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Wed Sep 02
"PERISHABLES" BY ANDREA BREWER (THRU SEP 05).

City of Saint John Gallery, 20 Peel Plaza.

9:00 am-5:00 pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Gallery closed Sunday & Monday. The City of Saint John Gallery, a program of the City's Cultural Affairs Office is proud to present "Perishables", a solo exhibition of 22 oil paintings by Fredericton artist, Andrea Brewer. The exhibition continues through September 05, 2015. 
Thu Sep 03
"WINGED TAPESTRIES: MOTHS AT LARGE" EXHIBITION.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The exhibition is complemented by specimens from the NBM’s collections.  www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Thu Sep 03
"LES HOOKEUSES DU BOR’DE’LO & ROUSSEL" EXHIBITION.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Jun 11-Sep 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs. www.nbm-mnb.ca (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Thu Sep 03
EAST BRANCH LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (SEP).

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

Preschool Story Time  Every Thursday from 10:30–11:00 am. Fun with books, games, and cool crafts to take home!
Family Drop-In Table filled with theme-related books and activity sheets that delight your family with something new each week. September themes~ School, Books, Apples, Fall and Scarecrows!
Lego-Plooza Sat, Sep 19: All Day Drop In. Come build something fun and creative with our Lego at the library today!
Children’s Movie Time Sat, Sep 26: 2:30 pm. Showing Big Hero 6, Rated (G), Popcorn and juice provided.
Hackmatack Children’s Book Club Wed, Sep 30: 6:30–7:00 pm. Book club for children in grades 4-6! Read from 10 pre-selected Non-Fiction and Fiction titles and have a chance to vote for your favourite.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Thu Sep 03
PROGRAMS AT THE CENTRAL LIBRARY (SEP).

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

* Craft Evenings - Thursdays, 6:30– 8 pm, Sep 03, 10, 17 & 25.
* Free Movies: Thu, Sep 10, 6:45 pm – Fifty Shades of Grey.
* E-book & E-reader Drop-In Clinics - Thu, Sep 10, 7-8:30 pm
* Grant Connect Demo-Wed, Sep 15, 12 noon.
* Tuesday Tea and Poetry: Sep 22: 2:30–3:30 pm.
* Book Discussion – your choice. Wed, Sep 23, 12 noon–1 pm.
* 3D Printer Demo - Thu, Sep 24: 7 pm.
* Free Movies: Sat, Sep 26: 1 pm – Heaven’s Gate.
* E-book & E-reader Drop-In Clinics - Sat, Sep 26, 2-3:30 pm.
* NB Genealogy Society Session - Wed, Sep 30: 7-8:30 pm.






Contact Phone: 506-643-7247
Thu Sep 03
"Moths at Large" exhibition celebration at NBM

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John

Start Time: 5:00:PM
End Time: 7:00:PM

3 September Thursday 5-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum to celebrate the exhibition Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, with special guests Jim des Rivières, photographer and Kelli Wray, interpretive dancer. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 1 September. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large will be at the NBM until January 3, 2016.

New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.
www.nbm-mnb.ca
506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2349
Thu Sep 03
FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES BY STONEHAMMER GEOPARK.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

1:00-3:00 pm.  Stonehammer Geopark will present a family-friendly afternoon of activities at the Stonehammer Hub in the NB Museum Exhibition Centre. Wrap up your summer vacation with a billion years of stories, having fun every step of the way. Drop in for hands-on activities and interpretation of the geology of Stonehammer Geopark. We would like to recognize the sponsorship of the Province of New Brunswick Environmental Trust Fund and the support of the NBM in presenting this free event. www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Fri Sep 04
MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL OF COLOURS.

Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal, 333 Water Street.

Presented by The  Multicultural Association of Saint John Inc. (M.A.S.J. Inc.) This signature multicultural event is a celebration of cultural expression and human rights. The Multicultural Festival of Colours is a free public celebration for all ages. Everyone is welcome!
For planning purposes: 
Day 1: Sep 04: 7:00 pm. Official Opening Ceremony.
Day 2: Sep 05:  12:00-8:00 pm Multicultural Festival of Colours and Exhibition.
Day 3: Sep 06:  12:00-5:00 pm. Multicultural Festival of Colours and Exhibition.
Sat Sep 05
BIG BREAKFAST.

9 Market Street, Quispamsis.

8:00-11:00 am. Big breakfast served by the Quispamsis Lions Club. Scramble eggs, home fries, toast, baked beans, pancakes, sausages, bacon, coffee, tea, and assorted juices all for $7 per person. This event is a fundraiser by the Quispamsis Lions Club . Thank you for your support. follow us on face Book. Need more information please call (506) 849-2689.

Contact Phone: 5068496518
Sat Sep 05
EXPLORER SATURDAYS AT THE NBM: FASCINATING FOSSILS

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Saturdays. 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  5, 12, 19, and 26 September. Regular admission. The collections of the NBM are brimming with 1 billion years of New Brunswick’s most fascinating fossils! Did you know that the world’s oldest articulated shark fossil was found right here in New Brunswick? Learn all about this discovery and countless other amazing fossil stories at the NBM this September! Explorer Saturday activities include 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
Tue Sep 08
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (SEP).

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

SRC News Summer Reading Club 2015 was a fantastic success and a huge thank you goes out to coordinators Jessica, Jennifer, Saird , Briana and all the West Branch Library Junior Readers. Super Job!
Super Saturday Fall Fun Fair, Sat, Sep 26: 2:30 pm. Games, food and tons of fun!
Lego™ Saturday * Imagine*Build*Create* Sat, Sep 19: 10:00 am-4:30 pm.
Family Movie Matinée Sat, Sep 19: 11:00 am. Come and watch Cinderella. Popcorn courtesy of Lancaster Mall. You are welcome to bring your own treats!
Babies in the Library Please sign up for the next session - Sep 08, 15, 22 & 29, Tuesdays at 10:30 am.
Time for Tots  Drop-In For children aged 18–36 months. Held every Thursday morning at 10:30 am.
Story Time Drop –In A program for all ages consisting of stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft. This program is offered Friday mornings at 10:30 am.
Thursday Night Homework Help  Elementary and Middle school homework help every Thursday evening from 5:30–7:30 pm. Pre-register at (506) 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.
Upcoming Events
Super Saturday Pumpkin Carve –Off 2015
Scary Story Writing Contest
Games @ the Library by Atlantic Provinces Library Association

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Sep 08
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT PROGRAMS (SEP).

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

WBL Gallery - Hilda Minor’s artwork will be featured for the months of Sep & Oct in the West Branch Library Gallery. Drop in anytime the library is open to view and leave her a note.
WBL In the Window & Off the Canvas Display space available for decorative works of art.
Chick Flic Enjoy ‘Girl’s Night’, with a chick Flic and the best popcorn on the Westside, Wed, Sep 09: 6:00 pm. Viewing: The Age of Adaline.
It’s a Mystery to Me – Mystery Book Club Thu, Sep 17: 7:00 pm. Bring along your favourite summer mystery. New members are welcome.
West Branch Library Social - Seniors, newcomers, and adults all welcome! Join us for a social time and light refreshments! Thu, Sep 24: 1:00 pm.
Chick Lit Book Club - Robin and the Chicks pick for Wed, Sep 30: 7:00 pm – A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. New members are welcome!
Friday Flic Bring a friend and view a free movie and popcorn courtesy of Lancaster Mall. Fri, Sep 25 2:00 pm – Survivor starring Pierce Bronson.
Blankets For Canada Society Inc. Crocheters and knitters are welcome to make 8x8 squares to create blankets for people without shelter in the Saint John Area. Donations of yarn gratefully appreciated.
Knit 2 Together (k2tog) Tuesday afternoon drop-in. We have knitted squares, tea and treats; if you have the time drop in and put two or more together to make a blanket.


Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Tue Sep 08
EAST BRANCH LIBRARY: ADULT PROGRAMS (SEP).

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

Tue, Sep 08: 6:00 pm. Classic Film. Free popcorn & pop! Showing: Unbroken Rated 13+
Wed, Sep 09: 6:30 pm. Social Networking. Facebook, Twitter and more!
Wed, Sep 16: 6:30 pm. Sunset Cinema. A relaxing movie evening. Free popcorn & pop! Showing The Magic of Belle Isle, Rated PG.
Thu, Sep 24: 2:30 pm. Book Club For Adults. Pre-registration is required.
Fri, Sep 25: 2;30 pm. Intro To iPads. Bring your own or try one of ours out at this informative session all about iPads.
Sat, Sep 26: 11:00 am. Graphic Novel Club. Reader’s Choice.
Tue, Sep 29: 2:00 pm. Knit & Crochet Club. Beginner’s welcome.
Wed, Sep 30: 10:30 am. Senior’s Café. Stop by for casual conversation and light refreshments.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Wed Sep 09
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL LIFE DRAWING

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 7:00:PM
End Time: 9:00:PM

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. (Cost: $10 per week, registered by month)

Evening: Wednesdays, 7-9pm (sessions start at 7pm sharp) - September 9-30, 2015 (4 weeks) Cost: $40

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Sep 09
TENSION TAMER YOGA

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 5:15:PM
End Time: 6:30:PM

Join yoga instructor Michael Brown in our unique, relaxing gallery setting for gentle exercise for balance in the body, developing both strength and flexibility. Booked by the month; sorry, drop-in not available.

Wednesdays, 5:15-6:30PM, September 9-30, 2015. Cost: $40

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Sep 09
Register for Fall Programs

Port City Dance Academy

Open registration for new and returning students. Programs include Music & Movement (age 2-4 years), Classical Ballet (age 5 to adult), Modern Dance (age 9 and up), and DWP-SJ classes for golden seniors. For more information please visit www.PortCityDanceAcademy.org

Contact Phone: 506-657-3877
Thu Sep 10
GENTLE PATH COUNSELLING FALL FUNDRAISING DINNER.

SJ Trade & Convention Centre, 1 Market Square.

6:00 pm.  Join Gentle Path Counselling Services at their 2nd Annual Fall Fundraising Dinner.  Special Guest: Slice TV Host and best-selling author, Gail Vaz-Oxlade.  Gentle Path provides counselling and group programs for adults and children in Southern New Brunswick. In 2014, Gentle Path provided more than $60,000 to regional citizens in need, in the form of subsidized individual counselling and educational and support program services. There are many ways citizens can support our Fall Celebrity Fundraiser, including sponsorship, purchasing tickets or supporting our “Community Spirit” option by purchasing a table for a regional non-profit entity to attend the event.  Tickets are $125 each and tables of 8 are $800. Charitable tax receipts are available. To register or for more information, please call (506) 652-7284 Ext: 355 or email marketing@gentlepathsj.com 

Thu Sep 10
FINANCIAL PATHWAYS TO PERSONAL WELL-BEING.

Saint John Trade & Convention Centre, 1 Market Sq.

7:00 pm. Get Your Tickets Now! Gentle Path Counselling Services presents their 2nd Annual Fundraising Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at 7pm at the Hilton/Trade & Convention Centre. We are pleased to announce that Slice TV show host Gail Vaz-Oxlade of popular series “Till Debt do us Part” & “Prince$$” will be our guest speaker for this year’s annual fundraising dinner. This event will be transformed into the all-time family favorite board game “Monopoly”.  So come step into the game and play! Visit “Park Place”, “Go to Jail”, land on “Free Parking”, and perhaps meet the “Monopoly Man”! This evening will not only entertain the minds of all generations, guests will leave feeling confident they have gained tools for financial well-being. To date, Gail’s shows have won 3 Geminis and continuously inspire thousands of Canadians. Gail Vaz-Olxade talks about life, the universe & everything to do with money. Presenting sponsors to date include K-100/Kool-98 radio stations, the UNB Saint John Faculty of Business and MBA program, and the Hilton Saint John/Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. As you may know, Gentle Path Counselling Services Ltd is a local charitable organization that has been in operation for 17 years. We provide counselling and group programs for adults and children in Southern New Brunswick. Our Mission Statement is: “To provide quality counselling and support group services for individuals, families and children regardless of financial means.” In 2014, true to our mission statement, Gentle Path provided more than $50,000 to regional citizens in need, in the form of subsidized individual counselling and educational and support program services. Tickets and Sponsorship Opportunities are still available!  Online ticket purchasing is now available!
Tickets $125 each or Table of 8 for $800.! Charitable tax receipts are available!

Contact Phone: (506) 652-7284
Thu Sep 10
DRAWING BASICS WITH DODIE

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 7:00:PM
End Time: 9:00:PM

This course is designed for beginning and intermediate students interested in developing strong drawing and compositional skills. Many self-taught artists are frustrated with the tendency to make the same mistakes repeatedly. Let Dodie Clark help you progress with these fun classes aimed at developing both your hand and your eye. Each evening will be a series of exercises in line drawing, shading and perspective.

This six-week course is a careful study of light, shade and shadow and basic compositional principles. Dodie’s classes offer individual guidance and on-site demonstrations of techniques.

Supplies: Students should bring to the first class – a sketchbook (not too small), HB pencil, 2B pencil, a quality eraser, and a 12″ / 30cm ruler.

Thursdays, 7 to 9 pm, September 10 – October 15, 2015 (6 weeks) Cost: $80

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Sep 12
BRYOND THE BUMP: MOMMY SHOWCASE.

Trade and Convention Centre, 1 Market Square.

10:00 am-6:00 pm. This showcase is specifically designed for Mommy and Me time! Beyond the Bump highlights the greatest informative and interactive vendors known to Atlantic Canada. This show is great for parents of all stages: new or expecting, or the more seasoned parents.
Beyond the Bump welcomes children of all ages and is sure to make a great family excursion. Vendors / Entertainment for young children / Character Photo Booth by donation / Popcorn / Cotton Candy / Candy Buffet.
*Admission to this event is by diaper/baby supply donation to go towards a local shelter or food bank.

Contact Phone: (506)442-2434
Sat Sep 12
COMMUNITY ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING DAY.

UNB Saint John campus, Tucker Park Road.

9:00 am-3:00 pm. The second annual community wide electronic-waste recycling day, hosted by UNB Saint John. However, it is first come first serve and once the truck is full we cannot accept any additional items.
Televisions, computers and other electronic items contain hazardous materials like lead, mercury and cadmium. They pose a threat to the environment if buried in a landfill.  This one-day event is an excellent opportunity to keep our used electronics out of the landfill. Saint John firefighters will also be on hand to help load the truck collect for a boot drive on behalf of muscular dystrophy. Community partners include Midland Transport, Chandler Sales, Resnet Inc., Chartwells, and the Saint John Firefighters.

Contact Phone: (506) 648-5554
Sat Sep 12
TD TREE DAYS.

Manchester Bird Sanctuary, 136-142 Porter Street.

9:00 am-1:00 pm. Join us as we do our part to help plant 50,000 trees nationwide during TD Tree Days. Locally, volunteers will plant 200 trees at Manchester Bird Sanctuary (136-142 Porter Street, Saint John). Volunteers should bring a refillable water bottle, and wear weather-appropriate attire and closed-toed shoes. To register for TD Tree Days in Saint John, or to learn more, visit www.tdtreedays.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 640-6520
Sat Sep 12
INTRO POTTERY ON THE WHEEL: 3 WEEK CLASS.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

1:30-4:30 pm from Sep 12-26 (Saturday afternoons for 3 weeks). Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potter Alison Gayton of 'I Love Saint John Pottery' for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel and hands-on personal instruction. Cost: $190 (includes instruction, clay, use of tools and equipment, glazing and firing of finished pieces). For more information on our workshops, please call (506) 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Sep 12
A Celebration of Colonial Fibre Arts and Cookery

Loyalist House, 120 Union Street

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 4:00:PM

The New Brunswick Historical Society and the United Empire Loyalist Association of Canada, NB Branch presents a fun-filled day in the life of a colonial household. Join us as local artisans demonstrate spinning, weaving, smocking, rug hooking and quilting. Meanwhile, in the kitchen, cream will be churned into butter! Our refreshments will consist of traditional sweets and confections with hot mulled cider and tea. Hand made items will also be for sale. Cost of admission is $10 for adults and $2 for children. Order tickets early as quantities are limited. Call Deborah Coleman at 634-7783.

Contact Phone: (506) 634-7783
Sat Sep 12
Auditions for An Enemy of the People

112 Princess St

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 4:00:PM

Auditions for An Enemy of the People - by appointment only

Saturday, September 12 (10am – 4pm) / Sunday, September 13 (10am – 4pm) at the BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess St.
The project will run from April 28th to May 28th. Rehearsals will take place in Saint John and performances will take place in Saint John with a short tour of three other locations.

For important audition information please visit: http://www.saintjohntheatrecompany.com/auditions

Auditions are by appointment only. To make an appointment call: 652-7582 or email: stage@saintjohntheatrecompany.com

Contact Phone: 506-652-7582
Mon Sep 14
NON-INSTRUCTIONAL LIFE DRAWING.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Three Monday mornings (Sep 14-28): 10:00-12:00 noon.  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. (Cost: $10 per week, registered by month). Cost: $30 for 3 weeks.  For more information on our workshops, please call (506) 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Mon Sep 14
Saint John Naturalists Club Guest Speaker

NB Museum Auditorium, Market Square in Saint John

Start Time: 7:00:PM
End Time: 9:30:PM

Guest speaker Curt Nason will present "Getting to Know the Moon". For centuries the Moon has been an inspiration for poets and lovers, a scourge for some astronomers, and a scapegoat for human misbehavior. With a Super Harvest Eclipse occurring September 27, let us learn about its origin and its features, the role it plays in the tides and eclipses, and examine some information we have often taken as fact.

Club Meetings are held at 7:00 PM on the second Monday of each month in the auditorium of the N.B. Museum at Market Square. Meetings, workshops and outings are open to one and all without charge, Saint John Naturalists’ Club members or not. For more information on upcoming activities and on the SJNC, visit www.saintjohnnaturalistsclub.org and follow us on Facebook as “Nature Saint John”. Discover Nature NB, the umbrella organization for additional provincial naturalists clubs at http://www.naturenb.ca

Contact Phone: (506)757-8380
Tue Sep 15
INTRO TO OIL PAINTING.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Tuesdays, Sep 15-Oct 20 (6 weeks): 7:00-9:00 pm. This beginners’ introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you will learn about shapes of objects, light, composition, perspective and colour. The subject image will be provided.  Together we will begin with step-by-step understanding of the layering method of painting to create a range of tones, texture, clarity, and shape. After you learn the basic skills of oil painting, you will be supported to develop your own style and personal techniques later on. This goal of this class is to get comfortable and familiar with using oil paints, and of course to discover the pleasure and rewards of creating your art!  For more information on our workshops, and for the supply list for this class, please call (506) 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com  Cost: $95.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Tue Sep 15
INTRO POTTERY ON THE WHEEL.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Four Tuesdays (Sep 15-Oct 06): 6:30-9:00 pm. Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potter Alison Gayton of I Love Saint John Pottery for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel and hands-on personal instruction.  $250 (includes instruction, clay, use of tools and equipment, glazing and firing of finished pieces). For more information on our workshops, please call (5060 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Tue Sep 15
SEWING WITH MARGO.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Six Tuesdays (Sep 15-Oct 20): 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 should choose a project that they feel that they are comfortable beginning with at their skill level and should be able to accomplish in the six-week time frame, or be able to finish at home. For more information on our workshops, and for the supply list for this class, please call (506) 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com  Cost: $95.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Wed Sep 16
ST. MARK'S UNITED CHURCH SENIOR WELLNESS EXPO.

St. Mark's United Church , 50 Dexter Drive, West.

1:30-3:30 pm. Senior Wellness Expo with over 40 agencies and groups representing numerous services for seniors. Student Nurses will be on hand to check Blood Pressures and glucose readings. Refreshments, Bake Sale, and entertainment by Delbert Worden! All are welcome!

Contact Phone: (506) 672-7459
Wed Sep 16
INTRO TO ANIMATION.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Wednesdays for 6 weeks (Sep 16-Oct 21): 7:00-9:00 pm. Learn the core concepts of computer animation in this exciting new six-week course in our graphics and animation studio. Students will learn the key fundamentals of this unique art form and have the use of a iMac computer, the latest version of Adobe Flash software, and a Wacom digital freehand drawing tablet. A great intro for anyone interested in animation or as a ‘taster’ course for those considering further study in the field. Open to youth and adults ages 14 and up. Cost: $135. For more information on our workshops, please call (506) 633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Thu Sep 17
KENNEBECASIS VALLEY QUILT SHOW & SALE.

Island View Lions Club, 9 Market St., Quispamsis.

The Kennebecasis Valley Quilting Guild is proud to present their 35th Annual Show and Sale. The show will be held Thursday, Sep 17, 12-8 pm / Fri, Sep 18, 10 am to 8 pm and / Sat, Sep 19 from 10 am to 4 pm. Location: Island View Lions Club, 9 Market Street (Exit 141 off Highway 1 and off Millennium Drive beside the Ken-Val Co-Op), Quispamsis, N.B., E2E 4B1, just outside Saint John. Features of the show include a judged projects, display and sale quilts, Crafters boutique, Christmas Corner, Merchants' Market and Demonstrations. A Quilter’s Walk will be featured again this year with lots of fun baskets. The theme of the Show is 35 years of Friendship.  In addition, KVQG members have taken part in the “Friendship Challenge” where particpants have paired with a partner and each created a project; one representing a traditional theme, the other the same theme in abstract. These will be a featured display. An Awards Gala will be held on Wed, Sep 17 from 7-9 pm. Awards will be presented to the winning quilts in various categories. Tickets: $5 and can be purchased at the door. There will be snacks for all to enjoy... free.

Contact Phone: 506-847-5723
Thu Sep 17
BOOK TALK & SIGNING: TILL THE BOYS COME HOME.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

7:00 pm. Free admission. Join author Curtis Mainville for a book talk and signing of his publication Till the Boys Come Home. The book is a comprehensive history of Queens County, NB, during World War I looking at those who served and those who left. A century after the beginning of the Great War, the contributions of the Maritimes to the formation of the Canadian Expeditionary force remain relatively unexplored. Till the Boys Come Home examines the conduct of the war through the eyes of one particular agricultural and coal-mining community. (In English) www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Sat Sep 19
ART WITH ALISON - KIDS' SATURDAY ART CLASSES

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 12:00:PM

Art with Alison empowers kids to develop creative skills. We will be using paint, paper, clay, writing, drawing, sketching and bookmaking to find ways to talk about what we see and what is important to us. Alison will be using reality therapy techniques to guide the kids through lively reflections and explorations.

At the end of each session, students will have a portfolio of drawings and paintings, in addition to functional and sculptural ceramic pieces. No experience necessary. Space is limited, so register today!

Fall 2015 Session 1: Saturdays, 10am-12pm, September 19 – October 24, 2015 (6 weeks) Cost: $90 • Supplies Included.

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Sep 19
ART ADVENTURES - KIDS' SATURDAY ART CLASSES

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 12:00:PM

SJAC welcomes back Emily Saab, one of our Portfolio Development and student intern alumni – join Emily for an artistic adventure!

Keen young artists ages 9-12 will have an opportunity to work in colour, paint, clay, drawing, printmaking, pastels and more. Classes will cover a variety of techniques, while incorporating culture, awareness, identity and FUN!!

Fall 2015 Session 1: Saturdays, 10am-12pm, September 19 – October 24, 2015 (6 weeks) • Cost: $90. Supplies Included.

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Sat Sep 19
Hike for Hospice

Bobby's Hospice

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 12:30:PM

Memorial walk in memory of loved ones who have died at Bobby's Hospice. The event starts at 10 am with music, fun for the kids, a walk around the block and a post-walk free BBQ with hot dogs, chips, water and cake. Prizes for the top fundraisers and free Hike T-shirts for all who participate. Pledge forms are located at www.hospicesj.ca or by calling (506) 632-5593.

Contact Phone: (506) 632-5723
Sat Sep 19
Hike for Hospice

Bobby's Hospice

Start Time: 10:00:AM
End Time: 12:30:PM

Memorial walk in memory of loved ones who have died at Bobby's Hospice. The event starts at 10 am with music, fun for the kids, a walk around the block and a post-walk free BBQ with hot dogs, chips, water and cake. Prizes for the top fundraisers and free Hike T-shirts for all who participate. Pledge forms are located at www.hospicesj.ca or by calling (506) 632-5593.

Contact Phone: (506) 632-5723
Sat Sep 19
SAINT JOHN TOUCH A TRUCK.

Long Wharf (entrance by Harbour St Parking Lot.

10:00 am-3:00 pm. Rain or Shine.  Presented by Bayview Trucks & Equipment. In support of First Steps Housing Project Inc. Climb Aboard! This is the chance for Kids of all ages to climb on, sit in, play on, and have fun in the vehicle of their dreams! From dumptrucks to monster trucks, big rigs to diggers - we have something for everyone! $5 per person (children under 2 free). Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets available at Harbour Station Box Office or at Guardian Drug locations in St. Stephen, Rothesay, Hampton, and Grand Bay-Westfield (cash only). Food, merchandise, and games available for an additional cost. www.SaintJohnTouchaTruck.com
Sat Sep 19
SEA BELLES BOOK & YARD SALE.

Best Stop Convenience Store, 113 Bayside Drive.

9:00 am–2:00 pm. This is a fund raiser for the 54-voice a capella chorus which was awarded first place in the Atlantic area for 2015. They will put proceeds from the sale towards their travel costs. Book prices will be $1 per soft cover and $2 for a hardcover. T-shirts and pants also will be
priced $1 or $2. Sea Belles invite any woman aged 14 and over who likes to sing to join a 7:00 pm rehearsal on Tuesday evenings beginning on September 8, 2015, in the theatre of Forest Hills School.
Sun Sep 20
QUEEN SQUARE FARMERS' MARKET (SUNDAYS).

Rainbow Park, 65 Britain St. (off Charlotte St.).

9:00 am-2:00 pm. The Farmers' Market has temporarily been relocated to Rainbow Park until mid-August while much needed improvements are being made to Queen Square that we're all very excited about (improved walkway, more benches, heritage light standards, vintage chess tables, etc.). Rainbow Park is a beautiful green space one block south of Queen Square. We will be there probably until August, but hopefully we can be back in the Square before then. Please spread the word! Wonderful array of vendors!
Sun Sep 20
CHINESE LANGUAGE CLASS - FALL 2015.

157 Duke Street, Saint John.

Sundays, 12:30-1:30 pm.  Chinese Language Class of Fall 2015 is now open for registration, offered by Chinese Cultural Association of Saint John. Classes will be held on every Sunday from Sep 20th to Dec 13th, 2015. There will be 12 classes in total, no class on October 11th (Thanksgiving weekend). Fee: $50 (CCASJ Member)  / $70 ( Non Member). Early registration is by Aug 14th, $5 discount will appy to your fee. Drop-in rate: $6 per class for member / $8 per class for non-member. To register and more class information, please contact Joanna at (506) 645-0712 (after 7:00 pm), email: jdupless@unb.ca

Contact Phone: (506) 645-0712
Sun Sep 20
SYMPHONY NB'S VIRTUOSO SERIES (# 1 of 7).

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Hazen Avenue.

2:00 pm. The first concert of Symphony New Brunswick's Virtuoso Series presents the Saint John String Quartet. The programme is entitled Slavonic and features Patrick Bolduc on bassoon. Works by Smetana, Reicha, & Dvorak. Tickets available in advance at the Imperial Theatre Box Office, or at the door on the day of the concert.  Next Virtuoso Concert: Nov 07 at 2:00 pm.
Thu Sep 24
HANDBUILT POTTERY

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 6:30:PM
End Time: 8:30:PM

Join potter Helen Stanley for a fun exploration of building ceramics by hand! Create your own functional works of art in this millennia-old art form, using simple tools and techniques to make lovely textured cups, mugs, bowls, vases or vessels for whatever your imagination provides!

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Sept. 24, Oct. 1, 8, 22, 2015 (no class Oct. 15 for clay drying/bisque firing) Cost: $150 (includes instruction, clay, use of tools & equipment, glazing and firing)

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Thu Sep 24
WU'S TAI CHI CHUAN

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza

Start Time: 6:00:PM
End Time: 7:30:PM

The warm-ups and forms of Wu’s Tai Chi Chuan improve balance both mental and physical, coordination, and flexibility. The soft flow of movement and energy puts no strain on joints of the body, making it a suitable exercise for almost anyone.

The 90 minute classes will consist of warm-ups taken in part from the Wu family Chi Kung forms, basic ‘walking’, and teaching of the first eight forms of the 108 standard form. No special clothing is required, as this is not a sweaty exercise; just be comfortable. Footwear (sneakers or soft flats) is recommended but not necessary.

Thursdays, 6-7:30pm, September 24 – December 10, 2015 (12 weeks) Cost: $150 (twelve classes for the cost of ten!)

For more information on our workshops, please call 506-633-4870 or visit our website: www.saintjohnartscentre.com

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Fri Sep 25
Hamlet (The notes)

112 Princess St

Start Time: 7:30:PM
End Time: 7:30:PM

Hamlet (The notes) is a theatre performance about the making of a theatre performance, with the audience serving as the cast of players. Hamlet (The notes) is a hilarious take on the behind the scenes calamity involved in re-creating one of Shakespeare’s great plays; add in the antics of a slightly deluded theatre director and you have a hilarious look into the inexact science that is the making of theatre.
BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess St. September 25 & 26 at 7:30pm. For tickets call 1-888-311-9090 or visit www.ticketpro.ca

Contact Phone: 506-652-7582
Sat Sep 26
HARVESTING THE ARTS FESTIVAL

King's Square & uptown Saint John

www.facebook.com/harvestingthearts

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