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A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for June 23, 2017

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
This year's Lock N' Paddle on Saturday, June 24 will attempt fit 300 paddlecraft into the Peterborugh Lift Lock, with 150 in each chamber in honour of Canada 150, far exceeding last year's record of 138. (Photo: The Canadian Canoe Museum)

Can we fit 300 canoes and kayaks into the Peterborough Lift Lock for Canada...

Second annual Lock n' Paddle on Saturday, June 24 attempts to break last year's record.
A 20-year-old student from China died after falling from the bow of a pontoon boat similar to the one pictured here.

20-year-old Chinese student dies after boating accident on Chemong Lake

A group of students from China were touring the lake on pontoon boat.
Marsala Lukianchuk sings jazz and blues every Thursday night supported by pianist Rob Phillips and more at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Andy Carroll)

nightlifeNOW – June 22 to 28

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 22 to Wednesday, June 28.
Students sit in a tipi on Symons Campus at Trent University as they listen to a professor. Trent University has consolidated and renamed its indigenous studies program as the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, in honour of the nine-year-old Anishinaabe boy who died from exposure when trying to get home after running away from a residential school in Kenora in 1966. (Photo: Trent University)

Trent University launches the Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies

Announcement on National Aboriginal Day honours the Anishinaabe boy who died in 1966 after running away from residential school.
Joshua and Natasha (Bandi) Clark, a couple who were once homeless teens, are about to move into their Habitat for Humanity home in Warsaw. You can visit the home on Tuesday, June 27th and welcome Josh and Tasha into home ownership.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – June 21, 2017

Featuring 8th Line Hop, summer students, Habitat's Warsaw build, Quiche-a-licious, Canada Day events, and more.
The Canada 150 event map, showing all the celebrations in Peterborough, is available online and in printed form. (Map: Peterborough 150)

View or download this map of all the Canada 150 events in Peterborough

Printed version also available at nine locations in downtown Peterborough.
The streets of downtown Peterborough will be crowded on Thursday, June 29 with "Downtown Pop-Up", the first of four days of Canada 150 celebrations in Peterborough. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Peterborough kicks off Canada 150 with Downtown Pop-Up on June 29

Day-long celebrations include indigenous performances, live music, chainsaw carving, circus arts, and more.
Roots master Rick Fines will be one of five musicians performing at the street dance on Hunter Street West in downtown Peterborough from 4 to 10 p.m., part of The Bash 150 on Friday, June 30. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Canada 150 celebrations continue in Peterborough with The Bash 150 on June 30

Part of Hunter Street West will be pedestrian-only for art exhibits and live music.
In "Between the Water and the Sky", Jade Willoughby will perform a new solo dance performance accompanied by the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra string quartet and the indigenous a cappella group Unity. (Photo courtesy of Public Energy)

Original music and dance performance brings cultures together to celebrate Canada 150

Indigenous singers Unity and dancer Jade Willoughby perform "Between the Water and the Sky" with PSO string quartet on June 29.


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