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Rain could be heavy in some areas today, but it looks like nice outdoor weather for the weekend.

It was 10C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 16C, with rain- at times heavy, today, going down to 5C tonight.

Saturday is expected to be around 9C, with sun and clouds, dropping to 2C during the night.

Sunday will be around 11C, with sunshine, and an overnight low around 1C.

Today’s stories

Truro group helps those with mobility issues

Truro woman running online store with delivery service

Joy Laking Gallery holding autumn open house

Household hazardous waste being accepted in Debert

Plenty of Pets

Timber is a one-year-old Siberian Husky who weighs 65 pounds.

He’s house-trained and crate trained, does well on leash and loves to go for walks. He gets along with other dogs outside, but not inside the home. He can also be possessive of objects he thinks he should have. These objects can be anything he finds around the home. He is learning to trade these things for a treat or a toy, but he will still try to keep the object and nip at people, so he needs continued training in this area.

Timber loves everyone he meets and doesn’t mind a belly rub. He has some separation anxiety and is best crated when left alone. Long periods of alone time are not recommended for Timber.

Timber is a talker, and responds best to a calm tone and positive reinforcement.

He needs a home with no young children, cats, or other dogs.

For more information on Timber, visit Coastal K9 Rescue Society’s website or Facebook page or email info@coastalk9.ca

Tidal bore times:

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:11 p.m. today

Saturday: 3:44 a.m. and 4:01 p.m.

Sunday: 4:37 a.m. and 4:53 p.m.

Fuel prices:

Fuel prices went down a little overnight.

Gasoline decreased by nine-tenths of a cent, and is now $1.27.2 per litre.

Diesel is down 1.6 cents, and is $1.35.1 per litre.

Community Calendar

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.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 12 – Chair Yoga Fridays at First United Church’s Memorial Hall; everyone welcome. $5 with proceeds going to the church.

Beanery

OCT. 12 – Brunswick St. Beanery, 2 to 5 p.m. Curbside take-out service at the corner of Brunswick and Wood streets; $8 includes four cups homemade baked beans, loaf brown bread.

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.

SUNDAY, 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.

MONDAY, OCT. 15

Meditation

OCT. 15 – 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Free meditation group for relaxation and mindfulness. mmtruro@gmail.com

Chair Yoga

OCT. 15– Senior Chair Yoga. First Baptist Church, 10 a.m. Fee $5. For more information call 902-843-2408.

Scrabble

OCT. 15 – Scrabble club at the Royal Canadian Legion Lounge, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Play 4 or 5 games. Dictionaries permitted. $2 for the afternoon. New players welcome.

Cards 45s

OCT. 15 – Cards 45's every Monday at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., 7 p.m.

Knit-In

OCT. 15 – 1 to 4 p.m.; share skills, conversation and patterns with other knitters; beginners welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

TUESDAY, OCT. 16

Film Group

OCT. 16 – 10:30 a.m. at First United Church Parlour. “Knocking at Your Door”; short discussion to follow.

Truro Al-Anon

OCT. 16 – 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. 16 ­– 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.

Tuesday Oct 16

OCT. 16 – Canadian Foodgrains Bank World Food Day Room at the Table Ration Meal, 6 p.m.; speaker, Rahaf Abdo from Syria, 7 p.m., Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young St. By donation; Brenda 902-893-4197.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17

Community Bible Reading

OCT. 17 – 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. 17 –Douglas Street Rec Centre, 7-8 p.m.

Dance

OCT. 17 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

OCT. 17 – Fun and music starting at 6:30 p.m., Horseman's Club.

Coffee House

Oct. 17 –Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church, 454 Prince St., Truro, 1 to 3 p.m.; fun, good music, featuring Bill Hill and the band; refreshments.

Death and Grief

OCT. 17 – Lead With Your Heart: Creating Space for Healing, Dying, Death, and Grief; presenter Valerie Kingsbury, 7 p.m., First United Memorial Hall. All are welcome.

Jam Session

OCT. 17 – Afternoon Jam Sessions, Shubie United Church, first and fourth Wednesdays of month; doors open 1 pm.; all are welcome. Information: Avard @ 902-758-2797.

Bible Study

OCT. 17 –Fall Bible Study, Wednesdays at 10 a.m. – First United Church Parlour; looking at the Apostle Paul and his contribution to the Western World. Everyone Welcome.

Healing Hearts

OCT. 17 – Heal Your Heart with Art, for women who’ve experienced relationship trauma/domestic abuse. Supportive, safe environment. Wednesdays. Info and to register, call Third Place Transition House, at 902-893-3232.

THURSDAY, OCT. 18

Bingo

OCT. 18 – Bingo every Thursday at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Spiritual Group

OCT. 18 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday 7 p.m., Douglas Street School, room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 18 – Chair Yoga at Trinity United Church, Meetinghouse Road, Upper Onslow, at 10 a.m. $5 drop-in fee.

Chase the Ace

Oct. 18 – 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. 18 – 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. 18 – 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.

Bingo

OCT. 18 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec. Centre; jackpot, specials and 15 regular games.

FRIDAY, OCT. 19

Line Dancing

OCT. 19-20 – Halloween line dancing workshop, Royal Canadian Legion, Truro. Cost is $30 before Sept. 15, $35 after. Information and to register, contact Cindi at 902-843-0688.

Dance

OCT. 19 – 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. 19 – Debert Legion Mixed darts 7:30 p.m. $2 to play. Everyone welcome.

Supper

Oct. 19 – Debert Legion Friday Night supper 4:30-6 p.m.  Pan fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10. Children under-10 $5. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Chair Yoga

OCT. 19 – Chair Yoga Fridays at First United Church’s Memorial Hall; everyone welcome. $5 with proceeds going to the church.

Beanery

OCT. 19 – Brunswick St. Beanery, 2 to 5 p.m. Curbside take-out service at the corner of Brunswick and Wood streets; $8 includes four cups homemade baked beans, loaf brown bread.

SATURDAY, OCT. 20

Dance

OCT. 20 – Dance in Upper Musquodoboit Community Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Perfect Time. Shared lunch.

Crib

OCT. 20 – Crib played every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Guitar Club

OCT. 20 - Guitar Fingerpicking Club, 2 to 4 p.m., all styles and skill levels welcome. N.S. Ex. grounds, Macmillian centre, 73 Ryland Ave., Bible Hill. Info: 902-305-4272.

Coffee House

OCT. 20 – Country Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m.,Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd., Debert; an evening of Gospel Music; shared lunch; freewill offering.

Harvest Dinner

OCT. 20 – Harvest dinner; turkey with trimmings, dessert; vegetarian option available, seating 5 to 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church, Truro. $15 adult; $5 children under 12. Tickets at door, church office weekday mornings. Messages: 895-7362.

Supper

OCT. 20 – Roast Pork Supper, 4 to 6 p.m.; includes dessert, tea/coffee. $10 adults; $5 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall, sponsored by brigade.

SUNDAY, OCT. 21

Jamboree

OCT. 21 – Jamboree, featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends, Dianne and Ron O'Brien;Jim and Denise White. 6:30 to 9 p.m. $5 admission; 50/50; lunch provided; door prize.

Breakfast/Brunch

Oct. 21 – Tatamagouche Legion; ham, bacon, eggs, etc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; everyone welcome; $7 and $4 for 12-and-under; wheelchair accessible; takeouts available.

Bluegrass Concert

OCT. 21 – Musical Memories Bluegrass Concert, 2 p.m., Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, 12430 Hwy 224; Guests: Bicentennial Ukulele Group; lunch provided; admission by free will offering. Information: church office at 902-384-2520.

Jamboree

OCT. 21 – Jamboree at Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 554 Warwick Mountain Rd., 6:30-9 p.m. $5 admission; 50/50; lunch provided. Featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends; Dianne, Ron O’Brien; Denise, Jim White. Everyone welcome.

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