Community Happenings

Published on September 11, 2017

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O'LEARY, P.E.I. – StoryTime for 3-5-year-olds and their people at O'Leary Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Fun drop-in literacy program using stories, songs and activities. 10:30 a.m., Sept. 12



St. Paul’s Bridge

Afternoon of friendly bridge each Tuesday at St. Paul's. Everyone welcome.

12:45 p.m., Sept. 12


Library Lapsit 

Lapsit every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers.

1:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Managing Diabetes Program

Join Sobeys dietitian for free 10-week Healthy Weight for Diabetes program. Learn to manage blood sugars and weight. Program begins Sept. 12 at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing or calling 902-436-6731.

5-6:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Cribbage at Legion

Cribbage at Summerside Legion starting at 7 p.m. Fee: $6 per player. New prize structure.

7 p.m., Sept. 12


Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall. The Island Girls providing entertainment. Admission: $6, lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Tunes and Tales

“Toe Tappin’ Tunes ‘n Tales” at Britannia Hall, 816 Canada Rd., Tyne Valley. Guest entertainers for final ceilidh: Wendell Hardy and Bernard Riley, D’Arcy Ellis and Danalee Lynch-Veinotte, John Pineau, storyteller: Dan MacLean. Joining Toe Tappin’ house band – Carl Arsenault. Adults $8, students $3. Door prize. Canteen available.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Kensington Cribbage

Kensington Lions Club hosting Cribbage games on Tuesdays at new Royal Canadian Legion, 31 Garden Dr., Kensington.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Silver Maple Seniors Cards

Silver Maple Seniors Club in Miscouche start new season. Card games (45s) every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. First prize $20, second prize $10, consolation $5 and 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 12


Scottish Concert

MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Concerts at 31228 Rte. 2, Richmond, on Tuesdays until Oct. 3. Featuring Scottish music and songs with the Bells. For information call 902-854-3513.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 12




Girl Guides Registration

Girl Guides of Canada information/registration night at Wilmost Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave., Summerside. For Sparks, Brownies, Pathfinders and Rangers – girls aged 5 to 17. Register online at for chance to win refund on registration fee. For info contact Peggy Kilbride at

6-8 p.m., Sept. 13


Filmworks Season Opener

Filmworks Summerside presents its Season 6 opener, “The Trip to Spain,” British comedy starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, at Cineplex Cinemas Summerside. Tickets $10 at the door. Season passes also available at the door ($55 for nine films). More info: Facebook or

6:30 p.m., Sept. 13


Tyne Valley Choir

Tyne Valley & Area Community Choir begin fall session at Ellerslie Elementary School. Anyone who enjoys singing and learning new music welcome to attend. For further information contact Barbara Burleigh at 902-831-2600.

7 p.m., Sept. 13


St. Luke’s Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party at St. Luke's Hall, O'Leary Corner. This week: Kurk Bernard, Sandra Jones and Harold MacIntyre will be special guests Show starts at 7:30 p.m. with doors open at 6:30. Lunch included in admission price. Comfortable seating and wheelchair accessible. This is 19th year of St. Luke’s Kitchen Parties.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 13


CountryHeart and Guest

Alberton Arts & Heritage Centre, 420 Church St., presents CountryHeart with special guest, Daniel Drouin, back for a second show.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 13




Storytime at Library                                                     

Storytime at Summerside Rotary Library every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Come enjoy stories and activities for children ages 3 to 5 years. At Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., Sept. 14


Used Book Sale

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

5-7 p.m., Sept. 14


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., Sept. 14


Lot 7 Ceilidh

Lot 7 Ceilidh at St. Mark’s Hall in Burton every Thursday evening. This week: Big River Band with Nick Arsenault, also Peter Arsenault. Wheelchair accessible and air-conditioned. Admission: $10 includes Irish lunch, door prize and gift for person who travelled farthest.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 14




Cooking for Heart Health

Join Sobeys dietitian for free two-week Cooking for Heart Health

program. Learn to make tasty meals your heart will love. Program begins Sept. 15 at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing or calling 902-436-6731.

1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 15


Knit, Crochet and Chat

Knit, Crochet and Chat at O’Leary Library. Enjoy knitting, crochet or other needle crafts? Want to learn? Whether experienced or beginner, bring in your project, get ideas, and socialize. Fridays at 2 p.m.

2 p.m., Sept. 15


St. Eleanors Chase Ace

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at until draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Karaoke with Theresa starts at 8:30 p.m.

8 p.m., Sept. 15




Free Yard Sale

Free large yard sale at Summerside Baptist Church at corner of Spring and Church Streets. Items such as sporting goods, household items, toys, and more. All items free of charge.

9-11 a.m., Sept. 16


Maker Space and Lego             

Marker Space and Lego Club starts again and on every Saturday. DIY spaces where families can gather to create, invent and learn. From 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Lego Club at 2:30 p.m. Have fun building with Lego. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Sept. 16


Potato Power Activity

Celebrate the power of the potato for stamping, making goop, games and of course eating potato chips at Potato Power Activity

at Alberton Public Library.

11 a.m., Sept. 16


Hooked Rug Class

Free beginner rug hooking workshop in O'Leary. All equipment and materials provided. Advance registration required. Also registry of hooked mats 25 years or older. To register antique or vintage mat, make an appointment in advance. For both, call ‪902-629-0340 or email ‪

Sept. 16


Borden-Carleton Chase the Ace

Borden-Carleton Legion and Borden-Carleton Fire Department Chase the Ace draw every Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets at the Legion branch and Ceretti's Grocery all week, and from firemen up until 4 p.m. Saturday.

8 p.m., Sept. 16


Legion Darts

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

8 p.m., Sept. 16


Club 50 Dance

Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Dancing to country and old rock and roll. Also a lunch and 50/50 draw. All are welcome. Admission: $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., Sept. 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., Sept. 17


Family Colouring and Drawing

Family Colouring and Drawing starts Sept. 10, continuing every Sunday. Drawing challenges and colouring sheets for all ages, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1-4 p.m., Sept. 17




Mom2Mom Sale

Mom2Mom Sale in Summerside at Silver Fox Entertainment Complex, 110 Water St. Admission: $2 for adults, free for kids under 12. Tables must be booked in advance by Sept. 18 on first come basis. $15 a table or two tables for $25 (same seller). Additional charge of $5 per clothes rack. Proceeds to Children's Wish Foundation – P.E.I. Chapter.
Sept. 18


Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion. Open-mike performers, on 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., Sept. 18


Spring Valley Games Night

Cards and Crokinole Party at Spring Valley Community Hall. 50/50 draw and lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 18




Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall. The group, Not All There, will provide the entertainment. Admission: $6, lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Sept 19




Mom2Mom Sale

Mom2Mom Sale in Summerside at Silver Fox Entertainment Complex, 110 Water St., from 8 to 11 a.m. Admission: $2 for adults and free for kids under 12. Proceeds to Children's Wish Foundation – P.E.I. Chapter.
8-11 a.m., Sept. 23




Rug-hooking Workshop

Culture Days – Get Hooked on Hooking with free introductory rug-hooking workshop. Designed for beginners with all materials provided. Open to 12 years and up. Pre-registration required. Call 902-888-8373 or email to register. At Eptek Art & Culture Centre, 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside.

1-3 p.m., Oct. 1


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