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Colchester: Signs, chilly weather and a missing cat

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was -2C at 6:30 a.m. and that’s as high as the temperature is expected to go today. There’s a 60% chance of flurries, and tonight’s low will be about -8C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 0C, with sunshine, dropping to -3C overnight.

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Masstown's copycat Vegas sign meant to be simply fun

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Missing Pet

Shadow is missing from his home in the Salmon River area. He’s friendly, neutered and microchipped, and may head toward his old home on Curtis Drive.

If you find this boy, please take him to the SPCA shelter or call 902-305-1935.

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Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 13

Al Anon

NOV. 13 – Cobequid Al Anon meets on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Butch’s Jam

NOV. 13 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club, 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.

Dance

NOV. 13 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall on Wednesdays. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Card Party

NOV. 13 – Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m.; shared lunch, 50/50, travelling prize, highest score prize; plunger award; $3 admission.

Chair Yoga

NOV. 13 – Roach Hall, Tatamagouche. Classes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Starting at 9:30 a.m. Everyone welcome.

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

Spiritual Group

NOV. 14 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

NOV. 14 – Auction 45 card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 pm 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.

Canasta

NOV. 14 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game, $2 fee, or free to members. All players welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

Old Time Dance

Nov. 15 – 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.

Disabled Bowling

NOV. 15 – Lions Disabled Bowling, Bible Hill Bowlacade, 27 Jennifer Drive, 11 a.m.; for anyone with a physical/visual/intellectual disability; lanes, shoes free; $2 bus charge may apply. Info: Lion Shirley at 902-895-9195.

Knit In

NOV. 15 – Friday, 1-4 p.m.; share skills, conversation and patterns with other knitters; beginners welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

Coffee Party

NOV. 16 – Christmas Coffee Party and Sale, Brunswick Street United Church, 10 a.m. to noon; freewill donation to the Coffee Party; pantry table, homemade soups, knitting, sewing, crafts, Christmas arrangements.

Coffee House

NOV. 16 – Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m., Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd., Debert; shared lunch; free will offering.

Coffee House

NOV. 16 – Milford Coffee House, Milford Lantz United Church, 2 p.m. Lots of great music and fellowship. Goodwill offering with proceeds for the church. Information: 902-449-8842.

Craft Sale

NOV. 16 – 29th annual Wentworth Community Craft Fair, Wentworth Recreation Centre, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $3 gives access to five locations. Call Barb at 902-897-8372 for more info.

Tea & Craft Sale

NOV. 16 – Malagash Community Hall, 1926 North Shore Rd., 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Door prize, raffles, crafters, lunch/desserts for sale. Proceeds for Malagash Salt Mine Museum.

Christmas Tea/Sale

NOV. 16 – Christmas Salad tea Pantry and Craft Sale, Trinity United Church Hall, 415 Onslow Road at Meeting House Road, Upper Onslow, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Salad Tea $8 per person.

Tea/Craft Sale

NOV. 16 – Salvation Army Christmas Tea and Craft Sale, 2-4 p.m.; live music, craft table, bake table, brown bag and elephant table; sandwiches, sweets and beverage. Cost $8. 14 Outram St., Truro.

Chowder Luncheon

NOV. 16 – Fish chowder, corn chowder, dessert, tea/coffee, Economy Recreation Centre, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Adults $10; children under-12 years $5. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

Bingo

NOV.17 – Lions 50/50 Bingo, Truro and District Lions Club, 1100 Prince St., Truro. Doors open at noon; games start 1 p.m. $15/book; toonie pot, canteen; Info: 902-893-4773.

Jamboree

Nov. 17 – Jamboree, Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 6:30 to 9 p.m.; $5 admission; door prize, 50/50; lunch provided. Featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends, Kitchen Trio, Rusty Nails; last jamboree for 2019.

Breakfast/Brunch

NOV. 17 – Tatamagouche Legion; Sausage, 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.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

Meditation

NOV. 18 – Guided Meditation, Mondays 6:30-8 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. Info, FB page @meditationconnection

Dance

NOV. 18 – Monday dance at Lower Onslow Community Centre, 2 to 4 p.m. Music by Dan MacDonald, Kathy MacDonald and Wayne Elliott. Admission $5. Lunch, 50/50 draw; all are welcome.

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