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Published on September 7, 2017

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O'LEARY, P.E.I. – 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.  Sept. 8

FRIDAY

 

 

Country Music Night

Country and western music with Jeff Coughlin and Cathy Jackman and friends at King George Hall, Port Hill. Light lunch. Admission: $5 with proceeds for the hall.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 8

 

St. Eleanors Chase Ace

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

8 p.m., Sept. 8

 

SATURDAY

 

Thrift Shop Fabric Sale

Church Mouse Thrift Shop, 391 Nelson St., Crapaud, special sale of fabric, quilting panels and cottons, notions and knitting and craft supplies in St. John’s Anglican Church Hall. Proceeds go to support Sr. Helen Warman and her outreach ministry to women in Papua New Guinea. Shop accepting donations of fabric and craft supplies.

9 a.m.–12 p.m., Sept. 9

 

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. 9

 

Used Book Sale

Friends of Kensington Heritage Library used book sale at former Kensington Welcome Centre (in the Railyard). Sale in aid of programming at the library. Price by donation.

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 9

 

Junior Book Club                

Junior Book Club for children ages 6-12 years who like reading. Meet and share thoughts with other readers. Bring a book to life through crafts and activities. This month: group talking about favourite summer read and choosing book club kit for next month. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1 p.m., Sept. 9

 

Legion Kitchen Party

Summerside Legion Kitchen Party with Sandra Jones, guest, at new time – 2 to 5 p.m.

2-5 p.m., Sept. 9

 

Men of Harvest Concert

Men of the Harvest male gospel singing group, under direction of Bonnie LaFrance, first concert of the season, at Princetown United Church, Rte. 20, Malpeque. All proceeds to Malpeque Women’s Institute Community Centre for new hall roof. Tickets available at the door.

7 p.m., Sept. 9

 

Helping Hands Jamboree

Helping Hands Band Jamboree at St. Anthony’s Hall, Rte. 2, Woodstock. Admission at the door. Music, fun and lunch.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 9

 

New London Ceilidh

Ceilidh in New London WI Hall, Rte. 6. Entertainers: Trudy Corbett-Hughes, Roberta Parkman, Orville Curtis, Kevin Kelly, Perry Batten, Andy Doucette, Cathy McFadyen-Jackson, Claude Fredricson, and Dale Howard. Wheelchair accessible, 50/50 draw, light lunch served. Admission $8. Proceeds in aid of hall upkeep.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 9

 

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. 9

 

Legion Darts

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

8 p.m., Sept. 9

 

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. 9

 

SUNDAY

 

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. 10

 

St. John’s Divine Service

Alexandra Lodge attending Divine Service at St. John’s Anglican Church, Ellerslie. Any visiting brethren will be most welcome.

10:30 a.m., Sept. 10

 

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. 10

 

Cemetery Service

In Memoriam Cemetery Service at People’s Cemetery, Kensington. Everyone welcome.     

2 p.m., Sept. 10

 

St. Patrick’s Concert

Concert at St. Patrick’s Hall, Grand River featuring CBC P.E.I. Spotlight finalist Nick Arsenault and Big River, Peter Cann of Gordie MacKeeman and Rhythm Boys, and locals Carrie MacLellan and Jeff Noye. Admission: $10 includes refreshments.

7:30 p.m., Sept 10

 

St. Louis Music Night

Music Night at St. Louis Community Centre. Music by Theresa Carr and Friends. Admission: $5.

7:30 p.m., Sept. 10

 

MONDAY

 

Parkview Seniors Meeting

Parkview Seniors meeting, with guest speaker, at Parkview Seniors Club, Summerside.

1 p.m., Sept. 11

 

Girl Guides Registration

Girl Guides of Canada information/registration night at Queen Elizabeth Elementary School, Kensington. For Sparks, Brownies, Pathfinders and Rangers – girls aged 5 to 17. Register online at www.girlguides.ca for chance to win refund on registration fee. For info contact Peggy Kilbride at peggykilbride@yahoo.ca

6-8 p.m., Sept. 11

 

Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion. This week: SK Bluegrass with Frank and Eileen Brown, Glenda Johnston and Jerome Arsenault. 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. 11

 

Spring Valley Games Night

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

7:30 p.m., Sept. 11

 

TUESDAY

 

O’Leary Storytime

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 margaret.young@sobeys.com 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

 

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

 

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

 

WEDNESDAY

 

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 www.girlguides.ca for chance to win refund on registration fee. For info contact Peggy Kilbride at peggykilbride@yahoo.ca

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 filmworks.summerside@gmail.com

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: Kurt Bernard and his troupe performing. 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

 

THURSDAY

 

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

 

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

 

FRIDAY

 

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 margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

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

 

SATURDAY

 

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 ‪kenny_paula@hotmail.com.

Sept. 16

 

MONDAY

 

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

 

SATURDAY

 

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

 

SUNDAY

 

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 eptek@gov.pe.ca to register. At Eptek Art & Culture Centre, 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside.

1-3 p.m., Oct. 1

 

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