2014...what a year! It was a busy one with two pipe bands representing the island at the World Pipe Band Championships and the College's 25th anniversary. Where is time going? It's hard to believe that it's less than a week until Christmas Day and in just two weeks, the year will be over. If you are travelling this Christmas or staying put, please have a safe and happy holiday season. From all of us at The College (staff, volunteers, students and supporters), have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Here's to 2015!
Please note the following changes to two of the College of Piping Pipe Band 50/50 Gold Rush draws over the Christmas holidays. The Thursday, December 25th draw will take place on the morning of Wednesday, December 24th and the Thursday, January 1st draw will take place on Friday, January 2nd. All other draws will take place on their scheduled Thursdays. Thank you very much in advance for your co-operation and support!
The College will be closed as of 5pm on December 19th and won't reopen until Monday, January 5th at 9am for regular business hours.
Looking ahead to January?! Why not attend our Robbie Burns Fundraising Gala?! Tickets are now on sale! It is being planned for Saturday, January 24, 2015. The reception will begin at 6:30 pm with a traditional Robbie Burns Roast Beef Dinner at Entertainment will be provided by the faculty and students of The College of Piping. Tickets are $100.00 per person with a $75.00 tax receipt. A table of 8 will be $800.00. There is limited seating available so get your tickets early. Last year, the event sold out. Do not be disappointed!!! A complimentary shuttle service from Charlottetown to Summerside and return is available. This is the main fundraiser for
New Fundraiser Alert!!! The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada Chase the Ace Fundraiser is a weekly event with the goal of raising funds for the primary purpose of operating The College of Piping with a percentage allocated to specific band and dance programming. Ticket sale and draw location will take place at: The Oval at Red Shores/55 Greenwood Drive/Summerside, PE/ C1N 6E4. The phone number is: (902)436-5551. Ticket sales and draws will be held each Friday evening beginning on Friday, January 9, 2015. Tickets will go on sale at 5:00 pm. Tickets will be sold until 6:45 pm. Draws will take place at 7:00 pm. If draw falls on a holiday, the draw may be cancelled for that week and resume the following Friday.
And finally it's Friday: