Jerry’s weather: February was colder and wetter than normal, with a mean temperature of minus 3.7° C, slightly below normal. It was the 14th coldest February since 1984. Temperatures high of 8.3°C on Feb. 14 to a low of minus 14.8° C on Feb. 12. Pronounced thaw occurred Feb. 10-24. Precipitation amounted to 146.2 mm, the wettest February in 31 years, including 51 mm of rain, 85 cms of snow, fourth highest since 1984. Notable precipitation: 23.5 cm of snow Feb. 5-6; storm Feb. 13-14 totalling 38 mm rain and 3.8 cm snow; 12.8 cm snow Feb. 18-19; and 22 cm snow on Feb. 20.
At the Canning Legion: Karaoke with Bev will be held March 21, 9 p.m., admission $2. A dance, with classic rock music by V-3, featuring Gary Sherman, Dave Dodge and Neil McNeil, will be held March 22, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., admission $5. A roast beef supper will be held March 26, 4:30-6 p.m., $12. Take-outs are available, call Legion after 4 p.m. daily at 582-7246.
Canning and Area Business Development Association meeting, at a venue to be determined, (canningnovascotia.ca) will be held March 27, 6:30 p.m. Those interested in fostering and advancing commercial, financial and professional undertakings are encouraged to attend. Become a voting member or be added to e-mail list, call Peter 582-1280 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Canning Fire Department Big Build Lottery ends March 29. Call Terry 582-3827 for tickets.
The Canning Princess Tea is April 7, 7 p.m. Canning Lions Hall. Apple crisp, tea/coffee and punch $7, children under 10 free, door prize. Five candidates competing: Kristen Bennett, Samantha Firth, Rachel Kluska, Lacey Smith and Jordyn Van Oostrum.