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Uptown Geocoins! Find one if you can!



Looking for a cool way to interact with summertime tourists, Uptown Saint John has now joined the geocaching world! We've created a unique and collectible geocoin and placed it in a specific geocache site uptown. Complete the "Uptown Walking Tour Puzzle Cache" and find an official uptown geocoin as your…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

NATE GUIMOND . UPTOWN SAINT JOHN COTW . JUNE 28-JULY 2



Nate Guimond is a Saint John native who spreads his wings and expands his horizons in many ways; through creation, relation, truly experiencing life and travel. Nate is special to us here at Uptown Saint John Inc., because he was the first winner of our BYOB Reusable bag contest and initiative in 2009. His work graced the front side of the bags we all still use today. Nate helped us…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 28, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Saint John Community Arts Funding Program- "2010 Grant Presentations"



The Saint John Community Arts Funding Program awarded $65000 in grant money to 25 local cultural organizations who are successfully running different cultural programs in the City. The in grant money was given by His Worship Ivan Court, and Mr. Michael Wennberg, the Chair of Saint… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

Summer Sounds-- free musical concerts in July and August

The Church of St. Andrew and St. David is proudly presenting a great series of noon-hour concerts called Summer Sounds. These musical concerts — each one by different musicians — are given for 45 minutes at noon-hour every Wednesday throughout July and August. These concerts are free of charge and wheelchair accessible. Everyone is welcome to participate. Attached is the season listing of concert dates and musicians…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 25, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Artists on Vinyl - After Party @ Peppers w/Hospital Grade + Wet Grow Light !

Ladies and gents, following the exhibition closing at Backstreet Records this Friday night featuring DJ Hawk, make tracks down to Pepper's Pub on the Market Square Boardwalk and join yer vinyl-art-lovin' CFMH pals for the official Artists on Vinyl After Party!

Thrill to the…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 24, 2010 at 9:57am — No Comments

Canada Day Celebrations Announced



Even the Kool-Aid Man was on hand today as Canada Day celebrations were announced today in the city for Wednesday, June 30th & Thursday, July 1st! As usual, the free Canada Day Countdown concert on the Boardwalk kicks things off on the 30th, followed up by an action packed day on July 1st throughout Uptown.…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Michael Doulton in Town Today



6th generation family member, Michael Doulton of Royal Doulton fame, was at Hayward & Warwick today as part of the Princess Street shop's 155th Anniversary celebrations. Mr. Doulton was signing special edition Abigail dolls (pictured above) for those in attendance.


Congratulations to Hayward & Warwick on this special…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Canada Day Countdown

Time: June 30, 2010 at 5pm to July 1, 2010 at 2am

Location: Market Square Boardwalk

Street: One Market Sq.

City/Town: Saint John, NB

Website or Map:
http://www.sjcanadaday.ca…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 23, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Maple Products

Wicked Good Treats in Market Square is now carrying Maple products made in New Brunswick. Yummy maple butter and maple syrup for those morning pancakes or salmon covered in maple syrup on the BBQ....can't you taste it?

Added by Wicked Good Treats on June 23, 2010 at 12:21pm — No Comments

Open July 1st

Wicked Good Treats will be open 10 to 5 on Canada Day. come on down to get your treats of fudge and lollies and kettle korn and chocolate and so much more.......just think how much fun watching the fireworks will be if you have all those treats to eat. See you July 1st! We Believe.....

Added by Wicked Good Treats on June 23, 2010 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Hayward and Warwick Ltd. Celebrates 155 Years In Uptown Saint John

The longest family-owned retail business in the city, “Hayward and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 22, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Live Life Awards Nominations Shortlisted



Uptown Saint John’s Nomination & Selection Committee has compiled all the nominations – from a variety of sources – and carefully evaluated each and every one of them. Thanks so much for all your suggestions – we were just thrilled with all the activity on our Awards website.


And the big news is that we’ve chosen a winner in each category! But that’s a closely guarded secret – you’ll…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 22, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Wine After Work


Craig Pinhey writes about the growing after-work wine culture in Uptown Saint John in the latest online edition of Wine Access magazine.

Check it out here.

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 18, 2010 at 2:04pm — No Comments

"The Sons of Ramblin Fathers" ...LIVE @ Backstreet Records!!!

"The Sons of Ramblin Fathers" are Michael McDonald and Jamie Jack.

The music is mostly original (all acoustic) south of the Mason Dixon line. Americana,Roots,Garage Grass.You will hear lots of new tunes…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 15, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

BIG SPLASH On The Waterfront!



Come…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 14, 2010 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Stiletto Stampede: June 30th on the Boardwalk


Don't miss this fun way to support an excellent Uptown organization. Great prizes! Runners needed! Get registration info here.

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 14, 2010 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Cool activities for Kids..in this Hott Summer!!!

If you are ready to Skate, Roll, Grind, and Ollie this summer then Skateboard School is for you! Our trained, caring staff lead…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 14, 2010 at 11:14am — No Comments

9th Annual Community Fair!!!

9TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FAIR

Featuring CAMPBELL AMUSEMENTS!

Tickets: FREE ADMISSION TO MIDWAY

Free Admission to the Midway Grounds.



Coupon Pricing:

Single Coupon: $1.25 each

Sheets of 25 Coupons: $30.00 each ($1.20 for each ride coupon)

Sheets of 40 Coupons: $35.00 each – ($0.88 cents for each ride coupon Best Value)



Event dates:

Jun 17 2010, 04:00 PM

Jun 18 2010,…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 14, 2010 at 9:43am — No Comments

STEVEN SMITH . UPTOWN SAINT JOHN COTW . JUNE 14-18

You may know him as our very own Saint John Idol; or as one of many many zany on-stage characters; or as the singing Java Moose guy...but Steven Smith is wayyyy more than that. Let's find out a little more...



Where were you born?


The now demolished general hospital.



Do you have any formal training?

Nope! I sing in the shower, I write in my…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 14, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Tenant Pumpkin Carving Contest at Market Square Atrium

October 28, 2014 at 10am to October 31, 2014 at 5pm
Come in and vote on the creative pumpkins that Market Square's Tenants have crafted. The tenant who gets the most public votes wins a Market Square gift card. It's sure to be spooktacular!See More
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Handel's Messiah at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

December 7, 2014 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Experience the combined power of The Cathedral Choir and Orchestra and an all-New Brunswick cast in this epic holiday masterpiece! The brilliant orchestration and divine harmonies will send your heart soaring, and the instantly recognizable Hallelujah chorus will bring you to your feet! And where better to experience this treasure but in the acoustically magnificent Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Saint John -- a designated Provincial Heritage Place!Conducted by Music Director,…See More
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'The 506: Creative Placemaking in New Brunswick,' ArtsLink NB's 2014 Forum & AGM at Saint John Theatre Company

November 14, 2014 at 6:30pm to November 15, 2014 at 4pm
The 506: Creative Placemaking in New Brunswick is a dynamic, diverse and innovative forum that brings together stakeholders and thought leaders who want to explore Creative Placemaking, an evolving concept that is being adopted by communities around the world to intentionally leverage the power of arts and culture to make them stronger, and more successful. Hosted by ArtsLink NB, the forum is a key opportunity to learn, network, debate and discuss Creative Placemaking in the New Brunswick…See More
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Uptown Mugs #22 . Jim Holder, President of JB Holder Engineering

 It’s seems like just yesterday, but Jim started JB Holder Engineering four years ago in the heart of Uptown Saint John on Prince William Street.  From day one, he knew he wanted to work on some really interesting projects, with some really great clients, and to do that in the best way he knew how – with passion and purpose.…See More
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On Board SJ at Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal

November 12, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Women 19-30: Find Your Perfect Match, Get ON BOARD!Have you ever considered joining a board OR do you currently sit on a board that is looking for new members? The Saint John Volunteer Centre is hosting a board matching event in an effort to bring together young women (19-30) and non-profit organizations. This special event will introduce boards and committees to possible candidates with specific skill sets and ideas.As we wrap up the final phase of our project “Engaging Girls & Young Women…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 23, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: 1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 - exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 23, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
Until January 4, 2015: The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and…See More
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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 23, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of…See More
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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 23, 2014 at 9am to January 4, 2015 at 5pm
September 11, 2014 – January 4, 2015. The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint…See More
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Fossil Hunter at the New Brunswick Museum: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

October 23, 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
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Video Pick of the Week: Chop Chop at York Bistro

Chef Josh is joined by Liam from North Market Seafood as they discuss the wonderful local fish being served on the special Chop Chop menu at the York Bistro ...
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Apryll Aileen at Centre Court, Brunswick Square

December 7, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
Join us at Centre Court on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 1 PM to be serenaded by the beautifully talented Apryll Aileen! The home-grown songstress will be performing at Centre Court!Don't miss a great performance! See More
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Master Class- The Laws of Layering at The Canterbury Lounge

November 6, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Want the layered look but not sure where to start? Enjoy our signature 'layered' cocktail and a free gift while we teach you how to layer like a pro!We will be launching and selling the newest collection from Gorjana.Doors open at 7pm, class begins at 8pm.See More
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