Monthly Archives: September 2015

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

Dr. Terry’s Zoo

There’s a lot to be said for your best friend’s name. On our summer walk today with Amigo Habernero, Chili Pepper and Spinnaker we bumped into John (who is 85 years young) and his constant companion, Sunshine, a petite Lhasa Apso. I have acquired her favour by sharing an abundance of liver treats. It always

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Peterborough Museum & Archives

Each September, the world turns its eyes on Toronto as the Toronto International Film Festival kicks into gear.  Some of the best films, actors/actresses, directors and producers are unveiled in this annual panoply of celebrity.  But the incredible TIFF experience doesn’t end there. Since 1998, Muse International Fine Films (a program of the Peterborough Museum

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You Learn Something New Every Day

There is something magical about walking through Jackson’s Park at dusk. Whether you are accompanied by your best furry friend or you are on a solo mission chasing the sunset along the Jackson Creek Kiwanis Trail. You are bound to find something peaceful, a feeling of serenity listening to the water flow gracefully and birds chirping…. It was a very unique

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Outboards, Chainsaws and Televisions…Oh, My!

It is that time of year again. The temperature starts to drop, leaves change colour and people close their summer getaway for the winter. Some do it on Labour Day, some at Thanksgiving. But whenever it is that you ‘close the camp’, it means a return to work (boo!), return to school (yippee!) and a

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Chef Brian Henry Launches Spice Co.

Cottage Country’s favourite Chef Brian Henry has launched his own brand of spices. Developed over  decades of recipe and menu development and tested in restaurants on those who enjoy great food and appreciate all things encompassed by good taste.  With a shelf life of 2-3 years and yummy choices like Curry In A Hurry, Kick

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Strong Towns’ “Curbside Chat” Is Coming To Peterborough

Please join Peterborough Economic Development and Cambium Inc. as we welcome Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns for a “Curbside Chat” in Peterborough. Chuck Marohn is the President and Co-Founder of Strong Towns and provides a new perspective on how current growth patterns endanger the financial solvency of our cities. He is an engineer, a certified

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In da’ PeterPatch

Pumpkins are the largest berry in the world. We most commonly consume pumpkins in pies over the coming holiday seasons, most of which will be made from canned pumpkin for convenience sake as it is ready to use and available year round. September and October are the best time to cook using fresh pumpkins as

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Telecare Distress Centre Calls For Volunteers

Everyone needs to feel that they have been listened to.  Telecare receives calls from people who are worried, lonely or overwhelmed and really want a sounding board. Telecare volunteers understand that need. Why volunteer with Telecare Peterborough? When asked, volunteers have talked about what they have learned, what they have felt and how their volunteering

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