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Colchester: Hospice, hunters, fire and knickers

This dog was found roaming in Bible Hill
This dog was found roaming in Bible Hill - Contributed

It was 7C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 18C today, with showers, and a low around 17C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 18C, with showers, and an overnight low of 5C.

Today’s stories

Colchester-East Hants Hospice looking for help

Concerns raised over parameters of Truro deer hunt

Nana’s Naughty Knickers coming to the stage in Truro

Two tenants displaced following Salmon River fire

Found Pet

This dog was found on Vimy Road on Oct. 5.

She is thought to be a Labrador retriever-border collie mix, and was wearing a pink plaid collar. She’s very friendly, knows how to sit and shake a paw, but isn’t good at walking on leash.

If you’re missing this girl, please call Central Nova Animal Hospital at 902-893-4331 or Lauren at 902-957-3596.

Community Calendar

TUESDAY, OCT. 9

Film Group

OCT. 9 – 10:30 a.m. at First United Church Parlour. “Wizard of Lies”; short discussion to follow.

UCW Fall Rally

OCT. 9 – Truro Presbyterial UCW Fall Rally, Trinity United Church, Oxford. Registration, 9:30-10 a.m. Theme “A Harvest Of Thanksgiving.” Guest speakers, book display. Bring a bag lunch. Everyone welcome.

SCANS Class

OCT. 9 – Six-week SCANS class begins at Douglas St. Rec. Centre: Getting Started with Writing, 1 to 3 p.m., with Dr. Jon Peirce. For more information and registration: www.the SCANS.org

Truro Al-Anon

OCT. 9 – 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. 9 ­– 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.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

Community Bible Reading

OCT. 10 – 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. 10 –Douglas Street Rec Centre, 7-8 p.m.

SCANS Class

OCT. 10 – Six-week SCANS class begins at Douglas St. Rec. Centre: Nature Conservation, 1 to 3 p.m., with Dr. Martin Willison. For more information and registration: www.the SCANS.org

Country Music

OCT. 10 – Tribute to Legends of Country Music by Saskatchewan’s Country Blend, St. Andrew’s United Church, 7:30 p.m. Features music of Dolly Parton, Jim Reeves, Johnny Cash, others. $20 at door. Info: www.countryblend.ca

Dance

OCT. 10 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

OCT. 10 – Fun and music starting at 6:30 p.m., Horseman's Club.

THURSDAY, OCT. 11

Bingo

OCT. 11 – Bingo every Thursday at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Spiritual Group

OCT. 11 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday 7 p.m., Douglas Street School, room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 11 – Chair Yoga at Trinity United Church, Meetinghouse Road, Upper Onslow, at 10 a.m. $5 drop-in fee.

Chase the Ace

Oct. 11 – 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. 11 – 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.

Card Party

OCT. 11 – 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.

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

Dance

OCT. 12 – 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. 12 – Debert Legion Mixed darts 7:30 p.m. $2 to play. Everyone welcome.

Supper

Oct. 12 – Debert Legion Friday Night supper 4:30-6 p.m. Roast Beef, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10. Children under-10 $5. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Cribbage

OCT. 13 - Crib Tournament West St. Andrews Community Hall; $22/team, 1 p.m. Two 50/50 draws.

Supper

OCT. 13 – Roast Pork Supper, 4 to 5:30 p.m., Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Adults $12; Children 6-12- $6; children under-5 free, Contact Nancy 902-758-2360. Take-outs available/wheelchair accessible.

Yard Sale

OCT. 13 – Yard and bake sale, 8 to 11 a.m. TOPS NS2709 Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill.

Guided Hike

OCT. 13 – Hike Nova Scotia and the Cobequid Eco-Trails Society guided hike on Sandy Cope Loop in the Gully Lake Wilderness, Kemptown, 10:30 a.m. Must pre-register at gguth111@gmail.com. Details: www.hikenovascotia.ca .

Crib

OCT. 13 – Crib played every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Coffee House

OCT. 13 – Nazarene Church Gospel Coffee House, 6:30 p.m.; Freedom Road, The Teeds, Wayne & Eric; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.

Open Mic

OCT. 13 – Country Gospel Open Mic, 7 p.m. Everyone welcome; free-will offering, refreshments to follow. Westchester Wesleyan Church - 4609 Wentworth-Collingwood Rd, Westchester.

SUBDAY, OCT. 14

Open Mic

Oct.14 – Open Mic at the Great Village Legion, 1 to 4 p.m. Donation at the door and a 50/50 draw; free coffee, Tea and donuts.

Musical Jam

OCT. 14 – Monthly Musical Jam, 2 to 4 p.m., Hilden United Church Hall; freewill offering and 50/50 draw; coffee, tea and cookies available; proceeds for church expenses; all are welcome.

Anniversary

OCT. 14 – Winding River Art Gallery in Stewiacke Seventh Anniversary, 1 to 4 p.m.; special speakers, live music, refreshments, fast-painting contest, opening of art exhibition “Group of Seven” inspired paintings; door prize.

Ostomy Support

OCT. 14 –Truro Ostomy Support group October meeting at The Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 2 p.m.

Church Meeting

OCT. 14 – Meeting to decide fate of Allenville United Church, 2 p.m. at the church; all are welcome.

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