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Food security project grants

Grants are again available to fund projects as part of a provincial government program that connects [ ... ]

Sea the Coast Paddle Fest

PEI’s Sea the Coast Paddle Festival for kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards will be held Jun [ ... ]

Junior Achievement Dinner

May 23

Junior Achievement of PEI has announced that Ian Hanomansing, host of CBC’s The National, will act as narrator for the 2018 Business Hall of Fame Gala and CBC’s Compass host, Louise Martin, will act as host for the evening’s festivities as four outstanding business leaders are recognized. The 2018 Inductees into the PEI Business Hall of Fame are: Jason Aspin, Entrepreneur In The PEI Technology And Marine Industries; Michael F. Cassidy, Excellence In Business And Community Leadership; and Rita and Angus MacCormack, Entrepreneurs In The PEI Real Estate & Construction Industry. The Gala Dinner will be held May 23 at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Prince Edward in Charlottetown. Tickets: 902-892-6066, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Festival of Wines

May 24

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.

Anderson Dinner

May 25

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,

Mussels for the QEH

May 26

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

May 26

The Cat Action Team Gala Buffet Dinner & Silent Auction will be held May 26 at Rodd Charlottetown, 75 Kent Street. Hosted by Adam Ramsay in support of the Cat Action Team, a registered charity that operates a Trap-Neuter-Release program for members of the pubic who are caring for stray, feral and barn cats on PEI. Cash bar and silent auction at 6 pm. Dinner at 7 pm. Tickets: Susan Turner, 902-963-3179 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rhubarb Social

May 28 

The annual Milton Community Hall Rhubarb Social will be held May 28 (crop permitting) from 6:00–7:30 pm. Admission is free for preschoolers. Enjoy a variety of rhubarb desserts. Milton Community Hall is located at 7 New Glasgow Road, Rte 22. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-566-3154

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

May 31

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

June 6

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

June 10

Passion for Impact is a group of local volunteers partnering with the Canadian charity, Live Different. Since 2005 Live Different has been providing housing, schools, and children’s homes for communities in Haiti, Mexico, Thailand, and the Dominican Republic with the goal of creating sustainable development in those areas. In February 2019 Passion for Impact will travel to the Dominican Republic to build a home for a family in need. They are raising funds for this by hosting a pancake breakfast at Cymbria Lion's Hall, 2184 Church Road, New Glasgow on June 10 from 8:30 am–12 noon. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

June 16

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

June 22 

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 Book your seats at Info: Kate Shreenan, 902-370-3136

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