Giv'er Miramichi

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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Stay & Play – Staycation Draw Night

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 10, 2020 /

The Miramichi SPCA & Operation Kind Kids have teamed up to create this amazing Staycation Draw! Helping two worthy non-profits at once – you can’t go wrong!Ticket Price: $25 Draw Date: January 15th, 2021*TEN PRIZES INCLUDED IN THIS DRAW* and this will be held at Mike’s Bar and Grill, 484 King George Highway. *ONLY 800…

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Swedish Tea Ring

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 9, 2020 /

This recipe comes from a small Betty Crocker Holiday Cookbook, 1967 and is described as “A festive wreath of tender, cinnamon-swirled pastry.” Prep time:  2 hours 45 mins     Cook time:  30 mins Serves: 12-14 Ingredients FOR THE DOUGH: 2 packages active dry yeast½ cup warm water (105 to 115°F)½ cup lukewarm milk (scalded then cooled)½ cup sugar1 tsp…

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Stay Fit and Have Fun This Winter

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 8, 2020 /

By Deana Gadd, for Miramichi Cross Country Ski Club This winter many people will be looking for outdoor activities for fun and fitness. We at the Miramichi Cross Country Ski Club (MCCSC) recommend that you check us out! The MCCSC is located in the Nelson area of the city on route 126. We offer three…

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Celebrating 20 Years of Mighty Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 7, 2020 /

Be Happy, Be Positive, Be Mighty! Mighty Miramichi is a phrase we’ve all grown up hearing, and it not only describes our river, but also the heart of our community and region. It was for this reason that Terry Matchett chose it as the name of his new business, back in November 1999, when Mighty…

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Anthony Goguen Memorial Volunteer Award 2020 Recipient – Anna Buckley

By Giv'er Miramichi / December 5, 2020 /

The Anthony Goguen Memorial Volunteer Award in recognition and contribution to Volunteer Community Work in the Chatham Head Community for the 2020 year was recently awarded to Mrs. Anna Buckley. She is so deserving of this award and a sincere thank you for all your volunteerism and work you do Anna! This was first featured…

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