KINGSTON NEWS

Household hazardous waste facility opens April 2

The Household Hazardous Waste facility opens for the season on Thursday, April 2. The facility, at 196 Lappan’s Lane is open April through November

What's your story? City wants to know.

It's time for the five-year update of the Official Plan and the City of Kingston wants to ensure citizens have an opportunity to provide comments on this city-shaping document.

City seeks to recognize Remarkable Recyclers

If your household knows what to do with a plastic shopping bag or a cardboard can with metal ends, there’s a good chance you are remarkable recyclers.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Thu, April 02, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 02, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour - Press Lounge
Description:
Rideaucrest Long Term Care Centre, family room on main level. Delicious fresh baked and frozen pies for sale. Proceeds are used to support Resident programs and services. Your support is appreciated.
Start Date:
Thu, April 02, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
5 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideaucrest Long Term Care Centre
Description:

Rideaucrest Long Term Care Centre, family room on main level. Delicious fresh baked and frozen pies for sale. 

Proceeds are used to support Resident programs and services. Your support is appreciated.

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sat, April 04, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.  For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events

All classes are geared towards teaching the fundamentals of bboying and bgirling (commonly known as ‘breakdancing’) in a safe and fun environment. This includes musicality, creativity, movement foundation and execution of movement. Ages 6 - 9
Start Date:
Sat, April 04, 2015 11:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

All classes are geared towards teaching the fundamentals of bboying and bgirling (commonly known as ‘breakdancing’) in a safe and fun environment. This includes musicality, creativity, movement foundation and execution of movement.

Ages 6 - 9

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sun, April 05, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events

Join a tour of the Tett Centre that leads you through the building weaving humour, storytelling, and facts together to tell about its past as the Morton Brewery and Distillery complex and its connections with today's crafting, drinking and resident ghosts. Ages Adults/Seniors
Start Date:
Sun, April 05, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:
Join a tour of the Tett Centre that leads you through the building weaving humour, storytelling, and facts together to tell about its past as the Morton Brewery and Distillery complex and its connections with today's crafting, drinking and resident ghosts.

Ages Adults/Seniors

Start Date:
Tue, April 07, 2015 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, April 08, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 09, 2015 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 09, 2015 9:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Loyalist Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 09, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sat, April 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.  For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day. Ages 3 -5
Start Date:
Sat, April 11, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day.

Ages 3 -5

Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. Following the program, a variety of books will be available for borrowing with your library card. For children of all ages and their caregivers. Ages 2+
Start Date:
Sun, April 12, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

Stories, songs, poetry, and movement for all ages. Come meet the other families in the community and nurture your child’s love of books. Following the program, a variety of books will be available for borrowing with your library card. For children of all ages and their caregivers.

Ages 2+

Bring a picnic , a blanket, the family, and your singing voice and enjoy the line up of local musicians around the fireplace for the afternoon. Craft activities for the little ones All Ages
Start Date:
Sun, April 12, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:
Bring a picnic , a blanket, the family, and your singing voice and enjoy the line up of local musicians around the fireplace for the afternoon. Craft activities for the little ones

All Ages

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sun, April 12, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events

Kingston's incoming and outgoing Poets Laureate Helen Humphreys and Eric Folsom will read and introduce former Edmonton Poet Laureate and essayist Alice Major. For Alice, science and poetry are two overlapping ways of trying to understand the world. Alice will read from her award-winning essay collection, Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science and from her tenth poetry collection Standard Candles, due out in September. Free admission; all are welcome.
Start Date:
Mon, April 13, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KFPL Central Branch, Wilson Room 130 Johnson Street
Description:

Kingston's incoming and outgoing Poets Laureate Helen Humphreys and Eric Folsom will read and introduce former Edmonton Poet Laureate and essayist Alice Major. For Alice, science and poetry are two overlapping ways of trying to understand the world.

Alice will read from her award-winning essay collection, Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science and from her tenth
poetry collection Standard Candles, due out in September.

Free admission; all are welcome.

Start Date:
Mon, April 13, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, April 13, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KEDCO Board Room
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, April 13, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillor's Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Review the plans and ask questions about traffic calming measures being proposed for your street. Find out more about Traffic Calming.
Start Date:
Mon, April 13, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rona Room at the INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Road
Description:

Review the plans and ask questions about traffic calming measures being proposed for your street.

Find out more about Traffic Calming.

Start Date:
Tue, April 14, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, April 15, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A MacDonald Room - City Hall
Description:
Review the plans and ask questions about traffic calming measures being proposed for your street. Find out more about Traffic Calming.
Start Date:
Wed, April 15, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Hall at City Hall, 216 Ontario St.
Description:

Review the plans and ask questions about traffic calming measures being proposed for your street.

Find out more about Traffic Calming.

Start Date:
Thu, April 16, 2015 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 16, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
Kids will explore the many instruments and discover the wonderful feeling that music, singing, dancing and movement can bring! Ages 3 -5
Start Date:
Sat, April 18, 2015 11:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

Kids will explore the many instruments and discover the wonderful feeling that music, singing, dancing and movement can bring!

Ages 3 -5

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sat, April 18, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.  For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events

All classes are geared towards teaching the fundamentals of bboying and bgirling (commonly known as ‘breakdancing’) in a safe and fun environment. This includes musicality, creativity, movement foundation and execution of movement. Ages 6 - 9
Start Date:
Sat, April 18, 2015 11:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

All classes are geared towards teaching the fundamentals of bboying and bgirling (commonly known as ‘breakdancing’) in a safe and fun environment. This includes musicality, creativity, movement foundation and execution of movement.

Ages 6 - 9

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day. Ages 3 -5
Start Date:
Sat, April 18, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day.

Ages 3 -5

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sun, April 19, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events

A rhythm based community event where participants celebrate life and community through music. People of all cultures and levels of musical expertise come together and share their rhythmical spirit with what ever drums and percussion they bring to the event. Extra West African drums and other percussion will be available to borrow. No experience necessary - everyone is welcome! All Ages
Start Date:
Sun, April 19, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

A rhythm based community event where participants celebrate life and community through music. People of all cultures and levels of musical expertise come together and share their rhythmical spirit with what ever drums and percussion they bring to the event. Extra West African drums and other percussion will be available to borrow. No experience necessary - everyone is welcome!

All Ages

Start Date:
Mon, April 20, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Room 312, Goodes Hall, Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s University
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, April 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sir John A. MacDonald Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, April 21, 2015 7:30 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners will speak to Seed Sprouting for Garden, Kitchen and Windowsill. Find out which plants are best to buy from a nursery, local conditions and what to plant, when and where.
Start Date:
Wed, April 22, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Central Branch, Kingston Frontenac Public Library, 130 Johnson St. www.kfpl.ca
Description:

Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners will speak to Seed Sprouting for Garden, Kitchen and Windowsill.  Find out which plants are best to buy from a nursery, local conditions and what to plant, when and where.
 

Start Date:
Wed, April 22, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KFL&A Public Health
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, April 22, 2015 4:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Delahaye Room - Central Library
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, April 22, 2015 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, April 22, 2015 7:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
CRCA Administration Office Board Room
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 23, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber, City Hall
Description:
Community programs officer delivers a presentation to reduce both criminal victimization and fear of crime for seniors safety.
Start Date:
Thu, April 23, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideaucrest Long Term Care Centre, lower level conference room
Description:

Community programs officer delivers a presentation to reduce both criminal victimization and fear of crime for seniors safety.

Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners will speak to Seed Sprouting for Garden, Kitchen and Windowsill. Find out which plants are best to buy from a nursery, local conditions and what to plant, when and where.
Start Date:
Sat, April 25, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Sydenham branch, Kingston Frontenac Public Library www.kfpl.ca
Description:

Rideau 1000 Islands Master Gardeners will speak to Seed Sprouting for Garden, Kitchen and Windowsill.  Find out which plants are best to buy from a nursery, local conditions and what to plant, when and where.

Introduction to Painting II: Watercolour. Stop by for a hands-on painting workshop. Inspired loosely by the work of Eric Carlyle, students will work with collage and watercolour to bring their very own imaginary creation to life. Ages 3 - 5
Start Date:
Sat, April 25, 2015 3:45 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

Introduction to Painting II: Watercolour. Stop by for a hands-on painting workshop. Inspired loosely by the work of Eric Carlyle, students will work with collage and watercolour to bring their very own imaginary creation to life.

Ages 3 - 5

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sat, April 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in and sample some art-making workshops for kids at the Tett's Creativity Studios every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon.  For information about specific days and events, see TettCentre.org/events

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day. Ages 3 -5
Start Date:
Sat, April 25, 2015 10:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

A fun and creative introduction to telling stories on stage. Children explore taking on a character, physical and vocal expression, telling stories as a group and sharing focus. Each class will begin with a story reading by the instructor, followed by a series of games and explorations dramatizing the story of the day.

Ages 3 -5

"Still waiting for that special bus" Alan Shain - This performance explores dating, romance and disability, all while waiting for the Para Transpo bus! We are invited to identify with a young disabled man facing issues of self-esteem, personal integrity and risk-taking. Ages 12+ Adults
Start Date:
Sun, April 26, 2015 2:00 PM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
JK Tett Centre
Description:

"Still waiting for that special bus" Alan Shain - This performance explores dating, romance and disability, all while waiting for the Para Transpo bus! We are invited to identify with a young disabled man facing issues of self-esteem, personal integrity and risk-taking.

Ages 12+ Adults
Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events
Start Date:
Sun, April 26, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
370 King St. W.
Description:

Drop-in art sampling workshops for adults and families at the Tett's Creativity Studios. For information about specific days and events, visit: www.tettcentre.org/events

Start Date:
Mon, April 27, 2015 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, April 27, 2015 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Boulevard Office
Description:
Start Date:
Tue, April 28, 2015 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
610 Montreal Street
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, April 30, 2015 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Gore Road Fire Hall - 211 Gore Road
Description: