Here's a look at what is a happening in Colchester County:
© Lynn Curwin photo
Community Events in Colchester County
Grilled haddock supper
FEB. 7 – Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.
Card party, 45s
FEB. 7 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Admission: $3.
Coffee time for adults
FEB. 7 – Truro library. 1:30 to 3 p.m. For ages 50 and older. Topic: African Heritage Month. Retired teacher Norval Mitchell speaks about his experiences as an African-Nova Scotian teacher. He was the first African Nova Scotian hired by a local school board.
FEB. 7 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Truro Y Senior Citizens Group. Ages 50 and older are welcome.
FEB. 7 – Truro library. For children ages five to seven. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration opens Jan. 31. To register, call 895-1625.
MVBT family friendly pub night
FEB. 7 – Bicentennial Theatre, 12390 Hwy. 224, Middle Musquodoboit. 6 to 9 p.m. Everyone welcome.
FEB. 7 – Featuring local foods and food producers. Hosted by the Colchester Anti-Poverty Network. St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. 6:30 p.m. Admission: $12. Soup, rolls, desserts. Proceeds to support local homeless shelter efforts.
FEB. 7 – Glooscap Heritage Centre, Millbrook. 7:30 p.m. Free movie: 1998 comedy/drama Smoke Signals starring Adam Beach. Call 843-3493 for details.
Open door community prayer
FEB. 7 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary. Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer to people in the community. Wheelchair accessible.
FEB. 8 – Immaculate Conception Church hall, Truro. Food tastings at 5 p.m. from different countries and silent auction. Pub and entertainment at 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 (not including pub items) or $20 for two parents and two children. Additional children admitted for $2. Tickets will be available after weekend masses beginning Jan. 18 or from the church office Monday to Thursday.
Choirs for Comfort
FEB. 8 – Tenth annual event. First United Church, Truro. 3 p.m. Cantabile Boys’ Choir, Cantabile Singers, First Baptist Girls’ Choir, First United and St. Andrew’s choirs, St. James Male Chorus, CEC choir, Tatamagouche Area Singers and two New Glasgow choirs.
FEB. 8 – 21 Palmer St., Truro. 1:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. $5.
Gospel coffee house
FEB. 8 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. With Freedom Road, Bruce and Carol Hoeg. Lunch. Free-will offering.
FEB. 8 – Sedgwick Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tatamagouche. 4 to 6 p.m. or until sold out. Casseroles, baked beans, salads, breads, rolls and desserts. Adults, $10; children under 12, $5. Proceeds for the church.
Heart healthy brunch
FEB. 8 – Peniel United Church, Five Islands. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Quiche, baked beans, muffins, breads and fruit. Adults, $8; children 12 and younger, $4. Sponsored by the United Church Women.
Chase the ace
FEB. 8 – Engine Room Pub, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $1. Weekly winner wins percentage of ticket sales and chance to draw the ace of spades which results in a win of more than $1,200.