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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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Complete cast for Anne

Complete cast for Anne
Ben Chiasson as Gilbert Blythe and Jessica Cox as Diana Barry

Until Aug 29 (select dates)
Homburg Theatre

Directed by Wade Lynch, the 51st season of Anne of Green Gables—The Musical™ will play select dates at Homburg Theatre until August 29.

The complete cast includes many new faces, including Coquitlam, B.C. native Jessie Cox as Anne’s loyal kindred spirit, Diana. A graduate of Sheridan College,
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Digging into the Past

Digging into the Past
Major archaeological exhibition continues 

July–October
Acadian Museum

The exhibition Digging into the Past: An Archaeological Discovery in Malpeque Bay will continue this summer and fall at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island in Miscouche. The exhibition was curated by archaeologist Dr. Helen Kristmanson, provincial Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Archaeology.

Digging into the Past
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Two great playwrights

Two great playwrights
Plays by Norm Foster and Patrick Barlow 

July–Aug (select dates)
Harbourfront Theatre

The works of two popular and successful playwrights will take the stage of Summerside’s Harbourfront Theatre this summer.

The Affections of May, by Canada’s Norm Foster, the most produced playwright in Canada every year for the past twenty years will run all summer long alongside British playwright Patrick
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Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

July 31–August 9
City Cinema

PG, mature theme
Dir: James Kent, UK, 2015, 129 min. Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Emily Watson

“The tragedy of World War One and how it robbed England of a generation of bright young men is recreated from a woman’s point of view in Testament of Youth. Based on a best-selling memoir by Vera Brittain, published in 1933 and dramatized for British
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Beaconsfield Children’s Festival

Beaconsfield Children’s Festival

Until Aug 14 (Mondays / Thursdays / Fridays)
Beaconsfield Carriage House

Beaconsfield Children’s Festival, is an original musical comedy featuring music and lyrics by Andrew Zinck, script by Sandy Zinck and set by Wanda Naylor, inspired by Jack Shadbolt’s 1964 Flag Mural (on display in Confederation Centre Art Gallery). The performance tells the story of a detective duo faced with an unusual
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Surveying: An Uncertain Landscape

Surveying: An Uncertain Landscape

Until Sept 20
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

In the stormy European landscape paintings of the early 19th century, artists ranging from Caspar David Friedrich to J.M.W. Turner frequently placed human figures in vast, overwhelming wilderness scenes. The encounter with nature—as an extension of the artist’s viewpoint, and as a source of inspiration and awe—was represented in paintings and preceded
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Some Goings On

Yo Mama

Aug 18–20
rious locations Yo MamaThe group will play at Carr’s Oyster Bar (August 18), Adams Beach Jamboree (August 19) and Trailside Café and  [ ... ]

English and French Dinner theatre in Abr...

Adventures on the high seas in "V'nez veiller" and rock'n'roll jealousy in "Pop's Little Shop" Until Sept 2 (Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays)
Abram [ ... ]

Stories in Stitches II

Island quilters plan another big show for September Sept 29–Oct 3
. Paul's Church Quilts in the 2013 show Stories in Stitches at St. Paul’s chu [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

2015 Fresh Products Directory

The Prince Edward Island Department of Agriculture and Fisheries annually produces a Fresh Products  [ ... ]

Gifts of the sea

The Cove Journal
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College of Piping grade 12 credits

The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada in Summerside has announced that they are [ ... ]

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Noticeboard

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’...

Walk Charlottetown’s Gardens

Charlottetown Garden Tour, a guided walking tour of public gardens in the C...

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...

Sale of African crafts

Sales of African handmade crafts will support the work of Mary Hickey who i...

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...

Rock Barra Retreat

Teresa Doyle’s annual singing camp at Rock Barra Retreat is July 31–Aug 2....

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...

Call for Fringe volunteers

Get involved with the Fringe. The Island Fringe Festival is PEI’s 4–day alt...

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...

More Green, Less Screen

International Sustainable Community Assistance association (ISCA) presents...

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...