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Writing Symposium

The PEI Writers’ Guild will host a writing symposium this summer. Sponsored by Innovation PEI, wit [ ... ]

Youth in Trades Program

Are you interested in exploring a career in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, or welding? Constructio [ ... ]

Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you. Charlottetown meetings are held at the Jack Blanchard Hall, 7 Pond St, on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 2 pm. Summerside meeting is held on the third Saturday of each month at 20 MacKenzie Dr, Summerside, in the Common Room. Info: Simon (Charlottetown) at 902-314-4228 or Vicki at 902-436-5566 (Summerside).

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at the Seniors Active Living Centre, Bell Aliant Centre, UPEI, Charlottetown:

January 22: Euchre tournament at 12:45 pm
January 24: Brown Bag Lunch at 11:30 am with Dave Blacquiere on Fire Safety
January 24: Auction tournament at 12:45 pm
January 31: Auction tournament at 12:45 pm 

Info: 902-628-8388

Collège de l’Île registration

By taking advantage of a new early bird registration option for certain programs at Collège de l’Île, future students will be entered to win a $3,000 tuition credit. To participate in the contest, individuals must register as full-time students by Dec 31, 2018, for the following programs which start in Sept 2019: bilingual administrative assistant, accounting clerk, resident care worker, human
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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Premier Toastmasters meet every Wednesday to June, from 6–8 pm in Rm 149 Royalty Centre, 40 Enman Crescent, Charlottetown. Guests and new members welcome. Guest Night will be held in Room 125 on January 23 with Minister of Health & Wellness, Hon. Robert Mitchell.

902-626-3798

 

Freeing the Words Support Group

Freeing the Words Support Group offers a confidential place for women, men, and couples who are barren (unable to conceive or successfully produce their children). It is a space where everyone is heard with respect, empathy and dignity. This group is non-denominational and all are welcome. The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month (except Boxing Day) from 7–8:30 pm at
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Family Home Centres

Capital grants of up to $15,000 are available to Family Home Centres which are licensed early childhood programs for home renovations and the purchase of furniture and equipment. Quality improvement grants of up to $8,000 are being offered to enhance programming and create infant spaces. Training grants are available to support home child care providers with training and licensing requirements. Info: princeedwardisland.ca/familyhomecentre

Be an In-School Mentor

Who can be a mentor? You can! Kids need real people with real experience to help them realize their dreams.  Spend an hour a week with a child at his or her school. Whether you are playing games, making crafts or just chatting, you can have fun while providing the guidance and support a child needs to succeed. Imagine who they will become because of you. Volunteer today. For more information,
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Volunteer to do tax returns

Volunteers are needed at a free tax clinic to complete tax returns for eligible people in your community who have a modest income and a simple tax situation. Some experience doing tax returns is helpful, but you will be given web-based or in-person training about volunteer responsibilities, taxes, and how to use the tax software. You can register to become a CVITP volunteer by calling
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Free Sobeys Nutrition Classes

Free nutrition events continue at Sobeys locations:    

2 week program Cooking for Better Blood Sugars – Build a Better Breakfast will begin January 24 from 10:30 am–12 pm at Sobeys Extra Stratford. Join the Sobeys Dietitian and learn how to make healthy choices to improve your blood sugars.

Taste and Learn…One Pot Meals! class will be held January 25 from 11 am–12 pm at Sobeys
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Prepare for emergency

EMO PEI offers a presentation entitled 72 Hour Emergency Preparedness on being prepared to care for yourself and your family during an emergency. With continuing storms and power outages being prepared can make a world of difference. Course takes place January 24 at 6:30 pm at O’Leary Public Library, 18 Community St. O’Leary. 902-859-8788

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Some Upcoming Events

Confederation Centre: Art Gallery exhibi...

Open daily Mitchell Wiebe: VampSites Until March 3 The Gallery opened a new solo exhibition by Mi [ ... ]

Gadfly crew

Urban roots dance January 31
Homburg Theatre Gadfly is an eclectic urban dance crew that is steppin [ ... ]

Rolston String Quartet

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

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Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

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  [ ... ]