This is a complete listing of our Community School Courses offered across PEI. Please retain for future reference.
Chair: Cindy Ellsworth
Please Note: M.E. Callaghan Community School meets in the fall from September to December. We have just completed our fourth fall community school program in this area. We were very pleased with the results. We had over 100 students attend our program this fall. We are now looking forward to next fall and hope to add some new courses to our program. If anyone is interested in teaching a course at our school, please contact the above number for more information. It is never too early to start planning for next year, so give us a call right now if you can help us out. We’d lover to hear from you. Fall courses will be advertised on the provincial website at www.peicommunityschools.com by early September as well as in the Western Graphic. Also check out our facebook page for updates. Our Community School extends best wishes to all winter community schools on PEI for a very successful 2015 season.
Chair: Kelly Gillis Phone:902853-3385 Registration: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 12 years and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration 7 PM Courses Offered: Beginner Guitar; Guitar Jamming; Advanced Guitar; Digital Photography (must have SLR camera, laptop and basic computer knowledge); Dominoes; Fiddle 2nd year; Advanced Mandolin; Painting; Line Dancing; Researching Local Families & HIstory; Rug Hooking Tentative Courses: Yarn Crafts; Sustainable Gardening Please Note: Some courses may have additional fees. Please bring indoor footwear, and your own mug. If school is closed due to storm, classes will be held the following Thursday.
MAPLEWOOD MANOR Chair: Grace Gaudet Phone: 902-853-8686 Location: Maplewood Manor, Alberton Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:30 PM Fee: None Age Limit: None Classes Begin: Same day following registration Courses Offered: Rug Hooking will be offered each week being accompanied by a weekly sing song. There will also be other craft demonstrations such as; Card Making, Modge Podge, Cro Hooking, etc.
W.J. PHILLIPS RESIDENCE Chair: Carla Butt Phone: 902 853-7729 Location: W.J.Phillips Residence, Alberton Fee: None Age Limit: None Courses Offered: This is a fall program and is usually over before Christmas. We look forward to another program next fall and will begin in early October, 2015. Hope to see you next fall. Call the above number for further information. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all the winter schools a very successful year.
LADY SLIPPER VILLA Chair: Shelia MacKay Phone: 902-859-2068 Co-Chair: Sherrill Horne Phone: 902-853-2304 Location: Lady Slipper Villa, O’leary Registration: Monday, January 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM Fee: None Age Limit: None Classes Begin: Monday, January 12, 2015 between 2:00 – 4:00 PM Courses Offered: Topics of Interest. Crafts, music, story telling, etc. Please Note: Call one of the above numbers for weekly schedule.
O’LEARY Chair: Mary E. MacDonald Phone: 902-853-8553 Location: O’leary Elementary Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:15 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 13 and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Pencil Sketching (limit 10); Eating “Alive” (Understanding Holistic Lifestyle – limit 12); Knitting; Crocheting; Cro-Hooking; Hairpin Lace; Rug Hooking; Plastic Canvas (limit 5-8); Cross Stitching; Plastic Bag Crocheting; Christmas Wreaths; Quilting; Beginner Guitar; Line Dancing; Jam Guitar (all instruments welcome) Please Note: Please bring indoor footwear. Some classes may have additional costs depending on supplies needed.
ALICE DUNCAN CENTRE Chair: Freda McNally Phone: 902-859-3065 Location: Alice Duncan Centre, O’leary Please Note: On Tuesday mornings we will be having a program at the Alice Duncan Centre from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Program will start again in the new year on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Anyone in the community interested in our program is welcome to attend. Call the above number for weekly schedule.
TYNE VALLEY – ELLERSLIE Chair: Sylvia Winn Phone: 902-831-2358 Location: Ellerslie Elementary School Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 10 years (accompanied by parent or guardian) Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Basket Weaving (limit 15); Beginner Guitar; Intermediate Guitar; Cards; Bluegrass Workshop; Quilting/Sewing; Cro Hooking; Card Making; Topic A Night; Knitting/Felting; Scrapbooking; Woodcarving; Crazy Work Quilt; Trash to Treasures; Paper Mache; Knitting/Crocheting Tentative Courses: Exercise Class Please Note: Lunch at 8 PM. Classes from 7 – 9 PM
EVANGELINE Chair: Yvette Arsenault Phone: 902-854-3395 Location: Evangeline School Registration: Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6:30 PM Fee: $12.00 Courses Offered: Craft A Night; Line Dancing; Knitting; Music Jam; Photography; Sewing Tentative Courses: Cake Decorating
CHEZ NOUS Chair: Yvette Arsenault Phone: 902-854-3395 Location: Chez Nous in Wellington Fee: None Age Limit; None Classes Begin: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:30 PM Courses Offered: Craft a Night
ST. ELEANOR’S Chair: Blair Strongman Phone: 902-436-0880 Location: Greenfield Elementary School, Darby Dr., St. Eleanors Early Registration: Saturday, January 3, 2015 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at the St. Eleanor’s Community Centre. Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 @ 6:30 PM St. Eleanor’s School (Greenfield) Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 16 years and over Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 Courses Offered: Western Jam; Basket Weaving; Chess; Couponing; French; Genealogy; Island History; Knitting/Crochet/Embroidery; Painting; Photography; Spirituality/Exploring Christianity; Banjo; Fiddle (Beginner); Fiddle (2nd Level); Guitar (Beginner); Guitar (2nd Level); Harmonica; Keyboard; Mandolin Tentative Courses: Computer; Fly Tying; Scrapbooking Please Note: There will be additional costs in some classes for supplies
S.I.S (SUMMERSIDE INTERMEDIATE)
Chair: Donna Matthew
Phone: 902 436-1174
Location: Summerside Intermediate, Central St., Summerside
Pre Registration: Fee: $15.00
Age Limit: 12 years and over (as per instructor discretion)
Courses Offered: SIS Community School held it’s 10 week semester from September 9 – November 14, 2014. We had a very successful fall session with 205 students registered, We are looking forward to next fall being even bigger and better! Look for our program information in the Summerside Utility bill in August 2015, The County Line Courier, the Penny Saver (possibility) and online at www.peicommunityschools.com as well as the Summerside Intermediate Community School Group on Facebook. We are always looking for instructors and helpers so if you’d like to join us, please feel free to give me a call anytime! SIS Community School wishes the best to all other Community Schools on PEI and hope you all have a very successful 2014-2015 season. Tentative Courses (if instructors are available): K
Please Note: Updates will be posted on our provincial website at www.peicommunityschools.com or Summerside Intermediate Community School PEI Group on Facebook. If you have any questions or would like more information please call Donna at 436-1174.
RED OAK COURT Chair: Jennie Simmons Phone: 902-436-6004 Location: Red Oak Court, 141 East Dr., Summerside Registration: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 Fee: None Age Limit: None Courses Offered: Please call the above number for more information about weekly schedule. Please Note: All are welcome. Please come and join the fun!
KENSINGTON Co-chair: Astrid Johnson Phone: 902-836-4200 E-mail: email@example.com Co-chair:: Ann Brander Phone: 902-836-3745 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Kensington Intermediate Senior High School Pre-registration: Kensington Lion’s Club, Saturday, January 3, 2015, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 6:00 -7:00 PM at KISH Fee: $20.00 Age Limit: 12 Classes Begin: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 (following registration) Courses Offered: Line Dancing; Basic Guitar; Knitting; Writing Circle; Cribbage; Basic Digital Photography; Technology 101; Trash to Treasures; Leather Craft; Arm Chair Travel; Simple Cooking for Singles & Seniors; Women’s Leadership; Hardanger (embroidery); Astronomy; Jive Tentative Courses: Fiddle
ENGLEWOOD Chair: Anna Stewart Phone: 902-658-2101 Location: Englewood School, Crapaud, PEI Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:40 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 15 years and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Card Making; Knitting & Crocheting; Felting; Rug Hooking; Beading; Speaker-A-Night; Beginner Computer; Curling (Sunday evenings 6:00 PM at Crapaud Curling Club, please sign liability form); Painting (acrylic); Tentative Courses: Guitar; Swedish Embroidery Please Note: Some classes have a minimum registration requirement. Some courses will have an extra cost for supplies. Please bring “indoor” footwear to change into, and your own cup/mug. For information please call Marion at 902-685-4256 or Anna at 902-658-2101.
BLUEFIELD Chair: Dianna Getson Phone: 902-675-2629 Location: Bluefield High School, Hampshire PEI Registration: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM Fee: $20.00 Age Limit: 15 years and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Rug Hooking; Sewing; Knitting; Jive Dancing; Ukelele; Digital Photography; Wood Workign; Basic French; Acrylic Painting; Guitar A & B; Intermediate Guitar Please Note: Please bring “indoor” footwear.
HUNTER RIVER Chairperson: Melanie Batsford Phone: 902-621-2772
Contact: Charlotte MacAulay Phone:902 964-2249
Location: Central Queens Elementary School
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Tentative Courses (if instructor available):
Please Note: We have just completed our fall session of Community School. We will not be meeting again until September 2015. For further particulars please call the above number or watch the website at www.peicommunityschools.com. Fall courses will be posted on the web by early September. A flyer will probably also be mailed to your area in early September. We are always interested in getting new courses for our school. We know there are many of you out there who have wonderful skills to offer. We do not always know who you are or what skills you possess so please contact us and offer to teach a class next fall. The best thing about Community School is that you do not have to be a professional to teach a class at one of our schools. All you need to be is willing to share what you know with others who are interested in the same thing. We would love to hear from you. Please do not delay in calling us as it is never too early to start planning for our next session. We wish all the winter schools great success with your winter programs.
CHARLOTTETOWN RURAL Chair: Gerarda Gallant Phone: 902-963-3431 Location: Charlottetown Rural High School, 100 Burns Crescent Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:00 PM Fee: $20. Age Limit: None Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Photography; Ballroom Dancing; Line Dancing; Beginner Guitar; Intermediate Guitar; English Paper Piecing; Quilting; Knitting; Ukelele; Persian; Conversational French; Belly Dancing; Sign Language; Stained Glass (additional cost of $65); Inside WI (Women’s Institute); Beginner Bridge; Cross Stitch Tentative Courses: Please Note: Plus $65 for stained glass. If anyone is interested in teaching a course that is not listed or one that is listed as tentative, please feel free to call Gerarda at 902-963-3431. Committee members are needed!
THE MOUNT CONTINUING CARE Chair: Charmaine MacGregor Phone: 902-370-5702 Location: 141 Mount Edward Road, Charlottetown Registration; Monday, January, 5, 2015 at 1:00 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: None Classes Begin: Same day following registration Courses Offered: Healthy Living (different topic every week to help you meet your healthy living goals); Advanced Ukelele (open to persons who hae already completed “basic ukelele”); Games (variety of games – bridge, 45’s, auction, crib, euchre, crokinole, scrabble, etc.); Let’s Reminisce (Stories from the past-Hear the stories, Learn the history); Crafting – Then and Now (Introduce yourself to some of the traditional arts and crafts); Book Club Please Note: Care Community. Also the provincial website at www.peicommunityschools.com for further information. Keep in mind that when schools are closed there will be no community school at The Mount. Parking is available. We are wheelchair accessible and also have an elevator inside. Come and enjoy with us.
CITY CENTRE Chair: Sarah Bulman Phone: 902-213-7223 Location: Colonel Gray High School, 175 Spring Park Road, Charlottetown Pre-registration: Can be done online at www.citycentreschool.ca Registration: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Colonel Gray Fee: $20.00 Age Limit: None Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Creative Writing; Improvisation; Knitting & Crocheting; Photography; Belly Dancing; Communication Impromptu Speaking; Yoga; Interacting Computing; Basic Nutrution. Please Note: For more details on the above courses, and others that might become available, visit our website at www.citycentreschool.ca
SOUTHPORT SENIORS COMPLEX Chair: Joyce Wood Phone: 902-569-3976 Location: Seniors’ Complex, 26 Mutch Drive, Stratford Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM Fee: None Age Limit: 55 years and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: January 7 – January 14 – Arm Chair Travel, (Norway) January 21 – Cancer Society January 28 – Home Gardening February 4 – Island Nature Trust February 11 – Changing Times at the Mount February 18 – Information About our Transit System February 25 – Experiencing a Heart Attack March 4 – Farmers Helping Farmers March 11 – Potluck and Entertainment
Contact: Debbie Gamble Phone: 902 569-2684
Location: Stratford Elementary School, Stratford
Classes Begin: Tentative Courses (if instructor available): Please Note: We held a fall community school this year with approximately 200 students registered. We will not be holding another program until September of 2015. Maybe you would like to teach a course at our school or work on our committee. Community School is a great place to share your talents so please give us a call today and offer to teach a course at our school. It is never too early to start planning for next fall. We wold be very happy to hear from you. For information on our school and for courses offered please go to www.townofstrtford.ca and click on Programs and Facilities and scroll down on the left to Stratford Sommunity School. Fall courses will also be advertised on the provincial website at www.peicommunityschools.comby early September. Flyers will probably also go out in your area as well. Our Community School extends best wishes to all community schools on PEI for a very successful 2015 season.
DONAGH Contact: Barb MacFarlane Phone: 902 569-3577 Contact: Jim Koughan Phone: 902-569-2038 Location: Donagh Regional School Please Note: Donagh Community School meets in the fall from September to November. We have just completed our 12th community school program in this area. We had another successful season with 88 students registered. We are now looking forward to next fall and hope to add some new courses to our program. If anyone is interested in teaching a course at our school, please contact one of the above numbers for information. It is never too early to start planning for next year so give us a call right now if you can help us out. We’d love to hear from you. Fall courses will be advertised on the provincial website at www.peicommunityschools.com by early September. Flyers will probably also go out to your area as well. Also follow us on our face book page at Donagh Community School. Our Community School extends best wishes to all community schools on PEI for a very successful 2015 season.
Chair: Betty Wichers
Phone: 902 651-2118
Location: Vernon River Consolidated School
Courses Offered: Tentative Courses: Please note: Vernon River Community School held their 10 week semester from September 22 to November 24m 2014 with registration on September 15. Our closing potluck banquet was held on December 1 with entertainment from the guitar and ukelele classes. Many beautiful crafts were made and displayed. We offered 18 courses, four of them new to our school and we had 184 people registered. We hope to see you all again next year, and bring a friend. Thank you to our instructors!! If you are interested in teaching a course next year please call me. Wishing all winter community schools a great time.
MORELL Chair: Mary McCormack Phone: 902-961-2992 Location: Morell Regional High School Registration: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM Fee: $15.00 or $10.00 for seniors over 65 Age Limit: Any Age Classes Begin: Same night following registration. Courses Offered: 45’s; Bridge; Euchre; Quilting (5 or more); Guitar (5 or more); Knitting & Crochet; Zumba; Jam Session (come bring your guitar and enjoy an evening of playing and singing) Tentative Courses: Fly Tying (if an instructor is found)
MONTAGUE & AREA Chair: Velda White Phone: 902-361-2287 Location: Montague Regional High School Registration: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: Any age with attending parent Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Topic A Night; (Please Note that the schedule for this course is on the Montague Page) Knitting; Quilting; Astronomy; Guitar; **Crochet or Cross Stitch**; Knitting Circle for More Experienced; Armchair Travel; Basic Computer; Bridge; **Creative Writing or French; Introduction to Buddhism; Spanish; Swedish Embroidery: Dance and Woodlot Management. Please Note: ** (more interest because it’s the same instructor). Each class takes turns bringing lunch. We are a green school so bring your mug.
CARDIGAN Chair: Roger Kelly Phone: 902-583-2250 Location: Cardigan Consolidated School Registration: Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7:00 PM at Cardigan School Fee: $15.00 Age Limit: 14 and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Guitar; Woodworking; Basic Home Repair; Quilting; Scrapbooking; Art/Painting; Dancing; Crocheting/Knitting; Craft-A-Night; Weather Vane Making Tentative Courses: Home Decorating
MURRAY HARBOUR Chair: Charlie MacNeill Phone: 902-962-3278 Co-chair: Lillian Rourke Phone: 902-962-3150 Location: Murray Harbour Community Centre Registration: Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Stormdate: Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7:00 PM Fee: $10.00 Age Limit: None Courses Begin: Monday January 5, 2015 following registration Courses Offered: Alpha; Baking; Bridge; Crokinole; DIY Tool Sharpening; Hootenanny; Knitting; Local History; Quilting; Rook; Rug Hooking; Strip Quilting; Violin (beginner); Violin (advanced); 10 Steps to a Better Relationship; Public Debating; Rug Braiding; Ping Pong Tentative Courses: Adult Drama; Computer; Line Dancing; International Cooking; Euchre; Tai Chi
SOURIS Chair: Patricia Ettinger Phone: 902-940-9171 Location: Souris Regional K-12 Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 6:30 PM Fee: $20.00 Age Limit: 12 and over Classes Begin: Same night following registration Courses Offered: Computer; Painting; Guitar (Beginner); Curling (will be held Tuesday but come and register on January 7th at the school); Scrapbooking; Reflexology (Health and Well Being); Fly Tying & Rods; Short Story; Canoe Building (8-10 people to build a canoe to be later donated); Craft-A-Night; Line Dancing Tentative Courses: Ukelele; Glee Club Please Note: Other courses may be offered if instructors can be found. Please check in on registration night for other courses that night be held. Please remember that this is a PEANUT FREE SCHOOL
ST. MARGARETS Chair: June Fraser Phone: 902-687-3004 Location: St. Margaret’s Community Hall Registration: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM Fee: $10.00 Age Limit: No age limit Classes Begin: Same night as registration Courses Offered: Scrapbooking; Knitting; Crochet; Swedish Weaving; Beginner Quilting; Guitar; Bring Any Unfinished Project Tentative Courses: Bridge and Photography (if instructor is found)
PEANUT ALERT THANK YOU
Since most, if not all, of our The P.E.I. Association of Community
Schools are peanut free Schools wishes to thank our Island
environments, we remind Government for the funding they give
committees that all lunches to us each year. Without such funding,
taken into these peanut free we would not be able to advertise our
environments MUST be program and do many of the other things
peanut free. we accomplish each year. We do thank
you for your continued interest and support.
PLEASE NOTE: Information on our fall and winter programs will be posted on our website at www.peicommunityschools.com.