunna’s Operation Christmas Tree holds an OPP Drive Through Drop Off at 392 Lyndoch St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Accepting and sorting donations of food items for the local Christmas Hamper program. For more, visit

Poultry Show

The Sarnia Poultry & Pigeon Club hosting a Poultry Show featuring colourful varieties of chickens, ducks and geese. DeGroot’s Nurseries, 1840 London Line, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, visit the Facebook page or contact Gary at 519-336-5535 or [email protected]


The Lambton Outdoor Club is hiking at Westminster Ponds in London. For more, visit

Christmas in Corunna

Second annual Christmas in Corunna craft/bake & vendor sale at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Christmas raffle, vendor prizes, food and drinks. Proceeds to Operation Christmas Tree. Free admission. Donations of non-perishable food items appreciated. For more, contact Lorrie at 519-862-4396

Lakeshore Christmas

Lakeshore Community Church hosts A Starry Night, a free family event featuring wagon rides, cookie decorating, games, puppet show, crafts, a bonfire and live nativity. 2815 Old Lakeshore Rd. in Bright’s Grove, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more, call 519-869-8485


The Sarnia Roadrunners present 1, 3 and 5 km fun runs beginning at the start of Terry’s Loop in Canatara Park, 10 a.m. $5 or bring non-perishable items for food bank. All runners and walkers welcome. All encouraged to wear red, green and gold for the holidays. For more, contact [email protected]

Sunday, Dec. 15

Christmas Cantatas

Choirs from Corunna United, St. Joseph’s Corunna and Our Lady of Mercy Sarnia perform “I hear the Prophet Callin” at Corunna United Church, 198 Hill St., and again on Dec. 17 at St. Joseph’s Corunna, 346 Beresford St., 7:30 p.m. All welcome. Freewill offering. Refreshments following. For more, call Mary 519-862-1052

Christmas Concert

The Lambton Concert Band presents “Colours of Christmas” at the Sarnia Library Auditorium, 124 Christina St. S., 2:30 p.m. Family friendly. Tickets $12 adults, $6 students, children under 14 free. For more, visit

Christmas Concert

All welcome to attend Dunlop United Church’s Christmas Choir Concert. 757 Rosedale Ave., 7 p.m. Accessible venue. Freewill offerings accepted. Social time afterwards. For more, call 519-337-3061, ext. 22

Carol Sing

The Sursum Corda Christian Male Chorus will present a Community Christmas Carol Sing at First Christian Reformed Church, 1105 Exmouth St., Sarnia. Admission is free. 6:30 p.m. All invited. For more, contact Bert at 519-312-7727.

Candlelight Service

Central Baptist Church hosting a Christmas candlelight service featuring a choir, bells and flute with Tessa Catton and Tara Duff-Cloes. 391 London Rd., 7 p.m. For more, call 519- 344-1381

Monday, Dec. 16

Philosophy Talk

Ken Bryson will talk about the future of medicine at the Strangway Centre, 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $6 for non-members. Pre-register by calling 519-332-0656

Tuesday, Dec. 17


The Lambton Outdoor Club is doing an easy hiking event in Canatara Park. For more, visit

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Facts and Chat

Sarnia and District Humane Society rep will discuss the Foster-a-Pet program and how you can get involved, at Strangway Centre’s Facts and Chat. 260 East St. N., 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Pre-register by calling 519-332-0656

Charity Takeover

Charity Takeover Night at the Refined Fool in support of Noelle’s Gift, including a 50/50 raffle, hat & mitten drive and Christmas carols. 137 Davis St., 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. For more, call 519-704-1335

New Year’s Party

Last day to buy tickets for the Polish Hall’s New Year’s Eve party on Dec. 31. Includes midnight toast, snacks, party favours, and a DJ until 1:30 a.m. Semi-formal dress. 173 Exmouth St., cocktails at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Table reservations welcome. Reserve tickets, $65, by calling Hall at 519-337-5708. No tickets at door.

Friday, Dec. 20

Weight Loss Support

Join a Registered Dietitian and a group of peers at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s monthly Waist Away Support Group. 429 Exmouth St., 10:30 a.m. To register, call 519-344-3018, ext. 259

Saturday, Dec. 21

Live Nativity

Redeemer Lutheran Church’s two-evening live nativity scene returns with adults and children recreating the Christmas story, Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Community carol sing both nights at 7:30 p.m., followed by hot chololate and treats. 429 Indian Rd. N. For more, call 519-337-6615

Choir Concert

A “Mystery and Merriment” concert and sing-along featuring the Bluewater Chamber Choir, Wavesong Vocal Ensembles and Bluewater Community Singers. All Saints Anglican Church, 248 Vidal St. N., 2:30 p.m. Admission $15 adults, $5 children. For more, contact [email protected]

Monday, Dec. 23

Puzzle Competition

Refined Fool presents “Gettin’ Jigsaw With It.” Teams of 4 max will battle to complete a 500 piece puzzle in under 3 hours. 137 Davis St., 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. $10/team or $2.50/person. Prize to winning team. Puzzle provided. For more, call 519-704-1335

Lawrence House

The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts has last minute gift items, including jewelry, pottery, fabric art, ornaments, clothing and book by regional authors. Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more, call 519-337-0507

Saturday, Dec. 28

Bird Count

Lambton Wildlife invites children ages 6 to 12 to attend the 2nd annual Christmas Bird Count at Canatara Park. For more information and details, see the Lambton Wildlife Website at Contact Anne to register at [email protected]

Open Jam

An open Jam with live music and food at the Corunna Legion, 350 Albert St., Corunna, 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. For more, call 519-862-1240

Monday, Jan. 6

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at the Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., 11:30 a.m. Also at the Camlachie Community Centre, 6767 Camlachie Rd., 7 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346


Designed to increase self-esteem and concentration, lower blood pressure and reduce stress. West Lambton Community Health Centre meditation program. 429 Exmouth St., Mondays 10 a.m. and Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. Register at first class. For more, contact 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Tuesday, Jan. 7

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at the Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Dr., 7 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346

Wednesday, Jan. 8

Tai Chi

Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 437 Colborne Dr., Corunna, 6:30 p.m. Class following demonstration. For more, call 519-344-0346

Thursday, Jan. 9

Depression & Anxiety

West Lambton Community Health Centre presents “Living through Depression & Anxiety,” facilitated by Glenn Ethridge MSW, RSW and Joy Vascotto MSW, RSW. An eight-week series ending Feb. 27th. 429 Exmouth St., 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. To register, call 519-344-3017, ext. 259

Friday, Jan. 10

Souper Lunch

Prepare two nutritious soups at West Lambton Community Health Centre’s “Souper Lunch Friday.” Bring own containers to take soup home. St. Luke’s United Church, 350 Indian Rd. S., 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free. Register by calling 519-344-3017 ext. 259

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