Spotlight YGK: November 9 edition
“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow. Between the crosses, row on row.”
Lest we forget.
This Week …
TONIGHT LIVE MUSIC:
A Celebration of the Music of Joe Chithalen @ Homegrown Live
Lost In Japan, The Meringues, Hail The Slain @ The Toucan
Local Love for Local Music Open Mic Celebration! @ The Grad Club
Dean Brody @ Grand Theatre
An Evening with the Skydiggers and Friends @ Isabel Bader
Sweet Talk Jackie Live @ The Merchant
Ladies Night featuring Southern Ale! @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
10pm; Hosted by Care of 93.5
Fredric Gary Comeau Solo @ Musiikii Café
SATURDAY LIVE MUSIC:
The Abrams @ Isabel Bader
Major Love/The Wilderness/Tom Savage/Needless Love Endorsement @ Homegrown Live
Funkyfrenz @ BluMartini
Liona Boyd @ The Grand Theatre
Fast Romantics @ The Grad Club
Chris Jackson @ The Embassy
Castlefield & Dear Youth + Special Guests @ The Mansion
An Evening in Vienna with Clare Miller, Piano @ The Spire
Scott Owen @ The Brass Pub
Teagan McLaren @ Spearhead Brewing Company
Holy Wow @ Musiikki
Ottawa’s own Danny Sylvestre Band @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Tonekats @ The Merchant
Karaoke Night @ Tir Nan ‘Og
Figure Out Tour Hits @ The Toucan
SUNDAY LIVE MUSIC:
James Ryce & Top Shelf @ Little Texas Roadhouse Bar & Grill
Events This Weekend:
The World Remembers
City of Kingston will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of The First World War with special programming and events to pay tribute to the more than 1 million lives lost during the war effort. Over 650,000 Canadian men and women served in uniform during the First World War and nearly one in ten Canadians who fought in the War did not return. Programming includes: The World Remembers, The World Remembers: Heritage Resource Lecture Featuring R.H. Thomson, Remembrance Day Civic Ceremony, All Is Calm: The Christmas Truce Of 1914, Kingston and the First World War, the City’s Civic Collection
City of Kingston; https://www.facebook.com/events/267648607291066
Civic Ceremony of Remembrance
Wreaths will be laid at the Cross of Sacrifice ahead of the ceremony by community groups, starting at 9:15 a.m. and by veteran and military groups starting at 10:15 a.m.
The bilingual civic service will take place from 10:45 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. Spectators should be in place by 10:40 a.m. to see the parade march on ahead of the service. An ASL Interpreter will be at the civic ceremony. There will be seating for veterans and people with disabilities. The public is invited to watch the laying of the wreaths before the service.
To accommodate the day’s activities:
– King Street will be closed from Barrie to Lower University from 8:15 a.m. to 12 p.m.
– Bagot Street will be closed from West to Barrie from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
– Ontario Street will be closed from West to Gore from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Bells of Peace
At 4 p.m., the bell at St. George’s Cathedral will be tolled 34 times for the 34 members of the Cathedral killed during the First World War. A procession of the Royal Military College of Canada band and an interfaith service (based on the celebration of the armistice) will follow. All faiths are welcome to attend. At the end of the service, at approximately 5 p.m., the main cathedral bell will ring 100 times to mark the centenary of the First World War.
McDonald Memorial Park; SUNDAY https://www.facebook.com/events/306105226834250/
Remembrance Day Ceremony
Join us on Nov. 11/18 as we remember our fallen heroes and celebrate the heroes who remain with us. Ceremony begins at 1030am followed by complimentary Chili and Clam Chowder. Karaoke begins at Noon and continues until 8pm as we sing, dance and celebrate our past and present Military personnel. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!!
ANAF Club; SUNDAY https://www.facebook.com/events/116687042563676/
Remembrance Day Ceremony
Wolfe Island United Church; SUNDAY https://www.facebook.com/events/2129223114058358/
Remembrance Day Service
November is a special month here at Arbour Heights in which we celebrate the men and women who risked their lives to fight for our country. Remembrance Day marks the day World War One ended, at 11am on the 11th day of the 11th month, back in 1918. Each year we hold programs around the home specifically to thank our Veterans for their heroic services.
We will also be holding special events during Veterans’ Week. If you or your loved one would like to participate please contact the Recreation Staff at ext 516.
Tuesday November 6th, at 5:00pm we will have a Fine Dining event for our Veterans. Please sign up with recreation.
Sunday, November 11th, at 10:30am our Annual Remembrance Day Service will occur in the Town Hall for residents and family. Please join us and wear your poppies to recognize those who have fought for our country.
Arbour Heights; SUNDAY https://www.facebook.com/events/553604295078251/
Plant the Seeds Initiative Concert Finale- Four Great Bands!
Plant The Seeds Initiative Concert Finale featuring four of the best bands Kingston has to offer: Tom Savage Music, Needless Love Endorsement, The Wilderness, Major Love. The performances will take place in an especially staged and intimate ballroom of the Marriott Residence Inn. Local craft beer and other spirits will be for sale.
Residence Inn Kingston Water’s Edge; TOMORROW https://www.facebook.com/events/475658429611854/
And even more to choose from …
Nuclear Family — The Imaginary Theatre Company; THIS WEEKEND
Various Times; https://www.facebook.com/events/2205385696402994
Christmas Open House — Rustic Pine Primitives; THIS WEEKEND
Various Times; https://www.facebook.com/events/326333648123747/
Queer Circus — Kingston Circus Arts; TONIGHT
Kingston Circus Arts is running circus classes specifically for members of the LGBTQA+ community. Explore mainly aerial fabric, with an intro to partner acrobatics, trapeze and more with instruction from a queer instructor.
Pancake Sunday — Playtrium; Sunday
High Tea by Top Tier Bakery — Hochelaga Inn; Sunday
Experience High Tea by Top Tier Bakery in the beautiful setting of Hochelaga Inn. We work closely with makers and artisans from Kingston, Ontario to give you a true taste of this beautiful city.
Curvy Pole — Sensual Serenity; Sunday
Sensual Serenity’s Curvy Pole series focuses on building confidence, body positivity and sensual movement to reclaim your sensuality. We will teach you the foundations of pole movement in a safe, judgement free environment. Make some new friends and be a part of a sisterhood of woman who empower each other.
Live Pub Quiz — The Mansion; Every Sunday
On Sale Now …
The Ale House:
Sebastian Bach (Skid Row) – November 18
Gord Bamford & Jojo Mason – November 21
Busty & The Bass – November 28
The Beaches & Goodbye Honolulu – December 2
The Grand Theatre:
Dean Brody – TONIGHT
Steve Strongman – November 15
A Tribe Called Red – November 20
Classic Albums Live – AC/DC – November 22
Royal Wood with Elise LeGrow – November 29
I Mother Earth with Finger Eleven – January 19
Gowan – February 22
Mother Mother – March 4
Tim Hicks with Tebey – November 17
Bryan Adams – January 27
Paul Brandt with High Valley – February 21
Luke Combs – March 30
Harlem Globetrotters – April 11
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