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Shoreline Community Events 2020


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Regular Community Events 2020

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. Rehearsals at the hall

Mondays: Jazz Workshop at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm

Mondays: Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4 - variety of activities: Walk ‘n Talk, 10:00 am to 11:00 am; Beginner Pickleball, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, $2 and Cards, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Tuesdays: Advanced Pickleball, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, $2, Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4.

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: 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: Debert Legion Crib, 7:30 pm each Wednesday. New teams welcome.

Wednesdays: Gym classes at Economy Recreation Center mornings from 9 to 10 and evenings 7 to 8.

Wednesdays: Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4 - variety of activities: Walk ‘n Talk, 10:00 am to 11:00 am; Beginner Pickleball, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, $2 and Cards, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

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: Mens Choir Sectional rehearsals at the Hall, Parrsboro, 10 am

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.

Thursdays: Parrsboro Citizens’ Choir Rehearsal, 7 pm. Interested in joining contact David Towns

Thursdays: Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4 - Advanced Pickleball, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, $2 and Bingo, 7:00 pm.

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: Debert Legion Darts, 7:30 pm each Friday. New players welcome

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.

Saturdays: Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4 - Family Pickleball, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, $2 and Advanced Pickleball, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, $2.

Sundays: Yoga with Margaretta Sander, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, $10, Wentworth Recreation Centre, 13752 Highway 4

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.

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


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


April 2020

Apr 3: Colchester Community Workshops (CCW) Campaign fundraiser, arranged by CCW staff, at the Engine Room, from 7pm-11pm. Live entertainment; 50/50 draw and a silent auction. Silent auction donations contact: Victoria at 902-893-7228, ext. 102. 

Apr 14: CANCELLED - Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Program: TBA. Meeting open to guests and potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca     www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Apr 18: CANCELLED - Wellness Fair, sponsored by the Along the Shore Health board will be held at WCCS, Bass River, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Attendance and booth space is Free. Information contact Amanda Moore, coordinator, AmandaM.Moore@nshealth.ca

Apr 18: Central Nova Volkssport Club, 10:00am, 1B, 5/10k, Londonderry Memorial Park, 1776 Station Rd, Londonderry Take exit 10 Hwy 104. Contact Gail Brown 902-899-6575

Apr 19: Music in the Kitchen, Peniel United Church. Five Islands, from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Donations at the door, refreshments served. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards.

Apr 20: Masstown Cemetery Annual Meeting at Masstown Church 6:30pm. All Welcome!


May 2020

May 2: Roast Pork Supper, Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Rolls, Dessert, Tea & Coffee. $12.00 Adults, $6.00 Children 12 and Under. Take Outs Available. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church

May 9: CANCELLED - 10th Annual Shoreline Journal 90th Birthday Party at Economy Recreation Centre. New invitees who will be 90 in 2020 or over 90 and are residents of the shore or lived there previously need to be pre-registered. Contact: Maurice Rees, publisher, 902-647-2968 or E-mail: maurice@theshorelinejournal.com

May 12: CANCELLED - Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm at Truro Fire Hall community room. Program: TBA. Meeting open to guests and potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

May 31: Bass River Victoria Hall Concert series – the second Concert fiddler and step-dancer, Kelli Trottier, 7pm. $20. Anyone wishing to rent the hall for an event contact Wendy at 902-647-2720 


June 2020

Jun 5: Clint Black in concert at Rath Eastlink Community Centre at 7:30 pm, doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets starting as low as $55.75.  All Ages Bowl (Floor 19+) Tickets can be purchased online at ticketpro.ca or by phone 1 888-311-9090.


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