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Listing of events and activities happening in and around Prince County

WEDNESDAY

 

Singing for Camp Keir

Victoria West Presbyterian Church hosts caroling featuring Roy MacCaull and Kim Tuplin plus lots of other local talent. Freewill offering to purchase windows for Camp Keir. Apple cider and cookies to follow.

7 p.m., Dec. 13

 

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. This week’s jackpot: $11,400 with 32 cards left. Do not have to be present to win. Purchase tickets at Silver Fox, D. A. MacDonald Ltd. or Waugh’s Food Centre in Summerside.

8:30 p.m., Dec. 13

 

THURSDAY

 

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “Argentina: Land of Natural Wonder” (51 minutes) distributed by IVN Entertainment Inc. Coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge; donations accepted for refreshments. At Eptek Centre, Summerside.

12 noon, Dec. 14

 

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. 14

 

Needle Craft Club

Meet new people and socialize while you knit or do other needlework at Needle Craft Club. 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 p.m., Dec. 14

 

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., Dec. 14

 

Candy Cane Science

Candy Cane Slime and other fun stuff for kids and their families at O'Leary Public Library. Drop in for stories and fun hands-on science with Candy Canes.

6 p.m., Dec. 14

 

Karaoke at Legion

Summerside Legion Karaoke starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., Dec. 14

 

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. 15

 

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. 15

 

Seasonal Music at Library

Get in the holiday spirit with lively seasonal music in the library at

Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1 p.m., Dec. 15

 

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. 15

 

Summerside Christmas Cantata

Summerside Fundamental Baptist Church, 200 MacEwen Road, presenting cantata “From Christmas to Calvary.” All welcome to attend this free event.

7 p.m., Dec. 15

 

Legion Darts

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

7:30 p.m., Dec. 15

 

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. Don’t have to be present to win. Followed by Karaoke with Yogi and Booboo from 8:30 to 12 a.m.

8 p.m., Dec. 15

 

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 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Jackpot: $17,000, 40 cards left. Entertainment: Mont Carmel Choir, 8-9 p.m. and Jean-Eudes 9-10 p.m. Free admission. 19 years and over. Call: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Dec. 15

 

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. 16

 

Legion Kitchen Party

Summerside Legion Kitchen Party starting at 2:30 p.m. featuring Sandra Jones. Door prizes. Last kitchen party of the year. Next one Jan. 6.

2:30 p.m., Dec. 16

 

Christmas Jamboree

Helping Hands Band Christmas Jamboree at St. Anthony’s Hall,

Route 2, Woodstock. Admission at the door. Music, fun and lunch.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 16

 

Club 50 Dance

Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 8:30 to 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. 16

 

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. 17

 

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. 17

 

O’Leary Christmas Cantata

Hope for the World Christmas Cantata at O’Leary Nazarene Church Dec. 17, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m.

7 p.m., Dec. 17

 

Kellys Cross Ceilidh

Ceilidh in Kelly's Cross with Ann Cudmore as MC. Music by Centre House band and guests: Pat Molyneaux, Theresa Hudson, Donnie MacKinnon, Randy Blaisdell, Herb McDonald, Stewart MacFarlane, Brian Trainor, Linda Classen, Marlene MacLaren. Centre at 1475 Rte. 13. Admission at door, includes light lunch, 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., Dec. 17

 

MONDAY

 

Silent Reading Party

Holidays can be stressful and chaotic. Take a short break: bring a book or e-reader and do some silent reading at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. No talking. No phones. Read and relax with others. Light refreshments provided.

6:30 p.m., Dec. 18

 

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., Dec. 18

 

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. 18

 

TUESDAY

 

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. 19

 

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. 19

 

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. 19

 

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. 19

 

The Shed

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. 19

 

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