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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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Join the NBM in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 3, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
3 May Saturday 5pm-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960, produced by the Keillor House Museum.  RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 1 May. The exhibition Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960 will be at the NBM until 1 June 2014.  Small Town, Big Fashion will show the progression of fashion over a…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

April 19, 2014 at 9am to August 31, 2014 at 5pm
April 6, 2014 – 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…See More
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André Lapointe: Maritima Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 19, 2014 at 9am to April 27, 2014 at 5pm
January 23, 2014 – April 27, 2014.  André Lapointe: Maritima Exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum.The NBM is proud to recognise and support contemporary New Brunswick art through the “Know Your Own Artists” Series. Maritima is a collection of André Lapointe’s sculptural work focusing on interactions with the maritime landscape. The artistic practice invites us to not merely look at, but to actually see, those familiar places around us that subtly influence our lives. Lapointe speaks to the…See More
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Small Town, Big Fashion at the NBM: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860 - 1960 at New Brunswick Museum , 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 19, 2014 at 9am to June 1, 2014 at 5pm
December 6, 2013 – June 1, 2014. Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860 - 1960. Small Town, Big Fashion will show the progression of fashion over a hundred-year period, using women’s garments from the Keillor House Museum collection. The exhibition portrays how the Southeastern New Brunswick women kept abreast of the constantly changing styles of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The fashionable women represented in this exhibition would not have looked…See More
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Video Pick of the Week: Start Up Weekend

Rick Lockyer invites everyone to the upcoming Start Up Weekend that kicks off on April 25th in Uptown Saint John. Get all the details at: http://nb.startupwe...
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Sophie Polanski . 'My Time Machine' exhibition, opening reception at Saint John Arts Centre

May 9, 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Chrysalis Wellness Centre Massage Therapy Special at The Chrysalis Wellness Centre

April 15, 2014 to April 25, 2014
Hello everyone, just a shout out from The Chrysalis Wellness Centre. We would like everyone to know that for the next two weeks April 4th-April 18th I will be having a special on Massage Therapy Treatments at a special price of $60 an hour. I will also be open the following two Saturdays if anyone would like to book appointments for then, at our uptown location.You can make your appointments at either one of our locations. Our Uptown location( 89 Canterbury Street) or our Quispamsis location(…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the New Brunswick Museum : Rearranging Nature! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 26, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
26 April Saturday 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! Regular admission. In conjunction with the temporary exhibition André Lapointe: Maritima.  Experiment with art using natural occurring landscape elements.  After experimenting with the basics, then try this out in the woods, at the beach, or even the backyard to create beautiful and impressive works of art.  Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and more!…See More
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Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

April 19, 2014 from 10am to 4pm
19, and 26 April Saturdays 10am-4pm: Explorer Saturdays at the NBM: Rearranging Nature! Regular admission. In conjunction with the temporary exhibition André Lapointe: Maritima.  Experiment with art using natural occurring landscape elements.  After experimenting with the basics, then try this out in the woods, at the beach, or even the backyard to create beautiful and impressive works of art.  Explorer Saturday activities include art instruction, hands-on discovery tours, crafts, cooking and…See More
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Saint John Art Club Presents A Maritime Tale at New Brunswick Museum

April 24, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Saint John Art Club presents Joshua Thomson's A Maritime Tale. A fictional media trilogy based on Saint John's history. The story follows the life of a young boy named Liam as he grows and lives through critical points in Saint John's history such as The Irish Potato Famine and Partridge Island, The York Point Riot of 1849 & The Great Fire of 1877. Joshua will be showing Chapter's 1, 2 & 3 at the event along with Special Guest Singer/Songwriter Keith Facey who will be performing his new…See More
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Pegasus at Taco Pica Restaurant

April 18, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Start the Easter weekend off with a relaxing dinner at Taco Pica, live music, unique flavours and drinks, friendly service...See More
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Join the NBM in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

May 3, 2014 from 5pm to 7pm
3 May Saturday 5pm-7pm: Join the New Brunswick Museum in celebration of the exhibition and publication Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960, produced by the Keillor House Museum.  RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca by 1 May. The exhibition Small Town, Big Fashion: Fashion from Southeastern New Brunswick from 1860-1960 will be at the NBM until 1 June 2014.  Small Town, Big Fashion will show the progression of fashion over a…See More
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Chrysalis Wellness Centre posted a blog post

The Chrysalis Wellness Centre/ Massage Therapy Special

Hello everyone,  Just a shout out from us at The Chrysalis Wellness Centre. We would like everyone to know that for the next two weeks April 1st-April 15th I will be having a special on Massage Therapy Treatments at a special price of $60. You can make your appointments at either one of our locations. Our Uptown location( 89 Canterbury Street) or our Quispamsis location( 116 Hampton, Rd). To schedule your appointment please call or text 506-663-8760. I will also be open this Saturday April 5th…See More
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New Lunch Buffets at Taste Of Egypt

Are you busy but would like to get out to lunch? We have a great option for you. We have all you can eat lunch buffets every Thursday and Friday at Taste Of Egypt. What a great way to get some healthy food which is made from scratch. Come and try out Taste Of Egypt for only $11.97 from 11:30am-2:30pm on Thursday and Friday!See More
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Cobalt Art Gallery . Now Open on Prince William Street

Chubbs Corner is one of the most intriguing and historic corners of our uptown.  The building on the corner of Prince William Street and Princess Street was once home to an established 'newsroom,' and reading room and is often noted for the interesting and unique gargoyles gracing the exterior.  It is very fitting that this building now home to a plethora of paintings, sketches, sculptures, textiles, and other various works of art. Cobalt Art Gallery invites you to stop by and peruse the…See More
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