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Colchester: Climate, flu and things to do

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 4C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 10C, with showers, an overnight low of 2C.

Saturday’s forecast includes a 30% chance of showers, with a high of 13C, dropping to 0C during the night.

A mix of sun and cloud is expected for Sunday, with a high of 16C and an overnight low of 9C.

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Plenty of Pets

Rubin is missing from his home at 83 Joffree St. Extension Rd. in Stewiacke.

He’s a two-year-old, black and white husky and was wearing a blue collar.

He’s shy and has been missing since Sept. 27.

If you see this boy, please call Tamara at 902-899-6222 to help him get back home.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:29 pm today

Saturday: 6:11 a.m. and 6:33 p.m.

Sunday: 7:16 a.m. and 7:39 p.m.

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Fuel Prices

The cost of filling your tank went down a little overnight.

Gasoline dropped 2.8 cents and is now $1.13.5 per litre.

Diesel is down 2.9 cents and is now $1.17.4 per litre.

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Community Calendar

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

Chair yoga

OCT. 4 – First United Church’s Memorial Hall, Fridays, 10 a.m., $5. Bring a friend.

Dance

OCT. 4 – 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.

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

Yard/Bake Sale

OCT. 5 – Yard sale and bake sale, 8 to 11 a.m., TOPS NS2709, Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill.

Roast Pork Supper

OCT. 5 – Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Hwy 2. 4-5 p.m. Adults $14, children 6-12 $6, under 5, free. Takeouts available, wheelchair accessible. Call Nancy at 902-758-2360.

Breakfast

OCT. 5 – Pine Grove Cemetery breakfast at the Stewiacke Legion, 8 to 10 a.m.

Memorial Dance

Oct. 5 – Lucas Austin Memorial Dance, The Round Barn, Old Barns. Featuring Jacob Strang and the Highclass Hussies. Tickets $20, through LWYH Eventbrite or at My Home Merchantile.

Crib

OCT. 5 – An afternoon of Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

Life Chain

OCT. 6 – Life Chain 2019, 2 to 3 p.m.; meet on Willow Street, across from old hospital; everyone welcome to come and be a sign of hope for life at all its stages.

Open Mic

Oct. 6 – Open Mic, Warwick Mountain Rec Club 2 to 5 p.m., 50/50; door prize; canteen available. Play or sing, share your talent.

Service

OCT. 6 –Worship Service for Firefighters, 10 a.m., at Upper Stewiacke Fire Hall. Come out ant honour our heroes.

Ostomy Support

OCT. 6 – Truro Ostomy Support Group meets at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 2 p.m. Guest speaker: RN that currently works in Diabetic Clinic but has worked with bowel cancer patients.

MONDAY, OCT. 7

Meditation

OCT. 7 – Meditation (Connection) Group, Monday 6:30-8 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Connect with people through meditation. For info: mmtruro@gmail.com

Cards 45’s

Oct. 7 – An evening of Cards 45’s at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 7 p.m.

TUESDAY, OCT. 8

Retired Teachers

OCT. 8 – The Colchester-East Hants Retired Teachers Organization will meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Truro Fire Hall.

Needle Arts

OCT. 8 – Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7 p.m., Truro Fire Hall community room.

Program: Auction of Embroidery kits, patterns and more; open to guests, potential new members.

www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Dance

OCT. 8 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club, Tuesdays from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. $7. Shared lunch. 50/50. Band playing waltzes, polka, foxtrot. Jive waltz quadrille and singing.

Al-Anon

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

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