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EVENTS

One City Peterborough prides itself on our educational programming and events hosted with the community and for the community. Our events are open to anyone and you will be greeted by the smiling faces of our staff and volunteers.

  • LE.BGH 101 - Making Space to Hold Space: Self-Regulation in the Presence of Trauma
    Feb 10, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Parish Hall - All Saints Anglican Church, 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    This workshop is focused on learning how trauma and stress affect our brains and bodies, and how regulation can help us prevent trauma, heal trauma, and work towards living a life with integrity.
  • AC.THA 105 - Using the News: Shaping Coverage of your Activism in the News Media
    Feb 13, 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    All Saints Anglican Church (Parish Hall), 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    A workshop to learn about Peterborough news media and how to use them to further your advocacy work.
  • LE.BGH 102 - Nonviolent Communication Basics
    Mon, Feb 27
    All Saints Anglican Church -Parish Hall
    Feb 27, 9:00 a.m. – Feb 28, 4:30 p.m.
    All Saints Anglican Church -Parish Hall , 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Nonviolent communication is an approach that looks to move past the defensiveness that so often divides us to a place of connection where we can share our feelings and needs and be open with each other on how we would like those needs to be met.
  • AC.THA 103 - Listening Rather than Force: Techniques in De-escalation
    Mon, Mar 20
    All Saints Anglican Church (Parish Hall)
    Mar 20, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    All Saints Anglican Church (Parish Hall), 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Our natural tendency when someone is getting angry at us is often to try and dominate them or to run away. What if there is another way? This course offers techniques that can be used to de-escalate situations that could become violent, in a way that instead builds connection.
  • LE.BGH 110 - Meditation for Non-Meditators
    Mon, Mar 27
    All Saints Anglican Church (Parish Hall)
    Mar 27, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    All Saints Anglican Church (Parish Hall), 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Learn about different meditation practices and how it can help us in community work.
  • EX.MM 102 - Say that Shit: Storytelling as Activism!
    Wed, Mar 29
    Employment Planning Centre (accessible)
    Mar 29, 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    Employment Planning Centre (accessible), 418 Sheridan St, Peterborough, ON K9H 3J9, Canada
    Learn how to use storytelling for social change work.
  • AC.THA 104 - Using Kingian Nonviolence as a Framework for Social Change
    Fri, Apr 14
    All Saints Anglican Church - Parish Hall
    Apr 14, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    All Saints Anglican Church - Parish Hall, 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most famous activists of the past 100 years. He used nonviolent direct action, adapted from people like Gandhi, to bring about major change in the United States. Do these techniques work today?
  • EX.MM 101 - Meaningful Flag Making: Reclaiming flags towards Community Transformation
    May 02, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    One City Office (not accessible), 541 Water St, Peterborough, ON K9H 3M6, Canada
    Led by Jeff Macklin of Jackson Creek Press, participants will learn about the historical use of textiles and flags in activism, explore messaging, colour, and composition, and utilize lino printing, stamps, sewing, and painting to work on their own piece.
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