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Garden Space Available at North Bartholomew Road Community Garden.  Do you crave fresh vegetables but don't have tools or space to make your own garden? We have a nice, fertile tilled garden about one-quarter acre in size.  We are putting in potatoes, corn, onions, carrots, and beets later this week. There might be a couple of 160 foot rows still available after we plant.  If anyone is interested in sharing this garden space, please contact Ken at 506-251-9709, or see All-in-Fun Blackville on facebook. The mosquitoes will sure enjoy meeting you!

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

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

JULY 2, 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.

JULY 4, Saturday
Autism Resource Miramichi will be having a giant yard sale happening at 302 Highplain Crescent in Newcastle, starting at 7:00am and ending around noon.  Also, if anyone is available on Friday to set up tables, please drop by at the above address anytime after 9:00am

JULY 6, Monday
A general meeting of the Miramichi Valley Business Association membership has been called commencing at 7:00pm in the River Room of the Atlantic Salmon Museum, 23 Main Street in Doaktown.  On the agenda are presentations from:  
- Mr. Jean Pierre Turbide (NB Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour)
- Ms. Clarissa LeBreton (NB Community College OASIS Program)
- Ms. Christen Lanteigne (NB Community Support Service)
- Ms. Gina O'Rourke-McKay (NB MAP Program)

These are all subjects that are important to members and concern free training and information.  Please take a moment to confirm your attendance by calling 506-365-1105

JULY 8, Wednesday
There will be a benefit card party happening at the White Rapids Hall in the White Rapids at 7:00pm.  The benefit is to help raise funds for James Nash who will be traveling to Moncton for appointments and cancer treatment.

JULY 9, 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

JULY 9, Thursday
The Schizophrenia Society of NB - Miramichi will be holding a fundraiser BBQ between 11:00am - 1:00pm in front of Mac's Seafood on Water Street in Chatham.  Hamburgers and hotdogs will be served, along with assorted beverages. 

JULY 11, Saturday
Hospice Miramichi will be having a yard sale from 9:00am - 1:00pm, rain or shine.  There will be a $5 fill a bag clothing sale happening too.

JULY 11, Saturday
The Central NB Woodmen’s Museum will be hosting an Evening with Author David Adams Richards and The Friends of Meager Fortune.  Starting at 5:00pm with a meet and greet followed by a dinner and readings by David Adams Richards.  Tickets are $45 and for your tickets or more information please contact Patricia (Pat) Price, the Fundraising Events Coordinator, at 506-369-7214 or email: fundraising.woodmen@nb.aibn.com.  The Central New Brunswick Woodmen’s Museum is located at 6342 Route 8 Boiestown, NB

JULY 17, Friday
The 19th Annual Cow Patty Bingo to be held at 6:00pm at the Miramichi Exhibition.  A grand prize of $500 will be awarded to winning ticket holder.  Tickets for a square in the Cow Patty Bingo are only $5 and can be purchased at the Exhibition on the 15th, 16th, and 17th.  Anyone looking to buy tickets can also call our office at 506-622-1595 or visit their office at 1756 Water Street.

JULY 18, Saturday
There will be a Citizen Appreciation night honoring George Routledge at the United Church Hall in Blackville starting at 6:00pm.  A cold buffet will be served with music by the Sutton Brook Singers.  Tickets are available at the Blackville Irving, at Renous & Rte. 118 Convenience Stores or by contacting Joy at 506-622-6704 or Jean at 506-843-2871.

JULY 18, Saturday
KidPlayHouse Productions presents "The Raven of Éirean Mhór" at Vogue Theatre from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.  Tickets are available for $10 at the Irish Festival office, Seasons View Café and The Bistro 140.  For more information, please call 506-778-8493.  Family entertainment suitable for ages 6+. The musical play is about Rionach who lives on the edge of the forest with her grandmother and her father, John the woodsman. Her life is quiet and uneventful. But all that changes on the eve of her 13th birthday when The Raven comes to call. Written in the style of classic faery tales, The Raven of Éirean Mhór brings to life a time in Olde Ireland when the worlds of human and faery, of light and shadow and all that lies between, danced together as one.

JULY 19, Sunday
There will be a benefit held for Cathy Sturgeon at 2:00pm at the Renous Rec Center.  Cathy was diagnosed with breast cancer in April and all proceeds will help with cost associated with travelling and medical expenses.  For more information, please contact Staci Gillespie 506-625-0312

AUGUST 15, Saturday
The 2nd Annual Walk for Autism, which will be part of the Autism Awareness Fun Day, will be happening starting at the Dr. Losier School at 11:00am.  Registration will be at 10:00am or you can pre-register anytime at the Autism Resource Center.