Coat Drive!
Nov
12
to Dec 7

Coat Drive!

Do you have new or gently used winter wear sitting unworn in your closet? Have your kids outgrown their old jackets and snow pants? Want to help out another family in Sackville this Christmas? 

The Tantramar Family Resource Centre is hosting our annual coat drive, in partnership with Christmas Cheer!

Donations can be dropped off at the Sackville Post Office (86 Main St) until November 12 - December 7, when we will distribute the winter wear to the less fortunate in our area.  

All donations are greatly appreciated, we couldn't run drives like these without community support! 

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Connections Book Club- Final Session
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Connections Book Club- Final Session

The final session of the Connections Book Club will feature local author/s Odette Barr, Collen Landry or Beth Weatherbee. They will be launching their brand new book, Follow the Goose Butt to Nova Scotia! After the reading we will have a short Camelia themed craft session for everyone to join in with.

The first 10 participants will receive a signed copy of the book!

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Prenatal Program (Rescheduled from Oct)
Nov
24
9:00 AM09:00

Prenatal Program (Rescheduled from Oct)

Learn
Through a combination of fun activities, videos, and discussions
Receive
Information on pregnancy cautions, nutrition, comfort measures, labour and delivery, breastfeeding, infant care and safety, and postnatal care. Every family receives a Baby Box. 

It's free to attend and you are welcome to bring a support person along.

Snacks will be provided


**Please note: All are welcome, however, priority seating for this program is for moms-to-be that are 24 years or younger

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Connections Book Club
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Connections Book Club

Connections Book Club - making connections between local authors and young local readers

Nov 3 - Mick of the Marsh (or another of Rob's stories) Rob Lyon

Aimed at young and younger children, the Connections Book Club is made up of four, 60-minute sessions. Local authors will read from their published children's book.  Where possible these sessions will incorporate a small craft component to support the reading.   

Space is limited to 10 participants. Each participant will receive a signed copy of the author's book to take home to read. 

The sessions take place at Tidewater Books on Saturday's starting October 6th, with following sessions on October 20, November 3 and Nov 17.  Sessions start at 10 am (so parents can stay or take a quick 60 minute trip to the local farmer's market, picking children up promptly at 11 am)

Participants limited to 10 per session.  Register for this free program tfrcoffice@gmail.com or 506-939-2150

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Local Mystery History - Reader be thou also ready
Oct
24
1:00 AM01:00

Local Mystery History - Reader be thou also ready

The final session of Local Mystery Histories!

Join us this fall for a series of free heritage-themed adult literacy sessions focused on local mysteries.

 Oct 24 - Reader be thou also ready, Charlie Scobie will read excerpts from the book and discuss the events surrounding the murder of Willam Fawcett.  Taking place at the Anderson Octagonal House the session begins at 7 pm for approximately 90 minutes.

Unfortunately, the book Reader be thou also ready is out of print so instead, a draw for 5 copies of the recently published People of the Tantramar, which includes William Fawcett, will take place so lucky winners can have a take home a copy of the book, the books will also be available  for purchase at the Heritage Society and Tidewater Books, Sackville.

Pre-registration not required, as always there is no cost to attend TFRC programs

A partnership between Tantramar Family Resource Centre and Tantramar Heritage Trust and supported by a grant from the Literacy Coalition of NB.

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Connections Book Club
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Connections Book Club

Connections Book Club - making connections between local authors and young local readers

October 20 - Foggy Cat by Glenda Thornton

Aimed at young and younger children, the Connections Book Club is made up of four, 60-minute sessions. Local authors will read from their published children's book.  Where possible these sessions will incorporate a small craft component to support the reading.   

Space is limited to 10 participants. Each participant will receive a signed copy of the author's book to take home to read. 

The sessions take place at Tidewater Books on Saturday's starting October 6th, with following sessions on October 20, November 3 and Nov 17.  Sessions start at 10 am (so parents can stay or take a quick 60 minute trip to the local farmer's market, picking children up promptly at 11 am)

Participants limited to 10 per session.  Register for this free program tfrcoffice@gmail.com or 506-939-2150

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Family First Aid Awareness - CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Family First Aid Awareness - CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

TFRC is offering Family First Aid Awareness a course for parents/caregivers with the focus on the following issues: Choking, CPR, Bleeding, Trauma, Allergies, Asthma, Epi-Pens, Seizures and Scene Management plus other topics.

This one session, 3-hour non-certification course is designed to provide awareness of common issues that families of young children experience.  

Please register at tfrcoffice@gmail.com or 506-939-2150 there is no cost to attend but seating is limited to 20 places.

 

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Local History Mystery - The Ballad of Jacob Peck
Oct
10
7:00 PM19:00

Local History Mystery - The Ballad of Jacob Peck

Join us this fall for a series of free heritage-themed adult literacy sessions focused on local mysteries.

 Oct 10 - The Ballad of Jacob Peck, Rev. John Perkin will read excerpts from the book and discuss the events leading to the murder of Mercy Hall.  Taking place at the Anderson Octagonal House the session begins at 7 pm for approximately 90 minutes.

A draw for copies of The Ballad of Jacob Peck by Debra Kumar will take place so lucky winners can have a copy of the book, copies will also be available at Sackville Public Library and for purchase at Tidewater Books, Sackville.

Pre-registration not required, as always there is no cost to attend TFRC programs

A partnership between Tantramar Family Resource Centre and Tantramar Heritage Trust and supported by a grant from the Literacy Coalition of NB.

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Connections Book Club
Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Connections Book Club

Connections Book Club - making connections between local authors and young local readers

Enid Strange - Meghan Rose Allen

Aimed at young and younger children, the Connections Book Club is made up of four, 60-minute sessions. Local authors will read from their published children's book.  Where possible these sessions will incorporate a small craft component to support the reading.   

Space is limited to 10 participants. Each participant will receive a signed copy of the author's book to take home to read. 

The sessions take place at Tidewater Books on Saturday's starting October 6th, with following sessions on October 20, November 3 and Nov 17.  Sessions start at 10 am (so parents can stay or take a quick 60 minute trip to the local farmer's market, picking children up promptly at 11 am)

Participants limited to 10.  Register for this free program tfrcoffice@gmail.com or 506-939-2150

 

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Local Mystery History - The Great Amherst Mystery
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

Local Mystery History - The Great Amherst Mystery

Join us this fall for a series of free heritage-themed adult literacy sessions focused on local mysteries.

 Sept. 26, The Great Amherst Mystery.  Charlie Rhindress will read excerpts of his play and discuss the details surrounding the event.  Weather depending, we hope to have a bonfire for this session, so come prepared for an outside reading.    

A draw for copies of the Great Amherst Mystery by Walter Hubble will take place so you can read further at home.

Pre-registration not required, as always there is no cost to attend TFRC programs.

A partnership between Tantramar Family Resource Centre and Tantramar Heritage Trust and supported by a grant from the Literacy Coalition of NB.

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Fall Fair Book Sale
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

Fall Fair Book Sale

Looking for a new book to read? Join the TFRC at our annual Fall Fair Book Sale, located in the basement of the Sackville Public Library! We will have books from different genres and for all age groups. Come and find your pre−loved bargain!


All proceeds go directly to supporting the many free programs and workshops we offer in Sackville.

Thank you for your support!

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Fall Fair Book Sale
Sep
20
3:00 PM15:00

Fall Fair Book Sale

Looking for a new book to read? Join the TFRC at our annual Fall Fair Book Sale, located in the basement of the Sackville Public Library! We will have books from different genres and for all age groups. Come and find your pre−loved bargain!


All proceeds go directly to supporting the many free programs and workshops we offer in Sackville.

Thank you for your support!

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Summer Story Tent
Aug
18
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

This is the last Story Tent for summer 2018!

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  Lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.   

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Summer Story Tent
Aug
11
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Aug
4
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jul
28
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun & crafts.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books. 

This week's craft is make-your-own stickers! Draw a picture or a shape on some homemade sticker paper & cut it out to make your own custom sticker.

Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jul
21
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jul
14
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jul
7
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jun
30
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library at the Summer Story Tent for some family reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free bookmarks and books.  There are lots of new books in the book box for this year, many from local authors! Looking forward to seeing you there. If it's raining, find us inside the library.

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.

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Summer Story Tent
Jun
23
9:30 AM09:30

Summer Story Tent

Join TFRC & Sackville Public Library for Summer Story Tent and some reading fun.  Join the free rewards club and receive free books.  Lots of new books in the book box for this year many from local authors!    Celebrate the first Story Tent of the summer with the bouncy castle and face painting.  Looking forward to seeing you there.  If it's raining find us inside the library. 

Saturday mornings June 23 - Aug 18, 2018.    

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Literacy Sacks Launch with Music Together Sackville
May
24
10:30 AM10:30

Literacy Sacks Launch with Music Together Sackville

Join us for a free Music Together Sackville session during Tots Story Time at the Sackville Public Library as we launch the Another Step Literacy Sacks.    

The sacks are designed as literacy aids for parents/caregivers and contain numerous books, games and puppets to make literacy fun.   Designed for ages 3 and up and for use under supervision of a parent/caregiver, sacks can be loaned for 3 weeks as you would other library materials.  

There are 6 themes: Music, Animals, Colours, Letters, Numbers and Shapes.  

We thank the Government of NB for providing a Literacy grant and our Community partners: Daybreak, Music Together Sackville, Talk With Me! for making this sacks a reality.

 

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Prenatal
May
12
8:00 AM08:00

Prenatal

  • Sackville Memorial Hospital - Board Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn 
Through a combination of fun activities, videos and discussions
Receive
Information on pregnancy cautions, nutrition, comfort measures, labour and delivery, breastfeeding, infant care and safety, and postnatal care. Every family receives a Baby Box. 
Snacks and lunch will be provided
It's free to attend and you are welcome to bring a support person along.
**Please note: All are welcome, however, priority seating for this program is for moms-to-be that are 24 years or younger

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Wellness Fair
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Wellness Fair

The Tantramar Family Resource Centre, Town of Sackville and Canadian Mental Health Association of NB, in partnership with our provincial Dept. of Wellness, would like to invite you to participate in the Tantramar Health & Wellness Expo. The Expo will be held on May 5, 2018, at Tantramar Regional High School from 10 am to 2 pm 

The expo is designed to expose Tantramar residents of all ages to the wealth of locally available organizations that offer activities and programs to encourage and support health and wellness.  

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Talk and Play
Mar
26
to Apr 23

Talk and Play

  • Tantramar Regional High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come play!  This free 4 week session explores the best play routines and toys for baby.   Parents learn ways to build baby’s communication skills as well as ways to boast baby’s brain development through play.   This program is ideally suited for babies aged birth to approximately 12 months.

Date: Monday mornings, Mar 26— Apr 23, 2018 @ 10am

Location: Tantramar Regional High School

To register email: mailto:talkwithmemoncton@nbed.nb.ca or

Phone: (506) 856-3617

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Babies And Books
Mar
14
2:00 PM14:00

Babies And Books

You and your baby are invited to come explore the world of books.   During this session, you will hear a story and a rhyme or two to share with babies.   You will also get information on choosing age-appropriate books and how to best share stories with your child.   This session is geared to babies aged newborn to approximately 12 months.    This free session will be held at the Tantramar Regional High School on the afternoon of March 14th at 2pm.

To register by email:  Talkwithmemoncton@nbed.nb.ca

To register by phone: (506) 856-3617

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Reading is Pawsome!
Feb
6
to Feb 27

Reading is Pawsome!

  • Sackville Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 “Reading is PAWsome” is designed to assist struggling or unmotivated readers.  Your child will write to a certified Therapy dog, find out about what they like to read and then read that book and others chosen by themselves to their furry friend who is all ears.

February 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2018
6.00 - 7:30pm in 15 minute sessions
@Sackville Public Library

Email tfrcoffice@gmail.com or telephone 506-939-2150

Limited to 4 readers

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Baby's First Words
Dec
11
10:00 AM10:00

Baby's First Words

Baby's First Words: 10 - 18 Months

Come participate in activities to encourage and celebrate baby's first words, and stimulate their speech and language.  Share stories and get new ideas from other parents during this program.

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Parent Child Mother Goose (12 months - 3 years)
Nov
14
9:30 AM09:30

Parent Child Mother Goose (12 months - 3 years)

The Parent-Child Mother Goose Program® is being offered again in Sackville.

This  6 week program for Adults and Children (ages 12 months to 3 years) is being held at Tantramar High School on Tuesday Mornings, 9:30 am to 10:30 am starting November 14, 2017 and running until Dec 19.

Come cuddle, talk and have fun with your child or children and enjoy learning and sharing rhymes, songs and stories!

For More Information or to Register for this free program: Call: 856-3617 or Email: TalkWithMeMoncton@NBed.NB.ca

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