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ALPHA sessions & open house

Explore life, faith and meaning in an open and safe environment. ALPHA is a series of interactive se [ ... ]

Benefit for Mikaela Turner and family

Mikaela Turner and her two young children lost their home in a house fire in early July. Islanders a [ ... ]

Grief Support Drop-in Group

A Grief Support Drop-in Group meets the third Thursday of each month from 7–8 pm at Provincial Palliative Care Centre, 93 Murchison Lane, Charlottetown. This on-going facilitated grief and grieving support group is for all Islanders—family, extended family, friends—who have experienced loss. There will be monthly talks on topics of interest, and refreshments will be served. Info: Blanche at 902-368-4347 or Willard at 902-368-4064.

Youth hockey injury survey

A group of parents on PEI have decided to explore their concern about avoidable injuries, particularly concussion, in children and youth playing hockey. They have developed a survey for parents to complete.

The goal of the group and survey is to gather information about the kinds of experiences and concerns parents have about player safety, and what can be done to improve safety.

Dr. McKenna, who

Benefit for Mikaela Turner and family

Mikaela Turner and her two young children lost their home in a house fire in early July. Islanders are invited to attend a house fire benefit and enjoy an evening of music with Dylan Menzie and Garrett Curley while supporting this Island family. The benefit will be held at The Old Triangle in Charlottetown on Saturday, August 17 from 8 pm to 1 am.

Cover is by donation only at the door and optional

Accessibility and Inclusion

The City of Charlottetown is now accepting nominations for the Accessibility and Inclusion Awards. The deadline for submissions is August 17, 2018. Written nominations can be mailed or emailed to: City of Charlottetown Accessibility and Inclusion Awards, 199 Queen St, P.O. Box 98, Charlottetown PE C1A 7K2; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acazing Talent Competition

The Evangeline Area Agricultural Exhibition and Acadian Festival has announced that its Acazing Talent Competition will be held on August 30, at the Evangeline Recreation Centre in Abram-Village, at 7 pm.

This competition is open to performing artists of all ages including singers, dancers, musicians and comedians. There will be three categories: Category 1—children 12 years and under, Category

Art workshops

Art and drawing workshops are offered at the Little Carriage House in Monticello this summer.

Children's Art Workshops are held on Wednesdays (August 22) from 11 am to 12 noon. Children can create art in a country setting, outdoor weather permitting. Various materials are used for painting, drawing, printmaking, weaving, and working with clay.

On Saturdays (August 18 and 25) at 1 pm adults can

Your Scottish Ancestry

The PEI Scottish Settlers Historical Society (PEISSHS) will host an information session on “Your Scottish Ancestry” August 18 from 2–4 pm at The Souris Silver Threads Club, 75 Main St, Souris. There will be presentations, discussion, artifacts and refreshments. There will be a presentation on the Clan MacCormack who arrived on the Alexander in 1772. There will also be a presentation on Glenaladale

26th Annual Abegweit Pow Wow

Throughout the year, Native Council of Prince Edward Island (NCPEI) hosts many events and activities for their members and the general public as a means of promoting and preserving Aboriginal Culture and Heritage. One of the main events each year is the Annual Abegweit Pow Wow at the Panmure Island Cultural Grounds. This year, the pow wow will be August 18 and 19 at 1 pm.

A Pow wow

ASI Youth Leadership

The ASI Youth Leadership Program will bring together at least 20 young changemakers from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador, to about mental health issues in their communities.

The Program, to be held August 19–22 at UPEI in Charlottetown, PEI, is an initiative of the Atlantic Summer Institute on Healthy and Safe Communities (ASI), and will involve

Annual Memorial Bricklaying Ceremony

The International Children's Memorial Place, located at 2115 Scales Pond Road (Rte 109) in South Freetown, will hold its Annual Bricklaying Ceremony on August 19 at 2 pm. Light refreshments will follow the ceremony. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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Some Upcoming Events

Dot and Ada Plan a Wedding

St. Peters Courthouse Theatre The St. Peters Courthouse Theatre in beautiful St. Peters Ba [ ... ]

Third Annual Festival of Forests

August 26
Macphail Woods Everyone is invited to join the staff and friends of Macphail Woods in a ce [ ... ]

The Short and Long of It

A Side Hustle summer improv-aganza August 17 & September 14
Charlottetown Fire Hall Summer nigh [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]