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

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: 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


June 2019

Jun 1: Plant, Bake and Book Sale from 9 am till noon at The Hall, Parrsboro. Tables for rent at $10 each. Call 902-701-8951 by Wednesday, May 29. The hall will be open Friday May 31 from 6-8 to accept your donations. Tickets will be sold on the Armillery, which will be drawn for on that day. Memberships will also be available.

Jun 2,9,16,23 & 30: Concerts in the park, Parrsboro for Charity, 7pm

Jun 5: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing "Vice".

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

Jun 7: Debert Legion: Cash Darts at 7:30 PM. $4.00 to play. Money paid out as prizes. Everyone welcome.

Jun 7: Concert with Ryan Willigar & Willow Street Station Band. Tickets on sale now.

8: Debert Legion: Twilla Barkhouse-Nadon Evening of Music. $15.00 at the door with a portion of it going to the Legion. Doors open at 6:00PM and show starting at 7:00.

Jun 8: Central Nova Volkssport Club, 5/10k, 1A, 10:00am,  New Glasgow Permanent Walk Sobey's parking lot, Aberdeen Mall, Sobey's parking lot, Aberdeen Mall  Contact  Heather McLeod  902-895-2592, All welcome.

Jun 8: FRIED FISH SUPPER, (Veggies, Dessert, Tea/Coffee), Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Price: $12:00 Adults; $6.00 Children under 12. Sponsored by Board of Stewards, Economy United Church

Jun 8: BOOK SAKE, Economy Recreation Centre, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Donation of books appreciated. Call Carole 647-2022.

Jun 8 & 9: Spring Plant Sale and Book Sale, Friends of the Garden, Dal/AC, June 8, 9-11 AM; June 9, 1-3 PM. Dal/AC Campus. Watch for signs to venue.

Jun 9: Parrsboro Film Festival event, 7:30 pm

Jun Jun 12: "Alzheimer Coffee Break" 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Come support this Alzheimer fundraiser with a small donation, get coffee and mingle with people at 32 Windsor Way, Truro.

Jun 12: TED Talk, 7:30 pm. Topic TBA

Jun 13: Debert Legion Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15PM. Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each, sold at venues across West Colchester and Debert Legion. Not necessary to be present to win

Jun 14: Debert Legion: Cash Darts at 7:30. $4.00 to play. Money paid out as prizes. Everyone welcome.

Jun 15: 1st SHOW & SHINE, Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 HWY 4 Wentworth, 8 AM-4 PM Admission $3.00. $8.00 Breakfast starts @ 8 AM, Canteen Open All Day. Poker Rally Registration 9 am-10 am  $10.00 per hand. Show & Shine On Ball Field until 4 PM, Join Us For A Day Of Fun. Information: 902 899 8583 or E-Mail: sandra.mayne@ns.sympatico.ca RAIN DATE June 16th, 2019

Jun 19: Movie Night at the Hall, 7:30 pm. Showing, "The Book Shop".

Jun 20: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 PM. Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each, sold at venues across West Colchester and Debert Legion. Not necessary to be present to win.

Jun 21: Debert Legion: Cash darts 7:30. $4.00 to play. Money paid out as prizes. Everyone welcome.

Jun 22: Debert Legion: Dance Country 9:00PM- 1:00AM.  Music by DJ Brandon Walsh.

Jun 22: Fundraiser car wash, (rain day scheduled for the 23rd), 9am -2pm, Wanda’s Bayview Wash, #13133 Highway #2 Central Onslow. All proceeds going towards Debert Family Field Days Association. BBQ & Raffle tickets for field day main prize will be available. 

Jun 22 & 23: Plein Air at the Hall. Watch for posters

Jun 27: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 PM. Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each. Sold at venues across West Colchester and Debert Legion. Not necessary to be present to win.

Jun 28 - 30: Classics by the Bay Festival. Watch for details.


July 2019

Jul 9: Masstown Community Association meets, 7 pm, at the restaurant part of the Masstown Market. All welcome.


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