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The Wiggles – Friday, October 20, 2017

Get ready to Wiggle, Canada! Tickets go on sale Friday for the world’s most popular children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles, as they prepare to return to Canada for their Big Show! tour – their biggest show yet! Last year was a great year for the Aussie Fab Four, as they played 332 high-energy shows around the world to enthusiastic crowds. Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony are once again ready to delight families across the country with their incomparable brand of preschool entertainment. Audiences across the country will Wiggle down to their biggest and best show…

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A PDF of many of Trent’s buildings and more in the Peterborough area

PETERBOROUGH MODERN: A Guide to the Architecture of the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s in Peterborough, Ontario by James Ashby -DOCOMOMO Ontario Susan Algie – Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Design: Shelley Bruce Background This introductory guide for residents and visitors identifies about thirty buildings, and includes both well known and lesser known examples. The guide is designed to bring further awareness and appreciation of the architecture of the modern era in Peterborough. Peterborough is a place of pilgrimage for enthusiasts of modern architecture, with Trent University as the primary destination. In fact,…

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Peterborough Folk Festival 2017 – August 18- 20th

The Peterborough Folk Festival happens August `18, 19, 20, 2017   It’s a three-day music and art festival in the heart of the beautiful city of Peterborough, Ontario. With lots of music, workshops, food and craft vendors, we’re certain that you’ll love our festival as much as we do! The Peterborough Folk Festival’s mandate is to foster the artistic and professional development of local culture. We encourage local artists to apply to Emerging Artist Program and to apply as performers. The Festival is FREE but donations are greatly appreciated and…

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HackerNest Peterborough Tech Social – Tuesday, July 18

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM The Cube 270 George Street North, Peterborough, ON (map) HackerNest Tech Socials are a fun, relaxed way to connect with your local tech community. Atmosphere: chill, friendly, unpretentious, agenda-free (no sales pitch), and brimming with Ultra Smart People. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram, like us on Facebook, hi-5 us in person! The typical Tech Social agenda: – folks arrive, grab drinks, socialize – quick announcements, thank sponsors – back to chatting – head home, exhilarated from great conversations! *** HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation – any amount appreciated,…

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2017 Reusable Exchange Weekends

Take advantage of this year’s Reusable Exchange Weekend events to pass along items you no longer want, or perhaps find a treasure for yourself. Everyone wins and fewer items will end up in our landfill. The first Reusable Exchange runs from Friday, May 12 to Sunday, May 14. Please place reusable items at the curb the Friday evening of the event weekend. If items haven’t been taken by Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m., bring them back in. They will not be collected by the City. Remaining 2017 Reusable Exchange Weekends…

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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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