Around Town

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.

Test Drive for Muskie Girls hockey–TODAY! Nov. 10, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at Fort Frances GM. The Beyak Automotive group wil donate $40 from each test drive for the day.

U15 AA Home Tournament–FFMHA tournament Nov. 11-13 at the Memorial Sports Complex. Cheer on the Canadians this weekend. Door Prizes and 50/50 all weekend long.

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.

Remembrance Day Ceremony–At the Fort Frances Cemetary Cenotpaph. Friday Nov. 11, starting around 10:55.

Christmas Craft Sale–At Fort Frances Seniors Centre Sunday, Nov. 13. 1-3 p.m. 55+ vendors.

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 Facilitated by Evan J.

Christmas Tea and Bazar–CWL of St. Mary’s Parish hosting at St. Mary’s Parish. 209 Victoria Ave. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 under 7. Sun. Nov. 20, 2-4 p.m.

Salvation Army’s Adopt a family– The holidays are just around the corner and 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.

55+ Movie Matinée–Friday, November 25th @ 1:00pm Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. A free showing of “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” Rated PG; 1 hr 55 min. A widowed cleaning lady in 1950s London falls madly in love with a couture Dior dress, and decides that she must have one of her own.

Fort Frances Santa Claus Parade–November 26, starting at 5:30 p.m. Running along Scott. St. from Reid to Central Ave. Participants wishing to register a float can email for further information.

Rainy Lake Community Orchestra Christmas Concert – Monday, December 5th @ 6:30pm – Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Celebrate the holiday season with a free performance by the Rainy Lake Community Orchestra. Non-perishable food donations in support of local food banks are welcome!

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

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.

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

Tai Chi– Fall/winter Tai Chi sessions for 55 plus–call Cindy at the Fort Frances Senior Centre, 274-7656, or Carole at 274-5736.


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

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

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 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.