Events 

15th Annual Peterborough Children’s Water Festival

The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is a community event that provides students with the opportunity to discover the importance and diversity of water. The PCWF works in partnership with educators, water quality and quantity specialists, community volunteers, conservation groups, industry and government to create a festival full of activities that are educational and fun for children in grades 2 to 5. The 15th annual Peterborough Children’s Water Festival will be held on WednesdayMay 25 and Thursday May 26, 2016. The Peterborough Children’s Water Festival is for children in grade 2…

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Growing Tomorrow’s Green Leaders at the 2016 Ontario Envirothon

More than 130 aspiring green leaders and educators from across Ontario will come together for the Ontario Envirothon Provincial Championship, taking place from May 29th to June 1st at Fleming College in Lindsay, Ontario. The Ontario Envirothon is a province-wide team-based competition for high school students who love the outdoors. It provides students hands-on learning experiences across Ontario’s parks, forests, woodlots, and conservation areas. Supporting partners include, Maple Leaves Forever, Fleming College, Brock University, Enbridge, Algonquin Forestry Authority, and Ministry of Education. The program challenges students to develop solutions to…

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Events News 

Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist

Canadian Family Teacher Awards Reveals Sylvie Copland of Peterborough’s St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School as a Top Finalist Vote Now at CanadianFamily.ca/TeacherAwards #CFTeacherAwards May 17, 2016 (TORONTO) — Canadian Family is pleased to announce that Peterborough, Ontario’sSylvie Copland of St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School has been nominated for a 2016 Canadian Family Teacher Award. Starting today, 12 educators – shortlisted for their accomplishments in education – will participate in an online vote to determine the top three winning teachers in Canada. The three winners will each be awarded $2,500 for programming and supplies, courtesy of…

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HackerNest Meetup May 10

HackerNest Peterborough May Tech Social HackerNest is a nonprofit organization and movement that builds local tech communities around the world. We believe they are the cornerstones of economic development: we want more people to get into tech so they can afford to live healthier and happier. Our down-to-earth Tech Socials and epic, socially beneficial hackathons encourage camaraderie, collaboration, innovation, mentorship, knowledge-sharing, and so much more. When : Tuesday, May 10, 2016 @ 7:30 PM Location : Offices That Work – Top Floor Loft 459 George Street North, Peterborough, ON (map) Drinks on…

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Events News 

Peterborough Musicfest 2016

Every year a town anxiously awaits an event that will showcase it’s uniqueness and sense of community. For two months in the heart of summer, Peterborough Musicfest galvanizes a city and greatly impacts an economy with 19 free concerts.  Popular bands such as Carly Rae Jepsen, Tegan and Sara, Walk Off the Earth, Emerson Drive, and Randy Bachman, and Chad Brownlee have graced the Fred Anderson Stage at Del Crary Park. In 2015, Peterborough Musicfest was recognized as a Top 100 Festival and Event in Ontario. On the shores of picturesque Little Lake, Peterborough…

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Events General 

Peterborough Greenwing Fishing Derby 2016

Spring is here.  It is time to celebrate at the Ducks Unlimited Canada Peterborough Chapter’s 29th Annual “World’s Largest Greenwing Gathering“. Registration starts at 8 am both days and is only $15 per child aged 15 and under and additional children within the same family are only $5 each.  On Saturday lunch is included for all registered Greenwings and you can win instant prizes on several LUCKY TAGGED FISH (Instant prizes awarded Saturday only for LUCKY TAGGED FISH). Kid’s fishing day starts on April 30 at 9am Greenwings must be accompanied by an adult parent/guardian and…

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