Family Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Come enjoy stories and activities for children 3 to 5 years.
10:30 a.m., Jan. 4
Eptek Lunchtime Films
Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “Canada: Magnificent Journeys: New Frontiers” (60 minutes) distributed by Reader’s Digest. Coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge; donations accepted for refreshments.
12 noon, Jan. 4
Used Book Sale
Friends of the Kensington Heritage Library used book sale at former Kensington Welcome Centre (in the Railyard) Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sale in aid of programming at the library. Price by donation.
5-7 p.m., Jan. 4
Parkview Seniors Club offers Auction cards at 7 p.m. on Thursdays, at Parkview Seniors, Summerside.
7 p.m., Jan. 4
Eptek Book Club
Members of Eptek Centre Book Club meet at Eptek to discuss “Burden of Desire” by Robert MacNeil. Story of love triangle between bohemian Halifax south-end belle, Dalhousie professor and young Anglican minister during time around Halifax Explosion. Explores impact of explosion on Halifax society. New members welcome. 902-888-8373.
7 p.m., Jan. 4
Chase The Ice
Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase the Ice draw at Capitals game. Card flip in lobby at CUP after game. Ace pot over $16,000, with 12 cards left. Tickets at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s Convenience or online at https://chasetheice.5050central.com. No need to be present to win.
Karaoke at Summerside Legion starting at 8 p.m.
8 p.m., Jan. 4
iPad, iPhone Workshop
EPSI (East Prince Seniors Initiative) hosts "iFun" session for anyone who has iPads or iPhones. Workshop from 10 a.m. until noon in Key Room at Inspire Learning Centre. Drop by to learn few tips and tricks for iProducts.
10 a.m.-12 p.m., Jan. 5
Darts at Summerside Legion starting at 7:30 p.m. Also on Saturdays at 8 p.m. New members welcome.
7:30 p.m., Jan. 5
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., Jan. 5
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. Jackpot: $19,000 with 37 cards remaining. Doors open 7 p.m. Draw 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Jonathan and Louise Arsenault, on from 8–10 p.m. Free admission. 19 and over. Call: 902-854-3300.
8 p.m., Jan. 5
Valentines for Vets
Prepare Valentine cards for vets at Abram Village Public Library, 1596 Rte. 124, Abram-Village.
10 a.m., Jan. 6
Makerspace and Lego
Makerspace from 10 a.m. to 12 noon 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., Jan. 6
Library Puppet Show
Watch a puppet play then stay and make up your own. Family fun for everyone. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
11 a.m., Jan. 6
Legion Kitchen Party
Kitchen Party from 2 to 5 p.m. at Summerside Legion featuring Keelin Wedge and Corey Gallant.
2-5 p.m., Jan. 6
Club 50 Dance
Dance every Saturday night at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Dancing to country and old rock and roll by live band. Lunch and 50/50 draw. All welcome. Admission $6.
8:30-11:30 p.m., Jan. 6
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., Jan. 7
Cartoon Drawing Group
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., Jan. 7
Exam Study Blitz
Exam Study Blitz for teens from Jan. 7 to Jan. 17 from 1 to 5 p.m.
Help with acing exams. Drop by for designated study space, snacks, study break activities, and giveaways at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
1-5 p.m., Jan. 7
Acoustic Music Jam
Acoustic Music Jam every Sunday, 2 to 8:30 p.m. at Acadian Musical Village (Expo-Centre), Abram-Village. No jam April 1. Organized by Acadian Musical Village and Evangeline Bluegrass Festival. Admission $3. Adults only. Supper served at 5 p.m. - $10. Door Prize and 50/50 Draw. Contact: 902-854-2324.
2-8:30 p.m., Jan. 7
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 8
Miscouche Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Miscouche Rec Centre, High School St. Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning Jan. 8. 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 email@example.com.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 8
Kinkora Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Kinkora Place, 45 Anderson St., Mondays 9:30-11:30 a.m. beginning Jan. 8. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 8
Guild Meeting and Workshop
Northern Lights Quilt Guild regular meeting at O’Leary Community Complex at 10 a.m. Workshop to follow.
10 a.m., Jan. 8
Chair Yoga – energizing yoga with support of a chair at Slemon Park Plaza. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.
6-7 p.m., Jan. 8
Bluegrass & Acoustic Music
Bluegrass & Acoustic Music concert, featuring the Arsenault Brothers, at Summerside Legion, 7-9 p.m. Open-mike performers, 7-7:30 p.m., have free admission. Admission $5. Also 50/50 draw and door prize. Bring acoustic instruments for jam after concert.
7-9 p.m., Jan. 8
Baby Sign Language
Baby Signs Sign Language for Babies hosted by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan 9–Feb 13, 2018. Program helps children develop language and cognitive skills. To register, drop into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or email@example.com.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 9
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., Jan. 9
Wiggle, Giggle, Read
Wiggle, Giggle, Read program on every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
Rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers.
1:30 p.m., Jan. 9
Money Management Series
Financial Literacy: Retirement and Government Plans – free money management seminar series presented by Anne Flynn. Series shows how to take control of your money and your life. Family friendly program. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
6:30 p.m., Jan. 9
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., Jan. 9
Quilting for Beginners
Quilting for Beginners Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 10. Learn quilt-making basics in this free class. Learn to sew basic block square and assemble a sampler quilt. Pre-registration required. Participants must provide their own material (sewing machine, thread and fabric). At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
10 a.m., Jan. 10
Fox Chase the Ace
Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. 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., Jan. 10
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 11
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 you could try. Bring own needle craft paraphernalia. At Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.
2 p.m., Jan. 11
Borden-Carleton Playgroups hosted by Family Place, at Community Library in Fire Hall, 244 Borden Ave. Fridays beginning Jan. 12. 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 email@example.com.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Jan. 12
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