Events

  • Turtles Kingston Turtle Nest Protection Program

    May 10, 23, and June 7 from 5 - 8pm
    616 Gardiners Rd, Kingston, Ontario, K7M9B8 - Kingston
    Turtles Kingston has partnered with Lee Valley Kingston to host 3 seminars where you can learn how to build your own turtle nest protectors for $15! May 10, 23, and June 7 from 5-8pm.
    $15
  • Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee

    Portsmouth Olympic Harbour - Kingston
    Kingston Literacy & Skills invites you to their 24th Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee! Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Bee starts at 5:00 p.m. ‘Early bee’ tickets are available until April 30th – cost $45; regular cost $50 May 1, until sales close on May 17th! Teams of 3 compete for the title of Best Speller – also other categories to win are: best dressed (costumes), most team spirit (bring your own cheerleaders!) and most pledges raised. Proceeds raised from the event are used for the delivery of literacy programming in Kingston, Napanee and surrounding communities.
    $45-$50
  • Art After Dark - Spring 2019

    Galleries in downtown Kingston and art loving businesses will open their doors from 7:00pm to 10:00pm on Friday, May 24. Join in this free event and see (and buy!) the best art Kingston has to offer! Don't forget to enter to win $500 towards the purchase of original art at all participating businesses! Tour Galleries, enjoy light refreshments, great conversation, and compelling art at nearly 30 different venues in Kingston's historic downtown.
  • ALS Walk 2019

    Confederation Basin, 6 Clarence St, Kingston, ON K7L 5H8 - Kingston
    Join us once again as we fundraise, gather, and walk to show our commitment to finding a cure for ALS in our lifetime. The 2019 Walk begins at 11am, with registration opening at 10am. The 3km walking route will be clearly marked. If you're looking for more informaiton, contact: kingston@walktoendals.ca
  • Speak Up for Ability

    Saturday, May 25
    Hosted by Learning Disabilities of Kingston, this is a Free day of learning and sharing for up to 100 parents, teachers and community services providers to ensure the best learning opportunities for students with learning disabilities and attention issues. Keynote speaker, Jennifer-Amy Murphy, LDSB Special Education Coordinator, will talk about "Universal Design for Learning" in addition to hearing from an advocacy panel. There will be a small community fair with local organizations and service providers sharing information on services and programs. Free parking and a light lunch will be provided. The forum is organized in collaboration with United Parents of Bayridge and with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Education PRO Grant program.
  • Shopify 101 at KFPL

    4412 Wheatley St, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0 - Kingston
    Do you have an idea for a great product to sell online, but don’t know how to start? Whether you already have an existing business or are still in the idea stage, you may want to consider using the Shopify e-commerce platform. KFPL is pleased to offer an introductory workshop, Shopify 101, at the Sydenham branch on Thursday, May 30, beginning at 7 p.m. This will be a hands-on workshop, so make sure you bring along your laptop or tablet (and your charger). WiFi is available on site. Adults only. Seating is limited. Questions? Contact: Anne Hall, 613-549-8888, ext.3528, ahall@kfpl.ca