Events 

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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General News 

City of Peterborough Official Plan Update

How will our City grow, look, and function in the year 2041? The City of Peterborough is in the process of completing an update of its Official Plan, a legal document which sets the vision and direction that shapes the growth and development of the city to the year 2041. By the year 2041, the City is expected to grow to a population of 115,000 people and 58,000 jobs – an increase of about 32,000 people and 10,000 jobs from 2016. The Official Plan is being developed with input from…

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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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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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