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Fri Aug 01
NEW BRUNSWICK DAY WEEKEND AT MARKET SQUARE.

Market Square, 1 Market Square.

Celebrate New Brunswick with the entire family! We’re hosting live music that revels in our Celtic and Acadian roots and a weekend chock-full of all things that make us proud New Brunswickers. New Brunswick Day, enjoy a family event with entertainment, cake, tattoos, and more! www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Sat Aug 02
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE - MARVIN RATHBURN.

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 Marvin Rathburn! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Sun Aug 03
QUEEN SQUARE FARMERS' MARKET.

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!

Contact Phone: (506)898-0020
Mon Aug 04
THE WAR OF 1812 FROM A CHILD'S PERSPECTIVE.

Carleton Martello Tower, Whipple St. West.

10:30 am-2:30 pm. Parks Canada presents The War of 1812 from a Child's Perspective with David Goss.  Celebrate New Brunswick Day at Carleton Martello Tower! Saint John author and storyteller, David Goss, explores the War of 1812 as seen from a child's point of view. This interactive, one-hour program for children features games, stories, music, and a souvenir craft to reveal what life was like for a child living in Saint John 200 years ago.  Presentation times are at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm. This program is appropriate for children aged 8-12. Reservations are required as spaces are limited. To reserve a space, contact us at (506) 636-4011 or at info.martello@pc.gc.ca   Parents are welcome to attend. Regular admission fees apply (Adult-$3.90; Youth-$1.90; Family-$9.80). To learn more, call (506) 636-4011 or visit us at www.parkscanada.gc.ca/carletonmartellotower









Contact Phone: (506) 636-4011
Mon Aug 04
NEW BRUNSWICK DAY AT THE NB MUSEUM.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

12:00 noon-5:00 pm.  Free Admission! Come and celebrate New Brunswick’s great stories and engaging gallery activities throughout the day. Where else can you enjoy all things New Brunswick? (Bilingual). www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Tue Aug 05
EXHIBIT: "THE VIBRANT EASTERN CANADIAN LANDSCAPE".

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

Enjoy the oil paintings of Vanessa Pesch at the Central Library's Millennium Artplace during regular Library hours. Continues until September 13. Library is closed on Saturday & Sunday during the summer, and Holidays.
Tue Aug 05
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
Tue Aug 05
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
Tue Aug 05
MUSIC IN MILLIDGEVILLE CONCERT SERIES.

819 Millidge Avenue.

7:00 pm. Featuring Tomato Tomato. 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.
Tue Aug 05
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS.

Lancastaer Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

Dive-In!
Aug 5-8 – Mystical Sea Creatures!
Aug 11-15 “Sea” You Later!
Shiver Me Timbers! It’s a Pirate Party! Wed, Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm.
Little Shrimp (18- 36 months) – every Thursday @ 10:30 am.
Jellies (3-5 years) – every Friday @ 10:30 am.
Sea Dragons (K-Grade 3) every Wednesday @ 2:30 pm or 6:30 pm.
Sharks (Grades 4 & up) every Thursday @ 2:30 pm.
Lego™ Friday * Imagine*Build*Create* every Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Monday Movie Matinée @ your library every Monday @ 2:30 pm.
Aug 11 – Up / Aug 18 – The Pirates! Band of Misfits. Popcorn and H20 courtesy of Lancaster Mall. You are welcome to bring your own treats!
Little Shrimp (aka Time for Tots) For children aged 18 – 36 months. Thursday morning @ 10:30 am.
Jellies’ Story Time A program for all ages consisting of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. Friday mornings @ 10:30 am.
Drop Anchor & Dive – In @ the Craft Table All day every day! Books, a craft, puzzles and colouring sheets organized around a different theme each week.
We are closed on August 4th – Happy New Brunswick Day!

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Aug 05
DIVE-IN AT WEST BRANCH LIBRARY.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

Children’s Programs
Aug 5 – 8 – Mystical Sea Creatures!
Aug 11 – 15 “Sea” You Later!
Shiver Me Timbers! It’s a Pirate Party! Wednesday, Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm.
Little Shrimp (18- 36 months) – every Thursday @ 10:30 am.
Jellies (3-5 years) – every Friday @ 10:30 am.
Sea Dragons (K-Grade 3) every Wednesday @ 2:30 pm or 6:30 pm.
Sharks (Grades 4 & up) every Thursday @ 2:30 pm.
Lego™ Friday * Imagine*Build*Create* every Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Monday Movie Matinée @ your library every Monday @ 2:30 pm.
Aug 11 – Up
Aug 18 – The Pirates! Band of Misfits
Popcorn and H20 courtesy of Lancaster Mall. You are welcome to bring your own treats!
Little Shrimp (aka Time for Tots) For children aged 18 – 36 months. Thursday morning @ 10:30 am.
Jellies’ Story Time A program for all ages consisting of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. Friday mornings @ 10:30 am.
Drop Anchor & Dive – In @ the Craft Table All day every day! Books, a craft, puzzles and colouring sheets organized around a different theme each week.
Babies in the Library begins a new 4 week session Thursday, September 4 @ 12:30 pm. Call to pre-register @ 643-7260.
Super Saturday – Mark your calendars! Saturday, September 20 @ 2:30 pm
Fall hours begin September 9.

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Aug 05
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

WBL Gallery Margaret & Pierre Vachon’s artwork is featured for the month of 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 – Sculptor, Ed Van Oorschot will have his unique wooden works of art on display for the month of August. You can also visit him at his Seashore Studio in Black River.
Chick Lit Book Club Robin and the Chicks will see you in September. Mark your calendar!
It’s a Mystery to Me – Mystery Book Club Resumes Thursday, September 18 new & old members are welcome back .
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.
Bulletin Board Check out what is happening in your community.
Community Room Rental West Branch Library has a spacious room offering tables, chairs and limited kitchen facilities.
For further information please contact us at %06) 643-7260.



Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Aug 05
MOVIE MAKING.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

2:00-5:00 pm.  Hollywood comes to the library! Come and produce a short film. Earn ballots for the Summer Challenge. For more information, contact sjfpl@gnb.ca or (506) 643-7236.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Tue Aug 05
BALLET INTENSIVE (AUG 05-08).

InterAction School, 228 Germain Street.

9;00 am-4:00 pm. Ballet Intensive: Where students get to immerse themselves into the world of Ballet! Four intensive days of Ballet class, ballet conditioning, Pointe and repertoire.  Fee: $160. For more information or to register please email sjohnsonpower@iactspa.com or call (506) 343-5990.

Contact Phone: (506)343-5990
Tue Aug 05
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: ADAM WASHBURN.

Bandstand, King's Square.

11:30 am-1:30 pm. Come out to Summer in the Square today for free entertainment in the Bandstand in King's Square. Today's Free entertainment is provided by Adam Washburn. Rain location is the Saint John City Market!

Contact Phone: 506 633-9797
Wed Aug 06
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: CARLETON COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Carleton Community Centre, 120 Market Place West.

6:30-7:30 pm. Join Country Rock band Gypsie Wind. Bring your families and your lawn chairs and join us for some free, fun outdoor entertainment.
Wed Aug 06
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: KINDRED'S JAZZ BAND.

Bandstand, King's Square.

7:00-9:00 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. Tonight's entertainment is provided by Kindred's Jazz Band!

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Wed Aug 06
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: Wemei Li & Wen Gao, Chinese Dulcimer & Piano. 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.  www.standrewstdavid.ca

Contact Phone: (506) 634-3092
Wed Aug 06
MOVIES FOR TEENS.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

Every Wednesday, starting 2:00 pm.
Movies and popcorn. Earn ballots for the Summer Challenge. For more information, contact sjfpl@gnb.ca or (506) 643-7236.
Aug 6 Marvel’s The Avengers (2012) / Aug 13 Rent (2005) / Aug 20 Divergent (2014).

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Wed Aug 06
SOUL-MATE SUPPERS: BOOK LAUNCH & AUTHOR SIGNING.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

7 pm. Join local author Andrea Cyr and hear excerpts from her new book, Soul-Mate Suppers, based on the stories of eight unique couples from the Maritimes. Books available for purchase and signing. Light refreshments served.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Thu Aug 07
SCULPTURE SAINT JOHN (AUG 07-SEP 20).

Water St. (between Coast Guard & Loyalist Plaza).

Partners for the 2014 Sculpture Symposium are St. Stephen, St. Andrews, Black Harbour, Grand Bay-Westfield, Saint John Waterfront Development, New Brunswick Community College Saint John, Hampton, and Sussex. (506) 653-8358.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-8358
Thu Aug 07
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: JESS DARRAH.

Bandstand, King's Square Bandstand

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 Jess Darrah! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Thu Aug 07
NB MUSEUM WALK: PRINCE WILLIAM STREET.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

6:30-8:00 pm. Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk and discover the geoscience heritage of Saint John by visiting buildings featured in the guide Rebuilt in Stone: Geology and the Stone Buildings of Saint John, New Brunswick. Meet at the New Brunswick Museum Reception Desk. (Bilingual). www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Fri Aug 08
SWEET SASSY MOLASSY.

Boardwalk, 1 Market Square.

7:00 pm-12 midnight.  Join us on the Boardwalk and enjoy all types of rockabilly early rock ‘n roll music! You’ll enjoy the taste of some ‘sweet sassy molassy’ dishes and drinks made with Saint John’s very own Crosby’s molasses at our fine Boardwalk restaurants. www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Fri Aug 08
BRUNDAGE POINT WEEKLY MARKET.

Brundage Point River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

3:30-7:30 pm.  The “New” Brundage Point Weekly Market will be held every Friday! The weekly Markets will continue every Friday through September 19th. We have “local” vendors selling handcrafted birdhouses, woodworking products, homemade jams and jellies, in season local produce, hand sewn items such as quilts, unique handmade jewellery, delicious home cooking, and baking, Thai food, handmade soap and lotions, maple syrup and its by-products as well as several other “seasonal” vendors. We offer an exceptionally priced barbecue by Chef Frank, who is famous for his breakfasts of previous years at the former Sunday Market. Most of our “old” vendors from the old Sunday Market will be returning but we are always looking for “new” vendors as well. If you know of anyone that may be interested in becoming a vendor, please have them contact picklelady@nb.sympatico.ca  or phone: (506) 763-2912. We hope to see you at the Market this season!!  Come and bring a friend!  Next Weekly Market: Friday, July 4th: 3:30-7:30 pm.


Fri Aug 08
DISCOVERING SCULPTURE FOR YOUTH & ADULTS.

Sculpture Ssaint John site, on the waterfront.

9:00 am-5:00 pm.  This summer, Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too! Have you ever found an unusual shaped piece of wood and thought it looked like a dragon, a person or some other object hidden inside waiting to be released? Join Darren Byers for this opportunity to choose from an assortment of interesting pieces of wood, and by using simple tools, learn the steps in creating the object you see.  Six Sessions: Aug 8, 10, 22, 24; Sept 5, 7, 2014. Each Session: 9 am–5 pm (1 hour break) • $80 per session, maximum 6 students for plenty of personal instruction. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Fri Aug 08
"TILL THE BOYS COME HOME".

Trinity Anglican Church, 115 Charlotte Street.

7:30 pm. A 100th Anniversary Musical Tribute to the Canadians who served their King and Country in World War One. With the Loyalist Singers directed by Maureen Beckwith and Charles Willett, the Saint Mary’s Band directed by Andrea Lewis, and the North Lakeshore Chorus.
Tickets: $15, ($10 children under 12). Tickets available at the door, Veronica’s Music, Beats and Bytes, from choir members, or call (506) 832-2960.

Contact Phone: (506) 849-7299
Sat Aug 09
NAUWIGEWAUK FAIR.

Nauwigewauk Community Club, 36 Darlings Island Rd.

1:00-10:30 pm. The Nauwigewauk Fair is returning on August 9. Festivities kick off at 1 pm with the parade, free entertainment throughout the day, Bingo, games of chance, kids games, bouncy tents, pony rides. There is also a chicken BBQ starting at 4:30 pm, tickets on sale during the day. Be sure to get yours early as they sell out quick! Beggars Ransom will play at 8:00 pm and finish off the evening with fireworks over the ball field at 10:00 pm.

Contact Phone: (506) 644-8117
Sat Aug 09
SCULPTURE FUN! WORKSHOP FOR AGES 5-8.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

10:00 am-12:00 noon. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – *you* can be a sculptor, too!  Helen Stanley presents this workshop designed to encourage creativity and help children tap into their imagination to produce a work of art that is inspired by sculpture. Although each class may vary, children will use pencils, paint, and clay to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture. Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014.
  Each Session: 2 hours, 10am–12pm • $20 per session,
 Maximum 8 students.  (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Aug 09
SCULPTURE ADVENTURES: WORKSHOP FOR AGES 9-12.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

1:00-3:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too! If you love to build things or would like to learn more about how to turn an idea into a sculpture, this class is for you! Although each class may vary, under the guidance of instructor Helen Stanley, students will use pencils, paint, clay, and other materials to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture.  Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014. Each class: 2 hours, 1–3pm • $20 per session; Maximum 8 students. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Aug 09
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: PETER BUTLER.

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 Peter Butler! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Sat Aug 09
ANNUAL EY BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT & BBQ.

Volleyball Courts, Boardwalk, Market Square.

8:00 am Start / 6:00 pm Championship Match.
teams can register for either the Recreation, Intermediate, or Competitive divisions. No more than six participants per team.  Cost: $30/participant (includes BBQ Lunch and gift bag). All proceeds to support the TMCA of Greater Saint John. To register contact 1-(506)-634-7000 or EYSaintJohnEvents@ca.ey.com
Sun Aug 10
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!
Sun Aug 10
DISCOVERING SCULPTURE FOR YOUTH & ADULTS.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard site.

9:00 am-5:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too! Have you ever found an unusual shaped piece of wood and thought it looked like a dragon, a person or some other object hidden inside waiting to be released? Join Darren Byers for this opportunity to choose from an assortment of interesting pieces of wood, and by using simple tools, learn the steps in creating the object you see.  Six Sessions: Aug 8, 10, 22, 24; Sept 5, 7, 2014. Each Session: 9 am–5 pm (1 hr break) • $80 per session, maximum 6 students for plenty of personal instruction. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.  

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sun Aug 10
FALL WARBLERS WORKSHOP.

Interpretation Centre, Rockwood Park.

9:30 am-12:30 pm.  Many of our strikingly beautiful breeding warblers undergo dramatic plumage changes following the nesting season to become those "confusing fall warblers" which can challenge the identification skills of some of the most experienced birders. Jim Wilson will share his great experience and knowledge on how to identify species within this challenging group of birds in this follow up to his Spring Warbler ID Workshop.  Workshop presented by the Saint John Naturalists Club. As seating is limited, pre-registration is required by emailing Hank at hhcs@bellaliant.net or by calling him at (506) 216-0624. Bring your bird guides and binoculars as we should have the opportunity to put lessons learned to a test in the park following the workshop.  The workshop is open to one-and-all, SJNC members or not. It is free of charge, however modest donations in support of the conservation and education work of the club will be most gratefully received.

Contact Phone: (506) 757-8380
Mon Aug 11
EARLY MUSIC MONDAYS.

St. John's (Stone) Church, 87 Carleton St.

12:15-12:45 pm. The Early Music Studio of Saint John presents its Collegium Musicum ensemble in a program of Italian works for two violins and harpsichord by Monteverdi, Rossi, Marini, Legrenzi, Falconieri, Uccellini and Vitali. Admission: Free-will offering. Information: www.earlymusicstudio.ca  (506) 634-8442.

Contact Phone: (506) 634-8442
Mon Aug 11
SUMMER PERFORMING ARTS INTENSIVE (AUG 11-22).

InterAction School, 228 Germain Street.

9:00 am-4:00 pm.  This two-week performing arts intensive is for teens who love the performing arts and already have training in theatre, dance, and/or voice. Taught by the region's top teaching artists, students will choose a focus (dance or acting) and work on individual and group lessons while also taking classes in the other two disciplines. Dance includes creative movement, modern, ballet, and jazz. Theatre will involve character study, physical theatre, monologues, additions, and acting for the camera. All students will participate in group chorus classes. the students will perform in a public production on the final day in The Sanctuary Theatre.  InterAction's Summer Performing Arts Intensive takes place August 11-22. For more information, please contact Chuck at (506) 674-9192 or cteed@iactspa.com

Contact Phone: (506) 674-9192
Tue Aug 12
MUSIC IN MILLIDGEVILLE CONCERT SERIES.

819 Millidge Avenue.

7:00 pm. Featuring Aussie Scots Duo. 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.
Tue Aug 12
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: TROY CHENIER.

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 Troy Chenier! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Wed Aug 13
SCULPTURE FUN! WORKSHOP FOR AGES 5-8.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

10:00 am-12:00 noon. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too! Helen Stanley presents this workshop designed to encourage creativity and help children tap into their imagination to produce a work of art that is inspired by sculpture. Although each class may vary, children will use pencils, paint, and clay to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture. Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014.
Each Session: 2 hours, 10 am–12 pm • $20 per session.
Maximum 8 students. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Aug 13
SCULPTURE ADVENTURES: WORKSHOP FOR AGES 9-12.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

1:00-3:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too!  If you love to build things or would like to learn more about how to turn an idea into a sculpture, this class is for you! Although each class may vary, under the guidance of instructor Helen Stanley, students will use pencils, paint, clay, and other materials to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture.  Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014. Each class: 2 hours, 1–3pm • $20 per session; Maximum 8 students. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Aug 13
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: MARANTA BAND.

Bandstand, King's Square.

7:00-9:00 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. Tonight's entertainment is provided by the Maranta Band!

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Wed Aug 13
THE KV PLAYERS PRESENT: SHREK THE MUSICAL.

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

7:30 pm. Shrek the Musical, based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre - not a handsome prince - shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a bad guy with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek.  Shrek the Musical is being performed August 13-16 (Curtain 7:30 pm, August 13-15, Curtain 2 pm, August 16) at the Imperial Theatre, Saint John.

Contact Phone: (506) 847-1867
Wed Aug 13
MOVIES FOR TEENS.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

2:00 pm. Movies and popcorn. Earn ballots for the Summer Challenge. For more information, contact sjfpl@gnb.ca or (506) 643-7236.
Aug 13: Rent (2005)
Aug 20: Divergent (2014)

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Wed Aug 13
TEEN TRIVIA NIGHT.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

7:00 pm. Bring a team or come on your own and let us set you up to compete for prizes. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Wed Aug 13
SUMMER SOUNDS NOON-HOUR CONCERT.

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

12:00 noon. For the tenth year, Summer Sounds offers a free-will series of Wednesday noon-hour concerts! Guest artists: Miranda Lees, Violin & Piano. 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.  www.standrewstdavid.ca
Thu Aug 14
DANCING BODIES - SOLOS & DUETS (AUG 14 & 15).

Black Box Warehouse Theatre, 187 St. James Street.

7:00 pm.  General Admission: $15.  Rondos Dance Theatre (RDT) is proud to present, dancing bodies – Solos & Duets. This is a unique show that will appeal to people who are interested in dance, theatre, and film. RDT’s 2014 summer company will feature two of Canada’s finest dance artists, Tara Butler and Syreeta Hector, as well as some of Saint John’s very own: Karen Galbraith, Kleis Rondos-Duchesne, and Natayu Mildenberger. Also featured will be the work of award-winning Saint John filmmaker, Nathan Savage. This show will premiere new work, as well as remount selected solos and duets in the company’s repertoire since 1996. ~ A Show not to be missed!  For more information contact: rondosdancetheatre@gmail.com or (506) 847-9608 / (506) 657-3877.

Contact Phone: (506)216-2018
Thu Aug 14
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: SHAWN WHITE.

King's Square Bandstand

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 Shawn White! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Fri Aug 15
FLASHBACK TO THE 80's! - MARKET SQ (AUG 15 & 16).

Boardwalk, 1 Market Square.

7:00 pm-12 midnight.  Dude, like totally awesome sounds of the 80’s on the Boardwalk this weekend. Music, drinks and food from the 80’s will be served – so tease your hair, make it big and bad, put on your shoulder pads and leg warmers and savour the gnarly favourites of the 80’s.  www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Fri Aug 15
BRUNDAGE POINT WEEKLY MARKET.

Brundage Point River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

3:30-7:30 pm.  The “New” Brundage Point Weekly Market will be held every Friday! Our dates for the upcoming season are
June 20th – September 19th. We have “local” vendors selling handcrafted birdhouses, woodworking products, homemade jams and jellies, in season local produce, hand sewn items such as quilts, unique handmade jewellery, delicious home cooking, and baking, Thai food, handmade soap and lotions, maple syrup and its by-products as well as several other “seasonal” vendors. We offer an exceptionally priced barbecue by Chef Frank, who is famous for his breakfasts of previous years at the former Sunday Market. Most of our “old” vendors from the old Sunday Market will be returning but we are always looking for “new” vendors as well. If you know of anyone that may be interested in becoming a vendor, please have them contact picklelady@nb.sympatico.ca  or phone: (506) 763-2912. We hope to see you at the Market this season!!  Come and bring a friend!  Next Weekly Market: Friday, July 11th: 3:30-7:30 pm.


Sat Aug 16
STEP OUT FOR FIRST STEPS.

Dominion Park Beach.

11:00 am-4:00 pm. Family Fun Day in Support of First Steps Housing Project. Barbeque, Kayaking, Badminton, Bouncy House, Bake Sale, Live Entertainment, Special Guests, Raffle Draw, Scheduled and ongoing children's activities,...and more! $1 Ticket Fare to participate in activities.

Contact Phone: (506) 608-9435
Sat Aug 16
INTRO TO SOAP STONE CARVING FOR YOUTH & ADULTS.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

9:00 am-5:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too!  Instructor Ingrid Van Den Hurk will start you on the right track with a brief intro to theory of sculpture and an examination of different sculpting techniques. Create your own stone sculpture from concept to final presentation in an easy step-by-step process! Students will be taught to develop a feel for the stone and how to use a rasp, file, handsaw, and sandpaper. For ages 13 and up.  Six Sessions: Aug 16, 17, 30, 31; Sept 13, 14, 2014. Each Session: 9am–5pm (1 hr break) • $90 per session; maximum 6 students for plenty of personal instruction. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Aug 16
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: JAMS, SPOTS & HOSPITALS.

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, King's Square. Bring a chair, grab a blanket. Have a bite, share a soda. Today's entertainment is provided by Jams, Spots & Hospitals! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Sat Aug 16
KINGSTON PENINSULA TOUR - WORKSHOP.

Kingston Peninsula

8:30 am-7:30 pm. Kingston Photo Nature Park. We are pleased to present the first of several workshops focusing on the areas and hidden gems of the beautiful Kingston Peninsula. Terry Adair will be your instructor and guide. Terry has lived the better part of his life on the Kingston Peninsula and has been a guide for many well known photographers, local and international. Our first tour will be: an apple orchard with a few old buildings / Carter House Tea Room (one of Kingston’s oldest houses) stop for tea and biscuit & photo opps
 / one of Kingston’s many waterfalls / Kingston Photo Nature Park with its many photo props including antique cars. You will be car pooled to the destinations. Cost: $ 100. (no taxes). Snack, lunch & supper provided. Contact us for details and to register. Limited participants.  (506) 763-2272.

Contact Phone: 506 763-2272
Sun Aug 17
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!
Sun Aug 17
INTRO TO SOAP STONE CARVING FOR YOUTH & ADULTS.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

9;00 am-5:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too! Instructor Ingrid Van Den Hurk will start you on the right track with a brief intro to theory of sculpture and an examination of different sculpting techniques. Create your own stone sculpture from concept to final presentation in an easy step-by-step process! Students will be taught to develop a feel for the stone and how to use a rasp, file, handsaw, and sandpaper. For ages 13 and up.  Six Sessions: Aug 16, 17, 30, 31; Sept 13, 14, 2014. Each Session: 9am–5pm (1 hr break) • $90 per session; maximum 6 students for plenty of personal instruction. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Tue Aug 19
MUSIC IN MILLIDGEVILLE CONCERT SERIES.

819 Millidge Avenue.

7:00 pm. Featuring The Cool Chicks & the Ugly Doclings. 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.
Tue Aug 19
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: DRAKE & THE STICKY BANDITS.

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 Drake & The Sticky Bandits! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Wed Aug 20
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES: CARLETON COMMUNITY CENTRE.

Carleton Community Centre, 120 Market Place West.

6:30-7:30 pm, Del returns to sing some crowd favourites followed by a Free BBQ that will be sponsored by P.A.C.T.  Bring your families and your lawn chairs and join us for some free, fun outdoor entertainment.
Wed Aug 20
SCULPTURE FUN! WORKSHOP FOR AGES 5-8.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

10:00 am-12:00 noon. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too!  Helen Stanley presents this workshop designed to encourage creativity and help children tap into their imagination to produce a work of art that is inspired by sculpture. Although each class may vary, children will use pencils, paint, and clay to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture.  Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014.
Each Session: 2 hours, 10am–12pm • $20 per session, Maximum 8 students. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Aug 20
SCULPTURE ADVENTURES: WORKSHOP FOR AGES 9-12.

Sculpture Saint John site, Coast Guard Base.

1:00-3:00 pm. This summer, the Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with the NB International Sculpture Symposium’s Sculpture Saint John 2014. We’re bringing lots of hands-on fun to the waterfront for aspiring artists of all ages – you can be a sculptor, too!  If you love to build things or would like to learn more about how to turn an idea into a sculpture, this class is for you! Although each class may vary, under the guidance of instructor Helen Stanley, students will use pencils, paint, clay, and other materials to explore the three-dimensional world of sculpture.  Six Sessions: Aug 9, 13, 20, 23, 27; Sept 6, 2014. Each class: 2 hours, 1–3pm • $20 per session; Maximum 8 students. Call SJAC to register: (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Aug 20
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: CALEDONIAN PIPE BAND.

Bandstand, King's Square.

7:00-9:00 pm. Every Tuesday, Wednesday evening, Thursday, and Saturday, come out to Free shows from the Bandstand, King's Square. Bring a chair, grab a blanket. Have a bite, share a soda. Tonight's entertainment is provided by Simonds Lions Caledonian Pipe Band!

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Wed Aug 20
FUNDY FRINGE FESTIVAL (AUG 20-24).

Various venues in uptown Saint John.

5 days. 5 venues. Over 75 performances. Saint John's hottest festival is back for its second year in the Port City. Visit www.fundyfringefestival.com  for info on schedules, artists and special events!

Contact Phone: (506) 652-7582
Wed Aug 20
SUMMER SOUNDS NOON-HOUR CONCERT.

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

12:00 noon. For the tenth year, Summer Sounds offers a free-will series of Wednesday noon-hour concerts! Guest artists: Dianne Brown & Kristyna Higgins, Piano Duet. 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.   www.standrewstdavid.ca
Thu Aug 21
SUMMER IN THE SQUARE: STEPHEN LEWIS & SAM KLASS.

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 Stephen Lewis & Sam Klass! Rain location is the Saint John City Market.

Contact Phone: 506 6339797
Fri Aug 22
SAINT JOHN GALLERY HOP NIGHT!

Various uptown galleries.

Join in the fun and excitement of the ever-popular Saint John Gallery Hop! Visit as many galleries as you can in the uptown Saint John area...all within easy walking distance. Meet artists, view exciting new exhibitions, and socialize with friends and acquaintances. This is a great way to learn about the visual arts scene in Saint John!  
Participating Public Galleries: 4:00-6:00 pm. City of Saint John Gallery, 20 Peel Plaza; Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South; Library Millennium Artplace, 1 Market Square; New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square; Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.
Participating Commercial Galleries:
5:00-8:00 pm. Citadel Gallery, 162 Charlotte Street; Handworks Gallery, 12 King Street; Harrison House Gallery, 38 Coburg Street; Klausen Framing and Gallery, 106 Prince William Street; Jones Gallery, 73 Duke Street; Peter Buckland Gallery, 35 Duke Street; & Trinity Gallery, 128 Germain Street.

Mark you calendar for the next Gallery Hop on Friday, October 17, 2014.


Mon Aug 25
9TH ANNUAL BIG BOOK SALE (AUG 25-30).

Lower Level, Brunswick Square, 39 King Street.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Saint John is looking for your gently used books between June 2 and August 16. Your donations will be sold during the 9th Annual "BIG" Book Sale.  If you have up to 3 grocery bags of books to donate, you can drop them off at area Sobeys stores in the marked bins at the front of the store. If you have more than 3 grocery bags of books to donate, please call the Big Brothers Big Sisters office at (506) 635-1145 to make alternate arrangements. All types of gently used books are welcome except for damaged books, encyclopedias, textbooks, or magazines. Last year, the BIG Book Sale raised over $14,000 for children’s mentoring programs and this year’s sale in Brunswick Square is shaping up to be as big as ever, thanks to your generous support.

Contact Phone: 506-635-1145
Wed Aug 27
SUMMER SOUNDS NOON-HOUR CONCERT.

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

12:00 noon. For the tenth year, Summer Sounds offers a free-will series of Wednesday noon-hour concerts! Guest artists: Elke Michel-Blagrave, Organ. 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. www.standrewstdavid.ca