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Colchester: Adventures, bargains and a warm weekend

Tristan
Tristan - contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was 10C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 26C, with sun and cloud, going down to 15C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 27C, with sun and cloud, and an overnight temperature of 16C.

Sunday’s forecast includes a high of 24C, with a 30% chance of showers, going down to 16C overnight.

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In the News

Truro author writes new children’s book about adventures with her dog

Rescue group holding August yard sale

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Plenty of Pets

Tristan is one of the kittens currently being cared for by Carma Cat Rescue.

He is part of a litter born, in June, to a feral cat. He and his litter mates have been in a foster home since birth and will be available for adoption after they’re spayed/neutered.

For more information, visit Carma Cat Rescue’s Colchester chapter on Facebook, email colchestercarma@gmail.com or call 902-957-8677.

Carma is also now running an online auction on Facebook.

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Fuel Prices

Gasoline went down by 1.2 cents overnight and now costs $1.13.6 per litre.

Diesel is unchanged at $1.11.5 per litre.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 1:59 p.m. today

Saturday: 2:10 a.m. and 2:35 p.m.

Sunday: 2:47 a.m. and 3:09 p.m.

Community Calendar

FRIDAY, AUG. 16

Quilt Sale

AUG. 16-17 – Quilters/Rug Hookers sale of quilts, hooked rugs Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at St. David's United Church, Bible Hill; complimentary Blueberry Tea room. Admission $5.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Blueberry Supper

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4 to 6 p.m.; adults $12; 12-and-under $6. Salads, baked beans, ham, blueberry desserts. Take-out available. Sponsored by Board of Stewards.

Coffee House

AUG. 17 – An Evening of Country Gospel Music, 7 p.m., Debert Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert; local talent; shared lunch; free will offering.

Pancake Breakfast

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Slate Youth Centre, 883 Prince St. Pancakes with N.S. wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans and beverage. $8 / $7.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Jamboree

AUG. 18 – Jamboree, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Warwick Mountain Rec Club; lunch provided; 50/50, Door prize; $5 admission.

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