Events

Shoreline Shuffle Salute Exhibit
Jul
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

Shoreline Shuffle Salute Exhibit

  • Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning (map)
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The Shoreline Shuffle Salute exhibit opens on Saturday July, 4-7pm. The exhibit will be open to the public from July 15 - July 20th at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning, community gallery room 109. he Shoreline Shuffle Salute is part of the Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival celebrating Great Lakes Voices through story and song. RSVP HERE

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RBC Blue Water Day 2017
Jul
13
1:00pm 1:00pm

RBC Blue Water Day 2017

  • 155 Wellington Street West Toronto, ON, M5V 3H6 Canada (map)
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Launched in 2007, the RBC Blue Water Project is a 10-year global charitable commitment of $50 million to help provide access to drinkable, swimmable, fishable water, now and for future generations. Waterkeeper founder and vice president Krystyn Tully is slated to speak about the Watermark Project—a program that exists because of support from RBC's Blue Water Project!

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Kingston Haunted Walk - Waterfront Edition
Jul
12
8:00pm 8:00pm

Kingston Haunted Walk - Waterfront Edition

A one-night only tour focusing on the ghost stories and darker history of Kingston and the three bodies of water (Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River and Cataraqui River) that have played an integral part in Kingston’s past and present. BOOK NOW!

*Use the Promo Code: KWICultureFest & get 10% off any Kingston Haunted Walk until August 12th) 

 

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Wolfe Island History: Myths, Legends & Artefacts
Jul
12
6:30pm 6:30pm

Wolfe Island History: Myths, Legends & Artefacts

Hosted by Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and the Wolfe Island Historical Society.

A presentation by the Wolfe Island Historical Society  featuring an exclusive first sneak peak of the artefacts excavated from Brophy’s Point in the 50’s and 60’s.Photos of a selection of the artefacts will be on display alongside details o n how you can help bring these artefacts home to Wolfe Island.

Download PDF pamphlet

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King Wolf Swim
Jul
8
6:30am 6:30am

King Wolf Swim

Started in 2014, the King Wolf Swim is a point-to-point open water swim across the St. Lawrence River/Lake Ontario from Kingston to Wolfe Island, Ontario. It is held annually in July. Easily accessible from Toronto, Ottawa and Syracuse, this is a great swim for more experienced open water swimmers! Complete the swim, enjoy lunch on Wolfe Island, then take the ferry back to Kingston. Sanctioned by Triathlon Ontario.

 

The 2017 King Wolf Swim is part of the Kingston and Wolfe Island Culture Festival

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Eating Lake Ontario 2
Jul
5
6:30pm 6:30pm

Eating Lake Ontario 2

Eating Lake Ontario 2 is your chance to learn more about these important questions. Chef Matt Hewson of the Wolfe Island Grill is cooking up a 3-course dinner of fish from the Great Lakes, along with optional wine pairings from Prince Edward County. Colin Lake from the Ministry of Natural Resources will speak about the past, present and future of fishing in Lake Ontario, including Wolfe Island.

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Kingston & Wolfe Island Culture Festival
Jun
23
to Aug 12

Kingston & Wolfe Island Culture Festival

The 7-week festival runs from June 23 - August 12,  and will and explore Kingston and Wolfe Island Area exemplify all that the Great Lakes can provide in a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future.

The Kingston & Wolfe Island Culture Festival will launch with the Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts, June 23 - 24th; and will close with the Wolfe Island Music Festival, August 11 - 12th.

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Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts

  • Wolfe Island, Ontario K0H 2Y0 Canada (map)
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The Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts—programmed by Swim Drink Fish ambassador Dave Bidini—will feature 2-days of literature, music, and spoken word in the heart of the Great Lakes. The Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts (June 23 - 24th) will launch Lake Ontario Waterkeeper’s Wolfe Island Culture Festival (June 23 - August 12) in celebration of Great Lakes Voices.

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Great Lakes Guardians' Council Meeting
May
15
12:30pm12:30pm

Great Lakes Guardians' Council Meeting

Established by the Great Lakes Protection Act, 2015, which came into effect on November 3, 2015, the Great Lakes Guardians’ Council is a forum to improve collaboration and coordination among Ontario’s Great Lakes partners. The Council’s role is to help identify priorities for actions, potential funding measures and partnerships, and share ideas.

Swim Drink Fish Canada's vice-president, Krystyn Tully will be presenting at this meeting. 

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Nature Guelph Speaker Series – Connecting With Water
May
11
7:30pm 7:30pm

Nature Guelph Speaker Series – Connecting With Water

Krystyn will talk about the idea of water literacy and why it matters to you. She'll share stories about successes (and failures) from people working to restore Canada's waters to ensure a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future. You'll also hear about simple steps you can take today to make your life by the water happier, healthier, and more rewarding. 
 

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Panel Presentation: Making the Great Lakes the Outdoor Recreation Destination of Choice
Mar
28
1:30pm 1:30pm

Panel Presentation: Making the Great Lakes the Outdoor Recreation Destination of Choice

On March 28th, from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, in Buffalo, New York, Krystyn Tully, Vice President of Swim Drink Fish Canada, will be attending The International Joint Commission's Public Meeting on the Great Lakes Your Voice: Buffalo and presenting on the topic: "Making the Great Lakes the Outdoor Recreation Destination of Choice."

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Wilfred Laurier University - Guest Lecture
Mar
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

Wilfred Laurier University - Guest Lecture

Krystyn Tully, vice-president and co-founder of Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, will be talking with Dr. Loren King's Political Science class about her extensive experience in NGO development, and specifically the work of the Waterkeeper in urban water advocacy across municipal, provincial, and federal agencies and jurisdictions.

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