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Colchester: Art, an exchange student and a lost dog

Brynn - Contributed

It was 11C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 15C, with rain, and an overnight low of 5C, with rain continuing.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 11C, with rain, going down to 3C during the night, with periods of rain.


Today’s stories

Truro library launching art exhibits

Turkish exchange student says Truro is a film come to life


Missing Pets

Brynn is a former street dog from Thailand who is missing from her home in Greenfield.

She is light tan in colour and was wearing a grey vest, black collar with a fox motif, a Soi Dog tag, and is microchipped.

She is six years old and went missing on April 19 from 122 Scott Avenue. She’s been seen in the Old Greenfield Road/Union 2 area.

If you see this girl, please help her get home by calling Hali at 506-899-1196 or Katie at 506-381-0520.


Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:20 p.m. today.


Community Calendar



APRIL 22 – Truro Overeaters Anonymous group meets at Douglas St. Rec Centre each Monday at 7:30 p.m. For info, phone 902-843-5678.


APRIL 22 – Cards at the Good Neighbours Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

APRIL 22 – Every Monday 6:30-7:30 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. No charge just, recharge!



APRIL 23 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club dance every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. $7 admission; shared lunch; 50/50 tickets; all are welcome.

Tax Help

APRIL 23 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Colchester East Hants Public Library is hosting a free tax preparation clinic for individuals with modest income and a simple tax situation. To book an appointment, call 902-869-4192.


APRIL 23 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday 8 p.m., at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St. For more info call Lois, 902-890-1518.


Al Anon

APRIL 24 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7 to 8 p.m. at Douglas Street Rec Centre, Truro. For information contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Card Party

April 24 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club Card Party, 7 p.m. $3 entry, 50/50; shared lunch; special prize; highest in ladies and gents.


APRIL 24 – Dance in Salmon River. Music by Countrified and others, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch.

Meet and Greet

APRIL 24 – Good Neighbors Club is holding a Meet and Greet at 21 Palmer St., 2 to 4 p.m. Learn about the club and their purpose in the community; music and lunch.

Butch’s Jam

APRIL 24 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.



APRIL 25 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.


APRIL 25 – 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Card Party

APRIL 25 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. 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.


Coin Show

APRIL 26-27 – Central Nova Coin Club Coin Show. All are welcome. Friday, 6 to 8 p.m., social; 8 p.m. auction; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., coin show. Admission $3, two for $5. Best Western Glengarry, Truro.


APRIL 26 – 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.


APRIL 26 – Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; chili, soups, rolls, etc. Stewiacke Legion. Take out available. Everyone welcome. $10 per person.



APRIL 27 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.


APRIL 27 – Crib tournament, at Tatamagouche Legion; $20 per team of two; 1 p.m. start; everyone welcome and wheelchair accessible. Canteen services.

Flea Market

APRIL 27 – Annual Spring Fling Flea Market, Upper Stewiacke Fire Hall, 1 to 3 p.m.; used clothing, books, kitchen items, jewelry, Christmas items. Admission: $2. Sponsored by PALS Upper Stewiacke.

Tax Help

APRIL 27 – 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Colchester East Hants Public Library is hosting a free tax preparation clinic for individuals with modest income and a simple tax situation. To book an appointment, call 902-869-4192.

Roast Pork Supper

April 27 – Roast Pork Supper, Economy Recreation Centre 4:30 to 6 p.m.; $12 adults; $6 children under 12. Sponsored by Board of Stewards Economy United Church.


APRIL 27 – Cribbage Tournament, 1 to 4:30 p.m., in the lounge; $22 per team; register on arrival; two 50/50 draws; food and beverage service available; everyone welcome.

Turkey Dinner

APRIL 27 – Turkey dinner at the Truro Legion, 5 to 7 p.m. Music by Alycia Putnam and Family. $12; kids 12-and-under $6. Proceeds to Legion Pipes and Drums Holland Liberation tour.

West Branch

APRIL 27 – Twenty-Sixth Annual Maple Syrup Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., West Branch Community Hall. Continuous music; pancakes; beans; sausage and sweets; $10 adults; under-12 $5; under-5 free. Hall fundraiser.


Bluegrass Concert

APRIL 28 – Musical Memories Bluegrass Concert, 2 p.m., Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, 12430 Hwy 224. For information: 902-384-2520. Lunch provided. Admission by free will offering; Wheelchair accessible.


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