Community Events

Fredericton Area Community Events

Date Event Description Time / Location
10/2712/19

Hope for the Homeless

The 2nd Annual Hope for the Homeless is taking place now until December 19th.  You can help give a homeless person a Christmas they will never forget. Suggested items for personal hygeine, non-perishable snacks, blankets, mittens/gloves, hats & gift cards.  Donations can be dropped off at Pine Grove Nursing Home until December 19.  Call Lois at 363-4629 for more info.

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11/111/27

Recovery Art Show

Addictions and Mental Health Services Fredericton is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Recovery Art Show. This exhibit highlights substance abuse, addiction, recovery and the role of creativity in recovery. The exhibit will be on display at the Fredericton Public Library,12 Carleton St., from November 1-27, 2014, and can be viewed during library hours. The public is invited to attend the  Recovery Art Gala which will be held in the library on November 19, 2014 at 6:00 pm in celebration of the artists and National Addictions Awareness Week.

 

INFO various, Fredericton Public Library
11/1811/28

Infinity Cheer registration

Learn Motions, Jumps, Stunts and Tumbling!  Back by popular demand, the second term of the 2014/2015 season is starting!  8 week term running Dec 6th, 2014 to Feb 14th, 2015.  Ages 2.5 – 5: $125 + HST.  Ages 6 – 9: $130 + HST.  Ages 10 – 15: $140 + HST.  Practices are on Saturdays.  Progress reports tracking skill progression will be given out at the end of the term!  To register call 292-0260, or e-mail infinitycheer.fredericton@gmail.com

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11/27

Park Street School Christmas Auction

Park Street School is hosting their 2nd annual Christmas Community Auction for the Arts fundraiser.  There will be live music, hot drinks, baked goods and crafts, the whole family is welcome. There are great items being auctioned off including a Valentine's dinner for 8 and a VIP box at a UNB reds game for 22 people!  It starts at 6:30, Thursday, November 27th at Park Street School.

INFO 6:30pm, Park Street School
11/27

Family Law Workshop

A family law workshop on the topic “Separation: Legal Considerations” is being offered in Fredericton at the Fredericton YMCA (570 York Street), on Thursday, November 27th from 7-9 p.m. The presenter will be Dominique Harvey, a local area lawyer.  There is no cost for registration for this workshop, but pre-registration is required.  To register, complete the on-line registration form at www.familylawnb.ca or call the toll free Family Law Information Line at: 1-888-236-2444

INFO 7:30pm, Fredericton YMCA
11/28

Gridiron For A Cause Football Camp

2nd Annual Gridiron For A Cause Football Camp on  Sunday Dec 28th from 10 am to 5 pm at the UNB BMO Dome. Email: info@gridironforacause.  

2nd Annual Gridiron contact football camp in support of Marissa Morse.  This is contact camp open to all players ages Mosquito through Varsity, province-wide.  Camp instruction is provided by an all-star cast of former and current AFL, CIS and CFL players.   Fee is $50.  Register now >>  www.GridironForACause.com  Follow us on Twitter @Gridiron4Cause

INFO 10am - 5pm, UNB / BMO Dome
11/28

Emergency Preparedness Talk

The Third Age Centre presents…“ Are You Ready? A Discussion on Emergency Preparedness”.  Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the STU Forest Hill Conference  Centre (former Keddy’s Motel), 368 Forest Hill Rd, Fredericton.  Admission (payable at the door): $5 TAC Members ~ $10 Non-Members ~ STU students Free.  Please register by Nov. 24 at 452-0526 or 3rdage@stu.ca

INFO 2pm, STU Forest Hill Conference Centre
11/28

Montgomery St School Bazaar

Montgomery Street School will be hosting a bazaar Nov 28th from 6-9pmin the gym. With over 25 vendors and raffle tickets to help support the new playground equipment.  

INFO 6pm - 9pm, Montgomery St. School
11/28

Annual Provincial Tree Lighting Ceremony

The Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick will be holding its Annual Provincial Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the grounds of the Legislative Assembly on Friday, November 28 at 7:00 p.m. All are invited to join this festive event to mark the start of the Christmas season.

 

INFO 7pm, Legislature Building
11/29

Sports Day

Love sports? Celebrate Sports Day in Canada this Saturday, November 29 with a fun filled afternoon at the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, located at 503 Queen Street (in front of the Fredericton Public Library). FREE admission for the first 50 visitors wearing a sports jersey!!  Kids can build their own Stanley Cup, make a personalized Sportscard or handle artefacts as Junior Curator. Play baseball, hockey, soccer, football or basketball on our life size, Virtual Sports System or visit our fascinating Baseball and Parasport exhibits. More information at www.nbsportshalloffame.com, phone 453-3747 or e-mail at nbsportshalloffame@gnb.ca

 

INFO -, New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame
11/29

Garden Creek School Bottle Drive

Creekers Helping Creekers Bottle Drive, Saturday, November 29th from 9am to noon.  Garden Creek School parking lot.

INFO 9am - noon, Garden Creek School
11/29

Operation Keep the Change / Santa Claus Parade

KHJ  will once again be collecting change for Operation Keep the Change at the Santa Claus parade on Saturday, November 26th, so bring your loose change with you and donate to a great cause.  All money collected goes to the Fredericton Food bank, The Salvation Army, Fredericton Community Kitchen and the Oromocto Food Bank.  The parade starts at 5:00pm sharp.  Parade Route: Southside - Parade will form up on the F’ton Exhibition grounds, exit on Saunders, left on Smythe, right on King down to Regent, left at Queen, traveling up Queen past the Royal Canadian Legion to Point Saint Anne Drive, finishing back at the exhibition grounds where the parade will disembark.

INFO 5pm, Downtown Fredericton
11/30

IODE Evergreen House Tour

The annual Christmas house tour will take place on Sunday Nov. 30 starting at 5:30 featuring four decorated homes. A reception will follow. Tickets are $20 each and are available at Read’s Newsstand, 435 King St. All funds raised are used locally for education and service projects.

INFO 5:30pm, -
12/112/3

Blood Donor Clinic - Fredericton Inn

A Blood Donor Clinic will be held on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, December 1, 2 & 3 at the Fredericton Inn from 2 – 4 and 5:30 – 8:30 pm.   Please call 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) or visit us at www.blood.ca to book an appointment or for more information.  Walk-ins and new donors are welcome.

INFO 2-4pm & 5:30-8:30pm, Fredericton Inn
12/3

UN Day of Disabled Persons

UN Day of Disabled Persons featuring Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli on December 3rd, 10:00 to noon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Queen Street Fredericton. In honour of the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Dec 3rd, the Premier’s Council on the Status of Disabled Persons, in partnership with Muscular Dystrophy Canada, will be presenting Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli.  This amazing and talented B-Boy (break dancer) will be our guest speaker and performer.  He has been featured on America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, and the TV Talk show “Ellen”.  For further details and videos of Luca’s please visit http://lazylegz.com/.  And for additional information about the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities please click on this Link: http://www.un.org/disabilities/default.asp?id=111

 

INFO 10am, Crowne Plaza Hotel
12/3

Shannex Christmas Bazaar

CHRISTMAS  BAZAAR at the SHANNEX – GOVERNOR HALL in FIDDLEHEAD LOUNGE on DECEMBER 3rd   -From 10:00 am -3:30 pm.  A portion of the proceeds will go to the United Way. For further details call- Nora Hinchey, Leisure Coordinator @443-5460 or nhinchey@shannex.com

INFO 10am - 3:30pm, Shannex Parkland Fredericton
12/3

VON FLU SHOT CLINIC

VON Will be holding a flu clinic on Wednesday Dec 3, 2014 from 4-6pm By an appointment.  Please call 458-8365 to book the appointment.

INFO 4pm - 6pm, Brookside Mall
12/3

25th Annual Advent Carol Festival

The 25th Annual Advent Carol Festival held each year at St. Paul’s United Church (corner George and York) will be held on Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. Twelve local church and community choirs with 300 singers will present a program of new, as well as familiar, Christmas music.  This is a fundraiser for the Fredericton Food Bank; a freewill offering will be received. The event has raised more than $100,000 for area food banks over the past 24 years.

INFO 7:30pm, St. Paul's United Church
12/4

Preparing to Wholesale Your Product Workshop

Preparing to Wholesale Your Product...

The New Brunswick Crafts Council invites you to a workshop entitled: Ready, Set, Go! on Thursday, December 4th from 9am-4pm in the Andal Building Boardroom, 225 King Street, Fredericton.

This workshop is designed to assist local producers of craft, giftware and apparel in preparing to market their products through wholesale trade shows. Participants are asked to bring a sample of their product with them to the workshop.  Workshop fee: $40.00 general public, $35.00 NBCC member/NBCCD students.  To Register, email:events@nbcraftscouncil.ca or call 506-450-8989

INFO 9am - 4pm, Andal Building Boardroom, 225 King Street
12/6

Estey's Bridge Christmas Bazaar

The Estey's Bridge Rec Centre is having a Christmas Bazaar on December 6th from 9am - 4pm, please call 260-3815 to reserve a table, proceeds from table registration will go toward the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

 

INFO 9am - 4pm, Estey's Bridge Rec Centre
12/7

Fredericton Ladies Choir Christmas Concert

The Fredericton Ladies Choir will present its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 7 at 3:00 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Church.  The program by the 100-voice choir will feature both sacred and popular songs of the season. As always, a portion of the proceeds from the concert will be donated to local charities.  Tickets are available for $15 from choir members, at Westminster Books and at the door.

INFO 3pm, St. Dunstan's Church
12/7

North Cardigan United Church Christmas House Tour

The North Cardigan United Church  Christmas House Tour, Sunday, December 7, beginning at 5 p.m. For information on tickets, please contact Lori Thomas at 472-9940 or Coleen Williams at 452-8572.  

INFO 5pm, -
12/14

A Christmas Celebration of Music and Drama

The Word Became Flesh: A Christmas Celebration of Music and Drama at the Douglas Baptist Church, 1012 Route 105, Douglas.  Presentations are at 10:30 am and 6:00pm, Sunday, December 14.  Nursery is provided during the morning.  Fellowship time for everyone after evening.

 

INFO 10:30 am and 6pm, Douglas Baptist Church