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Month: August 2013

Miramichi Scottish Festival this Weekend

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2013 /
Miramichi Scottish Festival August 23-25th,2013

The Miramichi Scottish Festival happens this weekend, August 23-25th,2013. Come out and enjoy our Scottish Culture! The Miramichi Scottish Festival kicks off Friday evening August 23rd with the Tartan Ball at the Rodd Miramichi Hotel. The festivities get under way with a Meet and Greet at 6 pm, followed by the Candlelight Tartan Dinner from 7…

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The Man Who Sold Hot Dogs

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2013 /
Open for business

The Man Who Sold Hot Dogs Author Unknown There was a man who lived by the side of the road and sold hot dogs. He was hard of hearing, so he had no radio. He had trouble seeing, so he had no newspapers. But he sold good hot dogs. He put up signs on the…

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Fall Back into a Healthy Routine

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2013 /
snack lunch

by Margaret Young, RD, MSc Sobeys Registered Dietitian Fall is often thought of as a “new year”. It marks the end of summer and the start of routine. This feeling isn’t just for those who are going back to school after a summer off. Fall is a great time for both children and adults to…

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Blackville Soccer Club Receives Grant

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2013 / Comments Off on Blackville Soccer Club Receives Grant

The Blackville Soccer Club was recently provided a grant in the amount of $3,500 in support of the Learn to Play Soccer Project. This GO NB grant is provided through the Sport and Recreation Branch of the Department as part of the Cananda-New Brunswick Bilateral Agreement to Advance Sport Participation. The Province of New Brunswick […]

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Province Investing in Blackville Park

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2013 / Comments Off on Province Investing in Blackville Park

At a press conference today in Blackville, Premier David Alward, along with MLA Jake Stewart and mayor Matt Sturgeon, announced that the New Brunswick government is investing $75,000 in improvements to the community park. “Investing in community infrastructure projects that promote healthy living is a key part of our government’s plan to rebuild New Brunswick […]

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Community Wellness & Recreation Fall/Winter Brochure

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2013 /
City of Miramichi

The Fall/Winter Brochure for Miramichi Community Wellness and Recreation is now available. Inside you will find facility schedules, special events, contacts, program information, etc. Check out the pool times, Le Petit Tennis, Youth Programs, Public Sk…

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Culture Days, September 27-29

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 19, 2013 /
City of Miramichi

Are you a creative person?  Do you like to share your talents with others?   If you’re an artist, crafter, performer or writer and would like to organize an activity for Culture Days, September 27-29, we’d like to hear from y…

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Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week 13

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 /
Travis Nevin gets the win for the Eel Ground Eagles, defeating the Douglasfield Dodgers on Monday Night.

Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch Week 13 By Shawn McCarthy This week’s action in the Miramichi Men’s Fastpitch league began when the Eel Ground Eagles claimed victory over the Douglasfield Dodgers by a score of 8-2 Monday night. Travis Nevin led the Eagles from the mound with 15 strikeouts, and offered two home runs on the offensive…

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Biker Rally Fundraiser Starts Today

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 / Comments Off on Biker Rally Fundraiser Starts Today

The 2nd Annual Power Track Biker Rally will be held starting today, Friday, August 16 to Sunday, August 18 at 336 MacLaggan Drive, Dungarvon Whooper Lounge, in Blackville as a fundraiser supporting The Josie Foundation. Cost is $25 per person, 19 years of age and older. Free camping (no hookups), security on site, no kids […]

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The Hospice Shoppe Official Opening

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 /
The Hospice Shoppe

The Hospice Shoppe at 1737 Water Street invites everyone to attend their Official Opening on Wednesday August 21st, 2013 at 12 noon for the official ribbon cutting ceremony. The Hospice Shoppe is a retail store specializing in the resale of Designer used clothing, furniture, antiques, collectables and more. Drop in and say hello to Roxanne…

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Miramichi Timberwolves Camp

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2013 /
Miramichi Timberwolves

Miramichi Timberwolves Pre-Season Conditioning Camp runs August 24th to the 30th. The cost of the camp is $165 + HST and enrolment will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Limited space is available in each group. You can register online at the Miramichi Timberwolves website,  email miramichitimberwolves@hotmail.ca or contact Rob MacDonald at (506)524-7722.…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 15, 2013

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 15, 2013 / Comments Off on Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 15, 2013

For mid August, we certainly cannot complain about the lack of water and warm temperatures.  The water is very high and temperatures are low.  If not pleasant conditions for anglers, the fish are certainly enjoying them.  Anglers are seeing fish, even though the catching is far from what anglers would like.  The counting fences are […]

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