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Colchester: Dogs and cats, a recall and a nomination

Barry
Barry - Contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was 16C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 26C today, with a mix of sun and cloud, going down to 17C tonight, with a 60% chance of showers.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 18C, with rain, and an overnight temperature of 15C.

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In the News

New doggie daycare and boarding facility open in Salmon River

Ice cream sandwiches recalled due to possible metal fragments

NCA leader Stephen Garvey to run in Cumberland-Colchester riding

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Plenty of Pets

Barry is an extremely friendly boy who loves to be petted and snuggled.

He also gets along with other cats.

He’s about two years old and is vaccinated, neutered and microchipped.

You can meet this sweetheart at Pet Valu in Truro, or contact Carma Cat Rescue – Colchester Chapter at colchestercarma@gmail.com or 902-957-8677  for more information.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:03 p.m. today

Community Calendar

MONDAY, JULY 22

Cards

JULY 22 – Play cards 45’s at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Toddler Tuesday

JULY 23 – Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. All young families are welcome to the Historeum for a morning of fun and learning. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Al-Anon Meets

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

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

Dance

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

Al Anon

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

Butch’s Jam

JULY 24 – Every Wednesday, at the Horseman's Club; fun and music at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

JULY 24 – Card Party-Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m., 50/50, travelling prize, highest for women and men; shared lunch; $3 admission.

Ukulele Group

JULY 24 – Shubenacadie Afternoon Ukulele Group, meets fourth Wednesday, July to September, at Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Main St., 1:30 - 4 p.m.; for info: 902-758-2797.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

Spiritual Group

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

Canasta

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

Card Party

JULY 25 – 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 with cash prizes, light snack.

Bingo

JULY 25 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

Bluegrass

JULY 25-28 – 48th Annual N.S. Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Festival July 25-28 at NSPE Grounds, Bible Hill. Visit www.downeastgrass.com for info

SATURDAY, JULY 27

Crib

JULY 27 – Play Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

Music

JULY 28 – Bill Elliott and the Killbillys; special guest Kelli Trottier, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 2 p.m. Tickets $20 at the door; refreshments served. Sponsored by Board of Stewards.

Musical Sundays
JULY 28 – Last Sunday of each month, Wentworth Rec Centre 1:30-5 p.m.; music, dancing, shared lunch.

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