Top News

Prince County Community Calendar

Musical instruments.
Musical instruments. - Contributed

Listing of events and happenings in and around Prince County

SATURDAY

Church Auction

Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd., auction of general household items, including furniture, some antiques. Funds raised for church programs. Preview at 9 a.m. Auction starts at 10 a.m. No admission. Coffee service available. Website with list of items: summersidepresbyterianpei.ca

9 a.m., June 16

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., June 16

4-H Achievement Day

Summerside District 4-H Clubs Achievement Day and 100th anniversary celebration at Camp Kolbe, 4514 Rte. 12, Grand River.

2-7 p.m., June 16

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m. featuring Sandra Jones. Must be 19 years of age or older to attend.

2-5 p.m., June 16

St. John’s Church Supper

St. John’s Anglican Church, St. Eleanors, supper. Chicken salad plate and dessert takeout. Adults $12 and children $8. For tickets call 902-36-9457 or 902-439-9509.

June 16

Gospel Jamboree

Helping Hands Band Gospel Jamboree at St. Anthony's Hall, Rte. 2, Woodstock. Admission at the door. Music, fun and lunch.

7:30 p.m., June 16

Reubins Jamboree

Reubins Jamboree at Seaview Hall on Rte. 20. Entertainers welcome. Admission $5. 50/50 draw. All lunch brought will be shared. Contact: Orville Curtis 902-629-5114.

7:30 p.m., June 16

Club 50 Dance

Dance at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Music provided by Leonard Coughlin, DJ from Summerside. Lunch and 50/50. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., June 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., June 17

Lego Club

Lego Club – Come in and have fun building with Lego. New day and time: Every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1-4 p.m., June 17

Comic Book Exhibition

Official opening of “Behind the Panels: Selected Works by Various Island Comic Book Creators” on display now until Oct. 5 at Eptek Centre, Summerside. Exhibit to “draw” attention to several Island artists. Centre open Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission by donation. For more info call 902-888-8373, online at www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre).

2 p.m., June 17

Genealogy Club

Interested in researching your family tree? Join Summerside Rotary Library Genealogy Club. Meetings to share tips, ideas, and resources and occasionally have guest speakers. P.E.I. Public Library System recently acquired Ancestry (world’s largest online family history resource), free to use on library computers. Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

2 p.m., June 17

Sacred Anthems Concert

Tyne Valley & Area Community Choir presents Sacred and Popular Canadian Anthems Concerts. First one Sunday at Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church. June 22 in Alberton at Gordon Memorial United Church, and June 24 at Summerside Presbyterian Church. Freewill offering collected for local charities at each concert.

7 p.m., June 17

Kellys Cross Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Kellys Cross Community Centre with Jackie Molyneaux, MC. Music by Centre House band. Guests: Pat Molyneaux, Herb McDonald, Brendan Griffin, Vicki Griffin, Hazel St. Amand, Diane Adams Roche, Howard McMaster, Sue Petrie, Joyce Arsenault, Fenton McSwain, and Marty Type. Located at 1475, Route 13, Kellys Cross. Admission includes light lunch, tea and coffee. 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., June 17

Small Halls Concert

St. Louis Community Centre hosting P.E.I. Mutual Festival of Small Halls concert. Music by Kelley Mooney and Tip Er Back. Admission: $15. Call 902-882-2178 to reserve ticket.

7:30 p.m., June 17

MONDAY

Guild Sewing Day

Sewing Day at Northern Lights Quilt Guild at O'Leary Community Complex from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 18

O’Leary Nazarene VBS

Sonwest Roundup VBS (Vacation bible School) at O’Leary Nazarene Church June 18 to 22 from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. each evening. To register call 902-859-3375 or email bandbperry@pei.sympatico.ca.

5:45-8:15 p.m., June 18

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert, featuring the Island Girls with Tania Paynter, Donna Lee Perry, Sadie Perry, Alice Gallant and Judy Bernard, 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., June 18

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., June 18

Spring Valley Games

Spring Valley Community Hall cards and Crokinole parties Mondays at 7:30 p.m. Light lunch provided.

7:30 p.m., June 18

TUESDAY

Bedeque Museum Opening

Bedeque Area Historical Museum, William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque, opens. July 7 new exhibit on Loyalist settlement of Bedeque Bay area. Other exhibits: story of Borden ferry service (1917-1997), and story of Callbeck’s Store. Also display of the Red Barn collection of Howard Clark relating to social history of the area. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m., June 19

O’Leary Library Storytime

StoryTime for 3-to-5-year-olds and their grownups, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. at O’Leary Public Library. Fun activities, stories and songs.

10:30 a.m., June 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., June 19

Parkview Games

Parkview Seniors Club in Summerside hosts Bingo at 1 p.m. and Auction cards at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays at Central St. location.

1 and 7 p.m., June 19

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., June 19

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. At Sobeys Summerside. Menu: black bean burger with avocado aioli and caramelized onions, spice roasted sweet potatoes with chili-lime dipping sauce, chocolate mint parfaits. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.                     

6-8 p.m., June 19

Parenting Program

Handle With Care, fun and interactive free program to help parents and caregivers to promote mental health of young children from birth to 6 years at Family Place, Summerside. Includes: free books, program materials and snacks. Childcare subsidies (to pay for offsite childcare, available to those who qualify). Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca. Tuesdays until June 26 from 6-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m., June 19

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., June 19

Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall, open-mic night. Admission: $6, and light lunch served.

7:30 p.m., June 19

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., June 19

WEDNESDAY

Summerside Stroller Fit

Stroller Fit Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at Shipyard Market shelter, Summerside. If raining, meet at CUP walking track. For more information, drop in to Family Place, call 436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

10:30-11:30 a.m., June 20

Prenatal Group

New Beginnings Prenatal Group for expectant parents, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Onsite child care, food supplements and nutritious lunch included. Feel free to bring support person. At Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Wednesdays. Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or email familyplace@eastlink.ca.

5:30-7:30 p.m., June 20

Parkview Ceilidh

Parkview Ceilidh at 335 Central St., Summerside, featuring the group Blue Zone, consisting of John Campbell, Mim Murphy, Gary Arsenault and Dave Millar, along with a special guest. Lunch and 50/50 available.

7:30 p.m., June 20

CountryHeart Music Night

Alberton Heritage Centre, 420 Church St., presents evening of music with CountryHeart band and special guests Faye Arsenault and Dale (zoom-zoom-zoom) Gaudet.

7:30 p.m., June 20

Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace, in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing, draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot: $35,120 with 5 cards left. 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., June 20

THURSDAY

Postnatal Play Group

Rock and Talk Postnatal Play Group at Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Thursdays. Group for new parents, free. Onsite childcare, food supplements and nutritious lunch included. Register by dropping into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30-11:30 a.m., June 21

Family Storytime

Come in and enjoy stories and activities 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., June 21

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., June 21

Migrant Worker Presentation

Trinity United Church, Summerside, hosts “In the Shadow of Borders,” which examines rights and lives of migrant workers in Canada, from domestic labourers, to seasonal agricultural workers, to undocumented migrants and their children. Free admission.

7-8:30 p.m., June 21

Garden Club Meeting

Summerside Area Garden Club meeting at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave., Summerside. Guest speaker: Barry Balsom of Arlington Orchards. Topic: fruit trees.

7 p.m., June 21

FRIDAY

Protein Cooking Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free All About Plant Protein class. Sample new recipes and learn to prepare meals using plant proteins. At Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., June 22

Elmsdale Music Night

Music night at Elmsdale Community Centre. Music by Roger Chaisson, George Chaisson, Leroy Hiltz, Joe Doucette, John MacInnis and Dale Gaudet. 50/50 draw, canteen and entertainment. At 1006 Dock Road, Elmsdale.

7:30 p.m., June 22

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., June 28

MONDAY

Liberty AFG Anniversary

Liberty Al-Anon Family Group celebrating its 44th anniversary at Palmer Road community Centre, 516 Thompson Road. Sharings from AA and Al-Anon speakers. Lunch and fellowship to follow.

8 p.m., July 16

Community Happenings are published daily and are for non-profit groups to publicize upcoming events. Keep submissions to less than 30 words. Email: newsroom@journalpioneer.com or drop submissions off at our Summerside office, 316 Water St., or at the Journal Pioneer Alberton bureau.

Recent Stories