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Tue Sep 30
WORKPLACE WELLNESS SOLUTIONS CONFERENCE.

Hilton Hotle/Trade & Convention Centre

This is the 2014 national occupational health nurses conference, open to all persons interested in promoting healthy lifestyles. The topics will focus on elements of a superior workplace wellness program. Further information and registration can be obtained at www.wwsconference.ca  

Contact Phone: (506) 659-2387
Tue Sep 30
TTHE BLUE DOT TOUR WITH DAVID SUSUKI & FRIENDS.

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

7:00 pm. On what could be his last national tour, David Suzuki shares the wisdom of a life full of action and celebrates Canadians who are standing up for the people and places they love. A special evening of inspiration, music and learning. Special guests: Jenn Grant and Shane Koyczan. For tickets and more information visit: www.bluedot.ca (506) 674-4100.

Contact Phone: (604) 732 4228
Tue Sep 30
EXHIBITIONS AT SJ ARTS CENTRE (THRU OCT 31).

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Featuring works by: David McKay, Majed Abies, Katrina Kierstead, and Riel Nason. The City of Saint John Gallery hosts Groundshift by Barbara McLean. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 9 am-5 pm. For more information on exhibitions, workshops, and other SJAC programs, please visit our website at www.saintjohnartscentre.com  or call (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Tue Sep 30
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Blvd.

WBL Gallery Allan Chase’s artwork is featured for the months of September and October. Drop in anytime the library is open to view and leave him a note.
WBL In the Window & Off the Canvas View “Living Art” creations by Pain & Pleasure, Tattoo Artists, Chet Wood and Rachel Wyatt for the months of September and October. Pick up a poster, sticker and pen while supplies last.
UKU4U with Ann Brown, Kay MacLean & David Goss begins Sep 11.
Beginner Class Thursday afternoons @ 1:15 pm / Intermediate class Thursday afternoons @ 2:00 pm.

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Sep 30
MANAGING THE RISK OF UNCERTAIN FUNDING.

Volunteer Centre, 66 Waterloo Street.

12:00 noon-1:00 pm. In this session we will explore the risk of uncertain funding for non-profit agencies - the causes, what can be done to lessen the risk and how to deal with decreasing or uncertain funding. The session should be of interest to all board members, executive directors and staff involved in funding for organizations. Betty Hitchcock is well known in Saint John for her involvement with numerous agencies. Betty was a National Staff Member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Canada and facilitates numerous training events with various Big Brothers and Big Sisters regional agencies.  A volunteer of the Saint John Volunteer Centre for 30+ years, she has served as a Board member and as Board President. Currently Betty is a trainer with the Volunteer Centre and also a member of the Education Committee of the Volunteer Centre, sharing her extensive experience in Board Development and Management in the non-profit sector. All Education Programs are sponsored by the United Way of Greater Saint John Pre-register call (506) 658-1555. Registration: 11:30 am to 11:50 am. Workshop: 12 noon to 1:00 pm. Fee: $15. Members, $25. Non-Members. Failure to notify of cancellation 2 days prior to Workshop will result in the fee being invoiced.
Prior to registration please advise if you have any mobility restrictions.
/ Coffee /Tea provided.

Contact Phone: 506-658-1555
Tue Sep 30
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

11:00 am-7:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Norwegian Gem" with 2,200 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Tue Sep 30
ATLANTIC CANADA SPORTS CAR RACING SINCE THE 1960'S

New Brunswick Museum Market Square

7:30 pm. Free public talk by Prof. David Charters of the University of New Brunswick. Sponsored by the New Brunswick Historical Society. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

Contact Phone: 506 648 5600
Tue Sep 30
SEWING WITH MARGO DUFF (SEP 30-NOV 04).

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

6:30-8:30 pm.  Have you been meaning to make time for yourself to enjoy the hobby of sewing? Is it time to look at your sewing machine with a new perspective? Master your fear of the machine and become more comfortable with its use and care.  In this six-week sewing course you’ll learn fundamental skills that you will apply to the project of your choice. We will begin with basic layout and cutting techniques as well as reading and interpreting commercial patterns and developing skills to complete your fabulous, stylish clothing or home decor. Whatever skill level, whether beginner, intermediate or the complete novice who would like an evening out to focus on a sewing project and gain more confidence, this course is for you!  Participants will choose a project that they feel that they are comfortable beginning with and may be able to begin a second project in the six-week time frame. Runs Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, 6 weeks, September 30 - November 4, 2014. Cost: $95. For a list of recommended supplies and info on more workshops, visit our website at www.saintjohnartscentre.com or call us at (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870