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Colchester: Runners, rabbits and a highway closure

Breagh
Breagh - Contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was -1C at 6 a.m., and the temperature is expected to reach 7C during the day, with a 30% chance of flurries and an overnight low of -4C.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 11C, with sunshine, going down to 1C during the night.

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Today’s stories

Truro women ready to run the Boston Marathon

RCMP apprehend suspect during Highway 102 closure

SaltWire Network sues Transcontinental over sale of newspapers

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Plenty of Pets

Breagh is a one-year-old bunny who loves head rubs.

She doesn’t like to be picked up but will sit with people if they have treats.

She’s spayed, litter trained and waiting to meet her new family.

To learn more about Breagh, or the other rabbits for adoption, visit the 10,000 Carrots Rabbit Rescue website or Facebook page or email 10000carrotsrescue@gmail.com

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Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:36 p.m. today.


 

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Community Calendar

THURSDAY, APRIL 11

Bingo

APRIL 11 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

Canasta

APRIL 11 – 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

APRIL 11 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall. The event is sponsored by St David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

Anniversary

APRIL 11 ­– 25th Anniversary Open House for Archway Counselling, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.; special guests will be on hand to help commemorate the event; public is invited to attend at Archway Place, 883 Prince Street, Truro.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

Chowder Lunch

APRIL 12 - 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.

Income Tax Help

April 12 – 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.

Dance

APRIL 12 – 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.

Rotary House Tours

APRIL 12 – In support of Rotary Week, Colchester Community Workshops is offering tours of Rotary House, 168 Arthur Street, 1 to 3 p.m.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

Income Tax Help

April 13 – 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.

Crib

APRIL 13 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Coffee House

APRIL 13 – Nazarene Church Gospel Coffee House, 6:30 p.m.; Alan and Pat Doucet, Ralph Gamble, Freedom Road; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.

Op’ry Show

APRIL 13 – Bible Hill Winding River Op’ry Show, 7 to 9:30 p.m., $10 per person,

Bible Hill Fire Hall; 67 Pictou Road; wheelchair accessible. Local musicians sing songs of Op’ry Legends. Proceeds to Truro Homeless Outreach Society.

Discussing Death

April 13 – A Date with Death – Addressing subjects people are often afraid to discuss. First United Church Memorial Hall, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. No cost. Pre-register by emailing mattatallvarner3@eastlink.ca

Open Mic

APRIL 13 – Country Gospel Open Mic, 7 p.m., Westchester Wesleyan Church, 4609 Wentworth-Collingwood Rd, Westchester Station; local singers and musicians; all are welcome; free-will offering; refreshments and fellowship.

Pancake Brunch

APRIL 13 – Firefighters Pancake Brunch, 10 a.m. Pancakes, sausage, hash, ice cream with maple syrup; $8 adults; $4 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall. Sponsored by the Five Islands Fire Brigade.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

Breakfast/Brunch

APRIL 14 – Tatamagouche Legion; ham, bacon, eggs, fruit cup, etc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; everyone welcome; $7 and $4 for 12 and under. Wheelchair accessible. Takeouts available.

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