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Sat Oct 25

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

Preschool Story Time fun for preschoolers every Thursday from 10:30-11 am. Sing songs, listen to stories, & make cool crafts!
Family Drop In Table Available anytime the library is open. Stop in to view our new theme each week!
Babies In The Library Every Friday beginning on Oct 10 – Oct 31 from 10:00 – 10:30 am. Sing songs and learn knee bounces in our fun babies group. Preregistration required.
Children’s Movie No school, no problem! Fri, Oct 10:  2:30 pm. Showing Air Buddies (G)
Children’s Saturday Movie Oct 11: 2:30 pm! Showing Adventures in Babysitting (G)
Lego Palooza Sat, Oct 18, all day drop-in for children.
APLA Games Night Wed, Oct 15: 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Board Game night for all ages.  Participants receive a ballot for a chance to win a 3DS.
Make It Count Tue, Oct 14: 3:30 – 4:30 pm. Elementary aged financial literacy by FCNB! Minimum of 10 participants required and preregistration is necessary.
Children’s Halloween Fun Sat, Oct 25: 2:30- 3:30 pm. Come celebrate in style!  Games, crafts, stories & more!
Hackmatack Children’s Book Club Wed, Oct 29: 6:30 - 7:00 pm. Book club for children in grades 4-6.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Sat Oct 25

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

National Film Board Film Club Engaging evening of film, Tuesday, Oct 7 at 6:30 pm. Showing Out of Mind Out of Sight.
Sunset Cinema A relaxing movie evening for adults on Wed, Oct 8: 6:30 pm, with free popcorn & pop! Showing Identity Thief (13+)
Classic Film Come check out our classic film, Oct 14: 6:30 pm, with free popcorn & pop! Showing When Harry Met Sally.
E-Reader Information Tue, Oct 21: 6:30 pm. An informative session about e-books and e-readers. Please bring your own device.
Card Stitching Wed, Oct 22: 2:30 pm. Learn how to make beautiful hand stitched cards using punches, card stock and lovely threads. Pre-registration is required and limited to 10 participants. Contact us today to reserve your spot.
Graphic Novel Club For Adults. Sat, Oct 25: 11:00 am. Discussing the novel Saga Vol 1&2 by Brian K. Vaughan
Knit & Crochet Club Tue, Oct 28: 2:00 pm. Beginner’s welcome!
Seniors Café Wed, Oct 29: 10:30 am. Join us for casual conversation and light refreshments.
Book Club For Adults Thu, Oct 30: 2:30 pm. Book selection is Captain Corelli’s Mandolin by Louis De Berniéres.
Art To View Paintings by Monica Ewart during the month!

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Sun Oct 26

Saint John Jewish Museum, 91 Leinster Street.

7:00 pm. The Saint John Jewish Historical Museum is pleased to announce that it will be holding the first annual Saint John Jewish Film Festival from October 26 to October 30, 2014. The films to be shown will be primarily prize-winning films that have been featured in prestigious film festivals around the world. The proceeds from the film festival will support the work of the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum to preserve the Jewish history of Saint John. These films will include every genre including comedy, tragedy, music, documentary, biography, and historical. They will have a broad appeal and be entertaining while drawing on the Jewish experience. Tickets can be purchased for $10 per film at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, the Imperial Theatre box office, and at Kennebecasis Drugs, Marr Road and Hampton Road in Rothesay. The line-up for the Saint John Jewish Film Festival is as follows :
Sun, Oct 26: The Jewish Cardinal -- Matinee also at 2 pm
Directed by Ilan Duran Cohen, France, 2012
Mon, Oct 27: Kaddish for a Friend
Directed by Leo Khasin, Germany, 2010
Tue, Oct 28Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story
Directed by Joel Santoni, France, 2012

Contact Phone: (506) 633-1833
Tue Oct 28

ATrium of Market Square, 1 Market Square.

12:00 noon-3:00 pm. Come in and vote on the creative pumpkins that Market Square's Tenants have crafted. The tenant who gets the most public votes wins a Market Square gift card. It's sure to be spooktacular!  (506) 658-3600.

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Tue Oct 28

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
Wed Oct 29

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
Thu Oct 30

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

7:00-9:00 pm.  Have you always wanted to try your hand at watercolour painting, but didn’t know where to begin? This is the class for you! Join Dodie Clark for a fun and relaxed introduction to the techniques and concepts of watercolours with minimal investment in supplies. You’ll be using the subject matters of flowers and animals (from photographs) to learn colour mixing and how to handle the materials and tools as you paint along with Dodie’s step-by-step method. Thursdays, 7:00-9:00 pm, October 2–November 6, 2014 (6 weeks). $80.  (506) 633-4870. www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Thu Oct 30

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

6:30-7:00 pm.  If you are between 18 and 36 months old, bring your favourite adult for 30 minutes of fingerplays, rhymes, songs & stories. Pyjamas welcome. Pre-register at (506) 643-7239.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7224
Thu Oct 30

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

6:30-8:00 pm. October is Historic Paper Quilling. Free in NBM Foyer. Each Thursday evening throughout the fall and winter. Some evenings will feature guest artists working on their own projects. Small fee of $2 per project, or bring your own supplies. Don’t miss these evenings of friendship and fun. Ages 14 to adult. (Bilingual). www.nbm-mnb.ca (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.