• Upcoming Events

    1. December Coffee House

      December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    2. The Gathering

      December 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    3. Christmas Craft Sale

      December 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    4. Community Food Smart

      December 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    5. SCV Advent Giving Projects

      December 24
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    Broader Community

    December 8

    Ganong Nature Park Children’s Events for November
    & December
    On December 8th we are hosting our annual Gingerbread House Decorating afternoon. From 1-3pm families can come and decorate a gingerbread house. We take care of all the cleanup. $15 per family. Gingerbread 2018

    St. Croix Theatre Company will be hosting a Christmas Variety Show as a fundraiser for the St. Stephen Middle School theatre seating, as part of the renovations getting underway there. It will be held at St. Stephen High School on December 15th at 7pm. The arts represented at our show will be music, dance, magic and drama. Suitable for all ages. Tickets available at Stuarts and at the door for $10. Doors open at 6pm.

    LymeNB Online Auction

    (The on-line bidding will take place in early December, between  December 5 and 8)
    If anyone is interested in donating something, or knows of someone else who is (an individual or business), they are welcome to connect with me by email  kellyharrell@gmail.com or phone (506-321-5566). Thanks,

    LymeNB is the registered business name for the New Brunswick Lyme Disease Association Inc., a not-for-profit organization incorporated under the New Brunswick Companies Act in August 2016.  In March 2018, we were granted Charitable Status by the federal government.  What does this mean to you as a business owner?  In a nutshell, any monetary donation you make can be deducted as a donation expense for your business.

    In anticipation of our 2nd Annual On-Line Auction, we are looking for donations from various businesses around New Brunswick. We are asking that you partner with us in our effort to raise funds, whether it be a monetary donation or a donation of a product or service for our on-line auction.

    We are undertaking fundraising activities so that we can carry out our mission of preventing tick-borne illnesses, while supporting and being a voice for those affectedLyme disease is the fastest growing vector-borne infectious disease in North America, and in the world, for that matter.  Contracted through the bite of an infected tick, Lyme disease can be easily treated IF it is caught early.  If left untreated, it can become a debilitating disease affecting multiple body systems and wreak havoc in a person’s life.

    Science has demonstrated that tick populations are growing and expanding.  We know this is the case in New Brunswick.  The risk of contracting Lyme disease is therefore also increasing. Prevention and awareness are key.

    For further information regarding the on-line auction, you can contact me directly at sandyt2179@hotmail.com or 506-470-9131.  You can also check out our auction site at https://www.32auctions.com/LymeNBonlineauction2018  Auction date is Dec 5 to Dec 8, 2018

    Thank you for your careful consideration and anticipated support.


    Sandy Tucker, Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair, LymeNB






    Community Food Smart St. Stephen.

    We are excited to kick off a Community Food Smart program here in St. Stephen!

    What we are: Community Food Smart is a bulk food buying club for individuals and families keen on purchasing quality fruits and vegetables at affordable prices, sourced from local farmers when possible.
    Community Food Smart operates through a network of community partners who collect orders, provide volunteers, and distribute food bags to their members each month.
    Together, these partners donate their time and effort to make each area’s food buying club a success. 

    How do I join: Members can place an order for one or two fresh produce bags a month. The price of a food bag is $15. There is also a membership fee of $10. Please email one of our distributors to join.

    Getting involved: Volunteers help sort and pack bags for same day delivery, if you’d like to join the team please email rsnelgrovefood@gmail.com.

    Want to become a distributor? Email rsnelgrovefood@gmail.com for more information.

    What’s in a bag: Bags are brimming with produce carefully selected to ensure freshness, affordability and variety.
    We consider everything from what’s in season, what’s
    available at a fair price and what’s available from local farmers.
    Standard items include apples, bananas, oranges, potatoes, onions and carrots. The rest of the items will vary each month.

    Join our facebook group for more information.


    I hope your fall is going well! I have briefly outlined up-coming events and information below, and if you have any questions please let me know.

    1) Community Economic Development Corporation Meeting

    Vibrant Communities Charlotte County has invited Consultant Andy Horsnell to join us for a community meeting in regards to how a Community Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) would work, and how it can impact our local communities. We have a specific project that we are looking at supporting through our first round of investments, and we can’t wait to share the details with you.

    3) A Note and Attachment from Charlotte County Adult Learning Inc:

    Dear Local Business,

    •  Do you or your employees need to enhance your computer skills?
      ·  Do you need help with a website?
      ·  Do you need help with programs like Microsoft Word – Excel – Google Drive?
      ·  Do you need software solutions for things like inventory?
    •  Do you want to learn how to use social media for your business?

    We can help – at NO cost!

    We are Charlotte County Adult Learning Inc, a local non-profit funded by the New Brunswick government and our mandate is to help residence of Charlotte County get the computer skills they need to excel at work or at school.

    We have classes in St Stephen & St George but we are flexible…. We can come to you!Contact us today!
    Call Romey @ 755-7713
    Email: info@ccalp.ca

    Send us a message on Facebook or check out our website at: www.ccalp.ca

    If you have any events or information to communicate to other VCCC partners, please contact me at anytime.

    Have a great Fall,

    Joy Benson Green
    Community Coordinator/Coordonnatrice Communautaire
    Vibrant Communities Charlotte County/Comté de Charlotte
    Tel: (506) 660-0805
    Email:  joy@vibrantcc.ca

    Working Together to Reduce Poverty/
    La réduction de la pauvreté, c’est l’affaire de tous!

    Service en français disponible


    NEW Residential Curb Side Recycling Program

    2018 will see a complete overhaul of our recycling program, replacing the current community bin system with a curb side system. Residents will receive new mobile bins at no cost direct to homes. This improved service will be more convenient for residents and will include an expanded list of acceptable recyclable materials, diverting more from the landfill.​ Keep up on this news here 





    December 8