Monthly Archives: March 2015

Great Time at Barn Dance

Great Time at Barn Dance

A great time was had by all at the Barn Dance held at the Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous last Sunday afternoon, March 8th. Along with the people shown in the photographs below, there were 19 of the Country Cousins Square Dancers and other musicians and singers. There was a lovely home-made soup and sandwiches, chilli… Read more »

Words & Music for St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Words & Music for St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Unleash your inner Irish this weekend at Seasons View Cafe with the gang from Words on Water (WOW), the Miramichi Regional Multicultural Association (MRMA), and the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick (WFNB). Musicians, poets, storytellers, and more are invited upstairs at the Seasons View from 12:30 to 3 pm for a St. Patrick’s Day themed… Read more »

Lights! Lines! Action!

Lights! Lines! Action!

The stage is set – a barn in the Prairies and a bunker in France. The lights are positioned – to create a dream sequence, sunlight and lightning. The sound effects have been cued – thunder and machine gun fire will fill the theatre. The actors (Brittany Cormier and Joey Dignam) have studied their lines… Read more »

Dive into the 3rd Season of Dance Festival de Danse–Miramichi

Dive into the 3rd Season of Dance Festival de Danse–Miramichi

Following the success of the two previous editions that drew nearly a thousand participants, the stage is now set for the Festival de Danse Miramichi Dance Festival Season 3. This event joins French and English communities of Miramichi and elsewhere across the Atlantic provinces. The Festival will be held from March 12th to the 19th, 2015 […] Read more »

Knights of Columbus Hosting St. Patrick’s Dance & Supper

Knights of Columbus Hosting St. Patrick’s Dance & Supper

The Father Barry Council Knights of Columbus is hosting a St. Patrick’s Dance and Supper on Friday, March 13 at their hall in Quarryville. A traditional corned beef and cabbage supper will take place at 7:00pm, with a dance following at 9:00pm. Music will be provided by Zack’s Band. Tickets are $15.00 each and must… Read more »

St. Agnes Hosting Stations of the Cross During Lent

St. Agnes Hosting Stations of the Cross During Lent

The Anglican Parish of Derby and Blackville continues to host Love Was His Meaning: Stations of the Cross services every Friday during Lent at St. Agnes Anglican Church in Grey Rapids. Sessions were already held on February 20, February 27 and March 6. Following the services, a simple Lenten lunch will be held at the… Read more »

Recent Search for This Old Thing

Recent Search for This Old Thing

Last month Bernie Colepaugh of the Miramichi Folklore Park in Renous shared a photo of an old item and asked if anyone knew what it was. We received a few responses. Some thought it was a bed warmer, that you put coal inside them, but most people thought it was a set of headlights for… Read more »

McCormack Descendant Seeks Family History

McCormack Descendant Seeks Family History

Fenton McCormack, a descendant of the McCormick family of Blackville, is looking for information about his ancestors.  He explains below: “My father, Fenton D. McCormick (spelled at the time) was born in 1912 to Fenton S. and Mary McCormick (nee McClaughlin) in Blackville. He had a sister by the name of Elizabeth that disappeared in… Read more »

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