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The Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha presents a $25,000 cheque to Hospice Peterborough. Left to right: Rotarian Carl Brown, Campaign Chair Betty Morris, Hospice Executive Director Linda Sunderland, Rotarians Liz Lewis Woosey and Lou Hamel, Auction Chair Kim Winter. (Photo courtesy of Hospice Peterborough)

Rotary Club auction raises $25,000 for Hospice Peterborough

Rotary Club of Peterborough-Kawartha has pledged $100,000 for new palliative care centre
Chief training officer David Braun of Peterborough Fire Services with toys already donated. The firefighters are also giving $1,700 to The Toy Shop, which through the efforts of owner Jean Grant will translate into $3,000 worth of toys (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Fire Services)

Peterborough firefighters team up with The Toy Shop to donate toys to Salvation Army

Thousands of dollars of toys will be taken to Miracle Broadcast at Lansdowne Place on Saturday.
You can drop off new and unwrapped toys at the Canadian Mental Health Association branch at 415 Water Street in Peterborough

Collecting toys for Syrian refugee families

Local volunteer Kerri Davies coordinating toy drive with Peterborough Refugee Network and New Canadians Centre
The first Saturday in December is Christmas Tree Day and, for many families, heading out to a tree farm to harvest a Christmas tree is a holiday tradition

Where to harvest your own Christmas tree in the Kawarthas

Most local tree farms offer both cut-your-own and pre-cut options.
Cathie and Dave Tuck, founders of the Peterborough Huskies special needs hockey team, with their sons Jeffrey (left) and Criss (photo courtesy of the Peterborough Huskies)

Pay it forward this Christmas by helping Cathie and Dave Tuck win a new...

Peterborough Huskies founders are semi-finalists in Toyota Wish Giver contest.
The Theatre Creators' Reserve program provides grants to professional theatre artists like Maya Ardal, whose historical play "The Hero of Hunter Street" will have its world premiere at the opening of 4th Line Theatre's 25th anniversary season in 2016

Funding available for Ontario playwrights through 4th Line Theatre

Application deadline is January 16, 2016.
The North American Envirothon will be held in Peterborough from July 24-29, 2016

Peterborough to host 2016 North American Envirothon

Students from across North America will come to Peterborough to compete in environmental competition.
Located in Pigeon Lake just east of Bobcaygeon, Boyd Island is one of the largest and most significant undeveloped islands in Ontario

Kawartha Dairy pledges $10,000 to help save Boyd Island

Kawartha Land Trust has now raised almost $900,000 of $1 million goal
A wide range of Downtown Peterborough stores, restaurants, and services are participating in Black Friday on November 27

More than 100 Downtown Peterborough businesses participating in Black Friday

Stores open at 8 a.m. on November 27 to offer deep discounts, door crashers, and giveaways
Tanah Haney, Michael Ketemer, Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, and John Hoffman performing as Carried Away

In From the Cold returns to Peterborough’s Market Hall on December 11 and 12

Annual Christmas concert has raised over $90,000 for Youth Emergency Shelter in the past 16 years.

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