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Refugees share experiences in virtual Pump House series

The PumpHouse Museum is holding a series of free, virtual events this fall that will highlight the stories of local residents who arrived in Canada as refugees. These free events complement the exhibition, Refuge Canada, on view at the PumpHouse now until mid-November. Refugees Welcome: Refuge Canada Speaker Series invites residents

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Free webinar helps plan for serious illness and its effects

A local organization is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021, in regards to being prepared for serious illness.  “The Global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to prepare for such an unexpected event,” the Plan Well Guide event posting states. “That preparation can take many forms, but

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Social Planning Council Kingston Oct 15 Housing Webinar

Registration is now open for the third and final SPC Webinar event in 2021. SPC Kingston and Development Services Kingston is hosting a webinar on Supportive Affordable Housing with 3 panelists who work in the field. Come learn more about how you can be involved in creating supportive housing in

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Free Live Music in Dunham Park

Come join us every Friday evening from 6:30-8pm for live music at Mr. Mutsy’s Fence of Kindness in Dunham Park. Acoustic guitar music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s to present, is performed by Melady Melodies in our back yard which backs onto Dunham Park off of Dunham Street. (This Park

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Wild Card preview for the 2020 Brier

The 2020 Tim Hortons Brier officially gets underway tonight at the Leon’s Centre, with Ontario’s Glenn Howard battling Manitoba’s Mike McEwan in the Wild Card game. The two teams enter tonight’s event as the top two rinks in the country who did not win their respective national championships. Both rinks

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Helping struggling readers at KFPL

Do you know a child who is struggling to read? Join Jan MacLean, a Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist, at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL), and learn some important steps for teaching young children to read. When I asked Jan to share more about her presentation, she had a lot to

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KFPL’s Art Hive a creative outlet for Kingston’s maker community

An exciting opportunity for Kingston’s maker community is about to begin at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL). Art Hives will be hosted near-weekly, beginning Monday, Sept. 23, at the Central Branch of the KFPL. Local art enthusiasts will have the chance to explore the new resources available at the

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Second weekend of ‘Ontario Street: A Vibrant Project’ kicks off Friday

The City of Kingston will be putting on a second weekend of the Ontario Street Vibrant Spaces Project. Ontario Street will be closed to traffic in front of City Hall from 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 until 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019 to allow a gathering space for

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