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October 2018

Agnes Etherington Book Club reads: The Vimy Trap

October 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 36 University Ave
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Book Club featuring The Vimy Trap: Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great Warby Ian McKay and Jamie Swift Date: Thursday, 4 October 2018 Time: 7-8 pm, followed by a viewing of the exhibition Location: Agnes Etherington Art Centre World War I, and the Battle of Vimy Ridge in particular, signify major chapters in the development of the Canadian national identity on the world stage. Join Jamie Swift, of Queen’s Smith School of Business, for a discussion of the…

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November 2018

Imagining Peace: Tickets now on sale!

November 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - November 11, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Memorial Hall, Kingston City Hall, 216 Ontario St
Kingston, K7L 2Z3 Canada
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Just Announced:  Kingston will host world-renowned peace expert Professor Paul Rogers of Bradford University, UK on November 10, 2018, at events to mark the Centenary of the end of the First World War. ? Paul Rogers has worked in the field of international security, arms control and political violence for over 30 years, and has written or edited 26 books, including Global Security and the War on Terror: Elite Power and the Illusion of Control and Why We're Losing the War on Terror. He…

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March 2019

Kingston: Vigil for Christchurch, New Zealand

March 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Confederation Basin, 209 Ontario St.
Kingston, ON K7L 2Z1 Canada
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A gathering in response to the New Zealand attacks. Join community and faith leaders to stand in mourning, hope, and reconciliation. Together we renew our commitment to work for peace, dignity, and justice. Monday March 18th, 5:30pm Confederation Park, Kingston A message from our friends at Kingston Interfaith Community... Kingston area residents are invited to share this information and join together on Monday: We, members and leaders of diverse religious faiths and spiritual practices, are heartbroken and horrified by the…

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May 2019

Jane’s Walk: WWI Memorial Walk

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - May 5, 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Kingston Visitor Experience Centre, 209 Ontario St
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2Z1 Canada
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Kingston WWI Memorial Walk and Podcast Confirmed for 2019 Dates & Times: Saturday 4 May 2019. 10 am; Sunday 5 May 2019, 1 pm. Walk Description:  The year 2018 marked the 100th anniversary of the end of the “war to end all wars.”  In recognition, PeaceQuest is pleased to invite you to accompany us on this “walk to remember.” The Kingston WWI Memorial Walk honours the lived history of Kingstonians who were affected by and those who served in WWI. This walking tour will focus on monuments, family homes, individual…

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October 2019

Salil Subedi Canadian Tour

October 19, 2019 - November 17, 2019

PeaceQuest is honoured to be an official sponsor of the Salil Subedi Canadian Tour in support of the Nepal Telescope Project. Scroll to the bottom of this page for complete listings of events, workshops, and concerts across Ontario and Eastern Canada. Salil Subedi is a multidisciplinary artist who pioneered a stylized form of didgeridoo playing as both a percussive and rhythmic instrument. In doing so, he further uncovered the versatile nature of this instrument. Over the past decades, Salil explored…

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