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Colchester: Magic, history and rain

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 8C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high will be around 15C, with rain, and an overnight low of 7C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 14C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of 6C.

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In the News

Colchester Historeum exhibit features 150 years of remarkable Nova Scotians

Colchester Historeum presentation focusing on the magic of mushrooms

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Plenty of Pets

This friendly neutered male cat was recently found in Harmony. If he’s s missing member of your family, please call the Colchester SPCA shelter at 902-893-7968.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 8:16 a.m. and 8:39 pm today

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Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23

Al Anon

OCT. 23 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane, 902-890-0197.

Butch’s Jam

OCT. 23 – Come join the fun at the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

Oct. 23 – Card Party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m., shared lunch, 50/50, travelling prize, highest score prize. $3 admission.

Dance

OCT. 23 – Dance at Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; Shared lunch.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

Canasta

Oct. 24 – 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.

Spiritual Group

OCT. 24 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Bingo

OCT. 24 – An afternoon of Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Card Party

OCT. 24 – Auction 45 Card party Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David’s United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

Dance

OCT. 25 – 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.

Concert

OCT. 25 – Barra MacNeils, Wentworth Recreation Centre, a 19+ show. Tickets available online at Square Wentworth Recreation Facebook page or call 902-899-3634. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for show at 8 p.m.

Beans/Brown Bread

OCT. 25 – Brunswick Street United Church will be selling beans and brown bread, corner of Brunswick Street and Wood Street. $9.

Visiting Speaker

OCT. 25 – Dr. Mike Dixon, a professor in the School of Environmental Sciences at University of Guelph, will speak at 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., in the Student Learning Commons room 219 at Dal AC. Everyone welcome.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Turkey Dinner

OCT. 26 – Turkey Dinner at Truro Legion, 5 to 7 p.m. Music by Alycia Putnam and Family. $12, kids 12-and-under $6. Proceeds to Pipes & Drums Holland Liberation Tour 75th Anniversary.

Crib

OCT. 26 – An afternoon of Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Craft Market

OCT. 26 – Seventh Annual Fall and Christmas Craft Market, First United Church, Truro, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Admission is $1; Lunch ($10) served 11a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds for work of the UCW.

Cribbage Tournament

Oct. 26 – Cribbage tournament, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Truro Legion, in the lounge, $22 per team; register on arrival; two 50/50 draws; food and beverage service available.

Art Workshop

OCT. 26 – Winding River Art Gallery sponsoring one-day acrylic NL landscape painting workshop with Marilyn Whalen, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; artists welcome to use their own reference materials, Mastodon Ridge (Upstairs), Stewiacke.

Open House

OCT. 26-27 – Joy Laking Gallery 2019 Open House Exhibition, 6730 Hwy. 2, Bass River, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days; featuring new paintings, prints and cards of Sri Lanka and Nova Scotia.

Craft Sale

OCT. 26 – Christmas Craft Sale, Hilden Fire Hall, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission $1 at door. Supported by Ladies Auxiliary.

Turkey Supper

Oct. 26 – Turkey Supper, Knox Church Hall, #53 Hwy 289, Brookfield, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adults $12; children accompanied by adult, free. Sponsored by Knox Church Council.

Music Night

OCT. 26 – AN evening of Country and Gospel music with Wayne Elliott and Guests. McCulloch United Church 7- 8:30 p.m.; light lunch; good will offering.

Op’ry Show

OCT. 26 – Bible Hill Winding River Op’ry Show - “Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes?”, 7 p.m. Bible Hill Fire Hall, 67 Pictou Rd. Wheelchair accessible. $10 at door. Light lunch, tea, coffee. Everyone welcome.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

Concert

OCT. 27 – Songs for the Season of Love; A musical journey of “Who Am I?” Through songs of Rose Johnston, 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro; $15 ($30 Family) or pay what you can.

Hike
OCT. 27 – Hike Nova Scotia and the Nine Mile River Trails Association guided hike on the Nine Mile River Trails, Nine Mile River, noon. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.

MONDAY, OCT. 28

Meditation

OCT. 28 – Meditation (Connection) Group, Monday 6:30-8 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Connect with people through meditation. For info: mmtruro@gmail.com

Cards 45’s

Oct. 28 – An evening of Cards 45’s at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 7 p.m.

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