Events & News
Next Meetings
(guests and visitors are always welcome)
The Seniors Centre is at 56 Francis Street, Kingston




Saturday April 22nd: Genealogical Society: Gary Foster: "The Story Behind the Stones". Seniors Centre, 10.00 a.m.
Tuesday April 25th: Pittsburgh Historical Society: Andrea Cross: "Dry Stone Wall Building: Amherst Island, Perth and Barriefield. Gore Road Fire Station, 8 p.m.
Sunday April 30th: Wolfe Island Historical Society: Brian and Renee Porter:"The Ladies in Sir John A's Life". United Church Hall, Wolfe Island, 1.30 p.m.
Friday May 5th: Jane's Walk: The Royal Naval Dockyard. Meet at Meet at Panet House, RMC, at 4 p.m.
Saturday May 6th: Jane's Walk: Morton Brewery and St. Helen's. Meet at Isabel Bader Centre at 10 a.m.
Sunday May 7th: Jane's Walk: Bagot Street North. Meet at Staples at 11 a.m
Sunday May 7th: Jane's Walk: Barriefield Village. Meet at Former Horton School Site at 3.00 p.m.

Wednesday May 17th: Liam (William) McKone: "The Fenian Raids"
7.30 at the Seniors Centre

Friday May 19th: Murney Tower opens for the season. Free admission for members

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)

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.