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What’s open, closed and happening for Family Day long weekend 2021

Here we are on the other side of a six week lockdown, just in time for the Family Day weekend. While we are still urged to stay safe and avoid unnecessary trips out and about, in KFL&A businesses are reopening, and a sense of relief is spreading across the region.

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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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Grocery store inadvertently open on Family Day

Despite having scheduled to be closed on Family Day, one downtown grocery store had ‘customers’ anyway when the doors to the business were inadvertently open during the holiday. On Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, the Food Basics location on Barrack Street was meant to be closed for the provincial holiday. However,

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Get ready for Feb Fest 2019

Downtown Kingston comes alive every February for its annual Feb Fest. Each weekend during the month of February will see fun and exciting events taking place in and around Market Square. This fabulous winter celebration is put on by the Downtown Kingston! BIA and has been a February staple for

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Top Five Things to See and Do in February 2017

February is here and Wiarton Willie says we’ll have an early spring, but there is still tons of winter fun to be had. This month’s list of the Top Five Things to See and Do kicks off with Feb Fest, Kingston’s annual winter festival centered around Market Square. If you

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#ygkChallenge: Plan a Local Family Day

The #ygkChallenge is an ongoing series where we dare you to be different, resolve to be better, and or do something awesome in support of our beloved community. Each week, Kingstonist establishes a new, ambitious or quirky goal, encouraging you to step out of your comfort zone and do something

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Most Anticipated Spring Events in Kingston

With Reelout, KCFF and The Scotties behind us, Kingstonians are coming out of hibernation and celebrating the arrival of March Break and the spring thaw.  Spring is a favourite time of year for many – it’s time to start anew, clean out closets, make plans for gardens and even toy

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City And YMCA Offer Roster Of Family Day Activities

The City and the Kingston Family YMCA are offering a variety of Family Day activities for Monday, Feb. 20. (The holiday schedule for municipal services follows the activity listing.) AT THE INVISTA CENTRE FREE Public Skate from 1 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. sponsored by James Braden Ford Regular Public Skate

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Friday Foto

Have you had a chance to catch your breath yet?  Over the past two weeks, Kingston has been bustling with some rather significant events, specifically Reelout 11, Feb Fest 2010, and now CFRC’s Annual Funding Drive.  With Valentines and Family Day on the horizon next week, it will only be

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