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Community Happenings
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., May 14

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., May 14

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., May 14

Sleep Workshop

Megan Bernard giving workshop on sleep, hosted by East Prince Seniors Initiative, in ADL Room, lower level of Inspire Learning Centre, Summerside. Offering some sleep tips and chance to ask any questions.

10:30 a.m., May 14

Celebrate Recovery Program

Celebrate Recovery is Christ-centred recovery program. Every Monday evening at Summerside Church of the Nazarene, 156 Fitzroy St. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Anyone with a hurt, habit or hang-up who wants to change in their life, invited to come out. No cost to attend. Facebook page: Celebrate Recovery in Summerside.

7 p.m., May 14

Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion featuring The Buchannan Family. Open-mike performers on 7-7:30 p.m. have free admission. Admission: $5. 50/50 draw and door prizes. Bring acoustic instruments for jam after concert.

7-9 p.m., May 14

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., May 14

TUESDAY

Wiggle, Giggle, Munch

Wiggle, Giggle & Munch family program hosted by Family Place, at Summerside Rotary Library Tuesdays 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., until May 22. Fun family program focusing on physical activity, nutrition and creativity. Designed for children aged 2-5 years and parents/caregivers. Register at Family Place, 902-436-1348 or email familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., May15

Chocolate Chip Day

Chocolate Chip Day at O’Leary Public Library. Chocolate Chip Day StoryTime at 10:30 a.m. Drop in with preschooler for some chocolate chip fun. Drop in from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to share and sample favourite chocolate chip recipes and learn origins of the chocolate chip.

10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May 15

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., May 15

Parkview Bingo and Cards

Bingo at 1 p.m. and Auction card games at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., May 15

Parenting Program

Handle With Care, fun and interactive free program to help parents/caregivers promote mental health of children from birth to 6 years, Tuesdays until June 26 at Family Place, Summerside. Program includes: free books, program materials and snacks. Limited number of childcare subsidies (to pay for offsite childcare) available to those who qualify. Register by calling 902-436-1348 or emailing familyplace@eastlink.ca.

6-8 p.m., May 15

The Shed

Listen to jam session and bring an instrument if you play every Tuesday night at The Shed. Free admission, adults any age. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. Call Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., May 15

Summerside Legion Crib

Cribbage games begin at 7 p.m. at Summerside Legion.

7 p.m., May 15

WEDNESDAY

Kensington Playgroups

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

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

Prenatal, Breastfeeding Groups

Bosom Buddies breastfeeding support group, 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. Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or email familyplace@eastlink.ca.

10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., May 16

Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace, in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing, draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot now: $25,190 with 10 cards remaining. Do not have to be present to win. Purchase tickets at Silver Fox, D. Alex MacDonald Ltd. or Waugh’s Food Centre.

8:30 p.m., May 16

THURSDAY

Postnatal Group

Beyond the Bump Postnatal Group at Family Place, 75 Central St., 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 (Diaper Fit) and last Friday of month for movie (Stars & Strollers). Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., May 17

Family Storytime

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

10:30 a.m., May 17

Cards at Parkview

Canasta card games at 1 p.m. and Auction card games at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., Summerside.

1 and 7 p.m., May 17

Summerside Legion Karaoke

Karaoke at Summerside Legion, starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., May 17

FRIDAY

Ryan Cook Concert

ECMA winner, Ryan Cook, singer/songwriter of folk and country music from Nova Scotia, presents show at Village musical acadien. Opening act: Jenna-Marie Gallant from Rustico. Admission: $15. 50/50 draw and lunch available.

8 p.m., May 18

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., May 24

SUNDAY

Walk for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Society of P.E.I.’s Walk for Alzheimer’s at Credit Union Place in Summerside, also at Victoria Park Pavilion, Charlottetown. 12 p.m. registration, 12:30 p.m. welcome and warmup, 1 p.m. walk start time. Registration now open. Visit www.walkpei.ca or request fundraising kit by calling 902-370-3136 or emailing community@alzpei.ca

1 p.m., May 27

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