It was -2C at 6a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 10C, with a 60% chance of showers, and an overnight low of 9C.
Saturday’s forecast includes a high of 12C, with periods of rain, dropping to -5C overnight.
Sunday should include a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 1C, and an overnight low of -10C.
Plenty of Pets
Primo (left) and Teetoo are a brother/sister bonded pair.
They’re nine months old, neutered/spayed, and litter trained.
They’re big bunnies who are full of goofy tricks. They need to be adopted together.
For more information, visit Honey’s Bunnies Rabbit Rescue on Facebook, email
or call 902-476-8876.
The cost of gasoline went up again.
The price increased by 4.5 cents and is now $1.19.9 per litre.
Diesel went down six-tenth of a cent and is now $1.24 per litre.
The tidal bore will be coming in at 7:18 a.m. and 8:01 p.m. today
Saturday: 8:23 a.m. and 9:05 p.m.
Sunday: 9:26 a.m. and 10:06 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
MARCH 15 - Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Corn chowder $8; fish chowder $10; includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee. Children under 12 free. Take out available, pick up only.
MARCH 15 – 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.
MARCH 15 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.
MARCH 15 – Touch of the Irish Coffee House, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church. Free will offering at door; light lunch; local musicians Ken and Chella Henderson, and Ron and Ann Fougere.
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
MARCH 16 – TOPS NS 2709 Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee/tea. $5.
MARCH 16 – Hike Nova Scotia and HubCycle guided Victoria Park Snowshoe Hike, 10 a.m. Bring your own or reserve rentals in advance. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.
MARCH 16 –Turkey supper at the Salvation Army, 6-8 p.m.; enjoy good food, fellowship and gospel music. Cost $10. For tickets call 902-893-3042.
MARCH 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Irish Stew Supper, Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Hwy 2, Milford, 5 to 6.30 p.m. Adults $10; Children 4-12 $5; Under-4 free.
MARCH 16 – Fingerpicking guitar club jam/meeting at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Info: pimaguitarsociety.yolasite.com or mike 902-639-9267.
MARCH 16 – St. Patrick's Day Coffee Party, 10 a.m., Knox United Church, Brookfield. Sponsored by Unit 7.
MARCH 16 – 5/10k, 1A, 10 a.m., Bible Hill Permanent Walk, Roadside Willies, Jennifer Drive, Bible Hill. Contact Wanda Woolaver 902-895-6932. Pre-St. Pat’s Day lunch to follow.
MARCH 16 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.
MARCH 16 – St. Pat’s Irish Stew Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; variety of desserts - Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Highway 2 in Milford – Adults $10; 4-to-12 $5; under-4 free. Proceeds to church.
SUNDAY, MARCH 17
March 17 – Tatamagouche Legion; pancake, ham, sausage, eggs, etc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone welcome; $7 and $4 for 12-and-under. Wheelchair accessible. Takeouts available.
MARCH 17 – Musical Memories Bluegrass Concert, at 2 p.m., Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, 12430 Hwy 224; lunch provided; admission by free will offering; wheelchair accessible.Information: 902-384-2520 or email email@example.com
MONDAY, MARCH 18
MARCH 18 – Truro Overeaters Anonymous group meets at Douglas St. Rec Centre each Monday at 7:30 p.m. For info, phone 902-843-5678.
MARCH 18 – Cards at the Good Neighbours Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, MARCH 19
MARCH 19 – First United Church Memorial Hall, at 10 a.m. – In the Heart of the Sea – short discussion to follow: everyone welcome.
MARCH 19 – Open Mike Jam Session, Tuesday nights at 7 p.m., Upper Stewiacke – Springside United Church Hall, 5511 Highway 289. Everyone welcome to perform or enjoy the music; goodwill donation; shared lunch.
MARCH 19 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club dance every Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. $7; shared lunch; 50/50 tickets; all are welcome.
MARCH 19 – 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.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20
March 20 – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 896-4192 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.
MARCH 20 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7 to 8 p.m. at Douglas Street Rec Centre, Truro. For information contact Jane 902-890-0197.
MARCH 20 – Card Party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m.; $3 admission.
MARCH 20 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.
MARCH 20 – At the Horseman's Club 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday night.
MARCH 20 – Lead With Your Heart, 7 p.m. at First United Church. “Grief … in all its forms” with Valerie Kingsbury; all are welcome.
MARCH 20 – Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church, Truro, 454 Prince St., 1 to 3 p.m.; fun, great music from Bill Hill and his band; refreshments
THURSDAY, MARCH 21
MARCH 21 – Truro Parkinson's Support group meets the third Thursday of the month, 2 to 4 p.m., Colchester-Easts Hants Regional Library. All are welcome and there is no cost.
MARCH 21 – North Shore Seniors invites you play 45’s and crib at Roach Hall, Tatamagouche. First and third Thursday of the month, starting at 7 p.m.; 50/50, prizes and light lunch.
MARCH 21 – A club of active retirees who enjoy guest speakers and activity groups, PROBUS Club meets Truro Fire Hall, 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Ken Henderson, of Truro Concert Band. Guests welcome.
MARCH 21 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.
Chase the Ace
March 21 – Chase the Ace Draw, Debert Legion, draw at 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales, $3 each. Available at various venues. No need to be present to win.
MARCH 21 – 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.
MARCH 21 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.
MARCH 21 – Grandparents’ Rights for Nova Scotia meeting, Sobeys community room, Robie Street, Truro, noon to 2 p.m. All are welcome.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22
MARCH 22 - Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Corn chowder $8; fish chowder $10; includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee. Children under 12 free. Take out available, pick up only.
MARCH 22 – 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.
MARCH 22 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Roast Pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.
MARCH 22-24 – Annual John K. MacDonald Memorial Curling Bonspiel with 24 teams; buy tickets on prize tables, silent auction items; everyone welcome to attend.
SATURDAY, MARCH 23
March 23 – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 896-4192 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.
MARCH 23 – Annual Auction and Pot Luck Supper. Supper 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. with auction items on display and silent auction of gift certificates, etc. Live auction starts at 5:45 p.m.
Fish and Chips
March 23 – Fish and Chips Supper (while supplies last), 4 to 6 p.m.; dessert, tea/coffee included. $12 adults; $6 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall; sponsored by Five Islands Fire Brigade.
MARCH 23 – Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Valley United Church, 110 Salmon River Rd., 8 a.m. to noon. Information, call 902-897-4117.
MARCH 23 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.
MARCH 23 – Tatamagouche legion. $20 per team (2). 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Canteen services.
SUNDAY, MARCH 24
MARCH 24 – Country Gospel with Wayne Elliott and Friends at Londonderry Station Community Church (AKA The Thirsty Church) at 2 p.m. Everyone welcome, enjoy music, visiting friends, snacks. Free will donations.