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Better Together LGBTQ2+ Adult drop in

PEERS Alliance, in partnership with Holland College, UPEI, and Women's Network PEI will hold LGBTQ2+ [ ... ]

Island Nature Trust AGM

Island Nature Trust will hold its Annual General Meeting on September 26 beginning at 7 pm in the Ca [ ... ]

Marilla of Green Gables

Marilla of Green Gables
Sarah Mccoy

Marilla of Green Gables, by Sarah McCoy, is published by William Morrow, a US imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. HarperCollins Canada is selling and distributing the book, to be released in October, in Canada.

Marilla illuminates the early life a well known fictional woman in 20th century literature. When we first meet Marilla Cuthbert in Anne of Green Gables, written in by Lucy Maud
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Awful Kind: The story of the Middlemore Children of Prince Edward Island

Awful Kind: The story of the Middlemore Children of Prince Edward Island
Sara Underwood

Author Sara Underwood will launch her book, Awful Kind: The story of the Middlemore Children of Prince Edward Island on September 28 at 5:30 pm in the Carriage House at Beaconsfield in Charlottetown.

Between 1869 and 1948 about 118,000 children were brought to Canada from England and placed with families across the county.

We do not know exactly how many of those children were sent
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Big Sky Landscapes

Big Sky Landscapes
Alex Murchison

Photographer Alex Murchison has released his second book. Big Skies Prince Edward Island is a 36 page hardcover book showcasing a collection of landscape images, primarily from Queens and Kings Counties.

Rising high over valleys, the shoreline or the rolling hills, big skies are a major part of the PEI landscape. While many focus on the scene directly in front of them, Alex includes
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Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season

Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12 with the film Puzzle.

Agnes (Kelly MacDonald), a taken-for-granted suburban wife and mother, discovers a gift and passion for solving jigsaw puzzles which draws her into a new world where her life unfolds in ways she could never have imagined.

All films are screened at Cineplex Cinemas Summerside,
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The Other Side of the Sun: the true story of one refugee’s journey

The Other Side of the Sun: the true story of one refugee’s journey
Thien Tang

Pottersfield Press has published a new book by Prince Edward Island resident Thien Tang. The book, The Other Side of the Sun: the true story of one refugee’s journey, follows the author’s journey as a refugee from Vietnam to Canada.

Between 1979 and 1980 one million Vietnamese refugees escaped their war-torn country; 60,000 settled in Canada. Called the “boat people” upwards of 70% of
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Portrait of a Prospector Edward Schieffelin’s Own Story

Portrait of a Prospector Edward Schieffelin’s Own Story
Edited by R. Bruce Craig

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) history department professor Bruce Craig has been named “Finalist” in Utah State University’s Mountain West Center’s Evan’s Handcart Award competition for his most recent book, Portrait of a Prospector: Edward Schieffelin’s Own Story (University of Oklahoma Press, 2017). Now in their 35th year, the Evans Biography Award, recognizes
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4th Annual Tomato Fest at Heart Beet Organics

Featuring Chef Morgan Palmer, Heart Beet Organics' TomatoFest is back for its 4th annual celebration of the brilliant and beautiful tomato on September 16 from 1–4 pm.

Tomato lovers rejoice — you’ll have the opportunity to sample 40+ varieties of heirloom tomatoes freshly harvested from the farm. Enjoy a variety of dishes featuring tomatoes and go home with recipes and new inspiration for how to
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Forage PEI

Forage PEI
First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown

A new annual food symposium will take place October 18 and 19 in Charlottetown. “Forage Prince Edward Island” will feature a day of panel discussions, industry seminars and a keynote from Chef Amanda Cohen, leader of the vegetable-forward movement. 

The next day will feature a Day in the Country at Chef Michael Smith’s property, the Inn at
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Some Upcoming Events

Juliet, Naked

October 5–11
City Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Jesse Peretz, US, 98 min. Rose Byrne, Ethan Hawk [ ... ]

On the Bright Side

Barra MacNeils come to Harbourfront with new album October 5
Harbourfront Theatre  The Barra M [ ... ]

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]