50th Annual Pinch Penny On Tap

The Friends of Confederation Centre are now accepting donations for one of their most anticipated annual fundraising events, the Pinch Penny Fair.

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The Centre is now accepting gently used items including: household items, books, sporting goods, toys, plants, music, jewelry, furniture, tools, glassware, etc. Please note: clothing, televisions and computer donations cannot be accepted. Donations can be dropped off at the Richmond Street entrance during operating hours of Confederation Centre of the Arts.

“We greatly appreciate all the donations that have been received to date and we are still anticipating much more,” said Kathy Roney, President of Friends of Confederation Centre. “Funds raised through this annual event support arts education, family activities and Centre projects.”

The 50th Annual Pinch Penny Fair is set to take place Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Confederation Centre of the Arts.The Fair will feature a giant indoor yard sale, silent auction, bake sale, plant table, book sale, face painting, children’s activities, and much more!

Admission is $2.00 and children 12 and under are free. For additional information call 902-628-6141 or email friends@confederationcentre.com.

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The 49th annual Pinch Penny Fair is taking place on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. throughout the Confederation Centre of the Arts concourse.

The Pinch Penny Fair is an established Island spring tradition hosted by the Friends of Confederation Centre. This annual fundraising event helps support the Art-to-the-School Programme, the Festive Wreath Contest/Exhibition, the Confederation Centre Youth Choir, children’s art activities, and special projects at the Centre.

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The Pinch Penny Fair is more than a giant flea market: shoppers can explore the silent auction, plant tables, and baked goods, as well as locally made arts and crafts. The Kids Zone will feature games, face painting, balloon twisting, prizes, carnival treats, and more.

This year the Kids Zone features enhanced children’s programing with special character visits and family themed lucky number auction baskets. There will also be live entertainment from 11 a.m. to 12 noon featuring students from the Judy MacLean Dancers.

Donations are being accepted until April 21 at Confederation Centre’s Richmond Street entrance at the Security Desk. Admission is $2 and children 12-and-under are free. For additional information call 902-628-6141 or email friends@confederationcentre.com.

Pinch a Penny

The Pinch Penny Fair is an established Island tradition of spring hosted by the Friends of Confederation Centre. The annual fundraising event helps support the Art-to-the-School Program, the Festive Wreath Contest/Exhibition, the Confederation Centre Youth Choir, children’s art activities, and special projects for the Centre.
picture-of-piggy-bank-with-pennies-photoThe Pinch Penny Fair is more than a giant flea market — shoppers can explore the silent auction, plant tables, and baked goods, as well as locally made arts and crafts. The Kids Zone will feature games, face painting, balloon twisting, prizes, carnival treats, and The Music Man, Michael Pendergast, will be performing for kids of all ages at 10:30 am and 11:30 am in this area. There will also be live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. featuring Judy MacLean Dancers and Angelina MacKinnon.

The 48th annual Pinch Penny Fair is taking place this Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Confederation Centre of the Arts.

Donations are being accepted until April 21 at the Centre’s Richmond Street entrance. Admission is $2 and children 12 and under are free. For additional information call 902-628-6141 or email friends@confederationcentre.com.