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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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Uptown Mugs #48 . Chris and Steve

Our uptown heroes, Chris and Steve can be found at 25 Charlotte Street.  They have one of the most fun stores in our entire uptown, dare we say, city.  Just walk in the door and you see action heroes, gaming supplies, comic books, and all things intelligently amusing.  At…See More
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Gutsy Walk - Saint John at Diamond Jubilee Cruise Terminal

June 5, 2016 from 12pm to 4pm
Are you ready to make it stop? Join us Sunday, June 5, 2016 for the 21st Annual Gutsy Walk and become part of Canada’s largest community event committed to raising funds for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Show loved ones living with Crohn’s and colitis they are not alone. Let's stop the pain, hospital stays and multiple surgeries. Fundraise and walk as a team or as an individual in any of our 60+ Gutsy Walk locations across Canada to help improve the lives of children and adults…See More
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Public Library Festival & Book Sale at Market Square

May 6, 2016 at 11am to May 7, 2016 at 3pm
Take part in a FREE festival inside the Library where there will be entertainment for all ages. The Festival will feature puppet shows and story times, author readings, performances from Interaction School of the Performing Arts, and from Uke 4 U, a collective of Ukulele players! Get a taste of what happens at your public libraries throughout the year. It is guaranteed to be a hoot!Buy books at the Book Sale in Market Square and give back to your community. The sale features items for all ages,…See More
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Uptown Cleans Up on Earth Day!

Today, uptown businesses and friends joined forces and cleaned, swept, and collected garbage during the 2nd Annual 'Uptown Clean Sweep,' hosted by the Business Improvement Association, Uptown Saint John.  About 60 people turned out to lend a hand during this gorgeous, sunny morning and 32 garbage bags of rubbish were collected,…See More
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Fourth Annual Spring Variety Concert at Grace Presbyterian Church

May 19, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
All of the musicians are from the Saint John area. The programme includes David Dow (clarinet), Van Burdon (cellist), Claire Driscoll (piano), Luan Salmon (soprano) and Calvin McDonald (baritone). Master of Ceremonies will be Robert Selby.  The pieces performed will include selections by Jewish composers: traditional, classical and modern. You will be able to experience the variety of Jewish and secular music.  The entire proceeds will be used to further the activities of the Saint John Jewish…See More
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A Day in Her Shoes at Market Square Atrium

May 4, 2016 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm
A Day in Her Shoes is a great opportunity to unite women for an evening of glitz and glamour to promote positive mental health while supporting a fundraiser for much needed resources in the greater Saint John area. Hors d’oeuvres, wine and beverages, and a silent auction accompany the season’s best fashion show,…See More
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Information Session at Saint John Public Library (Room 3)

April 28, 2016 from 12pm to 1pm
The Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick will be hosting an information session for the new At Work program. At Work is unique employment program for individuals self-identifying as having a mental illness. The At Work program will meet clients' individual needs, to fulfill the requirements for the program.Please call…See More
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Art Workshop at the NB Museum- Hand Build A Pottery Treasure at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John

April 24, 2016 from 1pm to 4pm
24 April Sunday 1-4pm: Art Workshop at the NBM - Hand Build A Pottery Treasure. $99 NBM members, $110 non-members. Pre-register 643 2349/1-888-268-9595.Create your own pottery work with the hand building methods skillfully demonstrated by New Brunswick artist, Darren Emenau. (In English)See More
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