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Fri Jul 21
NBM EXPLORER DAYS: EVERY DAY IN JUL & AUG.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Until 31 August: NBM Explorer Days are Every day in July and August! 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, games, gallery talks and 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. www.nbm-mnb.ca  (506) 643-2300 / 1-888-268-9595.
Fri Jul 21
WEEKLY MARKET: GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD.

Brundage Pt. River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

This year the Brundage Point Weekly Market will be running from June 2 to September 15, 2017. We are expecting to be even bigger and better with a wide variety of vendors and the Salmon vendor is returning! Yummy salmon burgers!
We have “local” vendors selling everything from A to Z.  River Valley Garden Club will be having a plant sale.  You will find food items from around the world, baking and cooking, barbecue, woodworking, preserves, fresh “in season” produce and plants, meat and fish, jewelry, soaps and lotions. Look for all your favourite “old” vendors 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. Live Busker Entertainment weekly!  Please contribute monetarily to support our local musicians. Come and bring a friend!
Sat Jul 22
PASSPORT TO PARKS - DOMINION PARK.

Dominion Park

Passport to Parks is your invitation to a fun and active summer in Saint John. Join the fun at 2017 Passport to Parks. All events and activities are free! Rain date: Sunday, July 23.  www.saintjohn.ca/p2psj  
Sat Jul 22
IRVING NATURE PARK GEOGOLY TOUR.

Main Gate, Irving Nature Park.

Join an interpreter as we embark on a tour of the park geology! The Irving Nature Park is a Stonehammer Geopark location, with much to offer in terms of learning about the past and present of the park’s geology! We hope to see you there as we go back in time thousands of years to see what type of environment the park was. Meet us at the main gate for 2:00 pm as we head out on a small hike and a walk onto the beach. For more information, please contact the park at (506) 653-7367.

Sat Jul 22
WHEELS TO HEELS (EVERY SATURDAY).

Irving Nature Park.

Visit us at the park to run, or bike on the main road without the worry of vehicle traffic! Every Saturday morning from 8 am to 12 Noon, come and enjoy a car-free road to get some exercise, or to get the kids moving. After 12 noon, vehicles will be free to use the road once again. Don’t forget to visit the kiosk to grab a walker’s club card! More information is available from contacting the park at (506) 653-7367. Hope to see you soon!

Sat Jul 22
WALKS N' TALKS WITH DAVID GOSS.

Martello Tower, Whipple Street West.

Ghost of Daniel Keymore and Saint John West Ghost Tales: This walk will feature the Ghosts of Saint John west, as told by our costumed guide, Daniel Keymore, a ghost himself since he drowned in the harbour in 1889. Keymore will tell his story and the stories of many other ghostly experiences he’s aware of in the territory between Martello Tower and the harbour. As well, he’ll have other characters to help him share these tales as we walk a circular route on streets surrounding the venerable Martello Tower in this 1.5 hour experience. There is a Parks Canada fee for this program and pre registration is suggested to ensure a space (limited to 30) by calling (506) 636-4011 ahead of time. Payment of $7.30 for adults, $4.90 for children should be made by 8:20 pm so the walk can start on time.

 

 

Sat Jul 22
PROFESSOR PAUL BOGAARD LECTURE.

Fundy Trail Interpretive Centre

Professor Paul Bogaard is a renowned historian and the foremost authority on Samuel de Champlain's voyage into the Bay of Fundy.  Professor Bogaard has had access to Champlain's daily journals and it is his extensive research that  has determined the origin of many names of particular landmarks along the Bay of Fundy.  Professor Bogaard will be offering a public lecture and slide show regarding his historic and important discoveries on the Bay of Fundy. He will be available to answer questions after his presentation. Please pre-register for this event as there is limited seating. (506) 833-2017  fundytrailassistant@gmail.com

Contact Name: Beverley Franklin
Contact Phone: 506-833-2017
Contact Email: fundytrailassistant@gmail.com
Sun Jul 23
RHODA'S FLEA MARKET (EVERY SUNDAY).

Exhibition Park, 159 McAllister Drive.

Crafts, antiques, treasures, and more! You'll be glad you walked through our door! Admission: $1.  Table rental: Indoor: $14.  Outdoor: $8.  Always over 125 tables! A family-owned business for over 40 years! (506) 658-1232.
Sun Jul 23
EXHIBITION: "WORLDS OF THE NIGHT".

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

The exhibition "Worlds of the Night" was produced by the Sherbrooke Museum of Nature and Science with the financial contribution of the Museums Assistance program from Heritage Canada.  The best stories are told at night, when the atmosphere is charged with mystery and your mind ready for emotions. Wander through half-light in the exhibition Worlds of the Night and discover what happens in your brain but also outside in the wild when the sun is out. You certainly will not shut your eyes all night!  Worlds of the Night uses both dimmed and glowing light atmospheres to provide a mysterious and exciting experience while learning about astonishing night facts. Children will finally have the opportunity to stay up all night! They will also camp under the stars, play hide-and-seek in a maze and play with desert (plush) animals.  www.nbm-mnb.ca   (506) 643-2300 / 1888-268-9595.

Contact Name: New Brunswick Museum
Contact Phone: 506 643-2300
Contact Email: info@nbm-mnb.ca
Tue Jul 25
EXHIBITIONS: SAINT JOHN ARTS CENTRE.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Four exhibitions to enjoy! Frazee &City Galleries: “The NB Art Bank Acquisitions 2015-16”  - A group show featuring recent acquisitions to the New Brunswick Art Bank (various New Brunswick - based artists) // Canada Games Gallery: Eric Budovitch “Moments Prior” (Paintings by Toronto-based artist) // Library Gallery:   “Les B’old Hags” (Various works by Moncton - based artists) // Rotunda Gallery: Jessie Babin “Portraits” (Drawings by Moncton-based artist).  Viewing hours: Tue-Sat: 9:00 am-5:00 pm.  Closed Sunday & Monday. (506) 633-4870.
Tue Jul 25
EXHIBITION: ALL THINGS BRIGHT & BEAUTIFUL.

Library Millennium Artplace, 1 Market Square.

This exhibition features acrylic paintings by local artist Susan Henderson.
Tue Jul 25
MUSIC IN THE PARK -QUISPAMSIS.

Quispamsis Arts & Culture Park, 12 Landing Court.

Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a concert at the Arts & Culture Park free-of-charge! Special thanks to Fundy Wellness and Mother Nature’s for their partnership with the Town of Quispamsis. Rain location: qplex Conference Centre (Alpine and Moose Light rooms). For more information, visit www.quispamsis.ca or call  (506)849-5788.

 

Tue Jul 25
FREE SUMMER READING CLUB (UNTIL AUG 19).

East Branch Library, 55 McDonald Street.

Children of all ages are invited to join our Summer Reading Club at the library this summer. Record the books you read in your log book.  Fun programs everyday, come to what best suits your schedule!  Closing party to celebrate all the reading you have done this summer!

Contact Name: East Branch Library
Contact Phone: 506-643-7250
Contact Email: eastbranch.publiclibrary@gnb.ca
Tue Jul 25
MUSIC IN MILLIDGEVILLE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES.

819 Millidge Avenue.

Featuring: The Penalty Box - Greg Rouselle & Paula Ranson. Admission is Free, but please bring a non-perishable food item in support of the North End Food Bank.  Brought to you by: The Anglican Parish of Millidgeville and the St. Clement Ladie's Guild, with support from the Province of New Brunswick and the Saint John Arts Centre.
Tue Jul 25
FERNHILL CEMETERY WALKS N' TALKS.

Meet at Fernhill Office, 100 Westmorland Road.

Cemetery Epitaphs and Carvings: Enjoy a stroll past some stunning stones, interesting carvings and enlightening epitaphs to learn how this was and is done. Sponsored by Fernhill Cemetery.  Walkers do so at their own risk as conditions vary from time to time in this area. Wear comfortable shoes, dress for wet or cool night conditions. If it is raining one hour before a walk, it will likely be cancelled and held the next night. Call (506) 672 8601 after 6:00 p.m. for recorded directions. There are detours in this area, so plan your route and driving time accordingly as walks leave promptly.

 

 

Wed Jul 26
SHAKESPEARE'S "TAMING OF THE SHREW".

BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess Street.

Presented by Loyalist City Shakespeare. 
Wed Jul 26
EXHIBITION: "TRUE NORDIC".

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

True Nordic: How Scandinavia Influenced Design in Canada at the New Brunswick Museum.  This landmark exhibition explores more than seven decades of Nordic aesthetic influence in Canadian design. True Nordic was produced by the Gardiner Museum and guest curators Rachel Gotlieb and Michael Prokopow. This exhibition examines the ways that modern Scandinavian design was introduced to Canada and how its aesthetic principles and material forms were adopted and adapted by Canadian artisans and designers. True Nordic presents a comprehensive, critical survey of Canadian furniture, ceramics, textiles, metalwork, and glassware. The objects in this exhibition range from the popular to the rarefied and demonstrate how Scandinavian design shaped craft and mass production in Canada after 1920.
Discover two significant New Brunswick connections in this exhibition.  
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
Wed Jul 26
SUMMER CLASSICS SERIES (# 4 OF 8).

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Featuring: Saint John String Quartet. Free-will Offering. Presented by the Saint John Arts Centre and The Early Music Festival.  Thanks to sponsors: The City of Saint John Community Arts Funding; The Community Foundation; Emera New Brunswick; and the Province of New Brunswick. (506) 633-4870.
Thu Jul 27
CONCERT IN THE COMMON SERIES (# 4 OF 8).

Rothesay Common, Rothesay.

Featuring: Chris Cummings (Jazz/Blues). Take your evening walk, bring your blanket/chair, and enjoy free outdoor music.  If the weather is inclement the concerts will be held at Rothesay Park School. Next concert: Thu, 03 Aug: 7 pm.
Thu Jul 27
WORLD HEPATITUS DAY 2017: FREE COMMUNITY BBQ.

Corner of Cliff Street & waterloo Street.

Rain date July 28.  Horizon Public Health, AIDS Saint John, and several other community partners will join organizations across Canada in the global effort to raise awareness about viral hepatitis on annual World Hepatitis Day.  Viral hepatitis affects more than half a million Canadians and in New Brunswick it is the most common reportable blood-borne infection. The 2017 World Hepatitis Campaign focuses on the goal of eliminating viral hepatitis by 2030. Everyone is welcome to attend the BBQ.

   
Thu Jul 27
NB MUSEUM WALK: BIODIVERSITY IN THE BAY.

New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square.

Regular admission. Join a NBM Interpreter for a discovery walk to Long Wharf and learn why the Bay of Fundy tides are the highest in the world and what special features and biodiversity the Bay has to offer! Meet at the New Brunswick Museum Reception Desk. (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
Fri Jul 28
WEEKLY MARKET: GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD.

Brundage Pt. River Centre, Grand Bay-Westfield.

This year the Brundage Point Weekly Market will be running from June 2 to September 15, 2017. We are expecting to be even bigger and better with a wide variety of vendors and the Salmon vendor is returning! Yummy salmon burgers!
We have “local” vendors selling everything from A to Z.  River Valley Garden Club will be having a plant sale.  You will find food items from around the world, baking and cooking, barbecue, woodworking, preserves, fresh “in season” produce and plants, meat and fish, jewelry, soaps and lotions. Look for all your favourite “old” vendors 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. Live Busker Entertainment weekly!  Please contribute monetarily to support our local musicians. Come and bring a friend!
Sat Jul 29
PASSPORT TO PARKS - SHAMROCK PARK.

Shamrock Park

Passport to Parks is your invitation to a fun and active summer in Saint John. Join the fun at 2017 Passport to Parks! All events and activities are free!  Rain date: Sunday, July 30.   Shamrock Park is supported by Emera New Brunswick.  www.saintjohn.ca/p2psj
Sat Jul 29
STAR GAZING AT THE IRVING NATURE PARK.

Irving Nature Park.

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada is celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with a national star party. Join local members and guests of the RASC NB Centre in an evening of stargazing at the Irving Nature Park, starting at 9:00 pm with a brief talk at the observing area where several telescopes will be set up. Please park in the parking lot at the Interpretative Shelter. Early evening highlights will be the craters and mountains on the Moon, Jupiter with its moons, and Saturn with its fascinating rings. When twilight fades to darkness we will see star clusters, distant galaxies, and nebulous clouds from both newborn and dying stars.  The amateur astronomers will be happy to show you the constellations and answer your questions on telescopes and stargazing. For more information, please contact the park at (506)653-7367.

Sat Jul 29
WHEELS TO HEELS (EVERY SATURDAY).

Irving Nature Park.

Visit us at the park to run, or bike on the main road without the worry of vehicle traffic! Every Saturday morning from 8 am to 12 Noon, come and enjoy a car-free road to get some exercise, or to get the kids moving. After 12 noon, vehicles will be free to use the road once again. Don’t forget to visit the kiosk to grab a walker’s club card! More information is available from contacting the park at (506) 653-7367. Hope to see you soon!

Sat Jul 29
YARD SALE FOR SPCA.

SPCA, 295 Bayside Drive.

It's the Cat's Meow of Yard Sales. Clean Out Your Closets and Bring To the SPCA. Please put Belts, Blankets, Dresses, Linens, Pants, Purses, Shirts, Shoes, Shorts, Sweaters and Towels in Garbage bags and bring to us. Then clean out your cupboards and house and bring your household and furniture items.   Great way for you to get rid of the things you don’t need while supporting  your SPCA with the donations.  We will be accepting items from July 5-26 , hours will be 11 am-3 pm.

Contact Name: Lynda Hanson
Contact Phone: 506-642-0920 Ext 3
Contact Email: admin@spcaanimalrescue.com
Sat Jul 29
PORT CITY JAMBOREE.

Lorneville Community Centre

Port City Jamboree, featuring Herb Isbill, Joyce Boone, Derek Knowles, Teresa Tompkins, Al Inch,Wayne Hachey, C.J.Gallant, Sam Aucoin, Tim Wallace, & Reg Gallant. Tickets are available at Beats N Bytes, K.V.Drugs, Grand Bay Pharmacy,o r at Morris Music West side.  $10.00 advance or $12.00 at the door 50/50 draw and door prizes !!

Contact Name: Reg Gallant
Contact Phone: 5067382941
Contact Email: regpat@rogers.com
Sun Jul 30
RHODA'S FLEA MARKET (EVERY SUNDAY).

Exhibition Park, 159 McAllister Drive.

Crafts, antiques, treasures, and more! You'll be glad you walked through our door! Admission: $1.  Table rental: Indoor: $14.  Outdoor: $8.  Always over 125 tables! A family-owned business for over 40 years! (506) 658-1232.