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Kawartha Rotary Ribfest 2017 – July 7,8 and 9

Enjoy the best barbecue in Peterborough at the 15th Annual Kawartha Rotary Ribfest.   Join us for a fun-filled weekend of lip smackin’ food, great music and entertainment, and loads of family fun! July 7th, 8th and 9th at Millennium Park in Peterborough. Free admission and entertainment! You don’t want to miss out on any of the fun! Check out this article of highlights from a last year’s event! All of the funds raised at the Kawartha Rotary RibFest go to support humanitarian projects locally and internationally.  Sponsored by Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha, so come on out and…

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Peterborough Pulse returns Saturday, July 15th, 2017

Peterborough’s largest free recreation program returns Saturday, July 15th, 2017! Peterborough Pulse invites the whole city to walk, bike, dance, play and socialize in spaces typically used by cars. For one summer day, George Street transforms into a vibrant car-free corridor filled with families pushing strollers, cyclists and roller-skaters, Karate and Zumba, art and music, and more. In 2017, Peterborough Pulse Celebrates the 150 with special photo exhibits, arts installations, and activities that showcase and celebrate our unique community and, we hope, provide inspiration for the next 150 years. We are…

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Canada 150 Downtown Peterborough

Schedule of Events – Provided by the City of Peterborough web site Thursday, June 29, 2017 150 Downtown Pop-Up Great local entertainment and art at various locations throughout Downtown Peterborough Friday, June 30, 2017 The Bash 150 Street Dance on Hunter Street from 4:00 pm -10:00 pm with a great line-up of local musicians including headliners, The Rocket Revue Saturday, July 1, 2017 Canada Day Parade Opening Ceremonies begin at 10:30 am and the parade begins at 12:00 noon. Multicultural Day At Del Crary Park Peterborough Musicfest Kim Mitchell will perform…

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Kim Mitchell to bring his deep Canadian pride to Musicfest July 1, 2017

Hang those patio lanterns high and go for a soda – iconic Canadian rock mainstay Kim Mitchell will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Del Crary Park, headlining Peterborough Musicfest’s curtain-raiser, the first of 17 shows this summer.    Few artists have inhabited the Canadian musical landscape as consistently and prominently over the last 40 years as the Canadian rock legend. His band Max Webster, founded with fellow Sarnia native Pye Dubois, saw significant success in the late 70s and 80s with its albums garnering gold and platinum status. The band…

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Peterborough artist Sandra MacGillivray opens “O Canada” show at Toronto’s Dimensions Gallery

Award-winning Canadian artist Sandra MacGillivray of Peterborough has recently completed what some might call the most Canadian of artistic undertakings, bravely taking on the challenge of interpreting and painting each verse of our beloved national anthem, “O Canada“. The body of work, aptly called “O Canada,“ is a collection of seven paintings, each artistically portraying a verse of our national anthem. Each painting is mounted on a display that has the words to “O Canada“ printed around each painting. Sandra’s work has been gaining momentum on the Canadian art scene, and she…

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