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Colchester: Art, music, curling, a scam and an energetic dog

Tank - Contributed

It was 1C at 6:30 a.m., and that will probably be today’s high. There’s a 60% chance of flurries, and the overnight low will be around -5C.

Friday’s forecast high is -5C, with an overnight low of -10C.

Today’s stories

Troubling dreams feature in Truro’s Odd Jobs exhibit

‘Best show yet,’ Thane Dunn promises of Truro event

National junior curling championship extra special for Hilden's Karlee Burgess

Atlantic Canada BBB warns of puppy shipping scams

Plenty of Pets

Tank is a two-year-old Doberman mix with lots of energy.

He’s house trained and crate trained, and gets along with cats and other dogs.

He can be nervous at first but warms up to people quickly.

Tank is very high energy and needs to be able to get lots of exercise. He still need some work on leash walking, but he’s learning.

He loves playing games and snuggling.

Tank weighs 52 pounds and is vaccinated and neutered.

For more information, visit Coastal K9 Rescue’s website or Facebook page


Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:08 p.m. today.

Community Calendar



JAN. 10 – Bingo every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at The Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer Street. Everyone welcome.

Spiritual Group

JAN. 10 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

JAN. 10 – Auction 45 Card party, Thursday afternoons, 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St David’s United Church. $5 charge, cash prizes, light snack.


JAN. 10 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.



JAN. 11 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper 4:30-6 p.m. Pan Fried Haddock, vegetables, dessert. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessible.


JAN. 11 – Seniors Old Time Dance, Douglas Street Recreation Centre,7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Seniors Group; age 50 and older welcome, admission $6.

Pub Night
JAN. 11 – Friday Pub Night, Truro Legion Lounge, 7 to 10 p.m.; music by Over the Influence; $5 cover; cash bar; everyone welcome.

Chair Yoga

JAN. 11 – Every Friday at First United Church Memorial Hall; $5, everyone welcome.



JAN. 12 – Crib every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors, 21 Palmer Street.


JAN. 12 – Crib Tournament West St. Andrews Community Hall, 1 p.m. $22 team; two 50/50 draws.

Queen of Hearts

JAN. 12 – Tatamagouche Legion,North Shore Rec Centres Queen of Hearts Saturdays

at the Legion. Tickets $2 each sold until Friday; Saturday sales only at Legion, 2 to 4 p.m. Draw time 4:15 p.m.

Coffee House

JAN. 12 – Nazarene Church Gospel Coffee House, 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Road and Friends; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.


Musical Jam

JAN. 13 – Monthly Jam Session, 2 to 4 p.m., Hilden United Church Hall; freewill offering and 50/50 draw; coffee, tea and cookies available; proceeds for Truro Homeless Society; everyone welcome.

Trail Hike
JAN. 13 – Hike Nova Scotia/Cobequid Eco-Trails Society guided hike or snowshoe on the Yellow Birch Trail in Kemptown, 9:30 a.m. Bring your own snowshoes. See for details.

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