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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 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: Mid-Week Morning Yoga -9:30-10:30 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 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.

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: 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.

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: Masstown Coffee House - 2nd Friday every month, 7-9pm, downstairs at Cobequid United. July 12th Coffee House - Trivia Night - Pre-register teams of 4 at 1artsynerd@gmail.com Cost is $20 per team. 

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


July 2019

Jul 28: Band Day and Bar-b-que at the bandstand Parrsboro, 12-5 pm.

Jul 31: Movie night at the Hall, 7:30. Showing: TBA


August 2019

Aug 1-3: Age of Sail Museum, Port Greville - 25TH Celebration – Cake & Free Admission, Music, displays, special events etc. August 1st events will start at 1:30 pm with a few dignitaries and people involved from the beginning of the museum and a reception. On August 2en and 3rd, free admission and music will continue. (More information to come).

Aug. 2: Mike Murley Trio at the Hall, Parrsboro, 8 pm. Tickets $25.

Aug 3: Car Show, Barbeque and Strawberry Shortcake, Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Starts at 10:00 am.

Aug. 4: Concert in the Park, Parrsboro, 7 pm. Dilly Mac Farlane & The Bandstanders.

Aug. 7: Movie Night at the Hall, 7:30 pm. Showing, Meditation Park.

Aug 9: Masstown Coffee House, Open Mic/Jam Session, 7-9pm. This event occurs the 2nd Friday of every month downstairs at Cobequid United Church hall, Masstown. Want to share your talent? Call Tanya 902-814-2194.

Aug 11: Roy Island Walk, 5/10k, 1C. 10:00 am, Melmerby Beach at last parking lot, Hwy 104, Exit 27A, Rte 289, 16 km to beach. Contact: Lyn-Sue Wice, NOTE: Day Picnic lunch/swim to follow.

Aug. 11: Concert in the Park, Parrsboro, 7 pm. Upshore, Downshore, Knot Sure.

Aug. 14: TED Talk, at the Hall, 7 pm. "How to have Better Political Conversations"

Aug. 16: Bernie Burke Memorial Golf Tournament, (Final Year). For information: brendawheaton@gmail.com or Patricia.burke.parrsboro@gmail.com

Aug 17: Blueberry Festival Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4:00-6:00 pm. Variety of Salads, baked beans, blueberry desserts. Adults, $12, children under 12, $6. Take outs available. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards.

Aug. 18: Concert in the Park, Parrsboro, 7 pm. Elastic Big Band

Aug. 18: Parrsboro Film Festival Film at the Hall, 8 pm.

Aug. 21: Movie Night at the Hall, 7:30 pm. Showing, "The Mule".

Aug. 25: Final Concert in the Park for the Summer, Parrsboro, 7 pm, Crystal Taylor.

Aug. 28: "Coffee, Creativity, and Conversation"- Every Wednesday from 1-3pm. Downstairs at Cobequid United Church, Masstown - Free to attend. Everyone welcome! Bring along a creative project to work on while you socialize with your neighbours! Coffee, tea, iced tea, and yummy snacks will be available for sale. Call Tanya 902-814-2194.

Aug 29: Bodacious Yoga, Thursday classes begin, 6-7pm. Lots of modifications offered. Downstairs at Cobequid United Church, Masstown. $10/class ($80 for a 10 class pass). Call Tanya 902-814-2194


September 2019

Sept. 5: Yoga Shared Inspired Class, 7:30-8pm. Cobequid United Church Hall, Masstown - 30 minute Intermediate class blending traditional yoga poses and High-Intensity Interval Training. $7.50 per class, (10 class pass-$65). Call Tanya 902-814-2194.

Sept. 6: BREEZE & WILSON, in concert. Old Barns United Church, Old Barns presents the duo "BREEZE & WILSON", who are travelling Nova Scotia, all the way from the UK. Doors open at 6:30 pm, Concert at 7:00 pm. Advance tickets $20 or $25 at the door. To pre-book contact Reg – call or text, 902-899-9721, or rlhenderson8@hotmail.com

Sept 12: Rotary House Challenge, 18th Annual CCWF Gold Classic. 18 holes of golf; scramble format; 1:00 pm shotgun start. Lots of draws, contests and laughts. To register: 902-893-4799.

Sept 13: September "Masstown Coffee House", 7-9pm. Downstairs at Cobequid United Church, Masstown - Free admission. Trivia Night. Teams of 4 will compete for prizes! Call Tanya at 902-814-2194 to register your team.


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