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The popular trail bridge linking East City with downtown Peterborough will close for a month this summer so that the City of Peterborough can complete concrete repairs delayed from last year (photo: Bob Linsdell)

Downtown Peterborough trail bridge to close again this summer

Popular pedestrian and cyclist route across the Otonabee River will close for a month on June 15.
"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" Love blossomed on stage after the performance of New Stages' "Taking Shakespeare" on Saturday, May 23rd at Peterborough's Market Hall

Upstaging Shakespeare

A romantic surprise after last Saturday's performance of "Taking Shakespeare" at the Market Hall
Trent Valley Honda "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" takes place on May 29 in downtown Peterborough. Since 2009, more than 1,500 men have raised over $375,000 in support of YWCA Crossroads Shelter and the many YWCA services for women building lives free of violence.

Men walking tall in high heels to support women and children

Annual "Walk A Mile in Her Shoes" takes place on Friday, May 29 in downtown Peterborough.
Natas Café, along with Black Honey and The Whistle Stop, now accept Trent University's student card for payments. The three downtown Peterborough merchants were chosen by Trent students in a recent survey. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough DBIA.)

Trent student card now accepted at three downtown merchants

Pilot project to expand TrentU Card program will help attract students to downtown Peterborough.
Taking place on Saturday, July 18th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Peterborough Pulse will close some downtown streets to motor vehicles and open them for the use of pedestrians, cyclists, roller skaters, and more. There'll be sidewalk sales, community activities, public art, and more.

Dancing in the streets

Peterborough Pulse, the city's first-ever open streets event, takes place on July 18th.
Local artists have transformed unwanted chairs into original works of art that will be auctioned off on May 28 in support of the Buckhorn Community Centre

Art you can sit on

Buckhorn Fine Art Festival's "Chair Affair" auction raises funds for the Buckhorn Community Centre.
A concept drawing from 2014 of the Canadian Canoe Museum at its new location at the Peterborough Lift Lock. The museum has now launched a competition for architects to develop actual design concepts for the new museum. (Drawing: Neil Broadfoot)

Canadian Canoe Museum selects six architects for design competition

Peterborough architectural firm among those vying to design new museum at Lift Lock.
The annual Classics on Kent car show in downtown Lindsay is one of the largest classic car shows in Ontario (photo courtesy City of Kawartha Lakes)

Wheels are back on Classics on Kent

Lindsay Downtown BIA takes over annual car show in downtown Lindsay
Kellie McKenty won "Outstanding Performance by a Female" at the Theatre Ontario festival for her performance as Billie Dawn in "Born Yesterday" (photo: Gabriel Heubsch)

Peterborough Theatre Guild wins four awards at Theatre Ontario Festival

Annual festival presents the best in community theatre in Ontario.

It’s a head-shaving world record!

Pedal For Hope Peterborough achieves Guinness World Record in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

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