Brad Ackerson
Brad Ackerson
Brad is a third-year student from Fredericton who is majoring in film production and history. This is his second year with The Bruns and first as Features Editor. He is passionate about storytelling in all its forms and hopes to use his new position to share a wide variety of the most compelling stories from campus and around the city. In his spare time you can often find him hanging out at The Cellar, checking out local bands downtown or binge-watching Black Mirror for the millionth time.
February 10, 2020

Things to Do in Fredericton this February

| Photo by Jessé Moura

Milda's Pizzas Comedy Night

When: Tuesday Feb. 11, 7:30 pm

Where: Milda’s Pizzas, 732 Charlotte St.

Milda’s Pizzas will be hosting standup comedians Courtney Steeves and Maggie Estey in the latest installment of their popular comedy nights. Tickets are $10 or you can get a ticket, a 6” pizza of your choice and a glass of wine or beer for $20. Seats are limited so the organizers ask that you call ahead of time or message Milda’s Pizzas on Facebook to reserve your spot.

Freddy Beach Ice Bowl

When: Saturday Feb. 15, 9 am - 3 pm

Where: O’Dell Park

The annual Freddy Beach Ice Bowl disc golf event is back for its fourth consecutive year. The competition is open to people of all skill and experience levels and participants are encouraged to bring someone new to the sport of disc golf as their partner. Entry is $15 per person or $30 per team. The event is being held as a fundraiser for Greener Village and financial and non-perishable food donations will also be accepted.

Pink Lobster Film Festival

When: Feb. 12 - 15

Where: Various Locations

New Brunswick's first annual LGBTQ+ film festival returns to Fredericton this month. The festival aims to share and celebrate the stories of LGBTQ+ communities both in Canada and around the world. A full list of showtimes and ticket information can be found on the festival’s Facebook page.

ISAO World of Talent

When: Saturday Feb. 22, 7 pm

Where: Student Union Building

The UNB International Students Advisory Office’s World of Talent event showcases the many talented international students currently attending the university, featuring a wide range of performances including singing, dancing and playing instruments. Admission is by donation and all proceeds will go directly to the United Way. Additionally, there will be a 50/50 draw also benefiting the United Way.

Beer Olympics 2020

When: Saturday Feb. 29, 12 pm

Where: Picaroons Roundhouse

The Fredericton Craft Beer Festival kicks off its annual Beer Week festivities with an afternoon of competition and, well, beer. Teams of four will compete in a series of “challenging but fun” events with prizes for the overall winners. Entry into the competition is $120 per team, but you really can’t put a price on the pursuit of greatness. Also, all proceeds will be donated to support Type One Diabetes research and each team member will receive three beers.

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