Giv'er Miramichi

A Christmas Poem – Alzheimer’s Society of NB.

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 23, 2020 /

The following is an excerpt from the Alzheimer Society of NB Holiday newsletter.Through our work at the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick, we meet many people on the dementia journey, and we treasure the stories they share with us as we believe they allow us to better support others living the same journey.  One person…

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Shoppers Drug Mart Donates $6000+ to Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 22, 2020 /

MIRAMICHI, NB, – Local Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacies in Miramichi are proud to announce that, together with customers and store colleagues across Canada, they have raised more than $5.2 million in support of women’s health initiatives in 2020. This includes a donation to the Miramichi Emergency Centre for Women. Donations were raised through numerous fundraising…

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Comic Alley’s Game Day!

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 21, 2020 /

***MASKS ARE MANDATORY*** Come have a fun day of gaming with Comic Alley Miramichi on Saturday, January 30th, 2021 from 10am to 6pm at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, 1809 Water Street.They will have board games set up, tabletop games being run, and it will be fun for all ages! *PLUS* A table for card…

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Giv’er Miramichi Christmas Coloring Page and Word Search

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 20, 2020 /

The following Christmas Coloring Page and Word Search were first featured in the 2020 Giv’er Miramichi Magazine’s Christmas Issue. Local artist, Laura Lea Comeau of Derby, sent us this hand-drawn Christmas colouring page to share with all of you, to print and colour. You can view her artwork at www.lauracomeauart.ca and www.facebook.com/LauraComeauArt To save the picture to your…

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New Brunswick Aviation Museum – Preserving Our Aviation History

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 19, 2020 /

Did someone in your family serve in the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) or have other ties to New Brunswick aviation? Did they keep items relating to their service that are now stored in basements, attics or sheds?  If you are trying to figure out what to do with the uniforms, flying suits and jackets,…

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Peter Powning: A Retrospective Virtual Book Launch

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 18, 2020 /

Celebrating the launch of Peter Powning: A Retrospective!Join us Sunday, December 20, for an afternoon of art and conversion with artist Peter Powning and award-winning art historian, John Leroux. The event will stream live on Youtube and feature a presentation and Q&A period.Peter Powning is simultaneously referred to as a sculptor and a ceramist, but…

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12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt with Downtown Newcastle

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 16, 2020 /

Have you heard about the scavenger hunt? On Saturday, December 19th, there will be a 12 Days of Christmas Scavenger Hunt going on in Downtowns Newcastle! How to Play: On Saturday morning, pick up your scavenger hunt list at either the Newcastle Jean Coutu or Dickison’s Pharmasave. Then spend the day searching for the clues,…

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Upcoming Christmas Bird Counts in the Miramichi Region

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 16, 2020 /

Christmas Bird Counts (CBCs) will take place all over North America from December 14 – January 5. The goal of the CBC is to find and identify as many birds as possible in 24 hours within a 24 km diameter circle. Some participants choose to watch birds at their backyard feeders from the comfort of…

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Giv’er Miramichi Clothing

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 15, 2020 /

Giv’er Miramichi is pleased to announce a new line of “Giv’er on the River” clothing. Choose from a selection of ball caps, toques, men’s & ladies t-shirts and hoodies, in a variety of colours. Order online at: https://shop.givermiramichi.com Why Giv’er? Giv’er! You’ve probably heard this word yelled out, usually with great enthusiasm, if you live…

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Eco Friendly Green Christmas Ideas

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 15, 2020 /

Here’s a list of ways in which to put some green into the upcoming Christmas season. DECORATING For your Christmas tree, you have a couple options. If you already have a synthetic tree, then stick with it. Don’t buy a new one. Artificial trees have a terrible impact on the environment (the products that they are made of and…

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Christmas Origins

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 14, 2020 /

Ever wonder the origin of one your favorite Christmas treats, decorations or things came to be? Here is a Giv’er Miramichi post featuring a variety of short Christmas Origins of how some of your favorite Christmas treats, decorations! Egg Nog Eggnog became tied to the holidays when the drink hopped the pond in the 1700s.…

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Christmas Light Tunnel

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 13, 2020 /

From Wednesday, December 16th to Sunday, December 20th, come out to The Point Church – Miramichi Site, 582 King George Highway for a Christmas Light Tunnel Event! Everyone is welcome of all ages to come walk through this 100 foot outdoor tunnel consisting of: 30+ Decorated Trees Over 22,000 Christmas lights A Fun Search and…

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Holiday and Christmas Traditions

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 11, 2020 /

The Holiday and Christmas Season is here! Along the Mighty Miramichi region, there are many cultures and traditions for the holidays, and we’d love to hear what yours are! Different families celebrate in a variety of ways depending on their cultural heritage and traditions passed down through generations or something new and unique to your…

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