THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
MUSEUM: Arresting Images, exhibit of mug shots from the Ontario Provincial Police Museum in Orillia, continues until March 26. The museum is located on Hunter St. E. atop Armour Hill. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and some holidays. Admission by donation.
ART: The Kawartha Artists Gallery and Studio presents Petals and Pitchers, a floral and still life art show and sale. Runs until March 12 at 420 O'Connell Rd. Opening reception Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., with refreshments served. The gallery is open Wednesdays to Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. and Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m. Admission is free. 705-7412817. www.kawarthaartists.org.
ART: The Kawartha Arts Network's presents Eastern Art Through Western I's, an exhibit of Chinese brush painting by local artists Richard Sauve and Bruce Young. Both have been practioners, in this medium, for a substantial period of time, yet each one offers his own perspective; their pieces are unique. Opening reception Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Runs Thursdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. until March 11 at 41 Kent Street W., 2nd floor, Lindsay. Free. kawarthaarts.ca.
PUBLIC MEETING: Community meeting on the concept plans to upgrade Barnardo Park with a splash pad, new play structures and walkway and parking improvements will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Queen Alexandra Community Centre, 180 Barnardo Ave. WIN THIS SPACE: The winning new business for the Peterborough Downtown Business Improvement Area's Win This Space contest will be revealed at The Venue, 286 George St. N. The Win This Space Finale Event starts with a cocktail hour from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a speech from MPP Jeff Leal starting at 7 p.m.
MUSIC: Friends in Music, a Community Band for all ages,ability levels, and instruments including strings, meets weekly Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Long and McQuade, Alymer St. Contact: friendsinmusic.ca or via Facebook.
TAI CHI: Tai Chi, taught by George Kerr, at Murray Street Baptist Church, 175 Murray St. (use back entrance). Classes for beginner students take place Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend and encouraged to learn about the benefits of Tai Chi to both body and mind. Tai chi is gentle, yet effective and can even be done in a sitting position. Call George Kerr at 705750-0827.
DANCE: Cobourg Swing and Lindy Hop held at Catalina's Barbeside Vintage, 131 Hunter St. W. $10 per class, pay as you go. No experience required, no partner necessary. Beginners 7-8 pm, intermediate 8:30-9:30 pm. www.dancewithme. ca. SENIORS: Whitlaw Mariners Seniors Club, located at McDonnel St. Activity Centre, has bid euchre and darts at 1 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and includes soup or sandwich for $2.50 and desserts for $1 to $2. MCDONNEL ST. ACTIVITY CENTRE: serves lunch every Monday and Thursday at 11:30. Includes soup or sandwich for $2.50 and dessert for $1 to $2. The Centre is located at 577 McDonnel St. For more information, please call 705-874-1301.
LEGION LUNCH: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Come out and try one of Margaret's famous homemade dishes. $6.50.
LINE DANCING: At NuBodies Fitness. Call 705-743-4994.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
MAPLERIDGE: Friday night meals, 4:30 p.m., $7. Main course, dessert, coffee, tea or coffee and games,
including bid euchre, bingo, Mexican train or horseracing. Everyone welcome.
EUCHRE: 12:15 there is Bid Euchre in the Legion banquet hall. Everyone is welcome. 705-745-6361.
TAI CHI: Tai Chi, taught by George Kerr, has moved to Murray Street Baptist Church. Classes for beginner students Fridays at 10 a.m. 705750-0827. Murray Street Baptist Church is located at 175 Murray St. Participants should use the back entrance.
LEGION LUNCH: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.. Come out and try one of Homemade dishes from the Legion's in-house cook. $6.50.
AA: Are you concerned about someone's drinking? For more information about Al-Anon or Alcoholics Anonymous call 705-7456111 or 1-888-425-2666, www.alanon.alateen.on.ca for Peterborough/ Bridgenorth Area. Newcomers welcome at all meetings. 8 p.m. Unity Alateen AFG, St. Andrews United Church, 441 Rubidge St. Parking and Entrance off Brock St.