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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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 26, 2014 at 4:26pm — No Comments

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…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 22, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Church Street Steakhouse Paints Canada Pink

During the week of Paint Canada Pink Week (August 18th to 24th) Church Street Steakhouse is adding lots of pink to their menu! Stop by and enjoy all their fantastic pink drinks and food. 

Specialized Menu

Non-Alcoholic Drink (every one sold we will donate $1.00)

  • Pink Lemonade

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 14, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Tale of a Town - Canada

The Tale of a Town is a storytelling initiative that is going around Canada to share and present stories.

The Tale of a Town story mobile is in Saint John August 18th to 19th to gather and tell stories, so make your way to the Market Square Boardwalk to join in! 



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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 14, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

New Uptown Saint John Inc. Executive Director

It is with great pleasure, that after an exhaustive selection process, the board of Uptown Saint John Inc. would like to introduce Nancy Tissington as the USJI’s new Executive Director. Nancy will officially start her position on Sept 2, 2014 but you may meet her prior to her start date as she familiarizes herself with the BIA membership.

Nancy Tissington is originally a native of Rothesay, NB and is a creative and energetic…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Fundy Fringe Festival

Saint John's hottest summer festival is back and runs from August 20th to August 24th! Enjoy 5 days of original,edgy performances. FRINGE theatre is the most democratic and accessible theatre in the world.

This year's Fundy FRINGE Festival will include 15 performing companies, 5 venues and over 75 performances over 5 days.

Performances include drama, horror, improv comedy, family friendly shoes...even a dance party and open mic night! …

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Saint John Mill Rats 2014-2015 Schedule

Saint John Mill Rats Season is coming soon! These exciting games happen almost every week from November 2014 to February 2015. Don't miss any of the action, season tickets are now on sale at the Harbour Station box office or by calling 506-657-1234. Or you could buy a season pass to ensure you make it to every game to cheer on your favourite team! 

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 13, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Saint John Pride Week

This years Saint John Pride Week will not disappoint! August 9th to 16th is jam packed of awesome events, so come out  to promote pride and enjoy all that Saint john Pride Week has to offer. 

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 12, 2014 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Welcome uptown - The Foxes Den

Welcome uptown to The Foxes Den, located on the 3rd level of Brunswick Square!  The Foxes Den is an up-scale boutique with a vast array of gift and speciality items.  From local artisan creations such as paintings and wood turned and hand carved items, to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on August 1, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #16 . Eric Scouten

Eric is a familiar face uptown.  Whether you spot him strolling through the City Market, shopping -  with great taste - at our uptown men's clothing stores, or bringing you a another round at the Saint John Ale…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

New Brunswick Day Weekend Celebrations

Make Plans for New Brunswick Day! There are free celebrations happening all weekend on the boardwalk.

August 1st: 5 o'clock work whistle sounded by Carl Killen and a performance from Penalty Box at 8pm.

August 2nd: Performance from Whitewater at 8pm.

August 3rd: Performance from John Mclaggen at 7pm.

August 4th: Celebrations will last all day! Performance from the Arsenault and Kendra Gale Band, 2 bouncy castles, tattoos, face…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 29, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

An uptown wedding

We always love to see our uptown backdrop used to compliment one of the most special days in a lifetime.  Below is a video, shot by videographer Greg Knudson (facebook - GK Media), that does just that.  



Have a peek into this memorable day for Vanessa and Rob, and appreciate the added uptown flavour!  Watch the video clip…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 28, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Paint Canada Pink Week

The much anticipated Paint Canada Pink Week (PCPW) is just around the corner. This special week is about celebrating 50 days until the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday, October 5th, 2014! PCPW is a time to create awareness about the CIBC Run for the Cure with your families, friends, and co-workers. From August…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 25, 2014 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #15 Apryll Aileen

If anyone has there finger on the pulse of the action in Uptown Saint John it's the multi-talented Apryll Aileen. From music to marketing, Apryll is connected to countless uptown events in so many different ways. A sales & marketing professional by day, Apryll shows her artistic side in the evenings…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 17, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Uptown Wedding

Uptown is the perfect backdrop for any event, even a wedding! Erin and Neil proved this with their awesome uptown wedding. Featured in their wedding video is; the Saint John Art Centre, King's Square and our unique Saint John Waterfront. Click the link to watch their adorable wedding video!

http://vimeo.com/97993249…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 10, 2014 at 3:34pm — No Comments

"Loved the Service!" Awards

Are you a business owner uptown who would like to recognize your top of the line staff?  Here is a good opportunity!

Register your business to receive ballots and a ballot box to the give people the chance to nominate your staff for the awesome work they do.The more entries for a specific person the more likely they are to win!

Winners will be announced this fall, so register ASAP!

Register by contacting Hospitality Saint John Tourism…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 9, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

Uptown Mugs #14 . Heather Quinn

Heather Quinn has a unique passion and energy for arts and culture.  Many know her from the music scene, or from one of the various volunteer positions she holds.  She carries with her a special style, grace, and ambition – and has a hand in many of the happenings uptown…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 3, 2014 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Sculpture Saint John Workshops

During the Sculpture Symposium, there are workshops being held for children,youth and adults!

The main goals of these workshops is to encourage creativity, explore the three dimensional world of sculpture and learn how to make your own sculptures.

Workshops for children ages 5 to 8 or 9 to 12 are August 9,13, 23, 27 and September 6th from 10am to 12pm. The cost is 20$.

Workshops for youth or adults are August 16, 17, 30, 31, September 13 and 14 from 9am to 5pm with an…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on July 2, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Country Meets City

Do you love camping but also enjoy a night out? We have a way you can have the best of both worlds.

Come Uptown for a night of fun; enjoy a drink and a good meal at one of our local restaurants, do a little shopping at our many unique boutiques and stores, or enjoy entertainment that is provided almost every night!

After that you can head to Rockwood Park Campground, just a 9 minute drive away from Uptown, and spend a couple nights tenting or bring a trailer whichever you…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 2:23pm — No Comments

Saint John Uncorked - Uptown Walking Tours

If you love wine,beer, food and walking Saint John Uncorked is for you! Sign up for the 2.5 hour walking tours which stops at 5 places for beer,wine and food sampling.

These stops include the Winegarden in the City Market, Big Tide Brewing and happinez wine bar.

Along the way you'll learn the history of wine in Saint John.

Reservations have to be made in advanced so call ASAP! Tours are happening from June to September, Tuesday to…

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Added by Uptown Saint John Inc on June 30, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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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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Dave Shoots, Bookseller posted a status
"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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Dave Shoots, Bookseller and The Butcher's Daughter are now friends
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Uptown Saint John Inc and Pegasus and Snakecharmer are now friends
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Uptown Saint John Inc updated an event
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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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New Brunswick Museum updated an event
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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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NBACL is now a member of Uptown Directory
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New Brunswick Museum updated an event
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Shark biodiversity talk at the New Brunswick Museum: The race to discover species before they go extinct! at New Brunswick Museum, 1 Market Square, Saint John, NB, E2L4Z6

August 21, 2014 from 7pm to 8pm
21 August Thursday 7pm:  Shark biodiversity: The race to discover species before they go extinct! Regular admission. Haseeb S. Randhawa, of the University of Otago, New Zealand, will outline the global diversity of these large-bodied, iconic and recognizable mega-fauna.  Learn why YOU should care about declining shark populations. (In English)New Brunswick Museum Exhibition Centre, 1 Market Square, Saint John, E2L4Z6.www.nbm-mnb.ca  506-643-2300 /…See More
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