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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.’ Listings are free to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Written submissions to Community Happenings: Box 220, Truro B2N 5C3; fax 902-893-0518. Email: news@trurodaily.com. Current events only. We recommend submissions be made two weeks prior to the date of the event.  

 

Legion bingo

MAY 28 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. Every Wednesday night. Mini bingo starts at 6:30 p.m.

 

Novel launch

MAY 28 – Colchester Historeum, Young Street, Truro. 7 p.m. Novel by Dr. A.J.B (John) Johnston. Entitled: The Maze, a second in a series on the life of Thomas Pichon, writer, lover and spy for 18th century France. Everyone welcome.

 

Dance

MAY 28 – Salmon River Fire Hall. 8:30 p.m. Countrified and others will provide the music. Shared lunch.

 

Imagemakers Photography Club

MAY 28 – Truro Junior High School, room 11. 7:15 business meeting; 7:30 p.m. Theme: A Path to Somewhere/Nowhere; program: members night, sight and sound essays and your favourite 25. Everyone welcome.

 

Aenon Baptist Cemetery annual meeting

MAY 28 – Meeting to be held at 7 p.m. All lot owners are encouraged to attend. Call the cemetery corporation or Aenon Baptist Church for confirmation of the location.

 

The Maze

MAY 28 – Presentation by A.J.B. (John) Johnston. Theme: Advance look at his new book. Colchester Historeum, Young Street, Truro. 7 p.m.

 

Free cooking workshop

MAY 29 – For seniors and adults age 45 and up, 5 p.m. at Sobeys’ community kitchen, 985 Prince St., Truro, hosted by Centre communautaire francophone de Truro. To register call 902-897-6864.

 

Probus club meeting

MAY 29 – Truro Fire hall, 9:30 a.m., sign-up meeting for Probus Club of Colchester, all retired and semi-retired people welcome. Information, refreshments and guest speaker biologist Bob Bancroft will present the practices of the province’s forestry industry.

 

Chase the ace

MAY 29 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. In the lounge. 6 to 7 p.m. Proceeds for the legion and Truro Minor Football. Every Thursday night. Minimum $5 ticket purchase.

 

Concert recognizing International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

MAY 29 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 7:30 p.m. Proceeds for Relay for Life and a to-be-announced LGBT organization.

 

Fish and chips

MAY 30 – Royal Canadian Legion, Truro. 5 to 7 p.m. unless sold out. Cost is $8 per person. Live entertainment.

 

Old-time dance

MAY 30 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. For ages 50 and older. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. Admission: $5.

 

Open door community prayer

MAY 30 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer to the community. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Cards

MAY 30 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Auction

MAY 31 – McCulloch United Church, corner of Harmony and Camden Roads. Viewing at 6 p.m., auction at 7 p.m.

 

Giant yard sale

MAY 31 – Rain or shine. Zion United Baptist Church, 454 Prince St., Truro. 8 a.m. to noon. Specialty items, baked goods, plants, and more.

 

Card party

MAY 31 – Valley United Church. 7 p.m. Lunch and prizes. This is the last card party until September. Everyone welcome.

 

Special Olympics fun day

MAY 31 – Presented by the provincial Special Olympics. Cougar Dome in Truro. 10 a.m. until noon. For ages two to 12 who have an intellectual disability. Fun, active and healthy games and activities. Children will receive a passport, T-shirt and ribbon. Email tfahie@sportnovascotia.ca.

 

Cribbage

MAY 31 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Saturdays except the third one of the month. 50/50 and high hand. Cost: $5. Everyone welcome.

 

Open mike

JUNE 1 – Warwick Mountain Recreation Club. 2 to 5 p.m. Local talent, door prizes, 50/50 draw, canteen available. Free-will donation. All funds for building maintenance projects.

 

Spring plant and bake sale

JUNE 1 – Hilden Fire Hall. 8:30 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the Hilden Garden Club and the Hilden United Church UCW.

 

Concert

JUNE 1 – Knox United Church, Brookfield. 7 p.m. Guitarist/composer Amy Brandon will perform original composition, jazz and Brazilian classics. Guest musicians Joanne Hatfield and Rick Hiltz. Adults, $10; students, $5.

 

Gospel music

JUNE 1 – Debert Christian Fellowship Centre. 7 p.m. Featuring Larry Webb and friends. Lunch will be served. For information call 902-662-2726.

 

Colchester SPCA barbecue

JUNE 1 – Heavenly Crumbs Bakery, 178 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Barbecue, yard sale and plant sale. Proceeds for the Colchester SPCA.

 

Cards

JUNE 2 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

JUNE 3 – Goodtime Seniors Club. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 8 to 11 p.m. Every Tuesday until the end of June. Shared lunch. $6 admission.

 

Open house

JUNE 4 – Odd Fellows Liberty Lodge No. 121, lodge hall, Main Street, Tatamagouche, 8 p.m. New members always welcome, work done in the community will be showcased during the evening.

 

Good Neighbours Seniors Club

JUNE 4 – Summer closing event. 21 Palmer St., Truro. Potluck dinner at noon.

 

Documentary film series

JUNE 4 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JUNE 5 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Truro Prostate Cancer Support Group

JUNE 5 – Truro police station’s meeting room. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Junior Lego

JUNE 6 – Truro library. For ages five to seven. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration opens May 30. To register, call 902-895-1625.

 

Open door community prayer

JUNE 6 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Old-time dance

JUNE 6 – Douglas Street Community Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

 

Cards

JUNE 6 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Fundraiser hook-in

JUNE 7 – Shubenacadie United Church. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Quilt raffle, door prizes, rug display, lunch. Admission: $7, includes lunch. Elevator access. RSVP by June 1 by calling 902-758-1354. All proceeds go to the church.

 

Gospel coffee house

JUNE 7 – The Salvation Army, 14 Outram St., Truro, 7 p.m. everyone welcome, bring snacks, free will offering.

 

Cribbage

JUNE 7 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Saturdays except the third one of the month. 50/50 and high hand. Cost: $5. Everyone welcome.

 

Plant, yard sale

JUNE 7 – Hosted by the FLK Taoist Tai Chi. Taking place at 11 Armstrong Ave., Bible Hill. Off Pictou Road. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Perennials, lilies, vintage glass and more. 11th annual event.

 

Kitchen party

JUNE 7 – Debert and area kitchen party. 1 p.m. Debert lodge hall, 1191 Plains Rd. Light lunch. Everyone welcome.

 

Yard sale

JUNE 7 – Sponsored by Tops NS #2709. Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Rd., Bible Hill. 8 to 11:30 a.m. Bake sale as well.

 

Ruff Justice For Dogs yard sale

JUNE 7 – 81 Victoria St., Truro. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fundraising for vet bills. Rain date June 8.

 

Action

JUNE 7 – Middle Stewiacke Recreation Centre. 10 a.m. Proceeds for church. Canteen on site. Contact 902-671-2314 or 902-673-2196.

 

Plant sale

JUNE 7 – Sponsored by Friends of the Garden annual event. 9 to 11 a.m. Dal AC campus. Perennials, rock garden plants, herbs, four-inch annuals, shade plants, hanging baskets, small planters, succulents, dish gardens, hyper tufa troughs.

 

Lobster supper

JUNE 8 – Tatamagouche Royal Canadian Legion. 4 p.m. For legion members and guests. Call 902-657-3228 for tickets.

 

Cards

JUNE 9 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

JUNE 10 – Goodtime Seniors Club. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 8 to 11 p.m. Every Tuesday until the end of June. Shared lunch. $6 admission.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JUNE 12 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Attic Painters’ lawn art show, sale

JUNE 13 – 44th annual event. Truro library lawn. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date of June 20.

 

Open door community prayer

JUNE 13 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Old-time dance

JUNE 13 – Douglas Street Community Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

 

Cards

JUNE 13 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Cribbage

JUNE 14 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Saturdays except the third one of the month. 50/50 and high hand. Cost: $5. Everyone welcome.

 

Braeside’s annual spring concert

JUNE 15 – Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre, 12390 Hwy. 224, Middle Musquodoboit. 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults; $7, students and seniors; $20 for a family. Proceeds for the residents’ recreation department. 50/50 draw, lunch and fellowship. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Father’s Day breakfast/brunch

JUNE 15 – Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bacon, ham, scrambled eggs, toast, fruit cup, tea, coffee, juice. Wheelchair accessible. Adults, $7; children under 12, $4; preschoolers get in for free.

 

Cards

JUNE 16 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

JUNE 17 – Goodtime Seniors Club. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 8 to 11 p.m. Every Tuesday until the end of June. Shared lunch. $6 admission.

 

Documentary film series

JUNE 18 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JUNE 19 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Open door community prayer

JUNE 20 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible.

 

Old-time dance

JUNE 20 – Douglas Street Community Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

 

Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia anniversary

JUNE 20 – 20th anniversary celebration. 1:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion, Great Village. Music, lunch, activities.

 

Cards

JUNE 20 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Cards

JUNE 23 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Seniors dance

JUNE 24 – Goodtime Seniors Club. Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, Truro. 8 to 11 p.m. Every Tuesday until the end of June. Shared lunch. $6 admission.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JUNE 26 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Old-time dance

JUNE 27 – Douglas Street Community Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5. Last one until September.

 

Cards

JUNE 27 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Cribbage

JUNE 28 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Saturdays except the third one of the month. 50/50 and high hand. Cost: $5. Everyone welcome.

 

Cards

JUNE 30 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Documentary film series

JULY 2 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JULY 3 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JULY 10 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Documentary film series

JULY 16 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JULY 17 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JULY 24 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

 

Documentary film series

JULY 30 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Drop-in knit and crochet group

JULY 31 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Drop in or crochet with others. Bring your yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available.

Organizations: First Baptist Church, Senior Citizens Group, Truro Daily News Colchester Weekly News Truro Junior High School Sobeys Probus Club of Colchester LGBT organization Special Olympics Hilden Garden Club The Salvation Army Tai Chi Tatamagouche Royal Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre Elizabeth Bishop Society

Geographic location: Brunswick Street, Douglas Street, France Salmon River Pictou Road Tatamagouche Warwick Mountain Victoria Middle Musquodoboit Nova Scotia Great Village

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