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Al-Anon Day

District 10 Al-Anon Family Groups will be having a Al-Anon Day featuring a spiritual speaker on Octo [ ... ]

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month at The Jack Blanchard Fami [ ... ]

Heritage Social Dance Group at Beaconsfield

Wednesdays 

New dancers are welcome for this fall’s Heritage Social Dance Group at Beaconsfield dance evenings on Wednesdays from 7:00–9:15 pm at the Beaconsfield Carriage House in Charlottetown, located on West St, behind Beaconsfield Historic House, 2 Kent St. No dance experience is needed, and a partner is not required. Social dances that are learned are from historical set dancing traditions that were popular during the 18th and 19th centuries and are still danced today around the world—Scottish country, English country, quadrilles, and round dances. Each evening time will be devoted for beginners and less experienced dancers to learn basic steps and formations as they occur in simple dances. There will also be more complex dances and formations for experienced dancers. In addition to regular classes, group members dance from time to time in the community at seniors’ homes and at events such as Highland Games and heritage fairs. A dance party in early December will feature a program of favourite dances from the autumn classes. Info/to register, contact: Karen Beauregard, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-569-5877 or Chris Scott, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-724-2278

Irish Social Dance Classes

Wednesdays

Try Irish Set Dancing on Wednesdays, 7:30–9:30 pm, to December 5, at Irish Cultural Centre (BIS Hall), 582 North River Road, Charlottetown. Attend as many as you can. All ages welcome. Even numbers are best. Bring a friend or maybe three. Basic steps are taught, reviewed, repeated, then danced. These are social dances danced in groups of eight to energetic traditional Irish reels, polkas, hornpipes, and jigs. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Square Dance Classes

Wednesdays

Weekly Old Tyme Square Dance lessons are held Wednesday evenings from 7–8:30 pm at Murphy's Community Centre, Room 303, 200 Richmond Street, Charlottetown. Beginners welcome. A partner is not necessary. Dress casual. Info: Maggie, 902-566-5276

FallBack 50s/60s Dance

Every Thursday (Summerside)
Every Friday (Charlottetown) 

FallBack presents weekly dancing to live 50s/60s rock ’n’ roll music every Thursday at 8 pm at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex, 110 Water St, Summerside; and every Friday, 8–11 pm, at The Delta Prince Edward, 18 Queen St, Charlottetown. Members of the band are Johnny Ross (piano), Scott White (vocals, guitar), Dale Gaudet (vocals, guitar), Tom DesRoches (vocals, bass), Steve Guy (saxophone), Wayne Robichaud (vocals, drums), and part-timer, Dale DesRoches (vocals, drums). A portion of the proceeds assist local food banks. 19+. Admission is at the door. 902-315-0817, www.fallbackmusic.com

Goose River Ceilidh Dance

Every Saturday

Enjoy music, dancing, and a light lunch at Goose River dances. Held every Saturday at 8–11 pm to the end of October at Goose River Community Hall, 13656 Northside Road.  Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kaylee Hall Pig and Whistle

Every Saturday

Saturday night Pig and Whistles are held at Kaylee Hall with music by local musicians, cabaret style seating and a laid back atmosphere. Canteen service, 50/50 draw and bar service. Music starts at 8 pm. Upcoming guests: Black Hats (September 29). 19+. Pooles Corner

Rustico Bay Seniors Club Dance

Every second Saturday

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. 

Dance the Night Away

October 20 

On October 20 at 7 pm come dance at the North Shore Community Centre (NSCC), W Covehead Rd, York, to the music of Andy Arsenault the Singing Mountie. If there is a song you would like to sing, or a request for Andy, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is a 50/50 draw and bar service. 19+. Proceeds go to programs for kids at NSCC.

Halloween Spooktacular Dance

October 27

The Halloween Spooktacular Dance will be held from 9 pm–12 midnight on October 27 at the New London Community Complex, 10227 Rte 6. Dress up if you choose and come out to dance your socks off with live band Back in Tyme playing the best of Classic Country and Rock n Roll. There will be costume prizes awarded. 

Thriller PEI 2018

October 27 

New recruits and volunteers are needed to help out with Michael Jackson’s Thriller.  Every year a group of Islanders from all walks of life and ages come out and dance to Thriller on the last Saturday of October (October 27), usually outside of Confederation Centre, Charlottetown. Details will follow as the group gets organized. Funds raised from registrations and performances are given the Charlottetown Food Bank. Get your Zombie on, dance, groove to the Beat or simply attend rehearsals and have a blast. Info: Cheryl Cannon, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-894-4604

Here We Go Barn Dance — Halloween

October 27

The monthly barn dance is October 27 at 8 pm at Barnone Brewery in Rose Valley, 4248 Rte 225. It’s a Halloween Dance with prizes for costumes. Costumes are optional, but encouraged. The easy-to-do dances that are taught and called, include circles, long sets and squares. The dance will feature musicians Richard Wood and Remi Arsenault. Callers are Ward MacDonald and Marion Copleston. No experience or partner needed.

Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

From October 10–January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold auditions across Canada and into the US in search of new talent. Auditions are the first step for students hoping to join one of the RWB School’s three full-time professional programs: Ballet Academic (grade 5 and up), Aspirant (post-secondary), and Teacher Training (post-secondary). Auditions include a Q & A session as well as a master class in some cities. There is no session currently scheduled for PEI but students who are unable to attend an audition in another city may submit a video application online, which will be accepted until May 1, 2019. For information visit rwb.org/audition, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 1-204-957-3467.

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Some Upcoming Events

The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle

November 3
Delta Prince Edward The Bruce Guthro Songwriters Circle, presenting Maritime legends and  [ ... ]

Summer 1993

Until September 26
City Cinema PG, some language, mature content
Dir: Carla Simón, Spain, 98 min. La [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates
Trailside Café  Nick Doneff | September 28 Nick Doneff has won a large PEI follo [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]