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Pilot program helps new employees get to work

Pilot program offers a free two-month Kingston Transit pass to help people get to and from new jobs. More

Plan your Kingston Transit trips using Google Transit

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Think Blue Cans & Grey Bags when sorting waste

The City wants you to think about Blue Cans and Grey Bags when you are sorting your household waste. More

EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Tue, July 22, 2014 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Room, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, July 23, 2014 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
Description:
Wednesday Concert Series Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m. June 25 - Camp Fire Liars July 2 - The Mahones July 9 - Partita Trio July 16 - The Torres Project July 23 - The Bordens July 30 - Spencer Evans Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet Aug 13 - Abby Stewart Aug 20 - The Saxobelles Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Wed, July 23, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens
Description:

Wednesday Concert Series

Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m.

  • June 25 - Camp Fire Liars
  • July 2 - The Mahones
  • July 9 - Partita Trio
  • July 16 - The Torres Project
  • July 23 - The Bordens
  • July 30 - Spencer Evans
  • Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet
  •  Aug 13 - Abby Stewart
  • Aug 20 - The Saxobelles
  • Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Find out more about the City's Material Recovery Facility – where the City's recycling is off-loaded and sorted.
Start Date:
Sat, July 26, 2014 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
196 Lappan's Lane, Kingston, ON, K7K 6Z4
Description:

Find out more about the City's Material Recovery Facility – where the City's recycling is off-loaded and sorted.

Sunday Concert Series Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band July 13 - Softwinds July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Sun, July 27, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (Gardiners Rd.)
Description:

Sunday  Concert Series

Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community

  • July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band
  • July  13 - Softwinds
  • July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band
  • July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band
  • Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band
  • Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet
  • Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Mon, July 28, 2014 1:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chambers, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, July 28, 2014 5:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Blvd. Offices
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, July 30, 2014 4:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
184 Sydenham Street
Description:
Wednesday Concert Series Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m. June 25 - Camp Fire Liars July 2 - The Mahones July 9 - Partita Trio July 16 - The Torres Project July 23 - The Bordens July 30 - Spencer Evans Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet Aug 13 - Abby Stewart Aug 20 - The Saxobelles Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Wed, July 30, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens
Description:

Wednesday Concert Series

Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m.

  • June 25 - Camp Fire Liars
  • July 2 - The Mahones
  • July 9 - Partita Trio
  • July 16 - The Torres Project
  • July 23 - The Bordens
  • July 30 - Spencer Evans
  • Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet
  •  Aug 13 - Abby Stewart
  • Aug 20 - The Saxobelles
  • Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Kick off the Civic Holiday weekend with a free performance by Arkells in Springer Market Square. Presented by the City of Kingston, Rockin the Square is a free show for all ages. Special guest Will Hunter Band. Arkells are a critically acclaimed rock n roll band, known for their classic songwriting, electric live show, and workman like touring ethic. Jackson Square, the band's first full length LP was released in 2008 to critical and commercial acclaim, garnering the Juno Award for New Group Of The Year in 2010. In 2011, they released Michigan Left, a collection of blue-eyed soul, sing-a-long anthems. In 2012 they won the Juno Award For Group Of The Year, and the CBC Music award for Best Live Band. This Rockin the Square performance with Arkells is sponsored by our media partners, 98.9 The Drive. Rockin the Square is free and will take place rain or shine.
Start Date:
Fri, August 01, 2014 8:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Springer Market Square
Description:

Kick off the Civic Holiday weekend with a free performance by Arkells in Springer Market Square. Presented by the City of Kingston, Rockin the Square is a free show for all ages. Special guest Will Hunter Band.

Rock in the Square PosteerArkells are a critically acclaimed rock n roll band, known for their classic songwriting, electric live show, and workman like touring ethic. Jackson Square, the band's first full length LP was released in 2008 to critical and commercial acclaim, garnering the Juno Award for New Group Of The Year in 2010. In 2011, they released Michigan Left, a collection of blue-eyed soul, sing-a-long anthems. In 2012 they won the Juno Award For Group Of The Year, and the CBC Music award for Best Live Band.

This Rockin the Square performance with Arkells is sponsored by our media partners, 98.9 The Drive. Rockin the Square is free and will take place rain or shine.

Start Date:
Fri, August 01, 2014 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
The K-Town Triathlon continues to be one of the most exciting and challenging races in Eastern Ontario. Its spirit and community participation have made it stand out and athletes continue to return year after year. More details will be posted when available.
Start Date:
Sun, August 03, 2014 6:00 AM
Duration:
8 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Confederation Park (across from City Hall; 216 Ontario St.)
Description:

The K-Town Triathlon continues to be one of the most exciting and challenging races in Eastern Ontario. Its spirit and community participation have made it stand out and athletes continue to return year after year.

More details will be posted when available.
Sunday Concert Series Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band July 13 - Softwinds July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Sun, August 03, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (Gardiners Rd.)
Description:

Sunday  Concert Series

Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community

  • July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band
  • July  13 - Softwinds
  • July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band
  • July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band
  • Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band
  • Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet
  • Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Tue, August 05, 2014 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Wednesday Concert Series Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m. June 25 - Camp Fire Liars July 2 - The Mahones July 9 - Partita Trio July 16 - The Torres Project July 23 - The Bordens July 30 - Spencer Evans Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet Aug 13 - Abby Stewart Aug 20 - The Saxobelles Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Wed, August 06, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens
Description:

Wednesday Concert Series

Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m.

  • June 25 - Camp Fire Liars
  • July 2 - The Mahones
  • July 9 - Partita Trio
  • July 16 - The Torres Project
  • July 23 - The Bordens
  • July 30 - Spencer Evans
  • Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet
  •  Aug 13 - Abby Stewart
  • Aug 20 - The Saxobelles
  • Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Thu, August 07, 2014 6:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
If you love dogs or animals, then this is the place for you to be this weekend! One of Ontario's Top 100 events the Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival has something to offer for all ages. In addition to the trials competition itself, you will find police dog demos, an agility show, Rideau River Dock Dogs, a craft and vendors fair and more. $10 per day or $25 for 3 days! Kids 10 and under get in free! Dogs too, if they are on a leash. For sponsor opportunities or information call Lesley Kimble at 613-546-4291 ext. 1715
Start Date:
Fri, August 08, 2014 8:00 AM
Duration:
9 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Grass Creek Park (2993 Highway 2 East)
Description:

If  you love dogs or  animals, then this is the place for you to be this weekend! One of Ontario's Top 100 events the Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival  has something to offer for all ages.  

In addition to the trials competition itself, you will find police dog demos, an agility show, Rideau River Dock Dogs, a craft and vendors fair and more.

$10 per day or $25 for 3 days! Kids 10 and under get in free! Dogs too, if they are on a leash.

For sponsor opportunities or information call Lesley Kimble at 613-546-4291 ext. 1715

 

Sunday Concert Series Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band July 13 - Softwinds July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Sun, August 10, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (Gardiners Rd.)
Description:

Sunday  Concert Series

Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community

  • July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band
  • July  13 - Softwinds
  • July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band
  • July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band
  • Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band
  • Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet
  • Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Tue, August 12, 2014 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, August 13, 2014 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Wednesday Concert Series Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m. June 25 - Camp Fire Liars July 2 - The Mahones July 9 - Partita Trio July 16 - The Torres Project July 23 - The Bordens July 30 - Spencer Evans Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet Aug 13 - Abby Stewart Aug 20 - The Saxobelles Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Wed, August 13, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens
Description:

Wednesday Concert Series

Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m.

  • June 25 - Camp Fire Liars
  • July 2 - The Mahones
  • July 9 - Partita Trio
  • July 16 - The Torres Project
  • July 23 - The Bordens
  • July 30 - Spencer Evans
  • Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet
  •  Aug 13 - Abby Stewart
  • Aug 20 - The Saxobelles
  • Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Thu, August 14, 2014 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Sunday Concert Series Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band July 13 - Softwinds July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Start Date:
Sun, August 17, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (Gardiners Rd.)
Description:

Sunday  Concert Series

Jazz, Blues and Big Bands every Sunday night from 7- 8 p.m. Presented by The Royale Retirement Residence and Trillium Ridge Retirement Community

  • July 6 - The Big Phat Horn Band
  • July  13 - Softwinds
  • July 20 - The Sounds of Jazz Big Band
  • July 27 - Nostalgic Sounds Big Band
  • Aug 3 - Swing Time Dance Band
  • Aug 10 - Blue Swing Jazz Quartet
  • Aug 17 - The Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug 24 - Rideau River Big Band
Wednesday Concert Series Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m. June 25 - Camp Fire Liars July 2 - The Mahones July 9 - Partita Trio July 16 - The Torres Project July 23 - The Bordens July 30 - Spencer Evans Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet Aug 13 - Abby Stewart Aug 20 - The Saxobelles Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band
Start Date:
Wed, August 20, 2014 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens
Description:

Wednesday Concert Series

Presented by City of Kingston in partnership with the Music Performers Fund. A Medley of Music every Wednesday from 7- 8 p.m.

  • June 25 - Camp Fire Liars
  • July 2 - The Mahones
  • July 9 - Partita Trio
  • July 16 - The Torres Project
  • July 23 - The Bordens
  • July 30 - Spencer Evans
  • Aug 6 - Tim Hallman Quartet
  •  Aug 13 - Abby Stewart
  • Aug 20 - The Saxobelles
  • Aug 27 - Frontenac Community Concert Band