Colchester - There's a mix of weather for a weekend with lots going on

Published on April 21, 2017


©Lynn Curwin/Truro Daily News

The weekend’s almost here and there’s a little bit of everything in the forecast.

It was 2 C at 6:30 a.m. this morning and it’s expected to go up to 8 C during the day, with a mix of sun and cloud. Tonight’s low is -1 C.

Saturday is expected to be about 6 C, with a 60% chance of rain, dropping to -3 C, with flurries, overnight.

It’ll be warmer Sunday, with a high around12 C and lots of sun, dropping to 2 C at night.


Plenty of Pets

Chopper is a rather timid young cat who needs a home that will gently get him used to things.

Chopper is a six-month-old neutered male with beautiful markings and very soft, medium length hair. He can be seen at the Colchester SPCA.

Fuel prices:

It’s good news if you’re driving; the cost of filling your tank went down a little overnight.

Gasoline went down 2.3 cents to a new price of $1.13.7 per litre..

Diesel went down 1.6 cents and is $1.04.5 per litre this week.


Today’s news includes:

Tidal bore times:

Friday: 9:18 p.m.

Saturday: 9:39 a.m. and 10:05 p.m.

Sunday: 10:26 a.m. and 10:48 p.m.



Things to do this weekend:

Saturday - Celebration of Earth Day - Truro Civic Square

Pick-up: from 9:30-10:30 a.m., gather friends and family for litter pick-up - sign up on Eventbrite Earth Day

Lighten up: ways to live more lightly and compassionately at the Civic Square with speakers and signing of Proclamation by the Mayros and music from 11 - 11:30 a.m., and eco-activities for all ages from 11:30 - 12:30. 

Eat up: stop in for lunch at the Truro Farmers' Market Cooperative before joining a Walk About offered at 12 or 12:30. 

Register for one of the walks or for the litter pick-up info can be found on Living Earth Council Facebook .

Saturday - 11 a.m.-5 p.m., video games, board games, cards games and Pokemon matches at the Colchester Legion Stadium. Fundraiser for Wayward Cats.

Saturday – 9 a.m.-4 p.m. – used book sale at the Colchester Historeum

Saturday – 2-3 p.m. – Ted Talks videos and discussion at the Truro Library

Saturday – noon-1 p.m. Yoga with Dogs at Body Solace Studio – By donation with proceeds going to ElderDog Canada Central Nova Pawd