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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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2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 5, 2015 from 5pm to 7pm
5 February Thursday 5-7pm: The Architects’ Association of New Brunswick and New Brunswick Museum cordially invite you to the official opening of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture Exhibit at the New Brunswick Museum. RSVP 506-643-2349 / 1-888-268-9595 or email vs-sv@nbm-mnb.ca This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 3 February.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1…See More
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Community Breakfast supporting Community Projects at Saint John The Baptist King Edward School

February 1, 2015 from 9am to 1pm
The public is invited to a lovely breakfast buffet on Sunday, February 1st, 9am-1pm.  Location: Saint John the Baptist King Edward School.$8/person$20/familyCome out to support our community, enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, and learn more about 'The Newcomers Connection.'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

January 23, 2015 at 9am to January 30, 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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Future Fossil Tools: Early Explorations exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

January 23, 2015 at 9am to January 25, 2015 at 5pm
New Brunswick artist Carol Taylor continues her exploration of the interaction between geological processes and human presence. The exhibition is the further development of artistic concepts first shown at the NBM in 2011. In the original exhibition, Carol Taylor conceived of Future Fossils as artworks that considered the continuum of geological processes in combination with vestiges of human presence. An aspect of her inquiry was inspired by a group of antique and vintage tools from her own…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

January 23, 2015 at 9am to January 30, 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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Forming a Vision: The Art and Geology of the Stonehammer Geopark exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

January 23, 2015 at 9am to January 30, 2015 at 5pm
The exhibition features 20 pieces of artwork from the permanent collection of the NBM, dating between 1805 and 2008. Stonehammer Geopark contains some of the most extensively documented landscapes in New Brunswick.  For more than 200 years artists and photographers have taken inspiration from the magnificent vistas and natural wonders that abound. Two aspects of the landscape, in particular, have drawn the most attention: The Reversing Falls Rapids in Saint John and the Caves and Anvil Rock at…See More
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Fossil Hunter: Will Matthew and the Giant Trilobite exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

January 23, 2015 at 9am to January 30, 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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Symphony New Brunswick posted an event
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Symphony NB presents Scaramouche at Saint John Arts Centre

February 8, 2015 from 2pm to 4pm
The members of our wind quintet will be joined by saxophonist and clarinetist James Kalyn for this exciting concert event like no other! They will be performing works of Janacek and Ravel as well as wonderful quintet plus saxophone works by Milhaud and Dubois. Come out and enjoy an afternoon of beautiful music with us, tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students and can be purchased through the Imperial Theatre Box office or at the door.  See More
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Symphony New Brunswick is now a member of Uptown Directory
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Blossoms Fresh Fruit Arrangement posted a status
""Overwhelmed with orders! Looking for businesses uptown to bring on our product line! Excellent opportunity!" Contact blossoms@nb.aibn.com"
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Saint John Volunteer Centre posted an event

Saint John Volunteer Centre Noon Nuggets at Saint John Volunteer Centre

February 11, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
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Chop Chop Winter Restaurant Week - February 2-8, 2015 at Various Uptown Restaurants

February 2, 2015 to February 8, 2015
For more information and a peek at the amazing menus the chefs have created, please see www.chopchopsj.comSee More
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New Brunswick Youth Orchestra posted a video

NBYO concert "Keeping Faith/Gardons Espoir" January 25, 2015 Saint John High School 2pm

For tickets visit : KENT Consumers Dr., KENT Millenium Dr., and KENT Fairville Blvd. $20 Adult/$10 Student. Or for $3 more a ticket, visit http://tickets.ticketwindow.ca/KeepingFaithGardonsespoir or call toll-free 1-877-700-3130
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