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Colchester: A clinic, a complaint & a musical fundraiser

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It was 9C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 23C today, with sun and cloud, going down to 10C tonight.

Saturday is expected to be around 19C, with sun and cloud, dropping to 6C during the night.

Sunday will be around 17C, with sun and cloud, and an overnight low around 7C.

Today’s stories

24-hour segregation creating mental health problems, murder accused says

Stewiacke teen holds musical fundraiser for We Care About Cancer

Truro Vet spends long days of surgery at spay/neuter clinic in Ecuador

Plenty of Pets

C3PO is a six-month-old spayed female who would love to get a family of her own.

For more information on this girl, or other felines waiting to be adopted, contact Wayward Cats at waywardcatssociety@gmail.com or 902-957-8677.

Tidal bore times:

The tidal bore will be coming in at 10:34 a.m. and 10:53 p.m. today

Saturday: 11:29 a.m. and 11:49 p.m.

Sunday: 20 minutes past noon

Fuel prices:

Fuel prices are up again

Gasoline increased 1.6 cents overnight, and is now $1.27.5 per litre.

Diesel is up 2.7 cents, and is $1.28.2 per litre.

Community Calendar

FRIDAY, SEPT. 7

Darts

SEPT. 7 – Weekly dart league starts, Debert Legion; everyone welcome, 7:30 p.m.; $2 per night.

Dance

SEPT. 7 –Douglas Street Recreation Centre,7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Senior Citizens Group, age 50 and older welcome, admission $6.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 7 – Chair Yoga, Fridays at 10 a.m., First United Church; everyone welcome.

Liberals Meet

SEPT. 7 – Colchester North Liberal Association annual general meeting, The Peg Building at Masstown Market, 7 p.m.; join Karen Casey and guest speaker Laurie Jennings on success of Masstown Market; light refreshments; everyone welcome.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 8

Cribbage

SEPT. 8 – Crib Tournament, West St. Andrews Community Hall; $22 team; 1 p.m.; two 50/50 draws.

Fall Plant Sale

SEPT. 8 – Friends of the Garden fall plant sale, 9-11 a.m., Dalhousie/Agricultural Campus, River Road, Bible Hill.

Christmas in September

SEPT. 8–9 – Friends of the Garden Christmas in September Sale; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. both days; Dalhousie/Agricultural Campus, 35 Rock Garden Road, Bible Hill.

Crib

SEPT. 8 – Crib every Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Coffee House

SEPT. 8 – Nazarene Church Gospel Coffee House, 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Road, Shirley Teasdale, Harry Brooks; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.

Queen of Hearts

SEPT. 8 – Tatmagouche Legion and North Shore Rec Centre, Queen of Hearts draw, 2 to 4 p.m. Held at the Legion; jackpot approx. $10,000, with nine cards remaining. Everyone welcome.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 9

Gospel Concert

SEPT. 9 – Gospel concert featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends, 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 415 Onslow Rd., Upper Onslow; freewill offering for church purposes; Information: 902-893-2132.

Jam Session

SEPT. 9 – Jam session, Hilden United Church Hall, 2 to 4 p.m.; freewill offering and 50/50 draw; coffee, tea and homemade cookies available; in support the ALS Society; everyone welcome.

Ostomy Support

SEPT. 9 – Truro Ostomy Support Group meets at Douglas Street Recreation Centre Sunday at 2 p.m.

MONDAY, SEPT. 10

Cards

SEPT. 10 – Cards 45's every Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Coin Club Meeting

Sept. 10 - Central Nova Coin Club monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Douglas Street Recreation Building, Truro. Information program on coin collecting and small numismatic auction. Visitors welcome.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 11

Seniors Dance

SEPT. 11 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club at Truro Legion on Brunswick Street every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., $7; shared lunch; 50/50; all are welcome.

Al-Anon

SEPT. 11 – Truro Al-Anon meets Tuesdays, 8 p.m. at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St., Truro. For more info call Lois 902-890-1518.

SEPT. 11 – Debert Legion executive meeting, 7:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12

Al-Anon meeting

SEPT. 12 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Dance

SEPT. 12 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Jam

SEPT. 12 – Butch's jam every Wednesday night at the Horseman's Club starts at 6:30 p.m.

Info Session

SEPT. 12 - Meet Senior College instructors at Douglas St. Rec Centre, 40 Douglas St., 10 a.m. to noon; Three courses this fall: The Science of Food; Getting Started with Writing; Nature Conservation. Info: www.theSCANS.org

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

Auction 45

SEPT. 13 – Auction 45 Card party Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St David's United Church. $5 charge; cash prizes and a light snack.

Bingo

SEPT. 13 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Spiritual Group

SEPT. 13 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Breakfast

SEPT. 13 – Continental Breakfast, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Bible Hill Fire Hall; feature Jennifer Ferguson, dietitian; also next film in the “Breathe Series”; admission $5; reservations, call 902-895-0136; sponsored by RSVP Ministries.

Canasta

SEPT. 13 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game; $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro; all players welcome.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 13 – Brookfield Chair Yoga, 10:15 a.m. for a 45-minute accessible and welcoming stretch. $5; at the Don Henderson Memorial Rink seniors centre and ongoing. Contact: 902-956-2166.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

Dance

SEPT. 14 –Douglas Street Recreation Centre,7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Senior Citizens Group, age 50 and older welcome, admission $6.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 14 – Chair Yoga, Fridays at 10 a.m., First United Church; everyone welcome.

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