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Celebrate the outstanding nominees for civic awards

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Thu, July 02, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
July 2 Free Shuttle (8 seat) downtown to Fort Henry starting at Confederation Park at 1 p.m. running until 8:30 p.m. Downtown pick up/drop off - Lower Brock St. Confederation Park (approximately every half hour starting at 1 p.m.) Leaves Fort Henry at quarter to and quarter past the hour. Schedule 12:30 - 1:30 - Music in the Park - Mauricio Montecinos - Latin Music 1:45 p.m. - Introduction to the days activities by MC 2 p.m. - SamBatuKana - Brazilian Samba Band 3 p.m. - Grupo del Sol - Cuban Music 4 p.m. - Bon Evans Band - Indie 5 p.m. - Big Balade - French 6 p.m. - Eric Voice - Aboriginal Rock 6:30 p.m. - Whispering Wind Singers and Dancers 6:33 p.m. - Torch Arrives at City Hall - Aboriginal welcome - Torch continues on to Fort Henry 7 p.m. - Official Torch Ceremony at Fort Henry in the Upper Battery Dusk - Movie in the Square – Chariots of Fire Other Activities: 12:30 - 6p.m. - 5 in 1 inflatable sport centre on site 12:30 - 6 p.m. - Kingston Gets Active and Loyalist Gymnastics Club host activities for all ages www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay View the Torch Route Map
Start Date:
Thu, July 02, 2015 12:30 PM
Duration:
7 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Confederation Park
Description:

 

July 2

  • Free Shuttle (8 seat) downtown to Fort Henry starting at Confederation Park at 1 p.m. running until 8:30 p.m. 
  • Downtown pick up/drop off - Lower Brock St. Confederation Park (approximately every half hour starting at 1 p.m.) 
  • Leaves Fort Henry at quarter to and quarter past the hour.

Schedule

  • 12:30 - 1:30 - Music in the Park  - Mauricio Montecinos - Latin Music
  • 1:45 p.m. - Introduction to the days activities by MC
  • 2 p.m. - SamBatuKana - Brazilian Samba Band  
  • 3 p.m. - Grupo del Sol - Cuban Music
  • 4 p.m. - Bon Evans Band - Indie
  • 5 p.m. - Big Balade - French
  • 6 p.m. - Eric Voice -  Aboriginal Rock
  • 6:30 p.m. - Whispering Wind Singers and Dancers
  • 6:33 p.m. - Torch Arrives at City Hall - Aboriginal welcome - Torch continues on to Fort Henry
  • 7 p.m. - Official Torch Ceremony at Fort Henry  in the Upper Battery
  • Dusk - Movie in the Square – Chariots of Fire

Other Activities:

12:30 - 6p.m. - 5 in 1 inflatable sport centre on site
12:30 - 6 p.m. - Kingston Gets Active and Loyalist Gymnastics Club host activities for all ages

www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay

View the Torch Route Map

This Official Ceremony is part of the larger cultural celebrations at the Fort. Visit www.forthenry.com for more details about whats happening from July 1-July 4 at the Fort Schedule 5:45 p.m. - Native and Aztec Drumming begins the program 5:55 p.m. - Welcome by MC and a Traditional Native Welcome 6:00 p.m. - Entertainment by local sport and acultural groups 6:00 p.m. - Torch Relay begins at Princess and Clergy 6:30 p.m. - Ballet Creole - Music and Dance 6:45 p.m. - Flame Arrival Warm-Up - Toronto2015 7:00 p.m. - arrival of torchbearer and cauldron lighting + TO 2015 Formal Portion 7:30 p.m. - Grupo del Sol - Cuban Music 8:00 p.m. - END of Official Torch Ceremony 8:05 p.m. - Quique Escamilla - Fort Henry Main stage 9:30 p.m. - Jully Black - Fort Henry Main stage www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay View the Torch Route Map.
Start Date:
Thu, July 02, 2015 5:45 PM
Duration:
4 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
Fort Henry
Description:

This Official Ceremony is part of the larger cultural celebrations at the Fort. Visit www.forthenry.com for more details about whats happening from July 1-July 4 at the Fort

Schedule

  • 5:45 p.m. - Native and Aztec Drumming begins the program
  • 5:55 p.m. - Welcome by MC and a Traditional Native Welcome
  • 6:00 p.m. - Entertainment by local sport and acultural groups
  • 6:00 p.m. - Torch Relay begins at Princess and Clergy
  • 6:30 p.m. - Ballet Creole - Music and Dance
  • 6:45 p.m. - Flame Arrival Warm-Up - Toronto2015
  • 7:00 p.m. - arrival of torchbearer and cauldron lighting + TO 2015 Formal Portion
  • 7:30 p.m. - Grupo del Sol - Cuban Music
  • 8:00 p.m. - END of Official Torch Ceremony
  • 8:05 p.m. - Quique Escamilla - Fort Henry Main stage
  • 9:30 p.m. - Jully Black  - Fort Henry Main stage

www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay

View the Torch Route Map.

Start Date:
Thu, July 02, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillors’ Lounge, City Hall
Description:
Schedule Celebrations taking place at Fort Henry. CFB Kingston 12:45-1:40 p.m. - The public is welcome to attend the activities on base at McNaughton Parade Square. Pachi, the Official Pan Am Games Mascot , will be on site at this location. Sambukatan, Brazilian Samba Band and K Rock Radio provide entertainment. 4 torchbearers (2 from CFB Kingston, 2 from Soldier On), will be carrying the flame at CFB Kingston. 1:45 p.m. - Brief Ceremony and departure of torch. Gather along the route to bid the torch adieu as local runners escort it out of Kingston Note: parking is limited at this location. www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay View the Torch Route Map
Start Date:
Fri, July 03, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 45 minutes
Location:
CFB Kingston
Description:

Schedule

Celebrations taking place at Fort Henry.

CFB Kingston

  • 12:45-1:40 p.m. - The public is welcome to attend the activities on base at McNaughton Parade Square. Pachi, the Official Pan Am Games Mascot , will be on site at this location. Sambukatan,  Brazilian Samba Band and K Rock Radio provide entertainment. 4 torchbearers (2 from CFB Kingston, 2 from Soldier On), will be carrying the flame at CFB Kingston.
  • 1:45 p.m. - Brief Ceremony and departure of torch. Gather along the route to bid the torch adieu as local runners escort it out of Kingston

Note: parking is limited at this location.

www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay

View the Torch Route Map

More celebrations taking place at Fort Henry. www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay
Start Date:
Sat, July 04, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
10 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Fort Henry
Description:

More celebrations taking place at Fort Henry.

www.TORONTO2015.org/torch-relay

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Sun, July 05, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Mon, July 06, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, July 07, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County Something fun is brewing at your library. Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format. Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group. KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.
Start Date:
Tue, July 07, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Wolfe Island
Description:

Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County

Something fun is brewing at your library.  Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format.  Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group.  KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.

Start Date:
Wed, July 08, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, July 08, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room - City Hall
Description:
Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Wed, July 08, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Thu, July 09, 2015 5:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
INVISTA Centre - Rona Room
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, July 09, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, July 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Sun, July 12, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Tue, July 14, 2015 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, July 15, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A. MacDonald Room - City Hall
Description:
Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Wed, July 15, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Thu, July 16, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County Something fun is brewing at your library. Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format. Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group. KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.
Start Date:
Thu, July 16, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Storrington
Description:

Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County

Something fun is brewing at your library.  Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format.  Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group.  KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.

Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County Something fun is brewing at your library. Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format. Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group. KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.
Start Date:
Fri, July 17, 2015 11:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Cloyne
Description:

Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County

Something fun is brewing at your library.  Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format.  Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group.  KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Sun, July 19, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Mon, July 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A MacDonald Room - City Hall
Description:
The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is delighted to offer aStoryWalk® - a fun activity that places a children’s story along a walking trail or route in the community. This one features the charming and heart-warming picture book Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup. The story follows a mouse and her mum as they take a trip through the four seasons. Following the StoryWalk, enjoy a themed craft together. Throughout the event, share your photos with us online using the hashtag #KFPLStoryWalk. See www.kfpl.ca for other library events.
Start Date:
Wed, July 22, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lemoine Point. Enter the trail via the Coverdale Drive entrance and follow the signs down the accessible trail.
Description:

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is delighted to offer aStoryWalk®  - a fun activity that places a children’s story along a walking trail or route in the community. This one features the charming and heart-warming picture book Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup. The story follows a mouse and her mum as they take a trip through the four seasons.

Following the StoryWalk, enjoy a themed craft together.  Throughout the event, share your photos with us online using the hashtag #KFPLStoryWalk.

See www.kfpl.ca for other library events.

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Wed, July 22, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is delighted to offer aStoryWalk® - a fun activity that places a children’s story along a walking trail or route in the community. This one features the charming and heart-warming picture book Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup. The story follows a mouse and her mum as they take a trip through the four seasons. Following the StoryWalk, enjoy a themed craft together. Throughout the event, share your photos with us online using the hashtag #KFPLStoryWalk. See www.kfpl.ca for other library events.
Start Date:
Sat, July 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Oso Beach (by Maples Restaurant) in Sharbot Lake.
Description:

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library is delighted to offer aStoryWalk®  - a fun activity that places a children’s story along a walking trail or route in the community. This one features the charming and heart-warming picture book Your Hand in My Hand by Mark Sperring and Britta Teckentrup. The story follows a mouse and her mum as they take a trip through the four seasons.

Following the StoryWalk, enjoy a themed craft together.  Throughout the event, share your photos with us online using the hashtag #KFPLStoryWalk.

See www.kfpl.ca for other library events.

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Sun, July 26, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Start Date:
Mon, July 27, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Blvd. Offices
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, July 28, 2015 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
610 Montreal Street
Description:
Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County Something fun is brewing at your library. Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format. Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group. KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.
Start Date:
Tue, July 28, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sharbot Lake
Description:

Library Launching New Programs in Frontenac County

Something fun is brewing at your library.  Join Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) staff every month for book clubs that put an interesting spin on the traditional book club format.  Instead of reading the same book, participants are asked to bring books they are currently reading and share their impressions of the book with the group.  KFPL staff will facilitate discussion to help introduce people to new reads as well as new people, sharing some of their favourite books and exciting book news. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd. Medley of music on Wednesday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet July 15 – Saxobelles July 22 – Kim Pollard Band July 29 – Softwinds Aug. 5 – Roger James Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart Aug. 26 – Trioss Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James. July 5 – Confederation Big Band July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James) July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band July 26 – Cranberry Dixie Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz Aug. 23 – Swingtime Dance Band Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2) The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.
Start Date:
Wed, July 29, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lions Civic Gardens (beside the Catarqui Town Centre)
Description:

Bring your own lawn chair to enjoy these free concerts (weather-permitting)! An accessible drop off area is available at the top of the park, using the road behind Isabel Turner Library, 935 Gardiners Rd.

Medley of music on Wednesday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Kingston Community Credit Union

  • July 8 – Tim Hallman Quartet
  • July 15 – Saxobelles
  • July 22 – Kim Pollard Band
  • July 29 – Softwinds
  • Aug. 5 – Roger James
  • Aug. 12 – Gary Rasberry and Jan LeClair
  • Aug. 19 – Abby Stewart
  • Aug. 26 – Trioss

Jazz, blues and big bands on Sunday nights

Thanks to series sponsor: Royale Place Retirement Community, the Trillium Retirement and Care Community and Raymond James.

  • July 5 – Confederation Big Band
  • July 12 – Sounds of Jazz (sponsored by Raymond James)
  • July 19 – Big Phat Horn Band
  • July 26 – Cranberry Dixie
  • Aug. 2 – Taylor Donaldson Octet
  • Aug. 9 – Mary Jo and the Retros
  • Aug. 16 – Blue Swing Jazz
  • Aug. 23 –  Swingtime Dance Band
  • Aug. 30 – Rideau River Big Band (R2B2)

The Music in the Gardens Series is possible thanks to the City of Kingston, the Music Performers Fund (MPF) and the generosity of these corporate sponsors: the Kingston Community Credit Union, Royale Place and Trillium Retirement Residences and Raymond James.

Celebrate the Civic Holiday weekend with a free show in Springer Market Square. With Miss Emily and the Acoustical Sounds of Big Sugar.
Start Date:
Fri, July 31, 2015 8:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Springer Market Square
Description:

Celebrate the Civic Holiday weekend with a free show in Springer Market Square. With Miss Emily and the Acoustical Sounds of Big Sugar.