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What’s open and closed in Kingston on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

While an official federal statutory holiday, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, being observed for the first time on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, is not a typical ‘holiday.’ Instead of a holiday meant to celebrate something, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a date meant for reflection, and to

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Kingston WritersFest continues digital format for 2021

Kingston WritersFest is presenting their week-long festival online for the second year in a row. Running from September 22-26, 2021 the festival brings a fresh and diverse lineup to the literary festival. The 13th annual festival is offering a mix of free and paid events on the Zoom platform over

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DSF to showcase winners of their Birth Story Contest with a Birth Sharing Circle

The Doula Support Foundation is holding a free online event, the Birth Sharing Circle, to celebrate writers, birthers, and birth workers. This event will showcase the winners of Doula Support Foundation’s Birth Story Contest. The Birth Sharing Circle will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020. Reserve a spot through

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Kingston WritersFest 12th annual festival begins Sept 23

Kingston WritersFest is presenting their week-long festival online this year. From September 23-27, 2020, authors Desmond Cole, Shani Mootoo, Joan Thomas, Helen Humphreys, and Linwood Barclay, among others, will be participating in author events, lectures, and Writers Studio Master Classes, as well as special events in collaboration with Toronto’s Word

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KFPL resumes Constellations lecture series with Eternity Martis

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has announced the return of their Constellations lecture series. The first Zoom event this season will happen on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 6:30 p.m. and feature Eternity Martis, author of They Said This Would Be Fun: Race, Campus Life, and Growing Up, the KFPL said

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New online programs for children at KFPL this fall

The Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) has announced their fall children’s programming. This programming will be happening almost exclusively online and some of the live online events require registration. Stories in the Square is continuing on Thursday mornings during the month of September. This is an in-person event taking place

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