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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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Soul Beach Volleyball City Championships – July 4 and 5


Soul Beach Volleyball will be hosting their first ever City Championships on July 4th and 5th. Sign up will be posted on our web site today at Registration is done individually but each athlete must have a partner they are playing with. Their goal is to make this event as exciting as possible for all of their athletes! There will ...

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Peterborough Pulse – Saturday July 18


Pulse will create a vibrant, playful, and active car-free corridor between Peterborough’s downtown and the Saturday Farmers’ Market. Streets once filled with cars instead fill with families pushing strollers, dog-walkers, cyclists and roller-skaters, art installations and more. Join us on Saturday July 18th, 2015 between 9:00am and 1:00pm! Peterborough Pulse will be the city’s first Open Streets event. Open Streets temporarily transform our largest public ...

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Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival – 15th Anniversary – June 13


On Saturday, June 13th, Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival will celebrate an incredible milestone – 15 years of ensuring the best possible breast cancer diagnosis and treatment is available right here in our community. One of the community’s most important fundraising events, Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival, is marking its milestone 15th anniversary in 2015 and has announced this year’s goal is ...

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Mudmoiselle – a charity mud run for women only- July 11


Women across Ontario are invited to enjoy a day of mud, sweat and cheers at the Canadian Cancer Society’s Mudmoiselle events launching this summer. These mud run fundraisers feature 5-kilometre obstacle courses winding through the hills and terrain at six venues in the province. Money raised through Mudmoiselle will fund Canada’s most promising cancer research and vital support services for ...

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Peterborough Dogfest – May 23rd


Peterborough Dogfest 2015 – Saturday, May 23rd 11am-1pm at the Peterborough Dog Park (located at 1900 Ashburnham Drive) Activities for dogs and people including raffles, vendors, licensing, microchip clinic, mini-training sessions with Karen Laws, BBQ, Police Service K-9 unit, flyball demo and more. More details at

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Pedal for Hope – Guinness Book of World Records Head Shave


Join Pedal for Hope at the Peterborough Airport as they make cancer history and break a World Record. Spectators welcome! On Saturday, May 16, 2015 Peterborough attempts to set a Guinness Book of World Records for the number of head shaves simultaneously. They are looking for 500 participants so we can blow this record out of the water! (500 participants ...

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