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Accessibility Plan – Consultation Survey

The City of Peterborough is updating our current Accessibility Plan. To help inform the updates, we are seeking input from people who visit, live and work in Peterborough. If you are a person with a disability, or you care or advocate for someone with a disability, we want to hear about your experiences. Everyone is invited to participate in the survey to help set priorities and clear goals for the next phase of accessibility planning in Peterborough. The survey is online at www.peterborough.ca/AccessibilityPlanSurvey. It will be available until 4:30 p.m. on Friday…

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Events General 

Nexicom Free community BBQ in support of the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society – August 18

If you plan to be in the Lakefield area this Friday August 18th and would like to enjoy some free BBQ join us from 11am to 2pm at the M&M Food Market at 140 Queen Street. All donations go directly to support the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. Unopened wet and dry cat & dog food donations will also be accepted. Come out and support the amazing work LAWS does for our community, while enjoying the great quality meats M&M is known for. All are welcome, hope to see you there!…

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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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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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