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Poet Laureate offering workshop on ‘Writing Joy’ through KFPL

April is National Poetry Month, and, in celebration, Kingston Frontenac Public Library is hosting an online Poetry Writing Workshop, Writing Joy: How to Write a Joyful Poem in Troubled Times, with Kingston Poet Laureate Jason Heroux. “Joy has taken a backseat for most of this past year, as we’ve all

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Seedy Saturday offers local green thumbs an early start to their gardening

Gardeners, from novice to expert, take note: The Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) will be holding their annual Seedy Saturday on Saturday, Mar. 14, 2020. “Seedy Saturday is a warm-spirited celebration of seeds, gardening and community,” says Dianne Dowling, Kingston Area Seed System Initiative board member. “By March, gardeners are really

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City to lead further conversation on Sir John A. Macdonald’s impact

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, Jennifer Campbell, manager of cultural heritage, for the City of Kingston, and Guy Freedman, president and senior partner of First Peoples Group, shared how they plan to continue the conversation about Sir John A Macdonald’s connections to Kingston, and his impact and legacy across Canada.

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Live digital theatre festival returns to the Isabel this June

  The Festival Of Live Digital Art (foldA) will be returning to the The Isabel Bader Centre for Performing Arts from Wednesday, June 12 to Saturday, June 15, 2019. The four-day festival will be showcasing and exploring emerging digital performance techniques. Festival goers can attend headlining immersive performances such as

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Water Conservation Garden offers ‘green’ learning experiences for all ages

  Sustainability and conservation are key factors in surviving our current climate emergency. Taking small steps to reduce our carbon footprint, being mindful of creating waste, and conserving water are small changes everyone can make to help reduce our impact on the environment. Keeping all these things in mind, it

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Sneak peek: Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Central Branch set to reopen this weekend

The renovations are finally complete, and doors are ready to open this Saturday at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Downtown library patrons have been without a branch since December 2018, when the temporary library space on Wellington St closed its doors. Originally slated to open in

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Local artist engaging seniors with workshop series

Local artist Jessica Trotter of Jessica Trotter Designs will be hosting embroidery and block painting workshops at the Seniors Association. Trotter is looking forward to working with seniors and keeping them engaged with the arts community. She said she finds it amazing that people who have so much experience in

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