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Fri Nov 17
EXHIBITION: "SELF-EXPRESSION" BY SUE FINLAY.

Library Millennium Artplace, 1 Market Square.

Solo photography exhibition by local artist, Sue Finlay of the Kingston Peninsula. Some images are on canvas, and others framed and matted.  
Fri Nov 17
FIVE FESTIVE FRIDAYS.

Market Square Atrium, 1 Market Square.

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. Enjoy holiday entertainment and complimentary treats from 12:00 pm–2:00 pm.  www.marketsquaresj.com  (506) 658-3600.

Contact Name: Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionmsq@hardmangroup.ca
Fri Nov 17
2ND ANNUAL "DIVERSITY CHAMPION" AWARDS.

Saint John Trade & Convention Centre, 1 Market Sq.

Please join PRUDE Inc. for the 2nd Annual Diversity Champion Awards Night.  An evening of celebration and cultural entertainment.  The event will begin with music featured by our very own Saint John High School Choir.  The goal for this evening is to recognize our "Allies" of Diversity, Inclusion, and Integration.  Saint John employers, schools, and community leaders will shine for their efforts towards leveraging opportunities for visible minorities and newcomers into the Labour Market, Learning Environments and main stream society. Tickets: $ 75. A social with various finger foods will begin the evening of celebration.  Register at: http://www.prudeinc.org  

Contact Name: Sheri McAulay
Contact Phone: 506-634-7629
Contact Email: s.mcaulay@prudeinc.org
Fri Nov 17
RHODA'S CHRISTMA FESTIVAL (NOV 17-19).

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

Festival of Crafts, Antiques, Arts, and Food.  Festival Hours: Fri, 17 Nov: 12 noon-9:00 pm / Sat, 18 Nov: 10:00 am-6:00 pm / Sun, 19 Nov: 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  Grand Prize Value: $1,000 / Bernard the Magician / Delbert / Santa & Elves / Hourly Door Prize.  Weekend Pass: Adults: $6 / Seniors & Students: $5.  (506) 658-1232.  www.rhodasmarket.com
Fri Nov 17
A PASSAGE TO BOLLYWOOD.

Imperial Theatre, 12 King Square South.

Presented by Navdhara India Dance Theatre by Ashley Lobo. www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca  (506) 674-4100.
Fri Nov 17
CONSERVATION ON CANVAS

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Ongoing: Conservation on Canvas, an exhibition of paintings of the Nature Trust of New Brunswick’s Nature Preserves by artist Michael McEwing. The exhibition, a partnership between the Nature Trust of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Museum showcases the natural beauty of New Brunswick. A series of 33 oil paintings captures unique ecosystems and landscapes of preserves from around the province. Featuring preserves from Grand Manan and Blacks Harbour in the lower Bay of Fundy, to Shea Lake in the North, the Conservation on Canvas exhibition is a diverse showcase of New Brunswick’s landscapes and biodiversity.
Financial support for this project has also been graciously given by TD, McCain Foods, Stewart McKelvey, Alcool NB Liquor, and other supporters.
NBM Hours: Tue, Wed, Fri: 9 am-5 pm / Thu: 9 am-9 pm / Sat: 10 am-5 pm / Sun: 12 noon-5 pm.  www.nbm-mnb.ca (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Name: New Brunswick Museum
Contact Phone: 506 643-2300
Contact Email: info@nbm-mnb.ca
Fri Nov 17
FIVE FESTIVA FRIDAYS!

Market Square Atrium, 1 Market Square.

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. Enjoy holiday entertainment and complimentary treats from 12 pm– 2 pm! Entertainment: Nov 17: Stephen Lewis / Nov 24: Matchstick Mike / Dec 01: Mike Biggar / Dec 08: Jared Lute / Dec 15: Rich Webb.  Draw dates: Nov 17 / Nov 24 / Dec 01 / Dec 08 / Dec 15.

Contact Name: The Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionMSQ@hardmangroup.ca
Sat Nov 18
BASSMENT BLUEGRASS BOYS.

Silver Falls United Church, 840 Loch Lomond Road.

Come out and enjoy some great toe-tapping gospel/bluegrass music by the Bassment Bluegrass Boys.  Contact (506) 696-1410 for more information.

Contact Name: Barbara Mahaffy
Contact Phone: 696-1410
Contact Email: bmahaffy@bellaliant.net
Sat Nov 18
LILY LAKE PAVILION 10TH ANNIVERSARY.

Lily Lake Pavilion, Rockwood Park.

The Lily Lake Pavilion will be hosting our 10th Anniversary with a fundraising event hosted by Chef Michael Smith.  Chef Michael Smith will be working with the Lily Lake Pavilion culinary team to prepare tasting stations throughout the Pavilion and Lily's.  Along with the tasting stations, there will be passed and served food throughout the evening.  Tickets are $140 and can be purchased in Lily's or charged by phone at (506) 693-1119.

Contact Name: Deborah Lawton
Contact Phone: 506-693-1117
Contact Email: deborah@lilylake.ca
Sat Nov 18
EXPLORING THE NORTH.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Exploring the North - Take a look at some New Brunswick connections to northern Canada through stories of arctic explorers searching for the lost Franklin Expedition, while learning all about the environment and culture of this part of our country, featuring a new model of the wreck of the Erebus. Activities include hands-on discovery tours, crafts, experiments, cooking and more! (Bilingual) www.nbm-mnb.ca   (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Name: New Brunswick Museum
Contact Phone: 506 643-2300
Contact Email: info@nbm-mnb.ca
Sat Nov 18
COWABUNGA DUDES!

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Get into holiday spirit with free admission to the NBM during Market Square Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pre-parade party. Help create a totally tubular mural and check out some rad new museum exhibits! (Bilingual). www.nbm-mnb.ca   
(506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.

Contact Name: New Brunswick Museum
Contact Phone: 506 643-2300
Contact Email: info@nbm-mnb.ca
Sat Nov 18
MARKET SQUARE'S 2017 PRE-PARADE PARTY!

Atrium of Market Square, 1 Market Square.

Kick off the holiday season November 18th at the annual Market Square Pre-Parade Party!  Bounce Rides / Loot Bags / Cookie Decorating / Movie in the Saint John Free Public Library at 1 pm & 3 pm / Entertainment by Stephen Lewis / Face Painting / Balloon Animals / Special Guests from Rockwood Park and Cherry Brook Zoo / Refreshments / Photo Booth / & more!  Get into holiday spirit with free admission to the New Brunswick Museum during Market Square Pre-Parade Party from 10 am-5 pm. Get ready to PARTY before the 65th annual Saint John Santa Claus Parade!

Contact Name: The Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionMSQ@hardmangroup.ca
Sun Nov 19
RHODA'S FLEA MARKET (EVERY SUNDAY).

Exhibition Park, 159 McAllister Drive.

Admission: $1. Table Rental: Indoor: $14 / Outdoor: $8.  Crafts, antiques, treasures, and more! You'll be glad you walked through our doors! Always over 125 tables! A family-owned business for over 40 years! (506) 658-1232.
Sun Nov 19
SOUNDS FOR SIGOWET.

St. Paul's Anglican Church, Rothesay.

Please join us for our 9th annual Sounds for Sigowet benefit concert featuring 3 cellos.  Sonja Adams, Paul Pulford, and John Buckley will perform works by Handel, Popper, Bartok, and Albinoni. There will be a reception and a silent auction following the performance.  All proceeds go toward funding the secondary education of orphaned children in and around Eldoret, Kenya.

Contact Name: St Paul's Church
Contact Phone: 506 847-1812
Contact Email: jbuckley1848@gmail.com
Wed Nov 22
LORENZO SOCIETY MUSIC: 1/2 A CHRISTMAS CONCERT.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Presenting Heartbeat! The Tucker Park Choir, and Ceol, the Ceilidh Band.

Contact Name: Li-Hong Xu
Contact Email: lxu@unb.ca
Wed Nov 22
THE SAD, SAD TALE OF MAGGIE VAIL.

Saint John Free Public Library, Market Square.

Guest speaker Peter Little presents “The Sad, Sad Tale of Maggie Vail”, about a young, love-struck woman and her child, who met their tragic end on the Black River Road in a story that has captivated the local imagination for nearly 150 years.
Local Blueberry pickers make a startling discovery off the Black River Road.
Little is a wealth of knowledge on Saint John’s past, authoring several books and writing articles for the New Brunswick Reader and Telegraph Journal, among others. For more information on this talk, please call  (506) 632-3485.

Contact Name: Peter Conley
Contact Phone: 5066323485
Contact Email: publicity@uelac-nb.ca
Thu Nov 23
LORENZO READING: MICHAEL KAAN.

Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, UNB Saint John Campus

Michael Kaan will read from The Water Beetles as part of the 2017 Lorenzo Reading Series.  Written in restrained, yet beautiful and affecting prose, The Water Beetles is an engrossing story of adventure and survival.  Based loosely on the diaries and stories of the author’s father, this mesmerizing tale captures the horror of war, through the eyes of a child, with unsettling and unerring grace. The Lorenzo Reading Series acknowledges the support of the League of Canadian Poets, UNB Saint John, UNB Saint John Bookstore, Canada Council for the Arts and its private reading sponsors.

Contact Name: Andrea Kikuchi
Contact Phone: 648-5782
Contact Email: lorenzo@unb.ca
Fri Nov 24
FOR THE LOVE OF CHOCOLATE.

Saint John Trade & Convention Centre. 1 Market Sq.

This is a Marketplace of decadent samplings of Sweet and Savoury chocolate prepared by local restaurants, bakeries, caterers, and personal chef.  This competition will determine 1st, 2nd, & third place, and you get to choose your favorite for the People's Choice Award!  Register at:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/for-the-love-of-chocolate-tickets-35576704882?utm_term=eventurl_text  

Contact Name: Kim Shaw
Contact Phone: 506-651-8676
Contact Email: kimshaw@kwlifecare.ca
Fri Nov 24
FIVE FESTIVE FRIDAYS (# 2 OF 5).

Market Square Atrium, 1 Market Square.

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. Enjoy holiday entertainment and complimentary treats from 12 pm– 2 pm! Entertainment: Nov 17: Stephen Lewis / Nov 24: Matchstick Mike / Dec 01: Mike Biggar / Dec 08: Jared Lute / Dec 15: Rich Webb.  Draw dates: Nov 17 / Nov 24 / Dec 01 / Dec 08 / Dec 15.

Contact Name: The Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionMSQ@hardmangroup.ca
Fri Nov 24
CROSBY'S GINGERBREAD TRAIL AT MARKET SQUARE.

Atrium of Market Square, 1 Market Square.

Take a sweet stroll through this holiday tradition throughout Market Square!
One can find outstanding, creative, sweet pieces throughout the trail, all unique and magical in their own ways.  Come and Vote for your favourite Gingerbread creation in the Market Square Atrium! The Gingerbread creations will be on display between November 24th and December 23rd.

Contact Name: The Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionMSQ@hardmangroup.ca
Fri Nov 24
TRINITY GALLERIES SMALL WORKS SHOW.

128 Germain Street.

Get excited for Trinity Galleries’ annual Small Works Show – featuring many new pieces for lower prices, including $95 and under, $150 and under, and $250 and under! Talented Gallery Artists are hard at work preparing dozens of unique, new pieces for you and your loved ones to enjoy this upcoming holiday season.

Contact Name: Beth McGloan
Contact Phone: 5067211476
Contact Email: art@trinitygalleries.ca
Sat Nov 25
13TH ANNUAL LANCASTER SANTA CLAUS PARADE.

Manawagonish Rd. to Fairville Blvd via Main St. W.

13th annual Lancaster Santa Claus parade will take place on November 25th 2017 forming up on Manawagonish Road following Main Street West to Ready Street then on to the Fairville Boulevard finishing at the former Aquarius Tavern parking lot.

Contact Name: Blaine Harris
Contact Phone: 5066473668
Contact Email: Barber1@nbnet.nb.ca
Sat Nov 25
SATURDAYS WITH ST. NICK!

Market Square Atrium, 1 Market Square.

Santa Claus is coming to town – and he’s parked his sleigh at Market Square!
The Atrium is transformed into the North Pole for the holidays and you can spend your Saturdays with St. Nick himself from 11am – 1pm until December!
Sit with St. Nick in his sleigh and have the elves snap a polaroid.

Contact Name: Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionmsq@hardmangroup.ca
Sat Nov 25
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR.

St. Paul's Church, 4 Church Ave., Rothesay.

St. Paul's Rothesay Annual Christmas Bazaar. Free Admission. All Proceeds go to charities such as our Foster child, Romero House, KV Firefighters Christmas gifts, Food Bank, and more.  Come and enjoy our Christmas Café, and then shop for Christmas gifts, & goodies, decorations, jewelry, books, games, puzzles, bake goods, and treasures from our "New to You Dollar Room”.  We are looking forward to starting off the Christmas season with you on the 25th. www.stpaulsrothesay.com

 

 

Contact Name: Cassie Stanley
Contact Phone: 847-1812
Contact Email: dc.stanley@unb.ca
Sat Nov 25
EXPLORING THE NORTH.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Take a look at some New Brunswick connections to northern Canada through stories of arctic explorers searching for the lost Franklin Expedition, while learning all about the environment and culture of this part of our country, featuring a new model of the wreck of the Erebus. Activities include hands-on discovery tours, crafts, experiments, cooking and more! (Bilingual).

Contact Name: New Brunswick Museum
Contact Phone: 506 643-2300
Contact Email: info@nbm-mnb.ca
Sat Nov 25
QMJHL GAME: SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS VS HALIFAX.

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

Saint John Sea Dogs host the Halifax Mooseheads.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com
www.harbourstation.ca  (506) 657-1234.
Sun Nov 26
SAINT JOHN STRING QUARTET: REFLECTIONS.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

This first Saint John String Quartet concert of the 2017-2018 Virtuoso Concert Series is a reflective, thoughtful concert showcasing the exquisite ensemble playing of this long established group. The main piece on the program is Robert Schumann’s first string quartet, Beethoven’s String Quartet in f minor Op 95  and Avro Pärt’s Summa.

Contact Name: Symphony New Brunswick
Contact Phone: 5066348379
Contact Email: symphony@nbnet.nb.ca
Sun Nov 26
RHODA'S FLEA MARKET (EVERY SUNDAY).

Exhibition Park, 159 McAllister Drive.

Admission: $1. Table Rental: Indoor: $14 / Outdoor: $8.  Crafts, antiques, treasures, and more! You'll be glad you walked through our doors! Always over 125 tables! A family-owned business for over 40 years! (506) 658-1232.
Sun Nov 26
QMJHL GAME: SAINT JOHN SEA DOGS VS MONCTON.

Harbour Station, 99 Station Street.

Saint John Sea Dogs hosts the Moncton Wildcats.  www.saintjohnseadogs.com  www.harbourstation.ca  (506) 657-1234.