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Gene Simmons, legendary frontman and co-founder of KISS, one of rock's most successful and longest-running bands, announces three Ontario appearances this November, including at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on November 9, 2019. After an epic and storied 45-year career, and hot on the heels of “End of the Road,” his final world tour with KISS, Gene Simmons sits down with Canadian audiences for an intimate and candid conversation. (Photo: CNW Group/UP Next PR)

KISS frontman Gene Simmons comes to Peterborough in November for an ‘intimate conversation’

Musician and entrepreneur will sit down for a moderated discussion and audience Q&A on November 9 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.
Peterborough favourites Al Black & The Steady Band (Andy Pryde, Al Black, Gary Peeples) are headlining the 6th annual Phil Marshall Birthday Bash (a fundraiser for the Peterborough Musicians Benevolent Association) the afternoon on Saturday, June 15th at Dr. J's BBQ & Brews in downtown Peterborough and will also be performing at the Wild Blue Yonder Pub at Elmhirst's Resort in Keene the evening of Tuesday, June 18th. (Photo: Al Black & The Steady Band / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – June 13 to 19

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 13 to Wednesday, June 19.
The Town Trolley, owned and operated by Michael Bryant of Dromoland out of Little Britain, returns in 2019 to provide free service from downtown Peterborough to the Peterborough Musicfest concerts at Del Crary Park from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays between June 29 and August 17 2019. This year, the trolley will also stop at the Memorial Centre parking lot, and will also be available for the Kawartha Craft Beer Festival on June 14 and 15. (Photo courtesy of Michael Bryant)

Free trolley service returns to downtown Peterborough this summer

Improved service includes new dates and a longer route for Peterborough Musicfest concerts.
A young female student in front of the Canadian flag

Young Peterborough students invited to participate in 2019 Isadore Black Canada Day Essay Contest

Deadline is June 15 for children in Grades 4 to 6 to submit a 500-word essay on what they love about Canada
Local collectors will display some of the oldest antique tractors and steam engines around at the 23rd annual Father's Day Smoke & Steam Show, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene. (Photo courtesy of Lang Pioneer Village Museum)

Treat dad to the Father’s Day Smoke & Steam Show at Lang Pioneer Village...

23rd annual event features antique tractors and steam engines, old-fashioned shaves, pancakes, live music, demonstrations, and more.
In 2019, Kim Blackwell is marking 25 years at 4th Line Theatre in Millbrook. The theatre's managing artistic director since 2014, Blackwell is pictured here at Winslow Farm in a photo for Heather Doughty's Inspire: The Women's Portrait Project. (Photo: Heather Doughty)

Kim Blackwell marks 25 years at 4th Line Theatre in Millbrook

Now managing artistic director, she directed her first production at the renowned outdoor theatre company in 2002.
Rhino, one of several sexual enhancement supplements sold by Forbidden Pleasures in Peterborough that have been seized by Health Canada. Products with similar packaging were tested and found to contain aminotadalafil, a prescription drug used to treat erectile dysfunction. (Photo: CNW Group / Health Canada)

Health Canada seizes sexual enhancement supplements from Peterborough retailer

Products sold at Forbidden Pleasures may contain prescription drugs
Thief stealing bag through open window of car

Local police services remind residents to ‘lock it or lose it’

Increase in thefts from vehicles in Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes.
From June 13 to August 30, 2019, 27 participating retail shops in downtown Peterborough will remain open unti 8 p.m. every Thursday and Friday evening. Look for the 'Open Late 'Til Eight" sticker in the window of your favourite downtown store. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA)

Downtown Peterborough shops open late every Thursday and Friday this summer

A list and map of 27 downtown retailers participating in 'Open Late 'Til Eight' from June to August.
John Kenneth Muir at Trent Radio at Lady Eaton College in Peterborough in 1979. Muir passed away on June 3, 2019 at the age of 63. (Photo: Trent Radio)

Celebration of community radio pioneer John Muir’s life planned for June 22

Portions of celebration at Sadleir House will be broadcast on Trent Radio.

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