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Colchester: Renovations, sunshine and a missing dog

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 7C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 22C today, with sunshine, going down to 8C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 24C, with sunshine, and an overnight temperature of 10C.

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In the News

New owners planning renovations to Nova Scotian Emporium building

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Plenty of Pets

Gus went missing in Truro on Sunday.

The one-year-old Australian shepherd was at the Giant Tiger parking lot when he took off.

He was wearing a green collar.

If you see Gus, please call Kait at 902-305-0135.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 6:37 p.m. today.

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Community Calendar

MONDAY, JUNE 24

Cards

JUNE 24 – 45’s every Monday evening at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 7:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

Toddler Tuesday

June 25 – Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. All young families are welcome to the Historeum for a morning of fun and learning. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Truro Al-Anon

JUNE 25 – 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.

CAPN Meeting

JUNE 25 – Colchester Anti-Poverty Network AGM, noon to 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, corner of Duke and King streets. Speaker: Shali Manuel from CAPN’s Housing Committee. Bring lunch; coffee/tea provided.

CCW AGM

JUNE 25 – Colchester Community Workshops annual general meeting, 6 p.m. All are welcome.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

Card Party

JUNE 26 – At Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m., shared lunch, 50/50; door prize; $3 admission.

Al Anon Meets

JUNE 26 – 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

JUNE 26 – Join the fun and music every Wednesday at the Horseman's Club at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Strawberry Supper

JUNE 26 – Hilden United Church annual Strawberry Supper 4 to 6 p.m. at church hall; ham, potato salad, strawberry shortcake; adults $12; under 12 - $6; preschoolers free; take-out available; wheelchair accessible.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

Spiritual Group

JUNE 27 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Bingo

JUNE 27 – Wentworth Recreation Centre 13752 Hwy 4, every Thursday night, 7 p.m.; regular game, jackpot, toonie number.

Bingo

JUNE 27 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

Canasta

June 27 – Thursdays, 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

JUNE 27 – Auction 45 Card Party, Thursdays 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.

Rug Hooking

JUNE 27 – Rug Hooking in Victoria Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 40th Anniversary Rug Hooking Guild of N.S.; display and demonstrations; picnic pavilion; cancelled if raining.

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

Flea Market

JUNE 28-29 – Annual flea market, Peniel United Church, Five Islands; Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; wide variety of items; refreshments available. Info: Valerie 902-254-2840.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

Crib

JUNE 29 – Crib every Saturday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:20 p.m.

Yard Sale

JUNE 29 – Indoor Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to noon at Brunswick Street United Church in Truro. Lots of variety from multi sellers. Freewill donation to the Breakfast Bar.

Dessert

JUNE 29 – An evening of decadent desserts, 7 to 9:30 p.m. All-local Charcuterie board. Wine bar, other beverages. Live music. $20 per person. For reservations, call 902-657-3016.

Crib

JUNE 29 – Tournament, Truro legion, 1 to 4:30 p.m. $22 per team. Register on arrival.

Tuesday Tea Day

JULY 2 – Little White Schoolhouse, 20 Arthur St., 2 to 4 p.m. Admission $5. Come and explore and learn about the one-room schoolhouse and the history of education in Nova Scotia.

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