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The Salvation Army is in need of some volunteers to assist with the 2014 Christmas Kettle Campaign.  This is an opportunity for you to give the “Gift of Time” to make a better Christmas for the less fortunate here in Miramichi.  If you have a 3 hours a week or less to spare between now and Christmas The Salvation Army would love to hear from you.  You can call the office at 506-622-7826 during normal office hours or leave a message any time at the same number; or you could stop by the office at 231 Pleasant Street, Miramichi.  Staff will fill you in on all the details.  Thanks for offering this gift at this special time of year!

The career information center to host "Tuesdays with Employers".  Are you looking for a local job?  Here is your chance to meet potential employers!  In recognition of National Career Week, the Career Information Centre invites you to ‘Tuesdays with Employers’.  This event will allow you to hear about jobs that are available in this area. Each Tuesday an employer will be on location to discuss potential positions within their company.  Light refreshments will be served during this event.  Additionally, the Career Information Centre’s staff will be present to offer you information related to the free resources and services that are available at the center.  Schedule of events: November 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Roussel Toyota, November 25, 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Sykes Enterprises Ltd.  December 2 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Unicare Healthcare and  December 9, 2:00pm - 3:30pm at Bell Aliant.  For more information, please telephone 506-622-5491 or 506-622-4787, visit us at 152 Pleasant Street, Miramichi, or email us at cic.miramichi@bellaliant.com.

Close your eyes and imagine a unique, culinary experience where you rely on all of your senses – except sight.  CNIB New Brunswick is looking for energetic, well connected volunteers to help coordinate, promote and lead Dining in the Dark fundraisers in Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton and Miramichi.  Roles include selling tickets, securing auction items and sponsorship or brainstorming ideas for our blindfolded events.  Event proceeds support programs and services that help New Brunswickers who are blind or partially sighted to lead full, active lives.  To learn more or to volunteer, call Christine at 506.857.4240 x 5619 or email christine.kennedy-babineau@cnib.ca

FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
The Breakfast Caregiver Support Group will happen at 10:00am at the Fundy Line Conference Room (Back Room).  This nurturing group is designed for caregivers of persons who suffer from Mental Illness/Addictions Issues.  Breakfast will be at your own expense but the nurturing and supportive environment is PRICELESS.  For more information, please call The Schizophrenia Society of NB Miramichi at 506-622-1595 or Janie Hubbard at 506-622-7966, please leave a message if no answer.

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.

FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
There will be a beautiful night of worship and prayer with an amazing band for Christians at The Point Church - Newcastle location (formerly known as Newcastle United Baptist Church) on the first Saturday of each month at 7:00pm.  Everyone is welcome.

EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT
The official Youth Night Kick Off party 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

OCTOBER 6 - NOVEMBER 27
Aerobic Classes for all ages with Arlene Waugh every Monday at 7:30pm and Thursday at 7:00pm at the United Church Hall in Blackville.  Fall Session will run October 6 - November 27 for Middle
school age and older.  The cost is only $2 per class and for more information contact: Jean 506-843-2871 or Bev 506-843-2854

OCTOBER 12 - DECEMBER 14
Every Sunday the Miramichi Skating Club is now offering Adult Skating Classes from 3:30pm - 4:30pm at the Civic Center!  This is a learn-to-skate program based on individual need, anything from basic skills to figure skating skills.  Cost is $185 for 10 sessions and for more information please contact Eric Fallon at 506-624-9198.

NOVEMBER 27, Thursday
Celebrate the Holidays in our DowntownS!  The annual 'Illumination of the Queen Elizabeth Park' will be taking place this year with the countown beginning at 6:30pm.  This year the Board of Directors, of the Newcastle Business District will be offering a new surprise, with an investment of new lights the park will be sparkling like a Winter Wonderland for the holiday season!  There will be music in the park and from 6:00pm - 8:00pm there will be free horse drawn sleigh rides offered by the Newcastle Business District.  All are welcome.


NOVEMBER 28, Friday
MP Tilly O’Neil Gordon will be having a Christmas Party at the Miramichi Agricultural Exhibition Association in Miramichi.  Doors will open at 7:00pm with finger foods being served and music/dance will play from 9:00pm – 12:00am by T Blanc.  Admission is free & everyone is welcome.

NOVEMBER 29, Saturday
Vendors are needed for the annual Christmas Treasures, Craft, Silent Auction and Bake Sale to be held at the F.P. Loggie Hall, 1460 Water Street.  at 9:00am.  If you would like more information or
would like to book a table, please contact Connie at 506-773-5587

NOVEMBER 29, 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 $5 for adults or Take-Away (call 506-622-1010), $4 for children and a Family Rate is $14.  All profits are donated to various charities.  All are welcome and the Knights greatly appreciate your support.  Hope to see you at the breakfast.

NOVEMBER 29, Saturday
The 25th Annual Christmas Craft & Bake Sale will be held at The Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church starting at 10:00am.  Lots of crafts, baked goods and treasures for Christmas.  All are
welcome and for more information, please call 506-622-2736

NOVEMBER 29, Saturday
'A Handmade Christmas Craft Sale' will be happening at the Nordin Recreation Center from 10:00am - 4:00pm.  Stop by to see crafts & creations by local vendors!  All are welcome and hope to see
you there.

NOVEMBER 30, Sunday
The Seven Threads Open House will be held at 242 Sweeney Lane in Miramichi from 11:00am - 5:00pm.  Lots of jewelry, art, scarves, ponchos and gifts, all made with an upCycled flair!  Come by
and pick up something one-of-a-kind for the Holidays!  For more details, please call 506-625-6877

STARTING NOVEMBER 30, Sunday
The 2nd Annual MVHS Christmas Craft Market is a go!  The Christmas Market will be open from 12:00pm - 4:00pm for four consecutive Sundays beginning November 30th in the Miramichi Valley
High School Cafeteria.  Table rentals are $15 each!  This Christmas market is intended for handmade and homemade items only and to book your table please call 506-773-0914.

DECEMBER 3, Wednesday - DECEMBER 7, Sunday
White Rose Entertainment presents - "Nuts" dinner theatre happening at the Rodd Miramichi River Hotel, each evening at 6:30pm.  Everyone is welcome to a show that has "Great Musical Hits,
Great Comedy, Great Food, Great Value, & Lots of Laughs!!".   For ticket information and full details of the show, please phone 506-773-3111 or visit the website: www.feastdinnertheatres.ca

DECEMBER 3, Wednesday - DECEMBER 7, Sunday
Please join in for their biggest 'Living Christmas Tree' celebration ever!  The annual Living Christmas Tree production will be at The Point Church each evening at 7:00pm.  This year they've added
an extra performance, so now you have even more opportunities to see your favorite Christmas Production!  This year some exciting new things have been added including an outdoor living nativity.  Tickets are free, as this performance is their gift to the community, but make sure to get your tickets early!  Tickets can be obtained from The Point Church Newcastle office, 582 King George Highway, reserved online at www.thepointchurch.ca/living-christmas-tree or by calling 506-622-4540.

DECEMBER 5, Friday
The 29th Annual Parade of Lights will be held starting at 6:30pm.  The Parade of Lights, is a time of celebrating the Holidays with the night time Parade.  For more information, please visit the
website: http://downtownsmiramichi.com or call 506-778-0900.

DECEMBER 6, Saturday
The annual Breakfast with Santa will be held at the Chatham Head Rec Center, from 8:00am - 11:00am.  Breakfast includes Bacon, Eggs, Hash Browns, Beans, Toast, Juice, Tea & Coffee.  Cost
for children is $3, adults $7 and pictures with Santa are just $2.  Proceeds will go to the Heart and Stroke Relay for Heart which has put over 20 AED machines in the Miramichi to date.  For more details, please call 506-627-0307

DECEMBER 6, Saturday
The Annual Gretna Green Christmas Craft Sale & Holly Tea will be from 10:00am - 2:00pm at Gretna Green Elementary School.  Tables are $15 to rent, plus a craft or gift item for the door prize
basket.  Anyone wanting tables can call Diane Arbeau 506-773-5824 or the school 506-778-6099 and leave a message.  The sale always has beautiful crafts from very creative crafters from all over New Brunswick and Nova Scotia and it is always a great sale and fun day!  Hope to see you there!

DECEMBER 6, Saturday & DECEMBER 7, Sunday
The Whooper Spring Players will be presenting their annual Christmas Dinner/Theater beginning at 6:00pm each evening at the United Church Center, 143 Main St., Blackville.  The traditional
turkey dinner with all the trimmings will be served followed by the production (which will be chosen at a later date).  Advance ticket sales only!  To RSVP please call 506-843-6139

DECEMBER 7, Sunday (RSVP BEFORE DEC. 2nd)
Autism Resources Miramichi Cordially invites families to their annual Christmas Party at the Royal Canadian Legion, 18 McCurdy Street in Chatham from 2:00pm - 4:00pm.  Join in for an afternoon
of fun, food and friends.  Bring a gift for each of your children, suggest gift value of $10 or less.  For more details, please call 506-622-8137.  Please contact the center for assistance to cover gift cost.  Come and celebrate with friends!  Special guests will be in attendance!

DECEMBER 7, Sunday
Newfoundlands 'Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case' will be joined by local favourite Jimmy Lingley,
at Carrefour Beausoleil, starting at 5:00pm.  Sherman Downey and the Ambiguous Case were voted the best New Act in Canada in the CBC Searchlight Contest, beating out over 3000 acts across the country.  Doors open at 4:00pm and the show will start at 5:00pm.  General admission tickets are $30 (includes hst) and are available at Millbank Music, City Limits Convenience and Brookdale Flower Shop.  Presented by Octopus House and for more details, please visit www.octopushouse.ca, or call Ken 506-251-9709

DECEMBER 29, 30 & 31
Hooray for Hollywood!  Join in for "Family Camp 1947", a hilarious dinner theatre production with Salmon
dinner and strawberry shortcake.  Festivities will be held at the Miramichi Valley Bible Camp, 104 Enclosure Park Rd. Derby Junction at 6:00pm (seating at 5:30pm).  Tickets are $40 and available from Percy Flanagan by calling 506-625-0237.  Tax receipts will be available.