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Hugo (Boss)
Hugo (Boss) - Contributed

It was 10C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 17C, with a 30% chance of showers, and a low around 8C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 18C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of 13C.

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Tool show and sale being held in Bible Hill

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Plenty of Pets

Hugo (aka Boss) is a sweet, energetic little bunny.

His is five months old, and was one of five young rabbits found outside. He is often called Boss because he loves to keep his siblings in their place.

He has been neutered, vet checked and is ready for his new family.

Hugo will be at the "Meet the Babies" event on September 30 at t PetValu in Lower Sackville from 11 – 3.

For more information on adopting a rabbit, check out the 10,000 Carrots Rabbit Rescue website or Facebook page or email 10000carrotsrescue@gmail.com

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 10:08 a.m. and 10:25 p.m. today.

Community Calendar

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20

Auction 45

SEPT. 20 – 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 and a light snack.

Bingo

SEPT. 20 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Spiritual Group

SEPT. 20 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Canasta

SEPT. 20 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game; $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro; all players welcome.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 21

Supper

SEPT. 21 – Friday Night Supper, Debert Legion. 4:30-6 p.m.; Pan fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10. Children under 10 $5.; take-outs available; wheelchair assessible.

Dance

SEPT. 21 –Douglas Street Recreation Centre,7:30 p.m.; shared lunch, door prize, sponsored by Y Senior Citizens Group, age 50 and older welcome, admission $6.

Nature Workshop

SEPT. 21 – Re-Connecting with Nature workshop; hands-on day of adventure in Truro for adults to improve ability to lead and share nature with children and youth; learn more and register at www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Chair Yoga

SEPT. 21 – Chair Yoga, Fridays at 10 a.m., First United Church; everyone welcome.

Quilt Show

SEPT. 21-22 – Sunrise Quilt Guild 6th Annual Show and Sale, noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Fraser Cultural Centre, 362 Main Street, Tatamagouche; $5; door prizes, demonstrations.

Pub Night

SEPT. 21 – Pub Night, Truro Legion Lounge 7-10 p.m. Cost $5.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 22

Crib

SEPT. 22 – Crib every Saturday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St.

Scale Model Show
SEPT. 22 – Central Nova Scotia Modelers Scale Model Show and Competition, Bible Hill Junior High, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; competition fee $2/entry; no fee to display models; free to the public. Info: 896-3816.

Music

Sept. 22 – Route 6 Band providing evening of music, 7 to 9 p.m. at Barrachois Community Hall, 99 Brule Shore Rd. Admission by donation. Light lunch served.

Clothing/Toy Sale

SEPT. 22 - Kids Clothing and Toy Sale At the Middle Stewiacke Rec. Centre, 2395 Hwy 289

from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Admission $1.

Breakfast

SEPT. 22 – Breakfast at Stewiacke Legion Branch 70 in support of Pine Grove Cemetery, 8 to 10 a.m.; full menu; $8 per person.

Celtic Music

SEPT. 22 –Celtic Music at the Sutherland Steam Mill with the Dock Gang; traditional Irish, Scottish and other music. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission, $10 at door.

Turkey dinner

SEPT. 22 – Salem United Church, River John, 4-6 p.m. (or until sold out). Roast turkey dinner and pie for dessert. Adults ($15), children ($8). Takeouts available.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 23

Church Anniversary

SEPT. 23 – North River United Church 137th Anniversary, 7 p.m.; gospel music by Wayne Elliott and Friends; freewill offering, proceeds to church. Lunch and fellowship to follow.

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