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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 14
Hospice Fudge Sale
East Prince Hospice Fudge Sale at County Fair Mall on Valentine's Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In support of East Prince Hospice.
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Feb. 14
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. 14
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 email@example.com.
10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Feb. 14
Peace, Kindness Events
Find out how to fill your bucket with kindness and respect for others at 10:30 a.m. at Alberton Public Library. Celebrating Family Violence Prevention Week. Also, at 1 p.m. Peace, Kindness, Love Family Storytime for 3-5-year-olds and their caregivers.
1 p.m., Feb. 14
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. 14
Kuddles For Kids
Volunteers needed for Kuddles for Kids program. Meeting at St. Mary's Hall, Summer St., Summerside, to make teddy bears for needy children here and abroad. For information: Heather Johnston 902-724-5309.
1-4 p.m., Feb. 14
Parkview Seniors’ Ceilidh
Ceilidh at Parkview Seniors’ Club, 335 Central St., Summerside, weather permitting. Guest performers: Juliette Squarebriggs, Jack Darrach and Fred Arsenault. Lunch and 50/50 tickets available.
7:30 p.m., Feb. 14
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: $15,515 with 23 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. 14
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., Feb. 15
Kindness, Love Storytime
Peace, Kindness, and Love Storytime – special storytime commemorating Family Violence Prevention Week. Come in and enjoy stories and activities for children ages 3 to 5 years.
10:30 a.m., Feb. 15
Family Storytime every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St. Stories and activities for children 3 to 5 years.
10:30 a.m., Feb. 15
Eptek Lunchtime Films
Eptek Lunchtime films Thursdays at noon. Some new films and others from late Friend, Blanche Hogg. This week: “Anne Murray in Jamaica” (60 min.) distributed by Standing Room Only Entertainment. Bring a lunch; coffee, tea, cookies served by Friends of Eptek. No charge but donations accepted for refreshments.
12 noon, Feb. 15
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. 15
Flag Day Photo Booth
Send good wishes and selfie to Canadian athletes during National Flag Day in Olympic-Canada Flag Photo Booth from 2 to 8 p.m. at Tignish Public Library.
2-8 p.m., Feb. 15
Investment Info Session
Investment Information Session with Dan MacDonald (Investments & Insurance) at O’Leary Public Library. For those just starting out, nearing retirement or somewhere in between, information on how to be prepared financially. Free session.
6 p.m., Feb. 15
Legion Karaoke Contest
Karaoke at Summerside Legion starting at 8 p.m. Second week of contest.
8 p.m., Feb. 15
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., Feb. 16
Playgroups hosted by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 16
Drawing with Artist
Drawing with Maurice Bernard at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre. Call to pre-register for this program as space is limited. Friday at 10 a.m. for ages 6 to 9, and 11 a.m. for ages 10-18.
10 a.m.-12 noon, Feb. 16
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. 16
Darts at Summerside Legion Fridays starting at 7:30 p.m. Also Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 12 noon. New members welcome.
7:30 p.m., Feb. 16
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. 16
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: $24,000 with 33 cards left. Doors open 7 p.m. Draw 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: Julie Arsenault and Alyssa Harper from 8–10 p.m. Free admission. 19 and over. Call: 902-854-3300.
8 p.m., Feb. 16
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
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
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
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. 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.
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
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 email@example.com.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 19
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 19
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 email@example.com.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 19
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
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 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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