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Joe Roberts, who is pushing a shopping cart across Canada for youth homelessness, arriving in eastern Ontario earlier in October. He is speaking in Peterborough and Lindsay on October 16, with a big celebration in Toronto in October 23. (Photo: The Push for Change)

Joe Robert’s epic shopping cart journey across Canada for youth homelessness

Homeless addict turned CEO speaks at YES Shelter for Youth & Families soup lunch on October 16.
Alt-country singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge is playing at The Red Dog in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, October 15 in support of his new record East (publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – October 13 to 19

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 13 to Wednesday, October 19.
A scene from the original production of Wounded Soldiers at Winslow Farm in Millbrook in August 2014. 4th Line Theatre is taking the production on the road this November with 15 performances in Peterborough, Ottawa, and Belleville. (Photo: Wayne Eardley)

4th Line Theatre is taking Wounded Soldiers on the road in November

Performances of acclaimed 2014 production take place in Peterborough, Ottawa, and Belleville.
Vote for The Canadian Canoe Museum's project at the Aviva Community Fund and help the museum to make its award-winning programming more accessible to schools, community groups, outreach events, and the general public (photo: The Canadian Canoe Museum)

Help The Canadian Canoe Museum win funding to buy a vehicle and trailer

Cast votes for the museum until October 28 in the Aviva Community Fund competition.
Since Thanksgiving Monday is a statutory holiday in Ontario, all government offices, banks, and liquor and beer stores are closed. Many grocery stores and other businesses are also closed. Most tourist attractions and recreational services remain open.

What’s open & closed on Thanksgiving Monday

Holiday hours for hundreds of businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities across The Kawarthas.
The new television series "The Eight" is based on Ian Rogers' acclaimed horror story "The House on Ashley Avenue"

Peterborough writer’s haunted house story being developed for American television

NBC's The Eight is based on Ian Rogers' The House on Ashley Avenue
PRHC Foundation President and CEO Lesley Heighway (left) accepts a donation of $196,468.50 from members of Survivors Abreast and Peterborough's Dragon Boat Festival as PRHC President and CEO Dr. Peter McLaughlin and Peterborough mayor Daryl Bennett look on (photo: Impact Communications / PRHC Foundation)

Peterborough’s Dragon Boat Festival raises $196,469 for breast cancer screening

Funds will support new state-of-the-art mammography machines at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Singer-songwriter Melissa Payne in August at The Hootenanny on Hunter Street in Peterborough. She performs in a fundraiser on October 7 at the Gordon Best in Peterborough and on October 8 at Elmhirst's Resort in Keene. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

nightlifeNOW – October 6 to 12

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 6 to Wednesday, October 12.
Ashlee Aitken of Kawartha Food Share with Barry McNair (left) and Bryan Buchanan (right) of Shorelines at Kawartha Downs (photo: Kawartha Food Share)

Shorelines at Kawartha Downs donates 200 turkeys to Kawartha Food Share

Area foodbanks will distribute turkeys to families in need in time for Thanksgiving.
Governor General David Johnston congratulates Peterborough Police Service Deputy Chief Timothy Farquharson, who receiving the Order of Merit of the Police Forces for a Member (supplied photo)

Peterborough’s Deputy Police Chief receives Order of Merit

Timothy Farquharson recognized for work on drug strategy and support for mental health.

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