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Sponsored by the YMCA of the Blue Water Area

The Y focuses their work in 3 key areas, of youth development, healthy living and social responsibility because the YMCA believes nurturing the potential of kids, helping people live healthier and supporting neighbors are fundamental to strengthening our communities. Try the Y today call 987-6400.

YMCA is participating in the National Celebration of #GIVINGTUESDAY – Two days for GETTING deals – Black Friday & Cyber Monday. Followed by Giving – #GivingTuesday, is a day for GIVING back. Tuesday, November 27 – Please SAVE THE DATE & visit The YMCA Facebook page or Website for more details!

Jeddo United Methodist Church at 8533 Wildcat Road is hosting a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch served from 11 to 2.  There is no admission charge.  There will be crafts, a bake sale, a cookie walk, and Santa’s bargain basement.

The Blue Water Area Churches are holding a Community Thanksgiving Service, open to the public, on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018.  It will be held at Restoration Christian Community Church, located at 3201 Gratiot, Port Huron.  The Thanksgiving Service will be an evening of worship, reflection and praise to God, in appreciation for His many blessings, protection and goodness.  Everyone is invited to the free service, which will begin at 7:00 pm and conclude at approximately 8:00pm.   The service will feature special music, prayer, a time for sharing, scripture and a message by Pastor Kim Brown of Zion Cathedral of Praise International Ministries.  An offering will be received by Blue Water Area Churches to support various ministry outreach efforts to the community throughout the year.   For more information, contact Operation Transformation at 810-966-8660.

The fourth Annual Chili and Coats Giveaway presented by area churches, faith based and community organizations will be held at East Shore Leadership Academy at 1403 7th Street in Port Huron on Saturday November 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – doors open at 9:30 a.m.  The event is being organized by Zion Cathedral of Praise in collaboration with ESLA, Pollock Randall Funeral Home, Operation Transformation the NAACp, Harbo Impact, Me Time Ministries, Faith Christian Church, Blue Water Christian, Mid-City Nutrition, St. Paul AME, Port Huron Assemby of God and more. This year there will be a food and vegetable truck giveaway, so please bring boxes.  There will be all cold weather clothing of coats, hats, gloves, etc.  for men, women and children.

Enjoy caroling, Santa’s visit, seasonal beverages & treats, town lighting, and horse & carriage rides in beautiful Grand Bend, at Optimist’s Park in Grand Bend ON Friday, November 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Celebration of Lights is a spectacular display in which Sarnia-Lambton is set aglow under a blanket of illuminated lights. The event began in 1984 with 650 lights and 9 displays.  This year features horse and wagon rides, a tent with children’s activities, entertainment, food and souvenir booth, a visit from Santa Claus, and the official lighting of the displays with fireworks!  Back by popular demand, the Celebration of Lights Arch (Front St., N.) will be  reinstalled. There will 41-illuminated displays and approximately 250,000 lights ready to go throughout Centennial Park, Sarnia at 140 N. Front St., Centennial Park, Sarnia, ON,