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Month: September 2015

Hunger Awareness Week Events in Blackville Area

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

This week is Hunger Awareness Week and the Greater Blackville Resource Centre (GBRC) is raising awareness by hosting a series of events in the Blackville area. Today, Monday September 21st, Holy Trinity hosted “Soups on at Noon” and a Silent Auction at the Anglican Church Hall, which was very well attended. St. Raphael’s Church will host “Soups On…

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Book Review: Three Million Acres of Flame by Valerie Sherrard

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

Three Million Acres of Flame (2007, Dundurn Press) is a historical novel by Miramichi author Valerie Sherrard. It tells the story of young Skye Haverill and her family and friends against the backdrop of the … Read more…

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Around the River this Weekend September 18th – 20th

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

There’s plenty of blue skies, bright sunshine and very warm temperatures headed our way! Perfect weather to take in some of the Yard Sales happening this weekend! Click here to plan your route! If you are having a Yard Sale or a Craft or Bake Sale, you can add it to the list FREE of charge!…

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Bruce MacKinley receives Rotary International Spouse/ Partner Service Award

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Bruce MacKinley, husband of Newcastle Rotarian Geri Mahoney, was presented with the Rotary International Rotarian Spouse/Partner Service Award at a recent club gathering. The award recognizes spouses and partners of Rotarians who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service through Rotary. Only a maximum of 100 individuals worldwide are selected to receive this award annually. The emphasis is on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement helping others.

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Youth Night Welcome Back Party

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Kick off another awesome year of Youth Night at the Golden Hawk! This Friday, September 18th they will be starting the year off with a Welcome Back Party. Activities will include Bubble Soccer, Inflatable Shooting Range, Open Gym Activities, Swimming, Games Room, and more. Golden Hawk Youth Night is open to youth Grades 5-12, and runs…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, September 17, 2015

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Mother Nature provided a much needed couple of days of rain last weekend and early this week.  The result was a spike in catching fish as they came to life and were on the move.  Let’s hope this continues as it is time for the Fall runs to begin. If you are out angling next…

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Chi City Showdown at Speedway Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Ultimate Showdown — the Chi City Showdown — happens this Saturday September 19th and Sunday September 20th at Speedway Miramichi, 85 McKinnon Road, in Douglastown! Saturday is everything racing as the New Brunswick Sportsman Short Track Challenge makes its final stop in Chi City. One hundred lap feature, with the Atlantic modified tour, Street stock, Mini Stock, and the Eastern…

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NB Country Hall of Fame Fundraising Concert

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

A great show is lined up for this Sunday in Miramichi in support of the New Brunswick Country Music Hall of Fame! The fundraising concert happens at the Beaverbrook Kin Centre, 100 Newcastle Blvd., around the Square in Newcastle on Sunday September 20th starting at 2 pm. Advance tickets are $15, $18 at the door. Tickets are on…

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Timberwolves to Host Wildcats Saturday Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Last weekend’s MHL Home Opener at the Miramichi Civic Centre didn’t end well for our Miramichi Timberwolves after a disappointing third period that saw the T-Wolves defeated 4-3 by the South Shore Lumberjacks. The season is young and full of opportunity for wins! This weekend the T-Wolves travel to St. Stephen on Friday to face off…

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TNB on Tour in Miramichi this Friday

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

See TNB’s You Play Beautifully this Friday night, September 18th at the Vogue Theatre, 50 Cunard Street in Chatham. The curtain rises at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 per person or $15 for students and are available at Brookdale Flower shop in Newcastle and Scott’s Pharmasave in Chatham.

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Challenge: Workplaces Supporting Community Food Banks

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 15, 2015 / 0 Comments

As a kick-off to Hunger Awareness Week, the Northumberland Food Security Network is challenging local workplaces to raise money and/ or collect food donations for our local food banks for four weeks between September 21st and October 19, 2015. In the Miramichi area, 11% of families do not have secure access to food (My Community at a…

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Napan Home & School Family Fun Day

By Giv'er Miramichi / September 14, 2015 / 0 Comments

The Napan Home and School hosted a fun family day on Saturday September 12th on the school grounds. The event provided fun for all ages with a BBQ, jumping castle, dress up booth, playground activities and bake sale. The event celebrates fall, kids return back to school, and the community coming together. Click to enlarge any of…

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