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Wed Jul 29
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: GALLERY.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairville Boulevard.

West Branch Library Gallery in the Lancaster Mall, will host the artwork of local artist, John Crant. John's art will be on display for the months of July and August. Stop in to view these beautiful works of art. Library Summer Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. and Wednesday and Thursday 10:00 am - 8:30 pm.

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Wed Jul 29
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY: OFF THE CANVAS.

Lancaster Mall, 621 Fairvill Boulevard.

West Branch Library - In the Window & Off the Canvas - View “Living Art” creations by Pain & Pleasure, Tattoo Artists, Chet Wood, Lee Eastmond, and Rachel Wyatt for the months of June, July and August. Incredible Art!

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Wed Jul 29
WEST BRANCH LIBRARY

Lancaster Mall

Featuring the artwork of local artist, John Crant (July & Aug).
WBL In the Window & Off the Canvas (July & Aug) - View “Living Art” creations by Pain & Pleasure, Tattoo Artists, Chet Wood, Rachel Wyatt, Lee Eastmond & Tony Steylen.
Wil-de-Babies – 18-36 months Thursdays 10:30 - 11:00 am
Jungle Jimmies - 3-5 years Fridays 10:30 - 11:00 am
Rainforest Rangers - Grades K-3 Wednesdays 2:30 - 3:30 pm or 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Safari Stars - Grades 4+Thursdays 2:30 - 3:30 pm
SRC Creative Writing for Teens 12-16 years Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:30 pm
Special Event! Puppet Show & Workshop with master puppeteer Chris Godziuk of Panadream Theatre. Wed, Jul 29: 10:30 am
Pre-Register by phone: 643-7260.
Summer Reading Club 2015 Reading Tales
Week 5: Jul 27-31: Birds of a Feather Flock Together. Bird Week – Get flying about books.
Week 6: Aug 4-7: Just Say No...To Furry Pets!

Contact Phone: (506)643-7260
Wed Jul 29
NBM EXPLORER DAYS: EVERY DAY IN JULY & AUGUST.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart. Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes. Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all of the excitement. Extreme Summer Fun. (Bilingual)
www.nbm-mnb.ca (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Wed Jul 29
EXHIBITION OPENING: "PERISHABLES" BY ANDREA BREWER

City of Saint John Gallery, 20 Peel Plaza.

"Perishables", oil paintings by Andrea Brewer. Exhibition continues through September 5, 2015. 
Thu Jul 30
"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 Jul 30
"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 Jul 30
"PERISHABLES" BY ANDREA BREWER (TRU 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. 
Fri Jul 31
CELEBRATE NEW BRUNSWICK.

Market Square Boardwalk

Start Time: 5:00 pm. We’re hosting live music that revels in our Celtic and Acadian roots all weekend long. On New Brunswick Day, enjoy a family event with entertainment, cake, activities, and more! Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Mon Aug 03
CABARET MONDAY.

Boardwalk, Market Square.

Start Time: 5:00 pm.  …your table is waiting! Come hear the music, taste the fine food and drink… relax and enjoy Cabaret – Boardwalk Style! A perfectly crafted, intimate atmosphere for a romantic evening or an impromptu gathering. Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Mon Aug 03
TEEN PROGRAMS: CENTRAL LIBRARY.

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

* Teen Drop-In - Mondays and Fridays between 1 and 3pm
* Gaming @ the Library - Tues Aug 11 from 10am - 4pm
* Marvelous Movies: Aug 13 - Thor: the Dark World /Aug 20 - Jurassic Park III

Contact Phone: 506-643-7247
Mon Aug 03
NEW BRUNSWICK DAY AT THE NB MUSEUM.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

12:00-5:00 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 04
NEW BRUNSWICK'S TALENT SHOWCASE.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Do you have what it takes to be New Brunswick’s favourite performer? Every Tuesday evening, the Boardwalk will host sensational dancers, singers, jugglers, and invited performers. From goosebump-generating opera to dancing dogs, there is something for everyone! For an application visit: www.thewave.ca For more information visit  www.marketsquaresj.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Tue Aug 04
MOVIES IN THE PARK.

Lily Lake Pavilion, Rockwood Park.

9:30 pm.  Lily Lake Pavilion Inc., a registered charity and non-profit organization, invites citizens of all ages to enjoy a free, family movie, on the outdoor screen on Tuesday nights beginning at dusk. Movies in the Park is an important community program supported by Lily Lake Pavilion Inc. and funded with proceeds from the Tim Hortons Pavilion Cup. Movies will be shown inside the Lily Lake Pavilion in case of inclement weather. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars.
August 4 Night at the Museum (PG) 97 mins
August 11 The Lego Movie (G) 100 mins
August 18 Annie (G) 118 mins
August 25 Cinderella (PG) 105 mins
September 1 Frozen (G) 102 mins

Contact Phone: 506-693-1117
Wed Aug 05
SAINT JOHN IDOL XIII.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Season XIII of Saint John Idol is a much anticipated part of Saint John’s summertime Wednesdays! Thousands of spectators arrive each week to cheer for their favourite local talent. Over ten weeks, contestants have the opportunity to compete in challenges to win a weekly prize of $250, and a grand prize of $5,000 is presented to the winner in late August! Contact Market Square Administration: info@marketsquaresj.com  (506) 658-3600.  www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Wed Aug 05
"THE ADDAMS FAMILY" - THE MUSICAL.

Kennebecasis Valley High School, Quispamsis.

They're creepy and they're kooky! This is the first production of the musical ever performed in New Brunswick!
Wed Aug 05
TEEN PROGRAMS (AUG): EAST BRANCH LIBRARY.

East Branch Library, 545 Westmorland Road.

Young Volunteers Come and help out your local library this summer, for teens aged 12 and up. Get your volunteer application today! Wed, Aug 05 & 12 from 1–2 pm.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Wed Aug 05
PROGRAMS FOR AUGUST: CENTRAL LIBRARY.

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

* Book Discussion - Wed Aug 5, 12 noon
* Free Movies - Thu, Aug 6, 6:30 pm
* E-book & E-reader Drop-in Clinic - Thu, Aug 6, 7-8:30 pm
* Free Movies - Thu, Aug 20, 2 pm
* Gallery Hop - Fri, Aug 21, 4-6 pm
* Toddler Tantrums, Time Outs and Time Ins - Mon, Aug 24, 10:30-11 am
* Book Discussion - Wed, Aug 26, 12 noon-1 pm
* Author Reading with Thomas Shanklin - Wed, Aug 26, 7 pm

Contact Phone: 506-643-7347
Thu Aug 06
ALPINE COUNTRY STAR.

Boardwalk, Market Square.

7:00 pm.  One of the Boardwalk’s most successful weekday events, country plugs in and gets the crowds in a toe-tapping mood! Our servers will dish up delicious grub, decked out in cowboy hats, boots and plaid, and keep the summertime vibe flowing with suds that pair perfectly with our region’s best country dishes.  Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Thu Aug 06
NB MUSEUM WALK: THE HEYDAY OF SHIPBUILDING IN SJ.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

6:30-7:30 pm. The Heyday of Shipbuilding in Saint John. Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk and learn about New Brunswick in the 1800s and why it was known the world over for its wooden sailing vessels. Enjoy shipbuilding stories and the people that made them famous. 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 07
WORK WHISTLE WEEKEND WIND-UP!

Market Square Boardwalk

Listen for the Whistle! The Work Whistle Weekend Wind-up kicks off the weekend every Friday at 5 pm! A solo act will perform at 5 pm, followed by a band at 8 pm and the weekly Electro Pop Biergarten with live DJ at 11 pm! See you on the Boardwalk! Every Friday until August 28th!
Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

 

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Fri Aug 07
BLUEGRASS ON THE BOARDWALK.

Market Square Boardwalk

Start Time: 5:00 pm.  Bluegrass is a musical style as rich in history as the Boardwalk – a perfect match! Enjoy a slice of American mountain music that is a fresh take on an old tradition. Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Fri Aug 07
THE LION THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE (AUG 07 & 08).

Town Square, Hampton.

7 :00 pm. Aug 7 & 8. Youth Theatre Station and the Town of Hampton present The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, a unique one-act play performed by a cast of three actors. Adapted for the stage by le Clanche du Rand, from the children's classic by C.S. Lewis. Bring a pillow or a lawn chair and prepare to be enchanted! Free-will offering.
Sun Aug 09
SAX ON THE BOARDWALK.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

5:00-11:00 pm. Relax and enjoy the evening while the smooth sounds of live sax music lingers as the sun sets. Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Sun Aug 09
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!
Mon Aug 10
EARLY MUSIC MONDAYS.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

12:15-1:00 pm. The Early Music Studio of Saint John presents its Collegium Musicum period instrument ensemble in a program of works by Bach, Handel and Avison/Scarlatti. Admission: Free-will offering. Information: www.earlymusicstudio.ca

Contact Phone: (506) 634-8442
Mon Aug 10
CABERET MONDAY.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

5:00 pm. …your table is waiting! Come hear the music, taste the fine food and drink… relax and enjoy Cabaret – Boardwalk Style! A perfectly crafted, intimate atmosphere for a romantic evening or an impromptu gathering. Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Mon Aug 10
SUMMER ART WITH ALISON.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

10:00 am-12:00 noon. Mon-Fri, Aug 10-14. Keep creative little minds and hands busy this summer! 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 uses 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! Cost: $80. www.saintjohnartscentre.com (506) 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Mon Aug 10
SPART! CAMP (AUG 10-14).

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

9:00 am-4:00 pm. SPaRT! Camp (Sports/ Participation/ Art/ Recreation/ Together!). This fun-filled week of art and recreation is designed to encourage your child’s creativity and activity through exploring the arts, swimming at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre and visits to the library and museum. SPaRT takes full advantage of the multiple talents of our great team of summer interns; campers will have a great time focusing on visual arts in fun and engaging projects! Participants are required to bring their own lunches and library cards. Permission slips will be required to attend swimming and library events. No experience necessary, just an interest in the arts and Fun!  August Session: August 10-14, 2015 (Monday-Friday) 9 am to 4 pm • Cost: $150 - Materials included (early drop off/pickup option available – 8:30 am-5 pm: Cost: $175).  www.saintjohnartscentre.com 633-4870.

Contact Phone: (506) 633-4870
Tue Aug 11
NEW BRUNSWICK'S TALENT SHOWCASE.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Do you have what it takes to be New Brunswick’s favourite performer? Every Tuesday evening, the Boardwalk will host sensational dancers, singers, jugglers, and invited performers. From goosebump-generating opera to dancing dogs, there is something for everyone! For an application visit: www.thewave.ca For more information visit  www.marketsquaresj.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Tue Aug 11
MOVIES IN THE PARK.

Lily Lake Pavilion, Rockwood Park.

9:30 pm.  Lily Lake Pavilion Inc., a registered charity and non-profit organization, invites citizens of all ages to enjoy a free, family movie, on the outdoor screen on Tuesday nights beginning at dusk. Movies in the Park is an important community program supported by Lily Lake Pavilion Inc. and funded with proceeds from the Tim Hortons Pavilion Cup. Movies will be shown inside the Lily Lake Pavilion in case of inclement weather. Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars.
August 11 The Lego Movie (G) 100 mins
August 18 Annie (G) 118 mins
August 25 Cinderella (PG) 105 mins
September 1 Frozen (G) 102 mins

Contact Phone: 506-693-1117
Tue Aug 11
DIGITAL CAMERA WORKSHOP.

Big Tide Brew Restaurant, 47 Princess Street.

 

6:00 pm. Are you all thumbs when it comes to using your digital camera? Then this workshop is for you! Pre-registration is mandatory. Phone Byron at (506) 658-1430 for further details and seat reservation.

Wed Aug 12
SAINT JOHN IDOL XIII.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Season XIII of Saint John Idol is a much anticipated part of Saint John’s summertime Wednesdays! Thousands of spectators arrive each week to cheer for their favourite local talent. Over ten weeks, contestants have the opportunity to compete in challenges to win a weekly prize of $250, and a grand prize of $5,000 is presented to the winner in late August! Contact Market Square Administration: info@marketsquaresj.com  (506) 658-3600.  www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Wed Aug 12
CONCERTS AT THE CARLETON.

Gazebo, Carleton Community Centre, West Side.

6:30 pm. Join Dave Korotkov for a 1970's Elvis Tribute at 120 Market Place West. Bring a chair and enjoy!

Contact Phone: (506)674-4307
Thu Aug 13
SEAN SILCOFF TO LAUNCH NEW BOOK: LOSING THE SIGNAL

Whitebone Lounge, Condon Student Centre, UNBSJ.

7:00-9:00 pm. Sean Silcoff, award-winning business writer with The Globe and Mail, will launch his book, Losing the Signal: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of BlackBerry. Everyone is welcome!

Contact Phone: (506) 648-5697
Fri Aug 14
FLASHBACK TO THE 80'S.

Market Square Boardwalk

5:00 pm.  Dude – totally awesome sights and sounds and all your 80’s favourites!  Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Tue Aug 18
NEW BRUNSWICK'S TALENT SHOWCASE.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Do you have what it takes to be New Brunswick’s favourite performer? Every Tuesday evening, the Boardwalk will host sensational dancers, singers, jugglers, and invited performers. From goosebump-generating opera to dancing dogs, there is something for everyone! For an application visit: www.thewave.ca For more information visit  www.marketsquaresj.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Tue Aug 18
FUNDY FRINGE FESTIVAL (AUG 18-23).

Various venues in uptown Saint John.

Saint John's Hottest Festival Returns! What is Fringe? The Fundy Fringe Festival is an exciting multi-day, multi-venue, and multi-disciplinary theatre festival that attracts artists from all over New Brunswick and Canada. Fringe festivals typically include original, edgier material, small casts, non-traditional venues, simple tech and staging, and quick set-up and tear down. Each festival follows a series of basic guidelines including low admission prices, selection of participants by lottery, no censorship, shorter performances, and 100% of the ticket revenue going to the performing companies. For more information, please visit www.fundyfringefestival.com or email info@fundyfringefestival.com 
Wed Aug 19
SAINT JOHN IDOL XIII.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Season XIII of Saint John Idol is a much anticipated part of Saint John’s summertime Wednesdays! Thousands of spectators arrive each week to cheer for their favourite local talent. Over ten weeks, contestants have the opportunity to compete in challenges to win a weekly prize of $250, and a grand prize of $5,000 is presented to the winner in late August! Contact Market Square Administration: info@marketsquaresj.com  (506) 658-3600.  www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Fri Aug 21
MARITIME FLAVOURS.

Market Square Boardwalk

Start Time: 5:00 pm. New Brunswick’s Festival Place is a feast for the senses: simply the best in dining, entertainment, and atmosphere. Come have a great time and savour best flavours Atlantic Canada has to offer! Please visit www.marketsquaresj.com for more information.

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Fri Aug 21
SAINT JOHN GALLERY HOP (# 2 of 3).

Various galleries, uptown Saint John.

4:00-8:00 pm. Join in the excitement of going from gallery to gallery to view the latest exhibitions, meet the artists and gallery directors/owners, enjoy some light refreshments, and delight in conversing with friends along the way. The Gallery Hops are a popular event in Saint John. Participating galleries include:
Public Galleries: 4-6 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 / Third Space Gallery, various locations
Commercial Galleries: 5-8 pm  Citadel Gallery, 162 Charlotte St. / Cobalt Gallery, 111 Prince William St. / Handworks Gallery, 12 King St. / Jones Gallery & Studio, 73 Duke St. / Peter Buckland Gallery, 35 Duke St. / Trinity Galleries, 128 Germain St.
Tue Aug 25
NEW BRUNSWICK'S TALENT SHOWCASE.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Do you have what it takes to be New Brunswick’s favourite performer? Every Tuesday evening, the Boardwalk will host sensational dancers, singers, jugglers, and invited performers. From goosebump-generating opera to dancing dogs, there is something for everyone! For an application visit: www.thewave.ca For more information visit  www.marketsquaresj.com 

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Wed Aug 26
SAINT JOHN IDOL XIII.

Boardwalk of Market Square.

7:00 pm. Season XIII of Saint John Idol is a much anticipated part of Saint John’s summertime Wednesdays! Thousands of spectators arrive each week to cheer for their favourite local talent. Over ten weeks, contestants have the opportunity to compete in challenges to win a weekly prize of $250, and a grand prize of $5,000 is presented to the winner in late August! Contact Market Square Administration: info@marketsquaresj.com  (506) 658-3600.  www.marketsquaresj.com

Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Sat Aug 29
11TH SAINT JOHN DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL.

Renforth Park, Rothesay.

8:00 am-5:00 pm. 11th Annual Saint John Dragon Boat Festival in support of St. Joseph's Hospital Foundation. Please visit our web-site at www.sjdragonboat.ca

Contact Phone: (506)632-5497