Around Town

Garage Sale hosted by St. Mary’s parish. On Saturday August 20th from 9am-1pm. At 209 Victoria Ave.

Ribbon Skirt workshop at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung (Manitou Mounds) has some open spaces for Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 p.m. Contact Jessie to register. 483-1163 or

Family Health and Safety Wrap Up Aug. 23, 3:00-7:00 p.m. Hosted by community health and safety organizations. At the St. Francis Sports fields. Food and games, face painting, obstacle course and art studio. Free entry, donations to local food bank are welcomed.

End of summer Waterpark Party at the library. Friday Aug. 26. 1:00-3:00 p.m. register at or at the library with Janelle.

Terry Fox Run The Terry Fox Run is back in person this year. To fundraise check out This year’s run is on September 18.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation- A full slate of events has been scheduled for Sept. 30. A collaboration between local organizations begins with a walk from Sorting Gap Marina to the Residential School Monument at the Nanicost Grounds. The walk will be followed by Elders sharing their healing stories, and the day will end with a powwow.

Rock Painting at the Fort Frances Library. Tuesday evenings from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Bring your own rocks. Limited numbers of rocks will be available.

Tai Chi in the Park will be held rain or shine every Wednesday at 11 a.m., in Lion’s Park. No experience needed – all abilities welcome for this free, drop-in event! In the event of rain, the group will move into the library.

Fort Frances Any Car Club It doesn’t matter what you drive as long as it has wheels and an engine. As long as your passionate about it. The club meets every second Saturday at the St. Francis Fields lot 7:00-10:30 p.m. For more info visit Fort Frances Any Car Club on Facebook.


Terry Fox Run needs volunteers this year’s Terry Fox run will be in person. The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau is looking for volunteers to help out on Sept. 18. For more information contact Bill Michl at 276-1334 or message the

Volunteer Bureau’s Facebook page.
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

Parents: The Muskie Touchdown Club Needs You!

The Muskie Touchdown Club is a volunteer organization comprised of parents of Muskie Football players. The club raises funds to pay for equipment and travel for the football program. Parents are invited to join the Touchdown Club by messaging the Muskie Football group on Facebook. Parents may also follow the FFHS Muskie Football Instagram account.

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.