Snoop Dogg Is Coming To Peterborough

9-0-Nickel Entertainment, Energy 99.7 and the Peterborough Memorial Centre are excited to welcome Snoop Dogg to the Peterborough Memorial stage on May 16th.

Snoop Dogg, the legendary record producer, singer and rapper, will be bringing his Snoop Dogg & Friends Tour to the PMC May 16th at 8 p.m. Snoop has amassed 17 Grammy Award nominations in an incredible career.

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Also on the bill is Canadian Hip Hop star Peter Jackson, featuring his album which is currently No. 1 on the Canadian charts.

Tickets go on sale April 8 at 10:00 a.m. at memorialcentre.ca, by calling 705.743.3561, or in person at the Baker Tilly Box Office inside the PMC.

Tickets range from $69.99 - $124.99 plus applicable fees and taxes.

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Neil Sanderson Of Three Days Grace Special Guest Speaker At Team 55's 6th Annual Friday Night Lights

On September 21st, all of Peterborough and beyond is invited to Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School for the annual Friday Night Lights, a Team 55 event supporting suicide prevention through the Canadian Mental Health Association, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge

While the event has drawn big crowds in the past, organizers hope this year will be even bigger as they embrace the opportunity to showcase the community’s passion for suicide awareness and mental health to the Parliamentary Assistant to Ontario’s Minister of Health, who is expected to be in attendance.

From left to right: Dave Pogue from Team 55, Jack Veitch from CMHA and Jeff Challice from TASSS.

From left to right: Dave Pogue from Team 55, Jack Veitch from CMHA and Jeff Challice from TASSS.

“We really need to get as many people to TASSS on Friday night as possible—we want to pack the place,” says Dave Pogue, founder of Team 55: Let’s Tackle Suicide Awareness.

At the opening ceremonies, this year’s special guest will be speaker Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace. The Canadian band, including the Adam Scott alumnus, is about to embark on a European tour before returning for a Canadian tour in late November.

Friday Night Lights begins September 21st at noon with games and a barbeque, and the Open Ceremonies start at 6 p.m. The main event kick-off is at 7 p.m.

For more on Friday Night Lights and Team 55, watch this recent interview we conducted with
Dave Pogue on PTBOCanada show…

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Happy Gilmour! The Biggest Street Sale In Peterborough Is May 27th

It's the 27th Annual Gilmour Street Garage Sale this May—one of the can't miss community events of the year in the city.

As per tradition, the Gilmour Street Garage Sale falls on the Saturday after the long weekend. This year, it's Saturday, May 27th (with a Sunday rain-date) starting at 9 a.m.—although people have been known to show up much earlier than that in the hunt for a good bargain.

The biggest street sale in all of Peterborough—it extends out to many other streets in the neighbourhood, and there are also many sales for charitable organizations in town.

It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., don't miss it!! Share on your social media channels!!

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Here's The Route Map For The Pokémon Go Party In Downtown Peterborough On Saturday

Downtown has become a hotspot for catching Pokémon, so the Downtown Business Improvement Area and PtboCanada.com are inviting all trainers to the hub of our city on Saturday, August 6th from noon to 5 p.m. to catch as many as they can.

To bring in as many Pokémon as possible, Downtown Peterborough be using lure modules at seven PokeStops.

Saturday’s event will focus on the George Street area between Simcoe and Brock streets as well as Hunter Street between George and Aylmer streets. Here is the route map...

The Pokémon Go event will have several dedicated phone charging stations and there will be a colouring contest sponsored by Gerri’s Arts and Crafts in the Peterborough Square entrance at the corner of George and Simcoe streets.

Hey George!

Hey George!

George, King of Downtown, will also make a guest appearance at noon at the colouring station.

“There’s so much enthusiasm from the community for this event,” says Terry Guiel, Executive Director of the Downtown Business Improvement Area. “It’s great to see a video game that gets people outside and enjoying our beautiful city. This event is an opportunity to do something a little different, have some fun, and enjoy a summer Saturday afternoon downtown.”

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14th Annual Rotary Ribfest Is This Weekend In Downtown Peterborough

Millennium Park will once again be filled with the smell of barbeque and the sound of live music with the return of the 14th Annual Rotary Ribfest from July 8th to 10th.

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

This year’s live music lineup includes Lindsay Barr and Rikki Nicks (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) on Friday night; Melissa Payne, Kim Doolittle and Hot Rocks – The Rolling Stones Tribute Show on Saturday night; and an afternoon of country music on Sunday.

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

Admission is free to Ribfest, and the festival will be open the following hours:
 
• Friday, July 8 from 11 am to 11 pm
• Saturday, July 9 from 11 am to 11 pm
• Sunday, July 10 from 12 to 5 pm

Photo courtesy DBIA

Photo courtesy DBIA

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Here Is The 2016 Hootenanny On Hunter Street Lineup

Sloan has been announced as the headliner for the 2016 Hootenanny on Hunter Street on Saturday, August 13th.

Melissa Payne is also returning to play again at this free music festival event which has become such a part of the fabric of summer in downtown Peterborough. See the poster below for the rest of the lineup...

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2015 Peterborough Santa Claus Parade December 5th

The 42nd Annual Kinsmen Club of Peterborough Santa Claus parade takes place Saturday, December 5th in beautiful downtown Peterborough. 

PTBOCanada file photo

PTBOCanada file photo

The parade starts at City Hall, and makes it way through the downtown core. This year's theme is "Electric City Christmas" so it should be electric.

The parade begins at 6 pm so make sure you get there early to get a great spot along the parade route!

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