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Colchester: Pantomime and a found dog

This beagle was found running loose in Truro.
This beagle was found running loose in Truro. - Contributed

It was 16C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 24C (Humidex 32C), with a 60% chance of showers, and a low around 19C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 26C, with a 30% chance of showers – possibly thundershowers, and an overnight low of 20C.

Today’s stories

'There will be no forgiveness:' Mother of murder victim tells hearing

The magic of pantomime coming to Bible Hill

Plenty of Pets

An adult female beagle was found running loose in the Alice Street area on Monday. She was not wearing a collar.

Truro Police picked her up and took her to the Colchester SPCA, where she is now waiting for her family.

If you can help this little dog get home, please call the SPCA at 902-893-7968.

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:11 p.m. today.

Community Calendar

TUESDAY, AUG. 14

Tea and Cheesecake

AUG. 14 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum, 20 Arthur St., is serving tea and cheesecake every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. during the summer. Admission is $5.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15

Lunchtime Concert

AUG. 15 – Free Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts in Memorial Hall of First United Church, 12:15 p.m.; bring a lunch; the Hartley Family in Concert.

Dance

AUG. 15 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al-Anon meeting

AUG. 15 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Card Parties

AUG. 15 – Card parties, every Wednesday at 7 p.m., Warwick Mountain rec Club; $3 admission; 50/50; shared lunch; travelling prize; highest in men and women.

Music Jam

AUG. 15 – Butch's Wednesday night jam.

Lead With Your Heart

AUG. 15 – Lead With Your Heart presents guest speaker Liz McKay from Truro's Sexual Assault Centre, 7 p.m., First United Memorial Hall; discussion to follow; all are welcome.

THURSDAY, AUG. 16

Crafts Day

AUG. 16 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 16 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Canasta

August 16 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Bingo

AUG. 16 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec Centre; Jackpot; toonie number; specials; and regular games.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17

Quilt Show

AUG. 17-18 – St. David’s Quilt and Hooked Rug Sale, Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. David’s United Church; lower level Blueberry Tea Room; admission $5.

SATURDAY, AUG. 18

Making Soap

AUG. 18-19 – Soap-making workshops at Sutherland Steam Mill Museum. For details or to book a spot contact Guy Rochon at 902-809-7137, or email BlueCabinSoap@gmail.com.

Supper

AUG. 18 – Malagash Museum Supper, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Malagash Mine Hall, 1926 North Shore Road. Adults $12; under-12, $6; preschoolers free; casseroles, beans, salads, etc. Malagash Museum 902-257-2407.

Pancake Breakfast

AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast at Slate Youth Centre 883 Prince Street, Truro 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Pancakes with wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans.

$8.50 regular/$6.50 small.

Coffee House

AUG. 18 - Gospel Coffee House, at Christian Fellowship Center, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert, 7 p.m.; local talent, free will offering.

90’s Party

AUG 18 – 90’S Party, Debert Legion, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., hosted by DJ Brandon Walsh and Kassandra Victoria Weatherbey; $10 at the door.

Festival Fun

AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Fun, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre; pancake breakfast, hiking, biking, motorcycling, bouncy houses, barbecue, and music by Chelsea Atkinson. $5 entry; food extra.

Queen of Hearts

AUG. 18 – Tatmagouche Legion and North Shore Rec Centre, Queen of Hearts draw, 2 to 4 p.m.; held at the Legion; jackpot appro. $8,300. with 12 cards remaining; everyone welcome.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19

Jamboree

AUG. 19 – Jamboree, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 554Warwick Mountain Road 6:30 to 9 p.m.

Featuring Wayne Elliott and. Friends; Beth Terry Family; Bob Adshade; admission $5; lunch provided.

Chicken Barbecue

AUG. 19 –River John Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chicken BBQ, noon until sold out; $12 Large (1/2 Chicken); $9 Small (1/4 Chicken).

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