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Record Store Day on April 21, 2018 celebrates independent record stores, and there's only one week left before Canada's oldest one, Moondance in downtown Peterborough, closes. Owner Mike Taveroff is offering 70 per cent off of most of the remaining stock. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

Head to Moondance in downtown Peterborough for its final Record Store Day

Mike Taveroff is closing up shop next week, offering 70 per cent discount on most stock.
34-year-old Cory Lanteigne has been missing since December 8, 2016. (Photo via Missing Persons of Ontario)

Police seek help finding Lindsay area man now missing for 16 months

Cory Lanteigne last seen in December 2016, foul play not suspected
Emily Martin with Showplace board chair Pat Hooper. Martin has been appointed as general manager after almost a year of acting in the position, leading the day-to-day operations of the non-profit downtown Peterborough performance venue. (Photo courtesy of Showplace)

Emily Martin appointed general manager of Showplace Performance Centre

Experienced administrator has been interim general manager since July 2017.
Pop Machine (Jean Greig, Cal Coons, Mike Pickett, Harley Payne, and Dave McLeod) is one of 15 local bands performing at Peterborough Musicians Appreciation Day on Sunday, April 22 at the Black Horse Pub in downtown Peterborough. Proceeds from the event will go to support local musicians in need. (Photo: Pop Machine)

nightlifeNOW – April 19 to 25

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, April 19 to Wednesday, April 25.
A few of the members of the Peterborough Pop Ensemble getting in the spirit for "Hip to the Groove", a tribute concert to the music of the 1960s and 1970s on April 28, 2018 at the Market Hall in downtown Peterborough. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will go to the Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Foundation. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Pop Ensemble)

Peterborough Pop Ensemble gets groovy with tribute to music of the 60s and 70s

April 28th concert at the Market Hall will support Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Foundation.
Percheron Plastic Inc. (which produces FireStraw fire starters) and virtual and augmented reality start-up Kavtek accepting their cash prize of $6,500 each at the final pitch event of the 2018 Bears' Lair Entrepreneurial Competition, held on April 18, 2018 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough. Along with the cash prize, the winners receive in-kind prizes, all donated by the 2018 Bears' Lair sponsors. (Photo courtesy of Scott Howard)

Kavtek and Percheron Plastic Inc. win Bears’ Lair

Each grand prize winner of annual entrepreneurial competition receives $6,500 in cash and in-kind prizes for a total value of $35,000.
Style Boutique, a women's clothing store in Bridgenorth, recently celebrated its 10th year in business. Owner Diana Carter poses with a congratulatory plaque delivered by Selwyn Township Mayor Mary Smith. (Photo: Style Boutique / Facebook)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – April 18, 2018

Featuring BOSS mental health seminar, Sunshrine Spa, Herod Financial Services, Style Boutique, Lakefield Fairy & Dragon Festival, and more.
Peterborough MPP Jeaf Leal dropped in for a tour of Tiny Greens in downtown Peterborough on April 18, 2018 after announcing up to $430,000 in downtown revitalization funding for the City of Peterborough and municipalities within Peterborough County. As well as using the funding to improve downtown streets, municipalities can also fund local downtown businesses to install storefront lighting or new signage. (Photo: Tiny Greens / Twitter)

Provincial funding will improve downtown areas in Peterborough County

Funds to be used for improvements like crosswalks, landscaping, and storefront appearance.
Critically acclaimed bassist and vocalist Brandi Disterheft, accompanied by three other jazz musicians from New York City, will headline International Jazz Day Peterborough with a concert at the Market Hall on Sunday, April 29. There will also be jazz dinner events on Saturday night as well as a jazz workshop on Sunday. (Publicity photo)

New York City’s Brandi Disterheft Quartet headlines International Jazz Day Peterborough

Fourth annual event on April 28 and 29 also features dinner with jazz at downtown restaurants and a jazz workshop.
Earth Day 2018 is Sunday, April 22. This year's global campaign is about ending plastic pollution. Several clean-up events are taking place this weekend in the Kawarthas, along with celebrations and workshops. (Photo: Earth Day Network)

Help clean up the Kawarthas for Earth Day this weekend

Clean-up events and more in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland, and Hastings.

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