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Colchester: Tickets, traffic, donors and kittens

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 12C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 26C, with a 60% chance of showers – possible thundershowers, going down to 17C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 26C, with a 30% chance of showers, and an overnight temperature of 11C.

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In the News

Truro Police looking for the positive

Truro traffic controller sees dangerous situations every day

Truro woman pleased to become a blood donor

RCMP officer shoots and kills driver of stolen vehicle in Truro

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Plenty of Pets

Are you looking for a beautiful black kitty to add to your family?

The Lillian Allbon Animal Shelter currently has 16 black kittens waiting for homes.

If you’d like to learn more, visit the shelter’s Facebook page or call 902-661-7297

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 11:09 a.m. and 11:24 p.m. today

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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

Toddler Tuesday

AUG. 13 – Tuesday, 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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

Dance

AUG. 14 – Dance at Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

AUG. 14 – 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.

Tea in the Garden

AUG. 14 – Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m. All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 14 – Weekly card party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m. $3 admission; shared lunch, prizes for highest score, 50/50. 

Butch’s Jam

AUG. 14 – At the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

Canasta

AUG. 15 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Chase the Ace

Aug. 15 – Debert Legion Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales. Tickets $3 each available across West Colchester. Not necessary to be present to win.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 15 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 15 – 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; cash prizes and a light snack.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Blueberry Supper

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4 to 6 p.m.; adults $12; 12-and-under $6. Salads, baked beans, ham, blueberry desserts. Take-out available. Sponsored by Board of Stewards.

Coffee House

AUG. 17 – An Evening of Country Gospel Music, 7 p.m., Debert Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert; local talent; shared lunch; free will offering.

Pancake Breakfast

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Slate Youth Centre, 883 Prince St. Pancakes with N.S. wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans and beverage. $8 / $7.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Jamboree

AUG. 18 – Jamboree, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Warwick Mountain Rec Club; lunch provided; 50/50, Door prize; $5 admission.

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