Two great playwrights

Two great playwrights
Plays by Norm Foster and Patrick Barlow 

July–Aug (various dates)
Harbourfront Theatre

The works of two popular and successful playwrights will take the stage of Summerside’s Harbourfront Theatre this summer.

The Affections of May, by Canada’s Norm Foster, the most produced playwright in Canada every year for the past twenty years will run all summer long alongside British playwright Patrick

Carmen Giorno in Tracadie

Magician and hypnotist

July 4
Tracadie Community Centre

Magician and hypnotist Carmen Giorno will bring his Vegas-style act to the Tracadie Community Center July 4 for his third appearance.

Carmen recently gave four consecutive sold out shows at Casino NS in Sydney and has sold out the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre. 

Always fascinated with magic, Carmen learned the art and developed

Cast of the company

Cast of the company
The Affections of May and The 39 Steps run all summer

Openings July 4 & 8
Harbourfront Theatre

The cast and crew for Summerside’s Harbourfront Theatre 2015 stage productions are now in rehearsal in preparation for their opening nights, July 4 and July 8.

Harbourfront Artistic Director Catherine O’Brien announced that the 2015 company consists of four performers, each playing multiple roles in

Souris Live at The Centre Stage

Souris Live at The Centre Stage

July 5–Aug 30 (select dates)
The Centre Stage

Souris Live at The Centre Stage presents entertainment at their venue at 14 Hebrew Avenue in Souris throughout the summer.

Sunday Night Hoedowns with Peggy Clinton and Johnny Ross begin at 7:30 pm. Music PEI’s winner of the Weekend Warrior of the Year Award winner, Peggy Clinton comes from a musical family and has been performing on PEI for many years.

3 Sides of Me

3 Sides of Me
Exhibition by Robert Milner

until July 5
Gallery 18, New London

Gallery 18 in New London is hosting an exhibition and sale of works by Prince Edward Island artist Robert Milner. The show is titled 3 Sides of Me and includes canvases featuring Robert’s three main areas of inspiration—wildlife, landscape and satire. Many of the works have not been seen previously in PEI.

The exhibition and sale

A Pop of Colour

A Pop of Colour
Exhibition by Tricia MacNeil Baldwin

until July 5
The Guild

A Pop of Colour, artwork by Tricia MacNeil Baldwin, opens with a reception June 24, 7 to 9 pm, and is on display until July 5.

A Pop of Colour is a show of Tricia MacNeil Baldwin’s latest paintings. This show will have two parts with colour unifying them. Tricia has taken people and places that are recognizable to most and given them new

Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance
The Story and Songs of Fanny J. Crosby

July 5–Aug 30
The Guild

Homefree Productions brings to The Guild audiences the music and life story of one of Christianity’s best-loved hymn writers, Fanny J. Crosby.

Island performers Pamela Campbell and Nancy Beck explore Crosby’s experiences and music in their newest collaboration, Blessed Assurance: the Story and Songs of Fanny J. Crosby. 

Blind from

Hitchcock Films at Harbourfront

July 6–Aug 24 (every Monday)
Harbourfront Theatre

The Hitchcock Cinema Collection will be screened on Monday nights this summer at Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside at 7:30 pm.

The lineup is as follows:

July 6 – Rope
July 13 – The Lady Vanishes
July 20 – Vertigo
July 27 – Rear Window
August 3 – Torn Curtain
August 10 – The Man Who Knew Too Much
August 17 – The Birds
August 24 – Psycho

Call 902-888-2500,

Some Goings On

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Searching for Abegweit

The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays – July & August
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Beach Chair Lager Partnership

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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...

Five Hole for Food

It’s Five Hole for Food’s sixth annual coast-to-coast tour. Join in playing...

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...

A Celebration of Lot 28

Friends and family, and all who are interested in Island history, are invit...

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...

Artist Trading Cards registration

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is looking for artists of all ages and...

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...

PEI Filmmaker with Short Film in International Contest

Emerging filmmaker Ben Rayner, born and raised on Prince Edward Island, rec...

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 from June 28–August 30, there will be a Sunday Brunch at the T...

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...

Canada Day – Miltonvale Park

The Community of Miltonvale Park invites resident and friends to a Canada D...

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...

Call for Artist Trading Card registrations

Confederation Centre Art Gallery is looking for artists of all ages and dis...

The Write Advice

New Charlottetown workshop prepares writers for publication A new Charlotte...

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 from Ju...

Volunteers Needed

Island Peace Committee asks for volunteers to organize Hiroshima Day. This...

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...

Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Holland College Foundation has issued a call for nominations for its ei...

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...

The Charlottetown Film Festival

The Charlottetown Film Society has announced their latest project, The 1st...

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-...

Canadian Folk Music Awards

Submissions are open for the 11th edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards...

Call for singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

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

Volunteer nominations

The Voluntary Resource Council (VRC) of PEI is inviting nominations for the...

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...

Beaconsfield Historic House Tours

Built in 1877, Beaconsfield was considered one of Charlottetown’s most eleg...

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...