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KFPL presents Exploring Gender Diversity: A Discussion with Lee Airton

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is holding an event to further understanding of gender diversity. In a virtual event, Dr. Lee Airton will discuss their work in supporting gender diversity, how gender diversity has influenced social and educational environments, and how gender diverse populations can approach obstacles with confidence and

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Rescheduled: KFPL Live Series – Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope

Update (Monday, Oct. 4, 2021): Eye in the Sky: The Hubble Space Telescope, originally scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, has been rescheduled to Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. According to a media release from the library, anyone who had registered to attend this program has been re-registered for the rescheduled

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United Way looks to raise over $3.6M with fall fundraising campaign

The United Way of KFL&A announced their ambitious goal of raising $3,614,800 during this year’s fall fundraising campaign at a virtual event on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. Campaign Chair Daren Dougall stated that this Campaign Goal represents an increase of 25 per cent over the 2020 goal and reflects the

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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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Homegrown Live Music Festival marks the beginning of the return of live music in Kingston

To say that Kingstonians have missed their live music scene might be the understatement of the pandemic. A very large part of the local social scene, and a major employer of a good segment of Kingston’s populations, the loss of live music due to the COVID-19 pandemic had a massive

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KFPL Live presents Financial Literacy for Women series

Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting a series on financial literacy for women as part of their KFPL Live online programming. The four talks will be held on Tuesdays through the rest of 2021. “Giving women insight into financial literacy helps ensure a secure financial future for women and

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KFPL hosts Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott to speak about her memoir

As we approach National Indigenous Peoples Day and Canada Day, Kingston Frontenac Public Library (KFPL) is hosting an author talk with Haudenosaunee author Alicia Elliott. She will speak about subjects explored in her memoir A Mind Spread Out On The Ground, which analyses her upbringing amidst institutional oppression. “Understanding lived

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Alzheimer Society annual event surpasses goal by over $11K

The second virtual IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s hosted by the Alzheimer Society of KFL&A surpassed last year’s total, which was an absolute suprise to the event organizers. The 2021 walk wrapped up on Monday, May 31, with an amazing total; coming in at $11K more than their goal

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Local students participate in Celebration of Dance virtual event

Today, more than 9,000 local elementary students danced their way to better health during a virtual Celebration of Dance event. The event, held annually at Fort Henry when we’re not in a pandemic situation, is part of the health and physical education curriculum for students in both the Limestone District

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KFPL presents ‘An hour with Joshua Whitehead’

Joshua Whitehead will give a talk on his creative process, and answer questions after a reading of his award-winning Canada Reads title Jonny Appleseed. This story follows the life of a young Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer character and his attempts to adapt to life in the city, according to a release from Kingston

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March of the Museums goes virtual — in April

The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites (KAM) have announced their March of the Museum event will take place this year, though with some significant changes. Due to the pandemic, and the change to the regular school March Break, the event will happen in April, and has

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KCFF: Comic Art Workshop

ABOUT The Comic Art Workshop will highlight dynamic figure drawing and storytelling using the classic comic book styles! It can be as complex as creating a comic with a full story and cover or as simple as teaching students a fun and easy way to draw superheroes and their other

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