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King Con returns in virtual format for 2021

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), along with Minotaur Games and Gift and Kingston Nexus are excited to announce the return of King Con in a virtual format for 2021. King Con 2021, Kingston’s preeminent festival of sci-fi, fantasy, comics, gaming, cosplay, and other pop culture fandoms, is happening June

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KFPL encouraging enrollment in University of Alberta’s Indigenous Canada course

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is encouraging lifelong learners to enroll in the University of Alberta’s Indigenous Canada course. To support this learning opportunity, the library is also running a conversational program over Zoom immediately following each week’s lesson. When we know better, we can do better, KFPL said in

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Loyalist Township seeking public input for Infrastructure Master Plan

The Corporation of Loyalist Township is building an Infrastructure Master Plan (IMP) and is looking for input from the public. Completing an Infrastructure Master Plan is an exercise designed to identify the core infrastructure needs, specifically road right-of-way, potable water, wastewater, and stormwater systems within Loyalist Township for the next

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The Festival of Live Digital Art shines worldwide spotlight Limestone City

FOLDA is much more than livestreaming of shows happening across the globe. The innovative concepts embraced by the festival creators is sure to intrigue live theatre enthusiasts and techies alike. This year’s festival is an entirely online event that runs from Wednesday, Jun. 9 to Sunday, Jun. 13, 2021. It

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Inner Harbour Collective founds scholarship to support boys in ballet

Two successful male ballet dancers, who got their start at Kingston dance studio 5678, have started a scholarship to support and encourage boys to explore the world of ballet. Funds will be raised through a live showcase hosted by the Inner Harbour Collective later this month. Daniel Robertson-Styles and Bryce

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ALCDSB to hold virtual graduation ceremonies this month

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) sent a letter to families in the school community yesterday, Monday, June 7, 2021, regarding graduation plans for the school year. “In the interest of equity for students and families, and the logistics around planning graduation ceremonies so late in the

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Kingston’s first Summer Queer Film Showcase starts June 4

It’s this really cool idea of showcasing lives that are often never seen authentically in film.” — Matt Salton, Executive DirectorReelOut queer film + video festival The show must go on — lockdowns notwithstanding — for ReelOut’s first Summer Queer Film Showcase starting Friday, Jun. 4, 2021. With two virtual

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KFPL Live: Iona Whishaw to read from new book A Lethal Lesson

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a Zoom presentation by Iona Whishaw, in which she will read from her newest Lane Winslow Mystery, A Lethal Lesson. “If you’re one of our region’s many fans of British Columbia writer Iona Whishaw and her Lane Winslow mysteries, mark your calendar for

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International rowing event to visit Bay of Quinte and 1000 Islands area

More than 50 long-distance adventure rowers from around the world will be visiting the beautiful waters of South Eastern Ontario in September 2022. World Rowing and Ontario Adventure Rowing announced that teams of rowers will travel from Brighton to Mallorytown over the course of a week, experiencing the beauty of

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Watershed Festival to celebrate music theatre in Kingston this May

A crucial turning point in history is often referred to as a “watershed” moment. With this in mind, the Dan School of Music and Drama at Queen’s University, in partnership with the City of Kingston, presents the first ever Watershed Festival, May 25 to 28, 2021. The Watershed Festival is

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Support local women in business this Mother’s Day

Celebrating our second Mother’s Day during the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t ideal. Women, especially working mothers, have been taking on more than their fair share of stress during this uncertain time. From leaving the workforce to care for their families during lockdown periods, to facing barriers to reemployment due to the

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KFPL Live presents The Battle of Normandy

One of the pivotal events of WWII, the Battle of Normandy in 1944 was a massive operation by the Allied forces, commemorated worldwide in 2019 on its 75th anniversary. Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is delighted to host Memory Project speaker Darryl Casselman in this online examination of Canada’s role in

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