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Rope’s End

Rope’s End
Romantic comedy opens in August at Victoria Playhouse

Aug 8–Sept 6
Victoria Playhouse

The Victoria Playhouse will present Rope’s End, by Kingston ON playwright Douglas Bowie, beginning August 8 and running to September 6. Mark Fraser will direct the production and Scott MacConnell is the scenic designer. The central notion of the romantic comedy is that somewhere on the long road not taken,
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Two great playwrights

Two great playwrights
Plays by Norm Foster and Patrick Barlow 

August (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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Hitchcock Films at Harbourfront

Until Aug 24 (Mondays)
Harbourfront Theatre

The Hitchcock Cinema Collection will be screened on Monday nights this summer at Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside at 7:30 pm.

The lineup is as follows:

August 10 – The Man Who Knew Too Much
August 17 – The Birds
August 24 – Psycho

Previously screened films were Rope (July 6), The Lady Vanishes (July 13), Vertigo (July 20) and Rear Window (July 27), Torn
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What We Did On Our Holiday

What We Did On Our Holiday

August 10–16

PG, language may offend
Dir: Andy Hamilton/Guy Jenkin, UK, 96 min. Rosamund Pike, David Tennant, Billy Connolly, Celia Imrie

“It’s impossible not to enjoy this big-hearted and sweet-natured British family movie… It creates a terrifically ambitious (and unexpected) narrative with a tonne of sharp gags… David Tennant and Rosamund Pike are Doug and Abi, the troubled parents of three
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Musical Mondays at Victoria Playhouse

Musical Mondays at Victoria Playhouse
Catherine MacLellan, Còig and Ron Hynes in August

Aug 10 / 17 / 24 
Victoria Playhouse

Musical Mondays at the Victoria Playhouse will feature two veteran performers and a fresh young group from Cape Breton during the month of August. 

Singer-songwriter Catherine MacLellan, returns to the Victoria stage on August 10. This past March MacLellan received the JUNO Award for Roots and
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Gord Deppe

Gord Deppe

Aug 12
Marc’s Lounge 

Gord Deppe, lead singer of Canadian band The Spoons,  recently released a best-selling autobiography SpoonFed which tells the story of his life  the Spoons and how the two still intertwine today. Advance tickets required, call 566-4620.

Old Home Week

Aug 13–22
Charlottetown Driving Park

PEI’s Family Fun Fair: Old Home Week (since 1888) takes place in Charlottetown August 13 to 22. Islanders and visitors to event will enjoy family fun, agricultural demonstrations and competition, harness racing, Gold Cup Parade, The Sounds of The Island musical showcases, and marketplace.

The fastest horses and the best drivers in all of Eastern Canada converge
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Young Company 2015

Young Company 2015

Until Aug 15
Confederation Centre Amphitheatre

As part of The 2015 Charlottetown Festival the Confederation Centre Young Company presents the performance We Are Canadian, Monday through Saturday at 12 noon, until August 15.

The cast is from as far west as Whitehorse, Yukon Territory and as far east as Halifax. It includes returnee Jamie Murray, Islanders Lacey Koughan and Colin Kelly, as well as
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Some Goings On

Swordplay

Fencing training for actors in upcoming Hamlet production Aug 29–30 & Sept 5–7
on Park Submitted by ACT Two actors in Hamlet are opting  [ ... ]

Gallery 33 in Summerside shows Lucie Bel...

Until Aug 31
Gallery 33 Gallery 33, located on the second floor of the Summerside Armoury is featuring a summer exhibit by artist Lucie Bellemare.&nbs [ ... ]

Scribbler Skeletons – Shameless Readings...

Aug 5
Marc's Lounge Laugh (and cringe) with the FRINGE at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, August 5 at Marc's Lounge. The night will feature Islanders reading th [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Funding for foster parents

The Province of PEI has increased the monthly compensation rates for foster parents by $200 per mont [ ... ]

French School Board Anniversary

The French Language School Board (FLSB) and its partners have announced the 25th anniversary of the  [ ... ]

Art in the Open needs volunteers

Hot Looking by Ursula Johnston (NS) Art in the Open 2014Art in the Open, a free contemporary art fes [ ... ]

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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...

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...

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...