Spotlight YGK: November 9 edition

Spotlight YGK

“In Flanders Fields, the poppies blow. Between the crosses, row on row.”

Lest we forget.

This Week …


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


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


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;

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

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!!

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Wolfe Island United Church; SUNDAY

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

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

And even more to choose from …

Nuclear Family — The Imaginary Theatre Company; THIS WEEKEND
Various Times;

Christmas Open House — Rustic Pine Primitives; THIS WEEKEND
Various Times;

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

Leon’s Centre:

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


Care is the National Evening Announcer on #1 For Country, broadcasting live from Country 93.5 with Bobby Bones weeknights from 7-11pm. You can also hear her Dad jokes Sunday mornings 6 – 10am on KRock 105.7.
Find her online (in all the usual spots) @careonair.
And don’t be surprised if you see her chasing a tequila shot with a rye n coke on her many Downtown Princess Street adventures any given weekend.

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