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Meet Your Neighbour Night

A Meet Your Neighbour Potluck and Silent Auction will be held at 6 pm on May 9 at the Milton Communi [ ... ]

Lunch and learn series

Women in Canada: 50 Years of Change The PEI Status of Women will be hosting a “lunch and learn” [ ... ]

Business Hall of Fame

Business Hall of Fame
Beverly Thomson is guest of Junior Achievement PEI

Junior Achievement Prince Edward Island has announced that Beverly Thomson, of CTV’s News Channel, will act as narrator for the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Gala. Thomson’s near 30-year career has taken her around the world, including London, England during 2011’s Royal Wedding build-up to film a series for Canada AM, to Vancouver to co-host CTV’s
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Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along the Moving River

Canada 150 residency and concert series at The Dunk

When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills passed away suddenly in 2015, it felt like the end of an era for the popular house concert destination in Breadalbane, Prince Edward Island. Then a member of the Friends of The Dunk had an idea. After brainstorming and getting input from Board members, the Friends submitted an ambitious project to the Department of
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bar1911 now open

Murphy Hospitality Group opens new coffee and craft beer bar 

Murphy Hospitality Group (MHG) has opened bar1911 Beer + Coffee, a new coffee and craft beer bar located at 113 Longworth Ave in the lower level of the Pizza Delight 1911 Jail. 

MHG, owned by Kevin Murphy & family, is a multi-unit food and beverage operator with eight restaurants, two hotels, and two breweries out of
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Meals, etc.

Home Making Skills Classes
April 20 & May 11, 16

Free classes will be offered by the Home Making Skills Institute at The Irish Cultural Centre, North River Rd, Ch’town this spring. Classes are first come first serve: Apr 20 and May 11 from 1–4 pm Survival-004 What Every Woman Should Know (for women only, all ages); May 16 from 6–9 pm Money-001 Basic Budgeting. Contact Mary Ellen at 213-3924 or
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At the microphone

At the microphone
Profile: Kinley Dowling

by Jane Ledwell

Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical personae in one. “’Kinley Dowling’ is more folk, and she is who plays with Hey Rosetta! or with Dennis Ellsworth,” she says. Kinley Dowling is the in-demand strings player. Then she cocks her head and frames her face with a sparkly grin. “’KINLEY’ is someone different.”

Kinley, who loves nothing more than
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Holland College raise funds for BBBS

Holland College raise funds for BBBS

Holland College students and staff hit the alleys during the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake recently, raising more than $8,200 for the organization, and making the college the top fundraising organization for the event. Nineteen college teams participated, including Hurricanes football and women’s volleyball teams, international students, Business Administration students and
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PEI Cultural Strategy

Islanders encouraged to participate

Islanders can take part in shaping Prince Edward Island’s first cultural strategy through community consultations.

When complete this fall, the strategy will recommend cultural policy direction and guide the development of action plans, programs, and supports for the next 10 years. The consultations will include an online survey, coffeehouse conversations,
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2017 PEI Science Fair awards

Organizers and 45 community partners of the 2017 PEI Science Fair handed out more than $15,000 in prizes to young scientists at the PEI Science Fair awards ceremonies held at the UPEI Chi-Wan Young Sports Centre.

The award presentations marked the culmination of a daylong event on the University of Prince Edward Island campus for more than 270 young scientists from 32 Island schools with 196
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Some Upcoming Events

Art exhibit: Spirit Keepers

Aboriginal artists at The Guild Until April 24
The Guild Five Aboriginal women celebrate the halfwa [ ... ]

SoPA Spring Showcases

Holland College students of dance, theatre and music April 28–29
Florence Simmons Performance Hall [ ... ]

Drawing in space

When One Space Meets Another by Leah Garnett Until June 4
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Leah Gar [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Resistance fighter

Profile: Kathleen Hamilton by Jane Ledwell Contrivances and secrets—lies—they cause a lot [ ... ]

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18 Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibitio [ ... ]

HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]