Look­ing for work? Peter­bor­ough cen­tre has Ca­reer Week events

The Peterborough Examiner - - LOCAL - Naomi Stock [email protected]

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.

Her­itage Lun­cheon

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.

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