Upcoming Events
9:30 am Coffee Club, Thursday Morning 10... @ The Haviland Club
Coffee Club, Thursday Morning 10... @ The Haviland Club
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Fire’s lit, treats are out, coffee’s a buck and conversation is both interesting and free, including some further information on the search for Esther Lowden. We’d love to see you there.
6:00 pm Robbie Burns Scotch Tasting (SOL...
Robbie Burns Scotch Tasting (SOL...
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sold out, see event on Feb. 23rd.
6:30 pm VegPEI Vegan Potluck Dinner, Doo...
VegPEI Vegan Potluck Dinner, Doo...
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
VegPEI welcomes members to join us the last Monday of every month for our fabulous vegan potluck. It’s strongly recommended that you bring a food item so there’s enough for everyone. If you’re new to[...]


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December 12, 2017



Nurture Your Christmas Spirit: Take a drive to Johnston’s River to see our Gary W’s astonishing Christmas display. Tune your car radio to Gary’s Christmas station and see the thousands of lights and lit displays dance to the music! Thousands visit every year, and when you come you’ll see why. It’s free, but if you choose to donate the money goes to Santa’s Angels.


And then go to Canoe Cove, 6452 Route 19, to see the live nativity scene on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Look closely and you’ll see our Calleen G as one of the actors. Admission is by donation, and proceeds support Santa’s Angels and The Children’s Wish Foundation of P.E.I. Oh, and as the Guardian says, “The display will include real animals, so you never know what might happen!”


Coming Activities:


Craft Club Meetings are Postponed Until the New Year 

Lots going on, eh? We’ll see everyone in the new year.


Coffee Club, Thursday Morning 10:00 to 11:30: The Hunt for Esther Lowden

Bert and Mark spent last Friday morning at the Provincial Archives sorting through pictures in hope of finding one of Esther Lowden, the remarkable women who built and first owned the home of the Haviland Club. Success was not to be had, as the expression goes, but the search continues. On Thursday, they’ll share the story and ask for advice.


Friday, December 15th, Christmas Potluck With ‘The Prunes’

We’ll all be there this Friday for the Christmas Potluck. Will you? This is our time to come together, to enjoy each other’s company and being together. There will be entertainment by the guitar group The Prunes, featuring Hank Stinson, and perhaps some delightful dramatics. If you haven’t yet, please sign up and let us know what you plan to bring. It’s Christmas, folks. We belong together.


Tuesday December 19, 7 PM – December Book Club

The book for December is Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders, which we hear can be a distinctive read in a new style, so you’d better start now. For January, it will be Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give. 


Coming Together on New Year’s Eve. 7 PM to Midnight+

The Club will open on New Years Eve, with munchies, the fires lit and music in the lounge. We might even have a time of melodic (acoustic) entertainment. Many of us will make this our destination until evening, but you can also drop in before or after going to other activities. Come on by!


New Years Levee: The Haviland Club’s New Years Levee will go all out again this year, with the famous Moose Milk and sweets for the hundreds of expected guests. If you are able to prepare or purchase a plate or tray of sweets to contribute to the effort it would be most appreciated. And if you would like to help serve, clean up or provide tours to those who would like them, that would be welcome, too. Please let Tricia know.

Other Upcoming Events


Darts Night, December 27, 7 PM

Come try your… we don’t want to say skill, that would give you an unfair advantage. Come have fun with the regular, welcoming group.


Robbie Burrrrrns Scotch Tasting, January 26, 7 PM

Hosted by Gary Ready and featuring 5 single malts purchased at the Spirits Festival. Celebrate the memory of one of the language’s great poets—and liquid delights. Tickets are $45 at the bar, and don’t wait because they go fast.



Monday:                      Sanctioned bridge ~ 1 to 4 PM

Tuesday:                      Sanctioned bridge ~ 7 PM

Tuesday:                      Members’ 45 Club ~ 7 PM

Wednesday:             Social Duplicate Bridge ~ 1 to 4 PM

Wednesday:             Members’ 45 Club ~ 1 PM

Thursday:                    Social Duplicate Bridge ~ 7 PM

Friday:                     Members’ Bridge ~ 1 PM

Saturday:                     Members’ 45 Club ~ 1 PM


Fall Club Hours:

Monday:                      Closed

Tuesday:                      11AM – 10 PM (Bar opens at 4)

Wednesday:             11 AM – 7 PM (Bar opens at 4)

Thursday:                    11 AM – 10 PM (Bar opens at 4)

Friday:                     11 AM – 10 PM (Bar opens at 4)

Saturday:                     Bar Open 7 -10 PM or later as events dictate

Sunday:                               Closed unless events



Repeating the Three Month Activities Plan:

This list is posted in the taproom and by the front door:


Date Event Lead
Repeat Events Happy Hour: Fridays from 4 PM

Auction 45: Tuesdays at 7:00pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1:00pm

Sanctioned Bridge:
Mondays at 1:oopm,
Tuesdays at 7:00pm

Social & Duplicate Bridge:
Over the Bridge – Wednesdays at 1:00pm, Happy Bidders  – Thursdays at 7:00pm, Members Bridge – Fridays at 1:00pm (Jim Trainor)

Wednesday Evenings: Craft Club

Thursday Evenings: Inspirational Writer’s Circle

Dec 1 Friday Box Wine Tasting Hank, Mark
Dec 15 Christmas Potluck With Music: Christmas With The Prunes Tricia, Mark
Dec 19 Book Club: Lincoln on the Bardo Barbara
Dec 27 Darts Night Frank
Dec 31 New Years Eve Drop In  Bruce, Pat
Jan 1 New Years Levee Tricia, Carolyn, Terry
Jan 5 $5 Friday—Giovanni’s Real Italian Spaghetti and Meatballs Tricia/Giovanni
Jan 13 Saturday Afternoon at the Races. Hank
Jan16 Book Club: Book to be Determined Barbara
Jan 19 $5 Friday—Meal To Be Determined Entertainment
Jan 26 Robbie Burns Scotch Tasting Gary, Scotty
Jan 31 Paint and Pour III Cathy
Feb 2 $5 Friday—Meal To Be Determined Entertainment
Feb 10 Murder Mystery: Drop Dead Gorgeous Hank, Mark
Feb 16 $5 Friday—Meal To Be Determined Entertainment
Feb 20 Book Club— Book To Be Determined Barbara


Come to the Haviland Club, where membership counts!



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