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Thrive – Christmas Store: Each fall, Thrive looks to the community for donations of new items (household items, toys, clothing, etc.) and opens a temporary Christmas Store for participants to buy gifts for their family and friends at a minimal cost. Thrive is seeking the public’s help in stocking the shelves of the Christmas Store. Donations of new items for the Christmas Store can be dropped off at 108 Lemarchant Rd. between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. until Dec. 14. See more information below.
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SATURDAY

Special Olympics Pancake Breakfast

All you can eat pancake breakfast at the Summerside Superstore community room. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children six years and younger. Funds raised go toward supporting athletes, coaches and volunteers. Santa will be attending.

8 to 11 a.m., Dec. 1

Craft and Bake Sale

Community of Linkletter will hold their annual craft and bake sale at the Linkletter Community Hall 1670 Route 11 Linkletter, Rd.

9 a.m., to 3 p.m., Dec. 1

Imagination Station

This is a DIY space where families can gather to create, invent and learn. Every Saturday at Inspire Learning Centre.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 1

Puppet Play

Come in and watch our puppet paly and then stay and make up your own. Family fun for everyone. At Inspire Learning Centre Summerside Rotary Library.

11 a.m., Dec. 1

Summerside Legion Kitchen Party

Kitchen Party, Saturdays at Summerside Legion from 2 to 5 p.m. Features Eddy Quinn.

2 p.m., Dec. 1

Summerside Choir performance

Summerside Community Choir presents “Sing Noel!” Christmas Concert at New London Community Complex. Admission is $12 at the door.

7 p.m., Dec. 1

Helping Hands Jamboree

Music, fun and lunch at St. Anthony’s Hall, Route 2, Woodstock. Admission at the door.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 1

Club 50

Dance at Club 50 in Abrams Village. Music by DJ Leonard Coughlin.

8:30 to 11:30 p.m., Dec. 1

SUNDAY

Flea Market

Flea market featuring antiques, tools, local crafts, knitting, new and used items, at the Linkletter Community Centre ,1670 Route 11, every Sunday, 8 am to 1 p.m. For tables phone 902-724-0914 and leave message. Free admission.

8 a.m., Dec. 2

Lego Club

Come in and have fun building with Lego. Every Sunday at Inspire Learning Centre.

1 to 4 p.m., Dec. 2

Christmas Carols and Memories

Pleasant Valley Memorial Church hosting carolling and memories. Refreshments to follow the event.

2 p.m., Dec. 2

Acoustic Music Jam

Every Sunday at the Acadian Musical Village (Expo Centre) in Abram-Village. Admission is $3. Must be 19 and older. Door prize, 50/50 available. Supper served at 5 p.m.

2 p.m., Dec. 2

Lot 16 Christmas House Tours

Tenth annual Christmas House Tours. Homes will be decked to their holiday best. Legendary Christmas lunch and a free door prize ticket, all for $15. See the “Lot 16 Hall” Facebook page or call 902-436-1220 for ticket information.

5 p.m., Dec. 2

Tree lighting in Borden-Carleton

Borden-Carleton Christmas in the Park will be held at the Marine Rail Park in Borden Carleton. Enjoy a visit from Santa, the lighthouse light show and free hot chocolate, apple cider and cookies.

6 to 8 p.m., Dec. 2

Annual Christmas Concert

Victoria West United Church featuring Ellis Family Band. Lunch, craft tables, door prizes. Free will offering – proceeds to the U.C.W. Storm date is Dec. 9.

7 p.m.,  Dec. 2

Choir performance

The Tyne Valley and Area Community Choir will present their Cantata “Holy Child” at the Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church. Freewill offering for local charities. All are welcome.

7 p.m., Dec. 2

Christmas Concert in St. Anthony’s

St. Anthony’s Hall in Woodstock will be having evening of Christmas music with Jordan LeClair and family. Admission at the door. Cake auction and canteen services.

7 to 9 p.m., Dec. 2

Music in St. Louis

At St Louis Community Centre. Music by musicians attending the complimentary dinner (open mic). Admission is $5. Join the Christmas gathering of musicians. Lunch provided.

7 p.m., Dec. 2

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. 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., Dec. 3

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., Dec. 3

Quilting Meeting

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

10 a.m., Dec. 3

Federal Retirees meeting

Branch General Meeting and Christmas social at Royal Canadian Legion Summerside, 340 Notre Dame St.

2 p.m., Dec. 3

Gentle Yoga

Every Monday an hour-long class for beginners, seniors or those looking to come back into yoga with a gentle practice. All you need is a mat and a small blanket or beach towel. Slemon Park Plaza. Questions? Call 902-888-7192. $5 per class.

6 to 7 p.m., Dec. 3

Parkview Seniors Cribbage

Cribbage games at Parkview Seniors Club, 355 Central Street.

7 p.m., Dec. 3

Bluegrass Concert

Bluegrass and acoustic music concert featuring the Three G’s, Louise Perry, Bernie DesRoches and Cindy Ellands-Arsenault. At Summerside Legion. Admission is $5. Open mic, 50/50 draw, door prizes and jam concert.

7 p.m., Dec. 3

Mayor and Council swearing in

Incoming Summerside mayor and council will be sworn in at council chambers. Public welcome.

7 p.m., Dec. 3

TUESDAY

Parent/Child Mother Goose program

For children ages 2 to 5 years old Tuesdays from Nov. 13 to Dec. 18, 10 to 11:15 a.m. Held at Family Place, 75 Central Street, Summerside.

10 a.m., Dec. 4

Wiggle Giggle Read

Come in for rhymes, songs, and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers. Every Tuesday at Inspire Learning Centre.

1:30 p.m., Dec. 4

#Teen crafts

Club for teams ages 13 to 19 years old. Come and have fun, let imaginations soar and put a unique spin on monthly craft. Held at Inspire Learning Centre.

4 p.m., Dec. 4

Crib at Summerside Legion

Weekly cribbage matches at Summerside Legion.

7 p.m., Dec. 4

The Shed

Come listen to a jam session and bring an instrument if you play. Every Tuesday night, free admission, adults any age. Slemon Park hotel and conference centre. Questions? Call 902-888-7192.

7 to 9 p.m., Dec. 4

Legion Crib

Weekly cribbage games at Summerside Legion.

 7 p.m., Dec. 4

WEDNESDAY

Quilting Club

Come in and enjoy quilting with other quilters. All skill levels are welcome to come in for help or just to discuss quilting techniques. Please provide your own sewing machines and supplies. Wednesdays at Summerside Rotary Library.

10 a.m., Dec. 5

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. Group gathers at St. Mary’s Hall on Summer Street from 1 to 4 p.m.

1 p.m., Dec. 5

Choir Performance

The Tyne Valley and Area Community Choir will present their Cantata, "Holy Child" at Gordon Memorial United Church in Alberton. Freewill offering for local charities. All are welcome.

7 p.m., Dec. 5

THURSDAY

Beyond the Bump Postnatal Group

Come, connect and receive onsite childcare, food supplements for breastfeeding moms, and more at the CUP the last Thursday of every month. To register, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or familyplace@eastlink.ca.

9:30 a.m., Nov. 29

Family Storytime

Come in and enjoy stories and activities for children 3 to 5 years. Every Thursday at Inspire Learning Centre.

10:30 a.m., Nov. 29

Legion Karaoke

Karaoke at Summerside Legion with Clayton Gallant. Contest underway.

8 p.m., Dec. 6

FRIDAY

Wiggle Giggle Read

Come in for rhymes, songs, and playtime activities for babies 0-36 months and their caregivers. Every Friday at Inspire Learning Centre.

10:30 a.m., Nov. 30

Women’s Employability Session

East Prince Women’s Information Centre at 109 Water Street, Summerside. This program runs for 12 weeks and pays a training allowance Child Care and Transportation allowance for those who qualify Interested – call 902-436-9856 or email: epwic@eastlink.ca or Facebook.

11 a.m., Dec. 7

Evangeline Chase the Ace

Every Friday at Acadian Musical Village in Abram-Village. Doors open at 7 p.m. Draw at 9 p.m. Adults only.

7 p.m., Nov. Dec 7

Darts at Summerside Legion

Darts games held at Summerside legion, Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and fun darts at noon.

7:30 p.m., Dec. 7

SATURDAY

Christmas Coffee Party

Lot 16 UCW will host their Christmas Coffee Party at Lot 16 United Church. Everyone welcome.

10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Dec. 8

Time Traveler Day

Have you ever dreamt about time travel? Dress up as a character from the past or the future and join in with other travelers for present day fun.

11 a.m., Dec. 8

Bookworms Family Book Club

Book club for children ages 5 to 9 and their loved one they like to share books with. Books are selected so that children can read and share their thoughts on the book. At Inspire Learning Centre.

1:30 p.m., Dec. 8

Legion Darts

Darts games held at Summerside legion, Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and fun darts at noon on Sundays.

8 p.m., Dec. 8

SUNDAY

Fun Darts

Darts games held at Summerside legion, Fridays at 7:30 p.m., Saturdays at 8 p.m. and fun darts at noon on Sundays.

12 p.m., Dec. 9

Genealogy Club

Interest in Genealogy? Join local club at Summerside Rotary Library Inspire Learning Centre. During meetings members share tips, ideas, and resources.

2 p.m., Dec. 9

Rockin’ Little Christmas

Phase II and Friends will present Christmas concert. Fun afternoon of hoilday favourites. Tickets are $12 available at the door. Summerside Presbyterian Church 130 Victoria Rd.

2 p.m., Dec. 9

Choir Performance

The Tyne Valley & Area Community Choir will present their Cantata, “Holy Child” at Central Street Christian Church. Freewill offering for local charities. All are welcome.

3 p.m., Dec. 9

MONDAY

Sewing Day

Sewing Day for Northern Lights Quilt Guild at O’Leary Community Complex.

9 a.m., to 4 p.m., Dec. 10

SUNDAY

#TeenCrafts

Program where teens ages 13 to 19 can come to have fun and let imaginations soar as they put their own unique spin on a different craft every month. Summerside Rotary Library.

4 p.m., Dec. 11

Bedtime Stories for the Holidays

Bring the family for bedtime stories and other fun activities. At Summerside Rotary Library.

6 p.m., Dec. 11

THURSDAY

Needle Craft Club

Meet new people and socialize while you knit or do other needlework. Get advice, learn new techniques and get inspiration for new projects. Held at Inspire Learning Centre.

2 p.m., Dec. 13

SATURDAY

Western Authors Group (W.A.G.)

Enjoy writing? Come meet new people, share ideas and feedback with other aspiring authors. At Inspire Learning Centre.

1 p.m., Dec. 15

Book Wars

Tweens ages 10 to 14 are invited to join in the war of books. Each month a selection of book are chosen and then defended by the reader at the next meeting. At Inspire Learning Centre.

1:30 p.m., Dec. 15

SUNDAY

Toys for Tots drive

Toys for Tots has partnered with Island Boyz and Off the Wallz for a toy drive. Get in to the trampoline park for $5 when you donate a toy. Activities all day. 50/50 draw available. Reserve spot at 902-436-8760.

10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Dec. 16

Christmas Choir Concert

“A Very Forte Christmas” presented by Forte Men’s Choir, featuring new carols, twists on classics and lesser known gems. Tickets are $10 at the door. Portion of admission will go to Presbyterian World Service & Development. Summerside Presbyterian Church.

2:30 p.m., Dec. 16

MONDAY

Trivia Night

Come test your knowledge with trivia night at the library. At Summerside Rotary Library.

6:30 p.m., Dec. 17

TUESDAY

Holiday Hijinks

Ho-Ho-Hold on to your hats kids because you’re going to be blown away by fun crafts. Ages 6 to 14. At Inspire Learning Centre.

3 p.m., Dec. 18

R.A.D. Club

A book club with a twist. Read books you like that fit with the current theme and discuss them with other teens. Ages 13 to 19 welcome. At Inspire Learning Centre.

4 p.m., Dec. 18

THURSDAY

MS Self Help Group

Do you have multiple sclerosis? Come and converse with other people who live with MS. New members welcome. At Inspire Learning Centre.

2 p.m., Dec. 20

THURSDAY

Needle Craft Club

Meet new people and socialize while you knit or do other needlework. Get advice, learn new techniques and get inspiration for new projects. Held at Inspire Learning Centre.

2 p.m., Dec. 27

SATURDAY

Adult Book Club

Join lively discussion about some of today’s most thought-provoking books. Pick up a copy of latest book club selection at circulation desk. At Summerside Rotary Library.

2 p.m., Dec. 29

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