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Colchester: Cannabis, art, an accident and a sweet dog

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It was -6C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 9C during the day, with sunshine, and a low around 3C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 13C, with periods of rain, and an overnight low of 4C.

Today’s stories

Truro Police share cannabis information during check-stops

Colchester adult learners, and artist, inspired by Maud Lewis

Tatamagouche man killed in Pictou County motocross accident

Plenty of Pets

Kasee
Kasee

 

 

Kasee is an affectionate girl who loves life.

She loves children, adults, water, playing ball, going to the park, and snuggling. She gets along with other dogs and doesn’t mind cats.

She’s six-year-old and is currently on a weight loss program, and doing great.

For more information on Kasee, visit the Animal Rescue Coalitions Facebook page or website or email arc@seabright.ca

Community Calendar

TUESDAY, OCT. 23

Film Group

OCT. 23 – 10:30 a.m. at First United Church Parlour. “John Wesley”; short discussion to follow.

Truro Al-Anon

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

Dance

OCT. 23 ­– The Goodtime Seniors dance is every Tuesday, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Truro Legion on Brunswick Street. Admission $7; shared lunch; 50/50 tickets.

General Meeting

Oct. 23 – Debert Legion General meeting 7:30 p.m. All members encouraged to attend.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24

Community Bible Reading

OCT. 24 – Colchester-East Hants Public Library, Prince Street, Truro (Patterson Room), 2-4 p.m. Read your favourite passages or listen to others.

Al-Anon Meeting

OCT. 24 –Douglas Street Rec Centre, 7-8 p.m.

Dance

OCT. 24 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

OCT. 24 – Fun and music starting at 6:30 p.m., Horseman's Club.

Bible Study

OCT. 24 –Fall Bible Study, Wednesdays at 10 a.m. – First United Church Parlour; looking at the Apostle Paul and his contribution to the Western World. Everyone Welcome.

Healing Hearts

OCT. 24 – Heal Your Heart with Art, for women who’ve experienced relationship trauma/domestic abuse. Supportive, safe environment. Wednesdays. Info and to register, call Third Place Transition House, at 902-893-3232.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

Bingo

OCT. 25 – Bingo every Thursday at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Spiritual Group

OCT. 25 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday 7 p.m., Douglas Street School, room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 25 – Chair Yoga at Trinity United Church, Meetinghouse Road, Upper Onslow, at 10 a.m. $5 drop-in fee.

Chase the Ace

Oct. 25 – Tri Service Chase the Ace at Debert Legion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for ticket sales. Draw at 8:15 p.m. Tickets on sale at various venues. Tickets $3. Building Jackpot.

Canasta

OCT. 25 – 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.

Public Talk
OCT. 25 – 7:30 p.m. Dr. Allan Marble – Impact of Spanish Influenza on Nova Scotia, 1918-1920 – told by a master story teller; Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

Card Party

OCT. 25 – Auction 45 Card party, 1 p.m. at Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David's United Church; $5 charge with cash prizes and light snack.

Bingo

OCT. 25 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec. Centre; jackpot, specials and 15 regular games.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26

Dance

OCT. 26 – 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.

Darts

Oct. 26 – Debert Legion Mixed darts 7:30 p.m. $2 to play. Everyone welcome.

Supper

Oct. 26 – Debert Legion Friday night supper. 4:30-6 p.m. Chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10. Children under-10 $5. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 26 – Chair Yoga Fridays at First United Church’s Memorial Hall; everyone welcome. $5 with proceeds going to the church.

Beanery

OCT. 26 – Brunswick St. Beanery, 2 to 5 p.m. Curbside take-out service at the corner of Brunswick and Wood streets; $8 includes four cups homemade baked beans, loaf brown bread.

Volkssport Walk

OCT. 26 –10km Truro Spooks & Ghouls 6 p.m. 1A Superstore Parking Lot near gas bar, Elm Street, Truro. Contact Gail Brown 902-899-6575.

SATURDAY, OCT. 27

Crib

OCT. 27 – Crib played every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Crib Tournament

OCT. 27 – Crib Tournament, Tatamagouche Legion; $20 per team, 1 p.m. Refreshment services; everyone welcome; wheelchair accessible.

Turkey Supper

OCT. 27 – Turkey Supper, Knox United Church, Brookfield, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adults: $12; Children Under 12 accompanied by adult: Free. Takeouts Available, call 902-673- 3363. Proceeds to Knox Council.

Craft Market

OCT. 27 – Sixth Annual Fall Craft Market, First United Church’s Memorial hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $1; luncheon 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; quilts, afghans, jams/jellies, baby items, tole painting, more.

Halloween Dance

OCT. 27 – Halloween Dance, Stewiacke Legion, 9 p.m. to midnight. Tickets $10, on sale at the legion; prizes for different categories to be judged at 10 p.m. Members and guests welcome.

Halloween Dance

OCT. 27 – Truro Horsemen’s Club Halloween Dance, featuring Theresa Malenfant and Scott Medford (vocals and guitar); 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Costume mandatory. Members - $10; non-members $15; 50/50; prizes for best Costumes.

Craft Sale

OCT. 27 – Annual Craft Sale, Hilden Fire Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., various crafts -woodworking, sewing, wreaths, knitting, ceramics, chocolates and more. Admission: $1.

Church Supper

OCT. 27 – Church Supper, 4:30 – 6 p.m., Economy Recreation Centre; lasagna, Caesar salad, Garlic Bread, etc. Adults $12; children 12-and-under $6. Sponsored by the Economy UCW.

Benefit concert

OCT. 27 – Garnet Rogers performing at Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence benefit. Sharon United Church, Tatamagouche, 7 p.m.

Highland Salute

OCT. 27 – Sixth Annual “Highland Salute to Veterans” Concert, 3 p.m.; presented by Truro Concert Band, Black Watch Association (Atlantic), Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Pipes and Drums; Legion Hall, Brunswick St., Truro. Veterans, spouses/caregivers attend free of charge. Others by donation, $10 suggested.

Craft Sale

OCT. 27 – Annual craft sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hilden Fire Hall. Admission $1. Knitting, sewing, jewelry, Christmas décor, etc. Beans and brown bread available for takeout.

SUNDAY, OCT. 28

Dance

OCT. 28 – Music and dancing at Wentworth Rec Centre. Donation at the door. Shared lunch.

Celebration Service

OCT. 28 – Nazarene Church Celebration Service at 6:30 p.m. Special Guests - Son Rise in concert; freewill offering; Shared lunch to follow.

Open Mike

OCT. 28 – Great Village Legion, 1 to 4 p.m. Donation at the door and a 50-50 draw. Free coffee, tea and doughnuts.

Dancing

OCT. 28 – Afternoon of music and dancing at Wentworth Rec Centre; shared lunch; donation at door.

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