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Colchester: A crash, a kitten and dinosaurs

Dipsy
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TRURO, N.S. —

It was -1C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 17, with rain, and an overnight low of 4C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 7C, with a 60% chance of showers, dropping to 0C overnight.

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In the News

RCMP investigating fatal crash in Upper Brookside

Sea Monsters in the Age of Dinosaurs being presented at Colchester Historeum

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Plenty of Pets

Dipsy is one of the adorable kittens available for adoption through Carma Cat Rescue’s Colchester Chapter.

To learn more about adopting a kitten, visit Carma on Facebook, email

colchestercarma@gmail.com or call 902-957-8677.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 4:12 p.m. today.

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Community Calendar

wheelchair accessible.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

Meditation

NOV. 18 – Guided Meditation, Mondays 6:30-8 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Info, FB page @meditationconnection

Dance

NOV. 18 – Monday dance at Lower Onslow Community Centre, 2 to 4 p.m. Music by Dan MacDonald, Kathy MacDonald and Wayne Elliott. Admission $5. Lunch, 50/50 draw; all are welcome.

TUESDAY, NOV. 19

Al-Anon Meets

NOV. 19 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday 8 p.m., at the Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St. For more info call Lois 902-890-1518.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20

Al Anon

NOV. 20 – Cobequid Al Anon meets on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Butch’s Jam

NOV. 20 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

Dance

NOV. 20 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall on Wednesdays. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Card Party

NOV. 20 – Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m.; shared lunch, 50/50, travelling prize, highest score prize; plunger award; $3 admission.

Newcomers

NOV. 20 – Ladies in Truro area invited to attend the Newcomers group at the Glengarry restaurant, 150 Willow St. Enjoy meeting with guest speaker, future coffee and lunch outings and more.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

Spiritual Group

NOV. 21 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

NOV. 21 – Auction 45 card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 pm at the Bible Hill Fire Hall.

The event is sponsored by St David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

Canasta

NOV. 21 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game, $2 fee, or free to members. All players welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

Lecture

NOV. 21 – ‘Sea Monsters in the Age of Dinosaurs’ with Danielle J. Serratos; lecture at 7 p.m.; $5/person, members free; focus on Mesozoic marine reptiles. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

GRANS Meeting

NOV. 21 – Grandparents’ Rights for Nova Scotia Association meeting, noon to 2 p.m., Sobeys Community Room, Robie Street, Truro. All are welcome.

FRIDAY, NOV. 22

Old Time Dance

Nov. 22 – Seniors Old Time Dance, Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 2 p.m.; door prize; sponsored by Y Seniors Group, age 50 and older welcome; admission $6.

Disabled Bowling

NOV. 22 – Lions Disabled Bowling, Bible Hill Bowlacade, 27 Jennifer Drive, 11 a.m.; for anyone with a physical/visual/intellectual disability; lanes, shoes free; $2 bus charge may apply. Info: Lion Shirley at 902-895-9195.

Christmas Tea and Bake Sale

NOV. 22 – Townsview Estates, 1-3 p.m. 310 Abenaki Road. Admission: $7. Proceeds toward recreation department. Refreshments, prize draw, silent auction and bake sale.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

Craft Sale

NOV. 23 – Craft sale at Middle Stewiacke Rec Centre, 2395 Hwy 289; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission $2; lunch available. Proceeds for Middle Stewiacke Rec Centre.

Coffee Party

NOV. 23 – Christmas Coffee Party, 10 a.m. to noon, St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. Cost $8. There will also be a bake sale and silent auction; proceeds for the work of the UCW.

Tea and Sale

NOV. 23 – Christmas tea and sale, 2 to 3:30 p.m., St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, 387 Lower Truro Road.

Tea/Bake Sale

NOV. 23. – CWL Christmas Tea/Bake Sale, The Immaculate Conception Church, Truro, from 1 to 3 p.m. Bake table, silent auction, door prizes. Adults $7; children under-10 $3.50.

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

Music/Dancing

NOV. 24 – Afternoon of live music and dancing, 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Hwy 4, Wentworth; shared lunch.

Bingo

NOV. 24 – Lions 50/50 Bingo, Truro and District Lions Club, 1100 Prince St., Truro. Doors open at noon; games start 1 p.m. $15/book; toonie pot, canteen; Info: 902-893-4773.

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