Colchester Calendar

Graham Mason
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Upcoming Events

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.  

 

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 opened 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.

 

Spring Ring Truro

JUNE 6 – Handbell choirs of St. James Presbyterian and First United churches. Featuring a program of handbell music. 7 p.m. St. James Presbyterian Church. 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.

 

Power of a praying woman

JUNE 7 – Full day conference. Shepherd’s Heart Prayer Centre, Bible Hill. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speaker: Marlene Morrison, who along with her husband, have been in the ministry for about 45 years. Fellowship and praise as well. Breakfast and lunch will be served free of charge. RSVP by June 3 by calling Tracey at 902-843-6774. Free-will offering for Morrison.

 

Supper

JUNE 7 – Sedgwick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tatamagouche. 4 to 6 p.m. or until sold out. Casseroles, baked beans, salads, bread, rolls and dessert. Adults, $10; children younger than 12, $5. Proceeds for the church.

 

Lobster supper

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

 

Bob Prest CD release

JUNE 8 – Middle Stewiacke Recreation Centre. 2 to 4 p.m. 50/50 draw, canteen and CDs available. No admission charge.

 

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.

 

Fashion show

JUNE 10 – Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. Refreshments at 6:30; show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Fundraiser for Freedom Rebekah Lodge #62. For tickets and more information, call Eddie at 902-657-2770.

 

Annual Pine Grove Cemetery meeting

JUNE 10 – Sharon United Church, East Stewiacke. 7 p.m. All plot owners are welcome.

 

Coffee party fundraiser

JUNE 11 – Debert Military Museum, 35 Acadia Dr., Debert. 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments, conversation, bake sale. Everyone welcome.

 

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.

 

Continental breakfast

JUNE 12 – Bible Hill Fire Hall. Featuring Teresa Joudrie’s “Young Living Essential Oils.” Speaker: June Fillmore: Looking For Joy In All the Wrong Places. Music by Susan Richard and Barbara Lindsay. Admission: $5. Childcare with pre-registration. RSVP by June 9 by calling 902-897-0884 or 902-895-4132. Sponsored by the Truro Christian Women’s Club.

 

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.

 

Old-time dance

JUNE 13 – West Branch Community Hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Dave, Jack, Alfie, Catherine and Floyd. Lunch, shared sweets. Admission: $6. Proceeds for the West Branch Hall.

 

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.

 

Hot dog barbecue

JUNE 14 – M&M Meats, Robie Street, Truro. 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In support of Steubenville Atlantic. Cost: $3.

 

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.

 

Jam session

JUNE 15 – Great Village Masonic Lodge, 30 Station Rd. 1 to 5 p.m. Open mike, dance floor, shared lunch, tea and coffee. Donations accepted at the door.

 

Jamboree

JUNE 15 – Warwick Mountain Recreation Club. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Featuring local talent Cecil Benedict, Joannie Linkletter, Nick Shaw. Lunch provided, 50/50 draw, door prize. Admission: $5.

 

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.

 

Memorial hymn sing

JUNE 22 – West New Annan Heritage House. 7 p.m. Donations in memory of a loved one can be made by calling Alma at 902-657-2428 or Francie at 902-657-3211. Organized by the West New Annan Heritage House and Salem on the Mountain Heritage Society.

 

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: Senior Citizens Group, First Baptist Church, Truro Daily News Colchester Weekly News Presbyterian Church First United The Salvation Army Tai Chi Tatamagouche Royal Debert Military Museum Essential Oils Annan Heritage House Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre Elizabeth Bishop Society Heritage Society

Geographic location: Douglas Street, Stewiacke, Pictou Road Brunswick Street Victoria Pine Grove Great Village Acadia Robie Street Middle Musquodoboit Warwick Mountain Nova Scotia Salem

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