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Colchester: Fitness, bins and cats

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TRURO, N.S. —

There’s a heat warning in effect.

It was 15C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 29C today, with high humidity and sunshine, going down to 17C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 29C, with a 30% chance of showers, and an overnight temperature of 16C, with a 60% chance of showers.

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In the News

Biking helps Truro man become healthier and happier

IWK bins replaced with mobile trailer in one area of Truro

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Plenty of Pets

There are a few semi-feral cats who would love to get a barn home where they’ll be cared for. These cats are vet checked and spayed/neutered. They need to go to their new home

Carma Cat Rescue – Colchester Chapter

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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, JULY 16

Toddler Tuesday

JULY 16 – 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 16 – 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 17

Dance

JULY 17 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

JULY 17 – 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 17 – Every Wednesday, at the Horseman's Club; fun and music at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

JULY 17 – Card Party-Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m., 50/50, travelling prize, highest for women and men; shared lunch; $3 admission.

Strawberry Fest

JULY 17 – LFMH Auxiliary Annual Strawberry Fest, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tatamagouche Fire Hall. Adults $7; under 12 $4; sandwiches $3. New-To-You Table, Bake Table and 50/50 Draw. Wheelchair accessible. Take-out/delivery: 902-657-2321.

Tea in the Garden

JULY 17 – Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m. All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Open Mic

JULY 17 – Shubenacadie Afternoon Open Mic and Jam Session, third Wednesday, July to September at Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Main St., 1 - 4 p.m.; for info: 902-758-2797.

Mushrooms

JULY 17 – Growing Oyster Mushrooms class at the Malagash Hall, 1926 N. Shore Rd., 5 to 8 p.m.; hall members $25; others $30; supplies provided. Pre-register by calling or texting 902-305-3757 or by email malgashjackie@gmail.com

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Spiritual Group

JULY 18 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St. Truro.

Canasta

JULY 18 – 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 18 – 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 18 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

Open House

JULY 18 – Parkland Truro retirement home Open House, 356 Young St., Truro, 6 to 8 p.m.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Coffee House

JULY 20 – Country Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m.; local talent; shared lunch; free will offering;

1533 Plains Rd. Debert.

Crib

JULY 20 – Play Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

West Branch

JULY 20 – Old Time Dance, 7:30 p.m., West Branch Community Hall. Music by MacKinnons with Catherine Murray plus Allen Hayman, Alvin and Tracy; Roger Simm, calling. Lunch served, shared sweets. $7.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

Jamboree

JULY 21 – Jamboree, Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 6:30-9 p.m.; $5 admission; lunch provided; 50/50, door prize; featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends; Laura and Mary; The Terry Family.

Gospel Night

JULY 21 – Salvation Army Gospel Music Night Out at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy Cyril and Ranata Watkins plus local artists. Goodwill offering.

Barbecue

July 21 – Free Community Barbecue at Victoria Square, Truro, 2-3:30 p.m.; provincial PC association and Conservative Party of Canada candidate Scott Armstrong on hand, as well as

Tim Houston, leader, PC Party of NS.

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.

MONDAY, JULY 29

Cards

JULY 29 – Play cards 45’s at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

Toddler Tuesday

JULY 30 – 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 30 – 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 31

Dance

JULY 31 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

JULY 31 – 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 31 – Every Wednesday, at the Horseman's Club; fun and music at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

JULY 31 – Card Party-Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m., 50/50, travelling prize, highest for women and men; shared lunch; $3 admission.

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