Monthly Archives: January 2019

Donor Appreciation Day / Family Literacy Day

Donor Appreciation Day / Family Literacy Day

Family Literacy Day is Sunday, January 27th, 2019, but on Saturday, January 26th, 2019, come out to the ARM Book Nook and Boutique, located above Autism Resources Miramichi Inc. at 1 Allan Street in Douglastown (former T & R Sports). Together, the ARM Book Nook and Boutique and in partnership with the Miramichi Literacy Council will be having a Donor Appreciation Day and Family Literacy Day from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 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 Annual White Gold Dinner and Concert

2019 Annual White Gold Dinner and Concert

A yearly tradition in-conjunction and sponsored the 62nd Annual Miramichi Folksong Festival, the 2019 Annual White Gold Dinner and Concert will be taking place at the Miramichi Beaverbrook Kinsmen Centre, 100 Newcastle Boulevard on Sunday, February 10th, 2019. Supper is at 5pm with your choice of Stuffed Chicken Breast or Roast Beef. Gluten Free and Vegetarian options are also available! Be sure to indicate when contacting for reserving your ticket to Susan Butler at 1-506-622-1780 or by email susanbutler@xplornet.com. Sign the back of your ticket as their will be door prizes! Tickets are $35.00 and by reservation only. Read more »

Highland Society of the Miramichi’s Annual Robbie Burns Night

Highland Society of the Miramichi’s Annual Robbie Burns Night

On Friday, January 25th, 2019, come out to the Highland Society of the Miramichi’s Annual Robbie Burns Night! The event will be taking place at the Miramichi Curling Club, located at 21 Cove Road. Admission is $10.00 a person, and for the evening you can enjoy Curling, Cards {Auction 45’s – 8 Hand}, Chowder, Chili and Music by Jimmy Lawlor! There will be prizes and a trophy presentation to be awarded as well! Read more »

Mik’maq Language Course (Conversational) at the Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Mik’maq Language Course (Conversational) at the Metepenagiag Heritage Park

Beginning on Tuesday evenings, January 15th, 2019 and Thursday evenings, January 17th, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., for 12 weeks, come out to the Metepenagiag Heritage Park, located at 2202 Micmac Road, on the Metepenagiag (Red Bank) First Nation for a Mi’kmaq Language Course (Conversational). This is an evening course for adults only, you are welcome whether you are First Nations or not. Instructor is George Paul. Contact and sign up as soon as possible by calling Patricia Dunnett at 1-506-251-5566. Read more »

Rotary Club of Newcastle Donates to the Miramichi Minor Football Association

Rotary Club of Newcastle Donates to the Miramichi Minor Football Association

The Rotary Club of Newcastle is proud to announce that our committee has provided the Miramichi Minor Football Association with a donation of $1000 that went towards the purchase of 4 new helmets. The helmets on display in the picture have the new logo which is the head of a MINOTAUR. A minotaur is a beast from Greek mythology that is half human and half beast. The beast portion resembles the head of a bull. Each helmet shown in the picture represents the portion of funds donated by Rotary and now have a Rotary logo attached to the back of each helmet. Read more »

A Night of Laughs

A Night of Laughs

The J.M.H. (James M. Hill Memorial High School) Alumni is hosting “A Night of Laughs” at the Riverside Entertainment Center Inc., located at 2546 King George Highway, Miramichi, (Douglastown) on Saturday, February 9th, 2019, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The host is Paddy Quinn, and Local Comedian Jimmy MacKinley will have you laughing all night long! Again this year with a few tweaks will be The Dating Game and The Not So Newlywed Game. There will be a Martini Bar, Chinese Auction and a 50 / 50 also available. All proceeds will go back to James M. Hill Memorial High School. Read more »

Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys Feast Day Special Mass

Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys Feast Day Special Mass

On Saturday, January 12th, 2019, at 10:00 am, come out to the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, located at 360 Newcastle Boulevard, in the former Town of Newcastle [Miramichi West] for a Special Mass to celebrate the feast day of Saint Marguerite Bourgeoys. A light reception will follow the Mass in the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Parish Centre and everyone is welcome to attend! Read more »

Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin Riding Annual General Meeting of the People’s Alliance of New Brunswick

Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin Riding Annual General Meeting of the People’s Alliance of New Brunswick

The Annual General Meeting for the Southwest Miramichi – Bay du Vin Riding of the People’s Alliance Party of New Brunswick will be held on Saturday, January 26th, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Miramichi Beaverbrook Kin Centre, located at 100 Newcastle Boulevard. Guest Speaker of this event is Kris Austin, People’s Alliance Party Leader and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fredericton – Grand Lake. Read more »

City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee

City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee

The City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee that was scheduled for New Year’s Day, Tuesday, January 1st, 2019, was rescheduled for Saturday, January 5th, 2019, due to a pending storm. Mayor Adam Lordon and City Council invite all Miramichers to join them at the City of Miramichi Annual New Year Levee to be held from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Seaman’s Hospital, located at 12 Vye Street, across the street from the Saint Samuel’s Roman Catholic Church, in the former Village of Douglastown. Finger foods and beverages will be served.
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