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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. 23

 

Storytime With Policeman

Join in storytime with police officer who will read a story and show off his police car. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., Nov. 23

 

Diabetes Info Session

Join Bernadette Campbell, Health P.E.I. dietitian, for information session on Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes. Nutrition tips on prevention and control of diabetes. At Kinkora Fire Hall.

11 a.m.-12 p.m., Nov. 23

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films, mostly travelogues, screened Thursdays at noon. This week: “Journey of a Lifetime: Europe and the Middle East” (57 minutes) 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, Nov. 23

 

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. 23

 

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

 

Used Book Sale

Friends of the Kensington Heritage Library used book sale at former Kensington Welcome Centre (in the Railyard) on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sale in aid of programming at the library. Price by donation.

5-7 p.m., Nov. 23

 

Seasonal Decorating Session

“Deck Your Halls with Kool Breeze Farms” at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd. Seasonal decorating tips; everything made will be given away. Light refreshments (cider and cookies). Tickets $10, available at the door, as well by calling 902-436-2557 in advance.

7 p.m., Nov. 23

 

Linkletter Jamboree

Thursday Night Jamboree at Linkletter Community Centre, 1670 Rte. 11, featuring Dunromin (Vans Bryant, Harold Noye, John Campbell, Jim Dickson, Marnie Noye) followed by open-mic segment with various singers, stepdancers. 50/50 draw and prizes. Admission: $8 (includes lunch).

7 p.m., Nov. 23

 

Chase the Ice

Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase the Ice draw moves to Thursday this week. Draw during Capitals game, card flip in Credit Union Place lobby after game. Jackpot over $14,500 with 15 cards remaining. Tickets available at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s or online at https://chasetheice.5050central.com

Nov. 23

 

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. 23

 

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. 24

 

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. 24

 

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. 24

 

Christmas Craft Fair

Christmas Craft Fair at Elmsdale Community Centre, 1002 Dock Rd., on Friday from 3 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canteen available.

3-9 p.m., Nov. 24

9 a.m.-3 p.m., Nov. 25

 

Legion Darts

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

7:30 p.m., Nov. 24

 

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. Followed by Karaoke with Yogi and Booboo at 8:30 p.m.

8 p.m., Nov. 24

 

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. Jackpot: $15,000 with 43 cards left. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Caroline Bernard and Remi Arsenault from 8-10 p.m. For 19 years and over. Call: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Nov. 24

 

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., Nov. 25

 

Bake Sale, Tea and Games

Bake sale, tea and Bingo at Silver Maple Seniors Club in Miscouche. Door prizes and guessing game. Admission: $5.

11 a.m., Nov. 25

 

Tea and Bake Sale

Summerside Salvation Army hosting their annual Christmas Tea and Bake Sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 374 Pope Road location. Cost: $6.50. For tickets call 902-724-5089.

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Nov. 25

 

Adult Book Club

Join in lively discussion about some of today's most intriguing and thought-provoking books. Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

2 p.m., Nov. 25

 

Lions Club Karaoke

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

7-11 p.m., Nov. 25

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance at Club 50 in Abram-Village at a new time from 8:30-11:30 p.m. Dancing to country and old rock and roll by a live band. Light lunch and 50/50 draw. All welcome. Admission $6.

8:30-11:30 p.m., Nov. 25

 

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. 26

 

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. 26

 

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. 10, 17, 24 and April 1. Admission $3. Adults only. Supper served at 5 p.m. - $10. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Contact: 902-854-2324

2-8:30 p.m., Nov. 26

 

Bonshaw Ceilidh

Monthly Ceilidh Concert at Bonshaw Hall. Guests: fiddler and guest MC Megan Pollard, Stephanie Ross, singer Braydon Gautreau, The Retrofrets Ukulele Group, plus local musicians. 50/50 draw, lunch, and open-stage time. All ages welcome. Admission by donation, with proceeds to upkeep of Bonshaw Hall.

2-4 p.m., Nov. 26

 

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

 

Memorial Tree Service

Memorial Tree Service at Victoria West United Church. Nametags purchased by contacting Una at 902-831-2632. Storm date Monday, Nov. 27.

7 p.m., Nov. 26

 

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. 27

 

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. 27

 

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. 27

 

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., Nov. 27

 

Legion Variety Concert

Variety concert, featuring A Touch of Country with Mary Smith, Lou Doiron and Theo Wiegers, 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. 27

 

Spring Valley Games

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

7:30 p.m., Nov. 27

 

TUESDAY

 

Hard of Hearing Meeting

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association P.E.I. Chapter meeting at North Tryon Presbyterian Church. Annual meeting and several reports to be shared.

9:30 a.m., Nov. 28

 

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. 28

 

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. 28

 

Women’s Employability Program

Women’s Employability Program information session at East Prince Women’s Information Centre, 109 Water St., Summerside. For women wanting to enhance employability skills. Training allowance, child care and travel to those who qualify. Contact: Andy Lou Somers, 902-436-9856, 902-439-7268, epwic@eastlink.ca, facebook.

11 a.m., Nov. 28

 

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. 28

 

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. 28

 

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. 28

 

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club for grades 8 through 12. Each month hosts reading group, featuring a book either suggested by group members or one suggested by library staff for reading and discussing. Background on author and book's setting, and answers to points raised. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

4 p.m., Nov. 28

 

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. 28

 

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., Nov. 28

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Women of Worth Workshop

East Prince Youth Development Center holding free Women of Worth Workshop for women ages 18 to 35. Call 902-436-2815 to register.

Nov. 29

 

THURSDAY

 

Birdcarvers Exhibit

From Nov. 30 to Jan. 5, Prince County Birdcarvers showcasing intricate carvings of birds and other wildlife. Official opening Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. At Eptek Centre, Summerside – open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission by donation. Call 902-888-8373, visit www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre.

10 a.m., Nov. 30

 

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

 

FRIDAY

 

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

 

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