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150th Anniversary of the Journal-Pioneer

until October
Lefurgey Centre

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of The Summerside Journal, the first newspaper established in Prince County. Culture Summerside has undertaken a community project to celebrate the milestone.Volunteers have searched the microfilm copies of the paper at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives for advertising images that best reflect the social change
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Digging into the Past

Digging into the Past
Major archaeological exhibition continues 

July–October
Acadian Museum

The exhibition Digging into the Past: An Archaeological Discovery in Malpeque Bay will continue this summer and fall at the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island in Miscouche. The exhibition was curated by archaeologist Dr. Helen Kristmanson, provincial Director of Aboriginal Affairs and Archaeology.

Digging into the Past
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Testament of Youth

Testament of Youth

July 31–August 9
City Cinema

PG, mature theme
Dir: James Kent, UK, 2015, 129 min. Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Taron Egerton, Emily Watson

“The tragedy of World War One and how it robbed England of a generation of bright young men is recreated from a woman’s point of view in Testament of Youth. Based on a best-selling memoir by Vera Brittain, published in 1933 and dramatized for British
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Surveying: An Uncertain Landscape

Surveying: An Uncertain Landscape

until Sept 20
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

In the stormy European landscape paintings of the early 19th century, artists ranging from Caspar David Friedrich to J.M.W. Turner frequently placed human figures in vast, overwhelming wilderness scenes. The encounter with nature—as an extension of the artist’s viewpoint, and as a source of inspiration and awe—was represented in paintings and preceded
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Moonlight Concert

Aug 2
Homburg Theatre

The Dream Lotus Insightful Praises Choir was founded in 2001 when they started holding concerts in the major cities of Taiwan, from Taipei to Kaohsiung. From there they ventured to Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore, before crossing the Pacific Ocean to perform in Canada and the United States. With each performance, they earned recognition from audiences from all walks of life.
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Sexy Laundry

Sexy Laundry
Martha Irving and Rob MacLean in the leads

until Aug 2
Victoria Playhouse

Island actors Martha Irving and Rob MacLean will be reunited on stage in the comedy Sexy Laundry by Michele Riml which opens at the Victoria Playhouse on June 28. They last acted together in the Theatre PEI production Dr. Five which toured Island schools in the mid ‘80s. 

Martha has performed across Canada and is a
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Rope’s End

Rope’s End

Aug 8–Sept 6
Victoria Playhouse

Rope’s End, the second production of the Victoria Playhouse Festival brings together an eclectic group of theatre artists. The romantic comedy by Douglas Bowie opens August 9, is directed by Mark Fraser and stars Johanna Nutter and Jody Racicot.

Mark Fraser has been a member of the Victoria Playhouse company for five years. Last year he directed the hit show The Best
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Cloggeroo – the Island Folk Festival

Cloggeroo – the Island Folk Festival

August 14–16
Georgetown, PE

The second annual Cloggeroo—the Island Folk Festival runs the weekend of August 14 to 16 in Georgetown, PEI.

With a successful first festival experience under their belts and a slew of new ideas, organizers of Cloggeroo—the Island Folk Festival are ready for 2015. The second year for PEI’s folk festival is shaping up to be even better than the first with an extra day of
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Some Goings On

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July 8–Aug 19 (Wednesdays)
e Guild Sketch comedy returns to Prince Edward Island Wednesday nights at 10 pm at The Guild from July 8 to August 19.  [ ... ]

Jack Shadbolt exhibit

The 1964 Flag Mural and Canadian Flag Debate until Sept 6
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Lester B. Pearson announces the winning flag design at a 1 [ ... ]

Back at ’er

The Island Summer Review with Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines July 8–Sept 11
rmony House  Submitted by Ann Thurlow Mark Haines and Patrick  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Fusion Charlottetown

Fusion Charlottetown, a not-for-profit, volunteer organization, has launched in Charlottetown to giv [ ... ]

Credit Union Place Nominated

The City of Summerside’s Credit Union Place has been nominated by the Canadian Association for the [ ... ]

Amy Paige Wallis

(September 16, 1982–June 14, 2015) Amy Wallis as Anne ShirleyIt is with great sadness that Confed [ ... ]

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TD Summer Reading Club

Kensington Heritage Library will be hosting a TD Summer Reading Club throug...

Triathlon PEI to host events in Charlottetown, Summerside, and Brudenell

Triathlon PEI is hosting three free Kids of Steel bike / run clinics from 4...

Workshop opportunity for Inspired Writers

Holland College and Humber College have partnered to offer local and region...

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...

Garden of the Gulf Montague

Garden of the Gulf Museum in Montague offers children’s programming during...

Youth Sailing Lessons

Sailing Lessons for children ages 8 to 17 are conducted by certified Sail C...

Vacation Bible School

Community Baptist Church holds their annual Vacation Bible School July 6–10...

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...

Gingerwood Front Row Seats at Watermark Theatre

Gingerwood Front Row Seats offer ten $10 seats for all performances at the...

The Clyde River Pageant

Community theatre pageant seeks collaborators and performers for 2016 PEI t...

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...

Sale of African crafts

Sales of African handmade crafts will support the work of Mary Hickey who i...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

A large indoor yard sale is held in the former Log Cabin Museum every secon...

Hummingbirds Walk and Talk

On July 14 in Victoria Park, a Walk and Talk about Hummingbirds will be led...

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...

13th PEI Woodcarving Competition and Show

On July 18, 9 am–5 pm, and July 19, 9 am–3 pm, come see a selection of vari...

Rock Barra Retreat

Teresa Doyle’s annual singing camp at Rock Barra Retreat is July 31–Aug 2....

PEI Symphony AGM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony Society will hold its Annual General Meet...

Kazoo Master Class

A Kazoo Master Class will be presented July 18, 2–4 pm, at Island Chocolate...

Touch of Country

Touch of Country is a new group formed this year consisting of two Islander...

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...

Call for Fringe volunteers

Get involved with the Fringe. The Island Fringe Festival is PEI’s 4–day alt...

Fringe Frosh

The Island Fringe Festival is all grown up and is heading off to college. J...

Photo contest

Celebrate the beauty of PEI by capturing memories with a photo to be enjoye...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will meet July 30 at 7 pm in the We...

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 Department is offering co-ed Outdoor...

King’s Playhouse Theatre Camp

Children’s Theatre Camp runs in July and August at King’s Playhouse, George...

Canadian Red Cross Camps

Canadian Red Cross Summer Water Safety Day Camps, unique to PEI, provide yo...

More Green, Less Screen

International Sustainable Community Assistance association (ISCA) presents...

Youth Capital Hockey Academy

The Atlantic Hockey Group (Xtreme Hockey) and the Jr A Capitals are teaming...

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp at Dance Stars Academy is designed for aspirin...

Stratford Summer Day Camp

The Town of Stratford offers a 10 week summer day camp for youth aged 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...

Victoria Park Newsletter Available

The newest edition of the Victoria Park Newsletter is now available to the...

3rd Annual Mini Barn Draw

The Brain Injury Association has launched the 3rd Annual Mini Barn draw. Th...

Soul Food

Soul Food is held the last Sunday of the month at the Baha’i Centre, 20 Lap...

Grief and Grieving support

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

French Nautical and Sea Kayak camps

French summer camps help your child to maintain and improve their French la...

Nature camps at Macphail

The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is offering its summer week-...

Call for singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

Singers, dancers and instrumentalists aged 6–17 years are invited to compet...

Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

New Learn and Play “en français” summer camp will be offered at UPEI from M...

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 Island Rock Camps offers a day camp for begi...

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 with...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre at CARI Complex, UPEI: July...