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Legislative amendments to reduce tobacco use and protect the public from its harmful effects

Designated drivers can win free tickets to upcoming festivals

Student Drug Use 2004 -2013 Report Released

Love our Lobster continues to grow

PEI Liquor Control Commission continues to support Canadian Cancer Society’s daffodil pin campaign

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 Bird of the Day

Wood Thrush

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 Business of the Day

Timothy's World Coffee
in Charlottetown.

 Things To Do

Events for July 29th, 2015

King's Playhouse Summer Festival

A PEI Hooley

Celebrating Acadian Days in Rustico

The Tyne Valley Oyster Festival

2015 Charlottetown Festival

Noon Recitals at The Kirk

The Charlottetown Festival's Young Company

Malpeque Ceilidh

City Cinema

Harbourfront Theatre Festival

Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery

TD Always on Stage

Confederation Players Walking Tours & Historical Reenactment

Victoria Playhouse Festival

Brackley Drive In Theatre

The Island Summer Review

St. Peter's Bay Wild Blueberry Festival & Homecoming

Sexy Laundry

Searching For Abegweit: The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant

The 39 Steps

French Kiss - Feast Dinner Theatre at Brothers Two

Highland Storm Festival

Lorne Valley Community Centre Dances

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music on The Montague Waterfront

Eptek Summer Exhibitions

Souper Théatre ~ " Partons, Ma Mère Est Là "

Ceilidh in the City

French Kiss - Feast Dinner Theatre at Rodd Charlottetown Hotel

Peakes Wharf Summer Concert Series

Government House Tours (Fanningbank)

Roots Deep Down at the Trailside

Souris Silver Threads Ceilidh

Bittergirl: The Musical

Anne of Green Gables
The Musical TM

Concerts in the Garden

Watermark Theatre Summer Festival

Music in the Park - North Rustico

College of Piping - Mini Concerts

PEI Pride Week

Club 56 Dances

Anne & Gilbert, The Musical

A Big What - Live Sketch Comedy

Out of the Sea and Over the Coals - Green Gables

To search for upcoming events, visit our Festivals and Events page.

 What's New

Recent updates to our website.

 Factoid of the Day

The three small trees on the Coat of Arms represent the three counties of Prince Edward Island, Prince, Queens and Kings.

 Today in Island History

On July 29 in Island history...

1912 Tom Longboat the celebrated distance runner dazzles a large crowd at the Abegweit Grounds in Charlottetown. He laps local champ Fred Cameron of Amherst twice in winning a 10-mile match race. His time of 53:10 knocks 2:54 off Cameron's track record.

From the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation

 Aerial Photo of the Day

French River Harbour in French River

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See our Aerial Photos section for more.

Aerial photograph by Birds Eye View Photo

 Island Place of the Day

Brae Harbour
A bay, Egmont Bay.

See Our Communities section for more.

 The Moon

Moon's Illumination for 07/29/2015

Calculated using software from Sky & Telescope

 Sunrise and Sunset

Information for: July 29, 2015

Sunrise: 05:49 AM ADT
Sunset: 08:48 PM ADT

 Charlottetown Tides

Tides for Charlottetown
Do NOT use for navigation.
Consult official tide tables.

Tide data from the
Canadian Hydrographic Service

 Environment Tip of the Day

From June to December 1975, Islanders cleaned up over 16,000 derelict vehicles from the Island's landscape.

From Environment & Energy.

 Farm & Forestry Fact of the Day

Information provided by the
PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee

Hamburger meat from a single steer will make 720 quarter-pound patties, enough for one meal a day for a family of four for six months.

Visit the
Agriculture and Forestry Information Centre

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