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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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Infinitely Polar Bear

Infinitely Polar Bear

August 14–18

14A, coarse language
Dir: Maya Forbes, US, 90 min. Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky

“It should be clear that Mark Ruffalo is one of the best actors on the planet. He proves it again in Infinitely Polar Bear, a hilarious and heartbreaking tale of a family on the ropes. Set in Boston in the late 1970s, the film casts Ruffalo as Cam Stuart, a manic depressive—‘polar bear’ is
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Confederation Players debut new Walking Tour and Vignettes

Daily (Monday–Saturday)
Province House

The Confederation Players Program has launched a new historic vignette and guided walking tour for the 2015 season.

The Confederation Players perform From Sea to Shining Sea at 12:50 pm, Monday to Saturday on the Richmond side of Province House. The 15-minute piece is a look at the personalities and issues at play during the 1864 Charlottetown Conference,
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Gallery 33 in Summerside shows Lucie Bellemare

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. 

As a painter Bellemare works spontaneously and lets the unexpected offer meanings, rhythms and truths. Bellemare states, “The rapid and authentic lines become the mirror of my energy that takes form as a response to what I feel and perceive. I
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Linocut prints by Mary Coe at Gallery 18

Aug 15–29
Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London will host an exhibition of original linocut prints by the American artist Mary Coe. The show is called My Landmarks and Totems, and includes pieces spanning several decades of the Mary’s work. The exhibit opens on August 15 and continues through August 29. For more information, contact Gallery 18 by phone or email.

Mary Coe says, “I was born in 1947 in
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Yo Mama

Yo Mama

Aug 18–20
various locations

The group will play at Carr’s Oyster Bar (August 18), Adams Beach Jamboree (August 19) and Trailside Café and Inn (August 20) in Mount Stewart. Keelin Wedge will join them August 19 at Adams Beach. www.yomamaband.com or facebook.com/yomamarocks.

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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Structures

Structures
Exhibition at The Guild by Atlantic Canadian fibre artists 

Aug 19–30
The Guild

The Gallery at the Guild, Charlottetown will exhibit Structures, a textile art show, from August 19 to 30. This exhibition is produced the Atlantic Canada chapter of the international fibre arts organization SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates). Fabric artist Regina Marzlin (Antigonish, NS) is exhibition organiser
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Some Goings On

Gord Deppe

Aug 12
Marc’s Lounge  Gord DeppeGord Deppe, lead singer of Canadian band The Spoons,  recently released a best-selling autobiography Spoon [ ... ]

Complete cast for Anne

Ben Chiasson as Gilbert Blythe and Jessica Cox as Diana Barry Until Aug 29 (select dates)
Homburg Theatre Jessica Cox Directed by Wade Lynch, the 51 [ ... ]

20th Shellebrations

Entertainers announced for PEI International Shellfish Festival Sept 17–20
rious locations George Canyon will host 20th Birthday BashThe Prince E [ ... ]

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Join Second Chances Concert Band

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Saturday Art Classes for Kids

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Contact East call for volunteers

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PEI Potters Studio 20th Anniversary Open House

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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

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Drama classes

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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

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Movies at the Courthouse

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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

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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

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Canadian Red Cross Camps

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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

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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

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Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month...

Nature camps at Macphail

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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

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Island Rock Camps

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A Course in Miracles

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Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has launched a new initiative ca...

PEI Sociable Singles

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Seniors Active Living Centre

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