Peace Vigil
Last Monday of Each Month, 5-6pm

Monday, May 27, Vigil for Peace. This space is held open on the corner of George and MacDonnel on the last Monday of every month. It is open to anyone wishing to bring quiet reflection on the building of peace in our community.

Sacred Circle Dance

2nd & 4th Friday of each month (Sept–June), 7-9pm.   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  paulagreenwood@nexicom.net or check our Facebook page 

Lunchtime Organ Music – Spring 2019
Thursdays from 12:15 to 12:45

RECONCILIATION 101: Back to the Basics
Wednesdays, May 22, June 12 – 6:30-8:30pm

Be part of a Nogojiwanong Community Circle as we listen, talk and learn. It will help to provide background and groundwork leading up to Reconciliation Solidarity day in early June. Donations to the Friendship Fund appreciated.
Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, 580 Cameron Street

Nogojiwanong Reconciliation Gathering 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019 – 10am – 7 pm

This Youth Program and Community Celebration commemorates the 4th anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) Calls to Action. Activities open to the public include the Drum Circle from 11:45am – 1pm, Blanket Exercise from 3 – 5pm, and Community Pot Luck and Music Celebration from 5 – 7pm. Special Guests: Missy Knott, Dewe’iganag Nagamog Singers, Suzanne Smoke, Jacques Graveline, Taylor Merrick, Hilary Wear.  Location: Confederation Park (500 George St. N., Peterborough)

Extinction Rebellion – A Dance of Life and Death!
Saturday, June 1 – 12-2pm

You are invited to be a part of XR PETERBOROUGH’s first action to demand that governments ACT NOW to address the climate crisis. We will rally in Millennium Park (King/Water) at noon on June 1st to enjoy music & dance before we take the DANCE OF LIFE & DEATH through the downtown streets.
Street theatre, animal masks and music will raise the spirit and focus the mind on what we must do to stop ecological collapse and species extinctions. Bring your own props, music makers, signs, etc.

We are also hosting a public meeting at Sadleir House on Tuesday, May 28 at 7:30 to introduce Extinction Rebellion to Peterborough and to discuss our June 1 event. Please come to find out more about what is becoming one of the world’s most effective means of getting government to act on the climate emergency. Learn more about Extinction Rebellion here.

Go Fund Me – Peterborough Gleans

The Gleaning project is looking for more funding through Go Fund Me.   If you’re able to help, please do so! This is a project that UFP supports both financially and with volunteers.

Peterborough’s Red Pashmina Campaign

Peterborough’s Red Pashmina Campaign is selling, along with it usual red pashminas, a limited number of lovely blue scarves/shawls which have been sewn by Aquela Mohaqqeq who is a member of the Afghan family which the Unitarian Fellowship has sponsored. Money raised from sales is donated to Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan to support the education of women and girls in Afghanistan. If you would like to buy a scarf, the price is $25, please contact Melodie at 705-748-6251. Thank you.

Transition Town’s Greenzine

Here’s a link to the 4th Quarter 2018 Greenzine.

Women’s Drumming Circle
One Sunday of Each Month, 5pm

Our next drumming circle will be held Sunday April 7 at 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm. Located at Emmanuel West Church (formerly St. Andrew’s) at 441 Rubidge St. at Brock St. Cost is $3 to the church and $5 to Julie, our facilitator. Julie asks that you avoid paying her in small change.  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. Mark your calendar for May 5 for our next drumming circle!