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Christmas in July Sale

Drop by Wicked Good Treats and check out our Christmas in July 1/2 price sale corner. Lots of great gifts items, mugs, belgian chocolate and more. Watch for our another big sale starting July 15th.

Added by Wicked Good Treats on July 6, 2010 at 9:45pm — No Comments

JULY RETAIL HINTS FROM BARBARA CROWHURST



12 Steps To Being A Top Salesperson - for the Stores of Uptown Saint John



1. Maintain a positive attitude towards yourself and your work. When something goes wrong, don't waste time complaining but work towards its correction.



2. Understand a clean and organized store directly correlates to high sales.



3. Approach more customers.



4. Realize that customers are on the defensive. Make a personal remark that… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SALTY JAM IS TWO DAYS AWAY! - JULY 8-10

Saltyjam, Saint John’s Festival of Music, dates back to 1995 as the Saint John Jazz & Blues Festival. From humble beginnings as a small, modest festival, the event has grown significantly over the last few years, including the following:

• Gaining of non-profit status;

• Becoming incorporated;

• Expansion of free venues;

• More shows;

• Increased awareness; and

•…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 10:35am — No Comments

Element5 Is Now Open at Market Square 2nd Level !



5 basic Elements make up the universe: infinity, air, fire, water and earth. The discrepancy of the 5 Elements from time to time reflects on our skin and body. Engage in all 5 senses, Element5 aims to provide a series of treatments that balance the 5 Elements, and store our skin.



Element5 offers a series of services to female guests, services such as facial treatment,… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

FISHY CHORES, 116 PRINCE WILLIAM STREET

Fishy Chores is an open studio, a place where all are welcome to watch me at work, shop for things precious or just play dress up….



I get asked so often about the name… “Fishy Chores” has been my studio name for the last 30 years, while I was living in Stratford, Ontario, and referred to me doing something fishy… the fish dressed up for swimming was a decoy… Stratford was nowhere close to any water or fish, it was more “fishy”, if you know… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 6, 2010 at 9:18am — No Comments

Kids "n" Karts

The first annual 'Kids & Karts' go-cart race was held in uptown Saint John on June 20. This very exciting event showcased custom built go-carts racing down King Street with spectators gasping at the speed, techniques, and unique design of karts. A fire-engine red stock-car roared up and down the street marking the beginning of the race and pumping the racers up for the thrill.



This fundraiser has been a dream of the Joshua Group for awhile… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Winners of Canada Day Window Decorating Contest !!!

Some stores and companies in uptown decorated their windows to celebrate Canada's 143th birthday. To appreciate their effort, Uptown Saint John Inc. held a Canada Day Window Decorating Contest from June 30th to July 4th. Public voted for their favorite decoration through a survey posted on surveymonkey.com. Based on the votes complied, Uptown Saint John is pround to announce the winners of the Canada Day Window Decorating Contest.…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 10:33am — No Comments

Jess Darrah . Uptown Saint John COTW . July 5-9



No, it's not only her hair...though that's pretty cool! Jess can act and…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 5, 2010 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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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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Uptown Mugs #17 . Alison Gayton

Alison is a well known face to uptown Saint John.  She is an amazingly talented artist, and one of the 'brilliant energy' personalities we are lucky to have in our community. This summer is Alison's second gig as apprentice with the International Sculpture…See More
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