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Nexicom Free community BBQ in support of the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society – August 18

If you plan to be in the Lakefield area this Friday August 18th and would like to enjoy some free BBQ join us from 11am to 2pm at the M&M Food Market at 140 Queen Street. All donations go directly to support the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. Unopened wet and dry cat & dog food donations will also be accepted. Come out and support the amazing work LAWS does for our community, while enjoying the great quality meats M&M is known for. All are welcome, hope to see you there!…

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The Sheepdogs (Rock) | Aug 16

The Sheepdogs (Rock) | Aug 16 at Peterborough Musicfest As a young child Ewan Currie was discovered by his worried and frantic mother in a park near their Saskatoon home, he had wandered off and found a furry new friend. Years later the large benevolent canine would inspire the name of Currie’s now famous rock and roll band, The Sheepdogs. In early 2011 the last miles on that long road to fame took place in a 1995 Dodge 3500 van, as they toured Canada doing small gigs and travelled to…

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The Philosopher Kings (Rock)- Aug 12

The Philosopher Kings (Rock) | Aug 12 at Peterborough Musicfest The Philosopher Kings came onto the scene in 1994 with their eponymous debut album, which spawned the hit single Charms and earned gold status in Canada. Their critical and popular breakthrough occurred with the release of their platinum-selling 1997 follow-up, Famous, Rich and Beautiful. The Juno award-winning group took a hiatus a decade ago as the five-piece band focused on other projects. To the delight of their ardent fans, the quintet of Gerald Eaton (vocals), Denton Whited (drums), Jon Levine…

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EX Marks the Spot! Peterborough Exhibition runs Aug 10-13

At the 2017 Ex we are once again offering a one price payment for admission! One pass gets you in to the show for all four days of the event. With your ticket you’re free to come back and enjoy the various events, attractions, shows and workshops for one low price! Admission Price (includes HST) General Admission $10.00 Children under 5 FREE! Parking (enter off Park Street) FREE! Buy Advance Passes from July 25th to August 4th at the following locations:  Memorial Centre Box Office  Starfra Feeds  Peterborough Exhibition Office…

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Partial Solar Eclipse – Mon, Aug 21, 2017

First Total Solar Eclipse in USA Since 1979 This is the first total eclipse of the Sun visible from the contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) since February 26, 1979. The last time a total eclipse was visible from coast to coast was on June 8, 1918. When the Partial Eclipse Happens for Peterborough, Ontario The eclipse starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times when the eclipse occurs. Event Time in Peterborough* First location to see the partial eclipse begin Aug 21 at 11:46…

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Family Paddling Day – August 6

Canadian Canoe Museum presents Family Paddling Day SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017 11:30AM  3:00PM Book your seat on this Family Paddling Tour at the Peterborough Lift Lock! This fun and engaging tour is 90 minutes long and is suitable for all ages and abilities. Choose between a tour leaving at 11:30 a.m. or a tour leaving at 1:30 p.m. PRICING (HST INCLUDED) Adults (18+) Member Price: $18 Non-Members Price: $20 Youth (17 and under – must be accompanied by an adult) Member Price: $13 Non-Member Price: $15 NOTE: Infants under 30lbs are not…

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