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Ken Tizzard performs at the Market Hall in Peterborough on Friday, April 24, in support of his new record "No Dark No Light" (publicity photo)

Ken Tizzard releases new album No Dark No Light

Musical veteran performs at Market Hall in Peterborough on April 24 with local favourites Mayhemingways.
"Canadiana", the Art School of Peterborough's 19th Annual Art Auction, takes place on Saturday, April 11 at Princess Gardens in Peterborough. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the live auction beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Support local arts education at the Art School of Peterborough’s art auction

Bid on artwork from 31 local artists at the April 11 event at Princess Gardens.
Peterborough band Television Rd is one of several Kawarthas-area bands participating in this year's CBC Searchlight competition (left to right: Duncan Mackinnon, Daniel Collins, Dan Mcnally, Sara Ostrowska, and Jay MacKinnon)

Local bands competing in CBC’s Searchlight competition

Peterborough's Television Rd one of several bands in the Kawarthas vying for $20,000 grand prize.
Danny Bronson, in full costume and makeup as Rum Tum Tugger, performed the song "Mr. Mistoffelees" from "Cats" for the lunch-time crowd at Lansdowne Place on Saturday, April 4th. The Peterborough Theatre Guild production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical runs for seven performances only, May 1 to 9 at Showplace Performance Centre in Peterborough. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Cats flash mob at Lansdowne Place

Video and photos of Saturday's surprise appearance by cast and crew of Peterborough Theatre Guild production.
The SPARK Photo Festival, which runs for the entire month of April, includes a showcase exhibit of heritage photos of and by Lucy Maud Montgomery, the author of the "Anne of Green Gables" novels

SPARK Photo Festival kicks off with exhibit of Lucy Maud Montgomery photos

Heritage photo showcase of Anne of Green Gables author one of many exhibits during April.
Cineplex's sensory-friendly screenings program provides a less-stimulating movie-going environment for people and families living with autism or other neurodevelopmental conditions

Sensory friendly screenings come to Peterborough

Cineplex expands program to make movies more accessible for families living with autism.
Founded in 1982, the Canadian company Future Shop was purchased by Best Buy in 2001

66 Future Shop stores to close across Canada

Company is consolidating under the Best Buy brand, 500 full-time jobs to be eliminated
The logo for International Jazz Day in Peterborough, which takes place on Thursday, April 30th

Peterborough to celebrate International Jazz Day on April 30th

Musical events being organized, Mayor Bennett to make proclamation.
Maple syrup events are wrapping up with the last weekend of Buckhorn Maplefest, Maple Syrup Day at Ganaraska Forest Centre, and the Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival

Maple syrup season wrapping up in the Kawarthas

Events happening this weekend in Buckhorn, Port Hope, and Sunderland.
Grrass fire

City of Kawartha Lakes implements burn ban for April

Ban intended to prevent grass fires due to dry vegetation at beginning of spring.

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