It was 22C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 28C (Humidex 36C), with a 60% chance of showers- possibly thundershowers, and a low around 19C tonight.
Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 27C, with a 30% chance of showers – possibly thundershowers, and an overnight low of 14C.
Plenty of Pets
Bert is a 12-week-old kitten who would really love to get a family of his own.
He is one of several kittens available for adoption through the Colchester SPCA.
Drop by the shelter at 408 Industrial Avenue to meet them, or call 902-893-7968 for more information.
Tidal Bore Times
The tidal bore will be coming in at 4:05 p.m. today.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 15
AUG. 15 – Free Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts in Memorial Hall of First United Church, 12:15 p.m.; bring a lunch; the Hartley Family in Concert.
AUG. 15 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.
AUG. 15 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.
AUG. 15 – Card parties, every Wednesday at 7 p.m., Warwick Mountain rec Club; $3 admission; 50/50; shared lunch; travelling prize; highest in men and women.
AUG. 15 – Butch's Wednesday night jam.
Lead With Your Heart
AUG. 15 – Lead With Your Heart presents guest speaker Liz McKay from Truro's Sexual Assault Centre, 7 p.m., First United Memorial Hall; discussion to follow; all are welcome.
THURSDAY, AUG. 16
AUG. 16 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
AUG. 16 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.
August 16 – 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.
AUG. 16 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec Centre; Jackpot; toonie number; specials; and regular games.
FRIDAY, AUG. 17
AUG. 17-18 – St. David’s Quilt and Hooked Rug Sale, Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., St. David’s United Church; lower level Blueberry Tea Room; admission $5.
SATURDAY, AUG. 18
AUG. 18-19 – Soap-making workshops at Sutherland Steam Mill Museum. For details or to book a spot contact Guy Rochon at 902-809-7137, or email BlueCabinSoap@gmail.com.
AUG. 18 – Malagash Museum Supper, 4 to 6 p.m. at the Malagash Mine Hall, 1926 North Shore Road. Adults $12; under-12, $6; preschoolers free; casseroles, beans, salads, etc. Malagash Museum 902-257-2407.
AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast at Slate Youth Centre 883 Prince Street, Truro 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Pancakes with wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans.
$8.50 regular/$6.50 small.
AUG. 18 - Gospel Coffee House, at Christian Fellowship Center, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert, 7 p.m.; local talent, free will offering.
AUG 18 – 90’S Party, Debert Legion, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., hosted by DJ Brandon Walsh and Kassandra Victoria Weatherbey; $10 at the door.
AUG. 18 – Blueberry Festival Fun, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre; pancake breakfast, hiking, biking, motorcycling, bouncy houses, barbecue, and music by Chelsea Atkinson. $5 entry; food extra.
Queen of Hearts
AUG. 18 – Tatmagouche Legion and North Shore Rec Centre, Queen of Hearts draw, 2 to 4 p.m.; held at the Legion; jackpot appro. $8,300. with 12 cards remaining; everyone welcome.
SUNDAY, AUG. 19
AUG. 19 – Jamboree, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 554Warwick Mountain Road 6:30 to 9 p.m.
Featuring Wayne Elliott and. Friends; Beth Terry Family; Bob Adshade; admission $5; lunch provided.
AUG. 19 –River John Volunteer Fire Department Annual Chicken BBQ, noon until sold out; $12 Large (1/2 Chicken); $9 Small (1/4 Chicken).