It was -6C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to go up to -1C during the day, with a few flurries, and a low of -8C tonight.
It should be much warmer tomorrow, with a high around 12C, and showers, and an overnight low of -4C. Showers are expected to continue, making freezing rain likely.
The weekend should bring a mix of sun and cloud, with daytime highs around -5C, dropping as low as -16C at night.
Plenty of Pets
This boy was found on Vimy Rd in Bible Hill.
He’s a neutered male.
If he belongs in your home, call the Colchester SPCA at 902-893-7968.
The tidal bore will be coming in at 1:59 p.m. today.
THURSDAY, FEB. 7
FEB. 7 – RTO Valentine Social, Truro Legion; hot roast beef dinner/dessert; social time 5 p.m.; meal 5:30 p.m.; $20/person; for retired teachers/guests only; contact 902-897-4117.
FEB. 7 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School, room 12, 40 Douglas St. Truro.
FEB. 7 - SCANS six-week class begins at Douglas St. Rec. Centre: Jewish Holidays and Seasons, 1 to 3 p.m., with Rabbi David Ellis. Information and registration: www.the SCANS.org
FEB. 7 – Great Village Historical Society, 2 p.m., Great Village Legion Hall, 30 Station Road; guest speaker, Richard Gerrior, sharing experience and photos of Centennial Voyageur Canoe Pageant.
FEB. 7 – Chair Yoga, Trinity United Church, 415 Onslow Rd., Upper Onslow, 10 to 11 a.m., Church Hall, $5; everyone welcome. Information: 902-897-4553.
FRIDAY, FEB. 8
FEB. 8 – 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, FEB. 9
FEB. 9 – Stewiacke Valley 4-H Club Valentine’s Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; home-made soups, biscuits, rolls, etc., at the Upper Stewiacke United Church Hall. Cost $7. Proceeds for club expenses
FEB. 9 – Crib Tournament, West St. Andrews Community Hall, 1 p.m.; $22 per team; two 50/50 draws.
FEB. 9 – Hike Nova Scotia and HubCycle guided Snowshoe Hike. Victoria Park, Truro, 10 a.m. Bring your own or reserve rentals in advance. Qualify for a trail prize. Details: www.hikenovascotia.ca .
FEB. 9 – Truro and District Lions Club Merchandise Bingo, 2 p.m., 1100 Prince St., Truro. $15 per person.
FEB. 9 – Pancake Breakfasts every Saturday in February at Slate Youth Centre, 8 to 10:30 a.m. $8.50 regular; $6.50 small. Pancakes, sausages, beans, beverage. Proceeds to Dominican Republic Service Project team.
SUNDAY, FEB. 10
FEB. 10 – Valentine Breakfast/Brunch, Tatamagouche Legion; ham, bacon, eggs, etc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone welcome; $7; $4 for 12-and-under; wheelchair accessible; takeouts available. Basket draw proceeds for 596 Air Cadets.
FEB. 10 - Monthly Jam Session, 2 to 4 p.m., Hilden United Church Hall; freewill offering and 50/50 draw; coffee, tea, cookies available; everyone welcome; proceeds for church expenses.
FEB. 10 – Poetry Reading, 2 to 4 p.m., High Tides Arts and Community Centre, 11 Church St., Maitland; free will offering.