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Refugees Welcome Here—A Public Meeting and Discussion

PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada are hostin...

Cash for Camp 50/50 Lottery

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

EForcePEI.ca presentations at Rural Action Centres across PEI

Did you know there are over 140 free on-line train...

CNIB Volunteer Orientation

CNIB is hosting a new volunteer orientation on May...

13th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction for Anderson House

The Inn at St. Peters is hosting the 13th Annual D...

Island Nature Trust activities

April 29–May 1: The Messenger: Imagine a World Wit...

Cardboard Box Fort Wars

Put together a team of max 8 people and join in a...

Natural health products conference

The 13th Annual Natural Health Products Research S...

Prize Bingo for Citizen Advocacy

PEI Citizen Advocacy’s 15th annual Prize Bingo wil...

ATTN annual conference

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

Bonshaw Hall Co-op AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Bonshaw Hall Co-...

Post traumatic stress seminar

CHIRP International (Council for Health Improvemen...

Household Budgeting

Basic Money Sense—Household Budgeting and Grocery...

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...

Garage Sale Fundraiser

A Garage Sale Fundraiser takes place May 14 from 9...

Annual Indoor Yard and Bake Sale

Annual Indoor Yard and Bake Sale at Sherwood Hall,...

Come Grow With Us

The annual St. Mark’s Compost Sale will be held Ma...

Spring Yard and Bake Sale

Spring Yard and Bake Sale will take place at St. M...

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...

DiverseCity Festival auditions

Auditions for DiverseCity multicultural festival,...

Plein Air Festival

From June 2 until July 3, a Plein-Air Festival wil...

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...

Wheelchair Basketball Canada

Wheelchair Basketball Canada has awarded the 2016...

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...

Chamber of Commerce award categories

The Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce...

Women on Boards

The PEI Coalition for Women in Government will hol...

Mosquito Nets for Kenya

Farmers Helping Farmers have created a new gift ca...

Gary Chipman’s Tribute to Don Messer

In celebration of National Fiddling Day, there wil...

Spring into Summer Craft Fair

The 2nd Annual Spring into Summer Craft Fair and E...

Eptek Gardening Gurus day

Don’t miss “Gardening Gurus” at Eptek Centre on Ma...

Farm clean up day

Friends of the Farm join again with the Women’s In...

Beaconsfield Assembly Party

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

Chamber luncheon

Geoff MacDonald, Island-born entrepreneur and Foun...

Zombies wanted

Crossfire Adventure Paintball is looking for zombi...

Black Dress Soirée

Fighting cancer with elegance The Black Dress Soir...

Benefit for Eric Desroches

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

Beauty pageant

PEI Rural Beautification Society 2016 Competition...

Hepatitis A vaccines

Offered to Islanders who purchased recalled fruit...

Once Upon a Line Writing Program

The Once Upon a Line Writing Program for ages 6–12...

Lobster Take Out

Enjoy a one pound lobster in a shell, along with a...

Online Open Forum Discussion

Scholarship Organizations for Military Families Sp...

Western Author's Group (WAG) Meeting

If you enjoy writing, you are invited to join the...

Scholarship Workshop

Join Brittany Palmer of www.keytoscholarships...

Perennial Sale

Annual Canoe Cove Perennial plant sale. Lots of we...

Kensington Welcome Centre Auction

A Live & Silent Auction featuring auctioneer A...

ICMP Tree Planting Ceremony

International Children's Memorial Place will hold...

Mental Health Week BBQ

National Mental Health Week, sponsored by the Cana...

Toastmasters Breakfast Club Demo Meeting

Developing and honing communication skills, along...

Fusion Family Fit Day

Interested in health and wellness? Looking for new...

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...

WI Roadside Cleanup

The annual WI Island Cleanup and cash prize c...

Music PEI Call For Volunteers

Music PEI is looking for volunteers. Join them for...

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...

Farmers Help Farmers Fundraiser

Farmers Helping Farmers is teaming up with Van Kam...

Prize and Cash Bingo

A 50/50 bingo will be held at APM Centre, Cornwall...

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...

Alzheimer Society of PEI awards

Alzheimer Society of PEI is accepting nominations...

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...

2016 Women in Business Symposium

Catherine Callbeck is a featured panelist Catherin...

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...

Workplace Health and Safety

The 2016 Workers Compensation Board (WCB) Workplac...

Cornwall Flea Market

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

Gigantic Yard Sale and Book Sale

Mikinduri Children of Hope will hold their annual...

Friends’ Arts Scholarships

The 9th annual Friends of Confederation Centre of...

Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. Scholarships

Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. is offering a $1,000 entra...

Truth & Reconciliation

Read and discuss the summary of the final report o...

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...

Speak Easy Toastmaster’s Club

Speak Easy Toastmaster’s Club meets at 6 pm every...

LCHF Support Group Meeting

Low Carb High Fat Support Group meets the first Mo...

Northern Lights Quilt Guild

Northern Lights Quilt Guild meets in O’Leary at th...

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The next Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meetings will...

Call for Dandelion Art

  Everyone is invited to bring their dandelio...

QEH/Eastlink Telethon

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

Parent—Youth Outdoor Camp

Central Queens Wildlife Federation will host their...

Herb Day at the Farm Center

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

Garden Club of PEI

The next meeting of the Garden Club of PEI will be...

Charlottetown Women's Institute Variety Concert

The Greater Charlottetown Women’s Institute is hos...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

May 5
Studio 1

Yom haShoah/Holocaust Remembrance Day event will be held May 5 at 6:30 pm in Studio 1, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.

Guest speaker is Guido Smit, who was born in a kibbutz in Israel (then the British Mandate in Palestine). His Jewish mother had fled from Germany to Holland a few weeks before WW II broke out.
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Back Alley Music

Back Alley Music
Jenny Berkel, Michael Feuerstack, and Rainbow Valley

May 5
Back Alley Music

Jenny Berkel

Montreal-based songwriter Jenny Berkel has a new album, Pale Moon Kid. Recorded with producer Daniel Romano, the album is steeped in sparkling guitars, sparse piano, pulsing bass, and percussion, revealing writing that has grown even sharper and more lyrical. Berkel will take to the road in support of the album
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Spring Ahead with FallBack

Spring Ahead with FallBack
Dances every Thursday at the Kensington Legion

Every Thursday
Kensington Legion

Snackbar Productions has announced their Spring dance series, Spring Ahead with FallBack, which takes place every Thursday night at the Kensington Legion from 8 to 11 pm.

This string of dances features the music of the Fallback Band, a lively offering of fifties and sixties rock n’ roll, jives and twists, and builds on
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An Islander Strikes Back

An Islander Strikes Back
Patrick Ledwell

May 6
The Guild

Prince Edward Island humourist Patrick Ledwell is back with a new book. A tiny land, on the outer lip of the known universe. A changing time, with empires hellbent on flattening all places into one. And a scrappy group of misfits, who unite to fight a future they don’t even recognize yet. Sound familiar? That’s because we’re describing Prince Edward Island.

In An
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Celebrating Summerside's Built Heritage

Until May 6
Lefurgey Cultural Centre

Culture Summerside presents an exhibition on “The Heritage Buildings and Streetscapes of Summerside” at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre from April 5 through May 6, 2016. The exhibition uses outstanding Summerside examples to define what is meant by “built heritage” and how preservation has contributed to our sense of community.

All are welcome. The exhibit is free
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Older Than Ireland

Older Than Ireland

May 6–10

PG
Dir: Alex Fegan, Ireland, 81 min. Winner Best Irish Feature Documentary, Galway Film Fleadh; Winner Best Documentary, Irish Times Ticket Awards

“Both wry treat and testament to the efficacy of modern medicine, Alex Fegan’s documentary rounds up 30 Irish centenarians, and invites them to hold forth on subjects from the civil war to Twitter. While sketching a turbulent national past,
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UPEI Music Society Variety Show

May 6
Florence Simmons Performance Hall

The UPEI Music Society is proud to present its 6th Annual Variety Show on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 pm. This year, the show will take place at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall (Holland College, Prince of Wales Campus). Doors open at 6:30 pm. Pre-sales are available online and from the Florence Simmons box office.

This show, having changed venues, will offer
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Weirdest

Weirdest
Heather Nuhfer
Illustrated by Brenda Hickey

May 7
Bookmark

A recently published youth novel called Weirdest is written by Seattle author Heather Nuhfer and with illustration and cover design by Islander Brenda Hickey.

Imagine having superpowers that physically manifest your most embarrassing emotions. Veronica McGowan is a typical, unremarkable, average thirteen-year-old. And this is the bane of
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On The Noticeboard

Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Sir Andrew Macphail Foundation will be held at Macphail Homestead, Orwell, May 29 at 2 pm. All are welcome. The afte [ ... ]

Quilt donated to NDP PEI Women

Jenny Knox, a young political activist from O’Leary is collecting Auction items for the upcoming Hilda Ramsay Dinner. Recently she received news tha [ ... ]

Truth & Reconciliation

Read and discuss the summary of the final report of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission (TRC): Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future.  [ ... ]

Spring into Summer Craft Fair

The 2nd Annual Spring into Summer Craft Fair and Expo is held in the spacious Eastlink Centre Charlottetown on May 14 from 10 am–4 pm. Over 90 vendo [ ... ]

School calendar available

The Department of Education, Early Learning, and Culture has released the 2016-2017 school calendar. It is available to be downloaded at www.gov. [ ... ]

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Some Goings On

Older Than Ireland

May 6–10 PG
r: Alex Fegan, Ireland, 81 min. Winner Best Irish Feature Documentary, Galway Film F [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside: Eddie the Eagle

May 11
Cineplex Cinemas, Summerside Filmworks Summerside presents Eddie the Eagle on May 11 at 6:30  [ ... ]

Celebrating Summerside's Built Heritage

Until May 6
Lefurgey Cultural Centre Culture Summerside presents an exhibition on “The Heritage Bu [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Water’s Edge is King of the Wing

PEI Brewing Company has announced that the winner of the 1st Annual King Of The Wing PEI is Water's  [ ... ]

App to track wildlife on PEI

PEI’s Communities, Land and Environment Dept staff have partnered with local watershed members to  [ ... ]

Boots on the ground

Profile: Louise Lalonde by Jane Ledwell Louise Lalonde (photo: Buzz)Louise Lalonde says a teacher  [ ... ]