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Bùmarang at Bites Cafe

Bùmarang at Bites Cafe

Aug 30
Bites Café

On August 30, Montréal Celtic Trio, Bùmarang, will perform at Bites Café in Hampton.

Bùmarang is composed of three of Montréal’s fine Celtic musicians, Dave Gossage (Orealis, Land of Kush), Sarah Pagé (Barr Brothers), and PEI’s own Kate Bevan-Baker (Hey Rosetta!, The Dardanelles). The trio draws from their diverse musical backgrounds in jazz, classical, African, bluegrass, and
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Jack Shadbolt exhibit

Jack Shadbolt exhibit
The 1964 Flag Mural and Canadian Flag Debate

Until Sept 6
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery opens a historic new exhibition this month, entitled Jack Shadbolt’s 1964 Flag Mural and the Canadian Flag Debate.

Jack Shadbolt (1909-1998), was commissioned to paint Flag Mural in 1964 for the opening of Confederation Centre of the Arts. It is a very graphic painting
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Fall Flavours 2015

Fall Flavours 2015
Program of events includes a generous serving of celebrity chefs

Sept 11–Oct 4
various locations

More events, hosts and food, that’s what organizers say people can expect from the Fall Flavours Festival in 2015 on PEI. This year’s Presenting Sponsors are Sobeys and AIR MILES

New to the festival is Chef Ricardo (Ricardo Magazine) hosting Beef ’n Blues, September 18 and appearing at the PEI
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Harvest Moon Rising

Sept 13–30
The Guild

In the summer of 1989 a new musical called Harvest Moon Rising premiered at the King’s Playhouse in Georgetown. With music and lyrics by Leslie Arden and book by Peggy Sample, the show was so successful that it was repeated the following summer. Now two members of that original production are joining with some theatre friends to bring the musical to The Guild in Charlottetown
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Evangeline returns

Evangeline returns
Jay Davis will star opposite Josée Boudreau

Sept 14–Oct 10
Confederation Centre of the Arts

The Charlottetown Festival has announced their Gabriel for the 2015 production of Evangeline. Elmira, Ontario native Jay Davis will play the hero in Ted Dykstra’s epic love story, being mounted in both Charlottetown and Edmonton this fall.

When making its world premiere here at the Festival in 2013, the
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20th Shellebrations

20th Shellebrations
Entertainers announced for PEI International Shellfish Festival

Sept 17–20
various locations

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival announces lineup, details for its biggest party to date, the 20th Anniversary Shellabrations, being held September 17–20.

“Shellfish lovers are definitely in for the biggest party yet,” says Liam Dolan, Festival Chair. “We’ve made lots of great
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20th Shellfish Festival

20th Shellfish Festival
Chef Lynn Crawford and Chef Ricardo are celebrity guests

Sept 17–20
Charlottetown Event Grounds

In 1996, a group of oyster lovers gathered at the Charlottetown Yacht Club for the first ever PEI Shellfish Festival. Twenty years later, the Festival has become a world-renowned international culinary event featuring shuckers and chefs from across the globe, local growers and chefs, celebrity chefs and
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Looking Back at You

Looking Back at You
Masks made by Artists at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Until Sept 21
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery has opened a new exhibition in the Upper West Gallery that displays a wide variety of masks made by artists.

Featuring 14 artists and work from the Gallery’s permanent collection, Looking Back at You: Masks By Artists examines what Gallery Curator, Pan Wendt
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Some Goings On

New music series

Live at the Lobster Trap at Shaw’s Hotel with host Scott Parsons Until Sept (Thursdays /Fridays /Saturdays)
bster Trap (Shaw's Hotel)  Scott [ ... ]

Comedy at The Whiskey

Open Mic with host Eric Payne Aug 7
The Whiskey Pub  Eric PayneThe Whiskey Pub and Kitchen will host its Open Mic Comedy night August 7 at 8 pm. [ ... ]

Anne & Gilbert

Newcomers to starring roles—Karen Slater and Alex Furber Karen SlaterUntil Oct 14
e Guild Meet Karen Slater and Alex Furber, the stars of the 201 [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Where have all the Swallows Gone?

“…the Barn Swallow…have declined to less than a quarter of their 1970-level populations.” Th [ ... ]

Bonshaw park

Government has purchased 156 acres of private land in the Bonshaw area to add to the expanded park w [ ... ]

100 Women Who Care

Support for Canadian Mental Health, PEI Chapter Organizing committee members of 100 Women Who Care  [ ... ]

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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...

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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

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Farm Camp in the City

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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

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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...

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

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Triathlon PEI

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Drama classes

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Music Together Classes

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Child and Youth Mental Health

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Youth Sailing Lessons

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Virtues Children’s Class

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Performing Arts Summer Camps

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Visual Art Summer Camps

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Confederation Players

The Confederation Players present guided walking tours of historic old Char...

Terry Fox Run

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7th Annual MCPEI Charity Golf Tournament

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Law Foundation funding deadline

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Be an In-School Mentor

Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Sign...

Breast Cancer Retreat

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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...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

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Puppet Shows based on history of Eastern Kings

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Tracadie Lions Summer Sunday Brunch

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Hiroshima Day Memorial

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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

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Stratford Summer Day Camp

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Motionball Marathon

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Investing in Child and Youth

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Card Parties at Milton Community Hall

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3rd Annual Mini Barn Draw

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Soul Food

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Grief and Grieving support

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Nature camps at Macphail

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Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

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Victoria Hall turns 100

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Island Rock Camps

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A Course in Miracles

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Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

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Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

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PEI Sociable Singles

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Seniors Active Living Centre

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