Green’s BrandSource Home Furnishings is celebrating its 96th year today (Oct. 24) through Saturday. Stop by and enjoy cake, enter draws, and check out the special offers.
It’s Moonlight Madness in downtown Fort Frances today (Oct. 24) until 6 p.m.–with some stores open until 8 p.m. See the ad on page A11 of this week’s Times for details of the special offers the Shops on Scott are offering.
Riverside Health Care will hold its next meeting today (Oct. 24) at 6 p.m. at the Emo Health Centre.
The Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary will hold its next monthly supper–featuring chicken marsala–on Friday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Legion (doors open at 4:30). Admission is $16/person, with take-outs available by calling 274-3772. Bring a friend!
The “Craft Club” will run at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. This week’s craft is a “Cute As A Button Pumpkin.” Free activity. Ages eight and under must be accompanied by an adult.
A diabetes seminar, hosted by Valley Diabetes Education Centre, will be held on Monday, Oct. 28 starting at 1:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Senior Centre. Topics will include prevention and control, and there will be a question and answer period. For more info, call Cindy at 274-7656.
Kids & Company will present “Ripopee,” a clownish fable, on Monday, Oct. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Tickets cost $12 in advance (available online at and $15 at the door (kids three and under are free). For more info, call Tara at 271-0320.
The Associates of Ste. Marguerite d’Youville will be holding its annual coat drive on Oct. 30-31 from 1-3 p.m. at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station). Drop-off days will be Oct. 28-29 from 1-4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop by.
The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Red Lake Miners in SIJHL action on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, $5 for those 12 and under, and free for those under five.
A fall turkey supper, hosted by St. John’s Anglican Church, will be held Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at St. John’s. Admission is $15 for adults and $8 for children aged six-10, with kids five and under being free. Everyone welcome!
“Trunk or Treat 2019” will take place on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre parking lot. Trunks can be registered at with today (Oct. 24) being the last day to register. The library’s also accepting monetary and candy donations if you are interested in helping make this year one of the best yet. Any questions? Please call 274-9879.
Fine Line Art Gallery will hold a grand opening at its new location at 326 Scott St. on Friday, Nov. 1 from 1-7 p.m. Join them for a ribbon-cutting at 2:30 p.m. Coffee, tea, and cookies compliments of Tess’ Kitchen. Silent auction table with bids accepted up to and including Nov. 15.
“Thinking of Pinky” will play at the Legion on Friday, Nov. 1 from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Come dressed for the Legion’s Halloween party. Cash prizes for best costumes. A $5 cover charge for non-members. Age of majority.
Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. at 616 Mowat Ave. (Circle of Life Centre). Get updates, ask questions, and share ideas. Everyone welcome. Questions? Email or call JoAnne at 275-6284.
The Friends of the Fort Frances Museum will hold its eighth-annual wine-and-cheese fundraiser, this year tying into the new Prohibition exhibit, on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the museum. It also will feature “giggle water,” hors d’oeuvres, live music, auctions, and games. Tickets cost $30 in advance (available at the museum, library, and From the Grind Up) and $35 at the door.
Sgt. Wilson’s Airforce Show will take to the stage on Friday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. upstairs at the local Legion. Enjoy the music of the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe, and others. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Available in the Club Room or from the office (274-0129).
A Remembrance Day tea will be hosted by the Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary to Br. #29 on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Legion. Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children under seven. Baking, cookie walk, meat pies, cabbage rolls, “Pick-A-Poppy” table, penny table, door prize, and a 50/50 draw. See you there!
The 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is looking for new members. They meet Monday nights now through June 11, 2020 in the arena auditorium. Ages 12-18 welcome. Registration is ongoing through the year. For more info, contact the squadron at 274-1365, or
The Fort Frances Kiwanis Club will hold bingo at the Fort Frances Senior Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre) every Friday at 1:30 p.m. through the end of November. Everyone aged 55+ welcome!
Genealogy research services are available at the Fort Frances Public Library. Call 807-274-9879 or email to make an appointment with local experts.