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Celebration of life for Susan Buchanan

On March 19 of this year the Island lost a strong...

Cecil Ladner Memorial Invitational at Red Shores

The Cecil Ladner Memorial Invitational is schedule...

Canadian Rivers Day weekend

On June 11 at 11 am the Hillsborough River Associa...

Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors

ACT (a community theatre) is auditioning for the d...

Call for Distinguished Alumni Award Nominees

The Holland College Foundation is calling for nomi...

Clean Water Wastewater Fund open for applications

Island municipalities now have the opportunity to...

Yoga Stories

Register for yoga storytime with certified yoga in...

Public meetings on new energy strategy

Public input will help shape a new energy strategy...

PEI Pride Parade 2016

Planning is underway for this year's Pride Parade...

PEI Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

The UPEI Climate Research Lab in association with...

Cash for Camp 50/50 Lottery

Cash for Camp 50/50 Lottery has a potential jackpo...

Island Nature Trust activity

Take part in Nature PEI’s Bain Bird Count on May 2...

ATTN annual conference

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

Post traumatic stress seminar

CHIRP International (Council for Health Improvemen...

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...

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...

Come to the table

CARFAC Maritimes will hold the 2016 Annual General...

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...

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...

Beaconsfield Assembly Party

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

Zombies wanted

Crossfire Adventure Paintball is looking for zombi...

Benefit for Eric Desroches

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

Beauty pageant

PEI Rural Beautification Society 2016 Competition...

Online Open Forum Discussion

Scholarship Organizations for Military Families Sp...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cornwall Flea Market

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

PEI Modern Quilt Guild meetings

The next PEI Modern Quilt Guild meetings will be h...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles, a social group, with members...

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The next Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meetings will...

QEH/Eastlink Telethon

The 20th Anniversary QEH/Eastlink Telethon takes p...

Herb Day at the Farm Center

The 3rd annual Herb Day takes place May 29 from 10...

Relay For Life

Relay For Life is the Island’s largest annual fund...

A Course in Miracles

Every Friday at 7 pm a group meets for an in depth...

Beaconsfield House Tours

Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was considered one of...

Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Taste and Learn….Tacos! class will be held on Frid...

Premiere Toastmasters Club

Communicate with Confidence The Toastmasters progr...

Jane Urquhart to read at Confed Centre

Jane Urquhart to read at Confed Centre

June 24
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Lucy Maud Montgomery Institute’s symposium at UPEI and the Confederation Centre Art Gallery will co-present a reading by Jane Urquhart this month. Urquhart, one of Canada’s best loved writers, is the author of eight novels, including The Underpainter, The Stone Carvers, A Map of Glass, Sanctuary Line, and The Night Stages. She has received the
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Canadian content at Victoria Playhouse

Canadian content at Victoria Playhouse
Celebrating 35 years with theatre, music and comedy

June 24 & 25 (Previews)
June 26–Aug 31 (Select dates)
Victoria Playhouse

The Victoria Playhouse opens its thirty-fifth season on June 26 with Norm Foster’s classic Canadian comedy, The Melville Boys. The Victoria Playhouse has produced dozens of works by Canadian playwrights, both emerging and established, since its first season in 1981. The
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Scottish Landing

June 25 & 26
St. Bonaventure Church 

Two hundred and fourteen men, women and children arrived on the Hillsborough River at “Charlotte Town” from the Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland aboard the Brigantine Alexander on June 25, 1772. Their arrival established the first large settlement of Catholic Scots in Canada and marked a wave of Scottish immigration to the then St. John’s
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Enriching Lives Gala

Enriching Lives Gala
Special Olympics Festival takes on a new name

June 28
Delta Prince Edward

After 27 years, the Special Olympics Festival is getting an update and a new name. Now designated as the Enriching Lives Gala, the event emphasizes the not-for-profit’s mission to “enrich the lives of Islanders with an intellectual disability through sport.”

“Islanders and Island businesses have been truly generous in their
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Montague Plein Air Festival & Art Exhibition

June 29–July 3
Eastern PEI (various locations)

The concept of a “Plein-Air Festival” is that all of the artwork is made on location. Each day participating artists will visit a different outdoor venue and attempt to capture the light and atmosphere of the scene around them. 

An exhibition and sale of the work produced during the festival will take place at The Freight Shed on the Montague
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Ten Strings And A Goat Skin

Ten Strings And A Goat Skin

June 30, July 2 & 3, August 13
The Pourhouse, Trailside Café, Souris Show Hall, Cloggeroo

It’s late fall and early winter in Joliette, Quebec—the epicentre of traditional Quebecois music in Canada. PEI’s emerging young traditional music group Ten Strings And A Goat Skin are in the studio recording their new album with Leonard Podolak of the Grammy-nominated Duhks.

A veritable who’s who of
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at Cavendish Beach Events Centre

at Cavendish Beach Events Centre
Alan Doyle, Matt Anderson, The Strumbellas and more

July 2
Cavendish Beach Events Centre

Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies, Matt Andersen & The Bona Fide and The Strumbellas extend Canada Day celebrations into July 2 at the Cavendish Beach Events Centre.

Alan Doyle is an actor, producer, best-selling author, and lead singer for Newfoundland’s Great Big Sea these past 20+ years, holding
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Acts of kindness

Acts of kindness
New Island community group promotes generosity to others

July 2
Murphy's Community Centre

Anna Howard of Charlottetown, mother and elementary school teacher, has had a dream of opening a non-profit organization that would help individuals and families in need living in PEI. After volunteered for organizations such as Big Brothers, Big Sisters PEI, Children’s Wish Foundation, Meals on Wheels and
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On The Noticeboard

Seniors Safe @ Home

The Seniors Safe @ Home and Seniors Home Repair grant programs are now accepting applications. These programs help Island seniors with low or modest i [ ... ]

Friends of Confederation Centre auction ...

On May 28, The Friends of Confederation Centre present a traditional auction sale with proceeds to The Friends’ scholarship fund for Island students [ ... ]

Aid people with vision loss

Volunteer to help a person with vision loss one-on-one by reading to them, organizing, going for walks, or running errands for 2 hours weekly. Trainin [ ... ]

PEI Climate Change Adaptation Workshops

The UPEI Climate Research Lab in association with the Department of Communities, Land and Environment, is hosting public engagement workshops acr [ ... ]

Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Taste and Learn….Tacos!lass will be held on Friday, May 27, from 2–3 pm at the Allen St Sobeys. Join the Sobeys Dietitian and learn how to prepa [ ... ]

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Some Goings On

A Joyful Sound at Vernon Bridge

June 5
St Andrews United Church A Joyful Sound will present a choral concert at St Andrews United Ch [ ... ]

PEI Photo Club Annual Print Show

June 8–19
llery @ The Guild The PEI Photo Club will be holding their 34th annual print show at t [ ... ]

More Mamma Mia!

Complete cast announced for musical opening June 1–Sept 3 (select dates)
mburg Theatre Réjean  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

TNT Food Experience

There is no excuse for not eating healthy Chow
by Ann Thurlow Terrence Taylor in the TNT Food Exp [ ... ]

Inspired City

Lyndsay Paynter painting inspired by ideas of sustainabilty Artist Lyndsey Paynter poses with her p [ ... ]

The Guestbook: Senator Elizabeth Hubley

Fiddling culture Here on PEI, we know that fiddling is an expression of who we are and from where w [ ... ]