Looking for work? Peterborough centre has Career Week events
Employment Planning and Counselling (EPC) Peterborough is offering a full slate of free workshops and events to celebrate Career Week, which takes place this week.
Highlights of the week include a Career in the Cannabis Market workshop on Monday, an open house on Tuesday, a Smart Serve course on Wednesday, an Entrepreneurship Information Session on Thursday, and a job fair on Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All events are free, but registration is required.
EPC Peterborough is a notfor-profit, charitable organization that provides career development and employment related programs and services. It’s located at 418 Sheridan St., near the Hunter Street bridge. For more information or to register, visit www.epcjobs.ca or call 705-748-9110.
Hutchison House Museum presents a Heritage Luncheon on Wednesday, featuring a homemade meal served by costume interpreters in the historic Keeping Room.
Sittings are at noon and 1:30 p.m., and reservations must be made in advance.
Tickets are $15 per person and include coffee or tea, an entree and dessert. For more information or to make a reservation, call the museum at 705-7439710.
Annie Thompson Trunk Show
The Art Gallery of Peterborough presents an Annie Thompson Trunk Show on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thompson is an award-winning designer of sustainable fashion who started her career in Peterborough 39 years ago.
Thompson creates one-of-akind clothes and bags with small carbon footprints. She uses organic, recycled and upcycled fabrics.
Every piece is cut and sewn, buttonholed and pressed within a 35-kilometre radius. This is also an opportunity to personally consult with Annie.
The gallery is located at 250 Crescent St. For more information, call 705-743-9179 or visit agp.on.ca.
Christmas Café & Bazaar
The women of St. James United Church are hosting their annual Christmas Café and Bazaar on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The bazaar features Christmas crafts, baked good, meat pies, a deli, knitting, cards, a new-to-you table, a silent auction and other vendors. Admission is free.
A café-style lunch is also available and includes a choice of soup and sandwich with sweets, tea and coffee, priced from $2 to $7 per person. St. James in located at the corner of Romaine and Aylmer streets. For further information, call the church at 705742-2222.
Calls for submissions
Public Energy Performance Arts is calling for submissions for Emergency 23, a Festival of New Dance and Performance by Peterborough/Nogojiwanong artists.
Submissions are due Nov. 18 and are welcome for all types of original performances, including dance, performance art, physical theatre and multidisciplinary performances. Full details are available at publicenergy.ca.
Artspace, Peterborough’s artist-run centre, is seeking proposals for its two galleries, as well as offsite projects that are relevant to the centre’s mandate. Artists of any career stage, including those whose works are alternative, experimental and/or critically engaged, are welcome. Submissions are due Nov. 29.
For more information, visit artpace-arc.org.