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Get lively at Streets Alive this Sunday on King Street

September 21, 2015 –

King Street comes alive with activities between Barrie and Brock streets this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Streets Alive – a celebration of active living.

"We're taking activity to the streets this Sunday.  Get out and get active with your family and friends on one of Kingston's most beautiful streets," says Nancy Ruel, supervisor, special events & marketing for the City of Kingston.  She notes that Streets Alive is also a featured Culture Days event.

Come on out to watch or try Nordic pole walking, cheerleading, gymnastics, wheelchair basketball, fencing, rugby and, yes, dancing in the streets!  There will also be food vendors in City Park.

Visit the activity map at the information booth in City Park and look for these participants and/or activities:

  • 5,6,7,8 Dance Studio
  • Batawa Ski Hill
  • Kingston Transit
  • Best Health Physiotherapy Nordic Pole Walking
  • Conquer Training & Education Family Fitness Circuit
  • Cycle Kingston – cycling circuit
  • Forever Young Chiropractor & Massage/Kingston Natural Health – interactive posture games
  • Greater Kingston Chorus – learn how to sing a cappella
  • Jung Do Martial Arts – fun challenges
  • Kingston Frontenac Public Library – hands-on music and movement activities
  • Kingston Panthers Rugby Football Club
  • Kingston Elite All-Star Cheerleading
  • Kingston Gymnastics Club
  • Kingston Fencing Club
  • Queen's Quidditch Club – learn how to play Quidditch
  • Metis Nations of Ontario and Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre–  lacrosse
  • YMCA wheelchair basketball

Plan the rest of your Culture Days weekend at www.on.culturedays.ca

Plan your bus trip with Google Transit: www.kingstontransit.ca/tripplanner

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality - - ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, communications officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.