Around Town

Muskie Theatre proudly presents Gravestone Manor– October 27, 28, 29. Show starts at 7 p.m. admission at the door, $7 general, $5 students and seniors.

Monster Mash Dash 5K Fun Walk/Run– Friday October 28.Preregistration required.Come in your best running costume, lots of prizes available. Pre-registration required – contact Lori at 274-8541 or lleduc@unfc.org. Race Day registration begins at 5 p.m. at the RendezVous.

A Haunted Swim–At the Memorial Sports Centre, Friday October 29. The regular Toonie Swim from 3-4:30 is being transformed into a spooky haunted house, with decorations and spooctacular fun! Regular skill and supervision restrictions apply.

The Annual Trunk or Treat –Taking place at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre parking lot, Halloween night from 5-7 p.m. Load up your little ghosts and goblins for an evening of fun! Donations of cash and candy are welcome. To register as a trunk, contact the library.

Volunteer Bureau Coat Drive–Drop off Mon-Wed. Oct. 24-26 from 1-6 p.m. Accepting donations of all gently used winter gear. Coats, snowpants, boots, hats, and mittens etc. Items can be picked up by those who need them on Thurs. and Fri. Oct. 27-28 from 1-6 p.m.

Fort Frances High School musical revue– “Can You Repeat the Question?” Nov. 10, 11, 12 show starts 7 p.m. tickets at the door. $12 adults, $10 students and seniors.

Fall workshops at the Museum–The Museum is hosting a variety of creative workshops over the fall. See their Facebook page for more information. Workshops include felting, ink drawing, cookie decorating, Christmas Wreaths and more.

Salvation Army’s Adopt a family– The holidays are just around the cornerand the Salvation Army is seeking businesses and individuals willing to adopt a family in need. In this rewarding program, you adopt a family,and make their Christmas morning magical, with a turkey and all the fixings, and gifts for under the tree. Contact the Salvation Army to find out how you can take part.

Wreath making workshop at Manitou Mounds–Learn how to make a holiday wreath with Delores Boulette. Nov. 5 11 a.m.-3 p.m. or 4-8 p.m. Cost is $63.50 which includes supplies and refreshments. $20 deposit required. To register email Christine at mounds.programming@manitourapids.ca

How to write a poem: the tools and techniques– At the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Nov. 12, 11 a.m. Open to ages 14+. Call 274-9879 to register or email ffpltc@gmail.com. Facilitated by Evan J.

Voyageur Lions Club Chilly Dash and Splash–Like the polar plunge but not. Sunday Nov. 27 1p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Are you brave enough to run into Rainy Lake all while raising money for a local cause that means something to you? Contact the Lions Club for more information.

Valley Adult Learning Association free fall courses–Cricut Thurs. 6-8 p.m. Nov. 3-Dec. 1 Mobile Devices Wed. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 16-Dec.7

Fort Frances Lions Club TV Bingo– Starts Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. on Shaw Cable. Bingo cards available at the usual outlets

Bingo at the Sister Kennedy Centre– 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Friday fro the next eight weeks. Starting Sept. 9 and ending Oct. 28. All Senior welcome.

Tai Chi–Fall/winter Tai Chi sessions for 55 plus will begin at the Senior Centre on Monday September 19th. For further information call Cindy at the Fort Frances Senior Centre, 274-7656, or Carole at 274-5736.

Fort Frances Writer’s Group– Will be starting in-person meetings at the Church of the Holy Spirit 834 Victoria Ave. Second Wednesday of every month starting Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. New members welcome. Call Sherry at 276-8922 for more information.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Fort Frances Lakers Need Billets You can be a home away from home for a young hockey player. For more information you can contact Sarah at 275-6991 or visit fortfranceslakers.com.

Rainycrest Auxiliary Membership–New members are needed and current members are reminded to renew their membership for 2023 dues are $5 per year and can be paid at the Tuck Shop or by calling 274-6954 (Judy) or 271-4114 (Donna)

Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteer drivers. Call Sheri at 274-4818 for more information or email s.monahan@rhcf.on.ca

The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau is seeking new volunteers. Pick up an application from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, call 807-274-9555 or e-mail fortfrancesvb@gmail.com for more information.

The Legion Ladies Auxiliary Branch 29 is always on the lookout for new members! If you would like to know more about joining this group of fun and hard-working ladies, please contact Cindy Noble at 271-2021 or Joanne Gosselin at 274-5932.