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Montague mental health clinic

A new mental health walk-in clinic in Montague at the Community Mental Health Office (126 Douses Rd) [ ... ]

Volunteer to do tax returns

Volunteers are needed at a free tax clinic to complete tax returns for eligible people in your commu [ ... ]

Masterclass with David Francey

Music PEI will host a songwriting masterclass with the celebrated singer-songwriter David Francey January 30 at the Florence Simmons Performance Hall, 140 Weymouth St, Charlottetown. The intimate evening workshop will cover topics on technique and inspiration; lyrics, melody, harmony; and writing from outside your own experience.

Since leaving construction and recording Torn Screen Door in 1999,
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Cute as a…

Cute as a…
12th year for button making event at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

The CCOA Gallery in Charlottetown is bringing back “Cute as a…” for its 12th year, so it’s time to start planning your miniature button art and get ready to collect.

“This is the chance for people to showcase their artistic talents in wearable art,” says Kate Sharpley, the visual arts educator with the Gallery.

“Cute as a…” asks
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PARC Playwrights’ Colony

Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (PARC) will host the 2019 PARC Playwrights’ Colony from May 5–19 in Sackville, New Brunswick on the Mount Allison University campus.

The annual Playwrights’ Colony, PARC’s flagship program, is a two-week playwrights’ residency open to emerging and established playwrights in Atlantic Canada. At the Colony, 8 to 10 playwrights from across the Atlantic region and
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Remote Patient Monitoring

Health PEI recently expanded the Remote Patient Monitoring program capacity to 45 patients thanks to a partnership with Canada Health Infoway and an investment of $285,000. Islanders diagnosed with heart failure or COPD can self refer to the program by calling 1-844-402-6700 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Upgrade energy efficiency

The energy efficiency loan program provides low interest financing to home owners who are interested in reducing energy costs by completing renovations or adding more energy efficient equipment like heat pumps. Finance PEI has set aside $7.5 million to support successful applications to the program, which will be led by efficiencyPEI. The interest rate for successful applicants will be 5% and the
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Irish Heritage Short Courses

The Benevolent Irish Society Irish Heritage Short Courses will be held on Mondays at 7 pm in February at Hon Edward Whelan Irish Cultural Centre, 582 North River Road, Charlottetown. They include: Irish Traditional Music with Cian O Morain; Celtic Spirituality with Patrick Fitzgerald; Irish Family Names with Tony Dolan and Irish History 1500–Present with George O’Connor.

Info/to register: George,
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Come Sing with us

Come Sing with us

Choral Music Director Don Fraser invites you to join the Confederation Singers for a season of inspired singing and great music.

The 2019 program, based at Confederation Centre, includes a concert for Good Friday, presenting the “St. Cecilia Mass” of Charles Gounod, as well as other performances. The Youth Chorus is also accepting new members ages 8-18 until early February. The Chorus provides
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Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will be holding their Knitting for Mission 'knit-ins' throughout the Winter and Spring. The group meets on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 1–3 pm. Knit items are donated to local manors, hospitals and those in need. All knitting or crocheting enthusiasts welcome. St Mary's Anglican Church Hall, 74 Summer Street, Summerside. Info: This email
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Youth in Trades Program

Are you interested in exploring a career in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, or welding? Construction Association of PEI Youth in Trades Program 2019 will host two information sessions for youth 16-30 who are unemployed or working 20 hours or less per week. Information sessions will be held February 6 at 9 am at Lions Bingo Hall, Connolly Street, Charlottetown (by Value Village) and at Holland
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Some Upcoming Events

Rolston String Quartet

February 21
The Mack The Rolston String Quartet is bringing a storm of classical music to The Mack t [ ... ]

Roma

January 25–28
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, nudity, mature subject matter
Dir: Alfonso Cuarón, [ ... ]

Jack Frost Winterfest at Eastlink Centre

February 15–18
Charlottetown Emmy-Award winning entertainers, Imagination Movers, will bring their [ ... ]

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Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

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Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]