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Community Services Department

Direct-Delivery Programs

Summer Entertainment Series

Special Events

Hours of Operation

Sports & Active Living

Music Series

Kiwanis Home & Lifestyle Show

Location and Map


Movie Series

Community Registration

Contact Us Like, Follow, Subscribe

Life Skills

Auto Swap Meet

Active Literacy

Sussex Flea Market NB Day Kings County Agricultural Fair

Mayor and Council





Community Programs

Facilities, Parks & Trails

Community Partners

Canada Day Festivities

Sports & Active Living

Map/ Locations


Sussex SummerFEST 150: Celebrate our Story

Outdoor Pursuits


Communtiy Organizations

Canada 150

Theatre & Dance Special Needs


General Interest


Seniors Church Programs



Helping Organizations




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COMMUNITY Hours of Operation

(April 3rd - Sep. 1st) Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm Please note the following closures for statutory holidays: April 14th (Good Friday), April 17th (Easter Monday), May 22nd (Victoria Day), July 1st (Canada Day), August 7th (New Brunswick Day).

Location and Map

8 Leonard Drive (2nd Floor - 8th Hussars Sports Centre)

Contact Us

Community Services Director Jason Thorne 432-4520 Community Services Officer Roberta Craft 432-4574 Main Line 432-4573

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Mayor Marc Thorne

“We take great pride in providing the best recreational activities and facilities to suit any age, interest and skill level. There is truly a program or activity for everyone. I encourage everyone to be active and safe this season�

Members of Council Ralph Carr Tim Wilson Bridget Ryan Deborah Armitage Jane Boyle Graham Milner Eric Nelson

Deputy Mayor Councillor Councillor Councillor Councilllor Councillor Councillor

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Sports & Active Living Town of Sussex Ball Hockey This program is competitive at all levels however beginners are welcome to join for fun. Registration From March 1 - 31st. Extended hours for registration are March 29th from 7:30am-7:30pm. No registrations will be accepted after March 31st. Community Services—432-4573 Ages: 5-13 When: April-June Where: Arena Cost: $55-$75 (depending on age) + $25 jersey deposit Cheerleading Learn basic Cheerleading skills which will include some dance and gymnastics. No experience required. Dress is comfortable. Community Services—432-4573 Ages 5-12 When: Mon & Wed April 3-May 24 6:30pm Where: Community Room Cost: $75


Gardening Community In Bloom Workshops - 1st session Learn how to pick the right Soil, right plant right place, and Prune or not to prune. Community Services - 432-4573 Ages: All When: Thursdays March 30- April 13th 7:00 pm Where: Community Room (Mar 30 at Jubilee Hall) Cost: $40 Community In Bloom Workshops - 2nd session Learn how to kill a weed, crop night–berries and rhubarb, the do’s and don’ts on mowing. Community Services - 432-4573 Ages: All When: Thursdays May 4-18th 7:00 pm Where: Community Room Cost: $40

Life Skills Budgeting Learn the ins and outs of keeping a budget. Please pre-register. Community Services - 432-4573 Ages: All When: May 2 6:30-8:30 pm Where: Community Room Cost: FREE

Sewing 101 Learn to use a pattern to create a garment or a decorating item. You will be responsible for some of your own materials for larger projects. Machines are provided however feel free to bring your own. Community Services—432-4573 Ages: 12+ When: Tues Mar 21-April 25th at 6:00pm Where: SRHS Sewing Lab Room 2010 Cost: $110 4 Week Kids Painting Class Each week there will be a new and fun painting adventure. Community Services Department - 432-4573 Ages 5-12 When: Saturdays April 29-May 20th 9am Where: Community Room Cost: $50 4 Week Youth Painting Class Come with your friends to paint! Each week we will create a new masterpiece. Community Services Department - 432-4573 Ages 13-18 When: Saturdays April 29 May 20th 11:30am Where: Community Room Cost: $50 Quilting 101 Class Learn the basics of quilting over this six week program you will learn how to piece together a quilt, what to use for backing, batting and much more. You can bring some of your own materials to personize your quilt if you wish. Machines are provided however feel free to bring your own. Community Services—432-4573 Ages: 14+ with sewing experience When: Tues May 2-June 6th, 6:00-8:00pm Where: SRHS Sewing Lab Room 2010 Cost: $145

Jam Making Learn to make sweet Homemade Jam. Community Services - 432-4573 Ages: All When: Tues July 11 at 6:00pm Where: Jubilee Hall Cost: $26 Homemade Pickles Learn to make a variety of pickles. Community Services - 432-4573 Ages: All When: Tues Aug 29 at 6:00pm Where: Jubilee Hall Cost: $26

Active Literacy Read & Play Soccer baseball This program is in partnership with the Sussex Regional Library to encourage reading and physical literacy. Community Services 432-4573 Ages: All When: July 4, 11, 18, 25 2:30pm Where: McKnight Field Cost: FREE Books & Cooks This Program is in partnership with the Sussex Regional Library and encourages reading and teaching basic and fun cooking techniques. Regional Library - 432-4585 Ages: 6-12 When: August 1, 8 , 15, 22 2:30pm Where: Community Room at the Arena Cost: Free

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Music Series 7:00pm

July 6th

July 20th

August 3rd

A five piece group playing a variety of music including classic country, folk, French, gospel, bluegrass, down east fiddling & banjo pickin’.

Cathy’s voice is a mixture of Melissa Etheridge and Tanya Tucker; passion, power, and a huge vocal range. She’s a solid dynamic songwriter & musician too!

Canadian Alt-rock band from Sussex. Featuring Ben Keirstead Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards Andrew Erb - Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards Brady Jones - Drums, Keyboards Zach Woodill - Bass Guitar

Limited seating. Please feel free to bring your own lawn chair. 7


Movie Series 8:30pm

July 5th

July 19th

August 2nd

(PG) In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, she answers the Ocean’s call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

(PG) After the Bergen invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

(PG) A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

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Special Events Exciting events providing individuals and families with an unforgettable experience throughout the year in Sussex!

Kiwanis Home & Lifestyle Show April 7-9 8th Hussars Sports Centre Lots of great services and amazing deals. To participate call Roy at 433-2697.

Community Registration Night April 18 - 6pm-8pm 8th Hussars Sports Centre Your one stop for all your Spring Summer activities. Groups can register at 432-4573.

Doug’s RV Sale April 21-23 8th Hussars Sports Centre Come view all the latest models of campers. Contact 433-4222 for more information.

Residential Spring Clean-up April 25 & 26 Town Wide This is an opportunity for sussex residents to clean up their homes and yards.

Auto Swap Meet May 27 - 9am-5pm Princess Louise Park Buy/ sell your parts, projects or vehicles. Free admission. Reserve your lot today at info@canadianrods. com

Town Wide Yard Sale June 3 - 8:30am-1pm Town Wide Vendor registration $10 at Town Hall. Maps go on sale June 1 at Sharps, Town Hall, and Ultramar ($1).

Relay for Life Sussex June 10 - 1pm-1am Princess Louise Park Remember those touched by cancer. Contact 634-6272 for more information.

Little Rays Reptile Zoo August 1 - 11am Rotary Amphitheatre One of the most dynamic shows you’ll experience. Rain venue: 8th Hussars Sports Centre. Sponsored by Nelson Monuments.


in Sussex For further details and more events check out the Community Calendar at and visit

Volunteer Awards April 27 To nominate a deserving volunteer please visit before March 31st.

NB Day Celebrations August 7 - 12-5pm Free BBQ, games, petting zoo and more. Rain venue: 8th Hussars Sports Centre.

Community Clean-up May 6 - 9am Rotary Amphitheatre Free BBQ at noon for all participants. Gloves and bags provided. To register call 432-4573.

SACF Lobster Dinner May 13 Masonic Lodge Take-out dinner of cooked lobster, roll, salad and dessert for $20. Call 433-6244 for tickets.

21st Annual Antique Power Show May 20 8th Hussars Sports Centre Featuring antique tractors, vintage farm equipment and more. Contact 434-3558 for more information.

Sussex Flea Market August 18-20 Princess Louise Park Here you will find everything from rare coins to household along with great bargains. Visit for details.

Celebrate Sussex August 21-26 Downtown Sussex Each day artists will showcase their talents. A full schedule can be found at www.

Kings County Agricultural Fair August 21-23 Princess Louise Park Showcentre 4H Club displays, exhibits, competitions and more. Visit www. for a full schedule.

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Canada Canada Day Canada Day Breakfast Golden Jubilee Hall 7:00-10:00am Eggs, Sausage, Home fries, Toast, Juice, Tea or Coffee. $6.00 per plate Not Now Performing Live 11:00-1:00pm Sussex Train Station Public Swim 12:00-5:00pm PotashCorp Civic Centre $1.50/person Canada Day Parade Walmart to Princess Louise Park 3:00pm This year’s parade theme is Canada 150 loud and proud. Gary Morris Entertainment Rotary Amphitheatre 3:30-10:00pm

Free Hot Dog BBQ (12 and Under) Burton Park 5:00pm Sponsored by The Atlantic Superstore Sussex. J.D. O’Connell Kiddies Activities Burton Park 3:30-9:00pm Rock Wall, Human Hamster Balls, Laser tag, face painting, petting zoo. Food Vendors Burton Park 3:30-10:00pm For your eating pleasure. Opening Ceremonies and Cake Cutting Burton Park 7:00pm Let’s eat cake! Sponsored by Sobeys Sussex. Canada 150 Fireworks Extravanganza! Princess Louise Park 10:13pm By Fireworks FX, honk your horn if you enjoyed them.

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150 Sussex SummerFEST - Celebrate our Story Readers Theatre - Guided Mural Tour Visitor Information Centre July 4th - 7:00-8:00pm Movie - Moana Rotary Amphitheatre July 5 - 7:00pm KV Country Band Rotary Amphitheatre July 6 - 7:00pm

History of Camp Sussex 8th Hussars Museum (VIC) July 9 - 1:00-3:00pm Readers Theatre - Guided Mural Tour St. Marks Anglican Church Sussex Corner July 11th - 7:00-8:00pm

Jeepers Peepers Arts & Culture Centre July 7 - 2:00pm Mural Scavenger Hunt Visitor Information Centre July 8 - 10:00am James Mullinger Live SRHS Theatre July 8 - 7:00pm Tickets $20.00

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Fibre Fest NB Agricultural Museum July 12 - 10:00am-4:00pm Cruise Night Behind Tim Hortons July 13 - 6:30pm Superhero Picnic Rotary Amphitheatre July 14 - 2:30pm Sussex Summer Fest Night Arts & Culture Centre July 14 - 7:00pm The Tale of a Town Community Screening Rotary Amphitheatre July 15 - 8:30pm

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS Sports & Active Living Sussex Co-ed Slo-Pitch League The Sussex Co-ed Slo-Pitch League is for men and women 16+. Stephanie Ann McFarland 433-5399 & cell 4343389 Ages: 16+ When: Mon-Sun Where: Sussex Ball Fields Cost: $730.00 Per Team Sussex Tennis Association Come and explore the exciting game of Tennis! After School Program starts May 29th. Ted Robertson - 433-6077 or Visit: or find them on Facebook. Ages: 6-18 When: May-Oct days and time TBD Where: Hans Lammens Tennis Centre Cost: $25-$240 Sussex & District Minor Baseball This organization will teach all asspects of baseball. S&DMB offers co-ed programs and also runs the Sussex Girls Softball. Contact them today! President: Ed Belyea, 435-0016 Email: Registrar: Terry Soucy, 609-3247 Email: Ages: 4-18 When May-Sept days and time TBD Where: determined by schedule Cost: $50-$165


Kings County Soccer Association Soccer for beginners and all levels of players. Norah Deveau - 432-9535 or Ages: 4-18 When: Days and times vary Where: Sussex Middle School Field Cost: $80-$150 Sussex Football Association All skills levels are welcomed and gear is provided with registration cost. Ron Dunfield 433 6279, Mike Perrie - 434-3551 Visit Ages: 5-14 When Aug-Nov days and time TBD Where: determined by schedule Cost: $65-$170 Sussex Taekwondo All skill levels welcomed, uniform is included in registration cost. Burton Murray - 756-2960 or Ages: 5+ When Sept-Jun Mon & Wed 5:30pm & 6:15pm Where: Trinity Anglican Church Cost: $130 registration + $40 per month Kings County Karate This is a great way to get some exercise while leaning some new skills. Edward Gates - 485-2633 or Ages: 5+ When Sept-Jun Wed & Fri 6:00pm & 7:00pm Where: Belleisle Elementary School Cost: $45

Theatre & Dance

Special Needs

Kidstuff Theatre Provides lively entertainment to young children and teaches the art of theatre in a fun environment. Find on Facebook or 802-7869 Ages: all ages When: (time varies) Where: Sussex Regional High School Cost: Varies Anderson School of Highland Dance This Scottish dance is for the new and the experienced dancers. Susan Anderson - 433-1061 or Ages: 4+ When: Tue & Thurs (time varies) Where: 61 Maxwell Drive Cost: Varies

Outdoor Pursuits

The Multi-Sensory Room Here resources are matched with the special needs of individuals of the community, young and adult alike. Sussex Middle School - 432-2022 Ages: All When: Please Contact Cost: Free

General Interest Kings County Family Resource Centre Programming Where families and people can go who either have or care for children from birth to six years of age. KCFRC - 433-2349 Ages: 0-6 When: Mon-Sat time varies Where: 625 Main Street Cost: Free

Scouts Canada 1-888-855-3336 or Ages: 5-17 When: Sept –June Times vary Where: Please contact Cost: Fees vary

Sussex Vale Quilters This group is for anyone interested in quilting. No experience necessary. Ann Snider - 433-2834 Ages: all ages When: Mon at 7:00pm or Tues at 1:00pm Where: Saint Marks Church Cost: $25

Girl Guides of Canada Providing leadership programs for girls. Contact; 1-800-565-8111 or Ages: 5-18 When: Sept-June times vary Where: please contact Cost: Fees Vary

Food Safe Certification Course This is Nationally Accredited Certification Ken Foster – 433-3823 Ages: 16+ When: As needed Where: TBD Cost: TBD

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COMMUNITY PROGRAMS General Interest St. John Ambulance Enables Canadians to improve their health, safety & quality of life by providing training & community service. Pet CPR classes are now available. St. John Ambulance - 433-4840 Ages: 11+ When: Dates and Times vary Where: 12 Perry Street Cost: depending on course

Seniors Sussex and Area Seniors’ Centre The Centre offers programs, events and activities for the 50+. Senior Centre - 433-8480 or Ages: 50+ When: Jan-Dec Where: 12 Perry Street Cost: $25 membership

Church Programs St. Francis Xavier and St. Phillips Contact: 433-1902 or Ages: all When: Sun 11am & 4pm Where: 114 Church Avenue Cost: Free


St. Pauls United Church programs We offer childcare during worship each Sunday and provide various programs. Church - 432-1114 or Ages: all When: Sun 10am Where: 4 Morrison Ave Cost: Free Calvary Pentecostal Church We are completely focused on seeing Sussex and the surrounding areas come to know Jesus Christ as their Savior. 433-4759 or Ages: All When: Jan-Dec Where: 384 St. George St Cost: Free The Salvation Army Sussex Community Church We are a Christian church and international charitable organization. We offer many programs and services to the Sussex area including a food bank, Thrift Store and emergency services. Contact: 433-3302 or Ages: all When Jan-Dec Where: 79 Main Street Cost: Fee Dependent on program

Trinity Anglican Church We seek to be an active holy place of worship and hospitality with many programs offered. Phone: 433-3444 E-mail: Web: Ages: All When: Sun 11:00 am Where: 853 Main Street, Sussex Cost: Free Atlantic Community Church We offer a relaxed atmosphere worship service and a full range of child mining services and children’s programs. Church – 433-8323 or or Ages: all When: Sun at 9:15 am and 11:00 am Where: 78 Route 880 Apohaqui Cost: Free

Higher Life Christian Center We’re getting families connected to the life-changing presence of Jesus Christ. HLCC – 567-0470 or Transportation available for Sunday services. Ages: all When: Sun at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm Where: 607 Main Street Cost: Free

Sussex Baptist Church We offer lots of programs for all, join us today! Contact: 433-2100 or Facebook/Sussex Baptist Church Ages: all When: Sun 9:15 am & 10:30 am Where: 24 Church Avenue Cost: Free Faith Bible Baptist Fellowship We offer an array of programs and services to our membership. Church - 433-4685 or Ages: all When: Sun at 11:00 am and 6:00 pm Where: 607 Main Street Cost: Free

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Churches Abundant Life United Pentecostal Calvary Pentecostal Christadelphians Ecclesia Evangel Assembly Faith Bible Baptist Fellowship Salvation Army Church St. Francis Xavier St. Paul’s United St. Marks Anglican Sussex Baptist Sussex Wesleyan Trinity Anglican Higher Life Christian Centre Kingswood University

433-8008 433-4759 433-6738 433-1476 433-4685 433-3302 433-1902 432-1114 433-4412 433-2100 433-3500 433-3444 567-0470 432-4400

Community Organizations Crosswinds Occupational Centre Inc. 432-7500 590 CJCW 432-2529 Girl Guides of Canada 1-800-565-8111 Heritage Valley Home Educators 485-2930 Kings County Family Resource Centre 433-2349 Kings County Foster Families Association 432-2004 Kiwanis Club 839-2696 N.B. Agricultural Museum 433-6799 Scouts Canada 1-888-855-3336 Sussex and Area Activity Centre 433-1828 Toastmasters 433-5120 Royal Canadian Army Cadets 432-6575 Princess Louise Show Centre 433-4700 Poley Mountain Ski Resort 433-7653 Sussex Golf and Curling Club 433-4951 Snider Mountain Ranch 432-6362 Sussex Golf and Curling Club 433-4951 Sussex Farmers Market 839-2296 Snider Mountain Ranch 432-6362 Anglophone South Snow Phone 1-855-535-7669 Welcome Wagon 1-844-299-2466

Lions Club PACK Sussex Chamber of Commerce Sussex Community Foundation Sussex Rotary Club (Rob Driscoll) Potashcorp Civic Centre Royal Canadian Legion #20 Sussex Bowling Alley Bridging New Waters 4H Sussex 4H Calf Club Kings County 4H Beef Club Farm Fresh 4H Club Gentle Giants and Friends

433-4666 432-2610 433-1845 433-6244 434-0726 432-6100 432-6699 433-6654 433-5466 434-4642 608-0264 432-5106 432-9824

Helping Organizations Addiction Services 674-4300 Alcoholic Anonymous 650-3114 Al-Anon 433-4443 Alzheimer Support Group 1-800-664-8411 Canadian Mental Health 432-2101 Canadian Red Cross 433-5886 CHIMO Help line 1-800-667-5005 Domestic Violence Outreach 433-6879 Heart and Stroke Foundation 432-3100 Kids Help Line 1-800-668-6868 NB Extra Mural Program 432-3280 RCMP 433-7700 Saint John Ambulance 433-4840 Sharing Club 433-6047 Sussex Crisis Pregnancy Centre 432-4006 Sussex Vail Transition House 432-6999 Sussex Resource Centre (Housing) 433-9304 Salvation Army Family Services 433-5461 433-3302 Dial-A-Ride 432-6100, 433-4453 Community Support Worker 433-4453 Work Room 432-7593 Sussex Fire Department 432-4542 Post-Secondary Education 432-2062 Sussex Employment Office 432-2110 Social Assistant 1-866-441-4340 Service Canada 1-800-206-7218 Service New Brunswick Sussex 432-2006

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