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Create a ‘SPARK’ in Local Photo Competition

Area amateur and professional photographers alike can bring their work into focus by entering an upcoming photo competition and exhibit. The 2020 SPARK Photo Festival opens April 1 and runs through to April 30. Registration for the Open Call Exhibits and the Juried Exhibit Photo Competition are now open. The registration deadline for Open Call […]

City Alley Core of Upcoming Revitalization Efforts

Casting a brighter light on an alley in the city’s core is the focus of an upcoming discussion and ultimately the projected outcome for the pathway from Hunter Street to Simcoe Street. Citizens can help pave the way for the future of the area by attending an upcoming event. The Downtown Vibrancy Project is gearing […]

ReFrame ‘Takes You Around the World in Four Days’

There will be lights, camera and action early in 2020 with Peterborough’s 16th offering of its international film festival. The ReFrame Film Festival runs from Jan. 23 to 26, illuminating the darkest period of the year with social justice documentaries from around the world. With a goal to foster meaningful connections between audiences, filmmakers, artists, […]

Give to the Planet this Christmas

Those dreaming of a white Christmas can make it green as well. The holiday season, with all it generates, is an ideal time of year to discuss and consider ways of reducing waste and keeping the planet top-of-mind, says a local environmentalist. “A lot of it involves thinking smart so you’re not buying extra food […]

‘The Dance Develops Community, Above All’

Connecting with one’s self, others and the universe will come full-circle through an upcoming event tied to winter solstice. Peterborough residents are invited to attend a sacred circle dance from 7 to 9 p.m. on Dec. 20 in the guild hall of St. John’s Anglican Church at 99 Brock St. in Peterborough. The sacred circle […]

KSAC Hopes Tea Cups Overflow for United Way

The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is bringing out the fine china in support of the United Way of Peterborough & District’s annual campaign. KSAC is selling its significant collection of china tea cups filled with succulent plants, needle-felted plants, candles, bird feeders and teacher gifts. Organizers of the “Community Grows” fundraiser ask community members […]