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Cornwall Family Trail-Walk Series

Explore your ecologic community with a 1-hour trail walk through Hyde Park identifying plants and wi [ ... ]

Festive Wreath Contest

It’s time for the annual Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition. Show off your  [ ... ]

Auracle

Auracle
Dawn Mossman

Dawn Mossman is releasing her first young adult novel, Auracle, in January.

Auracle is set in small town Atlantic Canada. It follows one teenage girl as she explores the concept of self through some basic laws of science and her own notions on spirituality.

The biggest things on the minds of most grade 9 girls are the semi-formal and beginning high school next year. Violet and her two
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Rock Coach

Rock Coach
A Practical Guide for Teaching Rock Bands in Schools
Steve Giddings

Rock Coach: A Practical Guide for Teaching Rock Bands in Schools, by Steve Giddings, is designed with the classically trained school music teacher in mind. It encourages teachers to develop the skill-set to teach a rock group at their school.

This book is designed to guide the teacher through tried-and-true best practices for
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Blood for Honey

Blood for Honey
Erin Suurkoivu

Erin Suurkoivu’s first volume of poetry, Blood for Honey (Lulu, October 2017), reflects on the things many of us may overlook in this day and age, or reflects on the things we miss and long for. 

There is love, of course, in all its forms: unrequited, true, and a mother’s unconditionally. There are experiences, whether it be travelling through Europe with an unfavourable
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Journalling with Soul

Journalling with Soul
Susan Doiron

Susan Doiron, an Island author and counselling therapist has published a new book, Journalling with Soul. The book launch will occur January 31 at 7 pm at the Cornwall Public Library.

Journalling with Soul is the third publication in Susan’s Finding Blue Beach Glass personal and vocational development series. She is passionate about helping people discover who they
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A gift of Island poetry: Beth Janzen

Curated by Deirdre Kessler 

GHOSTS

They stood looking out
from every line
and nothing spoke to them.

They whispered to each other
and let their eyes roll up.
They ate the alphabet.

The trees budded, leafed, and coloured
The seasons passed unsung

The snake chewed a little more
of its tail each day until it disappeared.

It was so dark.

I waited and watched the trees.

Tonight the blossoms fall
like
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Symons Essay Contest

Symons Essay Contest
Confederation Centre launches contest for PEI Grades 11 and 12

The Symons Medal and Lecture Essay Contest invites PEI students in grades 11 and 12 to submit an original and creative essay on the State of Canadian Confederation. Winning essayists will receive prizes totaling $2,000.

The 2017 Symons Medal was awarded to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P.J. Trudeau at
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Love for Montgomery

Love for Montgomery

In L.M. Montgomery’s beloved Anne of Green Gables, the Avery Scholarship was an object of fierce competition between Anne Shirley and Gilbert Blythe.

The Avery Award is a very real, new award at UPEI, established in appreciation of the legacy of Montgomery, and its very first recipient is Michaela Wipond, a third-year English major from Calgary, Alberta.

Wipond first fell in love with the writings
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Veritas Acadie en vente

La Société internationale Veritas Acadie (la SIVA) fait savoir que la 6e édition (152 pages) de sa revue “Veritas Acadie” est actuellement disponible aux points de vente suivants: à Miscouche au Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É., à Summerside au Centre Belle-Alliance et au Centre Eptek et à Charlottetown à la librairie Bookmark et à la Beaconsfield Historic House. Info: chouetteacadienne.siva @gmail.com.

Some Weather We’re Having

The 2018 PEI weather trivia calendar

UPEI’s Climate Research Lab has launched the 2018 edition of its PEI weather trivia calendar. “Some Weather We’re Having!” is available for sale at Bookmark in the Confederation Court Mall, Murphy’s Pharmacies in the Charlottetown area, or at the UPEI Climate Research Lab on campus.

Co-authored by Don Jardine and Dr. Adam Fenech, the weather trivia
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Redefining 'Realistic'

Redefining 'Realistic'
Shift your perspective. Seize your potential. Own your story.
Heather Moyse

Having grown up on Prince Edward Island, Heather Moyse never imagined she would be in a position to motivate and empower other people to achieve their potential. With perspective, drive and determination, Heather has pushed herself in ways she never thought possible. From two-time Olympic gold medalist to World Rugby Hall
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Some Upcoming Events

Yr. Obedient Servant

An evening with Samuel Johnson  November 22 | November 24
Watermark Theatre | Haviland Club Th [ ... ]

What They Had

November 26–December 2
City Cinema PG, coarse language
Dir: Elizabeth Chomko, US, 101 min. Hilary S [ ... ]

Discover Charlottetown Presents:

Classic Christmas movies at Victorian Christmas Weekend November 24 & 25
City Cinema Visit City [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Acadian showman

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

October is Learning Disabilities Awarene...

This October, the Learning Disabilities Association of PEI (LDAPEI) will be marking Learning Disabil [ ... ]

Young Company headed to National Child W...

The TD Confederation Centre Young Company is hitting the road again. After a busy 2017 season that s [ ... ]

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