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Colchester: A detour, 4-H & an iron couple

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 21C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 27C, with a few showers- possible thundershowers, going down to 12C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 29C, with sunshine, and an overnight temperature of 15C.

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In the News

Valley husband and wife become an iron couple

Detour in place on Truro's McClure’s Mills Connector

4-H day brings youth and animals to Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition grounds: Video

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Plenty of Pets

Dallas is a 12-week-old kitten who is anxious to get a forever home.

You can meet Dallas at the Colchester SPCA shelter, at 408 Industrial Avenue, or check Facebook or call 902-893-7968 for more information.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 4:21 p.m. today

Community Calendar

TUESDAY, AUG. 20

Toddler Tuesday

AUG. 20 – Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. All young families are welcome to the Historeum for a morning of fun and learning. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21

Dance

AUG. 21 – Dance at Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

AUG. 21 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane, 902-890-0197.

Card Party

AUG. 21 – Weekly card party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m. $3 admission; shared lunch, prizes for highest score, 50/50. 

Butch’s Jam

AUG. 21 – At the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

THURSDAY, AUG. 22

Eat Dessert First

AUG. 22 – Women’s Social Networking Event for women in Colchester County. Hosted by Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, and All for Knot; admission free.

Canasta

AUG. 22 – 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.

Chase the Ace

Aug. 22 – Debert Legion Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales. Tickets $3 each available across West Colchester. Not necessary to be present to win.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 22 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 22 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon 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.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23

AUG. 23-24 – Ladies clothing sale, Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; St. David’s United Church, Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Brand names. Fundraiser for mission trip to Hope Partners International Center Pavas, Costa Rica.

SATURDAY, AUG. 24

Church Supper

AUG. 24 – Spaghetti/meat sauce, blueberry desserts, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Economy Recreation Centre; adults $12; children 12-and-under $6. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.

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