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Month: August 2016

Writers of 22 Minutes Comedy Tour at Vogue Tomorrow Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

The writers from This Hour Has 22 Minutes – Heidi Brander, Bob Kerr, Matt Wright and Adam Christie – fly in from Los Angeles, Toronto and Newfoundland to tour New Brunswick with shows beginning this evening August 31st in Moncton and continuing tomorrow night, September 1st, at The Vogue Theatre in Miramichi. Tickets are only $22 plus applicable…

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Festival 506 Coming to Miramichi this October

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 31, 2016 / 0 Comments

Miramichi will be the place to be this October as Festival (506) comes to the mighty river for the very first time! Thirty-eight bands and solo artists from all across New Brunswick will meet in the ‘Chi October 13th to 16th to take part in this event which has something for all music fans. The eclectic…

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Sobeys Dietitians Nutrition Events September 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

Ready for new meal ideas? Check out what your Sobeys Dietitians are up to this month in Douglastown! Tuesday, September 20th 11 am -1 pm Healthy Cooking with Chef Brian Matheson ($15) Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the Sobeys chef and get nutrition tips from their dietitian. Menu this month is: Caesar Salad with Vinaigrette Dressing, Buffalo Chickpea Pizza,…

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Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Gift Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2016 / 0 Comments

There will be a Ten Thousand Villages Fair Trade Gift Sale at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Hall on Friday September 2nd from 10 am to 9 pm. The hall is located at 214 Pleasant Street across from the Irving Mainway. All proceeds from the sale go back to Ten Thousand Villages and anyone interested in […]

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, August 25, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Last week was a pretty good one for fishing, particularly on the Southwest Miramichi where many anglers limited out.  Rain early this week brought the water levels up, but conditions should be very good for the weekend.  There are reports on good numbers of fish around. Doug White’s Tammerack Sports Fly Shop in Juniper said…

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Stuff the Car Event in Downtown Newcastle

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Newcastle Business District is throwing a back to school party in Queen Elizabeth Park, Wednesday August 31st from 11 am to 3 pm. Everyone is invited to bring along their family, friends and neighbours to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of food, jumping castles, pony rides, petting zoo, face painting and balloon artist. This 4th year annual community…

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Air Show Atlantic 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Atlantic Canada International Air Show returned to Miramichi on the weekend. Thousands of fans travelled from all across the Maritimes to witness the amazing performances overhead as well as to view the numerous displays on the ground and meet the pilots. One of the highlights of the show was the return of the Canadian…

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2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival Held

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 22, 2016 / 0 Comments
2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival

The 2016 Miramichi Scottish Festival kicked off on Friday August 18th with their Tartan and Awards Banquet. Three outstanding members received William Davidson Medals Sally Donald, Boyd Allison and John McKay. A $5000 Scholarship was also awarded to John MacMillan. The Fochabers Fiddlers from Scotland and Mason’s Tender from Fredericton provided the evening’s entertainment. The celebration continued throughout the weekend…

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Annual Harvest Home Supper September 5th

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

The Annual Harvest Home Supper at St. Stephen’s United Church in Black River Bridge will be held on Monday, September 5, 2016. Tickets will be on sale from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm with meals being served from 12:00 noon to 5:30 pm. Ham or Turkey Dinners: $12:00 (adults) or $6.00 (children; 12 & under).…

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Miramichi History Museum

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

By Anthony McLean Nestled in Miramichi, at 182 Wellington Street, is the home of the Miramichi History Museum. I recently had the privilege of interviewing Shaun O’Reilly, President of the Miramichi Natural History Association, which operates the Miramichi History Museum. Mr. O’Reilly was generous enough to share his knowledge of the abundant displays showcased at…

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Village of Blackville Celebrates 50 Years

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2016 / 1 Comment

Blackville was long settled before it received its name. It was believed to be settled right after Northumberland County was established and at the same time New Brunswick was separated from Nova Scotia in 1784. Many Loyalists, dissatisfied with their land grants, moved from the Saint John and Nashwaak Rivers in 1785-1787. The first to…

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Holland College, NBCC and UPEI Instructors Partner to Enhance Skills

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

Holland College, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) and University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) are pleased to announce a new articulation agreement that allows instructors to further develop their instructional skills by transferring credits from one post-secondary institution to another.

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