Oct. 24-25, 1-4 p.m., for a 55 Alive Driving Refresher Course at the Royalty Centre, 40 Enman Cres., Charlottetown. This refresher course for adults 55+ years of age is conducted in a classroom setting using a PowerPoint presentation, student workbooks, and group discussions guided by an experienced instructor. A fee of $10 per person covers the cost of the course manual and refreshments. There is limited seating and preregistration is recommended. For information or to register, call the Seniors’ Federation at 902-368-9008.
Wednesday, Oct. 24 for the Food Exchange’s Step Up to the Plate fundraising dinner at the P.E.I. Farm Centre, 420 University Ave. Under the direction of Chef Emily Wells this vegetarian dinner showcases local, seasonal produce. No ticket is required for drop ins during Appie Hour from 5 to 6 p.m. Dinner is from 6-8:30 pm. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org (passwordSUP2018) or pick up at Voluntary Resource Centre, 81 Prince St., or call 902-330-1413.
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Grace Baptist Churh, 50 Kirkdale Rd., Charlottetown for the Fall Market. Support local artisans and home business owners. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping with homemade items. Free apple cider will be provided. Trunk or treat family event from 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. with free candy for the kids.
Sunday, Oct. 28, 2 p.m., for LAMP’s seventh annual Daniel O’Hanley Memorial Lecture with David MacDonald presenting “If You Love This World: Climate Justice and Indigenous Wisdom” at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish Hall, 151 Stratford Rd., Stratford. Entertainment and refreshments will follow the lecture. Contact Marie Burge at 902-8944573 or 902-569-3504.
Sunday, Oct. 28 for a fall brunch at the Dunstaffnage School Centre, serving from 10:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Meal includes pancakes, sausages, baked beans, quiche, biscuits, muffins, fruit, juice, tea and coffee. Tickets available at the door or phone Karen at 902-368-2804. Admission is adults, $8, ages 7-12, $5 and 6 -and -under free.
Sunday, Oct. 28, 4-6 p.m. for roast beef dinner, hosted by St. Pius X Knights of Columbus at the Jack Blanchard Centre. Tickets are $17 for adults and $8 for children. Take outs will be available. For tickets, please contact Lowell at 902-566-3800 or Colin at 902-569-7909.
A free Taste and Learn…Pumpkin! class will be held Monday, Oct. 15, 2-3 p.m., at Sobeys Extra Stratford. Join the Sobeys dietitian and learn how to prepare tasty recipes. Samples and recipes are provided. Call 902-566-4399 or email email@example.com to register. Space is limited.
My Favourite Things Program, a free art course for adults 50+, consists of four sessions. Participants design and create a memory box displaying their much-loved photos, items or images. All materials (including the frame) are free. The program will be held at the Royalty Centre in Charlottetown from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 15, 22, 26 and 29. There is limited seating and preregistration is required. For information or to register call 902-368-9008 or email the instructor (Laurie) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee club is Mondays and Fridays, 10 a.m., at the Milton Community Hall. Enjoy coffee and snacks. Admission is a donation of coin or treats.
Bridge is played at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, on Mondays at 1 p.m. Tables of four are required.
Monday afternoon duplicate is at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown, 1-4 p.m., with lessons for groups of four.
Progressive 45s are at the Souris Silver Threads Club, Mondays, 7 p.m.
Monday night card parties are at the Uigg Community Centre, 7:30 p.m.
Card play singles is at the Mount Stewart Fire Hall, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
Card parties are at Kelly’s Cross Community Centre, Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
Cash bingo is at the Kingston Legion Branch 30, New Haven, Monday and Friday, 7:30 p.m., with a 50/50 draw, progressive jackpot and canteen. East Royalty Lions team cribbage
is Mondays at the Malcolm Darrach Centre, 1 Avonlea Dr., East Royalty, for ages 19 and over. Mayflower Seniors Club Cards is Mondays, 7:30 p.m., at the Cotton Centre, Stratford.
T.O.P.S. #0660 Charlottetown
meets Mondays in the Community Room of the Sobeys West Royalty, 39 Babineau Ave., Charlottetown with weigh-in 5:45-6:15 p.m. and the meeting, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call Judy at 902-892-9543.
T.O.P.S. #0694 Charlottetown
meets Mondays in the community room of the Atlantic Superstore, 465 University Ave., Charlottetown. Weigh-in is 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m. (no meetings on statutory holidays or days when school is cancelled due to weather). Call Gloria at 902-566-9206. New members are welcome.
P.E.I. Sociable Singles, a non-profit, non-denominational, social group for members 40 and over, holds meet and greet socials in the West Royalty Community Centre, Room 6, Mondays at 7 p.m. Email sociable_ email@example.com or call Judy at 902-894-4851.
Island Treasures Needle Art Guild meets Mondays at the St. Eleanor’s Community Centre, 7 p.m. Call Shelley, 902-436-8795.
Rock & Talk Playgroup for babies and toddlers is Mondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Family Place 75 Central St., Summerside. For information, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Kinkora Playgroup, hosted by Family Place, is Mondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Seniors Room at Kinkora Place, 45 Anderson St., Kinkora. For information, drop in to Family Place, call 902-436-1348 or email familyplace@ eastlink.ca.
Fitness for those 50-plus is Mondays and Fridays, 9-10 a.m., at the Milton Community Hall. Improve balance and flexibility with certified instructor Angelie Carter. Cost is $3.
Shorehill Gentle Yoga gentle hatha classes are in Charlottetown on Mondays and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity United Church. New students are welcome anytime, and the first class is always free. Full details are at www.Shorehill.ca, from Annella at 902-626-7560 or at email@example.com.
Shorehill Yoga is offering chair yoga classes in Charlottetown on Mondays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. at Trinity United Church in Charlottetown designed for anyone who may have difficulty getting up and down from the floor. Full details are at www.Shorehill.ca, from Annella at 902-626-7560 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.