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'Bowie Weekend' planned as a tribute to the iconic performer in Kingston

February 15, 2017 - A weekend of programming honouring David Bowie is set for March 24-25, 2017 Kingston has dedicated March 24 and 25, 2017 as David Bowie weekend and is offering a...

Roster of Family Day activities includes free dancing, skating and fitness

February 13, 2017 - Holiday to affect City and utilities schedule Looking for fun opportunities for Family Day? Plan to dance, make art, swim, skate (free at the INVISTA Centre) and get...

Just for Laughs road show announces Kingston line-up

February 9, 2017 - Michael Kosta hosts stand-up favourites Yannis Pappas, K. Trevor Wilson and Sabrina Jalees Just For Laughs returns to Kingston's Grand Theatre on Saturday, April 8 at...

Wanted: Students for summer City jobs

February 6, 2017 - Students: the City of Kingston wants you to help fill more than 100 summer positions in a variety of exciting jobs.  See them and apply now at ...

Experience spring at City's greenhouse

Spring is in full bloom at the City's greenhouse and you can visit it on upcoming Sunday afternoons.

"…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.