This list is a quick summary of the unique local events that we think you should definitely check out! Everything is open to all ages unless specified. (Late birthdays suck!) And remember: there’s more to life than keggers!

Welcome to our weekly “what to do this week in Kingston” blog post – or TWAQ for short! The QueensEvents.ca team has been working hard to keep our calendar and our Facebook Page updated with the coolest new events on-campus and downtown Kingston.

This list is a quick summary of the unique local events that we think you should definitely check out!

Keep in mind, everything is open to all ages unless specified. (Late birthdays suck!)

And remember: there’s more to life than keggers!

xo QueensEvents exec 2018-2019

8am – The Art & Science of Wound Care @ KGH – a comprehensive, educational program designed for wound care clinicians in all the various health care delivery settings

9:30am-1:30pm – Focus On Ability: Youth Employment Forum @ Fort Henry Discovery Centre – bringing together youth, educators, employment program staff, disability service providers and others who help youth with a disability in KFL&A find suitable employment when they leave school.

10am-4pm – Critters on Campus

10am-2pm – Tea for a Toonie @ ARC – fundraiser for Kingston Youth Shelter

12pm – Resources for Starting & Growing your Business @ Innovation Park

12pm – “Blogging, Blindness, Chronic Health & the Journey of Life” @ Ban Righ Centre. Free, open to the public.

12pm-4pm – Step Above Stigma Pop-Up Socks Sale @ MacCorry

1:30pm-4:15pm – Newcomer Business & Finance Networking Reception @ Innovate Kingston Town Hall

5pm-9pm – Christmas Pottery Show & Sale @ Tett Centre – Showcasing the talent of our Kingston Potters’ Guild Members, while helping some of you cross gifts off your Christmas list!

5pm – Kingston Fall F___up night @ Innovate Kingston Town Hall – Join us for a night with engaging speakers talking about the ugly side of entrepreneurship + Q&A, networking, food and beverages.

5:30pm-7:30pm – Free Community Dinner and Cookie Decorating @ QUIC

5:45pm – Cinematica Classic Movies: Wild Strawberries (1957)After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. Part of the “Bergman at 100” Cinematica Classics Fall Series! a cool-weather tour into Bergman’s beautiful, profound, soul-searching cinematic world. @ The Screening Room

7:30pm – Mamma Mia! The Musical – Told through the legendary music of ABBA, Mamma Mia! has become a worldwide sensation that has audiences everywhere dancing. @ Octave Theatre, presented by Kingston Meistersingers. Tickets $25-28.

9pm – GENEROCKSITY (19+) – fundraiser for Kingston Youth Shelter ft. Bo Welland, Local Band from Queen’s, Ciara Roberts @ The Brooklyn. Tickets $10-$15.

9pm – Karaoke @ Tir Nan Og (19+)

10am-9pm – Christmas Pottery Show & Sale @ Tett Centre – Showcasing the talent of our Kingston Potters’ Guild Members, while helping some of you cross gifts off your Christmas list!

11am-3pm – St. Lawrence College Grand Re-opening – The biggest construction and expansion project ever undertaken by St. Lawrence College is nearing completion, and you are invited to join the grand opening celebration to see the new space and facilities! Free tours.

10am-2pm – Tea for a toonie @ ARC – fundraiser for Kingston Youth Shelter.

3:30pm – Playing the Internship Game: Tech Recruiting @ Ellis Hall room 226 – QWIC invites all genders and faculties interested in technology to join us for a workshop to help you land your dream internship where we will focus on applications, personal branding and nailing an interview!

5pm – Zumba Fitness Class for Charity – jive for a good cause for a recommended donation of $5, with all proceeds going to Love146 – a charity that stands to end child trafficking and exploitation through survivor care and prevention. @ JDUC – McLaughlin Room (2nd floor). Admission is $5/pay what you can.

6pm – Vegan Dinner & Movie @ Next Church – Join Knifey Spooney and friends for a lovingly prepared spaghetti dinner. A community event to benefit a wonderful local farm sanctuary, enjoy the classic movie “Babe” while pigging out on spaghetti, fresh made garlic bread and Linda’s crisps. Yum! Tickets $5-$25.

6pm-8pm – Knit & Knatter – Bring a project, pull up a chair and join in the conversation! Our Knit Nights are open to all crafters who want to meet other creative folks while getting their craft on. It’s free. @ Knit. Stitch. Sew on Princess St.

6:30pm-9pm – Subramanya Yoga & Wim Hof Workshop – Join Tan and Dan for a journey to peace and balance through Wim Hof breathing/Hatha Yoga/Crystal Bowl Meditation. @ SimplyWell. Tickets $30.

7pm – Game Show: Feuding Families (19+)– Join comedian Ryan Dennee as your host for a fun filled night of The Feuding Families game show. A professional set, a giant game board, REAL CASH PRIZES, and real contestants like you! Tickets are $5, teams of 4. @ Don Cherry’s.

7pm – Hockey: Sarnia Sting vs. Kingston Frontenacs @ Leon’s Centre. Tickets $12-$30.

7:30pm – Mamma Mia! The MusicalTold through the legendary music of ABBA, Mamma Mia! has become a worldwide sensation that has audiences everywhere dancing. @ Octave Theatre, presented by Kingston Meistersingers. Tickets $25-28.

7:30pm – BOUND by Islay Burgess @ The Grad Club – this is your last chance to see this show by Flesh & Blood Productions, a queer theatre company in Kingston. Tickets $10.

8pm-11pmJAZZ: Tia Brazda @ Musiikki Café & Whiskey Bar (all ages+) – Tia’s jazz-pop gems and bold style have established her as a sparkling presence at home and abroad, paying homage to the golden era while remaining daringly modern. All 3 of her albums (‘Daydream’, ‘Bandshell’ and ‘Cabin Fever’) have debuted at #1 on the iTunes jazz chart. She has played the Montreux Jazz Festival and San Jose Jazz Summer Fest (rated ‘Best of the Fest’ by local press), as well as headlined the main stage at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal. Tickets $15 adv, $20 at the door.

8:30pm – Charity Concert (19+) – for Kingston Youth Shelter @ the Grad Club. Tickets $5.

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