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Macphail Woods camps

Macphail Ecological Woods Forestry Project offers summer camps for youth in Orwell. Becoming a Natur [ ... ]

PEI Truck and Tractor Pull Championship

The PEI Truck and Tractor Pull Championship will be held August 4–5 at the Crapaud Exhibition Grou [ ... ]

And they call it Rock ‘n’ Roll

On June 3, Murphy’s Community Centre, Charlottetown, will be rocking to the beat of Phase II & Friends in support of Heart & Stroke PEI. Getting underway at 8 pm, “And they call it Rock ‘n’ Roll” will feature musical offerings by musicians, Blaine Murphy on lead guitar, John McGarry, bass, Pat King on keyboards and saxophone and Ed Young on drums. Phase II’s lead singer Gerry Hickey will share the mic with Keila Glydon and Jeanie Campbell. The set list will include rock ‘n’ roll songs of the era by legendary artists. Guest, DJ Gerard Murphy of Ocean 100 will offer his comic portrayal of the famous rock ‘n’ roll DJ of the time, Wolfman Jack. When not on the dance floor, the audience will have an opportunity to bid on silent auction items and try their luck with a 50/50 draw. Tickets can be purchased at the Heart & Stroke office at 180 Kent St. or Murphy’s Centre on Richmond St. To have tickets delivered call Gerry Hickey at 902-393-3251 or Blaine Murphy at 902-393-8379.

Club 56 Wednesday Dances

Club 56 dance is held every Wednesday at Hillsborough Park Community Centre from 9–12 pm. Live music, lunch and 50/50.

Goose River Dances

Every Saturday night starting at 8 pm a dance is held at the Goose River Community Hall.

Heritage Social Dance Group

Beaconsfield Historic House is hosting the end-of-season dance party for the Heritage Social Dance Group (formerly Beaconsfield Assembly) on June 2 at 7 pm in Beaconsfield’s Carriage House. This year’s event will be in honour of Genevieve MacDonald, a longtime dance member who passed away recently. A variety of heritage dances, including Scottish Country, English Country, quadrilles and round dances, will be on the programme. These include Reel of the 51st Division, Byron Strathspey, Corn Rigs, Fiddlehead Feast, Corelli’s Maggot, Lancers quadrille figures and St. Bernard’s Waltz. As always, the evening will include some less complicated dances so people with no previous dance experience will have the opportunity to join in. Light refreshments will be served at 9 pm and donations at the door will be in support of Beaconsfield Historic House. All are welcome.

Lorne Valley Dances

Every Wednesday night starting at 8 pm a dance is held at Lorne Valley Community Centre.

Pig & Whistle at Kaylee Hall

Saturday night tradition of Pig and Whistles are held at Kaylee Hall with music by local musicians, cabaret style seating and a laid back atmosphere featuring Phase II (May 27). Music starts at 8 pm. 19+. Pooles Corner.

Rustico Bay Seniors Club Dance

Rustico Bay Seniors Club dances are held every second Saturday from 8–11 pm. Country dance music by Country Steel. Admission includes lunch and 50/50 draw. 35 and older. Singles welcome. For more information, call 902-964-2674. Church Road, Rte 243, South Rustico.

Spring WAY Ahead Dance Series

FallbackSnackbar Productions presents FallBack’s Spring WAY Ahead Dance Series. The dances will be held every Thursday until the end of June at the Kensington Legion from 8–11 pm (19+). This is the 4th in a series of dancehall revivals and promises to be just as much fun with special themes, an album of original songs set to release, and possibly some featured guests in the works. FallBack is a six piece 50s and 60s rock n’ roll group featuring members Scott White, Tom DesRoches, Wayne Robichaud, Dale Gaudet, Johnny Ross, and Steve Guy. Kensington Legion is located at 88 Victoria St W. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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