EVENTS FROM May 20th – 26th
(followed by Ongoing/Upcoming Events)
May 20– The YMCA of Central East Ontario, Balsillie Family Branch – Ptbo will be open on Monday, from 7am-4:30pm. There will be no regular programs offered on the holiday. Please refer to our holiday schedule for drop-in class options. All other days will follow regular week-end hours and programs. For information on programs and swimming availability, please call the YMCA at 705.748.9622.
May 20 – The Ptbo Wolverines are having a Car Wash from 11am-3pm at Aces Restoration & Automotive, 307 Bellevue St. across from the Brookdale Plaza.
May 20 – deadline to register– for the Soroptimist Fundraising Golf Tournament at Baxter Creek Golf Club, 1802 Cedar Valley Rd, Fraserville, June 9. $100/person – incudes 18 holes of golf with cart and lunch. Optional buffet breakfast at $10/person – call 705.932.8888; email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ecsoroptiimist.org/peterborough.
May 22 – Free Lecture with W. Gifford-Jones, MD on the Dynamic Duo for Fighting Heart Disease at the Holiday Inn Waterfront, 150 George St. N. from 7-9pm. Prior registration is not required, but reserve your seat to avoid disappointment – call 705.740.9087 or visit Nutrition House, Lansdowne Place. This lecture is in support of the Salvation Army Food Bank – a non-perishable food item or donation is welcome.
May 22 – All Things Art presented by Kenner Collegiate Vocational Institute. The Gallery will open at 6:15pm with an art show and sale, music, hors d’oeuvres, photography, hair feathers and a bake sale. The show will begin at 7pm, and will feature music, dance, hair and floral creations and literary readings. Tickets are $5 in advance at Kenner’s main office, or $7 at the door. Cash only. For more info visit www.cnib.ca.
May 22 – Annual Lilac Muffin Party from 9-11:30am at Bridgenorth United Church. All you can eat muffins, homemade jam, tea, coffee and juice! Handsome and Dapper men serving you! A Deli table and a bake table for you to buy your goodies, and a plant table with a wonderful selection of quality plants for the garden, including Geraniums, Begonias, and more provided by Johnston’s Greenhouse. Admission: $2.50/person.
May 22 – Rhubarb Spring Fling at the Hutchison House, 270 Brock St., from 1-4pm. Tickets $6 in advance or $8 at the door. For more info call 705.743.9710 or visit www.hutchisonhouse.ca
May 22/23 – The 12th Annual Ptbo Children’s Water Festival (PCWF) is being held at the Riverview Park & Zoo. The Festival welcomes 1,400 students, in grades 2-5 from schools across the City and County of Ptbo. Hands-on activity centres located throughout the grounds of the Zoo.
Lunch every Wednesday at Mapleridge Recreation Centre, 1085 Brealey Dr., from 11:30-12:30. Soup & sandwiches. $6/person.
Motorcycle Cruise Night at A & W, 1063 Chemong Rd every Wednesday evening from 5:30-8:30pm (weather permitting). All bike types are welcomed. (continues until Thanksgiving weekend)
Horse shoes every Wednesday at the Bewdley Legion. Fun night May 8th at 6:30pm, BBQ at 6pm, play starts at 6:30pm. Non members are welcome to play, come out and have some fun. (until Sept 11)
May 23 – The Peterborough and Area Fundraiser’s Network will host a presentation by Emily Gray of the YMCA of Ptbo and Debbie Nash, Guidance Counsellor at TASS at 7:45am at the Five Counties Children’s Centre. An ideal opportunity for non-profit leaders, fund developers and volunteer board members to generate new ideas of how to engage youth volunteers for the start of the 2013/14 school year. Please RSVP to email@example.com so there will be adequate seating. Visitors are always welcome! Annual membership is $30 for an individual, $45 for an organization, and $10 for a one-time presentation cost.
May 23, 30 & June 6 – Anime/Manga Workshop with Brianna Gosselin for those aged 13-17 for three evenings from 6-8pm at the Art School of Peterborough, 178A Charlotte Street, in the Charlotte Mews. Cost: $75 all supplies included. Design anime/manga characters with proper proportions, facial expressions and body language. Learn about artists, various tools, culture and the industry. Explore storyline and character development to help bring the art to life. Registration is available online: www.artschoolptbo.org/workshops.php or contact the school at 705.742.3221.
Hot Lunch every Thursday at Mapleridge Recreation Centre, 1085 Brealey Dr., from 11:30-12:30. $6/person.
Community Help Centre – Free and confidential Drop-In Service Thursdays from 1-4:30pm at the Havelock Public Library, 13 Quebec Street. Do you need help with overdue hydro bills or disconnections? Finding Employment? Getting your finances in order? Finding Counselling? Childcare? Food Programs? OR…applying for financial assistance including Employment Insurance, Ontario Disability Support Program, Family Services and Subsidies, Canada Pension Plan, Ontario Works, Filing out or reviewing forms. Help line 705.778.2034 or 705.748.88830 ext 3817.
May 24 –Fun Fair at St. Catherine Elementary School, 1575 Glenforest Blvd, from 5-8pm. Activities include: BBQ, bouncy castles, face painting, cake walk, hair bling, dunk tank, bake sale, arts and crafts, sand games, and tattoos. Fire truck, ambulance and police car available for all children to see. Cost: $15 for wristband which includes an evening of events. Proceeds to help build a school in Honduras. For further details contact Chantal Bouillon firstname.lastname@example.org 705.742.6109
May 24-26 – Old Montreal United Way Trip. Trip includes return deluxe coach transportation and 2 night stay at a 3 star hotel. Tour historical sites, museums, and shopping centres. For further details contact Lyn Morrow at Coach Canada to book your seat at 705.748.6411 ext 228. ($195/person – based on hotel double occupancy)
Chemong Lodge has live entertainment every Friday night from 6-9 pm.
A Meal and an Evening of Fun every Friday night at the Mapleridge Recreation Centre, 1085 Brealey Dr., at 4:30pm. Enjoy your meal then play Bid Euchre, Bingo, Mexican Train Game and Horse Racing Game. $6/person.
Bid Euchre every Friday starting at 12:15pm in the Banquet Hall at the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 52, 1550 Lansdowne St. W. Everyone welcome.
Friday Night Meals at Mapleridge Recreation Centre, 1085 Brealey Dr., at 4:30pm. Enjoy a delicious meal and an evening of fun playing Bid Euchre, Bingo, Mexican Train Game or Horseracing Game. $6/person.
May 25 – A Great Day Of Fun And Team Spirit At Camp Kawartha from 11-8pm. Get your team of 8 together to compete in many exciting challenges such as: Voyageur Canoe Races, Wall Climbing, High Ropes, Firemaking and much more. The day will be topped off with wine tasting , silent auction, entertainment, camp style dinner and awards ceremony. $110each – if you register and pay by April 19th early bird price of $100/person. Come be a Champion and help send the kids who are involved with the K-H Children’s Aid Society to camp this summer.
May 25 – Wellolistic Expo from 9am-4pm at the Lions Community Centre, 157 Elgin St. E., Cobourg. Featured speaker: Dr. Shiv Chopra, BMO & Healthy Foods. Book your space now – $250/booth – call 289.252.0550; email: email@example.com or visit www.wellolistic.com
May 25 – 5th Annual Perennial Plant Sale from 8am-1pm at Rhema Christian School, 29 County Rd. 4-(just east of Television Rd. Ptbo). Rain or Shine. Great selection-Great prices. 705.743.1400
May 25 – Peterborough will be hosting their first Walk for Lupus at Millenium Park. Registration at 11am. Walk begins at noon. People can register at www.walkforlupus.ca or for further details email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 705.768.6940. Funds for Lupus awareness, support services and research.
May 25 – The Peterborough Chapter of The Huntington Society of Canada is hosting their Annual Walk to Cure Huntington’s Disease, ‘The Walk to Cure’. Walkers gather pledges, you can also pledge online at www.hdpeterborough.org. Can always use more volunteers! For more info or to volunteer please contact Amanda at email@example.com or phone Bev 705.742.2294.
May 25 – Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School is holding its Annual Plant Sale from 8am-noon. The students have grown a number of unique tomatoes, vegetables, perennials, annuals, herbs and many plants for hanging baskets. The prices are great. All proceeds are used to fund horticultural projects throughout the school year.
May 25 – Harmony Farm presents Don Harron A.K.A Charlie Farquharson of “Hee Haw” fame Book Signing starting at 1:30pm. The farm is located at 3290 County Road 121, Burnt River. Reservations recommended – call 705.488.3300, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.harmonyfarm.ca
May 25 – The Keg Steakhouse & Bar will be holding a Fundraising BBQ to raise money for the dragon boat team “The Keg” from 11am-4pm. They will be serving delicious prime rib burgers as well as having a raffle with many different wonderful prizes to choose between. Burger: $6; Raffle tickets: $5ea. All tips and profits go towards the dragon boats.
May 25 – Family Photo Shoot – a fundraiser for the Relay For Life Team ‘Tots & Tutus’. $15 – includes two family photos by a professional photographer at Northview Day School, 1000 Fairbairn St., at Towerhill Rd. Book your appointment by emailing email@example.com All proceeds support the Canadian Cancer Society.
May 25 – Baby Sitting Night – a fundraiser for the Relay For Life Team ‘Tots & Tutus’ from 5pm-9pm at Northview Day School, 1000 Fairbairn St – at Towerhill Rd. $20/child – $15 for each additional child. – includes supper with Pizza and veggies. Email your name, and your child’s name and age to firstname.lastname@example.org All proceeds support the Canadian Cancer Society.
May 25 – Tim Hortons on Lansdowne and Brealey are having a Fundraiser For Camp Day from 10-4 at Beavermead Park Pavilion with bouncy castles, face painting, bake sale, yard sale, games, cotton candy snow cones and much more. 100% of the proceeds send local kids to camp.
May 25 – The Fenelon Falls Knitters’ Circle is holding a Yarn Sale at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 89 Colbourne St., Fenelon Falls, from 9am-2pm. (yarn, coned yarn, knitting machines, knitting books and pamphlets) Proceeds of the sale go to charity. If you have any items you would like to donate for sale, please call 705.454.3688.
May 25 – Vegas Night Fundraiser For Homegrown Home. The renowned Sands Trio will recreate the magical melodies of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. & Dean Martin for one performance only at the Peterborough Curling Club, Lansdowne St. West. The event begins at 7pm including a Happy Hour with cocktails and social, gourmet appetizers, complimentary wine, outstanding Rat Pack performance by The Sands Trio and dancing until 11pm. Dress is formal, semi-formal or 60’s style, depending on how much fun you want to have. Tickets are $100/person or $750 for a table of 8, with all proceeds going to help provide affordable housing for low-income Peterborough families. Tax receipts for 50% of the ticket price will be issued. PayPal purchase is available at www.homegrownhomes.ca or call 748-4534 to reserve your tickets now!
May 25 – Jesse’s Tap & Grill is celebrating 17 years in business in the Holy Land with their Annual Anniversary Party On The Patio. Come on out and enjoy some great food and a few beverages. Live music starting at 8pm with Family Tyes, as well as a few surprise guests.
May 25/26 – 2013 Stampede Days featuring the 5th Annual All About Horses Show and The Rawhide Rodeo at the Lindsay Exhibition Fair Grounds. Saturday at 6pm; Sunday at 3pm. There will also be vendor booths, on site camping, barn dance, beer gardens, educational clinics, and much more! For more details and times of events and shows please visit www.greatrodeo.com or www.lindsayex.com Call the campaign office toll-free at 1.866.51-rodeo to book your tickets today!
May 25 /26 – Take part in Returns for Leukemia, the annual bottle drive event hosted by UFCW Local 12R24 and The Beer Store. Come on out May 25th and 26th to donate your empty beer, wine and spirit containers at any of The Beer Store’s 440 locations and you will be helping to fund a cure for blood cancers. To volunteer or find out more, visit www.bottledrive.ca Stores will also accept cash donations or $1 can be added to your purchase as a donation to the bottle drive throughout the month of May.
May 25 & June 22 – If you are a representative of a sports group, club, organization, or department that provides services to children or youth between the ages of 6 and 12 years old, the High Five Training Program will be of interest to you. The Principles of Healthy Child Development Workshop will introduce you to the five principles and the three guidelines that are components of a successful, quality program for children and youth. This workshop will help recreation and sport practitioners to gain knowledge and expertise in using effective approaches that support healthy child development. The one-day workshops are being offered at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre, 775 Brealey Drive Ptbo on the following dates: Saturday, May 25 & Saturday, June 22, from 9am-4pm both dates. Cost: $70.00 plus GST. For further information or to register, please call at 705.742.0050 ext. 2205 or visit: www.recreationpeterborough.ca
May 25-June 2 – Warkworth Lilac Festival – a spectacular display of over 300 plantings, showcasing 65 lilac varieties. Events begin with a Jazz evening featuring Adi Braun and continues all weekend long with buskers, lilac tours and horticultural activities, including a garden talk by Charlie Dobbin. For a full schedule of events visit www.warkworthlilacfestival.ca
Every Saturday – Murray St. Kids Klub – Drop-Off Activity Time for Kids at Murray St. Baptist Church, 175 Murray St. Ptbo from 1-3pm for Boys and Girls aged 5 to 10 years old. Cost: Free. There will be supervised and age-appropriate games, music, sports, activities, crafts and snacks provided. For more info contact Nancy Drury at email@example.com
May 26 – Lace up for the Ptbo Mandarin MS Walk and change lives for the better at St. Petes Secondary School. Register today at www.mswalks.ca. Proceeds fund valuable programs and services and support groundbreaking research dedicated to finding a cure for MS.
May 26 – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 89 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls is hosting its 2nd Concert featuring the Northern Spirit Big Band Ensemble at 2pm. Admission is free but the hat will be passed. For further information, call 705.454.2358.
May 26 – 3rd Annual Lions Walk For Dog Guides at the Omemee Curling Club on James St., N. off King St. Sign in at noon – 4km walk begins at 1pm. Pick up your pledge forms now at the following locations: Fowlers Corners – Coffee Time; Fresh Country Vegetables; Dunsford – Mum’s Mini-Mart; Omemee – Post Office, Td Bank, Foodland; Omemee Veterinary Hospital, Coronation Hall. For info and donations visit www.purinawalkfordogguides.com
May 26 – Annual Smorgasbord Supper at St. Matthew’s United Church, 4014 Wallace Point Road. One sitting only at 5pm. The hometown fiddlers will entertain you before dinner. Tickets: $14ea – children under 12/free – call Warren at 705.932.5047; Leona at 705.745.2055.
May 26 – Annual Selwyn Firefighter’s Association Pancake Breakfast from 7:30am-1pm at the Bridgenorth Fire Hall. Come out and enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with real maple syrup. Kids prizes, 50/50 draw and more! All proceeds to the Selwyn Firefighter’s Association (formerly Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield).
May 26 – Grace United Church is featuring In the Spirit Gospel Choir, Grace Worship One Band, with special guests, Beau Dixon, Kate Suhr, and Justin Hiscox at 7 pm. Free Will Offering for a bike for Owen, an 8 year old little boy who has Autism and a rare disorder that is shrinking his brain. He desperately wants to ride a bike. One can be specially designed for him for a cost. Please come for a wonderful musical evening and support Owen. For more info, call Grace United Church – 705.742.5846
May 26 – Chainmaking for Jewellery with Sandy MacFarlane from 10am-4pm at the Art School of Peterborough, 178A Charlotte Street, in the Charlotte Mews. Cost: $90 – tools & supplies provided; cost of silver wire is extra. Learn the skills and techniques to make your own bracelets or necklaces based on century old traditional patterns. Registration is available on our website www.artschoolptbo.org/workshops.php or contact the school at 705.742.3221.
May 26 – Garden Art Workshop in Fused Glass with Val Cowle at the Art School of Peterborough, 178A Charlotte Street, in the Charlotte Mews from 10am-2pm. Cost: $155 ($60 plus materials kit $95) Using stained glass as the media and fusing as the process, create your own unique piece of all-weather art for your garden (or apartment). Registration is available online www.artschoolptbo.org/workshops.php or contact the school at 705.742.3221.
May 26 – Outdoor Watercolour with Sharon Taylor at the Art School of Peterborough, 178A Charlotte Street, in the Charlotte Mews from 10am-4pm. (rain date June 2) Cost: $90 supplies not included. Experience painting directly from nature. From the most intimate detailed close up to distant vistas. Demonstrations and specific approaches given will help you create the paintings you envision. Supplies and location will be specified upon registration. Registration is available online www.artschoolptbo.org/workshops.php or contact the school at 705.742.3221.
May 26 – 35th Anniversary Open House at the Hutchison House Museum, 270 Brock St., from 1-3pm. The afternoon will feature refreshments baked on the cooking hearth, tours of the house and gardens as well as hands-on activities for young and old alike.
May 26 & June 9 – Mask Making Teen Pottery Workshop with Kristin Drummond at the Art School of Peterborough, 178A Charlotte Street, in the Charlotte Mews from 10am-2pm, both days. Explore the cultural significance of masks, and their important role in the theatre. Learn how to create a structural base by making a plaster cast of your face, then build facial features by pressing clay into the mold. This clay base will slow students to build up expressions. The second day of the workshop will involve painting and adding other forms of mixed media. Cost: $100.00 - all supplies included. Registration is available online www.artschoolptbo.org/workshops.php or contact the school at 705-742-3221.
Golfers Wanted for the Activity Haven Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 2/13. Register today at Activity Haven, 180 Barnardo Ave or call 705876.1670
Looking for Entries and Volunteers – The Canada Day Parade Committee is looking for entries into the parade on Monday July 1st, 2013. Groups can enter as a walking group or can create a float. The theme this year is “Acclaiming Young Canada”. The Committee is also looking for volunteers for the parade. Students who are looking for school volunteer hours will be provided a letter for their school. Tasks include distributing Canadian flags along the parade route, setting up tents and tables, setting up barricades, being a Marshall at Street intersections, face painting, cake cutting and carrying banners in the parade. The entry and/or volunteer forms can be picked up at the Recreation Division in City Hall or on the City of Peterborough website under the Recreation tab.
Win A Blue Jays Getaway Weekend For Four in support of Trent Valley Archives. Four tickets to the Toronto Blue Jays vs Baltimore Orioles on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at the Rogers Centre, One overnight stay for four guests in two deluxe city view rooms at the Toronto Renaissance (next to the Rogers Centre), $200 Renaissance gift card for use at on site Arriba Restaurant, bar or room service, Breakfast for four guests, Valet parking for two vehicles, Official Rawlings autographed baseball. Retail value $1,500. Tickets $10 each – available at:Trent Valley Archives, Peterborough Community Credit Union, The Pig’s Ear Tavern, Happenstance Books and Yarns. Draw takes place August 29, 2013. www.trentvalleyarchives.com or call 705.745.4404
City of Peterborough compost sales and deliveries have begun for the 2013 season. The compost is made from the green waste from weekly curbside collection. Wood chips are also available. Truckload quantities of compost or woodchips can be ordered by City residents by ordering online at www.peterborough.ca/waste or calling 705.742.7777, extension 1724. Smaller quantities of compost or wood chips are also available to for sale and pick-up at the Peterborough Landfill, 1260 Bensfort Road or at the Ecology Park, 2011 Ashburnham Drive.
Farm to Table Food Tours – June to September. Downtown Culinary Tours offer the opportunity to discover Peterborough “by Foot and by Fork”. The weekly tours, which visit six downtown businesses each week, showcase local boutique food stores and downtown restaurants, highlighting small batch, artisan food production and local/seasonal cooking. They run from 1pm to roughly 4pm each Wednesday, leaving from the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market. For more information on the tour, including schedules, please visit www.ptbolocalfoods.ca or call Farm to Table Peterborough at 705.977.0604.
Off To The Lake – Balsillie Collection of Roy Studio Images From Golden Summers Past consists of 17 beautiful black & white photographs from this nationally-significant collection is on exhibition at the Peterborough Public Library in the main auditorium. (Because the Library Auditorium is used for private events and meetings, we advise contacting the Library before scheduling a visit, to ensure that the exhibit will be available for viewing.) Copies of the images featured can be ordered through the Peterborough Museum & Archives. The framed prints currently on display are also available for purchase ($85 each + tax). Also available is the hardcover book, From Golden Summers Past ($45 + tax) which contains all of the images from the original exhibition. Please contact the Museum for purchasing information: 705.743.5180 or visit www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca
Spring Cleaning? Accepting donations for the Apsley Lions Annual Flea Market, taking place July 20th at the North Kawartha Community Centre, Apsley from 8:30am-2:30pm. Pick ups available for large items – call Wayne Armstrong at 705.656.3498 or drop off at the Lion Park, May 18th, June 15 or 29th. For more info visit www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/apsleylionson/
Advance tickets only – Spring Fling Dance at Activity Haven, 180 Barnardo Ave., from 7-10pm on Friday, May 31st. Advance tickets only – $12 – call 705.876.1670
Looking for Artists – Kawartha Settlers’ Village, Bobcaygeon is hosting their first Festival & Arts Show on August 9th, 10th, 11th 2013 and they are looking for artists to participate in this new event. If your medium of choice is painting, pottery, sculptures, handmade jewelry, wood carving or stained-glass this show is for you. Cost to register for this three day event is $100 and registration forms can be picked up at Settlers’ Village or visit: www.settlersvillage.org
46 Peterborough Schools have a Breakfast Program each day at no cost, where student enjoy nutritious breakfast food, ensuring they can listen, learn and participate better at school. If you would like to join their dedicated team of volunteers and help make a quality program like this possible, or wish to make a financial donation, call Food For Kids a 705.743.1000 or visit www.pcchu.ca
Let Community Care do the cooking: Hot Meals on Wheels. Delivered midday Tuesday & Thursday, $6 per entrée invoiced monthly. For further details call 705.652.8655 or visit the office at 40 Rabbit St., Lakefield. A United Way Member Agency.
Physical activity starts with your feet. When your feet feel good, you will take the right steps to get fit, shed pounds and boost your stamina. That’s the word from the Institute for Preventive Foot Health. For tips on how to keep your feet healthy, visit www.IPFH.org
Visit the Art Gallery of Ptbo, 250 Crescent St. Exhibitions, programs and workshops. www.agp.on.ca
Fleming College Continuing Education has over 1,000 courses and certificates, online and in class. Register now at www.flemingcollege.ca
Give a Child a Chance to Succeed in Life! Looking for families to become full-time or relief caregivers in Kinark’s Therapeutic Family Care Program. This program has been highly successful in healing youngsters who are experiencing emotional problems. You will provide basic care, supervision, encouragement and guidance to a child. If interested please call: Anita Vlaar at 705-742-3803 ext 321 or 1-800-386-6561or firstname.lastname@example.org Kinark Child and Family Services is a non-profit, accredited children’s mental health agency.
Let Them Be Kids – Trent Hills: in the communities of Hastings Campbellford & Warkworth. Let Them Be Kids is an all volunteer, non-profit organization created to build community capacity on the grassroots level; while building playgrounds, skate parks and fitness parks across Canada. These projects leave a legacy of community members who are inspired and better equipped to lay a strong foundation for a brighter tomorrow. To learn more about the Trent Hills Playground and Fitness Park Project, and to follow its progress, visit www.trenthills.ltbk.ca
The Ptbo Prostate Cancer Support Group is a well known name among patients, survivors and doctors in the Ptbo and Area Prostate Cancer Community. If you or someone you know has prostate cancer feel free to call 705.944.5505 or visit www.pccnp.webs.com for more information on: local monthly meetings on the 3rd Wed of the month; Prostate Cancer Speakers for Community Groups; and the Prostate Cancer Canada Network.
Now your library never closes! A digital library where library card holders can browse, check out, and download best-selling and classic audiobooks. The “Virtual Branch” is available any time of day from anywhere in the world. Visit www.MyPublicLibrary.ca or http://downloadcentre.library.on.ca
Merry Maids is Cleaning For A Reason. Merry Maids will donate time and money to help support women that are undergoing cancer treatment. They will focus on her home, so she can focus on her health. If you or someone you know is currently undergoing treatment for cancer and requires some assistance, please call 1-877-337-3348 or visit www.cleaningforareason.org for more info.
Heart disease and stroke are responsible for 1 in 3 Canadian deaths every year. Please help the Heart and Stroke Foundation change this. Take a few hours this February, and join our community of Heart Month Volunteers. With your help lives can be saved. Put your heart into it and make a difference. Register today at www.heartandstroke.ca/help or call your local office at 749-1044
Donate your vehicle for the Rotary Moving Wheels and receive a tax receipt for the proceeds for those in the Peterborough and Country area by the Ptbo Rotary Club. Call 742-5162 or email@example.com
The Kidney Car Program – a convenient way to dispose of an unwanted vehicle! Donors receive a tax receipt for the fair market value of the car and a free tow. The Kidney Car program assists the Kidney Foundation of Canada in improving the lives of those affected by kidney disease. www.kidney.ca
For more information about Know the Score and for more information and assistance with a gambling problem, please visit www.knowthescore.ca or www.responsiblegambling.org or call the Ontario Problem Gambling Help line at 1-888-230-3505.
May 27 – The Neuropathy Support Group will meet from 4:40-6:30pm at the Ptbo Chamber of Commerce, 175 George St. N. Guest speaker Martin Stepanek from Max International will discuss some new health products that are beneficial for neuropathy. Neuropathy is a disorder resulting from damage to the peripheral nerves with symptoms that may involve weakness, numbness or pain, usually affecting the arms and legs. The Group welcomes anyone who suffers from neuropathy, and members of their family, to attend the meetings which provide an opportunity to meet others with similar questions and concerns. It facilitates education, support and friendship.
May 28 – Buckhorn Sports Complex Committee invites you to attend their 3rd Annual Golf Tournament. Registration at 8:30am – Shotgun start at 10am at the Quarry Golf & Country Club, 447 Tara Road, Ennismore. $150/golfer – includes round of golf with cart, prized, box lunch, Dinner. Silent and Live Auction. This is a Raise the Roof Fundraiser for the Buckhorn Sports Complex
May 31 – Folk Under The Clock presents direct from India, World Renowned Sitarist Partha Bose, accompanied by Tabla master Indranil Mallick atMarket Hall, 140 Charlotte St. Tickets : $35 incl.hst – available at Market Hall Box Office 705.749.1146 (Mon-Fri 12-5pm), on-line www.markethall.org & Moondance 705.742.9425 www.folkundertheclock.ca
May 31 – Spring Fling Dance at Activity Haven, 180 Barnardo Ave., from 7-10pm. Advance tickets only – $12 – call 705.876.1670
May 31 – June represents Seniors month. There will be several Senior Summit Walk Events from 9-10am: Todays walk is at the Peterborough Zoo – meet in the main parking lot. The walk will go to the Train Station and return. For more info contact Eloise Bucholtz at 705.742.5667. (next walk is June 7th)
May 31 – Bike and Trails Fest from 3-6pm at Millennium Park, Ptbo. Free bike tune-ups, displays and information about recreational and commuter cycling and trail development. Refreshments will be provided by the Silver Bean Café. Opening ceremony for International Trails Day at 5pm. For more information about Bike and Trails Fest, contact Brianna Salmon at Green Up 705.933.0010 or Kathy Reid at Otonabee Region Conservation Authority 705.745.5791 x 224).
June 1 – The Socrates Cabaret presented at Market Hall at 8pm. It’s an evening of burlesque, live music, magic, comedy, slam poetry and more. Styled after the old-fashioned variety shows of long ago, but with an ultra-modern edge, the Socrates Cabaret has something for everyone. Tickets $15 for regular seating and $20 for Cabaret Table seats available at Market Hall Box Office and Moondance Records and at the door.
June 1 – 7th Annual ATV Poker Run for Community Living Kawartha Lakes. Early Bird Registration, $45 by mail until May 15th,2013. Regular Registration $50 is available in person only on the day of the event. Registration begins at 7am. For more info contact Sharon Coupland 705.328.0502 x223 or Community Living Kawartha Lakes at 705.328.0464.
June 1 – Rummage Sale at Fenelon Falls United Church, 123 Colborne St., from 8:30-11:30am.
June 1 – It’s International Trails Day. Explore the Trails of Peterborough City and County. Trails offer a wonderful way to explore nature through the urban and rural landscapes of Peterborough City and County. Celebrate the trails with the Second Annual International Trails Day Festival from 10am-2pm (unless otherwise specified) and all of the activities are free! Visit www.otonabee.com for more details and map of locations. (Lang-Hastings Trans Canada Trail, B.E.L. Rotary Bridgenorth Trail, Sawer Creek ~ Scenic River Road Trail, Jackson Park Trail – Fun Run ~ Please Note: This event begins at 12:00 noon, Robert Johnston EcoForest Trail, Lakefield Trail, Rotary Trail in East City, Millbrook Valley Trails)
June 1 – The Natural Horsemanship Trade Show is being held at Partridge Horse Hill, 531 Hwy 35 in Pontypool from 9:30am – 5pm. The event is free to Natural Horsemanship Association members, and only $10 for non members. The event will have many demonstrations and vendors. The event is outdoors and will run rain or shine. For more info visit www.nhassociation.ca or www.partridgehorsehill.com
June 2 – Walk, wheel, roll or run – Join the Walk for Muscular Dystrophy at Del Crary Park. Registration at 10am; Walk begins at 11am. For more info or to register, sponsor a participant visit: http://muscle.akaraisin.com/peterboroughWMD2013
June 2 – Coventry Singers Spring Concert at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 785 Park St., at 2:30pm. Director: Faye McMillan; Guest performer: Nathalie Poirier-Cox. Tickets at the door – $10. Refreshments following the performance.
June 2 – The Elmer Iseler Singers – Choral Workshop and Concert. The Elmer Iseler Singers will perform in concert at Cambridge Street United Church in Lindsay. This concert will be preceded by a choral workshop at Trinity United Church in Bobcaygeon, a rare opportunity to sing with the Elmer Iseler Singers and work with their conductor and Artistic Director Lydia Adams, for all choristers in our community. Workshop: 3:30pm Trinity United Church, Bobcaygeon; Concert: 7:30pm Cambridge Street United Church, Lindsay. Concert $35/Adult; $5/Student. $26/workshop. $51 workshop/concert deal. Special discount for groups of 10 or more by calling 705.878.5625
June 4 – Seniors Showcase from 11am-6pm at the Ptbo Sport & Wellness Centre, 775 Brealey Drive. This event is free. 126 exhibitors and charities will promote their products and services related to seniors. Various activities, presentations, and workshops relevant to seniors will take place in the activity rooms, such as: tai chi, seated yoga, brain gym, navigating the Community Care Access Centre, advance care planning, smart moves program, adult day programs, and the renovation tax credit for seniors. Organized by the Ptbo Chamber of Commerce. For more info visit http://www.peterborough.ca/Living/Seniors/2013_Peterborough_Seniors_Month/Seniors_Showase.htm or call the Ptbo Chamber of Commerce at 705.748.9771, ext. 206.
June 6 – Smith-Ennismore Historical Society invites you to attend an informative talk with Jean Olajos regarding D-Day, especially the preparation of the Allies, and show pictures of her visit to 3 cemeteries in Normandy at 1:30pm at the SEL Museum, 826 Ward Street, Bridgenorth (OPP Plaza). Call the Society at 705.292.9430 for more information. Refreshments will be served and a short meeting for members follows the presentations.
June 7 – June represents Seniors month. There will be several Senior Summit Walk Events from 9-10am: Todays walk is at Jackson Park – meet in the parking lot (Monaghan & Parkhill). The walk will be 2km long and then return. For more info contact Eloise Bucholtz at 705.742.5667. (next walk is June 14th)
June 8 – Douro Minor Hockey Association Registration at Douro Optimist Club (East side of Douro Arena parking lot) for the 2013-2014 Season from 9am-noon. First time players require a copy of birth certificate. Players coming from another centre require a release form from their current centre. For more info visit: www.dourominorhockey.com or contact Willie Towns @ 705-652-6654
June 8 – Community Hymn Sing hosted by the St.Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 89 Colbourne St., Fenelon Falls at 2pm. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome. St.Andrew’s is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. Come remember and rejoice with us.
June 8 – Spring Bazaar at Queen Elizabeth Public School, 830 Barando Avenue from 9am-2pm. Variety of Vendors, New to You, Barbecue, Raffles
June 8 – The Lakefield Lions Clubs hope you will join them in attending the Kick Off To Summer by joining them for the 3rd Annual Lobsterfest & Show being held at Isabel Morris Park in Lakefield under the Create Shade Party Tent. Lobster or Ham servings from 3:30 till 7pm. Show with the Agony Chorus from 8-11pm. Tickets: $40ea – available at: Coyle’s Tire & Auto, Lakefield Athletic Club, Lakefield Licensing Bureau or from Lion R.J. Henderson at 705.652.3023.
June 8 – Activity Haven will be at Lansdowne Place from 10am-6pm featuring what Activity Haven has to offer with displays, samples and program demonstrations. For further info please call 705.876.1670.
June 9 – Horses Help Canada – 2nd Annual Poker Run Fundraiser at Maple Crescent Farms, 9741 County Road 10, Campbellcroft from 11am-4pm. It is $30.00 to bring your own horse, and $60.00 to rent one. The poker run is divided into three departure groups to prevent too many horses from going out at one time. The trail is approximately 2 hours long, and there is 4 stations set up within the forest where you receive your cards, and then you receive your last card once you have returned to the barn. The rider with the best hand wins. Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd at 3pm. BBQ running during the wait time. For more info and/or to register, contact Grace Williamson at 905.260.9581 or visit www.horseshelpcanada.com
June 15 – The Peterborough Navy Club is hosting a night of Country and Celtic Music with The Roy Boyz, as well as Family Tyes at 8pm. No cover charge
June 15 – Peterborough Chapter #161 Order of the Eastern Star is hosting an Old Fashion Strawberry Social from Noon – 2pm. Cost $ 7/person. Come for a great afternoon of fun with the Otonabee Squares while enjoying a lunch of fresh rolls, cold meats & a variety of salads. Tickets will be sold at the door or call 705-742-2152 to reserve. Door prize.
June 16 – Kawartha Street Rods – Car Show at the Ptbo Zoo. Free registration at 9am – Awards at 2:30pm. Fundraising BBQ, 50/50 draw, prize table. Donations to the Ptbo Zoo. For more info call Reg at 705.743.9392 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 16 – Meat and Mirth for Dad at South Pond Farm near Bethany from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. First comes a delicious flame-grilled fare and pizzas from the stone oven, followed by outstanding professional comedy from two of Canada’s best: Denis Grignon and Steve Levine. Everyone goes home with a tasty homemade steak rub. Admission for each event is $40/adults; $20/child. For more info contact email@example.com Danielle French: 705.772.0609
June 17 – The Royal Canadian Legion Ontario Command Veteran Service Officer will be visiting Branch 52 Peterborough. The Veteran Service Officer helps Veterans and their dependents with disability pensions, benevolent funds, treatment benefits, Veteran’s Independent Program etc. You do not have to be a member of the Legion to meet with the Service Officer. His services are free of charge. You can book and appointment with him by calling Branch 52 705.745.6361.
June 20 – Activity Haven Strawberry Supper from 5-7pm. Tickets: $12/person – in advance at the Activity Haven office, 180 Barnardo Ave. Entertainment: Square dancing demo. For further info call 705.876.1670.
June 22 – Activity Havens 1st Annual Golf Classic at Liftlock Golf Club. Shot gun start at noon. This will be a Best Ball Tournament. $350/foursome – includes your game and steak dinner. Register at Activity Haven, 180 Barnardo Ave., 705.876.7670.
June 22 – If you are a representative of a sports group, club, organization, or department that provides services to children or youth between the ages of 6 and 12 years old, the High Five Training Program will be of interest to you. The Principles of Healthy Child Development Workshop will introduce you to the five principles and the three guidelines that are components of a successful, quality program for children and youth. This workshop will help recreation and sport practitioners to gain knowledge and expertise in using effective approaches that support healthy child development. The one-day workshop is being offered at the Peterborough Sport and Wellness Centre, 775 Brealey Drive Ptbo from 9am-4pm. Cost: $70.00 plus GST. For further information or to register, please call at 705.742.0050 ext. 2205 or visit: www.recreationpeterborough.ca
June 23 – Justus is performing at Lakefield United Church, 47 Regent St., at 2pm. Admission: $10/person – available at Happenstance Books & Yarn, Church Office 705.652.3126 or Keith 705.652.3519. Justus boasts a diverse repertoire ranging from Gershwin to Diamond. 40‘sto 70’s. Hollywood to Broadway, Disney to Vegas, Inspirational to Gospel and Rock to Pop with a huge emphasis on energy and enthusiasm. In support of local charities.
June 27-30 – Lakefield Jamboree at the Fair Grounds, 25 William St. Entertainment starts at 7pm each evening. Thursday: Ambush – Classic Country. Friday: Jamie Spurvie, Joanne Post, Gail Gavan; Saturday: Pam Millar, Pat Arnott, Scott & Gavin Gartshore; Sunday program from 1-5pm. Open Mike from 1-5pm on Fri & Sat. Weekend Pass includes camping: $60/person, per trailer; after June 1st $70. Children under 12 free with an adult. For more info contact Carol at 705.760.3583 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 30 – The Township of Alnwick/Haldimand is having their Canada Day Parade & Celebrations today. The parade will kick off with a performance by the OPP Golden Helmets Motorcycle Precision Team at 1:30pm in front of the Municipal Offices, Grafton. Parade commences at 2pm and ends up at the Haldimand Memorial Arena where the celebrations will continue – music, entertainment, information booths, free refreshments, 50/50 tickets and raffle tickets. For more info call Sandra at 905.396.7177 or email email@example.com
July 1 – Canada Day Parade in Ptbo – Acclaiming Young Canada- celebrating and recognizing that the youth of today are the future of Canada. Opening Ceremonies begin at 10:30am. Pre-parade activities include the bike contest, live music and a cake to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Parade begins at noon. Bike Contest: registration begins at 9am – judging at 10am. For further details/to volunteers/enter parade – visit: www.peterborough.ca * Living>Recreation> Canada Day Parade
July 5-7 – Mariposa Folk Festival takes place in Orillia, Ontario. The Friday Evening Main Stage will feature Kathleen Edwards, a musical raconteur, lyrical poet, angelic voice and gifted performer. The Sunday Evening Main Stage will feature Arlo Guthrie, an iconic songwriter, musician and multi-instrumentalist and natural-born storyteller with a world-wide audience. Tickets are on sale at www.mariposafolk.com
July 13 – Peterborough Speedway & Country 105 presents Mid Summer Shoot-Out – Extended Laps. Battlefield Equipment Rental Four-Funs, Peterborough Hyundai Mini Stocks, Parry Springs Renegade Trucks, Thunders, VanGuard Self Storage Late Models and Kids Barrel Races. Pits Open – 3pm; Grandstands Open – 5pm; Racing Starts – 6pm. Admission: Adults/$12; Kids 8 -12/$5; Kids under 8/Free.
July 19/20 – The Boston Pizza 6th Annual Smashed Volleyball Tournament for Easter Seals takes place at BP’s Chemong Road location! Doughty Aggregates dumps 400 Tons of Sand turning BP’s parking lot into a recreational and competitive 32 team tournament of fun in the sun! Register your team today at www.easterseals.org or at either Boston Pizza Ptbo location. Sponsored in part by Energy 99.7 and Country 105.
July 20 – Apsley Lions Annual Giant Indoor Flea Market at the North Kawartha Community Centre, Apsley from 8:30am-2:30pm. Lunch available on site. Spring Cleaning? Accepting donations for their flea market - pick ups available for large items – call Wayne Armstrong at 705.656.3498 or drop off at the Lion Park, May 18th, June 15 or 29th. For more info visit www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/apsleylionson/
July 26 – The 5th Annual Family Health Day takes place at the Pharmacy, 370 Burnham St. from 10am-2pm with a free BBQ from 11-1. This is a free event for people of the community to come out and have their medical questions answered as well as become connected with various healthcare organizations in Peterborough. (Canadian Diabetes Association, Community Care Access Center, Canadian National Institution of the Blind, Learning Disabilities Association and many more groups.)
Aug 9-11 – Kawartha Settlers’ Village, Bobcaygeon will be hosting their first Festival & Arts Show on August 9th, 10th, 11th 2013 and they are looking for artists to participate in this new event. If your medium of choice is painting, pottery, sculptures, handmade jewelry, wood carving or stained-glass this show is for you. The event features a juried art show and wine and cheese reception on the Friday, a Saturday lunch provided by Kawartha Coffee Company, and a Sunday afternoon tea provided by Savoury’s Restaurant. Cost to register for this three day event is only $100 and registration forms can be picked up at Settlers’ Village or on the website: www.settlersvillage.org.
Sept 18 – The Ptbo and District Pathway of Fame presents Your Chance To Laugh in the Showplace Lounge at 7:30pm. Tickets: $15. Next show is Music For Your Ears – Oct 23rd. For more info call 705.742.7469 or visit www.showplace.org
Oct 11-13 – Peterborough Speedway & Country 105 presents the 21st Annual Autumn Colours Classic. 1st round qualifying Friday; 2nd round qualifying on Saturday; Feature Sunday.
Oct 23 – The Ptbo and District Pathway of Fame presents Music For Your Ears in the Showplace Lounge at 7:30pm. A musical variety night featuring past inductees of the Pathway of fame and special guests. Tickets: $15. For more info call 705.742.7469 or visit www.showplace.org