Around Town

Floral beaded Brooch workshop–hosted by the Fort Frances Museum at the Memorial Sports Complex. This Saturday, March 25. Kim Daley and Sarah Marusyk will lead the class. $20. Bring a snack or lunch runs 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See Fort Frances Museum Facebook page for more details.

Legion Ladies Auxiliary– Chicken cordon Bleu dinner Friday, March 31. $25, delivery available within Fort Frances. Doors 4:30, dinner 5:30 50/50 draw. Call Vicki 271-3514 for more info or to pre-order.

The deadline to apply for Moffat Family funding– See the Town of Fort Frances website for more information. The deadline to apply is this Friday March 24. The Moffat Family Fund’s primary goal is to support and advance the economic, social, physical and intellectual well-being of children and families, consistent with the vision and mission of the Moffat Family Fund.

The last day to donate to the Make a Big Splash Campaign is NO LONGER March 31– The deadline has been extended. See the “Make a Big Splash FF” Facebook Page for details how to donate or contact the Civic Centre.

Narcotics Anonymous meetings– Held Thursdays 6:30pm at 140-4th Street W. For more info contact

Kiwanis Easter Egg-Stravaganza– Save the date: Sat. Apr. 8 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Start at Rainy Lake Square.

STEM Saturdays–At the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Come learn and do a fun science project! 10:30-11:30 a.m. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Connect & Create– A free program for older adults at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre in partnership with the Northwestern Health Unit. Stop by the library for coffee, conversation and crafts! This 4 week program is every Wednesday @ 1:30pm starting March 1st. Please visit or call (807) 274-9879 to register.

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 through- out the district.

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. 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.

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@

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.