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Award-winning Films and Canadian Stories at SWIFF 2017

Since its inaugural edition in 2015, the South Western International Film Festival (November 2-5, 2017) has been able to bring Sarnia-Lambton award-winning films from around the world the region normally wouldn’t get, making the Imperial Theatre on Christina Street the place to be (not that it normally isn’t!).

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A Wild Cards Kind of Night


Wild Cards are back at Cheeky Monkey, downtown Sarnia’s records and more store, during the November 3rd First Friday. 

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The Veggie Life!

Something happened last July 9th at “Sarnia Veg Fest 2017” in Canatara Park that the over thirty attending vendors never expected…they were selling out of everything they brought by mid afternoon due to the thousands of people that attended.

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SWIFF 2017: Shilpa Ray

If film festivals are good at one thing, it’s that they present audiences highly curated points of view from some of the world’s most exciting artists.

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Dynamic Duo to Entertain You

Cheeky Monkey, Sarnia’s downtown records and more store, is grateful to host Missy Burgess and Sue Webber during the October 6th First Friday. 

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How Green Is My Electric Vehicle

On March 31, 2016, over 200 people lined up at a Montreal dealership — in the rain —to put down $1,000 deposits for the Tesla Model 3. 

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The Art Of Framing

With a floral printed shirt, white pants, and bauble earrings topped off with Prada sun glasses, Corinne Schieman is as bright as the clothes she wears.

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An Evening of Debuts

For the September 1st First Friday, Cheeky Monkey is pleased to welcome a group that will be here for the first time – The HJ’s. 

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Open Rehearsal – Riverview Jazz Trio – 208 Front Street

The Riverview Jazz Trio is having an OPEN rehearsal at 208 Front St.

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Energy Management On A Municipal Scale

At Green Drinks Sarnia, we are celebrating our 4th anniversary this month and we felt it very fitting to invite Cole Nadalin, one of the original coordinators of Green Drinks Sarnia, to talk about his new role as Certified Energy Manager and Supervisor of Energy Contracts for the City of Windsor.

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Writing for Herself & Others

Local visionary, teacher, herbalist and spiritual coach Jessica Smalls can add one more profession to her already teeming list – author.

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Offsite Impact Heat Up August First Friday

In the heat of the summer, what better band to have play at Cheeky Monkey for the August 4th First Friday than the ultra cool, Offsite Impact.

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