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Dave Mowat and the Curbside Shuffle (Al Black on drums, Dave Mowat on harp, Terry Wilkins on bass, Clayton Yates on guitar) bring their Chicago, Delta, and country blues to the Keene Centre for the Arts on Saturday, February 8th. The band will also be hosting the PMBA Deluxe Blues Jam at Dr. J's in Peterborough the following week on Saturday afternoon. (Photo: Dave Mowat and the Curbside Shuffle / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – February 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, February 6 to Wednesday, February 12.
Winter snow on parked car

Up to 15 cm of snow forecast for the Kawarthas by Friday night

Snow will begin Thursday night with patchy freezing drizzle.
Cornerstone Family Dentistry owner Dr. Anna Jo, YWCA Peterborough Haliburton executive diector Kim Dolan, and Nourish manager Joëlle Favreau at the February 5, 2020 YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser announcement at Cornerstone Family Dentistry. At the 16th annual event, taking place at 12 p.m. on February 28, 2020 at The Venue in downtown Peterborough, you can choose a bowl made by local artisans and enjoy food from local restaurants while supporting Nourish food programs. (Photo courtesy of YWCA Peterborough Haliburton)

Tickets on sale for YWCA Empty Bowls fundraiser on February 28 at The Venue...

Guests can select a bowl made by local artisans and enjoy food from local restaurants, with proceeds supporting Nourish food programs.
'The Link' pilot rural transportation service will use 15-passenger Peterborough Transit buses to provide affordable and accessible service from Selwyn Township and Curve Lake First Nation with connections to Bridgenorth, Ennismore, and Peterborough. Open houses are taking place during February where members of the public provide feedback on the route, schedule, and fare structure of the service, expected to launch in May 2020. (Photo: Selwyn Township / Facebook)

Public open houses in February for ‘The Link’ rural transportation service in Peterborough County

Three-year pilot project to provide service from Selwyn Township and Curve Lake First Nation with connections to Bridgenorth, Ennismore, and Peterborough.
The puck drop at the 11th annual Pink in the Rink at the Peterborough Memorial Centre on February 1, 2020. The game, which saw the Petes defeat the Oshawa Generals in front of a sold-out crowd, raised $88,300 for women's cancer research. (Photo: Jessica Van Staalduinen / Peterborough Petes)

Peterborough Petes annual Pink in the Rink game raises $88,300 for women’s cancer research

OHL's top fundraising event has raised almost $790,000 since 2010
According to research by the National Audubon Society, the snowy owl is very vulnerable to climate change and will lose 93 per cent of its range if global temperatures rise by 3°C. By participating in the 2020 Great Backyard Bird Count, members of the public can help scientists understand where birds are and how their numbers are changing. (Photo: Diane McAllister / GBCC)

Be a citizen scientist by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count this Family...

Counting birds for science is one of seven simple actions people can take to protect birds and the places where they live.
Norwegian musician and composer Torgeir Vassvik, a member of the Sami indigenous people of northern Europe, creates sound-poems by combining joik (Sami folk music) with modern vocal, percussive, and instrumental techniques. He will perform at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, February 1st at an after-party for the "Being Salmon, Being Human" storytelling performances from Norway, at Nozhem at Gzowski College on Thursday and Friday night and the Mount Community Centre on Saturday afternoon. (Photo source: Kreative Nord /

nightlifeNOW – January 30 to February 5

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 30 to Wednesday, February 5.
Destiny Dawson. (Supplied photo)

Port Hope police searching for missing 22-year-old woman (LOCATED)

Destiny Dawson was last seen in Port Hope on January 29.
This Valentine's Day, consider choosing more environmentally sustainable alternatives to traditional gifts, such as locally made soaps, honeys, and maple syrup, and cards made by local artists. The GreenUP Store at 378 Aylmer Street North in downtown Peterborough offers a variety of eco-friendly and locally made gift options. (Photo courtesy of GreenUP)

Show our planet some love too this Valentine’s Day

Consider locally sourced and fair trade alternatives to mass-produced cards, chocolate, and flowers.
Some of the stolen meat recovered by police following thefts of more than $100,000 worth of meat from Smokey Joe's Butcher Shop and Otonabee Meat Packers in Peterborough County in January 2020. Dean Prentice of Lindsay and Terry Watson of Douro-Dummer have been arrested and charged in the thefts. (Photo: Peterborough County OPP)

Two men arrested for theft of more than $100,000 in meat from two local...

Smokey Joe's Butcher Shop and Otonabee Meat Packers will donate recovered usable meat to food bank, zoo, and area humane societies.

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