Kingston City Schedules and Closures for Thanksgiving Holiday

Published on: 2020/10/05 - in Releases

RELEASE – October 2020 — The Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 12 will create some schedule changes to municipal and utility services. Having a Thanksgiving Day gathering? See the advice from KFL&A below the schedule changes.

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 CityofKingston.ca/Collection. The Kingston Area Recycling Centre is also closed Monday.

Kingston Transit: All buses will run on a Sunday schedule on Monday – except for the Route 18 which will run on its regular weekday schedule. 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 will be billed at a fixed price, which the government refers to as the COVID-19 Recovery Rate, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, until Oct. 31.

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.

Having a Thanksgiving celebration this weekend?

KFL&A Public Health suggests you follow these guidelines to protect loved ones – and especially older relatives – from COVID-19:

* Recommended: Visit virtually instead of in person.
* If you intend to meet people from outside your household:

  • stay local (within the KFL&A region).
  • meet with as few people as possible.
  • stay outdoors as much as possible.
  • bring your own food.
  • maintain a physical distance of 2 metres from those outside your household.
  • wear a face-covering if you cannot not maintain a 2 metre distance (indoors and out).

Release source: City of Kingston
PhotoDru Bloomfield (cc)