One Night in Zimbabwe
Saturday March 3, 2018, 6:00 – 9:00pm
A fundraiser for the New Canadian Centre feature the music of Nhapatapi.
At this sixth annual gala event, we look forward to sharing some highlights of Zimbabwean culture with you. Our musical guests Nhapitapi
will be sharing the stage with performers from the Trent Fashion Society and Trent African and Caribbean Student Union. Two Dishes Cookshop will also be presenting a specially-designed Zim-inspired menu.
A highlight of the event is the Live Auction with great items including a Zimbabwean stone sculpture from Zimart’s Rice Lake Gallery and 4 tickets to a Las Vegas Golden Knights game! ARIA (331 George St. North)
Purchase tickets here. Free admission to The Social for after-party
Dress code: Cocktail
The Art of Resistance
International Women’s Day Community Potluck and Panel
Thursday, March 8, 5:30
Community Potluck at 5:30, Panel Presentation at 6:30pm. Hosted by KWIC and the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre.
Free, inclusive family-friendly event. Donations and potluck items welcome.
Seeds of Change, 534 George St. N.
It’s OK to be [Against] White[ness]
Monday, March 12, 2018 – 4pm to 6pm
Dr. Michael Cappello is a white settler living and working on Treaty 4 territory, in Regina Saskatchewan. He is an anti-oppressive educator in the Faculty of Education at the University of Regina. His work over the last 4 years has focused on teaching/learning against colonialism and teaching/learning into reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Student Centre Events Space, Trent University.
Questions about this event or topic? Contact Lindsay Yates. TCSA Ethical Standards Commissioner
Prisoner of Tehran
March 23, 2018, 7:30pm
Featuring the internationally renowned dance troupe Motus O in collaboration with Iranian born Marina Nemat. Hearing her recount the story of her incarceration and torture as a teenager in Tehran is a moving experience. Marina is testament to the strength and compassion of the human spirit. Her performance, backed by the interpretive dance of the members of Motus O, is both poignant and uplifting. Bryan Jones Theatre on the campus of Lakefield College School. Tickets can be purchased online. Or call 705-652-3703. Mention UFP when you book, and adult tickets are just $20.
Women’s Drumming Circle
First Sunday of Each Month, 5pm
Are you itching to drum? If so, come to Emmanuel West for another drum circle. Remember that if you need to rent a drum, you can do so by connecting with our facilitator, Julie. Otherwise, all you need is to bring $5 for the facilitation, $3 for the space, your drum and…you may need to bring a blanket to keep your drum (and yourself) warm.
Creating Space Community Arts Studio
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 1—5
Friday mornings 10-12 am
An exciting new venture was recently launched in downtown Peterborough. We want to invite you and others you may know to come visit and make art in our space! We can also be found at our Facebook page, where you can find updated information. Our first workshop on Saturday Jan 20 is Creating A Personal Labyrinth, will be going live there shortly.
We are currently waiting for our not for profit status to come through as a next big step. That will lead into being able to apply for grants, specifically a Trillium Seed grant. 247 George St. N, until the end of April.
For humanity to survive and develop sustainable, socially equitable solutions for today’s challenges, we need a stronger connection with one another and with life in all its forms. The journey of meditation in Shambhala begins by connecting deeply with our own hearts, then naturally caring for our society and world. Offering public meditation, free meditation instruction, and courses of practice, study, and the arts from our tradition
Mondays except most statutory holidays
6:00 – 7:00 PM, Public meditation and instruction
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Talks, discussion, conversation, classes
Gathering Room at The Mount Community Centre, 1545 Monaghan Road