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December 2009 Blog Posts (10)

Light Up the Uptown and Win! Christmas Decorating Challenge Contest Winners

First Place . Opera Bistro . 60 Prince William Street



Second Place . Thandi . 33 Canterbury Street



Third Place Big Tide Brewing Co . 47 Princess Street



Honourable Mention . Trinity Galleries . 128 Germain Street



Thank you to everyone who decorated their storefronts for… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 24, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Uptown Directory Continues to Grow



In it's first two weeks of operation, the Uptown Directory continues to grow in popularity amongst Uptown businesses. Users are able to promote events, add photos and spread the word about all of the cool stuff happening in the Uptown district. The #livelifeuptown twitter tag has also proved to be very successful with the Twitter crowd. Anyone can see what's up anytime… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 15, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Framed, Autographed, Sidney Crosby Jersey!

It’s the perfect gift for the hockey fan on your Christmas list…

You can bid on a framed, autographed, Sidney Crosby jersey and official game photos!

E-mail bids to Bid4Sid@mbsradio.com starting from Dec. 18 -Dec. 23, bidding ends at noon.

There will be bid updates at 8:40, 12:40 & 4:40 daily and hourly updates on Dec. 23rd. Winning bid announced at 12:40 on Dec. 23. Bidding is in increments of $10 and payment must be cash, certified cheque or money order. All proceeds go to… Continue

Added by Steph Downey on December 14, 2009 at 11:39am — No Comments

Toy Drive at Market Square

K100 was on site today in Market Square collecting toys for Hestia House. There was a great response for this great cause!

Hestia House provides a safe supportive environment for women and women with children who are victims of family violence in Saint John, and provides an opportunity for change.

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 11, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

#livelifeuptown Phone Sticker Debuts

The #livelifeuptown Twitter hastag sticker has been spotted recently on phones around the Uptown area. Aside from looking cool, the sticker reminds Uptown residents and visitors that whenever the want to know what's happening "right now" they can search #livelifeuptown on Twitter and find out.



Check it out for yourself… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 9, 2009 at 4:44pm — No Comments

December at the New Brunswick Museum

Come visit one of the ongoing exhibits at the NBM this December 4th to January 3:

Beyond the Garden Path: Tapestry Art by Susan Vida Judah (Know Your Own Artists):



More than a dozen Victorian and Edwardian chairs upholstered with elegant tapestries inspired by Judah's own garden and memories of her years in Jamaica.



SMILE! The Tooth and Nothing but the Tooth



Never has the world of teeth and dentistry… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 5, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Operation Red Nose

Operation Red Nose is a unique program against drinking and driving. Essentially, it is a volunteer safe ride home service provided during the Holiday Season to all motorists who have been drinking or who do not feel fit to drive their own vehicle. It is an original and free way of getting a safe ride in one’s own vehicle without driving it - and it is absolutely free!



The Greater Saint John service will be available to residents from Grand… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 4, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Spirit of Christmas is Giving! Saint John Santa Shuffle, Saturday, December 5th

The annual Santa Shuffle Fun Run & Elf Walk brings families and friends together. This merry event helps The Salvation Army to assist families and individuals in need during the Christmas season and throughout the year.



Registration anytime, Race Kit Pickup:



* December 03: 05:00PM - 08:00PM

* December 04: 01:00PM - 08:00PM

* December 05: on Site from 9:00-10:00AM RACE STARTS AT 10:00 AM

Brunswick Square Running Room - View Map

Brunswick… Continue

Added by Running Room - Santa Shuffle on December 2, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Gallery Hop



Come enjoy a day of great art and good fun in Uptown Saint John this Saturday December 5th as all of the neighborhood galleries welcome visitors to check out their wonderful selection of art just in time for the holiday season.



The New Brunswick Museum, Tim Isaac's Antiques, Trinity Gallery, Handworks Gallery, Peter Buckland Gallery and others will all be hosting special events.



See you this… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 1, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Mayor's Tree Lighting


Santa Claus was on hand has the mayor officially kicked off the Holiday Season in Uptown Saint John last Friday night. A great evening was had by all in attendance!

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on December 1, 2009 at 12:17pm — No Comments

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Uptown Mugs #30 - Sharon Rathod

Sharon Rathod is the Facility Director of ConnexionWorks, the most flexible and lively co-working office space in Uptown SJ and a Project Coordinator at iSpire-Inspired Technologies. She is very passionate about Saint John and strives to build a stronger and connected entrepreneurial community with the support from the co-founders…See More
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Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective at NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John, E2K1E5

April 11, 2015 from 10:30am to 12pm
11 April Saturday 10:30am – 12:00pm: Architecture in New Brunswick: an archival perspective. Regular admission. Pre-register by 9 April: 643-2349/1-888-268-9595. Come to the Archives & Research Library (277, Douglas Avenue) and explore the history of New Brunswick’s architectural treasures. Join History & Technology Curator, Gary Hughes for a look at a wealth of architectural plans and designs. (In English).NBM Archives and Research Library. 277, Douglas Avenue, Saint John,…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
On June 18, 1812 the United States declared war on Britain and placed His Majesty’s colonies in British North America (now Canada) in peril. Already fighting a life and death struggle with Napoleon, Britain had no desire for a conflict on two fronts. The United States, on the other hand, felt their young independence threatened by a British embargo on American trade with France, the seizure of British deserters on U.S. vessels at sea and action to prevent American westward expansion. The war…See More
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2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
Until May 31, 2015:  2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition is presented in proud partnership between the New Brunswick Museum and the Architects’ Association of New Brunswick. The exhibit includes 71 visual panels highlighting the 28 submissions received for the 2014 New Brunswick Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture.  The designs represent diverse structures within 15 communities from across the…See More
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Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
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 and was one of New Brunswick’s most important discoveries. The exhibit is packed with…See More
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March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
March Break all month long at the New Brunswick Museum. Creative Constructions! Regular admission. Join the New Brunswick Museum this March Break to learn all about New Brunswick’s magnificent architecture and the people and animals behind it! Fun, educational hands-on activities throughout the day. Creative Constructions is inspired by the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit currently being featured at the NBM until 31 May, 2015. (Bilingual)New Brunswick…See More
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The Lost War: 1776-1783 exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

March 27, 2015 at 9am to March 29, 2015 at 5pm
New Brunswick was created out of the western portion of Nova Scotia in 1784 as a result of the American War of Independence. Many had opposed rebellion. More than 500,000 of these Tories or Loyalists existed at one time or another but most chose to remain part of American society. For others, at least 60,000, exile was the only alternative. In 1783, over 30,000 boarded vessels in New York for Nova Scotia and nearly half of these came to what is now New Brunswick in spring, summer and fall…See More
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Art Battle 246 at The Sanctuary Theatre

March 28, 2015 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Art Battle is live competitive painting. Twelve artists compete; only one will emerge from the final round as the winner. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The theme is open, the medium is acrylic paint, and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of each round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in…See More
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A taste of Argentina at happinez wine bar

April 21, 2015 from 7pm to 9:30pm
Craig Pinhey just came back from this stunning wine country and will share his experiences and some great wines of course!tickets are $50 + hst per personfor reservations please contact us at happinezphone: 634 7340e-mail: smitpeterjh@gmail.comSee More
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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: The Saltys

Pete Stoddart invites everyone to the 5th Annual Social Media Awards - "The Saltys" on March 26th at the Saint John Ale House. Vote for your favourites at: h...
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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

April 21, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
 Noon NuggetPayroll Basics for small Non-ProfitsApril 21, 201512 Noon to 1pmFacilitator – Elaine DaleyPayroll - You Gotta Get It Right  Paying your employees can be very stressful. In addition to worrying about your funding there are all the rules and regulations you are expected to know. In this workshop we'll explore some resources for calculating a payroll cheque, preparing monthly payroll remittances, T4 returns and Worksafe NB forms. We will touch on some frequently asked…See More
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The Salty's return to the Saint John Ale House at Saint John Ale House

March 26, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
Join  us at the 5th Annual celebration of the Social Media Community! See you on March 26th!  This year expanded to all of New Brunswick! Online voting is now open!Find out more HERE.See More
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Kent Theatre Concert Series - Blonde Jovi Tribute at Kent Theatre

March 28, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm
The Kent Theatre Concert Series is a set of shows all featuring unique artist and groups which will be from Septmeber 27th 2014 to June 27th 2015. Don't miss tonights show the Blonde Jovi Tribute. Single tickets are 20$ in advance and 25$ at the door but a big ticket pass which includes all shows is 125$. Purchase tickets at the Imperial Theatre box office or at http://www.imperialtheatre.nb.ca. …See More
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