It was 16C, and raining, at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to drop to 10C during the day. Tonight’s low will be around 4C.
Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 12C, with a chance of showers, and an overnight low of 4C.
Plenty of Pets
Viola is a sweet 10-year-old cat who is waiting for someone who is waiting for someone to love.
She can be a little shy at first, but will soon warm up to people- and loves to be close.
You can meet Viola at the Colchester SPCA shelter, 408 Industrial Avenue.
The tidal bore will be coming in at 6:50 p.m. today.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
OCT. 16 – 10:30 a.m. at First United Church Parlour. “Knocking at Your Door”; short discussion to follow.
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.
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.
World Food Day
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.
OCT. 17 –Douglas Street Rec Centre, 7-8 p.m.
OCT. 17 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall. Music by Countrified and others. Shared lunch.
OCT. 17 – Fun and music starting at 6:30 p.m., Horseman's Club.
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.
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.
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.
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
OCT. 18 – Bingo every Thursday at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.
OCT. 18 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday 7 p.m., Douglas Street School, room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.
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.
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.
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.
OCT. 18 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec. Centre; jackpot, specials and 15 regular games.
OCT. 18 –PROBUS, A club of active retirees who enjoy guest speakers and activity groups, 9:45 a.m. Members will tour the NSCC, Truro campus.
FRIDAY, OCT. 19
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.
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.
Oct. 19 – Debert Legion Mixed darts 7:30 p.m. $2 to play. Everyone welcome.
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.
OCT. 19 – Chair Yoga Fridays at First United Church’s Memorial Hall; everyone welcome. $5 with proceeds going to the church.
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
OCT. 20 – Dance in Upper Musquodoboit Community Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Perfect Time. Shared lunch.
OCT. 20 – Crib played every Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OCT. 20 – Roast Pork Supper including dessert, tea/coffee, 4 - 6 p.m.; $10 adults; $5 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall. Sponsored by Five Islands Fire Brigade.