• Westbranch Community Hall Wednesday night jams

    Westbranch Community Hall is continuing the Wednesday night jams indefinitely starting at 6:30pm each week. Free will offering, with lunch
  • Parkinson's Support Group meet third Thursday of month

    The Parkinson's Support Group meet at the Colchester East Hants Public Library on Prince St the third Thursday of each month from 2-4pm. This is a group formed to support those in the area living with Parkinson's Disease. All are invited to attend at no cost, including family members, care partners and health care practitioners. For more information contact at 902-893-2364 or the Atlantic District office at 1-800-663-2468.
  • Goodtime Seniors' Dance Club Dance Every Tuesday evening

    The Goodtime Seniors' Dance Club have a dance every Tuesday evening from 7:30 to 10:30 at the Truro Legion on Brunswick Street. Admission is $7, shared lunch, 50/50 tickets. A 5-piece band playing waltzes, fox trot, polka, jives, waltz quadrilles and country/modern singing. Come for a good social time. For more information contact Helen at 902-897-6707.
  • Walk with A Doc

    Walk with A Doc every Saturday morning from 8:30AM to 9:30am at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre. Start your weekend on your feet making strides to help your heart and improve your general health to live longer! Walk at your own pace, and have your questions answered by local physicians and health care professionals.
  • Bible Hill Fire Brigade and Cobequid District Fire Brigade holding a Chase the Ace

    Bible Hill Fire Brigade and Cobequid District Fire Brigade are holding a Chase the Ace on Monday nights. This is sponsored by Truro Pizza Delight, with all proceeds being split between the 2 brigades. Draw takes place at Truro Pizza Delight on Mondays at 8 pm. Tickets can be purchased from 6-7:30 on draw nights, or at various businesses in the community between Tuesday and Sunday prior to draw. This is a building jackpot. First draw is Feb 4.
  • Open Mike Jam Session Every Tuesday night

    Every Tuesday night at 7 pm there is an Open Mike Jam Session at the Springside United Church, 5511 Highway 289, Upper Stewiacke. Everyone welcome to perform or just enjoy the music. Goodwill donation and shared lunch.
  • Old Time Dance on Friday Afternoons

    The Y Senior Citizens Group hold an Old Time Dance at Douglas Street School every Friday afternoon from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Admission $6.00. Age 50 and over welcome. Dances will be held every Friday afternoon until the end of June and then will resume in September.
  • Card Party - First and Thursday of month

    Card Party - The North Shore Seniors invites you play 45's and crib at Roach Hall, Tatamagouche on the First and third Thursday of the month. Starting at 7pm 50/50, prizes and light lunch.
  • Share Your Bright Idea!

    Share Your Bright Idea! Young entrepreneurs (under age 25) are invited to apply to the Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce to showcase their products and services at the WTH Youth Expo on Saturday, April 27th. Selected applicants will join the Chamber's expo booth. How to apply: Send a 200-word essay detailing your business. It may be submitted - emailed to ed@tcchamber.ca, dropped off or mailed to 605 Prince St., Truro, NS, B2N 1G2 Deadline: April 5, 2019. Those selected will be contacted by a member of the Chamber's Youth Engagement, Investment and Retention Committee by April 12 to confirm participation.
  • Chowder Lunches

    Chowder Lunches at the Immaculate Conception Church, 669 Prince Street, Truro starting Friday, March 8 and ending on Friday, April 12th. The lunches are from 11:30am to 1pm. Corn Chowder - $8 or $10 for fish chowder. The meal includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee, children under 12 eat free. Take out available - pick up only. On Friday, April 19th - Good Friday from 4:30pm to 6pm - $10 meal includes fish pie, salad, roll, dessert, tea/coffee.
  • 4th Annual Colchester Book Fair (by the Bible Hill Kinsmen)

    4th Annual Colchester Book Fair (by the Bible Hill Kinsmen) Partner Charity: Colchester/East Hants Canadian Mental Health Association Sale Dates: May 10, 6pm to 9pm and May 11, 9am to 4pm at the Truro Mall, 245 Robie Street. The Collection Points: Masstown Market,Trunk 2, Masstown, Sobeys, 68 Robie St, Truro and 245 Robie St, Truro, Truro Mall, 245 Robie St, Truro, Feeds n Needs, 50 Juniper St, Truro, Fundy Appliance, 178 Pictou Rd, Bible Hill and the Truro Farmers Market,15 Young St, Truro. For more information on the sale, or to ask a question, email bookfair@biblehillkinsmen.ca or call 902-895-4533 or visit facebook.com/bhkinsmen . Donations can include books, puzzles, games, DVDs, CDs, vinyl, and comic books. However, the book fair is unable to accept technical manuals, encyclopedias, textbooks, magazines, VHS tapes, or Reader’s Digest Condensed Editions.
  • Village Follies Dinner Theatre "Talking 'Bout My Generation" Tickets on sale now

    Village Follies Dinner Theatre "Talking 'Bout My Generation" tickets are now on sale for May 3rd, May 9th and May 10th performances at the Debert Legion. $35 each and includes three course meal with choice of chicken or haddock entre. To book tickets email thevillagefollies@gmail.com or phone 902-986-1710.
  • Volunteer Awards 2019

    Colchester County & The Town of Truro are seeking nominations honoring hard working volunteers within the community. Application deadline is Friday, March 29, 2019. Applications can be found at: www.colchester.ca/volunteer-recognition
  • HFC Soccer Club is hosting summer soccer try-outs

    The HFC Soccer Club is hosting summer soccer try-outs for all boys and girls ages 11 to 16 at the Stellarton Indoor Sports Complex on the evenings of Tuesday, March 26 and Thursday, March 28. Please refer to their facebook page 'HFC Soccer' or website - highland soccer.ca for information regarding try-out times for individual age groups.
  • Grandparent's Meeting

    Grandparent's Meeting on Wednesday, March 27th from 12noon to 2pm at Sobeys, 68 Robie Street, Truro.
  • Luncheon at the Stewiacke Legion

    Luncheon at the Stewiacke Legion on Friday, March 29th from 11:30am to 1pm. Fish or Corn Chowder, dessert, tea or coffee. The cost is $10.00.
  • Big Breakfast

    Big Breakfast at the RCAF - 102 Wing, 22 Cottage Street, Truro on Saturday, March 30th from 8:00am to 10:30am. They will be serving: scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hash browns, corned beef hash, baked beans, toast, juice, coffee or tea.
  • Annual Indoor Yard Sale

    Annual Indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, March 30th from 9 am to 1 pm Springside United Church, 5511 Highway 289, Upper Stewiacke. No admission charge. Bake table with proceeds for the church. Tables $10 each – call Colleene at 902-671-2820.
  • Earltown Maple Syrup Festival

    Earltown Maple Syrup Festival on Saturday, March 30th from 10am to 6pm at the Earltown Hall. There will be maple syrup, pancakes, sausages, sweets, tea and coffee. Live entertainment all day! The cost for adults is $9, children $4 and under 5 are free.
  • Cribbage Tournament

    Cribbage Tournament on Saturday, March 30 from 12pm - 4:30pm in the Lounge at the Truro Legion. The cost is $22 per team, register on arrival, Two 50/50 draws. Food service available. Everyone Welcome - Bring your Friends.
  • Spaghetti Supper

    Saturday, March 30th Spaghetti Supper from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Lyon's Brook Hall. Dinner includes Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Salad, Dessert, Beverage - Take out or Eat in. The cost: Adults-$12, Child (under 12) -$6. Sponsored by the Lyon's Brook United Church. For tickets, please contact one of the following: icehawgs@eastlink.ca, crossinator57, 902-485-4106, 902-921-0485, or 902-485-8563.
  • Dance with John Snyder and Country Heat

    Dance with John Snyder and Country Heat at the Wentworth Recreation Centre on Saturday, March 30th from 9pm to 12. Age 19+. The cost is $12 each or 2 for $20. Proceeds for the Wentworth Rec. Centre. For more information call 902-986-2524 (Nancy) Tickets available at the Wentworth Rec Centre or at the door. 50/50 and a canteen available.
  • Breakfast

    Breakfast on Sunday, March 31st at St. John's Anglican Hall, River John from 7:30-10am. The cost is $7.00 each. They will be serving: bacon,eggs, hash browns, fruitcup, toast juice & beverage.
  • Truro Community Blood Drives

    Truro Community Blood Drives are being held at Immanuel Baptist Church, Robertson/Church Hall, Truro Wednesday, April 3 - 12:00pm to 3pm and from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, April 4 - 12:00pm to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm Friday, April 5 - 12:00- 3pm Book your appointment through Canadian Blood Services. Call 1-888- 2- DONATE (1-888-236-6283) OR on line at: www.blood.ca. In Cooperation with the Truro Lions Club. New Donors Welcome.
  • Annual Meeting of the Onslow Island Cemetery Corporation

    The Annual Meeting of the Onslow Island Cemetery Corporation will take place on Wednesday, April 3rd at 7:00 in the Trinity United Church Hall, Trinity United Church, 415 Onslow Rd., Upper Onslow. ALL LOT OWNERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.
  • Maple Syrup Festival

    Maple Syrup Festival on Saturday, April 6th from 9am to 2pm at the Upper Stewiacke Fire Hall. They will be serving: Pancakes, Local Maple Syrup, Sausage, Beans, Brown Bread, Dessert and Beverage. Live Entertainment, Bake Table and Local Maple Products for sale. The cost: Adults $9, Child 12 and under $4, Preschool free.
  • Pictou North Colchester Exhibition Pancake Breakfast

    Pictou North Colchester Exhibition Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 6th at the Scotsburn Fire Hall from 10am- 2pm. The cost: Adults $10, Children 6-12 $6.00, Children 5 and under FREE. They will be serving pancakes with maple syrup, sausages, homemade baked beans, dessert, tea/coffee/juice. Take out available.
  • SPRING TEA AND SALE

    SPRING TEA AND SALE AT THE I.O.O.F. HALL, SUNNYBRAE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6TH FROM 1:30 TO 3:30 PM. ADMISSION $4.00. SPONSORED BY: MACDONALD REBEKAH LODGE #108. CRAFTS, BAKE TABLE, NEW TO YOU, AND MORE.
  • 7th Annual "HubTown" Concert Fundraiser -"Classic Country Music Show"

    Saturday April 6th - The 7th Annual "HubTown" Concert Fundraiser -"Classic Country Music Show" at 7 PM at the Best Western Glengarry, 150 Willow St.,Truro. Bill C. Elliott (ECMA nominee 2019) & The Killbillys, Don Haggard (NSCMHF Inductee 2006); Evelyn MacCrae & Bradley Andrew, Buckie Hazel; The O'Briens. Advance Tickets $13 at MINGOS Music, 590 Prince St., Truro. Tickets at Door $15. For more info 902 956 1387 OR bassplayer.obrien@gmail.com. Proceeds after expenses donated to NSCMHF
  • CARMA Pictou County Fundraiser

    CARMA Pictou County is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, April 6th, at Wranglers Bar and Grill at 221 Glasgow St, New Glasgow. There will be 5 bands playing including: Trilogy, Hot Mess, Mike and the McPhersons, Jon Raven and False Pretence. The event starts at 7pm and goes until 2am. There will be a silent auction, pizza for sale, and a 50/50 draw. All proceeds go towards the T-N-R program for feral cats.
  • Coffee House

    Coffee House at The Salvation Army on Saturday, April 6th from 7 to 9 pm. Come and enjoy good music and fellowship. No charge.
  • Pancake Brunch

    Pancake Brunch on Sunday, April 7th from 11:30am to 1:30pm at the Old Barns United Church. They will be serving pancakes, sausages, beans, biscuits and beverage. The cost is $10 for adult, 7 and under $7. This is a joint project of the Board of Stewards and Trustees and the Clifton 4-H Club.
  • Country Jamoboree

    Country Jamoboree on Sunday, April 7th from 1-4pm at the Kennetcook Fire Hall. The band is City Lights along with many talented entertainers performing. 50/50 draw, canteen services, basket draw. Admission is $7. Proceeds for the Kennetcook Community Visions Society.
  • East Hants Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Association Monthly Jam

    East Hants Bluegrass & Oldtime Music Association Monthly Jam on Sunday, April 7th from 1:3pm to 7:30pm at the Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Highway # 2 in Milford. Lots of great Bluegrass, Old Country & Fiddle Music. Come and join in or just listen - Members & Guests - new members welcome.
  • Colchester-East Hants Retired Teachers Organization to meet

    The Colchester-East Hants Retired Teachers Organization will meet at 10.30 am on Tuesday, April 9th, at the Truro Fire Hall.
  • Job Fair 2019

    Futureworx Nova Scotia Works Centre in partnership with Truro and Colchester partnership are very excited to be hosting a JOB FAIR for employers and job seekers. The Job Fair will be Tuesday, April 9th at the Best Western Glengarry between 1pm and 4pm. No registration fee and door prizes! If you are a Colchester County employer interested in participating, please contact Erin Barclay, employer engagement specialist on how to enter a booth. Space is limited so contact Erin at erinb@ futureworx.ca and find your next great employee.
  • 569 Col G.N. Henderson Royal Canadian Air Cadets Open House

    The 569 Col G.N. Henderson Royal Canadian Air Cadets are holding an Open House on Tuesday, April 9th at the Brookfield Elementary School from 6:30-8:30pm. Come visit them and see what their program is all about. Youth will have the opportunity to fire a Daisy Air Rifle, try on a cadet Uniform, Fly on a simulator, learn about summer camps and get more information about the program. Are you between the ages of 12-18? Would like a challenge or a place to take part in fun activities? 569 Colonel G.N Henderson Air Cadet Squadron would be the place to go. There is NO COST to join cadets! A uniform is issued to each and every cadet, FREE of charge, and you get the opportunity to participate in activities such as; Gliding/Power Familiarization, Outdoor Survival Exercises, Marksmanship, Biathlon, Effective Speaking, Summer Training, Pilot Training and much more. For more information email 569air@cadets.gc.ca.
  • Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting

    Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting on Tuesday, April 9th at 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Member Program: Travel with Jane (Wales and Spain / LCD slide show showing tour/countryside etc. and one tapestry) Meeting open to guests & potential new members. For more information go to info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca
  • Colchester Community Workshops offering tours of Rotary House

    In support of Rotary Week, Colchester Community Workshops will be offering tours of Rotary House, 168 Arthur Street on Friday, April 12, from 1-3pm.
  • Maritime Fiddler's Association Annual Spring Workshop

    The Maritime Fiddler's Association Annual Spring Workshop will be held on Saturday, April 13th at the Bible Hill Junior High School. Registration opens at 9:30 am. Classes start at 10:30 am. Courses will be offered in advanced fiddle, intermediate fiddle, beginner fiddle, backup fiddle playing, as well as advanced piano, intermediate piano, beginner piano and guitar accompaniment for playing along with old time fiddlers. Adult Admission for the day-long event is $30 for MFA members ($35 for non-members). Admission for children 12 and under is $20 for MFA members ($25 for non-members). All prices include lunch and admission to the evening concert. For more information contact juliejohnstonefiddle@gmail.com or 902-895-3099
  • Maple Syrup Festival

    The Maple Syrup Festival will be held on Saturday, April 13th from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., in Sharon Presbyterian Church hall, Dean. Menu is pancakes, sausages, baked beans, brown bread, dessert and beverage. Cost is $8.00 - Adults; $3.00 - Children 12 and under; Preschool - Free. Music while you eat; craft table and pantry table. Tours of the maple woods from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Board of Managers
  • The Giorno Experience: A Night of Magic and Comedy Hypnosis

    For a night you won't forget, come and see. The Giorno Experience: A Night of Magic and Comedy Hypnosis on Saturday, April 13th from 6-8pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. Giorno will make you feel that you're part of the show during this performance of JAW DROPPING MAGIC and SIDE SPLITTING COMEDY. A family-friendly event. Advance tickets are $15 (for children 10 and under $12.) Admission at the door is $20 (children 10 and under $15)
  • Bible Hill Winding River Op'ry Show

    Bible Hill Winding River Op'ry Show on Saturday, April 13th from 7pm to 9:30pm at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; 67 Pictou Road, Bible Hill. The cost is $10pp. Local musicians sing songs of Op'ry Legends - Jim Reeves, Gene Watson, George Morgan, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells.& more!! Join us for some Op'ry Legends music by Musicians: Murray Dawson; Dawn Moore, Butch McCellan; Jeannie Fraser; Andy Campbell; Walter Fanning and The O'Briens . Proceeds (after expenses) to Truro Homeless Outreach Society. Everyone welcome! Wheelchair Accessible.
  • Fiddle Concert

    Fiddle Concert on Saturday, April 13th at 7 pm, Bible Hill Junior High School. The concert will feature the talents of Ivan and Vivian Hicks, Julie Johnstone, Kimberley Holmes, and many other outstanding professional and amateur musicians. Admission is $10 for adults. There is no admission for children 12 and under. For more information contact juliejohnstonefiddle@gmail.com or 902-895-3099.
  • Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree

    Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre, 7160 Highway 14, Nine Mile River on Sunday, April 14th from 2pm to 4:30pm. Host band is The Country Folk along with a variety of performers. Adults $8, students $3, children 12 years and under $1. There will be 50/50 and canteen services. Proceeds for the Community Hall operating expenses.
  • Fundraiser for the Third Place Transition House - 12th Annual Women's Motivational Luncheon

    Fundraiser for the Third Place Transition House - 12th Annual Women's Motivational Luncheon with Cindy Day as the Guest Speaker! The event is Tuesday, April 16th and tickets are available by calling 895-6489 or emailing victimassociation@ns.aliantzinc.ca.
  • Truro Lions Club Music Variety Show

    Truro Lions Club Music Variety Show will be held on Saturday, April 20th from 2pm to 4pm at Lions Club on East Prince Street. Special guest will be John Drakes. Door admission is $7 and 50/50 draw.
  • Colchester Community Workshops and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 Kitchen Party

    Colchester Community Workshops and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26 will be having a Kitchen Party! 5 bands in 5 hours, April 20th 5-10pm. Tickets are $200.00 for a table of eight which includes a free pizza! Individual tickets also available $25.00 each.
  • Crossroads Cemetery AGM

    Crossroads Cemetery AGM on Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00pm at Valley United Church. All plot owners and others interested are encouraged to attend.
  • Off Leash East Hants Society Grand Opening

    Saturday, May 4th, Off Leash East Hants Society are having a Grand Opening behind the Elmsdale Legion, 850 Highway 2, Elmsdale from 9-3. They will have music, food, people, and lots more. They will have a memorial wall for those dogs who have passed.
  • Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting

    Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting on Tuesday, May 7th (not the 14th as per usual) at 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Program: Annual Mtg. & Desserts . Meeting open to guests & potential new members. For more information go to info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca
  • Cavendish Beach Music Festival

    What was once a cow pasture in Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, is now the home of the largest multi-day outdoor music festival in Atlantic Canada!
  • Northumberland Quilt Guild Annual "Show and Sale"

    The Northumberland Quilt Guild will be having their Annual "Show and Sale" on Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Decoste Center, 85 Water Street, Pictou. Admission is $5.00 per person and includes a refreshments. Looking forward to seeing you there.
  • Cobequid District Fire Brigade hosting the Scott Atlantic Regional Firefit Championship

    The Cobequid District Fire Brigade is hosting the Scott Atlantic Regional Firefit Championship which is a qualifier for the National event which is on TSN. This event is August 10th and 11th 2019 with individual races on Saturday and Team races on Sunday
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