Month: October 2019

Brunch Theatre: Tall & True

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 31, 2019 /

With the success of “Tall & True” last April, chronicling the stories of the ships of Beaubears Island, the so-called “Beaubears Island Players” are at it again; quite literally so as they reprise select scenes as part of a Fundraising Brunch at the Rodd Miramichi River on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019, from 12 pm noon…

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Blackville School Seeking Coaches for Middle School Boys and Girls Basketball Teams

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 31, 2019 /

Anybody interested in doing some coaching? The Blackville School is need of coaches for the middle school boys and girls basketball teams. Scheduling of all games is taken care of. This is a great opportunity to get involved with the school and guide some athletes that are eager to learn!  If you are interested you…

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Kinsmen Club of the Miramichi’s 21st Annual Big Buck Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 30, 2019 /

The Kinsmen Club of the Miramichi’s Annual Big Buck Night is happening on Saturday, November 30th, 2019! This yearly tradition is back for it’s 21st year and you don’t want to miss it! Come out to the Miramichi Beaverbrook Kinsmen Centre, 100 Newcastle Boulevard from 7pm to 12am midnight! The Grand Prize is a 2019…

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Miramichi SPCA Grand Re-Opening Celebration

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 29, 2019 /

The Miramichi SPCA located at 128 Dan Cripps Street will be hosting it’s Grand Re-Opening Celebration on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 from 12pm noon to 4pm! Come down and see the newly renovated shelter, and maybe even fall in love with a fur baby to bring home with you We will have lots of beautiful…

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Wayne Curtis Receives the NB Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for Literary Arts

By James M. Fisher / October 28, 2019 /

By James M. Fisher At a recent Words on Water event at the Newcastle Public Library, a series of engraved wood plaques crafted by local artist Gloria Savoie was unveiled. They are to mark the “indoor” portion of the Miramichi Literary Trail. In attendance were the authors Sandra Bunting, Chuck Bowie, Doug Underhill, and Wayne…

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Christopher Doiron – His Future is Set in Clay

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 26, 2019 /

Christopher Doiron is from Antigonish, Nova Scotia and received a diploma with honours in Fine Craft – Ceramics, from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design. Since graduation, Christopher has established a studio in the Blackville area, where he is honing his skills as a potter. He is a juried member of the NB…

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Everything in This House Breaks – Book Review by James M. Fisher

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 25, 2019 /

Burnt Church resident poet and author Sandra Bunting has released her second book of short stories, Everything in This House Breaks. Her first collection, The Effect of Frost on Southern Vines was published in 2016, so I have been waiting for something new from Ms. Bunting for some time. There are 21 stories in this…

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Hospice Miramichi’s Home for the Holidays 2019

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 24, 2019 /

Mark your calendars from November 14th to 17th! Hospice Miramichi’s Home for the Holidays is back for the 2019 year – and this year will be held at the W.S. Loggie House and Cultural Center, 222 Wellington Street, Miramichi, New Brunswick (Chatham). Their volunteers will be in the community gathering donations for Angels for our…

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Jimmy MacKinley New Stand-up Comedy Shows this November

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 23, 2019 /

Jimmy MacKinley has been performing stand-up comedy for nearly a decade after working up the courage to try it at an open mic at the Wilser’s Room Capital Complex in Fredericton NB in 2011. Despite waiting until he was 27 years old to first take the stage, he says he’s been writing comedy since he…

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Come Join the Club!

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 22, 2019 /

Meet like-minded people, learn a new skill, make new friends! Edie Szabo Oil Painting Art Classes – Monthly oil painting classes are held at the Saint James and Saint John United Church Centre in Newcastle, 556 King George Hwy from 9am to 3pm. For $65 you take home a completed 16 x 20 painting. All…

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Newcastle Rotary Club’s 7th Annual Bags and Bubbles Purse Auction and Fashion Show

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 21, 2019 /

The Newcastle Rotary Club’s 7th Annual Bags and Bubbles Purse Auction and Fashion Show will be taking place on Friday, November 1st, 2019, beginning at 7 pm at the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition Association, 24 Church Street, Miramichi. The proceeds of this event will be going towards the Hospice Miramichi’s Companion Beds. Donations of purses and…

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Quasquicentennial 125th Anniversary Celebration of Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 19, 2019 /

RESCHEDULED! MARK YOUR CALENDAR! On Friday, November 15th, 2019, come out to Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, 12 Saint Patrick’s Drive in Miramichi (Nelson) for their Quasquicentennial – 125th Anniversary Celebration! The event starts off with a mass at 6:30 pm, followed by an evening social with light refreshments in the parish center, where Shawn…

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Cinderella’s Closet- Fashion Show and Dress Sale

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 18, 2019 /

The Miramichi Trauma Resource Centre is partnering with James M Hill Memorial High School this year for a fashion show and affordable dress sale – Cinderella’s Closet- Fashion Show and Dress Sale on Friday, November 8th, 2019 from 7 pm to 9 pm at the theatre of James M. Hill Memorial High School, 128 Henderson…

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