Panel dis­cus­sion to fo­cus on wild rice in lo­cal lakes

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Cot­tagers and In­di­ans: A Panel comes to Mar­ket Hall Wed­nes­day evening, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. It's an op­por­tu­nity to learn about some of the is­sues sur­round­ing wild rice (manoomin) har­vest­ing in the Pe­ter­bor­ough area. The panel will in­clude Drew Hay­den Tay­lor, the writer of the hit play Cot­tagers and In­di­ans; James Whetung, the wild rice har­vester on whose ac­tivism the play is based; and Doug Wil­liams, a Curve Lake el­der and ex­pert in First Na­tions treaties. The panel dis­cus­sion will be mod­er­ated by Anne Tay­lor.

This event is spon­sored by the Chanie Wen­jack School for Indige­nous Stud­ies - Pine­tree Talks and Pub­lic En­ergy's Artists and Ideas Speak­ers Se­ries. Mar­ket Hall is lo­cated at 140 Char­lotte St.

The Tar­ragon The­atre (Toronto) pro­duc­tion of Cot­tagers and In­di­ans will be at the Mar­ket Hall on Nov. 28 and 29, with shows at 12:30 and 7 p.m. each day. For more in­for­ma­tion, please visit www.pub­licenergy.ca

Credit Ed­u­ca­tion Week

Credit Coun­selling Ser­vice of Pe­ter­bor­ough, a pro­gram of the Com­mu­nity Coun­selling and Re­source Cen­tre (CCRC), is host­ing sev­eral free ac­tiv­i­ties in cele-

bra­tion of Credit Ed­u­ca­tion Week Canada, which be­gins to­day and runs through to Fri­day. These events will be of in­ter­est to any­one who would like to spend less, save more and max­i­mize their fi­nances; re­gard­less of their in­come level.

An ed­u­ca­tional ex­hibit will be on dis­play through­out the week, ex­clud­ing Thurs­day, a work­shop ti­tled Money Mind­ful­ness is sched­uled for this evening from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and a Lunch n’ Learn work­shop ti­tled What’s the Score? Un­der­stand­ing Credit Rat­ings and Scores runs Wed­nes­day from noon to 1 p.m. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for both work­shops.

These events take place at the CCRC, which is lo­cated at 540 Ge­orge St. For more in­for­ma­tion, or to pre-reg­is­ter for a work­shop, please visit 705-743-2272 or visit www.cred­it­coun­selling­ptbo.ca.

Win­ter Wheels Pro­gram

B!KE, the Pe­ter­bor­ough Com­mu­nity Bike Shop, is look­ing for 25 win­ter bi­cy­cle riders to par­tic­i­pate in the sec­ond year of the Win­ter Wheels pro­gram.

The pro­gram of­fers per­sonal sup­port in get­ting your bi­cy­cle ready for the win­ter sea­son with up to $100 in new parts, $50 in used parts in ad­di­tion to an­swer­ing ques­tions and of­fer­ing work­shops on win­ter rid­ing, ap­parel and main­te­nance. In re­turn, par­tic­i­pants are asked to join in Win­ter Wheels events, share a photo of them­selves rid­ing in win­ter and com­plete a sur­vey at the be­gin­ning and end of the pro­gram.

Ap­pli­ca­tions are open now and will be ac­cepted un­til Nov. 22. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 705-775-7227 or visit www.com­mu­ni­ty­bikeshop.org.

Neu­ropa­thy Sup­port

The next meet­ing of the Pe­riph­eral Neu­ropa­thy Sup­port Group is Mon­day Nov. 19 at 5:30 p.m. in the Bant­ing Legacy Hall in the lower level of West­mount Phar­macy, 1293 Clon­silla Ave. The group pro­vides a fo­rum for dis­cus­sion about liv­ing with pe­riph­eral neu­ropa­thy and where and how to seek pro­fes­sional as­sis­tance.

Peo­ple liv­ing with neu­ropa­thy, and their fam­i­lies and friends, are wel­come. Please park in the rear lot of West­mount; the en­trance to the Bant­ing Legacy

Hall is on the south side of the build­ing.

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