Community events in Colchester County

Published on April 25, 2014
Community events in Colchester County

What's happening on the weekend? Take a look at some of the events happening throughout the county to enjoy.

Old-time dance

APRIL 25 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

Open Door community prayer

APRIL 25 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer to the community. Wheelchair accessible.

Legion dinner

APRIL 25 – Roast pork dinner, tea, coffee, dessert. Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $10. Takeouts available. Wheelchair accessible.

Card party

APRIL 25 – Bible Hill village hall, Pictou Road. 7 p.m. Prizes, light lunch, 50/50. Proceeds to the Bible Hill Fire Brigade ladies auxiliary. $5 a person.

Used book sale

APRIL 25 & 26 – Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince St., Truro. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Proceeds to support youth activities.

Triathlon, random teams and games

APRIL 26 – Debert legion. Pool, crib, darts, washer toss and more. 7 p.m.

Bright Skies fundraiser

APRIL 26 – Old-time country and bluegrass concert supporting Bright Skies Day Camp. Proceeds for children with special needs. Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 7 p.m. Four bands will play, door prizes, silent auction, 50/50. $5 admission.

Card party

APRIL 26 – Valley United Church. 7 p.m. Lunch and prizes. Admission: $5.

Crib tournament

APRIL 26 – Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. 1 p.m. Bar, lunch services, all money returned as prizes. $20 per team of two. Wheelchair accessible.

Storytelling studio

APRIL 26 – Truro library. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Teens 13 to 19 mentor ages eight to 12 in creating a multimedia story, original artwork, sound recordings. Participants receive a copy of the final video. Bring a lunch. Beverages provided. Registration opens April 11. Register at 895-1625.

Indoor yard sale

APRIL 26 – Sharon United Church, East Stewiacke. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Large variety of items. For more information, call 639-2536 or 639-2723. Proceeds to support the church’s music fund.

Imagemakers Photography Club

APRIL 26 – Seminar with Maurice Henri of Moncton on Street Views. 9 a.m. to noon. First Baptist Church, Truro. Cost is $10 for members; $12 for non-members.

Dime auction and fun fair

APRIL 26  - Upper Stewiacke Elementary School. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dime auctions include will certificate, gift certificates, clothing, tools, cookware, children’s items, and more. Fun fair includes games of chance for $1, cake walk, face painting and bingo. 

Kids’ clothing and toy sale

APRIL 26 – Middle Stewiacke Recreation Centre. 2395 Hwy. 289. 9:30 a.m. to noon. $1 admission.

Gospel coffee house

APRIL 26 – Bass River Baptist Church. 7 to 9:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Free-will offering.

Maple syrup festival

APRIL 26 – West Branch, 31 West Branch Rd. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All-you-can-eat homemade pancakes, maple syrup, baked beans, sausages, beverages and sweets. Music with Alycia Putnam, Denise and Jim White, and Dave Buckler. Quilts and pantry table as well. Admission is $8 a person; $5 for children younger than 12 and free for children under five. 

Country dance

APRIL 26 – Stewiacke legion. 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Music by the City Lights Band. Shared lunch, 50/50 draw. Members and guests welcome.

Chase the ace

APRIL 26  - Engine Room, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $1 for the chance to win a percentage of ticket sales and an opportunity to draw the ace of spades to win more than $2,700.

Federal Superannuates National Association

APRIL 27 – Annual general meeting. 2:30 p.m. Truro fire hall with dinner to follow. $5 per plate. Guest speaker talking about safety of seniors. Call 639-9969 or 751-1750 if you want to stay for the meal.


APRIL 27 – Signature Sound performing. Cobequid Educational Centre. 3 p.m. Only show in Atlantic Canada. Tickets at MacQuarries and Ticketpro.

Jam session

APRIL 27 – Great Village Masonic Lodge, 30 Station Rd. 1 to 5 p.m. Open mike, dance floor, shared lunch, tea and coffee. Donation accepted at the door.


APRIL 27 – Wentworth Recreation Centre. 1:30 p.m. Shared lunch. Donation at the door. Everyone welcome.