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Summerside hosts Walk of Silence Tuesday, Feb. 11 for P.E.I. Family Violence Prevention Week

Members of Summerside city council, Summerside Police Services and staff from P.E.I. Family Violence Prevention Services were in Summerside recently to proclaim Feb. 9 - 15 Family Violence Prevention Week.
Members of Summerside city council, Summerside Police Services and staff from P.E.I. Family Violence Prevention Services were in Summerside recently to proclaim Feb. 9 - 15 Family Violence Prevention Week. - Contributed
SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. —

The Summerside Walk in Silence, organized by P.E.I. Family Violence Prevention Services, begins at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 263 Heather Moyse Dr. and will finish at Eptek Centre.

Summerside city council, Summerside Police Service and P.E.I. Family Violence Prevention Services have declared Feb. 9 to 15 as Family Violence Prevention Week.

Tuesday’s the Walk in Silence will raise awareness and show support for victims of family violence. Following the walk, there will be a reception at the Eptek Centre - author Susan Rodgers will speak, and Nikkie Gallant will perform a song from her new album.

Other events in Prince County include:

Peace, Love & Kindness Storytime

Feb. 11

Tignish Public Library, 11 a.m.

Story time for children aged 3 to 5 and caregivers. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple.

Wear Purple Day

Feb. 12

Islanders across the province are asked to wear purple to remember victims of violence and their families. As a neighbour, friend, family member or co-worker, you can help prevent and respond to abuse in our community.

Share your photos on facebook.com/govpe or twitter.com/InfoPEI.

Lunch and Learn: The Role of Child Protection and the Services Provided

Feb. 12

Summerside Rotary Library, 12 - 1:30 p.m. ADL Room, 57 Central St., Summerside
Join us for a discussion on the role of Child Protection Social Workers and the services provided.

Peace, Kindness & Love Storytime

Feb. 13

Kinkora Public Library, 10 a.m.

For children aged 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple.

Peace, Kindness & Love Storytime

Feb. 13

Summerside Rotary Library, 10:30 a.m.

For children aged 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Everyone is encouraged to wear purple.

Book Reading with Susan Rodgers

Feb. 13

O'Leary Public Library, 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a book reading from Susan Rodgers, author of The Drifter Series and The Dallas White Series.

Kensington Walk in Silence

Feb. 14

12:30 p.m.

Route: From town hall up Victoria Street East to Broadway Street North to Commercial Street and back to town hall.

All are invited to take part in the walk with a reception to follow with snacks at town hall.

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