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Our Port, Our Community @ Marco Polo Cruise Terminal

Time: June 12, 2011 from 12pm to 4pm
Location: Marco Polo Cruise Terminal
Street: 111 Water Street
City/Town: Saint John
Website or Map: http://www.sjport.com
Phone: (506) 636-4869
Event Type: open, house, and, fundraiser
Organized By: Saint John Port Authority
Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2011

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This event includes an open house showcasing partners in the port community as well as activities for families including a BBQ, face painting, games and entertainment by Zany Lane, Bernard the Magician and Interaction Children's Theatre Company. Highlights will be a display of equipment from CFB Gagetown including LAV (light armoured vehicles) rides as well as double-decker "Big Pink Bus" tours of the Port City from Ambassatours. Proceeds from various parts of the event will be donated to the Joshua Group.

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Comment by Saint John Port Authority on June 1, 2011 at 11:55am

List of confirmed particpants:

  • Coast Guard Base -  Fundy Traffic Open House at Coast Guard Base from Noon – 4 pm Marine Communication Traffic Centre.  Enter at main gate at the Coast Guard Base for access between Noon – 4 PM on June 12.
  • Saint John Emergency Measures Organization display
  • City of Saint John Fire Department HAZMAT display
  • ALERT (marine pollution control) display
  • Special Pink Bus Tours with Port focus (ticketed for the charity)
  • BBQ, Bouncy Castle and YMCA games (ticketed for the charity)
  • Life-size North Atlantic Right Whale inflatable provided by Irving Oil
  • Canaport LNG and Brunswick Pipeline display
  • New Brunswick Museum display focused on natural/marine history
  • Seafarer’s Mission
  • 7 Wonders voting booth
  • Saint John Waterfront Development
  • Saint John Airport Authority
  • Canadian Rivers Institute
  • The Joshua Group
  • Entertainment stage, art corner (led by Maggie Higgins local artist), silly caricaturist (ticketed), face painting
  • CFB Gagetown large equipment displays, LAV rides, traverse, camo paint
  • 3rd Field Regiment (Reserves) static display
  • 3rd Field Regiment band to play sets through the afternoon
  • Turn of the Century Trolleys rides (ticketed for the charity)
  • Transport Canada Boating Safety display
  • Canada Border Services Agency with their RoV submarine and Comet (contraband truck)
  • Atlantic Towing will have water displays with their tugs in the harbour that afternoon (outside viewing)
  • Coast Guard will have a search and rescue demo in the Harbour that afternoon 

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