Authors Articles by Megan Gallant

Articles by Megan Gallant

Megan Gallant
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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.
Debuting in Hillsborough, North Carolina in 2023, "The Mail Art Stories Project: Mail Art in the Time of Covid-19" is an exhibit displaying mail art submissions from people across the world sharing their pandemic experiences. Developed by Peterborough writer Erica Richmond and North Carolina artist and author Shannon Fitzgerald, the exhibit will be on display at Peterborough's Watson & Lou between March 1 and 23, 2024, beginning with a launch during the First Friday Art Crawl on March 1. (Photo courtesy of Shannon Fitzgerald)

Exhibit of mail art documenting life through the pandemic comes to Peterborough

Exhibit by Peterborough's Erica Richmond and North Carolina's Shannon Fitzgerald runs from March 1 to 23 at Watson & Lou.
Launching during the First Friday Peterborough Art Crawl on March 1, 2024, "Life Studies and Other Works by Ann Cossar" features life drawings and watercolours from the late Peterborough artist and educator, with sale proceeds going to the Peterborough Art School. The exhibit will be available at Studio 12 in the Commerce Building during First Friday and then until March 31 by appointment only. (Photo courtesy of Cydnee Hosker)

March fundraising exhibit features discovered works from late Peterborough artist and educator Ann Cossar

Organized by Cydnee Hosker and hosted by Julie Francey starting on First Friday, sale proceeds will go to Art School of Peterborough's Sharon Taylor Youth Bursary.
Lindsay's Amy Terrill in 2018 when she was executive vice president of Toronto's Music Canada, following a career path that took her from broadcasting to economic development. Now executive director of BGC Kawarthas, Terrill has as learned a thing or two about finding success wherever she goes. (Photo courtesy of Amy Terrill)

How to succeed at doing it all with Lindsay’s Amy Terrill

From broadcasting to economic development to the music industry to leading BGC Kawarthas, Terrill shares what she's learned along the way.
Master hypnotist Rebecca O'Rourke (right) of Kawartha Hypnosis will be hosting a clean, comical hypnosis show at Erben Eatery & Bar in downtown Peterborough on March 27, 2024. The event is a fundraiser for Paws with Payge, a new non-profit organization started by 16-year-old Payge Creasy to help those in need in the community get access to service dogs. (Photo courtesy of Rebecca O'Rourke / Kawartha Hypnosis)

Peterborough’s Kawartha Hypnosis to host mind-bending comedy show in support of service dogs

March 27th hypnosis show at Erben in downtown Peterborough is a fundraiser for non-profit organization Paws with Payge.
For experienced green thumbs and beginner gardeners looking to get ahead on their growing plans this year, Peterborough's Seedy Sunday will be taking place in the lower level of Peterborough Square from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 10, 2024. Visitors can purchase heirloom seeds and bulbs from close to 30 vendors, hear from community groups, participate in a seed exchange, participate in educational workshops, and gain inspiration and expertise for planning their own gardens. (Photo: Emma Murphy / Facebook)

Get a jump on your garden this year at Peterborough’s Seedy Sunday

Featuring more than 30 vendors, a seed exchange area, and educational activities, the annual event is returning to Peterborough Square on March 10.
Taking place on February 26, 2024, Cupcake Day is a national fundraiser for animals in need. Along with fundraising efforts organized by the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society, local businesses, organizations, and individuals are hosting their own bake sales in support of local animal shelters and rescues. (Photo: Ontario SPCA and Humane Society)

Chocolate Rabbit among Kawarthas businesses and organizations ‘paw-ticipating’ in Cupcake Day fundraisers for animals...

Taking place February 26, the annual day encourages bake sales in support of animal shelters and rescues facing an unprecedented demand for services.
Ahead of the curve, Dope Automation has become a global leader in the cannabis processing industry as Canada paves the way for other countries moving forward with cannabis legalization. The Peterborough-based company distributes high-end, eco-conscious equipment for all types of clients from small retailers to large producers. (Photo: Dope Automation)

Peterborough’s Dope Automation is becoming a global leader in distribution of cannabis processing equipment

Jessica Jaeger and Derek Chandler founded the company in 2016 in advance of cannabis legalization in Canada.
The Peterborough Symphony Orchestra's principal flautist Jaye Marsh (bottom left) and principal oboist Tori Owen (bottom right) will be joined by clarinetist Scott Wight, horn player Jane McKay, and bassoonist Anne Olscher for a performance of the orchestra's woodwind quintet at Lakefield District Public School on February 25, 2024, hosted by the volunteer-run non-profit organization Children's Stage Lakefield. (Photo: Huw Morgan)

Children’s Stage Lakefield hosts Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s woodwind quintet on February 25

Immersive all-ages program at Lakefield District Public School will open with the school's own concert band.
Harcourt-born author Deloris Packard used her 30 years of experience working in the hospitality industry as inspiration for her Cedar Grove Resort trilogy, which is about three sisters running an inherited resort in cottage country. Her own love for the industry began when she began working at the Elephant Lake Lodge in the Haliburton Highlands when she was a young teen. (Photo courtesy of Deloris Packard)

A Haliburton resort inspired author Deloris Packard’s popular trilogy

The Stirling-based writer who grew up in Harcourt is now turning her Cedar Grove Resort trilogy into audiobooks.
Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development is encouraging locals and visitors to explore the culinary diversity of Peterborough through a new pilot project called Brr-O-Licious. From March 1 to 17, 2024, 10 participating downtown restaurant are offering three-course prix fixe dine-in lunch and dinner menus featuring some of their most well-known and most unique menu items. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area)

Explore the tastes of Peterborough during Brrr-O-Licious with three-course prix fixe menus

Running March 1 to 17, the pilot program from Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development features the culinary diversity of the downtown core.

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