• Tri Service Chase the Ace takes place every Thursday

    Tri Service Chase the Ace takes place every Thursday at 8:15 at the Debert Legion, 1252 Masstown Road. Attendance is not necessary on draw night. Help support the Colchester Ground Search and Rescue, Debert & Area Community Association and the Debert Legion. Tickets can be purchased from Friday to Wednesday.
  • 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.
  • Chase the Ace - Stewiacke Legion and Volunteer Fire Dept

    Stewiacke Legion and Volunteer Fire Chase the Ace at the Stewiacke Legion and Volunteer Fire Department every Friday. Tickets sold at both locations from 6-8pm. Draw takes place at the Legion approx 8:15pm.
  • 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
  • Truro Library Programs for June

    Truro Library Programs for June Entrepreneurial Club June 1 – 4-5:00 p.m.; Are you a teen with an entrepreneurial spirit? Learn to plan, implement, start, and maintain your own business. Email Chris at cwildbor@cehpubliclibrary.ca to register. Jr. Lego® at the Library June 1 – 3:30-4:30 p.m.; For ages 5-7. Scrabble June 4 – 2 - 4:30 p.m.; Several Scrabble games played; dictionaries and cheat sheets permitted. Contact the Truro library to register. Homeschoolers Haven June 5 – 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.; Ages 5 and up. A meeting place for homeschoolers to get together and share resources. Heroes and adventurers June 5 - 1-5:30 – 8 p.m.; We will play Dungeons and Dragons. All ages welcome. Author Reading June 5 – 6:30-8:00 p.m.; Join us for a reading by Nova Scotia author and Maud Lewis biographer, Lance Woolaver. Gourmet for Loonies June 6 – Ages 13-18, 5-6:00 p.m.; Join us to learn to make international meals, food hacks, and fun. C.A.F.E. Make June 6 - For ages 13-18, 3:30 – 4 p.m.; Make crafts, art, fashion, and electronics. BLAST June 6 - For ages 13-18, 6:15 – 8 p.m.; Exciting events for teens only in the TD Teen Program Room; opportunities for fun, food, learning, and volunteering. Teen Super-Powers Hour June 6 – For ages 13-18, 4 - 5 p.m.; Super-Powers hour will concentrate on accelerated learning and life and learning hacks. Wednesday movies June 6 – 1:30 p.m.; We will show Of Mice and Men. This film is 1 hr 55 min long. Wii Tournament and Pizza Party June 6 – 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Hang out, eat pizza, and see if you can become the Wii Tournament champion! Teen Tutors June 7 – 3:30-5:00 p.m.; Looking for study help? Bring your homework to our new tutoring group to learn study skills, time management, and more. For grades 7-9. Photography Workshop June 7 – 10:30 – 12:00 p.m.; Hands - on photography session. Participants are can bring their own cameras if they have one. Contact the Truro library to register. Needlework Drop-in June 7 – 6-7:30 p.m.; Spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring your own needlecraft project, meet friends, share ideas. Miniature War Games June 7 – 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Do you enjoy playing games and role-playing games? Do you like painting and crafting? Join our new Heroes and Adventures Miniature Wargames Program. Word nerds June 7-6-7:30 p.m.; Join others at our writers group. We’ll share our work, help reach writing goals, and write. Ages 13+. Contact the Truro library to register. Entrepreneurial Club June 8 – 4-5:00 p.m.; Are you a teen with an entrepreneurial spirit? Learn to plan, implement, start, and maintain your own business. Email Chris at cwildbor@cehpubliclibrary.ca to register. Morning Paint Drop In June 9 – 10-12 p.m.; Work on a hand print project with your little one to celebrate Father’s Day, or just to play with the paint! All Ages Scrabble June 11 – 2 - 4:30 p.m.; Several Scrabble games played; dictionaries and cheat sheets permitted. Contact the Truro library to register. Heroes and adventurers June 12 – 5:30 – 8 p.m.; We will play Dungeons and Dragons. All ages welcome. Create An Exam Care Package June 13 – 5 – 8:00 p.m.; Practice self - care this exam season. Make a care package full of relaxing items and brain - boosting snacks. Gourmet for Loonies June 13 – Ages 13-18, 5-6:00 p.m.; Join us to learn to make international meals, food hacks, and fun. C.A.F.E. Make June 13 - For ages 13-18, 3:30 – 4 p.m.; Make crafts, art, fashion, and electronics. BLAST June 13 - For ages 13-18, 6:15 – 8 p.m.; Exciting events for teens only in the TD Teen Program Room; opportunities for fun, food, learning, and volunteering. Teen Super-Powers Hour June 13 – For ages 13-18, 4 - 5 p.m.; Super-Powers hour will concentrate on accelerated learning and life and learning hacks. Computer Basics June 13 – 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.; Starting with the basics, this class will go over all the components of a computer and what you can do with a computer. Rug Hooking Demo June 13 – 10-12:00 p.m.; The Colchester Heritage Rug Hookers will demonstrate rug hooking, and have supplies for anyone who wants to try their hand at the craft. Teen Tutors June 14 – 3:30-5:00 p.m.; Looking for study help? Bring your homework to our new tutoring group to learn study skills, time management, and more. For grades 7-9. Needlework Drop-in June 14 – 6-7:30 p.m.; Spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring your own needlecraft project, meet friends, share ideas. Miniature War Games June 14 – 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Do you enjoy playing games and role-playing games? Do you like painting and crafting? Join our new Heroes and Adventures Miniature Wargames Program. Photography Club June 14 – 6 – 7:30 p.m.; Hands-on exercises, presentations, and photo sharing. This group is for photographers of all experience levels. Ages 13+. Contact the Truro library to register. Tween Lego® at the Library June 15-3:30-4:45 p.m.; for ages 8 and up. Entrepreneurial Club June 15 – 4-5:00 p.m.; Are you a teen with an entrepreneurial spirit? Learn to plan, implement, start, and maintain your own business. Email Chris at cwildbor@cehpubliclibrary.ca to register. Scrabble June 18 – 2 - 4:30 p.m.; Several Scrabble games played; dictionaries and cheat sheets permitted. Contact the Truro library to register. Heroes and adventurers June 19 – 5:30 – 8 p.m.; We will play Dungeons and Dragons. All ages welcome. Wednesday movies June 20 – 1:30 p.m.; We will show Little Women. This film is 1 hr 55 min long. Gourmet for Loonies June 20 – Ages 13-18, 5-6:00 p.m.; Join us to learn to make international meals, food hacks, and fun. C.A.F.E. Make June. 20 - For ages 13-18, 3:30 – 4 p.m.; Make crafts, art, fashion, and electronics. BLAST June 20 - For ages 13-18, 6:15 – 8 p.m.; Exciting events for teens only in the TD Teen Program Room; opportunities for fun, food, learning, and volunteering. Teen Super-Powers Hour June. 20 – For ages 13-18, 4 - 5 p.m.; Super-Powers hour will concentrate on accelerated learning and life and learning hacks. De-stress From The Mess June 20 – 5-8:00 p.m.; Take a break from the books to learn strategies and do activities that will relieve exam stress. National Aboriginal Day June 21 – 10:30 a.m.; Join us and Gilbert Paul of the Native Council of NS for a bilingual story time in both English and Mi’kmaq All Ages. Needlework Drop-in June 21 – 6-7:30 p.m.; Spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring your own needlecraft project, meet friends, share ideas. Connect the Dots June 21 – 6-8:00 p.m.; A social support group for LGBTQ+ youth and their allies! For ages 12-18. Miniature War Games June 21 – 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Do you enjoy playing games and role-playing games? Do you like painting and crafting? Join our new Heroes and Adventures Miniature Wargames Program. David’s Book Discussion – The Ghost Bride by Yangfze Choo June 22 – 3 – 4:30 p.m. All Welcome. Scrabble June 25 – 2 - 4:30 p.m.; Several Scrabble games played; dictionaries and cheat sheets permitted. Contact the Truro library to register. Heroes and adventurers June 26 – 5:30 – 8 p.m.; We will play Dungeons and Dragons. All ages welcome. Gourmet for Loonies June 27 – Ages 13-18, 5-6:00 p.m.; Join us to learn to make international meals, food hacks, and fun. C.A.F.E. Make June 27 - For ages 13-18, 3:30 – 4 p.m.; Make crafts, art, fashion, and electronics. BLAST June 27 - For ages 13-18, 6:15 – 8 p.m.; Exciting events for teens only in the TD Teen Program Room; opportunities for fun, food, learning, and volunteering. Teen Super-Powers Hour June 27 – For ages 13-18, 4 - 5 p.m.; Super-Powers hour will concentrate on accelerated learning and life and learning hacks. Intro to Libby June 27 – 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Meet Libby, a simpler way to access the library’s ebook and audiobook collection on your tablet or smartphone. Breakout Room! June 27 – 6-8:00 p.m.; Solve the riddles and clues to unlock a mystery box before the time runs out. TD Summer Reading Club Kick-off Party June 28 – 10-12:00 p.m.; Celebrate the start of Summer Reading Club with a morning full of fun activities, crafts, and snacks! Ages 3-12. Miniature War Games June 28 – 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Do you enjoy playing games and role-playing games? Do you like painting and crafting? Join our new Heroes and Adventures Miniature Wargames Program. Needlework Drop-in June 28 – 6-7:30 p.m.; Spend time with others who love to do needlework crafts such as knitting and crochet. Bring your own needlecraft project, meet friends, share ideas.
  • 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!
  • Concert

    Concert presented by The West Branch & Area Singers & Musicians on Sunday, June 10th at 7 p.m. at the Burns Presbyterian Church, West Branch. There will be songs, skits & great music. Goodwill offering for the River John Historical Society, Brule Union Church and Burns Memorial Presbyterial Church.
  • Weekly Music Circle Café Jam

    Weekly Music Circle Café Jam at the West Branch Community Hall on Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30PM till 9:30PM. Admission for players is free, listeners free will, $2.50 suggested. Light refreshments. Proceeds for the Community Hall. Shared sweets!
  • Lead With Your Heart's Mental Wellness peer support group meets

    Lead With Your Heart's Mental Wellness peer support group meets at First United Memorial Hall (Queen and Lorne) Wednesday, June 20th at 7 p.m. (sharp) offering a participant driven discussion. All are welcome.
  • Women's Drumming Circle gathering for Summer Solstice

    Women's Drumming Circle is gathering for the Summer Solstice on Thursday, June 21 at 7 p.m. to welcome SUMMER, and to celebrate the longest day of the year. The location is at #5 Regency Point Dr. Bible Hill. That's College Rd. to Saywood Ave, right onto Saywood and then left onto Regency Point Rd. All women welcome!
  • National Indigenous Peoples Day

    The Native Council of Nova Scotia Invites you to join in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday, June 22nd from 11am to 2pm at 129 Truro Heights Road, Truro. Come enjoy lunch and learn more about the Native Council of Nova Scotia, it’s programs and services and meet their staff. There will be traditional dancers, singers, drummers, and make a Craft.
  • "Eat Together" community BBQ and feast

    Friday, June 22nd between 1p-4p at the Truro Superstore they are having an "Eat Together" community BBQ and feast out front by the main entrance. And proceeds go to the Truro Homeless Society.
  • Variety Concert

    Middle River Presbyterian Church, Rocklin, Pictou County is having a Variety Concert on Friday, 22 June at 7pm. Admission is $5. Entertainers include Sam Graham, Diane Macneil, Pierre & Katie Aucoin & the Cheltic Chords. Hope to see you all there to hear these great performers...and they will have fudge...
  • East River Valley Fire Deptment Washer Toss Tournament

    East River Valley Fire Deptment will be holding a washer toss tournament on Saturday, June 23rd at the Firehall in Bridgeville. Registration will be at 9:30am with games starting at 10am. The cost is $20/ team with teams of 2.
  • MAGGIE'S PLACE 'TOUCH A TRUCK'

    DON'T MISS THE FUN AT MAGGIE'S PLACE 'TOUCH A TRUCK' JUNE 23RD FROM 11 TO 3 AT TRURO MALL. KIDS OF ALL AGES - CLIMB TRUCKS OF ALL SHAPES AND SIZES AND HAVE FUN IN THE KIDS ZONE STARTING WITH A QUIET HOUR FROM 11AM TO NOON. BRING YOUR STUFFIE TO THE TEDDY BEAR CLINIC AND BRING YOUR DINKIE CARS TO THE BRAND NEW DINKY CAR WASHING STATION! SEE YOU JUNE 23RD FROM 11 TO 3 FOR TOUCH A TRUCK AT THE TRURO MALL.
  • Church Supper

    Church Supper on Saturday, June 23rd from 4.00 - 6.00 pm at the Malagash Community Hall, 1926 North Shore Road. Casseroles, beans, salads, beans, brown bread, biscuits, rolls, with pie or cake for dessert will be on the buffet table...all homemade! Adults $12.00, children 12 & under $6.00, preschoolers free. Proceeds for Malagash United Church.
  • Old Time Dance

    Old Time Dance on Saturday, June 23 at 7:30PM at West Branch Community Hall. Music by The MacKinnons plus Marilyn, Alvin and Tracy; Roger Simm, calling. Lunch served, shared sweets. Admission $7.00.
  • ONSLOW ROCKS FOR CHARITY 2018

    ONSLOW ROCKS FOR CHARITY 2018 ON SATURDAY, JUNE 23RD AT CENTRAL COLCHESTER JUNIOR HIGH IN ONSLOW FEATURING NO WHERE ROAD WITH SPECIAL APPREARANCE ON STAGE BYJONATHAN TORRENS! THERE WILL BE SILENT AUCTION, 50/50 TICKETS AND MORE. DOORS OPEN AT 8:30 - MUST BE 19 AND OVER - TICKETS $15 PER PERSON AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR ONLY. THIS YEAR HALF OF THE PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO MIRANDA PICKREM AND HER SON TO HELP FUND A TRIP TO DISNEY WORLD. NEW THIS YEAR IS THE FOOD TRUCK RALLY IN THE PARKING LOT.
  • Regular monthly breakfast

    Regular monthly breakfast on Sunday, June 24th at the St. Johns Hall, River John from 7:30-10am. They will be serving bacon, sausage, eggs, toast, fruit cup and beverage. The cost is $7.00.
  • Earth ARC Animal Respite Centre Farm Day

    Earth ARC Animal Respite Centre is hosting Farm Day on Sunday, June 24th between 11 and 4. There will be face painting, free family photos, wagon rides, a canteen and barbeque, and feed the goats. Meet over 20 horses in Earth ARC's care. Free admission and fun for the whole family! Just head to 644 Heron Road in Four Mile Brook, Pictou County. Heron Road is off Highway 376, near Central West River.
  • Strawberry Supper at the Minasville Hall

    Strawberry Supper at the Minasville Hall on Sunday, June 24th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. $10 for adults, $5 for 5-12 yrs and under 5 free. They will be serving: Beans, Salad, Cassarole, Scalloped potatoes & Strawberry Shortcake.
  • Melville-Seafoam “Winding River Jamboree”

    Melville-Seafoam “Winding River Jamboree” on Sunday, June 24th at the Melville-Seafoam Community Hall, 3629 Highway #6, Seafoam. Everyone Welcome to bring a friend, enjoy a variety of music and just have a good time!!! $10 at door. Show starts 7 pm, Doors open 6:30 pm. Musicians: Blaine Brown; Paul Baron & Friends; Carolyn Elliott; Denise & Jim White; Angela Cromwell; Dianne & Ron O'Brien. Concert Fundraiser in support of Melville-Seafoam Community Hall.
  • Hilden United Church Board of Stewards Annual Strawberry Supper

    The Hilden United Church Board of Stewards are holding their annual Strawberry Supper on Wednesday, June 27th from 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Hilden United Church Hall. Adults $12.00 per person, Children under 12 - $6.00, Preschoolers Free. Take - out available, wheelchair accessible.
  • Annual Flea Market at the Peniel United Church

    Annual Flea Market at the Peniel United Church, Five Islands on Friday, June 29th from 8am to 3pm and Saturday, June 30th from 8am to 2pm. There will be a variety of new and used items, baking, refreshments etc. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards.
  • 19th Annual Shubenacadie Car Show

    19th Annual Shubenacadie Car Show will be held on Sunday, July 1st at the Shubenacadie United Church Parking lot, exit 10 off highway 102 (follow signs) from 10am to 3pm. There willbe dash plaques for participants and t-shirts.
  • Annual Canada Day Supper

    Annual Canada Day Supper on Sunday, July 1st from 3-6 PM at theRawdon District Fire Hall, 3869 Hwy 14, Upper Rawdon. They will be serving: Beans / Salads / Ham / Rolls / Brown Bread / Pie. Adults: $12:00; Ages 5-12: $6.00; under 5 free. Proceeds United Church Rawdon Pastoral Charge.
  • Truro Community Blood Drives

    Truro Community Blood Drives are being held at Best Western Glengarry, 150 Willow Street, Truro Wednesday, July 4th - 12:00pm to 3pm and from 5pm to 8pm Thursday, July 5h from 12:00pm to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm Friday, July 6th from 9am to 1pm Book your appointment through Canadian Blood Services. Book on line at: www.blood.ca. In Cooperation with the Truro Lions Club. New Donors Welcome
  • Cavendish Beach Music Festival ‘presented by Bell

    Celebrating its 10th anniversary in a BIG way - this year Cavendish Beach Music Festival is adding a 4th day and 16 more country acts to the Bell Main Stage!!! Tickets are on sale now!
  • North Shore Curling Club BBQ

    North Shore Curling Club is holding a BBQ as a fundraiser on Friday, July 13 at Scotiabank in Tatamagouche. The money raised this year will be donated to North Shore Rec Centre Sports field.
  • Ham & Potato Salad Supper

    Ham & Potato Salad Supper with Strawberry Shortcake for dessert at the Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Highway 2 in Milford on Saturday, July 14th from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Adults $10.00, 6 to 12 $6.00 and under 6 free. Proceeds for the Church.
  • Salad and Strawberry Supper

    A Salad and Strawberry Supper will be held on Saturday, July 14th from 4-6pm at the Sharon Presbyterian Church Hall in Dean. Admission is $10 for adults, $3 for 12 and under, pre-schoolers are free. Take out is available. Sponsored by the Board of Managers.
  • 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!
  • 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/
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