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Easter holiday to affect City schedules

March 25, 2015 -

City and Utilities Kingston schedules change next week due to the Easter holiday:

  • Green bin, garbage and recycling:  There is no collection on Friday, April 3 or Monday, April 6. Friday's material will be collected Saturday. Monday's collection moves to Tuesday and moves forward a day for the rest of the week. Never miss collection day: go to to sign-up to receive collection reminders by phone, text or email – or get the FREE "Kingston Waste" app for use on your Apple or Android device.
  • Kingston Transit: Bus service will not operate on Good Friday. Buses run on their usual service schedules on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Friday and Monday.  Regular service on Saturday and Sunday.  Call 613-542-2512 for information.
  • Kingston Area Recycling Centre: Closed Friday and Monday. Open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (the household hazardous waste facility is also open Saturday, April 4).
  • Administrative offices (including housing and social services on Montreal Street and Provincial Offences): Closed Friday through Monday.
  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Friday through Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the city's west and east ends should call 1-800-434-1235. Union Gas customers can call 1-877-969-0999.
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library: All branches closed Friday, Sunday and Monday.
  • Arenas: Closed Friday and Monday. Open Saturday and Sunday.
  • INVISTA Centre: Closed Monday and Friday. Open Saturday and Sunday.
  • INVISTA Fitness & Wellness Centre: Closed Friday and Monday. Open Saturday and Sunday.
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre: Closed Friday and Monday. Open Saturday and Sunday.
  • Portsmouth Olympic Harbour: Closed Friday and Monday.
  • Wally Elmer Youth Centre: Closed Friday and Monday.
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed Friday, Sunday and Monday.  Open Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Pump House Steam Museum: Closed Friday, Sunday and Monday. Open Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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