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EForcePEI.ca presentations at Rural Action Centres across PEI

Did you know there are over 140 free on-line train...

CNIB Volunteer Orientation

CNIB is hosting a new volunteer orientation on May...

13th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction for Anderson House

The Inn at St. Peters is hosting the 13th Annual D...

Island Nature Trust activities

April 29–May 1: The Messenger: Imagine a World Wit...

Cardboard Box Fort Wars

Put together a team of max 8 people and join in a...

Natural health products conference

The 13th Annual Natural Health Products Research S...

Prize Bingo for Citizen Advocacy

PEI Citizen Advocacy’s 15th annual Prize Bingo wil...

ATTN annual conference

Atlantic Therapeutic Touch Network (ATTN) annual c...

Doctors’ Day

May 1 is Doctors’ Day. The Medical Society of PEI...

Bonshaw Hall Co-op AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Bonshaw Hall Co-...

Post traumatic stress seminar

CHIRP International (Council for Health Improvemen...

PR Action Team Campaign Kickoff

The Proportional Representation Action Team is hos...

Household Budgeting

Basic Money Sense—Household Budgeting and Grocery...

Eastern Kings Giant Yard Sale

The 9th Annual Eastern Kings Giant Yard Sale will...

Yard Sale, Bake Sale, & Coffee Break

The Knutsford Women’s Institute is hosting a Yard...

Garage Sale Fundraiser

A Garage Sale Fundraiser takes place May 14 from 9...

Annual Indoor Yard and Bake Sale

Annual Indoor Yard and Bake Sale at Sherwood Hall,...

Come Grow With Us

The annual St. Mark’s Compost Sale will be held Ma...

Spring Yard and Bake Sale

Spring Yard and Bake Sale will take place at St. M...

Watermark Theatre online auction

Watermark Theatre online auction takes place April...

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Submissions are now open for the 12th edition of t...

Stage Manager, Technical Director

The River Clyde Pageant is seeking a Stage Manager...

DiverseCity Festival auditions

Auditions for DiverseCity multicultural festival,...

Plein Air Festival

From June 2 until July 3, a Plein-Air Festival wil...

Come to the table

CARFAC Maritimes will hold the 2016 Annual General...

Family Day in Art Gallery

In conjunction with Reading Town PEI, Confederatio...

Bonshaw Young Players

Bonshaw Young Players welcomes new members for its...

Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Sir Andrew Macph...

Scottish settlers society is 50

The PEI Scottish Settlers Historical Society (PEIS...

Early bird National Park Pass

Prince Edward Island National Park is offering sea...

Seniors Safe @ Home

The Seniors Safe @ Home and Seniors Home Repair gr...

New energy strategy meetings

PEI residents and businesses are being invited to...

Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada has awarded the 2016...

Charlottetown recreation programs

The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Dep...

Atlantic Canada Event Summit

The City of Charlottetown will host the 2nd annual...

ACT presents Horrors

Auditions being held in June for Hallowe’en perfor...

Walk for Dog Guides

Walk for Dog Guides takes place at Cornwall Civic...

Walk for Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer Society will host the Walk for Alzhe...

Rock Barra Retreat

Teresa Doyle hosts free camp to address issues of...

Quilt donated to NDP PEI Women

Jenny Knox, a young political activist from O’Lear...

Chamber of Commerce award categories

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce...

Women on Boards

The PEI Coalition for Women in Government will hol...

Mosquito Nets for Kenya

Farmers Helping Farmers have created a new gift ca...

Gary Chipman’s Tribute to Don Messer

In celebration of National Fiddling Day, there wil...

Spring into Summer Craft Fair

The 2nd Annual Spring into Summer Craft Fair and E...

Eptek Gardening Gurus day

Don’t miss “Gardening Gurus” at Eptek Centre on Ma...

Farm clean up day

Friends of the Farm join again with the Women’s In...

Beaconsfield Assembly Party

The Beaconsfield Assembly will hold their end-of-s...

Chamber luncheon

Geoff MacDonald, Island-born entrepreneur and Foun...

Zombies wanted

Crossfire Adventure Paintball is looking for zombi...

Black Dress Soirée

Fighting cancer with elegance The Black Dress Soir...

Benefit for Eric Desroches

A community planning group from the North Shore ar...

Beauty pageant

PEI Rural Beautification Society 2016 Competition...

Spring Beauty Gala events for Cancer Awareness Month

On April 30, several Shoppers Drug Marts across Ch...

Hepatitis A vaccines

Offered to Islanders who purchased recalled fruit...

Once Upon a Line Writing Program

The Once Upon a Line Writing Program for ages 6–12...

Lobster Take Out

Enjoy a one pound lobster in a shell, along with a...

Online Open Forum Discussion

Scholarship Organizations for Military Families Sp...

Western Author's Group (WAG) Meeting

If you enjoy writing, you are invited to join the...

Scholarship Workshop

Join Brittany Palmer of www.keytoscholarships...

Perennial Sale

Annual Canoe Cove Perennial plant sale. Lots of we...

Kensington Welcome Centre Auction

A Live & Silent Auction featuring auctioneer A...

ICMP Tree Planting Ceremony

International Children's Memorial Place will hold...

Mental Health Week BBQ

National Mental Health Week, sponsored by the Cana...

Toastmasters Breakfast Club Demo Meeting

Developing and honing communication skills, along...

Fusion Family Fit Day

Interested in health and wellness? Looking for new...

Spinal Cord Injury PEI's Summer Cash Giveaway Draw

Spinal Cord Injury–PEI (SCI–PEI) is hosting its an...

4th Annual Mini Barn Draw

The Brain Injury Association is happy to announce...

Women's Institute Handcrafts, Horticulture, Arts

Be a part of Old Home Week with your creative and&...

Premier’s Craft Education Award

Annually the Premier’s Craft Education Awards valu...

WI Roadside Cleanup

The annual WI Island Cleanup and cash prize c...

HC Photography and Digital Imaging Program to host Swap Meet

Holland College’s Photography and Digital Imaging...

Music PEI Call For Volunteers

Music PEI is looking for volunteers. Join them for...

Call to RN and LPN Artists

An art show is being organized to promote water co...

Life Drawing Sessions

Drop-in drawing sessions are held Sundays from 2–4...

Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards

The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its artis...

Farmers Help Farmers Fundraiser

Farmers Helping Farmers is teaming up with Van Kam...

Genealogical Society AGM

The Genealogical Society AGM takes place at Beacon...

Prize and Cash Bingo

A 50/50 bingo will be held at APM Centre, Cornwall...

Aid people with vision loss

Volunteer to help a person with vision loss one-on...

Women volunteers needed

Do you want to get involved in political change? D...

French bursaries

PEI French Health Network (PEIFHN) will offer two...

Alzheimer Society of PEI awards

Alzheimer Society of PEI is accepting nominations...

School calendar available

The Department of Education, Early Learning, and C...

River Clyde Pageant needs you

The River Clyde Pageant takes place July 30–31 in...

Baja SAE team

Sponsors and donors needed A team of students from...

Coro Dolce 7th

New members invited  Coro Dolce, the Island’s...

2016 Women in Business Symposium

Catherine Callbeck is a featured panelist Catherin...

Friends of Confederation Centre auction sale

On May 28, The Friends of Confederation Centre pre...

Watershed photography contest

The Friends of Covehead and Brackley Bays are spon...

Income Tax Assistance

If you have a modest income and your tax situation...

PEINDP Convention 2016

Convention 2016 of the PEI New Democratic Party ta...

PEI Generic Drug Program

More than 10,000 Islanders have registered for the...

Be a Big Brother/Big Sister

You can make a “Big” difference with Big Brothers...

Workplace Health and Safety

The 2016 Workers Compensation Board (WCB) Workplac...

Cornwall Flea Market

Cornwall Flea Market takes place May 28 from 10 am...

Gigantic Yard Sale and Book Sale

Mikinduri Children of Hope will hold their annual...

Promoting PEI charities

Ocean 100 radio station has launched a new feature...

May Run Music Festival returns

Music PEI has announced the return of the May Run...

Friends’ Arts Scholarships

The 9th annual Friends of Confederation Centre of...

An Islander Strikes Back

An Islander Strikes Back
Patrick Ledwell

May 6
The Guild

Prince Edward Island humourist Patrick Ledwell is back with a new book. A tiny land, on the outer lip of the known universe. A changing time, with empires hellbent on flattening all places into one. And a scrappy group of misfits, who unite to fight a future they don’t even recognize yet. Sound familiar? That’s because we’re describing Prince Edward Island.

In An
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Celebrating Summerside's Built Heritage

Until May 6
Lefurgey Cultural Centre

Culture Summerside presents an exhibition on “The Heritage Buildings and Streetscapes of Summerside” at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre from April 5 through May 6, 2016. The exhibition uses outstanding Summerside examples to define what is meant by “built heritage” and how preservation has contributed to our sense of community.

All are welcome. The exhibit is free
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Older Than Ireland

Older Than Ireland

May 6–10

PG
Dir: Alex Fegan, Ireland, 81 min. Winner Best Irish Feature Documentary, Galway Film Fleadh; Winner Best Documentary, Irish Times Ticket Awards

“Both wry treat and testament to the efficacy of modern medicine, Alex Fegan’s documentary rounds up 30 Irish centenarians, and invites them to hold forth on subjects from the civil war to Twitter. While sketching a turbulent national past,
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UPEI Music Society Variety Show

May 6
Florence Simmons Performance Hall

The UPEI Music Society is proud to present its 6th Annual Variety Show on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 pm. This year, the show will take place at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall (Holland College, Prince of Wales Campus). Doors open at 6:30 pm. Pre-sales are available online and from the Florence Simmons box office.

This show, having changed venues, will offer
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Weirdest

Weirdest
Heather Nuhfer
Illustrated by Brenda Hickey

May 7
Bookmark

A recently published youth novel called Weirdest is written by Seattle author Heather Nuhfer and with illustration and cover design by Islander Brenda Hickey.

Imagine having superpowers that physically manifest your most embarrassing emotions. Veronica McGowan is a typical, unremarkable, average thirteen-year-old. And this is the bane of
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Book Launch: Breeding Birds of the Maritime Provinces

May 7
Confederation Centre Public Library

You are invited to join Bird Studies Canada and partners along with guest speaker, Laura Tranquilla, for the launch of a comprehensive and current information source on the status of the breeding birds of the Maritimes Saturday, May 7, 2 pm at the Confederation Centre Public Library. Entitled, “Breeding Birds of the Maritimes”, the atlas discusses the
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Zombie launch

May 7
Bookmark

If I Were a Zombie, written by Kate Inglis with art by Eric Orchard, will be launched May 7 at 10:30 am at the Bookmark in Charlottetown. Two children are trying to outdo one another, imagining what they could do if only they were a zombie, a ninja, or a robot.

Kate Inglis is an author and photographer living on the South Shore of Nova Scotia. She is the author of Flight of the
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Poets Past & Present

Poets Past & Present
Poet Laureates gather for reading at The Guild

May 7
The Guild

On May 7 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, at The Guild in Charlottetown, there will be a rare opportunity to sight poets, often a reclusive species, who will flock together for a brief period to chirp, tweet, twitter, pipe, and sing.

Prince Edward Island’s current poet laureate, Deirdre Kessler, says that she is ecstatic about gathering the poets
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On The Noticeboard

Garden Club of PEI

The next meeting of the Garden Club of PEI will be held May 11 at 6:30 pm in the garden of Ken and Elaine MacDonald at 10 Viceroy Ave,​ Charlottetow [ ... ]

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre, CARI Complex, UPEI in Charlottetown: April 28: Spring Fashion Show and Tea 
April 30: Scrabble T [ ... ]

Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards

The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its artistic and cultural leaders at the Arts and Culture Awards in June. Nominations (including self-nominat [ ... ]

May Run Music Festival returns

Music PEI has announced the return of the May Run Music Festival taking place in Charlottetown from May 17 to 22. The May Run Music Festival and Canad [ ... ]

Call for Dandelion Art

  Everyone is invited to bring their dandelion art to the Dandelion Festival on May 23 to Stratford Town Hall. The art can be in any form—draw [ ... ]

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Some Goings On

The Great War

1916: The Year the Great War Came to Summerside Project May 12, 19 & 26
Lefurgey Cultural Centre [ ... ]

Open the Door for Three

June 4
The Pourhouse Open the Door for Three (photo: submitted)Irish trio, Open the Door for Three,  [ ... ]

Katie Kerr in lead

Former Anne to play Sophie in Mama Mia! June 1–Sept 3
mburg Theatre Katie KerrCharlottetown Fes [ ... ]

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Stabbing Joy

Talking Bands
by Darcy Cudmore Left to right: Luke Pound, Isaiah Jabbour, Alex Casey, Justin Casim [ ... ]

Canadian content at Victoria Playhouse

Celebrating 35 years with theatre, music and comedy Martha Irving will star in The (Post) Mistress  [ ... ]

Indian River Festival

Presenting four concert series for the 21st season The OnceEntering its 21st season, the Indian Riv [ ... ]