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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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Town of Truro/Colchester Events 2015
 
Throughout the school year – Community Recreation Nights:
Including ball hockey, badminton, basketball and pickleball.

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Sunday, May 31, 2015 - Grand Prix Wrestling
Colchester Legion Stadium
7:00 p.m.
Children (under 12) $10.00 and Adults $15.00

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June 2015 – Colchester Bike Week:
An annual event to promote and celebrate cycling.
For information: www.colchester.ca.

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June 2015 – Victoria Park’s outdoor swimming pool will open for the season:
The pool is heated. Public swims are held every afternoon and every evening.
Details for the 2015 Season available soon!

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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.
Listing of 2015 Entertainers available soon!

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Every Friday Night in July, 2015 – Enjoy the Riverfront Concert Series:
Free one-hour concerts begin at 7 p.m. in Riverfront Park
Near the bridge linking Truro and Bible Hill.
Listing of 2015 Entertainers available soon!

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July and August, 2015 – Summer Day Camps:
Town of Truro Parks, Recreation and Culture offers summer day camps to children ages 3 to 12.
Registration Opens Soon!
Colchester Recreation Services and Bible Hill Recreation also offers camp opportunities.

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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.
Listing of 2015 Movies available soon!

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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 Atlantic Chip.

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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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