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Community Happenings

Cribbage, playgroups, yoga and bluegrass are just some of the attractions

MONDAY

Rock & Talk Playgroup

Rock & Talk Playgroup hosted by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Mondays, for babies, toddlers and caregivers. Allow children and grown-ups chance to socialize. Staff co-ordinates activities, educational toys, healthy snack and Parent Child Mother Goose circle time. Call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 12

Miscouche Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Miscouche Rec Centre, High School St. Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Children and grown-ups chance to socialize. Staff co-ordinates craft, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. For info, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 12

Kinkora Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Kinkora Place, 45 Anderson St., Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. Children and grown-ups chance to socialize. Staff co-ordinates craft, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. For info, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 12

Parkview Seniors Meeting

Parkview Seniors monthly meeting at Parkview Seniors Club, Summerside. Membership dues still being accepted. New members welcome.

1:30 p.m., March 12

Gentle Yoga

Join Karen Langevin for gentle yoga class. One-hour class for beginners, seniors or those coming back to yoga or looking for gentle practice. Leaves you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, while creating wider range of flexibility. Bring a mat and small blanket or beach towel. At Slemon Park Plaza. $5 per class. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

6-7 p.m., March 12

Recovery Program

Celebrate recovery in Christ-centred 12-step and 8-principle recovery program. Every Monday at Summerside Church of the Nazarene, 156 Fitzroy St. Meetings start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. For those with a hurt, habit or hang-up like do too much, owe too much, work too much, exercise too much, and want to change their life. No cost.

7 p.m., March 12

Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion, featuring Heartfelt Bluegrass with Wilma and Larry Jones, Donna Bernard and Jerome Arsenault, 7-9 p.m. Open-mike 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., March 12

Parkview Seniors Crib

Cribbage games on Mondays at 7 p.m. at Parkview Seniors’ Club, 335 Central St., Summerside.

7 p.m., March 12

Seaview Hall Games

Card and Crokinole games night at Sea View Hall Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Light lunch served.

7:30 p.m., March 12

TUESDAY

O’Leary Storytime

Regular storytime at O’Leary Public Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Fun drop-in literacy program using stories, songs and activities for preschoolers and their people. Also, Computer Help for Beginners Tuesdays at 1 p.m. or call 902-859-8788 to set up appointment.

10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., March 13

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., March 13

Parkview Seniors Games

Parkview Seniors Tuesday activities: Bingo at 1 p.m. and Auction cards at 7 p.m. weekly at Parkview Seniors’ Club, 335 Central St., Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., March 13

Stroller Fit Program

Stroller Fit hosted by Family Place, at Credit Union Place walking track Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 p.m. Group for new parents of all ages and their wee ones, free. Get some exercise and meet and socialize with other new parents. Registration not required. For info, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

1:30-2:30 p.m., March 13

Reading and Teen Drop-In

Wiggle, Giggle, Read program Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and caregivers. Teen Drop-in Tuesdays at 4 p.m. for choice of social space or quiet space for studying. Weekly activities, board games, Wi-Fi, gaming, resume help, healthy snacks. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre.

1:30 and 4 p.m., March 13

Movie Night at Library

Movie and Popcorn night at Abram-Village Public Library. Come in your PJs.

6 p.m., March 13

Summerside Legion Crib

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

7 p.m., March 13

WEDNESDAY

Kensington Playgroups

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Murray Christian Centre, School St., Kensington. Wednesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. until June 20. Chance for children and grown-ups to socialize. Staff co-ordinates craft, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. For info, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 14

Quilting for Beginners

Learn quilt-making basics in free Quilting for Beginners class Wednesdays at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre. Learn how to sew basic block square and assemble sampler quilt. Registration required as space is limited. Participants must provide their own material (sewing machine, thread and fabric).

10 a.m.-12 noon, March 14

Prenatal, Breastfeeding Groups

Bosom Buddies Breastfeeding Support Group Breastfeeding group at 10-11:30 a.m. Nursing babies and toddlers welcome. New Beginnings Prenatal Group for expectant parents, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Prenatal topics plus food supplements, nutritious supper, Baby Box bassinet and infant clothing included. At Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Wednesdays. To register, drop in, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., March 14

Healthy Meet and Greet

Join Bernadette Campbell and Katelin Campbell, registered dietitians, at Harbourside Medical Centre, Summerside, for meet and greet. Pick up nutrition tips and healthy snacks and fill out ballot for a prize. For more info, contact Bernadette at 902-432-2600.

1-3 p.m., March 14

Knitting Circle

Bring along project or start a new one at Slemon Park Knitting Circle. Great way to meet new people and learn new skills. In Community Room, Slemon Park Plaza. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

1-3 p.m., March 14

Happy Course at Library

Happy Course hosted by Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society. Free six-week discussion series to meet friendly, like-minded people and find simple ways to make yourself and others happy. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. until March 28 at Summerside Rotary Library in the Inspire Learning Centre (57 Central St.).

6 p.m., March 14

Parkview Ceilidh

Parkview Ceilidh at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., Summerside, featuring group On The Road Again, consisting of John Campbell, Claude Gaudet, Ernie Gallant, Joe Lawless, Bobby McLean and Cindy Arsenault (weather permitting). Lunch and 50/50 tickets available.

7:30 p.m., March 14

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot: $18,005 with 19 cards left. Do not have to be present to win. Purchase tickets at Silver Fox, D.A. MacDonald Ltd. or Waugh’s Food Centre, Summerside.

8:30 p.m., March 14

THURSDAY

Postnatal Group

Beyond the Bump Postnatal Group at Family Place, Summerside, Thursdays. Group 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 at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 15

Bingo for Kids

Bingo for kids at Abram-Village Public Library.

10 a.m., March 15

Storytime with Farmer

Canadian Agricultural Literacy Month: Storytime with a Farmer. Local farmer visiting library, reading to children, and talking about farm life. For ages 3-5 years and their families. At Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., March 15

Family Storytime

Enjoy stories and activities for children 3 to 5 years at Family Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in the Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., March 15

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “In Search of Ancient Ireland: Saints” (57 minutes) distributed by PBS Home Video. Bring a lunch; coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge but donations accepted for refreshments.

12 noon, March 15

Parkview Seniors Cards

Card games on Thursdays at Parkview Seniors’ Club. Canasta at 1 p.m. and Auction at 7 p.m. At 335 Central St., Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., March 15

Hospice Meeting

East Prince Hospice meeting in St. Lawrence Room at Prince County Hospital, Summerside.

6:30 p.m., March 15

Summerside Garden Club

Summerside Area Garden Club meeting at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave. Guest Speaker: Vanessa Hamming from V’s Flower Farm, speaking about perennials and seedlings.

7 p.m., March 15

Winter Island Tour Concert

St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 391 Nelson St., Crapaud, hosts Winter Island Tour 2018 Concert featuring Newfoundland performers, Matthew Bryne and Sherman Downey. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets: $23, available from Charles Sherren at 902-658-2648 or online at: www.winterislandtour.com. Light lunch at intermission and door prize.

7:30 p.m., March 15

Karaoke with Clayton

Summerside Legion Karaoke with Clayton Gallant starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., March 15

FRIDAY

Borden-Carleton Playgroup

Borden-Carleton Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Community Library in Fire Hall, 244 Borden Ave. Fridays. Children and grown-ups chance to socialize. Staff co-ordinates craft, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. For info, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 16

Summerside Playgroup

Playgroups hosted by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Fridays. Children and grown-ups chance to socialize. Staff co-ordinates craft, educational toys, healthy snack and circle time. For info, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 16

Playing and Reading

Wiggle, Giggle, Read program Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesdays 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 caregivers.

10:30 a.m., March 16

St. Patrick’s Tea

St. Patrick’s Day Tea 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gordon Memorial United Church Hall, Alberton. Admission: $7 per person, tickets available at the door. All welcome.

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., March 16

Lenten Worship Service

Annual Lenten Worship Services at noon, luncheon at 12:30 p.m., sponsored by Summerside and Area Christian Council, on Fridays in Lent. This week at Summerside Church of the Nazarene, 156 Fitzroy St. Donations of $5 appreciated with funds going to Merrill J. MacLeod Bursary and community needs/programs in Summerside area.

12 noon, March 16

Knit, Crochet, Chat

Knit, Crochet and Chat offered Fridays at 1 p.m. at O’Leary Public Library. For experienced or just beginners, bring in projects, get ideas and socialize.

1 p.m., March 16

Kensington Lions Cards

Kensington Lions Club hosts Auction card games every Friday at 7 p.m. at Kensington Legion, 30 Garden Dr.

7 p.m., March 16

Elmsdale Music Night

Roger Chaisson and friends entertaining at Elmsdale Community Centre.

7:30 p.m., March 16 

Chase Ace and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Tickets: $5 each, available at the club Monday to Friday, 4-8 p.m. Draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Don’t have to be present to win. Followed by Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.

8 p.m., March 16

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 9 p.m. Entertainment on from 8-10 p.m. Free admission, for 19 plus. Contact: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., March 16

SATURDAY

Agriculture Day at Library

Agriculture Day event at Abram-Village Public Library.

10 a.m., March 17

Authors Group Meeting

Do you enjoy writing? Meet and share ideas and feedback with other aspiring writers. Western Authors Group (WAG) meeting at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. New members always welcome.

1-4 p.m., March 17

SUNDAY

Pancake Breakfast

Royal Canadian Legion, Borden-Carleton, pancake breakfast from 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Includes pancakes or French toast, sausage or ham, scrambled eggs, tea, coffee, juice. $7 per person.

10 a.m.-12 p.m., March 18

St. Patrick’s Concert

St. Patrick’s Day concert in St. Brigid’s Centre, Foxley River. Music by Ceilidh Brae. Refreshments and auction. Sponsored by St. Brigid’s Knights of Columbus division.

7:30 p.m., March 18

MONDAY

O’Leary Sewing Day

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

9 a.m.-4 p.m., March 19

THURSDAY

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., March 22

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