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Summer vendors market will be in-person and online this year in Napanee

Napanee’s Hometown Market is set to kick off the season this Saturday, Jun. 12, 2021, at the Strathcona Paper Centre (SPC) The Hometown Market will operate weekly every Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. until Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.   This summer’s featured vendors, who will be serving customers every

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Watershed Festival to celebrate music theatre in Kingston this May

A crucial turning point in history is often referred to as a “watershed” moment. With this in mind, the Dan School of Music and Drama at Queen’s University, in partnership with the City of Kingston, presents the first ever Watershed Festival, May 25 to 28, 2021. The Watershed Festival is

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Don Cherry Online Hot Stove Event

Tickets are now on sale for the Don Cherry Hot Stove Fundraiser taking place Wednesday March 31st, at 7:00ESTpm. Buy your ticket now and register on Zoom to reserve your spot! Special Guests include Rick Smith, Terry O’Reilly and Rick Middleton. This event will be to support local Rotary Clubs,

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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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Take in Skeleton Park Arts Fest at home

The 15th annual Skeleton Park Arts Fest (SPAF) will be moving mostly online this year in light of COVID-19. Although many of the live events will be happening in cyberspace, initiatives have been created to offer socially distant arts experiences in-person in the neighbourhood, including the Next Door art show,

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Special Olympics Ontario School Championships draws to a close online

The results of the province’s first Special Olympics Ontario Virtual School Championships are in. Over the course of the next three days, June 16-18, 2020, athletes and supporters will have an opportunity to participate in a variety of virtual wrap-up events, which can be found on the Virtual Games website.

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FOLDA brings online live performances to forefront during pandemic

For the third-year in a row, the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA), one of North America’s largest online live performance festivals, is back. This year’s festival will be streaming from Kingston, Toronto, New York City, Montreal and Los Angeles from Wednesday, Jun. 10 to Saturday, Jun. 13, 2020.  Adrienne

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Kingston Police and Special Olympics Ontario launch online school championship

Kingston Police and Special Olympics Ontario have launched an online Virtual School Championship at their website schoolchamps.ca, which runs from Monday, Jun. 1 to Friday, Jun. 12 2020.  Student athletes aged 13 to 21 can participate by registering online, selecting from up to five different physical challenges to complete, and

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Walk for Alzheimer’s moving online

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s is moving online. The national event will be streamed on Sunday, May, 31 2020 at 12 pm EST. It will connect Canadians and Alzheimer Societies from across the country.  The annual walk is the Alzheimer Society’s biggest fundraising event of the year. In

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Kingston WritersFest to go virtual for 2020

Kingston WritersFest will not be taking place physically this September due to the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, according to an announcement made by the festival on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. The festival was scheduled for September 23-27 2020 and a select series of master classes and presentations will be happening remotely

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Kingston Police warn of scammers exploiting COVID-19 pandemic

Kingston Police continue to alert the community of scams associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, this time reporting a recent phishing attack brought to their attention. In recently-reported coronavirus-themed phishing attacks, criminals are using email to send victims which appear to be from a hospital. The emails warn the victim that

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Queen’s researchers launch program to support people living with physical disabilities during pandemic

Everyone is facing challenging times during the COVID-19 pandemic, but those living with physical disabilities face their own unique challenges, something researchers with Queen’s University are working to address. Drs. Mary Ann McColl, Amy Latimer-Cheung, and Jennifer Tomasone are working to ensure people living with disabilities are not forgotten during

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