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1908 Pressured by angry farmers who regard the automobile as a horse-scaring nuisance, the Island Legislature bans cars from all public streets and highways.
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Eptek Events and Exhibits



Summerside Art Club exhibit “Transported” will be on display until March 29th. “Transported” explores the theme of transportation using a variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, watercolour, and chalk
There is no admission fee for this event and refreshments will be served.

Quilting Forward

An exhibition of work by members of the PEI Modern Quilt Guild April 7th - May 10th. The Official Opening will be held on Sunday, April 7th at 2 pm. You'll find a variety of pieces, many inspired by contemporary designs and using bright colors. There is no admission and refreshments will be served.


Book Club

The members of the Eptek Centre Book Club will meet Thursday, April 4th at 7 p.m. when they will discuss “Reading Lolita in Tehran" by Azar Nafisi. New members are welcome.


The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Film are screened each Thursday at noon. 
Explore from the comfort of the gallery with the Friends of Eptek this January with Eptek Lunchtime Films.  
Bring your sandwich; the Friends provide tea/coffee and cookies. There is no charge for the film presentation; however, donations are accepted for the refreshments.

March-April Films

  • Mar. 28 America’s Most Scenic Drives: From Texas to Yellowstone (56 min.) distributed by Reader’s Digest
    April 4th America's Most Scenic Drives: From Arizona to Alaska (56 min.) distributed by Reader's Digest
    April 11th Europe to the Max: Rome and Naples (52 min.) distributed by Questar Inc.
    April 18th History Happened Here: Journey Through Time (42 min.) distributed by Reader's Digest
    April 28th Celtic Spirits (56 min.) distributed by the National Film Board of Canada

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.