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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: Bodacious Yoga Class- 6 to 7pm- Every Monday until August 19th at Masstown United Church $10/class This class is designed for everyone from the voluptuous to the folks with cranky knees and backs, to those who want to try yoga but just aren't sure how to get started. Come be you; be beautiful; be Bodacious!!!! Contact Tanya at The Artsy Nerd Holistic Relaxation Company 902-814-2194

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 Great Village Legion, 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 40th year on Sept 29, 2019 to June 30, 2020. 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: Mid-Week Morning Yoga, 9:00-10:00 am every Wednesday at Masstown United Church. $10 drop in or 10 class pass for $80. Contact Tanya at The Artsy Nerd Holistic Relaxation Company 902-814-2194

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

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.

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: BINGO Every Thursday Night @ 7 PM, Wentworth Recreation Centre 13752 HWY 4. Regular Game, Jackpot, Toonie Number. Come out and enjoy the evening

Thursdays: Beginning Thursday, September 5th, and every Thursday, Open  Mic at the Lower Onslow Community Centre. Doors open at 5:30 music at 6:30. 50/50, donations at the door, coffee/tea on the house, everyone welcome.

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

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.

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.

Fridays: Darts, Debert Legion, 7:30 pm, $3 / player.

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


October 2019

Oct 30: Debert Legion: Wednesday Crib 7:30 pm, Come out and enjoy an evening of cards.

Oct 31: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw rescheduled to Saturday Nov.2/19 2:00-4:00PM.


November 2019

Nov 1: Debert Legion: Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 Roast pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 10 $5.00. Take outs available, Wheelchair friendly.

Nov 1: Open Mic at The Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm

Nov 2: Classic Casserole Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4:00-6:00 pm. Adults, $12.00; 12 and under, $6.00; Take-outs available, Sponsored by Board of Stewards.

Nov 2: Christmas Craft Sale. We are currently looking for vendors for our upcoming Craft Sale in Great Village. Tables are $15. Canteen on site. Free admission. Contact: Heather MacKay 902-668-2501.

Nov 2: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Nov 3: Spencer’s Island Christmas Market, 1pm-4pm, Spencer’s Island Community Hall - 69 Beach Road, Spencer’s Island, NS. Wheelchair accessible, hot mulled cider at the door. Start your Christmas craft season off right at this Annual Holiday Market featuring many vendors.

Nov 6: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing, "The Public".

Nov 9: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Nov 10: Poetry Reading, Four Points Community Hall, Latties Brook, Rt 236 (between Maitland and Kennetcook), 2-4 pm. Come  relax; read  your  own   or  someone elses  or  just  listen. Free will offering  for  the  hall up keep. Light  lunch  served.

Nov 11: Remembrance Day Services will be held commencing at 10:45AM at The Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park 5653 Highway #2 Bass River Nova Scotia. Natural Bough wreaths will be laid in Memory and in Honour of those who served or continue to serve. This year the 75th Anniversary of D-Day will be commemorated as well as the service of non-combatants in war. To order a natural bough wreath please call 902-647-2478 by Tuesday November 5th. Cost is $25.00.

Nov 12: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm, Truro Fire Hall community room. Member Program: Seminar Nametags. Meeting open to guests and potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Nov 15: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Pan fried haddock, vegetables, desert, tea / coffee. $10 / plate, children 10 and under $5. Take out available, wheelchair accessible.

Nov 15: Open Mic at The Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm

Nov 16: Central Nova Volkssport Club, 5k, 3C 10:00 am, Victoria Park. Meet at Sobey's, 985 Prince Street parking area near corner Prince & Walker, Contact: Ibel Scammell, 902-895-8445

Nov 16: 29th Annual Wentworth Community Craft Fair, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. $3 gives you access to all five Wentworth locations.  Contact Barb Palmer at wentworth.crafts@gmail.com or 902-897-8372 for further information.


Nov 16: Central Nova Volkssport Club, 5k, 2B, 2:00 pm, Bible Hill. Meet at Sobey's, 985 Prince Street parking area. Contact: Ibel Scammell, 902-895-8445.

Nov 16: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Nov 20: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing, "Wild Rose".

Nov 22: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Roast chicken, vegetables, desert, tea / coffee. $10 / plate, children 10 and under $5. Take out available, wheelchair accessible.

Nov 23: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Nov 27: Book Signing & Talk by Sherri Fitch. She will also have books for sale.

Nov 28: J P Cormier and Dave Gunning Concert, 8 pm. SOLD OUT

Nov 29: Free Family Movie, 7 pm after Tree Lighting. Canteen will be open to purchase snacks.

Nov 29: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper, 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Roast pork, vegetables, desert, tea / coffee.  $10 / plate, children 10 and under $5. Take out available, wheelchair accessible.

Nov 30: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Nov 30: Debert Military Museum silent auction at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 106, Debert. Doors open at 2:00PM.


December 2019

Dec 2: Annual Christmas Dinner for Wheels to Meals program in Great Village, 12 noon, at the Great Village Legion. Catering, cooking and serving will be provided by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Great Village Volunteer Fire Brigade with all food expenses for the event sponsored by the Shoreline Journal. Admission, $10.00 with all proceeds going to the brigade auxiliary. Additional donations accepted for the Legion building fund.

Dec 7: Hunters’ Breakfasts, Londonderry Community Centre. 8 to 11 am. Prices range from $8 to $12, also a $5 pancake plate. Each meal includes juice, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.


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