Wednesday, June 6 - 3:00-5:00pm
Pre-Conference Social Event
Meet your tour guide on the steps of Fredericton City Hall @ 3:00 pm and tour some of the city's best kept secrets. Visit local galleries, public buildings and businesses and stray off the beaten path. This tour will take approximately 2 hours at a very leisurely pace and will get you primed for the evening's big event at the Beaver Brook Art Gallery. Suitable for all ages and abilities. Be sure to add this to your schedule.
Wednesday, June 6 - 7:00-9:00pm
Opening Reception/Past President's Reception, Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Held in the newly renovated, award winning Beaverbrook Art Gallery and catered by Fredericton's mouth-watering Chess Piece Café, this year's reception will offer conference attendees a chance to socialize, join a docent tour of the gallery, and experience the music and rhythms of Pokuhulakon Witsehkehsu: Sisters of the Drum.
Thursday Evening June 7
Bring your own uke or borrow one of ours and join us in Chickadee Hall at the Fredericton Public Library, 12 Carleton Street @ 7:00 pm. We'll be playing and singing songs of protest and peace and then end the night at a local brewery for a celebratory pint. A selection of music will be provided but requests are always welcome. Be sure to add this to your schedule if you're strumming!
Board Game Extravaganza
Join fellow APLA attendees at Unplugged Board Games Cafe, 418 Queen St @ 6:30 pm. Play some old favorites or try something new and maybe even pick up a few for your library collection - it'll be a blast for sure!
Friday Evening June 8 - 6:30-11:30pm
Merit Award and Social featuring Pretty in Pink (That 80's Band), Charlotte Street Arts Centre
Join us at the hub of arts and culture in downtown Fredericton, The Charlotte Street Arts Centre, where you can sample a wide range of food, from traditional local recipes to International favourites, and drink a pint or two from Fredericton's stellar craft beer and cider industry. Wander the building to look at the curated exhibits of local artists and then dance the night away to retro sounds of Pretty in Pink. Once you see the band in action, you'll know why they sell out shows across New Brunswick. Leg warmers and neon optional!