Author: PELC

  • Community Wealth Building Series Continues Thurs, Feb. 9 & Mon, Feb. 13

    Community Wealth Building Series Continues Thurs, Feb. 9 & Mon, Feb. 13

    You can still register for this free lean-in learning series. Guest speakers from leading community organizations will discuss community-based solutions to help create more affordable housing, address staffing shortages, and harness community wealth. Registration is required. Presented in partnership with THRIVE Prince Edward County. Social EnterpriseThursday, February 9, 1:30 – 3:30 pmCarly Gasparini, Community Builders (via Zoom) Community Builders is the leading not-for-profit…

  • Financial Empowerment presentation in the Gazette

    Financial Empowerment presentation in the Gazette

    PELC Executive Director Kathy Kennedy recently gave a deputation to Prince Edward County Council about the Financial Empowerment program at the Learning Centre. The program helps residents navigate what benefits they qualify for, such as energy rebates, access community supports, and free tax filing services for people with modest incomes. “The combined effects of Covid,…

  • Community Wealth Building Series Starts Monday, Jan. 30

    Community Wealth Building Series Starts Monday, Jan. 30

    Join us for this free lean-in learning series. Guest speakers from leading community organizations will discuss community-based solutions to help create more affordable housing, address staffing shortages, and harness community wealth. Registration is required. You can attend one event or all three! Presented in partnership with THRIVE Prince Edward County. Community Land TrustsMonday, January 30, 10 – 11:30amJoshua Barndt, Executive Director, Parkdale…

  • “Craftivism” Kick-off Party, Tues. Jan. 31

    “Craftivism” Kick-off Party, Tues. Jan. 31

    What: Craftivism Kick-off Party with Quilt Maker Bill Stearman When: Tuesday, January 31 from 5:30 – 7:30pm Where: PELC office (in Rexall Plaza) Why: Hear short presentation on Bill’s purpose through craft-based activism, flowing into an informal group discussion of local experiences. There will be drinks & snacks, and an opportunity at this event to…

  • Family Literacy @ PELC

    Family Literacy @ PELC

    Celebrate Family Literacy at PELC! Prince Edward Learning Centre will be hosting an exciting week of events to support family literacy in our community. The activities are kid-friendly and everyone is welcome. Come join us! Monday, Jan. 23 – Social Media KickoffWe will share information about literacy and a detailed scheduled of events. Follow us…

  • You’re Invited to Winterfest!

    You’re Invited to Winterfest!

    This Saturday, it’s Winterfest! Join us for an afternoon of FREE winter fun, this Saturday, January 21 from 1 to 4pm at London Avenue Park on the Heights. This pop-up party in the park will include food, games, snow pants story time, giant puppets, and free books for kids. Who knows what other prizes and…

  • Free Skating Party Sunday, Dec. 18

    Free Skating Party Sunday, Dec. 18

    Youth Truth Public Skating Party WHO: All welcome WHAT: Free skating, food and prizes! WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 18, 1:00 – 2:30pm WHERE: Picton arena WHY: Because fun! WHAT ELSE: An opportunity to share your voice and give feedback Join us as we share information about youth barriers, what we’ve learned about them, and how the…

  • What is the Impact of Free Tax Clinics? A Volunteer Talks to CountyFM (Listen)

    What is the Impact of Free Tax Clinics? A Volunteer Talks to CountyFM (Listen)

    On Tuesday, Nov. 29, PELC Board Member and tax volunteer Cam Bedford appeared on the Grapevine to talk about the upcoming free tax clinics at Prince Edward Learning Centre — what they are, whom they serve, and the impact volunteers are making in the community, helping people access benefits by filing their taxes. Listen to…

  • Tax Volunteer Open House

    Tax Volunteer Open House

    Tax filing volunteers needed! No experience necessary. All training provided. Help community members file their taxes and access all the benefits to which they’re entitled. Learn more at our Volunteer Open Houses Zoom Open HouseThursday, December 85:30 – 7pmPlease register:info@pelc.ca PELC Open HouseMonday, December 122 – 3:30pmPrince Edward Learning Centre97 Main Street, Picton (Rexall Plaza)…

  • You’re Invited! Contact North Virtual Reality Demo & Open House on Thursday, Dec. 1

    You’re Invited! Contact North Virtual Reality Demo & Open House on Thursday, Dec. 1

    Our grand opening is your open door to a virtual world! On December 1, join your fellow community partners to discover how virtual reality can enhance the learning experience – and learn more about what Contact North | Contact Nord can do for you. Thursday December 1, 2022, 9am – 1:30pm97 Main Street, Unit 10,…