Guests and visitors are always welcome. The Seniors Centre is at 56 Francis Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The meetings include a brief business report and a guest speaker followed by a question period and refreshments. Talks are usually illustrated and cover many aspects of regional history.
January 1st 2018: Kingston Historical Society begins its 125th year. Watch CKWS coverage here.
Wednesday March 21st: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre Rick Neilson will talk on
Wednesday April 18th: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre Bruce Cossar will talk on
Wednesday May 16th: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre, Walter Lewis will talk on
Friday May 18th: Murney Tower opens.
Wednesday June 6th: 1.30 at the graveside of Sir John A Macdonald, Cataraqui Cemetery, Patrice Dutil will talk on
” Sir John: At Rest: What it meant; what it means”.
Wednesday September 19th: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre, Bob Banks will talk on
Wednesday October 17th: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre, Janice Sutton will talk on
Wednesday November 21st: 7.30 at the Seniors Centre, Peter Gower will talk on
Wednesday, June 6th at 1:30 pm : The Kingston Historical Society hosts a Commemoration Service for Sir John A. Macdonald at his gravesite in the Cataraqui Cemetery National Historic Site on the June 6th, every year. Patrice Dutil will talk on ” Sir John: At Rest: What it meant; what it means”. Information: Alan MacLachlan, Commemoration Service Chair. (613) 549-8841 or (613) 453-7078 (cell). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The alternate location in case of unfavourable weather: Christ Church Parish Centre, 990 Sydenham Road, Kingston
Saturday January 12th 2019: The 19th annual Sir John A Birthday Dinner. Watch for further details.
Saturday March 10th: 2.00 at St. George’s Cathedral, 270 King Street, organised by the Frontenac Heritage Foundation, Peter Gower will talk on the architecture, and tour guides will lead tours throughout the building. Meet inside the King Street entrance; an accessible ramp is located at the Johnson Street entrance. email@example.com
Saturday March 17th: 9.00 at the Seniors Centre, organised by the Kingston Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society, Bruce Elliot will talk on “Ireland, Irish Immigration and Research in Canadian Records”
Wednesday March 21st: 7.00 at Kingston Yacht Club, organised by the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Maurice Smith will talk on “Garden Island and D.D. Calvin”. Book a seat with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday March 27th: 10.00 in Memorial Hall, organised by the Heritage Resource Centre. Steve Manders will talk on “Early Water and Rail Transportation in Kingston”. Admission free, but please reserve a seat at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/speaker-series-early-water-and-rail-transport-in-kingston-tickets-43979330361
Tuesday March 27th: 7.30 at the Gore Road Fire Hall, organised by the Pittsburg Historical Society. Dianne Duttle will talk on “Barriefield Printer goes West: John David Mayety and the Prince Albert Times”.
Wednesday April 4th: 7.00 at Kingston Yacht Club, organised by the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, Maurice Smith will talk on “Kingston Shipyards”. Book a seat with email@example.com.