Telecare Distress Centre of Peterborough Needs Volunteers

Telecare Peterborough is looking for empathetic individuals ready to join the fight against loneliness and isolation. Training for New Volunteers begins April 1st, 2020, at 7:00 pm, Trinity United Church, 360 Reid St., Peterborough. Training is 50 hours and costs $50. (Subsidies are available.) Listening skills and awareness of social, emotional and psychological needs and resources are developed. Training includes interactive sessions and presentations by local community experts. Full Schedule and other information is online or by email . Pre-registration helpful, but not required.

The Nourish Project

The Nourish Project has surveyed the community about how to adapt their programming in the time of COVID-19. Stay tuned for how you can help going forward.

Anti-Oppression Free School
April 10-11

See here for up-to-date info.

Anti-Queerphobia/ Anti-Homophobia/ Anti-Transphobia. Friday 7-9pm, and Saturday 12-4pm. Free, donations welcome.  Email.

17th Annual Abraham Festival
April 17-19

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Our theme this year is: From Prejudice to Acceptance: Confronting our own Ignorance & Fear of ‘The Other’. There are three worship/prayer services:

Jummah Prayers – 1.30 pm Friday 17th April at The Oasis at St. James UC led by Shaikh Habeeb Alli
Shabbat  – 6:00 pm Friday 17th April at Beth Israel Synagogue led by Dr. Dan Houpt
Christian Worship – 10:00 am Sunday 19th April at Mark St. UC led by Rev. Boyd

The festival itself will be held at 2.30 p.m. on Saturday 18th April at Mark St. UC. We invite you to bring a vegetarian dish for the potluck at 5 p.m.

Transition Town Monthly Meetups
April 23 (4th Thursday)

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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. 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.

Monthly Peace Vigil
April 27, noon – 1:00pm (Last Monday)

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