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Victoria Day Celebrations

Monday, May 22nd @ 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Start your summer season at Lake Ontario Park during the City’s annual Victoria Day Celebrations on Monday, May 22. Enjoy great live entertainment – including Taylor Angus, Jordy Jackson Band and Absolute Journey Tribute – local food trucks, exciting inflatable activities, face painting and balloon twisting, topped off by a jaw dropping fireworks display. The perfect kick off to a summer of family fun! Here are a few reminders to help you have a safe, fun and memorable day: •…

Guilty Pleasure!

Monday, May 22nd @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

You know you watch it! The Bachelor! It's that one night a week to indulge in a good drink, good food, good friends, and good television. It's the Season Premiere Viewing party of Season 458 of THE BACHELORETTE! We've got beer tasting of Kingston's finest craft brew, appetizers, a private bank vault and our own big screen to watch! Who will get the first impression rose!? We are also going to make it interesting with a playful Bachelorette POOL! The…

Kingston Young Professionals May Social

Tuesday, May 23rd @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This month's social is at The Kingston Brewing Company! Come hang out with other young professionals.

Book Launch, Reading and Music. Owen, Cooper, Lamon.

Tuesday, May 23rd @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Book Launch and Reading, with Music Vancouver poet, Catherine Owen, will be launching her latest collection of poetry, 'Dear Ghost' (Wolsak and Wynn, 2017). Joining her and reading as well that evening will be Kingston author and poet, Alyssa Cooper, following her recent chapbook launch of 'Unlike Icarus' (Thee Hellbox Press, 2017). The evening will also include a musical performance by Kingston singer-songwriter, Erika Lamon, who last year released a single and is set to release a solo EP later…

Sherlocked! Trivia Night @ The Alibi (19+)

Tuesday, May 23rd @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Put on your deerstalker and apply your powers of deduction to Sherlock Holmes themed trivia at the Alibi.

Sustainable Kingston’s First Annual Evening of Recognition

Wednesday, May 24th @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a celebration of the leadership shown by local organizations and businesses, including Green Economy Kingston members and their commitment to sustainability. On May 24th, Sustainable Kingston is hosting its First Annual Evening of Recognition to recognize the outstanding contributions of businesses, organizations, and individuals across Kingston. Stay tuned for more event information! Early Bird Ticket Prices: General Admission: $50.00, Reserved Table (8 seats): $350.00 Ticket Price after April 30th: General Admission: $75.00, Reserved Table (8 seats): $550…

Slack-Off 4.0 @ City Park

Wednesday, May 24th @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It's a night filled with tricks, laughs, competition, prizes and we've been known to throw around some water balloons. Let's see how many slack lines we can set up in City Park! Bring your frisbee, lawn chair, water bottle and friends to slack off with us

The Grad Club Beer Tasting series

Wednesday, May 24th @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Weekly on the same day until Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

The Grad Club Annual Spring Beer Tasting Series May 17th Big Rig Brewery Big Rig Brewery is a locally owned brewery in Ottawa Ontario Makers of Release the Hounds, Shakedown APA, Big Boot Hefe and many more May 24th Napanee Brewery Locally Owned brewed in Napanee Ontario Makers of Blacklist German Black Lager, Deadline Premium Lager and many more May 31st Bobcaygeon Brewery Located in in Bobcaygeon Ontatio Makers of the Common Loon and Dockside Red Ale June 7th Wild…

Sherlocked! Escape the Pump House

Thursday, May 25th @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Daily until Friday, May 26th, 2017

Bring your gang and escape the historic pump room at the Pump House Steam Museum. Improbable Escapes will be there to lock you in (and let you out, if necessary). Solve the puzzles and gain your freedom.

English Conversation Group

Thursday, May 25th @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Program for Queen's university community. Come to QUIC to gain confidence in conversational English, meet Canadian and international students, and have fun. Formal registration is not required – join the program any time. Group activities are facilitated by staff and volunteers. Spouses/partners of int'l students and staff are welcome to participate.


KARAOKE @ RCHA Club (19+)

Thursday, May 25th @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

193 Ontario Street, Top Floor. Featuring JAMES KIRKHAM, Professional Performer. Enjoy Kirkham's Impersonations and sing Karaoke with your friends. Laugh & have fun and show off your singing voice. No Cover! Everyone Welcome! Come Sing with us

KARAOKE @ Tir Nan Og (19+)

Thursday, May 25th @ 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Weekly on the same day

Every Thursday, 9pm-late, free cover!

Rehabilitation Research Colloquium

Friday, May 26th @ 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

This is a student-run event that attracts national interest and participation bringing together graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, researchers, as well as clinicians from across Canada.

Queen's 175 Anniversary

Dr. Mary Forhan: “Emerging Patterns of Health and Disease”

Friday, May 26th @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

This presentation will highlight rehabilitation research and clinical practices that address issues identified by persons living with obesity including weight bias and stigma, access to quality healthcare and participation in the activities of everyday living.

Sherlocked! Escape the Pump House

Friday, May 26th @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Daily until Friday, May 26th, 2017

Bring your gang and escape the historic pump room at the Pump House Steam Museum. Improbable Escapes will be there to lock you in (and let you out, if necessary). Solve the puzzles and gain your freedom.

Canadaland: Guide to Canada – Live at The Mansion!

Friday, May 26th @ 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Canadaland‘s Jesse Brown delves into the dark side of Canadian history in this show consisting of a series of stories accompanied by slides, short films and highlights of Canadian film and tv from a satirical angle.

Kingston Scottish Festival

Saturday, May 27th @ 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

A day with Highland dancing competitions, solo piping and drumming events. The afternoon will have pipe band competitions. See the Kingston Strongest Highlander compeition. Food, beer, vendors all onsite. Admission is free - parking $5.00

OPEN HOUSE: Kingston & District Trap Skeet and Sporting Clays Club

Saturday, May 27th @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Come and see what skeet, trap and sporting clays are all about and try 5 free targets of your own under supervision. No experience necessary! Demos taking place starting at 10:15 as well and a BBQ for lunch.

Grass Creek Cottage Annual Spring Artisan Market

Saturday, May 27th @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please mark your calendars and plan on popping out to GCC for our first Artisan Market of 2017! We will have a cottage full of handmade and vintage goodies as usual as well as outdoor vendors excited to show off their hardwork to GCC regular shoppers and newbies as well. Please share the word, and this FB event with friends and family to show the love to our hardworking, creative local Artisans who make these sales possible. We look forward…

Paddling Demo Day

Saturday, May 27th @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Our annual on the water demo day! Thinking of buying a kayak or stand up board? Join us on the water at Douglas Fluhrer Park to take a "test drive" of one of our kayak and SUP board fleet. The day officially launches our paddling season at Trailhead, sample a taste of our spring and summer paddling clinics!

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