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The Theatre Creators' Reserve program provides grants to professional theatre artists like Maya Ardal, whose historical play "The Hero of Hunter Street" will have its world premiere at the opening of 4th Line Theatre's 25th anniversary season in 2016

Funding available for Ontario playwrights through 4th Line Theatre

Application deadline is January 16, 2016.
The North American Envirothon will be held in Peterborough from July 24-29, 2016

Peterborough to host 2016 North American Envirothon

Students from across North America will come to Peterborough to compete in environmental competition.
Located in Pigeon Lake just east of Bobcaygeon, Boyd Island is one of the largest and most significant undeveloped islands in Ontario

Kawartha Dairy pledges $10,000 to help save Boyd Island

Kawartha Land Trust has now raised almost $900,000 of $1 million goal
A wide range of Downtown Peterborough stores, restaurants, and services are participating in Black Friday on November 27

More than 100 Downtown Peterborough businesses participating in Black Friday

Stores open at 8 a.m. on November 27 to offer deep discounts, door crashers, and giveaways
Tanah Haney, Michael Ketemer, Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, and John Hoffman performing as Carried Away

In From the Cold returns to Peterborough’s Market Hall on December 11 and 12

Annual Christmas concert has raised over $90,000 for Youth Emergency Shelter in the past 16 years.
Kenzu Abdella, president of the Kawartha Muslim Religious Association, being interviewed by CBC Television as he surveys the fire and smoke damage to the mosque (photo: CBC Television)

Community rallies after arson at Peterborough mosque

Crowd-funding campaign raised over $110,000 for repairs to mosque used by Kawartha Muslim Religious Association.
Shop in Downtown Peterborough this holiday season and you can win up to $2,500 in gift certificates while supporting the local economy (photo by Pat Trudeau of Trudeau Photography,

7 reasons why shopping local in Downtown Peterborough this holiday season is a win-win

Including your chance to win up to $2,500 in gift certificates with the Holiday Shopping Passport.
Between 2016 and 2021, 117,000 trees will be planted along the stretch of Highway 401 between Trenton and Toronto known as the Highway of Heroes

117,000 trees to be planted along the Highway of Heroes

Trees will pay tribute to each of Canada's fallen soldiers while helping the environment.
Project Shutout Hunger is a partnership spearheaded by the Ontario Hockey League involving Coach4Food, Ontario Association of Food Banks, Gift of Giving Back and the Ontario Trillium Foundation. The goal is to eradicate hunger in communities across the OHL.

Peterborough Petes launch second year of Project Shutout Hunger

Campaign to raise food and funds for Kawartha Food Share runs until December 18.
All proceeds raised by events during Peterborough Fashion Week will go to Five Counties Children's Centre

Fashion Week Lands in Peterborough

Fundraiser and week-long celebration of local fashion scene takes place from November 15 to 21.

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