ReFrame Film Festival
Jan 23-26

UFP is sponsoring several films at the festival.

Two-spirit resilience and decolonizing medicine
Friday, Jan 24, 7pm

Dr, James Makokis is a two-spirit physician from Saddle Lake Cree Nation. He practices family medicine and transgender care, incorporating Cree medicine, language and ceremony into his work. Provost Lecture Series on Reconciliation. Wenjack Theatre, Otonabee College. Students Free. Community members $12.50. Purchase tickets.

Sacred Circle Dance
Friday, January 24, 7-9pm

2nd & 4th Friday of each month (Sept–June).   St. John’s Anglican Church Guild Hall, 99 Brock Street Peterborough. No experience or partners necessary. Celebrating the sacred in self, community and all beings. For more information, contact Paula Greenwood or check our Facebook page 

Monthly Peace Vigil (new: noon vigil!)
January 27, noon – 1:00pm

Hosted by the Peterborough Peace Council @ the corner of George & McDonnel St. Last Monday of the month. More info is here.

Living Life to the Full
Wednesdays Until March 4, 10:00-11:30

This is a fun and interactive program designed for older adults who would like to improve their mental health and wellness, put on by CMHA at Activity Haven Senior Centre, 180 Barnardo Ave. More details are here.

Challenging Islamophobia
Wed Jan 29, 4:00-6:30

Trent Spiritual Affairs and the TCSA are hosting a panel discussion, with the aim to break down stigma and fear around Islam and to lift up the voices of Muslim community members about their experiences at Trent and in Peterborough. Free and open to all, with free food.

Pinetree Talk & Performance: Being Salmon, Being Human, Jan 30-Feb 1

Martin Lee Mueller analyzes humanity’s relationship with nature using stories of salmon.
Jan 30 Pinetree Talk
Jan 31 Theatrical performance
Feb 1 Performance and talk
For more info:

Traditional Storytelling & Drumming
Sat, Feb 1, 1-4pm

Come and sit by our cozy wood burning fire and listen to drumming and storytelling while sipping complimentary tea. No charge but space is limited so please pre-register online, in person or phone 705-657-3661. Whetung Gallery, 75 Mississauga St. Curve Lake First Nation. 

Women’s Drumming Circle
Sunday, Feb 2, 5-6:30pm (1st Sunday of Each Month)

Come to St. Andrew’s Manse (the old Hospice) at 441 Rubidge St. at Brock St (use the same parking lot). Cost is $3 to the church and $5 to Julie, our facilitator.
Should you require the use of a drum ($5 rental fee), please contact Julie no later than Friday to be sure she can bring a drum for you.

Global Community Network Round Table
Tues Feb 4th 5-6pm

Round Table for NGO’s, students, academics and volunteers engaged in international development and local-global education. Hosted by KWIC in conjunction with International Development Week 2020. Suggested $5/person, pwyc | students free. Hobbs Library, Sadleir House, 751 George St N. Contact or for details.

Kawartha World Issues Centre Open House
Wed Feb 5th 1-3pm

KWIC’s Open House is in the Global Education & Resource Centre, ESC B101 at Trent University. Join us for refreshment and conversation, curl up on the comfy couch or browse our resources.

Anti-Oppression Freeschool
2nd Friday and Saturday, through April

February 7/8 Anti-Albeism/ Anti-Mental Health Stigmatization (Addiction/ Trauma)
March 13/14 Anti-gender based violence/ Anti- Sexism/ Anti-Cis-Hetero sexism/Transphobia
April 10/11 Anti-Queerphobia/ Anti-Homophobia/ Anti-Transphobia

Fridays 7-9pm, and Saturdays 12-4pm
Sadlier House. Free, donations welcome.  Email. More info here.

Transition Town Monthly Meetups
4th Thursday – Feb 27, Mar 26

Our monthly “Meet-Ups” are a chance for Transitioners to welcome new individuals, gather, compare notes, discuss the issues of the day, plan for the future.
We have made reservations at Tiny Greens (431 George St N), for our winter evenings (5pm – 7pm) on the 4th Thursday of the month. An interesting meal will be prepared. $10 (KL preferred) or pay what you can. The discussion will be varied & directed toward making Peterborough a more resilient & livable community. You are welcomed to attend any of these dates. Bring some friends.