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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.

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 president@miramichiunited.ca (tel: 506-622-8530), or Greg MacDiarmid at registrar@miramichiunited.ca (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
following locations:
 
April 21 - Upper Blackville Baptist Church (Howard Rd.)
April 28 - Voice of Hope Ministries (Blackville)
April 14 - Holy Trinity Anglican Church Hall (Blackville)
 
For more information, or if you would like to partner to put on a luncheon, please contact
Rev. Le Blanc at 506-843-9034

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

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 biggestquittermiramichi@gmail.com

APRIL 24, Friday
There 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 limit.

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
The 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
The 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
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