Sarnia’s downtown is ready to roll out its lineup of activities for the third First Friday cultural walkabout of 2019 on Friday, March 1.Many stores and galleries are open till 9 p.m. and street and lot parking is free after 6 p.m. For updates, visit Sarnia First Friday on Facebook.

The March line-up includes:

 JUDITH & NORMAN ALIX ART GALLERY – 147 Lochiel St – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Opening night of Chasing Vibrato: Rita Letendre. Drawing works from JNAAG and Museum London’s permanent collections, Chasing Vibrato investigates Letendre’s experiments with new mediums.

ARTOPIA GALLERY & FRAMING – 188 Christina St N – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. New ceramic work by Natalie Prevost.

PARALLEL JUNCTION, Unique Handcrafted Gifts & Decor – 176 Christina St. N. 5 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Grand Opening of the new business features live music by Bruce Clarke, snacks, refreshments and giveaways.

ZZAS PIZZA BISTRO – 170 Christina St N – 6 p.m. -9 p.m.  Live music with Blackmore & Blackmore

R.W. LAWTON GALLERY, located behind the Imperial Theatre Box Office by The Capitol Bar. 168 Christina St. N – Displaying large paintings by Donna Powers-Garner, James Burden, Rita Viscount, Regina Gudelis, and Bill Walters.

CHEEKY MONKEY – 130 Christina St. N – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Music with the dynamic trio, Noise Pollution, plus an exhibit and sale by artist Bill Walters.

COWBOYS & INDIANS – 121 Christina St. N – Open till 9 p.m. and featuring works by local   First Nations Artists.

THE LAWRENCE HOUSE CENTRE FOR THE ARTS – 127 Christina St. S. – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sarnia Artists’ Workshop presents “Square Foot Show,” with each piece of art being one square foot in size. Music by singer-songwriter Hazel Pretty.

THE COVE WELLNESS – 140 Front St. S. – opens 5:30 p.m. – Gentle Yoga Karma Class: drop-in with a donation toward St. Clair Child & Youth (minimum $5). All welcome. Reserve a space by text or call at 519-330-3060. (Under 17 requires parental consent.) Refreshments and a “meet the team” to follow 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

ONE TOOTH – 155 Front St N – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Demi Krall performing.

CAFE YOGA: Sarnia Reiki, Meditation & Yoga – 150.5 Front St. N. Suite 7 – 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Starting a weekend of Sacred Geometry. Enjoy art, music, hot drinks and good vibes.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, BRANCH 62 – 286 Front St N. – 8 p.m. to midnight – Music and dancing with The Sarnia Kitchen Party Band.

BAD DOG SARNIA – 229 Christina St N – 8 p.m. – midnight with live music.

UPS N’ DOWNS – 226 Front St N – 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. – live music with Dan Butts.

HAWG BAR – 117 Christina St. N – 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. – Live music.

The Sarnia Journal
Monday, February 25, 2019

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