Each year, the Truro Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture hosts and partners on numerous special events, including festivals, dances, movies and more.
Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up Earth Month Challenge
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Volunteers are sought for a community clean-up being hosted by Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture on Saturday, April 26 as part of the province-wide Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up Earth Month Challenge.
The cleanup will begin at 10 a.m. at Douglas Street Recreation Centre.
Individuals will be given gloves, bags and potential cleanup sites.
Local Senior Games
May 5 to 9, 2014
Registration is being accepted for the Local Senior Games being held May 5 to 9 in the Truro-Bible Hill area.
The event features numerous friendly competitions, ranging from golf and bowling to cribbage and crokinole, and promotes fun, fitness and friendship for everyone 55 years and over.
This is a joint project of Truro, Bible Hill and Colchester seniors.
Registration brochures are available from Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture as well as recreation departments for Colchester and Bible Hill.
Colchester Volunteer Network Presents
2014 Volunteer Workshops
Free workshops for volunteers, volunteer based organizations and non-profits
Do you lead or work with a local non-profit or volunteer community organization?
Are you looking for ways to work more effectively in the non-profit sector?
Wednesday, April 30: Introduction to Social Media from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 14: Social Media Strategies and Effective Use from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Wednesday, May 14: Volunteer Screening frm 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 28: Strategic Planning for Non-Profits from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Colchester Bike Week 2014
June 6 to 15
Colchester Bike Week, an annual celebration of cycling in this region, will be held June 6 to 15, 2014
This is great way to stay active, have fun and win prizes.
The week includes organized, group road trips, off-road recreational rides, bike rodeos, a huge ride through Truro, chances to win prizes, an art contest and much more.
Colchester Bike Week is supported by the Municipality of Colchester, Town of Truro and Village of Bible Hill. For information: www.colchester.ca.
Register Now for VP Challenge
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Endurance will be taken to a whole new level of fun Saturday, July 19 when Victoria Park once again plays host to the VP Challenge.
Participants will leap over hay bales, scale a wall, conquer Jacob’s Ladder and fight their way through the park to glory as part of this 5K and 7.5K race with obstacles. There is also a kids’ run.
The VP Challenge is loosely based on similar-style races held around the world, with one, big, beautiful and unique difference – Victoria Park. Registration is being accepted right now at altlanticchip.ca.
The courses, with challenging obstacles, cover some of the nicest trails in the park, including those through wooded areas and near waterfalls.
The VP Challenge is held in conjunction with Canada National Parks Day.
Mid-Summer Movie Nights 2014
Friday, July 18 and 25 and Aug. 1 and 8
Free at 9:00 p.m. in Victoria Park
Bring your own snacks and lawn chairs
Check back later for this year's features
Movies in the Park each summer. Let us know what movies you like to see in summer 2014.
Nova Scotia Wild Blueberry Festival Kick-off 2014
Friday, Aug. 15 at the Marigold Cultural Centre
Check back later for more information
Above: Blueberry Pie Eating Contest during