Health & Wellness

Twelve Things To Do On A Rainy Day

By Discover Miramichi / August 18, 2018 /

You’ve spent your summer days gallivanting along the beach or floating down the river in a tube beneath clear blue skies; but, then it finally happens, the dark grey clouds roll in followed by an epic down-pour. While the Miramichi region is renowned for being Atlantic Canada’s Great Outdoors, every now and again you want to have a great day… indoors which is why we have come up with twelve rainy day activities for you! 

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40th Anniversary of the Miramichi Literacy Council / International Literacy Day

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 16, 2018 /

On Saturday, September 8th, 2018, come out to the Seaman’s Hospital, located at 12 Vye Street in the former Village of Douglastown (Miramichi) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Miramichi Literacy Council (MLC) and also International Literacy Day! Their will be guest speakers, and a light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Giant Bingo for New Foyer Assomption of Rogersville Palliative Care Unit at the Rogersville Arena

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 7, 2018 /

Calling all Bingo fans! Looking for a fun evening out with a family member or a friend? Looking to get out of town for the evening? Come out to Rogersville to the Rogersville Arena located at 18 Rue des Ormes Street, in Rogersville, New Brunswick on Tuesday evening, August 21st, 2018 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm to a Giant Bingo. All profits will go towards the construction of the New Foyer Assomption of Rogersville Palliative Care Unit.

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3rd Annual YogaFest Miramichi

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 3, 2018 /

The 3rd Annual YogaFest Miramichi will be held from 9am to 4pm on Saturday, August 25th, 2018 at the Waterford Green in the Historic Chatham Business District, in the former Town of Chatham (now Miramichi East).  This day is a full day of YOGA, bringing together a diverse group of local teachers to offer a variety of classes and workshops showcasing all that we have to offer in our community.

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Mindfulness and Mindful Movement in the Park

By Giv'er Miramichi / August 1, 2018 /

Dr. Tiffany Keenan and Laurie Ann Connors will be hosting free mindfulness and mindful movement sessions at Blackville Municipal Park on Wednesday’s for four weeks from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Sessions will held:  August 1, August 8 and August 15.

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Beaubears Island Public Picnic

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 27, 2018 /

Building on the success of last year’s picnic during the Tall Ship Festival, the Friends of Beaubears Island, in partnership with le centre communautaire Carrefour Beausoleil, will stage a public picnic on the Island this Saturday, July 28, from 12-4pm. Join the characters of Beaubears Island for an afternoon of entertainment and picnic fare. If you feel inclined, get your photograph taken with the region’s historical figures – a great keepsake for this outstanding event.

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Local Champ Jakob Jardine Celebrates 100th Anniversary of War Amps At Seminar

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 26, 2018 /

Jakob Jardine, a 11 year old boy from Warwick Settlement, has returned from the War Amps 2018 Atlantic Child Amputee (CHAMP) Seminar in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The seminar brought together young amputees from across the Atlantic provinces while also marking the 100th Anniversary of The War Amps. 

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Tay Creek Folk Festival – July 20th to 22nd, 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 18, 2018 /

Happening from July 20th – 22nd, 2018, come out to The Tay Creek Folk Festival!! It is a friendly annual weekend of music and workshops with activities for children, Puddleducks Café and BBQ!!

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Clergy Appointments for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint John 2018

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 16, 2018 /

The Most Reverend Robert Harris, Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Saint John, announces the following clergy appointments which will take effect September 1, 2018, when twenty newly merged parishes are created. Please note, this announcement includes several changes from the parish proposals of April 2018.

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How to Deal with Cyberbullying and Substance Abuse

By Giv'er Miramichi / July 5, 2018 /

According to the Megan Meier Foundation—a foundation created by Tina Meier after her 13-year-old daughter, Megan, took her own life as a result of being cyberbullied—approximately 34 percent of all school-aged kids have endured cyberbullying at some point in their lives. While many people think of this type of bullying as strictly a teenage issue,…

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Purchase Your Memorial Butterfly by June 30th

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2018 /

On July 21 Hospice will be holding their 3rd Annual Butterfly Release and Family Day on the grounds of 14 Howard St. from 12-4 PM.  There will be pony rides, a petting zoo, reptile exhibit, bouncy castles, face painting by Amy, BBQ, live entertainment and more. The admission to the grounds is a good will offering.  For the butterfly release we are asking the public to purchase their butterflies in memory of loved ones before the end of June.

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Are Plastic Bags Recyclable?

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 29, 2018 /

Did you know that soft plastics such as shopping bags, bread bags, frozen food bags, plastic wrap and chip bags are not recyclable in the Residential Curbside Recycling Program?

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1st Annual Bike Run – In Memory of Stephen “Steve” Lee Morris

By Giv'er Miramichi / June 26, 2018 /

The 1st Annual Bike Run in memory of Stephen “Steve” Lee Morris will be taking place on Friday, July 6th, 2018. Following the run, a gathering with food and beverages will be held at Stephen “Steve’s” home.

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