Hampton Scouts Announce Registration Dates

The 6th Hampton Scouts will be holding two registration events for the upcoming 2019-2020 season. The first session will take place next Wednesday, August 28th, from 6pm to 8pm at the Lighthouse River Centre. Families will have another opportunity to register on Saturday, September 7th from 10am to 1pm, again at the River Centre. Online […]

Strawberry Social a Huge Success

On Canada Day, St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church held their annual Strawberry Social at the Lighthouse River Centre and, once again, it was a huge success. This year, the Church raised a total of $1750 for Hampton P.R.O. Kids. In the photo above, Dianne Summerville and Jillian Urquhart from St. Paul’s Presbyterian present a cheque to […]

Hops Festival Coming to Hampton

The past few years has seen the explosion of the craft brewing industry across the Saint John area and, most recently, right here in our region. The Rotary Club of Hampton has come up with a great new fundraising idea. On Saturday, September 14th, the Club is hosting a Hops Festival at the Hampton Seniors […]

A Call To Action – Make the world a better place

July 18 was Mandela Day in honour of Nelson Mandela, described as “a call to action for individuals everywhere – to take responsibility for making the world a better place, one small step at a time…” It is a global movement to honour his life’s work and act to change the world for the better. […]

The Bloomin’ Artists are Coming!!

The Bloomin’ Artists event will happen in Hampton for the 9th time on July 20th and 21st. On Saturday, July 20th over 30 artists will fan out into beautiful locations in and around Hampton to paint small works of art that will then be sold by silent auction. The auctions will take place at the […]

A Special Surprise

The Piggs Peak Garden Party, hosted by Hooper Studios, was a great success, raising almost $2000 for school fees. It was a warm, sunny Sunday and visitors of all ages enjoyed the flowers, art, and music provided by Magnus LaBiillois and the duo, Hardly There (Amanda Weir and Sebastian Doucet). Guests very invited to get […]

Legion Plaque Restored

We received a photo recently from Hampton Legion President Gary Hicks and did some research on the story behind it. It is a little-known fact that the land the Community Centre sits on was donated to the youth of Hampton by Hampton Branch 28th of the Royal Canadian Legion, many years ago. When the arena […]

Music and the Town Square Environs

By David G. Keirstead During the summer months the sound of music wafts through the area surrounding the Town Square on Sunday evenings as musical programs arranged through the courtesy of the Leisure Services division of the Town’s staff are presented. This area, over the years, has had many events of a musical nature. Let’s […]