Otonabee Microgreens

Newly minted Environmental Studies graduate Max Chalovich was eager to get his business started and launched Otonabee Microgreens before his studies were complete. This young entrepreneur is encouraging us to boost our nutritional consumption with microgreens. These are very young vegetable seedlings harvested within a few weeks of germination.  Unlike… Continue reading

Family Day Events for Everyone at the Cavan Monaghan Community Centre

Approximately 175 children brought their parents to the CMCC for a variety of events organized by Municipal recreation staff to celebrate Family Day. Youngsters embraced cookie decorating using heart-shaped cookies from the Pastry Peddler purchased through the generous sponsorship of the Millbrook and District Lions’ club. In addition to the… Continue reading

 “Spark” Program Accepting Applications in Support of Tourism Innovation Now Open

A second intake of the “Spark” Mentorship & Grants Program has been launched to encourage local entrepreneurs, small businesses and non-profit organizations to create new tourism ideas for Peterborough & the Kawarthas. The program provides selected applicants with a $3,000 grant, industry mentorship and additional partner support to help them… Continue reading

Winter Fun at the Millbrook EarlyON Child Centre

A youngster was pleased as punch with her colourful snowman created last week at one of the many outdoor activities hosted by our family centre. Every Wednesday, staff provide an outdoor program where youngsters engage with nature, exploring the playground, community garden, trails and sidewalks in the neighbourhood building an… Continue reading

Mount Pleasant Women’s Institute Brings Back Coffee House Events

After a two-year hiatus, the popular Women’s Institute Coffee House is back. These events have a long tradition, where the historical venue welcomes local artists to perform at events that unite the community while raising funds for this not-for-profit organizations. They now take place on Sunday afternoons beginning at 2pm… Continue reading

Stories in Stone: An Exhibition of Zimbabwean Stone Sculpture

By Fran Fearnley “We negotiated our way through the last two pandemic years” says Fran Fearnley owner of ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery, “but we very much missed not having a visiting artist from Zimbabwe. We are thrilled that Tapiwa Mapuranga, who has been waiting patiently for the past two years,… Continue reading