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Jul
26
Wed
The Bonfire Festival in St. Stephen @ St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall, 8 Main St.
Jul 26 – Jul 29 all-day

The Bonfire Festival is about performers and art appreciators coming together to share work, build connections, and be inspired.

This year’s festival features artists from across Canada, with the aim of sparking dialogue from coast to coast in recognition of Canada’s 150th.

The 2017 Bonfire Festival lineup includes free concerts and workshops, collaborative outdoor art projects, and family-friendly art events.

Come hear some amazing shows on the banks of the St. Croix, get new ideas and fuel from the workshops, and enjoy the height of summer in beautiful New Brunswick!

Tickets for the Finale Variety show (Sat. Jul. 29, 7pm) are $10, available at the door. All other festival concerts and workshops are free of charge and open to the public. 

Schedule of events: 

Wed, Jul 26, 4pm: Registration @ St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall, 8 Main St.

Wed, Jul 26, 10pm: Deep Listening with Rick Coates [venue: St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall]

 

Thu, Jul 27, 2pm: Imagination (workshop) with Judith Brannen [venue: St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall]

Thu, Jul 27, 4:30pm: Human Resources Radio with Zoe Fitch @ St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall

Thu, Jul 27, 7pm: Ariel Smith, Hayden, Raymond & Moriah, Andrew Smith [venue: David Alison Ganong Chocolate Park]

Thu, Jul 27, 9:30pm: The Mighty River, Erin Lindsay, Colourful Language [venue: Kelly’s on King]

 

Fri, Jul 28, 11am: Dave Warne, Abby Pond  [venue: St. Stephen Farmer’s Market]

Fri, Jul 28, 1pm: Building Creative Community (workshop) with Jamie Steele, Jessie James, Brent Mason, Judith Brannen [venue: St. Stephen’s University, Park Hall]

Fri, Jul 28, 7pm: Zachari Smith, Brent Mason, Adam Olmstead [venue: Something’s Brewing Cafe]

 

Sat, Jul 29, 11am: Music & Money (workshop) with Andrew and Zachari Smith, Joel Mason, Erin Lindsay

Sat, Jul 29, 7pm: Bonfire Festival Finale [venue: Garcelon Civic Center]

Sat, Jul 29, 10pm: After party [5 Kings Restaurant & Picaroons Brewhouse]

Visit http://bonfirefestival.ca/ for more information

Aug
14
Mon
Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings: What the Mount Polley tailings disaster has to teach us to protect the Nashwaak from the Sisson mine @ St. Mary's First Nation Cultural Centre, 25 Dedham St.
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Protecting the Nashwaak from a mine’s tailings: What the Mount Polley tailings disaster has to teach us to protect the Nashwaak from the Sisson mine

When: Monday, August 14 at 7:00pm

Where: St. Mary’s First Nation Cultural Centre, 25 Dedham St. 

AGENDA

Opening by spasaqsit possesom – Ron Tremblay, Wolastoq Grand Council Chief

Jacinda Mack, member of Xat’sull First Nation and coordinator of First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining, on how the Mount Polley tailings disaster affected the peoples and waters of Secwepemc territory in British Columbia 

Ugo Lapointe, Canada Program Coordinator for MiningWatch Canada, on taking the government of B.C. to court to make Imperial Metals pay for the Mount Polley tailings disaster

Joan Kuyek, a community-focused mining analyst, organizer and educator living in Ottawa, founding National Co-ordinator of MiningWatch Canada, on exposing the strategies of mining companies such as Hunter Dickinson, owner of the Sisson project

Organized by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and MiningWatch Canada. 

For more information, contact Tracy at forest@conservationcouncil.ca or call 458-8747.