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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Gain confidence and learn new skills such as impromptu speaking, communication, and leadership skill [ ... ]

Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Pal [ ... ]

Eckhart Mouse Hunt Spoiled by Thieves

Eckhart Mouse Hunt Spoiled by Thieves

Someone stole four of the recently installed bronze Eckhart statuettes which were part of a new attraction in Charlottetown, produced and funded by Downtown Charlottetown Inc.: The Eckhart Mouse Hunt.

“This program has gotten rave reviews from locals and visitors,” say Dawn Alan, Executive Director of DCI. “We’ve received many positive email and photos from families who have enjoyed the hunt. Here

Katimavik Challenge

A group of Katimavik volunteers from across Canada arrived in Charlottetown in early September, and have wasted no time challenging the Island to do something extraordinary. This group of 11 volunteers, between the ages of 17 and 21, have challenged themselves, and their new community to help turn the tide of AIDS in Africa by becoming involved in the Dare to Remember Campaign of the Stephen Lewis

Supreme Speaker

Supreme Speaker
Justice Thomas Cromwell will deliver guest lecture at UPEI

The Honourable Thomas Cromwell, of the Supreme Court of Canada, will be the guest lecturer at the Chief Justice Thane A. Campbell Lectureship in Law at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown. Cromwell will give a lecture entitled “Atlantic Canada’s Contributions to the Supreme Court of Canada”.

Cromwell was appointed to

The Scarecrows of Summerside

The Scarecrows of Summerside
Fall harvest and Halloween inspire the community to populate with pumpkin people

by Peggy Miles

Don’t be silly, Toto. Scarecrows don’t talk.” You might agree with Dorothy, but think about the fun of spending an afternoon in conversation with straw-stuffed mannequins in a land far from home. Why disappear into dreamland when you can get the same experience in Summerside over the next few weeks?


The Witches Ball

The Witches Ball

The Lovely Witches Club brings to you The Witches Ball on Halloween at Memorial Hall in the Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown.

The Witches Ball organizers promise “a sin-tiliating evening of spectacle and debauchery for lovely witches, warlocks, wizards and werewolves.” Guests will be treated to spontaneous expressions of creativity, choreographed and performed by talented people in

UPEI Student Attends Sustainability Conference

A UPEI student headed to Guelph, Ontario in September to attend a conference on sustainability leadership. Bethany Mayne is one of 180 college and university students from across the country chosen to attend Impact! The Co-operators Youth Conference for Sustainability Leadership. Students had the chance to hear Canadian scientist David Suzuki, and Peter Schiefke, the National Manager of The

Walk for New Hope

A group of students from Montague Regional Senior High School will walk the 50 km from Montague Regional Senior High School to Colonel Gray Senior High School in Charlottetown to raise money for the New Hope Foundation school in Rabinal, Guatemala. The school was built with help from Islanders for descendants of the massacres that took place in central Guatemala.

The New Hope Foundation is an

Anyone for Cricket?

Cricket might not be the first thing that people think of when they think of PEI but the sport has deep roots on the Island. In Anne’s day, it was common for local cricketers to take on teams of sailors from every part of the world. Henry Cundall, the owner of Beaconsfield in the late 19th century, notes in his diary that on June 18, 1884 the Prince of Wales, the future King George V, was part of

Chocolate Festival in Victoria

Chocolate Festival in Victoria

There are two things that elicit deep contemplation and supreme enjoyment: chocolate and chess. So why not combine the two? At the Chocolate Factory in Victoria, they’re going to do just that. During their Chocolate Festival eight lucky players will vie for the chance to play the ultimate game—dark chocolate versus milk chocolate, the pieces and the board constructed entirely from chocolate by

Co-operator of the Year Award

Prince Edward Island Co-operative Council has established the Prince Edward Island Co-operator of the Year award. The award will be given out at the Council’s annual general meeting on September 18 to honor an Islander who has shown outstanding efforts in support of the co-operative community within the Province.

The annual award is being set up as a way to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the

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Some Upcoming Events

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates Trailside Café  Amanda Jackson Band
November 18 Amanda Jackson Band’s lates [ ... ]

Sirens season

Women’s choral ensemble announces concerts for 2018–19 Select dates
Select locations Sirens is  [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]