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Wed Jul 29
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 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
CENTRAL LIBRARY: JULY PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN.

Saint John Free Public Library, 1 Market Square.

* Toddler Time - Thursdays 6:30 starting July 9.
* Summer Reading club themes: Jul 27-Jul 31: Reptiles and Amphibians

Contact Phone: 506-643-7247
Wed Jul 29
EAST BRANCH LIBRARY: CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (JULY).

545 Westmorland Road.

Panadream Puppet Workshop For Children Jul 28: 1:30 pm. The Fur & Feathers will fly as you make your own animal puppet! Pre-registration required.
Preschool Story Time Fun stories, crafts & games for your preschooler.  Jul 08, 15, 22, & 29 at 10:30-11 am.
Feather, Fur & Fin meets on Tue, Jul 14, 21, & 28 at 10-11 am & Thu, Jul 02, 09, 16, 23, & 30 at 3-4 pm. Program is for school-aged children.
Bee’s Knees meet on Tue, Jul 14, 21, & 28 at 3-4 pm & Wed, Jul 08, 15, 22, & 29 at 6:30-7:30 pm. Activities for school-aged children.
Gator Games Animal game adventures! Fri, Jul 03, 17, & 31 at 10–11 am, for all ages.
Friday Family Flicks Family movies with free popcorn & juice. Every Friday in July at 2 pm. Playing The Jungle Book, Monkey Kingdom, Curious George 2, Stuart Little and Babe.
Family Drop-In Table filled with theme-related books & activity sheets that delight your family. July’s themes~ Insects, Reptiles, Beach & Swimming!

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Wed Jul 29
EAST BRANCH LIBRARY: TEEN PROGRANS (JULY).

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, Jul 08, 15, 22, & 29 from 1:00–2:00 pm.

Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
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. 
Wed Jul 29
CELLO RECITAL

Forest Hills Baptist Church 36 Mountain Road

6:30:PM.  Come enjoy a beautiful cello recital by Edward Cho and special guest Lydia Mainville. The performance and following reception are free of charge and open to the public.

Contact Phone: (506) 633 7515
Wed Jul 29
TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP FOR ALL SKILLS & AGES.

3rd floor,86 Prince William St. Next to Java Moose

7:00 pm. The Saint John Summer Photo Workshops are an on-going series of photography teaching sessions throughout the summer. The emphasis is teaching photography from skill levels ranging from complete beginner to advanced amateur. This Wednesday professional photographer Mark Hemmings will be teaching on: “Travel Photography: How to take great photographs when on vacation.” Mark will use photos from his own travels to illustrate the lessons (images form Japan, India, Thailand, China, San Miguel de Allende Mexico, South Africa, England, Italy, Spain, Jerusalem, Hungary, and Transylvania). All ages are welcomed! For more information please visit www.markhemmings.com/sjworkshops  

Contact Phone: (506) 721-8284
Thu Jul 30
ALPINE COUNTRY STAR.

Boardwalk of 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 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. 
Thu Jul 30
THE LION THE WITCH & THE WARDROBE.

Town Square, Hampton.

7 :00 pm. July 30, 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.

Contact Phone: (506) 608-7347
Thu Jul 30
NB MUSEUM HOSTS PRINCE WILLIAM ST WALK

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM.  Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk and discover the geoscience heritage of Saint John by visiting buildings featured in the guide Rebuilt in Stone: Geology and the Stone Buildings of Saint John, New Brunswick. Meet at the New Brunswick Museum Reception Desk.
Information: 506-643-2300 or www.nbm-mnb.ca

Contact Phone: (506) 643-2300
Thu Jul 30
LIGHTROOM PHOTO WORKSHOP: PHOTO EDITING/MANAGEMENT

3rd floor, 86 Prince William St.

7:00 pm. The Saint John Summer Photo Workshops are an on-going series of photography teaching sessions throughout the summer. The emphasis is teaching photography from skill levels ranging from complete beginner to advanced amateur. This Thursday professional photographers Rod Stears and James Walsh will be teaching on: “Introduction to Lightroom: How to manage & post process your photos using the Adobe Lightroom software.” All ages are welcomed! For more information please visit www.markhemmings.com/sjworkshops  

Contact Phone: (506) 721-8284
Fri Jul 31
WORK WHISTLE WEEKEND WINDUP.

Boardwalk, Market Square.

5:00 pm-11:45 pm. Listen for the Whistle! The Work Whistle Weekend Windup 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 street party 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 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
Fri Jul 31
BRUNDAGE POINT WEEKLY MARKET.

Brundage Point River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

3:30-7:30 pm. The Brundage Point Weekly Market is held at the Brundage Point River Centre, 4 Ferry Road, Grand Bay-Westfield (beside the ferry) every Friday until September 25th.
We have “local” vendors selling handcrafted birdhouses, woodworking products, homemade jams and jellies, in season local fresh produce, fresh seafood, hand sewn items such as quilts, unique handmade jewelry, delicious home cooking and baking, Thai food, Korean food, Barbecued food, handmade soap and lotions, as well as several other “seasonal” vendors. Benson’s has joined us this year with their very popular salmon and fish. Their Salmon burgers are a real hit! Most of our “old” vendors from last year have returned but we are always looking for “new” vendors as well. If you know of anyone that may be interested in becoming a vendor, please have them contact picklelady@nb.sympatico.ca or phone: (506) 763-2912 or (506) 647-6025. We hope to see you at the Market this season! Come and bring a friend! It’s at the River Centre! A Waterside Gathering Place!