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Royal Wood at the Imperial Theatre

Royal Wood at the Imperial Theatre

On Thursday, March 14, 2019, Royal Wood will be coming to town to play The Imperial Theatre.His new EP “Love Will Linger” is a fresh collection of songs from the vaults of his recent album “Ever After The Farewell”. “While making my last album, I was left with a handful of songs that meant a great deal to me, but didn’t fit the overall sound of the album,” says Royal. “They were songs of love and loss, taken deep from within my heart and soul. Written during the days of losing my father to Alzheimer’s and falling in love with my now wife – it’s a collection of songs I wanted the world to hear.”That contrast of love and loss dominated the entire creative process of the making of the music. Read more »

The Salt Spring National Art Prize Calls to Artists Across the Nation

The Salt Spring National Art Prize Calls to Artists Across the Nation

Submissions are now open for the prestigious 2019/2020 Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Salt Spring, a small Canadian island known for its large artistic community, created this exciting national art competition in 2015 to celebrate and promote the importance of art in Canada. As one of the largest national art prizes in Canada, the third biennial event offers $40,000 in prize money and significant national exposure to artists.

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2019 SEED (Student Employment Experience Development) Applications Now Available

2019 SEED (Student Employment Experience Development) Applications Now Available

Summer job applications for the Student Employment Experience Development (SEED) program are now available.

Students may access the applications and other information on the program online. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, March 31st, 2019. “Our government recognizes the importance of providing opportunities for young New Brunswickers to learn and to gain hands-on experience in the job market,” said Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour Minister Trevor Holder. “These types of programs will help our youth become productive and successful members of our society.” For many years, the SEED program has provided experiential learning opportunities for students during the summer months. These placements are intended to help young New Brunswickers gain and develop skills and competencies that will benefit them in their future careers. Read more »

17th Annual Saint John Wine Fair – February 23rd, 2019

17th Annual Saint John Wine Fair – February 23rd, 2019

The 17th Annual Saint John Wine Fair invites you to sip and socialize in support of the Canadian Red Cross.
Proceeds support programs and services across New Brunswick.  Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 at the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal 111 Water Street, Saint John, New Brunswick. *Must be 19 years or older to attend. General Tasting Time: 7:15 pm to 9:45 pm and VIP Tasting Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. This fun night out features wines from around the world presented by very knowledgeable brand reps, as well as a strong showing of local New Brunswick wineries and cideries. This year they have moved the event / wine fair to the Marco Polo Cruise Terminal and are excited to share this new venue with you. Great wines, tasty food, and good times are all in store. Read more »

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Grocery Store Tour with the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys

Together, The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter and Sobeys will be providing a Grocery Store Tour at Sobeys Rothesay on Monday, January 14th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. and Sobeys East Point on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 3:30 pm. There will be dietitians on hand to help you navigate the grocery store. They will be there to help you learn about what to look for in different areas to make better choices. Pre-Registration is Required! Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick – Saint John Chapter by telephone at 1-506- 633-1705 or by email at: saintjohn@cmhnb.ca. Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 17th to December 23rd, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 17th to December 23rd of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

What’s Happening in Uptown Saint John – December 10th to December 16th, 2018

Below is the your weekly schedule for December 10th to December 16th of What is Happening is Uptown Saint John, in the City of Saint John, Parish of Saint John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada. There is something for everyone of all ages at various uptown businesses! So why not bring yourself, a friend or a family member out to one or many of these exciting events happening! Be sure to visit Uptown Saint John’s website at: https://uptownsj.com/ and Find them as well on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube! Read more »

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Irving Nature Park’s Christmas In The Barn With David Goss

Christmas in the Barn has become a seasonal tradition at the Irving Nature Park! Join us in the old Manchester Barn at 1379 Sand Cover Road with Storyteller David Goss. He will be sharing his favorite seasonal stories in two sessions. The first will be from 3:00 till 4:30 pm and the second will be from 6:30 till 8:00 pm. **As only 40 can be accommodated at each session, preregistration must be done by calling the park at 653-7367.** In both sessions, there will be stories, old and new, including some from his newest book ‘Christmas in Atlantic Canada’. Read more »

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

Uptown Sparkles – December 7th, 2018

It’s the ‘most wonderful time of the year’! Experience the old world charm of the uptown core. Enjoy the Mayor’s Tree Lighting, the historic City Market lit up in spectacular splendour, Victorian Carollers, Horse Trolley Rides, a holiday Craft Market, and much, much more. Bring the family out and visit the Uptown shops, boutiques and restaurants for holiday specials and treats. ‘It’s Christmastime in the City’…and tonight is the most special evening to enjoy the season Uptown! Read more »

Feast of the Immaculate Conception at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Feast of the Immaculate Conception at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

On Friday, December 7th, 2018, at 12:10 p.m. noon, come out to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, located at 91 Waterloo Street in Saint John, New Brunswick for the “Feast of the Immaculate Conception”. 
Most Reverend Bishop Robert Harris, D.D., Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint John will be officiating this special feast day mass. Following the mass, everyone is welcomed to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Rectory, also located at 91 Waterloo Street, in Saint John, New Brunswick for a reception. Read more »

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