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Jimmy MacKinley New Stand-up Comedy Shows this November

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 22, 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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The Success of I Wrote a Thing

By Giv'er Miramichi / October 10, 2019 /

Sometimes it takes chance meetings for people to know each other and go on to make a difference in the community. That is exactly what happened when three young people met in Miramichi through Yoga or Improv for Anxiety. All single and in their late twenties, and living in Miramichi, Jacob Legere, Kayla Scully and…

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Country Cousins Square Dance Club

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 30, 2019 /

By Marion Green, President COUNTRY COUSINS SQUARE DANCE CLUB is organizing an open house dance on September 5th, 2019. We dance at the Women’s Institute Hall in Burnt Church from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Thursday nights. We do Modern Western Square Dancing. The music is contemporary, the steps are easy, we laugh a lot,…

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Down River Music Festival – July 26th to 28th, 2019

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 24, 2019 /

The Down River Music Festival will be held July 26 -28 this year.  Headliner Marco Sylver takes to the stage at 9pm Friday night. Hailing originally from New Brunswick, Marco Sylver has taken on the Country Music scene across the nation. Being a contestant on TVA’s La Voix brought Marco into the spot light and…

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Retirement Celebration for Father Joseph Arnold “Arnie” Hachey

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2019 /

On Friday, July 26th, 2019, from 7 pm to 9 pm, come out to Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church Parish Centre, 12 Saint Patrick’s Drive in Nelson (Miramichi) for a Retirement Celebration for Father Joseph Arnold “Arnie” Hachey. Hosted by the parishioners of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Unit – Saint Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, Nelson (Miramichi), The Most Pure Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Barnaby River and Saint Edward’s Roman Catholic Church, Chelmsford. Light snacks will be served, along with tea, coffee and juice.

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Summer Reading Club in Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 12, 2019 /

The SRC is a non-competitive reading program offered through public libraries in New Brunswick. The goals of the club are to promote a love of books and reading and to encourage children to visit and use their public library.

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The 62nd Miramichi Folksong Festival – Entertainment for All Ages

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 9, 2019 /

The Miramichi Folksong Festival is set to celebrate it’s 62nd season August 4th to 9th in Miramichi. Canada’s longest standing Folksong Festival has something for everyone! There is a Gospel concert, New Brunswick Day Breakfast, noon luncheons, children’s show and evening concerts. This event is by reservation only, call 1-506-622-1780 or visit the website. Limited tickets are available!

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Robert Ross Launches New CD

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 4, 2019 /

Singer-songwriter Robert Ross is returning home to Miramichi to release his new CD. Born in Barryville, Miramichi, Robert is now based in Cairns, Australia. He shares his love of music with audiences in pubs, clubs, resorts, private functions and festivals throughout Australia and Canada. He has been busy writing and recording over the past year and is excited to be returning to the Miramichi to share his new CD of 10 original songs: It’s Never Too Late.

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Summer Symphony Under the Pines at Wilson’s Point

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 3, 2019 /

Join us for an unforgettable evening that will leave you spellbound. Wilson’s Point Historic Site and The Miramichi Scottish Heritage Association have proudly teamed with Tutta Musica to provide you a night of summertime magic as two ensembles: Miramichi String Quartet and East Coast Brass and the acoustics of the little church blend together with sweetness and sass. Spread the word far and wide of this classical ceilidh and come early as seating is limited.
Bring your lawn chair just in case. Coffee and Tea will be served at intermission.

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99.3 The River Summer Deck Series for the 2019 Year

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2019 /

The 99.3 The River Summer Deck Series kicks off for the 2019 season on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019. The event is hosted by John O’Shea, and for 8 straight weeks, they will be featuring local and East Coast Country/Roots artists on the deck of 99.3 The River, located at 396 Pleasant Street in Miramichi (Newcastle).
Tickets for each event are only $5 and all you need to bring is your lawn chair. In the event of rain, the Summer Deck Series will be moved to the Club 10 – Royal Canadian Legion Branch #10, located at 20 Fountain Head Lane, above the Goodie Shop Restaurant.

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Gospel Concert at the Saint James and Saint John United Church

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 17, 2019 /

The 3rd Annual Gospel Concert at the Saint James and Saint John United Church will be on Saturday evening, June 22nd, beginning at 7 pm. Featuring a variety of performers. Tickets are $10.

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Call to Writers for Theatre Festival Submissions

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 7, 2019 /

The MRC Theatre Festival is a community-based, fringe-style theatre festival to be held August 14 to 18, 2019 in Miramichi. The Miramichi River Community (MRC) Theatre Festival has begun planning its second year and has put out a call for writers to submit their works. These pieces can be scripts, short stories, poems, and can be in any genre. Scripts will be either performed as full productions or read by actors in script readings, short stories will either be read or adapted into short plays, and poetry will either be read or used as audio in physical theatre pieces. The deadline to submit pieces is July 1, 2019.

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