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Jeff der Kinderen recently opened Caygeon Liquidation in a large yellow barn behind 51 Main St. in Bobcaygeon.

Jeff has winter boots, electronics, kitchen utensils, automotive accessories, tools and hardware, home decor, toys, antiques, military surplus and more. Housed in a century-old barn, Caygeon Liquidation is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or find them on Facebook.

Cancer Takedown is an evening of storytelling and solidarity.

Dubbed “Spirit-Raiser”, the event is hosted by Rick and Amy Kemp, and MC’s Linda Kash and Megan Murphy will feature people with inspiring stories, as well as local musicians Kate Suhr and Melissa Payne, among others. Cancer Takedown will take place on November 16 at 7 p.m. at the Market Hall Performing Arts Center. Tickets are available at

Courtney Cartmel is a licensed acupuncturist who recently returned to the Peterborough area to settle at the Peterborough Center of Naturopathic Medicine.

Using acupuncture, Cartmel can treat a wide variety of issues including physical pain, injuries, headaches, digestive issues, mental health issues, insomnia and more. Fully certified, Courtney brings 7 years of experience with her. You can contact Courtney at the Peterborough Center of Naturopathic Medicine or call 705-761-6596.

“Friends in Music” is a community group for all ages and abilities.

Music Director Mark Hiscox rehearses Thursday nights from 5:30-7 p.m. Playing a variety of musical genres in a relaxed atmosphere, Mark promises a fun, diverse, non-competitive group of people who just love making music together in a positive, low-key environment. – pressurized environment.

Anyone who plays woodwind, percussion or brass at an easy to medium level of difficulty is welcome to come play. No audition is required and there is no age limit. For more information, please contact Joanne Culley, [email protected] or call 705-748-5353.