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16th Annual Germain Street Open

The 16th Annual Germain Street Open took place this past Saturday in Uptown Saint John with over 100 participants taking part in the event. This year nearly $15 000 was raised for the Children's Wish Foundation with a great day of fun in the homes, offices and bars in the Germain & Princess Street areas of Uptown.


A great trend that has developed in that last couple years is the numerous teams that have taken the…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 28, 2010 at 4:01pm — No Comments

Granite Man gets second looks in uptown Saint John

This is not one of the Hooper Statues. This is Granite Man!

This stone cold figure is actually warm blooded and you never know where he will show up. Word is, he is out and about in uptown Saint John so keep a keen eye out for him. Double takes are common, as are smiles and gentle pokes...just to ensure he's the real deal. Watch for him and his antics in the next few months...and show him…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 27, 2010 at 3:38pm — No Comments

MOON GARDEN . NOW OPEN . 105 PRINCESS STREET

Moon Garden is best described as a Metaphysical, Mystical and Magical Exploration shop, dealing heavily in Body, Mind and Spiritual Wellness.



3 mottos:



1. One Center, Many Paths. Moon Garden celebrates every culture, religion and orientation. (This is the slogan)



2. Pay if Forward. Moon Garden is always looking for ways to be more green, involved in social issues in the community, and offer local artist a venue to sell… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 27, 2010 at 11:46am — 2 Comments

Big Turnout at Paramount Theatre Project Meeeting



A big crowd filled the UNB Grand Hall last night in Uptown Saint John has citizens met to discuss to potential for the vacant Paramount Theatre in King's Square. There was great energy in the room and some great suggestions were put forth ranging from live music venue to aquarium. Over the coming weeks the project will continue to be studied and hopefully a new life can be found for the amazing building. If you missed the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 22, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

UPTOWN SAINT JOHN GETS COMPLIMENTS FROM VISITING JOURNALISTS

Recently, two Montreal journalists who write for the online magazine Zurbaines visited several NB cities; a project sponsored by the NB Department of Tourism. These ladies had a wonderful uptown experience, which included enjoying our rich heritage properties, tasting our fine cousine, mingling with our friendly townies, entertainment...culture...and all that accompanies the vibrancy of uptown Saint John.



The article from their magazine has… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 20, 2010 at 10:49am — No Comments

LEARN HOW TO SALSA DANCE - 6 WEEK PROGRAM


Offered with Taco Pica flare.....'Learn to Salsa'
6 week program
Sundays, starting October 3rd
Beginners 6-7pm
Intermediate 7-8pm

only 10 openings
ony $60

Contact Taco Pica at 96 Germain Street or at the Taco Pica City Market Stand.

633.8492

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 17, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

WHAT ARE YOUR IDEAS FOR THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE?



What are your ideas for the Paramount Theatre?



Uptown Saint John invites you to share your ideas as we explore the possibilities for this great urban space.

Join us for a special presentation and community conversation.



Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.



5:30 p.m. “Place Matters” presentation – the… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 15, 2010 at 12:44pm — No Comments

FIESTA PARTIES AT TACO PICA!



Have you been to a Fiesta Party lately? Do you know that every other Saturday at Taco Pica, 96 Germain Street...there is just that? At around 10:30pm, the lights go down and the heat goes up; the music sets the mood for a terrific, lose and loose yourself in the moment mingling and dancing. You haven't experienced everything until you've experienced this. Come out to a Fiesta right here in uptown Saint John every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. (Next one, this coming Saturday… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

MUSIC/MUSIQUE NB AWARDS - LOCAL NOMINATIONS!

We are very pleased and proud of the fabulous Saint John talent and quality that will be represented at the upcoming Music/Musique NB Awards. Nominations were recently announced and include the following with connections to our uptown; people and places we know well and are near and dear to our heart...



Market Square/The Hardman…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 9, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Jesse Vergen to represent NB at the Canadian Chef Congress in British Columbia

Chef Jesse Vergen of the Saint John Ale House will be the representing NB at the Canadian Chef Congress on Sept 11th -12th in Duncan BC cooking NB Seafood food for 500 Chefs.



This year’s Congress is called “Oceans for Tomorrow” and The Canadian Chefs’ Congress 2010 on Vancouver Island will focus on chefs and their relationship to the ocean and its current fragile state. We will look at sustainable practices as well as the impact of our actions of today on the oceans of… Continue

Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 3, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments

Media Release: Paramount Theatre Project

 

For Immediate Release:
Uptown Saint John Wants Ideas for Paramount Theatre
The former Paramount Theatre on Kings Square may have a new lease on life - Uptown Saint John Inc. officials have entered into a short-term agreement with the current building owner to explore ways in which the old theatre can potentially be used.
Over the past couple of months Uptown Saint John Inc. has been in talks with the current…
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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on September 2, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

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Join the NBM to celebrate several recent donations of material related to William MacIntosh career and contributions at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 10, 2015 from 5pm to 6:30pm
10 September Thursday 5-6:30pm: In recognition of a founder of the New Brunswick Museum, William MacIntosh, please join the NBM to celebrate several recent donations of material related to his career and contributions. 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 9 September.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John,…See More
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New Brunswick Art Bank 2013 – 14 Acquisitions exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 4, 2015 at 9am to September 20, 2015 at 5pm
August 14, 2015 –September 20, 2015: New Brunswick Art Bank 2013 – 14 Acquisitions exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The NB Art Bank is a permanent collection of the visual arts in New Brunswick. Established in 1968, the Art Bank celebrates the province’s excellence in the contemporary visual arts. This exhibition will display 35 works of art by 33 contemporary New Brunswick artists most recently acquired by the N.B. Art Bank from 2013 - 14.New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market…See More
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1812: The New Brunswick Story exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 4, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 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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Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 4, 2015 at 9am to September 28, 2015 at 5pm
June 11, 2015 – September 28, 2015: Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo & Roussel exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. This exhibition offers homage to Claude Roussel, an internationally acclaimed artist and sculptor. It represents a collection of thirty hooked rugs reproduced by Les Hookeuses du Bor’de’lo from Claude Roussel’s designs.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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Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

September 4, 2015 at 9am to January 3, 2016 at 5pm
June 8, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large exhibition at the New Brunswick Museum. The New Brunswick Museum is pleased to host Winged Tapestries: Moths at Large, a travelling exhibition featuring the art of Jim des Rivières, produced by the Canadian Museum of Nature. This exhibition presents large-format prints of moths by photographer Jim des Rivières. These larger than life images are created by scanning each unexpected colours to reveal the intricate patterns. The…See More
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Outdoor Yoga at Harbourfront Condos, Prince William Street

September 17, 2015 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm
A yoga class in the open air and with a view of the harbour! Hosted by the Yoga Co-Op, this is a fundraiser for a local food bank.Check the FACEBOOK EVENT, share and invite your friends!See More
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A look back to Fundy Fringe Fest

Fundy Fringe Festival, 2015 was a huge success and enjoyed by many!  There were a total of 2640 in attendance with approximately $350,000 put back into the local economy. There were 80 volunteers who contributed over 14,000 hours of their time.…See More
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15th Anniversary Celebration/Harvesting the Arts Festival at Uptown Saint John

September 26, 2015 from 9am to 4:30pm
Come and help us celebrate our 15th Anniversary! 15% off regular stock, special display of 1915 books, and free brownies!See More
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Trilogy at Saint John Theatre Company

October 1, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
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Rocmaura's Oktoberfest Dinner,Auction,Casino and Dance at Saint John Trade and Convention Centre

October 3, 2015 from 5pm to 10:30pm
Break Out Your Lederhosen, It's Time for Oktoberfest, October 3rd at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre.  It’s Rocmaura’s 17th annual fundraising dinner, auction, casino and DANCE with Donnie & the Monarchs!  Join host Cindy Day and the hilarious Tim Maloney, plus remarks from Honourary Chair Sgt. Kevin Vickers.  Artwork, Jewellery, Getaways, Golf and much more up for bid, including a painting by Sharon Epic live at the event!  Tickets are just $125 dollars with a $65 tax receipt or…See More
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15th Anniversary Celebration/Harvesting the Arts Festival at 40 Coburg St., Saint John, NB

September 26, 2015 from 9am to 4:30pm
Come and help us celebrate our 15th Anniversary! 15% off regular stock, special display of 1915 books, and free brownies!See More
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Hope & Healing: Coping With the Suicide of a Loved One Program at Leisure Services

March 15, 2016 at 6:15pm to May 17, 2016 at 8:30pm
Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick Saint John Office is now accepting registrations for its 2015-2016 education programs. Hope & Healing: Coping with the Suicide of a Loved One is a ten-week education program for individuals coping with the loss of a loved one to suicide, held every Tuesday evening from March 15th to May 17th, 2016. A trained facilitator and health care professionals will offer information on the grieving process, self-care, coping strategies and community…See More
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Building Assertiveness Skills - Women's Program at Mental Health Recovery Services

January 28, 2016 at 6:30pm to March 3, 2016 at 8:30pm
Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick Saint John Office is now accepting registrations for its 2015-2016 education programs. Building Assertiveness Skills is a six-week program designed  to teach women how to stand up for their personal rights - expressing thoughts, feelings and beliefs in direct, honest and appropriate ways while still respecting the thoughts, feelings and beliefs of others.The program will be held every Wednesday evening from January 28th  to March 3rd, 2016.For…See More
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Depression: Help Can Make a Difference Program at Mental Health Recovery Services

January 26, 2016 at 6:30pm to March 1, 2016 at 8:30pm
Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick Saint John Office is now accepting registrations for its 2015-2016 education programs. Depression: Help Can Make a Difference is a six-week education program for individuals who have been diagnosed with depression. Held every Tuesday evening from January 26th to March 1st, 2016, a trained facilitator and health care professionals discuss issues that relate to depression, including information on symptoms, treatment options, coping strategies…See More
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Building Self-Confidence - Women's Mental Health Program at Mental Health Recovery Services

November 5, 2015 at 6:30pm to December 10, 2015 at 8:30pm
Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick Saint John Office is now accepting registrations for its 2014-2015 education programs.  Building Self-Confidence is a six-week program is designed to help women learn to believe in themselves and to push the limits of their abilities. Self-confidence naturally makes you happier when you learn to take responsibility for yourself and this leads to your being more successful in life. The program covers what self-confidence is, how it affects our…See More
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