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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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New Brunswick Museum Archives Talk - The Tourist’s and Sportsman’s Paradise: an archival look at NB through the decades at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

June 4, 2016 from 10:30am to 12pm
4 June Saturday 10:30am–12:00pm: NBM Archives Talk - The Tourist’s and Sportsman’s Paradise: an archival look at NB through the decades. Regular admission. Pre-register by 2 June: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the NBM Archives and see the development of tourism within NB from the late 19th century to the present day: historical sites, beaches, parks, hotels, and more. (In English)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.…See More
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The Franklin Exploration Pop-Up Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 24, 2016 at 9am to May 31, 2016 at 5pm
On-going: Franklin Museum Network Pop-Up Exhibit – The Franklin Exploration at the New Brunswick Museum. Led by Parks Canada and the Royal Ontario Museum, the Franklin Exploration Pop-up Exhibit highlights the story of the expedition as well as the discovery of HMS Erebus.  This three year national project will share the story of the Franklin Expedition and its discovery through displays, video and public programmes. The Franklin Expedition has fascinated generations of Canadians. Last seen…See More
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Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 24, 2016 at 9am to May 31, 2016 at 5pm
Until 30 October 2016: Marie Hélène Allain - Imagerie de l’héritière exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. Marie Hélène Allain from Sainte-Marie-de-Kent is one of New Brunswick’s most acclaimed artists. Allain’s installation, Imagerie de l’héritière, is the culmination of forty-five years of creativity and is an evocative statement about belonging. Imagerie de l’héritière is arranged in three interrelated sections: an upturned tree trunk with a mass of natural and sculpted stones; a pair of…See More
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Four Turns of a Key: Metalwork by Elma Johnston McKay exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 24, 2016 at 9am to May 31, 2016 at 5pm
Until May 31, 2016: Four Turns of a Key: Metalwork by Elma Johnston McKay at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition was produced by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery and curated by Laura Ritchie. It encompasses the work of master metalsmith Elma Johnston McKay on one object – the key and four themes that a key depicts: Beauty, Difference, Symbolism, and Progress. It presents the artist’s creative exploration of the design, metalwork, and symbolic use of keys in imagery and lore across time and…See More
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Recently Conserved Paintings from the New Brunswick Museum Collection at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 24, 2016 at 9am to May 31, 2016 at 5pm
On-going: Recently Conserved Paintings from the New Brunswick Museum Collection exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. A regular part of the care of a collection is the effort to ensure its preservation. Another facet of a museum’s goal is to share the collection with the public through exhibition. Sometimes objects are unable to be displayed because their condition compromises the artist’s intent or exposing them may actually cause more damage. Over the past thirty years the New Brunswick…See More
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Art Workshop at the NB Museum - Natural Dyes with Denise Richard at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 29, 2016 from 1pm to 5pm
29 May Sunday 1-5pm: Art Workshop at the NBM - Natural Dyes with Denise Richard. $99 NBM members, $110 non-members. Pre-register 643 2349/1-888-268-9595. Hand-dye a silk scarf using all natural dyes guided by professional New Brunswick textile artist, Denise Richard. (In English)See More
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Uptown Mugs #50 . Jon Quinn

If you happen to see a clever marketing scheme in the city, there is a good chance that Jon Quinn and ICS Creative Agency are behind it.  Though Jon likes to slide under the radar on a day to day basis, he is also king of hamming it up.  Saint John is lucky to have this unique energy leading us in the community. Jon is the…See More
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An Enemy of the People at Saint John Theatre Company

May 18, 2016 to May 21, 2016
What Matters Most: Our Prosperity? The Truth? By Henrik Ibsen. Directed by Richard Rose. May 18-21, 2016 For more information: Call Imperial Theatre box office to purchase 506-674-4100. http://www.saintjohntheatrecompany.com/uploads/file/2015-2016%20Season%20At%20A%20Glance(5).pdfSee More
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Speaker Series: Lyman Ward at Union Club

May 26, 2016 from 11:30am to 1pm
About our Speaker:An actor and author Lyman Ward was born on June 21, 1941 in Saint John.Lyman is a familiar face to movie goers. He has appeared in nearly a hundred movies and TV episodes. He is most well known as Matthew Broderick's father in the modern classic FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF. Although he resides on the pacific coast his roots remain firmly in New Brunswick. His latest book, “Fortunes Tide” tells a story of buried treasure and a ghost that haunts the Atlantic coast. It leads two…See More
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