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A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report for August 9 to 15, 2019

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Yukon band The Lucky Ones bring their authentic country-roots music to The Arlington Pub in Maynooth on Saturday, August 10th and the Ganaraska Hotel in Port Hope on Tuesday, August 13th. You can also catch them at the Peterborough Folk Festival in Nicholls Oval Park on the weekend of August 17th. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – August 8 to 14

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 8 to Wednesday, August 14.
YMCA of Central East Ontario board chair John Mastorakos presents Peterborough educator and activitist Rosmary Ganley with the 2018 YMCA Peace Medal on November 23, 2018 as Ganley's grandaughters Ava and Emma look on. Nominations for the 2019 Peace Medal are now open. (Photo: YMCA of Central East Ontario / Facebook)

YMCA of Central East Ontario wants you to nominate a local peacemaker

Nominations now open for 2019 YMCA Peace Medal, to be presented in November.
Severe thunderstorm watch

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for the Kawarthas for Thursday afternoon

Conditions favourable for development of storms that may include strong wind gusts, large hail, and heavy rain
Lang Pioneer Village Museum will go into mourning for the day on August 10, 2019 during “When Death Was in Fashion", an exploration of the Victorian obsession with death. You can learn about the traditions associated with death in the 19th century, including funeral fads and fancies, mourning novelties, memorial traditions, and mourning attire. (Photo courtesy of Lang Pioneer Village Museum)

Explore the Victorian obsession with death at Lang Pioneer Village Museum on August 10

'When Death Was in Fashion' at Keene's historical museum features a fashion show and costuming competition.
Relax and enjoy the long weekend! You don't need to worry about stocking up on food and beverages, as most stores are open on the Civic Holiday Monday.

What’s open and closed on the 2019 Civic Holiday

Holiday hours for 265 selected businesses, organizations, and services across the Kawarthas.
Sandy Beach in Trent Lakes is very popular among residents and visitors because of its soft sand extending into warm and shallow turquoise water. (Photo: Michael Hurcomb)

The Beach Report for August 2 to 8, 2019

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Toronto jazz vocalist Tanya Wills will be performing with her quartet at the SOS Lounge in Warkworth on Saturday, August 3rd as part of Westben's annual Jazz Fringe Festival, which takes place from August 2nd to 4th and features jazz musicians performing at various eateries in Campbellford, Hastings, and Warkworth. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – August 1 to 7

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 1 to Wednesday, August 7.
Central Smith Creamery owner Ian Scates (second from left) and vice-president/marketing Jenn Scates (right) present a cheque for $13,420.25 to Jane Lovett (left) and Lesley Heighway (second from right) of PRHC Foundation at the dairy's location at 739 Lindsay Road in Peterborough. (Photo courtesy of PRHC Foundation)

Central Smith Creamery raises more than $13,400 for PRHC Foundation

Local dairy's 'ice cream social' on July 20 was a thank you for great care at Peterborough's regional hospital .
Six-year-old Frankie Michaels. (Supplied photo)

Peterborough police seek missing six-year-old child (Update: located)

Frankie Michaels was last seen this morning riding his bike around Park Place and Wolfe Street in Peterborough

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