April’s What’s Happening

What’s Happening April 2019

March 29-April 20 “Paint Ontario Gala Kick Off event” Lambton Heritage Museum 10035 Museum Road, RR#2
Grand Bend March 29th at 4 pm. Paint Ontario showcases artists from across Ontario with original paintings in water, oil and other mediums. Museum is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm weekdays and 11-5 on weekends for you to view the exhibit or purchase a painting. Call : 519-243-2600 

April 1st “Alzheimer Caregiver Support Program” 1:30 & 7:00 p.m. Grand Bend Area CHC. Also Just for Me Program! Call the Alzheimer’s Society of Huron for information 1-800-561-5012

April 2nd  “Senior Men’s Strength Class” Grand Bend Area CHC, 69 Main St East . 10 am. This class is tailored for men who want to maintain or improve their upper and lower body strength utilizing bands and free weights. For more information call Cindy Maxfield at 519-238-1556 x 231.

April 2to 30 “Healthy You Workshops” Bluewater Family Health Team, 6 Goshen St. Zurich On. 1:30-3:00 pm. Topics to include Healthy Relationships, Assertive Communication, and Introduction to Healthy Self Esteem. Contact Rossana at 519-236-4314 x 212 to register or for more information

April 3rd      Savanna Strollers Pinery Park Outside Walking Program every Wednesday we meet at the Lambton Heritage Museum 9:20 a.m.  Check out the Pinery Park website

April 3rd    “Grand Bend Golden Agers Luncheon” Grand Bend Legion 12:30 .All 55 yrs. and over Invited.. We also enjoy Shuffleboard at the Legion Mon. 10-12 noon and Thurs. 9-11 a.m. as well as Euchre every Wed. 1pm 

April 4th     “Sunset Cinema” 7:30pm Grand Bend Area CHC 69 Main St East in the Community room. 7:30 p.m.   Movie: “Green Book” Everyone Welcome!

April 9th  “Grand Bend Women’s Probus” 9:30 a.m. Grand Bend Legion. 

April 9th “Partners In Learning “Doug Millerand Mayor Bill Weberexplain the Health Care Expansion and the creation of a community hub. Huron Shores United Church 2-4pm.   519.243.1232

April 9th & 23rd “Income Tax Clinic” Low Income families can get assistance with filing their returns. Grand Bend Area CHC from 10-12 pm in the Adult Day Wing. Call Lise for more information 519-238-1556 ext. 230.

April 13thTRIVIA NIGHT FOR LAMBTON CENTRE” Royal Canadian Legion in Forest. Doors open at 6:30 pm with Trivia starting at 7 pm. Prizes & Silent Auction. Snacks and Cash bar. Cost is $20 per person for a team of 6 for $120.Proceeds to help fund new programs and activities. Sponsorship opportunities available. Please email or call 519-786-5663 for more information.

April 15th “Partners In LearningJosy Britton takes us on a tour of Paint Ontario. Lambton Heritage Museum 2-4 pm  519.243.1232

April 16th “Port Franks Senior Euchre Rama” Port Franks Community Centre, Port Franks Rd starting at 9 am. Coffee and lunch provided. Games start at 10 am sharp. Cost is $8 per person. Open to public. Call 519-243-1797 or 519-243-2715 for details. 

April 23rd  “Men Can Cook” Grand Bend Area CHC 10-2 pm. Contact Miranda Burgess 519-238- 1556  ext. 222 for details. Everyone welcome.  Small fee to cover cost of food.

April 25th   “Blood Pressure Clinic” 2:00-4:00 p.m. in the Adult Day Wing at the Grand Bend Area Community Health Centre 69 Main St East in the Adult Day Centre wing .

April 29th  “Join us for Coffee Corner” in the lobby at the Grand Bend Area CHC 69, Main St East 10-12 have a coffee on us and find information on services and learn what’s happening in the community. Everyone welcome!

April 29th    “Parkinson Support Group” 2:00 p.m. Grand Bend Area CHC contact Kate Mason 519-238-1556 ext 263

April 27 & 28 “Grand Bend & Areas Horticultural Society “will be selling memberships ($10 per person) at Westland’s Open House

April 27th “Cancer & Rural Connections” Exeter United Church 42, James St. Come enjoy a day of great speakers, learn lots of new information and share with others. Cost is $20 per person (late registration is $35) Contact us at 519-495-9120 or email us at  

April 29th “Master Your Health Workshop” North Lambton CHC 3-59 King St West Forest. 6 week series to improve the health of people living with a chronic condition. Create a personal action plan that will help you to deal with everyday challenges. 9:30-12 noon. To register call 519-786-4545 x 307

April 29th  “Grand Bend & Area Horticulture Society” 7 pm Grand Bend Legion, Presentation by Jay Campbell “Climate Change & its effects on Grand Bend”.

April 30th “Cooking for One or Two” St Anne’s Church Port Franks , Port Franks Rd. Join GBACHC Dietitian Susan Bird as she shares tips and creative ways to cook nutritious food for only one or two people. Free! Everyone welcome. Call Susan at 519-238-1556 x 298  to register or if you would like more information.

May 3 & 4 “Free Store” Huron Shores United Church Grand Bend. Friday 6-8:30 pm and Sat. 9-3 pm. Everyone is welcome to come and take away anything you can use free of charge. Wide selection of clothing and small household items. 519-238-5236 or 519-238-8262

March 27th- Yoga!

I have to cancel class on Monday March 25th, this Monday. Wish I didn’t have to do it, unforeseen circumstances, not to worry. We will be back on our yoga mats doing asana (physical poses and meditation), pranayama (breathing), savasana (final resting pose) Thursday March 28th!       

I plan to keep our schedule as usual, Monday/Thursday, for April and May. After that we can decide what we want to do for the summer.
Namaste – Vicki Murray

Grand Bend and Area Horticultural Society

Happy Spring!

There are several of us from Huron Woods who attend these meetings. Everyone is welcome. If you are a first time attendee and would like to go with a Huron Woods buddy let me know.

Monday, March 25th
7:00 pm
Grand Bend Legion.

Stephen Harburn’s presentation will be about “Propagation of Plants from Cuttings”.

It’s time again to renew memberships. It’s still only $10 per person.

With a membership card you are eligible for discounts at many of the local nurseries.

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow