City and Utilities Kingston schedules affected by Thanksgiving holiday

October 5, 2021

Planning a Thanksgiving celebration this weekend? KFL&A Public Health recommends the following precautions to keep your Thanksgiving holiday safe and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community: 

  • Keep your gathering small. 
  • Take your gathering outdoors or let the outdoors in by opening windows in your home to allow fresh air in and increase air circulation. 
  • Limit travel and connect virtually with extended family and friends. 
  • Monitor for symptoms and get tested. 
  • Stay home if you feel sick. 
  • Give thanks and get your COVID-19 vaccine shot. Immunization appointments and walk-in clinics are still available. Find a full list of clinics running over the holiday weekend on KFL&A Public Health website

Holiday Schedules 

The Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 11 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services: 

  • Garbage, Green Bin and recycling: No collection Monday and collection moves to the day after your normal pick-up day for the rest of the week. Sign-up to be reminded what to put out when at The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.  
  • Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday. Plan your bus trip with Google Transit:    
  • Kingston Access Services: Operates with limited service Monday. Call 613-542-2512. 
  • Administrative offices: All administrative offices, including housing and social services and provincial offences, are closed Monday.  
  • Utilities Kingston and Kingston Hydro: Closed Monday. In the event of a utility emergency, such as a gas smell, power outage or a water main break, call the Utilities Kingston 24-hour number at 613-546-1181. Hydro One electricity customers in the west and east ends can call 1-800-434-1235. Enbridge customers can call 1-866-763-5427. A reminder that consumers on time-of-use electricity pricing: for electricity used on weekends and holidays – like Thanksgiving Day, Oct. 11 – prices are off-peak.  
  • Artillery Park Aquatic Centre, INVISTA Centre/ Fitness & Wellness Centre, Rideau Heights Community Centre, CaraCo Home Field and arenas: Closed Monday.   
  • Libraries: All branches of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library are closed Monday. 
  • Confederation Basin and Portsmouth Olympic Harbour marinas: The Confederation Basin Marina office is open. The fueling stations are open at Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, but the office will be closed Monday. 
  • Grand Theatre Box Office: Closed due to COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • PumpHouse Museum: Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. 
  • Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning: Closed Monday

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  • Dinah Jansen
    published this page in News 2021-10-05 10:33:10 -0400