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Year: 2015

Sobeys Nutrition Events January 2016 Douglastown

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 17, 2015 /

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what your Sobeys Dietitians are up to this month! Healthy Cooking with Chef Owen Gibson ($15) Thursday, January 7th 11 am – 1 pm Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by our chef and get nutrition tips from our dietitian. Menu: Zesty Orange Poppy Seed Salad, Cioppino Seafood Stew, Parmesan & Herb…

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Annual Christmas Candlelight Parade in Blackville

By Les McLaughlin / December 16, 2015 /

The Annual Christmas Candle Light Parade in Blackville will be held on Thursday, December 17th at 6:30 pm. Line up begins at the old village office parking lot at the corner of Main Street and Schaffer Lane. The parade will proceed up Main Street with the singing of Christmas carols to Saint Raphael’s Church where the blessing of the Creche will take place.

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Miramichi Curling Club Holiday Hours

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 16, 2015 /

The Miramichi Curling Club would like to remind its members that the last night for regular league play will be on Tuesday December 22nd, 2015 and Juniors last night before Christmas will be Wednesday December 23rd, 2015.

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ELEMENTARY LITERACY INC. READING MENTORS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 16, 2015 /

There is a saying “it takes a village to raise a child” but Elementary Literacy Inc. (ELI) knows it can take a village to raise a reader. Last school year, over 950 students participated in their supplementary reading programs in nearly 150 elementary schools in New Brunswick. During the school year, the average student participant…

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Miramichi Rocks 2 Starts January 16th

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 16, 2015 /

Miramichi Rocks 2 will start Saturday January 16th, 2016. Registrations are now open. Registration forms are available at The Goodie Shop Restaurant or by emailing elvislives@rocknrollfestival.com. The first night all contestant scores will be by judges only and the top 20 will advance on with no eliminations until the the final night.

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Book Review: “Drive-by Saviours” by Chris Benjamin

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 14, 2015 /

“Drive-by Saviours” by Chris Benjamin (2010, Roseway Publishing) is the first novel from this Halifax writer. It is a fascinating, complex story involving two men from two different worlds, Mark in Toronto, Canada and Bumi in Makassar, Indonesia. Being an expatriate Torontonian living on the East Coast, I am naturally drawn to any story with Toronto in it.

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17th Annual Mayor’s Concert

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 14, 2015 /

The 17th Annual Mayor’s Concert A Christmas to Remember was held on Sunday December 13th at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Newcastle, under the direction of Susan Butler due to Mayor Gerry Cormier battling cancer. The event raised $3,057 which will go toward the Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women, Miramichi Youth House, and St. Mary’s Christmas…

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Whooper Spring Players Annual Holiday Dinner Theatre

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 14, 2015 /

The Whooper Spring Players once again outdid themselves as they presented It’s A Northumberland County Christmas dinner theatre on Saturday December 12th and Sunday December 13th at the Blackville United Church Centre. The crazy cast shone as they taped their live production of Ed and Lurleen recording from their basement as they interviewed some unique characters. The production was…

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Clearing The Air — One Bag At A Time

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 13, 2015 /

Is there something in the air? Your air? A certain odour that just makes your nose twitch? If so, there is a new “green” solution for that. A Moso bamboo charcoal bag can absorb odours, bacteria, harmful pollutants and allergens. Also it will absorb moisture to help prevent mold and mildew. The charcoal from the…

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Chase The King Week 8 Winner

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 12, 2015 /

Congratulations to Fernand Breau (#755), who won $47.60 for this week’s draw AND also cut the The King of spades and won the $2000 guaranteed Jackpot in this week’s Chase the King Draw fundraiser for the Miramichi Rock ‘N Roll Festival!

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Tips for Decorating your Fireplace Mantle

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 10, 2015 /

by Lauren Walls, Interior Decorator Renaud’s BrandSource Few things say Christmas quite like getting comfy cozy, sipping apple cider with family and friends, and cuddling up by a crackling fire. But wait—is your fireplace ready to be the centre of attention? This month I’d like to talk a bit about the best ways to add…

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Chase The King Week 7 Winner

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2015 /

Congratulations to Fernand Breau – Ticket #755. Fernand won $45.60 for last weeks Rock ‘n Roll Festival Chase the King draw. He cut the Ten of clubs so The King of spades remains in the deck and the jackpot of $402.40 will be added to this week’s draw!

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