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Stunning display gardens at Griffin's Greenhouse, one of seven locations on the self-guided Activity Haven Garden Tour on Saturday, July 16

Take a tour of the gardens of Peterborough this weekend

Tour features seven gardens and a marketplace at Activity Haven, with proceeds supporting the seniors' centre.
Walking on the beach at Darlington Provincial Park. On Friday, July 15, you can spend a day at one of Ontario's 330 provincial parks for free (photo: Ontario Parks)

Free day use of Ontario provincial parks returns on Friday, July 15

Parks also offering free activities on July 15 as Ontario government encourages healthy living by connecting with nature.
Paint the Town Red on Wednesday, July 13 and support United Way of Peterborough & District (graphic: Prevail Media)

Paint the Town Red fundraiser returns on Wednesday, July 13

21 participating Peterborough restaurants will donate 25% of the day's sales to the United Way.
FastStart's Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience is a unique three-day bootcamp for young entrepreneurs that combines classroom learning with wilderness experience (photo: FastStart Peterborough)

Wilderness training program for young Peterborough entrepreneurs returns in August

FastStart's Kawartha Backcountry Entrepreneurship Experience combines classroom training with backcountry experience.
Halifax band Dark For Dark (Jess Lewis, Melanie Stone, and Rebecca Zolkower) performs on Wednesday, July 13 at The Spill in Peterborough in a show also featuring Peterborough's own Nick Ferrio

nightlifeNOW – July 7 to July 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 13.
Rotary Ribfest takes place from July 8 to 10 at Millennium Park in downtown Peterborough and features out-of-town ribbers as well as a selection of local restaurants

Three days of barbeque and live music in downtown Peterborough this weekend

The 14th annual Rotary Ribfest runs from July 8 - 10 at Millennium Park, begins at 11 a.m. on Friday.
Montreal rockers The Maxwells are on tour and making a stop at The Spill in Peterborough on Wednesday, July 6

nightlifeNOW – June 30 to July 6

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, June 30 to Wednesday, July 6.
Jill Stanton's mockup for her "Bloodroot" mural; inspired by a lesser-known native wildflower, this will be the second mural to be painted under the Hunter Street Bridge in Peterborough (image: Jill Stanton)

Edmonton artist Jill Stanton to paint next Hunter Street Bridge Mural in Peterborough

Juried review process selects artist's proposal for mural inspired by native wildflower.
The Millbrook Lions Club presents the annual Millbrook Classic Car Show on Saturday, July 2

Classic Car Show returns to downtown Millbrook on July 2

Newly reconstructed King Street to be lined with antique cars with downtown merchants offering specials and promotions.
The Peterborough and District Pathway of Fame was established in 1998 to honour local people, past and present, who have contributed their talents and abilities to arts and culture in the Peterborough area

Peterborough Pathway of Fame inductees include Serena Ryder, Sylvia Sutherland, Dan Fewings

11 honourees will be inducted at ceremony at Showplace Performance Centre this fall

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