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Upstreet Block Party

Local food vendors, live music, art activities, pop-up barbershop, lawn games, and more

Sept 5
Upstreet Craft Brewing

Upstreet Brewery will host its first annual Block Party, a free event for the Island community, from 12:00–8:00 pm, Saturday, September 5 at 41 Allen Street, Charlottetown.

Organized in cooperation with the Confederation Centre of the Arts, the Upstreet Block Party will feature
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Informal forms

Informal forms
Sally Blake Hooff at Gallery 18

Sept 5–20
Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London is presenting an exhibition and sale of works by Prince Edward Island artist Sally Blake Hooff. The show is entitled Informal Forms and features life drawings as well as recent paintings. The event begins on September 5 and continues through September 20.

Sally Blake Hooff has her Arts degree from St. Andrews, Scotland
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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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113th Agricultural Exhibition and 45th Acadian Festival

113th Agricultural Exhibition and 45th Acadian Festival

Until Sept 6
Evangeline (various locations)

This year marks the 113th edition of the Agricultural Exhibition and 45th edition of the Acadian Festival in the Evangeline area of PEI. From September 3 to the 6 the organizers have prepared a program that will please everyone. The fun starts on Thursday night with the mascot Acazing’s Talent Competition for all ages.

Friday has free admission for all
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Rope’s End

Rope’s End
Romantic comedy opens in August at Victoria Playhouse

Until Sept 6
Victoria Playhouse

The Victoria Playhouse will present Rope’s End, by Kingston ON playwright Douglas Bowie, beginning August 8 and running to September 6. Mark Fraser will direct the production and Scott MacConnell is the scenic designer. The central notion of the romantic comedy is that somewhere on the long road not taken,
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Lennie held over

Lennie held over

New shows in September for Searching for Abegweit

Sept 7, 8, & 9
PEI Brewing Company

Searching for Abegweit: The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant is being held over until September 9 at PEI Brewing Company in Charlottetown. The musical theatre production starring Lennie Gallant and featuring fiddler Sean Kemp, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Patricia Richard, and nephews
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Filmworks Summerside

Sept 9
Cineplex Cinemas, Summerside

 

Filmworks Summerside begins Season 4 on September 9, with the British “dramedy” What We Did On Our Holiday starring David Tennant, Rosamund Pike, and Billy Connolly. Screening time is 6:30 pm at Cineplex Cinemas Summerside. All tickets will be available at the door for a special Audience Appreciation price. Season passes will be available for purchase at
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Catherine MacLellan in Summerside

Catherine MacLellan in Summerside

2015 Juno award winner, Summerside's own Catherine MacLellan will be appearing for her annual visit to Emmerdale Eden Farm House Concerts in Linkletter on Thursday, September 10 at 7:30 pm. Seats are limited, so reserve early. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at the Summerside Farmers Market on Saturdays (9 am–1 pm) or at Trinity United Church, Summerside. For more information, e-mail emmerdaleorganics@hotmail.com

Some Goings On

Surveying: An Uncertain Landscape

Until Sept 20
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Newfoundland artist Will Gill’s piece 79°44 N, 012°12 E, pink figureIn the stormy European landscap [ ... ]

Dan Currie Album Launch

Oct 3
The Factory Dan CurrieAfter seven years since his last album, Island singer-songwriter Dan Currie is set to release his long awaited third album [ ... ]

Mr. Holmes

Sept 30–Oct 4 PG, mature theme
r: Bill Condon, UK, 105 min. Ian McKellen, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada Mr. Holmes“A beautifully mannered, gent [ ... ]

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Noticeboard

Public Meeting Notice

East Royalty Master Plan Draft and 99 Pownal Street Charlottetown City Coun...

Seniors Lifestyle Makeover Challenge

The Arthritis Society-PEI Division is introducing a free, 6-week Seniors Li...

BioNetworking Event

On Tuesday, September 8, the PEI BioAlliance will host their first BioNetwo...

Lectures/Events at the Farmers' Bank of Rustico

All Lectures are in English and take place on Thursdays at 7:30 pm. Light l...

RSC Atlantic Fall Symposium

The Royal Society of Canada invites the public to its RSC Atlantic Fall Sym...

Public Forum on Water

Maude Barlow, chair of the Council of Canadians will be the keynote speaker...

Water Act consultations

Islanders are encouraged to participate in the upcoming Water Act consultat...

CWF small grants fund

Campbell Webster Foundation (CWF) was founded in 2002 as a registered chari...

Leadnow PEI

Leadnow PEI will present a panel discussion on the loss of human rights in...

Victoria Hall 100th Anniversary

Victoria Hall turns 100 in 2015. Please share your memories of this place—i...

Sustainability Training

ACIC members and potential members are invited to a working on the Degrowth...

Start with a Seedling

Do you like gardening, cooking and children? Dr. Lyndsay Moffatt from the F...

Men Matter

Men Matter offers free group programs for men who are on a journey of recov...

Women’s Retreat

The 31st Annual Women’s Retreat will be held October 2–4, at the Rodd Mill...

Genealogical Society Meeting

A meeting of the PEI Genealogical Society will take place September 26 at 2...

Island Nature Trust AGM

Island Nature Trust will hold its 36th Annual General Meeting on October 1...

Buddhism study classes

Free classes to learn about Buddhist concepts through text and discussions...

Way of Shambhala Program

Joy in Everyday Life, a “Way of Shambhala” course, will be offered Septembe...

PEI Symphony season to launch

The PEI Symphony Orchestra’s 2015–2016 season launches October 19 at 2:30 p...

Definitely Not The Symphony

Definitely Not The Symphony (DNTS) is a fun group of people with a variety...

**CANCELLED PEI Symphony AGM

This event has been cancelled. The Prince Edward Island Symphony Society wi...

Stratford Community Choir

The Stratford Community Choir will begin its new season in the Activities R...

Fall events at Macphail Homestead

Events continue at Macphail Homestead in Orwell through the fall. September...

How horses learn

Atlantic Vet College conference Applied equine behaviour is the focus of th...

Thrill the Island 2015

Ever wanted to dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller? Here is your chance. Th...

Beaconsfield Assembly

This autumn’s Beaconsfield Assembly dance evenings will begin on Wednesday,...

AVC Open House

This September students at the Atlantic Veterinary College will open the do...

Bennett Fall Birding Classic

Island Nature Trust and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds an...

Face Off Against Cancer

Vector Aerospace is the title sponsor of the 2015 Face Off Against Cancer....

JS Palmer Conference

The JS Palmer Conference will bring together some of Canada’s most influent...

Library van

A new outreach van is traveling the Island to community festivals and event...

Eptek Workshops

Culture Days at Eptek Centre this year will feature Shelley Tamtom, a local...

Call for hooked mats

Eptek Centre will be mounting an exhibition of hooked mats in mid-October a...

Festive Wreath Exhibition

Start thinking of ideas for the annual Wreath exhibition that fills the con...

Friends of Confed Centre Auction

Friends of Confederation Centre Auction will be held October 24 with viewin...

Youth Drama Classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

PEI Crafts Council Studio Tour

The PEI Crafts Council Studio Tour returns September 12 to 13. There will b...

Pottery in the Park

The fall session of pottery classes at the PEI Potters Studio in Victoria P...

Etsy Made In Canada Day returns

On September 26, there will be pop up markets taking place in 33 cities acr...

Birdhouse Raffle

The Victoria Historical Association is selling tickets on a barnboard birdh...

The Mount needs volunteers

The Mount Continuing Care Community is seeking volunteers. Consider sparing...

Victoria Park Newsletter

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

Swimming Lessons and Programs in Montague

Atlantic Fitness East, 55 Wood Islands Hill, Montague, are offering a varie...

African Drumming Workshop

An African drumming workshop led by Chris Kennedy, a talented, professional...

70 Mile Yard Sale

The gigantic 70 Mile Yard Sale in the Wood Islands area of Eastern Prince E...

Bark in the Park

There will be a presentation by Kim MacMillian from Courteous Canine Traini...

Informal Forms by Sally Hooff

Gallery 18, 10686 Route 6 in New London presents Prince Edward Island artis...

PEI Coalition for Fair EI to host community pie picnics

Between August 26 and September 7, the PEI Coalition for Fair EI will be ho...

Join Second Chances Concert Band

Do you want to dust off your old instrument and return to playing in a conc...

Saturday Art Classes for Kids

Saturday Art Classes for Kids are held at Confederation Centre Art Gallery...

Contact East call for volunteers

Contact East, hosted by the Atlantic Presenters Association, is an annual p...

Submissions buttons

Confederation Centre Art Gallery is seeking artists to design art for the “...

Seniors College PEI

New courses offered for 50-plus population Seniors College of PEI is beginn...

Ssscraffle

The Souris Striders Ski Club is holding a fundraising draw called Ssscraffl...

Mini Show & Shine

PEI motorcycle enthusiasts province-wide are invited to participate in a mi...

Degrowth workshops

A global leader in community-based, co-operative development and social jus...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

  A large indoor yard sale/flea market will be held in the former Log...

Diabetes Cash for Camp lottery

The Canadian Diabetes Association has launched their second annual Cash for...

Proportional Representation

  PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation (PR) will meet Septemb...

Live Performance Painting

Watch people of all ages create paintings in one hour on reused doors at th...

Drama classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

Music Together Classes

Bright Red Mud is offering Music Together classes in which infants, toddler...

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. Spen...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

The next meeting of the Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will be hel...

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild will meet September 16 at 7 pm in the Jack...

Soul Food

Soul Food is held the last Sunday of the month (September 27) at 10:00 am....

Blood Donor Clinics

Canadian Blood Services’ Blood Donor Clinics in August and September are he...

Grief and Grieving support

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

Garden Club of PEI

The first meeting of the Garden Club of PEI for the season will be held on...

A Course in Miracles

A group meets for in-depth study and discussion of the text “A Course in Mi...

Northern Lights Quilt Guild

Northern Lights Quilt Guild meets at the O’Leary Community Centre September...

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, in...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre, CARI Complex, Souris with:...

Premiere Toastmasters Club

The Toastmasters program teaches communication and leadership skills in a s...