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Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy

July 24–August 2
City Cinema

14A, substance abuse
Dir: Bill Pohlad, US, 2015, 121 min. John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

“Love & Mercy, the bizarre story of Beach Boy Brian Wilson, is one of the most touching—and gripping—biopics you will ever see. The film flips between a 1980s present, when the adult Wilson (John Cusack), misdiagnosed as schizophrenic, is drugged and
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PEI Pride Week 2015

PEI Pride Week 2015

July 26–Aug 1
Various locations

Local LGBTQ organization Pride PEI has announced details for the annual week-long festival PEI Pride Week 2015.

“We are very happy to have some of our favorite events return this year including the Coffee House, Parade and Park Celebration and the Closing Party being held this year at the Havilland Club in Charlottetown,” stated Tyler Murnaghan, Chair of the
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Luminosity theatre

Five years old and still glowing

July 21–Aug 6 (Tuesdays / Thursdays)
Carrefour Theatre

This summer Luminosity black light theatre and the Carrefour Theatre will present  Dr. Seuss’ Oh, the Places You’ll Go!…a tale of life’s journey… Oh, les Lieux ou Vous Irez! …conte de voyage de la vie…is a bilingual performance that uses theatre, music, dance, and the magic of blacklight to tell the story
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Popalopalots

Popalopalots

Until Aug 25 (Tuesdays)
The Guild

Performing their make-it-up-on-the-spot sketch comedy Tuesday nights at 8:00 pm, July 14 to August 25 at The Guild in Charlottetown, Popalopalots Improv Comedy promise that they will have you laughing when they succeed, and laughing even harder when they fail. They go as far as to say you’ll not see a more fast-paced evening of comedy in this dimension.

The members
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English and French Dinner theatre in Abram-Village

English and French Dinner theatre in Abram-Village
Adventures on the high seas in "V'nez veiller" and rock'n'roll jealousy in "Pop's Little Shop"

Until Sept 2 (Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays)
Abram–Village

“V’nez veiller” dinner-theatre at the Acadian Musical Village in Abram-Village presents the play Partons, ma mère est là (Let’s leave, my mother’s here) and an English play, titled Pop’s Little Shop.

Wayne Robichaud explains that the French
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Highland Storm

Until Aug 20 (Tuesdays / Wednesdays / Thursdays)
College of Piping Amphitheatre

The College of Piping & Celtic Performing Arts of Canada, located in Summerside, presents performances through the summer season. Highland Storm, a show of Celtic music, song and dance, featuring a cast of thirty, runs three nights a week, throughout July and four nights a week in August. Artistic and music
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Treble at the Corner

Treble at the Corner

Until Aug 25 (Tuesdays)
Orwell Corner Historic Village

Orwell Corner Historic Village is pleased to be hosting "Treble at the Corner" featuring Treble with Girls for season two. 

With a repetoire of traditional Maritime, Celtic, Country and Folk music along with lively fiddle tunes, original songs and harmony vocals, Treble with Girls consists of four popular Island artisits — Jolee Patkai,
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Noon recitals at The Kirk

Noon recitals at The Kirk

July 29
Kirk of St. James

Wednesdays at noon continues this summer at the Kirk of St. James, 35 Fitzroy Street, Charlottetown. The series of classical music recitals begins on July 8, and continues each Wednesday until the end of July. The programs begin at 12:10 pm and usually conclude at 12:50 pm. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission fee, although there is an opportunity to make a
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Some Goings On

Stand-up at Marc’s Lounge

Eric Payne hosts Brad Doiron and Andrew Vaughn July 30
Marc's Lounge Brad DoironThis July 30 at 8 pm Marc’s Lounge presents a night of comedy with  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]

Blessed Assurance

The Story and Songs of Fanny J. Crosby Until Aug 30
The Guild Blessed Assurance Homefree Productions brings to The Guild audiences the music and lif [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

MP Oyster Shuck-Off

Wayne Easter defends his titleMalpeque MP Wayne Easter defended his title when he shucked oysters as [ ... ]

Hitchcock Films at Harbourfront

The Hitchcock Cinema Collection will be screened on Monday nights this summer at Harbourfront Theatr [ ... ]

Art in the Open 2015

Line-up of artists and activities announced Back to the Future—sculpture by Gerald Beaulieu (PEI) [ ... ]

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Noticeboard

Government House bilingual guided tours

Government House is open for free, bilingual guided tours until the end of...

Acazing Talent Competition

The Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival has announ...

Backpacks for kids

Since 2003, Bell Aliant employees, retirees, customers and partners have pr...

DeGrowth Movement

Resource person, Bob Thomson will explore what DeGrowth could mean for PEI’...

Walk Charlottetown’s Gardens

Charlottetown Garden Tour, a guided walking tour of public gardens in the C...

Athena Class of 1975 Reunion

Athena Class of 1975 Reunion will be held at Belle Alliance Centre, Summers...

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

A large indoor yard sale/flea market will be held in the former Log Cabin M...

Diabetes Cash for Camp lottery

The Canadian Diabetes Association recently launched their second annual Cas...

The United Way of PEI Conducts Annual Survey

Focus on Families August 4 Deadline Fast Approaching Each year the Uni...

Fundraiser for International Assistance Dog Week

Elanco Canada Ltd is hosting a fundraiser for Dog Guides Canada. Bring your...

Seniors Secretariat seeking Members

The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat is inviting applications from community member...

Proportional Representation

The PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation will have its formation m...

Active Start Program at Miltonvale Community Park

If you are looking to get your 3-6 year old more active but they are too yo...

Kids can try sports with Multisport Program

If your kids are interested in trying out new sports, visit the Miltonvale...

Live Performance Painting

Watch people of all ages create paintings in one hour on reused doors at th...

TD Summer Reading Club

Public libraries on Prince Edward Island are taking part in the Canada-wide...

Triathlon PEI

Triathlon PEI is also hosting the Three Rivers Triathlon in Brudenell on Su...

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...

Youth Sailing Lessons

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

Virtues Children’s Class

Virtues Children’s Class, held on the first Thursday of the month (August 6...

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...

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...

Rock Barra Retreat

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

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...

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...

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 a unique monthly event that provides an opportunity to relax i...

Grief and Grieving support

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

Nature camps at Macphail

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

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, who...

Seniors Active Living Centre

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