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Annual General Meeting and Public Speaker. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30pm.

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Our Annual General Meeting will begin at 7:30pm with speaker Lyle Carter following afterwards. Lyle will be speaking to “Reflections on an Interesting Journey.”

Plant Sale. Sunday May 4, 10:30am to 1pm

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Tables of: perennials, plant roots, shrubs, transplants. Wanted: plant donations.

Intro to Gaelic. Thursday May 8, from 7pm to 8:30pm

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The Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia will be hosting a short talk and language lesson at the Colchester Historeum. Learn more about the Gaels in Nova Scotia, some Gaelic conversation and maybe even sing a Gaelic song! No experience necessary. Tea and snacks served.

Starting in January. Knit-In every 15th of the month. 1:30pm – 7:30pm

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Starting in January, every 15th of the month drop by with a knitting project, learn new skills & patterns, and hang out with fellow knitters! Beginners and experts welcome.

Public Lecture. Thursday, May 22 at 7:30pm featuring Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost.

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Public lecture by Dr. Karolyn Smardz Frost on “Before the Loyalists: Planters, Slavery and the Atlantic World”

Heritage Home Tour Saturday May 24 and Sunday May 25 from 12pm to 5pm.

Heritage Home Tour Saturday May 24 and Sunday May 25 from 12pm to 5pm.

Guides will welcome you to Truro’s historic homes from 12pm to 5pm each day, and share stories about the properties and their owners and the roles both played in the early days of the Hub of Nova Scotia. Tickets are $15 and will be available in early May. Details coming soon.

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