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A list of activities and events happening in and around Prince County.

SATURDAY

Makerspace and Lego

Makerspace at 10 a.m. every Saturday, offering DIY spaces where families can gather to create, invent and learn. Lego Club meets Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. offering fun building with Lego. Both at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Feb. 17

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen party at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m., featuring Sandra Jones.

2-5 p.m., Feb. 17

Ceilidh in the Brae

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

7:30 p.m., Feb. 17

Chase the Ace

Royal Canadian Legion, Borden-Carleton, Chase the Ace draw every Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets: $5, available at Ceretti's Grocery, Howatt’s Shell and Legion Branch.

8 p.m., Feb. 17

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 12 noon and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. New members welcome.

8 p.m., Feb. 17

Club 50 Dance

Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Dancing to country and old rock and roll by live band. Lunch and 50/50 draw. Admission $6.

8:30-11:30 p.m., Feb. 17

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., Feb. 18

Drawing and Colouring

Enjoy drawing cartoons? Come join others in a friendly, casual environment and draw together at Cartoon Drawing Group at 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Also Family Colouring and Drawing from 1 to 4 p.m. with drawing challenges and colouring sheets for all ages. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

12:30 and 1 p.m., Feb. 18

Board Games at Library

Board Games with a twist at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre. Ever played Jenga with chopsticks? How about musical chairs Connect 4? Come to library and play favourite board games in new way. Teen program but all welcome.

1 p.m., Feb. 18

Acoustic Music Jam

Acoustic Music Jam every Sunday, 2 to 8:30 p.m. at Acadian Musical Village (Expo-Centre) in Abram-Village. Presented by Evangeline Bluegrass Festival and Acadian Musical Village. Admission: $3. Adults only. Supper served at 5 p.m. for $10. Door prize and 50/50 draw.

Contact 902-854-2324

2-8:30 p.m., Feb. 18

Ham and Scallop Dinner

Kensington Legion Ladies Auxiliary Ham and Scallop Potato Dinner. Eat-in or take-out at Legion home, across from Community Gardens rink. Adults $12, Children $6. Proceeds for the Scholarship Fund. Serving 4 to 6 p.m.

4 to 6 p.m., Feb. 18

Kelly’s Cross Ceilidh

Ceilidh in Kelly's Cross with Ann Cudmore as MC. Music by Centre House band. Guests: Pat Molyneaux, Mike Johnson, Sandra and Rick Jones, Joyce Arsenault, Ashley Gorman, Sophie and Mary Leah Toole, and dancers. Wheelchair accessible. At 1475 Rte. 13. Admission at door. Includes light lunch, tea and coffee, 50/50 draw.

7 p.m., Feb. 18

MONDAY

Rock & Talk Playgroup

New 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., Feb. 19

Miscouche Playgroups

Miscouche 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., Feb. 19

Kinkora Playgroups

Kinkora 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., Feb. 19

Borden-Carleton Cards

Winter Cards Tournament on Islander Day, Borden-Carleton Royal Canadian Legion. Limited seating so early arrival important. Auction 45s with door prizes drawn throughout the day, prizes: $100, $40, and $20. 50/50 draw, fudge sale, draw on bed ensemble and buffet lunch. No reserved tables. Cost: $7. Contact: Ralph at 902-437-2012.

1:30 p.m., Feb. 19

Gentle Yoga

Join Karen Langevin for gentle beginner yoga class. One-hour class perfect for beginners, seniors or those coming back to yoga. For relaxation, rejuvenation, and flexibility. Bring a mat and small blanket or beach towel. At Slemon Park Plaza. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

6-7 p.m., Feb. 19

Legion Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert featuring Helping Hands Band at Summerside Legion, 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., Feb. 19

Summerside Legion Meeting

Legion Branch general meeting at Summerside Legion. Refreshments served after meeting.

7 p.m., Feb. 19

Parkview Seniors Crib

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

7 p.m., Feb. 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., Feb. 19

Chase the Ice

Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase the Ice draw at Caps Islander Day home game. Card flip in lobby after game. Down to 6 cards with Ace pot at $30,000. Tickets during week at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s Convenience, CUP front desk or online: https://chasetheice.5050central.com

Feb. 19

TUESDAY

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., Feb. 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., Feb. 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., Feb. 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., Feb. 20

Read and Teen Drop-In

Wiggle, Giggle, Read program Tuesdays at 1:30 p.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., Feb. 20

Teen Advisory Group

Advisory Group for ages 13 to 18. Have a say in what happens at library and ways to make Summerside a better place; earn volunteer hours and build leadership and project management skills, while having fun. Teen Advisory Group meets monthly at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre.

4 p.m., Feb. 20

Healthy Eating Session

Making "Cents" of Healthy Eating with Diabetes Canada. Session provides budget friendly tips for healthy eating at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre.

6:30 p.m., Feb. 20

The Shed

Listen to jam session and bring instrument if you play, to The Shed. Every Tuesday night, free admission, for adults any age. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. For info call Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., Feb. 20

Summerside Legion Crib

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

7 p.m., Feb. 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., Feb. 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, Feb. 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, 5-7 p.m. Free. Food supplements, nutritious supper, Baby Box 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 p.m., Feb. 21

Christian Business Lunch

Canadian Christian Business Federation Summerside Chapter Lunch and Learn. Connect with other Christian men and women in business or the professions to share, learn and network. Discussion 35: Leadership Development. At Jars of Clay café, 314 First St., Summerside. Confirm attendance at: allan.ramjattan@gmail.com

12 noon, Feb. 21

Knitting Circle

Knitting Circle at Community Room, Slemon Park Plaza. Bring along a project or start new one. Meet new people and learn new skills. Questions? Call Kim at 902-888-7192.

1-3 p.m., Feb. 21

Resume Workshop

Resume Workshop with Career Development Services at Summerside Rotary Library inside Inspire Learning Centre. Create effective resume or improve one. Transform resume into powerful tool that will get interviews. Bring in copy of current resume for review. Call library to preregister.

2 p.m., Feb. 21

Happy Course

Happy Course hosted by Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Society. Free 6-week discussion series to meet friendly, like-minded people and find simple ways to make yourself and others happy. Wednesdays at 6 p.m. starting Feb. 21 at Summerside Rotary Library inside Inspire Learning Centre.

6 p.m., Feb. 21

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot: $16,025 with 22 cards left. 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., Feb. 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., Feb. 22

Storytime With Nurse

Family Storytime with a Nurse at Summerside Rotary Library, inside Inspire Learning Centre. Local nurse visiting the library to read to children and talk about what happens at doctor’s office or hospital.

10:30 a.m., Feb. 22

Eptek Lunchtime Films

Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “Splendors of the World: Splendors of the Spirit” (59 minutes) distributed by Reader’s Digest. Bring a lunch; coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge but donations accepted for refreshments.

12 noon, Feb. 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., Feb. 22

Needle Craft Club

Meet new people and socialize while you knit or do other needlework Needle Craft Club at Summerside Rotary Library inside Inspire Learning Centre. Get advice, learn new techniques and see interesting, new projects to try. Bring needle-craft paraphernalia.

2 p.m., Feb. 22

Lego at Library

Lego Fun at O’Leary Public Library.

4 p.m., Feb. 22

Al-Anon Anniversary

51st anniversary of Tignish Friendly AFG at Tignish Training Centre/ Workshop, 71 Haywood Rd. Everyone welcome. AA and Al-Anon speakers. Lunch and fellowship to follow.

7:30 p.m., Feb. 22

Legion Karaoke Contest

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

8 p.m., Feb. 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., Feb. 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., Feb. 23

Taste and Learn Class

Join Sobeys dietitian for free Taste and Learn…Chocolate! class. Recipes and samples provided. At Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing margaret.young@sobeys.com or calling 902-436-6731.

11 a.m.-12 p.m., Feb. 23

Evangeline Winter Carnival

14th Evangeline Winter Carnival organized by Le Conseil scolaire-communautaire Évangéline with numerous partners. Some activities: treasure hunt, pond hockey tournament, snow carving, snowshoeing excursion, ATV run, pickleball tournament, bingo, lunch, music, kids fun stations. Facebook: Le Conseil scolaire-communautaire Évangéline.

Feb. 23-25

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., Feb. 23

Meet Your Neighbour

Meet Your Neighbour Night at New London Commmunity Complex. Potluck supper at 6 p.m., entertainment to follow, kids’ corner, silent auction, door prizes. Fundraiser for Heart & Stroke Foundation. Scotiabank matching funds raised. Contacts: Robert Montgomery 902-8862752 or Lauretta Jollimore 886-2770. $5 each or $10 per family.

5:30 p.m., Feb. 23

Chase Ace and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at acechaser.com until draw at 8 p.m. Friday. Don’t have to be present to win. Followed by Karaoke with Yogi and Booboo from 8:30 to 12 a.m.

8 p.m., Feb. 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 from 8–10 p.m. Free admission. 19 and over. Call: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., Feb. 23

SATURDAY

Adult Book Club

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

2 p.m., Feb. 24

Helping Hands Band Jamboree

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

7:30 p.m., Feb. 24

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