Our 2017 Town Events

Souris Mouse Tales Newsletter

NEWSLETTER (to print click here)

Please contact Joeanne Roche (902) 687-2157 ext 0
if anyone wants an event posted on the monthly newsletter.

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Town of Souris Travel Mug!!

$5.00 tax included!!

A perfect mug for this winter season…
Beautiful metallic blue with the Town of Souris Crest.
GREAT Christmas stocking stuffer!!!!

Available at the Town Hall


2017 Mermaid Tears Seaglass Festival

The committee of this festival is getting started planning for the upcoming festival.
If interested in helping in any way please contact
Joeanne 902-687-2157 ext 0 - thanks


Eastern Kings Board Games Night

EVERY Thursday Night
Upstairs at St. Margaret's hall
7:30 - 10:30
BRING - board Game (s) and a snack to share
Age: 16+


Souris Volunteer Tax Clinic

(75 Main Street, Souris, PEI)
3 rd floor – elevator available

Walk-in Clinic – No appointment necessary 

Clinics are held every Wednesday from 9:00am to 2:00pm

from March 1 st  to April 2 6 th , 201 7   

In case of inclement weather, if the Souris Access PEI is closed, the tax clinic will also be closed.


Eastern PEI Entrepreneurship Forum 2017

“Creating Your Path to Independence” 

March 2 nd , 2017.  8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kings Playhouse, Georgetown

Join us for an interactive and informative day that will help you overcome any obstacles that may be in your way on your path to independence.

Guest Speaker: John Rowe Founder and President of Island Abbey Foods Ltd.

Also known as Honibe – Pure Honey Joy®.

This FREE day long forum will include all the information you will need to help you start your own business with the help of the Rural Action Centres in Montague and Souris.

Register by February 24th, 2017 by contacting Valerie at or call 902-687-4084.

Complimentary lunch and nutritional breaks included!




Town of Souris Special Events has opportunities available for fundraising opportunities this summer!!

Please contact Joeanne if your group would like to see what is available!!


Bowl for Kids Sake
Important community fundraiser for Big Brothers Big

Sisters of PEI.


The Town of Souris' team!! They bowl ~ Sunday March 5th @ 1pm @ EKSP.

Come see us and CHEER us on!!



Watoto African Children's Choir in Concert

Signs and Wonders Tour.  WATOTO AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR in CONCERT:   Hosted at the Kingsboro Church on 
Thursday, March 2nd @ 7 PM

A Free-will offering will be taken to support the Watoto Ministry. Merchandise and sponsorship opportunities will be available.

A second concert is being held on Friday March 2nd, @ 7 p.m. @ Central Christian Church,  223 Kent St, Charlottetown C1A 4W8


Party de Cuisine / Kitchen Party

Samedi / Saturday  (date in question) ~ Come and warm yourself up this winter with dancing to the traditional music of our father/daughter duo: Kenny Chaisson and Darla MacPhee (Feb and March) DOC: Desroches, Ouellette,Chaisson (April) ~ et les gigueses / and our dancers - Les étoiles de l'est ~ 5$ enfants/ child - 7$ adult - 20$  famillie /family -inclus/includes Fricot! 19h à 21h / 7 to 9


Le comité acadien et francophone de l'est cherche quelqu'un qui s'intéresse à offrir un cours de français débutant. SVP, contactez Tina au 902-215-8188 ou au si ça vous intéresse. CAFE is looking for someone to teach a beginner French course, if you know of anyone that this might interest please have them contact Tina at 902-215-8188 or .


Souris Co-op and Souris Credit Union

Hosting a pancake and sausage breakfast !!

Tuesday, February 28th from 7:30-9:30 at St. Mary's Hall.  This is open to everyone with admission by a donation to the Souris Food Bank by either cash or nonperishable food items.  Come out and visit your neighbors and enjoy a great breakfast.  Co-ops and Credit unions working Co-operatively together!


Winter Parking Restrictions

The Town of Souris would like to remind its residents of Parking and Traffic Control By-law #2004-11 section 5:12
"No driver of a motor vehicle shall, park or leave any vehicle on any street between the hours of 1:00a.m. and 6:00a.m. during the months of December, January, February, March or April.

Violators may be ticketed (min $50 - max $100) and/or towed at the owners expense based on towing fees.



The Souris Kids Youth Drop

will re-open on Friday evening, April 7th. It will continue every Friday evening, 7-9pm, and all teens, grades 7 - 12 are invited.  A place to hang out, play pool or ping pong, and enjoy snacks and refreshments. It's all free.

At the Souris Kids Centre, 14 Hebrew Street, Souris. For more info, please call Arie or Gerty Hoogerbrugge at 902 687-1334.



Pancake Breakfast fundraiser

Girl Guide Pancake Breakfast

March 19th from 11am-1pm

Fortune Community Centre

Pancakes, sausages, fruit, tea/coffee/juice

Admission by donation

Funds are for a Guide Trip to Newfoundland Summer 2017



Eastern Kings Sportsplex



Adults: Thursdays 11-12:45pm $2.00pp

Pre School: Thursday 1-2pm & Saturdays 1:40pm FREE


Adult Skate
Some folks are working HARD to bring an adult skate weekly to Souris so stay tuned for an update in January!!



Souris Striders Ski Club News

New 2016/17 .. Try snowshoeing – newly purchased snow shoes are now available come and give it a try!!

2016-17 RATES

Single Adult ski & snowshoe memberships 85.00

Family ski & snowshoe memberships 175.00 (2 adults & 2 students)

Student ski & snowshoe memberships 30.00

Daily ski pass 8.00

Daily ski rental 8.00

Daily snowshoe rental 5.00

Daily snowshoe pass 5.00

***Night skiing & snowshoeing 5 pm - 10pm

3 km lit trail ~ a bonus not to mention the picturesque winter wonderland scenery! 21km, 4 trails, groomed, classic, skate &snowshoe!!




We wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a great skiing and }
snowshoeing New Year!!

902 969 0158 for info call Steve!



Souris West Community Council

Annual Meeting

Thursday, March 16, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Access PEI Boardroom, Souris

Agenda items:

2016 Financial Statement

2017 Budget approval

2017 Tax rate approval

Storm Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

All residents of the Community of Souris West are invited to attend.



Musical Theatre for Kids

Mondays 6-7 pm
Harbourview Training Centre

Boost Your Confidence
Acting & Movement Classes for teens/adults/seniors

Mondays 7-8 pm

Harbourview Training Centre


For more information please email




French storytime, music and crafts

For ages 3 to 6 years

St. Mary's Hall, Souris PE

Saturday March 4
1:00PM -2:00PM

Sponsored by CAFÉ


Are you looking for a friendly, small-scale daycare?

Register your child at Château des Étoiles in Fortune, where a bilingual, provincially-certified staff will welcome them with open arms. Parents don't even need to be French-speaking to benefit from our services.

Did you know that mastering a second language at a very young age helps a child develop their cognitive abilities?

Don't hesitate! We have places available! Please call 902-687-7345

Vous recherchez un centre de la petite enfance à taille humaine ?
Inscrivez votre enfant au Château des étoiles à Fortune, un personnel bilingue et certifié par la province vous accueillera. Vous n'avez même pas besoin d'être francophone pour bénéficier de ces services.
Saviez-vous que la maitrise d'une deuxième langue dès le plus jeune âge, développe chez l'enfant davantage de capacités cognitives ?
N'hésitez plus, nous avons de la place et appelez le 902-687-7345




New courses being offered are:

Computing for seniors starting March 14th from 10-12.

Knitting starting March 1st from 1:30-3:30

Chair yoga starting March 23rd at 10:30 am,

Rug braiding starting late March on Mondays at 1:30.

***these courses are all free with funding through New Horizons for Seniors.

Also please reserve Sunday April 23rd for our
spring Brunch at the Community Centre

Reserve May 6th for the
Kendall Docherty family concert at the centre


Climbing your family tree ~

Eastern Kings Community Centre (85 Munns Rd)

1 st SATURDAY of February (4 th ) March (4 th ) April (1 st ) May (6 th )





Home Heating Program

The Salvation Army can provide eligible applicants
with assistance from the Home Heating Program:

Eligibility Requirements :

*Applications are available to PE Islanders facing hardship in meeting
home heating expenses.

*Less than ¼ tank of heating fuel remaining.

*Be expected to provide proof of income, address and fuel expenses to the Salvation Army.

Single Person Household - $20,000 or less.

Couple Household - $20,000 or less.

Family Household with at least one child - $30,000 or less.

Large Family Household - $30,000 or less.

For complete list of what you will need to bring with you see the bulletin board at the Town Hall, 75 Main St. Souris.

Come prepared!


The PEI Humane Society

The PEI Humane Society is asking islanders to give generously, to help your local nonprofit shelter reach its annual fundraising goal of $65,000.  That's just the cost of our veterinarian supplies & services we provide each year.  Staff and volunteers work with animals in shelter or foster care to provide the best care possible. From tip-to-tip and nose-to-tail...We are your shelter!   To make a donation go to or visit us at 309 Sherwood rd.  


Monday night Cards 7:30pm
Tuesday night bridge at 7:00pm
Friday night Cards 7:00






687-2157 ext 4

Library Hours: effective June 1, 2016

Tuesday 2pm – 7pm
Wednesday 10am – 3pm
Friday 12pm – 5pm
Saturday 11am – 3pm

Closed Monday, Thursday & Sunday

Checkout the library website at


Branches and Blooms Demonstration
Tuesday March 14th from 6:00-7:00

Cyber Seniors: Do you know a senior who is looking for some one-on-one technology help? Contact
the library and we will pair you with tech tutor! (902) 687-2157 or


PD Day Fun: Envelope City
( create a city using envelopes, art supplies and your imagination)
Friday, March 10 from 1:00 - 4:00

March Break :

Paper Plate Marble Mazes
Tuesday,  March 21 from 3:00-6:00

Storytime: Bugs!
Stay after to discover some bug fossils!
Wednesday March 22nd from 10:30-11:30

Glow-Stick Marshmallow Engineering
Friday March 24 from 1:00-4:00


Cyber Seniors:  The Souris Public Library is  looking to see if there are any seniors within the community who would be interested in a "Cyber Seniors" program. This program would involve pairing a senior with a volunteer who would provide one-on-one help and answer any technology related questions - such as - how to set up an email account, how to set up a facebook profile, etc. If you would be interested in parti cipating in this program (or know of a senior who would be interested), please contact the library at (902) 687-2157 or !


In an effort to provide the best possible service, the Souris Public Library is seeking feedback from the Community regarding its hours of operation. Our aim is to gauge the community's satisfaction with the library's current open hours and see if there I are other days or times that would better serve the needs of the community..drop by and take the survey or to find out more info.

also on our facebook page

902-687-2157 ext 4




Remember : anyone can become a Legion member-membership forms are available at the bar.

Legion! Visitors are always welcome


Second Tuesday of every month


BINGO : Every Friday night @ 7 pm. GREAT PRIZES- play one game or 10. Everyone of LEGAL AGE is WELCOME. COME ONE COME ALL!!
FOOD BANK: Every Saturday 11:00-12:30 Downstairs

DIG FOR THE DEUCE: Tickets available at the bar – Monday – Friday 11am to 12am on Saturday from 11 –5pm. The ticket price remains the same $5.00 per ticket or 5 tickets for $20.00.  The bartenders will advise you how the process works when you come to buy tickets. We will still be selling our tickets, as usual, from 6:15 - 8:15 pm at the Legion the Saturday night of the draw. 

Membership fees are now due, and can be purchased at the bar.



Fortune Community Centre Events 


Fortune Community Centre Events

March 17th – St. Patrick's Day Pub  

Music by Mark Haines & Brad Fremlin 7pm-10pm

*Free admission & Cash bar

****All events with Cash bar are 19 & over.


Bingo every Monday at 7pm

Darts for Meat every Friday at 7:30pm with Cash Bar

Fish for the Five – ticket sales Mondays from 6-7

and Friday from 6:30-8:15 with draw at 8:30 with Cash Bar

Tickets $5 each with building Jackpot.

Pub & Games Night every Friday during Fish for the Five

Be sure to check out our Facebook page for the weekly Fish For the Five Jackpot

& Weekly Bingo prizes for Jackpot, Bonanza and Loonie Pot.

or go to

For more details or call 687-2891 for more information




Meet the first and third Thursday of each month @ Legion!
Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings
Next meeting is Thursdays @ 7:30 in the basement of the legion.
**Anyone 19 and over is welcome to join. 
Contact Curtis Laybolt 902-743-2143 or email @ …..follow us on facebook



Rural Action Centre

Wondering how to get started?

Are you looking to start a new business? Are you an existing business looking to expand? A community group looking for assistance?
Drop by and see how we can help.

Visit our website at
for other upcoming information sessions and events!

Entrepreneurship…Creating your path to success!

Souris Client Information Officer
Valerie Flynn
15 Green Street, Souris PE   C0A 2B0
Phone:      (902) 687-4084
Toll Free:  1-855-297-9898

Montague Client Information Officer
Valerie Flynn
540 Main Street, Montague, PE    C0A 1R0
Phone:    (902) 838-4030 ext. 221
Toll free: 1-855-297-9898


Successful Business Basics' courses coming up in Souris. The workshops consist of 5 course modules held over 5 evenings.

Rural Action Centre, 15 Green St. Souris (Access PEI Boardroom)

Cost: $50.00

By the end of each session you will be able to understand and complete the basics needed to have a successful business.

Topics to be covered:

February 28th - Planning and Preparing a Budget

March 2nd - Controlling Cash Flow

March 7th - Tax Responsibility

March 9th - Understanding Financial Statements

March 13th - Beginner Excel - How to Build a Cash Flow Sheet

For more information or to register: Call Valerie at 902-687-4084 or email 

Space is limited. Pre-registration and payment in advance is required.

You are invited to join us for:


Dear friends
A history book has been commissioned by the Friends of East Point Lighthouse , for the area of Eastern Kings. Similar to the "Honouring Our Ancestors" book written for the St. Margaret's area, this book will cover the history of East Point, the lighthouse (celebrating its 150th anniversary) and the surrounding area. I have been selected to undertake this task and would now like to invite any and all contributions from those with information to share. All contributions will be cited and sourced and all contributors credited.
This is our chance to record all that we know about our own history. I will include any and all historical works previously done as long as that is the wish of those who are in possession of that data. Please consider taking part in this project. Member may contribute through this site and/or in person. I can be reached at 902-215-0932, or through my Facebook page..Thanks Kelly




OUTDOOR LIGHTING CAN PROVIDE BOTH SAFETY AND SECURITY - The Fall season is upon us which means it is dark much earlier in the evening.  By leaving your outdoor lights on you are providing some much needed safety and security for your neighbourhood, especially for people that like to walk in the evening. 

Often safety and security can be combined.  For example, motion-detecting security lighting mounted near the driveway provides illumination when you get out of your car at night; the same function deters intruders and unwanted critters.  Motion-detecting switches can also be applied to landscape lighting to illumine shadowy areas should anyone walk nearby.

Even the moonlight effect has a security function: Soft, overall landscape lighting eliminates dark areas that might hide an intruder, exposing any movement on your property.  Overly bright lights actually have a negative effect, creating undesirable pockets of deep shadow.


Community Sign @ the Beach Entrance to Souris

This sign is for non-profit organizations to inform the  COMMUNITY  of events.  BUT  should an event be Town sponsored, it takes priority over everything. There is a time limit on all announcements and this can be changed without notice.  NO GUARENTEE that your event will not be changed or omitted once booked. We try very hard not to do this!!



To all Dog & Cat owners

~~ Please be reminded that you are responsible for

~~ keeping your animals on your own property

~~ for NOT allowing them to disturb your neighbors
(especially between the hours of 10pm – 7am)

for keeping them on a leash while off your property

~~ for cleaning up after your animal if they defecate on any public or private property other than your own. 

For a complete copy of our Animal Control Bylaw,
please stop by Town Hall or check out – Bylaws. 

Fines for non-compliance
may range from $100 to $1,500 plus impound fees if necessary. 

All dogs within the Town of Souris are required to wear a valid tag/license (Renewable each June ).


A friendly reminder to come to the Town Hall to get your 2016 dog tag. Souris Dojo youth did an excellent job and have handed in the books and tags..we see from past years there are a few owners that have yet to get their drop on down between 8:30-4:30 Monday - Friday and ensure your pet gets home safely if lost.



50 Phenomenal Beaches
One Island Destination!

Explore over 400kms of unspoiled beauty in Eastern PEI. The uncrowded roads will bring you to some of the most beautiful coastlines and natural beaches.

Along with the most amazing beaches, this region is rich in culture and history with distinctive lighthouses, parks with great vistas and red clay heritage roads.

Look for the numbered colourful starfish signs making it easy to travel the coastal route.

To accompany you on your coastal drive tour, download the "50 Beaches PEI" App and pick up a Points East Coastal Drive tour map.

Enjoy your stay!


We believe the importance of festivals and events to be the social and economic development of our communities. By working together, our organization strives to promote and improve the professionalism and popularity of festivals and events across Prince Edward Island.

check the calendar to see what is happening on PEI

Sea Glass Safety

For the safety of our families, pets, tourists, and community in general we ask that folks do not place broken pieces of glass/ceramic on the beach waiting for the tides to roll it in the sand: thus making sea glass. There have been some very dangerous broken glass items left on the beach which were brought to our attention

We are very proud of our beaches and we do not want to get the reputation of having unsafe beaches,


Town of Souris Info

Back in 2013 through the Bienvenue chez-nous Project we were able to buy the blue and white OPEN/OUVERT flags to give out to local businesses. The flags were a great success and have been flying proudly since then, but two years can make the flags pretty ratty looking and the Town has been getting some requests for new flags. Since 2013 we have given away all of the flags that we had purchased.  The purchase of the flags was part of the Bienvenue chez-nous Project.

**Since the Town has been receiving inquiries regarding the flags, they have contacted the company where we originally purchased the flags and they are able to match the price from 2013. The Town of Souris is willing to order the flags for local businesses to purchase at a cost of $31.00 each, tax included.  If you are interested in purchasing an OPEN/OUVERT flag, you can place your order with Joeanne at the Town Hall 902-687-2157 ext. 0. The Town would like to have at least 15 orders before placing the order



Souris & Area Wildlife

We meet the 2 nd Wednesday of every month at the Souris Striders Ski Lodge. Meetings start at 7pm and are open to the public.

Feel free to contact us at 902-687-4115
or for more information about this event.

Souris & Area Branch ~ PEI Wildlife Federation



Tobacco Free Policy for Town of Souris Municipal Properties

Want to Volunteers for
Up-coming Events?

For additional information please contact

Souris Special Events coordinator

Joeanne Roche

Phone: (902)687-2157 ext 0




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