8 things to do in Peterborough this weekend

Spectacular Monster 2022

The Peterborough Memorial Center will host Monster Spectacular 2022 on Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5. A blend of motorsport thrills and thrills, showmanship and the ultimate fan experience, this action-packed live show offers the ultimate entertainment show featuring some of the biggest and most popular monster trucks. baddies on the circuit, adrenaline-pumping stunts and family events like lawnmower races. Tickets range from $36.30 to $75 for each show which begins at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

St. James players celebrate 50 years

Join the St. James Players June 3 or 4 at the newly renovated St. James United Church for a stage extravaganza celebrating five decades of St. James Players bringing the joy of musical theater to the people of Peterborough. The show starts at 7 p.m. both nights and tickets are $20.

Able Con

Join the Council for People with Disabilities at the inaugural Capable Con on Saturday, June 4 at the Venture North building for an interactive day of fun activities, door prizes, and learning about creating healthy, open dialogue about accessibility and disabilities with Capable Crew, a group of everyday superheroes living with a disability and celebrating difference in our community. Admission to Capable Con is free and doors will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Project of the Heart: An Exploration of the Legacy of Indian Residential Schools

One way to honor Indigenous History Month in June is to participate in this intergenerational Truth and Reconciliation activity for adults and families with children ages 10 and up with Project of the Heart Facilitator Nancy Hamer Strahl and Survivor Mary Kelly residential schools. Project of the Heart shares the history and legacy of residential schools before inviting participants to create a pair of small art tiles to commemorate the lives of children and families affected by the institutions; one to keep and one to add to the community reconciliation project. Project of Heart will take place at the Peterborough Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 4.

Community garage sale

The Mount Community Center is hosting a community garage sale on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come discover new treasures!

Quaker Park Tennis Club celebrates 100 years

Everyone is invited to a day of nostalgic fun at Quaker Park Tennis Park on Saturday, June 4 as they celebrate their 100th anniversary. There will be an exhibition game in period costumes, tennis fun for the kids and racquet giveaways. A rain date has been set for Sunday, June 5.

Peterborough Pop Ensemble Presents: And the Beat Goes On!

The Peterborough Pop Ensemble celebrates 20 years of singing with tunes from their earliest days as a band through to their most recent selections. The show promises to have a little something for everyone, including ABBA songs and 1970s music on Saturday, June 4 from 7-9 p.m. at the Market Hall Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for youth 16 and under.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Garden Tea and Tour

Visit Hutchison House on Sunday, June 5 from 2-4 p.m. to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II and her historic 70-year reign. Tickets are $25 and registration is required by emailing [email protected] or calling 705-743-9710.

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