KINGSTON NEWS

Free transit on Princess St. Promenade day

Come on and take a free ride on Kingston Transit to get to the Princess St. Promenade street festival – or anywhere else – on Saturday, Aug. 1.

Williamsville cycling lanes are ready to roll

After several nights of painting and preparation, the new buffered cycling lanes on Princess Street between Division and Macdonnell streets are now ready for use.

Stay on the trails to avoid wild parsnip

The City of Kingston is advising trail-users to stay on trails and pathways to avoid coming into contact with wild parsnip.

CITY BLOGS

Open house for the Official Plan Update

To help the community understand how we developed our first draft of the Official Plan Update we will be holding an open house to give you an opportunity to speak with staff and our consultants....

We want your ideas! - New poll

We are learning so much about how people want to see our City progress from the blog polls, and we want to keep hearing about what is important to you. This helps us focus on key issues that we...

Have a peek! The launch of the first draft of the Official Plan Update

Well, Kingstonians, we are excited to launch the first draft of the updated Official Plan!  We have been busy reviewing provincial policies, considering local issues, and listening to your...

EVENTS CALENDAR

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, August 02, 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 Parapan Am Torch Relay will take place at Lake Ontario Park, which features accessible pathways throughout the park. Schedule 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Sport demos, sport inflatables, inclusive/interactive games by community groups for all ages 5:00 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. - Community BBQ (by donation to Kingston 4 Paws Service Dogs) 4:00 p.m. - Brockville Steel Band 5:00 p.m. - Tracie Morgan Band 6:00 p.m. - Spencer Evans Trio 7:00 p.m. - TORONTO 2015 Community Celebration and Official Ceremony, Torch Run and lighting of the cauldron 8:00 p.m. - Extinguish Community Cauldron - End of Celebration In the event of inclement weather, celebrations will be held at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.
Start Date:
Mon, August 03, 2015 4:00 PM
Duration:
4 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lake Ontario Park
Description:

The Parapan Am Torch Relay will take place at Lake Ontario Park, which features accessible pathways throughout the park.

Schedule

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Sport demos, sport inflatables, inclusive/interactive games by community groups for all ages
5:00 p.m.to  7:00 p.m. - Community BBQ (by donation to Kingston 4 Paws Service Dogs)
4:00 p.m. - Brockville Steel Band
5:00 p.m. - Tracie Morgan Band   
6:00 p.m. - Spencer Evans Trio  
7:00 p.m. - TORONTO 2015 Community Celebration and Official Ceremony, Torch Run and lighting of the cauldron
8:00 p.m. - Extinguish Community Cauldron - End of Celebration

In the event of inclement weather, celebrations will be held at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour.

Start Date:
Tue, August 04, 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, August 04, 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, August 05, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Between 12 and 7:30 p.m., Kingston's Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys will be offering half-hour one-on-one poetry-coaching sessions with anyone 14 year or older who signs up at the Pittsburgh Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Participants should come prepared with a sample of their work (three pages or less - hand-written is fine, but it should be double-spaced). Call 613-549-8888 or go to events.kfpl to register for a session. See www.kfpl.ca for more information.
Start Date:
Wed, August 05, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
7 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Pittsburgh Branch, Kingston Frontenac Public Library 80 Gore Rd.
Description:

Between 12 and 7:30 p.m., Kingston's Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys will be offering half-hour one-on-one poetry-coaching sessions with anyone 14 year or older who signs up at the Pittsburgh Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.  Participants should come prepared with a sample of their work (three pages or less - hand-written is fine, but it should be double-spaced). 

Call 613-549-8888 or go to events.kfpl to register for a session.  See www.kfpl.ca for more information.

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, August 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.

Members of the public are invited to review the 5 Year Update to the Official Plan and provide their comments. Learn about the changes that have been made, view displays about the Official Plan, and talk to staff. Presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. There is no charge for parking at the open house.
Start Date:
Wed, August 05, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Tett Centre
Description:

Members of the public are invited to review the 5 Year Update to the Official Plan and provide their comments. Learn about the changes that have been made, view displays about the Official Plan, and talk to staff. Presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m.

There is no charge for parking at the open house.

Start Date:
Thu, August 06, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, August 06, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
INVISTA Centre - Room A/B
Description:
One of Ontario’s Top 100 events, the Sheep Dog Trials Festival has something for all ages. Download the Kingston Sheep Dog Trials app. In addition to the trials competition there are lots of activites to enjoy, including: Animal Encounters "Zoo to You" Police dog demos Agility show demos & lure course Rideau River Dock Dogs Craft and vendors fair If you love dogs or animals, then this is the place for you to be this weekend! $10 per day in advance; kids 12 and under get in free. Dogs do too if they are on a leash! Buy Tickets! Free shuttle bus with 3 pick-up locations; Toys R Us parking lot, Kingston Memorial Centre, and Marriott Hotel at Kings Crossing. View the complete schedule. Find out more on the Sheep Dog Trials website.
Start Date:
Fri, August 07, 2015 4:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
Location:
Grass Creek Park (2991 Highway 2)
Description:

One of Ontario’s Top 100 events, the Sheep Dog Trials Festival has something for all ages. Download the Kingston Sheep Dog Trials app.

In addition to the trials competition there are lots of activites to enjoy, including:

  • Animal Encounters "Zoo to You"
  • Police dog demos
  • Agility show demos & lure course
  • Rideau River Dock Dogs
  • Craft and vendors fair

If you love dogs or animals, then this is the place for you to be this weekend!

$10 per day in advance; kids 12 and under get in free.  Dogs do too if they are on a leash! Buy Tickets!

Free shuttle bus with 3 pick-up locations; Toys R Us parking lot, Kingston Memorial Centre, and Marriott Hotel at Kings Crossing. View the complete schedule.

Find out more on the Sheep Dog Trials website.

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, August 09, 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, August 10, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, August 11, 2015 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, 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, August 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:
Thu, August 13, 2015 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, August 13, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, August 13, 2015 9:01 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Fri, August 14, 2015 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Donald Gordon 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:
Sun, August 16, 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:
Wed, August 19, 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, August 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:
Thu, August 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, August 20, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Fairmount Homes Auditorium, 2069 Battersea Road
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, August 20, 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.

Kingston's Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys is offering a two-hour Poetry Writing Workshop for 12 people (ages 16 and up) at Pittsburgh branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Call 613-549-8888 or go to events.kfpl to register. See www.kfpl.ca for more information.
Start Date:
Fri, August 21, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Pittsburgh branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library 80 Gore Rd.
Description:

Kingston's Poet Laureate Helen Humphreys is offering a two-hour Poetry Writing Workshop for 12 people (ages 16 and up) at Pittsburgh branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.

Call 613-549-8888 or go to events.kfpl to register.  See www.kfpl.ca for more information.

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, August 21, 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, August 23, 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, August 24, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A MacDonald Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, August 24, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Blvd. Offices
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, August 25, 2015 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
610 Montreal Street
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, August 25, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Library Branch
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, August 25, 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.

Start Date:
Wed, August 26, 2015 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
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, August 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:
Wed, August 26, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description: