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Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy

July 24–August 2
City Cinema

14A, substance abuse
Dir: Bill Pohlad, US, 2015, 121 min. John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

“Love & Mercy, the bizarre story of Beach Boy Brian Wilson, is one of the most touching—and gripping—biopics you will ever see. The film flips between a 1980s present, when the adult Wilson (John Cusack), misdiagnosed as schizophrenic, is drugged and
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PEI Pride Week 2015

PEI Pride Week 2015

July 26–Aug 1
Various locations

Local LGBTQ organization Pride PEI has announced details for the annual week-long festival PEI Pride Week 2015.

“We are very happy to have some of our favorite events return this year including the Coffee House, Parade and Park Celebration and the Closing Party being held this year at the Havilland Club in Charlottetown,” stated Tyler Murnaghan, Chair of the
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Top Dogs to Compete in Charlottetown

2015 Canadian German Shepherd Championships 

July 30–Aug 2
PEI Firefighters Association Training Facility

The Canadian German Shepherd Dog Championships will be held on Prince Edward Island for the first time in its 35 year history. The event will be hosted from July 30 to August 2, 2015 by the East Region Schutzhund Clubs with support from the City of Charlottetown’s sport tourism initiative,
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Back at ’er

Back at ’er
The Island Summer Review with Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines

Until Sept 11 (Wednesdays / Thursdays / Fridays)
Harmony House 

Submitted by Ann Thurlow

The Island Summer Review returns to Harmony House in Hunter River for a third year. So what’s new? Ann Thurlow asked the stars, Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines, about the upcoming season.

For those who have never seen The Island Summer Review,
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New music series

New music series
Live at the Lobster Trap at Shaw’s Hotel with host Scott Parsons

Until Sept (Thursdays /Fridays /Saturdays)
Lobster Trap (Shaw's Hotel) 

Hosted by Shaw’s Hotel in Brackley Beach and East Coast Music Award winning musician Scott Parsons, “Live at the Lobster Trap” will kick off its summer season with an opening show June 26. The series will run every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 pm during
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Fiddlers and Friends Country Music Festival

Fiddlers and Friends Country Music Festival

July 31–Aug 2
North Rustico

This year marks the 25th year for the Fiddlers & Friends North Rustico Country Music Festival. The event began when Mary Smith approached the owner of Rainbow Valley in Cavendish, Earl Davison, and asked him if the park could host a musical event.. Davison agreed and a tradition began. In 2005, when the park closed, the event was moved to Smith’s home town of North
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Anne & Gilbert

Anne & Gilbert
Newcomers to starring roles—Karen Slater and Alex Furber

Until Oct 14
The Guild

Meet Karen Slater and Alex Furber, the stars of the 2015 PEI production of Anne & Gilbert—The Musical. It’s their first time in the roles and it’s the first time Slater and Furber have worked together.

“What strikes me the most about Anne is how steadfastly she holds to her own set of ideals and morals,” says
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Gaelic Festival

Celebration  of Island Gaelic language and culture

July 31–Aug 1
Macphail Homestead

The Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead invites guests to join in its inaugural Eilean an Àigh: Celebration of Island Gaelic Language and Culture Festival, taking place on site in Orwell at 271 Macphail Park Road, the evening of July 31 and throughout the day August 1. Mary MacGillivray, festival director and Island
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Some Goings On

Gossip Line Exchange

Don’t Ye Know Theatre Company at St. Peter’s and Souris Aug 8 & 13
ous locations Spend an evening groovin’ in the 70s, with rockin’ m [ ... ]

Chromatrope

Exhibition by Jessica Mensch opens on August 29 Aug 29–Jan 3
nfederation Centre Art Gallery Jessica Mensch “Doubles on the Outskirts”The Conf [ ... ]

Suite Française

August 7–9 14A, coarse language, violence
r: Saul Dibb, UK/France, 107 min. Margot Robbie, Ruth Wilson, Michelle Williams Suite Française“In t [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Fusion Charlottetown

Fusion Charlottetown, a not-for-profit, volunteer organization, has launched in Charlottetown to giv [ ... ]

French Language School Board

Émile Gallant was elected President of the French Language School Board (FLSB) during the last mont [ ... ]

New Anne movie

Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables New Anne of Green Gables movie (photo: Steve Wilkie)A [ ... ]

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Join Second Chances Concert Band

Do you want to dust off your old instrument and return to playing in a conc...

Saturday Art Classes for Kids

Saturday Art Classes for Kids are held at Confederation Centre Art Gallery...

Contact East call for volunteers

Contact East, hosted by the Atlantic Presenters Association, is an annual p...

PEI Potters Studio 20th Anniversary Open House

This year the PEI Potters Studio will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the...

Fundraising Pottery Sale

The annual fundraising sale for the PEI Potters Studio will be held on Augu...

Submissions buttons

Confederation Centre Art Gallery is seeking artists to design art for the “...

PEI Military Family Resource Centre

Staff of the PEI Military Family Resource Centre (PEI MFRC) is on its secon...

Fun Days in the Park

North Rustico’s Seawalk Park now features a Welcome Centre, walkway through...

Bilingual Story Session

A half-hour session is offered for children ages 3–6 yrs and their families...

Garden of the Gulf Montague

Garden of the Gulf Museum in Montague offers children’s programming during...

Farm Camp in the City

International Sustainable Community Assistance assoc (ISCA) presents a summ...

Youth Capital Hockey Academy

The Atlantic Hockey Group (Xtreme Hockey) and the Jr A Capitals team up to...

New Seniors College courses

Online registration scheduled for September 12 Seniors College of PEI offer...

People’s Social Forum

On August 22 and 23, activists, students, and progressive peoples from the...

Ssscraffle

The Souris Striders Ski Club is holding a fundraising draw called Ssscraffl...

Youth work in Haiti

This fall, ISCA (International Sustainable Community Assistance) is offerin...

Island Nature Trust seeks nominations for the 2015 Angus MacLean Award

Island Nature Trust is seeking nominations for the 2015 Hon. J. Angus MacLe...

Mini Show & Shine

PEI motorcycle enthusiasts province-wide are invited to participate in a mi...

Government House bilingual guided tours

Government House is open for free, bilingual guided tours until the end of...

Acazing Talent Competition

The Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival has announ...

Backpacks for kids

Since 2003, Bell Aliant employees, retirees, customers and partners have pr...

DeGrowth Movement

Resource person, Bob Thomson will explore what DeGrowth could mean for PEI’...

Athena Class of 1975 Reunion

Athena Class of 1975 Reunion will be held at Belle Alliance Centre, Summers...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

A large indoor yard sale/flea market will be held in the former Log Cabin M...

Diabetes Cash for Camp lottery

The Canadian Diabetes Association recently launched their second annual Cas...

The United Way of PEI Conducts Annual Survey

Focus on Families August 4 Deadline Fast Approaching Each year the Uni...

Fundraiser for International Assistance Dog Week

Elanco Canada Ltd is hosting a fundraiser for Dog Guides Canada. Bring your...

Seniors Secretariat seeking Members

The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat is inviting applications from community member...

Proportional Representation

The PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation will have its formation m...

Active Start at Miltonvale

Active Start Program at Miltonvale Community Park is a program put on by Go...

Multisport Program at Miltonvale

Kids can try sports with Multisport Program at the Miltonvale Community Par...

Live Performance Painting

Watch people of all ages create paintings in one hour on reused doors at th...

TD Summer Reading Club

Public libraries on Prince Edward Island are taking part in the Canada-wide...

Triathlon PEI

Triathlon PEI is also hosting the Three Rivers Triathlon in Brudenell on Su...

Drama classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

Music Together Classes

Music Together Classes are held at The Guild in Charlottetown on Saturdays...

Child and Youth Mental Health

A Symposium on Child and Youth Mental Health for adults and children will b...

Youth Sailing Lessons

Sailing lessons for children ages 8 to 17 are conducted by certified Sail C...

Virtues Children’s Class

Virtues Children’s Class, held on the first Thursday of the month (August 6...

Performing Arts Summer Camps

Confederation Centre of the Arts holds performing arts summer camps explori...

Visual Art Summer Camps

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown offers week-long art...

Confederation Players

The Confederation Players present guided walking tours of historic old Char...

Terry Fox Run

The Confederation Bridge, in partnership with The Terry Fox Foundation, has...

7th Annual MCPEI Charity Golf Tournament

When the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) holds its 7th Annual MCPEI Char...

Law Foundation funding deadline

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island has released its funding applica...

Be an In-School Mentor

Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Sign...

Breast Cancer Retreat

19th Annual Breast Cancer Retreat open to those who have/have had the journ...

Art in the Open needs volunteers

Art in the Open, a free contemporary art festival curated for the appreciat...

Movies at the Courthouse

St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre in St. Peters Bay will present a summer movi...

Pop Up photography exhibition

Explore the photography by recent New Brunswick College of Craft & Desi...

Fringe Fest needs you

Calling all Island Fringe fans. The PEI Fringe Festival is now actively rec...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will meet August 27 at 7 pm at Barg...

Puppet Shows based on history of Eastern Kings

Free puppet shows for the whole family based on the history of the Eastern...

Tracadie Lions Summer Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday until August 30, there will be a Sunday Brunch at the Tracadie...

Hiroshima Day Memorial

A Hiroshima Day memorial will be held in Charlottetown on Thursday, August...

Navy League Cadets of PEI host Fundraisers

The 58 Hyndman Corps, Navy League cadets of PEI ages 9–12 will be hosting a...

Charlottetown Outdoor Adventure Camps

The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Dept is offering co-ed Outdoor Adven...

King’s Playhouse Theatre Camp

Children’s Theatre Camp run August at King’s Playhouse, Georgetown. These w...

Canadian Red Cross Camps

Canadian Red Cross Summer Water Safety Day Camps, unique to PEI, provide yo...

Stratford Summer Day Camp

The Town of Stratford offers a 10 week summer day camp for youth ages 8–12...

Motionball Marathon

A national fundraiser will extend its reach to Prince Edward Island this su...

Investing in Child and Youth

Registration is open for a symposium, Investing in Child and Youth Mental H...

Card Parties at Milton Community Hall

Card parties will be held on Thursdays at the Milton Community Hall until S...

Victoria Park Newsletter Available

The newest edition of the Victoria Park Newsletter is now available to the...

3rd Annual Mini Barn Draw

The Brain Injury Association has launched the 3rd Annual Mini Barn draw. Th...

Soul Food

Soul Food is a unique monthly event that provides an opportunity to relax i...

Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month...

Nature camps at Macphail

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project offers summer week-long camps, S...

Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

Canadian Parents for French PEI, in partnership with the UPEI Panther Acade...

Victoria Hall turns 100

The Victoria Hall, or Victoria Playhouse, is 100 years old in 2015. Help th...

Island Rock Camps

Summer day camps for ages 9–15 Local musicians Nikki Waite, Bruce Rooney an...

A Course in Miracles

A group meets for in-depth study and discussion of the text “A Course in Mi...

Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has launched a new initiative ca...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group, who...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre at CARI Complex, UPEI: Augu...