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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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Swim to Survive

Swim to Survive is a FREE drowning prevention program offered by the City of Peterborough’s waterfront lifeguards at Beavermead Beach. This program is offered to children 5 to 12 years old. This program teaches and evaluates the following basic fundamental skills necessary to survive an unexpected fall into deep water: Roll into Deep Water Tread Water for 1 Minute Swim 50 Metres The program takes place on Saturdays from July 8 to August 5 2017. Check out the Swim to Survive Flyer for class times. Registration: Call the Recreation Division at 705-742-7777 ext. 1873 (Monday…

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Strutt Your Mutt 2017

Strutt Your Mutt on September 24th 2017! Your support will help us reach our goal of raising over $25,000 for this community. This event will be one to remember! With live music, face painting, food vendors, games for dogs, swag bags and so much more, this event will start off this fall with a bang! We anticipate there will be over 300 people in attendance. [beautifulquote align=”left” cite=””]Your participation and fundraising for Strutt your Mutt helps the 2000 animals that will be in need this upcoming year[/beautifulquote]   Registration Register as an individual or…

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12th Annual Sandcastle Festival in Cobourg – August 5

Surf, Sun and Sand, Sand, Sand… Dig up your shovels and pails and get down & dirty in Cobourg this summer. Sandcastle building competition, master sculptures, inflatables and a live DJ. Schedule for this August 5, 2017 event 8am Master Sculptors begin their work (Viewing all weekend) 8:30am Registration Opens Amateur Competition (under the blue tent) 10:00am Sandsculpting Lessons 10:30am Competition begins 11am – 5pm Kid Zone Open Inflatable Fun Park Opens* Live DJ on Beach 4:30pm Awards Presentation at DJ Booth 8:30pm Movie on the Beach: Moana 10:30pm Fireworks…

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Peterborough man facing additional fraud charges, police believe there may be more victims

A 29-year-old Peterborough man is facing additional fraud charges after several more victims came forward to police. Through further investigation it was revealed that between January 2017 and July 2017 the accused defrauded several other persons he knows of postsecondary tuition funds and also convinced several of the victims to pay into an investment scam. As a result of the investigation Gaurav Paul, 29, of Applewood Crescent, Peterborough, is additionally charged with fraud under $5,000 X4. The investigation is ongoing. Police believe there may still be other victims and are…

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