To Do List – coming events for March 18 to April 14


Grand Bend Nursery School is now offering 5 sessions a week of the Early Learning Program…a FREE high quality program designed to help prepare young children for school. If you have children 2.5 to 4 years old and reside in Lambton County call Grand Bend Nursery School at 519-238-8514

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Port Franks Community Ctr.
Kids Matter every Tuesday. Join us as we crochet sleeping mats out of milk bags to send to the children in Africa and South America. Bring your lunch, scissors and a #7 crochet hook. Call Peggy Smith at 519-296-5834 for details.

7 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion

5 to 7 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Meat Draw
Until Sunday, April 4
12 p.m. – Greenway Road just east of Highway 21
Return of the Tundra Swans. Bring your binoculars. On weekends naturalists will be on-site to answer any of your questions. For more info visit

Thursday, March 18
1:30 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Grand Bend Women’s Institute. Topic: the Community Living Program in Dashwood.

Wednesday, March 24
12:30 to 3 p.m. – Colonial Hotel
Huron Country Playhouse Guild monthly luncheon. New members and guests are welcomed. Please call Mary at 519-238-5640 for details.
Monday, March 29
7 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Grand Bend Horticultural Society. Topic: Eating your Weedies – edible weeds presented by Kerry Hackett. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, April 3
11 a.m. – Port Franks Community Ctr
Easter Egg Hunt. Presented by Ausable Port Franks Optimists
Wednesday, April 7
9:40 a.m. – meet at Lambton Heritage Museum parking lot
Savanna Strollers Pinery Walking Club. Each Wednesday morning, participants will meet at the side parking lot at 9:40 and car pool with others in the group to the walking trail. With financial support from the Grand Bend Community Foundation, eight annual passes for Pinery have been purchased for the group.
If you are interested in attending or becoming a Volunteer Coordinator please call us at 519-243-1521 for more information.

6:30 p.m. – Grandpa Jimmy’s Scottish Bakery, Grand Bend
Planning meeting for 2010 Grand Bend Relay for Life.Team Captains at 6.30 p.m. and the general meeting at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The relay date is Friday July 9  at 7 p.m to Saturday July 10 at 7 a.m. at the Klondyke Sport Park.

Friday, April 9
9:30 p.m. – Aunt Gussie’s
135 Ontario St. S., Grand Bend
Fundraiser for Grand Bend Public School Athletic Department. Presented by Grand Bend Home and School Association and Aunt Gussie’s. Music by Brian Dale and Patrick Powers.
Tickets: $20; call Jenn Maguire at 238-8687 or Amy Wiseman 238-1116. Some tickets may be available at the door, but only tickets purchased ahead of time will go into a draw that night for a dinner theatre package for two. Free hors d’oeuvres and door prizes. All proceeds go to support athletics at the Grand Bend Public School.

Arts & Entertainment

1 to 3 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Golden Agers Shuffleboard

7 p.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.
Dunes Duplicate Bridge

1 p.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.

7 p.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.
Dunes Duplicate Bridge

1 to 4 p.m. – Pt. Franks Comm. Ctr.

1 to 3 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Golden Agers Shuffleboard

7:30 p.m. – Pt. Franks Comm. Ctr.

10 a.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.

1 p.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.

1:30 to 3:30 p.m. – GB Youth Centre
Grand Bend Drum Circle. Contact Anita at the Youth Centre or call 519-238-8759.

7 p.m. – Port Franks Comm. Ctr.
Dunes Duplicate Bridge

Saturday, March 20
3 to 6 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
St. Patrick’s Day. Live music by Mike Fagan. Corned beef and cabbage.

Saturday, March 27
3 to 6 p.m. – GB Legion
Horse Races

Thursday, April 1
7 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Sunset Cinema presents: Bright Star, love story of the poet Keats and Fanny Brawne

Saturday, April 3
3 to 6 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Live Music by DJ Barry Sheppard

Saturday, April 10
3 to 6 p.m. – Grand Bend Legion
Live Music by The Persuaders

Health & Fitness

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
8 to 9 a.m. – Southcott Clubhouse
Workout for your Life. To learn more, call Beth Sweeney at 519-238-5555

8:45 to 10 a.m. (Mon/Fri), (to 9 a.m. Wed.) – Grand Bend Legion
TGIF Exercise classes with Elinor Clarke. $3/week – all proceeds to charity.

Mondays and Wednesdays
6 to 7 p.m. – Precious Blood Catholic School gym, Exeter
Workout for your Life. To learn more, call Shelley Van Osch at 519-234-6253.

Tuesdays and Thursdays
9 a.m. – Port Franks Comm. Centre
Healthy Lifestyle Exercise Program. Cost: Free!! Everyone welcome. Register: Cindy Maxfield 519-238-1556 ext 6.

Tuesday, March 23
2 to 4 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Aging at Home. Please bring your questions to our drop in session and meet Occupational Therapist Shawna Palmar.

Wednesday, March 24
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Mental Health Support Group. Contact Lise Callahan at 519-238-1556 ext 230.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Grand Bend CHC
Men Can Cook. Advance your cooking skills and enjoy a tasty healthy lunch for $5. Contact Miranda at 519-238-1556 ext 222.