• Jason Blaine Charity Auction for MusicCounts

    Country 105 is teaming up with Jason Blaine to support MUSIC COUNTS to put instruments into the hands of kids who need them the most. From April 16th – 30th, you can bid on exclusive prizes from some of Country’s biggest stars, including Jason Blaine, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dean Brody, High Valley, James Barker Band and more. You can also bid on exclusive festival packages from Big Valley Jamboree, Dauphine Music Fest, Sunfest, The Junos and CCMA’s. All proceeds from the auctions will go to MuiscCounts and give opportunities to children across the country to learn music. Bid through www.32auctions.com/jasonblaine
  • National Youth Week - May 1-7

    Various Venues - Peterborough
    National Youth Week is May 1- 7 each year and is dedicated to the celebration of youth and their active participation in their community. Whether it is recreation, drama, sport, volunteerism, dance or art,National Youth Week is a time to honour their involvement. National Youth Week is not a program, but rather a movement. Tuesday, May 1 KICK - OFF EVENT - R U Ready 3 - Youth Expressive Art Showcase in support of Team 55 open mic, variety show, poetry slam and more. Featuring the artistic talents of “Peterborough Performs”, Door prizes. The Venue from 7-9pm. *Pay What You Can’ event Wednesday, May 2 World Town Planning Day - An introduction to community planning and development at the McDonnel Street Activity Centre from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Please pre-register kevin@kmdplanning.com Thursday, May 3 Chilln’ & Grilln’ – Free BBQ & games- door prizes. At the John Howard Society,305 Stewart Street from 3-6pm. Rainbow at your Fingertips-Share some snacks, conversation and nail polish with LGBTQ+ youth and allies at Millennium Park form 3:30-5:30pm. Museum Renegade Race – Team Scavenger hunt. A Team of 5 tries their luck at hunting down Museum finds. Teams need one person with a phone that can take pictures. At the Peterborough Museum and Archives from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. Friday, May 4 Pool Tournament @ PACE @ PCVS, 201 McDonnel St, prizes, fun & food. The LOFT, Downtown Youth Space from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Yoga for Youth - Peterborough Living Yoga, 394 George Street from 4-5:30 pm. This event is free but please bring your own mat if you have one and a water bottle. Saturday, May 5 Youth Art Festival – Showcasing the artistic talents of local youth. PACE @ PCVS, 201 McDonnel Street from 1-4pm. Sunday May 6 Photography Walk- meet at Silverbean Café at 3:00 pm. Discover the beauty of our downtown. Monday May 7 Escape Maze-PACE@PCVS, 201 McDonnell St. from 4-6pm. Bring a team of 4 and see if you can escape! For more details visit www.ptboyouth.com ( http://www.ptboyouth.ca/) and see the full calendar of events or visit National Youth Week PTBO on Facebook and follow on twitter #ptbo_yw. You can also call 705 742-7777 x 1805 for more event details.
    FREE
  • Willow Spring Artisan Show - May 6

    299 County Road 8 - Douro
    This curated artisan market features the work of 20 high calibre artisans, and includes fine jewellery, pottery, glasswork, visual arts, fibre arts, and natural & herbal products. This event was created as a way of continuing the "shop local" spirit of Towns & Leahy Mercantile and Deli, located in Douro's historic P.G Towns building recently lost in a fire. So, come out and meet the artists, find some one-of-a-kind gifts, and just enjoy yourself. Visitors will have a chance to win gift baskets containing work by the participating artists, and the first 50 people at the door will receive a complimentary gift. Proceeds from the door will be donated to the Douro-Dummer Firefighters Association (who support the Township Fire Services), and who lost equipment during their heroic efforts to extinguish and contain the fire. For more details, visitFacebook: @Willow Spring Artisan Show
    $2 per person; Kids under 5 free

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