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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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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
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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

August 27, 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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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
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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
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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
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"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!"
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Summer in the Square - Leo Lafleur and Hilary Branch at King Square

August 26, 2014 from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Come out to Summer in the Square today for free entertainment in the Band Stand! Today's entertainment is provided by Leo Lafleur and Hilary Branch. Rain Location is the City Market. See More
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Ron Hynes, live at Callahan's Pub at Callahan's Pub

October 13, 2014 from 7pm to 10pm
Popular folk singer-songwriter from Newfoundland will be performing live at Callahan's Pub in October.  Only 80 tickets to be sold, and will be a great show!  Tickets, $2580 Tickets on sale for Ron Hynes-Oct 13 at CALLAHAN'S, at ticketbreak.com phone & info 693-3292. $25.+HST pic.twitter.com/vzVifn03XLSee More
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Back to School Clothing Drive with NBACL at Water Street Parking Lot, across from Steamers

September 6, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
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Art Workshop at the New Brunswick Museum - But I Can’t Paint! Abstract on canvas with acrylic at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 28, 2014 from 6:30pm to 9pm
28 August Thursday 6:30pm-9pm: Art Workshop - But I Can’t Paint! Abstract on canvas with acrylic. $45 NBM members, $50 non-members. Pre-register by 25 August 643-2349/1-888-268-9595.  Come learn the basics of what makes a great abstract work of art, and try your hand and apply some of these concepts to canvas!  New Brunswick Artist Deanna Musgrave – Golden Artist Educator will lead you on the exploration of line, form, and colour. (In English)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market…See More
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