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Alzheimer Society offering family portrait fundraiser in KFL&A region

The Alzheimer Society of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFLA) is running their annual Forget Me Not Family Portraits fundraiser, in a “socially distant style” this year. After a successful first session on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, a second date has been added for this weekend. For $75, Kingston families

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Local organizations ready to welcome kids and families back to fall programming

With the return of school, parents may be wondering what safe and fun activities are open for business this fall. Many local organizations are setting up registration and classes, and making changes to procedures, to ensure a safe return to regular programming. (Or at least close to it.) Take a

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Weekend activities to make YGK smile

It’s been over a month since the City of Kingston declared a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and staying entertained is getting more and more difficult. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of pandemic-safe activities (providing everyone adheres to physical distancing guidelines and only participates

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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2020

This long weekend is all about spending time with family – it says so right in the name! But there’s nothing worse than planning a make-your-own-pizza party or cocktail hour with extended family and friends, only to find one of the places you need to go shopping isn’t open. Worse

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Feb Fest 2020

Feb Fest invigorates downtown Kingston every February. When the winter starts to feel long, the Downtown Kingston! BIA bolsters spirits with a month’s worth of events. This year marks 16 winters enlivened with outdoor activities in and around Springer Market Square. “As much as I am a summer person, I

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At the movies in Kingston: December 20 edition

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ The box office is on the rise for the week before Christmas. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. Landmark Cinemas Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker opened Thursday and began its long

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At the movies in Kingston: December 6 edition

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ Will Queen Elsa reign at the box office for another week, or will she be thrown out with the cold thanks to a flurry of new movies. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Dec. 6,

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At the movies in Kingston: October 25 edition

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ A new king is coming to the box office, and some classic horror tales are back on the big screen for the week of Halloween. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. Landmark

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At the movies in Kingston: October 4 edition

Welcome back to ‘At the movies in Kingston.’ The box office is going to get a little silly this week with the arrival of the clown prince of crime. Here is what’s new at the Kingston theatres for the week starting Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. Landmark Cinemas Joker is the

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Pumpkin displays illuminate Upper Canada Village for Pumpkinferno

Every fall, Upper Canada Village is transformed into a pumpkin-wonderland. Over 7,000 artificial pumpkins are carved into fantastic glowing spectacles. Starting Friday, Sept. 27 you can view the hand-carved pumpkins along a one kilometer path in the 19th century village. This is the seventh season Pumpkinferno has been lighting up

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Guide to apple and pumpkin picking

Now that autumn is officially here, it’s time for Kingstonist to take another look at one of the season’s best activities — apple and pumpkin picking! This activity is great for families, couples, or anyone who just wants a lot of fresh apples for a great price, or to find

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Kingston Sheepdog Trials take over Grass Creek Park this weekend

The Sheep Dog Trials Festival will take place at Grass Creek Park from Friday, Aug. 9 until Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. Presented by Kingston Subaru, the festival is family-friendly and invites attendees to bring leashed pets. The attractions and events will be running rain or shine throughout the weekend. In

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