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Events

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Stewards of the St. Lawrence 2017 Exhibit

Date: 
April 29, 2017 to October 31, 2017

 Through partnerships with local conservation agencies and consultations with the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabe representatives, the ACHM is pleased to present the Stewards of the St. Lawrence 2017 Exhibit in the main hall. This family focused exhibit will highlight the importance of the river to the local and visiting communities and showcase it is a cultural, recreational and economic lifeline. Through this interactive exhibit the ACHM can share information regarding conservation and stewardship and help to leave a legacy for future generations.

Jardin'Art

Date: 
May 12, 2017 - 2:00pm to September 1, 2017 - 12:00am

“She turned to the sunlight
And shook her yellow head,
And whispered to her neighbor:
"Winter is dead.”
― A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young

This may seem harsh, unless you're a Canadian. And if we're being completely honest, winter doesn't go down without a fight! So, when the season finally holds its breath for the next 5 or 6 months, we just want to celebrate!

Lansdowne Country Market, every Friday 3 - 6:30PM

Date: 
June 2, 2017 - 3:00pm to October 12, 2017 - 3:00pm

Lansdowne Country Market features local fresh food and unique products. The Market is a great place to meet your neighbours, welcome visitors while buying food and products to start your weekend off right. New on-site entertainment, demonstrations, kids activities and nearby attractions such as antique and vintage stores, restaurants, heritage walking paths, Library and splash pad create an experience for all ages and interests.

Summer Hours at the Museum of Health Care

Date: 
June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Museum of Health Care brings Canada's health care story to life, as it acquires, conserves, researches, displays, and interprets artefacts that help tell the story of health and health care in Canada.

The Museum of Health Care offers 12 onsite and offsite exhibits, 8 online exhibitions and 28 education programs to a diverse range of ages.

Music in the Park

Date: 
June 22, 2017 to September 7, 2017

Music in the Park is comprised of many different music series throughout downtown Kingston! We invite you to enjoy over 50 concerts with us this summer! The program runs from mid June through to September and features many different genres performed by Kingston’s very talented musicians.

MUSIC IN THE PARK

Tuesdays, hursdays & Saturdays 12:30 - 1:30 Confederation Park

 

COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE PARK

Thursdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm Confederation Park

 

BIG BAND FRIDAY

Fridays 7:00pm - 8:00pm Market Square Court Yard

 

Summer Art Camps- Ages 5-10 years

Date: 
July 4, 2017 to August 31, 2017

Come and join our Children's Program Coordinator and Instructor, Atallia Burke, at our downtown location this summer for some resourceful, exciting, amazing art camps!

Daily trips to Memorial Park Splash Pad and Park (weather dependent).

Go to www.ksoa.info to register. Spots are limited.

$55/day, $250/full week, or $200/ four days (taxes included) per child.

Before and after care is available.

Ye Olde Art Shoppe at Fort Henry

Date: 
July 7, 2017 - 11:15am to September 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

Ye Olde Art Shoppe at Fort Henry is a collective of 7 local artists with unique and original works of art in a variety of media.

The Thousand Islands Playhouse Presents: The Comedy Of Errors

Date: 
August 25, 2017 - 8:00pm to September 16, 2017 - 8:00pm

Two sets of estranged twins, separated at birth, find themselves in the same city 25 years later with hilarious consequences. This series of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps is performed in a new vaudeville-style adaptation by a cast of only 5 actors (with lightning fast quick changes)!

Exhibition Opening of She Shells and Associations

Date: 
August 26, 2017 to September 30, 2017

Modern Fuel is pleased to present Lisa DiQuinzio and Heather Goodchild’s exhibition She Shells from August 26 to September 30th, 2017.

She Shells at Modern Fuel considers how sifting and unearthing is integral to the creative process and how the objects and spaces that surround us impact our state of being through many emotional and cognitive layers.

By employing painting, textile and sculptural work, and an intuitive process of making, DiQuinzio and Goodchild explore the cultural and psychological implications in the consideration of exterior and interior spaces.

Movies in the Square 2017: X Men: First Class

Date: 
August 31, 2017

Movies in the Square 2017 takes place almost every Thursday night from June 22nd, 2017 until September 7th, 2017.

It takes place in Market Square at dusk with a big screen for the movie. That’s around 9pm in June/July and then 8:30 in August.

It’s free and you just have to bring your own chair.

Here’s the 2017 Movies in the Square schedule:

June 22nd: Lego Batman

June 29th: The Great Outdoors

July 13th: Rogue One

July 20th: The Parent Trap (1996)

July 27th: Elf

August 3rd: Finding Dory

August 10th: Ocean’s Eleven

Red Hot & Blue Rockabilly Weekend

Date: 
August 31, 2017 to September 3, 2017

Enjoy 4 days of non-stop rock’n’roll. Rockabilly music, top DJs from Canada the US and Europe, bands from around the world, jive dance classes, vintage fashion show, vintage market, Saturday Prom night and more.

http://www.rockabillyjam.com/

Brockville Movies in the Park: Trolls

Date: 
August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

“Movies in the Park” is a family-friendly outdoor event series taking place in Hardy Park every Thursday Night all summer long. Events will include live music, volleyball, fitness demonstrations, youth vendors, local artists and a Kid Zone, followed by a movie screening at dusk. The purpose of this event is to provide a free community get-together and a volunteer opportunity for youth in the Brockville area. With activities for the whole family, a huge blow-up screen and professional quality sound, Movies in the Park promises to be fun for people of all ages.

 

Whisky Tasting Event

Date: 
August 31, 2017 - 6:30pm

Find your rations and lift your spirits at this special event at Fort Wellington National Historic Site with Just a Wee Dram Scotch Whisky Seminars.

A soldier offers a sample of whiskey to taste

Come taste with us

Building on the previous whisky tasting session, which could have been referred to as Whisky 101, the August sessions will up the ante.  The whisky selection is moving from "basic entry level" to four superior and more expansive whiskies.

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