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ICMP Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction
November 18

The International Children’s Memorial Place will hold its Annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction on November 18 at Centre Belle Alliance (Ecole sur Mer French School), located off South Drive in St. Eleanors. Silent auction begins at 6 pm with dinner at 7 pm. For tickets contact Ron Barrett at 888-7238 or purchase at the Century 21 Office, 629 Water St East, Summerside or ICMP Board Members. Proceeds support the work of International Children’s Memorial Place, Scales Pond, South Freetown. www.icmplace.ca

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.

Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale
November 18

A pancake breakfast and bake sale will be held at the Brackley Beach Community Centre, 3330 Brackley Point Road, on November 18, 8–10 am. Enjoy breakfast with friends and get a head start on your Christmas baking. Proceeds are for upkeep and improvements to the Community Centre. Contact Ellen at 902-218-6984 for information.

PEI Spirits Festival
November 18

The 2nd annual PEI Spirits Festival, presented by Johnnie Walker, will highlight over 100 new, high-end spirits exclusively at this event. Fest takes place November 18 at Confederation Centre of the Arts from 7–10 pm. The Festival wouldn’t be complete without a balanced pairing of local food. Samples are provided for your enjoyment. We strongly encourage you to eat prior to arriving. Enjoy a spirited night of sampling, shopping and fun at the PEI Spirits Festival in Charlottetown. Some products may be available for tasting but not for purchase. www.peispiritsfest.com

Pie Sale
Until November 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. On sale to November 19. Order from church members or call Lois at 902-621-0669. December 7 pick-up at church (Rte #2, Hunter River)

Stratford & Area Food Drive
November 19

The Annual Stratford & Area Food Drive will be held November 19 with door-to-door pick-up from 1–3 pm. Thank you for your support as volunteers work to help fill the shelves of the Upper Room Food Bank. For details/to volunteer, call Elaine at 902-569-4769.

Toastmasters Breakfast
November 21

Listen to speeches, enjoy some food, make new friends and step outside of your comfort zone in a supportive environment. Toastmasters meet November 21 at 7:30 am at Smitty’s Restaurant (private room), 449 University Ave, Charlottetown. 902-626-3798

American Thanksgiving Dinner for a Good Christmas Cause
November 23

Dinner is served. It’s the annual U.S. Thanksgiving Dinner at St Paul’s Church Nov 23 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. This Annual event is a major fundraiser for the Christmas Outreach Support for families and individuals in need. Roast turkey is the central feature, of course, with the full range of delicious fixings: home-made stuffing, autumn vegetables, pickles, biscuits, dessert and beverage. It gets served up in the fall-colour-filled St. Paul’s parish hall, at the corner of Prince and Richmond in downtown Charlottetown. Take-out is also available. To buy tickets or place a take-out order, contact the St. Paul’s office at 902-892-1691 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The number of tickets is strictly limited, and they sell-out quickly. It is not usually possible to buy at the door.

Clinton Hills Olde Fashion Christmas
November 24, 25, December 2, 9, 15 & 16

Olde Fashion Christmas takes place at Clinton Hills Weddings and Events venue. The rustic backdrop is a renovated dairy barn with scenic countryside, rustic Christmas decorations, 30 foot Christmas tree, and woodstove. A traditional turkey dinner and dessert will be prepared onsite by Chef Duncan Smith of Broadway 45 Catering. Dates are November 24 and 25, December 2, 9, 15 and 16. Music will be provided by local entertainers at each meal. Book at 902-886-3080 Mon–Fri 12–4 pm or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Christmas Macphail Homestead
November 25 & 26

Christmas dinners are held at Macphail Homestead in November. Enjoy a three-course roast turkey dinner with all the trimmings. The Homestead will be decorated for the holiday season. There will be a cash bar, fire, and live music. Dinners take place November 2 at 5:30 pm, November 25 at 5:30 pm, and November 26 at 1:30 pm. The Homestead is located at 271 Macphail Park Rd, Orwell. Reserve on the website www.macphailhomestead.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Veg PEI Community Vegan Potluck
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.

UPEI Education International Dinner 2017
November 26

The UPEI Education International Dinner 2017 will be held at 5 pm on November 26 at Jack Blanchard Family Centre, 3 Pond Street, Charlottetown. The mostly gluten and/or dairy free menu includes beef vegetable curry (Vietnam), rice pilau (Kenya), stir-fried greens (China), beet & potato salad (Haiti), cucumber dill salad (Sweden), bannock (Nunavut), nori seaweed popcorn (Japan), carrot cake with dulce de leche (New Zealand/England/Australia, Argentina), chocolate truffle (France). Tickets: Alana MacGuigan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-629-5155; Carolyn Francis, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-894-2813.

Giant Bake Sale
December 1

Spring Park United Church is hosting a Giant Bake Sale at the Confederation Court Mall on December 4 from 9 am–1 pm near the TD Bank. There will be homemade goods such as cookies, squares, cakes, pies, and tea breads. Jams, jellies, pickles and fudge will also be on sale. Go early for the best selection.

Festive Fiddlers’ Feast Ceilidh
December 3

On December 3 at 5 pm the Emerald Community Centre hosts a ceilidh and Christmas dinner. This is a fundraiser for the hall and will include entertainment by the PEI group Fiddlers’ Sons with Courtney Hogan. You will hear Celtic and traditional music with hints of Christmas flair and sounds of the season. Everyone is welcome to attend. 902-886-2479, www.emeraldcommunitycentre.com 

Tips and Tools to Grow KICKA#S Veggies Workshop
December 11

Register for the Tips and Tools to Grow KICKA#S Veggies Workshop from 8:30 am–4:00 pm on December 11 at the PEI Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown. The workshop will feature a number of soil savvy folks talking about growing big and beautiful vegetables. Agenda and registration can be found online at the Certified Organic Producers Cooperative website, www.organicpei.com. Info/contact: Karen Murchison, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-894-9999. 

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