Peterborough Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

Peterborough Parent-Child Mother Goose Program

Sept 24 – Dec 3, 2015 (no session Oct 21)

Thursdays from 10:30 – 11.30 am
Peterborough Public Library

Join us to form bonds with your 0-2 year old children through rhymes, songs and stories! Older siblings are welcome to attend.

Free Program

Healthy snacks provided

Transportation available

Registration is required, please contact the NCC Reception: (705) 743-0882; info@nccpeterborough.ca

This program is an initiative of the New Canadians Centre, Peterborough Public Library and the Peterborough Mother Goose Program.

Fresh Airs on Stoney!

Screen Shot 2015-07-29 at 4.47.55 PM Kawartha Land Trust and the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra have come together once again to bring you live classical music on the lake. This year’s Fresh Airs on Stoney will take place at the rustic and beautiful Juniper Island Pavilion on August 23rd.
Fresh Airs on Stoney pairs the ‘fresh’ natural ambiance of Stoney Lake with exquisitely performed classical chamber music that will remind audiences of the popular “Festival of the Sound” in Parry Sound.


Event Details:

Title: Fresh Airs on Stoney
What: Open-air concert on the shore of Stoney Lake
When: August 23rd at 2:30pm
Where: Juniper Island Pavillion (Water Access)

Shuttle Service Reservationshttps://freshairsshuttleservice.eventbrite.ca/


Deanna Guttman                                 Shari Paykarimah
Executive Director, PSO                    Stewardship Coordinator, KLT
705-742-1992                                       705-743-5599
deanna@thepso.org                           spaykarimah@kawarthalandtrust.org

Message from Judy O’Brien Peterborough Humane Society ED

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A message from Judy O’Brien, our Executive Director
It’s raining Cats and Kittens and we need your help! Summer is the time that the Peterborough Humane Society is hit the most financially – cat breeding season! Each day through the summer Pregnant Cats, Kittens with and without their moms are dropped off at the shelter – it becomes a never ending revolving door!
Cat Breeding Season effects the Peterborough Humane Society financially and staff/ volunteers work harder and harder to ensure we are meeting the feline’s needs. These animals receive health checks, vaccines, deworming, food, shelter, water and medical care, when the cats go through the process at the end they are spayed or neutered in order to help stop the overpopulating numbers that exist in our community.Screen Shot 2015-07-29 at 4.35.31 PMScreen Shot 2015-07-29 at 4.35.44 PMScreen Shot 2015-07-29 at 4.35.58 PM
How can you help? Come in and adopt
a Cat or Kitten from the Peterborough Humane Society or donate cash which will allow us to house the animals and provide the necessities including medical care and spaying or neutering. People can also participate in our fundraisers – sign up for our upcoming Dukes Friends for Life Walkathon, get a team together register and collect pledges – all proceeds go toward spaying and neutering the animals at the Peterborough Humane Society.
Click here to register for this year’s walk.

Judy O'Brien Humane Society ED





Judy O’Brien,
Executive Director

Midsummer Night’s Dream” Fundraising Dinner for CMHA Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge

Midsummer Night's Dinner

Electric City Gardens is hosting a fundraising dinner for the Education and Health Promotion Programs of CMHA HKPR on Wednesday, July 22nd at 6:00 p.m.! This is a three course dinner, featuring the Elizabethan cuisine of William Shakespeare’s time. A choice of entrée of either Cornish Hen, prepared with bacon and sage or a Shrimp Pie will be accompanied by traditional vegetables and a desert, featuring Shrewsbury cakes! This unique dinner will be prepared by Cordon Bleu Chef Toby Tylor, of Electric City Gardens. Musical entertainment will feature the lovely voice of Nika Klimash.Midsummer Night's Dream Fundraising Dinner


Over the past year CMHA HKPR has presented education and health promotion to over 5,000 individuals, including over 800 people receiving certificate courses in Suicide Intervention Skills and Mental Health First Aide. Public Education takes place in schools, businesses, church and community groups to ensure that the education is available to help break the stigma of mental illness and lead more people to seek support, in their journey to wellness. CMHA HKPR is reliant on donations to ensure these programs continue.
We invite the community to support these initiatives by attending this fundraising event, and enjoying beautiful downtown Peterborough on a Wednesday Summer Night!

Tickets are $75 per person (tax receiptable for $40) for a three course dinner!


373 Queen St, Peterborough, ON K9H 3J7

For ticket information please contact Kerri Davies, Manager of Development, CMHA HKPR 705-748-6687 ext 1048 or kdavies@cmhahkpr.ca




Dusk Dances 2015

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July 23 – 26 2015
Band starts at 7 PM; Dances start at 7:30 PM.

Rotary Park is the lower section of Nichols Oval, accessed from Hazlitt
Street on the east side and the London Street footbridge to the west.MAP


By donation, suggested $10 or PWYC (pay-what-you-can).
Hosted by Brad Brackenridge

Opening band Kelly McMichael and The Gloss

We are always looking for volunteers for Dusk Dances! More information to follow in the coming weeks, but those interested may also call or email our office at 705-745-1788 or admin@publicenergy.ca.


Board of Directors

Jeanne Holmes (Chair), David MacCoy (Acting Treasurer), Ainsley Kendrick, Andrea Konarzewski, Sue Dando, Kevin Press
As dusk descends, a theatrical host leads the audience – which invariably includes children, dog walkers and local residents – to eclectic dance pieces that unfold in different areas of the park. Choreographers from various backgrounds are invited to perform a ten-minute piece inspired by the park’s natural environment. Audiences are invited on a pay-what-you-can basis to an innovative site-specific festival, which is not only an artistic event but a social and cultural one as well. 2015 will be Dusk Dances’ 21st season, and its fourth season with Public Energy in Peterborough.


Dusk Dances 2015 will feature four shows, including one by a local choreographer and two premieres:
•    Kaha:wi, Four Directions, Young Woman’s Dance, choreographed by Santee Smith,
•    Bella, choreographed by Danny Grossman,
•    Photuris Versicolor, a 2015 premiere choreographed by Sylvie Bouchard and Marie-Josée Chartier,
•    and L’Eau, a 2015 premiere choreographed by local choreographer Rachel Bemrose.
Sponsors for the 2015 Dusk Dances Peterborough are Magic 96.7 and Holiday Inn Hotel Peterborough Waterfront.

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