Clyde River his­tory on dis­play

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT - The Tryon Mu­seum The Eptek Book Club UPEI Don Mazer arts and sci­ence in­au­gu­ral lecture UPEI hosts Rita Wong, Clyde River His­tory Lec­tures “Shar­ing Mem­o­ries and Mak­ing New” is the ti­tle of an up-and­com­ing book Kin­der­musik classes at Kings Play­house in G

Vivian Beer, one of the or­ga­niz­ers be­hind the Clyde River His­tory Lec­tures se­ries, and au­thor Leonard Cu­sack, left, look over old pic­tures of the Dal­ton Sana­to­rium prior to a pre­sen­ta­tion on the build­ing at Riverview Com­mu­nity Cen­tre last week­end. The se­ries will con­tinue with pre­sen­ta­tions on Feb. 6 and Feb. 20. 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. If you would like more in­for­ma­tion you can call 902-368-0108 or check out the web­site at www.peireg­i­ment­mu­seum.ca.

will be open by chance or ap­point­ment for the win­ter months. Cur­rent dis­plays fo­cus on 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. Any­one who would like more in­for­ma­tion is en­cour­aged to call 902-6582009. on Mon­days un­til Feb. 1, when the last speaker in the se­ries will be Ian Scott, who will give a pre­sen­ta­tion en­ti­tled Scot­tish Set­tle­ment.

will meet Feb. 4, 7 p.m., to dis­cuss Poldark: Ross Poldark” by Win­ston Gra­ham. The first novel of a se­ries set in Corn­wall, Eng­land dur­ing 17831820, this book fol­lows Ross Poldark as he copes with re­turn­ing home af­ter war in Amer­ica. Ev­ery­one is wel­come to at­tend. The Eptek Art & Cul­ture Cen­tre is lo­cated at 130 Heather Moyse Dr. on the Sum­mer­side wa­ter­front and is a site of the P.E.I. Mu­seum and Her­itage Foun­da­tion. For more in­for­ma­tion call 902-888-8373.

will be de­liv­ered by Rita Wong, a pro­fes­sor, wa­ter­shed re­searcher, ac­tivist, poet and multi-me­dia artist, on Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. , in the Alex H. MacKin­non Au­di­to­rium, Room 242, of UPEI’s Don and Mar­ion McDougall Hall.

a pro­fes­sor, wa­ter­shed re­searcher, ac­tivist, poet and multi-me­dia artist, on Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., for a pub­lic read­ing of her po­etry in the Daw­son Lounge (Room 520) in SDU Main Build­ing. The read­ing is spon­sored by the UPEI fac­ul­ties of Arts and Sci­ence with fund­ing from the Canada Coun­cil for the Arts. con­tinue on Feb. 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the Riverview Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, 718 Clyde River Road, Clyde River, with Verna Clow - His­tory of Clow's Store. Coun­try stores were an im­por­tant part of the fab­ric within Is­land com­mu­ni­ties over the years. Many did not sur­vive, but Clow's Store in Hamp­shire is still thriv­ing. Verna will talk about the his­tory of their store from the early days when Al­bert Clow first founded it. Her pre­sen­ta­tion will in­clude pho­tos of the store over the years and how they changed with the times while main­tain­ing strong cus­tomer loy­alty. There will be coffee/tea and home­made treats along with tours of the large col­lec­tion of ar­ti­facts and pho­tos high­light­ing the his­tory of the com­mu­nity. All are wel­come to at­tend. The se­ries will con­tinue with a pre­sen­ta­tion on Feb. 20.

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 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 to at­tend, and dress is ca­sual. Any­one who would like more in­for­ma­tion can 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 in­for­ma­tion.

are held on Satur­day morn­ings at The Guild, Char­lot­te­town. A 10-week win­ter ses­sion started Jan. 16, with a free trial class. En­joy singing, danc­ing, play­ing, bond­ing, learn­ing. RSVP to the­brightred­mud.ca or 902-3149924. Lim­ited spots are avail­able, so reg­is­ter early.

with drama classes for ages four and up. Visit Class Act PEI on Face­book, call 902-3702907 or email clas­s­act­pei@gmail.com for more in­for­ma­tion. Stag­gered pay­ment plans are avail­able.

is in the for­mer home of J. Wat­son MacNaught, Sum­mer­side. The ge­neal­ogy cen­tre has staff to search for an­ces­tors. Hours are Tues­day to Satur­day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Tues­day, 5-9 p.m. Call 902432-1332 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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 in­for­ma­tion, go to www.dntspei.blogspot.ca or call Chris at 902-569-3818. meets in the ac­tiv­i­ties room, An­drews of Strat­ford, 355 Shake­speare Dr., Strat­ford. Un­der the di­rec­tion of Kay Lin­klet­ter with ac­com­pa­nist Leah In­man, re­hearsals are held on Tues­days, 7-9 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion con­tact Larry MacDon­ald, pres­i­dent, 902-393-3353.

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