LOCAL EVENTS

SEP 20 - SEP 22
SEP 20 - SEP 22
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50+ Rock 'n Roll Fitness Studio, 736 Mona Drive
I've been rockin' & rollin' for over 50 years in fitness, began at the local YMCA in 1965 . Now specializing in: Walking to the Beat - 50+Rock'n Roll Fitness Our 50+ year olds enjoy moving to classic rock and roll favourites that increase mobility by gently developing overall wellness and prevent injuries. We have fun, build stamina, stay active, and feel good. Full-body one-hour group programme combines walking, basic foot patterns, stretching, strengthening and a rest and relaxation to cool down - completing with a group sing-a-long. LOCATION: 50+ Rock 'n Roll Fitness Studio, 736 Mona Drive Time:Tuesday and Thursday mornings,9:30 am and 11:00 Contact (613) 389-6540, email: fitness4rocknrollers.com
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APR 01 - MAY 27
APR 01 - MAY 27
254 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario K8N 3B1
Genealogy 101 Workshop: Saturday, April 1st or Saturday, May 27th 1-4:30pm   The Belleville Public Library is pleased to announce that we will be providing our FREE Genealogy 101 workshop twice this spring. We will explore the many ways the Library can assist genealogists in compiling their family history, as well as going over some helpful hints and tips. We will also tour our facilities including our local history collection and we will finish the afternoon with some hands-on training using both Ancestry and our Belleville History Alive database. There are a limited number of spaces available so pre-registration is required. To register, please call 613-968-6731 ext. 2237.
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APR 28
APR 28
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Vimy Officer's Mess, Princess Royal Avenue, Kingston, ON, Canada
Canadians for Women in Afghanistan [C4WA – Kingston chapter] is a volunteer-based, non-religious organization and registered Canadian charity whose mission is to support women and children in Afghanistan. We are one chapter of 12 across the country. Together our organization has raised over 7 million dollars and educated more than 50,000 girls in Afghanistan by hiring teachers and supporting other projects. Currently, we are training teachers at a rate of 1,000 per year, which provides enormous benefit for thousands of children. We believe that our work aligns with Canada’s support of Afghanistan and offers a tangible way for ordinary Canadians to make contributions to Afghanistan, building on the traction so hard won over the past 16 years. The Kingston Chapter has raised over $222,000.00 to date.
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APR 29
APR 29
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James R. Henderson Public School, 361 Roosevelt Drive, Kingston, ON K7M 4AB
Steps for Life - Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is a fun, 5-km fundraising walk to help support families affected by life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths. It’s a unique way to educate your community about the devastating ripple effects of a workplace tragedy and how we can work together to prevent others from being injured or killed on the job. You can make a difference too.
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APR 29
APR 29
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Banquet Centre 1 Alhambra Square Belleville, ON K8N 5V7
Northstar Refrigeration Ltd., the Quinte Humane Society and Quinte Lost Dog Network have joined forces to bring back the popular comedy show "Raise the Woof", Saturday April 29th, at the Banquet Centre in Belleville. They are a troupe of comedians that travel across North America raising money for animal welfare and rescues with their own brand of hilarity. There will be an amazing array of Silent Auction items up for grabs and other fun surprises too! Get your tickets today as seating is limited! Doors open at 6:45pm, show starts at 7:30pm on Saturday April 29th. Banquet Centre - 1 Alhambra Square, Belleville, ON Come early and bid on a lot of great auction items! 50/50 draw and door prizes! Tickets include coffee, tea and dessert. $30/person. 18+ only as may be adult content. Visit www.quintehumanesociety.com for all details and where to purchase tickets.
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APR 29
APR 29
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St. George's Cathedral 270 King St. East Kingston, ON K7L 3B1
Presented by the Kingston Chamber Choir, this concert will feature the Liebeslieder Waltzes, Opus 52 composed by Johannes Brahms with guest artists, Kingston's own Valery Lloyd Watts, world-renowned pianist, Clare Gordon, and the emerging talent of Charlotte Stewart-Juby, soprano, making her KCC debut. The work is reputedly about Brahms' love affair with Clara Schumann, the famous nineteenth century pianist.
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MAY 03
MAY 03
McDonald's across Kingston
This year, on May 3, 2017 a dollar from the sale of every Big Mac, Happy Meal and hot McCafe beverage (including brewed coffee and tea) will be donated to our local Boys & Girls Club of Kingston.
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MAY 04
MAY 04
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The Ambassador
Giggles, Grapes & Brew is a fun-filled evening that features a comedic performance by Gilson Lubin, fine vintages from Ontario's finest wineries and fine brews from local breweries. Tickets are $75, proceeds from this event allow the Rotary Club of Kingston to support incredible community projects and services. For more information, please contact rotarykingston@gmail.com.
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MAY 06
MAY 06
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Molly Brant Elementary School, Lyons Street, Kingston, ON, Canada
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MAY 06
MAY 06
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St. Lawrence College, Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston, ON, Canada
This community event is intended to bring education, resources and support to the Kingston and Surrounding Communities affected by diabetes. Our event is open to the general public. The Canadian Diabetes Association will highlight our organization's commitment to the fight against diabetes; provide information about how to prevent, delay or manage diabetes to those who need it; and showcase available products and services to a very targeted and engaged audience of people living with diabetes. Our symposium will include: o Expert keynote speaker(s) o Information sessions on a variety of self-management topics o A tradeshow featuring information about diabetes-related products and health information from partner organizations and exhibitors o Experiential components such as cooking demonstrations, fitness activities and risk assessments For more information please contact: betsy.lake@diabetes.ca and/or linda.rodgers@diabetes.ca
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MAY 06
MAY 06
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Salvation Army Citadel, 816 Centennial Dr., Kingston
We're back with our second annual Spring Market for Africa. Treat yourself with a visit to our fabulous Market. Gifts for Moms and others. Vintage and gently used clothing, plants, grandmothers' baking & sewing, African baskets. Light lunch available. Free admission. All proceeds to Help Lesotho and the Stephen Lewis Foundation to support grandmothers in Africa raising their orphaned grandchildren. Where and When: Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10:00-3:00 at The Salvation Army Citadel, Centennial at Taylor-Kidd Blvd. www.g2gkingston.ca
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MAY 11 - MAY 12
MAY 11 - MAY 12
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Brockville Convention Centre, Brockville, ON, Canada
Children's Mental Health of Leeds & Grenville will be hosting a two day Educational Workshop May 11th and 12th at the Brockville Convention Centre, with renowned developmental psychologist, Dr. Gordon Neufeld. Dr. Neufeld is an international speaker, a bestselling author (Hold on to Your Kids) and a leading interpreter of the developmental paradigm. On May 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Dr. Neufeld will present "Making Sense of Anxiety in Children and Youth" The focus of the May 12th workshop from 9:00 a.m. to noon will be "Relationship Matters: Harnessing the Power of Attachment". For more information or to purchase tickets please visit the Children's Mental Health of Leeds & Grenville website: www.cmhlg.ca
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MAY 11
MAY 11
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Kingston Integrated Healthcare 541 Palace Road Kingston, ON K7L 4T6
Kingston Integrated Healthcare Inc. invites you to their 9th annual drop-in Open House: Thursday May 11th, 3pm to 6pm Bring a friend and join us for draw prizes, tours, presentations, treats, and good conversation! This is a free, family-friendly, event! For more information, please visit our website, or facebook event page. 541 Palace Road (beside the Kingston Centre) 613.547.KIHC www.KIHC.ca facebook.com/myKIHC KIHC is a team of 10 health professionals with expertise in complementary, alternative, and integrative medicines. We work as a team, blending modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of healing.
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MAY 13
MAY 13
Glen Lawrence Equestrian Centre 1340 Hwy #2 East, Kingston, ON
Hold your horses!  Happy Mare’s Day is galloping over to Glen Lawrence Equestrian Centre this year! Happy Mare’s Day is an annual event that celebrates the horse.  The move to this new location offers the opportunity for a more expanded schedule during the 3-hour event.  Preliminary plans includes demonstrations of non-riding activities – Companion Connection Training, Equine First Aid, Equine Massage and Equine Reiki – as well as riding with Dressage, Jumping and Eventing.  Information sessions include Heart of Horse Workshop, Horse Whispering, and Facilitated Equine Experiential Learning (FEEL) to name a few at this time.  
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MAY 16
MAY 16
Kingston Integrated Healthcare Inc., 541 Palace Rd, Kingston, ON K7L 4T6, Canada
This is our fourth of a four-part Proactive Women Health Workshop series. Come join Physiotherapist Christine Campbell and Naturopathic Doctor Dr. Angela Hunt ND as they discuss different aspects of women's health over the coming months. This workshop is focused on "Stress & Wellbeing." Do you know the signs of adrenal fatigue and how it can impact your daily life? Join us to learn about many practical, natural ways to reduce your stress and boost your daily living. We are asking for a $5 donation for each workshop. All the proceeds will be going to Dress for Success in Kingston. We will be serving hot tea and providing handouts for each workshop. Come join us and be empowered. Space is limited, registration is required. Please call 613-547-5442 to sign up today!
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MAY 27 - JUN 10
MAY 27 - JUN 10
154 Cannifton Road North, Cannifton, ON, Canada, K0K 1K0
Discovering North Hastings - The North So Near - Saturday, May 27 or Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Day-long guided bus tour of North Hastings County. Cost $70. which includes lunch.  Organized by Hastings County Historical Society.  For more information, contact Mary-Lynne Morgan (613-961-7091) or go to www.hastingshistory.ca
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MAY 27
MAY 27
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1014 Cunningham Road, Kingston Ont
FOLLOW THE SOUND OF THE PIPES AND DRUMS TO THE ANNUAL KINGSTON SCOTTISH FESTIVAL, MAY 27th  ON THE GREEN FIELDS OF RIDEAU ACRES.  WATCH THE KILTS FLY IN THE HIGHLAND DANCING AND PIPE BAND COMPETITIONS. TAKE IN THE AMATEUR SOLO PIPING AND DRUMMING EVENTS.   SEE THE KINGSTON STRONGMAN COMPETITION. BROWSE THROUGH A SELECTION OF AUTHENTIC MERCHANDISE FROM A VARIETY OF LOCAL VENDORS... THEN VISIT THE REFRESHMENT TENT, FOR FOOD AND FAMILY FUN!  ADMISSION IS FREE, PARKING COSTS FIVE DOLLARS.  IT ALL TAKES PLACE THIS SATURDAY AT RIDEAU ACRES.  FOR  DETAILS VISIT KINGSTONSCOTFEST.COM Free Admission. Parking Charge of $5/vehicle  
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MAY 27
MAY 27
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Odessa Fairgrounds, Ontario
Interested in showing your horse or pony in Halter, Trail, Games and Western and English Performance classes? Very FAMILY and beginner friendly! PLEASE PRE-register by midnight the Wednesday before the show by emailing ohpc@live.ca Price: Annual Family membership $30 Annual Individual membership $25 Day membership $10 Class fees: $5/class or $40 and enter as many classes as you like
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JUN 01 - JUN 02
JUN 01 - JUN 02
South Grenville District High School, Prescott, ON, Canada
Relay For life is an event South Grenville District High school has been doing for 4 years. It raises money for The Canadian Cancer Society. Whether you are cheering on survivors, walking the track, passing the baton to your teammate or joining in exciting trackside activities, Relay For Life is more than just a cancer walk - it's a journey. Any age or fitness level is welcome - it is up to you how far to push yourself. Whether you want to walk 5 km or 15 km, you will be supporting everyone in your life who has been affected by cancer. So what the community can do is either make up a team, donate, sponsor, volunteer or just generally support us and join our fight against Cancer. This years event is " You can be a hero, Just for one day!" and will take place June 1st from 12 pm-12am. Our goal this year is to raise 20 000$ but if we surpass it that would be great! It will be filled with lots of fun events and is family friendly. We'd also like to thank you f or your ongoing support!
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JUN 02 - JUN 04
JUN 02 - JUN 04
Gananoque Inn, 550 Stone Street, Gananoque ON
ART AT THE INN June 2,3 & 4, 2017. Enjoy the passion of l0 artists in the beautiful St. Lawrence Room of the historic Gananoque Inn, 550 Stone St., Gananoque, Ont. Opening night - 6 - 9 features live music by Lea and Phil Hamblett, with food and wine available.  Free admission.  Saturday and Sunday - l0 to 5.  For further information - call 6l3-382-33l5.
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JUN 04
JUN 04
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Confederation Park, Kingston ON
THINK YOU CAN BEAT BEETHOVEN? For the last 21 years, thousands of participants have challenged themselves to finish an 8 km race or a 4 km fun run/walk through downtown Kingston before the Kingston Symphony has finished playing 50 minutes of Beethoven's best music. Date/Time: Sunday, June 4, 2017, 10:30AM Location: Confederation Park, Downtown Kingston (in front of City Hall) HOW TO REGISTER? You can register for Beat Beethoven online by visiting www.beatbeethovenkingston.com or in person at Runners' Choice: 56 Brock Street in Kingston. Cash and cheque are accepted and all cheques should be made out to the Kingston Symphony Association. All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Registration Fees 4 km Fun Run/Walk | $35 8 km Race | $45 Event t-shirts are guaranteed to all participants registered before May 12, 2017. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Beat Beethoven is such a success year after year because of the hard work and dedication of our volunteers! For more information on how to get involved please call 613-546-9729 or email info@kingstonsymphony.on.ca
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JUN 10
JUN 10
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St. Lawrence College, Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston, ON, Canada
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JUN 24
JUN 24
Perth, Ontario
The annual Perth’s World Record Kilt Run will be hosted in Heritage Perth, June 24th, 2017. Organizers of this year’s event have opened the 2017 “All Things Maple” Kilt Run registration for the 8km, the Royal Mile, and the kid’s races at www.perthkiltrun.ca . The theme for this year’s races ties in to Lanark County’s claim of being the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario and will add to the Town of Perth’s celebrations for Canada’s 150th anniversary. Volunteers will play a very key role in the event, as in previous years, to ensure that the races and activities occur without a hitch. Anyone wishing to volunteer should contact Mary Stewart at therunninggoat@cogeco.net . The current registration fee will increase after January 25th, 2017 so get online and register today!
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