• Heart & Stroke Big Bike event

    The Heart & Stroke Big Bike event will take place in Truro on Thursday, July 26th. It is a fantastic team building event for any company or organization where you raise important funds to support Heart & Stroke research and awareness and then on event day ride the bike through town showing your support. The bike holds 29 people but teams can register with 18 participants. To register a team, go to bigbike.ca. The starting location is the Sobeys at 985 Prince Street.
  • Chase The Ace with The Nova Scotia SPCA

    It’s Chase The Ace with The Nova Scotia SPCA!!! S P C A’s across Nova Scotia are holding playing Chase The Ace including right here in Colchester!!! Tickets are just $2 dollars. Buy as many as you want. Get your Colchester Tickets at the S P C A Shelter on Industrial Avenue. OR reserve online and you can play all 6 locations. Draws are on Saturday with an opening jackpot of $1000 dollars. Play S P C A Chase The Ace. For information and to reserve tickets visit spcans.ca/win.
  • Indoor Flea Market at St. John's Church Hall

    Indoor Flea Market at St. John's Church Hall, Necum Teuch, Highway 7 from 9am to 1pm. They will be sellng baked goods, toys, books, clothing, CD's, games, dishes and much more. For table bookings - call Helen at 902-347-2182. The dates: MAY 12 JUNE 9 JULY 14 AUGUST 11 SEPTEMBER 8 OCTOBER 13
  • Rock The Hub

    Rock the Hub is back! August 24-26th at the Truro Civic Square. 3 big nights of big tunes. For a full list of performers and ticket information check out RockTheHub.ca
  • Creative Auto Images weekly Summer Cruise In's

    Creative Auto Images weekly Summer Cruise In's are Thursday evenings from 6-8pm in the at parking lot. So polish up your ride and get ready for good times and cool rides!! Each week, they will draw a ballot for a prize from Creative Auto Images and its supporting suppliers. All the ballots will be saved and kept for a grand prize draw at the finale. They look forward to seeing you and your cool rides this summer!!! Everyone is welcome!
  • Soap making workshops

    Soap making workshops at the Sutherland Steam Mill Museum with Guy Rochon on Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8, Saturday, July 28 and Sunday, July 29, and Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. For details or to book a spot contact Guy Rochon at 902-809-7137, or email BlueCabinSoap@gmail.com
  • Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes

    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is having the Sun Life Walk to Cure Diabetes on Saturday, September 29th in Victoria Park! Celebrate the 25th Anniversary bringing together participants from across Truro and the province as they walk to support research for a cure for type one diabetes. The registration for the Walk begins at 9 a.m. with the Walk at 10am. This is a family friendly event for all ages. Please come out to show your support for the T1D community in Truro. To register please visit www.jdrfwalk.ca and click on the Truro location. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please contact Tanya at tpoulton@jdrf.ca or call 902-453-1009.
  • Tea and cheesecake at the Little White Schoolhouse Museum

    The Little White Schoolhouse Museum is serving tea and cheesecake every Tuesday from 2-4pm during the summer, beginning July 3. Admission is $5.
  • EVERY THURSDAY CRAFTS AT LITTLE WHITE SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM

    The Little White Schoolhouse Museum on Arthur Street is holding crafts every Thursday at 2pm during the summer, beginning on July 5. The crafts will be held at the museum and admission is by donation. Children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.
  • SPCA Chase the Ace Colchester

    SPCA Chase the Ace Colchester draw dates to Tuesday afternoons.πŸ€— This means you will be able to buy tickets from Wednesday until Monday at various outside locations. The shelters will sell Wednesday until Tuesday afternoon at 3pm Remember, you can participate in all the draws across the province! For more information about the draws, or anything else, please call 1-844-835-4798.
  • Truro Library Programs July 2018

    Truro Library Programs July 2018 Feed Your Passion Teen Summer Reading Program July-August – ages 13-18 – pick up your bingo log book, read and do activities to earn ballots for our four passion prize packs. Music Lover, Art and Drawing, Book Nerd, and Going to the Movies. Book Bingo Adult Summer Reading Program July-August – Play bingo by reading library books! It’s easy, pick up a bingo card at the library, complete a line or four corners to be entered in a draw for a prize. Pick up a new card and play again. TD Summer Reading Club July-August - ages 3-12 - sign up now for a summer of fun and chances to win great prizes. Heroes/Adventurers July 10 – All ages – 5:30-8pm – Role-Playing Games Night. No experience needed! We provide the supplies, you bring the imagination. Internet Basics July 11 – Adult Technology Programs – 10:30-11:30 am – Tips and tricks for browsing the internet, terminology and how to get started. Registration required 902-895-4183. Terrific Teen Chocolate Factory July 11 – ages 13-18 – candy art, candy checkers, and of course chocolate Master Chef July 11 - ages 5-12 – 2-4pm – Challenge your friends to see who can make the most delicious snacks! Registration required and opens July 4. Limit 24. Needlework Drop-in July 12 – all ages – 10-12noon & 6-7:30 – spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends, and share ideas. Brilliant Labs July 12 – ages 7-14 - 10am-12 noon - DROP IN - hands on fun Miniature Wargames July 12 – Ages 16+ – 5:30-8pm – Do you enjoy playing games of strategy like Risk, Axis & Allies, and chess? Interested in role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons? Do you like painting and crafting? If you answered yes to any of these, then join us for miniature wargames, an exciting new hobby. Pride Swag Party July 13 – all ages – 10am-12 noon MacQuarrie Maker Lab or 1-4pm Teresa Mantin Maker Space – need some swag for the pride parade, make rainbow buttons, accessories and more. While supplies last. Pride Storytime July 14 – all ages – 11-11:30 – Celebrate Truro Pride with stories and songs about all types of families. Scrabble July 16 – adults – 1:30 – 3:30 – Non-competitive Scrabble games, a rotation each game. Dictionaries and cheat sheets are permitted. Mi’kmaq Birch Bark Quill Medallion Workshop July 17 – Ages 8+ – 1-4pm - Learn how to make an authentic Mi’kmaq Birch Bark Quill Medallion with Crystal Gloade, a Millbrook First Nation Artist who has been perfecting her craft since her early teens. Registration required opening July 10. Limit 20 Heroes/Adventurers July 17 – All ages – 5:30-8pm – Role-Playing Games Night. No experience needed! We provide the supplies, you bring the imagination. Tech Wreck July 17 – Ages 13-18 – 2-4pm – take apart electronics and find out how they tick. Police Station Tour and Storytime July 18 – ages 5+ – 10:30-12 noon – join the Truro Police at the library for a story time, followed by a police station tour and a K9 demonstration. Life-Size Clue July 18 – ages 13-18 – step into a larger than life Clue game played at the 2nd floor of the library. Origami July 18 – All ages Drop-in – 10am-12 noon – try your hand at origami, an art form of folding paper to create something new Connect the Dots July 19 – ages 12-18 – 6-8pm – a social support group for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies. Miniature Wargames July 19 – Ages 16+ – 5:30-8pm – Do you enjoy playing games of strategy like Risk, Axis & Allies, and chess? Interested in role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons? Do you like painting and crafting? If you answered yes to any of these, then join us for miniature wargames, an exciting new hobby. Needlework Drop-in July 19 – all ages – 10-12noon & 6-7:30 – spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends, and share ideas. Scavenger Hunt July 20 – all ages – 10am-4pm – stop in and find the hidden items throughout the children’s area. Coding 101 July 21 – ages 7-12 – 2-3pm – Using the program Scratch, participants learn the basics of coding while creating a game or story. Registration required and opens July 14th. Scrabble July 23– adults – 1:30 – 3:30 – Non-competitive Scrabble games, a rotation each game. Dictionaries and cheat sheets are permitted. Heroes/Adventurers July 24 – All ages – 5:30-8pm – Role-Playing Games Night. No experience needed! We provide the supplies, you bring the imagination DIY Sidewalk Chalk July 25 – ages 5+ – 10am-12 noon – Drop in and make your own chalk in preparation for our sidewalk chalk festival on Friday July 27. PARKNADO July 23-27 – Ages 13-18 – A week-long teen recreational camp at Victoria Park! Mon-Thurs 1-4pm and Fri 1-5pm. Needlework Drop-in July 26 – all ages – 10-12noon & 6-7:30 – spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring a project to work on, meet new friends, and share ideas. Miniature Wargames July 26 – Ages 16+ – 5:30-8pm – Do you enjoy playing games of strategy like Risk, Axis & Allies, and chess? Interested in role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons? Do you like painting and crafting? If you answered yes to any of these, then join us for miniature wargames, an exciting new hobby. Sidewalk Chalk Festival July 27 – all ages – 10:30am-12pm – create a drawing with your homemade chalk to be judged by our β€œcelebrity” panel! Judging begins at 11:30 and winner will be announced at noon. Weather permitting. Puppet Show July 28 – all ages – 11-11:30 – NEW! Join us for silly stories and puppet fun! Scrabble July 30 – adults – 1:30 – 3:30 – Non-competitive Scrabble games, a rotation each game. Dictionaries and cheat sheets are permitted. Story Walk July 30 - all ages - all day – participate in our Story Walk in the Truro Civic square. A fun way for families to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. Pages from children’s books are attached to wooden stakes placed around the Square. As you stroll around, you’re directed to the next page in the story. Heroes/Adventurers July 31 – All ages – 5:30-8pm – Role-Playing Games Night. No experience needed! We provide the supplies, you bring the imagination Harry Potter’s Birthday July 31 – ages 7-12 – 10am-12 noon & 2-4pm – you are invited to a Potter Party! Celebrate Harry’s birthday with wands, potions, and more! Registration required and opens July 24. Limit 40 per session.
  • REGISTRATION is now open for Colchester Multisport!

    REGISTRATION is now open for Colchester Multisport! 2 programs: Active Start for those in Grades Primary and 1 And Fundamentals for those in Grades 2 and 3 ALL ABILITIES WELCOME! 12 SPORTS, 10 MONTHS, 1 REGISTRATION All sessions will be facilitated by recreation program coordinators and delivered by community sport organizations Each session focuses on developing physical literacy through skill development and fun, setting the groundwork for a love of sport and an 'I can play anything!' attitude. Programs begin SEPTEMBER 2018 but register now to avoid disappointment these programs fill up quickly! For more information Contact Colchester Recreation at 902.897.3185 or Truro Parks Recreation and Culture at 902 893 6078 Email colchestermultisport@gmail.com
  • Down Syndrome WORLD Swimming Championships

    Truro/Colchester welcomes the Down Syndrome WORLD Swimming Championships! From July 19 - 27, over 200 athletes with Down Syndrome from 25 Countries around the WORLD will be in Truro as they compete in these Championships. To kick off the event, join the athletes at the Truro Civic Square this Friday from 6 - 8PM. Makayla Lynn, recent East Coast Music Award winner for Country Recording of the Year, will be performing Live as part of the festivities. You'll also get to take in the intense musical experience of New Scotland pipe and drum band, SQUID! Come out to this FREE community event to give these athletes from around the WORLD the welcome they deserve! This Friday at the Civic Square, 6PM. All are welcome.
  • Stewiacke Town Days

    The Town of Stewiacke invites you to the Annual Towns Days Celebration August 3, 4, and 5th. It's going to be a great family weekend in Stewiacke! There will be on Friday - Teddy Bears Picnic, opening of the Lob Ball Tournament, Variety Concert at the Community Centre and fireworks at the Stewiacke Recreation Grounds starting at approximately 10 pm! Saturday has the Ball Tournament continuing, a full breakfast at the Stewiacke Legion, Yoga in the Park, Dennis Park Playground Grand Opening, Bench Dedication and CAKE! the Grand Street Parade will start at 1:00 pm starting from Bubba J's. Many more activities taking place. On Sunday the Ball Tournament will wind up. Domino Topple will be happening at the Community Centre. Also, don't miss the Farmers Market at Mastodon Ridge. A Seniors Tea and conversation will be held at the Stewiacke Gift Boutique & Tea Room, Washer Toss Tournament in Dennis Park and a Junior Golf Tournament at Fox Hollow. For more information, please visit https://www.facebook.com/www.stewiacke.net/
  • Tatamagouche Car Show

    Tatamagouche Car Show at Nelson Park on Saturday, August 4th from 9am to 4pm. There will be dash plaques, 50/50.
  • Northumberland Quilt Guild Annual Show and Sale

    The Northumberland Quilt Guild will be having their Annual "Show and Sale" on Saturday, August 4th and Sunday, August 5th from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Decoste Center, 85 Water Street in Pictou, N.S. Admission is $5.00 per person, which includes refreshments. Looking forward to seeing you there!
  • Bass River Heritage Day

    Bass River Heritage Day on Saturday,August 11 from 10 am-3 pm at 5666 Hwy #2, Bass River. There will be live music, a clam bake, BBQ, antique autos and engines, and much more. Event proceeds rain or shine. Kid friendly.
  • Bikers and Barkers Poker Run Fundraiser

    Bikers and Barkers is being held Saturday, August 11th at Victoria Park, in Truro. There will be a BBQ, 50/50, venders, Poker Run and other activities from 10:30-4:30 To participate in the Poker Run, it costs a $10 donation. People who don't ride, are able to purchase poker hands for a $10 donation. There are prizes for best poker hand, 2nd best and worse poker hand. There will be other draws being held throughout the day. From 6:00pm to 1:00am, there is an After Party happening at Belly Up. All proceeds go to the Atlantic Canadian Dachshund Rescue. Some dogs will be present. There will be a Smooch the Pooch Booth.
  • Game On! 2018 Gaming Fundraiser

    Game On! 2018 Gaming Fundraiser Sponsored by Arcave. It's the 2nd Annual "Game On!" fundraiser for the Wayward Cats Society on Sunday, August 12th from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Legion Stadium on Lorne Street. Sponsored this year by Arcave who will be providing arcade cabinets for you to travel back in time! This year we are excited to not only have an even larger gaming area than last year with more consoles, board and card games but many more booths and new activities to participate! For more information or to keep updated on the event go to https://www.facebook.com/GameOnTruro2018/
  • Stewiacke River Music Festivals Country Fest 2018

    Stewiacke River Music Festivals Country Fest 2018 on Saturday, September 1st presents featured performers Ben and Noel Haggard - a tribute to Merle Haggard at the Stewiacke River Park. There will be many talented performers, camping in available. For ticket information contact Jeanette at 902-758-7603 or email: stewiackerivermusicfestivals@gmail.com