The Guardian (Charlottetown)
Fundraisers Central Queens United Church, Hunter River, is holding its spring take-out roast beef dinner on May 15. Enjoy a hot roast beef dinner with all the trimmings, including dessert. Tickets are $16 per adult, $7 per child (six to 12 years) and free for children under six years of age. This dinner is take out only due to COVID-19 concerns. Customers should remain in their cars, and dinners will be delivered to them. There are three take-out times: 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. To order tickets, call Lois, 902-621-0669, or Debbie, 902964-2882.
Annual lobster takeout meal is being put on by the Milton Community Hall on May 15, featuring a one-pound (cracked in shell) lobster, salads, roll and dessert. Pickup is 3-5 p.m. at the hall, or local delivery can be arranged. Tickets are $25 and are available until May 12. E-transfers and ticket orders are accepted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 902-566-3154 for information.
The Winsloe Players are unable to present their annual play this spring due to COVID-19. However, the group is collaborating with the QEH Foundation on its first 50-50 draw. People who would normally attend the show, which raises funds for the hospital, are encouraged to support the QEH and help the Winsloe Players increase their cumulative giving toward the donor wall. Go to qehfoundation. pe.ca and click on the home page, which has the details of an online raffle. Follow the prompts to support the group in the 50-50 draw, which runs until May 30. Tickets can be purchased beginning at $5. For more information, call 902-8942425.
Rustico Bay Club Auction is at 2104 Church Rd., Rustico, Mondays at 7 p.m., with good prizes and a 50/50 draw. COVID-19 restrictions are in effect.
Card games will be held Fridays at 7:30 p.m. at Dunstaffnage School Centre.
Meetings The Prince Edward Island Genealogical Society annual general meeting is at Beaconsfield Carriage House located at 2 Kent St., Charlottetown on April 24, 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be James Hornby, Island author and historian. His presentation is the History of Black Families in P.E.I. Admission is free. In order to respect public health guidelines, people are asked to wear a mask, provide contact information upon arrival and practise social distancing. Seating will be limited to 35 persons. Refreshments will not be available, so bring a beverage, if desired.
Cornwall and Area Watershed Group’s AGM is May 11, 6 p.m., at Milton Hall, 7 New Glasgow Rd. Guest speaker is Gwen Vessey, a professional agrologist, certified crop advisor, CET and agri-environmental consultant, will speak on the agri-watershed fund. Matthew McIver, a forest and wildlife technician, will talk about maintaining the value of marginal lands and wet forests. There will also be presentations on local watershed management activities, as well as elections to the board of directors and executive. There is no charge; food and beverages will be available. Public health and safety regulations will apply, seating is limited, masks are mandatory. RSVP to ensure a seat by emailing Cornwall_watershed@yahoo.ca. Visit www.cawg.ca for information.
Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild meets on the third Wednesday of the month, except for July, August and December, at the Irish Cultural Centre, 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown, 7-9 p.m. COVID-19 rules apply. Masks are required, social distancing and contact information will be enforced (please
bring a pen). There will be no food or refreshments at this time, but participants can bring their tea of coffee, etc. if they wish. New members and visitors are welcome. For information, contact Roberta, 902393-3222, or the Facebook Page, Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild of PEI for updates.
The P.E.I. Modern Quilt Guild
meets on the fourth Thursday of the month, 7-9 p.m. Follow the group on Instagram @peimqg. If interested in attending a meeting as a guest or for any other inquiries, contact email@example.com to get the details. The group follows public health guidance to determine whether each meeting will be held virtually or in-person.
Therapeutic Touch, a healing modality for self-care foundations Level instruction by www.atlanticttn.com recognized teachers via Zoom, begins April 16 and continues each Friday to May 7, 5:30-9 p.m. For more information or to pre-register with Cherry Whitaker, contact sakura.healings@gmail. com or call 902-301-7791.
Schooner Session, with Ward MacDonald and friends, is held at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown on Thursdays, beginning at 7 p.m.
Brandon and Jen Gillis will perform April 22, 6-8 p.m., at Lone Oak Brewing in Borden-Carleton.
Joce Reyome is at the Brothers Two in Summerside, April 22, 7-9 p.m.
A kitchen party is April 23, 8 p.m., at the Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village, with Chase the Ace tickets available until 9 p.m. The estimated jackpot is 34,500, with 35 cards. Entertainment is by Nick and Samantha Arsenault. There is free admission to this adults-only event.
Scott and Dale are at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside, April 23, 8:30 p.m.
Taylor Buote and Dennis Dunn are at the Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown, April 23, 9 p.m.
Dino Dunsford and Judy Lowe
are at the Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown, April 24, 1:30 p.m.
A kitchen party is at the Summerside Legion on April 24, 2-5 p.m., with Rheal Arsenault, Andy Paynter and special guest Lester MacPherson. COVID-19 restrictions apply.
Brad Oliver and company perform Saturdays, 2 p.m., at Copper Bottom Brewing in Montague, featuring members of the Rubber Boot Band and friends of the Booters.
Kim Albert and Michael Arsenault will perform as part of the Founders’ Food Hall and Market Music Series continues in Charlottetown, April 24, 3-5 p.m.
Darvel performs April 24, 6-9 p.m., at Lone Oak Brewing in Borden-Carleton.
is at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, April 24, 7 p.m.
The Rustico Bay Club Ceilidh
is April 24 at 2104 Church Rd., Rustico. Back by popular demand is vocalist Kim Albert accompanied by Mike Arsenault on guitar. The time for the show is 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7:15 p.m. Bar service is available. Admission at the door. Public Health guidelines will be adhered to. The venue is wheelchair-accessible.
Copper Bottom presents Rachel Beck and Kim Harris
on April 24. Tickets are sold by the table, with limited seating for groups of two, four and six to ensure proper physical distancing. Tickets can be purchased in the taproom or online via Eventbrite. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Logan Maddix is at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside, April 24, 8:30 p.m.
Adam MacGregor and Liam Kearney
are at the Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown, April 24, 9 p.m.
Mike Pendergast performs April 25, 1-4 p.m., at Lone Oak Brewing in Borden-Carleton.
Ceilidh in Kinkora will be held at Kinkora Place on April 25, 1:30 p.m. Admission is by donation to the Queen Elizabeth Foundation. Refreshments will be served. Performers will be Not All There, Michael Pendergast, Friends of the Irish, The Treble Makers and Lou Doiron. There will also be a 50-50 draw. Seats can be pre-purchased. To reserve a seat, call the office at 902-887-2868 before noon on April 23. Physical distancing will be practiced, and masks are mandatory.
Young At Heart Theatre kicks off its 2021 tour with a concert, Fascinating Maritime Ladies and special guest Katie McGarry, at the Kings Playhouse on April 25, 2 p.m. Fascinating Maritime Ladies, which stars Nadine Haddad, Kelley Mooney and Catherine O’Brien, celebrates female singers and songwriters from the East Coast and Quebec, including Anne Murray, Rita MacNeil, Catherine MacKinnon, The Rankin Family, Edith Butler and many more. Tickets can be purchased online at kingsplayhouse.com, by phone at 1-888-346-5666, or in person at 65 Grafton St. Georgetown.
Sunday Afternoon Tune Session
with host Roy Johnstone is at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, 2-5 p.m.
Tunes on Tap, a weekly dose of toe-tapping traditional music is at Copper Bottom Brewing in Montague every Sunday, 3-5 p.m. Performing on April 25 is Lovely Nelly.
There is free admission.
Peggy Clinton and Johnny Ross are at the Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown, April 25, 5 p.m.
Irish Mythen is at the Trailside Music Hall, 155 Kent St., Charlottetown, April 25-28, 8 p.m.
Midwinter ceilidh series, hosted by the Ceilidh in the City, will present its final show in the series at the Winsloe Lions Club on April 28, 7-9 p.m., featuring Jimi Platts, a singer and guitar player. The show is hosted by the Ceilidh in the City Band with Kendall Docherty, Peter Burke, Ian Hunter and Brian Knox. Admission is at the door with advance reservations available by calling Docherty at 902-569-1133. There will be a canteen and bar service in support of the Winsloe and Area Lions Club.
Acoustic Wednesdays and Thursdays will be held at the Gahan House in Charlottetown, 8-10 p.m.
Dave Woodside is at the Brothers Two in Summerside, April 30, 7-9 p.m.
Nick Doneff is at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, April 30, 7 p.m.
Jonny Ray is at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside, April 30, 8:30 p.m.
The East Pointers are on the Mainstage of Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown, April 30 and May 1, 8 p.m. For ticket information, contact the box office.
Olivia Blacquiere will perform as part of the Founders’ Food Hall and Market Music Series continues in Charlottetown, May 1, 3-5 p.m.
Bayview Crossing is at the Silver Fox Entertainment Complex in Summerside, May 1, 8:30 p.m.
A ceilidh is at the Winsloe Lions Hall on May 3, 7 p.m., featuring Keelin Wedge, who will be joined by Frank Whitty and the house band of Brian Knox, Brian Langille and Judy Lowe. There is a canteen and bar service and a 50/50 draw. Admission is at the door which opens at 6:30 p.m. The hall is wheelchair accessible. COVID-19 restrictions apply.
Holland College’s School of Performing Arts will hold its student showcase concert online free of charge in the Florence Simmons Performance Hall and will take place between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. on April 23. Students will perform selections from different genres, including R&B, pop, jazz, latin and improv. Those interested can watch the concert on the Holland College’s YouTube channel, www. youtube.com/user/hollandhurricanes.
Side Hustle in the time of COVID-19 takes the stage at The Guild, Queen Street, Charlottetown, April 22, 7-8:30 p.m. (no intermission). Join the members of this collective comedic team as they bulldoze their musical, manic and maniacal way through suggestions, their hopes and dreams for a better future and all things happy and hopeful. For information and tickets, contact the venue.
Honk! Jr. is being presented by The Guild Musical Theatre School at the venue on Queen Street, Charlottetown, April 24, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., and April 25, 4 p.m. For tickets and information, contact The Guild.
Popalopalots bring their makeit-up-on-the-spot sketch comedy to the stage of the The Guild in Charlottetown on April 30, 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at The Guild box office (111 Queen St.) or by calling 902-620-3333.
Jimmy Flynn, Maritime comedy legend, is live in the Pourhouse of the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, May 6-7, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday night Trivia with Wade Babineau is at 7:30 p.m. at the Olde Dublin Pub in Charlottetown.
Trivia with Dan and Spencer is at Lone Oak Brewing on April 23, 7 p.m.
Trivia with Dave Connolly is at the Old Triangle in Charlottetown, Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Spots are limited. Call to reserve.
Bloom Market will be held at the Delta Hotel Convention Centre in Charlottetown on April 30, 12-8 p.m., and May 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bloom Market will feature 56 wellestablished vendors all from P.E.I. There is no entry fee, but donations will be collected for Blooming House and the Black Cultural Society of P.E.I. The market follows P.E.I. Chief Public Health Office regulations and is spread out over four ballrooms to provide adequate space for social distancing.
A Course in Miracles in being offered every Friday at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Call Jim at 902-566-1859.
The P.E.I. Steel Guitar Club is open to anyone who is interested in pedal steel guitar, lap steel or dobro. The club has books, magazines, newsletters, CDs, cassettes and VHS tapes. For more information, call John, 902-651-2679, or Paul, 902-940-6679.
The Cornwall Library Art Gallery is featuring the Spring Group Art Show of more than 15 pieces of art. For information on displaying in the gallery, which is located in the Cornwall Town Hall, call 902629-8415.
Gallery @ The Guild is showing the artwork of Seniors College students and instructors until May 9. This is the ninth year for this group show, with some old favourites exhibiting and lots of new faces as well. Although Seniors College classes have been cancelled due to COVID-19, members have continued to work at their art at home and in small groups, so this popular show is able to go ahead this year. The gallery is located on Queen Street in Charlottetown.
Peake Street Collective and this town is small
are presenting the group exhibition, Remote Transmissions, at Receiver Coffee on Victoria Row until April 24. Just over a year since COVID-19 cases began to appear across Canada, the group exhibition brings together artwork by P.E.I.-based artists that are informed by or created during the lockdown period. Artists participating are Sara Austin, Alexis Bulman, Ashley Anne Clark, Giselle Déziel, Donnalee Downe, Shelby Kendra Downe, Doug Dumais, Rosanna Kressin, Monica Lacey, Alyse Mercey, Carol Moffatt, Gail Rhyno, Jessica Sheppard, Trudy Spooner, Tomoyo Suzuki, Becka Viau and Morag Weatherston. More information can be found at www.thistownissmall.com or by contacting Lisa Theriault, TTIS Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown
is featuring Entrance Gallery: Ronald Bloore, Paul Griffin and Eleanor King; Give Me Shelter; Eye Candy: Recent Gifts to the Collection; Gerard Clarkes: A Haunted Land; The Drive. In addition, Family Sundays will be held with the next one April 25 in Memorial Hall. Gather up the gang for fun-filled art activities, 1:30-2:30 p.m. This is a free event, offered in English and French. All ages are welcome, and pre-registration is required.
Eptek Art & Culture Centre exhibition,
Quills, Ash, and Bone: Current perspectives on traditional Mi’kmaq art continues, featuring artists Noella Moore, Annie Gallant, Nora Richard, Kayla Sark, Melissa Peter-Paul, Cheryl Simon, Gilbert Sark and Mary Catherine Sark. Eptek’s on-site gift shop carries Island art and craft and books on local themes. There is a permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. This site of the P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation is at 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside. Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and most Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation (suggested: $3). Operations are adjusted to follow protocols of the Chief Public Health Office. Call 902-888-8373 or visit www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/ EptekCentre.
Love’s Hidden SymMeTrees, the new spring art exhibit featured by Culture Summerside’s Sixty Days of Fame series, is showing the work of Patricia Clarkin in the Lefurgey Room of the Lefurgey Cultural Centre in Summerside. The exhibit will be open to the public, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at no charge. The Sixty Days of Fame series has been featured in the past at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives gallery. However, for now it is the temporary home of the International Fox Museum. The Lefurgey Cultural Centre is located at 205 Prince St., Summerside.
The Acadian Museum in Miscouche is open Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Operations are adjusted to follow Chief Public Health Office protocols.
Beaconsfield Historic House is open in Charlottetown, Tuesday to Friday: noon to 4 p.m. Operations are adjusted to follow Chief Public Health Office protocols.
Green Gables Heritage Place in Cavendish is open by appointment only until May 31. Contact the site for more information.