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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.

 

Full-course dinner

FEB. 20 – Roast beef dinner with all the trimmings. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: $10.

 

Hope Chest Breast Cancer support group

FEB. 20 – Truro police station’s community room, Prince Street. 7 p.m. New members are welcome.

 

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.

 

Music and dancing

FEB. 22 – Wentworth Recreation Centre. 1:30 p.m. Shared lunch. Donation at the door.

 

Slate pancake breakfast

FEB. 22 – Archway Place, 883 Prince St., Truro. 8 to 10:30 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, coffee and tea. Adults, $5; children and seniors, $4. Proceeds to help a Slate Youth Centre delegation go to the Unite and Ignite conference to Ottawa in March.

 

Italian pasta dinner

FEB. 22 – Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Hwy. 2. 5:30 p.m. Advance sales only. Tickets are $10 per person or $25 for a family. Call Avard MacPhee at 758-2797. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Gospel coffee house

FEB. 22 – Bass River Baptist Church. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Free-will offering.

 

Country dance

FEB. 22 – Stewiacke legion. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Music by the City Lights Band. Shared lunch and 50/50 draw. Members and guests welcome.

 

Celtic worship service

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

 

Sunday market

FEB. 23 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission: $1.

 

Jam session

FEB. 23 – Great Village Masonic Lodge, 30 Station Rd. 1 to 5 p.m. Open mike, dance floor, shared lunch. Tea and coffee will be available. Donations will be accepted.

 

Celebration service

FEB. 23 – Truro Nazarene Church. Paul and Penny Ferguson share God’s love in word and song. 6 p.m. Lunch to follow. Free will offering.

 

Daytona 500 viewing party

FEB. 23 – Central Nova Wesleyan Church, Pleasant Street, Truro. Doors open at 1 p.m.; race begins at 2 p.m. Drinks, snacks. No charge. Prizes will be given out. Alcohol-free event.

 

Song service

FEB. 23 – Truro fire hall. 6 p.m. Presented by Lighthouse Mennonite Chruch.

 

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.

 

Attic painters paint-off

FEB. 25 – Parkland Truro’s Edinburgh Hall gallery. Creation of original works of art using a limited palette. Audience will vote on their favourite painting. 2 p.m.

 

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.

 

Coffee party

FEB. 26 – Masstown United Church. 2 p.m. Bake table, play room for children.

 

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.

 

Full-course dinner

FEB. 27 – Haddock dinner with all the trimmings. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. Noon to 1 p.m. Cost: $10.

 

Celebration Heritage Night

FEB. 27 – Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. 7 to 9 p.m. Presentation of heritage awards and built heritage grants. Enjoy the music of the 1950s. Light refreshments. Costumes are encouraged.

 

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.

 

Luncheon

FEB. 28 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Main Street, Stewiacke. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup, sandwiches or biscuits, desserts, tea and coffee. $8 a person. Takeouts available. Call 639-2495.

 

Card party, 45s

FEB. 28 – Bible Hill village hall. 7 p.m. Prizes, light lunch, 50/50 draw. $5 a person. Proceeds for the Bible Hill Fire Brigade’s ladies auxiliary.

 

Fish and chips

FEB. 28 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 5 to 7 p.m. unless sold out. $8 per person.

 

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.

 

Annual chowder fest

MAR. 1 – Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital auxiliary’s annual chowder fest. Tatamagouche fire hall. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. $8 for fish chowder; $7 for corn chowder; children under 12, $4. Live music, bake sale, 50/50 draw. Proceeds for the hospital’s purchase of new equipment.

 

Pancake breakfast

MAR. 1 – Zion Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. Pancakes, sausages. Tickets are $6 and will be sold at the door. Hosted by the ladies auxiliary. Call the church for the time of the event.

 

Gospel coffee house

MAR. 1 – The Salvation Army, 14 Outram St., Truro. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring snacks for lunch. Free will offering.

 

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MAR. 2 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Sunday in March. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.

 

Truro Ostomy Chapter

MAR. 3 – Meeting. Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 2 p.m. Convatec representative will do a presentation of new products and answer questions regarding items already on the market.

 

Seniors dance

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

 

Shrove Tuesday waffles

MAR. 4 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. Noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Adults, $8; children ages five to 12, $5; children younger than five get in for free; family price of two adults and two children, $25; more children: $3. Takeouts available at the door.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 4 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Relay For Life information session

MAR. 4 – Truro fire hall. 7 to 8 p.m. Discussing event changes, registering survivors, teams and volunteers.

 

Legion supper

MAR. 6 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. Noon to 1 p.m. Chicken breast dinner and all the trimmings. Tickets: $10.

 

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.

 

World Day of Prayer

MAR. 7 – Immanuel Baptist Church, Young Street. 7 p.m. Interdenominational service. Service prepared by the women of Egypt and being presented by local women.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

MAR. 7 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 7 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Hitchcock live radio play

MAR. 7 & 8 –Radio adaptations of Alfred Hitchcock films The Lodger, Sabotage and The 39 Steps. With 1940s commercials, costumes, music and live sound effects. 7:30 p.m. Tatamagouche Elementary School. Tickets at the door or in advance at Village Florist. Call the florist for ticket prices.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 8 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for lo- income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MAR. 9 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Sunday in March. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.

 

Seniors dance

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

 

Jam session

MAR. 11 – Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Hwy. 2. 1:30 to 4 p.m. Second Tuesday of every month. All levels of musical talent are welcome. Donations for the church’s expenses will be accepted. Wheelchair accessible.

 

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.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

MAR. 14 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 14 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MAR. 16 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Sunday in March. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.

 

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.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

MAR. 21 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 22 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MAR. 23 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Sunday in March. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.

 

Seniors dance

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

 

Community volunteer income tax program

MAR. 25 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

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.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

MAR. 28 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Pancake, maple syrup brunch

MAR. 30 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Sunday in March. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 1 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

APR. 4 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 4 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 5 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Lenten chowder luncheon

APR. 11 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 11 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 19 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

 

Community volunteer income tax program

APR. 22 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low-income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Organizations: Truro Daily News, Colchester Weekly News, Senior Citizens Group Baptist Church Shubenacadie United Church Conception Church City Lights Truro Nazarene Church Nova Wesleyan Church First United Church Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. IWK Foundation Bible Hill Fire Brigade Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital The Salvation Army Tatamagouche Elementary School

Geographic location: Brunswick Street, Douglas Street, Prince Street Stewiacke North River Bass River Great Village Canada Salmon River Orange Blossom Evergreen Pictou Egypt

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