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Month: June 2013

End of School Bash at MacDonald Farm

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2013 /

MacDonald Farm, that hidden gem of Miramichi tourism, is kicking off its summer season in fine form with an End of School Bash on June 22 from 12 to 4pm. Start your summer down on the farm, with prizes, games, music and pony rides. The musical styling of Charlie Hachey will be a treat to…

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Stan Cassidy Kiwanis House Opens

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2013 /

Patients receiving rehabilitation services at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation and their families now have access to low-cost, fully accessible accommodation steps away from the province’s tertiary care centre. Representatives from Horizon Health Network and the Stan Cassidy Foundation met to officially open the Stan Cassidy Kiwanis House yesterday. “Research continues to show that…

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NBCC Celebrates 2013 Graduates

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2013 /

In a year that brought significant strides and milestones, signalling the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) as a post-secondary education of choice, over 2000 graduates will cross stages in six locations in the province as part of the Class of 2013. NBCC is expected to graduate 2126 students next week, the largest graduation class in…

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The Gathering – Heritage Photos

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 19, 2013 /

by Susan Butler The first “Gathering – Heritage Photos” has been here and gone. It was the first ever event of its kind and went over very well with an attendance between 800 to 1000. The official opening got under way on Friday afternoon, June 14th, and the event ran until Sunday, June 16th at…

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Wil & Kennedy at Next Friday Night Racket

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2013 /

by Bernie Colepaugh The Friday Night Racket in Renous saw the band Good Times perform to a crowd who liked to dance on June 14th. It was a beautiful evening, the tables were decorated with fresh wild flowers and candles were lit as it got dark to make for a nice atmosphere at the Miramichi…

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Miramichi Swimmers Qualify for East Coast Championships

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2013 /

The Miramichi Whitecaps (MWC) swim team capped off another great weekend at the Team Aquatics Long Course Championships and Canada Games Trials in Saint John, NB May 24 – 26th. Highlights of the meet include many of the swimmers ranking in the top eight including 13 year old Heidi Amos, who captured fourth place in…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 13, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 13, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, June 13, 2013

High water continues to be the story for much of the system, but on the positive side, it is bringing in fresh fish, and allowing them to move quickly through the system toward the spawning grounds. While out fishing Monday of this week, I was greeted by a pleasant surprise.  The students from Napan Elementary […]

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MacDonald Farm Seeks Names for New Calf

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 12, 2013 /

For nearly four decades MacDonald Farm has been a must-see cultural attraction on the Miramichi River. Set in the serene pastoral setting of Bartibog, overlooking the river, its commanding presence has mystified visitors and surprised locals with the history they only thought they knew. Now, the farm opens its doors for another season, and the Miramichi…

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Sobeys Douglastown Nutrition Events for June

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 6, 2013 /
Sobeys Nutrition Events

Here is the schedule of classes happening at Sobeys Douglastown in June. There are some great things coming up, including Kids’ Cooking, Five Secrets to Controlling Diabetes and Cooking for Heart Health. This month’s Taste & Learn class is all about avocados … they’re not just for guacamole! On the Healthy Cooking menu: Grilled Tilapia…

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Fusion Fest This Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 6, 2013 /

The 5th Miramichi Fusion Festival takes places this Saturday, June 8th, 2013 at the Golden Hawk recreation facility and surrounding area. Fusion Festival is an all day annual event which sees many groups and fun activities coming together for a day of community involvement, youth participation and fun. It is a festival for the whole…

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Air Show Atlantic Lands in Miramichi this Summer

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 6, 2013 /

For the first time ever the Atlantic Canada International Air Show will happen in Miramichi, New Brunswick! There hasn’t been an Air Show of any kind in the Miramichi since the early 1990’s when CFB Chatham closed. Offering a little something for everyone, from the nostalgic memories of the “Hawk One” F-86 Sabre to the…

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Fly-Fishing School for Women

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 6, 2013 /

Women anglers have always been frequent visitors to the Mighty Miramichi River but for the last nine years women throughout North America have come to Pond’s Resort in Ludlow for Broads with Rods, an exclusive all-female fly-fishing school. There’s more to fly-fishing than unflattering waders and tall tales of “the ones that got away”. Broads…

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