Singers cel­e­brate Chanukah at syn­a­gogue

The Lirit Woman’s Cham­ber Choir per­forms Sun­day

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

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.

SPECIAL TO THE EX­AM­INER

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.

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