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Queen’s to host symposium unpacking media representations of witchcraft

A week-long virtual symposium is organized from August 16 to 22 by The Witch Institute, a one-time symposium hosted by the Department of Film and Media at Queen’s University in Katarokwi/Kingston. The Witch Institute is a collaborative meeting space for people who want to share diverse understandings of witches and

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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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Sailing indoors? How Kingston Yacht Club is continuing their camp during COVID-19

Due to the cancellations of summer camps and the inability for large groups of people to gather and be close to each other, Kingston Yacht Club (KYC) wanted to find a creative way to foster the love for sailing, from the safety and comfort of your own home. To do

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Join the Together Yet Separate Bookclub hosted by KFPL

During this time of social isolation, the Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is bringing readers together virtually with the Together Yet Separate Bookclub. “The idea stemmed from the current state of isolation, and the inability for patrons to acquire our bookclub sets in person,” said Jake Miller, Programming and Outreach

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South Frontenac Fire offering free brush drop off during fire ban

While a fire ban might seem unnecessary and inconvenient right now when most people are staying home and busying themselves with yard work, it’s actually very important, according to the Township of South Frontenac. “Dry grass, windy conditions, and a moment’s distraction are the perfect recipe for disaster when burning

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2019 Movies in the Square lineup announced

  The Downtown Kingston Business Improvement Association (BIA) has announced the 2019 lineup for Movies in the Square. This is the 13th year for the Thursday evening events that draw hundreds to Market Square throughout the summer. Movies will begin after dusk, usually after 9pm for the June and July

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UpLIFT Kingston brings community together in outdoor fitness and yoga

  When local real estate sales representative Echo Perry-Cumberland was looking for a new way to get involved in the community, she knew an idea she’d been slowly working on for years would be ideal. “The seeds of this series were planted years ago, and I am excited to announce

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Start your spring cleaning with Giveaway Day

With the sun finally warming our days here in Kingston, it’s that time of year when residents are opening their windows, rearranging their homes for the coming season, and trying to de-clutter – the perfect time for Giveaway Day! At least twice a year, the City of Kingston holds Giveaway

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