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Regular Community Events 2017

Monday’s: 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.

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

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

Monday’s: Weight Loss Group at Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 6:30 pm.

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

Monday’s: Card Party join us to play 45’s at Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Monday’s: Shuffleboard at Economy Recreation Centre at 7:00 pm.

Monday’s: Parrsboro Citizens Band Rehearsal, 7 pm. Interested in joining contact Rob Bentley.

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

Tuesday’s: Band Rehearsals at Parrsboro Band Hall, 7:30pm (for info contact Rob Bentley).

Tuesday’s: TOPS NS 5261 at Portaupique Riverside Community Hall, 10 am. Everyone is welcome. Your first visit is Free.

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

Tuesday's: 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: The Goodtime Seniors club dances are beginning their 38th year on Sept 12, 2017 to June 26, 2018. Held at The Truro Legion on Brunswick St from 7:30 to 10:30 Admission $7. Shared lunch and 50/50 tickets, a live 5-piece band playing waltz quadrilles, round waltz, polka, fox-trot, jive and country/modern songs.

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: Wentworth Learning Centre hosts Maggie's Place-Pop Up at 9 am. This is a weekly two hour outreach pre-school play group for parents/caretakers and their children aged up to six years. No registration is required. Free of charge.

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.

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.

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

Wednesday’s: Debert Legion Weekly Crib every Wednesday. Play starts 7:30 sharp. Bring a partner and come out and play. Everyone welcome.

Wednesday’s: TOPS NS 4623 at Bass River Fire Hall, 1pm. Information call: 902-647-2925.

Wednesday’s: Venipuncture Clinic (Blood Collection), Medical Centre, Bass River, 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Nurse Lynn Swan, RN.

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

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

Thursdays: Open Mic with Wayne Elliot, 6:30 pm at Lower Onslow Community Centre

Thursday’s: 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.

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

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

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.

Thursday’s: It’s a Bingo evening session at Wentworth Recreation Centre.

Thursday’s: Gym classes at Economy Recreation Center - evenings 7 to 8

Thursday’s: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Tatamagouche on Thursdays. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

Friday’s: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Springhill on Fri for Tap and Jazz. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

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

Friday’s: Bingo at Five Islands Fire Brigade Hall, 7 p.m.

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

Saturday’s: 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.

Saturday’s: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Springhill on Saturday mornings for Ballet. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

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

Sunday’s: Jamboree and Open Mic held the second Sunday of the month at Wentworth Learning Centre, 2 pm to 5 pm. Enjoy an afternoon of old-time country music. All are welcome to play a tune. Sign up at the door.

Sunday’s: Sunday Music Afternoon, last Sunday of every month, except December, at Wentworth Community Centre, 1 pm to 5 pm. Music starts at 1:30 pm.

Sunday’s: Concerts in the Park every Sunday during the summer month. Starts at 7:00pm

1 & 3rd Thurs: Elastic Big Band rehearses at the Band Hall, 7 pm. (Contact Michael Fuller)

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.

2nd and 4th Thurs: Parrsboro Citizens’ Choir Rehearsal, 7 pm. Interested in joining contact David Towns

1st and 3rd Sunday: Music by Ray Savoie and Friends in Great Village at the Legion, 2 P.M. till 4 P.M.  Free tea, coffee and donuts.$5.00 at the door and 50 / 50 draw with all proceeds for the Legion.


November 2017

Nov 2: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.

Nov 2: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Chase the Ace Draw, 8:15 PM.

Nov 3: Friday Night Supper, Debert Legion, 4:30-6:00. Chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea and coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 10, $5.00. Take outs available Wheelchair accessible. Come out and meet your friends.

Nov 4: Central Nova Volkssport Club, 5/10km, 2A, Debert Woods & Cemetery, Hwy 102, Exit 13 to Debert.Turn right. 10:00am. Meet in parking lot opposite Tim Horton’s. Information: Patti Sowinski, 902-895-6123. All welcome.

Nov 4: Craft Sale at Great Village School Gym. Free Admission. Many new and returning crafters. We are full to capacity and getting excited. Knitting, sewing, quilting, leather work, wood work, baking, painting and much more. The Happy Wombat will be there serving a delicious lunch. 

Nov 4: Londonderry Hunter's breakfast at Londonderry Community Centre, 8am-11am.  Breakfast consists of 2 eggs, bacon, ham, toast, home fries, pancakes and a coffee/tea/juice for $10. Senior/children portions available for $7.

Nov 4: Nine Mile River Trail Hike. Hike Nova Scotia and the Chebucto Hiking Club present a guided hike on the Nine Mile River Trail in Lower Nine Mile River, 9:45 am. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.

Nov 4: Cut off date for Debert Royal Canadian Legion Dinner. Tickets $10.00. Information at 902-957- 3008.

Nov 4:, Annual Roast Chicken Supper, 4:30-6pm at FPW Firehall Hwy 209, Port Greville  Lots of side! $12.00; under 12 $6.00. Proceeds to the Age of Sail Museum

Nov 5: 5th Annual "Highland Salute to Veterans" Concert presented by: Truro Concert Band, Black Watch Association (Atlantic) Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Pipes and Drums and Truro Novatones, 3:30 PM at Royal Canadian Legion Hall, Brunswick St., Truro. Veterans, spouses/caregivers are invited to attend free of charge. Others with a suggested $10 donation to the Poppy Fund.

Nov 5: Debert Legion Church Parade at Debert United Church.

Nov 5: Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Trail Hike. Hike Nova Scotia and the Village of Bible Hill present a guided night hike on the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus Trail in Bible Hill, 7 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.

Nov 5: Sunday afternoon coffee house with the Gospelettes at Peniel United Church, Five Islands from 3:00-4:00 pm. Free will offering at the door. Refreshments to be served. Sponsored by the Peniel UCW.

Nov 5: Spencer`s Island Craft and Farmers Market Christmas Sale, at the Spencer's Island Community Hall, 69 Beach Road, 1 pm - 4 pm. Great gifts for the whole family: Come early; with every purchase you receive a ticket which gets deposited into the Christmas box for a draw that takes place the same day at 3 pm.  The prize is a large gift basket with a variety of the vendor's products in it. 

Nov 5: Adult Night Hike, Bible Hill Recreation Park Trailhead. Register at Village of Bible Hill - 902–893-8083

Nov 7: Masstown Community Association meeting 7pm, in the restaurant part of the Masstown Market. Everyone Welcome!

Nov 9: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.

Nov 9: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Chase the Ace Draw, 8:15 PM.

Nov 9: Ladies’ Continental Breakfast, 9:30-11:30 AM, Bible Hill Fire Hall. Admission $5. Peter Surette – Remembering Veterans and Pat Donkin – "All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go". Please call Carol 902-895-0136.

Nov 10: No Debert Legion Supper this week due to November 11th Remembrance Day meal at the legion.

Nov 11: Londonderry Hunter's breakfast at Londonderry Community Centre, 8am-11am.  Breakfast consists of 2 eggs, bacon, ham, toast, home fries, pancakes and a coffee/tea/juice for $10. Senior/children portions available for $7.

Nov 11: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Dinner Tickets $10.00 available at bar Oct.18/17 with cut off date Nov.4/17 Information at 902 957 3008. Please be seated by 4:45PM. Church Parade to be held at Debert United Church on Nov. 5/17

Nov 14: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts, 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. "Because You Count" of Moncton, NB Trunk Show & Sale. Meeting open to guests & potential new members.  info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca   www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Nov 14: Debert Royal Canadian Legion Executive Meeting, 7:30 PM 

Nov 15: Lead With Your Heart Mental Wellness peer support group, 7 pm First United Church's Memorial Hall at Lorne and Queen, Lead With Your Heart will be hosting a 'participant driven talking circle'. Coffee is available. All are welcome!

Nov 16: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Chase the Ace Draw, 8:15 PM.

Nov 16: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.

Nov 16: Senior Social, 4–6PM at Bible Hill Village Hall, Dancing, music and a light lunch. No RSVP required

Nov 17: Friday Night Supper, Debert Legion, 4:30-6:00. Roast beef, vegetables, dessert, tea and coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 10, $5.00. Take outs available Wheelchair accessible. Come out and meet your friends.

Nov 17: Debert Royal Canadian Legion Darts, 7:30 PM. $2.00 to play. Everyone welcome.

Nov 18: Londonderry Hunter's breakfast at Londonderry Community Centre, 8am-11am.  Breakfast consists of 2 eggs, bacon, ham, toast, home fries, pancakes and a coffee/tea/juice for $10. Senior/children portions available for $7.

Nov 18: Music Jamboree at Bible Hill Village Hall, 7–9pm. Performance by local musicians. Call 902-893-8083 for details.

Nov 18: Debert & Area Community Association monthly Kitchen Party at their hall on Plains Road (formerly King George Lodge, Debert). Come on out and enjoy the music on the 3rd Saturday of the month, beginning at 1PM.

Nov 18: Benefit Dance & Silent Auction for Jeff Davis and family at the Debert Legion with "Nowhere Road" playing from 7pm to 1am. Private cash donations and silent auction donations can be given to Nick Beaton 902-957-0781 or Trevor Lynds 902-890-4985. Anyone wishing to volunteer or help out in anyway please contact Nick or Trevor.

Nov 18: Chowder Luncheon at Economy Recreation Centre, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm., Adults $8.00; children under 12, $4.00. Fish Chowder or Corn Chowder, Dessert, Tea & Coffee. Take-out available. Bake Table, White Elephant Table. Sponsored by Board of Stewards, Economy United Church

Nov 19: Port Greville Tea & Sale, 1-4pm FPW Firehall on Hwy 209, Port Greville. $5.00   Benefits Grace United Church, Trinity Anglican Church and Age of Sail Museum.

Nov 23: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.

Nov 23: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Chase the Ace Draw, 8:15 PM.

Nov 24: Debert Royal Canadian Legion Darts, 7:30 PM. $2.00 to play. Everyone welcome.

Nov 24: Friday Night Supper, Debert Legion, 4:30-6:00. Pan fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea and coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 10, $5.00. Take outs available Wheelchair accessible. Come out and meet your friends.

Nov 25: Londonderry Hunter's breakfast at Londonderry Community Centre, 8am-11am.  Breakfast consists of 2 eggs, bacon, ham, toast, home fries, pancakes and a coffee/tea/juice for $10. Senior/children portions available for $7.

Nov 25: Downshore Market Christmas Sale, located on Mill Street in Advocate Harbor, 9 am- 12 noon.  
Bring the family, shop and join us for some Christmas spirit. We have a sit down breakfast area to enjoy organic fair trade coffee served with special breakfast treats. Bring your friends, relax and find gifts such as Christmas baking, jams, jellies, hand sewn items, knitting for adults and children, handmade knives for hunting and such for the men in the family,  honey and beeswax products, personalized items and more. Information: Alley Squire, 902-348-2089.

Nov 28: Debert Royal Canadian Legion General Meeting. All members urged to attend and offer input for decision making, 8:00 PM.

Nov 30: Debert Royal Canadian Legion - Chase the Ace Draw, 8:15 PM.

Nov 30: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.


December 2017

Dec 2: Londonderry Hunter's breakfast at Londonderry Community Centre, 8am-11am.  Breakfast consists of 2 eggs, bacon, ham, toast, home fries, pancakes and a coffee/tea/juice for $10. Senior/children portions available for $7.

Dec 3: Centerpiece workshop at Bible Hill Village Hall, $10 - Bring snips and gloves if possible

Register at (902) 893-8083.

Dec 7: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.

Dec 14: St. David’s Auction 45’s 1:00pm-3:30pm at Bible Hill Village Hall. $5 to play, Tea and cookies provided.


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