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Guild Sewing Day

Sewing Day at Northern Lights Quilt Guild at O'Leary Community Complex from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

9 a.m.-4 p.m., June 18

O’Leary Nazarene VBS

Sonwest Roundup VBS (Vacation bible School) at O’Leary Nazarene Church June 18 to 22 from 5:45 to 8:15 p.m. each evening. To register call 902-859-3375 or email

5:45-8:15 p.m., June 18

Bluegrass & Acoustic Music

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert, featuring the Island Girls with Tania Paynter, Donna Lee Perry, Sadie Perry, Alice Gallant and Judy Bernard, 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 18

Parkview Cribbage

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

7 p.m., June 18

Spring Valley Games

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

7:30 p.m., June 18


Bedeque Museum Opening

Bedeque Area Historical Museum, William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque, opens. July 7 new exhibit on Loyalist settlement of Bedeque Bay area. Other exhibits: story of Borden ferry service (1917-1997), and story of Callbeck’s Store. Also display of the Red Barn collection of Howard Clark relating to social history of the area. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

10 a.m., June 19

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 19

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 19

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 19

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 19

Healthy Cooking Class

Join Sobeys chef and dietitian for Healthy Cooking class. Enjoy meal prepared by chef and get nutrition tips from dietitian. Cost: $15 per person. At Sobeys Summerside. Menu: black bean burger with avocado aioli and caramelized onions, spice roasted sweet potatoes with chili-lime dipping sauce, chocolate mint parfaits. Register by emailing or calling 902-436-6731.                  

6-8 p.m., June 19

Parenting Program

Handle With Care, fun and interactive free program to help parents and caregivers to promote mental health of young children from birth to 6 years at Family Place, Summerside. Includes: free books, program materials and snacks. Childcare subsidies (to pay for offsite childcare, available to those who qualify). Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or Tuesdays until June 26 from 6-8 p.m.

6-8 p.m., June 19

The Shed

Come listen to jam session and bring an instrument if you play, to The Shed. Every Tuesday night, free admission, for adults any age. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. Contact: Kim at 902-888-7192.

7-9 p.m., June 19

Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall, open-mic night. Admission: $6, and light lunch served.

7:30 p.m., June 19

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 19


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

10:30-11:30 a.m., June 20

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

5:30-7:30 p.m., June 20

Parkview Ceilidh

Parkview Ceilidh at 335 Central St., Summerside, featuring the group Blue Zone, consisting of John Campbell, Mim Murphy, Gary Arsenault and Dave Millar, along with a special guest. Lunch and 50/50 available.

7:30 p.m., June 20

CountryHeart Music Night

Alberton Heritage Centre, 420 Church St., presents evening of music with CountryHeart band and special guests Faye Arsenault and Dale (zoom-zoom-zoom) Gaudet.

7:30 p.m., June 20

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 20


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

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


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 or calling 902-436-6731.

10:30 a.m.-12 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


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


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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