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"Mixed Nuts" movie poster
"Mixed Nuts" movie poster

Listing of events happening in Prince County and area

WEDNESDAY

 

Christmas Movie

Bring brown bag lunch to screening of Christmas comedy “Mixed Nuts,” at Lecture Theatre at 30 Slemon Park Dr., Hangar 3, Slemon Park. Due to nature of film, intended for adult audiences only. Contact: Kim Enman 902-888-7192, community@slemonpark.com.

12-2 p.m., Dec. 6

 

Day of Remembrance

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women Service at Summerside Baptist Church, 219 Church St. Guest speaker: Cody Clinton from Man Up movement. Purple ribbons available at East Prince Women’s Information Centre, 109 Water St. For more info: Andy Lou Somers, 902-436-9856.

12 noon, Dec. 6

 

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser

Spaghetti dinner fundraiser at Notre Dame Place, Summerside. All proceeds go towards supporting all Notre Dame Place holiday dinners shared together. Seating Times: 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Cost $5 per plate. Tickets available in advance by calling Norte Dame Place 902-888-2237.

3:45 and 4:30 p.m., Dec. 6

 

Toastmasters Storytime

Speak-Easy Toastmasters Storytime night at Community Connections, 701 Water St., West, Summerside. Come all.

6 p.m., Dec. 6

 

Filmworks ‘The Breadwinner’

Filmworks Summerside presents “The Breadwinner,” animated adaptation of bestselling young adult novel by Canadian author Deborah Ellis. At Cineplex Cinemas Summerside. Tickets $10 at the door. Season passes still available ($42 for six remaining films). For more info: Facebook or email filmworks.summerside@gmail.com

6:30 p.m., Dec. 6

 

Christmas Cantata

Tyne Valley & Area Community Choir present Christmas Cantata, “King Forever” at Gordon Memorial United Church in Alberton at 7 p.m. on Dec. 6. Also at the Central Street Christian Church in Summerside at 3 p.m. and Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. on Dec. 10. Admission for all concerts: freewill offering for charities.

7 p.m., Dec. 6

 

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Do not have to be present to win. Jackpot: $10,985 with 33 cards left.

Purchase tickets at Silver Fox, D. A. MacDonald Ltd. or Waugh’s Food Centre in Summerside.

8:30 p.m., Dec. 6

 

THURSDAY

 

Postnatal Group

Rock & Talk Postnatal Group at Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. until Dec 14. For new parents; free. Onsite childcare, food supplements for breastfeeding moms, snacks, baby & toddler clothing. Meet at CUP last Thursday of month for swim with baby. Register: Family Place, call 902-436-1348.

9:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 7

 

Free Quilting Class

Quilting for Beginners class Thursdays at 10 a.m. Learn quilt-making basics, how to sew basic block square and assemble a sampler quilt in this free class. Pre-registration required. Participants must provide their own sewing machine, thread and fabric. First class to discuss supplies and answer questions. At Summerside Rotary Library.

10 a.m., Dec. 7

 

Storytime with First Responder

Family Storytime with a first responder who will read a story and offer tour of ambulance. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., Dec. 7

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films, mostly travelogues, screened Thursdays at noon. This week: “Journey of a Lifetime: Africa and Asia” (57 min.) distributed by Reader’s Digest. Coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge; donations accepted for refreshments. At Eptek Centre, Summerside.

12 noon, Dec. 7

 

Parkview Cards

Parkview Seniors offer Canasta card games at 1 p.m. and Auction cards at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at Parkview Seniors, Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., Dec. 7

 

Eptek Book Club

Members of Eptek Centre Book Club meet to discuss “Dear Life” by Alice Munro. Collection of short stories that explores moments that changed the lives of her characters forever, includes tales from the author’s childhood, as well. New members welcome. At Eptek Centre, Summerside. For more information call 902-888-8373.

7 p.m., Dec. 7

 

Karaoke at Legion

Summerside Legion Karaoke starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., Dec. 7

 

Chase The Ice

Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase the Ice draw, card flip in lobby at Credit Union Place following Capitals game. Ace pot estimated over $15,500 with 13 cards left. Tickets available at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s Convenience, https://chasetheice.5050central.com. Don’t have to be present to win.

Dec. 7

 

FRIDAY

 

Summerside Playgroups

Summerside Playgroups at Family Place, 75 Central St., Mondays and Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m., until Dec. 22. Chance for children and grown-ups to connect and socialize. Crafts, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. Drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 8

 

Borden-Carleton Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place at Community Library in Fire Hall, 244 Borden Ave., Fridays 9:30-11:30 a.m., until Dec. 22. Children and grown-ups can connect and socialize. Crafts, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. Drop into Family Place, Summerside, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 8

 

Festive Desserts Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Taste and Learn…Festive Desserts class. Recipes and samples provided. Class at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

11 a.m.-12 p.m., Dec. 8

 

Knit, Crochet and Chat

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

2 p.m., Dec. 8

 

Sorensen Family Christmas

Annual Sorensen Family Christmas Concert, “There’s Music in the Air”, at South Shore United Church, #85 Rte. 10 in Tryon. Lunch and time for Christmas socializing after concert in Howatt Memorial Centre. Admission: freewill offering in support of the church. Contact: 902-658-2009.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 8

 

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Fridays starting at 7:30 p.m. Also Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 12 noon.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 8

 

Chase Ace and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at acechaser.com until draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Followed by Karaoke with Yogi and Booboo from 8:30 to 11 p.m.

8 p.m., Dec. 8

 

Evangeline Chase The Ace

Evangeline Rec Centre, Acadian Musical Village, and Mont-Carmel Parish Chase the Ace draw Friday at Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Estimated jackpot: $16,500 with 41 cards remaining. Entertainment this week: Cathy Jackman, Jeff Coughin and Al Peters from 8 to 10 p.m. Free admission. For 19 years and over. Call: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Dec. 8

 

SATURDAY

 

Makerspace and Lego

Makerspace from 10 a.m.-12 noon every Saturday, offering DIY spaces where families can gather to create, invent and learn. Lego Club meets Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. offering fun building with Lego. Both at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Dec. 9

 

Junior Book Club

Junior Book Club for children ages 6 to 12 years who like reading? Meet up and share thoughts with other young readers. Bring a book to life through crafts and activities. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1 p.m., Dec. 9

 

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party at Summerside Legion. Also, tickets on sale for New Year’s Eve dance featuring Neon Moon.

2:30 p.m., Dec. 9

 

SUNDAY

 

Indoor Flea Market

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

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 10

 

Skating Day Canada

Skating Day Canada 150 at Evangeline Recreation Centre. Part of nationwide skating party. Cookies, coffee, hot chocolate, and, at 9:45 a.m., visit from Santa. Schedule: www.cscevangeline.ca. Organized in partnership with Evangeline Recreation Centre and Le Conseil Scolaire-communautaire Évangéline. Contact email: agente@cscevangeline.ca.

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Dec. 10

 

Family Colouring and Drawing

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., Dec. 10

 

Acoustic Music Jam

Acoustic Music Jam every Sunday, 2 to 8:30 p.m. at Acadian Musical Village (Expo-Centre) Abram-Village. No jams on Dec. 17, 24, 31 and April 1. Admission $3. Adults only. Roast turkey supper served at 5 p.m. - $11. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Contact: 902-854-2324

2-8:30 p.m., Dec. 10

 

Men of Harvest Concert

Men of the Harvest Christmas concert at Trinity United Church, 90 Spring St., Summerside. Admission $10 at the door. For information call 902-436-3155. Sponsored by Clark United Church Women.

3 p.m., Dec. 10

 

St. Louis Christmas Show

St. Louis Community Centre Family Christmas show. Performing: Leona Perry, Lisa Carraghar and Wilma Thibodeau (Arsenault Sisters) and family members. Admission: $5. Lunch is free.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 10

 

MONDAY

 

Sewing Day in O’Leary

Sewing Day for Northern Lights Quilt Guild at O'Leary Community Complex.

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 11

 

Miscouche Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, Miscouche Rec Centre on High School St., Mondays until Dec. 18. Children practise social skills, while grown-ups connect and socialize. Crafts, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. Drop into Summerside Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 11

 

Kinkora Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at seniors room Kinkora Place, 45 Anderson St., Mondays until Dec. 18. Children can practise social skills, while grown-ups can connect and socialize. Crafts, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. Drop into Family Place, Summerside, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., Dec. 11

 

Gift Wrapping and Baskets

Life Skills 101: Gift Wrapping and Baskets workshop. Learn how to make holiday gifts look extra special and make beautiful baskets. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., Dec. 11

 

Parkview Cribbage

Parkview Seniors host Cribbage matches every Monday at 7 p.m. at Parkview Seniors in Summerside.

7 p.m., Dec. 11

 

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga every Monday at Slemon Park Plaza. Gentle yoga using a chair for added support. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-8 p.m., Dec. 11

 

Bluegrass Concert

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

7-9 p.m., Dec. 11

 

 

TUESDAY

 

Parent-Child Program

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program at Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Tuesdays 10-11:15 a.m., until Dec 19. For families with children 0-2 years. Free fun and interactive program. Rhymes, songs and stories. Older preschool siblings welcome. Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

10-11:15 a.m., Dec. 12

 

O’Leary Library Storytime

Storytime for 3-to-5-year-olds and their people on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at O’Leary Library. Fun drop-in literacy program using stories, songs and activities.

10:30 a.m., Dec. 12

 

St. Paul’s Bridge

Bridge players meet at St. Paul’s Church in Summerside Tuesdays at 12:45 p.m. for friendly game. All welcome.

12:45 p.m., Dec. 12

 

Bingo and Cards

Parkview Seniors offer Bingo at 1 p.m. and Auction card games at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays, at Parkview Seniors, Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., Dec. 12

 

Wiggle, Giggle, Read

Wiggle, Giggle, Read program on 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., Dec. 12

 

The Shed

Come listen to jam session and bring instrument if you play, to The Shed. Every Tuesday night, free admission, for adults any age. Seeking new musicians. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. For info call Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., Dec. 12

 

 

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