Around Town

Candidates Forum–sponsored by the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce TONIGHT 7-8:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Doors open at 6:30. All Fort Frances candidates will have an opportunity to express their platforms. Meet and greet to follow until 9:30 p.m. The event will also be live streamed on the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce Facebook page.

Tour De Fort Starts Friday–The First show of the Tour De Fort season on Friday night. This is the last opportunity to get the full value for a season passport. Available online or at Ski’s Variety.

Open House–The A.C.E.L. Fire & Emergency Services invites everyone to the open house and barbecue on October 15 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. to tour the fire hall.

Skinning Workshop–Manitou Mounds is hosting a deer skinning workshop Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m. email Jessie at: mounds.

LaVerendrye General Hospital Auxiliary Fall Tea–Sunday Oct. 16. 2-4 p.m. at the FF senior centre 411 Nelson St. Admission $5.

Rainy River Christian Farmers Association–District Meeting. Tuesday Oct. 18. 7:30 at Emo CRC 18 Meadow St. Emo.

Baby food making workshop–Thursday Oct. 20 10:15 a.m. at the Fort Frances Library in association with Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre.

Local Author visits at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre– Thursday, October 20th @ 6:00pm; Lorraine Lambert will be signing and reading from her latest book Fort. Copies of Fort will be available to purchase for $20.00; light refreshments will be served.

Saturday, October 22nd @ 11:00am Frank Maraj will be signing and reading from his latest book Snapshots of Life: the Story of Pinnie and Bella. Copies of the book will be available to purchase for $30.00; a light lunch will be served.