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Celebrating Canada Day in Cottage Country

Celebrating Canada Day in Cottage Country

APSLEY ~ 3pm Canada Day Parade & Celebrations. Parade starts at 3 p.m. at Apsley Public School, follows along Burleigh Street and ends in the park. Food booth will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. Fireworks in Lions Park at dusk.  https://kawarthanow.com/event/40497/canada-day-parade-celebrations/ BANCROFT ~ 2pm Celebrations at Riverside Park. https://www.bancroftontario.com/canada-day-bancroft-ontario/ BARRIE Live entertainment and family

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There’s Nothing Small About Love

Over the years, Burleigh Falls Inn Manager, Jennifer Craig has had the privilege of assisting with one of the most romantic days in a couple’s life; their wedding.  She finds these events are often filled with much pomp & circumstance, everything on a larger than life scale, and it can all get just a little

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125th Anniversary Celebration for Academy Theatre

The Academy Theatre will begin its 125th anniversary by being closed for several weeks to make substantial improvements. The “Take a Seat at the Academy” fundraising campaign is about more than new seats; it’s a major step in the history of this venerable attraction, marking a significant transition into the future.  At its January 1893

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A Time of Stability and Prosperity: Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

Happy Sesquicentennial Canada! Or in plain English Happy 150th birthday to our wonderful country. July 1, 2017 is the 150th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the British North America Act which created the “Dominion of Canada” from the British colonies of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. Ontario and Quebec had already been united

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outside of Peterborough Museum

1967 in Peterborough Ontario

The year was 1967 and the country was gripped in centennial fever.  Across the country, communities unveiled a wide variety of legacy projects, undertaken to celebrate our nation’s heritage.  The Peterborough area saw three exciting projects constructed:  in Peterborough’s Little Lake, the newly-built Centennial Fountain pumped water to a staggering 250 ft height when it

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Celebrate at Home

This year Canada is celebrating it’s sesquicentennial (ph: ses·qui·cen·ten·ni·al) or it’s 150th birthday for those of you who have trouble pronouncing that. We have a lot to celebrate in this country. Free health care, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms – Hockey, Tim Hortons and the Tragically Hip. To mark the momentous occasion, the City

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Peterborough Museum and Canada 150

The year was 1967 and Centennial fever gripped the nation.  Canadians looked for ways to celebrate the past while they boldly prepared for the future.  Centennial projects were undertaken at all levels – from personal studies of family history to the larger scale construction of parks, monuments and museums.  In the Peterborough area, three major

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