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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.  

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.

 

Luncheon

JUNE 13 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Main Street, Stewiacke. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rhubarb, chili, desserts, beverages. Cost: $8. Wheelchair accessible. Takeouts available at 902-639-2495. Sponsored by Holy Trinity Anglican Church and St. Andrew’s Untied Church.

 

Quilt show

JUNE 13 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Main Street, Stewiacke. 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Door prize, sweets and refreshments. Admission: $1.

 

Bluegrass festival

JUNE 13 – Stewiacke River Park Road. Runs until June 15. Featuring The Velvet Blue, Close To Home, Shadow River and more. Call 902-639-2556 for complete details.

 

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.

 

Multiple family garage sale

JUNE 14 – Families on Harris Drive in Truro will host garage sales. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Various items available.

 

Ham and salad supper

JUNE 14 – Stewiacke Baptist Church. 4 to 6 p.m. Featuring rhubarb desserts. Adults, $10; ages five to 12, $5; under five get in for free. Takeouts available.

 

Dance

JUNE 14 – Stewiacke legion. Music by C&M Country. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Shared lunch. $6 per person. Members and guests welcome.

 

Community breakfast

JUNE 14 – Stewiacke legion.  Full menu. 8 to 10 a.m. $7 per person. Also, a plant sale from 8 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Stewiacke Garden Club.

 

Elizabeth Bishop Society of Nova Scotia anniversary

JUNE 14 – 20th anniversary celebration. 1:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion, Great Village. Music, lunch, activities.

 

Coffee house

JUNE 14 – Nazarene Church, Edgewood Drive, Truro. 7 p.m. Special guests include Eric Bowers, Carol Hoeg, the O’Briens. Lunch to follow. Free-will offering.

 

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.

 

Dance

JUNE 18 – Salmon River Fire Hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch. Every Wednesday. Everyone welcome.

 

Masstown Community Association

JUNE 18 – Meeting. 7 p.m. Masstown Market’s restaurant. Everyone is welcome.

 

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.

 

Intermediate Facebook

JUNE 19 – Learn about privacy, security, messaging and more. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Truro library. Space is limited. Registration is required in person or by calling 902-895-4183.

 

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.

 

Cards

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

 

Tween Lego

JUNE 20 – Truro library. For eight years and older. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Registration opens June 13 by calling 902-895-1625.

 

Summer reading program

JUNE 21 – Truro library. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face painting, sucker pull, iPad games, beanbag toss, fishpond and more. Everyone welcome.

 

Bake, street sale

JUNE 21 – Wynn Park Retirement Village, off Lower Truro Road. 8 to 11 a.m. Half of the proceeds go to the Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation.

 

Crib

JUNE 21 – Stewiacke Legion. 1 p.m. Last one until September. Everyone welcome. Call the legion for cost information.

 

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.

 

Dance

JUNE 25 – Salmon River Fire Hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch. Every Wednesday. Everyone welcome.

 

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.

 

Supper

JULY 1 - Balfron annual supper for charity, 4 to 6 p.m., Balfron Hall, Highway 311, Balfron, cost $10 adults,  $4 children.

 

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, Truro Daily News, Colchester Weekly News First Baptist Church Essential Oils Holy Trinity Anglican Church Stewiacke Baptist Church Garden Club Elizabeth Bishop Society Coffee house Nazarene Church Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre Annan Heritage House Masstown Community Association Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation Heritage Society

Geographic location: Stewiacke, Douglas Street, Great Village Robie Street Brunswick Street Salmon River Nova Scotia Edgewood Middle Musquodoboit Warwick Mountain Balfron Wynn Park Truro Road Salem

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