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Prince County Community Happenings: June 17, 2019

There are lots of things to do, check out the Prince County Community Happenings for more details. –123RF Stock Photo
There are lots of things to do, check out the Prince County Community Happenings for more details. –123RF Stock Photo - Contributed

Sewing Day
Northern Lights Quilt Guild sewing day at O’Leary Community Complex. 
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 17

Table Tennis in Miscouche 
Table tennis game at Miscouche Rec Centre. Seniors games in the afternoon, all ages play in the evenings. Paddles available. $5 fee for cost and upkeep of equipment. For more information call Robert Bryant at 902-393-2817. 
2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 9 p.m., June 17

Parkview Cribbage
Cribbage games at Parkview seniors club. Mondays. 
7 p.m., June 17

Bluegrass Music Night 
Bluegrass and Acoustic music featuring Prince County Fiddlers at Summerside Legion. $5 admission, open mic, 50/50 draw, door prizes and jam after concert. 
7 p.m., June 17

Spring Valley Cards and Crokinole 
Cards and Crokinole party at Spring Valley Community Hal. A light lunch will be served as well as 50/50 draw.
7:30 p.m., June 17

Historical Society Meeting
Annual meeting of West Country Historical Society, Inc. (for Bideford Parsonage Museum) annual meeting will be held at Ellerslie Elementary school. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments following. 
7 p.m., June 18

Al-Anon-Family Group 
Self-help group for families and friends of alcoholics. Held Tuesdays at Summerside Rotary Library. 
1:30 p.m., June 18

Wiggle Giggle Read
Come to Inspire Learning Centre for rhymes, songs and playtime activities for babies 0 to 36 months and their caregivers. Tuesdays. 
1:30 p.m., June 18

The Shed 
Come listen to jam session and bring acoustic instrument if you play. Every Tuesday night, free admission, adults of any age. At Slemon Park Hotel and Conference Centre. Questions? Call Kim – 902-888-7192. 
7 to 9 p.m., June 18

MacKinnon Homestead Ceilidhs
Scottish Ceilidh concerts at 31228 Route. 2, Western Road, Richmond. Tuesdays until Oct. 1. For more information call 902-854-3513. 
7:30 p.m., June 18


Freetown People's Cemetery Cleanup
Clean up evening at Freetown People's Cemetery. Bring own rakes and shovels. 
7 p.m., June 19

Family Storytime
Enjoy stories and activities for children 3 to 5 years. Every Thursday at Summerside Rotary Library. 
10:30 a.m., June 20

Garden Club Meeting
Meeting of Summerside Area Garden Club at Wilmot Community Centre, 110 Gillespie Ave., Summerside. Guest speaker - Heather Saunders on the evolving of her Tryon garden. 
7 p.m., June 20

Taste and Learn… Summer Deserts 
Join Sobeys dietician for free taste and learn summer deserts class. Sample new foods and take home recipes you will love. Held at Summerside Sobeys. To register, email or call 902-436-6731. 
11 a.m. to 12 p.m., June 21

Music in Elmsdale
Music at Elmsdale Community Centre (1006 Dock Road) by Robbie Thibodau and Dane and Betty-Anne Perry. Canteen and 50/50 available. 
7:30 p.m., June 21

Summer Reading Club Launch Party
Go to Summerside Rotary Library for games and activities to celebrate the start of the TD Summer Reading Club. 
10 a.m. to 12 p.m., June 22

Imagination Station 
DIY space where families can gather to create, invent and learn at Inspire Learning Centre. Every Saturday. 
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 22

Have clothes at home that need to be mended? Don’t throw them out, bring them to the sewstainable program at Summerside Rotary Library. 
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., June 22

Get your Summer Read On!
Register for a summer full of activities, games and crats – Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the summer. At Alberton Public Library. Launch party begins at 10:30 a.m. 
11 a.m., June 22

Math Help for Grade 7 to 12
Need extra help with math, pre-calculus, algebra and trigonometry, drop into Summerside Rotary Library for free tutoring. Bring own text book. Saturdays.
1 p.m., June 22

Tablet and Laptop Help 
Having issues learning how to operate your tablet or laptop? Come in to Summerside Rotary Library and ask the questions.
3 p.m., June 22

Legion Darts 
Dart games at the Summerside Legion. Saturdays. 
8 p.m., June 22

Music night 
Lucy Blu and the Blu boys at St. Eleanors Lions Club. 
8:30 p.m., June 22


Fun Darts
Fun dart games at Summerside Legion. Sundays. 
12 p.m., June 23

Lego Club 
Have fun with Lego at Inspire Learning Centre. Sundays. 
1 to 4 p.m., June 23

Choir concert in Tyne Valley
Tyne Valley and Area Community Choir will be presenting “Music from Scotland’s Iona Community and John Denver.” Held at Tyne Valley Presbyterian Church. Goodwill offering for local charities. 
3 p.m., June 23

Communi-tea Conversations
Offer your suggestions, concerns, ideas for programs to be offered in Alberton. For older adults – 55 and older. Door prizes and refreshments. Alberton Town Hall. 
1 p.m., June 27

Needle Craft Club 
Meet new people and socialize while knitting or other needlework. Get advice, learn new techniques and see interesting, new projects to try. Bring own needlecraft paraphernalia. At Summerside Rotary Library. 
2 p.m., June 27

Chocolate Bar BINGO 
One chocolate bar buys two cards for 10 games. Prizes: chocolate bars! Last Thursday of every month, September to June. All ages welcome. Bring daubers. At Slemon Park Plaza. Questions?  Call Kim – 902-888-7192. 
7 p.m., June 27

Adult Book Club 
Head to Summerside Rotary Library for lively discussion about some of today’s most thought-provoking books. Pick up a copy of the latest book club section at the main circulation desk. 
2 p.m., June 29

Canada Day in Victoria By the Sea
Canada Day celebrations in Victoria By the Sea. Celebrate the community's 200th anniversary. "Meet the Palmers: back from beyond at the light house. Unveiling of heritage plaque. Palmer founded the settlement with the purchase of land in 1819. Community barbecue to follow. 
11:30 a.m., July 1

Kelly's Cross picnic
Community Picnic with music, kids corner, used good sales and canteen and take out meals available. Dance in the evening starting at 9 p.m.. For more information call Jackie at 902-393-4742, Joe at 902-658-2843, Elaine at 902-213-4388 or Raeona at 902-940-3779.
2 to 6 p.m.,  July 8

Kelly’s Cross Picnic 
Picnic at St. Joseph’s Church in Kelly’s Cross. Used goods sale, games, kiddies corner, with face painting, teddy bear clinic, more, musical entertainers, canteen, take-out meals available. For more information call Jackie 902-393-4742, Joe 902-658-2843, 902-Elaine 213-4388 and Raeona 902-940-3779.
2 p.m., July 13

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