Students moved into the new school in February 2002 and the official opening of the Centre Belle-Alliance and the École-sur-Mer was held in Summerside on May 10 of that year.
The Centre offers the Acadians and Francophones in the region a place for meetings, organizing cultural activities in French and promoting the French language, Acadian culture and French language education.
The Centre Belle-Alliance is a French language school/community center which houses a school and a French early childhood center, a public library, a gift shop, offices of provincial agencies, including those of the French newspaper La Voie acadienne and La Belle-Alliance. Founded in 1981, incorporated in 2001, La Belle-Alliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to regional community development, offering cultural and social activities in the Acadian population, Francophone and Francophile.
La Belle-Alliance manages the community center since it opened in 2002 and offers a bilingual service at all times, including catering, bar and decoration, as required.
- Pumpkin Festival/Le Festival de la citrouille
- The Library J.-Henri-Blanchard/La Bibliothèque J.-Henri-Blanchard
- The Garden of stars inc./Le Jardin des étoiles inc.
We have a nice selection of CDs of artists of Prince Edward Island. and other Acadian artists. We also have a nice selection of children's books in French and gifts handmade by from home and cards for all occasions artists in French at unbelievable prices!
We also have gift certificates.
For more information: (902) 888-1681
The Garden of stars inc. offering many services and programs for children from birth to age 12 years.
5, Ave Maris Stella,
Summerside, PE C1N 6M9