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Regular Community Events 2018

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.

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.

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

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 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.

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: 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

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

Friday’s: 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.

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

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


September 2018

Sep 28: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Menu: Chicken, vegetables, desert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Children under 10 - $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Sep 28: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts  Stitch-in-Public Day, 10:00am - 3:00pm, MacQuarrie Maker Lab

Colchester-East Hants Public Library, Prince St., Truro, NS. Come see us at the library as we stitch our way through our national EAC Stitch-in-Public Day! info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Sep 29: Hike Nova Scotia and the Kenomee Trail Society present a guided hike on the Kenomee Canyon Trail in Economy on September 29 at 8:30 AM. You must pre-register at lexmclaughlin7@gmail.com. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.

Sep 29: Central Nova Volkssport Club. 5/10km 10:00am, 2A, Sackville, NB (Town Walk); 5/10km, 2:00 pm, Sackville,NB (Country Walk). Tourist Bureau, 34 Mallard Drive, Hwy 2, Exit 504, turn left to cross
overpass, left at traffic lights. Contact: George Woodburn 506-536-0057. All welcome.

Sep 29: Yard Sale, Book & Bake Tables, 9:00 am to 12 noon, Economy Recreation Centre. Donations of items and good used clothing appreciated. Ph: 902-647-2022. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.


October 2018

Oct 3: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:00pm. Showing Midnight in Paris (2011) – Comedy, Romance Rated PG. Cast: Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Kathy Bates, Corey Stoll, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Alison Pill and Michael Sheen      

Oct 4: SCANS classes begin at Douglas St. Rec. Centre Oct. 4, Oct. 9, and Oct. 10. The 3 courses this fall: The Science of Food; Getting Started with Writing, and Nature Conservation. For more information: www.thescans.org

Oct 5: Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:00pm. All acts welcome.

Oct 6: Bass River Fire Brigade annual fundraising auction at the fire hall. Canteen service available. The brigade is accepting donations. If you have something to donate contact a brigade member or call the fire hall.

Oct 9: Wentworth Fire Department annual fire prevention presentation at the Wentworth Learning Centre for the daycare and pop ups children.

Oct 9: Truro Presbyterial UCW Fall Rally will be held at Trinity United Church, Oxford. Registration: 9:30 to 10 am. Theme: "A Harvest Of Thanksgiving". Guest speakers: Lawry MacLeod, Habitat for Humanity; Paul Kittilsen, bee keeping; Helen Reid, Oxford Frozen Foods and Anne Lake, Berwick Camp. There will be a Book Display so plan to come and get some wonderful books, napkins, cards and more! Bring a bag lunch. Everyone welcome

Oct 13: Oktoberfest – Doors open at 8; Music from 8:30pm-Midnight. Dance the night away with The Elastic Big Band, age 19+; Cash Bar, Costumes encouraged, $10 per ticket

Oct 13: Roast Pork Supper, 4:00-5:30pm, Shubenacadie United Church, 2869 Highway 2, Shubenacadie. Adults $12.00, Children 6-12- $6.00, Children under 5 Free. Contact Nancy 902-758-2360. Take-outs available/wheelchair accessible

Oct 14: Open Mic at Five Islands Fire Hall, 6 pm. Everyone welcome.

Oct 14: Music in the kitchen at Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Free will offering at the door. Refreshments. Anyone wanting to perform call Dorothy, 902-254-3759, or E-mail: davison@hotmail.com one week before. Sponsored by UCW.

Oct 17: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30pm. Showing Viceroy’s House (2017) – Drama, Biography   Rated PG. Cast: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville, Manish Dayal, Simon Callow, Om Puri and Lily Travers

Oct 19: Open Mic at the Hall, Pasrrsboro, 7:00pm. All acts welcome.

Oct 20: Pork Supper at Five Islands Fire Hall. Doors open at 4:00 pm.

Oct 21: Concert Series at The Hall – starts at 8:00 pm. Ryan Cook’s Tribute to Hank Williams

Oct 26: Truro Spooks & Ghouls 6:00pm. 10km, 1A. Superstore Parking Lot near gas bar, Elm Street, Truro. Contact Gail Brown 902-899-6575

Oct 26 to Oct 28: It’s the 8th Annual Parrsboro Film Festival. For all the event’s details be sure to "Like" and follow their FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ParrsboroFilmFestival/

Oct 27: Halloween dance is planned at Five Islands Fire Hall. Band "Three of a Kind".

Oct 27: Great Village Fire Brigade annual fundraiser auction at the fire hall. If you have something to donate call the firehall at (902) 668-2784 and leave a message. A volunteer would be happy to make arrangements with you for pick up. You can also fax us at (902) 668-2115. Canteen service available.


November 2018

Nov 3: Wentworth Volunteer Fire Department annual Banquet.


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