2nd Annual Kenshokan Iaido
Koryu Seminar (Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu)
November 2 and 3, 2013
All Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu practitioners are invited to this two-day seminar focused on MJER Iaido. After last year's great success, we wanted to do it all over again in order to offer iaidoka intensive training with some of the top Canadian instructors in our koryu.
Our instructors for the seminar will be Goyo Ohmi-sensei (kyoshi, 7D), Kim Taylor-sensei (renshi, 7D), and Carole Galligan-sensei (renshi, 6D).
Please see details, below, and keep checking back to this page for updates as we draw closer to the event!
See registration forms, below.
The Village on Argyle (gymnasium)
780 Argyle St., Peterborough, ON K9H 5S9
Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
|What:||Full day practices in Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu|
Goyo Ohmi-sensei (kyoshi, 7th dan)
Kim Taylor-sensei (renshi, 7th dan)
Carole Galligan-sensei (renshi, 6th dan)
$50 per day if registered by October 28th. Add $10 for late registration/"pay at the door"
Please complete and return this registration form:
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A gathering for any participants coming to Peterborough on Friday, November 1st.
Meet at the Olde Stone Brew Pub anytime after 7:00 pm.
380 George Street North
Peterborough, ON, K9H 3R3 http://oldestone.ca/
Dinner at a local restaurant for seminar participants on Saturday, November 2nd.
Dinner begins at 7:00.
182 Charlotte Street
K9J 2T8 http://www.briogusto.com
To help the kitchen deal with the large number of people coming and ordering at the same time, we are using a slightly-condensed menu. Please see the PDF file: Brio Condensed Menu
There are several hotels, motels, and bed & breakfasts in Peterborough. Here are a few:
Peterborough Inn and Suites:
A downtown hotel, close to the seminar and restaurants.
312 George Street North
** RECOMMENDED** Rooms are being held here until October 1st at a special rate. Book now!*
On the Otonabee River, a little farther from the restaurants.
150 George Street North
Cheaper accommodations on the south-east end of the city.
133 Lansdowne Street East
A hotel towards the south-west end of the city
1209 Lansdowne St. West,
Other places of interest:
There are many great restaurants and pubs other
sites to visit. Here are a few:
Downtown food and drink:
The Olde Stone Brew Pub (top recommendation!): http://oldestone.ca/menu/food
St. Veronus Belgian Beer Temple (top recommendation!): http://www.stveronus.com/
Matsu Sushi - East City (top recommendation!): http://www.matsusushionhunter.com/
The Ashburnham Ale House: A report on this new pub
Cosmic Charlie's: http://cosmiccharlies.ca/
Hot Belly Mama's (top recommendation!): http://hotbellymamas.ca/menu/food
Hoshi Sushi: http://www.hoshisushi.ca/en/
La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant: http://www.lahaciendamexico.com/
Shafiq's Taste of India: http://www.shafiqstasteofindia.com/
Village of Thai: http://www.villageofthai.com/VoT-main.html
Smitty's (across from Holiday Inn - great for breakfast): http://www.smittys.ca/
Shishkabob Hut: http://www.skhpeterborough.com/
The Favourite Greek: http://favouritegreek.com/greek-restaurant-peterborough.html
...................plus a lot more!
And there are a lot of other things to see and do, as well, if you want to bring the family:
Riverview Park and Zoo: Our beautiful FREE zoo has some great animal displays, including a new-ish otter exhibit; fantastic features for kids, including multiple playgrounds, an 80 foot superslide running from the zoo down to the river valley, and a splash park, picnic areas, and Frisbee golf. http://www.peterboroughutilities.ca/Park_and_Zoo/Features_and_Attractions.htm
Canadian Canoe Museum: The largest collection of its kind, the Canoe Museum boasts almost 600 canoes and kayaks and over 1000 related artifacts in interactive exhibits. You can experience the exhibits, see canoes being built and restored, and even take part in an artisan's workshop. http://www.canoemuseum.ca/
Peterborough Lift Locks: This structure, completed in 1904, is the tallest hydraulic lift lock in the world, raising and lowering watercraft 65 feet from one level of the Trent-Severn Waterway to another with no other power, only the brilliant use of gravity and counterbalance! There is a visitor's centre, tours, and cruises.
Parks, Trails, Music, Theatre, Festivals: There are dozens of kilometres of trails through and around Peterborough for walking, cycling, and rollerblading. In addition, there is the Trent University Wildlife Sanctuary which offers beautiful walking trails, as well as other area trails. Petroglyphs Provincial Park and the Warsaw Caves are also popular attractions. There are also many different clubs, theatres, concerts, and events always offering something in the area. http://thekawarthas.ca/ http://kawarthanow.com/
more to come.......