Plenty to do in Colchester County this weekend

Published on May 2, 2014
Plenty to do in Colchester County this weekend

There are many things for all ages to do throughout the county Friday to Sunday.

Here are some of the events taking place locally:

Coffee time for adults

MAY 2 – Truro library. For ages 50 and older. 1:30 to 3 p.m. Topic: Computer savvy. Basic computer knowledge.

Open Door community prayer

MAY 2 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer to the community. Wheelchair accessible.

Fish and chips

MAY 2 – Royal Canadian Legion, Truro. 5 to 7 p.m. unless sold out. Cost is $8 per person. Live entertainment.

Old-time dance

MAY 2 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. For ages 50 and older. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. Admission: $5.

Breakfast discussion

MAY 2 – Tatamagouche Centre. 7:30 a.m. “Espace Francoise Keyler.” Topic on food sovereignty issues. No admission charge.

Junior Lego

MAY 2 – Truro library. For ages five to seven. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration begins April 25 by calling 895-1625.

Legion supper

MAY 2 – Chicken breast dinner, tea, coffee. Debert legion. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Takeouts available. Wheelchair accessible. $10.

Ten Thousand Villages sale

MAY 2 & 3 – St. Andrew’s United Church, King Street, Truro. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fair trade items for sale. Call Brenda at 893-4197 for more information. No admission charge.

Relay for Life pancake breakfast

MAY 3 – Hosted by the team Truro Treasures. 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sobeys community room, Prince Street. Cost is $5 for two pancakes, two sausages, tea, coffee or juice. Call Shirley at 895-3726 or Linda at 843-6713 for tickets.

Terry Fox silent auction

MAY 3 – Silent auction, exotic aloha Hawaiian dinner, entertainment. Knox United Church, Brookfield. Auction viewing at 5 p.m.; dinner at 6 p.m. Call for advance tickets at 673-3229.

Fundraiser for Barry Mingo and family

MAY 3 – Pancake breakfast and bake sale fundraiser. 8 to 11 a.m. Immanuel Baptist Church, Young Street, Truro. By donation. $5 is the suggested donation.

Mother’s Day coffee party

MAY 3 – McCulloch United Church. 10 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $6 and can be obtained by calling Mary at 895-4840 or Sally at 895-3349. Sponsored by Harmony/Camden UCW.

Gospel coffee house

MAY 3 – The Salvation Army, 14 Outram St., Truro. 7 to 9 p.m. Bring snacks for lunch. Free-will offering.

Night of music

MAY 3 – Onslow Belmont Fire Brigade presents Ivan and Vivian Hicks with the Berry Hill Band. Central Colchester Junior High School. 8:30 to midnight. Steward in attendance. $10 per person.

Giant indoor yard sale

MAY 3 – First United Church, corner of Lorne and Queen streets, Truro. 9 a.m. to noon. In support of the UWC.

Kids clothing, toy sale

MAY 3 – Lower Onslow Community Centre and Preschool presents the sale. 10 a.m. to noon at the centre. 12391 Lower Onslow Rd. Admission: $1.

Real food kids’ workshop

MAY 3 – Sharon United Church. 10 a.m. Introduction to real foods and cooking lesson with Wendy McCallum, RHN. Must be four years old or older and with an adult. Twelve participants maximum. Pre-registration recommended by calling 657-0180. Cost: $15.

Community supper

MAY 3 – Ham and potato scallop supper. Sharon Presbyterian Church hall, Dean. 4 to 6 p.m. Adults, $10; children 12 and younger, $3; preschoolers get in for free. Sponsored by the board of managers.

Annual meeting

MAY 3 – Clan Murray Society of Nova Scotia. 3:15. Best Western Glengarry, Truro. Dr. John Hamilton, historian from Antigonish, will speak. Dinner at 5:15 p.m. Call 902-863-3179 for more information. New members welcome.

Kitchen party

MAY 3 – Debert and area kitchen party. 1 p.m. Debert legion hall, 1191 Plains Rd., Debert. Light lunch. Everyone welcome.

May-day market

MAY 3 – Maitland fire hall. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Yard and bake sale, plants, books, crafts, barbecue, desserts, baked beans and brown bread for pick up. Call 261-2200 or 369-2099 for information.

Double Band dance

MAY 3 –Debert legion. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Middle Ground and Nowhere Road. Door prizes from local businesses.

Flea market

MAY 3 – Hosted by to benefit local fundraisers. Truro fire hall. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission: $1 and free for youth younger than 10 years of age. Door prizes will be available. Funds for the Disaster Animal Response Team of Nova Scotia.

Chase the ace

MAY 3 – Engine Room, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Chance to winner percentage of tickets sold and draw the ace of spades for more than $2,900. Tickets are $1.

Yard sale

MAY 3 – St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. 7:30 to 11 a.m. Everyone welcome.

Annual nurses vesper service

MAY 4 – Greenfield United Church. 6:30 p.m. Refreshments to follow. Everyone welcome.

Truro Ostomy chapter meeting

MAY 4 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 2 p.m. Deborah Searle, environmental and education officer for Colchester County, is the guest speaker.

Fiddle fest

MAY 4 – Warwick Mountain Recreation Club. 2 to 5 p.m. Wayne Elliott is the emcee; fiddlers are Lloyd Tattrie, Dave Buckler, Arden Hayman, Megan Joudrey, Kerrie Bogle, Gerard Fougere, Jason Caldwell, Raymond MacDonald and Willett Stevenson. Admission: $5. Canteen available, door prizes, 50/50 draw.

Plant sale

MAY 4 – In front of the Colchester Historeum, Young Street, Truro. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Sponsored by the Colchester Historical Society. Perennials, shrubs, transplants and plant roots. Experienced gardeners will be in attendance. Donate plants before 10 a.m. that day or Saturday afternoon by 4 p.m.