KINGSTON NEWS

City begins its annual tree-planting program

Today, the City begins planting trees across Kingston as part of the City’s annual tree-planting program.

Kingston Blooms award winners announced

The Kingston Blooms awards were given out to the city's best gardeners last night at the Cataraqui Golf and Country Club.

Transit service extended on Sundays & holidays

Kingston Transit will expand Sunday and Holiday service on all express routes and Routes 1, 7 and 15 starting on Sunday, Sept. 10.

CITY BLOGS

Input wanted on the re-development proposal for the former Marine Museum property

At its next meeting, the planning committee will review a proposal that is seeking to construct a 25-storey residential building at 5 Lower Union St. and adaptively re-use the former Marine...

Kingston and Canadian scholarship

Although Kingston may seem like a small town to some, it is a city of...

Kingston's waterways and the Canadian economy

Kingston is located at the intersection of four lines of communication...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Start Date:
Tue, September 19, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Fitness Frenzy Try before you buy - September 18-24 Try a free fitness class at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre or INVISTA Centre during fitness frenzy. See the schedule on our fitness programs page.
Start Date:
Tue, September 19, 2017 12:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
Location:
Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, 382 Bagot St. INVISTA Centre, 1350 Gardiners Rd.
Description:

Fitness Frenzy
Try before you buy - September 18-24

Try a free fitness class at Artillery Park Aquatic Centre or INVISTA Centre during fitness frenzy. See the schedule on our fitness programs page.

Hosted by the City of Kingston A Community Talking Circle, facilitated by Three Things Consulting Inc. and co-designed with community partners and indigenous leaders, to openly discuss the theme of reconciliation. The intent is to increase our overall cultural competence around indigenous issues, building on what residents know, how residents feel and how well residents put this knowledge into practice.
Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
6 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Description:

Hosted by the City of Kingston

A Community Talking Circle, facilitated by Three Things Consulting Inc. and co-designed with community partners and indigenous leaders, to openly discuss the theme of reconciliation. The intent is to increase our overall cultural competence around indigenous issues, building on what residents know, how residents feel and how well residents put this knowledge into practice.

Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 5:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lake View Room - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
KFL&A Public Health
Description:
The City is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction of, or injury to, trees in the City of Kingston - and invites the public to learn about changes being proposed and provide their input at open house. Find out more about the Tree Bylaw update.
Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Fairmount Home, 2069 Battersea Road
Description:

The City is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction of, or injury to, trees in the City of Kingston - and invites the public to learn about changes being proposed and provide their input at open house.

Find out more about the Tree Bylaw update.

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, September 20, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Thu, September 21, 2017 12:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Police Headquarters Board Room
Description:
Start Date:
Thu, September 21, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
Join the Heritage Resource Centre for a free speaker series "Housekeeping, Healthcare, and Herstory: The (Re)presentation of Women in Kingston’s Built Heritage" with Dr. Brittney Anne Bos Register now.
Start Date:
Thu, September 21, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
1 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Hall, City Hall. 216 Ontario St.
Description:

Join the Heritage Resource Centre for a free speaker series "Housekeeping, Healthcare, and Herstory: The (Re)presentation of Women in Kingston’s Built Heritage" with Dr. Brittney Anne Bos

Register now.

The City of Kingston is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction or injury of trees in Kingston. Have questions about the changes? Join City staff for a coffee chat!
Start Date:
Fri, September 22, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
1485 Unity Rd, Kingston Fire & Rescue Station #8
Description:

The City of Kingston is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction or injury of trees in Kingston. Have questions about the changes? Join City staff for a coffee chat!

The City of Kingston is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction or injury of trees in Kingston. Have questions about the changes? Join City staff for a coffee chat!
Start Date:
Fri, September 22, 2017 1:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
211 Gore Rd, Kingston Fire & Rescue Station #3
Description:

The City of Kingston is updating the Tree Bylaw - the bylaw that regulates the destruction or injury of trees in Kingston. Have questions about the changes? Join City staff for a coffee chat!

Experience what it is like to put out a car fire, ride a fire truck or take the Firefit Challenge at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Community Day for the United Way. For a $10 donation to the United Way of KFL&A ($20 for the family), you can enjoy all the day’s activities, including meeting Sparky. Kingston Fire & Rescue will be holding a barbecue and a food truck will also be on site. Businesses: Your team of three to six people can participate in the Corporate Firefit Challenge at 11:30 a.m. for a $150 donation. Register here to sign them up for this timed firefighter obstacle course -- a.k.a. the toughest two minutes in sport -- and fnd more details below! Here’s what’s going on: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Put out a car fire Tours of the training tower Antique Fire Truck Display Sparky and truck photos Junior Fire Challenge (kids) BBQ and Smokin Carnivore Food Truck 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Drive in a fire truck 11 a.m. – Firefit Challenge demonstration 11:30 a.m. – Corporate Firefit Challenge – the toughest two minutes in sport! 1 p.m. – Burn cell demonstration (sprinklered vs. unsprinklered) 1:30 p.m. – Participate in the Firefit Challenge Donations will benefit the 75,000 Kingstonians who use a United Way-funded agency. Corporate Firefit Challenge details Teams can include up to 6 people. Events 2 and 4 can be shared. Fewer than four people can compete as a team if they wish to do more than one leg (event) in the relay. Event 1 -- High-rise pack carry. Take a 42 lb (19kg) hose up five flights of stairs. Event 2 -- Hose hoist. Hoist a 42 lb (19kg) rolled hose up to te top of the tower. Retur downstairs touching every step. Event 3 -- Forcible entry. Use the Keiser Force Maching (a chopping simulator) with a shot mallet to move a steel beam 5 feet (1.5m). Event 4 -- Hose advance. Go through a slalom course without missing or knocking over any pylons, pick up a nozzle and drag the charged hose line 75 feet. Then open the nozzle and hit the target. Event 5 -- Move Randy, the 175 lbs (79 kg) mannequin, 106 feet (32.2m).
Start Date:
Sat, September 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
5 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Regional Training Centre at 3 Terry Fox Dr. (just south of Highway 401 at Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard)
Description:

Experience what it is like to put out a car fire, ride a fire truck or take the Firefit Challenge at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Community Day for the United Way. 

For a $10 donation to the United Way of KFL&A ($20 for the family), you can enjoy all the day’s activities, including meeting Sparky.  Kingston Fire & Rescue will be holding a barbecue and a food truck will also be on site.

Businesses: Your team of three to six people can participate in the Corporate Firefit Challenge at 11:30 a.m. for a $150 donation. Register here to sign them up for this timed firefighter obstacle course -- a.k.a. the toughest two minutes in sport -- and fnd more details below!

Here’s what’s going on:

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Put out a car fire
    • Tours of the training tower
    • Antique Fire Truck Display
    • Sparky and truck photos
    • Junior Fire Challenge (kids)
    • BBQ and Smokin Carnivore Food Truck
  • 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  – Drive in a fire truck  
  • 11 a.m. – Firefit Challenge demonstration
  • 11:30 a.m. – Corporate Firefit Challenge – the toughest two minutes in sport!
  • 1 p.m. – Burn cell demonstration (sprinklered vs. unsprinklered)
  • 1:30 p.m. – Participate in the Firefit Challenge

Donations will benefit the 75,000 Kingstonians who use a United Way-funded agency.

Corporate Firefit Challenge details

Teams can include up to 6 people.  Events 2 and 4 can be shared. Fewer than four people can compete as a team if they wish to do more than one leg (event) in the relay.

Event 1 -- High-rise pack carry.  Take a 42 lb (19kg) hose up five flights of stairs.

Event 2 -- Hose hoist. Hoist a 42 lb (19kg) rolled hose up to te top of the tower. Retur downstairs touching every step.

Event 3 -- Forcible entry. Use the Keiser Force Maching (a chopping simulator) with a shot mallet to move a steel beam 5 feet (1.5m).

Event 4 -- Hose advance. Go through a slalom course without missing or knocking over any pylons, pick up a nozzle and drag the charged hose line 75 feet. Then open the nozzle and hit the target.

Event 5 -- Move Randy, the 175 lbs (79 kg) mannequin, 106 feet (32.2m).

 
Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, September 23, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, September 23, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 1:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
John Counter Boulevard Office
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Councillors' Lounge - City Hall
Description:
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 5:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Lakeview Room - City Hall
Description:
Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Community Room Kingston Police Headquarters 705 Division St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

This autumn, the names of people who died in World War I will be displayed in locations throughout the world. Kingston Frontenac Public Library is honoured to participate in this Canadian-led commemoration. The public library will display a slideshow of more than 20,400 names of Canadians killed in 1917, including those killed at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele. Each name is programmed to appear at an exact day, hour and minute, so that viewers can know when a relative’s name will appear. There will also be names from the United Kingdom, France, Australia, India, Belgium, Germany, the United States, New Zealand, Italy, Turkey, the Czech Republic, China and Slovenia. The photos that appear every 15 minutes depict World War I soldiers, nurses, doctors, wounded, prisoners, refugees, munitions workers, and war mothers, among others. The display will start on Sept. 25 and will run each day in the weeks leading up to and including Nov. 11, at the Isabel Turner branch. For more information on this unique project of remembrance, please see http://theworldremembers.org
Start Date:
Mon, September 25, 2017 12:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Kingston Frontenac Public Library 935 Gardiners Rd.
Description:

This autumn, the names of people who died in World War I will be displayed in locations throughout the world.  Kingston Frontenac Public Library is honoured to participate in this Canadian-led commemoration.

The public library will display a slideshow of more than 20,400 names of Canadians killed in 1917, including those killed at Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele.  Each name is programmed to appear at an exact day, hour and minute, so that viewers can know when a relative’s name will appear. There will also be names from the United Kingdom, France, Australia, India, Belgium, Germany, the United States, New Zealand, Italy, Turkey, the Czech Republic, China and Slovenia.

The photos that appear every 15 minutes depict World War I soldiers, nurses, doctors, wounded, prisoners, refugees, munitions workers, and war mothers, among others.

The display will start on Sept. 25 and will run each day in the weeks leading up to and including Nov. 11, at the Isabel Turner branch.

For more information on this unique project of remembrance, please see http://theworldremembers.org

Start Date:
Tue, September 26, 2017 4:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
610 Montreal Street
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, September 27, 2017 4:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Isabel Turner Branch Library
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, September 27, 2017 5:15 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Kingston Access Bus Office
Description:
Start Date:
Wed, September 27, 2017 6:30 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
CRCA Administration Office Board Room
Description:
Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, September 27, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Wed, September 27, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Thu, September 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description:
The City is updating its Building Bylaw and invites residents to come to an open house to review and share feedback on the proposed changes. The bylaw regulates the construction, alteration, repair, or demolition of buildings and structures, the information required to apply for a building permit and the permit fees. Find out more about this project.
Start Date:
Thu, September 28, 2017 3:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
1211 John Counter Blvd, second floor boardroom
Description:

The City is updating its Building Bylaw and invites residents to come to an open house to review and share feedback on the proposed changes.

The bylaw regulates the construction, alteration, repair, or demolition of buildings and structures, the information required to apply for a building permit and the permit fees. Find out more about this project.

Over 1,500 free participatory events and activities will take place in more than 150 communities across Ontario to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Culture Days on Sept. 29 to Oct.1, including dozens of activities that are planned to take place right here in Kingston! Check out some of the many free and fun Culture Days activities in Kingston Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 including: Mosiac Mural - Canada’s 150 Celebration – Saturday, Sept. 30 at Springer Market Square and Sunday, Oct.1 at Kingston Community Health Centre. Make your mark by helping to paint and create Kingston’s newest piece of public art. Play In Clay – Saturday, Sept. 30 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at The Tett Centre. Relive memories from the movie “Ghost” when you try your hand at pottery with Kingston Potter’s Guild. Origami Cranes for Peace with Kerri – Saturday, Sept. 30 12-2 p.m. at the Isabel Bader Centre. De-stress while learning the ancient art of origami. Transit Pop Ups – Saturday, Sept. 30. Get onboard Kingston Transit and discover local performing artists entertaining during your riding and at select transit hubs. Expect the unexpected. Random Acts of Poetry – Sunday, Oct. 1 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market. During the market’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, teams of poets will randomly share poems and encourage vendors and shoppers to participate in the magic of poetry. For more details about Culture Days in Ontario please visit www.on.culturedays.ca. Connect to Culture Days on Facebook, Flickr and YouTube and join the conversation @ONCultureDays. Culture Days is made possible by the City of Kingston and the many arts and cultural volunteer organizations and individuals in the municipality.
Start Date:
Fri, September 29, 2017 12:00 AM
Duration:
All Day Event
Location:
Locations throughout Kingston
Description:

Over 1,500 free participatory events and activities will take place in more than 150 communities across Ontario to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Culture Days on Sept. 29 to Oct.1, including dozens of activities that are planned to take place right here in Kingston! 

Check out some of the many free and fun Culture Days activities in Kingston Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 including:

  • Mosiac Mural  - Canada’s 150 Celebration – Saturday, Sept. 30 at Springer Market Square and Sunday, Oct.1 at Kingston Community Health Centre. Make your mark by helping to paint and create Kingston’s newest piece of public art.
  • Play In Clay – Saturday, Sept. 30 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at The Tett Centre.  Relive memories from the movie “Ghost” when you try your hand at pottery with Kingston Potter’s Guild.
  • Origami Cranes for Peace with Kerri – Saturday, Sept. 30  12-2 p.m. at the Isabel Bader Centre. De-stress while learning the ancient art of origami.
  • Transit Pop Ups – Saturday, Sept. 30. Get onboard Kingston Transit and discover local performing artists entertaining during your riding and at select transit hubs.  Expect the unexpected.
  • Random Acts of Poetry – Sunday, Oct. 1  9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Memorial Centre Farmer’s Market. During the market’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, teams of poets will randomly share poems and encourage vendors and shoppers to participate in the magic of poetry.

For more details about Culture Days in Ontario please visit www.on.culturedays.ca. Connect to Culture Days on Facebook, Flickr and YouTube and join the conversation @ONCultureDays.

Culture Days is made possible by the City of Kingston and the many arts and cultural volunteer organizations and individuals in the municipality.
 

Enrich the lives of our Rideaucrest Home residents by becoming a volunteer! Learn about the opportunities and fill out an application during the volunteer fair Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Start Date:
Sat, September 30, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
175 Rideau St. Family room
Description:

Enrich the lives of our Rideaucrest Home residents by becoming a volunteer! Learn about the opportunities and fill out an application during the volunteer fair Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, September 30, 2017 10:00 AM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Sat, September 30, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Memorial Centre 303 York St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, October 02, 2017 2:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Community Room Kingston Police Headquarters 705 Division St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018. The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations: Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m. Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m. For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .
Start Date:
Mon, October 02, 2017 6:00 PM
Duration:
2 hours, 0 minutes
Location:
Rideau Heights Public School 77 MacCauley St.
Description:

Come to our new brand-new pop-up library! 

This mobile library will circulate in a library vehicle throughout the community to provide services until the new Rideau Heights branch opens in the Rideau Heights Community Centre in early 2018.  

The pop-up library will offer such services as reservations pick-up and Internet access. There will be a small browsing collection of books and DVDs, and patrons will be able to borrow and return materials. Look for our branded mini-van and friendly staff at the following locations:

  • Kingston Police Headquarters Community Room, 705 Division Street, Mondays 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Rideau Heights Public School, 77 MacCauley Street, Mondays 6 - 8 p.m., Wednesdays 6 – 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Memorial Centre, 303 York Street, Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and Saturdays 2 – 4 p.m.


For more information on these and other library developments, please visit the library website at www.kfpl.ca .

Start Date:
Tue, October 03, 2017 7:30 PM
Duration:
3 hours, 30 minutes
Location:
Council Chamber - City Hall
Description: