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Providing current events and community information to residents, visitors and cottagers in Peterborough and The Kawarthas (Ontario, Canada). We live here.
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Peterborough and The Kawarthas, Ontario, Canada. What's on, what's new. We live here. http://www.kawarthanow.com
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"Taking Shakespeare" - a play about a disillusioned professor teaching a slacker about the Bard - opens on Friday, May 22 at Market Hall in Peterborough.

kawarthaNOW's theatre reviewer Sam Tweedle says you'll appreciate it even if you don't like Shakespeare and calls it "an intelligent production filled with emotion and passion, with a mix of comedy and tragedy".

Read the full review at http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/21/taking-shakespeare/

#theatre #play #review #shakespeare #peterborough #ptbo
By Sam Tweedle. New Stages production of John Murrell play runs from May 22 to 30 at Peterborough's Market Hall.
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Canadian Canoe Museum selects six architects for design competition. Peterborough architectural firm among those vying to design new museum at Lift Lock.

Read the story at http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/20/canoe-museum-selects-architects/

#culture #museum #architect #canoemuseum #peterborough #ptbo
By kawarthaNOW. Peterborough architectural firm among those vying to design new museum at Lift Lock.
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Check out these 10 cottage safety tips for the May long weekend. Prepare for the unexpected so you can enjoy a worry-free cottage season.  See the tips at http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/15/10-cottage-safety-tips/

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By kawarthaNOW. Prepare for the unexpected so you can enjoy a worry-free cottage season.
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Our regional listing of what's open & closed on Victoria Day Monday, with hours for 230 businesses, services, and organizations.

Since Victoria Day is both a federal and a provincial statutory holiday, government offices, post offices, libraries, and schools are closed, as are liquor stores and beer stores. Some shopping malls, grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, and large retail stores are open. Most tourist attractions, medical clinics, smaller stores, restaurants, museums, and theatres are usually open. Some stores that are closed on Monday have extended hours on Sunday (check with the store).

#peterborough #ptbo #lakefield #lindsay #bobcaygeon #northumberland #kawarthalakes #kawarthas #cobourg #porthope #haliburton #bancroft #minden #trenthills #campbellford
kawarthaNOW.com ® | Holiday hours listings for 230 businesses, organizations, and services in more than 30 communities across the Kawarthas.
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Kick off gardening season this Sunday, May 17, at Peterborough GreenUP Ecology Park's spring plant sale!  Stock up on vegetable plants, native plants, wildflowers, trees, and more. Read the story at  http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/13/ecology-park-spring-plant-sale/

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By Matt Higgs. Stock up on vegetable plants, native plants, wildflowers, trees, and more on May 17.
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Former Peterborough residents Chad Maker and Kirk Comrie, founders of film distribution company A71 Entertainment, are bringing the acclaimed indie comedy "Pretend We're Kissing" to Peterborough's Market Hall on Monday, May 11. Read the story at
http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/08/pretend-were-kissing/

#film #movies #pretendwerekissing #nonromcom #peterborough #ptbo
By Bruce Head. "Pretend We're Kissing" screens at the Market Hall on May 11, followed by Q&A with director and producer
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Wheels are back on Classics on Kent. Lindsay Downtown BIA takes over annual car show in downtown Lindsay.

Read the story at http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/19/classics-on-kent/

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By kawarthaNOW. Lindsay Downtown BIA takes over annual car show in downtown Lindsay
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It's a head-shaving world record! Pedal For Hope Peterborough achieves Guinness World Record in support of the Canadian Cancer Society
http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/16/head-shaving-world-record/

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By kawarthaNOW. Pedal For Hope Peterborough achieves Guinness World Record in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.
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Read our review of Mad Max: Fury Road, opening today in theatres. Film reviewer Elliott Burton calls it "the best action film of the decade" and "a diesel-breathing Sistine Chapel of post-apocalyptic perfection". Read the full review at
http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/15/mad-max-fury-road/

#films #movies #moviereview #review #entertainment #furyroad
By Elliott Burton. The best action film of the decade has a decidely feminist bent.
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Did you miss kawarthaNOW's Jeannine Taylor this morning on Magic 96.7 FM with Dan Duran and Linda Kash? Jeannine talks about what's on this long weekend including plant sales across the Kawarthas and fireworks sales and celebrations. For details of these and other events, local stories, and more, visit www.kawarthanow.com.  

#events #peterborough #ptbo #lakefield #lindsay #bobcaygeon #northumberland #kawarthalakes #kawarthas #cobourg #porthope #haliburton #bancroft #trenthills #campbellford
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kawarthaNOW on Magic 96.7 FM (Fri May 15 2015)
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"Nursery school presents special challenge for toddler with neuroblastoma" by Kristian Partington

Nexicom James Fund Golf Classic on June 1 will raise funds for Jake and his family to attend fall retreat. Read the story at http://www.kawarthanow.com/kawarthanowguide/2015/05/12/jake-ward-neuroblastoma/

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By Kristian Partington. Nexicom James Fund Golf Classic on June 1 will raise funds for Jake and his family to attend fall retreat.
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Did you miss kawarthaNOW's Jeannine Taylor this morning on Magic 96.7 FM with Dan Duran and Linda Kash? Jeannine talks about what's on this weekend including:  Dan Fewings & Melissa Payne concert in Cavan on Mother's Day, exhibition openings at Gallery in the Attic and Christensen Fine Art, Peterborough Horticultural Society plant sale, and more. For details of these and other events, local stories, and more, visit www.kawarthanow.com.  

#events #peterborough #ptbo #lakefield #lindsay #bobcaygeon #northumberland #kawarthalakes #kawarthas #cobourg #porthope #haliburton #bancroft #trenthills #campbellford
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kawarthaNOW on Magic 96.7 FM (Fri May 8 2015)
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