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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.

Community events in Colchester County

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. 

 

Pot luck supper

JUNE 21 – Bayhead hall, Bayhead, 4 to 6 p.m., cost is $10 per adult, $4 for children age six to 12, free for children age five and under. Hearty casseroles, scallops, salads, ham, baked beans, breads, rolls, pies and beverages. Take-outs available, proceeds for the church.

 

Volkssport club walk

JUNE 21 – Central Nova Volkssport club, 2 p.m., five or 10 km, Fort Belcher Walk, take Highway 2. Exit 14A, turn left to Onslow, meet at Green Diamond store, potluck to follow, for more information, call 800-1819.

 

Kitchen party

JUNE 21 – Debert and area kitchen party, 1 p.m., the lodge hall, 1191 Plains Rd., Debert. Light lunch. Last kitchen party until September.

 

Summer reading program

JUNE 21 – Truro library. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Face painting, sucker pull, iPad games, bean bag toss, fish pond 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.

 

National Aboriginal Day

JUNE 21 – Glooscap Heritage Centre, 65 treaty Trail, Millbrook. Drumming, dancing, fun and food. Vendors open at 9:30 a.m., opening ceremonies at 10:30 a.m.

 

Crib

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

 

45’s

JUNE 21 – 2 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Brunswick Street, Truro, cost is $5 per person.

 

Community yard sale

JUNE 21 – Look for signs throughout the Hilden community. 8:30 a.m. to noon.

 

Coffee house

JUNE 21 – Debert Baptist Church, doors open at 6:30 p.m.

 

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 657-2428 or Francie at 657-3211. Organized by the West New Annan Heritage House and Salem on the Mountain Heritage Society.

 

Museum open

JUNE 23  - Little White Schoolhouse Museum, 20 Arthur St., Truro, 10 am. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

 

Museum open

JUNE 23  - Little White Schoolhouse Museum, 20 Arthur St., Truro, 10 am. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

 

 

Cards

JUNE 23 – Every Monday and Friday. 21 Palmer St., Truro. 7 p.m. 50/50 draw. $3 to play. Everyone welcome.

 

Truro Al-Anon

JUNE 24 – 8 p.m., Truro Farmers’ Market. Call 893-8060 for more information.

 

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.

 

Annual meeting

JUNE 25 – Truro Homeless Outreach Society, 7 to 9 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young St.

 

Cribbage

JUNE 24 – 7 p.m., in the canteen, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Brunswick Street, Truro, $3 for members, $4 for non-members.

 

Cemetery meeting

JUNE 25 – Annual meeting of the Watson Cemetery Co., 10 a.m. at First United Church Ladies Parlour. All lot owners are asked to attend.

 

Dance

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

 

Strawberry supper

JUNE 25 – Hilden United Church. 4 to 6 p.m. Adults, $12; children younger than 12, $6; preschoolers get in for free. Takeout available. Wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by the Hilden United Church board of stewards.

 

Cobequid Al-Anon

JUNE 25 – 7 p.m., Truro Alliance Church, Philip St. Call 895-5535 for more information.

 

Bingo

JUNE 25 –Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Brunswick Street, Truro, 6 p.m. in the auditorium, early bird at 6:30 p.m., regular bingo, 7:20 p.m.

 

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. For ages and older.

 

Summer Jammin’

JUNE 26 – Hidden Hilltop Family Campground, Glenholme, 6:30 p.m., sponsored by the Hidden Hilltop Campers Association.

 

 

Probus club accreditation meeting

JUNE 26 – Truro Fire Hall, 9:30 a.m., social time, refreshments, guest speakers Jenna Boone and Dr. Melissa Grey.

 

Interpretive reading

JUNE 26 – Glooscap Heritage Centre, 7 to 8:30 p.m., 65 Treaty Trail, Millbrook, reading by Shalan Joudry from her book of poetry “re-Merging.”

 

Minecraft experience

JUNE 26 – Truro Branch Colchester East Hants Regional Library, 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Computer and paper activities for children age 8 to 12. Registration opens June 20, call 895-1625.

 

 

Annual flea market

JUNE 27 and 28 – Peniel United Church, Five islands, Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. items include home baking, crafts, refreshments, games, toys, books, preserves, used clothing, dry goods and other items. The church will be open on June 26 at 9 a.m. for people wishing to drop things off. To have items picked up, call 254-2840.

 

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.

 

Church supper

JUNE 28 – Malagash Community Hall, 4 to 6 p.m., casseroles, salads, homemade beans, brown bread, biscuits and pie. Cost is $12 for adults, children age 12 and under $4, free for preschoolers. Proceeds for Malagash United Church.

 

 

Bake sale and Martial arts demo

JUNE 28 – Kajukenpo Trito fundraiser committee, the Mira, 1:30 p.m., raffle and 50/50. Proceeds to support student trip to U.S. tournament.

 

Barbecue

JUNE 28 – Fundraiser in support of the Colchester Food Bank, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., outside Sobeys on Robie Street. Hotdogs, $2; hamburgers and sausages, $3; water and pop, $1; rain or shine. All proceeds to the food bank.

 

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.

 

Gospel coffee house

JUNE 28 – Bass River Baptist Church, 7 to 9:30 p.m., refreshments served free will offering.

 

Dance

JUNE 28 – Stewiacke legion. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Music by City Lights. Theme: Sadie Hawkins Day. Shared lunch. $6 per person. Members and guests welcome.

 

Yard sale

JUNE 28 – St. Andrew’s United Church, Main Street, Stewiacke. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Rain or shine.

 

45’s

JUNE 28 – 2 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, Brunswick Street, Truro, cost is $5 per person.

 

Music and dancing

JUNE 29 – Wentworth Recreation Centre, 1:30 p.m., donations collected at the door, shared lunch.

 

 

Vegetarian potluck

JUNE 29 – Mountain Serenity Retreat, New Annan Road, Wentworth. 11 a.m. to 2 pm. See the gardens, explore woodland trails, learn about programs.

 

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.

 

Community dinner

JULY 2 – Truro Farmers’ Market, Market Fare- A community dinner, 15 Young St., Truro, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

 

Documentary film series

JULY 2 – Truro library. 1 p.m. For the movie title, call 895-4183 or log onto www.lovemylibrary.ca

 

Strawberry supper

JULY 2 – Debert fire hall, 4:30 to 6 p.m., ham salad plate and strawberry shortcake, adults $12, children under age 12, $6, take-out available. Proceeds for the Upper Londonderry Pastoral Charge.

 

Organizations: Royal Canadian Legion, Annan Heritage House, Al-Anon Colchester East Hants Health Centre Foundation Coffee house Debert Baptist Church Heritage Society Truro Homeless Outreach Society Immanuel Baptist Church Watson Cemetery Co. First United Church Ladies Parlour Hilden United Church Truro Alliance Church Hidden Hilltop Campers Association Truro Branch Colchester East Hants Regional Library Peniel United Church Senior Citizens Group Kajukenpo Trito fundraiser committee Colchester Food Bank Sobeys Bass River Baptist Church City Lights Wentworth Recreation Centre

Geographic location: Brunswick Street, Stewiacke, Colchester County Millbrook Plains Wynn Park Truro Road Salem Salmon River Balfron Douglas Street U.S. Robie Street Londonderry

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