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FREE Events at Queen’s University and Downtown Kingston: Sept. 7-10, 2017

There are 59 events happening in the next FOUR days! Truly something for everyone. Take a look at this quick round-up of the FREE events in Kingston this weekend! Click the links for more information. Brought to you by – stop missing out!

All Ages Events

HEALTH: Kingston Public Market (Springer Market Square, 9am-6pm)
providing food and a sense of community to residents of Kingston since 1801.

HEALTH: Blood Donor Clinic (West end, 9am-7pm)
Seeking new donors to give the gift of life. Save 3 lives with each donation.

EDUCATIONAL: Fall Book Fair (Sir John A Blvd & Princess St, 10am-8pm)
see what great finds you can get your hands on!

EDUCATIONAL: Mathematics Guest Speaker (Dupuis Hall, Queen’s, 2pm-3pm)
Topic: “Marangoni propulsion on liquid surfaces: experiments and theory”

HEALTH: Men and Depression (support group) (CMHA Kingston branch, 5pm-7pm)
a support group for males suffering from depression

ARTS: St. George’s Cathedral Adult Choir (Auditions) (St. George’s Cathedral, 6:30pm-8:30pm)
the Cathedral’s beautiful architecture and superb acoustics make it an ideal environment for singing

EDUCATIONAL: Open Workshop with Ibghy & Lemmens (Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s, 6:30pm-8pm)
As part of the Your Own Grad School artists’ program, artist duo Richard Ibghy and Marilou Lemmens will lead an open workshop.

SOCIAL: Rideshare Kingston Meetup (Sir John’s Public House, 6:30-8pm)
Do you rideshare or want to know more? This is a great place to meet others doing exactly the same!

CONCERT: ♫ COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE PARK ♫ (Confederation Park, 7pm-8pm)
enjoy live country music performed by Kingston’s very talented musicians.

MOVIE: Mrs. Doubtfire @ Movies in the Square (Springer Market Square, at dusk ~ 7:30pm) After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.

19+ Events

SOCIAL: TRIVIA Night (19+) (The Grad Club, 9pm)
Grab a pint and test your knowledge in a number of challenging categories from history to politics to pop culture.

SOCIAL: KARAOKE (19+) (The Tir Nan ‘Og, 9pm)
Every Thursday, 9pm-late, free cover!

CONCERT: Big Ol’ Jessup + The Dirty Nelsons (19+) (The Mansion, 9pm)
Queen’s University based band, Big Ol’ Jessup, is back in Kingston for another year of playing good ol’ fashioned rock songs,

All Ages Events

SOCIAL: Sidewalk Sale (University Ave, Queen’s, 8am-6pm)
great way to learn about new clubs and organizations around Queen’s while getting some great deals on Queen’s clothing!

HEALTH: Blood Donor Clinic (CFB Kingston, 10am-1pm)

EDUCATIONAL: Fall Book Fair (Sir John A Blvd & Princess St, 10am-8pm)

EDUCATIONAL: Queen’s-RMC ChemEng Research Day (JDUC Robert Sutherland Room, 2nd floor, 1:30pm-3:30pm)
Learn about the graduate research taking place in Chemical Engineering at Queen’s/RMC.

EDUCATIONAL: Barry Smith Symposium: End of Life Care, Death and Dying (School of Medicine, Queen’s, 4:30-7:30pm)
a panel discussion with André Picard, Dr. Andreas Laupacis, Dr. Brian Goldman, and Dr. Craig Goldie

SPORTS: Fastpitch Double Header: Queen’s Gaels vs. UofT (Garrigan Park, beside Queen’s West Campus, 6:30-10pm)
Cheer on your Queen’s Gaels Women’s Fastpitch Team as they take on the University of Toronto Varsity Blues for their first home games of the 2017-2018 season!

19+ Events

SOCIAL: #KingstonRibfest & Craft Beer Show (19+) (Kingston Memorial Centre, 5pm-10pm)
Barbequed ribs and chicken, great craft-brewed beer, live entertainment

All Ages Events

SPORTS: Women’s Lacrosse Tournament (Tindall Field, Queen’s, 8:30am-5pm)
With back-to-back games from 8:30am to 3:30pm, there’s lots of action – especially starring your Queen’s Gaels!

EDUCATIONAL: Fall Book Fair (Sir John A Blvd & Princess St, 10am-4pm)

ARTS: Photo Scavenger Hunt (Confederation Park, 11am-1pm)

SOCIAL: Garrison Kingston Family Fun Fest (CFB Kingston, 11am-4pm)
a fun-filled day featuring the RCAF Snowbirds and interactive activities.

SPORTS: SOCW vs Carleton (Richardson Stadium, Queen’s West Campus, 1pm-2:30pm)
Cheer on your Queen’s Gaels Women’s Soccer Team as they take on the Carleton Ravens at home!

SPORTS: RBYW vs Western (Nixon Field, 1pm-2:30pm)
Go Gaels Go! Cheer on your Queen’s Gaels Women’s Rugby Team as they take on the Western Mustangs at home!

SPORTS: Fastpitch Double Header (Garrigan Park, beside Queen’s West Campus, 2pm-6pm)
games at 2pm and 4pm outside at Garrigan Park, Queen’s Gaels vs. the Guelph Gryphons!

SPORTS: SOCM vs Carleton (Richardson Stadium, Queen’s West Campus, 3:15pm)

EDUCATIONAL: Queen’s Observatory Open House (Ellis Hall, Queen’s, 8pm)
listen to a professional astronomer share the wonders of the Universe before heading to our outdoor observing deck to view the Moon and planets.

19+ Events

SOCIAL: #KingstonRibfest & Craft Beer Show (19+) (Kingston Memorial Centre, 12pm-10pm)

SOCIAL: Beers for Queers (19+) (Monte’s at The Tir Nan Og, 9pm-2am)
social event for members of the LGBT community and their allies.

All Ages Events

SOCIAL: Antique Market (Springer Market Square, 8am-4pm)
Vendors offer an eclectic range of antiques, vintage, collectibles, original arts, produce and products

HEALTH: Memorial Centre Farmers Market (Kingston Memorial Centre, 9am-2pm)
100% producer-run. All products are grown and produced in the Kingston foodshed – within about 100km of the market. Featuring the Local Burger Bash from 11am-2pm

HEALTH: Sunday Morning Yoga (Battery Park, 9:30am-10:30am)
free yoga class outdoors in Battery Park (or inside lululemon’s store on Princess in case of rain).

EDUCATIONAL: Fall Book Fair (Sir John A Blvd & Princess St, 10am-3pm)

SOCIAL: Garrison Kingston Family Fun Fest (CFB Kingston, 10am-4pm)

SPORTS: Fastpitch Double Header: Queen’s Gaels vs. Ryerson Rams (Garrigan Park, beside Queen’s West Campus, 11am-3pm)

ARTS: Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival (Confederation Park, 11:30am-5pm)
Come out for a day filled with culture, food, crafts, artistic performances, and workshops!

SOCIAL: #KingstonRibfest & Craft Beer Show (19+) (Kingston Memorial Centre, 12pm-6pm)

SPORTS: SOCW vs Ottawa Gee-Gees (Richardson Stadium, Queen’s West Campus, 1pm)

CONCERT: Inside Agnes with Billisemo and Sunny Kerr (2pm-4pm)
Join us in the Etherington House to enjoy this piano/violin duo presenting the “American Songbook”: Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and Antonio Carlos Jobim, among others.

19+ Events


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