Chance to en­joy art­work

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT - De­tails, Past & Present Fine Art & An­tiques Bea­cons­field His­toric House, Lucy Maud Mont­gomery’s Na­tional His­toric Site MacNaught His­tory Cen­tre and Ar­chives The Tryon Mu­seum “Shar­ing Mem­o­ries and Mak­ing New” is the ti­tle of an up-and­com­ing book Kin­dermu

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.louise­ 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.peireg­i­ment­mu­

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://kingsplay­­work­shops 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 the­brightred­ 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 clas­s­act­ 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.peipot­tersstu­ 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. 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.

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