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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.

 

Valentine luncheon

FEB. 14 – Middle Stewiacke Church. Noon. Tickets can be obtained by calling Linda at 671-2314. $10 per person.

 

Dance

FEB. 14 – Old-time dance. West Branch Community Hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Dave, Jack, Alfie, Catherine and Floyd. Lunch, shared sweets. Admission: $6. Proceeds for the hall.

 

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.

 

Kidney foundation meeting

FEB. 15 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 10 a.m. until noon. Call

893-8056 for more information.

 

Truro year-round walk

FEB. 15 – Five or 10 km walk. Rated 1A. Meet at the Holiday Inn, Truro. 10 a.m. For more information, call 897-0147.

 

Kitchen party

FEB. 15 – Debert and area kitchen party. 1 to 5 p.m. Debert lodge hall, 1191 Plains Rd., Debert. Light lunch.

 

Valentine’s dance and auction

FEB. 15 – Hosted by the Rolling Phones Midget A Bearcats and MU Rhinos junior C team. Holiday Inn, Truro. The band is Red Bank out of Halifax. Tickets are $10 from any team member or email Becky Dillion at bdillon@eastlink.ca Proceeds for the midget A provincials in Truro in March.

 

Gospel coffee house

FEB. 15 – Debert Baptist Church. 7 p.m. Food, fellowship.

 

Jamboree/open mike

FEB. 16 – Wentworth Elementary School. 2 to 5 p.m. Canteen available, donations taken at the door. Proceeds for Wentworth Community School.

 

Pancake breakfast

FEB. 16 – Debert legion. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pancakes, sausage, beans and brown bread. $7. Takeouts available. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Breakfast/brunch

FEB. 16 – Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ham, bacon, scrambled eggs, toast, fruit cup, tea, coffee, juice. Adults, $7; children under 12, $4; preschoolers get in for free. Takeouts available.          

 

Jamboree

FEB. 16 – Warwick Mountain Recreation Club. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Featuring local talent Shirley and Gordon Shipley and Friends, Percy Chown. Lunch provided. Door prize and 50/50 draw. Admission: $5.

 

Card party, 45s

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

 

Card party

FEB. 17 – 45s, bridge, crib. First United Church’s Memorial Hall. 1 p.m. Lunch and prizes. $5 a person.

 

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.

 

Facebook for beginners

FEB. 18 – Truro library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of Facebook. Register in advance at the library or by calling 895-4183.

 

Financial literacy for newcomers to Canada

FEB. 18 – Truro library. 1 to 3 p.m. Credit bureaus: ratings, scores and reports. Register in advance at the library or by calling 895-4183.

 

Truro Presbyterial UCW annual meeting

FEB. 18 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 9:30 to 10 a.m. registration. Morning program is viewing and talking about the DVD Poor No More. Afternoon session is a memorial service for past members, installation of officers and a business meeting. Bring a bagged lunch and mug.

 

Dance

FEB. 19 – Salmon River fire hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

 

Card party

FEB. 19 – Trinity United Church, the corner of Meeting House and Onslow roads. 7 p.m. Prizes and light lunch. Admission: $5.

 

Coffee house friends

FEB. 19 – Zion United Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 1 to 3 p.m. in the basement. Live music with Bill Hill and friends. Sing alongs. Light refreshments. Good-will offering.

 

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.

 

Tween Lego

FEB. 21 – Truro library. For children eight and older. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Registration opens Feb. 14. Call 895-4183.

 

Cribbage

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

 

Card party

FEB. 22 – Valley United Church. 7 p.m. Lunch and prizes. Admission: $5.

 

Hawaiian dinner

FEB. 22 – St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. 4 and 6 p.m. sittings. $12 a person. For tickets, call 843-2085.

 

Crib tournament

FEB. 22 – Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. 1 p.m. $20 per team of two. Bar and lunch services. All money returned as prizes. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Celtic worship service

FEB. 23 – Service by Rev. Ivan Gregan. Upper Stewiacke United Church, Hwy. 289. Starts at 7 p.m.

 

Card party, 45s

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

 

Movie at the library

FEB. 24 – Truro library. Noon. For ages 50 and older. For the movie title, call 895-4183.

 

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.

 

Financial literacy for newcomers to Canada

FEB. 25 – Truro library. 1 to 3 p.m. Investing basics: RRSPs, mutual funds and more. Register in advance at the library or by calling 895-4183.

 

Between the Stacks Book Club

FEB. 25 – Truro library. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon.

 

Dance

FEB. 26 – Salmon River fire hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

 

Documentary film series

FEB. 26 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For movie title, call the library at 895-4183.

 

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.

 

Orange Blossom special family edition

FEB. 28 – Peter, pirates and princesses, Beauty and the Beast, Phantom of the Opera and more. 148 Evergreen Dr., Truro. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. 6 p.m. Donations accepted for the IWK Foundation.

 

Pancake breakfast

MAR. 1 – Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill. 8 to 11:30 a.m. Fundraiser for Tops NS#2709. Pancakes, sausage, juice, tea or coffee. Cost, $4. Bake sale table available.

 

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, First United Church, Truro Daily News Colchester Weekly News Heavenly Scents Holiday Inn Baptist Church Stewiacke Church Kidney foundation Red Bank Wentworth Elementary School Wentworth Community School DVD Poor Meeting House Coffee house Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. IWK Foundation

Geographic location: Douglas Street, Brunswick Street, Tatamagouche Odd Fellows Hall Plains Canada Halifax Salmon River Warwick Mountain Orange Blossom Evergreen Pictou

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