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Regular Community Events 2019

Community Library: The Wentworth Learning Centre community library is open open weekdays from Mondays through to Thursdays 9am to 7pm; Fridays 9am to 9pm and Sundays 2pm to 7pm.

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

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

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

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

Tuesdays: Walk ‘n Roll program at the RECC on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30pm. Designed for people with mobility challenges and who use a mobility aide.  We have rollator walkers there for use if people do not have their own. Admission; Free. For information contact: Beckey Langille, OTRegNS(c), Geriatric Clinician, Senior’s Clinic 902-986-2609.

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

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: The Goodtime Seniors club dances are beginning their 39th year on Sept 11, 2018 to June 25, 2019. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thursdays: Debert Legion Chase the Ace draw 8:15PM. Tickets on sale at venues in West Colchester County Fri.- Wed, and at the legion 6:15- 8:00 PM. 42 cards left as on Nov.23/17.

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

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

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

Thursdays: Girl Guides, Sparks and Brownies, 5:30pm at Wentworth Learning Centre.

Fridays: Chase the Ace held at Wentworth Learning Centre at 9:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased at various places throughout the week, and at the centre 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm on Fridays.

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

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: 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.

Sundays: 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.

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: Afternoon of Live Music and Dancing,1:30 to 5:00 pm at the Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth. Fiddlers and many other musicians come from all over Nova Scotia to share their music. The beautiful rock maple hardwood floor is a favourite with the dancers. Donations accepted at the door. Shared lunch. 902-548-2301. Event held every last Sunday of the month except December.

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

Rehearsals for Parrsboro Citizens Band: Both the Improv Jazz Ensemble and the King Street Strummers are taking a summer vacation – lessons to resume after Labour Day weekend; If you are interested in either group, please contact Rob Bentley

Events by type:

Walk ‘n Talk is on Monday, Wednesday from 10:00 to 11:00 am. The Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth

Beginner Pickle Ball is on Monday and Wednesday from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm The Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth

Gentle Yoga is most Sunday’s at 4:30 pm. The Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth Contact Kaly at 902 410-0292 or Bella.yoga2019@gmail.com..  (Not on the last Sunday of the month)

Vinyasa Flow Yoga is on Tuesday at 6:30 pm. The Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth Contact Andrew at 902-986-1429.

Dancing to Live Music is every last Sunday of the month from 1:30 to 5:00 pm. The Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4, Wentworth


March 2019

Mar 28: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 PM. Doors open at 6:00PM for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each. Available at venues across West Colchester and at Legion Bar. Not necessary to be present to win.

Mar 29: Debert Legion Fri. Night Supper. Roast Beef, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 12. $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Mar 29: Debert Legion: Debert Mixed Dart League fun darts, 7:30PM $2.00 to play. Everyone welcome.

Mar 30: Baked Bean and Brown Bread Sale Great Village Legion. Includes 1 litre home baked beans and one loaf brown bread. Pick up only. To order, Lynn, 902-668-2740; Diane, 902-668-2380, or email: lynnmcmasters@hotmail.com. Pick up 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

Mar 31: Family/kids movie at the Hall, Parrsboro, 2 pm. Showing "Norm of the North, Keys to the Kingdom". Admission by donation or $10 / family. Sponsor: Parrsboro Band Assoc.


April 2019

Apr 3: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing: Don't Worry He Won't Get Far on Foot

Apr 5: Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm.

Apr 5: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 PM. Pan fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 12 $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Apr 6: Colchester County 4-H county-wide Rally will be at the South Colchester Academy.

Apr 6: 7th Annual "HubTown" Concert Fundraiser - "Classic Country Music Show" 7 PM Best Western Plus Glengarry, 150 Willow St., Truro, NS. Performing: Bill 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.

Apr 6: Chilli Cook Off & Beach Party at the Hall, Parrsboro, 5-8 pm. For details contact: Beth Peterkin 902-728-2144.

Apr 7: Music in the Kitchen will be held at the Peniel UInited Church, Five Islands, 7-9 pm. Donation at the door. Refreshments served.

Apr 9: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 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. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca  www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Apr 12: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 PM. Chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 12 $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Apr 13: Along the Shore Health Board Wellness Fair, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, West Colchester Consolidated School, Bass River, N.S. The Wellness Fair will help individuals and families who live Along the Shore more aware of programs and services available to them to support a healthier and more vibrant lifestyle. There will be over 25 exhibitors in attendance to answer questions and provide information on the services they offer within our communities. Free to Attend.  

Apr 13: The Debert Military Museum is having a beautiful breakfast, 8:30AM to 10:30AM at the Debert Legion. The menu will be: bacon, sausage, beans, pancakes with all the assorted fixings. Price: $9.00 for adults and $6.00 for children under 10 years of age.

Apr 13: 5/10k, 3C, 10:00am, Trenton Smelt Brook Trail at Parking lot to the right of Tim Horton’s , 13 Main St, Trenton. Contact: Lyn-Sue Wice 902-752-1963 Lunch to follow.

Apr 13: The 9th Bible Hill Winding River Op’ry Show, Bible Hill Fire Hall; 7:00pm. Local musicians sing songs of Op’ry Legends  – Jim Reeves, Gene Watson,  Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells.& more!!  Musicians include Murray Dawson; Dawn Moore, Butch McClellan; Jeannie Fraser; Andy Campbell; Walter Fanning and The O’Briens. Admission: $10. Wheelchair Accessible. Everyone welcome! Proceeds (after expenses, if any) to Truro Homeless Outreach Society.

Apr 13 & 14: Held over two days, Songs from the Heart Workshop with Steven Muise, Director of the men of the Deeps. For all the information go to www.thehall.ca. There wil be a concert at 2 pm on Sun. 14th. Open to the public. Admission: Donation to the hall appreciated.

Apr 17: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing "The Wife".

Apr 26: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Roast Beef, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 12 $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable. This will be the last Supper of the season. Restarting in September.

Apr 27: Roast Pork Supper at Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Includes: Rolls, Dessert, Tea & Coffee, Adults, $12.00; Children 12 and under $6.00

Apr 28: Matt Minglewood & Jeff Stapleton in Concert. Tickets $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Must be 19+to attend.

Apr 30: Masstown Community Association will meet, 7pm, in the restaurant part of the Masstown Market. All welcome.


May 2019

May 1: The Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park will host a service for the Holocaust Remembrance beginning at 7:30PM to remember the 6 million lost during WW2. Everyone is welcome, and a reception will follow at Victoria Hall.


May 7: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting (note date change), 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Program: Annual Mtg. & Desserts. Meeting open to guests & potential new members.
info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca and  www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca                                                                                                                                                 

May 26: The Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park will host a  service to celebrate the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers beginning at 10:30 am with the motorcycle parade followed by a full service at 11am. Everyone is invited and a reception will follow at the local school.

The Ace went and meeting regarding the next one hasn’t happened yet so I don’t have dates for that.


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