KINGSTON NEWS

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.

Kingston fire chief announces retirement

After 33 years in emergency services, Rhéaume Chaput, chief of Kingston fire and rescue, has announced his retirement.

Grade 12 students: ride transit for free this summer

If you were in Grade 12 for the 2014-15 school year, you can ride Kingston Transit FREE this summer from Canada Day to Labour Day.

CITY BLOGS

Countryside coffee chat

We’ve had the pleasure of hosting a few coffee chat events around Kingston, and spoken with citizens about the issues that are important in their area. For our next sessions, we will be heading...

Keep the comments coming

We received a great response from our last poll, and learned that downtown residential intensification is important to Kingstonians. This response will help us focus our work on the Official...

Coffee chat and online chat

I really want to talk to Kingstonian’s about the Official Plan Update and hear your story of Kingston. Come and join us for coffee or an online chat. This Saturday morning, join my collegues...

EVENTS CALENDAR

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.

Join Paige Agnew and to discuss the Official Plan Update and share your story of Kingston. Come and join the conversation. Please RSVP your attendance to the coffee chat by emailing us at opzb_update@cityofkingston.ca. If you can’t make it out to this event, please send me an email and let me know where we should hold our next coffee chat.
Start Date:
Wed, July 22, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Glenburnie Fire Station #8 - 1485 Unity Rd
Description:

Join Paige Agnew and to discuss the Official Plan Update and share your story of Kingston. Come and join the conversation. Please RSVP your attendance to the coffee chat by emailing us at opzb_update@cityofkingston.ca.

If you can’t make it out to this event, please send me an email and let me know where we should hold our next coffee chat.

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.

Join Paige Agnew and to discuss the Official Plan Update and share your story of Kingston. Come and join the conversation. Please RSVP your attendance to the coffee chat by emailing us at opzb_update@cityofkingston.ca. If you can’t make it out to this event, please send me an email and let me know where we should hold our next coffee chat.
Start Date:
Wed, July 29, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Holy Name Elementary School Library - 370 Kingston Mills Rd.
Description:

Join Paige Agnew and to discuss the Official Plan Update and share your story of Kingston. Come and join the conversation. Please RSVP your attendance to the coffee chat by emailing us at opzb_update@cityofkingston.ca.

If you can’t make it out to this event, please send me an email and let me know where we should hold our next coffee chat.

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.

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
Start Date:
Mon, August 03, 2015 4:00 AM
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

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.