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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Learn about how Truro helped during the Halifax Explosion or take in the coin show

John MacRitchie has had an interest in coins since he was very young. He is now the vice president of the Central Nova Coin Club, which is holding a show in Truro on Saturday.
John MacRitchie has had an interest in coins since he was very young. He is now the vice president of the Central Nova Coin Club, which is holding a show in Truro on Saturday.

TRURO - Here is list of events that are coming up in our area over the course of the next week.

FRIDAY, APRIL 28
Old Time Dance
April 28 - Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Senior Citizens Group, age 50 and older welcome, admission $5.

Income Tax Help
April 28 - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 896-4193 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Adult Tap
April 28 - Adult Tap at Show Case Halliday Place, Truro. noon – 1 p.m.; shoe rental available; drop-ins welcome.

Luncheon
April 28 - St. Andrew's United Church Luncheon, 46 Main St., Stewiacke, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; variety of casseroles & desserts, beverages; $10/person. Takeouts available & wheelchair accessible. Contact: 902-639-2495.

SATURDAY, APRIL 29
Chase the Ace
April 29 - Truro Legion & Scotia Pool, 2 to 4 p.m.; tickets sold at the Legion; building jackpot; draw time approx. 4:30 p.m.

Fun Fair
April 29 - Dime Auction and Fun Fair, 10 a.m. to noon, Upper Stewiacke Elementary School, 5327 Hwy 289. Items: gift certificates, clothing, etc.; Bingo with cash prizes, 11 a.m. to noon; canteen.

Halifax Explosion
April 29 - Learn about Truro's contribution to aid relief after the Halifax Explosion. Truro Public Library 2 p.m.

Income Tax Help
April 29 - Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 896-4193 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Monthly Kidney Meeting
April 29 - Truro Chapter of the Kidney Foundation. 10 a.m. at Douglas St. Rec. Center
Everyone welcome. For more information, call 902-893-8056.

Chase the Ace
April 29 – Debert Legion Branch 106 and the West Colchester Minor Hockey Association, Saturday 2-4 p.m.; draw at 4:15 p.m.; must be present to win.

Annual Coin Show
Apr. 29 – 2nd Annual Central Nova Coin Club Annual Numismatic Show, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Holiday Inn, Truro. 40+ tables dealers and collectors. Coins, tokens, medals, etc. Admission $3, under-16 free.

Recycle 2017
APRIL 29 - 2nd Truro Scouts & Venturers Annual Recycle 2017 ~ newspapers/refundable containers collected 9 a.m. – noon; also accept all types of books - no plastic covers. For info call: Sterling Hubley - 902-895-1828.

Maple festival
APRIL 29 - Twenty-fourth Annual Maple Syrup Festival, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., West Branch Community Hall. Continuous music. Pancakes, beans sausage and sweets; $9 Adults. Under 12 $5. Under 5 free. Hall fundraiser.

Cribbage
APRIL 29 - Play cribbage at Good Neighbors 21 Palmer St, every Saturday at 1:30 p.m.; prizes; high hand and 50/50.

SUNDAY, APRIL 30
Fundy Family Researchers
April 30 -Fundy Family Researchers genealogy researchers meet at Truro Public Library; meet and greet at 1 p.m.; round-table discussions 2 p.m.

Celebration Service
April 30 - Nazarene Church Celebration Service at 6 p.m. “Don Haggart” & Friends; freewill offering; lunch to follow.

Gospel Music
April 30 – Gospel Music Concert, Trinity United Church, Upper Onslow, 7 p.m. Wayne Elliott. Kathy MacDonald, Susan Richard, Murray Dawson; freewill offering; chairlift accessible; reception to follow; proceeds for church purposes.

Federal Retirees
April 30 - National Association of Federal Retirees annual general meeting, 2:30 p.m., Truro Fire Hall. Special presentations, catered dinner. All members urged to attend.

Pancake Brunch
APRIL 30 - At the Economy Rec Centre, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; music by Elliott’s; adults $8; seniors $7; children 12 and under $6; pancakes, sausage, beans, etc.

50-50 Bingo
APRIL 30 – Truro Lions Club 50-50 Bingo, 1100 Prince Street, Truro. Sundays at 1 p.m.; doors open 12:30 p.m.

Dancing
APRIL 30 – Music and dancing at Wentworth Rec Centre, 1:30 p.m.; donation at the door; shared lunch.

MONDAY, MAY 1
Scrabble
May 1 - Join us for non-competitive Scrabble games from 2 - 4:30 p.m. at the Truro Public Library with a rotation each game. Dictionaries and cheat sheets are permitted.

Cards
MAY 1 - Play 45s at Good Neighbors, 21 Palmer St. every Monday at 7 p.m.; prizes and 50/50 draw.

Central Nova Coin Club meeting
May 1 – Central Nova Coin Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro. Small coin auction and informational program. All collectors welcome.

TUESDAY, MAY 2
Heroes and adventurers
May 2– Join us for role-playing game night at the Truro Public Library from 5:30 – 8 pm. We provide the supplies, you provide the imagination.

Toastmasters Club
MAY 2 – Toastmasters Club, to develop communication and leadership skills. Special location: Downtown at the Truro Library, 6 to 8 p.m. Guests welcome to check out a meeting for free.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 3
Techy travel
May 3 - Learn about websites to make planning and enjoying your vacation easy. 10:30 – 11:30 am, Truro Public Library. Pre-registration required: 902-895-4183.

Cobequid Al-Anon
MAY 3 – Cobequid Al-Anon meets Wednesdays, 7 p.m. at Douglas Street School.

Newcomers Meet
MAY 3 - Newcomers Club of Truro meeting at 7 p.m., Sobeys Community Room, Robie Street. Ladies new to the area welcome. Info: Liz Magee 890-4798.

THURSDAY, MAY 4
Needlework Drop-in
May 4 –Truro Public Library 3 - 4:30 p.m. Needlework crafts; bring a project, or help knit a community project. Basic knitting/crochet instruction available. Ages 8 - adult.

Prostate Cancer Group
MAY 4 - Monthly meeting of Truro Prostate Cancer Group, 7 p.m. in Truro Police Station Meeting room, Prince Street; all are welcome.

Open House
MAY 4 - Slate Youth Centre 10th Birthday Open House, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., 883 Prince Street, Truro. Celebrating 10 years of serving youth in the Truro area.

Chair Yoga
MAY 4 - Trinity United Church, Upper Onslow 10 a.m.; $5 per session. All welcome. Info: 902-897-4553.

Bingo
MAY 4 – Bingo, 1:20 p.m.; prizes and lunch, 50/50; Good Neighbors 21 Palmer St.

Canasta
MAY 4 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Spiritual Group
MAY 4 - The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets Thursdays 7 p.m., Douglas St. school room 17, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

FRIDAY, MAY 5
Old Time Dance
May 5 - Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Senior Citizens Group, age 50 and older welcome, admission $5.

Village Follies
May 5 - Village Follies Dinner Theatre: May 5, 6, 11, 12, 7 p.m., matinee May 7 at 4 p.m., Debert Legion. Tickets $35; full course meal, entertainment. Phone 902-986-1710 for advance tickets only.

Chair Yoga
May 5 - Chair Yoga – Fridays at 10 a.m., First United Church Memorial Hall. $5 per person. Proceeds to the Restoration Fund.

Ten Thousand Villages
May 5 - 6 – Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale, Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, King St., Truro; Fair Trade products from 30 countries; free admission; contact Brenda 893-4197.

Kenya: Beyond Sponsorship
May 5 – 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, King St., Reflections by Hannah Main as part of our Ten Thousand Villages sale.

Nifty Needles
MAY 5 - Trinity United Church, Upper Onslow, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Bring needlecraft projects.

Beanery
MAY 5 – Brunswick Street Beanery, Fridays 2 to 5 p.m. until May 26; corner of Brunswick and Wood streets; take-out orders of one litre baked beans, loaf of brown bread, $7.99.
 

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