Fort Frances Lakers’ season passes are on sale at the arena today (Aug. 30) from 5-7 p.m., tomorrow (Aug. 31) from 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., and again on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 8-10 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. They cost $240. They’re also available by calling John (274-1447) or Ria (274-9679).
The “Rainy Lake Series” of free concerts in the new Rainy Lake Square continues when Iskwé will perform today (Aug. 30) beginning at 6 p.m. Opening act is Distant Legacy featuring Brittany Strachan.
The Fort Frances Multi-Use Tennis Courts committee will be hosting a tennis tournament on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2. Men’s doubles will run on Saturday, with singles going the following day. For more information or to sign up, call Al Christiansen at 271-0036 or visit the Fort Frances Multi-use Tennis Courts’ Facebook page.
Online registration for the Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association opens on Sept. 1. Cash only registration will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Wednesday, Sept. 12 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Emo arena. A $25 late fee will apply after Sept. 14.
The Daily Bulletin will not be published on Monday, Sept. 3. Have a safe and happy Labour Day long weekend everyone!
The Tuesday ladies’ bowling league will resume Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 1 p.m. at Plaza Lanes. For more info, call Sheila Carmody at 486-3631 or 275-8580 or call Tod at 276-1053.
Adult bowling leagues for the 2018-19 season get underway on Tuesday, Sept. 4 and Thursday, Sept. 6 at Plaza Lanes. Warm-up begins at 6:45 p.m., with the first game starting promptly at 7 p.m. For more info, call Fort Frances Bowling Club president Mike Behan at 274-8797 (home) or 274-5373 ext. 235 (work).
Sorry kids but the first day of school is Wednesday, Sept. 5 for students across the district.
The Fort Frances Aquanauts will hold fall registration on Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre (new swimmers need to bring a copy of their birth certificate). For more info, contact head coach Dawnn Taylor at 1-812-360-2258 or via e-mail at
The “Club 55” bowling league is set to being its new season at Plaza Lanes. Call Roberta at 274-3429 for more details.
The Fort Frances Badminton Club will hold in-person registration for its youth program on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Sportsplex (Memorial Sports Centre). The registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 10. For more info, contact Shari or Louis Bujold at 274-7410 or via e-mail at
Fort Frances Minor Hockey is seeking junior and senior officials for the 2018-19 season, with the deadline to apply being Friday, Sept. 7. For more info, contact referee-in-chief Matt McLellan at 271-4411.
Fall workshops at the Fort Frances Museum will be held Sept. 8 through Dec. 22. See the ad in yesterday’s Times for the list of workshops, or stop by the museum or check out its Facebook page. Questions? Call Sherri at 274-7891.
The Atikokan Pictograph Gallery proudly presents “Earth Journeys,” a painting exhibit by Kristy Cameron, until Sept. 8. The gallery, located on the lower level of the Voyageur Mall, is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary will hold its next luncheon on Monday, Sept. 10 at noon at Knox United Church. Tickets cost $15, which are available until 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7 at the hospital gift shop, Pharmasave, and Shoppers Drug Mart (no sales after this date).
The final “Open Air Art Studio,” presented by Community Living Fort Frances and District, is set for Monday, Sept. 10 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The session is free, and all ages and abilities are welcome to attend.
NCDS will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at its office at 304 Scott St.
The Fort Frances Curling Club will hold its 2018-19 registration on Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the club, followed by a brief semi-annual meeting. Curling will begin the week of Oct. 8. For more info, visit
The “Rainy Lake Series” of free concerts in the new Rainy Lake Square will conclude with The Old Salts performing on Thursday, Sept. 13 beginning at 6 p.m.
The Fort Frances Lions Club’s TV Bingo will resume Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. on Shaw Cable (channel 10). Game cards available at the usual outlets.
Sally Klein O’Connor & Friends will perform a free concert on Friday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. For more info, contact Jurgen Schmutz at 276-7427 or e-mail Sally Klein O’Connor at
The Fort Frances Girls’/Women’s Hockey Association currently is holding online registration at, with the season going from the last week of September through March. A pre-season development camp, for registered FFGWHA players in the Novice through Midget divisions, will run Sept. 17-20 (the cost of the camp is included in the registration fee).
The Fort Frances Badminton Club’s recreational program goes Fridays from 7-9:30 p.m. at FFHS starting on Oct. 5. Open to all ages, there is a $20 yearly fee or $2 per night (drop-ins welcome) and no pre-registration is required.
Irish Mythen will open the 2018-19 season of “Tour de Fort” on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the Townshend Theatre. Passports for the six-show season cost $110 until Sept. 1 and then $135 after that date. Less than 150 passports are still available, which can be purchased at From the Grind Up on Scott Street or online at