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“THE LAST TREE”

Most of you can probably remember the story of George Washington and the cherry tree. There may be different versions but essentially little George either chopped down or mortally wounded a favourite tree of his father’s. When confronted by his father if he knew anything about the demise of his favourite tree, George apparently confessed that he indeed was responsible. Flash forward a few hundred years and Mikie says, “I must confess, I did it!!”. I don’t think I can get this whole story into a single ravings so it may be a two parter. Here goes!! As you know I have been working on pruning a small hunk of our woodlands over the winter. I have also just finished reading a book by Jamie Simpson called “Restoring the Acadian Forest” and boy what an eye opener. While much of the Acadian Forest still has most of the tree species that existed before European settlement, due to the heavy logging that has taken place the actual dominance of several species has severely declined. In general, red spruce, white pine, hemlock and beech, have been significantly replaced by trees such as white birch, poplar, balsam fir, and white and black spruce. I would highly recommend the book for anyone interested in our current forest conditions and what should be done to return too a healthier forest system. One of the key conditions needed before you can start restoring the Acadian forest is to be able to identify at least the key tree species that you want to manage. So for hemlock one site says “Leaf sides tapered, twigs flexible, leaf attached to small “peg” on the twig, leaf with small stem.”. What in heck are they saying???? Further on I find, “Needles have 2 white “racing stripes” on the underside.”. Okay, this I can understand!!! So off we go looking for white racing stripes. Very soon by turning over needles, we start seeing lots and lots of white racing stripes. Not very prominent mind you but visible if you look hard. So I say to the missus, “I could have sworn that all these hemlocks were fir. I can’t believe that we have tons of hemlock and no fir, this isn’t making sense!!”. So back to the drawing board. More research and guess what, fir also have little white racing stripes!! Check more stuff such as needle size and low and behold, all our hemlock immediately turned back into fir. Suddenly, restoring the Acadian forest is getting tougher than an allowance increase from the missus!!! To be continued ....800

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Helping build better communities NAUWIGEWAUK DARLINGS SENIORS

The March 2012 meeting, chaired by Les Scribner, was opened with the Lord’s Prayer and the singing of ‘O Canada’. The usual reports were given, with discussion of Nancy’s Mystery Tours as trip organizers. The meeting adjourned at 2:30pm, following which games were played and eats were enjoyed. Members Lillian Anderson, Clara Wanamaer both celebrated their 92nd birthdays. Helen Blakney also celebrated her birthday in March. Birthday cupcakes were enjoyed by all! Monday, April 9th - 1:30p.m, next regular meeting. Saturday, April 14th - 8:30-10:30am, Nauwigewauk Community Club Breakfast and Silent Auction at the Community Hall. Submitted by Judith Moore. 105

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION #62

1356 Rte 845, Clifton Royal NB, E5S 2B9 Sundays – 7:30pm, Cribbage. For more information, contact Joe Stack at 763-2959. Mondays – General Legion meeting is held the first Monday of each month (from September to June) at 7:00pm. New members always welcome (anyone may become a member). Any ‘new’ members who join Legion Branch #62 between now and November 2012 will have their 2013 dues paid for by the Branch. To join, please call Kim Beyea at 763-2277 or Serge Cormier at 849-7060 or email rclbranch62@bellaliant.net expressing interest in membership. Membership is not a requirement to be a volunteer, Mondays – 12:00noon, Peninsula Pearls meet the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month for lunch. New members welcomed. If interested in joining please call Claudia Small at 763-2587. Wednesdays – 6:30pm, Peninsula Cadet Corps meet every Wednesday evening at Macdonald Consolidated School. If you have a son or daughter interested in joining Cadets, please contact Bob Beyea at 763-2277. Note: The Saturday, April 7th Sock Hop has been postponed Thursday, April 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th – 10:00-11:00am, Zumba. Open to all ages and abilities, $5 drop-in fee. Sunday, April 8th – 10:00am-1:00pm, Easter Brunch at the Legion Hall; $7adults, $3/children 6 and under. To reserve the Hall please call Doreen Stack at 763-2959. 122

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HAMPTON SENIOR’S RESOURCE CENTRE NEWS

Mondays from 9:30am to 1:00pm the Monday Morning Craft Group gather - come and quilt or learn to quilt, crochet, knit, or rug hook and lunch is served. Visitors are always welcome. Monday afternoon at 1:00pm the Swedish Weaver’s are there doing some beautiful work that you can help with or learn to do. Monday evening at 8:00pm the Hampton Hoedowner’s are at the Centre having an enjoyable time and if you square dance you are welcome to join them for a fun evening and a lunch. Tuesdays at 7:00pm Bridge players are there and if you would like to join them call Barry Kilpatrick at 832-5701. Wednesdays at 1:30pm, Senior’s Fitness Classes with certified instructors (sponsored by the Hampton River Runner’s), all senior’s welcome - no admission charge. Wednesday evening at 7:00pm “Auction 45” players are there, why not join them. Thursdays at 9:30am the craft shop down in back is open, come and bring your own craft or help with one there. Thursday mornings at 10:00am musicians gather and perform songs and play music that you are sure to enjoy until noon time when a delicious home cooked dinner is served; the price is $4/ members/ $5/non members. The first Thursday of each month is Pot Luck, and if you bring your favourite dish that is your admission. Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 10:00pm musicians gather for “Open Mike” with singing and playing by some talented musicians, and the admission is $2. Why not join in or come and listen. Memberships to the Resource Centre are $10 again this year. Something coming up in the future - Mothers Day Tea on Saturday May 12th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. There will be a bake table, crafts, and new to you jewelry sale (donation of jewelry would be appreciated). If you would like to rent the Centre call 832- 7871, leave a message and your call will be returned. If you have a birthday or anniversary this month your friends send “Best Wishes”; if you are ill or in hospital we all say “Get Well Soon”, your friends miss you. Submitted by Mary Long. 113

Musicians and Businesses team up so

“little things make a BIG difference” Musicians of the Hampton Area have teamed up with the Business Community to host a Dr. V.A. Snow Centre Community Fundraiser. A music concert “little things make a BIG difference” will take place on April 14th at the Hampton High School from 7-10PM. Tickets are $12.00 advance and $15.00 Available at:

Hampton Pharmacy (Pharmasave) Snow’s Hardware Dr. V.A. Snow Center Guardian Drugs - Rothesay Beats & Bytes - Saint John Call 832-6210 ext 6217 to reserve your tickets This concert will feature performances by many local area musicians Steve Lyons, Gloria Baird, Sea Bells-Friends First Quartet, Hazel Marie Robertson, Marie Short, Joyce Boone, Marc Durelle, Herb Isbill, Cathy Hutch, Mellissa Brennan, Ed Bertin, Ray Caissie, Charlie Kingsley, Alexander Banks and Wayne White. Get your ticket and help us as “little things make a BIG difference”

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Helping build better communities Reminder: EVENTS AT NORTON WESLEYAN

Come one, come all on Saturday, April 7th at 1:00pm to the Norton Wesleyan Church (676 Route 124, Norton) for an ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ with fun and prizes for all. For more information contact Pastor Randy Forbes at 839-2324. The Drama “40 Knots to Heaven” will be presented on Saturday, April 7th 7:00pm at the Norton Wesleyan Church. Pastor Randy Forbes has written this drama and will be presenting it. Come and enjoy this event. Light refreshments at intermission. Admission is free. 142

FUNDY GARDENERS MEETING

The next meeting of the Fundy Gardeners will be on Wednesday, April 4th 7:00pm at the Kennebecasis Select Funeral Home (152 Pettingill Road, Quispamsis). Guest speaker for the evening will be Glen Peters, who will be speaking on ‘Concrete Décor for the Garden’. All welcome. For more information please visit fundygardeners.blogspot. com. 400

MINOR SPORT FUNDING INFORMATION

The “Help The Cops Help The Kids Benefit Trust Fund” was established to assist minor sport organizations and individuals within the Hampton RCMP jurisdiction with furthering their sport to a local, provincial or national level. The Funding Application and Guidelines are available at townofhampton. ca (under Residents- Community Sport and Recreation Organizations-Help The Cops Help The Kids). Applications will be received throughout the year with disbursement(s) as required. For information please contact Janice Bates, President at 4852497 or Brock Reid, Treasurer at 832-7050. 124

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HAMPTON-PIGGS PEAK NEWS

Thabile is a young woman with a message she is sharing with the students in the high schools around Piggs Peak. “My name is Thabile and I am an average young Swazi woman. I am not ignorant or stupid; I am intelligent and smart just like you. I went to school and studied hard, just like you. But I was foolish and I am paying for that foolishness now and will continue paying for many years to come. …” “Like many of you, I wanted someone to love and to love me in return. When I met a boy who said he loved me, I believed him. I did not know or realize that he only wanted one thing. When he got what he wanted and left me pregnant, he disappeared. I now have a baby and a huge responsibility on my shoulders which I have to carry alone. …” “Although the price I have to pay for my foolishness is high, it might have been much higher. If the father of my child had been HIV positive I could have contracted AIDS. There is no cure for AIDS. Although there are medicines that can prolong your life, the prognosis is grim. The average life expectancy of anyone with AIDS is seven to ten years. Some may live as long as fifteen years.” “You are all still young; most of you are in your teens. You can expect to have a long and healthy life well into your fifties and sixties and more. You have the opportunity to marry and have a happy healthy family. With HIV/AIDS that opportunity is lost. If you get AIDS it is unlikely that you will live much beyond your thirtieth birthday. Many of you have lost friends and family to HIV/AIDS. Yet still participate in risky behaviour. I have to ask you, is it worth the price you may have to pay?” The most recent statistics on HIV prevalence in Swaziland were released just this month. The national prevalence of HIV is still the highest in the world, peaking at 54% for women ages 30-34 and at 48% for men ages 35-39. But there may be reason for cautious optimism. Trends from the Swaziland Antenatal HIV Surveillance Surveys also indicate declines in HIV prevalence among young women. Who knows, maybe in some small way this is due to the work of the Hampton-Piggs Peak Partnership. For more information visit our website.hamptonpiggspeak.ca or call 832-0003. 110

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Helping build better communities HEMPSTEAD, HATFIELD POINT HOLLYWOOD CONNECTIONS PART IV

(7) Clarence Robert Nobles (his name given at birth) was the first son of Harry Bayard Nobles (later Nolan) and Flora Elizabeth Hussey. He was born in Winnipeg April 13, 1908. Much of his early life has been discussed previously. It was during the 1930’s-40s as he became famous that his given names “Clarence Robert” were reversed to “Robert Clarence” – thus with the new moniker “Robert Clarence Nolan” or “Bob Nolan” in the shortened form, he became an original member of the “The Pioneer Trio”. The two other original members of this trio were Leonard Slye (who later legally became Roy Rogers) and Tim Spencer (who later became involved in music publishing, and gained the American rights to publish the Gospel classic, “How Great Thou Art”). Before long “The Pioneer Trio” became “The Sons of the Pioneers” when it was noted by fans that the members of the trio were too young to be pioneers. “Bob Nolan” was noted in nearly 100 films as an actor, a singer and a songwriter. “The Sons of the Pioneers” did not sing in every film, but they often accompanied such western heroes as Roy Rogers and Gene Autry. Elizabeth Drake McDonald’s article on “Bob Nolan, Actor” says “Bob had the full song writing responsibility for the Starrett movies. [Charles Starrett was a star of Columbia Pictures in the early days of movies.] Every picture had three or four songs in it and a new picture was released on the average every three weeks. At the same time, he was writing more and more for radio programs. These [1935-36] were artistically fruitful and heady years.” Bob Nolan recalled in a 1976 interview that it took about nine days to produce a complete film. Bob was also a competent actor in the B-Western style movies. He even took lessons to become a “better-than-average rider and he mastered the requisite Film Cowboy Hero Quick-Drawand-Twirl with his revolver.” He received $33 a week for his film work, but the movies made his voice and face familiar across North America. “He definitely avoided starring in a series of his own. Being a star would mean the end of privacy and privacy was vital to him.” To be continued. 127

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Helping build better communities A TITANIC CONNECTION

As the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic is marked this month, it might be time to note a local connection. On April 15th, 1912 the “unsinkable ship”, which struck an iceberg in the late hours of the previous day, went to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean carrying many people to their death. H. Thad Stevens, the Hampton undertaker from 1923-1950, in the early days of his career in the funeral business played a part in the historic event. “Stevie”, as he was known to all, was called from the Pictou area in Nova Scotia to Halifax to help prepare the numerous bodies from this marine disaster. In Hampton “Stevie” helped start the Hampton Village fire department, served as chairman of the local school board for decades, and was caretaker of Princess Louise – the mascot of the 8th Princess Louise Hussars. In 1932 he was honoured in a song at a local community event: “Now, Stevie ran the local school. With pep that makes us wonder, For, though he helps to make the grade, He’s the first to put us under.” About 30 years ago I had the opportunity to interview “Stevie” when researching Reflections: The Story of Hampton, N.B. I recall him telling me about the above episodes, but what I remember most is when he said “turn off that tape recorder and I will tell you some good stories about Hampton.” I did, and he did. I have never told these stories to anyone, nor do I plan to reveal them. David G. Keirstead. 130

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FARMER’S MARKET MEETING

The Kingston Farmers Market will be holding its 2012 Vendor Information and Registration meeting on Saturday, April 14th 10:00am, at the Market in Kingston. New vendors can receive an information package by leaving a message on the Market phone at 763-3490, or by sending a request through the Kingston Farmers Market, Kingston, NB page on Facebook. 406

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Helping build better communities HRAA NEWS

Crib Night: The third Saturday evening of the month in co-operation with the Big Salmon River Association. Doors open at 7:00pm, with a $5 entrance fee - draw for partners, and a total of five games. There will be a “hot seat” prize, and prizes for first, second and third places. We’d like everyone to bring finger foods (sandwiches, sweets, etc.) and we will have the snacks after the event. Annual Dinner: Plans are underway for our annual fundraising dinner, and the committee has begun meeting to organize the event for Saturday, May 12th at St. Marks. We’ll need volunteers to assist with the planning committee, obtaining auction items, and helping out at the event. It’s always a great committee to work with and a great event! Annual Anglers Draw: Tickets are available for our Annual Anglers Draw. One lucky winner will get a choice of one of six wonderful prizes. Tickets are $10 each, or three for $20, with the draw to take place April 28th. Want more information about HRAA and our programs? Visit hraa.ca. Keep track of us on Facebook as well, just search Hammond River Angling Association. 401

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BASEMENT PLAYERS 2012

The Basement Players Inc will soon begin their 26th year and this year’s production – “Ready Made Family” will be in memory of Glen Kerr, one of the founding members of the theatre group. Performances will be held (all start at 7:30pm): Saturday, April 14th in Sussex, sponsored by Pleasant Valley Realty – location TBA; Friday, April 20th & 27th at Belleisle Regional High School, sponsored by Basement Players Inc; Saturday, April 21st at St. Paul’s United Church in Sussex sponsored by the Fundraising Committee; Saturday, May 5th at the Harvey Community Hall (Riverside Albert), sponsored by the Alma/Albert Pastoral Charge. This year the Basement Players are supporting the Danny & Jessica Angel Foundation. 525

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BREAKFAST IN NAUWIGEWAUK

A Spring Breakfast and Silent Auction will be held at the Nauwigewauk Community Club on Saturday, April 14th. Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, beans and toast with your choice of drink for $6.50/adults and $3/children. Breakfast and auction will begin at 8:30am, auction to close at 10:30am. 409

NORTON COMMUNITY PLAYGROUND PROJECT

We’re going to improve Norton’s only playground and we need your help! If you’d like to make a donation, Norrad’s Bottle Redemption on Albert St. in Sussex will take your recyclables and just tell them it’s for the Norton Community Playground! All donations are so greatly appreciated! Bingo, Bingo, Bingo - come out to play and support our Norton Community Playground - join us every Thursday at 6:00pm during the month of April at the Norton Legion for an evening of fun, socializing! Wipe away those winter blues and help improve our playground! 526

YARD SALE IN SALT SPRINGS

The Salina Kirk Church (2124 Salt Springs Road) is holding a Yard Sale with Bake Table on Saturday, April 21st from 8:00am1:00pm. The sale will be held inside in the Church basement. For more information please contact Kim at 832-0356 after 6:00pm. 529

SALMON DINNER IN SUSSEX

The Sussex right to life will be holding a Salmon Dinner on Sunday, April 29th at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall on Church Avenue. A social time will begin at 5:30 and the dinner at 6:00pm. Tickets ($20, advance only) are available at Connies’ Collectables and Moffett’s Hardware. 527

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MOORE FROM OTTAWA

On March 12th, our government voted in favour of passing The Safe Streets and Communities Act. We campaigned on a promise to crack down on criminals committing dangerous crimes and we are delivering on that commitment. With the passing of The Safe Streets and Communities Act, our government is tackling crime head on by ensuring criminals are held accountable and that victims are provided the justice they deserve. One of the greatest responsibilities we have as a government is to protect Canadians and ensure that those who commit crimes are held to account. One of the major components of our legislation targets the source of the illicit drug trade – the drug traffickers. We are stiffening penalties for the production and trafficking of illegal drugs. The criminals we are targeting are those who are involved in selling drugs to kids on playgrounds and near schools. In addition, the Safe Streets and Communities Act ended house arrest for serious crimes like kidnapping and human trafficking as well as eliminated pardons for certain crimes against children. It also better protects the public from violent young offenders, supports victims of terrorism and prevents the trafficking, abuse and exploitation of vulnerable immigrants. Canadians deserve to feel safe in their homes and communities and that means keeping dangerous criminals off our streets. We will continue to fight crime and protect Canadians so that our communities are safe places for people to live, raise their families and do business. Yours sincerely, Hon. Rob Moore, P.C, M.P. 528

BAKE SALE FOR BARNESVILLE CEMETERY

A Bake Sale will be held at the Hampton Pharmasave on Wednesday, April 4th from 9:00am-2:00pm. Proceeds from this event will go to the up-keep of the Barnesville Covenantor Cemetery. 137

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Helping build better communities SINGLES & FRIENDS EVENTS

Singles and Friends will be hosting a dance on Saturday, April 14th at the Branch #69 Legion, Wilson Street W in Saint John. Doors open at 8:30 and music by Natasha’s DJ Service from 9:00pm-12:30am. Dance is open to anyone over the age of 19; although our dances are no longer exclusively for singles, there is a higher ratio of non-couples there than traditional dances. Therefore, if you love to dance but don’t have a dancing partner there is always some willing partners to enjoy a dance with. Admission is $5/members and $7/non-members. Breakfast for Singles continues every Sunday 10:00am at Holly’s Restaurant in Hampton and weekly volleyball on Wednesday evenings 8:00-10:00pm at Rothesay Park Middle School (cost $4) open to all adults - married or single. The purpose of the Singles group is to organize activities for single people to participate in and we welcome your input and suggestions. Our phone line is 696-1914 for updates as to what is happening and our email is singles696-1914@live.ca. 819

are invited to help celebrate her 90th birthday at the River Center in Hampton, Sat. April 7th between 2 & 4pm. Come and join us with lots of Best Wishes!

Borderline Crazy Show Dates

April 14th - June 15th

BINGO - IN UPHAM

Bingo on Wednesdays, 7:00pm at the WI/Seniors’ Hall in Upham (2117 Rte 820)! Canteen is available and everyone is welcome come out for a fun evening. Sponsored by the Hammond River Valley Seniors. 512

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CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE SURVIVORS

Are you a survivor of childhood sex abuse? Do you personally know at least one survivor? Are you just someone interested in hearing more about the topic of childhood sex abuse? Or maybe you work in the field of health services and understand that this is a timely and important topic affecting thousands of people. The support group for Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse invites you to an open information meeting at Lily Lake Pavilion on Wednesday, April 4th at 6:30pm. For further information contact Elsie McGraw at mcgrame@ nb.sympatico.ca. 910

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Easter Facts The first Easter baskets were made to look like bird's nests.

The traditional act of painting eggs is called Pysanka. The custom of giving eggs at Easter time has been traced back to Egyptians, Persians, Gauls, Greeks and Romans, to whom the egg was a symbol of life.

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In medieval times a festival of egg-throwing was held in church. During this festival the priest would throw a hard-boiled egg to one of the choir boys. The egg was then tossed from one choir boy to the next and whoever held the egg when the clock struck 12 noon was the winner and retained the egg. Easter is celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon which happens on or after the Spring Equinox. The date of Passover is variable as it is dependent on the phases of the moon, and thus Easter is also a movable feast. The "Easter bonnet" was fixed in popular culture by Irving Berlin, whose frame of reference was the Easter parade in New York City, a festive walkabout that made its way down Fifth Avenue from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Hampton Herald - April 3, 2012

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Winner will be announced in the May 1st issue of the Hampton Herald.

A winner from ages 3 to 9 will receive a $25 CASH PRIZE and a $75 donation to the charity of their choice. Hampton Herald - April 3, 2012

Colouring page submissions can be sent to our office at 242 Main Street, Hampton until Tuesday, April 20 when the winner will be chosen. See page 2 for contact info.

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Helping build better communities KENNEBECASIS PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS

We're glad You asked! Brock Reid

Funeral Misconceptions Funerals are too expensive – a funeral doesn’t have to be lavishly expensive to be meaningful. Funerals make us too sad – when someone we love dies we need to be sad. Funerals provide us a save, supportive place to embrace our pain. Funerals are barbaric – on the contrary, meaningful funeral ceremonies are civilized, social binding rituals. Some people think that viewing the body is barbaric. Cultural differences aside, viewing has many benefits for the survivor.

1 Landing Court, Quispamsis, NB E2E 4R2 849-5314, kvlibrary.org. facebook.com/ kennebpl Children’s Programs: New! Babies In The Library: For children from birth to 18 months and their parents/ caregivers. Wednesdays from 2: 30-3: 00pm, April 4th-25th. Registration is required. Toddler Time: Tuesdays from 10:30-11:00am. Three and Up Club: Fridays from 10:30-11:00am. Family Drop-In Table: Check out our family drop-in center with weekly themes and crafts for parents and/or caregivers and children to enjoy together. Young Adult/Adult Programs: Kennebecasis Library Book Club: Meets every third Thursday: April 19th, Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Gr@Ph!X Novel Book Club: Meets Saturday, April 14th at 11:00am and will discuss selected Manga titles. Newcomers Coffee Hour: Thursdays from 10:30-11:30am. Knitting Club: Thursdays from 7:00-8:00pm. Special Events: Easter Puppet Show on Tuesday, April 3rd at 10:30am. April Movies At the Library: For Adults – Thursday, April 12th at 2:30pm; for children – Friday, April 20th at 2:30pm and Thursday, April 26th at 2:30pm. Story Sacks Workshops: Tuesday, April 10th at 7:00pm and Thursday, April 12th at 4:00pm. Please register by calling 8495314. Hackmatack Author Visit: Stéphanie C. Dubois. Mardi, 24 Avril. Pour renseignements, téléphoner 849-5314. Give your new baby the gift of lifelong learning: Are you having a baby? Do you know someone who is? You can welcome the new arrival with a gift that can start them of the road to lifelong learning – a library card. See you at the Library! 405

Funerals are inconvenient – taking a few hours to demonstrate your love and support is a privilege, not an inconvenience. Funerals require the body to be embalmed – not necessarily, if the funeral is held shortly after the death. Funerals are only for religious people – not true. Non-religious ceremonies can still help mourners begin to heal. Funerals should reflect what the person who has died wanted – yes and no…funerals are primarily for the benefit of the living. Funerals are only for grow-ups – anyone old enough to love is old enough to mourn. Children, too have the right and privilege to attend funerals.

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Reid’s Funeral Home & Cremation Centre Funeral Directors: Barbara & Brock Reid, Leonard Goobie & Karen Bremner

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Helping build better communities ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION #76

1935 Rte 121, Norton NB Mondays - 45’s at 8:00pm. Tuesdays - Double crib at 8:00pm. Wednesdays – House darts at 8:00pm. Thursdays - Dabber Bingo, Jackpot $1,000 in 50#’s or less & building. Jackpot starts at $350 in 51#’s and/ or consolation prize $100. Doors open at 6:00pm, Bonanza game starts at 6:30pm sharp. Bonanza - a building jackpot in 52#’s and/or consolation prize $100. We also have wild #’s in some of regular bingo games. 40+ people we have a second chance on five of our regular games, starting at 7:00pm sharp. A portion of our Norton Legion Bingo and our Raffle 50/50 proceeds are donated to the Belleisle Community Pool fund. If we get over 45-50 players we could be raising our prize – come and support our community event. Are you a veteran who does not receive a pension or health care benefits? It does not matter how long you served. For more information contact Gordon McKenzie, Service Officer RCL #76 at 432-0779. The Legion Hall is available for rent (birthdays, anniversaries, showers, etc) $70 (plus $20 if bar is open). Rental is free for benefits or funeral receptions for Legion members, donations accepted. To rent the Legion Hall please contact Dorothy Hutchinson at 4332488 or Gordon at 432-0779/849-1601. 117

PENINSULA HERITAGE AGM

Peninsula Heritage Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 19th 7:30pm at the John Fisher Memorial Museum, Kingston (located in basement of Macdonald Consolidated School.) Guest speaker TBA. Refreshments and social to follow meeting. 131

ARTHRITIS PROGRAM

The Arthritis Self-Management Program helps you take control of your disease. Held over six weeks in weekly two-hour sessions, this course helps you learn how to manage pain and fatigue, handle stress, eat healthy and exercise with arthritis. This program will be held on Tuesdays, April 10th-May 15th from 6:30-8:30pm in the Community Room, Sobeys (140 Hampton Road, Rothesay). Cost for the program is $30 (includes Arthritis Self-Help Book). Registration is required, please call 1-800-321-1433. For more information, arthritis.ca. 408

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After 35 Years ALTERNATIVES is now a Hearth Store, a Bike Shop & a One-Stop BBQ Store.

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• Quality Propane, Natural Gas, Charcoal, Pellet and Electric BBQ’s

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Alternatives 35 years

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Alternatives, previously known as Alternate Heating, opened its doors as a wood stove store in November, 1977. At that time customers were looking for an alternative to rising oil prices and they turned to wood, especially the more efficiently burning stoves. Thirty-five years later Alternatives has grown into three specialty areas: hearth products, bicycles and BBQ’s. Simon Pothier, who has been with the business for over 30 years, says, “I am often asked how Alternatives ended up with such a unique combination of products.” He explains that, “In the early days customers only bought a wood stove for heat. That means that while business was brisk from September through December there were eight months when customer traffic was slow. Many attempts were made to find a spring and summer product line including camping gear, canoes, solariums and windows. The business line that customers really showed an interest in was Bicycles.” For a number of years Alternatives has sold bicycles, and since 2005 has been known as theBikeGuyz @ Alternatives. More recently Alternatives has seen an increased demand for BBQ’s, so much so that it has now become a second specialty area for those spring and summer months. Common theme between Hearth Products, bicycles and BBQ’s When asked what he feels has contributed to the success of three separate product lines, Daryl Wilson, the owner said “Quality products, knowledgeable staff and making sure that in each area we offer all the alternatives.”

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As for knowledgeable staff, Mr. Wilson wants customers to be informed on the features and benefits of the different products. “It is very important that we are able to assist the customer make the correct buying decision for their situation.” The process begins by understanding what problem the customer is trying to solve and it ends with the customer deciding on a satisfactory solution. Being able to provide good advice to a customer is made much easier when you carry all the alternatives. Andrew Batchelar, a bike enthusiast from New Zealand who now manages the BikeGuyz side of the business says basically the same thing. “When a customer comes to our store for a bike it is important to know what type of riding they are interested in. That will lead us to show them either mountain, road, hybrid, BMX, or women specific bikes." As for BBQ’s while John Jones may be partial to his Big Green Egg, he likes being able to explain the different reasons for buying a Propane, Charcoal, Pellet or Electric BBQ. “Most people like propane because of ease and speed, others like Charcoal because of the flavor, while others may decide on Electric because they cannot have a gas or charcoal BBQ on the deck of their apartment or granny flat” When asked what is exciting at Alternatives after 35 years, Ms. Blair responds by saying “the growth in our bicycle and BBQ business. We are certainly known as a hearth store, but in recent years we are really excited about what is happening with the BikeGuyz and our BBQ business.”

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“In the hearth side of the Business we are very pleased to offer our customers quality heating products by Vermont Castings, Pacific Energy, Valor, Enviro and Majestic. On the bike side we carry Trek, Rocky Mountain and Miele and for BBQ’s we have Vermont Castings, Napoleon and the Big Green Egg. All these products will last for a long time and provide real good value to our customers.”

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SUSSEX TOASTMASTERS

Try something new this season and visit Sussex Toastmasters, a club where you “learn-by-doing” and where men and women hone their leadership and speaking skills in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere. There is no instructor in a toastmasters club; instead, members conduct the meetings. A typical meeting is broken into three areas: 1. Prepared speeches, where members work in a communication program manual that has a series of ten speaking assignments designed to instill a basic foundation in public speaking; 2. Evaluations, which are the corner stone of Toastmasters and afford the speaker immediate feedback on what members liked and identifies areas for improvement; 3. Impromptu talks or “thinking on your feet” where a member responds to various topics. Toastmaster members have the opportunity to serve as officers in various leadership roles and learn parliamentary procedure. Best of all, in Toastmasters, you can go at your own pace. Meetings are held every Tuesday evening 7:00pm at the Sussex Middle School library. For more information call Faith McMillan at 433-5227. 500

EASTER BAKE SALE

Hair in the

Big Blue House

The Southfield United Church is sponsoring a Bake Sale at the Gateway Mall in Sussex on Thursday, April 5th beginning at 9:00am. 520

Reminder: COMMUNITY CLUB AGM

The Hampton Community Club Inc. will be holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, April 10th at 6:00pm in the Multipurpose room at the Dr. V. A. Snow Centre. 129

FLEA MARKET IN UPHAM

The St. Peter’s ACW is sponsoring a Flea Market on Saturday, May 5th at the Upham WI Hall from 9:00am-1:00pm. Tables are available for rent ($8 each). For more information contact Peggy at 832-7495. 522

The staff at The Big Blue House are offering a great Mother’s Day special between April 1st and Mother’s Day. For each gift certificate purchased for the special woman in your life you will receive a complimentary male cut. Come in and see us soon and enjoy our relaxed environment and flare for hair fashion. We can't wait to style you!

“We will HUFF ‘N PUFF and blow your house in”

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New Homes

Renovations

We provide complete insulation services to new and existing homes 832-7337 www.huffnpuff.ca We are a Trained Efficiency New Brunswick Contractor.

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For complete clinic or class information, visit us online:

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Mow the lawns and care for the plants of a neighbour who is away on vacation.

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RCL HAMPTON BRANCH #28

RUSS TAFF IN CONCERT (Long standing member of the Gaithers)

KINGSWOOD UNIVERSITY (Chapel) 26 Western Street Sussex, N.B.

1032 Main Street Please note the following activities that are held at the Hampton Branch #28. Mondays - the General Meeting is held on the second Monday of each month at 7:00pm. Tuesdays – The Lions Club of Hampton hosts their weekly Bingo, which begins at 5:30pm. Wednesdays – The “Afternoon Seniors” play Bingo at $.10/card and enjoy having a snack and supper served to them at a cost of $2. Come and bring a friend – time is approximately 1:004:30pm. Sundays – Brunches are held every second week from 10:00am until l:00pm at and the cost is $7plate. A 50/50 draw is held as well as a Free Breakfast draw. For Hall Rentals, please contact Barb Sherwood at 832-7886; or leave a message at 832-4633, your call will be returned as soon as possible. If you are a Veteran or a spouse of a Veteran and feel you are entitled to assistance from Veterans Affairs Canada, please contact our Service Officer, Bob Jones, at 832-9899. 106

CARD PARTIES IN BELLEISLE

April 21, 2012 at 7:00pm Tickets $20.00 or $25.00 at the door (if available)

The Saturday card games at the Belleisle Creek Hall will continue at 1:30pm until the end of April. Starting on May 5th they will be at 7:30pm. All welcome. 513

Tickets available at Connie’s Collectables, Main St. Sussex Come and be entertained and inspired by one of the most premier artists in Gospel Music. Male vocalist of the year (Dove Award) 4 Times Male Group of the Year (Dove Award Winner) With the Imperials 5 Times And numerous other awards. Presented By: L & S Promotions Information, Reservations & Tickets; call Lloyd at (506) 433-2416 or (506) 512-0111

SALAD PLATE LUNCHEON

In recognition of the 170th Anniversary of Saint Andrew’s Kirk, the UCW is sponsoring a Salad Plate Luncheon on Saturday, April 28th with two sittings - 11:30am and 12:15pm at the church, 196 Hammond River Road. Cost for the Luncheon is $8/person with home baking and treasures also available. We provide free delivery in the Kennebecasis Valley area for 10 or more orders to the same address. Please call 849-2209 or 8475665 to place your order before April 21st. 410

Please join us in honour of Walter Brown on the occasion of his retirement after 37 years as Field Crop Specialist with the NB Department of Agriculture on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Sussex Legion on Magnolia Avenue. 6-7pm Reception/Cash Bar 7pm Dinner and Reminiscing For tickets call 432-2150 Cost: $20 per person Advance ticket sales only - no tickets at the door Hampton Herald - April 3, 2012

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Set up a recycling system for your home and participate in your neighbourhood curbside recycling pick-up.

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Adopt an acre of a park or a mile of roadside to keep clean.

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UPHAM BREAKFAST BUFFET

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There will be a meeting for the Sussex Valley Parkinson’s group at the Kiwanis Nursing Home on Thursday, April 12th and will feature a tape on exercise for those affected by Parkinson’s. The group holds a meeting the second Thursday each month. Everyone welcome. For more info please contact Max Lutz at 4333330 or Leona Gionet at 433-5342. 517

Breakfast will be held the second Saturday of each month 8:0010:00am at the WI/Seniors’ (Hall, 2117 Rte 820) in Upham. Come and enjoy a really filling breakfast with your friends and neighbours for only $6/person, $20/family - or have just toast and coffee for $2. Presented by the Anglican Parish Churches of Upham. KV CAMERA CLUB For more information contact 832-7253. 507 The Kennebecasis Valley Camera Club meets the first Tuesday of the month at the Kennebecasis Select Funeral Home (152 Pettingill Road) at 7:30pm. Every month we have photographic assignments and a field trip. Often we have guest speakers and, of course, we also have an annual camping excursion. Visitors are BREAKFAST IN BARNESVILLE always welcome; come visit and see if we are a fit for you. Community Breakfast at the Barnesville Presbyterian Church Come for the photography, but stay for the people. 402 (1257 Rte 820 Barnesville) is held the third Saturday of each month from 8:00-11:30am. The menu includes: scrambled KC HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEETING eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, bake beans, toast, coffee & The Kings County Historical & Archival Society, Inc., will hold th juice (or) French toast, bacon, sausage, fruit, yogurt, muffin, its next meeting on Saturday, April 28 at the Central Kings Recreation Centre (110 Titusville Road, Titusville), starting at coffee & juice. Cost for the breakfast - $5/adults; $3/children, 2:00pm. Ed Kilpatrick will speak on early families of the Upham preschoolers eat for free. Take-outs available by calling 832-7790. Everyone welcome. and Titusville areas. All are welcome to attend. 811 508

Guided Tours

Every Saturday in April Tour the #1 Choice for Retirement Living in Atlantic Canada Every Saturday in April, Between 1:00pm and 3:00pm Mike Bishop (506) 848-3185 and Ann Secord (506) 848-3248 will be your hosts.

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Offer to read to residents in a nursing home.

Volunteer at an animal shelter.

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Reminder: LEGION # 28 PORK SUPPER

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A Pork Supper will be served at the Hampton Royal Canadian Legion Branch #28 on Saturday, April 14th from 4:00-6:00pm. Cost for the meal is $10/adult, $7/child 6-12 and children 5 and under eat for free. The menu includes: pork, applesauce, mashed potatoes, carrots, peas, rolls and a choice of dessert. For more information contact Jean Dixon at 943-0400. 143

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SUSSEX REGIONAL LIBRARY

46 Magnolia Avenue, 432-4585, sussexpl@gnb.ca, www.gnb.ca/ publiclibraries Winter Hours: Sunday & Monday-closed; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10:00am-5:00pm; Wednesday 12:00noon-8:00pm; Saturday 9:00am5:00pm. Our Preschool Programs offer something for every developmental stage and we invite you to attend the one that is right for you! Babies in the Library. You and your little one (up to 18 months) will enjoy tickles, rhymes, bounces, music and board books on Fridays from 10:30-11:00am. Once a month a Public Health Nurse and a Nutritionist join our Babies program to offer free baby weigh-ins and nutritional advice; their next visit will be on Friday, April 13th. Toddlertime, next step after Babies in the Library is for children 1935 months and their caregivers with fingerplays, action songs and playtime. Toddlertime is helps prepare your child for Storytime, which runs every Thursday from 10:30-11:00am for ages 3-5. Storytime is 45 minutes of stories, action songs, fingerplays and fun designed to stimulate children’s imaginations and help teach listening, language and social skills, all of which contribute to school readiness. The Inspirational Book Club will meet on Saturday, April 21st at 10:00am to discuss 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper. Copies of this book are available at the front desk; new members are always welcome. For more info on these events or any other services please contact us at the library or like us on facebook and get our updates.. 504

FUNDS FOR GABRIEL

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On All Sleep Sets Until April 14th

12 month No Interest No Payments (OAC)

BUCHANAN’S S ALES & SERVICE

Six-year old Gabriel is the youngest child in the Maritimes to be diagnosed with “Huntington Disease”. This condition is very rare in a child and is usually found in adults or juveniles. Huntington Disease remains incurable. Help and support is being sought for this family. Mom is a single parent to Gabriel and his toddler twin brother and sister. If you are able to help, please contact Ann LaFrance (fundraising co-ordinator) at 8494040 or ann@brentax. com. Thanking all of you in advance … and remember … prayers don’t cost a thing and there can never be enough. 832

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DISTRICT 6 SCIENCE FAIR

On Thursday, March 15th School District 6 held their annual District Science Fair. Schools from across the district were represented and over 100 students participated in the event. 60 projects were judged with 13 being selected to represent the district at the upcoming Regional Science Fair, to be held at UNBSJ on Thursday, April 12th. Local students who placed at the Fair were: 2nd - Julianna Diotte, Gr 7SMS, Bouncing Off the Walls; 1st - Ashley Bennett and Christine Morris, Gr 9 SRHS, How Assertive Are You?; 1st - Kenny Otis, Gr 10 SRHS, How is Your Memory?; 2nd - Amber Taylor, Gr 1 SRHS, Magic Over Mind; 3rd - Maya Sherwood and Kirstin Duffley, Gr 10 BRHS, Pop Rocks. 518

QUALITY OF LIFE INITIATIVE MEETING

The Quality of Life Initiative, the Kings County group dedicated to the protection of our environment and our water, will hold an important public meeting at the Kings County Recreation Centre in Upham on Tuesday, April 10th at 7:30pm. Your attendance is very much appreciated and vital. 805

LOCAL ‘PROJECT LINUS’ CHAPTER NEWS

Project Linus was named for the adorable blanket toting character from the “Peanuts” comic strip. Charles Schultz was aware of Project Linus and was delighted to have Linus inspire blanket makers to help comfort a child in need. Blankets are given to children when they are in need of a big warm HUG! My chapter has donated to the Hampton and Grand Bay RCMP, Rothesay Fire and Police departments, Hestia House, First Steps and other children who were in need. I would like to Thank Vera Turnbull, students, staff and parents of RCS Netherwood for their kind and generous donations to Project Linus. Vera has been a tireless worker on the Project for 10 years. Every year she comes up with more and more quilts, she is a dynamo. A large tip of the hat to her and her students/ staff that get together for this. Without people like this Project Linus would not exist. At this time I would also like to ask for yarn donations for a wonderful lady who has offered to knit blankets for Project Linus - wew worsted four-ply or baby yarn is acceptable, large balls make a quilt for a teen in need, smaller one for the youngsters. Thank you in advance. Anyone who has yarn to donate can contact me at w.finnie@nb.sympatico.ca. Wanda Finniemore Regional Director of Project Linus. 808

Volunteer at a local elementary school. 314 Rothesay Avenue, Saint John (506) 634-1050 Monday-Friday 8-5 www.fairweathertire.ca Saturday 8-12noon

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New Brunswick English and French language Grade 12 students, attending school in the counties of Kings, Queens, Charlotte or Saint John, are encouraged to write and submit a short story between 1,000 and 1,500 words for the South Western chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s (SWNB PWAC) short story contest. SWNB PWAC is offering TWO prizes of $500 thanks to generous funding assistance from the James Venner Russell Foundation. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, May 1st and applications are available at high school guidance offices as well as on the PWAC-SWNB website at pwacswnb.ca/news.htm. 807

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A fundraiser dance will be held in Apohaqui at the Recreation Centre on Saturday, April 14th from 9:00pm-12:30am featuring Gary Morris and the Crossroads. Cost of admission is $15/ person or $25/couple. Get your advance tickets by contacting Don - 434-3439; Dwayne - 434-3185; Marsha - 433-4571; Evelyn - 433-2486 or any member of the Recreation Council. All proceeds from this event will go toward the purchase of playground equipment in the park. We invite you to an evening of enjoyment at the dance with us. Sponsored by Apohaqui Lower Millstream Recreation Council Inc. 820

COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW

The Millstream Rec Council is sponsoring a ‘Country Music Show’ to be held at the Millstream Rec Centre in Berwick on Saturday, April 14th starting at 7:00pm. Admission for the evening of entertainment, 50/50 and refreshments will be $7/ person. MC for the evening will be Leon Daigle and entertainers will include: Carrie McAllister, Christine & Donnie Morris, Gerry Malley, Daryll Belding and Silver & Gold, Edgar Hann, Stirling Nickerson, Ron Smith, Bob Burgess and Paul Cole. Everyone is welcome to join us for an evening of great music.

Are you a candidate in the upcoming elections? Get your name and message known! Advertise in the Hampton Herald! Call 832-5613 for more info today!

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HRV SENIORS CLUB- POKER RUN

The Hammond River Valley Seniors Club (Upham, Route 820) will be hosting its Second Annual ATV Poker Run on Saturday, May 12th. Registration will be from 9:00 to 10:00am in Dave Bevans’ meadow. The Run starts at 10:00am and the cost is $10/ hand. A delicious country breakfast will be available at the WI Hall (#2117 Route 820) starting at 8:00am. – $7/plate. Barbeque available, for purchase, on the trail. All safety equipment is mandatory. For further information, please contact Wendy McGee at 832-7601. 826

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CHURCH CHART ST. PAUL'S ANGLICAN CHURCH

Easter Events

486 Kennebecasis River Road, Hampton

Apohaqui, Norton, Kings Kirk Pastoral Charge

www.stpaulsanglicanhampton.com Rev. Leo Martin 832-3375

April 5 April 6 April 8 Easter

Good Friday Service - Kings Kirk 10am Route 870 Belleisle Creek Easter Sunrise Service - 8am Jones Park Apohaqui followed by a delicious breakfast at the Rec Centre Communion Service - Silas James, Apohaqui 10am

7:00pm 10:00am 9:00am 10:30am 10:30am

Maundy Thursday Service Good Friday Meditation Holy Communion Holy Eucharist Sunday School

“I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people; for to you is born this day a Savior, Christ the Lord” - Luke

TWO RIVERS PASTORAL CHARGE

BAYSWATER - SUMMERVILLE LONG REACH - WESTFIELD Minister: Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Stevenson Church Office: 757-2201 www.2riversunited.com

April 5 Maundy Thursday Worship, Holy Communion and Catered Supper at Westfield United April 6 Good Friday Pastoral Charge Worship at Long Reach United April 8 Easter Sunrise at Brundage River Center Breakfast at Westfield United Easter Worship with Communion Summerville United Long Reach United Westfield United April 15 Peninsula Worship at Long Reach United Westfield United

06:30 pm 07:00 pm 06:30 am 07:00 am 09:30 am 09:30 am 11:00 am 09:30 am 11:00 am

Sunday 10:30 am Worship & Kingdom Kidz (ages 2-11) Youth Classes (ages 12-18) 6:30 pm

2129 Rte 124, Hatfield Point Rev. F. W. Wickett Ch: 485-2257 outreachpc@nb.aibn.com

All Welcome

Evening Service

Monday 7:00 pm Women in Touch Prayer Group (1st Monday of each Month) Wednesday 7:30 pm Family Night - Adult Bible Study Kidz Zone (ages 4-12) U-Turn (ages 12+)

“...I am come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10

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THE EAGLE

Once a farmer found an abandoned eagle’s nest and in it was an egg still warm. He took the egg back to his farm and laid it in the nest of one of his hens. The egg hatched and the baby eagle grew up along with the other chickens. It pecked about the farmyard, scrabbling for grain. It spent its life within the yard and rarely looked up. When it was very old, one day it lifted up its head and saw above it a wonderful sight - an eagle soaring high above in the sky. Looking at it, the old creature sighed and said to itself, “If only I’d been born an eagle”. Source: an adaptation from an Anthony de Mello story. CC17

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SRHS MUSICAL

The Sussex Regional High School is presenting the musical “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” on April 3rd, 4th, 5th & 7th. Curtain time will be at 7:30pm each date plus a Matinee at 2:00pm on Saturday, April 7th. Tickets ($10/evening, $8/ matinee) are available at Sobeys and Connie’s Collectables. 509

TO MIKE & DEBBIE:

A long time friend called me today and reminded me that the Hampton Herald will soon be celebrating a milestone. I immediately left the phone and went online to reminisce the years we enjoyed being the publishers of that project. Little did we think when we started out as amateurs that it would become such a popular project. Thank you so much for seeing our dream develop into such a successful business. We are now living in Retirement Miramichi, and once in a while we meet someone who lives in Hampton/Rothesay areas, and they comment on how much they appreciate getting the papers. Helen & Bert Boyd. 134

WILDERNESS FIRST AID COURSE

The Saint John Y will be offering a Wilderness First Aid Course on May 4th-6th at Camp Glenburn (311 Route 850, Kingston). This 20-hour course is invaluable for people who enjoy recreation opportunities in the great outdoors; including snowmobiling, hunting and touring on all-terrain vehicles. The course covers material in Standard First Aid & CPR, plus special content and techniques for wilderness and remote areas as well as strategies for providing extended care for up to 24 hours. To reserve your spot in the course ($275+ tax, room and board included) or for more information please call 646-2104 or email: glenburn@saintjohny.com. The Saint John Y is a charity, open to all, dedicated to providing programs and services to help individuals, families and communities grow and develop in spirit, mind and body. 817

PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUPS IN NB

Parkinson Society Maritime Region now has seven chapters/ support groups in New Brunswick. “You are not alone”. To find the one nearest you call 1-800-663-2468. 930

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“WHERE NICE MATTERS”

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21 Queen St. Sussex $159,900

23 Park Ave. Sussex Corner $105,000

439 McGregor Brook Rd. $219,900

Country home on 2.08 acres 3 bdrs, 1 bath, front veranda, Close to Quad & snowmobile trails. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ121201

Income property! Immaculate shape 2 units with fenced in backyard Many possiblities. High traffic area. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ121179

Stunning & Immuculate Mini Home 2 bdrs, 2 baths at other end Mud room, privacy deck, Shed. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ121301

Country Home on 9.3 acres 3+1 bedrooms, 2 baths Deck, View & Detached garage. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ121467

66 Highfield Cross Rd. $117,500

25 Harding Ave. Sussex Corner $209,900

11 Orchard Crescent $72,500

21 Thompson Rd. Kierstead Mt $197,900

Well maintained Country Home 3 bdrs, workshop, 13.21 acres Sugar Shack, Maple syrup. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ121200

Prime location, 3 bdrs , 1.5 baths Family Room, Sunroom, Deck Paved Drive, Shed, Nice backyard. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ120249

Custom 2 bdr mini home Mud room, large bathroom Fenced in yard with deck. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ115071

3 bdr 2.5 baths country home 10.47 acres, single garage Brand new roof & water pump. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ115480

Wards Creek Rd. $34,500

Gaily Rd. Rte 880 $114,900

Rte 885 Havelock $15,500

226 Gowland Mt Rd. Elgin $295,000

4.6 acres, mins to town Beautiful meadow on river Perfect location for new home. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ105030

203 acres in prime hunting area Both sides of the road. Great location for your new camp. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ110466

Approx. 5 acres of land Purchaser to Survey off Great Area to Build! Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ114030

Amazing views! 60 acres of land 7 bdrs, 3 baths, verandah Double garage, hip roof barn. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ102762

152 St. George St. $129,900

Wards Creek Rd. $57,900

Discovery Lane Midland $24,500-27,900

Charming Older home seeks family. Central location. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths. Hardwood Floors. Single Garage. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ111400

7.9 acres, minutes to town Watefrontage on river Beautiful meadow! Great area. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ102353

Various size lots 1.5-2 acres Peaceful & Perfect setting. Nice houses in the area. Faith 432-0077 MLS SJ113647

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TICKETS ON SALE AT Pleasant Valley Realty for “Ready Made Family” by Basement Players Theatre Group for April 14 Show at 7:30 pm Sussex Elementary School Phone 506-433-5227 www.basementplayers.com

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OBITUARIES

Thank You

Lillian Joyce Ganong The family of the late L. Joyce Ganong would like to express our sincere thanks to all family and friends for all the kindness, prayers, love and support you have given us during our recent loss. Thank you for memorials, flowers, cards, phone calls, food and words of comfort. Thank you to pallbearers, organist, Holly’s and Reid’s Funeral Home for their caring service. A special thank you to Rev. Dan Austin and wife Fiona, Rev. Dan Bastarache, Dr. J. Collings and Extra-mural.

Don, Brian, Sharon, Robert & Families

GANONG, Lillian Joyce Joyce Ganong of Hampton, loving wife of Donald Ganong, passed away peacefully on March 15, 2012 at her residence. She was born on April 4, 1930 in Saint John, NB, daughter of the late George and Lillian (Gibbs) Nelson. Joyce enjoyed baking, taking walks, and shopping. Her family fondly referred to her as a professional shopper. Her greatest joy came from spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her grandchildren have many happy memories of summers spent at the cottage on the Belleisle with Nanny and Grampie. Joyce worked for Piers Hardware, Hampton, then spent many years with Canada Post in Hampton from where she retired. Surviving besides her husband Donald are children, Brian Ganong (Jacqueline), Hampton, Sharon Cogswell (William), Hampton, and Robert Ganong (Sharon), Halifax, NS; five grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas Cogswell, Michelle Godbout, Jill Ganong and Thomas Ganong; three greatgrandchildren, Grace and Lily Godbout, Ivy Cogswell; one brother, Malcolm “Mac” Nelson (Betty), Grand Bay-Westfield; sister-in- law, Ethel Nelson, Pickwauket; brother-in-law, Paul Ganong (Rita), Keirsteadville. She was predeceased by brother, William “Bill” Nelson. The funeral was held March 19, 2012 at Reid’s Funeral Home, Hampton, with Rev. Dan Austin officiating. Readings were by Rev. Dan Bastarache and Robert Ganong with support from sister, Sharon and brother, Brian. A duet was by Rev. Dan Austin and Fiona Austin. The eulogy was by daughter-in-law, Sharon Ganong. The organist was Janice Bates. The active pall bearers were: Randy Nelson, Stephen Nelson, Gary Nelson, Paul Nelson, Ronald Ganong and Roland Ganong. The honourary pall bearers were: Ethel Nelson, Shirley Stanley and Marion Patterson, Betty and Mac Nelson, Rita and Paul Ganong. Interment will take place at Erb’s Cove Baptist Cemetery in the spring. Memorials may be made to the CNIB, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online memorials and condolences can be made at: reidsfh.com.

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OBITUARIES HARRIS, Ann Christie Ann Harris of Hampton, NB, widow of Frank Harris, passed away after a brief illness on March 11, 2012 at the Dr. V.A. Snow Centre. She was born in Scotland, daughter of the late Andrew and Ann (Horsburgh) Forret. She is survived by one daughter, Fena Scott and son-in-law, David of Ross Shire, Scotland; daughter-in-law, Louise Harris of Morrisburg, ON; two sisters, Aileen Young of Illinois, Jean Gagnon of Lennoxville, QC; two brothers, James Forret of Rothesay, Robert Forret of Sherbrooke, QC; granddaughter, Queenie Ann (Michael) Bernard; grandson Andrew (Aimee) Harris, both of Ontario; seven great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by son, Andrew; sister, Cecilia Humphrey; and brother, Thomas Forret. A memorial service was held March 19, 2012 at Reid’s Funeral Home, Hampton with Rev. David Scott officiating. A prayer was given by Rev. Kent Burdett. Readings were by Fena Scott. The organist was David McCready and the soloist was Arlene DesRoches. Interment was in Ocean View Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to charity of the donor’s choice. Online memorials and condolences can be made at: reidsfh.com.

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MARKS, Doreen Christina Doreen Marks of Kingston, wife of Gerald Marks, passed away March 23, 2012 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. She was born in Saint John, daughter of the late Fraser and Beulah (Scribner) Thompson. Doreen was a member of Trinity Church, Kingston. She is survived by her husband, Gerald; son, Dwayne Marks (Heather) of Kingston; two grandsons, Brayden and Austin; three step-grandchildren, Larissa, Laurel and Donald; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Allen Thompson. Thank you to the staff of 5C South, SJRH, for their kindness and excellent care. The funeral was held March 26, 2012 at Reid’s Funeral Home, Hampton, with Rev. Peter Gillies officiating. The organist was David McCready. Interment will be in Trinity Cemetery, Kingston at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society or Trinity Church, Kingston. Online memorials and condolences can be made at: reidsfh.com. 102

EMPLOYMENT Floyd’s Store Limited has a part time position available immediately for an appliance delivery person. Flexible hours. Please submit resume in person to Kathy or John at 739 Main Street, Hampton. No calls please. Hampton Herald - April 3, 2012

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Helping build better communities DISTRICT 6 CHESS TOURNAMENT

District 6 proudly hosted students from across the district at its annual District Chess Tournament. This year’s tournament was held on Saturday, March 17th at Kings Valley Wesleyan Centre in Quispamsis and 109 school-based tournament winners gathered to test their skills against other school tournament winners from across the district. Games began at 9:30am and each student played 3–5 games to decide their standing. The top three players from each grade level will now advance to the Provincial Chess Tournament. Provincial play will take place at Ecole La Mosaic du Nord in Balmoral on Saturday, April 14th. District 6 winners: Kindergarten: 1st - Tristan Johansen-Morris (Belleisle Elementary School), 2nd - Tanner Byers (Belleisle Elementary School), 3rd - Sadi Lomax (Fairvale Elementary School). Grade 1: 1st - Morgan MacKinnon (Lakefield Elementary School), 2nd - Matthew Celeste (SussexElementary School), 3rd - Joyce Yu (Rothesay Elementary School). Grade 2: 1st - Liam Ellingwood (Rothesay Elementary School), 2nd - Lilly Scarlett (Belleisle Elementary School), 3rd - Logan Mudge (SussexElementary School). Grade 3: 1st - Grace Yu (Rothesay Elementary School), 2nd Joshua McCormack (Quispamsis Elementary School), 3rd Mitchell Fudge (Quispamsis Elementary School). Grade 4: 1st - Taylor Bovaird (Rothesay Elementary School), nd 2 - Nicholas Campbell (Rothesay Elementary School), 3rd Conner Hierlihy (Lakefield Elementary School). Grade 5: 1st – Khoa Bui (Quispamsis Elementary School), 2nd Shasta Carroll (Fairvale Elementary School), 3rd - Carter Greer (Rothesay Elementary School). Grade 6: 1st - Madeline Parlee (Belleisle Regional High School), 2nd - Neil Kyle (Harry Miller Middle School), 3rd - Adam Sullivan (Hampton Middle School). Grade 7: 1st - Mac Maas (Harry Miller Middle School), 2nd Alex Corasaniti (Hampton Middle School), 3rd - Noah Coleman (Hampton Middle School). Grade 8: 1st - Stephen Harvey (Quispamsis Middle School), 2nd - Ian Massey (Harry Miller Middle School), 3rd - Ian Verschoor (Sussex Middle School). 816

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Look for and promote programs in your area that recycle cell phones, toner cartridges, printers, computers, etc.

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Hampton Alliance for Lifelong Learning (HALL) is excited to offer programs this April to accommodate the early learners (0-5 years old) in your family.

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“Celebrate Baby” Series FALL 2012 Unfortunately we are not able to run our current “Celebrate Baby” Series this spring due to low registration. This 12 week series for Mom or Dad and baby (infant to 18 months), is an interactive program that will focus on a variety of topics. Some of the topics include infant resuscitation, music, massage, baby sign language and nutrition. Some of the sessions may have a small fee. This is a great way to meet other parents and have fun learning ways to grow and develop with your baby. If you are interested in signing up for the series in the Fall 2012, please contact us.

“NEW” Walk & Talk Spring 2012

Get your body moving, enjoy some fresh air, and meet some fellow moms and/or dads! This informal walk will run on Wednesday mornings from 10am-11am beginning April 11, 2012. We will meet at the Hampton Town Pavilion in the center of town. No need to find a babysitter as this meet up will be interactive and enjoyable for both you and your child! Bring your strollers or baby carriers. This runs from Wednesday, April 11 until May 30th, 2012.

HALL Family Resource Library

HALL provides a Family Resource Library that lends books to children and their families. The Resource Library is open on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am-12pm. Come in and look through the large selection of children’s books and parenting resource material. The Resource Library is located at the St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church. This is a FREE lending library.

Playtime Learners Preschool

We are still accepting children ages 3 and 4 years old. Enroll your child to start in April. The Playtime Learners Preschool classroom is located at Hampton Elementary School. Space is available in the Monday/Wednesday and only one space is available in the Tuesday/Thursday class. 9:00am -11:30am, $90.00 per month. Registration is required.

Come and see us at HALL at 832-5665 or come in to register Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00am to 3:00pm at 978 Main Street, Hampton (located in St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church) or email us at haforll@nbnet.nb.ca or visit our website at www.hamptonalliance.ca.

Osprey Adventures is excited to offer

YOUTH PADDLING CAMPS

for ages 12-14, in July and August. These 2 week sessions (3 Mornings per week),will include:

• All equipment required • Water safety • Paddling strokes (Paddle Canada standards) • Voyageur canoe and tandem paddling • Testing skills with fun games • Learn about the marsh, wildlife, river system and history of the area while paddling this amazing body of water • Camp T-Shirt

ART CLUB MEETING

The members of the Sussex Art Club will be holding the April meeting at the St. Paul’s United Church Hall, 4 Morrison Avenue, (corner of Main and Morrison Ave) Sussex, on Tuesday, April 24th at 7:00pm. Anyone interested in art and would like to come to our meeting is more than welcome to join us. Hope to see you there. 827

ASSISTINANCE FOR NEW TOURISM PRODUCT

As part of its mandate to identify and champion new economic development opportunities, Enterprise Fundy was quick to embrace a new tourism product that a local business person, Alan Gillis, brought to the attention of key stakeholders ranging from the Town of Hampton, the Chamber of Commerce and this agency. The product is what is called a Barn Quilt Tour. The basics of it are that local quilts or more specifically quilt “blocks” are recreated on large 8x8 signs that are erected along a rural road “trail”. They are put up on buildings, on posts in from of historically significant locations, and so on. At each stop there is a ‘story” about either the significance of that particular quilt pattern, the local site itself, or both. As part of the trail, these signs are also placed at the locations of rural businesses and artisans. When tourists follow the Quilt Barn Trail they will thus also have the opportunity to purchase locally produced farm products (jams, honey, maple syrup, etc.) as well as such things as wine, pottery, antiques and so on. The group working on this is very excited about the tourism value of this new product as it combines a number of tourism concepts that are an ideal fit with what today’s tourist is looking for. This is not a truly new concept as it has been very successful in numerous states south of the border over the past 10 years and only recently been adopted in Canada. Thus far only BC and Ontario have Barn Quilt Trails but based on the speed that they have adopted them, they clearly are a winner. This initiative has the strong support of all organizations involved and recently Brent Rourke, a well known local artisan has taken the lead in the development of this project. Soon there will be a meeting with officials at Tourism and Parks in which the hope is to gain their strong support as well. If all goes to plan, Hampton could be the home of the first Quilt Barn trail east of Ontario. In doing so it should add another strong drawing card that will bring tourists off of the divided highway and into both the Town and the surrounding rural areas, spending their time and money here as they go. By all accounts this should be a win-win that utilizes our long history of quilt making as the catalyst to rural economic growth. Stay tuned! 126

For info or to register, call 832-5142 and ask for Rafe, or see us at the Ossekeag Room, Hampton Community Center with the Leisure Services Program Registration on April 20th 7pm - 9pm and April 21st 11am-1pm limited space available You can also visit our website:

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COUNCIL MEETING

The next regular meeting of Town Council is Tuesday, April 10th at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. This meeting is opening to the public. Letters and requests to appear before Council must be submitted to the Town Clerk by noon on Thursday, April 5th. Correspondence and requests to appear may be emailed to megan@townofhampton.ca, delivered to the Town Office during regular business hours or mailed to the attention of the Clerk to Town of Hampton, 27 Centennial Road, PO Box 1066, Hampton, NB E5N 8H1. For further information, please call 832-6086.

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

The next municipal election will be held on May 14th, 2012. Residents interested in becoming candidates are encouraged to visit the Election New Brunswick website at www.electionsnb.ca for information on becoming a candidate. Nomination kits are available on the Election NB website or can be picked-up at the Town office and at our region’s Returning Office located at 141 Hampton Road, Rothesay. Nominations close at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13th. For further information contact our Returning Officer, Joanne Nice at 1-877-504-0023 or email RO.M08@gnb.ca.

ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENT ARTICLES

The Hampton Visitor Information Centre is accepting consignment articles from local crafts people and artists for the upcoming 2012 tourist season. This is a great location to sell your articles for the season. If you are interested or require more information please contact Cathy Murphy, Acting Tourism Manager at 832-6096 or e-mail cathy@townofhampton.ca.

VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

Do you have a few spare hours per week? Do you enjoy talking to people? Are you interested in the Town of Hampton, the history of the town and the surrounding area; why not volunteer at the Hampton Visitor Information Centre. The VIC is looking for volunteers for the spring, summer and fall season, this would be approximately 3 hours per week from the late May, part of June, then in September and early October. If you are interested or require more information please contact Cathy Murphy, Acting Tourism Manager at 832-6096 or e-mail cathy@townofhampton.ca.

BURNING PERMITS

Burning permits are issued by the Town of Hampton for controlled burning of brush, leaves, grass clippings and general yard clean-up. Burning permits are required with the Town limits during the entire year. In addition, during the burn season (Mid-April until the end of October) Town of Hampton burning permit holders must also call the Department of Natural Resources Burning Permit Information line at 1-866-458-8080 to determine the burning conditions for Kings County every day prior to burning. If burning is permitted in Kings County, then burning will also be permitted within the Town of Hampton. If burning is restricted, then burning within the municipality is also restricted. The Department of Natural Resources forecast is updated daily and is valid from 2 pm until 2 pm the following day. Brush piles shall be no bigger than 3 metres in diameter and no higher than 2 metres A minimum clearance of 10 metres shall be observed from any property line. A minimum clearance of 4.5 metres shall be observed from any combustible structure or trees. A responsible personal shall be present at all times of burning. A garden hose, shovel or rake shall be on hand to prevent the spread of fire. Residents are prohibited from burning construction or demolition debris, pressure treated lumber or materials, household garbage and any material that produces an unreasonable amount of smoke. Burning permits are available at the Town Office during regular business hours. They are issued for a period of 7 days only and renewals must be obtained through the Fire Prevention Division of Hampton Fire-Rescue by calling 832-6456.

CAMPFIRES AND OUTDOOR ORNAMENTAL STOVES

Please call the Fire Prevention Division of Hampton Fire – Rescue at 832-6456 to arrange for a site visit. Permits will only be issued after a site visit by a member of Hampton Fire-Rescue.

COMMUNITY REGISTRATION

Community Registration will both be taking place the weekend of April 20th-21st. The Community Guide is currently being printed and residents can expect to receive a copy in their mailbox by mid-April. We are also pleased to announce that we will be launching online registration starting on April 27th. For more information please contact 832-6102.

EMERGENCY MEASURES ORGANIZATION

The Town of Hampton Emergency Measures Organization is composed of a group of dedicated volunteers with a mandate to facilitate emergency response in the event of a local emergency. The team meets monthly at the Emergency Operations Centre for training and information gathering. The EMO team is currently seeking individuals with an interest in disaster response. For more information, please contact the EMO Director, Brian Fowler, at 333-2611 or emo@townofhampton.ca.

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HEALTHIER HAMPTON 8 WEEKS OF WELLNESS EVENT

The Town of Hampton is pleased to be working with the Hampton Wellness Committee, a group of community volunteers, to plan the 1st Annual “Healthier Hampton – 8 Weeks of Wellness Event”. For the months of April and May, Hampton residents of all ages will be invited to participate in a variety of different activities throughout the Town that encourage healthy living and increased activity. There is a wide-range of activities available including weekly events like senior Flex & Flow classes for Seniors, Family walks, and Fitness Fun in the Town Square and special events like the Relay for Life Kick Off and an Introductory Square Dancing Class. Please visit the Town website for a full listing of events. Visit regularly as more information will be added as additional events are confirmed.

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The First Sign of Spring! 21st Annual Sussex Kiwanis

8th Hussars Sports Centre

Friday April 20th 5pm to 9pm Saturday April 21st 10am to 9pm Sunday April 22nd 12pm to 5pm

FAMILY FITNESS NIGHT AT DATL

On Wednesday, February 29th over 300 students, parents, and grandparents participated in Dr. A. T. Leatherbarrow Primary School’s 4th Annual Family Fun Fitness Night. The evening began with a warm-up song in the gym and then families went to their first assigned station. In total, we had 14 stations for participants to learn, dance, balance, dribble, jump, hula-hoop, kick, cheerlead, parachute, sweat, and of course, giggle and have tons of fun! We would like to thank our parent volunteers who helped us with our healthy snack station - Ms. Wallace, Ms. Hofmann, and Mrs. Huisman; and the Lions’ Club for the use of their casino wheel. Thanks also to Emma Carline, Brooke Cheeks, and Alexia Hawkey-Noble from Hampton High School who assisted us with stations. A great big thank you to the community members who helped make the night a success: Lifestyles Health & Fitness (Tara), Step ‘n Time Dance School (Cheryl Lee), Hampton Tae Kwon Do (Sean Whelpley), CSA Cheerleading (Ava, Emma & Logan), Yamaji Dojo School of Self-Defense (Phillip Yang), Hampton Minor Basketball (Christina Kierstead), and Hampton Soccer Club (Peter, Tom and Sophie Williams). We had great support from our wonderful staff, too! Thanks everyone, and we are looking forward to another great event next year! Submitted by Michelle Brenton, PE Teacher at DATL. 125

• Daily Door Prizes • Tasty Treats • And much more!

Steer Show & Sale 3pm Saturday!

Winnie McQuade April 3, 2011

Admission Adults $4.00 FREE for children under 16 If accompanied by an adult

In loving memory of our dear grandmother who passed away one year ago today. She flew up to Heaven on the wings of angels, past the stars and clouds and past where no one sees. She walks with Jesus and her loved ones are waiting and I know she’s smiling saying, “Don’t worry about me.”

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We now offer...

Two Manicure Stations Two Pedicure Stations Two Facial Beds Two Massage Beds Two Waxing Stations

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Laser Hair Removal & Photo Facials Prom & Bridal Make-up

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Helping build better communities DONATION TO BRHS TO SPORTS FIELD

On January 6th committee members Janice Bates and Christine Atherton, along with BRHS Teacher and Rovers Rugby Coach Grant Beckingham were on hand for a $50,000 presentation to the Belleisle Bears Community Sports Field Renovation project from Potash Corp in Sussex. Stewart Brown, who made the presentation, said he was thoroughly impressed with the contribution, hard work and dedication the community has made to the project so far. With a number of their valued employees residing in the Belleisle area, they were very pleased to “give back” to the community. It goes without saying the recipients were ecstatic with the donation. The “Community Gives Back” dinner was held at the Belleisle Community Centre in November with $4,000 proceeds to the Sports Field Project. The Rovers Sr. Men & Women’s Rugby Clubs were honored at this dinner for not only putting Belleisle Valley on the map with numerous accolades around the Province, but also for the volunteer services they have and continue to provide in the community. Emcee Josh Reicker kept the audience captivated with his antics and auctioneering skills. A very excited Darin Clarke won a new television in the Heads or Tails game and Scott Sherwood graciously donated his 50/50 winnings back. Special thanks to the prize contributors, Rovers Rugby Club, Chris Bingham and the Home & School “retirees” for their support. Additional work on the project will commence in the Spring. Submitted by Janice Bates. 141

Sussex, NB Bill & Jean Chestnut Call to book your in-home consultation today! 433-3010

Information Evening with the Experts At Hampton Home Hardware On Friday, April 20th from 6:00pm-7:30pm Get all your gardening questions answered by the masters in their fields... No pun intended. Danny Coleman-Coleman’s Landscaping (Tools and Care) Jim Cunningham-Cardwell Farms (Soils and Mulch) Brian McArthur-Primrose Gardens (Plants and Flowers) Our Garden Centre staff is ready to help you get growing! Registration $5.00 - Deadline to register April 14th Proceeds from registration to go to local charity!

(L-r): Stewart Brown (Potash Corp), Janice Bates, Christine Atherton, Grant Beckingham.

Door Prize!

All attendees will receive 15% off their next Garden Centre purchase! 406 William Bell Dr.

832-5525

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Supper At St. Bridget’S

Roast Beef Dinner with all the trimmings will be held at St. Bridget’s Church Hall (Chapel Grove) at 5:00pm on Saturday, April 14th. Only 100 ‘advance’ tickets for ‘one sitting’ will be available. To purchase tickets ($12/adults, $6/children 12 & under) for the supper please contact Barb Stewart at 763-2349 or by email: donkey@nb.sympatico.ca. 818

FuNdy pAddlerS

Canoeing/kayaking - come out and enjoy the New Brunswick waters. Check out Fundy Paddlers Club at fundypaddlersclubinc. com. Training, tripping and meetings with fellow paddlers. Club meets monthly year round. 403

HMS NewS

By Douglas Brenton It’s that time of year again for the students of Hampton Middle School: those dreaded few weeks before the end of second term when students in Grades 6 to 8 suddenly become loaded down with tons of projects, and homework comes flying from left and right. Thankfully, March and April bring a little more than just work. Volleyball tryouts are approaching quickly and the wrestling team continues to practice strong. Even the teachers got into the sports scene participating in the District 6 curling championship on March 16th, ending their season in first place. On another note, our school competed in the District 6 Science Fair with Kristy Bethune placing second for Grade 6. Kristy will represent the district at the regional science fair in April. Martha Seaman won the HMS English oratorical competition with Colorado Russell winning second and Sydney Hallett winning third. The French oratorical competition starts soon. Another exciting activity that recently took place was Art Smarts. A couple months back, a Grade 6 French teacher, Mme. Page, and the school’s music teacher, Mr. Giberson, put their names in a draw for an Art Smarts grant. In January, the school found out they won it. Mme. Page’s and Mrs. Lamb’s classes began researching countries and their cultures and will create art describing these countries. After March break, Sue and Kathy Hooper, as well as George Fry, came in to aid the students with the projects. You may be thinking that March and April aren’t so bad after all, right? Just try telling that to the students as they work on those projects and do their extra homework! Douglas Brenton is a Grade 8 student at HMS. 114

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Thanks are extended to all those who have given of their time, talents and treasures over the past months. A special thank you to those who have generously given funds and our apologies for the delay in sending some of the receipts; due to computer error a sizeable number were skipped and the error was not noticed until after the bulk of them had been mailed. We appreciate your patience over this. The Food Basket will be open again for preparation on April 18th from 8:00 until 10:00am; and for clients on April 19th from 8:30 to 11:00am. Clients are asked to bring proof of address and details of income and expenses in order to assess need and hopefully help clients to access available governmental help. Thanks are extended to Tim Hoyt at Hampton Computer shop, for the provision of a computer for a young lad in need, one of the happy results of the screening process. Medicare numbers are required for all family members. Financial donations may be sent to: The Treasurer, Hampton Food Basket, Unit 2, 39 Tilley Street, Hampton NB, E5N 5B4. Volunteers will be on hand on client day to assist with income tax returns, this is a free and confidential service that proved to be very helpful last year, so bring your data and get some help!

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We are in need of a pile of things this month, so please scan the list: Double headboard; wheelchair ramp for van; fitted doublesized sheets(not flannelette); twin and double beds; double bed; queen box spring; double mattress; bunk and captain’s beds; double headboard; exercise bike; stove; 5’ rectangular tablecloth; crib mattress; size 1 diapers. Call Janice at 832-4340 if you can provide any of these. Emergency Numbers: - Janice 832-4340, Judy 832-3291, Debbie 832-4039, Betty 832-7526. ‘Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.’ 107

Adult leArNiNg prOgrAM

Improve your Math & English skills so you can: feel better about your skills; help your kids with homework; prepare to write the GED tests; prepare to take other training; find a job – or a better job. The Community Adult learning program is for you – free classes in Math & English, from lower levels up to GED; Small classes, full-time or par-time; start at your own level and work at your own pace. For more information about a class in Sussex contact the Sussex Adult Learning Inc – 433-6109. 510

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MUSINGS By Debbie Hickey

MOVE IT!

I recently read an article on guidelines for physical activity levels for preschoolers that recommends 180 minutes per day of physical activity and that by age 5 they should be attaining 60 minutes of “energetic play”. Firstly, I was horrified to think that guidelines were necessary for such a thing. When my own children were preschoolers I can’t imagine lack of physical activity being an issue. They were busy, busy, busy; it was getting them to sit still for any length of time that was the challenge! And while I don’t specifically recall my own preschool days, I certainly know that as older kids my brother and I were outdoors most of the time, which would likely mean we were physically active well beyond the guidelines. Secondly, as I read on I was even more horrified to learn that young kids today are not busy at all. Rather, measurements indicate they are sedentary, basically just sitting or reclining, up to 84 per cent of their waking hours. Since most of us tend to become less physically active as we age, what does the future hold for these kids! The Town of Hampton has recently started an eight week program for a healthier Hampton - The 8 Weeks of Wellness Event. There are family walks, fun events, wellness seminars, Sunday afternoon activities in the square. There may be similar initiatives happening in other communities (I hope so), but Hampton is where I am so that is the one with which I am familiar. Those early years are when so many of our lifelong habits and lifestyle choices are established. Family and community activities such as this event are a great way to greet the Spring and make some healthy choices not just for ourselves but also for our children and grandchildren. Hope to see you out and about! 801

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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES BUCK OR TWO PLUS! franchise opportunity in SUSSEX. A new franchise business opportunity is now available in Sussex, includes inventory, training, POS and home office support. If you have retail experience and you are considering becoming a franchise owner, call Finlay Burt at 1-800-890-8633 for more details or email at fburt@ extremeretail.ca. CHILD CARE MOTHER OF TWO has opening available for a child aged 2-4 years in my home in Hampton. Caring, structured environment, references and receipts are available. For more info. please call Anneke (Annika) at 943-0144. SUNNY PATCH DAYCARE has space available in our pre-school program, Monday - Friday 7:00am-5:30pm. We are a fully licensed centre with staff trained in ECE, First Aid & CPR. We offer a large variety of activities, healthy snacks & lunch, plenty of outdoor time in a fenced yard. Subsidized are is available. Call Kim MacKay 8321818 day or 485-1819 evening. EMPLOYMENT BE YOUR OWN BOSS! Turn 5-10 hours/week into $1000+/month. Operate a mini office outlet from your computer, FREE evaluation. www.yourfreedomoffice.com. FIREWOOD HARDWOOD FOR SALE, 16”, $200/cord. 832-5841. FIREWOOD FOR SALE, good prices, ranked in truck. Call Ken 832-4326. SPRINGFIELD FIREWOOD, quality hardwood, cut, split, delivered. Call 485-2349. TIRED OF GETTING THE WRONG size wood? Firewood cut to specification. Call Doug 763-3486. FOR RENT APARTMENT FOR RENT heated, stove, fridge. Call 832-7907 or 832-3151. ONE BEDROOM APT. 1031 Main Street, Hampton, parking, laundry, appliances, unheated, adult building, ground level, no pets, $450/month, security deposit required, available April 1st. Phone 653-1957 or 832-5079. 3 BEDROOM FURNISHED cottage, waterfront, PEI, June 16-22, 23-29, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20, Aug. 18-24, 25-31, $550/ week. 832-3333. PRIVATE, CLEAN ROOM, all incl., many extras, short walk to Hampton Irving, $400. 832-4697. APPROXIMATELY 600sqft. of newly renovated office space, includes 2 new offices with a common area, private washroom and a shared lunchroom, 8 Centennial Road. Contact Sheryl at 832-5925. FOR SALE USED APPLIANCES, 24” electric stoves in stock, exterior/interior doors, tires (most sizes), new sky light, used windows, and household items. 218 Main St. Norton. 839-2628. “HALF A LOAF is Better than Broccoli”. Book of hilarious things kids have said during my teaching career. Awesome gift for Mother’s Day or any occasion, $16.95. 847-8825. OLD FASHIONED, FRESH ROLLED, large flake oats, dried cranberries, frozen garlic scapes (green garlic). Order by Thursday for Saturday delivery. Sussex, Apohaqui, Norton, Belleisle, Hampton April 7 & April 28. Delivery to Salisbury, Havelock, Petitcodiac, Elgin April 14. Call 756-4500 for details. LOST & FOUND FOUND, BIRCHGROVE MANOR, Hampton, gray cat, declawed,

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female, very affectionate. 832-2600. NOTICES WOULD THE LADY who bought the upright freezer at a yard sale in Wickham in November please come and get it? Moving soon. 485-7778. SERVICES OFFERED LAWN GROOMERS, “If you look good we look good”. Now taking bookings for fertilizing and lime, lawn and yard clean up and also mowing and trimming. Home 832-2844, cell 639-8485. DAVE’S LIGHT TRUCKING & Cleaning Service, junk, garbage, construction & roofing materials, demolition, brush, decks, small moving jobs. 7 days a week. Also picking up unwanted vehicles. 8323982 or 653-0026. HENDERSON OVERHEAD DOORS - Laforge. Sales and services of overhead doors, operators and weather stripping of all models. Phone 485-2151. B. LEMON MASONRY, RESIDENTIAL, commercial, brick, blocks, stonework, chimney’s, re-pointing, walkways. Free estimates call Brent at 847-5126, cell 333-0449. VILLAGE UPHOLSTERY & REFINISHING - Craftsmanship. RV’s, boat covers, recovering & restyling repairs. HD foam, T-Trailers, caning, seagrass, canvas. 832-7870. WEDDING OFFICIANT - plan unique ceremony celebrating love & commitment; when, where, how you wish. Book now for best dates. Janet 847-9833. HAUL AWAY of junk cars, trucks, tractors and farm equipment. Small fee for appliances and small scrap. Drop off site 54 Backland Road, Kingston. 763-2933 or 333-9067. MARITIME RIGGING & INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES. Complete line of traction chains, wire rope, chain, netting, H.D. tarps. Authorized Action Truck & Car Accessories dealer. Call 832-1198. Day/Evenings Mon-Sat. BRIAN’S MAINTENANCE & Home Repair, carpentry, kitchens, bath, painting, ceramic tile, electrical etc. Over 20 years experience. Free estimates. Call Brian 839-2296. HERITAGE UPHOLSTERY. Residential, commercial, recreational, restyling and customization. Trust your furniture to the professionals. The most training and experience in the Kennebecasis. Serving you for 30 years. Offering project classes. 849-8008. BUYING JUNK CARS, trucks, travel trailers, motor homes, farm machinery. I pay you cash. Call 721-4255. RITE WAY CLEANERS now has openings for residential and commercial cleaning. We offer de-cluttering, organizing and will clean your house from top to bottom. For a free estimate call Fallon, 832-3894. NORSESUN 216-2628 John Deere home & workshop products; air compressors, generators, grills, heaters, powertools, pressure washers, tool chests, truck boxes, jobsite boxes. Call 216-2628 KEN BROWN ELECTRICAL Inc. Your electrical service company for all your home & business needs. For your solar & wind power solutions, call or email Kim at (506)839-2877, kimbrown@ nb.sympatico.ca. REGISTERED FOOT CARE NURSE is now accepting clients. Offering foot care in the comfort of your own home in Hampton & surrounding areas. For professional foot care & details, call Shirley at 832-2126. Covered with most insurance plans. WANTED WANTED HOUSES TO CLEAN. Reasonable rates. References available. Call Tammy at 333-4855.

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BUSINESS WHO’S WHO APPLIANCES

Dunbar’s

Major Appliance Service - servicing Propane (fireplace, furnaces) HRV (heat recovery ventalation) Domestic Refrigeration (washers, dryers, dishwashers, microwaves, ranges) Evenings & weekend service available Call - 639-5355

CARPENTRY

J a k e o f A ll Tra d es Roofing Vinyl Siding New Construction

485-1119

Renovation Decks

Blown-in Insulation

434-4171

CONTRACTING

B&W CONTRACTING All types of construction Phone 433-5990 Cell 433-0233 Fax 433-5906 CRACKFILLING

MUD MEN Kevin Cochrane 663-9560

Jamie Ritchie 663-5504

EAVESTROUGHING

Maritime Eavestroughing & Roofing

Call Quality Work John Roberts Free Estimates Home Improvements 506.832.7270

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PLUMBING & HEATING

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SMALL ENGINE REPAIR

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Cut Flowers Arrangements Permanent Botanicals

Sales/Repairs/Heat/Well Pumps UV Lights & Water Conditioners Certified in-floor Radiant Heating Back Flow Prevention Tester Phone 432-5199 Fax 432-6475 Bob 433-0583 Dion 434-2622

Plants Gift Items

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Installation & Repair of all types of flooring: carpet, vinyl, ceramic, laminate, etc.

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We sell and install Garaga, Commercial and Residential doors & openers. GARAGA DEALER

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$5 Drop-in fee

For more info email kathy@zumbasaintjohn.com

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