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PCCHU Issues Fourth Heat Alert of the Season


PCCHU Issues Fourth Heat Alert of the Season The Peterborough County-City Health Unit is issuing another Heat Alert for the City and County of Peterborough, and Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations.  The alert is issued for September 1 and 2 and will remain in effect until further notice. This Heat Alert is being issued as the daytime temperatures are ...

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Gimme That Prime Time Religion at the 4th Line Theatre


Currently, 4th Line Theatre is remounting Robert Winslow’s play, Gimme That Prime Time Religion. Robert wrote the play in the late 1970s as a response to the rabid popularity of extreme televangelists, most notably, Reverend Ernest Angley. The play is a satire which targets people who use their charisma and influence over the faithful for their own personal glory and ...

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Peterborough Folk Festival – August 21-23


ABOUT THE FESTIVAL! The Peterborough Folk Festival happens August 21, 22, 23, 2015.   It’s a three-day music and art festival in the heart of the beautiful city of Peterborough, Ontario. With lots of music, workshops, food and craft vendors, we’re certain that you’ll love our festival as much as we do! The Peterborough Folk Festival’s mandate is to foster ...

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Havelock Jamboree 2015


August 13, 14, 15 and 16 Canada’s Largest Live Country Music and Camping Festival! Thank you to all of those that joined them for their Special Celebration of the 25th Anniversary Show.  Features over 25 entertainers performing on twin stages over a 4 day period.  Come and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. The Havelock Jamboree is a family camping ...

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Peterborough Ex 2015


August 6th – 9th, 2015 This year marks the 170th Peterborough Exhibition, older than the country we live in. Through the years there have been many volunteers, directors and exhibitors that have given the most valuable thing they could, time! Without these people it would not have been possible to reach such a monumental milestone. Even though the EX has ...

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Buckhorn Fine Art Festival – August 14, 15 & 16


Whether you have enjoyed all previous Festivals, or are a first-time visitor, you can count on having a wonderful experience. Plan a day trip or come for a vacation and enjoy the many attractions, restaurants, lakes and sights in Beautiful Buckhorn and the Kawarthas! AVAILABLE SERVICES Offered for your enjoyment at the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival: fine food (and beverage) ...

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West End Splash Pad Grand Opening – July 30


The Grand Opening of the West End Splash Pad takes place on July 30th When: Thursday, July 30, 2015, from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Where: 1 Kinsmen Way Peterborough Mayor Daryl Bennett and Councillors Henry Clarke, Don Vassiliadis and Diane Therrien will join Sharon Wynn from the Tollington Park Trust Fund to celebrate the grand opening of the West End ...

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Lakefield Fair – July 24 & 25


This year’s Lakefield Fair will continue to highlight daily livestock shows, truck and tractor pulls, horse pulls, home craft exhibits, president’s mini farm and agricultural education! I am also proud to say that this year we are continuing to highlight some community favourites such as Gable Bros.Midway, mud bogs, vintage car show, musical entertainment and demolition derby! Growth is a sign of a healthy root ...

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Peterborough Police Service issues Fraud Alert


Fraud Alert: The Peterborough Police Service warns residents that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) fraud continues to circulate in our area. We continue to receive calls from local citizens reporting this scam. According to the CRA, occasionally, taxpayers may receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the CRA. In all ...

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Outdoor Yoga starting July 7th at The Mount


Outdoor Yoga at The Mount, Tuesday July 7 and July 21 from 7pm until 8pm It is a class that is $10. and the money is going towards the Mount. Karma class. Please sign up in advance, so we can know we have at least 5 students to run the class. ALL are welcome, no experience necessary.  E-mail us for ...

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Lakefield Literary Festival


July 10 – 12, 2015 The Lakefield Literary Festival celebrates its rich literary heritage each July on a weekend close to Margaret Laurence’s birthday, and showcases many current Canadian authors. The festival was created to celebrate the work of Catharine Parr Traill, Susanna Moodie and Margaret Laurence, among others, all of whom lived and wrote in Lakefield. History of the Lakefield ...

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Free Lockage for Canada Day on Ontario’s Historic Canals


The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced that in celebration of Canada Day lockage on Ontario’shistoric canals will be free all day on July 1 for the first time. This will help attract boaters and visitors to the many opportunities available on these waterways and in the many communities along them. ...

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City staff recommend a new Arena/Complex site be located at Trent University


A report to recommend a site for a new arena complex and servicing of property on the east bank of Trent University Recommendations That Council approves the recommendations outlined in Report CSD15-019 dated June 29, 2015, of the Director of Community Services, as follows: That Trent University be approved as the site for a replacement facility for Northcrest Arena; That ...

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FIN DE FIESTA FLAMENCO: Thursday June 25 and Friday June 26, 8:00pm. $20/$18 students, at The Theatre on King, 159 King Street, Suite 120 Advance reservations: 705-930-6194 This esteemed flamenco ensemble brings Spanish inspiration to Canadian soil. Made up of Canadian and American flamenco artists who divide their time between North America and Seville, Spain, FIN DE FIESTA has been ...

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Multicultural Canada Day Festival


So much more than just a national holiday, Canada Day in Peterborough’s is celebrated with a tradition that you do not want to miss. Each year, on July 1st, thousands of residents and tourists converge at Del Crary Park to join in Peterborough’s Multicultural Canada Day Festival. For the full Peterborough Canada Day Experience: Start your day on George Street and ...

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