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Taj Mahal in India. This week's Eptek lunchtime film is "Rudy Maxa’s World: Exotic Places – India.”
Taj Mahal in India. This week's Eptek lunchtime film is

The following is a list of events and activities coming up in Prince County.

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. 16

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films, mostly travelogues, screened Thursdays at noon. This week: “Rudy Maxa’s World: Exotic Places – India” (56 minutes) distributed by Questar Inc. Coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge; donations accepted for refreshments. At Eptek Centre, Summerside.

12 noon, Nov. 16

 

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. 16

 

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

 

Used Book Sale

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

5-7 p.m., Nov. 16

 

Garden Club Social

Summerside & Area Garden Club meeting at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave., Summerside. Presentation by Garth Davey on Christmas decorating. Annual Christmas social with cold finger food potluck. Club supplies beverages. Also ornament exchange - value to $10.

7 p.m., Nov. 16

 

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. 16

 

Karaoke with Clayton

Karaoke with Clayton Gallant at Summerside Legion from 8 to 11 p.m.

8-11 p.m., Nov. 16

 

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. 17

 

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. 17

 

Taste and Learn Class

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

1-2 p.m., Nov. 17

 

Medications Workshop

  1. with Dr. Rolly Chiasson – “You and Your Medications.” What to ask, what to know. In Key Room at Inspire Learning Centre, Summerside. Call 902-888-2177 or message to register.

1:30 p.m., Nov. 17

 

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. 17

 

O’Leary Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair at O’Leary Legion on Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission: $2. Proceeds go to local charities.

4-9 p.m., Nov. 17

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Speak-Easy Toastmasters

Speak-Easy Toastmasters meet at Community Connections, Summerside. Instant debates of two to three minutes with interesting topics from today's news and yesteryears’. Join the fun and information.

6 p.m., Nov. 17

 

‘Once Upon a Christmas’

“Once Upon a Christmas,” evening of Christmas music and stories, at

Lot 16 United Church. Call 902-436-7086 or 902-436-3253 for tickets, or purchase at the door.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 17

 

King George Hall Concert

  1. Christmas concert at King George Hall, Port Hill. Christmas music, skit by Port Hill WI and Birch Hill WI, special guests, Santa will be there. Admission at the door proceeds for the hall.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 17

 

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 p.m., Nov. 17

 

Chase Ace and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Jackpot now $6,005 with 13 cards remaining. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at acechasers.com until draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Followed by Karaoke with Yogi and booboo at 8:30 p.m.

8 p.m., Nov. 17

 

Evangeline Chase The Ace

Evangeline Rec Centre, Acadian Musical Village, and Mont-Carmel Parish Chase the Ace draw every Friday at Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Jeff Coughlin, Mark Wall and Shawn Fitzgerald from 8-10 p.m. Reserved to 19 years and over. Contact: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Nov. 17

 

SATURDAY

 

Summerside Lions Breakfast

Summerside Lions hosting a breakfast at Wilmot Community Centre, Summerside. Cost $5. Tickets can be purchased from any Lions member or at the door. All proceeds going to Prince County Hospital, Summerside.

7:30-10:30 a.m., Nov. 18

 

Christmas Plus Sale

Christmas Plus Sale featuring crafts, collectibles, antiques at New London Women’s Institute Hall, 10596 Route 6.

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Christmas Craft Fair

Annual Wheatley River Christmas Craft fair at Wheatley River Hall, 16 Rackhams Lane. Admission: $2 at the door, free for children 12 and under. Array of crafts such as creams, crocheting, honey, jewellery and wreaths. A 50/50 draw. Lunch options will be available. Admission supports hall maintenance. Info call 902-964-2586 or 902-621-0834.

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Holly Fair Coffee Party

Holly Fair Coffee Party at Trinity United Church, 90 Spring St., Summerside. Tickets $10, available at the door. Downstairs: baked goods, preserves, jewelry, Christmas decorations, etc. Contact: 902-436-1443.

10-11:30 a.m., Nov. 18

 

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. 18

 

Western Authors Group

Enjoy writing stories? Join Western Authors group. Writers meet to improve each other’s work with thoughtful critiques and by sharing writing experience. In Key Room at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Guests welcome.

1-4 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Junior Book Club

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

1 p.m., Nov. 18

 

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

 

Lions Club Karaoke

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

7-11 p.m., Nov. 18

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 to 12 p.m. Light lunch and 50/50 draw. All welcome. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., Nov. 18

 

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. 19

 

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. 19

 

Songs of Roy MacCaull

“Songs of Roy MacCaull” show, with Roy MacCaull, Marcella Richard, and Larry Campbell, and band at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Road. Tickets available at the door - $10. Door opens at 6:15 p.m.

7 p.m., Nov. 19

 

Kelly's Cross Ceilidh

Ceilidh in Kelly's Cross with Ann Cudmore as MC. Music by Centre House band and guests: Pat Molyneaux, Theresa Hudson, the Pineau children, John Gallant, Country Steel Band. Wheelchair accessible, located at 1475, Route 13. Admission at door includes light lunch, tea and coffee, 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., Nov. 19

 

St. Louis Music Night

Music night at St. Louis Community Centre. Performing: Heartfelt band and family members. Admission: $5. Free lunch.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 19

 

MONDAY

 

Guild Sewing Day

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

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 20

 

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. 20

 

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. 20

 

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. 20

 

Food Safety Session

Life Skills 101: Food safety for dinner parties information session. Learn how to prepare and store food safely when entertaining and every day. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 20

 

Chair Yoga

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

7-8 p.m., Nov. 20

 

Bluegrass and Acoustic Concert

Bluegrass and Acoustic 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. 20

 

Spring Valley Games

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

7:30 p.m., Nov. 20

 

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. 21

 

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., Nov. 21

 

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. 21

 

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. 21

 

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. 21

 

Healthy Eating Support Group

Healthy Eating Support Group. Come ready to share and visit with group of people trying to make their health better by what they eat. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 21

 

Author Talk

Author Mo Duffy Cobb talking about her book, “Unpacked: From P.E.I. to Palawan,” a travel memoir of a young family, brokenhearted and hungry for change, that take off on around-the-world journey of love and redemption. Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 21

 

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. 21

 

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. 21

 

WEDNESDAY

 

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. 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. 22

 

THURSDAY

 

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. 23

 

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

 

FRIDAY

 

Lunch & Learn Series

Free Digital Marketing Lunch & Learn Seminar Series in partnership with Kensington and Area Chamber of Commerce. This session: Events to Drive Action and New Business. 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., Dec. 1

 

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