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: firstname.lastname@example.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.
Online registration for the 2015 summer soccer season is now open. Starting April 1st, online registration will be available at www.MiramichiUnited.ca. Credit card, cheque or cash are all acceptable, but credit card is
encouraged as less work for volunteers. This is open to players of ALL ages from 4 years old to 94 and beyond,
with teams arranged by age and gender. If you turn 4 years old in this calendar year, then you are able to register.
This includes all participants in the Miramichi, Sunny Corner, and Blackville locations. Space
is limited, so players and parents are encouraged to register soon. Late registration charges will be applied after April 30th. For those wishing to
register or pay in person, volunteers will be available at Tim Hortons locations within the city on April 25th (check
website for times and details). Payments with cheque or cash can be dropped off during business hours at Miramichi Optometry,
470 King George Hwy. during the month of April. Please
note that a Medicare number is required to register online or in person, and a valid e-mail address is recommended.
Desktop or laptop computers are recommended, as phones and tablets may not work properly with the registration process (particularly
with credit card payment). Miramichi United Soccer has been
running for over 30 years, and includes the Timbits recreational soccer program, youth competitive teams, and adult leagues.
Last year the local soccer club had in excess of 600 participants, in what is arguably Canada's fastest growing sport.
Questions can be addressed to Jason Hebert at email@example.com (tel: 506-622-8530), or Greg MacDiarmid at firstname.lastname@example.org (tel: 506-627-0250). The "Official" Miramichi United Soccer
Club can also be found on Facebook.
Companies interested in sponsorship opportunities with Miramichi United Soccer
should contact Jason Hebert.
The Rotary Club of Newcastle have announced that they have
completed their website preparations and now everyone is welcome to register
online for the “Rotary Atlantic Washer Toss Championship”!
This activity will be jsut one event at the Rotary Spring Festival in Miramichi
the weekend of MAY 22-24. To register, please look under “Washer Toss”
on the official website www.RotarySpringFest.com Washer toss entries will be teams of two at a cost of $80 and guaranteed
a minimum six games under a triple elimination format on Saturday, followed
by a double elimination format for the division finalists on
Sunday. The winning team will walk away with a cash prize of $1000 and a paid entry into the World event in August while the second and third place teams will also receive cash prizes. The “Rotary Atlantic Washer Toss Championship” has been sanctioned
by the World Washer Toss Championship.
The Greater Blackville Resource Center is pleased to announce that they will be partnering
with local church groups and service groups for the 'Soups On, Again!' program. The
community is invited to come and enjoy a free
lunch from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the
April 21 - Upper Blackville Baptist Church (Howard Rd.)
- Voice of Hope Ministries (Blackville)
April 14 - Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall (Blackville)
more information, or if you would like to partner to put on a luncheon, please contact Rev.
Le Blanc at 506-843-9034
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
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: email@example.com
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
MARCH 17, Tuesday - APRIL 24, Tuesday
There will be a
ladies six week Bible study held at Lyttleton Pentecostal Church, each evening at 6:30pm. All ladies are welcome and
they will be studying Beth Moore's "Stepping Up - A Journey Through the Psalms of Ascent"
APRIL 23, 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.
ARPIL 23, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
APRIL 24, Friday
will be a Gospel concert and silent auction on baked goods at 6:00pm at the Napan Community
Hall. Donations will be accepted at the door and proceeds will be in support of "the roof that
jack started" to build an arena for the Napan Agricultural show ring.
APRIL 25, Saturday
Miramichi United Soccer Club will hold
live registration for the 2015 summer season, one day only from 10:00am - 12:00pm at the Tim Hortons in Douglastown, in Downtown
Chatham on Water Street and in Downtown Newcastle on the square. Participants are encouraged to avoid line-ups by registering
online at www.MiramichiUnited.ca. Late fees apply after April 30th. Minimum age is age 4 this calendar year, there is no upper
APRIL 25, Saturday
The NBCC Wellness Committee is having a yard sale
in the gymnasium at the college (80 University Avenue, Miramichi) from 8:30am - 1:00pm. Cost for renting a table
is $5 with set up being the evening before from 5:00pm - 9:00pm. If you are interested in renting a table, please call
Rhona at 506-778-6045 but hurry, limited number of tables are available!
APRIL 25, Saturday
There will be a men's Fellowship Breakfast
Saturday at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Chatham starting at 9:00am. Testimony will be given by Terry Jones and
music by Barry McLean. A freewill offering will be taken and for any questions, please call Rick Mills 506-625-7186
APRIL 26, 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 in Nelson.
The 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.
APRIL 28, Tuesday
Joel Plaskett with the Emergency kick off their national tour in support of
the new album Park Avenue
Sobriety Test in Miramichi at 7:30 pm at Carrefour Beausoleil. Tickets are $35 (Inc.
HST) and are available at Brookdale Flower Shop, City Limits Convenience and Millbank
Music or at octopushouse.ca/mail-order. Joel Plaskett with the Emergency and Mo Kenny are
an Octopus House Presentation. For more information on upcoming shows, follow us
on Facebook or visit our website octopushouse.ca or phone 506-251-9709
MAY 1, Friday
The talented ladies of the River will be
performing a spring event showcasing the best singing talent on the river at the Renous Rec Center at 7:30pm. All proceeds from this event will be donated to local bursaries! Admission is $5 or donation at the door. Come out for a great evening of entertainment. These ladies really know how to put on a show. Come have a say, have a drink, enjoy the music. 50/50 tickets will be sold and a bake sale will be held. Promises to be a great time :) For more details visit: www.facebook.com/events/344624735727853/
MAY 2, Saturday
All Things Ladies will
be happening again on the Miramichi! This time 'All Things Ladies' will be happening at the Riverside Entertainment Center from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. Tickets are only $20
each and the evening will be filled with all the things ladies love; shopping, food and a whole lot
of fun!! For more details, please phone 506-622-8137
MAY 2, Saturday
Autism Resources Miramichi Inc. presents, their biggest
fundraising event of the year, the 5th
annual 'All Things Ladies'! The event will be happening at Riverside Entertainment Center
from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. Tickets are $20 each and available at: Autism Resources Miramichi,
N&J Convenience, Country Floral, Town Hill Jewellry, Absolute Beauty and WIllie
McGees Pub. Sponsored by Miramichi Honda and Country Floral. All of the things ladies
love in one place at one party!
MAY 3, Sunday
Dr Gerard Losier will be hosting a public
forum all about our seniors, the crowded hospitals and the need of new nursing homes in the Miramichi. The public forum
will happen at the Exhibition Center in Chatham at 2:00pm and all are welcome.
MAY 8, Friday ORDER BEFORE MAY 4
Miramichi Worldwide group will be holding a cold-plate take-out lunch on Friday at St. Andrew's United Church, 188 Wellington St., Chatham. Delivery will be available before noon or pick up. Lunch will
include ham, potato & pasta salads, tomato, cucumber, roll and dessert, all for $10. Please order before May 4th by calling
506-773-5459 or any team member. Proceeds from this fundraiser will help with a building project in Honduras during
our trip in 2016.
MAY 9, Saturday & MAY 10, Sunday
St. James Presbyterian Church welcomes in concert, Brenda Jones! Come expecting to hear His voice, to see His heart
and receive His love! Brenda will be performing Saturday night at 7:00pm and Sunday morning at 10:00am at 275 Newcastle
Blvd. Miramichi. A Free will offering will be taken and refreshments will follow.
MAY 8, Friday & MAY 9, Saturday
Middle school and
high school youth groups are invited to 'Springforth' in Moncton. Big bands and big speakers are going to be on hand and you'll be challenged to take a springing leap forward in your journey with God! Sky terminal, Shiloh Band, Mike Gordon and Randy Carter will all be there. More information and registration are available at springforth.baptist-atlantic.ca or you can phone 506-635-1922 ext 111
MAY 24, Sunday
The annual Medavie Blue
Cross MS Walk will be happening in the Miramichi starting at 1:00pm. The route this year will be from the Beaverbrook Kin Center on Newcastle Boulevard and go on a five kilometre loop back to the club.
People are needed to take part in this very important fundraiser. To register, you can go to www.mswalks.ca and enter your name or your team name. There is no registration fee.
JUNE 8, Monday & JUNE 9, Tuesday
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
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: email@example.com. Accept the baton and be part of the Relay for Life 2015 in Miramichi