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A wet grey day is the best for dividing plants. Tough hosta roots often need to be cut with a shovel; astilbe, iris and day lily roots can be gently pried apart, creating new plants to plant and share.
Tough hosta roots often need to be cut with a shovel; astilbe, iris and day lily roots can be gently pried apart, creating new plants to plant and share. - Submitted

SATURDAY

Christian Business Meeting

Canadian Christian Business Federation Summerside Chapter meeting. Connect with other Christian men and women in business or the professions to share, learn and network. Discussion 37: Servant Leadership. At Granville Street Diner, 454 Granville St., Summerside. Confirm attendance by emailing: allan.ramjattan@gmail.com

7:30-8:30 a.m., May 26

Relay Yard Sale

Ramsays Relay for Life team multi-family yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. Eleanors Fire Hall, West Drive, Summerside. Rain or shine – indoors. All funds from sale for Relay for Life campaign for Canadian Cancer Society.

8 a.m.-1 p.m., May 26

Borden-Carleton Yard Sale

Royal Canadian Legion Borden-Carleton indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Hot dogs, pop, water, chips and 50/50 tickets available.

9 a.m.-12 p.m., May 26

Garden Club Plant Sale

Summerside Area Garden Club Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave., Summerside. Healthy plants at great prices.

9 a.m.-12 p.m., May 26

O’Leary Book Sale

Friends of O’Leary Library Giant Used Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fill a bag of fiction, non-fiction, or children’s books for $2 a bag. Proceeds go towards library programs.

9 a.m.-2 p.m., May 26

Kensington Plant Swap

Plant Swap and Barbeque at St. Mark’s Anglican Church Hall, 49 Victoria St. E, Kensington from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Selection of free plants. Bring in plants to donate Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at church hall.

10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 26

Library Maker Space

Maker Space, a DIY space where families can gather to create, invent, and learn, every Saturday at 10 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, inside Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m., May 26

Adult Book Club

Join lively discussion about some of today’s most thought-provoking books at Adult Book Club at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre (57 Central St.). Pick up copy of latest book club selection at main circulation desk.

2 p.m., May 26

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m. featuring Kurk Bernard.

2-5 p.m., May 26

Roast Pork Dinner

Roast pork dinner at O’Leary Legion, sponsored by Maple Leaf Curling Club, O’Leary, featuring special guests CBC “Compass” news anchor Louise Martin and weatherman Jay Scotland. Proceeds go to Maple Curling Club.

6 p.m., May 26

Ceilidh in the Brae

Ceilidh in the Brae at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, Brae. Freewill offering, lunch, 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., May 26

Club 50 Dance

Dance on Saturday nights at Club 50 in Abram-Village. Music by Tyler’s DJ Services. Lunch and 50/50 draw. Admission $6.

8:30-11:30 p.m., May 26

O’Leary Chase Ace

Chase the Ace for O’Leary rink, curling club and Legion. Draw on Saturday evenings at O’Leary Legion around 10 p.m.

10 p.m., May 26

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., May 27

Walk for Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer Society of P.E.I.’s Walk for Alzheimer’s at Credit Union Place (on the walking track) 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

Lego and Genealogy Clubs

Lego Club – Come in and have fun building with Lego. New day and time: Every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Genealogy Club meeting at 2 p.m. Interested in researching family tree? Sharing tips, ideas, and resources. Occasionally guest speakers. PEI Public Library system has Ancestry (largest online family history resource), free to use on library computers. Clubs at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1-4 and 2 p.m., May 27

Acoustic Music Jam

Acoustic Music Jam every Sunday from 2 to 8:30 p.m. at Acadian Musical Village (Expo-Centre), Abram-Village. Organized by Acadian Musical Village and Evangeline Bluegrass Festival. Admission $3. Adults only. Supper served at 5 p.m. for $10 admission. Door prize and 50/50 Draw. Contact: 902-854-2324

2-8:30 p.m., May 27

Bonshaw Ceilidh

​​Monthly Ceilidh Concert at Bonshaw Hall. Special musical guests: Island Girls (DonnaLee Perry, Alice Gallant and Sadie Perry) and David MacKay and Evan Martin​; plus regulars: Herb MacDonald, Andrea Corder, Phil Pineau and Tony the Troubador. 50/50 draw, cookies and tea, and open-mic. Admission by donation with proceeds to P.E.I. Chapter of Canadian ​Hard of Hearing Association. All ages welcome.

2-4 p.m., May 27

Dunromin Jamboree

Sunday afternoon concert at Linkletter Community Centre, 1670 Route 11, featuring Dunromin (Vans Bryant, Harold Noye, John Campbell, Jim Dickson, Marnie Noye). Followed by open-mic with singers, step-dancers, etc. 50/50 draw and prizes. Wheelchair accessible. Admission $8, includes lunch.

2:30 p.m., May 27

ICMP Fundraising Concert

International Children’s Memorial Place 13th Annual Spring Fundraising Concert at Centre Belle Alliance, Summerside. Acts: Roy MacCaull, Kim Tuplin, Sandra MacCaull, Steve Perry and Bobby MacLean, Olivia Roberts, Skye MacAusland, Shane Pendergast, Louise Arsenault, Tim Archer. Tickets: $15, from ICMP board members, Century 21 Summerside, or Heather Carver (902-954-0197, carverheather@gmail.com).

7 p.m., May 27
 

Kinkora Ceilidh

Ceilidh in Kinkora at Kinkora Place. Admission $10, includes lunch. Performers: Not All There, Fr. Keith Kennefic, Sandra and Ricky Jones, Kevin Arthur, Jason Campbell on fiddle, Elmer Doiron, Somerset Steppers, Fenton MacSwain, Joyce Arsenault and Marty Type. Also 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., May 27

St. Louis Music Night

Music Night at St. Louis Community Centre. Music by: Julie Arsenault, Alyssa Harper, and Kurk Bernard. Admission: $5. Light lunch provided.

7:30 p.m., May 27

Star of the Sea Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Star of the Sea Seniors Club in North Rustico. Featuring: Mary & the Country Gentlemen (Lou Doiron, Theo Wieigers, Mary Smith plus new additions – lead guitar and vocals, Ivor Price, plus base and vocals, David Moore). Special guests: Trudy Corbett and Mary Cousins. Shows at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Sunday of month. Admission at the door. Light lunch and 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., May 27

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., May 28

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 28

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. Leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, while creating wider range of flexibility. Bring a mat and small blanket or beach towel. Cost: $5 per class. At Slemon Park Plaza. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192

6-7 p.m., May 28

Trivia at Library

Fun, free evening of brain-busting trivia at Summerside Rotary Library. Start a team with friends or come meet new people. In Inspire Learning Centre (57 Central St.)

6:30 p.m., May 28

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 28

Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass and acoustic music concert, featuring Cathy Jackman, Heath Hickens and Al Peters, at Summerside Legion. Open-mike performers on 7-7:30 p.m. have free admission. Admission: $5. Also 50/50 draw and door prizes. Bring acoustic instruments for jam after concert.

7-9 p.m., May 28

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., May 28

TUESDAY

Hard of Hearing Meeting

Next meeting of Canadian Hard of Hearing Association, P.E.I. chapter at North Tryon Presbyterian Church Hall. Special guests: Brenda Porter and Brenda Graves, who travelled extensively to different locations in past few months, sharing their experiences and giving tips to make travelling easier for those with hearing loss. Update on Looping project, tea break and business meeting.

9:30 a.m., May 29

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 29

Taste and Tour Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Gluten-Free Taste and Tour class. Learn about foods that fit in gluten-free diet. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

1-2:30 p.m., May 29

Library Reading Program

Summerside Rotary Library hosts Wiggle, Giggle, Read Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Rhymes, songs and playtime activities for baby’s 0-36 months and their caregivers.

1:30 p.m., May 29

Teen Book Club

Teens in grades 8 through 12 meet each month to talk about books and socialize. This month, reading “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. Pick up copy of current book club selection at main circulation desk at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

4 p.m., May 29

The Shed

Come listen to jam session and bring an instrument if you play, to The Shed. 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., May 29

Crib at Summerside Legion

Cribbage games begin at 7 p.m. at Summerside Legion. Final night for season.

7 p.m., May 29

Scottish Concerts

MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Ceilidh Concert Series runs on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. until Oct. 2 at MacKinnon Homestead Grounds, 31228 Route 2, Richmond. For more information call 902-854-3513.

7:30 p.m., May 29

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 grownups 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 30

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 30

Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace, in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing, draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot: $28,460 with 8 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 30

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 31

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 31

Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition Tips for Seniors with Bernadette Campbell, registered dietitian with Health P.E.I., at Seniors Room in Kinkora fire hall. Learn how good nutrition protects body and brain. Assortment of nutrition handouts and recipes. For more info, contact Bernadette at 902-432-2600.

11 a.m.-12 p.m., May 31

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 31

Lego at Library

Lego fun drop-in and build and O’Leary Public Library.

4 p.m., May 31

Chocolate Bar Bingo

Chocolate Bar Bingo – one regular-size chocolate bar buys two cards for 10 games. All ages. Prizes: chocolate bars. At Slemon Park Plaza.

6 p.m., May 31

Summerside Legion Karaoke

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

8 p.m., May 31

FRIDAY

Family Karaoke

Family Karaoke for all ages. Very informal karaoke where there’s bound to be giggling as participants find their inner superstar. At Slemon Park Community Room.

6-8 p.m., June 1

Evangeline Chase Ace

Evangeline Recreation Centre, Acadian Musical Village and Mont-Carmel Parish hold Chase the Ace draw every Friday night at Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Cory Gallant. Reserved to 19 years and over. Contact (902) 854-3300.

9 p.m., June 1

SATURDAY

Trivia in Tyne Valley

Trivia With a Twist – evening of entertaining questions and activities hosted by local dinner theatre group at Tyne Valley Fire Hall. Funds raised in support of St. James Anglican Church and local food bank. Tickets: $10 at the door. Prize: bragging rights and one-of-a-kind trophy. For ages 19 and up. Come alone or bring a team.

8 p.m., June 2

Summerside Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion starting at 8 p.m.

8 p.m., June 2

SUNDAY

Linkletter Gospel Concert

Linkletter Community Centre presents “Back in Tyme” gospel concert, featuring Blair Coughlin, Steve Gallant, Bob Gagnon and George MacPhee. Admission: $12.

2 p.m. June 3

Mt.-Carmel Variety Show

Variety Show featuring many local artists at Mont-Carmel Parish Hall, 5786 Route 11. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Canteen, 50/50 and bake sale. Adults $12, students $5, free for preschoolers. All proceeds go to Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel Parish.

7 p.m. June 3

SUNDAY

ICMP Tree Dedication

International Children’s Memorial Place 13th Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony at 2115 Scales Pond Road, South Freetown. Parents dedicate trees in memory of their children. Everyone welcome. For more info, contact Judy Gallant at (902) 436-4850 or email judydoiron@hotmail.com. Website: www.icmplace.ca

2 p.m., June 10

THURSDAY

After Stroke Session

Healthy Eating After Stroke, part of series of free information sessions for stroke survivors and family members. Opportunities to engage with other survivors and caregivers. At Summerside Superstore Community Room with registered dietitian Angela Dawson. To register or for more information, contact Heart & Stroke at 902-892-7441 or email jenilyn.delong@heartandstroke.ca

6:30-8 p.m., June 14

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