The opening of the city’s celebrations for Black History Month and the Perkins Great Eastern Run are among the events in the Mayor’s diary this coming week.
Thursday 5 October - The Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will present certificates at the annual volunteers evening at the Town Hall from 6.30pm to 9.45pm.
Saturday 7 October - The Mayor will be cutting a ribbon for the re-opening of the Big Sky soft play centre from 9.45am to 10.45am in Wainman Road, PE2 7BU.
Saturday 7 October - The Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will attend Central Park (next to the sunken gardens) to witness the 100,000th tree planted in Peterborough from 10.30am to 12noon. This is part of the PECT charity Forest for Peterborough campaign.
Saturday 7 October - The Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will give a speech and formally open Black History Month in Cathedral Square from 12noon to 2pm.
Saturday 7 October - The Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will give a speech at Nigeria’s 57th Independence Celebration. The event will take place at Millfield Community Centre, 3 New England Complex, Lincoln Road, PE1 2PE between 5pm and 11pm.
Saturday 7 October - The Mayor will raise a toast at a HEAL India Night to celebrate the 25th anniversary of HEAL (Health and Education for All). The event will take place at The Cresset at the Bretton Centre from 7pm to midnight.
Sunday 8 October - The Mayor will start the Perkins Great Eastern Run, outside The Key Theatre on The Embankment from 10am. Roads around the race course will close at 9.30am.
Sunday 8 October - The Deputy Mayor and Deputy Mayoress will be attending a farewell reception for Canon Jonathan Baker at Peterborough Cathedral from 10am to 1pm.