New mural honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by family members and fri...

Buzz about pollinators

There is growing interest in protecting pollinators and enhancing their habitat. Many of our provincial watershed groups are continuing their excellen...

Feathery fundraising

The Bennett Fall Birding Classic for species at risk

Each autumn, for the last 27 years, Island Nature Trust (INT) and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds and nature. The Bennett Fall Birdin...

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the hidden island podcast

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation is releasing the second season of its podcast, the hidden island, on September 22. the hidden island is a podc...

Be funnier, do it better

Learn how from two Island comedy veterans

Sketch Academy Sketch Academy, a new 10-week workshop at The Guild in Charlottetown with instructors Rob MacDonald and Graham Putnam, will take place...

Creative and performance learning

Art, music, theatre and dance programs for toddlers to teens

College of Piping The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts Centre’s educational programming will restart September 13 with Highland dancing...

DiverseCity Festival

Watch/stream live performances recorded this summer

DiverseCity Festival PEI’s live performances from this summer will be broadcast on Eastlink Community, September 8, 11, 18 and 25, and streamed on t...

New Star Search at Le Carrefour

Le Carrefour de l’Îsle-Saint-Jean will be celebrating their 30th anniversary on September 10. To deviate from the norm of hiring professional talen...

Order of PEI recipients

The 2021 recipients of the Order of PEI were announced by the Chancellor of the Order, Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor...

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Black Marsh

There are so many beautiful areas on Prince Edward Island to observe nature—remnants of our native Acadian forest full of migratory warblers, breath...

Exhibits

Acadian Museum of PEI View the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People which features the story of the Acadians of ...

Roma’s Journey

Commissioned orchestral work by Leo Marchildon

PEI-based musical composer Leo Marchildon was commissioned to compose orchestral music to mark the anniversary of the burning of Roma’s Settlement i...

GLAM symposium

GLAM Collective (Heather Igloliorte, Julie Nagam and Carla Taunton) will host the symposium Conversations on Art in the Public from 9:30 am–4:30 pm ...

Art in the Open

Contemporary outdoor art festival in its 10th year

Art in the Open organizers welcome Islanders and visitors to come celebrate their 10th anniversary this year and discover the unexpected in Charlottet...

Adam Brazier

Create compassion

When Adam and I met on a patio, it felt like old friends catching up. We had never met before that day, but we chatted up a storm and I was completely...

On the River Clyde

Annual pageant in New Glasgow—July 23–25 & 30–31

The fifth edition of The River Clyde Pageant returns to the fields and shorelines of New Glasgow this July, with six performances running July 23–25...

Dave Stewart

Standing proud

I met Dave Stewart for a midday coffee and as soon as he walked in the room, he was greeted by old friends and others who wanted to talk to him about ...

2021 Symons Medal

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) recently announced that the 2021 Symons Medal will be awarded to the Honourable Louise Arbour, CC, GOQ on Octo...

Markets

Charlottetown Farmers’ Market The Charlottetown Farmers’ Market is open weekly on Saturdays from 9 am–2 pm. Local farmers, crafters, artisans a...

Hooray for peatlands

Island Nature Trust receives valuable carbon sink donation

Island Nature Trust (INT) recently secured a significant carbon sink peatland in its largest single acquisition to date. Recognized for its high ecolo...

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Roma at Three Rivers

Travel back in time this summer and experience 1732 on PEI

Roma at Three Rivers transports visitors back to 1732 when French merchant Jean Pierre Roma established a settlement and trading post at Three Rivers....

Rare birds cooperate

It really is a lovely thing when rare birds cooperate with passionate bird lovers. Too often I’ve been notified of sightings of snowy owls, cattle e...

New fund supports PEI film industry

The Province is launching a new film fund to grow the film and television industry on PEI. The goal of the PEI Film Production Fund (PEIFPF) is to: g...

A healthier future

Parks Canada presents the Park Promise

On June 21, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Parks Canada will be launching the Park Promise. As stewards of PEI National Park, Parks Canada is passionate ...

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Finding new flora

The go-to place for information on native plants in Prince Edward Island is the Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre website (accdc.com). They hav...

Rainbow Brunch

Kings Playhouse—June 26

Georgetown’s Kings Playhouse will host their first all-ages Rainbow Brunch on June 26. Hosted by Drag Queen Lizzy Strange, the event will feature l...

Island Fringe Festival

Alternative indie theatre planned for mid-summer

Celebrating independent and alternative theatre in downtown Charlottetown, the Island Fringe Festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. ...

Cloggeroo returns

Island folk festival is back in Georgetown—Aug 13 to 15

The crew at Cloggeroo—the Island Folk Festival are working to bring the magic of a big festival experience back to the community of Georgetown in Th...

Mike Ross and Nicole Bellamy

Living in harmony

As soon as I walked in the back door of the Harmony House in Hunter River, I was struck by the powerful and magical energy that greeted me. Mike Ross ...

DiverseCity Festival

Island annual multicultural event is a go for 2021

The annual DiverseCity Festival will take place this year in a different form thn usual. Circumstances have challenged organizers to be creative in ho...

From fibre to finish

MacAusland’s Woolen Mills uses old tech for quality product

I was looking forward to spending time at MacAusland’s Woolen Mills in Bloomfield—watching the process, and learning the technology—and I was no...

Summer by the sea

Two theatre shows playing in Victoria this season

Victoria Playhouse in Victoria-by-the-sea will return this season with two funny and entertaining shows—Off The Grid by John Spurway and The Good Ti...

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