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Sun Nov 23
BAROQUE CONCERT WITH ARIOSO ENSEMBLE.

Cathedral, 91 Waterloo Street.

7:30 pm. In support of the Restoration Fund, Saint John's "Arioso Ensemble" featuring soprano Maureen Stackhouse-Paras will present a concert of baroque music at the Cathedral. Also featuring Christopher Reibling and Ali Leonard (violins), Stephen Mott (viola), Van Burdon (cello), and Peter Mears (harpsichord), the program will include music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and Sardelli. This will be the group's inaugural concert in Saint John. A free-will offering in support of the Cathedral's Restoration fund will be collected.

Contact Phone: (506) 652-4378
Mon Nov 24
LORENZO READING SERIES: MICHAEL CRUMMEY.

Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, UNB Saint John.

7:00 pm. Award-winning author Michael Crummey will read as part of the Lorenzo Reading Series. The reading is hosted by the Lorenzo Reading Series and supported by the Canada Council for the Arts. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

Contact Phone: (506) 632-1188
Mon Nov 24
LORENZO READING SERIES: MICHAELCRUMMEY.

Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, UNB Saint John.

7:00 pm. Join us to meet and hear our next author in our Reading Series, Michael Crummey reading from his latest novel, Sweetland. Congratulations to Michael who has been listed as a Fiction finalist for the the Governor General's Literary award. http://ggbooks.canadacouncil.ca/

Contact Phone: (506) 632-1188
Tue Nov 25
NEW BRUNSWICK ARTILLERY IN ITALIAN CAMPAIGN.

Mary H. Oland Theatre, NB Museum, 1 Market Square.

7:30 pm. Lee Windsor of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society will speak on "New Brunswick Guns in Italy-70 years later." This free public lecture will review the role of New Brunswick artillery units in the Italian campaign during WWII. Sponsored by the NB Historical Society.

Contact Phone: 506 650 8293
Tue Nov 25
IRISH MUSIC SESSIONS.

O'Leary's Pub, Princess Street.

7:00 pm. Weekly traditional Irish music sessions! Every Tuesday. Come out for the slow session - a great place to learn new tunes or a new 'Irish' instrument! At 7:30 pm the regular session goes up to 'real' speed until 8:30 pm where the open mic circle starts! Come out to participate or just enjoy a beverage and watch. There is sure to be a few tunes, songs, stories, poetry, jokes, and the occasional step dance! All are welcome! Check us out at www.Comhaltas.ca or on Facebook. We are a not-for-profit organization preserving and promoting Irish music and culture in NB. Failte!

Contact Phone: 506 849 2680
Wed Nov 26
ALEJANDRA RIBERA ONSTAGE.

Imperial Theatre, 24 King Square South.

7:30 pm. This amazing young singer is already being compared to the legendary Lhasa. Born in Toronto, she's the daughter of an Argentinian waiter and a Scottish actress. Her music is an eclectic mix of Latin folk songs, cabaret tunes sung in French and Spanish, jazz numbers and her own alternative pop compositions. Join her in the intimacy of a cabaret-style concert with performer and audience onstage. www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca (506) 674-4100.

Contact Phone: (506) 674-4100
Wed Nov 26
WORKSHOP ON EFFECTIVE INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION.

Chateau Saint John, Rockland Road.

1:00-4:00 pm. This three-hour workshop deals with effective Interpersonal Communication in the workplace. Key topics include Active Listening, Body Language, and Persuasive Presentation of Your Message. Participants will learn about skills that are useful to resolve conflict, improve relationships with clients and co-workers, and facilitate effective decision making. The skills are also useful during an interview.
Cost: $100 per person; $50 for students. Advance registration is necessary. Please email:  admin@practicallyspeaking.ca

Contact Phone: (506) 658-6878
Wed Nov 26
CANADIAN PROGRESS CLUB IGNITE PRESENTS A MONEY MAN

Hampton Inn & Suites, 51 Fashion Drive, East.

7:00 pm. Our November Recruitment Night is Wednesday, November 26 from 7-9PM! Learn valuable tips and tricks for Money Management from industry professional Tamara Kelly. Come learn about Canadian Progress Club Ignite and Money Management with Tamara Kelly of Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada Inc. Free with a non-perishable donation for the Community Food Basket. Contact Ignite Saint John to reserve your space - bring your friends and learn how to save your hard-earned dollars!
https://www.facebook.com/events/460698000735085/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular  saintjohnprogressclub@hotmail.com

Contact Phone: 506-654-3045
Wed Nov 26
KPMG SEMINAR: UPDATE FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

66 Waterloo Street

5:30 pm.  Evening Nugget. In partnership with the Saint John Volunteer Centre, KPMG is pleased to invite you to this seminar to discuss key issues and to exchange ideas with members of our not-for-profit (NPO) community. The session will cover: • Recent and proposed changes – Steve Whitters from KPMG will provide an overview of the recent and upcoming proposed changes by the Accounting Standards Board and the Public Sector Accounting Board; • CRA “Hot Topics” – Amy Beaman from KPMG's Tax practice will share insights into areas of focus for CRA for NPO’s and Charities over the past year. • Legal issues update –A local lawyer from Stewart McKelvey will join us to give their perspective into recent changes in Federal legislation for NPO’s and Charities and related issues. This professional development seminar will provide clarity to these issues and discuss strategies to enhance your finance function and mitigate risk. These issues go beyond the traditional areas of tax and accounting and will be of interest and importance to Board members and Executive Directors of not-for-profit organizations and charities. This workshop will focus on current issues affecting Not for Profit organizations in the areas of financial accounting, income/commodity taxes, and legal concerns. It would cover relevant accounting, tax and legal issues confronting NPOs and charitable organizations today. It would be a great overview for board members as well as NPO staff. Location: Saint John Volunteer Centre, 66 Waterloo St, Training Room Suite 224. Pre-register: (506) 658-1555 or email training@nb.aibn.com  Workshop: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

Contact Phone: 506-658-1555
Wed Nov 26
1/2 A CHRISTMAS CONCERT! THE LORENZO MUSIC SERIES.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

7:00 pm. The Lorenzo Society is pleased to present the first public performance of our newly formed choir, "Heartbeat! The Tucker Park Choir" and Ceol, the ceilidh band. The choir consists of Faculty, Staff, and Students from UNB Saint John, NBCC, and DalMed under the direction of Rachel Kidd. Admission is Free! All are welcome!

Contact Phone: (506) 632-1188
Thu Nov 27
MORAWETZ ADAGIO: PART OF LORENZO MUSIC SERIES.

Thomas J. Condon Student Centre, UNBSJ.

12:30-1:30 pm. Part of the 2014 - 2015 Lorenzo Music Series. The Saint John String Quartet will present a noon hour concert featuring Morawetz Adaigio, Faure String Quartet.

Contact Phone: (506) 632-1188
Thu Nov 27
LIVING ON PARTRIDGE ISLAND.

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

7:00 pm. We will examine what it was like to live on this island, to go to school, to work, and of course to party! This will cover the time period 1790s to the 1980s. A lot of never-before-seen images of the island will be shown.

Contact Phone: (506) 639-4435
Fri Nov 28
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS HOCKEY GAME (QMJHL).

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

7:30 pm.  Saint John Sea Dogs host Blainville-Boisbriand Armada in this Quebec Major Hockey League game.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  (506) 657-1234.  Next Home Game: Sun, 30 Nov at 3:00 pm.  Buy tickets online at www.tickets.harbourstation.ca/Online/default.asp
Fri Nov 28
TRINITY CHURCH FALL USED BOOK SALE (NOV 28 & 29).

Trinity Church, 115 Charlotte Street.

Fri, Nov 28: 6:00-7:30 pm. Sat, Nov 29: 9:00 am-11:00 am. Semi Annual sale of used books, tapes, cassettes, DVD.s with soft cover books selling for 50 cents and hardcovers for $1. Hundreds of titles collected over the past few weeks from parishioners and friends.

Contact Phone: 506 672 8601
Fri Nov 28
FIVE FESTIVE FRIDAYS (# 2 OF 5).

Atrium of Market Square, 1 Market Square.

12:00 noon-2:00 pm.  Start the Holiday Season off right with a chance to win one of our five weekly $500 shopping sprees. Visit one of Market Square's many fine shops or restaurants for your ballot to enter. Drop your ballot off in the ballot box located in the Market Square Atrium.
There will also be live entertainment, free fruit cake and cider from every Friday while supplies last!
Performer list:  Nov 28: Saint John String Quartet / Dec 05: Mike Biggar /
Dec 12: Shawn White / Dec 19: Hilary Branch.

Contact Phone: 506-658-3600
Sat Nov 29
TWISTED CHRISTMAS (NOV 29 & DEC 13).

BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess Street.

7:30 pm. Twisted Christmas – November 29 & December 13. All of your favourite fictional holiday moments "twisted" just in time for Christmas! The players of the Improvisation Corporation will use their powers of comedy and music to bring to life: The North Pole, The Polar Express, Whoville, A Wonderful Life, the world of Ebenezer Scrooge, the set of Die Hard - and many more of the most well known holiday settings and characters! But there's a big twist - and our audience provides it. For tickets call 1-888-311-9090 or visit: www.ticketpro.ca  $17.50 adult / $12.50 student

Contact Phone: 506-652-7582
Sat Nov 29
DANCING BODIES - IN LIVING MEMORY.

Saint John High School, Duke Street.

Port City Dance Academy & Felicita present an eclectic mixed program of music and dance; lovingly dedicated to Fred Ross - esteemed artist and dear friend. The show will feature guest choir, Cantabile, under the direction of Gisele Roy, and performance by Saint John's finest homegrown ballerina, Karen Galbraith. General admission tickets: $15 adults, $10 children. Golden tickets: $50, for premium seating and a charitable tax receipt. Proceeds in support of Foundation Glycosylation. Tickets available at SJRH Foundation office, Millidge Pharmasave, Titus Bakery, Inspired Collections, Body Expressions Dancewear, and ABC Physiotherapy. For more info: portcitydanceacademy@hotmail.ca or (506) 657-3877.

Contact Phone: (506) 657-3877
Sat Nov 29
"SAINT JOHN GHOSTS" AUTHOR'S BOOK SIGNING.

Coles Book Store, McAllister Place Mall.

12:00 noon-1:30 pm. Author will be present to sign copies of Saint John Ghosts, which is the top selling book on the Saint John market this season. Also at Indigo from 3:30- 5:00 pm.

Contact Phone: (506)672-8601
Sat Nov 29
"SAINT JOHN GHOSTS" AUTHORS' BOOK SIGNING.

Indigo, East Point Shopping Centre.

3:30-5:00 pm. Author's signing of the new book, Saint John Ghosts, which is the top selling local book on the Saint John market. Also at Coles in McAllister Mall this same day from 12:00- 1:30 pm.

Contact Phone: (506)672-8601
Sat Nov 29
21ST ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GALA.

Portland United Church

7:00 pm. Don't miss Saint John’s 21st annual Christmas Gala featuring Spencer Belyea and the Saint John Chorale, the 3rd Field Artillery Regiment Band, plus Stephanie Mainville and Friends, Harbour View High Concert and Jazz Choirs, Lakewood Heights Elementary Choir, and Korean Instrumental Ensemble, with CBC’s Hance Colburne, and a fun Christmas Sing-a-long!  Tickets at the door are $20 for adults & $10 students.

Contact Phone: (506) 639-4402
Sat Nov 29
BOOKS, BEETHOVEN, & BEER!

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

7;00 pm. An after-hours event! Beth Powning will be reading from Home: Chronicle of a North Country Life. The Saint John String Quartet will be playing. Big Tide is set to cater and supply a specially crafted beer. Tickets are $10 and include snacks. A cash bar will offer beer, wine, and soft drinks. Tickets available at Central, West, and East Branches of the SJFPL. For more information, call (506) 643-7236.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7247
Sun Nov 30
SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS HOCKEY GAME.

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

3:00 pm.  Saint John Sea Dogs host Acadie-Bathurst Titan in this Quebec Major Hockey League game.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  (506) 657-1234.  Next Home Game: Fri, 05 Dec at 7:30 pm.  Buy tickets online at www.tickets.harbourstation.ca/Online/default.asp