What is Happening at KIP in May:
KIP Women’s Network (Calvin Park Library) – Topic: ‘Education’
This month meeting will focus on the topic of Education. During the meeting we welcome two guests: Ms. Pettingill and Ms. Babcock, both from the Limestone Schoolboard. Ms. Pettingill holds the lead administrative role for ESL (English as a Second Language) for the Limestone School Board, Elementary panel and is also Vice Principal at First Avenue Public School and Marysville Public School. Ms. Babcock is the Principal of Rideau Public school, an elementary school in the Kingston downtown area with a prevalent representation of immigrant students.
At the meeting we will discuss topics like: ‘how does the educational system work?’, ‘what services are available for children with English as a second language?’ and ‘ what does it involve to work in the educational sector?’.
During the second part of the meeting our Women’s Network member Judith Beatson will share information about her education, experience and profession.
Meeting location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library – Calvin Park Branch, 88 Wright Crescent. More info: Ruthn@kip.kchc.ca or 613-5444661 ext. 5156
Saturday – May 12th – all day event
Meet your Multicultural Library at Calvin Park Branch
A day filled with activities at the Calvin Park Library:
- Tours and Orientation Sessions: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
- Scavenger Hunts for Adults and Children (with prizes!): 10:30 a.m .- 4:30 p.m.
- Multicultural Story Hour (Dutch and Mandarin): 2:00 p.m.
- Multilingual Book Sale: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The event is suitable for the whole family and free to attend, no registration is required.
Location: Kingston Frontenac Public Library – Calvin Park Branch, 88 Wright Crescent.
More info: Nancy Jones, 613-546-2582, ext. 4200, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday – May 22 – 7.00-8.30 pm
Launch of KIP Business Network (Innovation Park, 945 Princess Street)
The “KIP Business Network” is a new program sponsored by the Kingston Immigration Partnership (KIP) and Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO). May 22nd will be the launch of this program.
Guest Speakers of the evening: Sipho Ibeakanma, Ahmad Khosrawan, and Samit Sharma.
These three immigrant-entrepreneurs will be sharing their personal experiences in building their businesses.
For more details about this event, please contact Connie Carrillo at email@example.com
What is happening in the Kingston Community in April:
Make sure to check the following partner organizations that maintain calendars of events that may be of interest for newcomers and those who work with them:
The following organizations maintain calendars of events that may be of interest for newcomers and those who work with them:
- Immigration Kingston – Community Calendars
- Kingston Community Health Centres – Upcoming Events
- KEYS Job Centre – Upcoming Events and Workshops
- Kingston Literacy and Skills – News and Events
- Kingston Economic Development Corporation (KEDCO)
- Entrepreneurship Centre – Programs and Events
- City of Kingston – Events Calendar
- Sustainable Kingston