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Newcomer Orientation Sessions

The City of Charlottetown is hosting it's first two Newcomer Orientation Sessions of the year on Sep [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

Curated by Judy Gaudet

Hay Fever

She’d like to leap
into the void
but she’s afraid,
recalls other leaps –
the drop from the hayloft window
into prickly pillows,
golden motes,
eyes streaming hay histamines.
She felt her way up the ladder
stumbled over slippery bales
to the top once more,
then leapt into
the scream
triumphant.
Oh, to be that kid again,
bringing on hay fever.

—Dianne Hicks Morrow, from Long Reach Home, Acorn, 2002. Dianne is also the author of Fixing up the Farmhouse: Forty Years of Living, Loving, and Lamenting, Acorn, 2015, and What Really Happened Is This, winner of the 2012 PEI Book Award.

Island poet and avid poetry reader Judy Gaudet selects a poem by a PEI poet each month.
Judy's latest book is 
Conversation with Crows (Oberon,2014)

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Some Upcoming Events

ACT to present Rainbow Valley—An Island ...

November 8–10 & 15–17
The Guild ACT (a community theatre) has announced a family musical, Ra [ ... ]

21st century Anne

Producing a 54-year-old play for a modern audience Select dates to September 22
Homburg Theatre Ann [ ... ]

The Red Dirt Road

Margie Carmichael’s stories adapted into new production Until September 21 (select dates)
The Mack [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]