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Wed Sep 17
LIFE DRAWING.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

7:00 pm.  Essential practice for drawing the human form, these weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to ten participants. Runs Wednesdays, 7:00-9:00 pm (sessions start at 7:00 pm sharp).  Cost: $10 per week, registered by month. September 2014 Session: 2 weeks: September 17 & 24, 2014. Cost: $20.  (506) 633-4870. www.saintjohnartscentre.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Thu Sep 18
COLLEGE OF EXTENDED LEARNING: NEW CLASSES!

Various

New adult education classes in Saint John beginning in September include:
How to Harmonize- a singing class with performer Hilary Branch / Bringing Home the Baby- classes for new parents / French and Spanish. / Acadian French Conversation! / Making Jams and Jellies!  See the full list at:
http://www.unb.ca/cel/programs/creative/saint-john/

Contact Phone: 506-648-5962
Thu Sep 18
ARTIST OF THE MONTH (SEP): SAINT JOHN ART CLUB.

SJAC Gallery, 3rd fl., Brunswick Square Mall.

The Saint John Art Club "Artist of the Month" for September is John Crant. Support local artists by stopping into the SJAC Gallery, 3rd floor Brunswick Square, Mon-Sat between 11-3 pm to view his works.

Contact Phone: (506) 849 2680
Thu Sep 18
CENTRAL LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME:  Join us for fun ways to learn pre-reading
skills that you can practice at home, as we read, write, talk, sing and play
together while exploring different themes weekly. Geared for 3-5 years,
younger children welcome with a caregiver. *NEW DAY: *Tuesdays
and Saturdays at 10:30 am. (beginning Tuesday, September 9th)
TODDLER TIME: Thursdays, Sep 18, 25 at 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 643-7239.
WALL-E : Family Film Matinee! Saturday, Sep 20 at 2:30 pm.
It’s Saturday afternoon at the movies & everyone is welcome!
MUSIC & MUNCHIES: Concerts for Kids: The Saint John String Quartet brings you Brilliant Beethoven, Ludwig van Beethoven’s life story told through his music. Saturday, Sep 27 at 2:30 pm.
FAMILY DROP IN: Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy books & activity sheets based on a theme that changes weekly. Available any time the library is open.
CHESS CLUB for kids and teens returns on Saturdays this Fall. All levels welcome, start date to be announced!

Contact Phone: (506) 643-7239
Thu Sep 18
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
Thu Sep 18
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Blvd.

Artist in the Mall Sat, Sep 20 @ 2:30 pm artists are welcome to register for a space in the Lancaster Mall and join Helena, a Saint John artist who will be at her easel creating works of art. To register please call 643-7260.
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.
It’s a Mystery to Me – Mystery Book Club Thu, Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm. Bring along your favourite summer mystery. New & old members are welcomed back.
Chick Lit Book Club Robin and the Chicks pick for Wed, Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – The Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler. New members are welcome!
Friday Flic Bring a friend and view a free movie & popcorn courtesy of Lancaster Mall. Find us the last Friday of each month at 2:00 pm. Fri, Sep 26 – Heaven Is For Real.


Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Thu Sep 18
VILLAGE OF HOPE: TANYA ARSENEAU.

3rd fl., Brunswick Square, 39 King Street.

Meet the Artist on Sep 18: 5-8 pm & Sep 20: 11 am-3 pm. Tanya Arseneau has a portion of her Village of Hope Panels on view at the Saint John Art Club Gallery, 3rd floor, Brunswick Square.

Contact Phone: 506 849 2680
Thu Sep 18
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

8:00 am-4:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Eurodam" with 1,900 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Thu Sep 18
STONEHAMMER GEOPARK ORGANIZED COMMUNITY EVENT!

Atrium & Boardwalk of Market Square.

5:00-8:00 pm.  Join the Stonehammer Geopark in an interactive and engaging community event to welcome the delegates of the 6th International UNESCO Conference on Global Geoparks from over 30 countries around the world. There will be live musical entertainment on the Main Stage of the Boardwalk, local artisan market in Loyalist Plaza, Sculpture Saint John will be open late and other activities to share our Canadian Culture with visitors from around the world. (506) 643-2349.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2349
Fri Sep 19
BRUNDAGE POINT WEEKLY MARKET (FINAL WEEK).

Brundage Point River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

3:30-7:30 pm.  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.  (506) 763-2912. We hope to see you at the Market this season!! 

Contact Phone: (506) 738-6406
Fri Sep 19
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

7:00 am-4:30 pm.  Cruise ship "Queen Mary 2" with 2,500 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Fri Sep 19
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS HOCKEY GAME.

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

7:30 pm.  Saint John Sea Dogs host Acadie-Bathurst Titan.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  (506) 657-1234.  But tickets online at www.tickets.harbourstation.ca/Online/default.asp   Next Home Game: Sat, 27 Sep at 7:00 pm.
Fri Sep 19
PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE NB: LUNCH & LEARN.

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

12:00 noon. Project Management professionals in many industries have developed a number of best practice stage gating or phases for executing a project. IDEA which stands for Investigate – Develop – Execute – Achieve Benefits is a simple phasing process that can be applied to your project, helping you execute your initiative in a very clear and organized way. Presenter: Warren Long.

Contact Phone: (506) 644-9151
Sat Sep 20
"ROAST & TOAST" DINNER FOR MR. RALPH THOMAS.

Royal Ballroom, Delta Brunswick Hotel, 39 King St.

6:00-9:00 pm. The PRUDE Inc. event committee are delighted to host this event and invite you to share the evening. An evening filled with laughter, admiration and genuine respect. Ralph Thomas has played a lead role with his involvement in PRUDE Inc. for 34 years, and leads its Board of Directors as President. Also, a founding member of the New Brunswick Black History Society and is the founder and builder of the New Brunswick Golden Gloves Amateur Boxing Club. Proceeds from the event will be used to support PRUDE Inc. efforts in sustaining diversity and welcoming communities.

Contact Phone: (506) 634-3088
Sat Sep 20
HIKE FOR HOSPICE.

Fisher Lakes, Rockwood Park.

Start time: 11:00 am. Presented by Bayshore Home Health.  For Pledge Forms call Hospice at (506) 632-5593 or visit www.hospicesj.ca  Who are you walking for?
Sat Sep 20
SAINT JOHN TOUCH A TRUCK.

Long Wharf.

10:00 am-3:00 pm.  Start your Engines! Touch a Truck is coming back to Saint John! This is the chance for kids of all ages to climb on, sit in, play on and have fun in the vehicles of their dreams! From dump trucks to monster trucks, big rigs to diggers, we will have something for everyone!  For Details contact Angela: angela@firststepshousing.com  Tickets: $5 each.
Advanced tickets available at Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

Contact Phone: (506)693-2228
Sat Sep 20
ST. MARKS UNITED CHURCH COMMUNITY FUN FAIR.

St. Marks United Church, Dexter Drive, West.

12:00 noon-3:30 pm. All are invited to enjoy a Free fun-filled afternoon. There will be a pirate bouncy castle, pony rides, various games and prizes, fire truck, face painting, and entertainment by "Zap Magic", buskers and pipers. An adult Tea Room and BBQ will be on-going throughout the day.
Rain or Shine!

Contact Phone: 506-672-8176
Sat Sep 20
ST. MARK'S UNITED CHURCH COMMUNITY FUN FAIR.

St. Mark's United Church, Dexter Drive (West)

12:00 noon-3:30 pm. St. Mark's United Church invites all surrounding communities to enjoy a Free fun-filled afternoon. Includes a pirate bouncy castle, pony rides, various games and prizes, a fire truck, face painting,  entertainment by Zap Magic, buskers, and bagpipers.  An adult tea room and BBQ will be ongoing throughout the day. Rain or shine! 
Sat Sep 20
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: TEEN PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

Red Cross Babysitting Course For students 11 – 15 years of age. Sat, Oct 4:  9:00 am-3:30 pm. To register please call 643-7260.
Artist in the Mall Sat, Sep 20 @ 2:30 pm artists are welcome to register for a space in the Lancaster Mall and join Helena, a Saint John artist who will be at her easel creating works of art. To register please call 643-7260.
Chess Central Learn chess moves, tactics, strategies and more from chess Coach Dan Elman, every Saturday @ 2:00 pm. beginning October 11.
Thursday Night Homework Help Are you in middle school and need homework help? Thursdays 5:30–7:30 pm. Pre-register @ 643-7260 or westbranch.publiclibrary@gnb.ca

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Sat Sep 20
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

Super Saturday Fall Fun Fair Sat, Sep 20 @ 2:30 pm.  Games, food and tons of fun!
Babies in the Library Please sign up for the next session –  Sep 4–25, Thursdays at 12:30 pm.
Time for Tots – Drop-In For children aged 18 – 36 months. Held every Thursday morning @ 10:15 am.
Story Time Drop –In A program for all ages consisting of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. This program is offered Thursday mornings @ 11:00 am.
Thursday Night Homework Help Are you in elementary school and need homework help? Thursdays 5:30 – 7:30 pm. Pre-register @ 643-7260 or westbranch.publiclibrary@gnb.ca
Family Drop-In Table All day every day! Books, a craft, puzzles and colouring sheets organized around a different theme each week.
Red Cross Babysitting Course For students 11 – 15 years of age. Sat, Oct 4, 9:00 am- 3:30 pm. To register please call 643-7260.

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Sat Sep 20
BOOK SIGNING: THE DEEPEST DARK BY JOAN HALL HOVEY.

Coles Book Store, McAllister Place.

1:00-2:30 pm. Book Signing ~ The Deepest Dark a novel of suspense by
Joan Hall Hovey. "The Deepest Dark is a face-in-the-window-at-night scary - a must read"! - Linda Hersey, Columnist, Moncton Times & Transcript.

Contact Phone: 506-847-3444
Sat Sep 20
NBM'S EXPLORER SATURDAYS: BAY OF FUNDY ROCKS!

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

10:00 am-4:00 pm. 20 & 27 September. Regular admission. Many astonishing facts are in the collection of the New Brunswick Museum. Did you know the museum has the world’s oldest known fossil reptile tracks in its collection? Learn about this discovery and other amazing rocks and minerals of the Bay of Fundy! Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more! (Bilingual). www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1- 888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Sat Sep 20
JOSHUA GROUP JAM, FUNDRAISER & BBQ.

85 Peacock Lane

12:00 noon-7:00 pm. This fundraiser is to help the Joshua Group finalize their facility on 85 Peacock Lane, off Sandy Point Road. BBQ and outdoor concert for all ages! Kids from the Joshua Group will be volunteering at this fundraising event. No entrance fee - donations at the gate. All proceeds go toward the building of the Joshua Center. Bring a chair for the outdoor concert. All Welcome! In the words of Bob 'Let's open these doors"! Be sure and spread the word. Concert will be held right at the facility with several great bands and BBQ.  http://joshuagroup.ca/  Band Schedule:: 12:00 noon: Ransom Note / 12:45 pm Graeme Sauerteig Band / 1:30 pm Clinton Charleton / 2:00 pm Shanklin Road /
2:30 pm Rick Watters / 3:00 pm Annie and the Blue Skies / 4:00 pm Whitewater band / 5:00 pm Dunsmore / 6:00 pm Boys Night Out.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-8628
Sat Sep 20
UNBSJ SEAWOLVES HOSTS DALHOUSIE TIGERS.

Canada Games Stadium, UNB Saint John campus..

4:00 pm. The UNB Saint John Seawolves Football Team hosts the Dalhousie University Tigers.  Dr.John Steeves of the New Brunswick Medical School will be doing the coin toss.  The Seawolves will be honouring the Volunteers of the Kennebecasis Valley Food Basket and The East and West Saint John Food Banks. Free for children 15 and under. BBQ, Zumba, Cheerleaders, 50/50, etc. Lots of family fun. Our goal is to create opportunities for local players. All Games are live-streamed, address is at website www.seawolvesfootball.ca 
Sun Sep 21
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 Sep 21
PETER PAN ON ICE

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

7:30 pm.  Brand Concerts & Events are proud to announce that the world-renowned Russian Ice Stars will be bringing a new adaption of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan on Ice to Harbour Station on Sunday, Sept 21. Ice shows are always magical, but this spectacular classic tale about the boy who never grew up, promises to be really something special. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, Aug 15.  www.harbourstation.nb.ca 
Sun Sep 21
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

8:00 am-3:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Regatta" with 684 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Mon Sep 22
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

7:00 am-4:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Grandeur of the Seas" with 1,900 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Mon Sep 22
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street.

8:00 am-5:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Crystal Serenity" with 900 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Tue Sep 23
TUESDAY ‘TEA AND POETRY’ CLUB.

Central Library, 1 Market Square.

2:30-3:30 pm. A gathering of folks who like to listen to the written word. Listen to some of your old favorites! Guest readers: David Goss who will be reading poems from New Brunswick’s past. The following months will cover British, Canadian, and American poets – both male and female and from many eras. A list of poems for the following meeting will be available at each session. Everyone is encouraged to share in reading, but it is not necessary. All are welcome!

Contact Phone: 506-643-7247
Tue Sep 23
SAUDI NATIONAL DAY EVENT.

Saint John City Hall Plaza, 15 Market Square.

12:30-2:30 pm.  Opening the Event by singing the National Anthem and by raising the Saudi flag at City Hall. The event will include:  An introduction of Saudi culture and clothing; free samples of Saudi cuisine will be offered; and different traditional dances and traditional live bands will be performed.

Contact Phone: 5066395953
Tue Sep 23
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.
Wed Sep 24
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

8:00 am-5:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Carnival Splendor" with 3,500 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Wed Sep 24
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street.

11:00 am-7:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Norwegian Dawn" with 2,200 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Thu Sep 25
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

8:00 am-6:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Brilliance of the Seas" with 2,100 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Fri Sep 26
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street.

7:00 am-4:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Seven Seas Navigator" with 490 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Fri Sep 26
PRINCESS CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Ship, 111 Water Street.

7:00 am-4:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Ruby Princess" with 3,100 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Fri Sep 26
CANADA'S PAUL MCCARTNEY TRIBUTE.

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

8:00 pm.  "Here Today" - Canada's Paul McCartney Tribute.  www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca (506) 674-4100.
Sat Sep 27
HARVESTING THE ARTS FESTIVAL.

Uptown Saint John.

10:00 am-5:00 pm. The eleventh annual festival celebrates Arts & Culture in our community through a variety of mediums, genres, and venues. www.facebook.com/harvestingthearts is your resource for more information. Looking forward to harvesting the arts with you this autumn!

Contact Phone: 506-977-1722
Sat Sep 27
CRUISE SHIP IN PORT.

Marco Polo Cruise Terminal, 111 Water Street.

7:30 am-4:00 pm.  Cruise ship "Legend of the Seas" with 2,000 passengers. www.cruisesaintjohn.com  (506) 636-4869.
Sat Sep 27
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS HOCKEY GAME.

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

7:00pm.  Saint John Sea Dogs host Halifax Mooseheads.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  (506) 657-1234.  But tickets online at www.tickets.harbourstation.ca/Online/default.asp  Next Home Game: Sun, 28 Sep at 3:00 pm.
Sun Sep 28
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 Sep 28
AN EVENING WITH PAT BOONE.

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

7:30 pm.  From his start as the original teen heartthrob, Pat Boone has had an epic career as a singer, actor, TV host, producer, songwriter, and author. In this intimate performance, he tells some of his favourite stories, shares video of some memorable show business moments, and of course sings the songs that will bring back memories for many. This is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to hear the man himself perform Love Letters in the Sand, April Love, and other classic hits.  From the early days when he competed against Elvis for the No. 1 spot on the pop music charts, to his film and television career, to an inside glimpse of his family life, audiences will be enthralled by Boone’s incredible life story. This will be an evening to remember.  www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca  (506) 674-4100.

Contact Phone: (506) 674-4100
Sun Sep 28
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS HOCKEY GAME.

3:00pm.  Saint John Sea Dogs host Chicoutimi Saquenéens.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  (506) 657-1234.  But tickets online at www.tickets.harbourstation.ca/Online/default.asp  Next Home Game: Wed, 01 Oct at 7:00 pm.
Mon Sep 29
RETRO FILM: ROMEO & JULIET (1968).

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

7:00 pm. Part of the Retro Film Series. Only $10. (506) 674-4100 www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca   

Contact Phone: (506) 674-4100
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.