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Wed Oct 18
EXHIBITION: "A YEAR OF JOY" BY L'ARCHE.

Library Millennium Artplace, 1 Market Square.

Celebrating 1 Year of L'Arche Creative Connections. This exhibition features artworks by the members of Local L'Arche Creative Connections. 
Sat Oct 21
HARVEST DINNER THEATRE.

St. Mark's United Church, Dexter Drive.

Chinese Buffet, dessert & beverage. Featuring: Jasmine Dancers performing traditional Chinese dances, and The Men of Fundy, award-winning Barbershop singers. Tickets: $25 each / $45 for two / $85 for four / Children 12 and under: $12.  Available at the church office: 672-2230 or call Frances at 672-8176.
Sat Oct 21
RBCS/VCA 40TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER.

True Life Church

40th Anniversary Reunion of Rothesay Baptist Christian School on Saturday, October 21st (Dinner) 6:00 p.m. Chuck Murray will host a 4-course dinner on Saturday, Oct 21st with music and stories to celebrate 40 years.

Contact Name: Linda
Contact Phone: 5068486373
Contact Email: vca@nbnet.nb.ca
Sat Oct 21
5TH ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CEILIDH.

Simonds Lions Auditorium, Loch Lomond Road.

Support the Simonds Lions Caledonian Pipe Band as they plan their trip to the 2018 World Pipe Band Championships! Evening will feature Pipe Band/Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Celtic Groups/Sing-Song, Food, Door Prizes, and Silent Auction. For tickets contact: David: (506) 696-4253 / Chris (506) 650-1609 / Tom (506) 333-1364 / Liam (506) 639-2867 /or Paul (506) 333-6728.
Sun Oct 22
AT HOME CHEZ NOUS.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

The Symphony New Brunswick sponsored group Ventus Machina has prepared a cross cultural bonanza of goodies for its audiences with a show prepared in collaboration with guests Denis Richard and Ray Legere. These two Acadian freewheeling stars will team up with the wind quintet to demonstrate just how the different cultures of language, song and style all belong together.

Contact Name: Symphony New Brunswick
Contact Phone: 5066348379
Contact Email: symphony@nbnet.nb.ca
Sun Oct 22
AUDITIONS FOR "MAMMA MIA".(OCT 22-25).

BMO Studio Theatre, 112 Princess Street.

Saint John Theatre Company's Auditions for "Mamma Mia", which will be staged at the Imperial Theatre in May 2018.  www.saintjohntheatrecompany.com
Sun Oct 22
SAINT JOHN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL.

SJ Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street.

The films will be screened at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, 91 Leinster Street. Tickets for the 7:00 p.m. showings can be purchased for $10 / film at the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum and the Imperial Theatre box office. Passes for the whole series are available at the Museum for $40.00 each.
The line up for the Saint John Jewish Film Festival is as follows :
SUNDAY OCTOBER 22, 7PM
Let Yourself Go – Director Francesco Amato, Italy 2017
MONDAY OCTOBER 23, 7PM
1945 – Director Ferenc Torak, Hungary 2017
TUESDAY OCTOBER 24, 7PM
Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Alechem – Director John Lollos, USA 2014
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 7PM
On The Map – Director Dani Menkin, Israel 2016
THURSDAY OCTOBER 26, 7PM
Women’s Balcony – Director Emil Ben Shimon, Israel 2016

Contact Name: Katherine Biggs-Craft
Contact Phone: 5066331833
Contact Email: sjjhm@nbnet.nb.ca
Sun Oct 22
HARVEST HIGH TEA.

Shadow Lawn Inn, Rothesay.

Join the Elizabeth Fry Society for afternoon tea and refreshments!  Please feel free to come dressed in hats and draped in pearls.  For tickets: $35 each. (506) 645-9409.  Limited seats available.  www.HarvestHighTea.eventbrite.ca
Sun Oct 22
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.
Mon Oct 23
AN EVENING WITH FRANK MILLS.

Imperial Theatre, 12 King Square South.

Pianist Frank Mills...known as Mr. Music Box Dancer.  Tickets at www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca or (506) 674-4100.
Tue Oct 24
LORENZO READING: BRUCE MEYER.

Ganong Hall Lecture Theatre, UNB Saint John Campus

Bruce Meyer will read from "Portraits of Canadian Writers" as part of the 2017 Lorenzo Reading Series.  Reception in the Faculty Staff Lounge as part of the Canada 150 celebration. In "Protraits of Canadian Writers," Bruce Meyer shares the portraits of some of Canada’s most beloved writers alongside anecdotes that reveal their personalities. 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
Wed Oct 25
MARIA GUSAROVA - PIANO RECITAL.

Saint John Arts Centre, 20 Peel Plaza.

Presented by the Early Music Studio of Saint John.  Don't miss this noon-hour introduction to a new professional pianist in our community.  Free-will offering.
Wed Oct 25
HOW TO BUILD AN ART COLLECTION.

Jones Gallery, 73 Duke Street.

Are you looking to begin or build an art collection? Sarah and Caleb Jones will take you through the art world - a beginner’s guide to collecting. We share tips on how to look at art and how to be comfortable in gallery spaces. Learn the questions to ask, develop your personal taste, and pick up some ideas on choosing art for your space. This workshop is free and everyone is welcome! No registration required (seating is limited though).

Contact Name: Caleb Jones
Contact Phone: 672-2326
Contact Email: caleb@jonesgallery.ca
Wed Oct 25
BILL & JOEL PLASKETT.

Imperial Theatre, 12 King Square South.

Tickets: www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca or (506) 674-4100.
Thu Oct 26
LUNCH AT ALLEN'S.

Imperial Theatre, 12 King Square South.

Lunch At Allen's is a musical powerhouse comprised of four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan, and Ian Thomas.  As individuals, they have written for or sung on over 25,000,000 CDs, penning hits for Josh Groban, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, America, Santana, Cher and Rod Stewart, as well as Murray's "Farmer's Song," Marc's "Marina Del Rey" and Ian's "Painted Ladies," just to name a few.  These artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch At Allen's.  Their stage show is intimate and humourous, featuring many songs familiar to anyone who has turned on a radio in the past two decades.  "You would be hard pressed to find another Canadian ensemble with more collective depth of influence over Canada's musical landscape than Lunch At Allen's." - The Beat Magazine.   (506) 674-4100. (Box Office hours: Mon-Fri, 10am to 5pm).
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thu Oct 26
TENANT PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST.

Market Square Boardwalk, Pat Rocca Way.

Market Square tenant’s will show their creativity while making Spooktacular pumpkins once again this year! Vote for your favourite Pumpkin in the Market Square Atrium!

Contact Name: Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionmsq@hardmangroup.ca
Thu Oct 26
LORENZO MUSIC SERIES: MUNCH & MUSIC.

Whitebone Lounge, UNB Saint John Campus

Schumann String Quartet. Presented by the Saint John String Quartet. Admission is free.  All are welcome.

Contact Name: Li-Hong Xu
Contact Email: Lorenzo_music@unb.ca
Fri Oct 27
NOVA SCOTIA MASS CHOIR & STU SINGERS.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Rothesay.

Concerts in the Cathedral  presents Nova Scotia Mass Choir & The STU Singers.
Hallelujah! Praise the Lord & Celebrate! Southern Gospel and contemporary Canadian folk music share the stage at a benefit concert for the Cathedral Restoration Project.  East Coast Music Association winners – the Nova Scotia Mass Choir – and St. Thomas University’s renowned choristers – the STU Singers – join us for a rousing Thanksgiving season program. Free-will donations at the door.  Presented by Concerts for the Cathedral. Sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception and Les Religieuses NDSC.
 

 

 

Fri Oct 27
BOOK LAUNCH & SIGNING OF "MY CHAOS" BY RICK BENSON

Indigo Book Store, Eastpoint, Saint John.

"My Chaos Come out and meet the author, pick up a book, and have it signed.  - Searching for my New Normal" by Rick C. Benson.  Evidence inspired, proven strategies, narrative stories and images that will help one cope after any significant loss of life transition.  Come out and met the author, pick up a book and have it signed. 
Fri Oct 27
CATHEDRAL ART SHOW & SALE (OCT 27-29).

Cathedral Residence, 91 Waterloo Street.

Hours: Fri, Oct 27: 4:30-9:00 pm / Sat, Oct 28: 10:00 am-4:00 pm / Sun, Oct 29: 11:00 am-3:00 pm.  Fine art, photography, and crafts by over 60 NB artists. To preview work, visit www.katiequinnsteeves.wixsite.com/mysite-cathedral  (506) 653-6820.  Cash, Cheque, Debit, VISA, or MasterCard.
Sat Oct 28
HALLOWEEN WITH WINTERSLEEP AT MARKET SQUARE.

Market Square Atrium, 1 Market Square.

A Hallowe'en to remember! Join us in the Market Square Atrium for one of Canada's greatest acts, Juno-award winning and globally adored Wintersleep, with guests Keith Hallett and Jamie Comeau & the Crooked Teeth. 19+ with limited all-ages area. Doors open 8:45 pm. Show begins: 9 pm Sharp with Jamie Comeau and the Crooked Teeth, followed by Keith Hallett at 9:40 pm. Wintersleep take the stage at 10:30 pm! Standing room with limited visibility lounge seating area. Hallowe'en costume prizes directly preceding the Wintersleep set! Proudly presented by the North Market Wharf Cultural Association, The Hardman Group Limited, Rock 88.9, and Moosehead Breweries.

Contact Name: The Hardman Group Limited
Contact Phone: (506) 658-3600
Contact Email: receptionMSQ@hardmangroup.ca
Sat Oct 28
SAINT JOHN CHORAL FESTIVAL.

Trinity Church, Charlotte Street.

The Saint John Choral Festival proudly presents Five Community Choirs in concert.
The Saint John Chorale, Saint John Men's Chorus, Carleton Choristers, Divine Mercy School, and Harbour View Jazz choirs will perform individually and together with trumpets and digital-pipe organ.  Entrance is $25, with a Family rate of $50. Proceeds for Church renovation...Saint Johners supporting Saint Johners!

Contact Name: Spencer Belyea
Contact Phone: 652-8235
Contact Email: belyeas@live.com
Sun Oct 29
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.