• 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.
  • SPCA Chase the Ace Colchester

    SPCA Chase the Ace Colchester draw dates to Tuesday afternoons.🤗 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.
  • 569 RCACS Brookfield Meet Tuesdays

    569 RCACS Brookfield - Are you a youth between the ages of 12 and 18? Are you looking for a fun FREE activity? If you are looking for a challenge or a place to take part in fun activities 569 Col G.N. Henderson Royal Canadian Air Cadets is the place for you! Meetings are on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 9:15 pm at the Brookfield Elementary School. (come in the back door). There is no cost to join cadets! A uniform is issued to each and every cadet, free of charge, and cadets get the opportunity of participating in activities such as; 1. Summer Camp 2. Gliding/Power Familiarization 3. Outdoor Survival Exercises 4. Range/Biathlon and 5. Effective Speaking Your child may join anytime during the year as long as he/she has reached their 12th birthday. Can be reached at 569air@cadets.gc.ca or at 902-789-2858.
  • Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia’s Family Caregiver Education Series

    Public Service Announcement Earth Angels Homecare will be hosting the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia’s Family Caregiver Education Series in Truro, Nova Scotia. This series is for family members or caregivers of someone who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia. The Series, available at no cost to participants, will begin October 9 and will run for six consecutive Tuesdays until November 13. It will be held from 5:45pm to 7:45PM. Each session will take place at the Truro Branch, Colchester East Hants Library, 754 Prince Street, Truro. Registration is required and it is recommended that only caregivers attend. This is a progressive series building on the knowledge gained from each previous week, therefore participants must be able to commit, within reason, to all six sessions. For more information, or to register for this Family Education Caregiver Series please contact: Catherine McRae, Earth Angels Homecare 902-893-3553, or toll free 1-888-851-4777 If you would like information about other supports and services offered by the Alzheimer’s Society, please call the Alzheimer InfoLine toll free at 1-800-611-6345.
  • Saint Andrew's United Church Presents: Tribute to the Legends of Country Music

    Saint Andrew's United Church Presents: Tribute to the Legends of Country Music (Featuring the music of Dolly, Patty, Kitty, Jeannie, Jim Reeves, Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, the Statler Bros., Willie Nelson etc.) Performed by Saskatchewan's Country Blend on Wednesday October 10th at 7:30 PM at the Saint Andrew's Church, Duke & King Streets, Truro. Admission $20 at the Door. Info at: www.countryblend.ca www.standrewstruro.ca.
  • Brunswick Street Beanery is back!

    The Brunswick Street Beanery is back and will take place on Friday afternoons for four weeks, beginning Friday, October 12th to Friday, November 2nd between 2 and 5 p.m. curbside at the church, which is located at the corner of Brunswick and Wood streets. The takeout event offers one litre of home-baked beans and a loaf of brown bread for $8. Each order makes four servings.
  • Open Mic

    Open Mic at the Royal Canadian Legion, 8 Lornevale Rd. Great Village starting at 1 pm. till 4 pm. On the second and fourth Sundays of each month. Doors open at 12 pm.
  • Good Times Seniors Dance Cancelled for Tuesday night

    The Good Times Seniors Dance cancelled for Tuesday night, October 16th.
  • Brown Bag Picnic

    Brown Bag Picnic on Tuesday, October 16 from 4-6 pm at the Civic Square. Pack a picnic supper and join your community at the Civic Square for great live music and a celebration of the local food we have access to in our area. Thank the farmers, food producers, business people and urban gardeners who make it all possible. Hosted by the Living Earth Council, find more details on Facebook and Instagram @TruroLocalFoodWeek.
  • World Food Day

    On Tuesday, October 16th, World Food Day is recognized all around the globe. Here in Truro, the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is partnering with four local churches to host a ‘Room at the Table Ration Meal’ beginning at 6 PM at Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young Street, Truro. They leave room at each table to learn how families around the world struggle to get enough to eat, and how the work of the Canadian Foodgrains Bank is helping. At 7 PM, the guest speaker, Rahaf Abdo, a young Syrain woman will share of her work organizing food aid to over 32,000 of her fellow citizens. There is not a set cost to join in this event. They will be accepting donations. It costs the Canadian Foodgrians Bank and their partners around $15 to feed a parson for a month.
  • Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church

    Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church at 454 Prince Street in Truro will meet Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 1 - 3pm. There'll be fun, good music featuring Bill Hill and the band and refreshments! See you there.
  • Mental Wellness Peer Support Group Presents "Creating Space for Healing, Dying, Death, and Grief"

    Mental Wellness Peer Support Group Presents "Creating Space for Healing, Dying, Death, and Grief" with Presenter: Valerie Kingsbury When: Wednesday, October 17th at 7pm at the First United Church Memorial Hall (Queen and Lorne St). We have all lost someone in our lifetime to death, Do we get over it? Do we move thru it? How does life go on for us after the death of a loved one? Come and join us as we are inspired by other perspectives and journeys to carry on, possibly discovering a "unique to you" way of being in this world with your loved one now on the other side of life as we know it. Everyone Welcome! For more information please contact Laurie Dobbs White at 902 895-2786, Valerie Kingsbury 902 895-8098, Shelly Austin 902 956-7184, Valerie Hollingsworth 902 956-9087.
  • Spare to Share Produce Market

    Spare to Share Produce Market on Thursday,October 18th - buy local produce at "pay-what-you-can" prices at a Market hosted by the Living Earth Council. 2- 3:30 the Herb Peppard Park on Alice St. In Truro. 4-5:30 p.m. At the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus. Find more details on Facebook and Instagram @TruroLocalFoodWeek or call 902-890-7127.
  • CEC Annual Post Secondary Information Walk About

    Cobequid Educational Centre is hosting the Annual Post Secondary Information Walk About in the VOC gym next to CEC on Thursday, October 18th from 6:30 to 8pm. Representatives from about 45 Colleges and Universites will be in the gymnasium, displaying information about progrms they offer and will be available to answer questions.
  • Hope Chest Breast Cancer Support Group meeting

    Hope Chest Breast Cancer Support Group meeting on Thursday, October 18th at 7 PM at the Truro Police Station Community Room, Prince Street. New Members Welcome! Speaker from Lawton's Home Health.
  • OPEN CLOSET (free of charge)

    OPEN CLOSET (free of charge) Friday, October 19th from 9:00 am - 12 noon at the First Baptist Church Basement,759 Prince Street across from library. Children's and Adult Clothing, Small Household Items. Please take all that you need but we ask - Please don't take for resale. Donations accepted at Immanuel Baptist Church Monday - Friday 9 am - 2:30 pm and at First Baptist Church THURSDAY ONLY 9 am - 12 noon. For additional information contact Immanuel Baptist Church at 902-895-8857 or First Baptist Church at 902-893-4241. EVERYONE WELCOME!
  • Truro Halloween Line Dance Workshop

    Truro Halloween Line Dance Workshop on Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th at the Royal Canadian Legion at Brunswick St. Truro. Cost is $30 before Sept.15 and $35 after Sept. 15th. Friday night is 7pm - 10pm. Registration and dancing to your favourite music. Saturday has two sections. 9am - 4:30pm. There is instruction of new and old dances that will be taught by a variety of instructors from the Maritimes and Maine. Saturday night, is 7pm - 11pm. For Demos and Dancing. Hope you will wear a halloween costume. They will be having 50/50 draws on both days and also a silent auction. All of this money will go to a charity. "Wildlife Rehab" in Hilden.. Contact Cindi Talbot for Registration & Information 902-843-0688. Come have lots of fun, great social activity, & good exercise (good for the brains)
  • Christmas Tea and Sale

    A Christmas Tea and Sale will be held on Saturday, October 20th from 11am to 2pm in the Sharon Presbyterian Church Hall in Dean. Admission is $5 which includes lunch. Sponsored by the Board of Managers.
  • Craft and Vendor BBQ Fundraiser

    Craft and Vendor BBQ Fundraiser event on Saturday, October 20th at 12:00pm to 2:00pm being held at the Douglas Street gym. There will be a BBQ, face painting, 50/50, raffles, sucker pull, vendors and much more... There will also be a bottle drive so bring your refundable bottles to the event! Admission is by donation. All funds raised are helping support a 14 year old girl to attend a mission trip to Ecuador in 2019.
  • Milford Coffeehouse

    Milford Coffeehouse at Milford Lantz United Church on Saturday, October 20th at their **NEW TIME AT 2PM**. There will be lots of great music and fellowship. EVERYONE welcome, drop in and listen, sing along, and enjoy. Featuring: Lloma Myles, Art MacNeil and Earl & Jerry. A free at afternoon of Classic Country Music with a Touch of Bluegrass. Light lunch supplied – lots of tea and coffee - Goodwill offering with proceeds for the church. Information (902) 883-7189.
  • Turkey Supper

    Turkey Supper with all the trimmings on Saturday, October 20th from 4 to 6pm at the Middleton United Church, Middle Musquodoboit. The cost is $12 adults, 6-12 yrs $5 and under 5 free.
  • Gay's River United Church Turkey Supper

    Gay's River United Church Turkey Supper on Saturday, October 20th from 4pm to 5:30pm at 421 Gay's River Road, Highway 224. Adults $12, 6 to 12 are $5, 5 and under are free. Take out is available. There will be craft and bake tables.
  • Disco Soup

    Disco Soup- Saturday, October 20- 4-7 p.m at the Truro Farmers Market. Join the global phenomenon to rescue food that would have been wasted and give it new life in delicious soup, shared by all who attend. Learn how much food Canadians waste and how we can improve. Live music, aprons provided, bring your own vegetable peeler and bowl. Find more details on Facebook or Instagram @TruroLocalFoodWeek or call 902-890-7127.
  • Breakfast/Brunch

    Breakfast/Brunch from 10am to 1pm on Sunday, October 21st at the Tatmagouche Legion. The menu: ham, bacon, eggs, fruit cup and etc. The cost: $7. and $4 for 12 and under. Wheelchair accessible.Takeouts available.. Everyone welcome.
  • Rising Tides New Horizon Centre Fundraiser

    Rising Tides New Horizon Centre Fundraiser on Sunday, October 21st at 1pm at 1644 Hwy 215, Noel. There will be live & Silent Auctions, Music, Canteen. Admission is $10 / $8 Advance ticket by calling 902-865-1899.
  • Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence

    Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence at the Halifax Seaport Farmers' Market on Thursday, October 25th. Reception: 5:30 - 6:30PM, Awards Event: 6:30 - 9PM. The cost: $75/ticket + fee and tax. To purchase tickets, visit: www.mobiusawards.eventbrite.ca.A meal will be served and a cash bar will be available. Attendees of the 2018 Mobius Awards will be delighted by a posh reception and thoughtful dining experience inspired by guest speaker, Joshua Becker, and his dedication to the minimalist lifestyle. Come celebrate environmental excellence with the award ceremony emceed by Halifax's own, Nancy Regan.
  • 6th Annual Fall Craft Market

    6th Annual Fall Craft Market at First United Church's Memorial Hall on Saturday, October 27th from 9am - 3pm. Admission $1, Luncheon from 11 am - 2 pm. Beautiful hand crafted items - quilts, afghans, jams & jellies, baby items, tole painting, wooden crafts, jewellery, knitting, baked goods and much much more.
  • Rawdon Hills UCW Christmas Bazaar

    Rawdon Hills UCW Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, October 27th 10:30 am - 1 pm at the Rawdon District Fire Hall, 3869 Hwy 14, Upper Rawdon. There will be Christmas Tables, Dime Auction (new items), Bake Table, Quilt Tickets, Grocery Box. Featuring their famous "Tasty Table". Hot and Cold main dishes and desserts from 11:30 am - $1 per serving - your selection..
  • Crib Tournament

    Crib Tournament on Saturday, October 27th at the Tatamagouche Legion at 1pm. The cost is $20 per team. Refreshments services. wheelchair accessible. Everyone welcome.
  • Jamoboree

    Jamoboree on Saturday, October 27th at 1:30pm at the Upper Nine Mile River Community Hall. Many talented entertainers. 50/50 draw. Door prize and a lunch. Admission is $5.
  • Turkey Supper

    Turkey Supper on Saturday, October 27th from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Knox United Church, Brookfield. Adults: $12.00; Children Under 12: Free, accompanied by adult. Take Outs Available, call 902-673-3363. Proceeds Knox Church Council.
  • Church Supper

    Church Supper on Saturday, October 28th at the Economy Recreation Centre from 4:30 to 6:00. The cost: Adults $12.00, Children 12 and under $6.00. They will be serving Lasagna, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert, Tea, Coffee. Sponsored by the Economy UCW.
  • Halloween Dance

    Halloween Dance on Saturday, October 27th at the Stewiacke Legion. The cost is $10 per person. Tickets on sale at the Legion. Costume prizes. Members and guests welcome.
  • Colchester SPCA Monster Mash

    On Sunday, October 28th, the Colchester SPCA will be holding a Monster March from 1pm to 4pm to raise critical funds for homeless animals in our community. The event will be a Halloween-themed walk and fun-run where members of the community (including furry friends) will trot through the trails of Victoria Park in their spookiest costumes and enjoy an afternoon of wagging tails, smiling faces, prizes and giveaways - all in support of the Colchester SPCA.
  • Jamoboree

    Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre on Sunday, October 28th from 2pm to 4:30pm. Host band is The Country Folk along with a variety of performers. Adults $7, students $3, children 12 years and under $1. There will be 50/50 and canteen services. Proceeds for the Cancer Society.
  • Annual Turkey Supper

    Annual Turkey Supper at the Minasville Hall (3680 Highway 215) on Sunday, October 28 from 4-6 pm. Adults $12, children (5-12) $6, under 5 free.
  • Craft and Bake Sale

    Craft and Bake Sale at St. David's Church Hall on Saturday, November 3rd from 9:00 am - 1:30 pm. Many Vendors selling various crafted items. Jewellery, quilts, woodworking, preserves, ornaments, fudge, baked goods, crochet/knitted items, and much more
  • Annual Christmas Craft Sale

    Annual Christmas Craft Sale at the Great Village School Gym on Saturday, November 3rd from 10am to 2pm. Come and get started on your shopping. Many vendors hope to see you there. Free admission.
  • 32nd Annual Arisaig Christmas Bazaar

    32nd Annual Arisaig Christmas Bazaar will take place Sunday, November 4th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Arisaig Hall, on Hwy. 245, Antigonish. Over 25 vendors, great variety of goods, baking, crafts, preserves, hooked articles, paintings, jewellery, fudge, hand carfted articles and much more. Canteen - baked beans and brown bread, gingerbread with lemon sauce. Huge silent auction with great bargains. Children's fish pond with treats from Santa Claus visit at 1pm. Tickets for lobster, turket, 50-50 draw and more. Door prize $20 each hour.
  • Colchester Hall of Fame Induction

    Colchester Hall of Fame Induction on Friday, November 9th, 6:30pm social, presentations begin at 7:00pm at the Marigold Cultural Centre - 605 Prince Street - Truro. Tickets: $15.00 - Marigold Cultural Centre box office - 902-897-4004. Congratulations to this year's inductees: Sue Kaye, Stephen Locke, 1968 Truro Trojan Midget Football Team, Becky Bell Routledge and Terry Baker.
  • Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

    On Saturday, November 10th, for the first time ever, the Wentworth Recreation Centre at 13752 Highway 4 is hosting a Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre with social at 6 pm and dinner at 7 pm. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Purchase tickets online at squareup.com/store/wentworth-recreation-centre. For further information, call Laurel at 902 899-3634. Join us for a hilarious, suspenseful, interactive, theatrical experience!
  • An Evening of County and Gospel Music

    An Evening of County and Gospel Music with Harmony Ridge at McCulloch United Church corner of Harmony & Camden Road on Saturday, November 10 from 7 -8:30 pm. Light Lunch. Goodwill Offering. Proceeds for Church.
  • Community Christmas Craft Fair

    On Saturday, November 17th, 9:00 to 3:00, the Wentworth Recreation Centre at 13752 Highway 4 is hosting a Community Christmas Craft Fair. This fair has been running continuously for 28 years! They are joined by several other venues in the community including the Old Valley Schoolhouse, the Baptist Church, the United Church, and the Learning Centre. Admission of $3 gets you access to all 5 locations up and down Highway 4. The Rec Centre will provide a full menu at its canteen and other venues will also offer a variety of refreshments. For further information, contact Barb Palmer at wentworth.crafts@gmail.com or call 902-897-8372. Come and shop for hand made crafts from all over Northern Nova Scotia and stay for a delicious lunch!
  • Townsview Estates Annual Tea & Bake Sale

    Townsview Estates are hosting an Annual Tea & Bake Sale at their facility at 310 Abenaki Road, Truro, on Friday, November 30th from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Cost $5.00 per person. There will be a 50/50 draw, baked goods, auction table and more! Proceeds for resident's activities. All welcome!
  • Christmas Daddies

    Christmas Daddies is a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to help less fortunate children in the Maritime provinces have a better Christmas. A Maritime tradition since 1964, the telethon is a pledge-based variety show broadcast live. Hope you can tune in and donate on December 1!
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