Chance to enjoy artwork
Marsha Gallant explores the latest body of work from Philadelphia-based Canadian artist Leah Modigliani. Her exhibition, Washington, D.C., 1939, Basel, 1957, Paris, 1958, Berkeley 1969, Chicago, 1969, London, 1969, will be on display at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery until Feb. 14. “Choose Again”, which is all about Living Unconditional Happiness — as seen through the eyes of an artist. All are welcome. Come out to enjoy the art and a bowl of hot Minestrone soup. Check out www.louisecarota.com. The gallery, on the corner of Queen and Richmond streets, Charlottetown, is open noon to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday.
is featuring Ni’n na L’nu: The Mi’kmaq of Prince Edward Island. There is also genealogy information available. The museum is open Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. in the off-season, admission is free (except for groups); however, donations are appreciated. For more information call 902-432-2880. one of seven P.E.I. Museum Sites, was built in 1877 and considered one of Charlottetown’s finest homes. Today, it stands as a wonderful example of Victorian architecture. There is also a small bookstore and giftshop. During the winter months, Beaconsfield is open for tours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m. (and other times by appointment). Anyone who would like more information should call 902-368-6603.
of Canada — Green Gables Heritage Site and the site of Montgomery’s Cavendish home. Green Gables is famous as the inspiration for the setting of Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. Call 902-963-7874 for more information. deserts of Afghanistan. Museum hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. Admission is free, however donations are appreciated. For more in formation call 368-0108 or check www.peiregimentmuseum.ca.
will be open by chance or appointment for the winter. Current displays are a history of the area, including First Nations Peoples, Acadians and early English arrivals starting with Samuel Holland’s plan for Lot 28. Also, the personal collections of two society members will highlight the history of CJRW radio station in Summerside and the reception of radio signals in this area from the mid-1920s. Gift shop is open as well. The museum is located at #47 Route 10 at Tryon. There is no admission charge but memberships or donations to the Tryon & Area Historical Society Inc. will be welcome. For information call 902-658-2009.
continues Jan. 21 with ”Australian Railway: Coast to Coast (57 minutes); and Jan. 28 - “Australian Railway: Tropics to Tasmania” (57 minutes). Many videos are drawn from the collection of the late Blanche Hogg. The public is invited to bring a lunch. The Friends of Eptek will provide tea, coffee and cookies. Films are screened Thursdays at noon; there is no admission. Donations for refreshments are accepted.
is at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House, corner of Kent and West streets, Charlottetown. The speaker for Jan. 18 is Georges Arsenault on Acadian Homes, at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation at the door. The lecture series continues on Mondays until Feb. 1. Remaining speakers are Jan. 25 - Charlotte Stewart, Researching Your Houses History; Feb. 1, Ian Scott, Scottish Settlement
in support of the QEH Foundation. All are welcome to share a short story on any subject they would like to write about. Poems, secret recipes with a story, art work, music, history, newspaper clippings of interest and photos are always popular. Keep in mind the art work and photos will be printed in black and white. The deadline is Feb. 29. Anyone who can help is encouraged to contact 902-651-2017.
are held on Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m., at Murphy’s Community Centre, Richmond Street, Charlottetown, Room 303. The dances are called and done with four couples in a square set to Don Messer-style music. No partner is necessary in order to attend, and dress is casual. For more information call The Tamarackers at 902629-1869.
are for ages two to four as well as musical theatre classes for ages five to seven and eight to 13. Go to http://kingsplayhouse.com/classworkshops or call the playhouse at 1-888-346-5666 for more information.
are held on Saturday mornings at The Guild, Charlottetown. A 10-week winter session starts Jan. 16, with a free trial class. Enjoy singing, dancing, playing, bonding, learning. RSVP to thebrightredmud.ca or 902-3149924. Limited spots are available, anyone interested is advised to register early.
with drama classes for ages four and up. Visit Class Act PEI on Facebook, call 902-3702907 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Staggered payment plans are available.
are at the P.E.I. Potters Studio in Victoria Park, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or 1:303:30 p.m. Classes start on Jan. 16 and run for 10 weeks. To register, visit www.peipottersstudio.com or call Barb, 902-218-2493.
a fun group of people with a variety of levels of musical skills who enjoy playing in an orchestra, practises Saturdays, 10 a.m., in the activities room, Andrews of Stratford, 355 Shakespeare Dr., Stratford. For more information visit www. dntspei.blogspot.ca or call Chris, 902-569-3818. meets in the activities room, Andrews of Stratford, 355 Shakespeare Dr. Under the direction of Kay Linkletter with accompanist Leah Inman, rehearsals are held on Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Contact Larry MacDonald, president of the choir, 902-393-3353, for information.
Tuesdays, 7 p.m., at the Malcolm Darrach Centre. No previous experience is required. For more information, call 902672-3523.