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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 11C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 30C, with sunshine, going down to 18C tonight, with showers.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 22C, with showers or thundershowers, and an overnight temperature of 17C.

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In the News

Wambolt’s Hobby Farm brings lively attraction to Bible Hill

Chainsaw juggler to attempt new world record during HubFest

Video: A glimpse of opening day at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition

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Plenty of Pets

Saul needs a home with someone who is patient and understands pet rats.

He’s not hand tamed but with time he could become a wonderful pet.

You can meet Saul 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 5 p.m. today

Community Calendar

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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