Authors Articles by Megan Gallant

Articles by Megan Gallant

Megan Gallant
188 Articles
Megan Gallant is an adventure lover who holds an M.A. in Critical and Creative Writing from the University of Gloucestershire. Her favourite place to be is near the water and between the pines in her worn-out hammock, reading true crime, drinking coffee, and cuddling her adorable goldendoodle.
Peterborough children's author and Open Sky Stories founder Erica Richmond is celebrating the release of the second book in her Pixie series, "Pixie and the Fox," with a launch party and reading on May 10, 2024 at independent bookstore Take Cover Books in Peterborough's East City. The book is illustrated by Peterborough-based artist Brooklin Holbrough. (Photo courtesy of Erica Richmond)

Peterborough children’s author Erica Richmond to launch ‘Pixie and the Fox’ at Take Cover...

Illustrated by Brooklin Holbrough, second book in 'Pixie' series teaches kids (and adults) about unhealthy relationships.
Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle in honour of National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2-Spirit People, also known as Red Dress Day. Nish Tees owner James Hodgson is selling red T-shirts with a design by Métis-Japanese Canadian artist Mia Ohki. (Photo courtesy of Nish Tees)

Indigenous-led business Nish Tees holding T-shirt fundraiser for Red Dress Day on May 5

Owner James Hodgson will donates proceeds to YWCA Peterborough Haliburton's Crossroads Shelter and Niijkiwendidaa Anishnaabekwewag Services Circle.
Peterborough's New Stages Theatre Company is bringing the smash-hit global sensation "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" by rom-com screenplay writers Nora and Delia Ephron to the stage of Market Hall Performing Arts Centre for two performances on the Mother's Day weekend (May 11 and 12, 2024). With a star-studded female cast and directed by Linda Kash, the staged reading is a fundraiser for Camp Kerry and will include door prizes for best-dressed ensembles and an optional tea service before Sunday's matinee performance. (Graphic: New Stages)

Linda Kash directs New Stages Theatre’s staged reading of ‘Love, Loss, and What I...

Play by rom-com screenwriters Nora and Delia Ephron featuring an all-female cast runs for two performances May 11 and 12 at Peterborough's Market Hall.
Mija Bakeshop is a Peterborough-based pastry shop selling tarts, pies, madeleines, bread, custom cakes and more through local retailers, pop-up events, and the weekly Peterborough Farmers Market. As she approaches the one-year anniversary since launching her business, pastry chef Miyeon Park reflects on her time learning to bake and run a business after spending years adjusting to the culture in Canada after moving from South Korea. (Photo courtesy of Mija Bakeshop)

Peterborough’s Mija Bakeshop approaching one-year anniversary of selling decadent custom pastries

Owner Miyeon Park talks about discovering her passion, being a newcomer to Canada, and overcoming the fear of starting her business.
Clean Up Peterborough founder organizer Steve Paul has found that his moose sighting along the Lang-Hastings Trail has served as an entryway to begin conversations around nature, environmental issues, and mental health with the many people he meets while walking the trail daily and while leading walks for the Peterborough Field Naturalists. Clean Up Peterborough will hold its first clean-up event along Technology Drive and Lang-Hastings Trail on April 15, 2024 followed by an Earth Day clean-up on the east shore of Little Lake. (Photo courtesy of Steve Paul)

New Peterborough volunteer group proves that caring for the planet is good for everyone

Clean Up Peterborough is hosting its first community clean-up April 15 along Technology Drive and Lang-Hastings Trail followed by an Earth Day clean-up at Little Lake.

‘We wear it as a badge of honour’: Diane Wolf on why it’s important...

In times of uncertainty, the Peterborough-based psychotherapist is providing the tools to help prioritize the self.
Fenelon Falls Secondary School students participating in an Earth Week clean-up in 2019. The City of Kawartha Lakes is encouraging residents to celebrate Earth Week 2024 by registering for a 20-Minute Community Clean-Up from April 21 to 27, one of several events on or around Earth Day across the greater Kawarthas region. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Celebrations and clean-ups for Earth Day 2024 in Peterborough and the Kawarthas

Community litter clean-ups, educational events, contests, and more are taking place on and around April 22.
In 2024, Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is hosting three different in-person workshop series for small business owners, including the Business Fundamental Workshop series, presented in collaboration with Community Futures Peterborough and the Innovation Cluster Peterborough and the Kawarthas, which is ideal for those looking to launch their business or seeking a refresher. The other workshop series are Small Biz Social Navigator and Digital Excellence Unleashed. (Photo: Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development)

Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is opening doors for small business owners with...

Workshops in the Business Fundamentals, Small Biz Social Navigator, and Digital Excellence Unleashed series are led by industry experts.
Located east of Peterborough in Donwood, Gardens Plus is a garden retailer about to open for its 27th season. Owner Dawn Golloher has created a haven of perennial plants with hundreds of species of hostas, cone flowers, daylilies, and more. The display gardens and greenhouses will be open beginning May 9, 2024 from Thursday to Sunday. (Photo courtesy of Gardens Plus)

A beginner’s guide to maintaining a healthy perennial garden with Dawn Golloher of Gardens...

Now in its 27th season, the garden retailer in Donwood just east of Peterborough is opening May 9.
Brighton resident and dog trainer Kyla McNeill and her four-year-old border collie Lennan are currently in training to head to Brittany, France, next month to compete at the IFCS World Agility Championships. The duo are on the ACC National Agility Team competing in agility courses in the 24"/60 cm maxi division between May 1 through May 5, 2024. (Photo courtesy of Kyla McNeill)

Northumberland dog trainer and her border collie heading to France for agility championship

Kyla McNeill and four-year-old Lennan are training for the competition taking place from May 1 to 5.

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