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Shoreline Community Events 2017


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Regular Community Events 2017

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.

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 held every Tuesday from Sept .13, 2016 to June 27, 2017, at the Truro Legion on Brunswick St. from 7:30 to 10:30. Admission $6, shared lunch, 50/50 ticket sales. A live 5-piece band for waltz quadrille, round waltz, polka, fox-trot, jive and up to date country singing.

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.

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

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: 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.

Thursday’s: Open Mic at the Lower Onslow Community Centre, 6:30 p.m., doors open at 5:30, beginning on September 29th, every Thursday. tea/coffee on the house, 50/50, 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: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Tatamagouche on Thursdays. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

Friday’s: Show Case Dance Studio has classes in Springhill on Fri for Tap and Jazz. Mr.Neil Prokop (National Ballet Instructor) teaching. Call 902-899-4115 for more details.

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: Concerts in the Park every Sunday during the summer month. Starts at 7:00pm

1 & 3rd Thurs: Elastic Big Band rehearses at the Band Hall, 7 pm. (Contact Michael Fuller)

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

2nd & 4th Sunday: Open Mic in Great Village at the Legion, 1pm till 4pm. Free tea, coffee and donuts. Free-will donation at the door and 50/50 draw with all proceeds for the Legion. .


July 2017

Jul 1: Celebrate Canada Day in Great Village at the Faith Baptist Church Field, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children’s Parade from Great Village Elementary to FBC Field,10 a.m. Show & Shine car show – all makes and models welcome. Come and enjoy local talent, food, games, vendors and birthday cake. Limited seating – bring a folding chair. Service Dogs only please. Profits and donations to the Great Village Legion Branch 72 Building Fund.

July 2: Concerts in the Park, Parrsboro, 7:00 pm. Every Sunday (except July 23).

July 5: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30pm. Showing: Jackie (2016) Biography, Drama, Rated PG. Starring: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, John Hurt, John Carroll Lynch, Richard E. Grant and Max Casella

July 5: Annual Strawberry Salad Supper at the Debert Fire Hall from 4:30 – 6pm at the Debert Fire Hall. This supper is a pastoral charge supper and helps with such things as maintaining Church manse. Cost is Adults $12 and children under 12 $6 Everyone Welcome!

July 8 & 9: 75 Mile Yard sale along Highway #2 from Mingo’s Corner to Parrsboro. Community Groups and individuals should start preparing for the gigantic event. Those interested in partnering with the organizers should contact Clair Peers, 902-897-5951.

July 9: Concerts in the Park, Parrsboro, 7:00 pm. Every Sunday (except July 23)

July 14: Central Nova Volkssport Club. 6/14km, 1B, Pictou Island. Pictou Island Ferry, Hwy 106 to end, ferry terminal to right of PEI ferry. 9:00am. Wanda Woolaver 902-895-6932.

July 15: Strawberry & Ham  Salad Supper, Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Adults $10.00; Children 12 & under $5.00. Sponsored by The Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.

July 16: Concerts in the Park, Parrsboro, 7:00 pm. Every Sunday (except July 23)

July 18: Masstown Community Association next meeting, 7pm, at the Masstown Market – restaurant side. Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting.

July 19: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30pm. Showing: United Kingdom (2016) Biography, Romantic Drama, Rated PG. Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Jack Davenport, Tom Felton,

Laura Carmichael, Terry Pheto and Jessica Oyelowo.

July 23: It’s Parrsboro’s Annual Band Day from noon to 4:00pm – Bandstand. If inclement weather, the event will be held at The Hall.

July 30: Concerts in the Park, Parrsboro, 7:00 pm. Every Sunday (except July 23)


August 2017

Aug 6: Concerts in the Park, Parrsboro, 7:00 pm. Every Sunday (except July 23)

Aug. 9 – 13: Debert Days. Check out next month’s Shoreline Journal for listing of events.


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