Month: October 2016

Oriental Arts / Tai Chi & Qigong

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 31, 2016 /

by Dave Bucklow Autumn is here and our Fall classes at the Golden Hawk have begun. Classes are the same as last year and will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 am. Hope to see you all there. We had a very enjoyable Summer practising at Ritchie Wharf Park on…

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Miramichi Curling Club Free Coaching Clinic

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 30, 2016 /

The Miramichi Curling Club is having a coaching clinic on November 6th at 9am and running until 4pm. Coaches who take this one day workshop will become a trained “Youth Club Coach.” FREE OF CHARGE! Call Courtney to sign up 622-0735

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Veteran Banners for Remembrance Day Unveiled

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 29, 2016 /

If you are out and about in the Historic Chatham downtown this week you may notice some new faces. Last Friday to coincide with the launch of their annual Poppy campaign the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #3 unveiled 28 Veteran Banners for Remembrance Day. A group of representatives from the Legion, the City, and DowntownS Miramichi were…

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Downtown Dollars Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 28, 2016 /

The most anticipated promotion of the year on the river returns! DowntownS Miramichi will be launching their one day sale of Downtown Dollars the second week of November in each Business District. Downtown Dollars are one of the many ways merchants of DowntownS Miramichi show their appreciation for the communities’ support. The one-day sale offers…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 27, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 27, 2016 /

By this time next week another angling season will officially be completed for another year.  Salmon angling on the Bartibog, Burnt Church and Tabusintac Rivers closes at the end of Saturday, October 29, and striped bass closes at the end of Monday October 31. Jim Laws of Miramichi Hunting and Fishing in Newcastle, Miramichi reported…

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Operation Shoe Box Campaign

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 26, 2016 /

Please join us at the New Brunswick Community College – Miramichi Main Campus as we kick off this year’s Operation Shoe Box Campaign with our annual Red Friday community photo in the gym on November 4th at 12:30 pm sharp. Wear red, bring your smiles and if you like wave support signs or Canada flags. A…

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Learn To Curl Program at The Miramichi Curling Club

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 25, 2016 /

The Miramichi Curling Club is offering a new learn to curl program designed for adults for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. The Learn to Curl program will run from November through March on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Instructors will teach the basics of curling in a non-competitive and social environment Equipment provided Enjoy new…

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Miramichi Fishing Report for Thursday, October 20, 2016

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 20, 2016 /
Tom Tonge from Quispamsis with a nice hen

I had intended to do an overview of the season this week, but the stats are not posted yet, so I’ll try again next week. However, a general perception is that the Main Southwest Miramichi had the best angling this season.  The Little Southwest was average at best, and the Northwest was poor, certainly in…

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Brophy’s to Celebrate Golden Wedding Anniversary

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 19, 2016 /

Donnie and Louise (Keenan) Brophy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open-house on Saturday, October 29th. The celebration begins at 4 pm at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall, 105 Main Street in Blackville.

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Help Feeder Birds Stay Healthy

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 18, 2016 /

By Peter Gadd and Pam Watters Awhile ago we had a young male Purple Finch at one of our feeders. In fact it was a feeder attached to our kitchen window which allowed us to see it quite up close. It was obvious it was not well. It remained perched on the edge of the feeder…

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Atlantic Salmon Museum 2016 Hall of Fame Induction

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 18, 2016 /

The Atlantic Salmon Museum 33rd annual Hall of Fame inducts six individuals whose lives have been intertwined with that of the Atlantic salmon. This year they honour: HARRY WHITFIELD BRADBURY (1880-1956) of Woodstock, NB. Harry was a long-time Chief Game Warden for Carleton County and most of York and Victoria Counties, recognized for his prowess…

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Book Review: “The Glory Wind & Rain Shadow” by Valerie Sherrard

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 17, 2016 /

Miramichi’s resident Young Adult (YA) author Valerie Sherrard has had many of her books shortlisted and awarded in various categories, and these two novels are no exception.

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North Shore (NB) Regiment Open House Sunday October 23rd

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 16, 2016 /

The North Shore Regiment is hosting an Open house from 12 noon to 2 pm at the Unit Armouries (see poster below) on Sunday, 23 October 2016 for the Miramichi population and surrounding areas.

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