Frontenac County Schools Museum and Barriefield

It feels like I am starting off every blog post I write with something along the lines of "we discovered another Kingston gem", this may be getting old but it is so very true of the couple of hours we spent in Barriefield on a wonderful, sunny and warm spring morning. I had never been to... Continue Reading →

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Discovering The Scouts Museum

This was certainly a day for the discovery of a hidden little Kingston gem. The Scouts Museum is the smallest of Kingston's roughly 37 museums and tucked away on the north end of MacDonnell Street (they are looking for a location that is more accessible....). It is open by appointment only as of now -... Continue Reading →

How Do You Play?

There are a lot of way’s that people can have fun and learn at the same time. On Saturday at the INVISTA Centre, Bring Your Thing sought to learn how Kingstonians like to play! Canada’s Penitentiary Museum showed us that in any situation in life, play is important. Kingston Penitentiary prisoner Luigi Gallo (1950’s) fashioned... Continue Reading →

Bring Your Thing: What’s Your Rhythm?

The 10th Bring Your Thing of the year, at the Edith Rankin Memorial United Church, gave visitors the chance to experience and interact with music. This event brought together interesting musical objects, traditional dancing by Elder Bernard Nelson and a spontaneous jam session, answering the question "What's Your Rhythm?" Murney Tower National Historic Site brought a nineteenth... Continue Reading →

Bring Your Thing: Capture Kingston

This September featured the 10th Bring Your Thing of the year themed  “Capture Kingston."  In the open setting of The Malting Tower room, at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, objects from the community were displayed and several activities were available, speaking to how you Capture Kingston. The entire evening was heavily influenced by... Continue Reading →

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