Events & News

The Murney Tower is now open for the season
Free admission for members
Next Meetings
(guests and visitors are always welcome)
The Seniors Centre is at 56 Francis Street, Kingston

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

Friday September 29th to Sunday October 1st: Frontenac Heritage Foundation, St. Marks Barriefield, the Barriefield Village Association and Dry Stone Canada are sponsoring Dry Stone Canada's 2017 International Festival by rebuilding the stone walls which flank the church's entrance. The event will consist of the restoration of the wall, workshops, a free children’s workshop, and displays. The public will be welcome. Details at

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

Wednesday November 15th: Duncan McDowell: TBA 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.