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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 38th year on Sept 12, 2017 to June 26, 2018. 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: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Springhill on Saturday mornings for Ballet. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

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: Basic Beginner Yoga with Ashley Fletcher at WCCS, Bass River, 7PM. $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

1st and 3rd Sunday: Music by Ray Savoie and Friends in Great Village at the Legion, 2 P.M. till 4 P.M.  Free tea, coffee and donuts, $5.00 at the door and 50/50 draw with all proceeds for the Legion. (NOTE: No music on April 1st, Easter Sunday, only on April 15th for this month).


March 2018

Mar 29: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw at Debert Legion 8:15P.M.. Tickets on sale at venues in West Colchester and Debert Legion until 8:00P.M. $3.00 each. Building jackpot. Doors open at 6:00P.M.


April 2018

Apr 4: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30pm. Showing: The Shape of Water (2017) – Fantasy, Drama, Romance Rated PG, Cast:  Doug Jones, Michael Stuhlbarg, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Lauren Lee Smith and Sally Hawkins. This is a must-see film since it won "Best Picture" at the 2018 Academy Awards PLUS Best Musical Score, Best Production Design and Best Director**       

Apr 6: Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:00pm, all acts welcome!

Apr 7: 6th ANNUAL CONCERT Fundraiser "Classic Country Music Show" at the Best Western Plus Glengarry, Truro. Enjoy an evening of Classic Country Music with Robert Bouchard NSCMHF Inductee 2014; Bill & Mike Elliott, Economy and Jim & Denise White, West Branch. Everyone Welcome! Show starts 7:30 PM Doors open 6:30 PM $15 at door.  Advance Tickets $13 at Mingo's Music, Truro. Proceeds after expenses donated to the NSCMHF. Questions: Dianne/Ron 902-897-9653.

Apr 7: Fund Raising Breakfast for Debert Military Museum to be held at the Debert Legion, 8 am - 10:30 am. Adults, $10.00; Under 10, $6.00.  Menu - Scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage or bacon, baked beans, tea, coffee and juice. For more information phone Gail at 902-662-2194, Irene at 903-662-2863 or Sue at 902-662-3875 or email debertmuseum@outlook.com  

Apr 7: The 5th "Winding River Op’ry Show", Bible Hill Community Hall, 67 Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Wheelchair Accessible. Everyone welcome! $10 at Door. Show starts 7:00 pm, Doors open 6:30 pm  Musicians sing songs of Op’ry Stars such as – Kitty Wells, Gene Watson, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Jeannie Pruett, Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Snow, John Prine & more! Musicians are: Audrey Murray, Robert Stone, Andy Campbell, Blaine Brown, Wayne Elliott, Marlyn Spencer, Martha Webb, Gary Webb, Carol Hoegg, Bruce Hoegg and The O'Brien's. Questions 902-897-9653  Proceeds (after expenses) to Truro Homeless Outreach Society.

Apr 8: Family Film Fun at The Hall, 2:00pm, Showing: Ferdinand (2017) – Fantasy, Adventure. Doors open at 1:30pm and the canteen closes at 2pm so get there early to get your snacks; Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Apr 10: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Member Program: Net Lace Darning. Meeting open to guests & potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Apr 14: Bottle drive at Victoria Hall, Bass River. Drop off at hall that morning or call or text 902-890-9675 for pick up. Inclement weather date for April 21st

Apr 18: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30pm. Showing: The Glass Castle (2017) – Drama, Biography. Rated PG. Cast: Brie Larson, Naomi Watts, Woody Harrelson, Max Greenfield, Sarah Snook, Iain Armitage and Dominic Bogart.

Apr 20: Fri. Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:00pm, all acts welcome!

Apr 21: Central Nova Volkssport Club 1A, 5/10km walk, New Glasgow Permanent Walk, 2:pm. Sobeys Parking Lot, Aberdeen Mall, Hwy 104, Exit 25, left on East River Road. Lyn SueWice 902-752-1963, all welcome.

Apr 21: Roast Pork Supper, Rolls, Dessert, Tea, Coffee, Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 to 6:00 pm. $10.00 Adults; $5.00 Children 12 and Under. Take Outs Available. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.

Apr 22: Music in the Kitchen, at Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 7:00-9:00 pm. Donation at the door. Refreshments served. Anyone who would like to perform please contact Dorothy Carson, 902-254-3759, or email: dcarson@hotmail.com one week before the event. Sponsored by UCW.


May 2018

Village Follies Dinner Theatre Performances 7:00 PM, May 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, and 12th and a matinee on Sunday, May 6th at 4:00 PM. Includes three course meal at the Debert Legion. Tickets are just $35 each. To order tickets phone 902-986-1710.


June 2018

Jun 11: Graham Nichols and Jerry Legere, two extremely talented folk/roots country musicians from Ontario, in concert 7 pm. They are extremely excited to have Victoria Hall as one of their venues on their Maritime tour.

Jun 17: Father’s Day concert with Matt Minglewood, 2pm at Victoria Hall, Bass River. Get your tickets early for a great concert.


July 2018

Jul: The Secrets are returning to Victoria Hall, Bass River in July. Watch for posters and check Facebook for updates.


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