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The "Move it or Lose it" program provides an opportunity for individuals 50 and over to get and stay active.  The program features walking, pole walking, seminars on active living and geocaching in the beautiful scenery of the French Fort Cove.  Whether you would like to try some new activities such as pole walking and geocaching or would just like to join us to walk the trails, there is something for everyone.

TUESDAYS:  10:00am - 12:00pm Pole Walking/Walking
THURSDAYS:  10:00am - 12:00pm Geocaching

This program is FREE to individuals but there are limited spaces due to equipment availability. If you would like to register for these exciting new programs you can do so beginning during regular office hours at the Miramichi Community Wellness & Recreation Department, phone 506-623-2300 for further information or contact Jason Walsh at 506-623-2054

Nominations for the 5th Annual Roof Project are now being accepted until May 31st.  If you know of someone who is in need of repairs to their roof but simply can not afford the expense, please, nominate them at www.theroofproject.com.  If the community does not get behind the project this year, it could be the last year for the initiative.

MAY 31, Sunday DEADLINE
With the Summer approaching, so to is the decision as to what kinds of activities your children will
be involved.  Will it be soccer, baseball, or something else? If you are thinking that the costs associated may be too much for your family budget, check out the application form for KidsportTM Miramichi.  KidsportTM  Miramichi is a confidential organization that helps families needing assistance in paying sport registration fees.  The deadline for applications is May 31st and all completed applications will be looked at for sponsorship.  Applications can be picked up at the City Hall, the Golden Hawk Recreation Center, and the former Miratech Building.  Forms can also be found on the website www.kidsportcanada.ca and go to the 'How to Apply' link. For further information please call Jason Walsh, Recreation Coordinator at 506-623-2054 or email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org. Please note that each application requires a notice of assessment from Revenue Canada.  You can obtain this by calling 1-800-959-8281.   KidsportTM is a children’s charity administered by Sports NB and the objective is to assist families facing financial obstacles to participate in community sport programs.

MAY 31, Sunday DEADLINE
The Miramichi Valley Bible Camp is extending its early bird registration deadline to May 31st.  Get
your registrations in early and receive an extra $20 off for this summer!  Miramichi Valley Bible Camp is thrilled to bring you another great season of summer camp!   Whether you’re a returning camper or joining us for the first time, they can’t wait to welcome you!  For more details please call 506-622-8707.

FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
The Greater Miramichi Parkinson Support Group meet at he Sobeys Community Room in Douglastown starting at 7:00pm.  Everyone is welcome to attend these meetings and for more details, please contact Velma at 506-773-6239

EVERY WEDNESDAY
The Community Support Group will be happening from 6:30pm - 8:30pm at Newcastle Kin Centre.  This nurturing group is designed for people recovering from Mental Health and Addictions.  Caregivers are more than welcome as well.  For more information, please call The Schizophrenia Society of NB Miramichi at 506-622-1595 or Linda Stevens at 506-622-2440.

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT
Youth Night will be held at the Golden Hawk Rec Center from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.  Activities include a Mobile Gaming Unit, Laser Tag, Open Gym Activities, Games Room and a DJ.  Golden Hawk Youth Night is open to youth Grades 5 - 12 and runs from Sept. 19 - May 15 on Fridays from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.  For more information, please call the Miramichi Community Wellness and Recreation Department at 506-623-2300 or email: jason.walsh@miramichi.org

MONDAY NIGHTS
If you desire to communicate more clearly this year, consider joining us on Monday nights for Toastmasters at 7:00pm at the Nordin Rec Center. You might have a job interview, an important meeting, a chance to make a presentation or a toast at a wedding or just provide better customer service, Toastmasters can help you in all areas!!  For more details, please call 506-773-7827 or go online at www.miramichi.toastmastersclubs.org

JUNE 4, Thursday
Cribbage is held every Thursday evening at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Quarryville with registration between 7:00pm & 7:30pm when the games begin.  All are welcome.

JUNE 11, Thursday
The Smokers Anonymous Support Group will hold its meeting on Thursdays at 7:00pm at the Miramichi Regional Hospital, in the Hyland Theater, 500 Water Street.   All smokers, non-smokers,
and those wanting to quit smoking, are welcomed to attend this FREE support group.  Please help spread the word by inviting your family and friends to attend.  These meetings are designed as a way for the group to offer support and encouragement to one another to quit or refrain from smoking.  For more information call 506-627-7565 or email biggestquittermiramichi@gmail.com

MAY 30, Saturday
There will be a Mega Yard Sale & BBQ happening at Carrefour Beausoleil, 300 Beaverbrook Rd. Miramichi, from 8:30am - 1:00pm Rain or Shine.  All are welcome.

MAY 30, Saturday
There will be a huge fundraising Yard & Bake Sale in Blackville from 9:00am - 2:00pm at the United Church Hall to help with the cost of sending kids to camp that attend the Hillside Church Kids Club & the Hillside Church Youth Group.  If you'd like to rent a table ($5/table) please contact Liane Underhill at 506-251-1017.  Doors open at 9:00am, no early birds please.   For more details on summer camp at the Miramichi Valley Bible Camp, visit www.miramichivalleybiblecamp.com

MAY 30, Saturday
There will be a Men's Fellowship Breakfast at 9:00am at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Chatham. 
Testimony will be given by Gerald Regan and music will be by The River Men.  A freewill offering will be taken and for more details or for any questions, please call Rick Mills 506-625-7186.

MAY 30, Saturday
The Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s museum will be holding a market & yard sale from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Table rentals are $10 each OR donate your yard sale items to the museum to be sold by us.  All proceeds go to the support of museum operating expenses. Call 506-369–7214 to reserve your table.

MAY 30, Saturday
There will be a huge yard sale happening at the United Church Centre, 556 King George Highway, Miramichi, starting at 7:00am.  All are welcome.

MAY 31, Sunday
The Knights of Columbus Council 8381, in Nelson, will be holding their monthly funding raising
breakfast from 8:00am - 1:00pm in the Seniors Hall located at 26 Sutton Road.  Cost is $6 for adults or take-Away 506-622-1010, $4  for children and a Family Rate is $15.  All profits are donated to various charities. All are welcome and the Knights greatly appreciate your support.  Hope to see you at the breakfast.

JUNE 1, Monday
As part of their North American tour, The African Childrens Choir will be in the Miramichi at The Point
Church at 7:00pm.  Admission is free and there will be a freewill offering!

JUNE 2, Tuesday
There will be a Customer Appreciation Day held at the ARM Book Nuke.  The Management and Staff of the Autism Resource Miramichi Book Nook, located on 139 Duke Street in Chatham, welcomes you to join in the celebrations of their one year in Business!  There will be music and light refreshments; as well as a free book with every purchase (*some conditions apply*).

JUNE 4, Thursday
There will be a noon luncheon with Opportunities NB CEO, Stephen Lund from 12:00pm - 1:00pm at
the Goodie Shop.  Mr. Lund will be joining in to discuss the ways they would like to improve the economy in NB, as well as share different initiatives that can help you and your business!

JUNE 5, Saturday
There will be a Retirement Celebration for Pastor Gary Churchill’s Last Hurrah!  Everyone is welcome to come to the Miramichi Wesleyan Church starting at 7:00pm.  Come and share an evening with a Man of God and the Man of the Hour.  It is a night of desserts and fellowship!  Please RSVP by email: miramichiwesleyanchurch52@gmail.com attention to Natalie or call: 506-627-6967 

JUNE 7, Sunday
The movie "Escape" will be shown at the Miramichi Wesleyan Church starting at 6:00pm.  Everyone is invited to attend this free event.  SYNOPSIS: Doctors Paul and Kim Jordan are struggling to find peace in their lives after the tragic loss of their baby’s life. Paul persuades Kim to escape reality and flee to the exquisite islands of Southeast Asia. Paradise becomes a nightmare when he is kidnapped by human traffickers in need of a skilled doctor. Faced with a fight for survival, Paul finds himself captive alongside the wealthy Malcolm Andrews. He quickly realizes their is no hope for his captors dying leader and is forced to examine his eternal fate. With life and death in the balance, Malcolm challenges Paul to stop running from God. Will Paul realize that trust in God is his only hope for escape?

JUNE 8, Monday & JUNE 9, Tuesday
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride Is Coming To Napan!  One of Canada's most
recognized icons, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Musical Ride, will be performing at the Napan Agricultural Show fairgrounds on June 8th and 9th.  The RCMP Musical Ride represents a colourful Canadian tradition. The troop of 32 horses and riders will perform a variety of cavalry drills choreographed to music.  The Musical Ride was developed in 1876 by early members of the North-West Mounted Police to display their riding ability and entertain the local community. It has evolved over the decades into a uniquely Canadian performance enjoyed by tens of thousands of spectators every year. For more information, visit the Napan Agricultural Show website at napan.ca/show. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to The Roof That Jack Started.  For further information, plase contat John O'Shea, 506- 773-5015

JUNE 13, Saturday
The Relay For Life 2015 in Miramichi will be happening at James M. Hill High School, from 12:00pm - 12:00am.   This years goal is set at $85,000. Relay participants walk or run together around a track or path at a local school, park or fairground, passing a baton to their fellow participants and working together toward one common goal: the fight against cancer amd create a world where no one fears cancer. If you need help registering, contact: Don Lynch: 506-773-3282 or  Ruth Linden: 506-622-2465, you can also email:  relay4lifemiramichi@outlook.com.  Accept the baton and be part of the Relay for Life 2015 in Miramichi

JUNE 13, Saturday
MP Tilly O'Neil Gordon and her Electoral District Associates  will be coming to the Blackville Park for a community BBQ from 11:00am - 2:00pm.  Tilly's team will bring the BBQs, the food, and the drinks.  All proceeds will be donated to the Greater Blackville Resource Center Food Bank.  There will be events and a jumping castle for the kids and entertainment for everyone!

JUNE 14, Sunday
The Miramichi Police Force is proud to host the 2nd Annual Big Am Challenge at the French Fort Cove starting at 10:00am.  Last year’s event drew over 100 participants!!!!  The event is in memory
of Sgt. Ambury “Big Am” Newman, a dedicated police officer for 35 years and retired member of the Miramichi Police Force, who passed away on January 3rd, 2008.  EVERYONE WELCOME! - The challenge is intended to raise awareness about the importance of officer wellness and promote being physically active in our community.  Everyone is welcome to participate, and the experience is meant to be FUN and CHALLENGING for all!  CHILDREN UNDER 14 – Kids participating in the 1.5K walk/run will receive medals supplied by New Brunswick Medical Society and RunNB.   RACE DETAILS – The race will be held on June 14th, 2015. Same day registration Cove Road Entrance 8:30-9:30am. The run will start at 10:00am. Participants can walk a 1.5km route or challenge themselves to a 6km trek through the trails. COST - $10 per person ($5 for children under 14).  Follow the event on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Am-Challenge/381694938708242Challenge/381694938708242

JUNE 15, Monday
Get ready for the Celtic Revival!  ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic music, dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival!  Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premier Irish Dance production.  Fast-paced music and high-energy Irish dance combined with  humor and inspiration makes a toe-tapping time for the whole family! Join in at the Miramichi Wesleyan Church, 52 Nelson Street in Miramichi, at 7:00pm.  For more information, please phone 506-622-7845 or visit the www.theskys.org

JUNE 15, Monday
Get ready for the Celtic Revival!  ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy Celtic music, dance and Gospel production Celtic Revival!  Delighting audiences from coast to coast across the U.S. and Canada the SKY Family is Eastern Canada's premier Irish Dance production.  Fast-paced music and high-energy Irish dance combined with  humor and inspiration makes a toe-tapping time for the whole family! Join in at the Miramichi Wesleyan Church, 52 Nelson Street in Miramichi, at 7:00pm.  For more information, please phone 506-622-7845 or visit the www.theskys.org

JUNE 18, Thursday  (REGISTRATION DEADLINE JUNE 11)
The Miramichi Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Golf Tournament will be happening at the Miramichi Golf and Country Club.  Registration will be at 12:00pm with the rounds beginning at 1:00pm.  Cost is $130 a player or $520 for a team of 4.  Register by email: MirChamber@nb.aibn.com or by phone: 506-622-5522

JUNE 18, Thursday
Stan Carew & Friends from CBC Radio will be live in concert at the Beaverbrook Kin Center, 100 Newcastle Blvd., starting at 7:00pm.  Stan will be joined by John Cambelljohn from Halifax as well as 'Breeze & Wilson' from the UK.  Cost of tickets will be $25 at the door or advanced tickets will be $20 and available at Brookdale Flower Shop, Kingston Car Wash and the Newcastle Farmers Market.  Sponsored by the 58th Miramichi Folksong Festival.

JULY 1, Wednesday
There will be a Canada Day concert happening featuring Leander Mendoza at 7:00pm at St. Mary's Church, 360 Newcastle Blvd.  Musical guests include: The Point Church Trio, Miramichi Sings under the direction of Margaret Craig. Patricia Lagman & Mary & Susan Butler.  Sponsored by the 58th Miramichi Folksong Festival.