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CONGRATULATIONS TO NEW BRUNSWICK MUSEUM GEOLOGY CURATOR, DR. RANDALL MILLER

Dr. Randall Miller, Research Curator and Head of Geology and Palaeontology at the New Brunswick Museum and an adjunct professor at the University of New Brunswick, recently received the Distinguished Scientist Award (Gesner Medal) from the Atlantic Geoscience Society.



The Award is made annually to a person who has developed and promoted the advancement of geoscience in the Atlantic region, and whose contribution is large enough in scope to have made an impact beyond the immediate… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 26, 2010 at 3:55pm — No Comments

MARCH BREAK IN UPTOWN SAINT JOHN



The Aquatic Centre is a great place to splash and play during the March Break.

The Flip ‘n’ Dip Camp, Glide and Splash, a Polar Fleece Sleepover, and various special swims will fill your days with wet and wild fun.

Call ahead to be sure there is space available or for more information 506.658.4715

www.aquatics.nb.ca…



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

CONFUCIUS CULTURAL EXCHANGE LTD . 72 GERMAIN STREET



CONFUCIUS CULTURAL EXCHANGE LTD. is the first Chinese Culture Exchange Corporation in New Brunswick and it is located in Saint John now.



The company provides Chinese cultural related services. They have a Chinese Art Gallery and offer Chinese language services, tourism information service and China related business research. The company can help people find… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 23, 2010 at 1:08pm — No Comments

Craftsperson of the Week: Shawn Horgan



We decided to expand our Artist of the Week feature to "Craftsperson of the Week" to better cover the diverse range of talented creatives we have here in Uptown Saint John. This week we are proud to feature "mixologist" Shawn Horgan who is leads the crew at the Saint John Ale House in creating amazing concoctions every night.


Here is the scoop…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 22, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

PREMIER APPEARANCE OF 'ART' . SAINT JOHN 225 MASCOT

"Art," the mascot for Saint John 225 Celebrations made a grand entrance and premier appearance at the Gallery Hop on February 12. Art is magically colourful and alive with vibrancy which coincides wonderfully with the feel of the celebrations which will be ongoing throughout 2010 in Saint John. Keep an eye out...you never know where 'Art' will appear. Be sure to let your smiles loose and capture a moment with Art when you meet.



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 4:44pm — No Comments

UPTOWN SAINT JOHN AOTW IS CHANGING...

Beginning February 22, the weekly spotlight on an uptown 'Artist' will change to 'Craftsperson.' We recognize that along with the vast array of talented artists uptown, we also are home to some very unique and exceptional 'Craftspeople,' though not necessarily in the typical artist profession. We are expanding the criteria to cover a more expansive and diverse population. Prepare to see always; talent, quality, uniqueness and maybe something… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 11:35am — No Comments

BRUNSWICK SQUARE . NEW HOURS BEGINNING MARCH 1

Please take note Brunswick Square is changing hours of operation as of March 1st, 2010! The new hours are Mon – Wed & Sat 10am to 6pm and Thurs & Fri 10am to 8pm.



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 17, 2010 at 10:38am — No Comments

JON WILLIAMS . UPTOWN SAINT JOHN ARTIST OF THE WEEK . FEBRUARY 15-19



JON WILLIAMS is one of three Hemmings House Pictures still photography pros, where he is responsible for working with contracted clients to do event, advertising, and stock photos. Jon began his photographic career working as Mark Hemmings’ assistant, but made his way up to pro status quite quickly. Jon has a unique blend of fashion photography with a fine art twist, and always is quick to dive into new and old… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 15, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

LOOKING FOR SKATE DONATIONS FOR THE JOSHUA GROUP



The Joshua Group is in need of ice skates for kids ages 12-15 years, up to size 10. If you happen to have an extra pair not in use, please consider donating them to this very worthwhile cause and give these kids a chance to experience the joys of a maritime winter!



The Joshua Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of children and families in need. On top of meeting many physical needs of these kids, this… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 11, 2010 at 5:23pm — No Comments

HERITAGE WEEK PRESENTS CHARLES GORMAN



Harold Wright's Listen and Lunch at the Saint John Arts Centre celebrates Heritage Week with a Talk on speed skating champion, Charles Gorman, world speed skating champion.



From 12-1PM, join us with your lunch and listen to local historian and writer, Harold Wright in his talk titled, 'Charles Gorman, more than just a legend.' This is the 60th anniversary of the death of Charles Gorman and the presentation will include an audio-visual… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 10, 2010 at 1:52pm — No Comments

FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH





Every year Canadians are invited to participate in Black History Month festivities and events that honour the legacy of black Canadians, past and present.



We take this time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of black Canadians who, throughout history, have done so much to make Canada the culturally diverse, compassionate and prosperous nation we are today. During Black… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 9, 2010 at 5:42pm — No Comments

DELTA BRUNSWICK RECOGNIZED FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

DELTA BRUNSWICK RECOGINIZED FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP





Delta Brunswick received top honours and national recognition from the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC) for community leadership with the association’s Humanitarian Award. Paulette Hicks, General Manager, Delta Brunswick, proudly accepted the award during an awards luncheon today in Toronto. "Fortis Properties is… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 8, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Jeneca Klausen . Uptown Saint John Artist Of The Week . February 8-12

The Uptown Saint John Artist Of The Week is jewelry maker Jeneca Klausen. Jeneca creates beautiful handmade one-of-a-kind sterling silver jewelery from her home studio on studio on Germain Street. She also incorporates semi-precious gem stones such as rough quartz, crystals and local stones into her pieces. A life long interest in art lead her to the New Brunswick School of Craft & Design in Fredericton where she…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 8, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Welcome to ArtsLink NB!

ArtsLink NB is pleased to be housed in the heart of the Saint John Art world - uptown Saint John. The opportunities that grow from proximity to artists provides an excellent launching pad for communication and personal networking. ArtsLink NB is reaching out to artists around the province, and the Saint John Arts Centre is an excellent home for ArtsLink NB. ArtsLink NB is building its profile, and being a visible part of this city's arts and cultural… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 4, 2010 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Great Deal! Wonderful Cause!


Hey Folks!...this coincides with:

The Gallery Hop - February 12
The Chinese New Year - February 13
Hard Hats and High Heels - February 13
Valentines Day!!!

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:51pm — No Comments

First Gallery Hop of 2010 - February 12

Gallery Hops in uptown Saint John are always eagerly anticipated and this year is no exception. The first Gallery Hop of 2010 will take place on February 12, with stops at various Galleries all within walking distance uptown.

Take advantage of the free parking uptown every evening from 6pm, and on weekends.



Many restaurants have specials and live entertainment which provide a wonderful uptown experience.

Idea to borrow: why not… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Genesys Expansion Complete

The Genesys expansion at Market Square is now complete and we are extremely delighted to have this cutting edge business uptown. Genesys became public in 1997 and is now an Alcatel-Lucent company; though currently remains Genesys Plus at the Saint John location. Genesys is an innovative, high tech company focused on creating and maintaining application software and systems for Contact Centre Space and Enterprise businesses internationally. They employ… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 3, 2010 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Garbage Pick Up Survey


Please take a minute to take this short survey regarding waste management in the uptown. Your opinion counts!

http://ow.ly/12zmD

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2010 at 12:15pm — No Comments

Sarah Jones . Uptown Saint John Artist of the Week . February 1-5



Check out Sarah and her exceptional work at her website:

http://ow.ly/11VgV



Now for some fun...



Question: What is the most interesting place you've ever been?

Sarah's Answer: Naples. I feared for my life after being barricaded in a train station as a gang of rebel youths had a knife fight outside. Wild.



Question: What is your favourite thing to wear?

Sarah's Answer:… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on February 1, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Glimpses of the Recent past slide show and talk at the NBM by David Goss at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6

February 28, 2015 from 2pm to 3pm
28 February Saturday 2pm-3pm: Glimpses of the Recent past slide show and talk at the New Brunswick Museum. Free admission. Join local author and Walk n’ Talk specialist David Goss for a slide show and talk of photos captured by David Goss during the 70’s and 80’s. The photos illustrate the dramatic change that has occurred overtime in areas around Saint John while also showing places that remain unchanged. This talk is part of the Saint John Heritage Fair, Saturday, February 28, 9:30 -3:30 pm,…See More
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Raise Your Hand Auction supporting the Saint John Volunteer Centre at New Brunswick Museum

March 19, 2015 from 6pm to 9pm
As a result of recent funding cuts OUR Volunteer Centre may not survive!RAISE YOUR HAND!... BUY a $10 event tickets NOTE: TICKETS GO ON SALE MARCH 1stTicket will be available at the following locations:~ NB Museum (Market Square)~ Slocum & Ferris (City Market) ~ Saint John Volunteer Centre office (66 Waterloo Street)RAISE…See More
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New Brunswick Fine Craft Festival - Saint John at Marco Polo Cruise Terminal

July 10, 2015 at 5pm to July 12, 2015 at 5pm
The annual NB Fine Craft Festival, which we will host this year at the Marco Polo Cruise Ship Terminal in Saint John from July 10-12, is a vibrant cultural arts festival that features original works by award winning New Brunswick craftspeople. This event provides an opportunity for the public to connect with makers, discover locally made fine craft, witness live fine craft demonstrations, and participate in an important part of our New Brunswick culture and heritage. Along with established fine…See More
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Dragons' Den coming to Saint John at Delta Brunswick

March 4, 2015 from 10am to 5pm
It’s time for aspiring entrepreneurs from across the country to put their pitches to the test, as they fight to be a part of DRAGONS’ DEN’s landmark 10th season! Next month producers will hit the road, visiting cities from coast to coast in a quest to find Canada’s next great batch of entrepreneurs. The audition tour welcomes participants of all ages, with businesses at any stage of development. Aspiring entrepreneurs should be prepared to pitch their concept to the DRAGONS' DEN producers in…See More
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Noon Nugget at Saint John Volunteer Centre

March 19, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm
Noon NuggetThursday March 19 2015Planning and Delivering a Top Notch Annual General Meeting.A successful AGM can improve employee and volunteer motivation, increase agency efficiency, bring more public awareness to your organization, and strengthen the overall work of your agency. BUT it takes thought, planning and effort to organize and carry out a top notch AGM.  This session will explore what is involved in planning and delivering such an AGM.Betty Hitchcock is well known in Saint John for…See More
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The Thing That Happened . Fine Craft Exhibition at Saint John Arts Centre

March 13, 2015 all day
Have you heard about The Thing That Happened? As New Brunswickers, we each have our own story to share. Our lives consist of many moments that have led us to who we are, as individuals, and as a people. These moments can lead us in new directions, or affirm our decisions.The Thing That Happened is an…See More
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Uptown Saint John Video Pick of the Week: Final 12 Basketball

Jason Stephen gives us the details on the Final 12 provincial high school basketball championships that take place this weekend Feb. 20-21st 2015 at Harbour ...
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New Brunswick Museum - Public Update sessions at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 24, 2015 from 12pm to 1:30pm
24 February Tuesday 12pm or 6pm: Public Update sessions. The New Brunswick Museum is planning for its future! To learn more about the NBM’s plan for its facilities, you are invited to the public update sessions at NBM Exhibition Centre, Market Square, Saint John, NB.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 / 1888-268-9595See 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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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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

February 18, 2015 at 9am to February 22, 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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