There are a number of events happening in Colchester County this weekend.
Variety of community events in Colchester County
Hitchcock live radio play
MARCH 7 & 8 –Radio adaptations of Alfred Hitchcock films The Lodger, Sabotage and The 39 Steps. With 1940s commercials, costumes, music and live sound effects. 7:30 p.m. Tatamagouche Elementary School. Tickets at the door or in advance at Village Florist. Call the florist for ticket prices.
Community volunteer income tax program
MARCH 8 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low income people. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.
MARCH 8 – Wentworth Recreation Centre. 3 to 6:30 p.m. Pancakes, maple syrup, sausages, homemade baked beans, brown bread, cake, tea, coffee and juice. Maple products for sale. Adults, $8; children up to age 12, $5; children under five get in for free.
Beans, brown bread takeout
MARCH 8 – Economy Recreation Centre. 3:30 to 5 p.m. One litre homemade baked bean, brown bread, eight cookies. Pre-order by calling 647-2603 or 647-2636.
MARCH 8 – Truro and District Lions Club is hosting the event. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lions hall, 1100 Prince Street, Truro. Bacon, sausage, pancakes and syrup, baked beans, toast, coffee, tea and juice. Adults and teens, $8; children ages six to 12, $6; five and younger get in for free. Profits for the Colchester Food bank.
Gospel coffee house
MARCH 8 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. Freedom Road and Friends. Lunch provided. Free-will offering.
Colchester’s Children: 1850s – 1950s exhibit
MARCH 8 – Colchester Historeum, Young Street, Truro. 2 p.m. Featuring many children’s activities, historic costume, work on a family tree, scavenger hunts and more.
Chase the ace
MARCH 8 – Engine Room Pub, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $1 and there are weekly winners. Draw the ace of spades to win more than $1,700.
Mixed doubles dart shoot
MARCH 8 – Dianne Weatherbie and Don Stuart Memorial event. Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. 10 a.m. Canteen and bar services. $20 per team. Call 657-3228 or 657-2172 for more information.
Pancake, maple syrup brunch
MARCH 9 – North River fire hall. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local entertainment. Adults, $10; seniors, $9; five to 12 years old, $5; children younger than five get in for free. Proceeds to the fire brigade.
MARCH 9 – Great Village Masonic Lodge. 30 Station Rd. 1 to 5 p.m. Open mike, dance floor, shared lunch, tea and coffee. Donations will be accepted.
MARCH 9 – Three-course meal by chef Shawn Crouse. North Shore Recreation Centre. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults, $15; children 12 and younger, $7.
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
893-0518. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Current events only. We recommend submissions be made two weeks prior to the date of the event.