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Showplace Performance Centre's 20th anniversary season this fall offers something for everyone, with a wide range of entertainment options (graphic: Amy LeClair)

Music, theatre, comedy, kids’ shows and more: Showplace has something for everyone this fall

Tickets are available for all performances now through Showplace's online box office.
A Perseid meteor from August 12, 2015 (photo: Wilson Lam / Flickr)

Perseid meteor shower should be amazing this year

Astronomers expect as many as 200 meteors per hour on the peak night of August 12.
CBC is broadcasting The Tragically Hip's final concert live from Kingston on Saturday, August 20th, at 8:30 p.m. and several locations in The Kawarthas are hosting public viewing parties

Where in Peterborough & The Kawarthas to watch CBC live broadcast of The Hip’s...

Communities host public screenings of The Tragically Hip's Kingston show on Saturday, August 20.
The photo of Tim Packer and his painting that went viral on LinkedIn, causing the site to temporarily suspend his account (photo: Tim Packer / LinkedIn)

See the painting that went viral on LinkedIn

Toronto artist Tim Packer's Shall We Dance is on display at The Gallery on the Lake in Buckhorn until August 26
A view of Victoria Beach on Lake Ontario in Cobourg. (Photo courtesy of Linda McIlwain)

The Beach Report: which beaches are open & closed in The Kawarthas

Water quality testing results for beaches in Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Haliburton, and Northumberland.
Jeff Martin, former front man for The Tea Party, performs a solo show at The Red Dog in Peterborough on August 6

nightlifeNOW – August 4 to August 10

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, August 4 to Wednesday, August 10.
Total fire bans have been implemented for North Hastings, the City of Kawartha Lakes, North Kawartha and most of Peterborough County.

Fire bans implemented for Haliburton, North Hastings, Kawartha Lakes, North Kawartha and Peterborough County

Almost all municipalities in The Kawarthas are now under a total fire ban.
The interactive construction project map is available on the City of Peterborough's website

City of Peterborough launches online construction map

Interactive map shows current road construction projects and subdivisions under development.
Biologist Dan Stuart releases a painted turtle at Harmony-Farewell Iroquois Beach Provincially Significant Wetland. Blackbird Infrastructure Group, the consortium responsible for building the 407 extension to Highway 115, relocated six turtles from a man-made pond that needed to be drained as part of the construction.

Highway 407 company relocates six turtles to a new wetland home

Team of biologists rescues reptiles from pond being drained as part of highway construction.
You shouldn't have any challenges keeping your family supplied for the long weekend as most businesses are open on the Civic Holiday on Monday.

What’s open & closed on the Civic Holiday

Featuring hours for hundreds of businesses, organizations, and services in communities across The Kawarthas.

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