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Gritty to Pretty

Downtown Charlottetown Inc.'s Gritty to Pretty program awards a limited number of grants for beautif [ ... ]

Advance Care Plan

Mary Hughes RN is presenting on Advance Care Plan and the importance of planning at the Robert Cotto [ ... ]

Summerside Farmer’s Market

Saturdays

The Summerside Farmers Market is the place to be if you are looking for farm fresh veggies, fruit, eggs, meats and cheese. Also find hand crafted home decor items, authentic Island made gifts. Enjoy some family fun in the playroom. Come by for a bite to eat and meet the locals on Saturdays from 9 am–1 pm all year round. Historic Holman building lower level, 250 Water Street, Summerside.

Charlottetown Farmers Market

Wednesdays (June 20–October 3)
Saturdays (Year round)

Charlottetown Farmers Market is open Wednesdays (June 20–October 3) and Saturdays (year round) from 9 am–2 pm. Local vendors offer fresh produce, fresh Certified Organic produce, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, spices, maple syrup, baked goods, preserves, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider, ethnic foods and other prepared foods and beverages, wool products, arts and crafts, fresh cut flowers. 100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown. 902-626-3373

Winsloe United Church Goods and Services Auction

April 27

Enjoy an evening with Bobby & Arlene Roberts as Auctioneers at the Goods and Services Auction beginning at 7 pm on April 27 at Winsloe United Church, 121 Winsloe Road, Winsloe. Items to be auctioned include home baking and preserves, gift certificates for local businesses, arts and crafts, lessons, wood work, gift baskets, and more. Drinks and other goodies will be available for sale throughout the evening. 

Pinch Penny Fair

April 28

Pinch Penny Fair takes place at Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown on April 28. It’s the Island’s longest-running indoor yard sale and children’s fair, celebrating 50 years. Proceeds go to family activities, scholarships, art gallery and theatre events. Donations of gently-used items for the sale now being accepted—household items, books, sports equipment, toys, music, jewellery. No clothing, computers, or TVs please. Drop off at donations at the Richmond Street entrance. 902-628-6141, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Etsy Team PEI Spring Market

April 28 & 29

With over 90 vendors, Etsy Team PEI will hold their Spring Market April 28 from 10 am–5 pm and April 29 from 12 noon–5 pm at the Delta Prince Edward in Charlottetown. Admission fee is $5 in support of Kidsport.

Mikinduri Gigantic Yard Sale

May 5

Mikinduri Children of Hope Yard Sale will be held May 5 from 9 am–1:30 pm at Eastlink Centre, Charlottetown. Admission is a $2 donation or 1 full blue bag of clean clothing. Donate items at the Eastlink Centre May 3 from 2–7 pm or May 4, 9 am–3 pm. You can also donate all year at the Waste Watch drop off. No baby equipment, tires, old computers, encyclopedia sets or TVs (except flat screens) accepted. Help make a big difference in the lives of the people of Kenya. To volunteer contact Karen at 902-887-2417 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For pick up of larger items contact Ernie Gallant at 902-566-3463. www.mikinduri.com

St. Mark’s Yard & Bake Sale

May 5

St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church Spring Yard & Bake Sale takes place at 7 Tamarac Ave, Charlottetown, May 5 from 8:00–11:30 am. 

Compost Sale

May 12

The Annual St. Mark’s Compost Sale will be held on May 12 from 8 am–1 pm. Compost will be available in the church parking lot on 7 Tamarac Avenue, Charlottetown either by the bag or in bulk. Proceeds will be used to support the various missions at St. Mark’s Presbyterian.

Wo-He-Lo Spring Clothing Sale

May 16

Wo-He-Lo quality used clothing offers high quality, gently used spring and summer clothing for women, men and children as well as hats, ties, purses, jewellery and books. The Wo-He-Lo Club’s only goal is to raise funds for much needed medical equipment to care for PEI’s smallest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the QEH. Sale hours are May 16 (12–4 pm), May 17 (8 am–8 pm), and May 18 from (9 am–1 pm) at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 60 Riverside Drive, Charlottetown.

Montague Spring Book Sale

May 19

The annual Spring Book Sale will take place May 19 from 10 am–12 pm at Montague Rotary Library, 53 Wood Islands Rd, Montague. All proceeds go towards local library programming in Eastern PEI. 902-838-2928

Herb Day at Farm Centre

May 26

The 5th annual Herb Day takes place May 26 at the Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown, 10 am–4 pm. Activities include plant sale, seed swap, garden tool tune-up, workshops, marketplace, garden tour and more. Local farmers will have veggie and herb plants for sale. Workshops include: kombucha, herbal salves, no dig gardening, cooking with herbs, and hops and brewing beer. No admission. Lunch is available for purchase. www.foodexchangepei.com, 902-314-2220, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Zion Church Gigantic Sale

June 1 & 2

Zion Presbyterian Church will hold their Annual Gigantic Spring Sale June 1 and 2 from 8 am–1 pm. The church is located at the corner of Prince and Grafton Sts, Charlottetown. The sale has clothing, a bake sale, perennials, books and barbecue items. Proceeds support church projects.

Canoe Cove Perennial Sale

June 2

The Canoe Cove Perennial Sale will take place June 2, from 9 am–noon, rain or shine, at Inman Park in Canoe Cove. Perennials, annuals, trees, bushes, manure, compost and more will be for sale. Coffee and muffins will be available at the canteen on site. Proceeds go to maintenance and beautification of the old Canoe Cove School and for community projects.

Sustainable Fair 

June 3

St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Charlottetown will host a Sustainable Development Fair on June 3 from 1–5 pm at a venue TBA. This no-charge afternoon will include displays and activities provided by multiple organizations which are devoted to sustainable development concerning environment, climate, poverty, education, decent work, clean energy, equality, innovative technology, healthy communities, social justice. There will be give-aways, demon of technology, theme-related children’s activities, refreshments, and fun, family friendly activities. Businesses and non-profit organizations will have demos on how they contribute to making a more sustainable community with innovative engineering, smart construction, clean energy advances, conservation projects, equality and social-action projects, food production and growing things. Info: Carolyn Jenkins, 902-892-1691, www.stpaulschurch.ca

Farmers Markets take place across PEI in Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford, Cardigan, Murray Harbour, Bloomfield, Montague, and many more locations. For information see www.PEIFarm.ca, www.PEIFlavours.ca, www.BestofSea.com  or call 1-866-PEIFarm.

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Some Upcoming Events

Calendar Girls

May 19 (Meet the Artist)
Gallery @ The Guild  The Gallery at The Guild in Charlottetown will pr [ ... ]

Janet McGarry & Wildwood

Tuesdays in July & August
Harmony House Harmony House in Hunter River will be home to a new show [ ... ]

Finding Your Feet

April 27–May 5
City Cinema PG, mature theme, language may offend
Dir: Richard Loncraine, UK, 111 mi [ ... ]

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ZZ TOP in Summerside

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