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Colchester: A valuable volunteer, helpful bowls and an adorable puppy

Bindi
Bindi - Contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was 5C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 6C, with showers or drizzle, and an overnight low of 2C.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 8C, with showers or drizzle, going down to 1C during the night.

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In the News

Valley man receives provincial volunteer award

Bowls for Balance raising funds for mental health in Truro

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Plenty of Pets

Bindi is a four-month-old Labrador retriever mix who currently weight about 30 pounds.

She’s crate trained, well behaved and great on leash. She gets along with other dogs, cats and people of all ages. She loves playing and snuggling.

Bindi is spayed, vaccinated, treated for parasites, and microchipped. She comes with 30-days of free pet insurance courtesy of 24PetWatch. Her adoption fee is $450.

If you think Bindi should be part of your family, visit Coastal K9 Rescue’s website or Facebook page, or email info@coastalk9.ca

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 9:59 a.m. and 10:25 p.m. today.

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Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15

NAFR Barbecue

MAY 15 – Deadline to reserve meals: NAFR Branch NS 72, barbecue with presentation on Polypharmacy May 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Air force Association, 22 Cottage Street, Truro. Georgette: 902-897-2404 or georgetteb@eastlink.ca .

Al Anon Meeting

MAY 15 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information please contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Dance

MAY 15 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m.; music by Countrified, others; shared lunch.

Knit In

May 15 – 1 to 4 p.m.; a great time to share skills, conversation and patterns with other knitters. Beginners welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

Butch’s Jam

MAY 15 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Coffee House

MAY 15 – Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church, 454 Prince St., Truro, 1 to 3 p.m.; fun, good music by Bill Hill and the Band; refreshments; last meeting until fall.

Film Showing

MAY 15 – Ecology Action Center film, Burned, Truro Public Library, 6 p.m.; about the rise of the biomass industry on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. and in Nova Scotia. Discussion to follow.

Peer Support

MAY 15 – Lead With Your Heart’s Mental Wellness Peer Support, 7 p.m. First United Memorial Hall; with Sarah Slater presenting a program about Food for Mood. All are welcome, all faiths, no faith.

Card Party

MAY 15 – Card Party at Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m.; shared lunch; 50/50; door prize; shared lunch; $3 admission

THURSDAY, MAY 16

PROBUS

MAY 16 – PROBUS Club meets at the Truro Fire Hall, at 9:30 a.m. Guest presenter this month is Mr. Joe Ballard whose presentation will feature the historic houses of Truro. Guests welcome.

Canasta

MAY 16 – Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.; come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Spiritual Group

MAY 16 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursdays, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

MAY 16 – Auction 45 Card party, 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

GRANS

MAY 16 – Grandparents’ Rights for Nova Scotia Meeting, noon to 2 p.m., Sobeys Community Room, Robie Street, Truro. All are welcome.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

Dance

MAY 17 – 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.

Baked Beans

MAY 3 – Brunswick Street Beanery, take-out, $8, four cups homemade baked beans, loaf of brown bread, May 3, 10, 17, 2 to 5 p.m.; curbside service at church, corner Brunswick/Wood streets.

SATURDAY, MAY 18

Guitar Club

MAY 18 ­– Fingerpicking Guitar club jam; meeting at Douglas Street Rec. Center, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Note: last jam until Oct.19; info: Mike 902-639-9267.

Dance

MAY 18 – Dance in Upper Musquodoboit Community Hall; music by Perfect Time; shared lunch.

Supper

MAY 18 – Roast Beef Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands; 4 to 6 p.m. Adults $12; 12-and-under $6. Take-outs available.

Country Gospel Coffee House

MAY 18 – Country Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m., 1533 Plains Road Debert; local talent; shared lunch; freewill offering.

Great Village Walk

MAY 18 – 5/10-km. Great Village Walk, 1B, 10 a.m. at Great Village Elementary School, Hwy 2 Contact Gail Brown 902-899-6575. Lunch to follow at Double C Restaurant, Hwy 4.

Yard/Bake Sale

MAY 18 – Yard and Bake Sale, lobster draw. Sponsored by Tatmagouche Legion at Bill Cameron’s, Hwy # 311, Balfron, 9 a.m.

SUNDAY, MAY 19

Jamboree

MAY 19 – Jamboree, Warwick Mountain Rec. Club, 6:30-9 p.m.; Kitchen Trio, Martha and Gary Webb, Wendy Black; $5 admission; 50/50; door prize; lunch provided.

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