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Pump House Steam Museum closed Aug. 30-31 to set-up Learning Lab

August 25, 2016 - The Pump House Steam Museum will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 30 and Wednesday, Aug. 31 as it sets up its new Learning Lab exhibit – a science exhibit aimed at kids from...

Double your fitness with the City's Wellness Pass

August 25, 2016 - Enjoy the benefits of accessing two modern fitness facilities for one affordable price when you purchase a City of Kingston Wellness Pass. The annual pass gives...

City's new recreation and leisure guide helps plan your fall and winter fun

August 24, 2016 - Look no further than your doorstep for great ways to stay active this fall and winter: the City of Kingston's Recreation and Leisure Guide is inside this week's delivery of...

Border collie Nan the top dog at Kingston Sheep Dog Trials Festival

August 18, 2016 - With a score of 297, a Border collie named Nan was the top dog at the 2016 Kingston Sheep Dog Trials. Owned by Beverly Lambert of Andover, Conn., Nan won the Double Lift...

Try a free fitness class and register for fall and winter programs at City's recreation and leisure open house

August 17, 2016 - Register for your favourite programs or try out a new sport at the City of Kingston's recreation and leisure open house and program registration day Saturday, Aug 27 from 12...

"…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.