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Calendar of community events happening in Prince County.

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I.

 

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., Nov. 7

 

O’Leary Library Storytime

Storytime for 3-5-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., Nov. 7

 

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., Nov. 7

 

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., Nov. 7

 

Wiggle, Giggle, Read

Wiggle, Giggle, Read program on every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

Come in for rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers. Stay and play after.

1:30 p.m., Nov. 7

 

Financial Literacy Series

“Financial Literacy: Protecting what matters most” – free money management seminar series presented by Anne Flynn. Series shows how to take control of your money and your life. Family friendly program at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 7

 

Handle With Care Program

Handle With Care hosted by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Tuesdays until Dec. 12. Fun, interactive program to help parents and caregivers promote mental health of children under 6. Free children’s books, childcare subsidies, snacks. To register, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 ext. 2 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

7-9 p.m., Nov. 7

 

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. In Community Room, Slemon Park Plaza. For info call Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., Nov. 7

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Lunch Remembrance Movie

Pack a brown bag lunch and come enjoy a movie in honour of Remembrance Day in lecture theatre, main floor, across from Airport Lounge, at 30 Aerospace Blvd., Slemon Park.

12-2 p.m., Nov 8

 

Kuddles For Kids

More volunteers needed for Kuddles for Kids program. Meeting at St. Mary’s Hall, Summer St., Summerside, to make teddy bears for needy children here and abroad. No sewing experience needed. Visitors welcome to come see volunteers assembling the colourful bears. For information call Heather Johnston, ‪902-724-5309.

1-4 p.m., Nov. 8

 

Chase the Ice

Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase The Ice draw every Wednesday at 8 p.m. in Credit Union Place lobby. Down to 17 cards left. This week’s Ace pot estimated over $13,500. Tickets available during the week at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s Convenience or online at https://chasetheice.5050central.com, Chase The Ice Facebook page.

8 p.m., Nov. 8

 

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., Nov. 9

 

Storytime with firefighter

Family storytime with a firefighter who will read a story and show a fire truck at 10:30 a.m. At 2 p.m. Janet Ogilvie owner-operator of Green Gables Alpacas, presentation on alpaca’s fibre and process she uses to make it into yarn. Both events at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

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

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films, mostly travelogues, screened Thursdays at noon. This week: “Nov. 9 And We Knew How to Dance: Women in World War I” (55 min.) distributed by Direct Cinema Ltd., Inc. Coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge; donations accepted for refreshments. At Eptek Centre, Summerside.

12 noon, Nov. 9

 

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., Nov. 9

 

Needle Craft Club

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

2-4 p.m., Nov. 9

 

Used Book Sale

Friends of the Kensington Heritage Library used book sale at former Kensington Welcome Centre (in the Railyard) from 5 to 7 p.m. Sale in aid of programming at the library. Price by donation. No sale Saturday, Nov. 11.

5-7 p.m., Nov. 9

 

Literacy and Mental Health

Bond to Literacy and Handle With Care sessions hosted by Family Place, Summerside, Thursdays until Dec 7. Bond to Literacy free service for families with 3-5-year-olds including weekly lesson packets to help teach your child, free children’s books. Handle with Care fun, interactive program for parents/caregivers, to promote the mental health of children from birth to age 6. Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

7-9 p.m., Nov. 9

 

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., Nov. 10

 

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., Nov. 10

 

Diabetes Health Fair

Diabetes Health Fair free event at Sobeys Summerside from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop by and talk about managing blood sugar. Health and nutrition information, healthy recipes, food samples, interactive booths.

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 10

 

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., Nov. 10

 

Legion Darts

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

7:30 p.m., Nov. 10

 

Chase Ace and Karaoke

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 Doucette after draw, at 8:30 p.m.

8 p.m., Nov. 10

 

Evangeline Chase The Ace

Evangeline Recreational Centre, Acadian Musical Village, and

Mont-Carmel Parish hold Chase the Ace draw every Friday night at Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Sandra and Ricky Jones from 8-10 p.m. Reserved to 19 years and over. Contact: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Nov. 10

 

SATURDAY

 

Remembrance Day Event

Remembrance Day ceremony at the War Memorial in Augustine Cove. Join community for a time to remember.

10 a.m., Nov. 11

 

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., Nov. 11

 

TOSH Craft Fair

Three Oaks Senior High School 32nd annual Christmas craft fair. Over 140 vendors from Maritimes. Two days: Saturday from 12 to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $3. Canteen service. Proceeds go to school activities and programs. No babysitting service this year. For more information go to www.toshcraftfair.com.

12-9 p.m., Nov. 11

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 12

 

Lions Club Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Karaoke Saturdays with Yogi and Sandy from 7 to 11 p.m.

7-11 p.m., Nov. 11

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 to 12 p.m. Dancing to the music of Michael Myers and Aubrey Arsenault. Light lunch and 50/50 draw. All welcome. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., Nov. 11

 

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., Nov. 12

 

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., Nov. 12

 

St. Louis Music Night

Music Night at St. Louis Community Centre. Louise Perry and friends performing country music. Admission $5. Night of music and free lunch.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 12

 

MONDAY

 

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., Nov. 13

 

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., Nov. 13

 

O’Leary Seniors Housing

Seniors Housing Initiative in O’Leary public meeting at O’Leary Community Centre to update community on progress since January meeting regarding forming a co-op, identifying land options and developing business plan. For further information call John Martin at 902-859-3757.

1:30-3:30 p.m., Nov. 13

 

Parkview Cribbage

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

1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Nov. 13

 

Chair Yoga

Chair Yoga every Monday at Slemon Park Plaza. $5 per class.

7-8 p.m., Nov. 13

 

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion. 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., Nov. 13

 

Spring Valley Games

Spring Valley Community Hall cards and Crokinole party. Plus 50/50 draw and lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 13

 

TUESDAY

 

Lunch & Learn Series

Free Digital Marketing Lunch & Learn Seminar Series in partnership with Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce. This session: Harness the Power of Mobile Technology. All workshops at Kensington Town Hall boardroom at 55 Victoria St. Doors open at 11:45 a.m. with seminar starting at 12 noon.

12 p.m., Nov. 14

 

THURSDAY

 

Quilting for Beginners

Learn quilt-making basics in this free class. Learn how to sew basic block square and assemble sampler quilt. Pre-registration required. Participants must provide own material (sewing machine, thread and fabric). First class will discuss supplies. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre at 57 Central St.

2-4:30 p.m., Nov. 16

 

SATURDAY

 

Dinner and Silent Auction

International Children’s Memorial Place roast beef dinner and silent auction fundraiser at Centre Belle Alliance (Ecole sur Mer French School), Summerside. For tickets, $25, Ron Barrett (902-888-7238), at Century 21 Office, 629 Water St. East, Summerside, or from ICMP board members. Auction 6 p.m., seating 6:30 and dinner 7 p.m.

6 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Dutch-Canadian Dinner
Dutch-Canadian annual meeting and dinner at Milton Community Hall. Tickets: $25 members, $30 non-members (includes bar ticket), children up to 10 years $10, pre-schoolers $5. Happy hour at 6:30 p.m. Dinner served at 7:30 p.m. Also silent auction, trivia and 50/50 draw. Contact Marion Endert www.facebook.com/marion.endert

6:30 p.m., Nov. 18

 

SUNDAY

 

Princetown Country Christmas

Princetown United Church on Rte. 20, Malpeque, Country Christmas concert. Not All There band entertaining. Apple cider served at intermission. Admission at door $10. All proceeds go to church.

7-9 p.m., Nov. 26

 

Community Happenings are published daily and are for non-profit groups to publicize upcoming events. Keep submissions to less than 30 words. Email: newsroom@journalpioneer.com or drop submissions off at our Summerside office, 316 Water St., or at the Journal Pioneer Alberton bureau.

 

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