Five things to do

A surprise snow fall has turned Sarnia-Lambton into more of a winter wonderland than a blossoming spring landscape. Although the weather conditions are far from ideal, that’s no excuse to stay in this weekend! There are plenty of great things to do in Sarnia-Lambton this weekend!

Art Gallery Opening in Bright’s Grove

This Sunday, March 11 from 1-3 p.m. is the Opening Reception of ‘Nature’s Portraits and Landscapes- Four Points of View’ at Gallery in the Grove.  The show features work by Jack Keefe, Rozanne Leystra, Dellla Fellows and Diane Nelles. Enjoy the afternoon at the gallery and meet the artists. There is also a Gift Shop featuring the work of glass fusing artist Justine Goblet. This event is free. For more information call (519) 869-4643.

View a documentary and support a great cause

The Saturday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m., the Sexual Assault Survivor’s Centre is screening the documentary ‘Girl Up,’ directed by former Sarnian Shreya Patel. The documentary is about domestic human trafficking in Toronto. A brief discussion panel will follow after the film. The documentary will be hosted at Sarnia Library theater, 124 Christina Street S. Entry is free with a donation for Sarnia-Lambton Committee Against the Trafficking of Women and Children. For more information, call 519-337-3154.

Grab a beer and listen to a band

Head on down to Refined Fool Brewing Company this Saturday from 9 p.m. to 12 p.m to catch some great music and some local brew. With the release of her new single ‘Swing Batter’ on International Women’s Day, Skye Wallace and her band embark on the Other Spaces Tour of Ontario and Quebec. Featuring shows in all sorts of unique places such as curling clubs, breweries and records stores, the band will come to Refined Fool as their Sarnia Stop. For more information about her music, check out  http://www.skyewallace.com and http://canadianbeats.ca/2018/02/19/skye-wallaces-swing-batter-calls-attention-to-domestic-violence/. For more information call 519-704-1335.

Inaugural Night of Cinema Forty Two

This Friday March 9th, head on over to Cinema Forty Two for an Alan RIckman Appreciation Night. The inaugural night of Cinema Forty Two launches with a special double bill in tribute to ‘the man whose talent has inspired and entertained generations of current and future actors.’ Enjoy two favorite Alan Rickman favorites: Die Hard and Galaxy Quest. Come dressed as your favorite Alan Rickman character for a chance to win the Costume Contest. The admission is $7.00 for both films. Concessions are available. For more information call (226) 778-7811.

Hike to Bright’s Grove

Join the Lambton Outdoor Club for a winter hike this Saturday March 10 at 8:30 a.m. Starting at Cathcart tennis courts, the group will hike to Tim Horton’s in Bright’s Grove along the Howard Watson Trail. Distance covered will be 18 km and will take roughly 4.5 hours. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time for check-in and other information. For more information visit http://www.lambtonoutdoorclub.com.

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