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Colchester: Zombies, wet weather and a missing dog

Zeus - Contributed

It was 17C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 26C, with periods of rain, and a low around 12C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 15C, with rain or drizzle, and an overnight low of 10C.

Today’s stories

Video: Zombie Walk returning to Truro in October

Police investigating stabbing of teen in Linacy

Plenty of Pets

Zeus is a six-year-old mastiff mix who is missing from his home in Londonderry.

He was wearing a collar with a civic tag when he went missing.

Zeus is a friendly dog.

If you can help him get back home, at 1556 Great Village-Lornevale Road, call Teri-Lyn at 902-956-8439 or Jeanetta at 902-497-5921.


Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 8:09 a.m. and 8:31 p.m. today.

Community Calendar


Taoist Tai Chi

SEPT. 18 – Taoist Tai Chi Arts 12 Weekly Classes start, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.; 910 Prince St, Truro; 902-893-8500;;

Seniors Dance

SEPT. 18 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club at Truro Legion on Brunswick Street every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., $7; shared lunch; 50/50; all are welcome.


SEPT. 18 – Truro Al-Anon meets Tuesdays, 8 p.m. at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St., Truro. For more info call Lois 902-890-1518.


Taoist Tai Chi

SEPT. 19 –Taoist Tai Chi Arts, 12 Weekly Classes start, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.; 910 Prince St., Truro; 902-893;8500;;

Al-Anon meeting

SEPT. 19 – Weekly Al-Anon meeting, Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.


SEPT. 19 – Dance in Salmon River fire hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.


SEPT. 19 – Butch's jam every Wednesday night at the Horseman's Club starts at 6:30 p.m.

Coffee House

SEPT. 19 – Zion United Baptist Church Coffee House 1 to 3 p.m., 454 Prince St.; fun, music by Bill Hill and the Band, and refreshments.

Panel Discussion

SEPT. 19 – Lead With Your Heart panel discussion on The Transgender Experience, 7 p.m., First United Church’s Memorial Hall. Guests: S. Byers and K. Bakker plus invited guests. All are welcome.


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.


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.


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.



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.


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

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.



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.


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.


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.


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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