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                                               September


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 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.

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: 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: Yoga with Ashley Fletcher at WCCS, Bass River, 6:30 PM. $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

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


September 2018

Sep 1-3: Knife Making Course will be held at Age of Sail Heritage Centre & Museum, Port Greville. For information and to register, 902-348-2030.

Sep 5: Debert Legion weekly crib, 7:30 PM. $2.00 per night. Everyone welcome

Sep 7: Debert Legion weekly darts, 7:30 PM . Everyone welcome $2.00 per night. Come have some fun.

Sep 8: Beer Tent at the site of Mudd Hero, Debert.

Sep 8&9: Annual 50 Mile Yard Sale in Musquodoboit Valley, 8am until 6pm. Throughout Musquodoboit Valley including Dean, Meaghers Grant and Dutch Settlement. Upper, Middle and Lower Musquodoboit to Elmsdale and Stewiacke, etc.  Route 224 and Route 357. Find some treasures. Collectibles, home décor, furniture, jewelry, housewares, etc.  There will be many, many vendors participating.

Sep 11: Debert Legion Executive Meeting, 7:30 PM.

Sep 15: Kidney Foundation, Truro Chapter, Annual Walk. Starting from Sobey's Parking lot, Prince Street. Registration at 9 AM, Walk starts at 10 AM. Everyone welcome, come and support this worthy cause. For information call Dorothy Roode, President, 902-893-8056.

Sep 21: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper, 4:30-6:00. Pan fried haddock, vegetables, desert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00 Children under 10 - $5.00, Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Sep 21: International Day of Peace at Veterans Memorial Park in Bass River on Friday, 11: a.m. The Peace Day Celebrations will be marked with a presentation of "Peace is a Dream Unfolding", a story written by Dr. Karen Ewing and brought to life by students from WCCS using giant Peace Doves puppets created from the Jane Goodall Roots and Shoots Program.

Sep 21: Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop, Truro. The Re-Connecting with Nature workshop is a hands-on day of adventure for adults to improve their ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. It will take place in Truro on September 21. Learn more and register at www.hikenovascotia.ca.

Sep 25: Debert Legion General Meeting. All members are encouraged to attend and assist with decision making.

Sep 28: Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Menu: Chicken, vegetables, desert, tea/coffee. Adults $10.00. Children under 10 - $5.00. Take outs available. Wheelchair assessable.

Sep 28: Marigold Guild of Needle Arts  Stitch-in-Public Day, 10:00am - 3:00pm, MacQuarrie Maker Lab

Colchester-East Hants Public Library, Prince St., Truro, NS. Come see us at the library as we stitch our way through our national EAC Stitch-in-Public Day! info@marigoldguildofneedlearts.ca

Sep 29: Central Nova Volkssport Club. 5/10km 10:00am, 2A, Sackville, NB (Town Walk); 5/10km, 2:00 pm, Sackville,NB (Country Walk). Tourist Bureau, 34 Mallard Drive, Hwy 2, Exit 504, turn left to cross
overpass, left at traffic lights. Contact: George Woodburn 506-536-0057. All welcome.

Sep 29: Yard Sale, Book & Bake Tables, 9:00 am to 12 noon, Economy Recreation Centre. Donations of items and good used clothing appreciated. Ph: 902-647-2022. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.


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