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Published on July 12, 2017

Good used books will be on sale Thursday. — Image by Thinkstock.com

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – Friends of the Library Sidewalk Book Sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., July 13 

 

THURSDAY

 

Summer Reading Program

Summerside Rotary Library hosts TD Summer Reading Program, which runs for one hour. Thursdays for preschool at 10 a.m. and for teens at 1:30 p.m. Library at Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., July 13

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club Thursdays at 10 a.m. for all ages. Stories, fun and games at John J. Sark Memorial School, 24 Eagle Feather Trail, Lennox Island. Contact: 902-831-3338.

10 a.m., July 13

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club activities for ages 6-8 Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. with games, stories and other fun stuff at O’Leary Public Library. Contact: 902-859-8788.

10:30 a.m., July 13

 

Card Games at Parkview

Play Canasta every Thursday at Parkview Seniors Centre, Summerside, at 1 p.m. Auction 45s games Thursdays at 7 p.m.

1 and 7 p.m., July 13

 

Needle Craft Club

Needle Craft Club at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Meet new people and socialize while knitting or doing other needlework. Get advice, learn new techniques and see interesting projects to try. Bring your own needle-craft paraphernalia.

2-4 p.m., July 13

 

Kensington Library Book Sale

Friends of Kensington Heritage Library used book sale at former Kensington Welcome Centre (in Railyard) on Thursday from 5-7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sale in aid of programming at library. Price by donation. 

5-7 p.m., July 13

11 a.m.-1 p.m., July 15

 

Stanley Bridge Ceilidhs

Ceilidh at Stanley Bridge WI Hall, Rte. 20, Thursdays until Sept. 28 at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Hosted by Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan, fiddler Andy Doucette, singer/guitarist Shane Pendergast, step-dancer Veronica Murray. Celtic/Maritime music, fun, stories. Strawberries and ice cream at intermission. Adults: $15, children under 12: $5.

7:30-9:30 p.m., July 13

 

Legion Karaoke

Karaoke with Clayton Gallant at Summerside Legion starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., July 13

 

FRIDAY

 

Church Mouse Thrift Shop

Church Mouse Thrift Shop, St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 391 Nelson St. (TCH), Crapaud, open Fridays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, until October. Something for everyone: books; CDs; men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; home furnishings; dishes; collectables. Weekly specials. For info call: 902-658-3162.

9 a.m.-12 p.m., July 14 and 15

 

Slimmer Summer Program

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Four Weeks to a Slimmer Summer program. Learn how to eat better and control weight. Four-week program begins July 14, 10-11:30 a.m. at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.                              

10-11:30 a.m., July 14

                          

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club for all ages Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, fun and games at Tyne Valley Public Library, 19 Allen Rd. Contact: 902-831-3338.

10:30 a.m., July 14

 

Meals on Wheels Barbecue

Kent Building Supplies sponsored barbecue in support of Kensington Meals On Wheels rescheduled to July 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kensington store at 64 Broadway St., north.

11 a.m.-4 p.m., July 14

 

Email Workshop

EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) hosting email workshop on Friday from 1-3 p.m. in ADL Room at Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St., Summerside. Bit beyond basic email, how to add pictures, organize mail, etc. Workshops free and open to everyone.

1-3 p.m., July 14

 

Youth Talent Search

Summerside Lobster Carnival hosting Youth Talent competition. To register contact Marlene Campbell at 902-432-1298 or wyatt.programs@city.summerside.pe.ca.

July 14

 

Evangeline Chase the Ace

Evangeline Rec Centre, Acadian Musical Village and Wellington Fire Department Chase the Ace draw. Draw Fridays at Expo-Festival Centre in Abram-Village and Vanier Centre in Wellington. Tickets on sale from 7-9 p.m., draw at 9 p.m. For 19 and over.

7-9 p.m., July 14

 

New London Chase

Chase the Ace at New London Community Complex, 10227 Rte. 6. Draw on Friday nights. Complex opens at 7 p.m., draw at 9 p.m.

7 p.m., July 14

 

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion starting at 7 p.m. Also Saturdays starting at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 12 noon.

7 p.m., July 14

 

St. Eleanors Chase Ace

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Don’t have to be present to win. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at acechasers.com until draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Karaoke with Theresa 8:30 p.m.-12 a.m.

8 p.m., July 14

 

SATURDAY

 

Kelly's Cross Tea Party

Kelly's Cross Annual Tea Party with free entertainment at gazebo, Bingo, crown and anchor game, dunking pool, old-fashioned children’s games. Cash lottery, outdoor canteen, cold plate meals in Community Centre or takeout. Cake auction 6 p.m. Dancing in Community Centre 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., music by Party Mix with Brad Trivers.

3:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., July 15

 

Hoedown and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club hosts Yogi and Booboo's Hoedown/karaoke Saturdays from 4 to 11 p.m.

4 to 11 p.m., July 15

 

RCAF Chase the Ace

Chase the Ace draw at RCAF Wing in Summerside every Saturday. Tickets: $5 each, available anytime at the bar. Don’t have to be present to win.

6 p.m., July 15

 

Ruebins Jamboree

Ruebins Jamboree at Seaview Hall, Rte. 20. All welcome. 50/50 draw. All lunch brought will be shared.

7:30 p.m., July 15

 

Borden-Carleton Chase Ace

Borden-Carleton Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10 and Borden-Carleton Firemen Chase the Ace draw every Saturday at 8 p.m. at Legion. Tickets on sale all week from firemen, at Cerettis Grocery or at Legion branch. Tickets: $5.

8 p.m., July 15

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village to country and old rock and roll music. Lunch and 50/50 draw. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., July 15

 

SUNDAY

 

Veterans Day Breakfast

Annual Veterans Day Breakfast at Summerside Legion. Proceeds go to Generation XX. All veterans receive complimentary breakfast.

8-10:30 a.m., July 16

 

Linkletter Flea Market

Indoor flea market featuring antiques, tools, local crafts, knitting, new and used items, at Linkletter Community Centre, 1670 Route 11, every Sunday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For tables phone Kari at 902-786-9979. Free admission.

8 a.m.-1 p.m., July 16

 

New London Breakfast

New London Community Complex breakfast every Sunday all summer from 9-11:30 a.m. Pancakes with whipped cream and fruit toppings, sausages, scrambled eggs, toast, tea and coffee. $10 adults, $5 kids. Complex at 10227 Route 6, New London.

9-11:30 a.m., July 16

 

Visiting Minister

O’Leary–West Cape United Church Pastoral Charge Sunday Services this week with visiting minister, Rev. Brian De Long at Glenwood United at 9:30 a.m. and O’Leary United at 11 a.m.

9:30 and 11 a.m., July 16

 

St. Brigid’s Picnic

St. Brigid’s Parish Picnic, Foxley River, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ceilidh Brae providing music, barbecue, Bingo, canteen, kids games and lottery.

1-4 p.m., July 16

 

Princetown Fish Fry

Fish Fry on grounds of Princetown United Church, Rte. 20, Malpeque, from 3 to 6 p.m. Price: $15.

3-6 p.m., July 16

 

Mont-Carmel Concert

Variety Concert at Mont-Carmel Parish Hall, 5786 Rte. 11. Performers: Debbie Rousselle-Montgomery, Ronald Bourgeois (NS), Ryan Woods (UK), Peter Arsenault and family. Stepdancers: Maria and Emily Arsenault; Lisa Bernard. Admission: adults $12, members of co-operative $10, students $5 and pre-schoolers free. 902-439-0126.

7 p.m., July 16

 

Kellys Cross Ceilidh

Ceilidh in Kellys Cross with music by Centre House band with Elmer Doiron, Bill Campbell, Gertie Campbell, Mike Johnson, and Dorothy Farish on keyboard. Guests: Pat Molyneaux, Theresa Hudson, Randy Blaisdell, Callie Chaisson, Joe Penny and Bob Acorn. At 1475, Route 13. Admission at door includes light lunch, tea, coffee and 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., July 16

 

St. Louis Music Night

St. Louis Community Centre music night. Performers: Carol Ann Gallant and friends. Admission: $5.

7:30 p.m., July 16

 

MONDAY

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club for Grades 1-3 Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, fun and games at Tyne Valley Public Library, 19 Allen Rd. Contact: 902-831-3338.

10:30 a.m., July 17

 

West Point Games Night

Games nights every Monday, from 7-10 p.m. at West Point Fire Hall, Rte. 14. Auction card games and Crokinole. Includes lunch and door prizes.

7-10 p.m., July 17

 

Church History Talk

Historian Sharon Leighton gives talk on “Early Years of the Bedeque Baptist Church” (founded in 1826) at Bedeque Baptist Church. Annual general meeting of Bedeque Area Historical Society to follow. Admission free, donations welcome.

7 p.m., July 17

 

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music 

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion featuring Charlie Hansen and Glenda Johnston. Open-mic performers, 7-7:30 p.m., have free admission. Admission: $5. 50/50 draw and door prize. Bring acoustic instruments for jam after concert.

7-9 p.m., July 17

 

Spring Valley Games Night

Spring Valley Community Hall hosts cards and Crokinole games Monday nights at 7:30 p.m. Lunch served and 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., July 17

 

TUESDAY

 

Summer Reading Program

Summerside Rotary Library hosts TD Summer Reading Program, which runs for one hour. Tuesdays for Kindergarten to Grade 3 children. Library at Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

10 a.m., July 18

 

Storytime and Computer Skills

Storytime for 3-5-year-olds and their adults at O'Leary Public Library Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Fun activities and stories to help enhance literacy skills. Tuesdays at 3 p.m. learn basic computer skills: email, use Facebook, understand your tablet. Drop in or call for other available times. Contact: 902-859-8788.

10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., July 18

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club for Grades 4-6 Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Stories, fun and games at Tyne Valley Public Library, 19 Allen Rd. Contact: 902-831-3338.

10:30 a.m., July 18

 

Bingo and Cards

Parkview Seniors in Summerside hold bingo games at 1 p.m. and Auction 45’s games at 7 p.m.

1 and 7 p.m., July 18

 

Healthy Eating Alliance

Healthy Eating Alliance meeting. This month’s topic: “Eating out with Allergies.” Come ready to share and visit with group trying to make their health better by what they eat. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

1:30 p.m., July 18

 

Evening at The Shed

The Shed – evening of music, card playing, knitting, and conversation. Tuesday evenings from 7 to 9 at The Plaza, 10 Slemon Park Dr., Slemon Park. Men and women of all ages welcome.

7-9 p.m., July 18

 

Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall with Dunromin (Vans Bryant, Harold and Marnie Noye, John Campbell) providing entertainment. Admission: $6, lunch served.

7:30 p.m., July 18

 

Scottish Concerts

MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Concert at 31228 Rte. 2, Richmond, until Oct. 3. Featuring Scottish music and songs with the Bells.

7:30 p.m., July 18

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Summer Reading Program

Summerside Rotary Library hosts TD Summer Reading Program, which runs for one hour. Wednesdays for Grades 4-6. Library at Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

10 a.m., July 19

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. for ages 0-3 and 2 p.m. for ages 4-6. Stories, fun and games at Tyne Valley Public Library, 19 Allen Rd. Contact: 902-831-3338.

10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., July 19

 

Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club activities for ages 9-12 Wednesdays at 1 p.m. with games, stories and other fun stuff at O’Leary Public Library. Contact: 902-859-8788.

1 p.m., July 19

 

Beginner Computer Classes

EPSI offering five-session beginner computer class starting July 19 and following four Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. in ADL Room at Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Call office for details: 902-888-2177. Must register for this class, as limited number of computers. Few spaces left. Very basic course for beginners.

1-3 p.m., July 19

 

Concerts in the Garden

Concerts in the Garden at Wyatt Heritage Properties, 205 Prince St., Summerside, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. until Aug. 23. Admission by donation. This week: bluegrass band, Dunromin – Vans Bryant, Harold and Marnie Noye, and John Campbell. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Homemade ice cream with Island fruit toppings. 902-432-1298.

6:30-8:30 p.m., July 19

 

Malpeque Ceilidhs

Ceilidh at Malpeque WI Hall, Rte. 20, Wednesdays until Aug. 30. Doors open at 7 p.m. Hosted by Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan, fiddler Andy Doucette, singer/guitarist Shane Pendergast, step-dancer Veronica Murray. Celtic/Maritime music, fun, stories. Strawberries and ice cream at intermission. Adults: $15, children under 12 $5.

7:30-9:30 p.m., July 19

 

Chase the Ice Draw

Chase the Ice draw by Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex every Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Credit Union Place lobby. Tickets online at https://chasetheice.505central.com or at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way or Mel’s Convenience and Twin Shores Campground General Store. Don’t have to be present to win.

8 p.m., July 19

 

MONDAY

 

Computer Club

Every second Monday morning EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) hosting Computer Club. Bring laptop, tablet, or iPad to the Key Room, second floor of Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St, Summerside, anytime between 10 a.m. and noon. Need a question answered about your computer? Drop in and representatives there to help.

10 a.m.-12 noon, July 24

 

TUESDAY

 

P.E.I. Musical Adventure

P.E.I. Musical Adventure performance by Lynne Provance and Cecilia Bell at MacKinnon Homestead, 31228 Rte. 2, Richmond. Includes P.E.I./Scottish traditional and original music and songs.

7:30 p.m., July 25

 

FRIDAY

 

Yard and Bake Sale

Huge Yard and Bake Sale 5:30 till 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. till noon at Elmsdale Church of the Nazarene, 952 Dock Road. All proceeds in aid of LOV (Loving the Orphans and the Vulnerable) Rwanda team with mission trip in November.

5:30-8:30 p.m., July 28

8 a.m.-12 p.m., July 29

 

SUNDAY

 

Lady Singers of Century

Tribute to Lady Singers of Century show at Stanley Bridge Centre, featuring songs by Loretta Lynn, EmmyLou Harris, Rita MacNeil, Patsy Cline, Linda Rondstad, Tanya Tucker and The MacGuire Sisters. Tickets are $12 for adults, less for children.

7 p.m., Aug. 13

 

 

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