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All aboard for holiday-themed train show at Pump House Steam Museum

December 7, 2016 - Choo-choo on down to the Pump House Steam Museum's new All Aboard for the Holidays train show this Saturday, Dec. 10 and Sunday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. "We...

Kingston Penitentiary tours to continue for 2017 tourism season

December 5, 2016 - The City of Kingston in partnership with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) will continue the highly successful Kingston...

Work to sewer line to affect urban K&P Trail, area residents and businesses

December 2, 2016 - Starting Tuesday, Dec. 6, work to a sewer line will affect the urban K&P trail from Rideau and Montreal streets to Hagerman Avenue. "The urban K&P Trail is...

Have Snow Much Fun in the Square on December 9

November 28, 2016 - Come have some free, festive, all-ages fun at Snow Much Fun – 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 in Springer Market Square. "This is a great way to kick-off the season and...

Brighten-up the season: Come to WinterLight, a celebration of trees and community at the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum

November 23, 2016 - Bring your family and friends out to craft seasonal decorations and activities both inside and outdoors at the MacLachlan Woodworking Museum, 2993 Highway 2 E., on Dec. 3...

"…Each stone
older than human life. Our lives, that blow through
brief as weather, on the surface of these streets,
these rock shelves,
this old mountain…"

 – From the poem "Limestone" by Helen Humphreys, Kingston's
Poet Laureate.