Singers celebrate Chanukah at synagogue
The Lirit Woman’s Chamber Choir performs Sunday
The Lirit Woman’s Chamber 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. at the Jewish Community Centre, located at the Beth Israel Synagogue, 775 Weller St.
This Toronto-based group of choral singers is committed to exploring the vast range of Jewish music, including Jewish texts, themes and composers. All are welcome. Admission and parking are free, but donations are most welcome. For more information, please visit jccpeterborough.com.
Builders for Climate Action
The Endeavour Centre presents Building as a Climate Change Solution, a public talk, Wednesday at 7 p.m. at McDonnel Street Activity Centre, 577 McDonnel St.
This first public event by Builders for Climate Action, a Peterborough-based effort to drive positive climate action in the building industry, will show how buildings can shift from being a major climate change contributor, to a drawdown solution! For more information, call 705-868-5328.
Christmas Tea and Bazaar
Peterborough Chapter No. 161 Order of the Eastern Star is hosting a Christmas Tea and Bazaar, this coming Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Westdale United Church, 1509 Sherbrooke St. Admission is $8 at the door and includes lunch in the Tea Room.
The Bazaar features a bake table and a gluten-free bake table; homemade beef and turkey pies, Shepard’s pies and quiches; a Country Cupboard featuring pickles, candy and jam; jewelry, scarves, purses and hats; and used books, DVDs and puzzles. All proceeds support local charities including Cameron House, Brock Mission, Kawartha Food Share and The Warming Room.
Santa Claus Parade
The 46th Annual Peterborough
Santa Claus Parade takes place on Saturday, beginning at city hall at 4:45 p.m. The parade route is along George Street to Morrow Park. The theme of this year’s parade is A Fairy Tale Christmas. The parade is sponsored by the local Kinsmen Club of Peterborough.
Community Carol Sing
The 15th annual Peterborough Community Carol Sing takes place Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army Temple at the corner of Simcoe & Aylmer
Streets. All are welcome to join for an afternoon of Christmas music. The concert will be led by combined city church choirs, the Junior Timbrel Brigade, the Lakefield United Children’s Choir and The Salvation Army Band.
Also featured are Dr. Giles Bryant, Graham Hart, Bill McNabb, Coun. Lesley Parnell and Maj. Bert Sharp. A special offering will be taken in support of The Peterborough Salvation Army Christmas Hamper Fund.
For more information, please contact Rev. Brad Peters at 705745-4376 or [email protected]geco.ca.
Status of the Artist
The Electric City Culture Centre presents an EC3 Cultural Incubator roundtable discussion on the Status of the Artist Research Project, Tuesday Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., at the Theatre on King, 171 King St.
Discussion will include results of the survey conducted during the Precarious Festival in 2017 and will explore what life is like for artists living in Peterborough and what needs to happen to make a difference.
Panellists include Su Ditta, Anna Currier, Kate Story, Annie Jaeger, Elisha Rubacha, Karl Beveridge and others. This is a free event, and all are welcome.
The Lirit Woman’s Chamber Choir will be performing a concert of Jewish music, including a few songs in connection with Chanukah, Sunday at 2 p.m., at the Jewish Community Centre, 775 Weller St. All are welcome to this free event.