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Research participants needed

An Honours Psychology student at UPEI is seeking participants for a study on the identification of p [ ... ]

ALPHA

ALPHA is a series of interactive sessions that explore the basics of the Christian faith. Each sessi [ ... ]

Playwriting Workshop

Do you have an idea for a play and want to explore new ways to develop your work? PARC PEI is planning the perfect workshop for you. PARC (Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre) is hosting a weekend playwriting workshop, led by New Brunswick theatre sensation Ryan Griffith. Ryan will lead you in exploring the craft of writing for performance. Enrollment is limited so reserve early. Dates and location are being confirmed now. Contact Kathleen Hamilton for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2018 Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards Call for Submissions
Deadline is February 28

The PEI Writers’ Guild has opened the call for submissions to the 31st annual Cox & Palmer Island Literary Awards. This is an annual competition that recognizes literary excellence from across the Island. There are two awards competitions, one for adults (18+) and one for students in grades 1 to 12. Deadline is February 28, 2018, at 9 pm. For complete entry details visit: www.peiwritersguild.com, find them on facebook @IslandLiteraryAwards, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Awards gala ceremonies will take place in May 2018, in Charlottetown. Please review the full 2018 Call for Submissions, and ensure that your entry meets all guidelines for successful entry. Submit your writing in the following Adult Categories: Short Story; Poetry; Creative Non-Fiction; Literature for Children; and Indigenous Writing Awards Submit your writing in the following Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty Creative Writing Awards for Young People Categories: Early Elementary (Grades 1-3); Late Elementary (Grades 4-6); Junior High (Grades 7-9); Senior High (Grades 10-12).

Irish Cultural Centre library

The Benevolent Irish Society is in the process of developing a Reading Library as part of the Edward Whelan Irish Cultural Centre on North River Road, Charlottetown. The Library will specialize in books and periodicals dealing with Irish, Gaelic, and Celtic subjects. Currently the Society is looking for volunteers to supervise the Library. If you have three or four hours to offer one or two afternoons a month the Society would like to hear from you. The Society is also seeking donations of books that deal with Irish, Gaelic, or Celtic Themes. Currently the Library has 1000-1500 books. However, it has room for 5-6000 so more donations would be welcome. If you would like to help with this project by volunteering and/or donating books the Society would like to hear from you. Call George at 902-566-3273 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Some Upcoming Events

Montague Food Bank fundraiser

February 24
Copper Bottom Brewing With reports of there being a shortage of food items at The Southe [ ... ]

PEI Junior Honours Choir 6th Annual Conc...

March 16
Park Royal Church On March 16, The PEI Junior Honours Choir will present its 6th Annual Con [ ... ]

Winter Frolic

Outdoor fundraiser at Harvey Moore Wildlife Sanctuary February 24
Harvey Moore Wildlife Sanctuary T [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]