Month: August 2020

1st Annual Napan Fall Market

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 31, 2020 /

Come out to the Napan Fall Market, under the roof at the Napan Agricultural Show’s Hall on the South Napan Road, from 11 am to 4 pm on Sunday, September 13th. There will be 35 vendors, selling a variety of crafts and handmade items, preserves, garden produce, baking, and so much more! This event will…

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Remembrance Day Ceremony 2020 Update from Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 30, 2020 /

The Remembrance Day Ceremony will be different this year due to the pandemic. The Executive and Poppy Committees have met and are planning a virtual service on November 11th with minimal invited guests only in attendance. Details on the virtual service will be made public by the first of November. At this time, due to…

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Castle Bowling Centre Bowling League Meetings

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 29, 2020 /

It’s that time of the year again for Bowling Leagues to start up for the 2020-2021 season at the Castle Bowling Centre at the Dairy Queen in Miramichi! Here are dates for meetings of some of their Bowling Leagues which will take place soon! Friday 50+ League – Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 1pmTuesday Carrefour…

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QI GONG: Yoga Without the Mat

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 28, 2020 /

by Jennifer Walker Most people are familiar with yoga and its health benefits, but many may not know about Qi Gong. Qi Gong is a series of exercises grouped together and referred to as “brocades”. Because the exercises require concentration and focus, they are an excellent way to promote mindfulness. Practiced regularly, Qi Gong stretches…

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Prize Bingo with Baked Goods and Food Benefit for Michelle Dunn

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 27, 2020 /

On Saturday, August 29th, 2020, beginning at 2 pm, come out to the Barryville Golden Age Club, 1850 Route 11 Highway in Barryville, New Brunswick, for a Benefit Bingo with Baked Goods and Food Benefit for Michelle Dunn. Michelle is the daughter of Debbie Waye MacDonald Hardy and the late Brian Russell, wife of Christopher…

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Youth Inspired! Children’s Book Competition through CAFE – Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 26, 2020 /

The Canadian Association of Fairs and Exhibitions is running a fun creative writing opportunity for youth ages 7 to 30. Youth are encouraged to submit a story that features Canadian agriculture. Winners will receive a published copy of their book and a cash prize. Six books will be published! The deadline to participate is September…

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Beaubears Island Looking For New Members

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 25, 2020 /

The Friends of Beaubears Island will be holding their Annual General Meeting on November 19. After having served their latest two-year term, several of our Board members have decided, at that time, to step down, with our gratitude for years of service. In consequence, the Board of Directors is currently looking for new members to…

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Camp Sheldrake Memorial Board

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 24, 2020 /

Camp Sheldrake is erecting a Memorial Board as a way for families to honour deceased loved ones by sponsoring a child to attend camp. For a minimum donation of $500, a loved one’s name will be placed on the plaque and a child will be sponsored in the deceased loved one’s name. The plaque will…

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On the Cusp

By Brad Burns / August 22, 2020 /

We are up to our neck in ripe tomatoes, eating our first garden corn, and  I needed to put on a jacket to have my first cup of coffee outdoors a day or two ago.  This is that wonderful time of the year when it is still summer, but the first feelings of fall are…

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Boating in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 21, 2020 /

About 70 km inland from the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in the city of Miramichi, there are two marinas. Station Wharf Marina sits on the East side of the river in the Historic Downtown Chatham Business District and the Miramichi Boating and Yacht Club sits on the West side in Douglastown. Both marinas monitor Channel…

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A home away from home: Cottage charm vs. Convenience

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2020 /

A rustic cabin with bunks and minimal conveniences? A cozy cottage with a large living area for the family to sit around and play cards? Or basically a smaller version of your house, with multiple TVs and separate bedrooms for everyone? When you’re creating the cottage of your dreams, it can be tricky to find…

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Provincial parks and tourism sites to host new artist-in-residence program

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 20, 2020 /

12 August 2020 FREDERICTON (GNB) – New Brunswick professional artists are invited to participate in a new artist-in-residence program at provincial parks and tourism sites during the Labour Day weekend. Launched by the Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the Fresh AIR Program is intended to provide artists with a location separate from a regular…

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Farmer’s Markets

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 19, 2020 /

By: Rebeka Frazer-Chiasson, La Ferme Terre Partagee Farmers markets are the best way to get a real taste, smell and feel of a community. Immerse yourself in the food culture of our region by joining us for breakfast, lunch, or to gather the goods for your camping trip, family reunion, or bbq at home. As…

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