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Listing of community events happening in Prince County

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

 

Summerside Crib

Cribbage matches at Summerside Legion, starting at 7 p.m.

7 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

 

Diabetes Workshop

EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) hosting Diabetes Canada for workshop called “Let’s Talk Diabetes.” Presentation will explain basics of diabetes – what it is, signs and symptoms, how to cope. In the ADL Room at Inspire Learning Centre, Summerside. For information or to register, call 902-888-2177.

1 p.m., Nov. 29

 

Parkview Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., Summerside, featuring Blue Zone, consisting of John Campbell, Mim Murphy, Gary Arsenault and Dave Millar. Lunch and 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., Nov. 29

 

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. 30

 

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

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films, mostly travelogues, screened Thursdays at noon. This week: “Journey of a Lifetime: Australia to the Americas” (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, Nov. 30

 

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. 30

 

Lego at Library

Lego Fun at O'Leary Public Library at 4 p.m. Then at 6:30 p.m. Holiday Survival Tips to Stay on Track with Healthy Eating Webinar. Produced by Canadian Diabetes Association, offers valuable tips on healthy living, even over the holidays, also at O'Leary Public Library.

4 p.m., Nov. 30

 

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. 30

 

Celiac Info Session

Celiac Disease Information Session in Sobeys Supermarket Community Room on Granville St., Summerside.

6:30 p.m., Nov. 30

 

Ho Ho Auction

P.E.I. Home Economics Association hosting annual Ho Ho Auction at Central Queens United Church, Hunter River, viewing at 6:30, bidding beginning at 7 p.m. Handmade items, baking and other gift ideas. Evening of shopping, snacks and fun. For information call Margaret 902-566-4217 or email: prouse@pei.sympatico.ca

6:30 p.m., Nov. 30

 

Literacy and Mental Health

Bond to Literacy and Handle With Care sessions hosted by Family Place, Summerside, Thursdays until Dec 7. Literacy program free service for families with 3-5-year-olds includes weekly lesson packets and 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. 30

 

Legion Karaoke

Karaoke at Summerside Legion starting at 8 p.m. Last week of contest.

8 p.m., Nov. 30

 

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. 1

 

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. 1

 

Church Christmas Tea

Christmas Tea at Gordon Memorial Church, Alberton, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $7 per person.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 1

 

Edible Gifts Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Edible Gifts class. Get inspired with new gift-giving ideas. Class at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

11 a.m.-12 p.m., Dec. 1

 

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

 

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. 1

 

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 from 8:30 to 11 p.m.

8 p.m., Dec. 1

 

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. 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., Dec. 1

 

SATURDAY

 

Pancake Breakfast with Santa

Special Olympics all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Community Room of Summerside Superstore. Includes coffee, tea, juice and two slices of ham. $5 for adults, $3 for children 6 and under. Bring your camera for picture with Santa. Funds raised go to 2018 Special Olympics National Summer Games athletes, coaches, and volunteers from Prince County.

8-11 a.m., Dec. 2

 

Jingle Bell Holiday Bazaar

Jingle Bell Holiday Bazaar at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lots of holiday baking, crafts, decorating ideas, and silent auction table. No admission. Church is fully accessible.

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 2

 

Linkletter Craft, Bake Sale

Linkletter Craft and Bake Sale featuring large variety of Island crafts, knitting, wood crafts, books, tree ornaments, wreaths, table arrangements, and many baked goods at Linkletter Community Centre, Linkletter Road (Rte. 11). From 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Free admission. Lower level with new-to-you products open also. For more information phone Kari at 902-303-9979.

9 a.m.-3 p.m., Dec. 2

 

Lot 16 Coffee Party

Christmas Coffee Party at Lot 16 United Church from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Sponsored by Lot 16 UCW (United Church Women).

10 a.m.-12 p.m., Dec. 2

 

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. 2

 

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m., this week featuring Eddie Quinn.

2-5 p.m., Dec. 2

 

Lions Karaoke Contest

St. Eleanors Lions Club Karaoke contest. Contest features cash prizes for first, second and third place totalling $600. Saturdays with Yogi and Sandy from 7 to 11 p.m.

7-11 p.m., Dec. 2

 

‘Missing Christmas’ Musical

New Glasgow Christmas Choir presents musical play, “Missing Christmas,” at New Glasgow Christian Church, Route 258. Humourous and surprising retelling of Christmas story. Admission free but donations will be used to send stable full of animals to World Vision village for world's neediest children and their families.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 2 and 3

 

Helping Hands Jamboree

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

7:30 p.m., Dec. 2

 

Legion Darts

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

8 p.m., Dec. 2

 

Club 50 Dance

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

8:30-11:30 p.m., Dec. 2

 

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. 3

 

Roast Beef Dinner

Knights of Columbus Hall roast beef dinner with trimmings. Price $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12.

12 noon, Dec. 3

 

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. 3

 

Christmas Traditions Concert

Kendall Docherty and Family Christmas Traditions Concert at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd. Tickets: $10, available at the door. Light refreshments served.

Church is fully accessible.

2 p.m., Dec. 3

 

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. Supper served at 5 p.m. - $10. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Contact: 902-854-2324

2-8:30 p.m., Dec. 3

 

Silent Santa at Mall

County Fair Mall hosting Silent Santa for families with autism, sensory issues, social anxieties. Santa’s Village lights, moving parts of display, and music shut off to lower stimulation levels. Santa remains silent. Offering on-the-spot photos with money collected donated to Autism Society of P.E.I.

4-5 p.m., Dec. 3

 

St. Louis Christmas Show

Christmas Show at St. Louis Community Centre featuring Kim Albert, Keelin Wedge and Rodney Arsenault providing the music. Admission $10 plus a nonperishable item for food bank.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 3

 

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., Dec. 4

 

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. 4

 

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., Dec. 4

 

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. 4

 

Spring Valley Games

Spring Valley Community Hall cards and Crokinole party. Plus 50/50 draw and light lunch served. Last card and crokinole party for 2017.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 4

 

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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