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Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend

Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend.
Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five things on The Guardian’s radar.


Lift 4 MS
Saturday and Sunday, noon, Delta Prince Edward, Charlottetown

The goal is of the inaugural Lift 4 MS is to raise funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis while promoting a fit and healthy lifestyle. The day starts at noon with bouncy castles, face painting and special guests for the kids. The lift competition will take place in the evening. Lifters have the choice between an Olympic lift or a powerlift. Proceeds from the enrolment fee will be donated in support of The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Atlantic Division.

CSI in the Library
Saturday, 1 p.m. Summerside Rotary Library

Calling all kid detectives — bring your sleuthing skills and help solve a mystery in the library.  Call the library (902-436-7323) to register because space is limited.

Un/Lucky In Love
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Park Royal United Church, Charlottetown

You’ve just met someone special. You think this might even be love and that perhaps your beloved might feel the same way about you — but how can you be sure? Luminos Ensemble hopes to answer those questions with their show that draws on extensive research into more than 500 years worth of choral music. The ensemble will answer the most important questions you may have about romantic love, with the help of Claude Debussy, Gerald Finzi, Claudio Monteverdi, Eric Whitacre, Gustav Holst, Paul Sjolund, and PDQ Bach.

Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling at The Mack
Saturday, 7:30 p.m., The Mack, Charlottetown

With over 30 industry awards or accolades between them, Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley Dowling are two of the East Coast's hardest working musicians. Ellsworth has been at the forefront of numerous Maritime success stories, from the Rude Mechanicals to Haunted Hearts to his solo endeavours. Kinley meanwhile has toured the world with Hey Rosetta! And also performs solo, having just taken home three 2017 Music P.E.I. Awards for her debut solo album. The pair have combined on the shared duo album, “Everyone Needs To Chill Out.”

Sunday Series: Tunes on Tap
Sunday, 3 p.m., Copper Bottom Brewing, Montague

Tunes on Tap is held every Sunday from 3-5 p.m. hosted by Ward MacDonald and featuring new artists from across P.E.I., Atlantic Canada and beyond. This Sunday’s performers are Sheila Mackenzie, Rannie MacLellan and Kevin Chaisson. The Sunday Series is cover-free. 

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