Fundraising dinner at Sadat's
Reserve by April 26
Dinner April 28
RCAFA 201 (Confederation) Wing Social
Annual Spring Fish Bake
The Annual Spring Fish Bake will be held April 27 at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Centre, Stratford. Menu includes: 6 oz. portion of haddock, mashed potatoes, vegetables, roll, tea, coffee, dessert. Serving from will be from 4:30–6:00 pm. Take-outs are available. Tickets are available in advance only at Assumption Church office and after weekend Masses or by calling Joseph Hébert at 902-569-2762 or Mary MacLean at 902-569-4308. Event is co-sponsored by Assumption Councils of the Knights of Columbus and Catholic Women’s League. Proceeds support local charities.
Middle Eastern take-out
St Peter & Paul Orthodox Church at 26 Lower Malpeque Road in Charlottetown is hosting a Middle Eastern take out on April 28 from 3–5 pm. The meal will include cabbage rolls, kibbee (cultural version of a meatloaf), chicken and rice, tabouli salad and hummus with baklava for dessert. Tickets are available at Brighton Clover Farm on Century Terrace in Charlottetown or call 902-892-6914 and leave a message.
Down Memory Lane High Tea
Porridge for Parkinsons
The annual Porridge for Parkinsons breakfast takes place April 28 from 8:30–11:00 am at Jack Blanchard Hall, 7 Pond St, Charlottetown. Menu is steel cut oats, toppings, home baked muffins, toast, coffee/tea and juices. There will be a 50/50 draw, door prizes, kidzone and tulip sales. Admission is by donation. Proceeds supporting Islanders living with Parkinsons.
St. John’s Lodge Brunch
St. John’s Lodge will host a breakfast/brunch at the Masonic Lodge at 204 Hillsborough St, Charlottetown, on April 28 from 10 am–12 noon. Enjoy pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, coffee or tea. Tickets are available at the door. Info: Peter Love, 902-628-8477, or Feras Arnaout, 902-316-1112
Tracadie Players Dinner Theatre
Tracadie Lions Pancake Brunch
The Tracadie Lions Club will host a pancake brunch April 29 from 10 am–12 noon at the Tracadie Community Centre. Proceeds go to the QEH/Eastlink Telethon. Tickets are available at the door by cash or debit.
Vegan Community Potluck
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: April 30, May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, September 24, October 29, and November 26.
Lobster take out
Purchase tickets by May 2
Pick up May 6
Annual Cooked Lobster Sale
May 3–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
Canoe Cove Spaghetti Dinner
Support Canoe Cove Christian Camp at a fundraising Spaghetti Dinner May 4 from 5:30–7:00 pm at Central Christian Church, 223 Kent St, Charlottetown. Meet camp staff. Proceeds go to summer camp programs. 902-213-4841
Girl Guides Pancake Breakfast
Wine Tasting at The Haviland
The Haviland Club in Charlottetown will host an Evening of Wine Tasting in the Great Room May 12, 7:30–10 pm. Eight red wines will be presented by international wine expert Rick Murphy. Appropriate food pairings will be offered. Tickets are available at the bar. Open to the public.
Victoria Mother’s Day Tea
The Grand Victorian will host a Mother’s Day Tea May 13 from 11 am–5 pm at 106 Nelson St, Victoria, with reservations required. Menu includes fresh local ingredients, homemade desserts, local tea and more. There will be live music. 902-940-0228, 902-730-2130, www.grandvictorian pei.com
Kirk Lobster Plate Take-out
The Kirk of St. James, Fitzroy and Pownal Sts, Charlottetown, is holding their Mother’s Day Lobster Plate Take-out on May 13. The meal is a 1lb lobster in the shell, potato salad, coleslaw, a roll, and carrot cake. Purchase tickets from the Church office at 902-892-2839. Plates can be picked up May 13, 11:30 am–12:30 pm, in the church basement.
Evening of the Stars
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
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.
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