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Thu Jul 24
SAINT JOHN CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL.

Various venues around uptown Saint John.

7:00 pm. Connection Dance Works, a Saint John-based non-profit professional contemporary dance company, is excited to announce the 4th annual Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival, taking place July 24-27, 2014.  The Saint John Contemporary Dance Festival launched in 2010 with a mission to celebrate contemporary dance through live performances and workshops. Its programming strives to offer a wide variety of artistic performances to highlight contemporary dance in Canada. The 2014 edition of the festival will include a Kick-off Party at the Peter Buckland Gallery, a Main Stage Show at Sanctuary Theatre, as well as various workshops, educational opportunities and site-specific performances. It will feature performances by:
Parts+Labour_Danse (Montreal, PQ)
Candice Pike (St. Johns, NL)
Emily MacNeil (Halifax, NS)
Kelli Wray (Saint John)
Courtney Arsenault (Quispamsis)
Connection Dance Works (Saint John)
Students from Rothesay Ballet School
To register for our workshops or to find out more about the festival performances, please contact us at connectiondanceworks@gmail.com

Contact Phone: (506)343-5990
Fri Jul 25
MARITIME FLAVOURS FESTIVAL (JUL 25 & 26).

Market Square.

7:00 pm to Midnight. This event provides us with a chance to showcase some of the best flavours Atlantic Canada has to offer. From fine
dining to casual fare, our Boardwalk restaurants and quick-bite food venues promise to dazzle your tastebuds! If you’re a foodie, you won’t want to miss this one!

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Sat Jul 26
GARDEN PARTY & BBQ!

Brunswick Nurseries, Model Farm Road, Quispamsis.

4:00-6:00 pm. The Salvation Army Auxiliary invites you to explore the extensive garden, enjoy the water features, walk along a woodland path to the beach then enjoy an Indian Bar-B-Q with dessert and a beverage, to be held on Model Farm Road, in Quispamsis. You are also invited to participate in a silent auction and plant sale. Tickets are $30 which includes a charitable receipt for $15, and you may present your ticket at Brunswick Nurseries from 12 noon to 7:00 pm on that day for a 20% discount. All proceeds will support the work of the Salvation Army in the Greater Saint John area.  Tickets can be purchased at the Salvation Army Hope Community Church and Family Services at 36 Waterloo Street (506) 634-7166) or by calling (506) 738-2168 to arrange for tickets.

Contact Phone: (506) 672-3092
Sat Jul 26
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: RYAN SMITH.

Bandstand, King's Square.

11:30 am-1:30 pm. Every Tuesday, Wednesday evening, Thursday and Saturday, come out to Free shows from the Bandstand in King's Square. Bring a chair, grab a blanket. Have a bite, share a soda. Today's entertainment is provided by Ryan Smith! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Sat Jul 26
NBACL CLOTHING DRIVE.

Uptown Saint John

1:00-5:00 pm.  NBACL is hosting a clothing drive to help support children and adults with intellectual disabilities in New Brunswick. If you have any used clothing or household items please donate and receive Value Village Coupons to go shopping! Drop off Locations: 1:00-2:45 pm at Water Street parking lot across of Steamers Lobster Co. / 3:00-5:00 pm - Saint Malachy's School.

Contact Phone: (506) 642-5511
Sat Jul 26
SAINT JOHN CONTEMPORARY DANCE FESTIVAL.

Sanctuary Theatre, 228 Germain Street.

7:30 pm. The 2014 edition of the festival will include a Kick-off Party at the Peter Buckland Gallery, a Main Stage Show at the Sanctuary Theatre, as well as various workshops, educational opportunities and site-specific performances. Main Stage - Saturday, July 26th at 7:30 pm.
The Main Stage show features performances by: Parts+Labour_Danse (Montreal, PQ), Candice Pike (St. Johns, NL), Emily MacNeil (Halifax, NS), Kelli Wray (Saint John), Courtney Arsenault (Quispamsis), Connection Dance Works (Saint John), and Rothesay Ballet School.
Tickets are $15 / $10 students or seniors and can be purchased at the door.  For more information please contact: connectiondanceworks@gmail.com  www.connectiondanceworks.com

Contact Phone: 506-608-4268
Sun Jul 27
QUEEN SQUARE FARMERS' MARKET (EVERY SUNDAY).

Queen Square, South End.

9:00 am-2:00 pm.  This is a lovely open air market held in the heart of the South End. The Queen Square Farmers Market occurs every Sunday, rain or shine, through the summer and early fall. The market focuses on local, healthy, environmentally friendly, ethnically diverse, and high quality goods. There is a lot to see, eat, buy, and do, so come on down and check it out!
Mon Jul 28
JOHN COREY'S QUILTS EXHIBITION (THRU AUG 31).

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

9:00 am-5:00 pm.  John Corey’s interest in, and promotion of, the importance of textiles was a crucial factor in the survival and flourishing of the art of quilting in southern New Brunswick. His decision to commission these quilts not only drew attention to their production but also to their significance on a broader scale. This preserved suite of quilts pays homage to the customs of quilt-making in New Brunswick and it also focuses attention on the value of the time and effort of many women who would otherwise go unrecognized. www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.


Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Mon Jul 28
ACTION ON THE AIRWAVES (08 JUL-26 AUG).

InterAction School, 228 Germain Street.

6:00-8:00 pm. This weekly course will showcase the theatre of the imagination through the classic medium of Radio Drama. Students will explore voice acting techniques, audio production, special effects and how to create unique theatrical experiences for a listening audience using voice and sound alone.   Radio Drama: Acting on the Airwaves begins July 8 and runs for eight weeks. For more information on this programs, or any of our summer programs, please contact (506) 674-9192.

Contact Phone: (506) 674-9192
Mon Jul 28
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: SUMMER ADULT PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

WBL Gallery: Margaret & Pierre Vachon’s artwork is featured for the months of July & August at the West Branch Library. This lovely couple has teamed up to bring you a display of their beautiful paintings. Drop in anytime the library is open to view and leave them a note.
WBL In the Window & Off the Canvas Seashore Studio – Wood Sculptor, Ed Van Oorschot will have his unique wooden works of art on display for the months of July & August.
Blankets For Canada Society Inc. Crocheters and knitters are welcome to make 8 X 8 squares to create blankets for people without shelter in the Saint John Area. Donations of yarn gratefully appreciated.
Gates Computer Lab Available to check your e-mail, do research and use the internet. The service is Free. Book a tutorial and learn basic computer skills.
Wi Fi available.
(506) 643-7260.
Summer Hours:  Monday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Tuesday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Wednesday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm / Thursday 10:00 am – 8:30 pm / Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Saturday Closed / Sunday Closed

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Mon Jul 28
CENTRAL LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT.

1 Market Square

Summer Reading Club Continues!
Surfin' Squids- Monday's from 2-3pm.  Ages 5-7
Read-to-Me Lil' Shrimps- Wednesday's from 10:30-11 am. Pre-school to K.
Saavy Seabeasts- Wednesdays 7-8 pm. Ages 10+
Smart Sharks- Thursdays 2-3pm. Ages 7-10
Sea Stars- Thursday 7-8pm.  All ages!
Special Programs:
Say No to Drugs! Pasage Substance Awareness for Kids! Ages 6-14. Wed, Jul 30th at 2:00 pm.
Worm Farms with Fundy Solid Waste! Everything you ever wanted to know about worm farms. Friday, August 1st 2:30-3:30pm.
Celebrate the Harbour Seal with Port of Saint John. Friday, August 8th at 2:30- 3:30 pm.
Summer Reading Club Closing Party!! Thursday, August 21st 6:30pm.




Contact Phone: (506) 643-7239
Tue Jul 29
EAST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT ACTIVITIES.

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

Classic Film Come check out our classic film, Tue, Jul 29 at 6:30 pm, with free popcorn and pop! Playing The Usual Suspects.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7250
Tue Jul 29
MUSIC IN MILLDGEVILLE CONCERT SERIES.

819 Millidge Avenue.

7:00 pm. Featuring Before the Mast. Great entertainment outdoors! Bring a lawn chair on nice evenings. If weather is inclement, concert will be held inside the church. Admission is Free, but please bring a non-perishable food item in support of the North End Food Bank.
Wed Jul 30
SUMMER SOUNDS NOON-HOUR CONCERT.

St. Andrew & St. David Church, 164 Germain St.

12:00 noon. For the tenth year, Summer Sounds offers a free-will series of Wednesday noon-hour concerts! Guest artists: Katie Bestvater & Andrew Miller, Cello & Bass Duo. The Summer Sounds series is partially funded by the Saint John Community Arts Funding Program as well as several private and corporate sponsors. A free-will offering by the audience is appreciated. For further information contact the Church of Saint Andrew and Saint David Office at (506) 634-3092.

Contact Phone: (506) 634-3092