What's happening in Colchester County

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The following are a few of the events taking place in Colchester County this weekend.

What's happening in Colchester County this weekend

Lenten chowder luncheon

APRIL 11 – Immaculate Conception Church hall. 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Haddock or corn chowder, rolls, dessert. Haddock chowder: $8; corn chowder: $7; children under five get in for free. Tickets available at the door. Takeout available.

Community volunteer income tax program

APRIL 11 – Truro library. Completion of income tax forms for low income people. 5 to 8 p.m. Call 895-4183 for an appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Open Door community prayer

APRIL 11 – First Baptist Church’s sanctuary, Prince Street, Truro. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offering personal prayer to the community. Wheelchair accessible.

Old-time dance

APRIL 11 – Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro. 7:30 p.m. Shared lunch, door prize. Sponsored by the Y Senior Citizens Group. For ages 50 and older. Admission: $5.

Legion dinner

APRIL 11 – Roast beef dinner, tea, coffee, dessert. Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. $10. Takeouts available. Wheelchair accessible.

Potluck supper, annual auction

APRIL 12 – Upper Stewiacke United Church. 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Adults, $8, children five to 12, $5; preschoolers get in for free. Auction will start after the supper. Auction items will be on display during the supper.

Chowder luncheon

APRIL 12 – Holy Trinity Hall, Maitland. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Choice of chowder or chili. Adults, $10; children, $5. Proceeds for the Parish of Maitland.

Colchester SPCA fundraiser

APRIL 12 – Chili supper orders. St. David’s United Church, Bible Hill. Pre-orders only. One litre for $12. Orders can be picked up from 2 to 5 p.m. Call Mary at 673-2917 to place an order.

Maple syrup festival

APRIL 12 – Sharon Presbyterian Church hall, Dean. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Craft and pantry table, old-time music, tours of the maple woods from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Adults, $8; children 12 and younger, $3; preschoolers get in for free. Sponsored by the board of managers.

Maritime Fiddlers annual workshop and concert

APRIL 12 – Bible Hill Junior High School. Instruction in fiddle and piano. Registration from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Adults, $25 includes lunch and concert; children 12 and younger, $8. Concert at 7 p.m. Cost: $7 to the public.

Spring fling flea market

APRIL 12 – Upper Stewiacke fire hall. 1 to 3 p.m. Home baked goods, new-to-you clothing, books, kitchen items, jewellery and more.

Kidney foundation meeting

APRIL 12 – Truro chapter meeting. Douglas Street Recreation Centre. 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 893-8056. Everyone welcome.

Shopping expo

APRIL 12 – Middle Stewiacke Rec Centre. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Canteen available, 50/50 draw, door prize. No admission fee.

Roast pork supper

APRIL 12 – Economy Recreation Centre. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Roast pork, rolls, dessert and refreshments. Takeouts available. Adults, $10; children 12 and younger, $5. Sponsored by the Economy United Church’s board of stewards.


APRIL 12 – Salmon River fire hall. 8:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

Gospel coffee house

APRIL 12 – Truro Nazarene Church. 7 p.m. Featuring Freedom Road and Friends. Lunch to follow. Free-will offering.

Daffodil sale in support of the Canadian Cancer Society

APRIL 12 – On sale from noon to 4 p.m. Available at Atlantic Superstore, Wal-Mart, Giant Tiger, Truro Mall, MacQuarries Pharmasave, Truro Farmers’ Market and Canadian Tire.

Boys and girls club 50th anniversary

APRIL 12 – Truro club celebrates its special anniversary with an open house from noon to 2 p.m. and tours between noon and 1 p.m. Victoria Street. Activities will include sucker pull, candy guessing, photo booth, face painting, bake sale, crafts and activities and more.

Chase the ace

APRIL 12 – Engine Room, Truro. 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $1 to win prizes and a chance to draw the ace of spades for more than $2,400.


APRIL 13 – Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Tatamagouche. Ham, bacon, scrambled eggs, toast, fruit cup, refreshments. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults, $7; children under 12, $4; preschoolers get in for free. Takeouts available.

Jam session

APRIL 13 – Great Village lodge building, 30 Station Rd. 1 to 5 p.m. Open mike, dance floor, shared lunch, refreshments. Donations will be accepted at the door 

Easter service

APRIL 13 – New Annan Heritage House. 1128 Warwick Mountain Rd. 2 p.m. With Rev. Bentley. Music by Gwen Aitchison. Free-will offering. Everyone welcome.


Organizations: Conception Church, First Baptist Church, Senior Citizens Group Sharon Presbyterian Church Kidney foundation Economy United Church Truro Nazarene Church Canadian Cancer Society Wal-Mart Canadian Tire Station Rd Annan Heritage House

Geographic location: Douglas Street, Colchester County, Stewiacke Salmon River Victoria Street Great Village Warwick Mountain

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