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Colchester: Snowbirds, sunshine, a decision and a dog

Lexy
Lexy - Contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was -5C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 4C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of -5C.

Thursday’s high is expected to be 8C, with sunshine, dropping to -2C overnight.

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Today’s stories

Snowbirds coming to air show in Debert

Decision reserved on Alton Gas injunction

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Plenty of Pets

Lexy is a seven-year-old boxer-mastiff mix who needs to get a home as soon as possible.

She’s currently with Cumberland County Animal Control but is getting stressed at the shelter.

Lexy is good with people of all ages and just wants to be near someone.

 She needs a home where there are no cats or small dogs, but she will accept large dogs if introduced gradually.

To learn more about Lexy, contact Jaime Spicer, canine control officer. at jspicer@cumberlandcounty.ns.ca.

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Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:58 p.m. today

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Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

Annual Meeting

MARCH 13 – National Association of Federal Retirees NS 72 Colchester East-Hants Branch annual meeting; reports, election of officers, etc., Air force Association, 22 Cottage Street, Truro, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact Georgette: 902-897-2404.

Al Anon

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

Card Party

MARCH 13 – Card Party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m.; shared lunch, $3 admission; highest in ladies and gents; 50/50.

Dance

MARCH 13 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Coffee Party

MARCH 13 – St. Patrick’s Day Coffee Party, 10 a.m., Trinity United Church, 415 Onslow Road, Upper Onslow; admission $8; chairlift accessible; Info: 902-895-4188; sponsored by UCW Unit, Trinity United Church.

Butch’s Jam

MARCH 13 – At the Horseman's Club 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday night.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

Spiritual Group

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

Chase the Ace

March 14 – 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. No need to be present to win.

Card Party

MARCH 14 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes, light snack.

Bingo

MARCH 14 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

Chowder Lunch

MARCH 15 - 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.

Dance

MARCH 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.

Supper

MARCH 15 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Coffee House

MARCH 15 – Touch of the Irish Coffee House, 7 to 9 p.m., St. Andrew’s United Church. Free will offering at door; light lunch; local musicians Ken and Chella Henderson, and Ron and Ann Fougere.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

Pancake Breakfast

MARCH 16 – TOPS NS 2709 Pancake Breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee/tea. $5.

Snowshoe Hike
MARCH 16 – Hike Nova Scotia and HubCycle guided Victoria Park Snowshoe Hike, 10 a.m. Bring your own or reserve rentals in advance. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.

Turkey Supper

MARCH 16 –Turkey supper at the Salvation Army, 6-8 p.m.; enjoy good food, fellowship and gospel music. Cost $10. For tickets call 902-893-3042.

Supper

MARCH 16 – St. Patrick’s Day Irish Stew Supper, Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Hwy 2, Milford, 5 to 6.30 p.m. Adults $10; Children 4-12 $5; Under-4 free.

Guitar Club

MARCH 16 – Fingerpicking guitar club jam/meeting at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Info: pimaguitarsociety.yolasite.com or mike 902-639-9267.

Coffee Party

MARCH 16 – St. Patrick's Day Coffee Party, 10 a.m., Knox United Church, Brookfield. Sponsored by Unit 7.

Volkssport Club

MARCH 16 – 5/10k, 1A, 10 a.m., Bible Hill Permanent Walk, Roadside Willies, Jennifer Drive, Bible Hill. Contact Wanda Woolaver 902-895-6932. Pre-St. Pat’s Day lunch to follow.

Crib

MARCH 16 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Supper

MARCH 16 – St. Pat’s Irish Stew Supper, 5 to 6:30 p.m.; variety of desserts - Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Highway 2 in Milford – Adults $10; 4-to-12 $5; under-4 free. Proceeds to church.   

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

Pancake Breakfast

March 17 – Tatamagouche Legion; pancake, ham, sausage, eggs, etc. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone welcome; $7 and $4 for 12-and-under. Wheelchair accessible. Takeouts available.

Bluegrass Concert

MARCH 17 – Musical Memories Bluegrass Concert, at 2 p.m., Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit, 12430 Hwy 224; lunch provided; admission by free will offering; wheelchair accessible. Information: 902-384-2520 or email middletonunitedchurch@ns.aliantzinc.ca

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