Events 

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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General 

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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Entertainment Events 

28th Annual Havelock Country Jamboree – August 17, 18, 19 & 20, 2017

Canada’s Largest Live Country Music and Camping Festival! Our show Features over 25 entertainers performing on Large Twin Stages over a 4 day period. Come and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. The Havelock Jamboree is a camping and music festival set up to create a festive, friendly, community atmosphere where music fans can enjoy their favourite performers. While strolling the park-like grounds, they can check out the wares of the vendors and visit the booths of the numerous local service clubs and charities. The Havelock Country Jamboree features a…

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General News 

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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