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Fall is in the air but there are still a slew of activities in your Prince County Community Happenings. 123RF Stock Photos
Fall is in the air but there are still a slew of activities in your Prince County Community Happenings. 123RF Stock Photos - Contributed

WEDNESDAY

Kensington Playgroups

Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. hosted by Family Place, Murray Christian Centre on School Street, Kensington. Socialize while kids get the chance to practice social skills in safe, familiar setting. Runs until Dec. 30.

9:30 a.m., Oct. 17

Stroller Fit

Stroller Fit walking program for parents of all ages with their wee ones, every Wednesday from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Held at walking track of Credit Union Place. Registration is not required.

10:30 a.m., Oct. 17

New Beginnings Prenatal Group

For expectant parents of all ages and is offered free of charge. Prenatal topics, food supplements, a tasty nutritious supper, Baby Box and infant clothing are included in the program which run Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. To register, drop in to Family Place, call 436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

5:30 p.m., Oct. 17

Legion Trivia

Trivia with Carmen Reeves at the Summerside Legion. Test your knowledge for prizes. $2 per person.

7:30 p.m., Oct. 17

Chase the Ace

Silver Fox Chase the Ace, in aid of Junior Curling and Sailing and Summerside Firefighters Association. Draw every Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. 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., Oct. 17

Toastmasters meeting

Toastmasters has resumed for the 2018/2019 year. Group meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at Community Connections, 701 Water Street W.

6 p.m., Oct. 17

THURSDAY

Beyond the Bump Postnatal Group

New parents of all ages are invited to come, connect and receive onsite childcare, food supplements for breastfeeding moms, tasty nutritious snacks, baby & toddler clothing are included in the program, Thursdays 9:30-11:15 a.m. We meet at the CUP the last Thursday of every month during the regular program time to go swimming with baby (Diaper Fit). To register, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca. Offered by Family Place, 75 Central St., Summerside.

9:30 a.m., Oct. 18

Exercises at Wilmot

Exercises at Wilmot Community Centre will resume on Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m. Sessions are free. For more information call 902-436-2020.

10 a.m., Oct. 18

Family Storytime

Family Storytime with stories and activities for children aged 3 to 5 years. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in the Inspire Learning Centre (57 Central St.)

10:30 a.m., Oct. 18

Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Film series

The films, mostly travelogues, are screened Thursdays at noon. “The Natural Curiosities of Europe” (52 min.) distributed by Powersports/Millenium International.

Oct. 18, 12 p.m. 

Parkview Canasta

Parkview Seniors Club hosts weekly canasta games Thursdays at 1 p.m.

1 p.m., Oct. 18

Island Home Economics Association semi-annual meeting

Home economists, registered dietitians, and others in related professions are invited to Semi-Annual Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18, 6-9 pm at the Lotus Garden Restaurant in Kensington. Buffet Dinner is available at $13.50 + tax. Non-members are welcome.

For more information, contact Margaret at 902-393-3952. - Sent from The Journal Pioneer contact form. Contact email: islandgusto@gmail.com

6 p.m., Oct. 18

Parkview Auction

Parkview Seniors Club hosts weekly auctions Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m.

7 p.m., Oct. 18

Summerside Area Garden Club meeting

Meeting of members of the Summerside Area Garden Club at 7 p.m., Oct. 18. Held at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Avenue, Summerside. Guest speaker is Jennifer Murray of Tryon Blueberry U-Pick.

7 p.m., Oct. 18

Legion Karaoke

Karaoke at Summerside Royal Canadian Legion, starting at 8 p.m. with Clayton Gallant.

8 p.m., Oct. 18

FRIDAY

Evangeline Chase The Ace

Every Friday at the Acadian Musical Village in Abram-Village. Organized by Evangeline Recreation Center, Acadian Musical Village and Mont Carmel parish. Friday, Oct. 19.   Doors open 7 p.m.  Draw 9 p.m. Entertainment this week: The Treble Makers, 8 – 10 p.m. Free admission. Adults only.

7 p.m., Oct. 19

Ellis Family Concert

Ellis Family Band in concert at King George Hall, located in Port Hill on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and available by calling Darren at 902-888-7738 or Blair at 902-436-0880. Canteen service will be available. There will also be a 50/50.

7:30 p.m., Oct. 19

SATURDAY

Imagination Station

Imagination Station, DIY space where families can gather to create, invent, and learn. Every Saturday at 10 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

10 a.m., Oct. 20

Legion Kitchen Party

A kitchen party at the Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m., featuring Kim Albert.

2 p.m., Oct. 20

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Saturdays at 8 p.m. Also, on Sundays at 12 noon and Fridays starting at 7 p.m.

8 p.m., Oct. 20

Helping Hands Jamboree

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

7:30 p.m., Oct. 20

SUNDAY

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 902-724-0914 and leave message. Free admission.

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 21

Lego Club

Come in and have fun building with Lego. New day and time: every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre, 57 Central St.

1-4 p.m., Oct. 21

Fun Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Sundays at 12 p.m. Also, on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays starting at 7 p.m.

12 p.m., Oct. 21

Fall Harvest Meal

Sacred Heart Parish Fall Harvest Meal: Sunday, Oct. 21. Roast pork with all the trimmings. Take out only. Pick up from 12 to 2:30 p.m. in church basement. Adults: $15, Children: $10. Tickets available at parish house. Contact 902-853-2344 or Jean Cahill at 902-853-2884.

12 p.m., Oct. 21

Annual Fall Workshop

Annual Fall Action Workshop, Development and Peace/Caritas, 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 at St Pius X Church, Parkdale. All are welcome. Guest speaker Rebecca Rathbone and refugee presenters. Enjoy Tea, coffee and a sharing table.

2 p.m., Oct. 21

Scouts Apple Day

The 1st Kensington Scouts will hold an Apple Day on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at a few local Kensington businesses

2 p.m., Oct. 21

Sunday Concert

Concert on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 21, starting at 2:30 p.m., at Summerside Presbyterian Church, 130 Victoria Road. Enjoy a fun afternoon of original songs by Island artists Roy MacCaull, Marcella Richard, Larry Campbell, Bobby MacLean and Steve Perry. SPC is fully accessible. Tickets are $10 in advance, available at church office on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday mornings, or $12 at the door.

2:30 p.m., Oct. 21

Ceilidh in Kelly’s Cross

Ceilidh is in Kelly's Cross Community Centre, Sunday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. with music by The Centre House Band with Bill Campbell, Elmer Doiron, Gertie Campbell, Dorothy Farish, and Mike Johnson will open the show. There will also be a 50/50 draw. The Centre is wheel chair accessible, located at 1475, Route 13, Kelly's Cross. Admission at the door will include a light lunch, tea and coffee.

7 p.m., Oct. 21

Music in St. Louis

Music at St. Louis Community Centre. Musicians include Sandra Gaudet and Friends (Elsie Costain, Lorne Howard and more). Begins at 7:30 p.m., admission is $5. Lunch will be served.

7:30 p.m., Oct. 21

MONDAY

Rock and Talk Playgroup

The Rock and Talk Playgroup for babies and toddlers will be held Mondays from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. at 75 Central Street. The group hosted by Family Place allows children and grown-ups a chance to connect and socialize. Children get the opportunity to practice their social skills in a safe, familiar setting. For more information drop in to Family place or call 902-436-1348 or email familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30 to 11:15 a.m., Oct. 22

Kinkora Playgroup

Mondays, held at 45 Anderson Street, Kinkora, Seniors Room of Kinkora place, children and grownups invited to connect and socialize.

9:30 to 11:15 a.m., Oct. 22

Gentle Yoga

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

6-7 p.m., Oct. 22

Parkview Seniors Cribbage

Cribbage games at Parkview Seniors Club, 355 Central Street.

7 p.m., Oct. 22

Spring Valley Games Night

Spring Valley Community Hall hosting Card and Crokinole Party Mondays at 7:30 p.m. A 50/50 draw and light lunch served.

7:30 p.m., Oct. 22

TUESDAY

Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

For infants under two-years-old and their parent is being hosted by Family Place, 75 Central Street, Summerside Tuesdays 10-11:15 am., Sept. 25 to Oct. 30, 2018

10 a.m., Oct. 23

Exercises at Wilmot

Exercises at Wilmot Community Centre will resume on Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 10 to 11 a.m. Sessions are free. For more information call 902-436-2020.

10 a.m., Oct. 23

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., Oct. 23

Parkview Bingo

Parkview Seniors Club hosts friendly bingo games at Tuesdays at 1 p.m.

1 p.m., Oct. 23

Wiggle Giggle Read

Wiggle Giggle Read offers rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers. Every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. and Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Summerside Rotary Library in Inspire Learning Centre (57 Central St.)

1:30 p.m., Oct. 23

Parkview Auction

Parkview Seniors Club hosts weekly auctions Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m.

7 p.m., Oct. 23

The Shed at Slemon Park

Listen to jam session and bring an instrument if you play. 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., Oct. 23

Legion Cribbage Games

A season of crib Tuesdays at the Summerside Legion.

7 p.m., Oct. 23

Yarns ‘n Tea

Come join our weekly stitching group at St. Thomas’ Church Hall, 5559 Route 20 Spring Brook. We can teach you many stitching skills or you can teach us. Or if you just want an afternoon out you are welcome to drop in. The tea pot is always on and ready for company. Tuesdays, 1 to 4 p.m.

1 p.m., Oct. 23

Summerside Grief Support Group

Hospice PEI is running a seven-week Grief Support Group starting Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Credit Union Place. To register, please call Liz on 902.438.4231 or email eastprince@hospicepei.ca

1:30 p.m., Oct. 23

THURSDAY

Meet your Neighbour night

Meet your neighbour night at O’Leary Public Library on Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Come meet your neighbors and learn more about Philippine culture.

6:30 p.m., Oct. 25

Legion Karaoke

Karaoke at Summerside Royal Canadian Legion, starting at 8 p.m. with Clayton Gallant.

8 p.m., Oct. 25

SATURDAY

Legion Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Saturdays at 8 p.m. Also, on Sundays at 12 noon and Fridays starting at 7 p.m.

8 p.m., Oct. 27

Halloween Party

Halloween party at St. Eleanor’s Lions Club on Saturday, Oct. 27 starting at 8:30 p.m. Free admission.

8:30 p.m., Oct. 27

Halloween Dance

New London Community Complex. Prizes for best costume. Music by “Back In Tyme”

19 and over.

9 p.m., Oct. 27

Barnone Halloween Dance

Here We Go Barn Dance, Saturday, Sept. 27 at Barnone Brewery in Rose Valley, 4248, Rt. 225. Prizes for best costumes. Easy dances are all taught and called, including circles, long sets and squares. Live music by Richard Wood and Remi Arsenault. Callers are Ward MacDonald and Marion Copleston. No experience or partner needed. Dancing starts at 8 p.m. Admission is 10 at the door. Must be 19 and over.

8 p.m., Oct. 27

SUNDAY

Fun Darts

Darts at Summerside Legion Sundays at 12 p.m. Also, on Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays starting at 7 p.m.

12 p.m., Oct. 28

Fiddle Doo and Pot luck

Murray Christian Centre in Kensington will host a variety of musical bands from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28. If you play an instrument bring it along or just want an afternoon of good music. Everyone welcome. Pot Luck Supper around 4:30 p.m. Donation at the door to help cover expenses.

2 p.m., Oct. 28

Ham and Scallop Potato Dinner

The Miscouche CWL will be hosting their annual ham and scallop dinner from Oct. 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids under 12. Held at Seniors Club. For more information contact Claudette at 902-439-4555.

4 p.m., Oct. 28.

WEDNESDAY

Kuddles for Kids

Meets on the first and second Wednesday of the month. Make teddy bears for children in Canada that have had traumatic experiences and children abroad that are also in need of comfort. Groupgathers at St. Mary’s Hall on Summer Street from 1 to 4 p.m.

1 p.m., Nov. 7

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