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Peterborough Hosts Doors Open – May 7, 2016


Doors Open PeterboroughDoors Open Peterborough will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016. This year, the event will feature an exciting mix of sites that celebrate and explore the role of heritage in building sustainable communities.

 

Sixteen sites will be open to the public on May 7, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many of the locations will feature special displays, demonstrations and tours. A complete listing of sites, including hours, is available on the Doors Open Peterborough web page at www.doorsopenontario.on.ca/peterborough.

 

In the spirit of sustainability, Doors Open Peterborough, in partnership with Peterborough Transit, is pleased to offer free Day Passes for Doors Open visitors. In addition, Doors Open Peterborough is partnering with the 2016 Shifting Gears Challenge to encourage people to cycle to participating sites. Day passes and maps outlining a suggested cycling route will be available at all participating sites.

 

"Heritage and sustainability are cornerstones to the quality of life that we have built in the Peterborough Region. Doors Open provides an opportunity to explore, discover and learn through the built heritage in our community,” noted Mayor Daryl Bennett.

 

“We are delighted to be emphasizing the important relationship between heritage and sustainability with our Doors Open program for 2016. We encourage people to join us on May 7 for a free day of engaging activities for visitors of all ages” remarked Stewart Hamilton, Chair, Doors Open Peterborough.

 

Doors Open Peterborough is part of Doors Open Ontario, a program of the Ontario Heritage Trust.