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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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30th Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon – February 12

Get your goggles ready! The 30th Annual Rotary Carl Oake Swimathon, in support of Easter Seals and Peterborough Rotary Club projects, is February 12th,2016 7:00 am at the Peterborough YMCA. Over $950,000 has been raised since 1987 and has helped many children and families right here in Peterborough. Some of the Service projects that Rotary supports are School Breakfast Programs, Camp Kawartha, Victoria Day Fireworks/Family Day, Easter Seals Christmas Party, Five Counties Children’s Centre, the YMCA, Musicfest, Canada Day Essay Contest, Spelling Bees and Habitat for Humanity- Youth Program to…

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The 25th Anniversary Free Little Libraries project

The Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha has always focused on promoting literacy, both on a community and international level. In addition to their annual Kawartha Rotary Book Drive in collaboration with the Salvation Army and the Peterborough Public Library, which provides new age-appropriate books to over 2,500 children each year, the Rotary Club is now setting their sights on a new initiative. The 25th Anniversary Free Little Libraries project will see 25 Little Libraries built and installed at various locations across the city. The libraries are essentially small structures erected either…

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