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2020/2021 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo is moving forward

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Directors and staff of the Ontario Plowmen’s Association (OPA) are proud to announce that they will be moving forward with plans for the 2020/2021 International Plowing Match (IPM) and Rural Expo.

OPA looks forward to welcoming visitors to the City of Kawartha Lakes from Oct. 13-16. The IPM will be hosted at the Lindsay Exhibition and neighbouring farms.

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Uncertain times spurs Gamiing Nature Centre to extend outdoor program into 2021

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Child on snow shoes smiles and walks towards a camera. On the left of him the poster reads "Outdoor School" and "Winter Session 2021"

While parents are struggling to manage the risks of COVID-19, Gamiing Nature Centre, in partnership with The Forest Farm, offers parents an alternative; 200 acres for children to explore while providing them with an opportunity to be active, learn and be immersed in the great outdoors.

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Lindsay and District Ministerial holding contest to “Light Up Lindsay” for Christmas

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Exterior of a home covered in Christmas lights and decorations

Do you think you have one of the best decorated houses or businesses in Lindsay? Here is your chance to win bragging rights and your share of $3,000! Keep Reading

Kawartha Lakes Pride celebrates fifth annual picnic event in Victoria Park

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Matthew Maddox, Carry Pearson, Pride organizers. Photos: Mallory Cramp-Waldinsperger.

A rainbow was already visible in Victoria Park before the rain this morning as members of the community gathered to celebrate the fifth annual Kawartha Lakes Pride Picnic. As the clouds gave way and the showers began, a canopy of rainbow umbrellas sprang open and the festivities continued.

Kawartha Lakes Pride organizer Matthew Maddox estimated that between 300-400 people attended today’s event. It was Maddox, along with his close friend Carry Pearson who decided to bring Pride to Lindsay, five years ago.

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Woman finds 21 trunks containing historical treasures

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Woman finds 21 trunks containing historical treasures

She inherited 21 huge trunks that had been kept in a basement for 57 years.

In a series of three exhibits at the Olde Gaol Museum in Lindsay, local artist Ann Louise Smith tells the incredible story of her grandparents through her artwork and a collection of family artifacts.

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Let’s Go Fishing! Celebrations revives classic spring tradition for families

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Lindsay is known as a great thoroughfare to the lakes and rivers of Kawartha Lakes for top-notch fishing, whether by boat or from the shore. Fishing is also a great way to enjoy the company of young and old. As a pastime, or sport fishing, it is another way to experience our great outdoors and see Lindsay from a different vantage point.

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‘Freedom Dinner’ in Lindsay is ‘fundamental’ to Amnesty mission

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The Lindsay chapter of Amnesty International will be holding its 30th annual Freedom Dinner April 28 at St. Paul’s Anglican Church.

According to one of the local organizers, Lori Moore, the Freedom Dinner is one of the two main annual fundraisers for the group. Every year the group picks one country to highlight and this year’s country is Turkey. The dinner will consist of Turkish cuisine prepared by local caterer extraordinaire Edna Smith.

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Lindsay Probus Club recruits new blood with historian John Boyko

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Lindsay Probus Club recruits new blood with historian John Boyko in town
Historian and author John Boyko in Lindsay on April 10.

The Lindsay Men’s Probus Club hopes to attract new members in April by bringing well-known author and historian to town, John Boyko.

The open invitation meeting will be held April 10, in the hope that they may consider joining the club on a permanent basis.

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Snowshoe Kawartha event in Fenelon Falls showcases Kawartha Lakes as all-season destination

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Snowshoe Kawartha event in Fenelon Falls showcases Kawartha Lakes as all-season destination
Snowshoe Kawartha offers both 5 km and 10 km snowshoe races. Photo courtesy of Fred Thornhill Photography.

Snowshoe Kawartha held in Fenelon Falls next month will kick off the Snowshoe Canada Ontario Cup Series again this year – and they hope to set a world record at the Feb. 3 event.

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Ferreri entertains full house at Small Business Week breakfast

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Social media influencer, Michelle Ferreri, entertained a packed Small Business Week breakfast for the Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce.

A Canadian vlogger and content creator, Ferreri was a former CHEX TV personality but moved and adapted her brand to the Internet in 2014 and never looked back.

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