KINGSTON NEWS

The rink is open in Springer Market Square

Grab your skates! The ice on the Springer Market Square rink is ready for action – just in time for the City of Kingston’s Snow Much Fun event this Friday.

No parking on streets overnight starting Dec. 1

Starting Friday, Dec. 1, parking is prohibited on all City streets from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. – and from 12 a.m. to 7 a.m. on the streets that surround Kingston General Hospital.

Livable City Design Award winners announced

The 2017 Livable City Design Awards, celebrating excellence in building project design, have been selected.

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DocuPet door-to-door awareness campaign

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KEDCO Board Room
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Boulevard Office
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room, City Hall
Description:
Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. (DOES NOT RUN on New Year's Day or Family Day) Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Community Room Kingston Police Headquarters 705 Division St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. (DOES NOT RUN on New Year's Day or Family Day)
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, December 18, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Tue, December 19, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 9:30 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lake View Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 5:15 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
Description:
On Wednesday, Dec. 20, meet us at the Calvin Park branch for A Festive Celebration! Stories, songs, and a puppet show will be available for children five and under. For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
0 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
Calvin Park Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 88 Wright Cres.
Description:

On Wednesday, Dec. 20, meet us at the Calvin Park branch for A Festive Celebration! Stories, songs, and a puppet show will be available for children five and under.

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

Register to take in a Festive Family Storytime at Pittsburgh. For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 10:30 AM
Duration:
0 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
Pittsburgh Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 80 Gore Rd.
Description:

Register to take in a Festive Family Storytime at Pittsburgh.

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, December 20, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Thu, December 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
Want a challenge? Bring your family and friends to the Isabel Turner Branch on Thursday, Dec. 21, and participate in a circuit of Reindeer Games created by the Teen Advisory group! Appropriate for school-age children, tweens, teens, and their families. For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Thu, December 21, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 935 Gardiners Rd.
Description:

Want a challenge? Bring your family and friends to the Isabel Turner Branch on Thursday, Dec. 21, and participate in a circuit of Reindeer Games created by the Teen Advisory group! Appropriate for school-age children, tweens, teens, and their families.

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

 

Attend a Festive Family Storytime at Isabel Turner. For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Sat, December 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Duration:
0 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 935 Gardiners Rd.
Description:

 Attend a Festive Family Storytime at Isabel Turner.

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

Enjoy your favourite holiday tunes at a children’s concert by Gerry Mitchell at the Calvin Park Branch. For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Sat, December 23, 2017 10:30 AM
Duration:
0 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
Calvin Park Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 88 Wright Cres.
Description:

Enjoy your favourite holiday tunes at a children’s concert by Gerry Mitchell at the Calvin Park Branch.

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, December 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, December 23, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. (DOES NOT RUN on New Year's Day or Family Day) Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, December 25, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Community Room Kingston Police Headquarters 705 Division St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. (DOES NOT RUN on New Year's Day or Family Day)
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, December 25, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Wed, December 27, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KFL&A Public Health
Description:
Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, December 27, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, December 27, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Take in a family movie at the Calvin Park branch on your December break! On Thursday, December 28, at 10 a.m., watch the animated film Ballerina (also known as Leap!). For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.
Start Date:
Thu, December 28, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Calvin Park Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 88 Wright Cres.
Description:

Take in a family movie at the Calvin Park branch on your December break!  On Thursday, December 28, at 10 a.m., watch the animated film Ballerina (also known as Leap!).

For more information about December activities, and all of the library’s special events, pick up our event flyer, call your local branch, or visit the Programs and Events section of the Library’s website at www.kfpl.ca.

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, December 30, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, December 30, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Join the City’s New Year’s Eve celebration inside and outside of the Rogers K-Rock Centre. Skate to the DJ’s “coolest” rhythms or try a variety of all-ages’ activities in the concourse. At 9 p.m., head out to see the spectacular fireworks display in Confederation Basin. Be sure to dress warm! Entertainment Schedule 6:00 p.m. – Ventriloquist Tim Holland: Tim drops jaws and tickles funny bones with his cast of hilarious characters. 7:00 p.m. – The Greg Tarlin Juggling Show: An energetic, light-hearted comedy variety show suitable for all ages. 8:00 p.m. – Rynestone the Magician: Mind blowing magic and mental stunts. 9:00 p.m. – Spectacular Fireworks Finale: Best viewing location is Confederation Basin. Activities Inside the K-Rock Centre New Year’s Eve DJ Skate Party (see here for skating rules) Meet your favourite movie characters in real life! Face painting (by donation), NYE photo booth & more! Outside the K-Rock Centre 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - White’s Wagon rides Skating in Springer Market Square (weather permitting) Food will be available for purchase from the Rogers K-Rock Centre concession stands. Accessible parking Additional accessible parking spaces will be made available in the Frontenac Parking Lot as well as along King Street outside the Frontenac Lot and on Barrack Street between King St and Wellington St. Use Kingston Transit to travel to K-Town Countdown on New Year’s Eve. All buses will operate on their regular Sunday schedule which, as of September, includes extended service hours on all Express Routes and Routes 1, 7 & 15. As always, children 14 and under ride for FREE! You can plan your bus trip with Google Transit (www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner) and can view real-time arrival information for all Kingston Transit routes using Google Maps or other free transit apps found in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. If you require accommodations for accessibility please e-mail sgrimes@cityofkingston.ca by December 15, 2017.
Start Date:
Sun, December 31, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
4 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rogers K-Rock Centre 1 Tragically Hip Way
Description:

Join the City’s New Year’s Eve celebration inside and outside of the Rogers K-Rock Centre. Skate to the DJ’s “coolest” rhythms or try a variety of all-ages’ activities in the concourse. At 9 p.m., head out to see the spectacular fireworks display in Confederation Basin. Be sure to dress warm!

Entertainment Schedule

  • 6:00 p.m. – Ventriloquist Tim Holland: Tim drops jaws and tickles funny bones with his cast of hilarious characters.
  • 7:00 p.m. – The Greg Tarlin Juggling Show: An energetic, light-hearted comedy variety show suitable for all ages.
  • 8:00 p.m. – Rynestone the Magician: Mind blowing magic and mental stunts.
  • 9:00 p.m. – Spectacular Fireworks Finale: Best viewing location is Confederation Basin.

Activities

Inside the K-Rock Centre

  • New Year’s Eve DJ Skate Party (see here for skating rules)
  • Meet your favourite movie characters in real life!
  • Face painting (by donation), NYE photo booth & more!

Outside the K-Rock Centre

  • 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. - White’s Wagon rides
  • Skating in Springer Market Square (weather permitting)

Food will be available for purchase from the Rogers K-Rock Centre concession stands.

Accessible parking

Additional accessible parking spaces will be made available in the Frontenac Parking Lot as well as along King Street outside the Frontenac Lot and on Barrack Street between King St and Wellington St.

Use Kingston Transit to travel to K-Town Countdown on New Year’s Eve. All buses will operate on their regular Sunday schedule which, as of September, includes extended service hours on all Express Routes and Routes 1, 7 & 15. As always, children 14 and under ride for FREE! You can plan your bus trip with Google Transit (www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner) and can view real-time arrival information for all Kingston Transit routes using Google Maps or other free transit apps found in the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. 

If you require accommodations for accessibility please e-mail sgrimes@cityofkingston.ca by December 15, 2017. 

 

City Hall will be lit up in holiday colours for New Year's Eve. Find out more about lighting up City Hall.
Start Date:
Sun, December 31, 2017 12:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
Location:
City Hall
Description:

City Hall will be lit up in holiday colours for New Year's Eve.

Find out more about lighting up City Hall.