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Canada 150 Downtown Peterborough

Schedule of Events – Provided by the City of Peterborough web site Thursday, June 29, 2017 150 Downtown Pop-Up Great local entertainment and art at various locations throughout Downtown Peterborough Friday, June 30, 2017 The Bash 150 Street Dance on Hunter Street from 4:00 pm -10:00 pm with a great line-up of local musicians including headliners, The Rocket Revue Saturday, July 1, 2017 Canada Day Parade Opening Ceremonies begin at 10:30 am and the parade begins at 12:00 noon. Multicultural Day At Del Crary Park Peterborough Musicfest Kim Mitchell will perform…

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Kim Mitchell to bring his deep Canadian pride to Musicfest July 1, 2017

Hang those patio lanterns high and go for a soda – iconic Canadian rock mainstay Kim Mitchell will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Del Crary Park, headlining Peterborough Musicfest’s curtain-raiser, the first of 17 shows this summer.    Few artists have inhabited the Canadian musical landscape as consistently and prominently over the last 40 years as the Canadian rock legend. His band Max Webster, founded with fellow Sarnia native Pye Dubois, saw significant success in the late 70s and 80s with its albums garnering gold and platinum status. The band…

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Peterborough artist Sandra MacGillivray opens “O Canada” show at Toronto’s Dimensions Gallery

Award-winning Canadian artist Sandra MacGillivray of Peterborough has recently completed what some might call the most Canadian of artistic undertakings, bravely taking on the challenge of interpreting and painting each verse of our beloved national anthem, “O Canada“. The body of work, aptly called “O Canada,“ is a collection of seven paintings, each artistically portraying a verse of our national anthem. Each painting is mounted on a display that has the words to “O Canada“ printed around each painting. Sandra’s work has been gaining momentum on the Canadian art scene, and she…

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Free WiFi Downtown Peterborough

Free WiFi is now available downtown! The Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area announced phase one of their public outdoor wireless internet initiative. This service is for everyone who shops, dines, works, lives and enjoys Downtown Peterborough. The WiFi network is designed to be used outdoors to enhance the downtown experience. The first phase of the network covers some of the highest traffic areas downtown, including sections of Hunter, Charlotte and George streets. To use the network, look for “DowntownPTBO WiFi” on your device. Selecting the network will bring you to…

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