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Regular Community Events 2019

Community Library: The Wentworth Learning Centre community library is 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: Bodacious Yoga Class- 6 to 7pm- Every Monday until August 19th at Masstown United Church $10/class This class is designed for everyone from the voluptuous to the folks with cranky knees and backs, to those who want to try yoga but just aren't sure how to get started. Come be you; be beautiful; be Bodacious!!!! Contact Tanya at The Artsy Nerd Holistic Relaxation Company 902-814-2194

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 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: Mid-Week Morning Yoga, 9:00-10:00 am every Wednesday at Masstown United Church. $10 drop in or 10 class pass for $80. Contact Tanya at The Artsy Nerd Holistic Relaxation Company 902-814-2194

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.

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.

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


September 2019

Sept 27: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Stitch-in-Public Day, 10:00am - 3:00pm, J. Harris Read Room, Colchester-East Hants Public Library, Prince St., Truro. Displays, info handouts, members stitching and more. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Sept 28: Yard Sale, Book & Bake Sale, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. Economy Recreation Centre. We would appreciate donations of saleable items. If you have something to donate for the sale there will be someone at the Rec. Centre on Friday, Sept 27th from 1-3 pm for drop off.  For more information phone Ray Dibbon 902 647 2022. Sponsored by The Board of Stewards, Economy United Church

Sept 29: Old Holy Trinity Charitable Trust is proud to present Frank Spinney, Frank Dobbin & Graham Moorehead, 7:00pm Gospel Concert; 8:00pm Fellowship and Refreshments at Old Holy Trinity Church!
Hear songs from the band’s just-released-in-Nashville gospel album. Free Will Offering. Old Holy Trinity Church is a 228-year old Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Site and is located two minutes west of Middleton on Highway 1.


October 2019

Oct 2: The Re-Connecting with Nature workshop is a hands-on day of adventure to improve your ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. It will take place near Truro on October 2. The cost is $30 to $60. Learn more at www.hikenovascotia.ca

Oct 5-6: Field Leader–Hiking Course, Enfield. Learn how to be a hike leader. Participants receive Outdoor Council of Canada national certification. The cost is $110 to $135. Learn more at www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Oct 7: Fall Merchandise Bingo will be held at the Great Village Legion Hall. Sponsored by the Great Village and District Volunteer Fire Brigade Ladies Auxiliary. Tickets: Call Kathy Slack at 902-668-2341 to reserve your ticket.

Oct 19: Shortt’s Lake Walk, 5/10k,  1B, 10:00am. Meet at Dam, Shortt’s Lake Rd West, Hwy 102, Exit 12, Rt2 289, left on Cement Plant Rd, left on Shortt’s Lake Rd West. Contact Calder Creelman  902-673-2506 Potluck to follow 197 Shortt’s Lake Rd West.

Oct 19, 20, 26 & 26: Joy Laking 2019 Open House Exhibition, 10am until 5pm, "featuring new painting, prints and greeting cards of Nova Scotia and from Joy’s two months of painting in Sri Lanka". Joy Laking Gallery, 6730 Hwy #2, Bass River, NS.

Oct 23: Public Information Reception about the Colchester Community Workshop Expansion, 7-8 pm at the Joy Laking Gallery, 6730 Hwy. 2, Portaupique. There will be a slide show provided by CCW.

Oct 26: Bible Hill Winding River Op’ry Show, 7 pm. "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes?" Bible Hill Fire Hall, 67 Pictou Rd. Wheelchair Accessible. $10 at Door. Musicians: Shirley Reid, Jim White, Denise White, John Fortune, Earle McMichael, Ron & Dianne O'Brien & More will sing songs of Op’ry Star Legends! light lunch, tea, coffee. Everyone welcome to come and enjoy the Show! Proceeds after any expenses to Truro Homeless Outreach Society.

Oct 26: Lasagna Supper, Economy Recreation Centre, 4:30 - 6:00 pm. Adults $12.00, Children under 12 $6.00. Family rate $28.00 (2 adults & 2 children). Sponsored by the Economy UCW.

Oct 2: Debert Legion. Crib at 7:30 PM. New teams welcome. Come out and spend an evening of cards.

Oct 2: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing: The White Crow.

Oct 3: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15. Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each. Available at venues across West Colchester and Debert Legion. Not necessary to be present to win.

Oct 4: Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm.

Oct 4: Debert Legion: Fri. Night Supper 4:30-6:00. Roast pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00 Under 10 years $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair friendly.

Oct 4: Debert Legion: Fun Darts 7:30 PM. $3.00 to play. Come out and have some fun.

Oct 5: Annual Oktoberfest at the Hall, Parrsboro, 8-11 pm. $10 per person. Dance to the sounds of the Elastic Big Band.

Oct 8: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm, Truro Fire Hall community room. Program: Auction of Embroidery kits, patterns and more. Meeting open to guests and potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Oct 9: Debert Legion: Wednesday Crib 7:30 PM. New teams welcome Come out and spend an evening of cards.

Oct 10: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each. Available across West Colchester and Debert Legion. Not necessary to be present to win.

Oct 11: Debert Legion: Fun Darts 7:30 PM. $3.00 to play. Come out and have some fun. Meet new friends.

Oct 13: Victoria Park Hike Hike Nova Scotia event with Nova Scotia, Colchester Ground Search & Rescue and Truro Parks, Recreation & Culture present a guided hike on the Reservoir Trail in Victoria Park, Truro at 10 am. Meet at the Wood St. look off. Qualify to win a trail prize. See: www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.

Oct 16: Debert Legion: Wednesday Crib 7:30 pm. New teams welcome. Come out and enjoy an evening  of cards.

Oct 16: World Food Day, Honouring Women Farmers. Ration Meal 6PM, Common Strength Film 6:45PM at Immanuel Baptist Church, 295 Young St, Truro. Free with Donation to the Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Hosts: Immanuel Baptist, First United, St John’s Anglican, St James Presbyterian and John Calvin Christian Reformed Churches of Truro. Information: Bleenders@foodgrainsbank.ca 902-893-4197.

Oct 16: Movie Night at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7:30 pm. Showing: Mia and The White Lion.

Oct 17: Debert Legion: Chase the Ace Draw 8:15PM. Doors open at 6:00 PM for ticket sales. Tickets $3.00 each. Available at venues across West Colchester and Debert Legion/ Not necessary to be present to win

Oct 18: Debert Legion: Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 PM. Pan fried haddock, vegetables,dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under10years $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair friendly.

Oct 18: Open Mic at the Hall, Parrsboro, 7 pm.

Oct 18: Debert Legion: Fun Darts 7:30 PM $3,00 to play Come out and have some fun. Meet new friends.

Oct 22: Debert Legion. General Meeting. All members are encouraged to attend.

Oct 23: Debert Legion: Wednesday Crib 7:30 PM New teams welcome. Come out and enjoy an evening of cards.

Oct 24: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw 8:15PM. Doors open at 6:00 for ticket sales Tickets $3.00 each. Available across West Colchester and at the legion. Not necessary to be present to win.

Oct 25: Debert Legion: Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 PM. Roast chicken, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee, Adults $10.00. undeer10 years $5.00. Take outs available.

Oct 25-27: Parrsboro Film Festival. Go to www. The hall.ca for all the details

Oct 30: Debert Legion: Wednesday Crib 7:30 pm, Come out and enjoy an evening of cards.

Oct 31: Debert Legion: Tri Service Chase the Ace Draw rescheduled to Saturday Nov.2/19 2:00-4:00PM.


November 2019

Nov 1: Debert Legion: Friday Night Supper 4:30-6:00 Roast pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Under 10 $5.00. Take outs available, Wheelchair friendly.

Nov 2: Christmas Craft Sale. We are currently looking for vendors for our upcoming Craft Sale in Great Village. Tables are $15. Contact: Heather MacKay 902-668-2501 for more information.

Nov 12: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts Meeting, 7:00pm, Truro Fire Hall community room. Member Program: Seminar Nametags. Meeting open to guests and potential new members. info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca or www.marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca


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