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Free tickets to Christmas concerts

The City of Charlottetown will once again present two Christmas concerts as part of the Wintertide H [ ... ]

Knitting for Mission

The Anglican Parish of Summerside will once again sponsor their Knitting for Mission group. The grou [ ... ]

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).

Sexual health walk-in clinic

A sexual health walk-in clinic will offer Islanders another way to access sexual health services, including testing.

Health PEI will run a free monthly sexual health walk-in clinic that will offer services including sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection testing. No appointment is required and individuals will be seen by a nurse practitioner or registered nurse.

The clinic will be offered
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Heart & Stroke needs you

Heart & Stroke Foundation is planning for their Person-to-Person campaign in February 2019. Please consider joining their passionate team of volunteers as a canvasser. A few hours of your time will help save lives. Visit heartandstroke.ca/help to sign up or call Crystal in the Charlottetown office at 902-892-7441, ext 1203.

Purple Ribbon Pinning Bee

Time to Step Up

A pinning bee to prepare ribbons and cards for the 2018-2019 Purple Ribbon Campaign is being hosted by the PEI Advisory Council on the Status of Women, together with the working group planning Family Violence Prevention Week 2019 for the Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention.

The theme is: Time to Step Up. Be ready to prevent violence against women.

Annually,
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Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Palliative Care Centre, 93 Murchison Lane, Charlottetown. This on-going facilitated grief and grieving support group is for all Islanders—family, extended family, friends—who have experienced loss. There will be monthly talks on topics of interest, and refreshments will be served. Info: Blanche at 902-368-4347 or Willard at 902-368-4064.

Seniors Active Living Centre

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

November 15 Crib tournament at 9:15 am;
November 15 Auction tournament at 12:45 pm;
November 18 Ceilidh at 1:30 pm;
November 20 Brown Bag Lunch at 11:30 am on benefits of being physically active;
November 22 Auction tournament at 12:45 pm;
November 26 Christmas Bake and decor sale at 10:30 am;
November 27
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Third Thursdays

Third Thursdays is an opportunity to network with members of creative industries, meet Innovation PEI's cultural development team, reconnect with industry colleagues in a casual environment and enjoy some complimentary snacks.

This is for you if you are a professional artist, musician, writer/publisher, filmmaker, dancer, actor, arts administrator; or you work in theatre, for a cultural
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Music workshops

Music workshops
Canadian composer Christine Donkin

This November, the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association will offer workshops for teachers and students with Canadian composer Christine Donkin. Donkin is a composer whose music is promoted by several publishers, appearing regularly within Royal Conservatory curriculum. Workshops will occur at Steel Recital Hall, UPEI Campus, Charlottetown, on November 16
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Christmas Parade applications

November 16 deadline

The deadline is fast approaching for entries into the City of Charlottetown’s 20th annual Christmas Parade. Applications are being accepted until Friday, November 16. 

The parade will take place at 5 pm on Saturday, November 24. Beginning at 4:30 pm, the Upper Room Hospitality Ministry food bank will be collecting non-perishable food items along the parade route. Children
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Diversity Workshop

NDP PEI will hold a Diversity workshop for members and supporters of all genders. The event will focus on sharing power among Island society. It will take place in Rm 207 at Murphy’s Community Centre, Charlottetown, November 17, 9 am–4 pm. A travel subsidy and lunch will be provided. It is sponsored by the Women’s Network and PEI Coalition for Women in Government. New members are welcome. 902-892-1930

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Some Upcoming Events

Light Up the Dark

Confederation Centre holiday show December 14
Homburg Theatre Confederation Centre carries a long t [ ... ]

The Sisters Brothers

November 21–25
City Cinema 14A, graphic violence, disturbing content, coarse language.
Dir: Ja [ ... ]

What They Had

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

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  [ ... ]