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Published on August 8, 2017

It’s not too late take part in on one of the library’s summer reading programs with something for all ages.

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SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – TD Summer Reading Club at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Wednesdays: Grades 4-6. 10 a.m., Aug. 9

 

WEDNESDAY

 

 

Tyne Valley 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., Aug. 9

 

Eptek Demo Days

Every weekday in August, Eptek Centre, Summerside, hosts Demo Days: craft and art demonstrations. Share inspiration and tips from local artists and artisans set up at Eptek entrance. Free. Today: Bette Young – hooking. Visit www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre or call 902-888-8373 for schedule.

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Aug. 9

 

O’Leary 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., Aug. 9

 

Concerts in the Garden

Concerts in the Garden until Aug. 23, at Wyatt Heritage Properties, Summerside. Music by local musicians on outdoor stage. This week: Not All There – Gary Arsenault, Wendell Cameron, Mike Johnstone, Ramona Roberts. Bring blanket or lawn chair. Admission by donation. Homemade ice cream sold during break. Contact: 902-432-1298.

6:30-8:30 p.m., Aug. 9

 

Wednesday with L.M. Montgomery

At “Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery” at Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Road (Rte. 166), Reading selections from Volume II of “The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery”. Guest Readers present “Abel and His Great Adventure” published in Canadian Magazine 100 years ago, February 1917. Light refreshments following.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 9

 

St. Luke’s Kitchen Party

New trio, Side by Each, Jeff Coughlin, Cathy Jackman and Al Peters, performing at St. Luke’s Kitchen Party, O’Leary Corner. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Lunch included with admission.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 9

 

THURSDAY

 

Summerside Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Center, 57 Central St. Thursdays for preschoolers.

10 a.m., Aug. 10

 

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., Aug. 10

 

O’Leary 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., Aug. 10

 

YouTube Workshop

Fun workshop on YouTube hosted by East Prince Seniors Initiative. Demonstration of YouTube music, videos, fun facts. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1 p.m., Aug. 10

 

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 projects to try. Bring your own needle-craft paraphernalia.

2-4 p.m., Aug. 10

 

Kensington Book Sale

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

5-7 p.m., Aug. 10

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 12

 

Summerside Legion Karaoke

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

8 p.m., Aug. 10

 

FRIDAY

 

Giant Book Sale

O'Leary Public Library. Fill a bag of books for $2  or buy individually. We've got books for adults, children, some french books, and magazines. Proceeds go towards library programs.

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 11 and 12

 

Better Blood Sugars Class

Learn how to eat better and control your blood sugars at Sobeys Summerside class: “5 Secrets to Better Blood Sugars.” Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

10-11 a.m., Aug. 11

 

Reading Club Special Event

TD Summer Reading Club at Summerside Rotary Library special event for all ages at Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., Aug. 11

 

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., Aug. 11

 

Yard Sale and Barbecue

St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, 5559 Rt. 20, Spring Brook, yard sale and barbecue, Friday from 6-8:30 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

6-8:30 p.m., Aug. 11

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Aug. 12

 

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion starting at 7 p.m. Also at 8 p.m. Saturdays and on Sundays starting at 12 noon. All 19 and over welcome.

7 p.m., Aug. 11

 

Helping Hands Jamboree

Helping Hands Band Jamboree at St. Anthony's Hall, Route 2, Woodstock. Admission at the door. Music, fun and lunch. Note change in date.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 11

 

Dunromin Concert

Concert at King George Hall, Port Hill. Music by band, Dunromin, featuring Harold and Marnie Noye, Vans Bryant, John Campbell and Jim Dickson. Admission: $5, with light lunch served.       

7:30 p.m., Aug. 11

 

 

SATURDAY

 

Summerside Reading Club

TD Summer Reading Club at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Saturdays for all ages.

10:30 a.m., Aug. 12

 

Legion Entertainment

Afternoon entertainment with Kurk Bernard at Summerside Legion from 3 to 6 p.m.

3-6 p.m., Aug. 12

 

Ice Cream Social

Ice cream social and bake sale at Princetown United Church, Rte. 20, Malpeque.

5-8 p.m., Aug. 12 

 

New London Ceilidh

Ceilidh in New London Women’s Institute Hall, Rte. 6. Entertainers: Trudy Corbett-Hughes, Mary Cousins, Roberta Parkman, Hailey Birch, Megan Birch, Sarah Birch, Fenton MacSwain, Kirk Neville. Wheelchair accessible, 50/50 draw, light lunch served. Proceeds in aid of hall upkeep. Admission $8.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 12

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Dancing to country and old rock and roll. Lunch and 50/50 draw. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., Aug. 12

 

St. Anthony’s Legion Dance

Dance at St. Anthony’s Legion, Bloomfield, with Misty Water providing music.

9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Aug. 12

 

SUNDAY

 

Indoor Flea Market

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., Aug. 13

 

St. John the Baptist Picnic

St. John the Baptist annual Parish Picnic. Mass at 10:30 a.m. and grounds opened following mass. Flea market, baked goods, hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream, children’s games, bingo and music for all.

10:30 a.m., Aug. 13

 

Holy Trinity Parish Service

Annual Parish Service at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alma. Officiated by Rev. Fagan. Refreshments to follow at the Jeffery home. 

10:30 a.m., Aug. 13

 

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

 

Mt-Carmel Variety Concert

Sunday Evening Variety Concert at Mont-Carmel Parish Hall with Les Paloudes, Max Keenlyside, Meaghan Blanchard, Darla MacPhee and Kenny Chaisson.  Stepdancer: Sara Arsenault. Adults $12, members of co-operative $10, students $5, pre-schoolers free. Call 902-439-0126 or check website www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com

7 p.m., Aug. 13

 

MONDAY

 

Summer Day Camp 

Summer Day Camp at Anglican Parish of St. Mary and St. John, Summerside, Aug. 14-18. Ages 6-12. Faith-based day camp exploring faith, learning, spiritual growth, fun and games. Open to children of all denominations (or none). For info or to register email: stmarystjohnanglican@gmail.com or visit www.stmaryandstjohn.com

Aug. 14-18

 

Computer Club at Library

Computer Club hosted by EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) Aug. 14 and 28 at 10 a.m. Need a question answered about a computer, drop in for help at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

10 a.m., Aug. 14

 

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., Aug. 14

 

Talks at Bedeque Museum 

August talks at Bedeque Historical Museum. This week: “Rally Round the Flag – Prince Edward Island and the Great War,” by Captain Greg Gallant of P.E.I. Regiment Museum. Coincides with poster display at Bedeque Museum throughout August. In Community Room, William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque. Refreshments. No admission.

7 p.m., Aug. 14

 

Spring Valley Games

Card and Crokinole Party at Spring Valley Community Hall Mondays. 50/50 draw and lunch.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 14

 

TUESDAY

 

Reading Club and Toddler Time

TD Summer Reading Club at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Tuesdays: Kindergarten to Grade 3 at 10 a.m. Also Baby and Toddler Time at library on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.

10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Aug. 15

 

Healthy Cooking class

On the menu this month: Artichoke and White Bean Dip, Summer Corn Succotash, Green Beans with Shallots, Herbed Turkey Stuffed Peppers. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731. $15/person. Sobeys Summerside.

6-8 p.m., Aug. 15

 

Bedeque Church Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall with group Jim and Friends providing entertainment. Admission: $6, lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Aug. 15

 

FRIDAY

Kids Cooking

Join the Sobeys Dietitian and Community Room Coordinator for a free Kids’ Cooking class. For children ages 7-11. Register by calling 902-436-6731. Space is limited.

11 a.m. – noon, Aug. 18

 

SATURDAY

 

Jumble Tent Sale

Jumble Tent Sale at Victoria West United Church, 11532 Richard Rd., 8 a.m. to 12 noon.

8 a.m.-12 p.m., Aug. 19

 

SUNDAY

 

Memorial Bricklaying Ceremony

International Children's Memorial Place, 2115 Scales Pond Road (Rte. 109) in South Freetown, annual bricklaying ceremony. Bricks purchased in memory of loved one. Light refreshments follow ceremony.

2 p.m., Aug. 20

 

Princetown Fish fry

Fish fry at Princetown United Church, Route 20, Malpeque.

3-6 p.m., Aug. 20

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Alberton STAR 2017 Project

Alberton STAR 2017 Project open house from 1-4 p.m. at Holland College West Prince Campus. Fun activities, information on importance of financial literacy, and clinic on financial awareness.    

1-4 p.m., Aug. 23

 

TUESDAY

 

Taste and Learn

Salad and Salad Dressing class. Recipes and samples provided. At Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

1-2 p.m., Aug. 29

 

 

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