The Fort Frances Lakers will host Thief River Falls Norskies on Friday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and then the Minnesota Iron Rangers on Sunday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission for each game is $12 for adults, $8 for students, $5 for kids 12 and under, and free for those under five.
“The Phoenix Project” will play at the Legion on Friday, March 8 from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. A $5 cover charge for non-members. Attendance prizes. It’s also 50/50 draw night.
The “Market Garden” is now open every Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. until May 25 at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station). Assorted teas, jewellery, baby clothes, homemade crafts and more. Call Connie at 274-3785 to get your table.
La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary’s March luncheon will be held Monday, March 11 at noon at Knox United Church. Cost is $15. Tickets are available at the hospital gift shop, Pharmasave, and Shoppers Drug Mart until 2 p.m. on Friday, March 8.
March Break activities will be held all next week at the Fort Frances Public Library. They include: “Marshmallow Madness” on Monday, March 11 from 1:30-3 p.m.; “Brushbot Races” on Tuesday, March 12 from 1:30-3 p.m.; “Musical Storytime” on Wednesday, March 13 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and a “Pokemon Party” that same day from 1-3 p.m.; “Baby Time” on Thursday, March 14 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and “Taco ‘Bout A Good Movie!” (tacos in a bag and “Ralph Breaks The Internet”) that same day from 1:30-4 p.m.; and Bingo on Friday, March 15 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Online registration may be required for some activities; get more info at
Town council will hold its next regular meeting on Monday, March 11 at the Civic Centre. The committee of the whole will meet first starting at 5:30 p.m.
A fish derby will be held Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at AON Landing in Morson. The entry fee is $40 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under, with advance tickets costing $35 (sold until March 14). Canteen available. For more info, contact Wes at 271-4622 or via e-mail at
A listening session–and first practice–for this year’s Easter cantata, entitled “Hope Alive in Me,” will be held Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the New Beginnings Fellowship Church. Those interested are asked to call director Diane Maxey at 274-7309.
Northwoods Gallery & Gifts will hold its 2019 Bridal Show on Wednesday, March 20 from 6-8 p.m. Pre-register by calling 274-9224.
The Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda will perform a free concert of their new album, “We Will Go,” on Thursday, March 21 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church (720 Morrison Cres.) Sponsored by Bethel Baptist Church and the Calvary Baptist Church. For more info, call 482-1710.
A “Girls Empowerment Day” for ages 13-18 is being planned for Saturday, March 23 from noon-4 p.m. upstairs at the NCDS building on Scott Street. For more info or to register, call Lyz Clem at 276-6063. There is a maximum of 30 spaces.
The Fort Frances Sportsmen’s Club will hold its annual general meeting on Monday, March 25 from 6-10 p.m. at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (140 Fourth St. West). The public is welcome to attend.
“Ag Day 2019,” hosted by the Rainy River Federation of Agriculture, will be held Saturday, April 6 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Chapple rec centre in Barwick. It will feature an agricultural trade show and speakers, with lunch also available. Stay tuned to the RRFA’s Facebook page for more details.
The Lions Legacy Golf Tournament, presented by the Fort Frances Lions Club and the Fort Frances Voyageurs Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, June 22 starting at 10 a.m. at the Heron Landing (Couchiching). The cost is $100 each or $400/team, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, and supper. Entries limited to the first 36 paid teams, with the registration deadline being June 6. Proceeds to the homelessness program and the women’s shelter program. To register, contact Bill Michl at 276-1334 or or David Beach at 276-0464 or
“Fibre Content,” a travelling exhibit featuring award-winning artwork created from textiles, will be in the main floor gallery of the Fort Frances Museum beginning Feb. 1 and running through March.