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Colchester: Puppets, fundraising, a farm and frost

Landon
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TRURO, N.S. —

Temperatures are going down and there’s a frost advisory for tonight.

It was 6C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 14C, with a 30% chance of showers, today and an overnight low of 3C.

Saturday’s forecast includes a high of 17C, with increasing cloudiness, and an overnight low around 12C.

It’s expected to reach 23C on Sunday, with a 30% chance of showers, going down to 14C during the night.

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In the News

Maritime Marionettes bring travelling theatre to Truro

Truro man takes aim at $70,000 fundraising target for cancer research

Sullivan’s Family Farm celebrating Open Farm Day

Dal AC gardens plant and Christmas sales being held this weekend

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Plenty of Pets

Landon is a four-year-old boy who is ready for his forever home.

You can meet Landon, and the other cats and kittens waiting for homes, at the Colchester SPCA shelter at 408 Industrial Ave. For more information, call 902-893-7968 or email colchester@spcans.ca

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Fuel Prices

Fuel prices went up overnight.

Gasoline increased by 1.3 cents and is now $1.13.1 per litre.

Diesel went up 2.5 cents and now costs $1.16.3 per litre.

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Community Calendar

SATURDAY, SEPT. 14

Yard Sale

SEPT. 14 – Wynn Park Villa, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 32 Windsor Way, Truro.

Kidney Walk

SEPT. 14 – 9th Annual Kidney Walk, from Sobeys on Prince Street. Registration at 9 a.m., walk starting at 10 a.m. Information or registration, visit: Kidneywalk.ca.

Plant Sale

SEPT. 14– Friends of the Garden Fall Plant Sale, 9 to 11 a.m., Dalhousie/Agricultural Campus, Bible Hill; direction signs will be posted.

Decorations Sale

SEPT. 14-15 – Friends of the Garden Christmas Decorations two-day sale; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., both days; 35 Rock Garden Road., Dal/AC Campus, Bible Hill.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 15

Jamboree

SEPT. 15 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 6:30 9 p.m.; $5 admission, lunch provided, 50/50, door prize. Featuring Wayne Elliot and Friends, Omer and Sylvia Mattieu, Dale Munroe.

Terry Fox Run

SEPT. 15 – Brookfield Terry Fox Run/Walk at the Top of Carter Road. Registration for 39th Annual Run is at 12:30 p.m. for a 1 p.m. start. All are welcome; barbecue, entertainment follow at Curling Rink.

MONDAY, SEPT. 16

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 16 – Senior Chair Yoga. First Baptist Church, 10 a.m. Fee: $5.00. For more information call 902-843-2408.

Overeaters

SEPT. 16 – Truro Overeaters Anonymous group meets at Douglas Street Rec Centre each Monday at 7:30 p.m. For more info, phone 902-843-5678.

Tai Chi

SEPT. 16 – Taoist Tai Chi new beginner classes, 910 Prince St., Truro, 6-8 p.m. Call 902-893-8500 to register.www.taoist.org

TUESDAY, SEPT. 17

Tai Chi

SEPT. 17 – Taoist Tai Chi new beginner classes, 910 Prince St., Truro, 1-3 p.m. Call 902-893-8500 to register. www.taoist.org

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