Junior Achievement Dinner
The Festival of Wines
Prestige is the Island’s new, exclusive fine wine tasting experience, taking place on May 24 as the kick off event to The Festival of Wines at the Eastlink Centre, Charlottetown. Guests are invited to indulge in exceptional wines and interact with winemakers, winery staff and agents in an intimate atmosphere. Sample from over 325 wines from the world’s most reputed wine regions, including 75 hard-to-source cuvées available only at Prestige. Explore wines from Priorat, Bairrada, Barolo, Côteau du Layon, Yarra Valley, Napa Valley, Willamette Valley and from producers such as Perrier-Jouët (Belle Époque), Cono Sur (Silencio) and Concha y Toro (Don Melchor 2012 and 2015) to name just a few. Terroir Tastings will guide guests through wines’ lives and pair the experience with complementary local foods prepared by PEI chefs. peiwinefest.com
Anderson Dinner and Silent Auction takes place May 25 at the Inn at St. Peters in St. Peters Bay, 1668 Greenwich Rd, St. Peters Bay. The gourmet dinner is a fundraiser for Anderson House shelter. The Inn overlooks St. Peters Bay. Info: 1-800-818-0925, www.innatstpeters.com
Mussels for the QEH
The eighth annual Mussels for the QEH will take place May 26 in the Canadian Tire parking lot from 10 am to 2 pm. The family and friends of PEI Mussel King will distribute a truckload of world-renowned PEI mussels, buy donation, per two pound bag. All revenue will support the QEH Stroke Care Unit. 20 Babineau Avenue, Charlottetown.
Cat Action Team Gala Buffet Dinner & Silent Auction
Vegan Community Potluck
May 28 (Last Monday of each month)
If you are vegan or vegan-curious, you are welcome to join fellow Islanders at Veg PEI’s monthly community potluck at 7 pm on the last Monday of the month at the Haviland Club, 2 Haviland Street, Charlottetown. If you’d like to share a dish, remember that all dishes must be vegan—so absolutely no meat, fish, seafood, dairy, eggs or honey. Please bring your own plate/bowl, utensils, napkins, drinks etc. to cut down on waste and clean-up. Bring a serving utensil for your dish and a list of ingredients that you used to make it. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Meal begins at 7 pm. Admission is a $2 minimum donation if you are bringing a dish and a $7 minimum donation if you are not bringing a dish. Upcoming potlucks: May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29, and November 26.
Victoria Playhouse Annual Fundraising Dinner
The 8th Annual Fundraising Dinner for Victoria Playhouse will be held 7 pm on May 31 at Landmark Cafe. There will be a reception at the Playhouse beginning at 6:15 pm followed by dinner at the Landmark at 7 pm. A tax deductible receipt will be issued. Book a table and enjoy a special evening in Victoria by the Sea. Info/tickets: 902-658-2370
Sadat's dinner to support refugees
Register by May 31
The June edition of the Sadat Cuisine dinner to help support the immigration of a refugee couple coming to PEI from Afghanistan will be held June 2. Please call 902-367-6631 or 902-213-7420 by May 31 to reserve a time and meal-choice. A multi-course meal of lamb, chicken, beef or vegetarian appeal — in fact a new set of dishes is being added for this dinner, to provide a fresh taste for people who have come to the previous dinners. The meal is all locally sourced and includes dessert. Two-thirds of the cost will go to the refugee-support fund.
Trinity Lobster Take-Out
The annual Trinity United Church Lobster Supper Take-Out will be held June 6 with pick up from 3:30–5:30 pm. For tickets call the church office at 902-892-4114 or Norman Carruthers at 902-566-3007. Church is located at 220 Richmond St, Charlottetown.
Passion For Impact Pancake Breakfast
Annual Cooked Lobster Sale
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays tol June 16
The Stratford and Area Lions Club annual cooked lobster sale takes place (pending sell out) each Thursday (1–6 pm), Friday (10 am–6 pm), and Saturday (10 am–3 pm) from May 3 to June 16 at the corner of Mason Road and TCH in Stratford. All funds raised go to QEH & IWK telethons and to meet community needs. 902-569-3389
Chicken Takeout Dinner
St John's Anglican Church are holding their annual Chicken Salad Takeout Dinner on June 16 from 11 am–1 pm at St Mary's Anglican Church Hall, 74 Summer Street, Summerside. Tickets available by calling 902-888-2234.
Leadership Award Luncheon
The 17th Annual Dementia Friends Leadership Award Luncheon will be held June 22 at 11:45 am at Rodd Charlottetown, 75 Kent St, Charlottetown. Nominations are being accepted for The Dementia Friends Leadership Award and The Ferne Stevenson Caregiver Award to May 22. To nominate visit alzheimer.ca/en/pei. Book your seats at eventbrite.ca. Info: Kate Shreenan, 902-370-3136