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Eye exam program

Through the Eye See . . . Eye Learn® program, children entering kindergarten can receive a free eye [ ... ]

Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Professional Division’s 2017/18 Audition Tour will be at Island Dance Ac [ ... ]

Gala Dinner and Auction
October 19

Spring Park United Church is holding their 4th Annual Gala Dinner and Auction October 19 in the Georgian Room at the Rodd Charlottetown, 75 Kent Street. There will be a reception at 5:30 pm followed by a 3–course dinner. The theme this year is "The Governor's 1867 Autumn Event." Tickets are available by calling Jerry at 902-892-7807 or the Church office at 902-368-1822.

Turkey Cold Plate Take-Out Supper
October 21 

South Shore United Church, #85 Route 10, Tryon, will offer a turkey cold plate take–out supper October 21 with pick up time from 10:30 am–12 pm. Delivery is available. The supper will include turkey, dressing, salads, roll, and dessert. Gluten free option available. For tickets, call the office at 902-658-2863, Ruth at 902-658-2147 or Arlene at 902-658-2009.

Pancake Breakfast
October 22

In support Harbourfront Theatre, The Wing in Summerside is hosting a Pancake Breakfast from 8–10 am October 22. Tickets can be purchases at the Harbourfront Theatre box office.

Toastmasters Breakfast Club
October 24

Early morning breakfast meeting of Toastmasters takes place at Smitty’s Restaurant (private room) from 7:30–8:30 am, 449 University Ave, Charlottetown. Come listen to interesting speeches, enjoy some food, make new friends and step outside of your comfort zone in a fun and supportive environment. 902-626-3798

Step Up to the Plate
October 24

The PEI Food Exchange invites you to Step Up to the Plate, their annual fundraising event held 5–8:30 pm on October 24 at the Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown. The evening will feature a locally-sourced vegetarian-friendly dinner prepared by Chef Emily Wells, an ‘appy’ hour, silent and live auctions, and plenty more. Tickets for the dinner can be purchased from event organizers or at select locations in Charlottetown. Visit Food Exchange PEI on Facebook or call Shannon at 902-213-7298 for more information.

Apple Fundraiser
Until October 28

The Stratford and area Lions Club will host their annual 9 inch deep dish apple pie and 10 pound bags of apples sale from September 22 to October 28. Open from 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday to Saturday. Located at the corner of Mason Road and TCH in Stratford. Proceeds go towards community needs and the QEH Foundation.

Kirk Ceilidh
October 28

The annual fall fair and luncheon, known as the Kirk Ceilidh, will be held from 10 am–1 pm on October 28 at St James Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Fitzroy and Pownal Streets, Charlottetown. Admission to the sale upstairs is free and includes a bake table, deli table, handcrafted items, a treasures/re-gifting table, used books, plants and dried flowers, jewelry and more. The eat-in luncheon will take place downstairs and includes fish or clam chowder, a biscuit, tea or coffee and dessert for $13. Diners may also choose a gluten-free vegetarian soup. Funds raised go to upkeep at historical St. James Presbyterian Church and its community programs. Advance tickets/info: 902-892-2839, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Veg PEI Community Vegan Potluck
October 30, November 27 (last Monday of the month)

Community Vegan Potluck, hosted by Veg PEI, is the last Monday of each month. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Meal starts at 7 pm. The location is at Trinity United Church, 220 Richmond St, Charlottetown. Donations go to Veg PEI. Bring your own plate, utensils, napkins, and drink. All dishes must be vegan (no meat, seafood, dairy, eggs, or honey). Bring an ingredients list to go with your dish and a serving utensil. You do not need to be vegetarian or vegan to come and enjoy the food. Info: VEG PEI on Facebook.

Pie Sale
November 5–19

Central Queens United Church, Hunter River is once again holding their annual frozen pie sale. The 8" pies will be available in apple, blueberry, strawberry-rhubarb, cherry, mixed fruit, caramel apple, pumpkin, and no sugar apple. Sale from November 5–November 19. Order from church members or call Lois at 902-621-0669. December 7 pick-up at church (Rte #2, Hunter River)

Nichola Goddard Foundation fundraising dinner
November 18

The 9th annual Nichola Goddard Foundation fundraising dinner will be held from 6–9:30 pm on November 18 at the APM Centre in Cornwall. Political journalist Chantal Hébert will be the guest speaker. Chef Tyler Gallant of Stanley Bridge and many volunteers will provide the meal. There will be a silent auction, raffle, guessing games, and more. Tickets can be purchased online at www.nicholagoddard.com or by cheque made payable to the Nichola Goddard Foundation and mailed to 45 Parkside Drive, Charlottetown, PE, C1E1N1. A tax deductible receipt for $90 will be provided for each ticket purchased. Should you require an invoice or further information, please contact Sally Goddard. Consider buying a ticket even if you are unable to attend as they will find someone to fill the seat. To date, the Nichola Goddard Foundation has endowed two university scholarships (at UPEI and the University of Calgary), has contributed to a heart rate monitor at the Atlantic Veterinary College, and has provided access to solar powered lights in clinics and birthing centres for over 1.5 million people in Papua New Guinea. Tickets/info: Sally Goddard, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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