Colchester Calendar

Send to a friend

Send this article to a friend.

Things to do

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.  

 

Moby the robot presentation

AUG. 6 – Truro library, 3 to 5 p.m. For ages 13 to 19. Visual arts, culinary arts and dancing. Registration started July 31. Call the library at 902-895-1625 to register.

 

Dance

AUG. 6 – Salmon River Fire Hall. Each Wednesday in August, 8:30 p.m. Shared lunch and music by Countrified and others.

 

Cobequid Al-Anon

AUG. 6 – Meets every Wednesday. Truro Alliance Church, Philip Street. 7 p.m. For information, call Ann at 902-895-5535.

 

Summer Jammin’

AUG. 7  - Hidden Hilltop Family Campground, Glenholme, starting at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Hidden Hilltop Campers Association.

 

Drop-in knit, crochet group

AUG. 7 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Open door prayer for the community

AUG. 8 – First Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible to the church’s sanctuary.

 

Yard sale

AUG. 9 – Malagash Area Heritage Association hosting. 9 a.m. to noon. Malagash Community Hall, 1926 North Shore Rd. Call 902-257-2407 to arrange pick-up or drop-off of donated items.

 

Summer carnival

AUG. 9 – Colchester SPCA. 408 Industrial Ave., Truro. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Barbecue, carnival games, prizes, bouncy houses, face painting and more.

 

Farmers’ Market Week

AUG. 9 – Truro Farmers’ Market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A look at the past of agriculture in Colchester County, with displays by the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Farm Equipment Museum, Colchester Historeum and Colchester East Hants Public Library.

 

Gospel coffee house

AUG. 9 – Truro Nazarene Church.  7 p.m. Music by Freedom Road and Friends. Lunch to follow. Free-will offering.

 

Yard, bake sale

AUG. 9 – Abundant Life Victory Church, 54 Dunromin Ave., Bible Hill. 8 a.m. to noon. Assortment of items.

 

Provincial childhood awareness parade

AUG. 10 – Hosted by the Early Childhood Education program in Truro. Provincial Awareness Parade and family fun event. 1 to 3 p.m.  Starts at A Bungalo Fun Learning Centre, 24 Kaulback St., Truro. Finishes at Victoria Park for the family fun event.

 

Open church doors

AUG. 11 – First United Church, Truro. Visit the church, relax, find a moment of peace. Open Monday to Friday throughout July and August. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Documentary film series

AUG. 13 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Dance

AUG. 13 – Salmon River Fire Hall. Each Wednesday in August. 8:30 p.m. Shared lunch and music by Countrified and others.

 

Pie charts and pocket books

AUG. 13 – Truro library. 3 to 5 p.m. Eat pies and find out how to pad your pocketbook too. Registration begins Aug. 7. For ages 13 to 19. Call 902-895-1625 to register.

 

Drop-in knit, crochet group

AUG. 14 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Learning IOS

AUG. 14 – Truro library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Learn the basics of Apple’s operating system for an iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Space is limited. Registration is required. Call 902-895-4183 or drop into the library.

 

Open door prayer for the community

AUG. 15 – First Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible to the church’s sanctuary.

 

Teddy bear picnic

AUG. 15 – Truro library. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For ages three to seven. Bring a teddy bear and enjoy stories and a craft. Registration begins Aug. 7. Limited space. Call 902-895-1615 to register.

 

Tween Lego

AUG. 15 – Truro library. 3:30 to 5 p.m. Registration begins Aug. 8. For ages eight and older. Call 902-895-1625 to register.

 

Quilt and rug hooking sale

AUG. 15 & 16 – St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Complimentary blueberry tea. Admission to the sale is $4. Hosted by St. David’s Quilters and Rug Hookers of Northern Nova Scotia.

 

Blueberry pancake, sausage breakfast

AUG. 16 – Slate Youth Centre, 883 Prince St., Truro. 8 to 11 a.m. Proceeds to help develop and continue youth programs and to support youth trips to Ontario for a national youth conference. Costs are $4 and $6.

 

Blueberry dessert and salad supper

AUG. 16 – Debert Fire Hall. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Salads, ham, rolls and blueberry desserts. Adults, $10; children younger than 12, $5. Takeouts available. Proceeds for Masstown United Church.

 

Royal garden party

AUG. 16 – Hosted by Colchester SPCA. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Riverfront Park, Truro. Favourite fairy tale princesses will give makeovers, professional stylists will be in attendance. Crown and necklace making stations, cake, treasure hunt and more. Tickets at Colchester SPCA, Central Nova Animal Hospital and Heavenly Crumbs Bakery. $40 for one princess; $30 for each additional little girl. Rain date: Aug. 17.

 

Chicken barbecue

AUG. 17 – Hosted by the River John Volunteer Fire Department. Noon until sold out. Adults, $10; children, $7.

 

Open church doors

AUG. 18 – First United Church, Truro. Visit the church, relax, find a moment of peace. Open Monday to Friday throughout July and August. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Free children’s program

AUG. 18 – The Salvation Army, Outram Street, Truro. 1 to 4 p.m. Runs until Aug. 22. Call Bhreagh at 902-893-3042 for information and to register.

 

Dance

AUG. 20 – Salmon River Fire Hall. Each Wednesday in August. 8:30 p.m. Shared lunch and music by Countrified and others.

 

Drop-in knit, crochet group

AUG. 21 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Yard sale

AUG. 21 – Valley United Church hall, in the basement. 110 Salmon River Rd., Valley. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or shine. All proceeds go toward building a high school in Guatemala.

 

Thrift store sale, barbecue

AUG. 21 – The Salvation Army’s thrift store is holding a summer sale and barbecue. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Open door prayer for the community

AUG. 22 – First Baptist Church, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer for people in the community. Wheelchair accessible to the church’s sanctuary.

 

Prime time movie for adults

AUG. 25 – Truro library. Noon. For ages 50 and older. Bring your lunch and the library provides beverages. For movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Open church doors

AUG. 25 – First United Church, Truro. Visit the church, relax, find a moment of peace. Open Monday to Friday throughout July and August. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Documentary film series

AUG. 27 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For movie title, call 902-895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca.

 

Dance

AUG. 27 – Salmon River Fire Hall. Each Wednesday in August. 8:30 p.m. Shared lunch and music by Countrified and others.

 

Drop-in knit, crochet group

AUG. 28 – Truro library. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Bring yarn and needles. Patterns and written instructions will be available. For ages eight and older.

 

Bluegrass festival

AUG. 29 – Stewiacke River Park Road. Runs until Aug. 31. Featuring Gibson Brothers, A New Shade of Blue, Blue Tie Affair, Shadow River and more. For details, call 902-639-2556.

 

Bollywood Night

SEPT. 4 – Dinner and dance. Holiday Inn, Truro. 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for cocktails and appetizers. East Indian cuisine (mild) dinner from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dance with DJ Harv from 8 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $45 a person and can be purchased from any Rotarian. Proceeds to support Maggie’s Place and the Colchester Community Workshop.

 

ATV fun run

SEPT. 13 – Hosted by Colchester Five Islands ATV Club. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration at 9 a.m. Supper, prizes, 50/50 draw. Costs $25 per bike/driver and $5 for each extra person. Barbecue not included in cost.

 

Dance

SEPT. 27 – Economy Recreation Centre. 9 p.m. Featuring Frank MacKay and a seven-piece band. Tickets are $20 in advance only.

 

Economy hall sessions

SEPT. 27 – Economy Recreation Centre. 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $22.50 at the door. NSLS ID required. Call 902-647-2255 or 902-647-2985 for more information.

 

Organizations: First Baptist Church, Truro Daily News, Colchester Weekly News First United Church Al-Anon Truro Alliance Church Malagash Area Heritage Association Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Farm Equipment Museum Colchester Historeum and Colchester East Hants Public Library Truro Nazarene Church Life Victory Church Apple The Salvation Army Central Nova Animal Hospital Fire Department Valley United Church Holiday Inn Colchester Community Workshop

Geographic location: Colchester County, Salmon River, North Shore Victoria Park Ontario River John Outram Street Guatemala

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Thanks for voting!

Top of page

Comments

Comments