The following are only a few of the events taking place in the county during the next few days
Gospel coffee house
OCT. 12 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. Featuring Freedom Road and Friends. Free-will offering and lunch. Everyone welcome.
OCT. 12 – Truro Junior Pleasure Skating Club, 2 to 4 p.m. at the Colchester Legion Stadium. Skating will be held every Tuesday at the stadium from 6 to 7 p.m. For girls up to the age of 11 and boys up to the age of 10. Child must be able to stand on skates and get around the rink unassisted. Call 896-7523 for more information.
OCT. 12 – Bass River Fire Hall, noon to 5 p.m. Items available include baked goods, preserves, garden goods, potatoes, pumpkins, carrots, antiques, fashionable retro items, and most likely, a kitchen sink. Anyone needing anything picked up for the auction can contact Peter at 647-2546.
Chase the ACE fundraiser
OCT. 12 – Hosted by the Truro Tennis Club. Every Saturday night at the Engine Room, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Money prize drawn every week and a chance to draw for the ace of spades to win accumulated prize. Tickets: $1.
OCT. 14 – Wentworth Recreation Hall. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Canteen, bake tables. $1 admission. Call 548-2682 for more information.
OCT. 15 – Every Tuesday, 8 p.m. at the Truro Farmers’ Market, 15 Young St., Truro. For more info call Lois 893-8060.
OCT.15 – Goodtime Seniors Club. Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. 8 p.m. Shared lunch. Admission: $6 per person.
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OCT. 15 – Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young St., Truro, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Barry Mingo to discuss topic with question and answer to follow. Event is open to parents/guardians of teens in the community. Grades 7 to 12 are also welcome to attend.
Post secondary information walk-about
OCT. 15 – Cobequid Educational Centre in the gym. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Representatives from about 50 colleges and universities, displays about programs, question and answer opportunities.
Respect in the workplace workshop
OCT. 16 – Workshop offered by Central Nova Women’s Resource Centre, Prince Street, Truro. 6 to 7:30 p.m. RSVP at 895-4295 or email email@example.com Light snacks and refreshments.
OCT. 16 – Grammy winner and Gaither artist Larry Ford in concert at the Wesleyan Church, 38 Pleasant St., Truro. Tickets – $10 at the door.
OCT. 16 – Every Wednesday 7:30p.m., at Truro Alliance Church, Philip St., Truro. For more info call Ann 895-5535
OCT. 16 – Salmon River Fire Hall, 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others.
Card party, 45s
OCT. 16 – Trinity United Church. 7 p.m. Light lunch and prizes. Everyone welcome.
OCT. 16 – Zion United Baptist Church, Truro. 1 to 3 p.m. Live music with Bill Hill and Friends. Sing alongs. Refreshments. Free-will offering.
Healing on the spiritual path
OCT. 16 & 17 – Free public lectures. With Bruno Groening on simple natural ways to help healing. Lecture in St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.
Hope Chest Breast Cancer Support Group
OCT. 17 – Meeting. 7 p.m. Truro fire hall. Speaker: Health solutions. Everyone welcome.
Stamp collecting, crocheting, fly tying
OCT. 17 – Colchester Historeum, Young Street, Truro. 1 to 3 p.m. Everyone welcome. Members, no cost. Non-members, $2.