Events & News

The Murney Tower is now open for the season. Free admission for members

Thursday May 25th: Peter Gower: "A photographic Tour of Kingston during World War I. Click to register.

Tuesday May 30th: UEL Kingston Annual Banquet at Minor Village Restaurant. Click for details

Saturday June 3rd: Cataraqui United Cemetery Celebration: contact 613 549 8678 or for details

Tuesday June 6th: 1.30 p.m. at the graveside of Sir John A Macdonald, Cataraqui Cemetery, Kingston, on the 126th anniversary of his death: Hugh Segal, Master of Massey College: "Beyond 150 - the real Sir John A. ..." (alternate site in poor weather: Christ Church Parish Centre, 990 Sydenham Road)

Saturday and Sunday June 17th and 18th: MerrickvilleBlockhouse Festival, Click for details

Wednesday September 20th: Lucinda Bray: "Up, up and away! Kingston's First Airfield"
7.30 at the Seniors Centre

Wednesday October 18th: Gesima Laird-Buchanan: "Molly Brant: a life size wool sculpture"
7.30 at the Seniors Centre

Wednesday November 15th: Duncan McDowell
7.30 at the Seniors Centre

Kingston Historical Society meetings include a brief business report and a guest speaker followed by a question period and refreshments. Topics, often with accompanying images, cover a wide spectrum of regional history, the built environment, and culture.
Events include a special Sir John A. Macdonald Dinner and speech commemorating the birth of Sir John A. held each January on the Saturday closest to the 11th, (tickets and information are published in the Limelight newsletter and on this site), and the Graveside Ceremony which is held every June 6th at the Cataraqui Cemetary, a National Historic Site of Canada, to commemorate his death. 
Next Meetings
(guests and visitors are always welcome)
The Seniors Centre is at 56 Francis Street, Kingston