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 

Where is the Love?: Intersectionality, Intercourse, Intermarriage, and Interfaith Relations
Tuesday, June 11, 12 Noon

Dr. Denise Handiarski is a rabbi in the Humanist-Jewish movement, a doula, and a mother. The presentation explores how feminist/gender theory and postcolonial/race theory have served as the underpinning to feminist organizing, pedagogy, and cultural community building. Join us for this exciting talk and a free lunch provided by Black Honey.
The Lec Pit, Lady Eaton College, Trent University

Decolonizing Knowledge Production: The Place of Black Feminist Epistemology in Philosophy
Monday, June 10, 11am

Dr. Agnes Berghoelot-Raffort holds in PhD in political philosophy and social ethics. Her works focus on feminist epistemology, transnational feminism, black feminism, public health ethics, ethics of labour and philosophy of race.
Join us for this exciting talk and a free early lunch provided by Black Honey.
The Gathering Space – Gzowski College, Trent University

RECONCILIATION 101: Back to the Basics
Wednesdays, 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

SOLIDARITY SUNDAY: AN ANTI-RACIST SIDEWALK SPREE
Sunday, June 16, 2pm

Join the Migrant Rights Network and #PtboUnitedAgainstRacism. We will gather at 2pm in Confederation Park, share some words and then spread out throughout downtown to poster solidarity and anti-racist messages and to work together to chalk anti-racist messaging, art, poetry and love into the sidewalks of downtown Peterborough.
This is an all ages event and those who cannot attend are invited to chalk messages in front of their houses or in their neighbourhoods.

World Refugee Day: Film Screening
Inside My Heart
Thursday, June 20, 7pm

In celebration of World Refugee Day, the Abraham Festival is proud to present “Inside my Heart”, a documentary film by Debra Kellner, chronicling the lives of three families who were forced to flee Syria and Afgahistan at the peak of the refugee and migrant crisis in 2015. Donations will be given to the New Canadian Centre. RSVP Helene Thibert.
Jewish Community Centre (Weller and Medical Drive)

Peterborough Unveiling: Countdown Public Art Project
June 20, 7pm

You’re invited to the Pebble Mosaic unveiling for the Countdown Monument Project by Red Dress Productions on Thursday  at Millennium Park. Article about this project found here.

Workshop with Alice Williams
Saturday, June 22, 10am-3pm

Artist Alice Olsen Williams is a Namekosipiiwi’AnishnaabeKwe, a renowned quilter and a Curve Lake First Nation Elder.
Her presentation will include aspects of her Anishnaabe life which influenced her growth as a quilter. Participants will also learn how and why the Kawartha Truth and Reconciliation Support Group developed their quilt project. Bobcaygeon Municipal Building, 123 East Street South, Bobcaygeon.
$20, Lunch Included. Register by June 17.

3 Alarm Choir Sings Karma Chameleon
Saturday, June 22nd 2019

3 PM – warm up song
3:15 PM – Karma Chameleon
5:30 PM – final performance recording
followed by picnic – see details below

Bring Friends and Family! You provide $5.00, a smile & your picnic gear. Kids accompanied by adults are welcome to sing.  Music leaders are Linda Clark & David Berger.
Singing will be followed by a picnic. Anyone who would like to partake should bring their own picnic supper, cooler, etc. Various outdoors seating options are available, and if you want your very own lawn chair, you’re most welcome to bring it along! The building can remain open during our picnic for access to washrooms.
Camp Kawartha Environment Centre at the Trent University, East Bank, 2505 Pioneer Road in Peterborough. Ample parking, accessible.

Hold Me Tight: A Retreat for Couples
Sept 20-22, 2019

A strong relationship is based on the ability to feel safe and secure with your partner. This retreat, based on the principles of Emotionally Focused Therapy will help maintain and nurture that emotional connection.
All-inclusive cost of $900 per couple includes 2 nights accommodation and meals. For more information and to register, contact Terry Noble.

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!