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L.E.A.P. art display

Over the course of the winter months, the participants of the Learning Elders Arts Program (L.E.A.P. [ ... ]

Inspire Learning Centre seeking artwork

The Inspire Learning Centre, located at 57 Central Street Summerside, is now open to the public and  [ ... ]

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Veg PEI Potluck
March 27 & April 24

If you are a vegan or vegan-curious, join fellow Islanders at Veg PEI’s monthly community potluck at 7 pm on March 27 at Trinity United Church, 220 Richmond Street, Charlottetown. If you’d like to share a dish, remember that all dishes must be vegan—so absolutely no meat, fish, seafood, dairy, eggs, or honey. Please bring your own plate/bowl,
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants
Province awards money to 32 projects

Artists from various disciplines across Prince Edward Island will receive government grants to pursue their craft.

A total of $100,000 was awarded to 32 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a 12-member jury of their
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The Sisters’ Teaching and Knowledge Garden

Four faculties at the University of Prince Edward Island have announced a joint initiative that will support efforts to indigenize the curriculum. This is another step being undertaken by the University to honour its commitment to the recommendations and calls to action in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report.

The Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, and School of
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Federal and provincial benefits for Islanders

Low or modest-income Islanders, or those receiving social assistance, may be eligible for more money from the provincial and federal governments. 

Eligibility is based on factors such as the size of the family, age and income. Families with children may be eligible for: Canada Child Benefit (up to $6,400 per child each year); Child Disability Benefit (up to $2,730 per child each
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ArtsSmarts brings artists into schools

Students at schools across PEI are learning from local artists through the Canada-wide ArtsSmarts program.

ArtSmarts injects arts into core academic subjects such as math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. The artists work with teachers to integrate arts disciplines like visual and literary arts, dance, music, and
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PEI Vinyl Group Record Show

PEI Vinyl Group Record Show
Record sale and swap in Charlottetown

The Prince Edward Island Vinyl Group will hold a spring record sale and swap on April 30 from 1–4 pm at Hopyard, 151 Kent Street, Charlottetown.

The PEI Vinyl Group began in October 2015 and has since grown to 400 members. The group provides an online discussion forum and marketplace to its members. Vinyl has made a resurgence in recent years and the
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Barenaked Ladies at Confed

Barenaked Ladies at Confed

Barenaked Ladies are bringing their Canada ONE-FIVE-0H Fall tour to Charlottetown on October 16 at Confederation Centre's Homburg Theatre.

Barenaked Ladies (BNL) are currently putting the finishing touches on their 16th studio album Fake Nudes, expected to be released this fall. BNL has partnered with Plus1 to collect $1 from every ticket sold that will go to
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Belfast Players

The Belfast Players will perform the three–act comedy play, The Raccoon Valley Players present ' Stan of Green Labels', at 2 pm and at 7:30 pm for an evening performance on April 22 at Belfast Community Centre, Garfield Road. Tickets are available at Coopers Red & White, MacAulay's Bakery in Charlottetown, at the door, or by calling Reta at 902-659-2711.

 

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Some Upcoming Events

Poetry City Challenge

Summerside Mayor Bill Martin invites Wayne Wright April 17
Summerside City Hall April is National P [ ... ]

Rural Routes

Concert series visits Lot 16 and Charlottetown April 8 & 9
Lot 16 Community Hall & Carrefour [ ... ]

k.d. lang at Eastlink Centre

Ingénue Redux Canadian tour in Charlottetown September 8
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