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EDITOR'S NOTE: In addition to having your Colchester Calendar events appear in the Truro Daily News and Colchester Weekly News, you can post your own on our website at www.trurodaily.com. Just find the ‘events’ section on the right-hand side of the webpage and click 'Add an Event.'

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Drop-in knit and crochet group

FEB. 6 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m.  Bring your own yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Evening with playwright Emil Sher

FEB. 6 – Truro library. 7 p.m. Sher has written for young audiences including Mourning Dove and Hana’s Suitcase.

 

Chase the Ace

FEB. 6 – Fundraiser for Truro Minor Football, Royal Canadian Legion Truro branch, Brunswick Street, 6 to 7 p.m. $5 minimum ticket purchase.

 

Archway Counselling Association’s banquet, silent auction

FEB. 6 – Best Western Glengarry, Truro. 20th anniversary. James Hill and Ann Janelle will be performing. Tickets at Archway by calling 893-3991 or MacQuarries Pharmasave on the Esplanade.

 

Dinner at the legion

FEB. 6 – Royal Canadian Legion, Truro. Noon to 1 p.m. Full course dinner with all the trimmings. Cost: $10. Everyone welcome.

 

Cancer support group meeting

FEB. 6 – Truro Prostate Cancer Support Group. 7 p.m. Truro police station’s meeting room, Prince Street. Everyone welcome.

 

Grilled haddock supper

FEB. 7 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 7 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Coffee time for adults

FEB. 7 – Truro library. 1:30 to 3 p.m. For ages 50 and older. Topic: African Heritage Month. Retired teacher Norval Mitchell speaks about his experiences as an African-Nova Scotian teacher. He was the first African Nova Scotian hired by a local school board.

 

Old-time dance

FEB. 7 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Truro Y Senior Citizens Group. Ages 50 and older are welcome.

 

Junior Lego

FEB. 7 – Truro library. For children ages five to seven. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration opens Jan. 31. To register, call 895-1625.

 

MVBT family friendly pub night

FEB. 7 – Bicentennial Theatre, 12390 Hwy. 224, Middle Musquodoboit. 6 to 9 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Community supper

FEB. 7 – Featuring local foods and food producers. Hosted by the Colchester Anti-Poverty Network. St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 6:30 p.m. Admission: $12. Soup, rolls, desserts. Proceeds to support local homeless shelter efforts.

 

Movie night

FEB. 7 – Glooscap Heritage Centre, Millbrook. 7:30 p.m. Free movie: 1998 comedy/drama Smoke Signals starring Adam Beach. Call 843-3493 for details.

 

Multicultural night

FEB. 8 – Immaculate Conception Church hall, Truro. Food tastings at 5 p.m. from different countries and silent auction. Pub and entertainment at 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 (not including pub items) or $20 for two parents and two children. Additional children admitted for $2. Tickets will be available after weekend masses beginning Jan. 18 or from the church office Monday to Thursday.

 

Choirs for Comfort

FEB. 8 – Tenth annual event. First United Church, Truro. 3 p.m. Cantabile Boys’ Choir, Cantabile Singers, First Baptist Girls’ Choir, First United and St. Andrew’s choirs, St. James Male Chorus, CEC choir, Tatamagouche Area Singers and two New Glasgow choirs.

 

Cribbage

FEB. 8 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. $5.

 

Gospel coffee house

FEB. 8 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. With Freedom Road, Bruce and Carol Hoeg. Lunch. Free-will offering.

 

Church supper

FEB. 8 – Sedgwick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tatamagouche. 4 to 6 p.m. or until sold out. Casseroles, baked beans, salads, breads, rolls and desserts. Adults, $10; children under 12, $5. Proceeds for the church.

 

Heart healthy brunch

FEB. 8 – Peniel United Church, Five Islands. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Quiche, baked beans, muffins, breads and fruit. Adults, $8; children 12 and younger, $4. Sponsored by the United Church Women.

 

Drumming for Dano

FEB. 9 – Bring drums and rattles for a free afternoon of drumming and dancing. TAAC clubhouse, 57 Golf St., Truro. 2 to 4 p.m. Donations appreciated for the Dagara Youth Festival 2014.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 10 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Seniors dance

FEB. 11  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Jam session

FEB. 11 – Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Hwy. 2 1:30 to 4 p.m. Donations for the church will be accepted. Wheelchair accessible. Everyone welcome.

 

Financial literacy for newcomers to Canada

FEB. 11 – Income tax discussion. 1to 3 p.m. Examine basics of filing an income tax return. Register in advance at the library or call 895-4183.

 

Progressive Bible study

FEB. 11 – Asking critical questions about issues found in the Gospel of Mark. Tuesday mornings. 11 a.m. to noon. First United Church parlour. Everyone is welcome.

 

RTO Valentine social

FEB. 12 – Best Western Glengarry, Truro. Social at 5:30 p.m.; hot and cold buffet meal at 6 p.m. Entertainment by Wayne Delaney. Cost: $20 per person. Phone Marilyn at 893-4379 or Mary at 897-4048 for tickets.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

FEB. 13 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m.  Bring your own yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Heavenly Scents

FEB. 13 – Bible Hill village fire hall. 7 to 9 p.m. Guest speaker: Ruth Orr. Topic: Faith, hope and chocolate. Featuring Joanne Leavitt from Heavenly Crumbs Bakery. Cost: $5 includes refreshments. RSVP by Feb. 10. Call 897-0884 or 895-4132. Sponsored by Truro and Area Women’s Connection.

 

Roast beef supper

FEB. 14 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 14 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Old-time dance

FEB. 14 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Truro Y Senior Citizens Group. Ages 50 and older are welcome.

 

Cribbage

FEB. 15 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. $5.

 

Roast beef dinner

FEB. 15 – Odd Fellows Hall, Main Street, Tatamagouche. 4 to 6 p.m. Roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, rolls, dessert, tea or coffee. Pre-order for takeout and delivery. Phone 957-2169. Cost: $12.50 per person.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 17 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Seniors dance

FEB. 18  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Progressive Bible study

FEB. 18 – Asking critical questions about issues found in the Gospel of Mark. Tuesday mornings. 11 a.m. to noon. First United Church parlour. Everyone is welcome.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

FEB. 20 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m.  Bring your own yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Roast pork supper

FEB. 21 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 21 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Old-time dance

FEB. 21 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Truro Y Senior Citizens Group. Ages 50 and older are welcome.

 

Cribbage

FEB. 22 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. $5.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 24 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Seniors dance

FEB. 25  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Progressive Bible study

FEB. 25 – Asking critical questions about issues found in the Gospel of Mark. Tuesday mornings. 11 a.m. to noon. First United Church parlour. Everyone is welcome.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

FEB. 27 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring your own yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 28 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.

 

Stuffed chicken breast supper

FEB. 28 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Old-time dance

FEB. 28 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Truro Y Senior Citizens Group. Ages 50 and older are welcome.

 

Seniors dance

MAR. 4  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Grilled haddock supper

MAR. 7 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

MAR. 11  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Roast beef supper

MAR. 14 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

MAR. 18  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Roast pork supper

MAR. 21 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

MAR. 25  – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.

 

Stuffed chicken breast supper

MAR. 28 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Organizations: Senior Citizens Group, Truro Daily News, Colchester Weekly News First United Church Counselling Association Conception Church James Male Chorus Truro Nazarene Church Presbyterian Church Shubenacadie United Church Heavenly Scents

Geographic location: Brunswick Street, Colchester, Douglas Street Prince Street Tatamagouche Middle Musquodoboit Millbrook New Glasgow Quiche Canada Odd Fellows Hall

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  • Aubrey Wallace
    February 10, 2014 - 11:46

    April 27 - Internationally acclaimed gospel quartet Ernie Haase & Signature Sound at CEC. 3PM. Tickets at MacQuarries