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Events and activities happening in and around Prince County


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. 27

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. 27

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. 27

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

1:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 27

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. 27

Teen Book Club

Teens Grades 8 through 12 meet each month to talk about books and socialize. Pick up copy of current book club pick at main circulation desk and join in the fun at Summerside Rotary Library, Inspire Learning Centre.

4 p.m., Feb. 27

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. 27

Summerside Legion Crib

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

7 p.m., Feb. 27


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

9:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 28

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. 28

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

10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Feb. 28

Friends of Alberton Library

Love your Library – Become a Friend presentation to understand benefits of organizing Friends of the Library group. At Alberton Public Library. Sandwiches to follow.

11:30 a.m., Feb. 28

Knitting Circle

Bring along project or start a new one at Slemon Park Knitting Circle. Great way to meet new people and learn new skills. In Community Room, Slemon Park Plaza. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

1-3 p.m., Feb. 28

Animal Rescue Meeting

Canadian Disaster Animal Response Team (CDART) hosting public info meeting at Summerside Legion. Second in series of meetings to introduce organization to P.E.I. CDART rescuing domestic pets and livestock in Western Canada for over 15 years, establishing chapter in Atlantic Canada. Info: 902-439-2262, email:

7 p.m., Feb. 28

Parkview Seniors Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Parkview Seniors Club, 335 Central St., Summerside, weather permitting. Guest performers: Roy McCaull and Friends. Lunch and 50/50 draw available.

7:30 p.m., Feb. 28

Fox Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing. Jackpot: $16,570 with 21 cards left. 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., Feb. 28


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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 1

Public Education Discussion

Improving quality in public education session at Summerside Rotary Library, 57 Central St. Considering recommendations of OECD, UNICEF, Glaze Report and others in discussion led by Dr. Don Glendenning, president of Education 20/20 Inc.

12-1 p.m., March 1

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 Nature (51 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, March 1

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., March 1

Eptek Book Club

Members of Eptek Centre Book Club meet to discuss “The View from Castle Rock” by Alice Munro. In personal short stories, Alice Munro pieces her family’s history into imagined fiction. New members welcome. At Eptek Centre, 130 Heather Moyse Dr. on Summerside waterfront. Information: call 902-888-8373.

7 p.m., March 1

Chase the Ice

Western Capitals Booster Club and Slemon Park Plex’s Chase the Ice draw at Caps home game at CUP. Card flip after game. Down to 5 cards with Ace pot at $32,000. Tickets during week at Bernard’s Quik Mart, Slemon Park Kwik Way, Mel’s Convenience, CUP front desk or online:

March 1

Karaoke with Clayton

Summerside Legion hosts Karaoke contest with Clayton Gallant at 8 p.m. Contest continues.

8 p.m., March 1


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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 2

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 2

World Day of Prayer

Summerside and area World Day of Prayer service at St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church, 289 Winter St., Summerside. All welcome. Reception to follow. Storm date: March 5 at 1 p.m.

1 p.m., March 2

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., March 2

Kensington Lions Cards

Kensington Lions Club hosts Auction card games every Friday at 7 p.m. at Kensington Legion, 30 Garden Dr.

7 p.m., March 2

Summerside Legion Darts

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

8 p.m., March 2

Chase Ace and Karaoke

St. Eleanors Lions Club Chase the Ace draw. Tickets: $5 each, available during week at the club or online at 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., March 2

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 on from 8-10 p.m. Free admission, for 19 plus. Contact: 902-854-3300.

8 p.m., March 2


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., March 3

Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen party at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m.

2-5 p.m., March 3

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., March 3

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., March 3


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., March 4

Palmer Road Dinner

Roast Beef Dinner at Knights of Columbus Hall, Palmer Road. Admission $12 for adults and $6 for children. Beef dinner with tea, coffee and dessert. All proceeds for upkeep of Knights of Columbus Hall.

12 noon, March 4

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., March 4

Photo Exhibit Opening

Photography exhibition: “The Best of Red Sands Photography Club,” opening at Eptek Art & Culture Centre, Summerside. Photos of wildlife, landscapes and people in this group exhibition, on display until March 29. Centre open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 12 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission by donation. Information: call 902-888-8373, online at or

2 p.m., March 4

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., March 4

St. Louis Music Night

Music night at St. Louis Community Centre. Performing - Louise Perry and friends. Admission: $5. Night of entertainment and lunch.

7:30 p.m., March 4


Rock & Talk Playgroup

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 5

Miscouche Playgroups

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 5

Kinkora Playgroups

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

9:30-11:30 a.m., March 5

Quilt Guild Meeting

Northern Lights Quilt Guild regular meeting at O'Leary Community Complex.

10 a.m., March 5

Gentle Yoga

Join Karen Langevin for gentle yoga class. One-hour class - for beginners, seniors or those coming back to yoga or looking for gentle practice. Leaves you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, while creating wider range of flexibility. Bring a mat and small blanket or beach towel. At Slemon Park Plaza. $5 per class. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

6-7 p.m., Feb. 26

Recovery Program

Celebrate recovery in Christ-centred 12-step and 8-principle recovery program. Every Monday at Summerside Church of the Nazarene, 156 Fitzroy St. Meetings start at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. For those with a hurt, habit or hang-up like do too much, owe too much, work too much, exercise too much, and want to change their life. No cost.

7 p.m., March 5

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., March 5

Parkview Seniors Crib

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

7 p.m., March 5

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., March 5


Blood Pressure Session

High or Low, You Need to Know! Join Sobeys dietitian and pharmacist for free blood pressure information session. Learn about food and medication solutions to help manage blood pressure. Class at Sobeys Summerside. Register by emailing or calling 902-436-6731.       

2-3:30 p.m., March 6


Filmworks Movie

Filmworks Summerside presents “Call Me By Your Name,” nominated for four Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Song). All screenings at Cineplex Cinemas Summerside starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door for $10. More info available on Facebook.

6:30 p.m., March 7


Lenten Worship Service

Annual Lenten Worship Services at noon, luncheon at 12:30 p.m., sponsored by Summerside and Area Christian Council, on Fridays in Lent. This week at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, 74 Summer St., Summerside. Donations of $5 appreciated with funds going to Merrill J. MacLeod Bursary and community needs/programs in Summerside area.

12 noon, March 9

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