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Local playwright, actor, musician, and composer Beau Dixon will be honoured at the proclamation ceremony for Black History Month on February 2, 2020 at Emmanuel United Church in Peterborough. Dixon will read from one of his plays and perform some of his songs at the event. (Photo: David Leyes /

Beau Dixon to be honoured at Black History Month proclamation ceremony in Peterborough

Local playwright, actor, and musician will also perform at Emmanuel United Church on February 2.
Jon Kolodziej and Dana Beren Watts created this giant snowbear, which they call "Snowlar Bear", in the front yard on their home on George Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Jon Kolodziej)

Check out this epic ‘snowbear’ in downtown Peterborough

Jon Kolodziej and Dana Beren Watts created 'Snowlar Bear' in front of their home on George Street on Sunday night.
Andrew Root paints during 'The Joy of Bob' at The Theatre on King in downtown Peterborough in 2017. The event, where three guest painters are challenged before a live audience to follow an episode of 'The Joy of Painting', the instructional TV show hosted by late painter Bob Ross, returns on February 20, 2020. The guest painters will be Kathryn Bahun, garbageface, and a random audience member. (Photo courtesy of Andy Carroll)

artNOW – February 2020

Featuring Erring at King George, Cole Swanson, Dave Ellis, First Friday Peterborough, The Joy of Bob, Artspace Book + Zine Fest, and more.
Patricia Wilson, community conservation and stewardship technician with Kawartha Land Trust, explores the newly protected Fell Wetland property. Donated to Kawartha Land Trust by Allan Fell and his family in 2019, the 50-acre property is relatively untouched by human activity and is home to a forested wetland and cattail marsh. (Photo courtesy of Kawartha Land Trust)

Kawartha Land Trust’s newest protected property includes a provincially significant wetland

Fell Wetland property southwest of Fenelon Falls was donated by Allan Fell and his family in 2019.
Danny Bronson, pictured here performing the music of John Denver at Showplace Performance Centre in April 2019, will be hosting the United Way of Peterborough & District's first-ever "streamathon" on Facebook. The live concert, which also features several other Peterborough-area musicians, begins at 8 p.m. on January 30, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Laszlo Prising Photography /

United Way presents Peterborough’s first-ever ‘streamathon’ on Facebook hosted by musician Danny Bronson

Live-streamed evening event on January 30 will also feature other musical guests raising funds for the United Way.
Peterborough Police Service headquarters on Water Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Pat Trudeau)

Police charge Peterborough massage therapist with six additional counts of sexual assault

Six new victims come forward after police originally charged 60-year-old Gerard Rodrigues following incidents at local spa.
Freezing rain and snow at night

Freezing rain and snow forecast for the Kawarthas for Saturday

Risk of freezing rain overnight into Saturday morning followed by up 10 cm of snow by Saturday night.
Etobicoke indie folk singer-songwriter Andrew Sherriff is performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, January 26th, with support from Erica Knox and Nathan Truax. He'll also be performing at Boiling Over's Coffee Vault in Lindsay on Friday, January 31st. (Photo: Andrew Sherriff / Facebook)

nightlifeNOW – January 23 to 29

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, January 23 to Wednesday, January 29.
In the Netflix original series "October Faction", Lindsay actress Anwen O'Driscoll (right) plays high school student Cathy MacDonald, a loner who befriends Viv Allen (Aurora Burghart), the teenage daughter of international monster hunters Fred and Deloris Allen. (Photo: Netflix)

Lindsay actress Anwen O’Driscoll is now on Netflix in the series ‘October Faction’

20-year-old O'Driscoll plays recurring role as high school loner Cathy MacDonald.
The Netflix original series "Locke & Key", a supernatural drama based on the best-selling graphic novels about three siblings who move into their ancestral home and discover magical keys that given them special powers and abilities, premieres on Friday, February 7th. (Photo: Netflix)

What’s new on Netflix Canada in February 2020

Titles coming to the streaming platform include Locke & Key, Gentefied, Horse Girl, Queen Sono, season two of Altered Carbon, and more.

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