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1852 Frederick Gisborne lays the first submarine telegraph cable in North America between Cape Tormentine, N.B., and Carleton Head, P.E.I. It is a dress rehearsal for a much grander project: a Trans-Atlantic cable.
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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

 

"Water" by Robert Milner
October 12th to November 24th

"Water" is composed of paintings of aquatic environments, drawing attention to our precious resource. Join us for the official opening on Sunday October 15th at 2pm.  


 

"Inspired by Nightingale - Dedicated to God: The Story of Georgina Fane Pope"
October 12th to January 5th

This exhibition highlights the life and accomplishments of Islander Georgina Fane Pope, renowned for her ground breaking career as a nurse and daughter of Father of Confederation Wm. H. Pope.

 


 

"Wood Comes to Life" 
December 3rd to January 5th

This exhibit will showcase the work of the Prince County Woodcarvers Guild and their intricate carvings of birds and other wildlife.  





Events

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

 

History Circles

Summerside and Area Historical Society presents a series of history circles on the railway. 

Thursday, October 26th at 6:30pm
Guest: Allan Graham 

Sunday, October 29th at 1:30pm
Guest: John Perry

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 December they will discuss "Dear Life" by Alice Munro.

Films

Eptek Lunchtime Films continues on Thursdays through October, November & December 
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: 
Nov. 16 Rudy Maxa's World: Exotic Places-India (56 min) distributed by Questar Inc.;
Nov 23 Journey of a Lifetime: Europe and the Middle East (57 min) distributed by Readers Digest 
Nov. 30 Journey of a Lifetime: Australia to the Americas (57 min) distributed by Readers Digest 
Dec. 7 Journey of a Lifetime: Africa and Asia (57 min)  distributed by Readers Digest
Dec. 14 Argentina: Land of Natural Wonder (51 min) distributed by IVN Entertainment Inc
Dec. 21 An Irish Christmas: Christmas from St. Patrick's Catherdral, Dublin (57min) Questar Inc