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Name the Green Space

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As the Village of McAdam and Beautification Committee continues to develop the “Green Space” across from the Scotiabank, the park is in need of a name. Citizens are invited to submit name suggestions, which will then be voted on for selection. Names can be generic, in honour of, or in memory of a deserving individual.

To submit, please email crobinson@mcadamnb.com with your suggestion, your name, and any relevant information, or submit directly at the Village Office to Claire Robinson. Nominations will close on April 28th, 2019.

Stay tuned for some more exciting development in the near future!

 

$30,000

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We look forward to seeing you on Friday night at Chase the Ace when some lucky winner may walk away with this week’s jackpot of approximately $30,000

Due to the increase in support, the Lions Club will also be open for draw participants.

McAdam Heart and Home thank you all for your participation.    This fundraiser is for the construction of an independent living complex for intellectually challenged adults.

 

International Potluck & Entertainment

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Village of McAdam 3rd Annual Potluck

This year it will be an INTERNATIONAL POTLUCK.

When:   Saturday March 16th 2019

Where:   McAdam Lions Club

Time:     Dinner 6.00 – 7.00 p.m  Entertainment 7.00 – 8.30 p.m.

Cost:      Bring a dish with you and admission is FREE.

               $10.00 per person or $20 per family of four

If you are bringing a dish, please call the village office 784-2293 and let us know what your are bringing.

Babysitting will be available on this night in the Morning Program room.  If you would like to drop of your child/children while you enjoy the night, please do.  The cost is $15 per family for the night.  The proceeds from babysitting will go towards the 7th, 8th and 9th grade Quebec trip.

The proceeds from the potluck will go towards the new community van.

Earth Day Photo Contest

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The Recreation Department will be holding an Earth Day Photo contest.  All proceeds from this event will go towards the new community van.

Rules:

  • Only 2 pictures per person
  • Drop off a 4 x 6 or 5 x 7 framed photo (that you took) of nature (trees, animals, wilderness) to the Village Office or the Library, from now until 10th April 2019
  • Everyone in the village can drop into the library after 10th April and vote for your favourite pictures by dropping money in the jars associated with those pictures.
  • Thursday 18th April, the Rec. dept will count all the money in all the jars and the winner and 2nd place will be announced.
  • The winner and 2nd place will receive 50% of the money from the jar relating to their photo.

2009 Ford F-150

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For sale to the highest bidder.

2009 Ford F-150, 4 full size doors, 4 x 4 with 8ft Diamond Plow.

Truck has a 5.4 liter V-8 engine and can be viewed by calling the Village Office at 784-2293.

Please place bids by emailing earsenault@mcadamnb.com.  Bids will be accepted until noon on March 15th 2019.

Autism Awareness Day

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April 2nd is Worldwide Autism Awareness Day and it has been suggested that the residents of McAdam may like to recognise this event by putting a blue light outside their home.  If you are interested in showing your support on this day please let the Village office know by March 22nd.    The Village office will supply the blue light for a cost of approximately $4 – $6, dependent on the amount of interest shown.

Upcoming events for 2019

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Keep a look out on the events calendar for these exciting occasions happening in McAdam in 2019:

  • International Potluck
  • Easter Bunny and first ever “Glow in the Dark” Easter egg hunt and egg colouring contest
  • Autism Awareness Day
  • Chocolate making for kids
  • Family Paddle Day at Wauklehegan Lake
  • Commemoration at the McAdam railway station
  • Railway days
  • Yoga
  • Soccer
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Oak Street Farmers Market

If you are interested in any of the sports options or have any questions about becoming a vendor at the Oak Street Farmers Market, please contact Becky at the Village office 784 -2293.   Although we do have instructors available for yoga, golf and lacrosse it is dependent on how much interest is shown.

Missing bird feeder

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This bird feeder was stolen recently and the owners would love to have it returned to them.  If you see it hanging around please contact the number shown or call the Village office.