Events General 

2016 North American Envirothon is Coming to Trent

Over 500 future environmental leaders from across North America will travel to Peterborough and be welcomed to Trent University this summer from July 24 to July 29, 2016 for the 2016 North American Envirothon (NAE), a unique educational program that takes students beyond the classroom to learn about natural ecosystems first-hand and build their skills as green leaders. The NAE is the culmination of more than 50 state and provincial Envirothon programs in which students learn about the workings of our natural ecosystems and apply their skills and knowledge in…

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Fleming College launches program for non-profit organizations

Fleming College is launching a new customized training program for individuals who work within the non-profit sector. Developed in partnership with the United Way of Peterborough & District and recognizing the need in the sector, the Business of Philanthropy in the Non-Profit Sector is a customized program delivered by a panel of non-profit sector and fundraising professionals that will be delivered over five months in five full-day modules (one per month). The program has been specifically designed to enhance the skillsets of those involved in fundraising activities in non-profit agencies…

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Peterborough Public Library Moves to Temporary Location at Peterborough Square

The Peterborough Public Library is about to undergo a major renovation to the Main Branch on Aylmer Street. The library will close to the public on Saturday April 30, 2016 at 5:00p.m. The Main Branch will not be accessible to the public during the closure. The Library anticipates the temporary location will open its doors on the lower level of Peterborough Square on May 19, 2016. During the two weeks that the library is closed, the DelaFosse branch, at 729 Park Street South, will have extended hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm, Friday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm and closed Sunday. Library…

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6th Annual Relly on the Roof!

Relly On The Roof returns for a sixth year from April 28 until April 30th. Raising funds for Habitat For Humanity Peterborough& Kawartha under the Peterborough Cares funding umbrella. At noon on Thursday, April 28, Paul Rellinger, with the generous help of the Peterborough Fire Department, will be lifted to the roof of the Brick, 1200 Lansdowne Street, West, while Habitat for Humanity volunteers collect donations in the parking lot below. Paul will “live” atop The Brick until 5pm April 30. A highlight of the weekend will be a live…

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Discover the story behind every door – Doors Open Ontario kicks off April 23

From April to October, the Ontario Heritage Trust invites you to explore Ontario’s heritage treasures during Doors Open Ontario 2016. The season kicks off April 23 in Guelph and runs on weekends throughout the summer and fall with events in 43 communities across the province. Satisfy your curiosity and get behind normally closed doors to experience intriguing interiors, where you will be inspired by rare and exceptional materials, craftsmanship and design. From historical houses to modern marvels of construction, Doors Open Ontario has something for everyone! Doors Open Ontario 2016…

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Shorelines Casino Seeks Relocation to the City of Peterborough

Ontario Gaming East Limited Partnership (OGELP) is moving forward with proposed plans to develop and operate a new, multi-faceted entertainment property in the City of Peterborough. If successful, it would mean the relocation of the current slot machine facility located at Kawartha Downs. “We are excited about the prospect of a Shorelines gaming operation being developed in the City of Peterborough, but we recognize that there are a series of approvals necessary from the City, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) and the Government of Ontario, before we can proceed,”…

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