Around Town

U13AA Home tournament–Starting this Friday at the Memorial Sports Centre. Come cheer on your Fort Frances Canadians. Schedule available on Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association Facbook page.

Registration for winter indoor soccer– Registration for the Fort Frances Youth Soccer Winter session is now open at Register from a computer, not a mobile device, if possible, to avoid glitches. Runs from Jan. 16 through March 8, 2023 on Monday and Wednesday evenings at Robert Moore School. Choose Monday night, Wednesday night, or both. There are 30 spots available in each age group. Ages 5-7 will run from 6-7 pm and Ages 8-13 will run from 7-8:30 pm. No session on Family Day. Please private message us on Facebook or email us at if you encounter any problems.

Ice Fishing Workshop– Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung HIstorical Centre (Manitou Mounds) NEW DATE: Feb. 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fishing license or status card required as well as Warm winter clothing and any ice fishing equipment you might have. To register contact Christine (807) 483-1163 or

55+ Movie Matinee at the library– Ticket to Paradise rated PG-13. Starring Julie Roberts and George Clooney Jan. 20 at 1 p.m.

U11A FFMHA home tournament– Jan 20-22 at the Memorial Sports Centre. Penny table, Skills Competition, 50/50 and Music. Free Admission The schedule is posted on our Facebook page FFMHA U11A Home Tournament and also on the Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association Facebook page.

Men’s hockey day– Jan 21 2-9 p.m. NHL games on the big screen, air hockey, table hockey, All day snacks and Giveaways. Hockey night feast at 6 p.m. at New Beginnings Fellowship 1301 Mill Rd. Fort Frances. Tickets $15, 16 and under $10.

The Freeze Yer Gizzard Blizzard Run–Jany 28, beginning at 9 a.m. hosted by the International Falls Chamber of Commerce. To sign up, check out the event’s Facebook page.

Soup for the soul–Soup at Knox United Church Sat. Jan. 28 10 a.m.-12 noon. Pre-order appreciated but not required. Wild Rice, Hamburger, and Lentil (Vegetarian). Small $6 large $12. Contact 271-0073 or email to order. Soup for pickup will be frozen, delivery available within Fort Frances.

Fort Frances Girls And Women’s Hockey Association radio BINGO–Mondays 7 p.m. on 93.1 The Border radio station. BINGO cards available at various locations throughout the district including CC Complex, Ski’s Variety, The Place Fine Foods, Cloverleaf.

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

The Rainycrest Tuck Shop is accepting donations– The Tuck Shop is open to residents, family, staff and visitors. We could use large stuffed bears, men’s and ladies’ slippers, socks, hats, personal care items and items for residents to place on their night stands or wall/ door décor as well as gift items and knick knacks. Donations can be dropped inside the main entrance labelled ATTN: Gary Tuck Shop.


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.