Monthly Peace Vigil (new: noon vigil!)
December 30, noon – 1:00pm

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

Days of Orange: U.N. 16 Days to Promote the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence

This international campaign takes place yearly Nov. 25 – Dec. 10. Lights on City Hall will be orange.

Vision Workshop – Live a Life You Love in 2020 and Beyond, with Kim Ward
Dec 7, 10am-noon at the fellowship

Kim is doing this personal visioning workshop as a fundraiser for the fellowship.


The choir will be performing a concert of Jewish music, including a few songs in connection with Chanukah, this coming Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. here at 775 Weller St.

Peterborough Community Carol Sing, Sun.,  Dec. 8, 2:30pm, at the Salvation Army Temple, Simcoe & Aylmer St.

If you are a member of a choir and would like to participate in a Community Choir (practice at 1:30om), contact Douglas Schalin or visit

International Human Rights Day
December 8 and 10

Write For Rights! On Human Rights Day, hundreds of thousands of people around the world send a letter (or e-mail) in support of someone they’ve never met. This year, Write For Rights is supporting Human Rights efforts led by youth under the age of 25 (ex., the youth of Grassy Narrows). Hosted by Amnesty International Peterborough 

It’s happening Dec 8 11:30-1:30 at Emmanuel East United Church. It’s also happening Dec 10 3:00-5:00 at The Whistle Stop Tea Room (George at Charlotte).

Diversity “Speed Dating”
Tue Dec 10, 2019 6pm – 9pm

In recognition of International Human Rights Day (Dec. 10), CRRC will be hosting Inter-generational Dialogues In Diversity, affectionately known as “Diversity Speed Dating.” together we can practice having authentic discussions on matters of equity, diversity and inclusion. Join us for light refreshments and engaging conversations!Trent Student Centre.

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 or check our Facebook page 

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

Our next drumming circle will be held Sunday December 1 at 5:00 pm until 6:30 pm. Located at 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.

Transition Town Monthly Meetups
4th Thursday of the month (Not december)

Our monthly “Meet-Ups” are a chance for Transitioners to gather, compare notes, discuss the issues of the day, plan for the future.

We meet on the 4th Thursday of the month at Tiny Greens (431 George St N), 5pm – 7pm. An interesting meal will be prepared. $5 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.

2nd Friday and Saturday, through April

December 6/7 Anti-Classism/Anti-Poor Bashing/Anti-Economic Violence
January 10/11 Anti-Colonialism/Anti white supremacism/Anti-Racism
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.

Precarious Festival 
Oct 25 through December 2

Precarious workers are those who fill permanent job needs but are denied permanent employee rights. Why is so much creative labour precarious? What are the consequences of increasing precariousness for work of all kinds across the board? Precarious: Peterborough ArtsWORK Festival approaches these questions through creativity and dialogue. Theatre, literature, dance, visual art, panel discussions, installation performances, music, and that human thing: talk. Come be part of the conversation!