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Lizzie
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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 12C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 14C, with a chance of showers, today and an overnight low of 7C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 15C, with clearing skies, dropping to 1C during the night.

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In the News

20-year parole ineligibility for Bayhead man who shot neighbour

Colchester County women find freedom by hitting the pedal

Fundy Discovery Site to host open house

Cobequid Climate Summit being held in Truro

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Plenty of Pets

Lizzie is waiting for someone to choose her.

She’s about three years old and is vet checked, vaccinated and spayed.

To meet her, stop by the Colchester SPCA shelter at 408 Industrial Ave.

For more information, call 902-893-7968 or email colchester@spcans.ca

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:07 pm today

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Community Calendar

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

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18

Al Anon

SEPT. 18 – 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.

Dance

SEPT.18 – Dance at Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Card Party

SEPT. 18 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m., shared lunch, $3 admission, 50/50, high score prizes; travelling prize; evening of food fun and friends.

Butch’s Jam

SEPT. 18 – Fun and music at the Horseman’s Club every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Coffee House

SEPT. 18 – Lead With Your Heart - Annual Coffee House, 7 p.m., First United Memorial Hall, Lorne and Queen streets. Free will offering; all are welcome.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 19

Chase the Ace

SEPT. 19 – Chase the Ace Draw, Debert Legion, draw at 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales, $3 each. Available at various venues and the legion. No need to be present to win.

Support Group

SEPT. 19 –Truro Parkinson’s Support Group, third Thursday of each month, Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young St., Truro, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Spiritual Group

SEPT. 19 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

SEPT. 19 – Auction 45 Card party, Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David’s United Church. $5 charge; cash prizes, light snack.

PROBUS Meets

SEPT. 19 – A club of active retirees, The PROBUS club will meet at the Truro Fire Hall at 9:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Keith Gillis of G&G Computers. Guests welcome.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Supper

SEPT. 20 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Pan-fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-10 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Cancer Retreat

SEPT. 20-22 – Annual Nova Scotia Breast Cancer Retreat in Debert. All breast cancer survivors are welcome for a weekend of inspirational speakers, fun, relaxation and connecting with other survivors. To pre-register: Nova Scotia Breast Cancer Retreat Facebook page.

Quilt Show

SEPT. 20-21 – Sunrise Quilt Guild Show and Sale, noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The Fraser, 362 Main Street, Tatamagouche; demonstration, door prizes;

$5 admission.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Guitar Society

SEPT. 21 – Guitar fingerpicking meeting at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.; Info: Mike 902-639-9267, PIMA Guitar Society.

Coffee House

SEPT. 21 – Gospel Coffee House, Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd., Debert, 7 p.m.; local talent; shared lunch; freewill offering.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Fundraiser

Sept. 22 – Fundraiser for the Kemptown United Church Cemetery at the Kemptown Recreation Centre, 1-4 p.m. Live music, barbecue, 50/50. Admission by donation. For information call Juanita at 902-895-4797.

Gospel Music

SEPT. 22 – Gospel music with Wayne Elliott and Friends, 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Upper Onslow; refreshments to follow; sponsored by Lower Onslow UCW. Info: 902-893-2132. Chairlift accessible.

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