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Natas Café, along with Black Honey and The Whistle Stop, now accept Trent University's student card for payments. The three downtown Peterborough merchants were chosen by Trent students in a recent survey. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA.)

Trent student card now accepted at three downtown merchants

Pilot project to expand TrentU Card program will help attract students to downtown Peterborough.
Taking place on Saturday, July 18th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peterborough Pulse will close some downtown streets to motor vehicles and open them for the use of pedestrians, cyclists, roller skaters, and more. There'll be sidewalk sales, community activities, public art, and more.

Dancing in the streets

Peterborough Pulse, the city's first-ever open streets event, takes place on July 18th.
Local artists have transformed unwanted chairs into original works of art that will be auctioned off on May 28 in support of the Buckhorn Community Centre

Art you can sit on

Buckhorn Fine Art Festival's "Chair Affair" auction raises funds for the Buckhorn Community Centre.
A concept drawing from 2014 of the Canadian Canoe Museum at its new location at the Peterborough Lift Lock. The museum has now launched a competition for architects to develop actual design concepts for the new museum. (Drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Canadian Canoe Museum selects six architects for design competition

Peterborough architectural firm among those vying to design new museum at Lift Lock.
The annual Classics on Kent car show in downtown Lindsay is one of the largest classic car shows in Ontario (photo courtesy City of Kawartha Lakes)

Wheels are back on Classics on Kent

Lindsay Downtown BIA takes over annual car show in downtown Lindsay
Kellie McKenty won "Outstanding Performance by a Female" at the Theatre Ontario festival for her performance as Billie Dawn in "Born Yesterday" (photo: Gabriel Heubsch)

Peterborough Theatre Guild wins four awards at Theatre Ontario Festival

Annual festival presents the best in community theatre in Ontario.

It’s a head-shaving world record!

Pedal For Hope Peterborough achieves Guinness World Record in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.
The May long weekend is traditionally the beginning of cottage season for 250,000 families who have cottages across Ontario

10 cottage safety tips for the May long weekend

Prepare for the unexpected so you can enjoy a worry-free cottage season.
The 29th season of Peterborough Musicfest opens on Saturday, June 27 with a free concert in Del Crary Park featuring Canadian rock icon Randy Bachman

Peterborough Musicfest announces summer concert schedule

Line-up for free concert series includes Randy Bachman, Chad Brownlee, Hannah Georgas, Rick Fines, and more
Changes to the "Smoke-Free Ontario Act" took effect on January 1, 2015 that prohibit smoking on outdoor patios, parks, and within 20 metres of children's playgrounds and sports fields

No smoking on outdoor patios this year

Changes to provincial legislation mean a $305 fine

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