Weekend Of Remembrance Planned To Mark 100th Anniversary of Quaker Fire

Weekend Of Remembrance Planned To Mark 100th Anniversary of Quaker Fire

24 workers lost their lives on December 11th, 1916

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St. Peter's Secondary School Celebrating Its 100 Anniversary This Year

St. Peter's is celebrating its 100th anniversary in Peterborough this year—the school opened its door at its original location on September 2, 1913 with 59 students. The official anniversary weekend takes place this year on Thanksgiving, October 11th and 12th. Contact St. Peter's with your own memories of the school here, learn more about celebrations here, and view pictures from past yearbooks here. Watch the video below from a history buff who happened to find some abandoned photographs from St. Peter's taken in 1916 and 1920 that will be used as part of the celebrations.

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Peterborough Public Library Celebrates 100 Years With Writing Contest "Telling Our Stories"

Peterborough Public Library, in celebration of their 100th Anniversary, is hosting a writing contest titled "Telling Our Stories." The deadline for submissions is September 23rd.  The focus of the entry must be based upon how the library has influenced, affected, or inspired you in some way. For those that may need help with their writers' block, there will be a workshop held on Monday, September 12th from 10 a.m. to noon.

[Contributed by PtboCanada's Julie Morris]

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