WEEKEND WONDERS – June 9 to 11, 2017

Want to find fun creative ways to spend your weekend? Below you'll find events suitable for all ages and artsy types.

JAMES BLONDE AT THE MANSION

June 9
9 p.m.
Featuring Sara Hadley and Pin Up
506 Princess St.

LIVE AT THE MERCHANT FEATURING THE CHANGE

June 9
10 p.m.
6 Princess St.

BOWIE LIVES

June 9

9 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Overtime Sports Bar (1677 Bath Road) The ultimate tribute to David Bowie, features award winning vocalist Michael Bell and a band of master musicians as they bring the music of David Bowie back to life. From the Spiders from Mars to the Scary Monster, Bell conjurs the vocal performances and the hits that span 4 decades. After David’s untimely passing in 2016, Bell was approached with offers to pay tribute to the artist that inspired him over the course of his own musical recording and stage career, and he couldn’t resist. “I was born to sing Bowie” states Bell. Doors open at 8 p.m. Presented by Ultimate Artists Live. Tickets $20 at the door.

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STEEL MAGNOLIAS

June 9 to 10
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Domino Theatre (52 Church Street)

DIRECTED BY PAULINE JODOIN: In Chinquapin, Louisiana, all the ladies who are anybody come to Truvy's beauty salon to have their hair done. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle (who is not sure whether or not she is still married), the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice to the town's rich curmudgeon, Ouiser; an eccentric millionaire, Miss Clairee, who has a raging sweet tooth; and the local social leader, M'Lynn, whose daughter, Shelby (the prettiest girl in town), is about to marry a "good ole boy." When tragedy strikes, the ladies draw on their underlying strength and love.

The LVIV, UKRAINE FOLKLORE FESTIVAL

June 9 to 11

Friday 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday 12 to 9 p.m., Sunday 12 to 5 p.m.

Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School

This is a three day festival which features Ukrainian food, exhibits and entertainment.

You purchase a souvenir passport for $5 which gives you admission to the event for the three days.

Kids 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult with a passport.

For more details or questions see the Ukraine Folklore Festival Facebook page

A Ukrainian festival featuring culture and traditions, cuisine, museum quality displays, and entertainment. For more information: nluciuk@cogeco.ca

LIVE AT THE MERCHANT FEATURING THE STARES

June 10

10 p.m.

6 Princess St.

YGK CRAFT BEER FEST

June 10
12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fort Henry

Shades: check. Beard: check. Comfy hill-sitting blanket: check. PERFECT! Now you’re ready to press your lips on cold, drippy, craft beer & sample melty, grilled goodness while chilling on the hill right in the backdrop of Downtown YGK. Enjoy this waterfront outdoor festival and kick off summer the right way. This year Fort Henry is offering a huge entertainment line up, bigger beer samples and many more vendors including cider and wine options.

PUPPET SHOW AT THE SHARBOT LAKE MARKET

June 10

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Drop by our booth at the Sharbot Lake Farmers' Market. Children will enjoy a puppet show at 11 a.m. Throughout the day, explore our new digital services and find out about our special events in Sharbot Lake this summer!

FAMILY STORYTIME

June 10

10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m.

Calvin Park Branch, CP Community Room

The whole family is encouraged to participate in stories, songs and movement activities to maximize your child’s experience in learning socialization and pre-reading skills for life. For children of all ages, recommended for ages 6 and under. This is a DROP IN program. Admission will be on a first come, first served basis. Caregivers of children under the age of seven must remain in the program space; caregivers of children ages seven to 11 must remain in the library during the program.

StoryWalk

June 10

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Outreach, Douglas Fluhrer Park

Explore the new K&P Trail from Douglas Fluhrer Park and StoryWalk® with us! Pages from the picture book will be on display along the accessible trail so you can read as you walk. The StoryWalk® program is supported by the Friends of the Library. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

LIVE MUSIC AT THE MANSION

June 10

506 Princess St.

Spencer Burton and guests (Arden Rogalsky, Olivia Marie,Ethan Reid): 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Fake Shark and Future Rose: 9 p.m.

THE GATHERING

June 10

7:30 p.m.

Chalmers United Church

A First Nations fundraising event featuring: Onagattay, Cantabile Young Men, Melodia Monday, Hassen Butler, Christina Bendevis, Clara, Smallman and others. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for student. The event will benefit the Ontario Women’s Association Indigenous Cooking Project.

ARTISTRY IN WOOD

June 10

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Communications & Electronics Museum (95 Craftsman Blvd)

The Kingston Wood Artisans has teamed up with the Kingston Woodturners to put on a one-day gallery of work by their members. It is being held at the Communications & Electronics Museum at CFB Kingston. The event is free to the public.

ART IN THE PARK 2017

June 10

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Confederation Park

AN ART EXHIBITION AND SALE EVENT HELD IN TANDEM WITH THE RIVERFRONT FESTIVAL IN CONSERVATION PARK, NAPANEE.. This is a Rain or Shine event. Please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Art-in-the-Park-2017-1021009267965896/

OUR LOVED DOMINION BLESS BY THE NORTH LAKESHORE CHORUS

June 10

2:30 p.m. to 4:45p.m.

Sydenham Street United Church (82 Sydenham Street) The North Lakeshore Chorus (NLSC) is proud to present "Our Loved Dominion Bless." Join the choir on a musical journey through 150 years of Confederation with stops at historical milestones along the way, including the entry of new provinces, the 100th anniversary of the Battles of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele and the Royal Visit of 1939. Enjoy such Canadian favourites as Four Strong Winds, Hallelujah, This Land is Your Land, The Canadian Railroad Trilogy and The Maple Leaf Forever. One performance only! Tickets are $20 ($10 for children 12 and under). Available from Tara Fine Foods, Novel Idea, The Church Bookroom, Long & McQuade, choir members or by calling Claire at 613 389 7465. For more information, visit www.northlakeshorechorus.ca

LOGAN BROWN AT THE MANSION

June 11
9 p.m.

ABSOLUTE COMEDY CLUB

June 9 and 10

Friday 8:30 p.m., Saturday 8 p.m.

Brian Stollery headlining, Trixx as the MC.

LIVE MUSIC AT RAXX

June 9 and 10

Friday: Video DJ, Saturday: Matt Hughes Band

CELEBRATION OF HOPE

June 11
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lake Ontario Park

The second annual Celebration of Hope is taking place featuring live music, a BBQ, bake sale, silent auction, local artisans and vendors, guardians of the children poker run and so much more.

INTERCONNECTIVITY AND AFFECT: A WALKING TOUR OF KINGSTON

June 11

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Starting at Modern Fuel Gallery.

An interactive walking tour led Modern Fuel Artist in Residence Hiba Ali. Email INFO@MODERNFUEL.ORG to register.

FREE PIPING AND DRUMMING LESSONS

June 11
6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 560

You can get free piping and drumming lessons with the Kingston Pipe Band. The lessons are for ages eight to adult and are completely free. Beginners and experienced players welcome. For questions, send an email to kingstonpipeband@gmail.com

TRIVIA AT THE BROOKLYN

June 11
8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
14 Garrett St

The Brooklyn has Trivia Night every Sunday night.

Doors open at 8 p.m. and the Trivia begins at 9 p.m., and goes until 11p.m.

You can have teams of up to 6 people.


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