It was 18C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 27C (Humidex 34C), with a 60% chance of showers- possibly thundershowers, and a low around 15C tonight.
Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 26C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of 15C.
Plenty of Pets
Jimmy is a two-year-old black shepherd mix. He was picked up as a stray and never claimed.
He’s a neutered male who is vaccinated and microchipped, and weighs about 85 pounds.
Jimmy is toy and food motivated, walks well on leash, knows basic commands, and enjoys drives. He’s afraid of cats.
He loves to play fetch but will jump up to grab the ball if people don’t throw it quickly.
He needs regular exercise, and to be with someone who has experience handling dogs.
Tidal Bore Times
The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:01 p.m. today.
THURSDAY, AUG. 16
AUG. 16 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
AUG. 16 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.
August 16 – 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.
AUG. 16 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec Centre; Jackpot; toonie number; specials; and regular games.
Jr. Preneur Camp
AUG. 16 – Junior Preneur Camp Business Showcase invites you to support the young entrepreneurs businesses at the Truro Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
FRIDAY, AUG. 17
AUG. 17-18 – St. David’s Quilt and Hooked Rug Sale, Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. David’s United Church; lower level Blueberry Tea Room; admission $5.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18
AUG. 18-19 – Soap-making workshops at Sutherland Steam Mill Museum. For details or to book a spot contact Guy Rochon at 902-809-7137, or email BlueCabinSoap@gmail.com.
AUG. 18 – Malagash Museum Supper, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Malagash Mine Hall, 1926 North Shore Road. Adults $12; under-12, $6; preschoolers free; casseroles, beans, salads, etc. Malagash Museum 902-257-2407.
AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast at Slate Youth Centre 883 Prince Street, Truro 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Pancakes with wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans.
$8.50 regular/$6.50 small.
AUG. 18 - Gospel Coffee House, at Christian Fellowship Center, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert, 7 p.m.; local talent, free will offering.
AUG 18 – 90’S Party, Debert Legion, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., hosted by DJ Brandon Walsh and Kassandra Victoria Weatherbey; $10 at the door.
AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Fun, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre; pancake breakfast, hiking, biking, motorcycling, bouncy houses, barbecue, and music by Chelsea Atkinson. $5 entry; food extra.
Queen of Hearts
AUG. 18 – Tatmagouche Legion and North Shore Rec Centre, Queen of Hearts draw, 2 to 4 p.m.; held at the Legion; jackpot appro. $8,300. with 12 cards remaining; everyone welcome.
SUNDAY, AUG. 19
AUG. 19 – Jamboree, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 554Warwick Mountain Road 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Featuring Wayne Elliott and. Friends; Beth Terry Family; Bob Adshade; admission $5; lunch provided.
AUG. 19 –River John Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chicken BBQ, noon until sold out; $12 Large (1/2 Chicken); $9 Small (1/4 Chicken).
MONDAY, AUG. 20
Blood Donor Clinic
AUG. 20 – Blood donor clinic at the Milford Recreation Centre, 5 to 8 p.m.; 99 appointments to fill; book appointments today by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit blood.ca