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1843 A sudden storm overtakes the Island's ice boats on their regular crossing between "the Capes." The passengers and crew spend a frost-bitten night huddled under their boat on the Strait ice.
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Eptek Events and Exhibits

130 Heather Moyse Drive, Summerside Tel. 888-8373

 

Gift Shop 


The on-site boutique is stocked with Prince Edward Island made crafts and visual art including work by artists Lise Genova, Lucie Bellemare,  P. John Burden, Sandi Komst, Joan Savage, Maurice Bernard, Doreen Huestis and more.

 

Exhibits

 


"Portraits in Oil: New Friends and Neighbours"
January 14th to February 23rd

The paintings construct a panorama of the diverse individuals Kernaghan has come into contact with since her move to PEI in 2014. Several of the portraits reflect the influence of the past, while others reference an inner aspect of the individual. 

 

Events

Call Eptek for information on events and programming 1-902-888-8373


PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards 

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Heritage Awards ceremony will be held at Eptek art & Culture Centre, February 20th at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

Black History Month Talk - Island Black History

Celebrate Black History Month with a talk at Eptek Centre at 2 p.m. on February 4th.  Jim Hornby who has researched and written a book on the topic, will share information about Prince Edward Island's historical black community. Admission is free and all are welcome. 

  

Books

The members of the Eptek Centre Book Club meet on the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. New members are welcome! 
In February they will discuss Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult. Nineteen Minutes examines a school shooting in a riveting, poignant, and thought provoking novel that asks a haunting question: Do we really every know someone?

Films

Eptek Lunchtime Films continues on Thursdays through February.
Bring your sandwich, the Friends provide tea/coffee and cookies.  There is no charge for the film presentation although donations are accepted for the refreshments.
The films are: 
Jan. 25 Vienna - Beautiful Cities of the World (50 min.) distributed by Madacy Entertainment Group
Feb.1 Incredible Journeys: From the Outback to Shangri-La (68 min) distributed by Reader's Digest
Feb.8 Incredible Journeys: From the Amazon to the Arctic (68 min) distributed by Reader's Digest
Feb.15 Anne Murray in Jamaica (60 min) distributed by Standing Room Only Entertainment 
Feb.22 Splendors of the World: Splendors of the Spirit (59 min) distributed by Reader's Digest