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Electric City Culture Council (EC3) gets Trillium Foundation funding


Source Media Release : On Thursday, local MPP Jeff Leal and Dr. Ramesh Makhija, an Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) volunteer, met with members of the Electric City Culture Council (EC3) to formally congratulate them on receiving a $156,000 OTF grant to undertake a three-year development project to build and strengthen its organizational capacity. Mayor Daryl Bennett and Deputy Peterborough ...

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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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Driving “GREEN”

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On Friday May 1, 2015 at approximately 5 a.m. Peterborough Police received a call from the complainant stating there was a vehicle on the golf course at the Peterborough Golf and Country Club located on Armour Road. Officers were dispatched to the scene and located the suspect vehicle stopped in a swampy area on the north end of the golf ...

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City of Peterborough’s Environment Day – Saturday, May 9, 2015


The City of Peterborough’s annual Environment Day is on Saturday, May 9, 2015. The event takes place at the Evinrude Centre, 911 Monaghan Road from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. City residents can take advantage of free disposal of all oversized plastic items, such as patio furniture, laundry baskets and water cooler jugs, video and audio tapes, ...

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Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby – April 25-26


Spring is here.  It is time to celebrate at the Ducks Unlimited Canada Peterborough Chapter’s 28th Annual “World’s Largest Greenwing Gathering“. Registration starts at 8 am both days and is only $15 per child aged 15 and under and additional children within the same family are only $5 each.  On Saturday lunch is included for all registered Greenwings and you can win instant prizes ...

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City and Agricultural Society reach tentative agreement on Morrow Park


Mayor Daryl Bennett and Ryan Moore, First Vice President of the Peterborough Agricultural Society Board, are pleased to announce the City and Society have reached a tentative agreement to resolve the long-standing impasse regarding interpretation and application of the Morrow Park Transfer Agreement. The City is the owner of Morrow Park under the terms of the Transfer Agreement which also ...

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Lakefield College School Open House May 5


Inside and outside the classroom, you will discover that rigorous academics, challenging athletics, and inspiring co-curricular arts are more than just lessons. They are experiences developed by dedicated teachers who believe in the education of the whole student. Lakefield College School takes great pleasure in seeing their students thrive during their time at LCS and achieve their university dreams, nourished to achieve their potential through guidance and a learning ...

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Kawartha Centre- Sports Complex Plans Announced


A $90-million sports complex featuring a twin pad arena, sports fields, swimming pool, retail and a hotel and convention centre will be built at the corner of Clonsilla Avenue and Lansdowne Street. Named “Kawartha Centre”, the developer Navigator will be bringing plans forward to develop the site. The proposed development addresses the need and community desire to create a recreation ...

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National Volunteer Week 2015 – April 12 – 18


A volunteer action is like a stone thrown in a lake: its effect has a direct impact. At the same time, like ripples, volunteer efforts reach out far and wide to improve communities. Undeniably, volunteers rock. National Volunteer Week is a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s volunteers. NVW 2015 takes place April 12-18. Findings from Volunteer Canada and Investors Group’s ...

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April is Daffodil Month


Daffodil Month is a national fundraising campaign of the Canadian Cancer Society. During April, Society volunteers raise vital funds for the fight against cancer. The daffodil is a symbol of strength and courage in the fight against cancer. Buy a daffodil pin and wear it in April to show your support for Canadians living with cancer now. Money raised during ...

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2015 Easter Seals Telethon – April 12


The annual Easter Seals Telethon celebrates success stories, introduces new Provincial Easter Seals Ambassadors, showcases Easter Seals kids and their families, and recognizes those donors and sponsors who have helped us so much. This year, the Telethon will take place in 6 communities throughout Ontario, including Toronto, Northern Ontario, Peterborough, Sault Ste. Marie, South Eastern Ontario and Windsor-Essex. Peterborough   ...

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Peterborough Astronomical Association celebrates Earth Hour 2015 – March 28th


Join the Peterborough Astronomical Association and celebrate the 7th annual, free, public, all age’s event….. Earth Hour 2015! With telescopic views of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, our Moon, star cluster, nebula and galaxies! from the top of Armour Hill at the end of Museum Drive at 300 Hunter St. East Saturday March 28th Dusk to Midnight (Weather Permitting) Please park ...

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