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Update: All appointments booked – Memorial Centre to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

UPDATE (Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.)All appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic through the Maple Centre Health Clinic at the Memorial Centre are now booked. Please do not call the Maple Family Health Centre or KFL&A Public Health to try to schedule an appointment at this clinic. Original

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Memorial Centre Aqua Park to reopen with restrictions

The City of Kingston’s Outdoor Aqua Park at 303 York St. will open next week with new COVID-19 precautions in place. The facility, situated adjacent to the Memorial Centre, includes a 25-metre lane pool, a leisure pool, and splash pad spray features. The City said it will be open daily

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Kingston’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre moves to Memorial Centre

The local COVID-19 Assessment Centre is relocating from the Hotel Dieu Hospital site to the Kingston Memorial Centre, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced today. The move is in partnership with Primary Health Care, Frontenac Paramedic Services, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, and the City of Kingston, and

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Skateful Dead double-header today

This afternoon (Saturday, Jul. 28,2018) at the Memorial Centre, the Skateful Dead will at likely end up the Skateful Dead Tired. The roller derby team plays two matches today, the first against Ottawa’s Bytown Blackhearts, the second against the Belleville Bombshells. “It’s important to rehydrate,” says Justine Aman, spokesperson for

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Top Five Things to See and Do in September 2017

September is upon us, and that means two things.  First, the kids are back on the bus and headed back to the classroom.  Second, this is our last chance to enjoy some really great weather before tucking in for the Fall, and whatever may come as the days get shorter. 

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Top Five Things to See and Do in August 2017

As August lurks around the corner, we realize the bittersweetness of knowing that we’re halfway through summer. But fear not! There is still plenty of summer fun to enjoy in ygk. Narrowing down a list of the Top 5 Things to See and Do in August was tricky. We couldn’t

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Top Five Things to See and Do in July 2017

School’s out for the Summer, and that means the local event scene is kicking in to high gear to woo tourists and Kingstonians alike.  There’s certainly no shortage of daily activities and big festivals vying for your attention, so much so that you’d be hard pressed to take it all

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Top Five Things to See and Do in May 2017

Spring is in the air in Kingston! The patios dotting our downtown are once again bustling with activity, weary students are shuffling into new digs, and the panic-inducing clouds of midges are choking anyone who dares to venture within 3 blocks of the waterfront.  With the city’s event calendar is

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Construction of Kingston’s Memorial Centre

Kingston’s Memorial Centre is a piece of the region’s much longer agricultural past, dating back to when John Graves Simcoe founded his Agricultural Society of Upper Canada in 1792 with the goal of making the then mostly unpopulated province into one of mass agricultural production. Located on the same land

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#ygkChallenge: Local Thanksgiving

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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#ygkChallenge: Support our Farmers’ Markets

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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