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It was 10C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 25C (Humidex 29C), with sun and cloud, and a low around 18C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 24C, with a 30% chance of showers, and an overnight low of 18C.

Today’s stories

Belmont father and son know the merits up buckling up after crash near Truro

Colchester County comes through with funding for 4-H

Colchester County Council votes ‘blue’ for recyclable bags

Plenty of Pets

Gus has been missing, since the evening of August 16, from his home in Saywood Estates, in Bible Hill.

He was wearing a black and blue collar with a tag.

He is two years old and has been neutered.
If you see Gus, please call Erin at 902-999-5391.

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 9:44 a.m. and 10:02 p.m. today.

Community Calendar

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

Tea and Cheesecake

AUG. 21 – 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.

Seafood Chowder Orders

AUG 21 - Seafood Chowder Take-away; chowder, biscuit, dessert $12. Order by Aug. 21 at 902-257-2611 or email kathleen@ronmacnutt.com; pickup Aug. 24: 4-6 p.m. at Wallace United Church. Home delivery available.

Al-Anon

AUG. 21 – 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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

Lunchtime Concert

AUG. 22 – Free Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts in Memorial Hall of First United Church, 12:15 p.m.; bring a lunch; John MacLeod: Bass, Bach & Beatles.

Dance

AUG. 22 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al-Anon meeting

AUG. 22 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Card Parties

AUG. 22 – 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. 22 – Butch's Wednesday night jam.

THURSDAY, AUG. 23

Crafts Day

AUG. 23 – 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. 23 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Canasta

August 23 – 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. 23 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec Centre; Jackpot; toonie number; specials; and regular games

FRIDAY, AUG. 24

Pub Night

AUG. 24 – Pub Night, Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, 7-10 p.m.; Cost: $5 per person.

Summer Music Camp
AUG. 27-31 –Redcliff Middle School, 9 a.m. to noon for beginners; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for juniors and intermediates.
Open to students entering Grades 3 and up. Info: Elaine MacInnis at 902-956-2708.

SATURDAY, AUG. 25

Supper

AUG. 25 – Blueberry Festival Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4 to 6 p.m. Adults $10; 12-and-under $5; salads, ham, baked beans, blueberry desserts. Take-out available.

Volkssport Club

AUG. 25 – Central Nova Volkssport Club walk, 5/10km, 2A, 10 a.m. Oxford Lions Park, opposite Irving Station. Hwy 104, Exit 6. Contact Heather 902-895-2592 or Patti902-895-6123; meal to follow at Parkview Restaurant.

Blueberry Social

AUG. 25 – Westchester Baptist Church annual Wild Blueberry Social, 2-4 p.m. at Westchester Fire Hall; music, special blueberry desserts, 50/50 draw, silent auction, door prizes and more; proceeds to the Westchester Baptist Church.

Yard Sale

AUG. 25 – Indoor yard sale, Great Village Legion, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Multiple Vendors; water, juice, snacks available at canteen. Tables available for $10; contact charlieandmoses@gmail.com to book a table.

West Branch

AUG. 25 – Old Time Dance, 7:30 p.m. at West Branch Community Hall. Music by The MacKinnons plus Marilyn, Alvin and Tracy; Roger Simm, calling; lunch served; shared sweets; admission $7.

SUNDAY, AUG. 26

AUG. 26 – Gospel Concert, 6:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army; special music by Major Bruce Jennings and Bob and CJ Prest; an evening coffee, tea, finger foods and great music.

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