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Colchester: Sharing stories, a ceremony and a warm weekend

Gunner
Gunner - Contributed

It was 10C, and foggy, at 6:30 a.m. but the temperature is expected to reach 27C, with sunshine, today, with sun and cloud, going down to 12C tonight.

Saturday is expected to be around 27C, with sushine, dropping to 14C during the night.

Sunday will be around 22C, with a 30% chance of showers, and an overnight low around 15C.

Today’s stories

Women warn others of life-threatening infection by sharing personal stories

Truro women share their struggles, successes on the road to ‘freedom’

Battle of Britain ceremonies Sunday in Truro

Missing Pet

Gunner is a three-year-old German shorthaired pointer who is missing from his home in North River.

Gunner is live coloured, with brown eyes and a brown nose. He was wearing a brown collard and has a microchip which slipped to the middle of his right front leg. He limps a bit on his right back leg

Gunner is very friendly.

If you know where he is, please help him get home, to 763 West North River Road, by calling Andre at 902-814-9197.

Note: Photo is not of Gunner, but looks a lot like him.

Tidal bore times:

The tidal bore will be coming in at 4:30 p.m. today

Saturday: 5:03 a.m. and 5:26 p.m.

Sunday: 6:02 a.m. and 6:25 p.m.

Fuel prices:

Fuel prices went down a little overnight

Gasoline decreased 4.1 cents, and is now $1.23.4 per litre.

Diesel went down four-tenths of a cent, and is $1.27.8 per litre.

Community Calendar

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.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Taoist Tai Chi

SEPT. 15 – Taoist Tai Chi Arts, all 108 Moves in one day; 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.; bring brown bag lunch; light supper provided, 910 Prince St. Truro; register or info: 902-893-8500 or truro.ns@taoist.org

Dance

SEPT. 15 – Dance in Upper Musquodoboit, 7:30 p.m. Music by Perfect Time; shared lunch.

Crib

SEPT. 15 – Crib every Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Coffee house

SEPT. 15 – Country Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m., Christian Fellowship Center 1533 Plains Rd., Debert; local talent, shared lunch, freewill offering.

Dance

SEPT. 15 – Final Lincolns dance happy hour for all TSHS 1960s classmates, 4 p.m. at the Engine Room Pub, Truro.

Wood Carvers Show

SEPT. 15 – Sutherland Steam Mill Wood Carvers Show, Plus Kids Santa Carving Workshops and vintage movie hour, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more info or to participate as a carver call: 657-3365.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

Anniversary Service

SEPT. 16 – Nuttby United Baptist Church celebrating their 110th Anniversary, 2 p.m.; guest speaker will be Pastor Larry Tirrell; Special Music by Caleb & Martha Kelly; refreshments served. Everyone welcome.

Potluck Supper

SEPT. 16 – Bayhead Union Church, Bayhead, potluck supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Bayhead Hall. Adults: $12; age 6 to 12: $5; under 6: free. Meat balls, ham, scalloped potatoes, etc. Take-out available.

Terry Fox Run

SEPT. 16 – Terry Fox Run in Brookfield, at top of Carter Road. Run/walk/cycle/drive; register at 12:30 p.m. for 1 p.m. start; wooded road for 6K, 8K or whatever preferred; barbecue and entertainment to follow.

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

Cards

SEPT. 17 – Cards 45's every Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Knit-In

SEPT. 17, 1- 4 p.m.; great time to share skills, conversation and patterns with other knitters; beginners welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 17 – Senior chair yoga, First Baptist Church, 10 a.m. Admission $5. For more information call 902-843-2408.

Meditation Connection

SEPT. 17 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Free meditation group for relaxation and mindfulness. mmtruro@gmail.com

TUESDAY, SEPT. 18

Taoist Tai Chi

SEPT. 18 – Taoist Tai Chi Arts 12 Weekly Classes start, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; 910 Prince St, Truro; 902-893-8500; truro.ns@taoist.org; www.taoist.org.

Seniors Dance

SEPT. 18 – 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. 18 – 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, SEPT. 19

Taoist Tai Chi

SEPT. 19 –Taoist Tai Chi Arts, 12 Weekly Classes start, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; 910 Prince St., Truro; 902-893;8500; truro.ns@taoist.org; www.taoist.org

Al-Anon meeting

SEPT. 19 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Dance

SEPT. 19 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Jam

SEPT. 19 – Butch's jam every Wednesday night at the Horseman's Club starts at 6:30 p.m.

Coffee House

SEPT. 19 – Zion United Baptist Church Coffee House 1 to 3 p.m., 454 Prince St.; fun, music by Bill Hill and the Band, and refreshments.

Panel Discussion

SEPT. 19 – Lead With Your Heart panel discussion on The Transgender Experience, 7 p.m., First United Church’s Memorial Hall. Guests: S. Byers and K. Bakker plus invited guests. All are welcome.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

Auction 45

SEPT. 20 – 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. 20 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Spiritual Group

SEPT. 20 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Canasta

SEPT. 20 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game; $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro; all players welcome.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21

Supper

SEPT. 21 – Friday Night Supper, Debert Legion. 4:30-6 p.m.; Pan fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10. Children under 10 $5.; take-outs available; wheelchair assessible.

Dance

SEPT. 21 –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.

Nature Workshop

SEPT. 21 – Re-Connecting with Nature workshop; hands-on day of adventure in Truro for adults to improve ability to lead and share nature with children and youth; learn more and register at www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 21 – Chair Yoga, Fridays at 10 a.m., First United Church; everyone welcome.

Quilt Show

SEPT. 21-22 – Sunrise Quilt Guild 6th Annual Show and Sale, noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Fraser Cultural Centre, 362 Main Street, Tatamagouche; $5; door prizes, demonstrations.

Pub Night

SEPT. 21 – Pub Night, Truro Legion Lounge 7-10 p.m. Cost $5.

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