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As one of the many events during Peterborough Pride Week (September 15 to 24), award-winning queer comic Elvira Kurt will be performing her "Homesexual Panic" stand-up show during the "Act On It!" Pride Party presented by Mysterious Entity on Saturday, September 23 at 8 p.m. at Catalina's in downtown Peterborough. (Publicity photo)

Elvira Kurt closes out Peterborough Pride Week running September 15 to 24

Award-winning comic's performance part of Mysterious Entity cabaret night at Catalina's on September 23.
Celebrate Indigenous heritage at the annual Curve Lake Pow Wow takes place on September 16 and 17 at Lance Wood Park at Curve Lake First Nation.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – September 13, 2017

Featuring Buckhorn Hop, Kawartha Outdoor Adventure Weekend, Apsley Autumn Studio Tour, Curve Lake Pow Wow, and more.
Peterborough YMCA staff helping prepare Smile Cookies at Tim Hortons in Lakefield. The $1 cookies are available from September 11 to 17 at Tim Hortons restaurants in Peterborough, Bridgenorth, and Lakefield with all proceeds going to support the YMCA Strong Kids campaign. (Photo: YMCA of Peterborough / Twitter)

Buy a Smile Cookie at Timmy’s this week and support YMCA Strong Kids

$1 cookies available September 11 to 17 at Tim Hortons restaurants in Peterborough, Bridgenorth, and Lakefield.
David and Patricia Morton at the 20th annual Pathway of Fame induction ceremony at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough on September 9, 2017. The Mortons were inducted under a new "Community Builder" category in recognition of their philanthropic contributions to various community projects. (Photo: Sean Bruce, Freelance Photographer)

Eleven new inductees to Pathway of Fame honoured at ceremony on Saturday

Organization recognizes present and past contributions to arts, culture and heritage in the Peterborough area.
The Borderless Music & Arts Festival, Peterborough/Nogojiwanon's first feminist festival dedicated to community building and expanding worlds, takes place from September 8 to 16 at various venues in downtown Peterborough. For more information about the festival, visit (Poster: Borderless Bound Records)

nightlifeNOW – September 7 to 13

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, September 7 to Wednesday, September 13.
The recipients of the 2016 Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism's Awards of Excellence Awards. Nominations for this year's awards, to be presented in November, close on Monday, September 11th.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – September 6, 2017

Featuring the final week for Awards of Excellence nominations, Buckhorn Hop, Applefest at Lang Pioneer Village, and more.
Celebrate apples and the harvest season at Applefest at Lang Pioneer Village in Keene on Sunday, September 10, one of the stops on Otonabee-South Monaghan Township's Farms, Fields and Food Tour. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village)

Celebrate harvest season at Lang Pioneer Village’s Applefest on September 10

Apple treats, live entertainment, pioneer demonstrations, kids' games, and more.
Hundreds of school buses will be back on the roads for the first day of school, so give yourself extra time when driving to work (photo: Ontario School Bus Association)

Drivers should be extra vigilant with kids heading back to school

Safety reminders for motorists for the new school year beginning September 5.
A few of the more than 170 paddles submitted to Algonquin Outfitters for their Tom Thomson Paddle Art Contest. The paddles will be auctioned off with proceeds going to support local arts. (Photo: Algonquin Outfitters)

More than 170 paddle artworks created for Algonquin Outfitters’ Tom Thomson Paddle Art Contest

Paddles will be auctioned online in September to support local arts with live event September 29 in Huntsville.
In her role as President and CEO of the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Foundation, Lesley Heighway leads team of professionals and volunteers who have raised between $4 and $5 million every year for the hospital. (Photo: PRHC Foundation)

Lesley Heighway fosters both passion and results when it comes to health care philanthropy

PRHC Foundation President and CEO has helped raise more than $21 million for our hospital over the past five years.


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