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Victoria History Circle

Victoria Historical Association History Circle will be held February 25 from 2–4 pm at Palmer Room [ ... ]

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this town is small is partnering with The Guild for a series of exhibitions in 2018 and is seeking p [ ... ]

Catherine MacLellan & Friends Musical Pie-Off
February 17

The popular Catherine MacLellan & Friends Musical Pie–Off event continues with lots of fun, music, and PIE. Bring a homemade pie and a minimum $10 donation to compete for bragging rights in a variety of categories. All proceeds will be donated to a local charity (TBA). Fill your belly and your heart while contributing to a worthwhile cause. The event will be held February 17 beginning at 7 pm at The Dunk, 3864 Dixon Road, Breadalbane. 

6th Annual Sweetheart Dinner for Anderson House
February 17

This year, Prince Edward Island’s Family Violence Prevention Week is February 11 to 17. Every Islander can play a part in preventing and responding to family violence, whether as a neighbour, friend, family member, or co-worker. The 6th Annual Sweetheart Dinner for Anderson House will be held on Saturday, February 17 from 6:30–9:00 pm at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino, 21 Exhibition Drive, Charlottetown. Wrapping up Family Violence Prevention Week (February 11–17), the evening will celebrate relationships between partners, family, friends, co-workers and community. The evening will feature a gourmet 3–course buffet dinner, simulcast horse racing and “Lucky You!” draws for prize packages. Tickets are $60 each (the cost to shelter a woman or child for one night at Anderson House) and include a $25 tax receipt. All proceeds benefit Anderson House, an emergency shelter for women and children who are in need of safety because of violence in their lives. For tickets contact Lindsay at 902-213-5183 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Participate in activities Island-wide to promote family violence prevention and healthy relationships. Activities take place every day and include Walks in Silence, awareness presentations, family activities and more. For more information, resources and event details, visit www.stopfamilyviolence.pe.ca/....

Pizza and Beer Tasting
February 21

Pizza and Beer Tasting with PEI Brewing Company will be held from 6:30–8:30 pm on February 21 at Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca, 45 Queen Street, Charlottetown. Different PEI Brewing Co. beers will be paired with pizzas and dishes created by Chef Erin. Tickets are available by calling 902-892-0909 and include all food and drink.

Meet & Greet potluck
February 23

On February 23, the New London Community Complex will be the setting for a Meet & Greet Your Neighbour potluck where guests will have an opportunity to donate to Heart & Stroke PEI’s Heart Month Door-to-Door Campaign. Doors open at 5:30 pm and potluck starts at 6 pm. The evening includes food, entertainment, a silent auction, door prizes, a kids’ corner and more.

Dining in the Dark
March 2

On March 2 the eighth annual Dining in the Dark will take place at the Holland College Culinary Institute, Charlottetown. The evening will include a three-course meal, wine, and of course, blindfolds. Guests will have the chance to bid on auction item prizes, and hear from inspiring individuals who will share their experiences living with vision loss. All proceeds will help make a lasting difference in the lives of Islanders who are blind or partially sighted. Reception begins at 6 pm with dining at 7 pm and dancing at 9:30 pm. For information or to reserve your seat contact CNIB at 902-566-2580 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

North Shore Pancakes
March 3

The St. Martha’s Knights of Columbus will host a Community Pancake Breakfast at the North Shore Community Centre,  Covehead Road on March 3 from 8:30–10:30 am (stormdate March 10). Every one is welcome to come, socialize and enjoy great food including pancakes, sausages, hash browns, beans and beverages. This is a fundraiser for the Knights of Columbus with proceeds going to assist individuals in need and other charitable works in the community. For info and tickets contact Phil at 902-628-1813. Tickets will be available at the door as well.

Vegan Food & Wine Tasting
March 14

Piatto's March wine tasting will be celebrating all things veggie! Chef Erin will team up with Julain from Fresh Start Fauxmage to create 100% vegan pizzas and pair them with wines. Tickets are available by calling 902-892-0909 and include all food and drink. March 14 from 6:30–8:30 pm at Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca, 45 Queen Street, Charlottetown.

Vegan Community Potluck
March 26

If you are vegan or vegan-curious, you are welcome to join fellow Islanders at Veg PEI’s monthly community potluck at 7 pm on March 26 at the Haviland Club, 2 Haviland 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, utensils, napkins, drinks etc. to cut down on waste and clean-up. Bring a serving utensil for your dish and a list of ingredients that you used to make it. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Meal begins at 7 pm. Admission is a $2 minimum donation if you are bringing a dish and a $7 minimum donation if you are not bringing a dish. 

Cox & Palmer’s BIG Hearts Celebration 2018
April 14 

Heart & Stroke PEI’s volunteer organizing committee is planning for the 11th annual BIG Hearts Celebration, presented by Cox & Palmer that will take place April 14 at Summerside’s Credit Union Place. The event includes a reception, a meal prepared by fiveelevenwest chef, Emily McKeown, a silent auction and music by Johnny Ross and Peggy Clinton. Tickets are available at heartandstroke.ca/bighearts or by calling the Heart & Stroke office at 902-892-7441. Individual tickets are $100 and corporate tables of eight can be purchased for $750. An official tax receipt for a portion of the ticket price will be issued.

Food Skills Workshop Series
Thursdays (bi-weekly) through April 

In partnership with the PEI Food Exchange, the PEI COPC is hosting a workshop series intended to provide attendees with practical culinary knowledge and skills through food demos. Themes such as eating organic and local, nutritional benefits of eating organic and local, as well as basic/introductory cooking techniques will be each workshop. Workshops will run bi-weekly on Thursdays to April 26. Each session will be approximately two hours in length. Numbers will be limited to 10-12 participants per session. All fees go to workshop instructor and food costs. To register visit www.organicpei.com. It takes place at PEI Farm Centre, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown, from 6–8:30 pm. 902-368-7289

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Some Upcoming Events

Winter concert ceilidh series

Select Sundays 
Trinity United Church, Summerside A winter concert-ceilidh series kicked off at [ ... ]

Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool

February 23–March 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Paul McGuigan, UK, 105 min. Annette Benin [ ... ]

See You Up There

February 20–25
City Cinema 14A, sexual content, violence
Dir: Albert Dupontel, France/Canada, 117 m [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

School Break

Profile: Nikkie Gallant by Jane Ledwell Nikkie Gallant had been out of school for ten years when s [ ... ]

PEI Book Award nominations

Island authors, editors, and book producers are encouraged to apply for a PEI Book Award before Janu [ ... ]

New leadership

Small Halls Inc. celebrates 10th anniversary  Small Halls Inc., the well-known arts organizati [ ... ]