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Annual Beat Beethoven run cancelled for 2020

The Annual Beat Beethoven run put on by the Kingston Symphony Association is cancelled due to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders.  The race, which is an 8 km run, in which the runners try to finish the race before the Symphony finishes playing 50 minutes of Beethoven’s finest music, was scheduled

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2017

This month’s list of great things to do in Kingston is chock-full of arts and culture based events with a little bit of sports thrown in for good measure. If you love to read, run, listen to a symphony, take in some local theatre or catch some great live music,

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2016

With the arrival of June, the end of another school year is in sight for elementary and secondary school students, and the latest phase of the Big Dig will soon be behind us.   While summer does not officially arrive until June 20th, Kingston has already begun to ratchet up the

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Top Five Things to See and Do in June 2015

The patios are hopping, the gardens are blooming and the temperatures are steadily rising in our favour.  June is two days away, which means that the end of another school semester and glorious summer vacation are now in sight.   As we look forward to the summer solstice (aka the longest

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Most Anticipated Events in June 2015 in Kingston

Today is the first unofficial holiday of the Summer: Victoria Day!  That likely means your coolers are fully stocked, the grill is prepped, and you’ve got big plans to hang out with friends and family and reminisce about surviving another wretched winter.  The arrival of Victoria Day also means that

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Most Anticipated Spring Events in Kingston

With the temperature ever so slowly rising, hopes of spring are in the air and Kingstonians are beginning to come out of hibernation once again.  Spring is a great time to start anew, clean out closets, sort through winter clothes and maybe even start planning your garden.  Along with these

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Dance parties, CD releases and World Premiers, oh my!

I have been a bad, bad blogger lately. I have been pondering possible reasons and I’ve decided to go with the “I’ve just been too busy with symphony and other shows” excuse. Hope that works for everyone. You may also have noticed that since the site redesign, we have no

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Beat Beethoven

After living in Kingston for nearly 8 years, I have never been available to take in the Beat Beethoven fundraiser for the Kingston Symphony Orchestra. Fortunately, I made it down to City Hall today where Kingston’s finest musicians played Beethoven’s Symphony No.3, while runners attempted to complete 4 and 8km

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He moves pretty fast for a dead guy

The Beat Beethoven Run has been an exciting event for the Kingston community for the past fourteen years. Every year, community members participate in an 8km run or 4km walk from City Hall with the goal of returning before The Kingston Symphony has completed Beethoven’s 50-minute 3rd Symphony. The event

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