Uptown Directory

Live Life

Our Port, Our Community @ Marco Polo Cruise Terminal

Event Details

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

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

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.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Our Port, Our Community @ Marco Polo Cruise Terminal to add comments!

Join Uptown Directory

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 

Attending (1)

The Think City

Uptown Recycles

Uptown SJ Geocache

Cruise Ship Schedule

Groups

Latest Activity

Elizabeth Miller is now a member of Uptown Directory
29 minutes ago
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 2, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
June 30, 2014 – January 4, 2015. Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite. Fossil Hunter is an interactive exhibit developed by the New Brunswick Museum. Based on a true story of New Brunswick geologist, Will Matthew, it recounts the true story of a curious young teenage boy, the son of noted fossil expert George Matthew.  Will discovered the largest trilobite fossil in the world, over 100 years ago in Saint John. The fossil of the crab-like creature was about 500 million years old…See More
1 hour ago
Uptown Saint John Inc posted a video

Video Pick of the Week: Don’t Quit Before the Miracle

Apryll Aileen and Nick Perria invite everyone to a special event - “Don’t Quit Before the Miracle” – fundraiser for Gentle Path Counseling with keynote speak...
yesterday
Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"Welcome, Carnival Splendor passengers...we invite all book lovers to come and see us!"
Saturday
Uptown Saint John Inc posted an event
Thumbnail

Noon Nugget - Creating a Communication Plan at Saint John Volunteer Centre

September 17, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Fall 2014 Noon NuggetsSeptember 17– Creating a Communication PlanCommunicate communicate, communicate.  Projects are more successful when you communicate the right message to the right people at the right time. Learn how to build a communication plan to ensure your project is more successful Kathryn Hanson is…See More
Friday
Uptown Saint John Inc posted a blog post

New sign is a reminder of our history at 40 King Street

Many have noticed the new sign on the corner of King and Germain Street, but perhaps few understand the significance.   The Business Resource Centre, located at 40 King Street, as well as the connected buildings below were built post great fire, and were known at that time as the 'Commercial Block.'  The corner building, 40 King,…See More
Friday
Susie McBay - for Air Cadets shared Uptown Saint John Inc's event on Facebook
Thursday
Saint John Free Public Library posted events
Thursday
Susie McBay - for Air Cadets posted an event

Air Cadet Fun Run at The Running Room - Brunswick Square

September 27, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
The cadet program instills the attributes of leadership, citizenship with emphasis on fitness and well-being There are no fees or costs to join Air Cadets and uniforms are supplied free of charge. We believe it is important to be accessible to youth from all socioeconomic backgrounds and fundraising helps us with some of the enriching activities in which the youth take part.So come down, have fun and go for a walk or runSee More
Thursday
Susie McBay - for Air Cadets is now a member of Uptown Directory
Thursday
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
New Brunswick Museum Explorer Days are every day in August:  Museum Explorer Days are EVERY DAY in August!  Regular admission. These family adventures are for the young and young at heart. Join the NBM for a full day of themed activities including art instruction, experiments, face painting, eco-friendly educational crafting, old fashioned games, and gallery discovery programmes.  Face painting noon-1pm daily. A day pass at the NBM ensures you can plan your day to capture all of the excitement.…See More
Aug 27
New Brunswick Museum updated an event
Thumbnail

John Corey’s Quilts Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 27, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
Until August 31, 2014. John Corey’s Quilts at the New Brunswick Museum. John Corey’s interest in, and promotion of, the importance of textiles was a crucial factor in the survival and flourishing of the art of quilting in southern New Brunswick. His decision to commission these quilts not only drew attention to their production but also to their significance on a broader scale. This preserved suite of quilts pays homage to the customs of quilt-making in New Brunswick and it also focuses…See More
Aug 27
Uptown Saint John Inc posted a blog post

Saint John Volunteer Centre, "engaging people to volunteer effectively in the community"

I recently had the pleasure of sharing in an informative visit and chat with Eileen McLaughlin from the Saint John Volunteer Centre.  Immediately, I was taken by Eileen's smile, with a wonderful intrinsic energy and passion behind it.  It is clear she loves what she does.  And, Saint John is very lucky to have the Volunteer…See More
Aug 26
Dave Shoots, Bookseller updated their profile
Aug 26
Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"Just arrived: softcover Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"...$15! Only the third copy of this hard-to-find book we've had in 14 years!"
Aug 26
Dave Shoots, Bookseller and The Butcher's Daughter are now friends
Aug 26

© 2014   Created by Uptown Saint John Inc.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service