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Community Events October 2021

Nov 6: Truro’s Annual Fall Craft Market will be held at First United Church, 711 Prince St., Truro on Saturday, November 6th 9:30 am – 3:30pm.  Proceeds to the ongoing work of the United Church Women.

Nov 13: The 30th Annual Wentworth Recreation Centre Craft Fair will take place from 9-3pm with a $2 admission. 45+ tables, 50/50 draw. The canteen will be serving fish chowder and pulled pork or turkey burgers. COVID 19 protocols in place.

Nov 14: Christmas Craft Sale at the Economy Recreation Center, 3315 Highway 2, Central Economy from 9am – 2pm. Admission is free, proof of vaccination required at the door. For tables and information please text or leave a message for Kristen @ 902-324-2259. 

Nov 14: First United Church, Truro is hosting a presentation / discussion to learn more about the Transgender community and how to become an ally. "Transgender Awareness" – a guide to gender will be held from 6:30-8:30 pm. Transgender Awareness Week is observed November 13-19.

Regular Events:

Wentworth Recreation Centre: The walk n talk is currently on hiatus. Pickle Ball groups may call 902-899-5568 to reserve a time slot for a "bubble". Monday night cards are still "on hold" but hoping to return. VERY IMPORTANT: The new website address is: www.wentworthrecctr.com It is filled with local and current information.

Mondays: On the second Monday evening each month commencing at 7:00 pm, the Peniel UCW, Five Islands provides an avenue for fellowship and a means to serve the community. Come join and enjoy the companionship of other women.

Mondays: Gym classes at the Economy Recreation Center mornings from 9 to 10 and evenings 7 to 8.

Mondays: Tai Chi at the FPW Fire Hall, Port Greville, every Monday at 7pm.

Mondays: Weight Loss Group at Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 6:30 pm.

Mondays: Cards at the Diligent River Community Hall, every Monday at 7pm.

Mondays: Shuffleboard at Economy Recreation Centre at 7:00 pm.

Mondays: Parrsboro Citizens Band Rehearsal, 7 pm. Interested in joining contact Rob Bentley. Rehearsals at the hall

Mondays: Jazz Workshop at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm

Tuesdays: Exercises at the FPW Fire Hall, Port Greville, every Tuesday at 10 am.

Tuesdays: The King Street Strummers meet at 7:30pm. (For info contact Rob Bentley).

Tuesdays: Play Parrsboro Lions Club Bingo every Tuesday at 6 PM on cable 5 and now on the internet at: www.parrsborolionsbingo.ca

Tuesdays: Craft Group from the area meets at the Economy Recreation Centre from 10:00am to 2:00pm to work on various projects. Bring a lunch if you stay for the whole four hours.

Tuesdays: Colchester Stroke Club meets from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Douglas Recreation Center, 40 Douglas Street, Truro. All stroke survivors and volunteers are welcome. For more information please call Sheila at 902-893-2756 or Karen at 902-893-4759.

Tuesdays: Historical Flashbacks: Tea and Talk, 1 pm in the community library at Wentworth Learning Centre. Discuss Wentworth history rummaging through boxes of old photographs (yours and others). Transportation provided: need a ride to and from the library? Call 902-548-2076 and we will pick you up.

Tuesdays: Bass River Fire Brigade Toonie Draw 7pm at the Bass River Fire Hall. Tickets available along the shore. Visit: Facebook page: Bass River Fire Brigade Toonie Draw

Wednesdays: Debert Legion Weekly Chase the Ace. Tickets available at the Legion Friday to Wednesday, as well as stores in West Colchester. Ticket sales end at 8:00PM Draw at 8:15 PM. Don’t need to be present to win. Tickets $3.00 each.

Wednesdays: Debert Legion Crib, 7:30 pm each Wednesday. New teams welcome.

Wednesdays: Gym classes at Economy Recreation Center mornings from 9 to 10 and evenings 7 to 8.

Wednesdays: Debert Legion 7:30 pm Crib, bring a partner, new teams welcome

Wednesdays: Mens Choir Sectional rehearsals at the Hall, Parrsboro, 10 am

Wednesdays: Cards at Senior’s Centre, Five Islands, 7:30pm.

Wednesdays: Yoga with Margaret Davidson 6:30 pm at Lower Onslow Community Centre.

Wednesdays: Mid-Week Morning Beginner Yoga, 9:30-10:30am. Classes are downstairs at Cobequid United Church Hall, Masstown $10/class ($80 for a 10 class pass). Call Tanya at 902-814-2194

Thursdays: Bodacious Yoga every Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm, Cobequid United Church Hall. This class is suitable for all abilities. Lots of modifications offered. $10 drop-in fee (10 class pass $80) Call Tanya at 902-814-2194.

Thursdays: Grandparent’s Rights for Nova Scotia meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 2-4 pm at Sobey’s Community Room, Robie Street, Truro.

Thursdays: Bingo, Recreation Centre, Economy starting at 7:00 pm. Early Bird game at 6:45.

Thursdays: Canasta from 1 – 3 pm at the Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro. Both experienced and new learners are welcome.

Thursdays: Bingo, Wentworth Recreation Centre at 7pm.

Thursdays: Open Mic, Lower Onslow Community Centre. Doors open at 5:30, music starts at 6:30.  50/50, tea/coffee on the house, everyone welcome.

Thursdays: Gym classes at Economy Recreation Center - evenings 7 to 8

Thursdays: TriCounty Chase the Ace, Debert Legion, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. $3.00 / ticket. Don’t need to be there to win. Tickets available through the week at multiple locations. Jackpot averaging $600 increase each week. As of October 17, jackpot is $14,365.60.

Thursdays: Parrsboro Citizens’ Choir Rehearsal, 7 pm. Interested in joining contact David Towns

Fridays: Gym classes at Economy Recreation Center mornings from 9 to 10 and evenings 7 to 8.

Fridays: Debert Legion Darts, 7:30 pm each Friday. New players welcome

Fridays: Bingo at Five Islands Fire Brigade Hall, 7 p.m.

Fridays: Evening with the Brushes at Wentworth Learning Centre, 6:30 pm. Cost $40.

Saturdays: Chase the Ace supporting the Debert Legion and West Colchester Cobras Saturday's 2-4pm draw time 4:15pm must be there to win! $2 per ticket.

Saturdays: OPEN MIC at the Diligent River Community Hall, 7 pm, every other Saturday unless otherwise posted.

Sundays: At the Wentworth Recreation Centre, yoga is back from 3pm to 4:15pm with the exception of Oct 31st and Nov 7th. All levels welcomed and encouraged for fully vaccinated attendees; $15 per class. Please contact: Jen Schlitt @ 902-305-6010 or email Jen.Schlitt.rmt@gmail.com to make sure space is available on a "drop-in" basis. Jen’s next 5 week session for $55 starts Nov 21-Dec19th.

Sundays: Yoga with Ashley Fletcher at WCCS, Bass River, 6:30 PM. $10 Drop-in fee. Email ashleyfletcher@eastlink.ca or phone 902-986-2133

Sundays: Erskine Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Glenholme is meeting each Sunday at 10:30 AM and 1:30 PM.  Contact: Rev. John Shearouse - 902-876-1817. www.erskinearp.ca

1 & 3rd Thurs: Truro Toastmasters Club, Non-profit worldwide organization designed to help individuals improve public speaking and leadership skills. 6pm - 8pm. 36 Arthur Street, NSCC Campus, Forrester Hall, Room 335. Admission cost: Guests are welcome to drop in at no cost. Contact: Jann McFarlan, 902-890-9886.


Maurice Rees, Publisher
The Shoreline Journal
Box 41, Bass River, NS B0M 1B0
PH: 902-647-2968; Cell: 902-890-9850
E-mail: maurice@theshorelinejournal.com