Two Events: for MMIW and Syrian Family Concert

Saturday May 4th: Syrian Hope & Melodia Monday 

A benefit concert to support one family's resettlement in Kingston
Please join us for an exciting evening of live music by some of our fine local talent and a
special performance of traditional folk music players from Syria, all of whom now live in
Ontario. Featuring ....

  • Choral Group Melodia Monday, under the direction of Doug Routledge
  • Traditional folk group Syrian Hope: Fahd Abou Zainedin (Oud), Hasan Wahab (Nai), Esmaeel Abou Fakhr (Buzuq), Anwar Alisami (Violin), Muhanad Al-Kattan (Tabla), Rahaf Alakbani (Voice), Guest: Sadaf Amini (Santur)
Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:30pm
Crossroads United Church,
690 Sir John A MacDonald Blvd, Kingston
General Admission Tickets: $20. 00, Students/Youth: $10.00

Tickets available at:
Tara Natural Food, 81 Princess Street
Arden's Music, 1530 Bath Road, at the door, or call Jan at 613-536-9100

Concert organized by the Kingston private sponsorship group Fresh Start for Refugees (Carole Russell, Co-ordinator). With thanks to all performing artists and production volunteers who are generously donating their time and talent and to Crossroads United Church for donating the venue in support of this project. Ticket proceeds and all donations go directly to the family resettlement fund. Please help support this worthwhile initiative. Tax receipts available for donations over $20.00, please contact Carole at

Sunday May 5th - National Day of Awareness for Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women

MAY 5TH FROM 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Kingston, ON K7M 2H3

Please contact Liv Rondeau at if you have any questions.

Join us on May 5th from 10:00-12:00 to walk or run to raise awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women. We will meet at 10:00 at Duncan McArthur Hall and walk or run the route below:
  • Down Union Street to Barrie Street. 
  • Take a right on Barrie Street to King Street. 
  • Take a right on King Street 
  • Take a right on Sir John A MacDonald Blvd to bring you back to Duncan McArthur Hall.
Participants can walk or run as far or as little as they like. Everyone is encouraged to wear red to raise awareness & show support. Queen’s University is a plastic water bottle free campus! Participants will be required to bring their own water and snacks as needed. There are plenty of stations to stop and grab water!


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