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Fundraiser: Maryam Monsef and Jessica Melnik present the 4th Annual Red Pashmina Campaign in Peterborough. Since 2009, this fundraising campaign has sold more than 1,500 red pashmina scarves and raised over $15,000 for initiatives for women and girls in Afghanistan, most recently through Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan. The red pashmina scarves are available in Peterborough at Tia Star, Le Joie de Vivre, Glow Maternity, Tango, Sympathy for the Rebel, My Left Breast, New Canadians Centre, and the YWCA. Cost: $20 per scarf. For more information visit www.redpashmina.com.
Until Sunday, May 26
Fundraiser: Trent University Chinese Students' Association presents a Lushan Earthquake Fundraiser in Peterborough. Hundreds of people lost their lives and thousands lost their homes in the Lushan Earthquake on April 20, 2013 and the Trent University Chinese Students’ Association is doing what it can to help people in need. The magnitude 7 quake struck near Ya’an, in Sichuan Province, near one of the last reserves where pandas live in the wild. Several Trent students come from the region and feel it is important for the University and local communities to understand more about their home, and to join in reaching out to help with relief and reconstruction in the disaster area. Students will be at Trent’s Bata Library and other locations around campus, as well as at locations in the Peterborough community from May 13 to 26, collecting donations for the relief effort. All donations will be made through the Canadian Red Cross Peterborough Branch designated for Lushan County earthquake relief. For more information please contact Daniel Xia Wang at or call 705-313-3081.
Thursday, May 23
Benefit Concert: Academy Theatre presents Chantal Kreviazuk beginning at 8 p.m. at Academy Theatre (2 Lindsay St. S., Lindsay, K9V 2L6). Two-time Juno Award winner and one of Canada's premiere musical talents, Chantal Kreviazuk has written or co-written hits for such stars as Avril Lavigne, Gwen Stefani, Pink and Kelly Clarkson. Her popular songs, Time, This Year and a cover of Leaving on a Jet Plane have appeared in the films Serendipity, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants and the blockbuster Armageddon. In 1997, Kreviazuk's debut record release, Under These Rocks and Stones, went double-platinum in sales. This was followed by Colour Moving and Still, What If It All Means Something, Ghost Stories and most recently the live recording In This Life accompanied by the Niagara Symphony. A celebrated songwriter and classically trained musician, Chantal Kreviazuk splits her time between homes in Toronto and Los Angeles. This is a fundraiser for Women's Resources, which provides shelter, support and referral for abused women and their children in the City of Kawartha Lakes and surrounding area. Cost: $75. For more information and tickets, call 705-324-9111 or 1-877-888-0038 or visit www.academytheatre.ca.
Saturday, May 25
Fundraiser: Ennismore Optimist Club presents Annual Golf Tournament at Tamarac Golf & Country Club (155 Ennis Rd., Ennismore, K0L 1T0). Our Optimist Club is composed of dynamic, motivated individuals who use their life skills to benefit their community’s needs, especially the needs of our youth. As creative people, we constantly seek innovative ways to help our neighbors. We create and implement programs specific to the needs of youth in our community and we organize fundraisers that will help the community’s youth. Join us for this annual tournament which raises funds for this very important community group. Cost: $75/person. For more information please email Dan at .
Sports: Heads Up for Inclusion presents "Amazing Race" at Nicholls Oval (725 Armour Road, Peterborough, K9H 1Z8). We are getting set to kick-off the summer with this amazing race. Students and members of the community will complete a series of fun challenges aimed at promoting inclusion in Peterborough. HUI is looking for students, organizations and businesses to form teams representing all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Community members and businesses are encouraged to help support teams through sponsorship and donations. Participants will work in teams of 4 to complete tasks and play games at various locations in downtown Peterborough. They'll be challenged to use teamwork to tackle barriers and obstacles to mobility around the city. The community can donate and cheer on their favourite teams at Nicholls Oval which will be race headquarters. Celebrate with a bbq and awards at the end of the day. For more information please email Caitlin Dunham at .
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Fundraiser: Seniors' Dreams Yard Sale & Silent Auction from 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Seniors' Dreams (509 Gilchrist St., Peterborough, K9H 4N7). Yard Sale with antiques, glass ware, dressers, tables and a silent auction. We are now a charitable corporation and with your donation we are able to send you a charitable receipt. This will be a fun day for all of us to help other seniors and relieve them from isolation, abuse and loneliness. Lets join together and give back to our community. If you are interested in joining us let us know. We are actively looking for sponsors and donors to help us grow within the community. For more information please call (705) 931-7299.
Fundraiser: Huntington Society of Canada, Peterborough Chapter presents "The Walk to Cure" beginning at 9 a.m. at Peterborough City Hall (500 George St. N., Peterborough, K9H 3R9). We are grateful to our many supporters and hope that this year's walk will be even bigger and better than last year. Registration begins at 9 a.m. There will be a BBQ, raffles, prizes, games for all ages, and a bouncy castle at the park. For more information please contact Amanda at or call Bev at 705-742-2294.
Fundraiser: Kawartha Ancestral Research Association presents Annual Plant & Book Sale Fundraiser from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at Kawartha Ancestral Research Association (730 The Kingsway, Unit 3, Peterborough, K9J 6W6). Just in time for planting - hardy tomatoes, peppers, herbs, annuals and perennials. Hostas are a favourite, so shop early. Tables of books with hard covers for $1.00 and paperbacks for $0.50. Great summer reading. Everyone is welcome. Please come out and support KARA. For more information please call 705-743-7668.
Fundraiser: Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides presents "Purina Walk for Dog Guides" beginning at 9:30 a.m. in Millbrook. This national fundraising walk raises funds required to train Dog Guides and is held in communities across Canada. Dog Guides are used by Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. Each Walk is organized by local volunteers with support from Lions Foundation of Canada. The Walks have collectively raised more than $9 million. Any one of us, now or in the future, could find ourselves seeking a Dog Guide; but would there be one available when we needed it′ It takes many resources to raise, train, and place a highly skilled Dog Guide. From learning basic house manners to honing the skills required of them in service, it costs up to $20,000 to achieve this goal. This includes transportation for our clients, as well as room and board while training for 2 to 4 weeks at the training school in Oakville. No one should be denied their independence. That is why all dogs are provided at no cost to recipients, and why we raise funds through the Purina® Walk for Dog Guides. For more information please visit www.purinawalkfordogguides.com.
Fundraiser: Kawartha-Haliburton Children's Foundation presents "Be a Kid for a Day" from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. at Camp Kawartha (1010 Birchview Rd, Lakefield, KOL 2H0). This is a fantastic event to raise funds to send kids at risk who are involved with the K-H Children's Aid Society to camp. You can put together a team of 8 people to compete in challenges such as Voyageur canoe races, high ropes, wall climbing and fire making. At the end of the day enjoy a wine tasting, silent auction, entertainment, campstyle dinner and awards ceremony. Great team building and lots of fun. We have two team openings left and we invite businesses or individuals with family or friends to have a super day together for the kids. Be a kid for a day and help a kid for a lifetime. Cost: $110 each. For more information please email .
Fundraiser: Lupus Canada presents "Walk for Lupus" from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Millennium Park (Peterborough, K9J 4P6). Walk for Lupus is an international event that happens in May every year. World Lupus day is May 10th. Lupus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory condition that can affect any part of the body including skin, kidneys, heart, lungs and nervous system. It is one of the most common auto immune diseases(disease where the body attacks it's own immune system and tissue). On May 25th, Peterborough will host their inaugural Walk For Lupus at Millenium Park as we begin to raise awareness and fund for this unpredictable life long condition. There will be a 1km route and a 5km route. For more information or to register, volunteer or sponsor please email .
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Fundraiser: Lakefield Lions Club presents Fundraising BBQ for "Pedal for Hope" from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Lakefield Foodland (1 Queen St., Lakefield , K0L 2H0). Everyone is welcome to join us for a bbq in support of the Pedal for Hope campaign. There will be displays of soap box cars from the Ennismore Optimist Club promoting the 3rd Annual Soap Box Derby, Peterborough County OPP's Marine Safety Trailer will be present along with the new OPP Boston Whaler Patrol Vessel and members of the Pedal for Hope team. Smith-Ennismore Community Policing will also be operating a booth for anyone wishing to write the BoatSmart Pleasure Craft Operators exam. All money raised will help the Pedal for Hope Team's fight against Pediatric Cancer. For more information please contact Iain McEwan at 705-742-0401.
Fundraiser: Buckhorn Community Centre presents "Twoonie Auction" beginning at 4 p.m. at Buckhorn Community Centre (1801 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn, K0M 1J0). Join us for this event to raise money for the repair of the Buckhorn "Buck". There will be a buffet BBQ dinner at 5 p.m. with the auction to follow. Limited tickets available at the Buckhorn Community Centre. Cost: $15/adult, $7/child under 12. For more information please contact Audrey von Bogen at 705-657-8664.
Fundraiser: Homegrown Homes presents presents "Vegas Night - A Tribute to The Rat Pack" from 7 - 11 p.m. at Peterborough Curling Club (2195 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, K9J 6X4). For the first time ever in Peterborough and for one performance only, the renowned Sands Trio will recreate the magical music of The Rat Pack: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin. Includes gourmet appetizers and complimentary wine. Dress is semi-formal for this fun gala and dance. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime, extraordinary "Las Vegas Experience" without ever leaving Peterborough!. Cost: $100 per person; $750 for a table of 8. For more information call 705-748-4534.
Fundraiser: Artspace presents 50/50 2013: Follow the Yellow Brick Road... from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. at Artspace (378 Aylmer St. N., Peterborough, K9J 7X6). t’s the most galarific time of the year. Don’t miss this town’s best chance to let loose in the gallery and walk away with some great art by Peterborough’s best. Tickets are available now for Peterborough’s most notorious event. Funds raised support the region’s only Artist-Run Centre: ARTSPACE, but the giving doesn’t stop there. Profits from all art sales are shared between the Artist and ARTSPACE. Don’t miss this opportunity to support Peterborough’s Contemporary arts by buying a ticket to one of the only fundraising events that actually gives back. Along with the Annual Art Draw, there will be more art available in the silent auction, great food, live entertainment, and the awaited return of the Balloon Prizes. The exhibition preview will be held May 9 - 24th. Cost: Single: $100 incl admission, complimentary drink and one art draw ticket. Party: $25 includes admission and ability to participate in auction and fire sale, one complimentary ticket. For more information please email or call 705-748-3883.
Sunday, May 26
Fundraiser: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Peterborough Chapter presents Mandaran MS Walk at St. Peter's Secondary School (733 Parkhill Rd. West, Peterborough, K9J 8M4). Lace up for this years walk and change lives for the better. Proceeds fund valuable programs and services and support groundbreaking research dedicated to finding a cure for MS. For more information or to register please visit www.mswalks.ca.
Fundraiser: Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Peterborough Chapter presents Mandaran MS Walk at Cobourg District Collegiate Institute East (335 King St. E., Cobourg, K9A 2M7). Lace up for this years walk and change lives for the better. Proceeds fund valuable programs and services and support groundbreaking research dedicated to finding a cure for MS. For more information or to register please visit www.mswalks.ca.
Fundraiser: Cystic Fibrosis Canada presents "Great Strides" Walk beginning at 9 a.m. at Nicholls Oval (725 Armour Road, Peterborough, K9H 1Z8). We make strides because others take strides! Every year across Canada, friends, family and co-workers of people with cystic fibrosis lace up their walking shoes to participate in Great Strides™: Taking Steps to Cure Cystic Fibrosis. It’s Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s largest national fundraising event. For more information please visit www.cysticfibrosis.ca/en/GreatStrides/index.php.
Fundraising Walk: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario presents 20th Anniversary Peace of Minds Walk for Schizophrenia & Psychosis from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Ashburnham Garden (Ashburnham Dr. , Peterborough). This May, take a walk with the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario (SSO) throughout the province and help give Peace of Mind to the over 130,000 Ontarians who are living with schizophrenia and psychosis. 2013 marks the 20th anniversary of the SSO's Peace of Minds Walk so be sure not to miss this special event. Fundraising prizes for walkers who raise $100+. Come out and enjoy a fun day for all participants. For more information www.peaceofmindswalk.ca.
Fundraiser: Schizophrenia Society of Ontario presents Peace of Minds Walk for Schizophrenia from 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Beavermead Park (2011 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough, K9L 1P8). This May, take a walk with the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario and help give Peace of Mind to the over 130,000 Ontarians who are living with schizophrenia and psychosis. During the Peace of Minds Walk friends, families and supporters of the SSO will come together to raise funds and awareness for those affected by schizophrenia and psychotic illnesses. Cost: Free however, it is a fundraising event so donations are encouraged. For more information please visit www.peaceofmindswalk.ca or call 1-800-449-6367.
Fundraiser: Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides presents "Purina Walk for Dog Guides" beginning at noon at Peterborough Lions Community Centre (347 Burnham Rd., Peterborough, K9J 1T5). This national fundraising walk raises funds required to train Dog Guides and is held in communities across Canada. Dog Guides are used by Canadians with visual, hearing, medical or physical disabilities. Each Walk is organized by local volunteers with support from Lions Foundation of Canada. The Walks have collectively raised more than $9 million. Any one of us, now or in the future, could find ourselves seeking a Dog Guide; but would there be one available when we needed it′ It takes many resources to raise, train, and place a highly skilled Dog Guide. From learning basic house manners to honing the skills required of them in service, it costs up to $20,000 to achieve this goal. This includes transportation for our clients, as well as room and board while training for 2 to 4 weeks at the training school in Oakville. No one should be denied their independence. That is why all dogs are provided at no cost to recipients, and why we raise funds through the Purina® Walk for Dog Guides. For more information please visit www.purinawalkfordogguides.com.
Thursday, May 30
Fundraiser: East Kawartha Chamber of Commerce presents 7th Annual Golf Tournament from noon - 7:30 p.m. at Quarry Golf Club (447 Tara Road, Ennismore, K0L 1T0). Grab your plaids and flat caps! Come on out and join us for our 7th Annual Golf Tournament. Tickets include 18 holes of golf, a BBQ lunch, prizes, socializing on and off the green and dinner in the recently renovated clubhouse. Registration begins at 12:00 noon, shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Thanks to $10,000 Hole In One prize sponsor Tony Davidson of RBC Dominion Securities for helping to make this event possible. We will be joined by the Business After Hours group from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for networking and dinner. If you are unable to make it out for the whole day BAH is a great way to get in on the fun! If you are registered for this event you do not need to register for BAH. Please register your whole team (two, three or foursome together), if you have one. You can still be invoiced separately, but this will help us in organizing teams for the day. Cost: $100 plus HST each. For more information please call 705-652-6963.
Friday, May 31
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Live Music: New Horizons Band Peterborough presents Spring Concert at Calvary Pentecostal Church (1421 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, K9J 7M3). Join us for a beautiful performance in support of United Way Peterborough & District. Cost: $10. For more information please email Rebecca at or call 705-742-8839.
Fundraiser: YWCA Peterborough, Victoria & Haliburton presents Walk a Mile in Her Shoes beginning at noon at Peterborough City Hall (500 George St. N., Peterborough, K9H 3R9). When we launched this event in 2009 it got women and men talking about the prevalence of domestic abuse in our community and how they could help. In 2009, the event rallied the support of over 200 courageous men, bold enough to strut their stuff in red high heels to support women and children who faced violence in their homes. Since that time, nearly 500 men have walked a mile through the heart of Peterborough to show support and to raise awareness and funds. To date, over $135,000 has been raised to support the work of Crossroads Shelter and many courageous men have been walking tall ever since. This enthusiastic response to a local need means that women and their children will continue to have access to the safety and security of a women’s shelter, 24 hour crisis and support counselling and programs that provide longer-term support as their lives are rebuilt. Step out of your comfort zone and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. For more information please visit www.walkamilepeterborough.com or email .
Fundraiser: Canadian Cancer Society presents "Relay for Life" from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m. at Crestwood Secondary School (1885 Sherbrooke St., North Monaghan, K9J 2N2). Relay For Life is more than just a fundraiser. It is an opportunity to get together with family and friends and celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight back in the hope of finding a cure for this terrible disease. The event is fun and fulfilling, and your participation gives strength to our mission to eradicate cancer. Walk with us in this inspirational 12-hour overnight event as we come together and fight to make cancer history. It is with great pride that Relay For Life is embarking on it's 12th year in Peterborough. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our past and present supporters of this event. We welcome all new teams, sponsors and volunteers who have decided to join us for a fun, family oriented community event to support the fight against Cancer. Please join as a team, a volunteer, a sponsor or spectator-you'll find out as thousands already have, what a truly remarkable experience this event is. For more information please visit www.peterboroughrelayforlife.ca or call 705-742-3823.
Saturday, June 1
Fundraiser: Kawartha Youth Help presents 11th Annual Kawartha Kids Ride, Poker Run beginning at 9 a.m. at Kawartha Lakes Municipal Airport (3187 Highway 35 N., Lindsay, K9V 4R1). Join us for this event that supports the programs and services offered by Kawartha Youth Help Service that help to make a difference in the lives of youth. There will be live entertainment, great food and it will be licensed by the L.C.B.O, raffle, auction, prizes and a 50/50 draw to follow the poker run. Registration begins at 9 a.m., the parade follows at 11 a.m., the Poker Run runs from 12 - 4 p.m. and the prizes and draws happen between 4 and 6 p.m. Nobody can do everything but everyone can do something. Cost: $20/person includes ride registration and one poker hand. For more information please call Joe O'Connell at 705-328-5885.
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Fundraiser: Grandmothers Together Peterborough presents "We Stride So She Can Change the Tide on Aids" beginning at 9 a.m. at Trent University (1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough, K9L 1Z7). Come join us to walk one, three or five kilometres starting at Blackburn Hall with your grandchildren, family and friends. Cost: $10 registration includes scarf and refreshments. Children are free.. For more information and pledge forms, please contact Janet Siddall at 705-874-1854.
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Festival: Otonabee Conservation presents Second Annual "International Trails Day Festival" from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Peterborough. Trails offer a wonderful way to explore nature through the urban and rural landscapes of Peterborough City and County. Communities throughout the region invite residents, their families & friends to celebrate our trails. This is an annual celebration to promote trail development, their use & the healthy lifestyle they encourage. The festivities are being organized by a committee including Otonabee Conservation, Rotary Club of Peterborough, trails enthusiasts (Cycling Dudes, Cycling Chicks, Biker Babes), Peterborough County, City of Peterborough, Township of Smith-Ennsimore-Lakefield, Peterborough Green-Up, Peterborough Cycling Club, Peterborough County-City Health Unit, and the Millbrook Valley Trails. We will explore the new Lang-Hastings Trail and various other locations in the County and City. As the details of this years festival are finalized we will post them on our website - stay tuned. Cost: Free. For more information please visit www.otonabee.com/parks-trails/trails/.
Sunday, June 2
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Fundraiser: Muscular Dystrophy Canada, Peterborough Chapter presents Walk for Muscular Dystrophy beginning at 10 a.m. at Del Crary Park (100 George St. N., Peterborough, K9J 3G3). Peterborough will be moving its muscles to make an impact in the fight against muscular dystrophy. The community will be coming together to support thousands of children, teens and adults who are affected by neuromuscular disorders in Canada at the annual Peterborough Walk for Muscular Dystrophy. Taking part in the Peterborough event will be the 2013 Walk Ambassadors, the Vahey family, who understand the importance of this community event. "[We] raise funds so another parent or child does not have to go through this in the future," says Dave Vahey, whose son Michael was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy at the age of four. Join us for a 1k or 5k walk, wheel or roll. All proceeds support the work done by Muscular Dystrophy Canada. For more information please visit www.walkformusculardystrophy.ca.
Monday, June 3
Fundraiser: Canadian Star, Michael Burgess and Nexicom present 6th Annual Nexicom James Fund Golf Tournament beginning at noon at Kawartha Golf & Country Club (777 Clonsilla Ave., Peterborough , K9J 0B7). Join us for a great day of golf, music, fine food and most importantly, a wonderful opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families battling neuroblastoma. While some of the finest researchers in the world work towards finding a cure, families are on the front lines, trying to give their children the most life has to offer, while often struggling to cover mounting bills and every day expenses. For many of the families battling this deadly childhood cancer, the annual James Fund Golf Classic has been a beacon of hope. Money for hospital parking and travel expenses finds its way to families in need, and more than 300 participants have enjoyed time away at the James Fund Neuroblastoma Family Retreat, all through the support of this annual golf tournament. Hole sponsorship is $250; we welcome sponsors, prizes and silent auction items. Lunch is at 12pm, 1pm shotgun start, 6pm cocktail hour, 7pm dinner and entertainment. Cost: $200/person ($160 for KGCC members). Oyster Bar and dinner only $80. For more information or to register, please contact .
Friday, June 7
Fundraiser: Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge Branch presents "Healthy Mind, Healthy Life - 8th Annual Golf Tournament" beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Quarry Golf Club (447 Tara Road, Ennismore, K0L 1T0). This tournament helps to raise awareness of mental health and wellness, because good mental health is about all of us. Cost: $130/person.
Saturday, June 8
Fundraiser: Survivor's Abreast presents 2013 "Dragon Boat Festival" at Peterborough Marina, Little Lake (92 George St., N., Peterborough, K9J 3G6). Peterborough's annual Dragon Boat Festival was quickly embraced by the community when it started in 2001 and has grown rapidly from about 34 community teams to more than 100 each year. The event is a successful fundraiser to raise awareness and support cancer care and the Breast Assessment Centre at the PRHC. Please note that registration for participating teams closes April 12th. For more information please visit www.survivorsabreast.com.
Fundraiser: Christ Church Anlican & Trinity United Church Women presents Bobcaygeon's 21st Annual House Tour from 1 - 5 p.m. at Christ Anglican Church (43 Sherwood St., Bobcaygeon, K0M 1A0). A Lovely selection of beautiful homes for your viewing pleasure as well as an Art Show. Proceeds from this event help support local \cCharities such as the Food Bank and A Place Called Home. . Cost: $15.00/person including tea & sweets. For more information please email or call "Jo" at 705-738-9032. You can also find information at www.bobcaygeon.wix.com/housetour.
Fundraiser: enVision presents 2nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament beginning at 5 p.m. at Quarry Golf Club (447 Tara Road, Ennismore, K0L 1T0). A lack of sight is not a lack of vision. All money raised at this tournament will help run programs for local Visually Impaired and Blind Individuals, to enable them to live with vision loss. Registration fee includes 9 holes of golf, cart rental, light dinner after golf, opportunity to golf with some amazing golfers and celebrities and a silent auction. Shotgun start with scramble format. Cost: $70. For more information or to register please visit www.kawarthablindgolf.ca or call Pam at 705-652-0203.
Sunday, June 9
Fundraiser: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation presents TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes from 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at Nicholls Oval (725 Armour Road, Peterborough, K9H 1Z8). Register now for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes! Join us for a family-friendly walk up the Rotary Trail with live entertainment and BBQ lunch, and help make type 1 diabetes a thing of the past. All proceeds to JDRF, the world's largest funder of diabetes research. Register and download pledge sheets at www.jdrf.ca/walk. For more information please contact Jennifer Mahoney-Scriver, .
Friday, June 14
Fundraiser: Our Space Community Centre presents Care Classic Golf Tournament beginning at 8:15 a.m. at Heron Landing Golf Club (2361 Lansdowne St. W., Peterborough, K9J 6X4). Come and help support Our Space - a community centre that welcomes everyone. It is planned and run by people who live in poverty and/or are aware of poverty issues. Our strength comes from our people who share their talents, skills, life experiences, and time.It is a safe, caring place where people treat each other with dignity and respect. Our Space strives to either help lift people out of poverty or make life more agreeable for people who are unable to escape poverty. For more information or to register, please email or call 705-775-1283.
Saturday, June 15
Fundraiser: Lakefield Animal Welfare Society presents 10th Annual Golf Tournament beginning at 9 a.m. at Katchiwano Golf Club (RR #3, Lakefield, K0L). Join us for this scramble format tournament with men's, women's and mixed teams welcome. Entries can be individual players or teams. All proceeds go to the Lakefield Animal Welfare Society. For more information or to enter a team please email or call Mary Power at 705-874-5134.
Fundraiser: Area 705 Roller Derby presents "Remember Wheelies′" from 5 - 9 p.m. at Douro Community Centre and Arena (2893 Highway 28 and County Road 4, Douro, K9J 6Y2). Area 705 Roller Derby hosts a fun skate night open to all who can skate. Please bring your own skates (roller or inline). Helmets and protective gear is suggested. This is a fundraiser for the Lakefield Animal Shelter. Consider bringing any donations of: dog and cat food, blankets, kitty litter, laundry soap and animal toys along with you. Cost: $5.00. For more information please visit www.area705.wordpress.com/.
Friday, June 21
Fundraiser: Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre presents 3rd Annual "Men of Hope" Charity Golf Tournament at Quarry Golf Club (447 Tara Road, Ennismore, K0L 1T0). This event raises funds to support the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre. The tournament features a performance from the world's most sought after Golf Entertainer Todd Keirstead from Golf with Attitude. You'll play with NHL Superstars and meet Heavyweight Boxing Legend George Chuvalo. There will be a chance to win a Victory Motorcycle from Deerehaven Farm and Garden or Sea Doo from Bay Marine. Cost: Early bird fee of $150 includes golf, lunch, steak dinner, auctions, entertainment and the opportunity to golf with celebrities. For more information please visit www.kawarthasexualassaultcentre.com or call 705-748-5901.
Saturday, June 22
Fundraiser: Canadian Canoe Museum presents a dinner to celebrate Ted Moore and Bear Mountain Boats 40th Anniversary at Canadian Canoe Museum (910 Monaghan Rd., Peterborough, K9J 5K4). Following our "Small Craft Rendezvous" we will join host Nick Offerman to celebrate the 40th year of Bear Mountain Boats and Ted Moore. Nick Offerman has a wicked sense of humour and currently stars on NBC’s Parks and Recreation in the role of Ron Swanson. Nick will have you laughing with his thought provoking insights into the world of wood working and boat building. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Canoe Museum. Cost: $40/person. For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Joan Barrett at .
Fundraiser: Activity Haven presents 1st Annual Golf Classic beginning at noon at Liftlock Golf and Country Club (2320 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough, K9L). Join us for a Best Ball Tournament. Registration fee includes your game and steak dinner. Cost: $350 per foursome. For more information please call 705-876-1670.
Fundraiser: Camp Kawartha presents Annual "Surf n Turf" Dinner & Auctin from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at Camp Kawartha (1010 Birchview Rd, Lakefield, KOL 2H0). Plan to attend Camp Kawartha's most anticipated event. You'll be treated to fresh lobster, steak, salads and decadent desserts. Plus, bid on fantastic items in both our live and silent auctions. All proceeds from this event will help Camp Kawartha continue to deliver top quality programs for children of all ages. You are an integral part of this effort. Hors d'oeuvres and auction item viewing starts at 4:30 p.m., dinner will begin at 6 p.m. Cost: $150/person (tax receipt issued for $65). For more information please call 705-652-3860.
Sunday, August 4
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Fundraiser: Westben presents Finale Fundraiser - Robert Michaels, guitar. beginning at 2 p.m. at Westben Arts Festival Theatre (6698 County Road 30, Campbellford, K0L 1L0). Westbens summer season ends with an Italian-flavoured Ol! With more than six gold and platinum recordings to his credit, Robert Michaels returns to Westben for a fabulously fiery afternoon of Flamenco fireworks featuring selections from his most recent album Viva Italia!. Cost: $55. For more information please visit www.westben.ca.
Sunday, August 25
Fundraiser: St. Paul the Apostle R.C. 4 Reid St. Lakefield presents The Annual Beef BBQ Dinner from 3 - 7 p.m. at St. Paul The Apostle (4 Reid Street, Lakefield, K0L 2H0). Come enjoy fabulous roast beef, spuds, fresh local corn, famous homemade fruit pies & cakes and watch the boats go by. Tickets available at the door. . Cost: Adults $14.00 - kids 6 -12 yrs $5.00 under 6 free. For more information call Siobhan (705) 652-9821 or Cathy 652-3095.
Saturday, November 30
Dinnertainment: PRHC Foundation presents "Dancing with the Docs" 2013 from 6 p.m. - midnight at The Venue (286 George St. N., Peterborough, K9J 3H3). Inspired by the success of television's "Dancing with the Stars," "Dancing with the Docs" pairs six of Peterborough's physicians with partners and choreographers in a gala dance competition. Dinner, drinks, raffles, auctions, and the opportunity to hit the dance floor after the show make this the best party of the year!. Cost: General admission $125 / VIP $175. For more information please call 705-876-5000.
Sunday, March 2
Dinnertainment: New Canadians Centre presents "Masquerade Ball: One Night in Venice" from 6 - 10 p.m. at The Venue (286 George St. N., Peterborough, K9J 3H3). This must-attend black-tie event will be an evening of fine dining, enchanting conversation, spectacular entertainment, silent auctions, dinner and dancing. Be a part of this inaugural event and support a great cause. Cost: $100. For more information content Gabriela at or 705-7430882 x235 Tickets available at the New Canadians Centre and online at www.nccpeterborough.ca/′page_id=5860.
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