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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

Karaoke Contest Finals

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

8 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

Church Yard Sale

Giant Yard Sale at St. Mary’s Anglican Church Hall, 74 Summer St., Summerside, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 12 p.m.

6-8 p.m., June 22

Sacred Anthems Concert

Tyne Valley & Area Community Choir presents Sacred and Popular Canadian Anthems Concert in Alberton at Gordon Memorial United Church. Freewill offering collected for food bank in Summerside. Next concert on June 24 at fully accessible Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Rd.

7 p.m., June 22

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion, Fridays starting at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 12 noon.

7 p.m., June 22

Small Halls in Port Hill

P.E.I. Mutual Festival of Small Halls show at King George Hall, Port Hill. Featuring entertainers Patrick Ledwell, comedian, and Mark Haines. Light refreshments, 50/50 draw and fudge sale.

7:30 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

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. New Jackpot: $10,000 with 52 cards. Performing this week: Louise and Jonathan Arsenault. Reserved to 19 years and over. Contact (902) 854-3300.

9 p.m., June 22

SATURDAY

Congregational Yard Sale

Kensington United Church Congregational Yard Sale, indoors – rain or shine, at Murray Christian Education Centre, 17 School St., Kensington. Barbecued hot dogs, bake table and many tables of donated and used treasures.

8 a.m.-3 p.m., June 23

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 23

Summer Reading Kickoff

Get Your Summer Read On kickoff party with lots of activities, games, and fun for whole family at Summerside Rotary Library. Get signed up for Summer Reading Program or learn more about it from library staff.

11 a.m., June 23

Adult Book Club

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

2 p.m., June 23

Legion Kitchen Party

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

2-5 p.m., June 23

Club 50 Dance

Dance at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Lunch and 50/50. Admission $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., June 23

Ceilidh in the Brae

Ceilidh in the Brae will be held at the Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, Brae, on Saturday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m. There will be lunch and a 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., June 23

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 24

Touch a Truck

P.E.I. Touch a Truck annual fundraiser at Slemon Park. Family friendly event that allows children and guests to see, touch and learn about variety of vehicles. Hands-on experience for all ages. Kids can get behind the wheel and explore fire trucks, police cars, farm equipment, fire trucks, cement trucks, and more. Admission: $5. Proceeds support Books for Babies at the PCH and IWK Foundation. Info: Family Place, call 436-1348.

1-4 p.m., June 24

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 24

Dunromin Jamboree

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

2:30 p.m., June 24

Bonshaw Ceilidh

​Monthly Ceilidh Concert at Bonshaw Hall​​. Special guests:​ ​​Just Passing Time (Becky Allain, Roger Smith, Darke Carr, and Guy Robichaud), singer/songwriter John MacAllar, and Jenna-Marie Gallant from Rustico, plus local musicians. 50/50 draw, lunch, and open-​mic. All ages welcome. Admission by donation, with proceeds to​ P.E.I. Chapter Crohn’s and Colitis​. For more info call ​902-​675-4093​ or check facebook page.​

7-​9 p.m., Ju​ne 24

North Rustico Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Star of the Sea Seniors Club in North Rustico. Featuring: Mary & the Country Gentlemen (Lou Doiron, Theo Wieigers, Mary Smith, Ivor Price, David Moore. Special guest: Millie MacDonald. Admission at the door. Light lunch and 50/50 draw.

7:30 p.m., June 24

MONDAY

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert 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 25

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., June 25

Spring Valley Games

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

7:30 p.m., June 25

TUESDAY

Hard of Hearing Meeting

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association P.E.I. Chapter meeting in North Tryon Presbyterian Church CE Centre. Dr. Michael Corman, principal advisor to P.E.I. government seniors’ health, speaking on new Seniors’ Strategy for P.E.I. and how it addresses needs of hard of hearing seniors. Tea break and business meeting.

9:30 a.m., June 26

Long-term care workshop

East Prince Seniors Initiative is hosting Jules Aucoin for a workshop on long-term care. Aucoin is an assessment worker with Health PEI and he can answer your questions about long-term and community care.

The session will be held at the Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central Street, in Summerside, in the facility’s Key Room. Event is open to everyone.

10:30 a.m., June 26

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 26

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 26

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 26

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 26

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 26

WEDNESDAYS

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 27

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 27

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 27

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

SATURDAY

Helping Hands Jamboree

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

7:30 p.m., June 30

SUNDAY

Canada Day celebrations in Wellington

Canada Day Wellington with fun-filled activities for the family. The event will take place at the Old Mills Park in Wellington starting at 2 p.m.

Contact agente@cscevangeline.ca for more information.

2 p.m., July 1

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

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