Musical tastes

Musical tastes
Indian River Festival — Classical, folk, jazz and more

select dates until Sept 18
St. Mary's Church

The Indian River Festival presents its 20th season this summer with music for all tastes—classical to singer-songwriters, from traditional to jazz,. The Festival’s new outdoor pavilion is now open—it’s the place to enjoy some refreshments and scenic countryside before the show or during

Far From The Madding Crowd

Far From The Madding Crowd

July 3–19
City Cinema

PG, mature theme
Dir: Thomas Vinterberg, UK, 2015, 119 min. Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts, Michael Sheen

“Thomas Hardy’s classic Victorian tale has been catnip for filmmakers dating back to 1915… But Thomas Vinterberg’s latest version is, hands down, the best yet. With a steely resilience burning beneath her delicate, creamy complexion, Carey Mulligan brings remarkable

DiverseCity 2015

DiverseCity 2015
PEI’s multicultural street festival back in three Island communities

July 4 & 25
Charlottetown, Montague & Summerside

The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada (PEI ANC) says DiverseCity Multicultural Street Festivals will once again be held in Charlottetown, Montague, and Summerside. The Association had gone Island-wide last summer with support from PEI 2014. 

PEI ANC Executive

Two great playwrights

Two great playwrights
Plays by Norm Foster and Patrick Barlow 

July–Aug (various dates)
Harbourfront Theatre

The works of two popular and successful playwrights will take the stage of Summerside’s Harbourfront Theatre this summer.

The Affections of May, by Canada’s Norm Foster, the most produced playwright in Canada every year for the past twenty years will run all summer long alongside British playwright Patrick

Cast of the company

Cast of the company
The Affections of May and The 39 Steps run all summer

Openings July 4 & 8
Harbourfront Theatre

The cast and crew for Summerside’s Harbourfront Theatre 2015 stage productions are now in rehearsal in preparation for their opening nights, July 4 and July 8.

Harbourfront Artistic Director Catherine O’Brien announced that the 2015 company consists of four performers, each playing multiple roles in

at Trailside Café

at Trailside Café

select dates
Trailside Café & Inn

Over the past three years, the Trailside Café & Inn has become a premier destination for musicians and music lovers alike. The warm, intimate room makes it a great place to play and to hear music.

Owners Pat and Meaghan Deighan say that they are delighted by the continuing, growing response to one of PEI’s favourite music venues. “Thank you to all the

Souris Live at The Centre Stage

Souris Live at The Centre Stage

July 5–Aug 30 (select dates)
The Centre Stage

Souris Live at The Centre Stage presents entertainment at their venue at 14 Hebrew Avenue in Souris throughout the summer.

Sunday Night Hoedowns with Peggy Clinton and Johnny Ross begin at 7:30 pm. Music PEI’s winner of the Weekend Warrior of the Year Award winner, Peggy Clinton comes from a musical family and has been performing on PEI for many years.

Blessed Assurance

Blessed Assurance
The Story and Songs of Fanny J. Crosby

July 5–Aug 30
The Guild

Homefree Productions brings to The Guild audiences the music and life story of one of Christianity’s best-loved hymn writers, Fanny J. Crosby.

Island performers Pamela Campbell and Nancy Beck explore Crosby’s experiences and music in their newest collaboration, Blessed Assurance: the Story and Songs of Fanny J. Crosby. 

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Some Goings On

Beaconsfield Children’s Festival

July 6–Aug 14
aconsfield Carriage House Nicholas Lipton (left), Amanda Lipton (centre), Graeme Zinck (right) and Rachel Farmer (front) are looking [ ... ]

V’nez veiller

Dinner theatre productions in Abram-Village July 15–Sept 2 (Every Wed / Thurs)
ram–Village V'nez veiller acadian dinner theatreThe Acadian Musi [ ... ]

150th Anniversary of the Journal-Pioneer

until October
Lefurgey Centre 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of The Summerside Journal, the first newspaper established in Prince Co [ ... ]

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Cavendish Beach Music Kitchen Stage

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TD Summer Reading Club

Kensington Heritage Library will be hosting a TD Summer Reading Club throug...

Triathlon PEI to host events in Charlottetown, Summerside, and Brudenell

Triathlon PEI is hosting three free Kids of Steel bike / run clinics from 4...

Workshop opportunity for Inspired Writers

Holland College and Humber College have partnered to offer local and region...

Drama classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

Music Together Classes

Music Together Classes are held at The Guild in Charlottetown on Saturdays...

Child and Youth Mental Health

A Symposium on Child and Youth Mental Health for adults and children will b...

Garden of the Gulf Montague

Garden of the Gulf Museum in Montague offers children’s programming during...

Youth Sailing Lessons

Sailing Lessons for children ages 8 to 17 are conducted by certified Sail C...

Vacation Bible School

Community Baptist Church holds their annual Vacation Bible School July 6–10...

Performing Arts Summer Camps

Confederation Centre of the Arts holds performing arts summer camps explori...

Visual Art Summer Camps

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown offers week-long art...

Confederation Players

The Confederation Players present guided walking tours of historic old Char...

Gingerwood Front Row Seats at Watermark Theatre

Gingerwood Front Row Seats offer ten $10 seats for all performances at the...

Terry Fox Run

The Confederation Bridge, in partnership with The Terry Fox Foundation, has...

7th Annual MCPEI Charity Golf Tournament

When the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) holds its 7th Annual MCPEI Char...

Sale of African crafts

Sales of African handmade crafts will support the work of Mary Hickey who i...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

A large indoor yard sale is held in the former Log Cabin Museum every secon...

Hummingbirds Walk and Talk

On July 14 in Victoria Park, a Walk and Talk about Hummingbirds will be led...

Law Foundation funding deadline

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island has released its funding applica...

Be an In-School Mentor

Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Sign...

Breast Cancer Retreat

19th Annual Breast Cancer Retreat open to those who have/have had the journ...

Art in the Open needs volunteers

Art in the Open, a free contemporary art festival curated for the appreciat...

13th PEI Woodcarving Competition and Show

On July 18, 9 am–5 pm, and July 19, 9 am–3 pm, come see a selection of vari...

Rock Barra Retreat

Teresa Doyle’s annual singing camp at Rock Barra Retreat is July 31–Aug 2....

PEI Symphony AGM

The Prince Edward Island Symphony Society will hold its Annual General Meet...

Kazoo Master Class

A Kazoo Master Class will be presented July 18, 2–4 pm, at Island Chocolate...

Touch of Country

Touch of Country is a new group formed this year consisting of two Islander...

Movies at the Courthouse

St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre in St. Peters Bay will present a summer movi...

Pop Up photography exhibition

Explore the photography by recent New Brunswick College of Craft & Desi...

Call for Fringe volunteers

Get involved with the Fringe. The Island Fringe Festival is PEI’s 4–day alt...

Fringe Frosh

The Island Fringe Festival is all grown up and is heading off to college. J...

Photo contest

Celebrate the beauty of PEI by capturing memories with a photo to be enjoye...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will meet July 30 at 7 pm in the We...

Puppet Shows based on history of Eastern Kings

Free puppet shows for the whole family based on the history of the Eastern...

Tracadie Lions Summer Sunday Brunch

Every Sunday until August 30, there will be a Sunday Brunch at the Tracadie...

Hiroshima Day Memorial

A Hiroshima Day memorial will be held in Charlottetown on Thursday, August...

Navy League Cadets of PEI host Fundraisers

The 58 Hyndman Corps, Navy League cadets of PEI ages 9–12 will be hosting a...

Charlottetown Outdoor Adventure Camps

The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department is offering co-ed Outdoor...

King’s Playhouse Theatre Camp

Children’s Theatre Camp runs in July and August at King’s Playhouse, George...

Canadian Red Cross Camps

Canadian Red Cross Summer Water Safety Day Camps, unique to PEI, provide yo...

More Green, Less Screen

International Sustainable Community Assistance association (ISCA) presents...

Youth Capital Hockey Academy

The Atlantic Hockey Group (Xtreme Hockey) and the Jr A Capitals are teaming...

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp

Ballet Intensive Summer Camp at Dance Stars Academy is designed for aspirin...

Stratford Summer Day Camp

The Town of Stratford offers a 10 week summer day camp for youth aged 8–12...

Motionball Marathon

A national fundraiser will extend its reach to Prince Edward Island this su...

Investing in Child and Youth

Registration is open for a symposium, Investing in Child and Youth Mental H...

Card Parties at Milton Community Hall

Card parties will be held on Thursdays at the Milton Community Hall until S...

Victoria Park Newsletter Available

The newest edition of the Victoria Park Newsletter is now available to the...

3rd Annual Mini Barn Draw

The Brain Injury Association has launched the 3rd Annual Mini Barn draw. Th...

Soul Food

Soul Food is held the last Sunday of the month at the Baha’i Centre, 20 Lap...

Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month...

French Nautical and Sea Kayak camps

French summer camps help your child to maintain and improve their French la...

Nature camps at Macphail

The Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project is offering its summer week-...

Call for singers, dancers, and instrumentalists

Singers, dancers and instrumentalists aged 6–17 years are invited to compet...

Learn and Play “en français” summer camp at UPEI

New Learn and Play “en français” summer camp will be offered at UPEI from M...

Victoria Hall turns 100

The Victoria Hall, or Victoria Playhouse, is 100 years old in 2015. Help th...

Island Rock Camps

Summer day camps for ages 9–15 Island Rock Camps offers a day camp for begi...

A Course in Miracles

A group meets for in-depth study and discussion of the text “A Course in Mi...

Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has launched a new initiative ca...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group with...

Seniors Active Living Centre

Events continue at Seniors Active Living Centre at CARI Complex, UPEI: July...