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Each year, the Truro Department of Parks, Recreation and Culture hosts and partners on numerous special events, including festivals, dances, movies and more.

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For a downloadable listing of upcoming events, click pdf below:

iconEvents Listing for 2015 (177.29 kB)

Town of Truro/Colchester Events 2015
 
July and August, 2015 – Summer Day Camps:
Town of Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture offers summer day camps to children ages 3 to 12.
Register Now!
iconSummer Daycamp Registration Form 2015 (251.38 kB)
icon2015 Summer Day Camps Information Sheet (488.3 kB)
Return registration form and payment to Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture
40 Douglas St., Truro, N.S. B2N 2E7

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June 26 – Victoria Park’s outdoor swimming pool will open for the season:
 
The pool is heated. Public swims are held every afternoon and every evening during the regular season.


 
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From late June to early September, 2015 – Sunday Concerts in Victoria Park:
These popular two-hour concerts are held every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m.
Rain location is Douglas Street Recreation Centre.

2015 Performers!

June 21: 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Jim Alyward
June 28:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Alycia Putnam & Family
July 1: Canada Day!
Hosted by Truro Royal Canadian Legion
July 5:
2:00 p.m. Gordie Tucker/Jim White; 3:00 p.m. Darcy Doucette
July 12:
2:00 p.m. Home Grown Country; 3:00 p.m. Jeannie Fraser
July 19:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Julie Johnstone and Friends
July 26:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Bob & C.J. Prest
Aug. 2:
2:00 p.m. Ray Smeltzer; 3:00 p.m. Next of Kin
Aug. 3:
2:00 p.m. Gordie Tucker/Tim Bowers; 3:00 p.m. Bev Gelling/Max Fraser
Aug. 9:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Andy LeBlanc Band
Aug. 16:
2:00 p.m. Paul Randy Mingo; 3:00 p.m. Flashback (Frank Organ)
Aug. 23:
2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Witchitaw
Aug. 30:
2:00 p.m. Tanya and Paul Fowler; 3:00 p.m. Ron & Dianne O’Brien
Sept.6:
2:00 p.m. Greg Langille/Nikki MacCallum; 3:00 p.m. Mandi Atkinson/Craig MacEachern
Sept. 7: 12:00 noon Country Transit; 1:15 p.m. Theresa Lively; 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Jim Richards

Onsite Canteen
 
Don’t Forget a Chair
Information:
902-893-6078 ~ This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Hosted by: Town of Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture

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Four Friday Nights in July, 2015 – Enjoy the Riverfront Concert Series:
Free one-hour concerts are held from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Riverfront Park
Near the bridge linking Truro and Bible Hill.

2015 Lineup
July 3 – Julie Johnstone and Friends
July 10 – ACA-Jam
July 17 – Mandy Atkinson and Craig MacEachern
July 24 – The McCready Brothers

Hosted by: Town of Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture

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July 24 and 31 and August 7 and 14, 2015 – Mid-Summer Movie Nights in Victoria Park:
These free outdoor movie screenings begin at 9 p.m. and are ideal for the entire family.
Bring your own lawn chairs and snacks.
Rain location is Douglas Street Recreation Centre.

2015 Summer Schedule
Friday, July 24
“Annie” (PG) 2014
Friday, July 31
“Big Hero 6” (PG) 2014
Friday, Aug. 7
“Into the Woods” (PG) 2014
Friday, Aug. 14
“Epic” (PG) 2013

Hosted by: Town of Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture
 

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Saturday, July 18, 2015 – VP Challenge and Canada’s Parks Day at Victoria Park:
This features live entertainment, bouncy houses and fun for the entire family.
The VP Challenge is a race with obstacles through the park.
Register for the VP Challenge with raceroster.com

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August 2015 – Nova Scotia Wild Blueberry Harvest Festival:
The Aug. 14 kickoff to this regional event will be held at the Marigold Cultural Centre,
featuring live entertainment on the roof, blueberry treats and plenty more.
For information:
www.wildblueberryfest.com

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August 18 to 23, 2015 – Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Summer Games:
Millbrook First Nation is hosting the Mi’kmaw Summer Games,
featuring athletes from throughout Atlantic Canada.

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August 25 to 29, 2015 – Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition:
Come see, hear, taste, touch and smell all aspects of Nova Scotia’s agriculture.
Tantalize your senses with local farm displays, vendors, midway, horse pulls,
large and small livestock, barrel racing, local entertainment and much more!

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August 30, 2015 – The Cobequid Trail Run:
Flat, fast and fun, this annual event features a 5K, 10K and half-marathon.
For information: www.colchester.ca

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September 12, 2015 – Embrace Diversity Festival:
Held at the Truro Farmers’ Market and hosted by the Town of Truro Equity and Diversity Committee.
Details available soon!

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Oct. 2 and 3, 2015 – Showcase Truro Film Festival:
This first-time festival will celebrate the recent successes of filmmakers who have connections to the Truro area,
as well as promote Truro as an ideal location to film movies, television shows, videos and more.
Details available soon!

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Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 2015 – Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling Masters 2015:
Thirty of the world’s top curling teams, both men’s and women’s teams,
will compete at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre.
For information: www.thegrandslamofcurling.com

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December 31, 2015 – Town of Truro’s Annual New Year’s Eve on the Town:
This family-friendly event features free swimming,
skating and entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening.
Details available in the fall of 2015!
 

 

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