You are invited to the public talk “Secrets of the Clarkson Cup” by Beth M. Biggs on November 3

You are invited to the public talk “Secrets of the Clarkson Cup” by Beth M. Biggs on November 3

You are invited to the public talk “Secrets of the Clarkson Cup” by Beth M. Biggs on November 3

Beth M. Biggs will be giving a free public talk at the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame on Tuesday, November 3 at 7pm.

503 Queen Street, Fredericton
RSVP: # 453-3747

Listen to silversmith Beth M. Biggs as she tells us the intriguing story behind the creation of the Clarkson Cup. The Cup, created in secrecy in a far and remote part of Canada, has an unbelievable connection to the NB Sports Hall of Fame, and the City of Fredericton. Before being awarded to the Canadian Women’s National League, the cup led a secret life.

Seats are limited. RSVP by Nov. 1st

Vous êtes invités à la conférence publique “Les secrets de la Coupe Clarkson”, Beth M. Biggs le mardi 3 novembre.

Cette conférence publique gratuite est au Temple de la renommée sportive du N.-B le mardi 3 novembre à 19 h.

503 rue Queen, Fredericton
RSVP: # 453-3747

Écoutez l’orfèvre Beth Biggs raconter l’histoire fascinante de la création de la Coupe Clarkson. La Coupe, créée en secret dans une région éloignée du Canada, a un lien incroyable avec le Temple de la renommée sportive du Nouveau-Brunswick et la Ville de Fredericton. Avant d’être remise à la Ligue féminine nationale canadienne, la Coupe était entourée de secrets.

Les places sont limitées. Veuillez réserver au plus tard le 1er novembre.

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Yarn Sale, Sunday, 25 October, 1-4pm, 69 Front Street, Gagetown

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn... Yarn Sale, Sunday, 25 October, 1-4pm at the Loomcrofters Studio, 69 Front Street, Gagetown. Wools, cottons, linens and MORE! Like new and vintage materials. Last chance to see the full stock!

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn… Yarn Sale, Sunday, 25 October, 1-4pm at the Loomcrofters Studio, 69 Front Street, Gagetown. Wools, cottons, linens and MORE! Like new and vintage materials. Last chance to see the full stock!

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Tennis champ Marc Pepin will be giving a public talk at the NB Sports Hall of Fame

You are invited / vous êtes conviés,

Tennis champ Marc Pepin will be giving a public talk at the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 30th at noon. The NB Sports Hall of Fame is located at 503 Queen Street, Fredericton. For more information call 453-3747

Marc Pepin is an Honoured Member of the NB Sports Hall of Fame. He is a tennis champion and the only player in Canada to be ranked No.1 in five consecutive decades. He will be giving a public talk on his life and promoting his book “Slice and Dice” at the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday, July 30th at noon.

Le champion de tennis Marc Pepin donnera une conférence au Temple de la renommée sportive du Nouveau-Brunswick le 30 juillet à midi. Le Temple de la renommée sportive du Nouveau-Brunswick est situé au 503 rue Queen, à Fredericton. Pour de plus amples renseignements, composez le 453-3747

Marc Pepin est membre honoré du Temple de la renommée sportive du Nouveau-Brunswick. Il est champion de tennis et le seul joueur au Canada à avoir été classé numéro 1 cinq décennies consécutives. Il donnera une conférence le 30 juillet, à midi, au TRSNB. Il parlera de son expérience et fera la promotion de son livre, Slice and Dice.

Thanks et merci,
Marieka Chaplin
New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame | temple de la renommée sportive du Nouveau Brunswick
Communications and Operations Officer | Agent des communications et des opérations

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Hannah’s Tea Place is Becoming a Family Affair

The Fredericton Region Museum is excited to announce the launch of the 5th annual Hannah’s Tea Place – but this year there’s a twist! Since Hannah is out of town for the summer visiting her aunt, her father will be looking after the Tea Place. Join Benjamin Ingraham at the Officers’ Quarters for an afternoon of irresistible iced tea, scrumptious snickerdoodle cookies, and engaging tales of life as a Loyalist in Ste. Anne’s Point. If you’re feeling crafty, you can even try your hand at rug hooking, one of Benjamin’s favourite pass times. Hannah’s dad will be at the Museum all summer long, and would love to have you drop by to enjoy some tasty treats, unique crafts, and stories about the life of a New Brunswick Loyalist.

Hannah’s Tea Place runs every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 PM for the months of July and August. You can find Benjamin upstairs on the balcony of the Fredericton Region Museum, located at 571 Queen Street on the edge of Officers’ Square. As part of a community social project, all of Benjamin’s rug hooking projects will be donated to the Greener Village Community Food Centre. Any donations of yarn or burlap would be much appreciated (contact us at 455-6041).

Discover more about Hannah’s Tea Place at facebook.com/hannahsteaplace.

Join Benjamin Ingraham up on the balcony of the Fredericton Region Museum for some tasty refreshments!

Join Benjamin Ingraham up on the balcony of the Fredericton Region Museum for some tasty refreshments!

 

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Looking for submissions for upcoming cancer exhibit!

The Fredericton Region Museum in partnership with Dr. Krista Wilkins from the University of New Brunswick Faculty of Nursing are launching an exhibition in September entitled Stories of Those Affected by Cancer.  The exhibit will display original works (essays, poetry and children’s artwork) from the community about how cancer has affected their lives.  It will also include stories and photographs collected from Dr. Wilkins’ research on what it is like to have cancer multiple times.

If you or a loved one has been affected by cancer and are willing to share your story to be placed in the exhibit, please visit:

https://frederictonregionmuseum.wordpress.com/programs/cancer-exhibit-submissions/

The inspiration for this exhibit came from a collection of Swarovski crystal donated by Joan Maybee who is fighting cancer.  Pieces from the collection will act as the centerpiece to the exhibit and information about cancer will be displayed alongside local contributions.  Visitors to the exhibit will be able to participate in person!  We will have supplies available to write an essay / poem or to create a scrapbook page.  These will be added to the display.

We are pleased to have several supporters assisting us with the exhibit including A Pile of Scrap, the University of New Brunswick, the Cancer Society, the New Brunswick Literacy Coalition, Biff Mitchell and the Fredericton Public Library.

In partnership with Biff Mitchell and the Fredericton Public Library, the museum is hosting a short story writing workshop for those who want to contribute to our exhibit but are not sure how to get started.  The workshop will take place in the Chickadee Hall at the library on May 30th at 1pm.  If you are interested in attending, call the museum to have your name placed on the attendee list.

In partnership with Lynn Richard from A Pile of Scrap and the Fredericton Public Library, the museum is hosting a scrapbooking workshop for those who want to contribute to our exhibit but want to present their story in a creative manner or help to memorialize a loved one lost to cancer. The workshop will take place in the Wolastoq Room at the library on June 6th at 1pm.

We will be using a lot of scrap booking supplies and are looking for donations to add to our stock.  If you would like to make a donation, please deliver to the museum at 571 Queen Street.

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Do you have a cancer story? The Fredericton Region Museum would love to hear from you!

This fall, the Fredericton Region Museum will be launching an exhibit on cancer and how it has affected local lives and we need your help!

We are looking for members of our community to submit their stories in either essay or poetry form (or artwork for young children) about their personal experience(s) with cancer.  Whether you are a victim of cancer yourself, or you know a family member or friend who was or is battling, we invite you to share your story with us.

We will be selecting stories to display within the exhibit as well as archiving all of the submissions.  By collecting local stories, we are actively creating history and you can be a part of this by sending in an original essay or poem that will be preserved for future generations.

The inspiration for this exhibit came into existence after a generous donation made by Joan Maybee, a Frederictonian who is herself fighting against cancer.  Her donation, a large collection of Swarovski crystals, will act as the centerpiece to the exhibit.

The facts and history of cancer will be displayed alongside local contributions (this could be your essay or poem!) and visitors to the museum will be able to participate in person!  We will have supplies available for guests to write their own essay and/or poem when visiting which will be strung up along the walls for others to see.

If you want to be a part of this project, please visit the Fredericton Region Museum blog.

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Fredericton Region Museum- Summer Camp Themes and Dates

Create and Play!- July 7-11

This week will focus on the history of arts, crafts and recreation. What did people do for fun? What games did they play and what did they create? Learn about the past through fun, hands on activities. Activities will include visits to historical and cultural sites (such as art galleries and museums), special guests, and historically significant games and crafts. Join us and lean about toys and games from the past while you play with them!

Blast to the Past: Fredericton Edition- July 14 – 18

Come discover history, starting with Fredericton! Fredericton has many historic churches and buildings that help tell the story of the town, which used to be called Saint Anne’s Point. Join us as and see what life was like for the Loyalists, the First Nations, Acadians, and for the people of historic Marysville! Activities will include historic games and crafts, as well as trips to historical buildings. 

Marching Through History- July 21 – 25

This week will focus on how war affected Canada and the important role that men and women played in fighting for freedom. Games and activities will focus on The War of 1812, the Revolutionary War, and World War I and II. Canada’s modern role in maintaining peace will also be discussed. March through history with us as we learn through guest speakers, games, activities, and outings.

The Museum: An Inside Story- July 28 – August 1

Do you want to learn more about museums? Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes? Join us as we visit museums around Fredericton to get the inside story. Come find out how artefacts are catalogued and preserved.  Not only will there be tours, but also museum themed games and activities.

Food for Thought- August 5 – 8 (4 days)

Do you love to cook, and history? Why not combine the two and learn about the history of food? Join us as we make and learn about historic dishes. There will be guest speakers and outings all focused on food and how it changed throughout history.

Building History- August 11 – 15

This week will focus on the history of architecture. Learn about historic buildings through crafts, games and field trips! Architecture can tell us a lot about what life was like at a certain time as well as what a building was used for. Join us as we unlock the mysteries of historic buildings.

Rates:  5 Day Camps  • Members $130 / Non-Members $140 
4 Day Camp (August 5-8)  • Members $105 / Non-Members $115 

For more information or to register for camp, click here : http://www.frederictonregionmuseum.com/content/254979

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