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Listing of events and activities happening in and around Prince County

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Library Maker Space

Maker Space, a DIY space where families can gather to create, invent, and learn, every Saturday at 10 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library, inside Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m., June 30

Kitchen Party

Summerside Legion hosts kitchen party from 2 to 5 p.m., this week featuring Billy McInnis and Leon Gallant. Must be 19 years and older to attend.

2 p.m., June 30

Helping Hands Jamboree

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

7:30 p.m., June 30

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Saturdays at 8 p.m. also Fridays starting at 7 p.m.

8 p.m., June 29

Club 50 Dances

Saturday night dances at Club 50 in Abram-Village from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight. Music this week by DJ Leonard Coughlin from Summerside. Lunch and 50/50. Admission: $6.

9 p.m.-12 a.m., June 30


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., July 1

Strongman Family Reunion

Strongman Family Reunion at King George Hall, Port Hill, beginning at noon. All relatives and friends welcomed. Refreshments provided.

12 p.m., July 1

Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day celebrations in Wellington with fun-filled activities for the family, at Old Mills Park starting at 2 p.m. Contact for more information.

2 p.m., July 1

Clyde River Gospel Concert

Gospel Concert at Clyde River Baptist Church. Special guests: Cornerstone (Brent and Charlene Reid) of Truro, N.S. Everyone welcome.

7 p.m., July 1


Backroad Ceilidh

Backroad Ceilidh at St. Nicholas Community Hall, 3699 Rte. 11. Summer ceilidh series every Monday evening at 7:30. Storytelling, traditional, East Coast and country music with host Jordan LeClair, Michael Richard and Connie LeClair. Special guests featured throughout the summer. Admission $10. Doors open at 7 p.m. Find them on Facebook.

7:30 p.m., July 2

Bluegrass Texas Concert

Bluegrass and Acoustic Music concert at Summerside Legion featuring Tammy and Jay from Texas, U.S.A. Special fundraising concert for big bluegrass music festival in November. Admission: $10. Also 50/50 draw and door prizes.

7-9 p.m., July 2

Spring Valley Games

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

7:30 p.m., July 2


Summer Camp Play Group

Family Fun Summer Camp Play Group at Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. July 3 to Aug. 14. For families with children aged 0-6 years, free of charge. Themes: Sea Creatures, Bubble Art, Jungle Adventure, Beach Luau, Wiggle, Giggle & Munch, Silly Olympics, and Science Mania. Registration not required. For info drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 ext. 4 or

9:30-11:30 a.m., July 3

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., July 3

4-H Club 90th Anniversary

Freetown Harmony 4-H Club 90th anniversary and Achievement Day celebration at International Children’s Memorial Place at Scales Pond, South Freetown.

6:30 p.m., July 3

Bedeque Ceilidh

Ceilidh at Bedeque United Church Hall. Entertainment by group Blue Zone (John Campbell, Mim Murphy, Gary Arsenault, Dave Millar). Admission: $6. Light lunch served.

7:30 p.m., July 3

Tunes ‘n Tales Ceilidhs

Toe Tappin’ Tunes ‘n Tales Ceilidh commences fourth season at Britannia Hall, 816 Canada Rd., Tyne Valley. Guest entertainers: STRUM. Door prize, canteen service available. Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds in aid of Bideford Parsonage Museum.

7:30 p.m., July 3

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., July 3


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 ext. 4or

10:30-11:30 a.m., July 4

Prenatal Group

New Beginnings Prenatal Group for expectant parents, Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Baby Box Bassinet, resource kits, food supplements, nutritious supper, and postnatal vitamins included. Feel free to bring support person. At Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside. Register at Family Place, call 902-436-1348 ext. 4 or email

5:30-7:30 p.m., July 4

Alberton Musical Evening

Alberton Heritage Centre, 420 Church St., presents an evening of music with CountryHeart and featuring special guests: Bruce and Robert Jones.

7:30 p.m., July 4

Evenings With L.M. Montgomery

Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery new season begins with LMM scholar, Carolyn Strom Collins from Roseville, MN, presenting “Cutting and Pasting: What LMM’s Island Scrapbooks Reveal About Her Reading,” at Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Road, Rte. 166. Light refreshments following. Evenings with L.M. Montgomery continue until Aug. 29.

7:30 p.m., July 4

Fiddling Ceilidhs

Louise Arsenault, Helen Bergeron and Jonathan Arsenault team up with fiddler Gary Chapman for weekly ceilidhs at Stanley Bridge Women’s Institute Hall at 4897 Rte. 224.

Wednesdays starting June 27. Lively Acadian style song and dance, Don Messer-style fiddling, Maritime music and more. Admission: $15 for adults, $10 for children at the door, or purchase in advance at

7:30 p.m., July 4

Malpeque Ceilidh

Ceilidhs at Malpeque Women’s Institute Hall, Rte. 20. Every Wednesday until Aug. 29. Hosted by Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan with fiddler Andy Doucette, singer and guitarist, Shane Pendergast, and step-dancer Veronica Murray. Night of Celtic and Maritime music, fun and stories. Island strawberries and ice cream available at intermission. Adults $15, children under 12 $5. Doors open at 7 p.m.

7:30 p.m., July 4

Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace, in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing, draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Jackpot: $42,085 with 3 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., July 4


Postnatal Play Group

Rock and Talk Postnatal Play Group at Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside, Thursdays 9:30-11:30 a.m. For new parents of children aged 1 and under, free. Onsite childcare, food supplements and nutritious lunch included. Register by dropping into Family Place, call 902-436-1348 ext. 4 or

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

Summer Reading Program

TD Summer Reading Club free weekly reading program for preschoolers Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Register at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10:30 a.m., July 5

Stanley Bridge Ceilidh

Ceilidhs at Stanley Bridge Women’s Institute Hall, Rte. 6 and 224, every Thursday until Aug. 29. Hosted by Mike Pendergast and Tom McSwiggan with fiddler Andy Doucette, singer and guitarist, Shane Pendergast, and stepdancer Veronica Murray. Night of Celtic and Maritime music, fun and stories. Island strawberries and ice cream available at intermission. Adults $15, children under 12 $5. Doors open at 7 p.m.

7:30 p.m., July 5

Brackley Beach Ceilidhs

Ceilidhs at Brackley Beach Community Centre, with regular shows every Thursday featuring Mary & The Country Gentlemen (Mary, Lou, Theo, Ivor, and Dave). Shows time 7:30 p.m. 50/50 draw plus light lunch. Admission at the door. Most shows include special guest.

7:30 p.m., July 5


Evangeline Chase Ace

Evangeline Recreation Centre, Acadian Musical Village and Mont-Carmel Parish hold Chase the Ace draw every Friday night at Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Reserved to 19 years and over. Contact (902) 854-3300.

7 p.m., July 6


New Exhibit in Bedeque

Bedeque Area Historical Museum, William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque, starting new exhibit on Loyalist settlement of Bedeque Bay area. Other exhibits include story of Borden ferry service (1917-1997) and story of Callbeck’s Store. Museum also displays Red Barn collection of Howard Clark relating to social history of area. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 1 to 5 p.m.

10 a.m., July 7


Brae Parish Picnic

Immaculate Conception Parish Picnic in Brae starting at noon. Barbecue, canteen, bingo, games, music, prize lottery, 50/50, and white elephant table.

12 p.m., July 8

St. Patrick’s Parish Picnic

Annual St. Patrick’s Parish Picnic, Grand River from 1-4:30 p.m. Booths, flea market, bingo, children’s games, cake auction and entertainment. Everyone welcome.

1-4:30 p.m., July 8

Strawberry Social

Ice Cream Strawberry Social at Bethel United Church, West Cape, from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Bethel Historical Committee.

1-4:30 p.m., July 8

Men of Harvest Concert

Men of the Harvest concert at Princetown United Church, Rte. 20, Malpeque. Tickets available at the door, $10.

7 p.m., July 8


Tuesday Talk at Museum

First of Tuesday Talks at Acadian Museum, Miscouche, in English. Historian Georges Arsenault presents history of Poirier/Perry family of P.E.I., why certain members adopted patronym Perry and number of family members important to P.E.I.’s history. Talks start at 7 p.m. Free admission; donations appreciated. Refreshments served. Information: (902) 432-2880.

7 p.m., July 10


Stanley Bridge Music Night

Musical entertainment at Stanley Bridge Centre, near the roundabout. This week: Brad Trivers joined by Fenton McSwain. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10. Proceeds to support Stanley Bridge Centre Building Fund.

7 p.m., July 15


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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