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Community Happenings

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

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 19

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 19

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 19

Gentle Yoga

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

6-7 p.m., March 19

Library Trivia Night

Test your knowledge with fun, free night of trivia at Summerside Rotary Library. Bring a friend or start a team. In Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

6:30 p.m., March 19

Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion, featuring Not All There band, with Gary Arsenault, Romona Roberts, Mike Johnson, Wendel Cameron and Peter Landry, 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 19

Parkview Seniors Crib

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

7 p.m., March 19

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 19

TUESDAY

Patient Navigator Session

EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) hosts Mary Laura Coady, P.E.I.'s patient navigator to talk about her program and services to help people navigate through health system. Get questions answered. In Key Room, top floor of Inspire Learning Centre, Summerside. Call 902-888-2177 to register.

10 a.m., March 20

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 20

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 20

Library Open House

Open House at O'Leary Library. Drop in for munchies and find out about all the things library has to offer – much more than books.

1 p.m., March 20

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 20

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 20

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 20

Kensington Seniors Open House

Kensington Senior Surfers Club open house to view their latest project – partnership with The Newcomers Association of P.E.I to learn from newcomers about their home country. Group heard from guest speakers from six different countries and storyboards prepared to tell about each country. Speakers and lunch. Storm date: Monday, March 26, at 2 p.m.

2 p.m., March 20

Teen Advisory Group

Summerside Rotary Library Teen Advisory Group for ages 13 to 18. Want to have your say in what events and activities happen at library and want to make Summerside a better place? Earn volunteer hours and build skills in leadership and project management all while having fun and being creative. Teen advisory group meets monthly after school at library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

3:45 p.m., March 20

Storytime at Library

Reading and stories at Abram-Village Public Library. Also snacks for all.

6 p.m., March 20

Healthy Cooking Class

Join Sobeys chef and dietitian for Healthy Cooking class. Enjoy meal prepared by chef and get nutrition tips from dietitian. Cost: $15 per person. Class at Sobeys Summerside. On the menu: Baked Veggie Fritters with Lemon Herb Sauce, Green Apple and Walnut Salad, Maple Salmon, Garlic Roasted Cauliflower. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

6-8 p.m., March 20    

The Shed

Come to The Shed to listen to jam session and bring an instrument if you play. Every Tuesday night, free admission, for adults any age. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., March 20

Summerside Legion Crib

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

7 p.m., March 20

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 21

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 21

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 21

Christian Business Luncheon

Canadian Christian Business Federation Summerside Chapter Lunch and Learn. Connect with other Christian men and women involved in business or the professions. Share, learn and network. Discussion 36: Priorities. At Jars of Clay, 314 First St., Summerside. Confirm attendance with Allan Ramjattan at allan.ramjattan@gmail.com
12 noon, March 21

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 21

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 21

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Jackpot now $18,680 with 18 cards left. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. 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 21

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 22

Easter crafts and Stories

Easter crafts and story time at Abram-Village Public Library.

10 a.m., March 22

Healthy Eating Storytime

Special story time all about eating healthy. Stories and activities for ages 3 to 5 years and their families. At Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., March 22

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “Touring London, Paris, and Rome (60 minutes) distributed by Questar Video Inc. Bring a lunch; coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge but donations accepted for refreshments.

12 noon, March 22

Donations Drop-off

PCH Auxiliary annual sale of gently-used clothing and accessories at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd., March 23 and 24. Drop off donations of clean, gently-used clothing to Summerside Presbyterian Church Thursday afternoon, not before. Sale on Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Inquiries: Mary Curran at 902-432-3803.

March 22

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 22

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

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 featuring singers, step-dancers, etc. Wheelchair accessible, 50/50, door prizes. Admission $8, includes lunch.

7 p.m., March 22

Karaoke with Clayton

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

8 p.m., March 22

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 23

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 23

Cooking for Arthritis Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Cooking for Arthritis class. Learn which foods can help with arthritis. Recipes and samples provided. Class at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.          

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., March 23

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 23

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 Salvation Army at 374 Pope Rd. Donations of $5 appreciated with funds going to Merrill J. MacLeod Bursary and community needs/programs in Summerside area.

12 noon, March 23

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 23

Family Karaoke

All ages welcome for very informal karaoke. Bound to be giggling as participants find their inner superstar. At Slemon Park Community Room.

6 p.m., March 23

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 23

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 with Yogi and Booboo.

8 p.m., March 23

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.

8-10 p.m., March 23

SATURDAY

Crafts at Library

Spring crafts and story time at Abram-Village Public Library.

10 a.m., March 24

Adult Book Club

Join Adult Book Club for lively discussion about some of today’s most thought-provoking books. Pick up copy of latest book club selection at main circulation desk.

At Summerside Rotary Library in the Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

2 p.m., March 24

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