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Study group on women in Canada

In February 1967 the historic Royal Commission on the Status of Women was launched. Using this landm [ ... ]

Volunteer Overseas Info

CUSO International is a volunteer sending organization with openings in Asia, Africa, Americas and t [ ... ]

Dandelion Festival 2017

May 22
Stratford Town Hall

The PEI Environmental Health Co-op is hosting its 11th Dandelion Festival at Stratford Town Hall on Victoria Day, May 22 from 10 am to 3 pm. The Festival is a celebration of the majestic Dandelion and of living in an ecologically friendly manner. Admission is free.

This family event has activities for children that include art and craft tables, making newspaper hats,
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Seniors College art

Seniors College art

May 24–June 8
The Guild

The artwork of more than 30 Seniors College students will be showcased at The Guild in Charlottetown from May 24 to June 5, with the opening reception on May 24, 7 to 9 pm. There will be refreshments and everyone is welcome. This is the fifth year for this group show.

Seniors attending the art classes have a wide variety of experience. Some are beginners, some have gained
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Book launch: Finding Forgiveness by Adrian Smith

Book launch: Finding Forgiveness by Adrian Smith

May 25
The Pourhouse

Finding Forgiveness, a memoir by Adrian Smith, has been recently published by Acorn Press.

Adrian Smith was raised in what seemed to be a very traditional, Roman Catholic upbringing. His father, Adrian Smith Sr, was very religious. He had studied to be a priest and left the seminary only 6 months before his ordination. After he left the seminary, Adrian Sr then worked for 30
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2017 Festival of Wines

May 26 & 27
Eastlink Centre

The Festival of Wines Prince Edward Island takes place May 26 and 27 at Eastlink Centre Charlottetown. It offers two nights of Grand Tasting sessions with over 260 wines from around the world. This year’s featured country is United States.

You can also Wine and Dine at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino, Charlottetown. Enjoy a themed buffet dinner with complimentary
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Window Horses

Window Horses

May 26–30
City Cinema

G. Animation. Dir: Ann Marie Fleming, Canada, 88 min. Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ellen Page, Sandra Oh

“Window Horses needs to be shared. It’s the animated coming-of-age story about a young woman of Persian-Chinese heritage (voiced with appealing uncertainty by Sandra Oh) who travels from Vancouver to Iran to read at a poetry festival in Shiraz. Her self-published book of poems has
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Let our Spirits Soar

Let our Spirits Soar
Choral concert with Halifax Camerata Singers and Sirens

May 27
Park Royal United Church 

The Halifax Camerata Singers and the Sirens choral ensemble celebrate Canadian diversity in Let our Spirits Soar: The Voices of our Past, on May 27, 3 pm in Charlottetown at Park Royal United Church.

This concert reflects on where we have come from as Canadians, with the world premiere of a new piece by
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Feast of Music concert

May 28
Hillcrest United Church

Hillcrest United Church will present their 31st Annual Feast of Music concert at 7:30 pm on May 28.

The evening will feature the Hillcrest Senior and Youth Choirs with special guests The Sibbick Family Singers. A Joyful Sound Community Choir directed by Christie Beck will also perform, accompanied by Frances McBurnie and Sara White, as well as and flute music by
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Sixty Days of Fame for Eddy Schwartz

Sixty Days of Fame for Eddy Schwartz

Until May 31
MacNaught History Centre and Archives

Summerside artist Eddy Schwartz is marking Canada’s 150th anniversary in his own unique style. For his Sixty Days of Fame exhibit at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives, Schwartz, using oil and canvass, created the satirical show, O Canada. It features his depiction of twenty-three of the country’s prime ministers in the caricature
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Some Upcoming Events

Music Monday in the Streets in Charlotte...

May 1
Charlottetown Charlottetown is getting ready for a day-long Music Monday celebration—“Musi [ ... ]

What a Wonderful World

April 28
St. Paul's Church What a Wonderful World! takes place April 28 at 7 pm St. Paul’s church, [ ... ]

Island Comic Con

April 28
Confederation Centre Public Library Island Comic Con will be held at the Confederation Cent [ ... ]

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Resistance fighter

Profile: Kathleen Hamilton by Jane Ledwell Contrivances and secrets—lies—they cause a lot [ ... ]

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18 Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibitio [ ... ]

HC students pass Emerit tour guide exam

Three students enrolled in Holland College’s Tourism and Travel Management program have successful [ ... ]