• Country Dance

    C and M Country Dance at the Nine Mile River Community Hall on Saturday, October 15th from 9PM-12AM. Cliff Manley on the fiddle along with Ken Bruce & Maxine Manley. Traditional Country Music.19+.
  • Pictou Library September 2017 Program Schedule

    Pictou Library September 2017 Program Schedule 902-485-5021 Toddle Time for children ages 18 months up to and including 3 year olds every Tuesday at 10:30. Rhymes,fingerplays, songs, stories help children and their parents/caregivers interact to make learning fun. Sessions will start September 12th. Now taking registrations. Preschool Storytime for children who will be 3 years old by January 1st, 2018. Children will enjoy action rhymes, fingerplays, stories and crafts with Ms. Bonnie & Ms.Jennifer. Sessions every Wednesday, starting September 13th at 10:30 a.m. Please register by Sept.9th . ABC’s for Babies every Thursday, starting September 14th at 10:30 a.m. This program is an excellent opportunity for moms/dads and newborns to 18 months to get together to share and interact with nursery rhymes, songs and fingerplays. Now taking registrations for fall sessions. Other Programs: A “Drop-In” Knit & Crochet Group- Thursdays, starting Sept. 14th from 3-4:30. Drop in to knit or crochet with others. Bring your own yarn and needles or they will be provided. Books, patterns & written instructions will be available. Thursday Book Club–Thurs. September 14th –7 p.m. New members are always welcome. Call the library or drop in to register and arrange for a copy of “The Forest Lover” by Susan Vreeland to read. We will be selecting the books that we want to read this year on the 14th so bring your suggestions and recommendations along. Gaelic for the Beginner – First Thursday of every month – starting Sept. 7th from 6:30-8 p.m. –An opportunity to learn simple gaelic phrases & greetings and spend a social time with others who want to learn the language. Please pre-register. Tuesday Book Club - Tuesday Sept. 19th at 7 p.m. This month we will be discussing “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins. New members are always welcome. Call the Library or drop in to register and arrange for a copy to read. Bring your suggestions of book titles as we will be selecting our books for the coming year on the 19th. Pebble & Beach Art Workshop: Tuesday September 12th 6:30-8:30 ( Class is full – Taking names for waiting list) Join Diana as she leads this session on creating a unique piece of art using pebbles or beach glass found on our local shores. Shadowboxes and other supplies will be provided, so keep your eyes peeled for unique pebbles and beach during your summer adventures and bring them with you to the workshop! To register in advance, please call (902) 485-5021. Registration is required as space and supplies are limited. We have Nordixx Walking Poles available. They are available to borrow from the library, with your PARL library card! About Nordic Walking: Nordic walking improves cardio-respiratory function and is the most effective low-impact physical activity and efficient mode of exercise to improve overall fitness for all adults. We have a Play Pack! Now available!... Play Packs are kits with books & play equipment (skipping ropes, balls, scarves, a rubber chicken & more!) available to borrow with your free library card from the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library, in partnership with Active Pictou County. This initiative is made possible with Community Wellness Grants from the Pictou Central/East, Pictou West, the North Shore Area and the Antigonish Town & County Community Health Boards. To learn more, please contact your local library. Puppet Shows are back! Our puppets are back after their summer vacation & they are ready to entertain you! How many of you remember “Little Red/blue/green/purple/orange Riding Hood” Well, on Thursday, September 21st at 2 p.m., we will be sorting out what color that “hood” really was and what happened at the end of the story to the wolf. Roald Dahl Day: September 13th In celebration of Roald Dahl’s Birthday, we have some GIGANTIC EVENTS for a Delumptious Roald Dahl Party planned. We will have a Dahlicious Dress Up Day all day. Come in costume and receive a book from our Adopt a Library book collection or you might even receive a pair of BFG ears. make a party hat, color the BFG, make a “human bean”button, pinning the newt on Miss Trunchbull, and find your Roald Dahl name, see how many jelly worms you can get out of a plate of spaghetti in a minute blindfolded and build a dream catcher with hearts. Refreshments will include Frobscottle and miniature snacks that will make you feel like a giant.
  • Lions 50/50 Bingo

    Lions 50/50 Bingo on Sunday at 1pm sharp. Doors open at 12:30. Come and support the Good Work of the Truro and District Lions Club while enjoying an afternoon of Bingo, Sept 10th, 17th, and 24th.
  • Youth Bowling Registration

    Youth Bowling Registration Sunday, September 10th,17th, & 24th Ages 3-10 at 1pm. Ages 11-19 at 3 pm. Registration is $35.00 includes shirt and first week of bowling. Weekly fees of $8.00 (ages 3-7) Weekly fees of $10.00 (ages 8-19) Bible Hill Bowlacade, 27 Jennifer Dr Bible Hill. Contact the alleys at 902-893-1522 or email Co-ordinator Leanne Martin lmartin9604@gmail.com for more information.
  • Accepting registration for the 2017/2017 Women's 4 on 4 Hockey League

    The Municipality of Colchester is now accepting registration for the 2017/2017 Women's 4 on 4 Hockey League. The season will begin on Sunday October 15th, 2017. All games will be played on Sunday's at either 1, 2 or 3:00 pm at Deuvilles rink in Salmon River. Full gear is mandatory. Early bird rates for players is $215.00 (After September 25th the rate will be $225.00). Early bird rate for Goalies is $30.00 (After September 25th the rate will be $40.00). The Women's 4 on 4 Hockey league is a fun league focused on players at the beginner level. For more information please email colchesterfouronfour@gmail.com or visit our facebook site at Colchester Women's 4 on 4 Hockey League where you will find the registration form, or you can contact Ellie Shipley-Landry at (902) 899-9518.
  • Fall Colours in Spotlight for Fall Hike Series

    Fall Colours in Spotlight for Fall Hike Series Brisk autumn air and stunning colours are what hikers - both new and experienced - will encounter when they take to the trails this fall. That’s what Hike Nova Scotia says about its annual Fall Guided Hike Series. Hike NS and 28 host organizations across the province have partnered up to offer the 2017 Fall Guided Hike Series from mid-September to mid-November. There are 50 hikes led by local folks and participants qualify to win “trail prizes.” Hikes are free and pre-registration is required unless otherwise indicated in the schedule. Hike NS thanks its partners for organizing the hikes on the ground as well as the ParticipACTION 150 Play List and the NS Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage for their support. Check out details in the schedule found at www.hikenovascotia.ca,
  • RECC to Host SMU vs. Acadia Men's University Hockey Game

    RECC to Host SMU vs. Acadia Men's University Hockey Game The RECC will play host to an AUS men's exhibition hockey game on Wednesday, September 20th, at 7:00 p.m., featuring Saint Mary's Huskies and the Acadia Axemen. Tickets are $5 with children 5 and under having free admission. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased on-line via Ticket Pro (www.ticketpro.ca) or at the RECC box office. Organizers are hopeful that local hockey fans will come out to support this Truro Major Bantam fundraiser while watching some entertaining hockey.
  • Goodtime Seniors' Dance Club Tuesday Night Dances

    The Goodtime Seniors' Dance Club are beginning their 38th year on Tuesday, Sept. 12 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 lots of good singing. A friendly group and willing to help you if your dance steps are rusty or if starting out to learn. Just a few words to the lady at the door or someone at the table you are at.
  • Trailgate Canada 150 Volunteer Trail Maintenance Days

    Trailgate Canada 150 Volunteer Trail Maintenance Days Hike Nova Scotia and six community trail groups will offer Trailgate Canada 150 events across the province in fall 2017. These volunteer trail maintenance days give hikers a chance to help out their local community trail group. All equipment and guidance on trail maintenance is provided and volunteers will enjoy a “trailgate” party with barbeque and cake to celebrate Canada’s 150th. This project is funded by the Government of Canada. Events include: September 16 - Economy September 16 - Meat Cove September 23 - Antigonish September 30 - Halifax October 14 - Green Bay October 14 - Gulliver's Cove, Digby County For more information on these events or Hike Nova Scotia contact
  • Wood Carvers Show

    Wood Carvers Show at the Sutherland Steam Mill, also a Soap Carving Workshop for kids and “The White Sheet, Vintage Movie hour” Saturday, September 16th from 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM. The Sutherland Steam Mill Museum will be hosting a day to celebrate all things wood and art with local carvers from the Truro Carving Club. Plus an hour long soap carving workshop from 1pm to 2pm for kids 8 yrs old and up. $5 each and all supplies included {Good Clean Fun!} Max 10 - call to reserve a spot. The vintage movie hour: 11 to 12 and again from 2 to 3 - Free Popcorn! • “Lumbering in NS”- Rare colour wartime footage of wood processing from forest to mill • “Trees are a Crop” - NFB 1950 • “The Romance of Transportation in Canada” - NFB 1953 • “Maud Lewis: A World Without Shadows” - NFB 1976 Admission by donation and a BBQ on site from 11:30 - 1:00 For more info or if you are interested in participating as a carver call: 902 657 3365. The Steam Mill is located at 3169, Hwy 326, Denmark. NS
  • Upper Stewiacke - Springside United Church, Homemade apple pie Sale

    Upper Stewiacke - Springside United Church, Homemade apple pies ready for the oven or freezer. $8 ea. Diabetic (made with Splenda) $10. Pick-up 2 - 6 pm. Tues. Oct 3 or Thurs. Oct 5. To order call Colleene 902-671-2820 or Kathryn 902-671-2987.
  • Join the Air Cadet Squadron in Brookfield!

    If you are between the ages of 12-18 and would like a challenge or a place to take part in fun activities, 569 Colonel G.N Henderson Air Cadet Squadron in Brookfield 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 cadets get the opportunity of participating in activities such as; Gliding/Power Familiarization, Outdoor Survival Exercises, Marksmanship, Biathlon, Effective Speaking, Summer Training, Pilot Training and much more. If you is interested in joining the program please feel free to come visit. They parade from 6:30-9:15pm every Tuesday night. at the Brookfield Elementary School. For more information email 569air@cadets.gc.ca.
  • Coffee House at Zion Baptist Church

    Coffee House at Zion Baptist Church at 454 Prince Street in Truro on Wedneday, September 20th. They are looking forward to the new year and new friends. The time is from 1 - 3pm on Wednesday. There will be lots of fun good music from Bill Hill and the gang and refreshments.
  • Grand opening of the New Lavers House

    Drop in and celebrate the grand opening of the New Lavers House on Wednesday September 20th from 2-5 pm at 460 Queen Street. Come talk with staff, meet board members and learn about The Dismas Society. Come share some refreshments, ask questions, pick up some reading material and learn more about Community Residential Facilities (Community Corrections) and Lavers House For more information please call 902-893-7226 or email dismassociety@eastlink.ca.
  • Lead With Your Heart Mental Wellness Support group meets

    Our Lead With Your Heart Mental Wellness Support group meets on Wednesday, September 20th at First United Memorial Hall at 7 p.m. when Sally Normanton from CMHA will be the guest speaker on the new programming offered through them. All are welcome.
  • Farm Equipment Museum Tour

    Join Dalhousie University's Faculty of Agriculture at the Farm Equipment Museum on the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds. Take a look back in time at the finest collection of farm-related artifacts in Eastern Canada while hearing from museum experts. The event is on Thursday September 21 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Farm Equipment Museum on the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Grounds. The Cost is free.
  • Card Party (45's and Crib) at the Noel Fire Hall

    Card Party (45's and Crib) at the Noel Fire Hall beginning at 7 pm on September 21, October 5 and October 19.
  • Field Leader – Hiking Course Parrsboro

    Field Leader – Hiking Course Parrsboro Sept. 23-24 A Field Leader – Hiking course will be offered in Parrsboro on September 23 and 24. Participants receive Outdoor Council of Canada national certification. The cost is $100 to $125. Register by Sept. 18 at www.hikenovascotia.ca.
  • Walk to Cure Diabetes

    Walk to Cure Diabetes in support of JDRF taking place on Saturday, September 23rd at Victoria Park. Truro. Registration begins at 9, walk start at 10am. Visit www.jdrf.ca or call 895-8916.
  • Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Stitch-in-Public Day

    Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Stitch-in-Public Day on Saturday, September 23 from 10:00am - 3:00pm at the MacQuarrie Maker Lab, Colchester-East Hants Public Library, Prince St., Truro. Come see them at the Library as they stitch their way through the national EAC Stitch-in-Public Day! info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca
  • Fall Into September Fair

    Fall Into September Fair at the Royal Canadian Legion, 42 Brunswick Street, from 11am to 4pm on Saturday, September 23rd. Free admission and a variety of vendors.
  • Breakfast (Pancakes & Sausage) & Pantry Table

    Breakfast (Pancakes & Sausage) & Pantry Table at Knox Church Hall in Brookfield on Saturday, September 23 from 7am to 1pm. Breakfast $8.00; Children Under 12 years Free. Sponsored by Knox Church Council. Giant Yard Sale as well!
  • Washer Tournament

    A Washer Tournament will be held on Saturday, September 23rd at the Four Points Rec Centre, Latties Brook. The cost is $20 per couple or $10 per person. Registration is at noon and play starts at 1pm. There will be cash prizes. To Pre-register, contact Melissa at 902-261-2230.
  • Jamoboree

    Jamoboree on Saturday, September 23rd 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.
  • Community Dinner

    Community Dinner - Hot meal free of charge on Saturday, September 23rd from 3-5pm at the St. Paul's Anglican Church, 23 Church Street, Truro.
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper

    A Corned Beef and Cabbage Supper will be held on Saturday, September 23rd from 4pm to 6pm in the Sharon Presbyterian Church Hall, Dean. Apple crisp for dessert. Take out is available. Admission is Adults $10, 12 and under are $3 and pre-schoolers are free. Sponsored by the Board of Managers.
  • Pork Chop Barbecue - Take Out Only

    Pork Chop Barbecue - Take Out Only on Saturday, September 23. To be picked up between 5pm and 6pm. Tickets available until September 20th at Truro Legion Canteen
  • Break Every Chain Ladies Ministry to meet

    Break Every Chain Ladies Ministry will meet on Wednesday, September 18th at 7pm at291 Pictou Road. Come out and meet other ladies and join in prayer and worship.
  • Sutherland Steam Mill Session Celtic Music at the Mill

    The Sutherland Steam Mill Session Celtic Music at the Mill with the “Dock Gang”, Saturday, September 23, 7:30pm - 9:30pm. A 'session' is an informal gathering of musicians who gather to play traditional Irish, Scottish and other music from the British Isles and beyond. Tickets at the door first come first served. Seating limited to 50. Doors open at 7- music starts at 7:30. Admission $10.00 The Steam Mill is located at 3169, Hwy 326, Denmark.
  • Old Time Dance

    Old Time Dance on Saturday, September 23rd at7:30PM at West Branch Community Hall. Music by The MacKinnons plus Marilyn, Alvin and Tracy; Roger Simm, calling. Lunch served, shared sweets. Admission $7.00.
  • Oktoberfest Breakfast/Brunch

    Oktoberfest Breakfast/Brunch on Sunday, September 24th at the Tatamagouche Legion Br. 64 from 10am to 1pm. The Menu: sausage, bacon, scrambled eggs and etc. The cost: $7 and $4 children. Everyone welcome Takeouts available.
  • Sept, Oct and November Events at Minasville Hall

    Jam Sessions at the Minasville Hall (3680 Highway 215) on October 6, 20, November 3, 19 Card Party at the Minasville Hall beginning at 7 pm on September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • Fibre Arts Friends To Meet

    The next gathering at the Fibre Arts Friends at the Joggins Fossil Centre is Thursday, September 28th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Knitters, rug hookers, weavers or anyone, 18 years and older, who work with fibre arts, are welcome to spend two hours a month sharing your passion with friends while enjoying the inspiring view of the world-famous Joggins Fossil Cliffs. There is no fee and no need to register, just show up with your project and supplies and start creating! For more information on Fibre Arts Friends contact Laurie at 902-251-2727 Ext. 224 or education@jogginsfossilcliffs.net.
  • Fish & Chips

    Fish & Chips on Friday, September 29th from 5:00 – 7:00pm Unless Sold Out. At the Truro Legion Lounge. Cost $8.00 Per Person
  • Silent Auction

    Silent Auction on Friday, September 29th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm at the Games Room at the Truro Legion.
  • Variety Concert

    Variety Concert on Friday, September 29th at 7 pm at the Middle River Church, Rocklin, Pictou County. Admission $5. There will be yummy FUDGE! Hope to see you there. Proceeds for church maintenance.
  • Ride For Cancer

    Ride for Cancer, has in partnership by the QEII Foundation and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Funds raised through the Ride for Cancer will support patients by purchasing crucial equipment for cancer treatment at the QEII Health Sciences Centre, while funding blood cancer research and patient education and support programs through the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada. Thank you for supporting the life-saving cause. Together, we will do something BIGGER for cancer! If you would like to make a donation in support of the Race Auto Group Team, the link is below.
  • TOPS NS2709 Yard and Bake Sale

    TOPS NS2709 Yard and Bake Sale on Saturday, September 30th from 8am to 11am at the Masonic Lodge, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill.
  • Hike Nova Scotia and the Kenomee Trail

    Hike Nova Scotia and the Kenomee Trail Society present a guided hike along the beach in Thomas' Cove in Economy on Saturday, September 30th at 10 am. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.
  • Registration open for the scenic ButterTrail 3k, 5k, 10k and 1 Miler run

    Registration open for the scenic ButterTrail 3k, 5k, 10k and 1 miler run in beautiful Tatamagouche on Saturday, September 30th at NSRC 30 Blair Avenue, Tatamagouche starting at 8:30 with the childrens 1 miler, Atlantic Chip timed event! Support the Tatamagouche Minor Hockey! For more information check out their facebook page Butter Trail Run or the web.
  • Heroes and Adventurers Open House Heroes and Adventurers

    Heroes and Adventurers Open House Heroes and Adventurers will be hosting their first open house on Saturday, September 30, from 2 to 5pm at the Colchester-East Hants Public Library on 754 Prince Street in Truro. This is a free event open to everyone in the community. This is an opportunity to learn how to become a master storyteller in the role-playing game world. If you ever have wanted to step inside your favourite book or be a character in your favourite movie, this is your chance. The folks at Heroes and Adventurers will show you how. Heroes and Adventurers is a safe and inclusive recreation program based in Truro. The program supports over 40 people of all ages and all abilities every Tuesday night at the Colchester-East Hants Public Library. Heroes and Adventurers uses tabletop role-playing games to develop critical life skills, including social skills, moral awareness and critical thinking. The foundations of this program are based on well-established elements of human learning. A primary component is the process known as interest-based learning, or play-based learning, in which the participants may be unaware they are learning as they are having fun. For more information, contact Jon Hutt, Program Leader, at 902-843-1957 or hutt.jon@gmail.com.
  • 11th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Bike Tour/Walk/Run

    "Only 7% of Canadians will survive pancreatic cancer, but awareness and support can change this. Craig's Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society is proud to host the 11th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Bike Tour/Walk/Run at Porters Lake Provincial Park on Saturday, September 30th. Register at www.craigscause.ca and help change this statistic!"
  • Roast Beef Supper

    A Roast Beef Supper will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 5-6:30pm at Immaculate Conception Church Hall. Cost is $14.00 per adult. Preserves for sale and 50/50 draw. Tickets available at the door.
  • Harvest Fest & Autumn Jamboree

    Harvest Fest & Autumn Jamboree on Saturday, September 30th at 7pm at the Valley Elementary School Gym, 96 Salmon River Road Valley. Dessert party and entertainment featuring Wayne Elliott and Friends. There will be a huge silent auction, turkey raffle, gift basket, 50/50 draw and lots of free door prizes. Tickets are $10 per person, free for 12 and younger. To reserve your tickets, call Jane at 902-893-2754 or Brenda at 902-893-1162. Hosted by the Friendship Unit, UCW of Valley United Church. Doors open at 6:30pm.
  • Truro Library October Programs

    Truro Library October Programs Baby, Me & Mother Goose. Ages Birth - 2 yr. Tuesdays 10:00 - 10:45 am from October 3 - December 5 Call Maggie’s. Place at 902-895-0200 to register Tales for Two’s. Ages 18 mo. - 3 yr. and caregiver. Tuesdays from 11:00 am - 11:20 am October 10 - November 14. Stories, music, and finger rhymes. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register Picture Book Time. Ages 3 – 5. Stories, rhymes, and crafts Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:15 am. September 14 - October 19 Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register Peer Jam. Ages 13-18. Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm September 14 - December 14. Open opportunity to jam with your own instruments (guitars, etc.) The space is free to use in return for tutoring your peers. C.A.F.E. Make. For ages 13-18. Wednesdays from 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Make Crafts, Art, Fashion, and electronics Teen Super-Powers Hour For ages 13-18. Wednesdays from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Super-Powers hour will concentrate on accelerated learning and life and learning hacks. BLAST. For ages 13-18. Wednesdays from 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm. Exciting events for teens only in the TD Teen Program Room. Opportunities for fun, food, learning, and volunteering! IB Peer Study / Open Peer Tutoring Groups Ages 13-18 Get support and mentoring in our study think tank! Thursdays from 3:00 – 5:00 pm. September 14 - December 14 Entrepreneurial Club. Ages 13-18. Fridays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. September 8 - December 8 Are you a teen with an entrepreneurial spirit? Come join others of like mind and learn to plan, implement, start up, and maintain your own business. If you wish to attend, please contact Chris Wildbore at cwildbor@cehpubliclibrary.ca Scrabble at the library. Mondays (September-June) from 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Several, non-competitive Scrabble games are played with 2 or 3 people, with a rotation each game. Dictionaries and cheat sheets are permitted. Please visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 if you are interested. Heroes and Adventurers. Role-Playing Game Night. All Welcome. No experience needed! We provide the supplies, you bring the imagination. Tuesdays from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm Needlework Drop-in. Spend some time with others who love to do a variety of needle- work crafts. Bring your own needlecraft project to work on, or help us knit a community project. Basic knitting and crochet instruction is available.Ages 8 – 108. Every Thursday from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Mouse and Keyboard Basics. (Seniors Week Program). Oct 3rd from10:30 am – 11:30 am Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Starting with the basics, this class will go over all the components of a computer, how it works, and what you can do with a computer. Web Basics for Silver Surfers. (Seniors Week Program) Oct 4th 10:30 am -11:30 am Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Explore the Internet using web addresses and search engines, get to know the Library’s website and other useful tips. Word Nerds. For ages 13+. Oct 5th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Are you a teen or adult who loves to write? Join other word nerds at our supportive writers group in the Truro Branch. Become part of our mentorship program where writers with at least five years’ experience can mentor beginning writers. We will share our work, help each other reach our writing goals and write together in one glorious word nerd herd. (And you can wear geeky glasses if you want to. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register Jr. Lego® at the Library. Oct. 6th from 3:30 pm - 4:30pm. For ages 5-7 Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Internet Safety. (Seniors Week Program) Oct 6th from 10:30 am -11:30 am. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Learn what to look for when you are browsing the internet and using your email. Covers jargon and terms, info on the different types of internet scams and how your internet browser can help prevent hackers and viruses. Life’s Third Act. (Seniors Week Program). Oct 7th from 2:30-3:30 pm. Drop-ins Welcome TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy — and these years aren't just a footnote. Jane Fonda asks how we can re-imagine this new phase of our lives in her talk “Life’s Third Act” Wednesday Movies. Oct. 11th. For movie title call 902-895-4183, or check the program guide at lovemylibrary.ca beginning at 1:30 pm. Photography Club. Oct 12th from 6:00 om – 7:30 pm. For ages 13+. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Jim Hardiman has over 40 years of photography experience and will be leading our library photography club. With hands-on exercises, insightful presentations, and group photo sharing, this group is designed for photographers of all abilities and experience levels. Women of History Month. Oct 17th from 6:30 pm -7:45pm. Join us to celebrate Women of History Month. We will be showing the documentary of Glenda Talbot Richards, The First Black Teacher in Truro, followed by questions and conversation with Glenda. Mi’kmaq History Month on October 18th at 10:30 am. Gilbert Paul of the Native Council of NS will share reading duties with our children’s staff. Join us to hear selected story books read in both English and Mi’kmaq. Tween Green Group. Oct. 19th from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm. Calling all tweens who would like to adopt smarter energy habits and become more sustainable. If you are between the ages of 8 and 12 and have an interest in the environment, this is the group for you. Each month we will explore a different topic, with a craft/activity to go with it. Tween Lego® at the Library For ages 8+. Oct 20th from 3:30 pm - 4:45pm Mumblers Meetup: Philosophy with Friends Ages 13-18 Oct. 21st from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Mumblers Meetup is a deep discussion on open themes. It is also a volunteer opportunity that includes food preparation, cleanup of the teen kitchenette, and a snack! Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Coding 101. October 21st from 2:30 pm - 3:30pm. Ages 7-12. Learn the basic concepts of coding with fun, hands-on games and programs in this beginner class. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register Paranormal Evening at the Library. Oct 24th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. Are you curious about the paranormal? Join Caretakers Paranormal Investigations as they present their findings on an investigation, which took place at our new library. They will also answer questions and welcome paranormal stories others have to share. Wednesday Movies. Oct. 25th. For movie title call 902-895-4183, or check the program guide at lovemylibrary. Drop-in Halloween Craft. Oct. 27th. Drop in between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Halloween Costume Party on Oct. 27th from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm. Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register. Truro Book Discussion. All are welcome to join us Oct 27th from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm we will discuss Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese MADLAB - October 28th from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Ages 7-12. Register for MAD LAB today! You are invited to learn and participate in a themed science program. Learn to make slime, race balloon rockets, or complete a structure challenge! Visit the Truro library or call 902-895-4183 to register Fundy Family Researchers. Searching for your roots is a lifetime hobby which is interesting, gratifying, and enjoyable. Oct. 29th from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Our core group of genealogy researchers have over twenty years of experience and are happy to share their knowledge with you. Research is concentrated around Colchester, Cumberland, and Pictou Counties, but we can help researchers travel further afield. Oct 30th from 1:30 pm - 3:30 PM. Monthly Matinee for adults ages 50+. For movie title call 902-895-4183, or check the program guide at lovemylibrary.ca Halloween Lanterns - Oct 31st from 2:30-3:30 pm. For ages 12+. Create and decorate your own paper lanterns for Halloween and take home to impress trick or treaters!
  • Colchester-East Hants Retired Teachers Organization To Meet

    The Colchester-East Hants Retired Teachers Organization will meet at 10.30 am on Tuesday, October 3rd, at the Truro Fire Hall.
  • Truro Community Blood Drive

    Truro Community Blood Drive are being held at the Truro Immanuel Baptist Church Hall, Robertson Church Hall on: Thursday, October 5th from 1pm to 3pm and 5pm to 8pm Book your appointment through Canadian Blood Services and help reach their goal of 120 donations! Call 1-888-DONATE (1-888-236-6283) OR on line at: www.blood.ca. In cooperation with the Truro Lions Club.
  • Monthly meeting of the Truro Prostate Cancer Support Group

    The monthly meeting of the Truro Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held on Thursday, October 5th at 7pm in the meeting room at the Truro Police Station, Prince St. All Welcome.
  • Old Time Dance at the Noel Fire Hall

    Old Time Dance at the Noel Fire Hall on Saturday, October 7 from 8:30 pm - 12 midnight. Music by Tidal Country, with Don Huntley on the fiddle. The cost is: $8 per person 19 and over. Shared lunch
  • Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre

    Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre on Sunday, October 8th 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. Proceeds for the Community Centre operating expenses.
  • Annual Open House at the Valley-Kemptown District Volunteer Fire Brigade

    Annual Open House at the Valley-Kemptown District Volunteer Fire Brigade for Fire Prevention Week on Wednesday, October 11th from 6pm-8pm.
  • 50/50 Bingo at the Noel Fire Hall

    Wednesday, October 11th - 50/50 Bingo at the Noel Fire Hall beginning at 7 pm
  • Dallas Smith’s Side Effects Tour

    Friday October 13th
    RECC
    Coming to Truro with special guests Cold Creek County, presented By Cat Country 99.5! Part of the Road To Cavendish Concert Series.
    $39.99 plus taxes & fees.
  • Dallas Smith Side Effects Tour

    Dallas Smith Friday October 13th at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre with special guests Cold Creek County
  • Pictou County Children's Wish Foundation's Annual Wishmaker Walk for Wishes

    The Pictou County Children's Wish Foundation's Annual Wishmaker Walk for Wishes will be on Saturday, October 14. Registration begins at 11 am at the Glasgow Pub, 300 Stewart Street, New Glasgow and the Walk starts at NOON! Post walk celebration with raffles, 50/50 prizes and fundraising BBQ. Great chance to try out your Halloween costume and maybe win a prize.
  • Cobequid District Fire Brigade Open House and Dance

    Cobequid District Fire Brigade are having an Open House on Fire prevention on Saturday, October 14th from 12 until 4 at the Lower Truro Hall. Free admission, lunch BBQ, demonstrations, and equipment displays. There will be a dance to follow from 9pm until 1 with the band Nowhere Road. The cost is $10 per person, 19+.
  • Roast Pork Supper

    Roast Pork Supper on Saturday, October 14th from 4:00pm-5:30pm at the Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Prices: Adults $12.00 Children (6-12) $6.00, under 6- free. Elevator accessible and take-outs available
  • Harvest Party in support of Wyatt Sanford, a boxer with Team Canada

    Harvest Party on Sunday, October 15th from 1-3 p.m. at Caldera Distilling in River John in support of Wyatt Sanford, a boxer with Team Canada, preparing for the 2020 Olympics. There will be pumpkin carving, BBQ, drinks, games of chance, and much more to entertain the family. Pumpkins must be reserved before October 6th by calling 902-751-0987 or posting to the Facebook Event Page.
  • Guided hike on the Farnham Brook Trail in Bible Hill

    Hike Nova Scotia and the Village of Bible Hill present a guided hike on the Farnham Brook Trail in Bible Hill on Sunday, October 15 at 1:30 pm. You must pre-register at brown@biblehill.ca or 902-893-8083. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.
  • Celebrate the Finale of THE GREAT LAUNCH PROJECT & THE GRAND OPENING of High Tides Arts & Community

    Celebrate the Finale of THE GREAT LAUNCH PROJECT & THE GRAND OPENING of High Tides Arts & Community Centre with a performance by THE STANFIELDS. Show starts at 7pm on Saturday, October 21st at the High Tides Centre, 11 Church Hill, Maitland.
  • Harvest Breakfast

    There will be a Harvest Breakfast on Saturday,October 21st at the Masstown United Church, Masstown. Beakfast is pancakes with sausage or bacon, coffee, tea or juice. Adults $5, Children under 12 $3, Toddlers free! Harvest Wreath - Tickets $2 each - can purchase as many as you want! Everyone Welcome! Proceeds for the Masstown UCW.
  • Auction at First United Church in Trenton

    The First United Church, 81 High Street in Trenton will be holding an Auction on Saturday, October 21st from 10am to 4pm at the Church Hall. A variety of items will be auctioned off, with proceeds going to much needed hall upgrades. Canteen facilities available.
  • Lead With Your Heart Takes Flight

    On Saturday, October 21st Lead With Your Heart will help break through the stigma and raise awareness around Mental Wellness, as they host Lead With Your Heart Takes Flight, the third annual fundraising event at Holiday Inn at 7 p.m. featuring Ft. Roxy and the Underground Soul Sound. Tickets are $25.
  • Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre

    Canada's Longest Running Country & Western Jamboree at the Nine Mile River Community Centre on Sunday, October 29th 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. Proceeds for the Cancer Society.
  • Turkey Dinner and all the fixings at the Minasville Hall

    Turkey Dinner and all the fixings at the Minasville Hall, 3680 Highway 215 Minasville on Sunday, October 29th from 4-6. Adults $12 Children $6 Under 5 free.
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