Community Events

Fredericton Area Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
4/14/27

CDN CANCER SOCIETY/ CANCER MONTH

April is Cancer Month  and the Canadian Cancer Society is asking all of us to support of the fight against Cancer by participating in their Daffodil Pin campaign  . You can show your support during Cancer month by wearing a Daffodil pin. These pins are available at boxes at over 50 locations throughout  the city. So please pick up a pin and wear it to show that we are all involved in the battle against Cancer. For more information visit www.cancer.ca

INFO various, at various
4/95/29

Autism Connections Teen Night

Every Thursday night at 7pm Autism Connections Fredericton holds aTeen Night from the ages of 13-18 siblings welcome. This takes place at the centre on Lincoln Road. 

INFO 7pm Thursdays, at Centre on Lincoln Rd
4/115/30

Design Works Summer Camps for Kids & Teens!

Join the fun this summer at UNB’s Design Works camps for kids and teens. With over 50 creative and educational summer camps, choose from themed art camps and Steal-the-Stage Theatre to Zoomba Art camps. Budding photographers can select from Stop Motion Animation and Outdoor photography, along with introductory classes for all ages. 

New this year, there are themed art camps taught in French, cool science and engineering camps, and an awesome DIY Handy-Kid camp. As well, the always popular Jr Iron Chef camps are offering weekly cooking themes throughout the summer.  All camps are held at UNB. For more information or to register, please visit www.unb.ca/cel/summer or call 453-4646.  

INFO various, at UNB
4/114/30

FBGC Sponsor the Children campaign

Boys and Girls Club of Fredericton officially launched their annual Sponsor the Children campaign. You Can donate a specified amount or a monthly donation that gives the donor the designation of ‘Club Champion’.  The funds are used directly in program delivery and make a significant impact on our young people. Individuals, businesses, service clubs or other groups who would like donate to the campaign are encouraged to contact the Club at 472‐5112 or visit the Club’s website: www.fbgc.ca

INFO -, at -
4/125/24

Autism Connections Activity Afternoon

Every second and fourth Saturday we have an ACF activity afternoon from 12pm-4pm. This is for ages 7-12 siblings welcome. This takes place at the centre on Lincoln Road.

  

INFO 12pm - 4pm second & fourth Saturday, at Centre on Lincoln Rd
4/215/2

Fredericton Music Festival

The 67th Annual Fredericton Music Festival is set to begin on Monday, April 21st and will continue until Friday, May 2nd.  Festival programs are available from Tony’s Music Box, and at all venues. If you would like further information, please visit the website at:

www.frederictonmusicfestival.org or please call 363-5680

INFO various, at various
4/215/31

Re/Max Relay for Life

The Canadian Cancer society needs you to join in the fight against cancer.  There is still time for you to get involved in this year Remax Relay for Life taking place this June at their new Home Leo Hayes High School.  It’s a great event and it’s the perfect way for you to honour the people you know whose lives have been touched by Cancer.  So why not get some friends or co-worker together today and enter a team or you can join as an individual. TO find out more CHECK OUT THE FREDERICTON RELAY ON FACEBOOK OR DROP BY OR CALL THE CANCER SOCIETY OFFICE ON QUEEN STREET !! The Remax relay For Life proudly sponsored by all of us here at KHJ!!

INFO -, at Leo Hayes High School
4/225/27

Arthritis Self-Management Progarm

-The Arthritis Society will offer an Arthritis Self-Management Program (ASMP) at the Atlantic Superstore (Community Room), 471 Smythe Street in Fredericton.

-The six-week program begins on Tuesday, April 22nd, and runs every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. until May 27th.
-This program helps people better understand their arthritis and learn ways to help cope with chronic pain, along with encouraging people to take a more active role in managing their arthritis.
-Cost for the six-week program is $20. Space is limited, and attendees must pre-register by contacting Krista Phillips at 1-800-321-1433 or by emailing info@nb.arthritis.ca

INFO 6:30 pm, at Atlantic Superstore Community Room 471 Smythe
4/245/31

Golfer's Dream Weekend

Here is a great idea for Father’s day. Buy dad a ticket on a chance to win a Golfer’s dream weekend in Boston to the Deutche Bank Golf Championship

Prize package consists of accommodations, 4 tickets to Sunday and Monday rounds of the tournament. Defending champ Henrik Stenson takes on Phil Mickelson, Adam Scott, Tiger Woods and many more. You’ll also get 4 infield grandstand tickets to a Red Sox vs Blue Jays game and $500 CASH! This is a $4000 prize! Only 200 tickets are being sold. Tickets are available at Jean Coutu on Union and Covey Basics on Prospect or call 453-3191. Winner announced August 8th.

INFO -, at Boston
4/254/26

Salvation Army Thrift Store

The Salvation Army Thrift store is having a 50% off all clothing sale on April 25th and 26th.

INFO -, at Salvation Army Thrift Store
4/26

Y's Men Community Breakfast

In recognition of May being MS Month the Y'sMen will be hosting a breakfast for the Fredericton MS Chapter on Saturday April 26 at 8am at Willie O'Ree centre

INFO 8am, at Willie O'Ree Place
4/26

Breakfast for Parkinson's

Saturday, April 26, 2014 is the annual Breakfast for Parkinson’s fundraiser from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Brunswick Street Baptist Church – York Street entrance. The event will be held in support of Team Fox -The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s fundraising and event program.  Cost by donation and all proceeds from the breakfast will go to Parkinson’s research.

INFO 8am - 11am, at Brunswick Street Baptist Church
4/26

Rummage Sale

There will be a Rummage Sale at St. John The Evangelist Hall on Saturday, April 26 from 9am - 12pm.  Clothing, footwear, household items, toys, magazines.

INFO 9am - noon, at St. John the Evangelist Hall
4/26

Spring Luncheon

Sts. John & Paul Catholic Women's League is holding their 3rd. Annual Spring Luncheon on April 26th, 2014, Noon till 2:P.M at the Sts. John and Paul Family Center.  Tickets: $10.00.  Come enjoy the company of friends and try as many new desserts as you wish.  Prizes and craft table will be available.  Tickets are available by calling Helen at 457-1040

 

INFO noon - 2pm, at Sts. John & Paul Family Centre
4/26

Greyhound Spring Fling

Maritime Greyhound Adoption Program & Riverview Animal Hospital presents Greyhound Spring Fling on Saturday, April 26 from 1 - 4pm at the Riverview Animal Hospital.  Free cake and refreshments; Free presentation; Nail trims & ear cleaning for your dog with a donation to MGAP; Raffle tickets on a dog basket.

INFO 1pm - 4 pm, at Riverview Animal Hospital
4/26

Rusagonis ATV Club Poker Run

Rusagonis ATV Club Poker Run 26 Apr at the Rusagonis Rec Center, Post Road Rusagonis.  Community Breakfast starting at 8:00am.  Registration 08:30 to 10:30am.  Poker hands $10 ea, 2 for $15, or 3 for $20.  Trail Permits available if needed.  If you enjoy mud and getting wet this is the run for you!  Route will be between 50 and 75km and will be well signed.  BBQ on the trail at the Halfway Cafe.  Prizes must be claimed by 5:00pm

INFO 1 - 3pm, at Rusagonis Rec Centre
4/26

Superhero Walk for Autism

On April 26 2014 the Superhero Walk for Autism at George Street Middle School will take place. The walk starts at 2pm. For information on how to put a team in contact Autism Connections Fredericton at (506)450-6025.

  

INFO 2pm, at George Street Middle School
4/26

Oromocto Relay for Life Bingo

Oromocto Relay for Life Family Bingo Saturday 26 April at 2 p.m. being held at the Lincoln Lions Club.  No cash prizes.  Bring your own dabbers.  Info contact Betty Damery 446-4609

INFO 2pm, at Lincoln Lions Club
4/26

Seafood Chowder Luncheon

There will be a seafood chowder luncheon at St. Anthony's Church Hall on Saturday, April 26th, after the 4pm Mass.

INFO 5pm, at St. Anthony's Parish Church Hall
4/26

Where Rivers Meet

On Saturday, April 26th, at the Kinsmen Center, 141 School St. in Devon at 7:00pm, the group “Where Rivers Meet” featuring Bob Cleghorn, Dwane Drost, Jim Hadley, Bernard Clarkson, Lorrie Yerxa, Jason Cleghorn and Rick Morehouse will be hosting a “Night of Fun Music and Memories” with special guests Casey LeBlanc and Eric Wade. Cost will be $10 and there will be a canteen and door prizes.

INFO 7 pm, at Kinsmen Centre, Devon
4/27

Spring Roast Beef Supper

Holy Trinity Anglican Church is holding a Spring Roast Beef Supper on Sunday April 27th from 3:30 - 6pm. Cost for adults $12 and $6 for children 5-12. 

INFO 3:30 - 6pm, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church
4/27

Wedding Show

A wedding show is being held  at Kingswood Lodge. A number of wedding related vendors will be on hand to give you all the information you need on how to plan the perfect wedding.  It is being hosted by Tale of Two Wedding Coordination and takes place Sunday April 27th between 2pm-4pm.  Admission is just $5 and that will go to the Relay For Life.

 

INFO 2pm-4pm, at Kingswood Lodge
4/27

Roast Beef Supper

.Sunday, April 27, from 4-6 pm, St Francis of Assisi Parish hosts its annual Roast Beef Supper.  Adults $10, Children (under 10) $5 

INFO 4pm - 6pm, at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall
4/29

45's Card Party

St. Dunstan's Catholic Women's League invite you to attend a 45's Card Party at the Monsignor Boyd Family Centre on Tuesday, April 29th at 6:30pm.  Cost is $5.00 per person at the door.  There will be door prizes and refreshments served.  Come and bring a friend to enjoy playing 45's and a social evening. 

INFO 6:30pm, at Monsignor Boyd Family Centre
5/1

Blood Donor Clinic

A blood donor clinic is scheduled for May 1, 2014, 12 – 4 pm. at the Maritime Club, Building D22 at 5 CDSB Gagetown in Oromocto.  Clinic is open to the public and new donors and walk-ins are welcome.  Call 1-888-236-6283 or visit www.blood.ca to book an appointment.

INFO 12-4pm, at Maritime Club, Base Gagetown
5/1

Luminary Lane Ceremony

The RE/MAX Fredericton Relay for Life Luminary Lane Ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 1st at 7pm outside of City Hall.  There will be guest speakers, luminary sales and remembrance ceremony.  All are Welcome

INFO 7pm, at City Hall
5/25/4

Hartland Fire Department Trade Show

The Hartland Fire Department’s 22ND Annual Spring Trade Show will be held May 2-3-4 2014 at the Hartland Arena. The show will feature the farming, forestry, and transportation industries. There will also be a host of exhibits on art, leisure, and recreation. The Trade show attracts several thousand people and some 150 exhibitors from across New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, and Maine.  For more information, please contact the following or e-mailhartlandfire@gmail.com.  contact:  Dave Gormley  506-391-6787

INFO various, at Hartland Arena
5/25/3

7th Annual Spring Fling Art and Craft Sale

7th Annual SPRING FLING ART AND CRAFT SALE will take place on Friday, May 2nd, noon - 7pm and Saturday, May 3rd from 10am - 4pm  at The Unitarian Fellowship of Fredericton, 874 York St. Featuring pottery, paintings, jewellery, photography, wood turning, soap, Middle east imports, Native Art, and much more. For more information: Nancy Beltrandi at nahbeltrandi@gmail.com or 459-8004 or Janet Crawford at janetcra@nbnet.nb.ca or 454-0441.

INFO various, at The Unitarian Fellowship of Fredericton
5/3

Relay for Life Yard Sale

Oromocto Relay for Life Giant Yard Sale Saturday 3 May 8a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Sour Grape Parking lot.  Info call Betty Damery 446-4609

INFO 8am - noon, at Sour Grape Parking Lot
5/3

Martial Arts Tournament

Do you like competition in a healthy and fun environment?  The 7th Annual Easter Seals Martial Arts Tournament takes place on May 3rd at the Carleton St Armoury, Fredericton.  Register early for $30.00 or $40.00 at the door. General admission $5. Raise money for Easter Seals New Brunswick’s children and adults with disabilities at a fun and exciting tournament!  Call 458-8739 to register today. 

INFO 8:15am, at Carleton St Armoury
5/3

Spring Tea Party

There will be a Spring Tea Party on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Dumfries Fire Hall.  Cost: $6.00 per person. Proceeds go to Riverside United Church, Prince William, NB. For some extra fun… make a spring bonnet and take part in our fashion show!!  Will it be pretty or outrageous.

INFO 2-4pm, at Dumfries Fire Hall
5/3

Roast Beef Dinner/Silent Auction

A Roast Beef Dinner & Silent Auction will be held at St. John’s Church, 75 Main St., Fredericton, on May 3rd.  Bidding starts at 4:00 PM and Dinner seating at 5:30 PM.   Ticket $12, Children under 12 - $6, under age 6 eat free.  Tickets may be reserved by calling 458-9411.   A great variety of auction items including crafts, gift baskets, gift certificates and home baking.

INFO 4pm, at St. John's Church
5/3

D-Camp Bingo

DIABETIC BINGO SATURDAY MAY 3RD AT THE ST. MARY’S ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE.    REGULAR EARLY BIRDS START AT 6:00, REGULAR GAMES AND SPECIALS START AT 7:00PM.     $1000.00 JACKPOT PLAYED TIL WON.   ALL PROCEEDS TO FUND DIABETIC CHILDREN ATTENDING SUMMER CAMP.

INFO 6pm, at St. Mary's Entertainment Centre
5/3

Relay for Life 50's Dance

Oromocto Relay for Life 50’s Dance at the Oromocto Legion Saturday May 3rd at 7 p.m.  $10. admission jive lessons included.  Info call Betty Damery 446-4609

 

INFO 7pm, at Oromocto Legion
5/3

Bell Canto Spring Concert

The Bell Canto Singers of Fredericton have  a Spring Concert scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd  at Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton at 7:30pm. Tickets are $15 each and available at Westminster books or at the door. 

INFO 7:30pm, at Christ Church Cathedral
5/4

Yard Sale

The Alzheimer Society will be hosting a fundraiser with efforts going towards their annual “Walk for Memories” with the help of “Team Depot” of the Fredericton Home Depot, Sunday, May 4th, 11 AM – 2 PM at the New Maryland Recreation Center.  INTERESTED IN DONATING ITEMS TO BENEFIT THE ALZHEIMER SOCIETY? DROP OFF:  Saturday, May 3rd, 10 AM - 4 PM, New Maryland Recreation Center, * Please note, we cannot accept TV’s or computer monitors.  For more information on this yard sale or the “Walk for Memories” please call 459-4280

INFO 11 am - 2 pm, at New Maryland Rec Centre
5/4

Walk so Kids Can Talk

Be a Hero. Join us at the Walk so Kids Can Talk, presented by BMO, on Sunday, May 4, 2014. Gather your family, co-workers and friends for a fun 5K Walk in support of Kids Help Phone – the only national professional counselling service supporting kids 24/7/365. The Fredericton Walk will take place at Wilmot Park. Registration is at 12:00 p.m. and the Walk will begin at 1:00 p.m. For more information, please visit walksokidscantalk.ca or call Kids Help Phone at 1-888-470-8880.

 

INFO 12:00pm, at Wilmot Park
5/4

The Harmony Celebration

The Elm City Echoes, Fredericton's barbershop chorus for women, will present a concert at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 4 at Fredericton High School.  The Harmony Celebration will feature the Elm City Echoes; Meadowlarks, Atlantic area quartet champions; and the Girls Harmony Choir of Garden Creek School. Tickets are $15; available at Westminster Books, from chorus members and at the door.

INFO 3pm, at Fredericton High School
5/9

Dance & Delicacies

The Multicultural Association of Fredericton presents 3rd annual Newcomer Scholarship Fundraiser, Dance & Delicacies, on Friday, May 9, 7:30pm at UNB Student Union Building. The program includes Music by Vinyl2Bits, hors d’oeuvres & desserts and Silent Auction. Tickets available at MCAF office (28 Saunders Street, Fredericton): $40 each, $75 for 2. Contact: 454-8292

INFO 7:30pm, at UNB SUB Building
5/10

FAMOM Consignment Sale

The FAMOM spring/summer consignment sale is open to the general public and will be held on Saturday, May 10th from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Capital Winter Club.  We will have many youth, child and baby items at a fraction of retail price. Come browse the huge selection of gently-used children's clothing (newborn to yout h size 16), books, toys, baby equipment, maternity wear and more.  Admission is $1 for those over 16.  Free admission after 11am. ALL SALES ARE CASH ONLY. There is no ABM on site.  Arrive early for the best selection! Please bring a laundry basket or reusable shopping bag for purchases.   

See link to our Facebook event for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1441298676107690/

INFO 9am - 12pm, at Capital Winter Club
5/125/16

Operation Raise the Roof

Delta Hotels and Resorts Global Reservations Services is proud to host the 6th Annual Operation Raise the Roof, May 12th - 16th.  The goal in this week-long outbound telephone campaign is to raise $10,000 in support of Habitat for Humanity.  To become a volunteer please email grs.ortr.sm@deltahotels.com. 

INFO -, at Delta Hotels/Resorts Global Reservations
5/235/25

Ball Hockey for Rotary

KHJ is proud to sponsor the 1st annual Ball Hockey for Rotary tournament May 23rd-May25th. Teams will face off for a good cause in the parking lot at the Grant Harvey Centre. The tournament will be a fundraiser for the Rotary club to support the club’s local and international good causes such as youth literacy, help for the aged, the eradication of polio and Camp Rotary. For full details and to register click http://www.frederictonballhockey.com/

 

INFO -, at Grant Harvey Centre
5/25

Walk for Memories

Walk for Memories is an event for those impacted by Alzheimer's disease as well as other dementias.  The walk takes place on Sunday May 25th, in various communities.  To register a team please contact the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick at 506-634-8277 / communications@alzheimernb.ca. 

INFO various, at various
5/28

Become A Foster Parent

Ever thought of becoming a foster family?  There are children who need you.  Attend the last information session before Summer on Wednesday, May 28 at 7pm in the Community room at Sobey’s on Regent Street.  If you are interested in finding out how you can help a child in your community, please attend.  You will have an opportunity to  speak to social workers and hear about New Brunswick’s Foster Care program first hand or  you can also call 1-800-990-0119 or visit our website at www.gnb.ca/family for more information.

INFO 7pm, at Sobeys Regent St.
5/31

Transition House Softball Tournament Fundraiser

Women in Transition will be organizing a softball tourny fundraiser the weekend of May 31st. This two day event will take place at Henry Park. All proceeds will be going to Transition House; a shelter for women and children leaving domestic abuse. There will be a canteen onsite, providing BBQ and cool drinks.If you are interested in placing a team in this tourny please call 457-2770 for more information.  This is a co-ed tournament; there should be at least 3 girls on the field. Players must be at least 16 years of age.

INFO various, at Henry Park
5/31

Spring Classic Model Contest

The Capital Area Modelers Society will be holding their 26th annual Spring Classic model contest and show at the Kinsmen Center, 141 School St., on Saturday, May 31th.  The doors open at 9:00 a.m., with entry registrations from 9:00 to noon, viewing all day, with awards to be presented at 4:00 pm.  Free admission to the public.  Check out our website at capitalareamodellers.ca

INFO 9am, at Kinsmen Center
5/31

Bridge Luncheon Fundraiser

Bridge Luncheon Fundraiser on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at the Monsignor Boyd Family Centre, 120 Regent St. Doors open at 12:15 PM, lunch at 1 PM. Door prizes and 50/50 draw. $40.00/table. Please contact Chris to reserve a table at 474-2342 or chris.mcaloon@hotmail.com. All proceeds to support the Grueso Salas Family Trust Fund.

INFO 12:15pm, at Monsignor Boyd Family Centre
6/8

Push for Your Tush

Push For Your Tush, Odell Park,  June 8th, Registration beginning at 9:00am.  Fredericton will be having its first ever "Push for Your Tush"  walk/run to raise awareness and funding for Colon Cancer Canada. There will be a 1k walk for toddlers, 5k walk and a 10k run.  There will also be a family fun day starting at 10 that includes: BBQ, face painting and games for the kids, live music & Maritime Pro Stock racer Shawn Tucker will be showing car #52.  You can register individually or as a team at:pushforyourtush.ca money raised will go to Colon Cancer research.

INFO 9am, at Odell Park
6/19

Retirement Facilities/Long Term Care Presentation

All You Need to Know About Retirement Facilities and the Process for Long Term Care Are you retired or retiring soon and wondering what the future will hold and what your options will be? Did you know that the average person moves four times after the age of 65? Shannex Parkland Fredericton will be providing a presentation on everything you need to know about retirement living and the assessment process for long term care on Thursday, June 19, at 7:00 pm in the Fiddlehead Lounge, Governor Hall.  The presentation is for members of the Canadian Association for Retired Persons but interested members of the public are welcome to attend.  The speakers will be Terri Dobson, Registered Social Worker with the Needs Assessor Unit, the Department of Social Development, GNB and Penny Pacey, Lifestyle Consultant for Shannex Parkland Fredericton. Space is limited, so please RSVP by calling Penny at 460 8546 or email ppacey@shannex.com.

 

INFO 7pm, at Shannex Parkland Fredericton
6/26

Golf Fore Care

Golf Fore Care happens June 26th at Kingswood with some huge prizes to be won. 2 weekend golf packages at the newly renovated Algonquin Golf Course in St. Andrews, a weekend golf package at Fox Harbour in Nova Scotia and many other great prizes. There is an early bird registration special on. Save $100 on team registrations until May 26th.  All money raised goes to support and improve dementia care at the York Care Centre.  For complete details go to http://www.yorkcarecentre.ca/3-golf-fore-care/

INFO -, at Kingswood
6/276/29

Waasis Road Jr High Reunion

There will be a reunion of former students and staff of Waasis Road Junior High School, Oromocto, NB on June 27-29, 2014.  On Friday evening there will be a meet and greet at Ridgeview Middle School , formerly known as Waasis Rd. Jr. High. On Saturday evening there will be a dinner and dance at The Maritime Club, followed by a BBQ on Sunday afternoon.  Tickets are $50. Contact Susan Bruce by mail at 562 East River Road, Apt. 106, New Glasgow, NS, B2H 3R9 
or at  lady_ng_ns@hotmail.com  to do an e-transfer or more info.

INFO various, at Ridgeview Middle School