Energy Fitness Centre is holding its re-grand opening today (Sept. 1) until 8 p.m. There will be demos, tours, refreshments, and a draw for two one-year memberships.
Local MPP Howard Hampton will hold his annual free pancake breakfast (in conjunction with Labour Day) on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 7:30-10 a.m. at the Sister Kennedy Centre. Everyone welcome.
The Clover Valley Farmers’ Market will be open Saturday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at its McIrvine Road location. Bulk honey also will be available for $3/pound (bring your own container).
Stock car racing at the Emo Speedway has been cancelled for this Saturday (Sept. 2). Racing will resume Saturday, Sept. 9, starting with hot laps at 7 p.m. (weather permitting).
A one-hour Bible talk will be held Sunday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN stations). All are welcome.
A mixed horseshoes tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 4 (Labour Day) at 1 p.m. at the Pither’s Point Park pits. Draw for partners.
The Daily Bulletin will not be published on Monday, Sept. 4 due to the Labour Day holiday. Have a great long weekend, everyone!
The Fort Frances Minor Hockey Association will hold registration Sept. 5-6 from 6-8 p.m. in the lobby at the Memorial Sports Centre. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate.
Fort Frances Girls’ Hockey registration will be held Sept. 5-6 from 6-8 p.m. in the lobby of the ’52 Canadians Arena. Bring along your birth certificate.
Muskie hockey tryouts will be held for the boys on Sept. 5-8 from 8:15-10:15 p.m. and again Sept. 11-14 from 8:45-10:15 p.m. in the Ice for Kids Arena and for the girls on Sept. 5-7 from 7:15-8:15 p.m. and Sept. 8 from 6:15-7:45 p.m. in the Ice for Kids Arena. The fee is $50 for boys and $30 for girls. Players are asked to show up an hour early on the first night for pre-registration.
“tour de Fort” will hold its annual general meeting Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at Toonies (the former Pizza Connection). All passport holders are welcome to attend. A reminder that passports, which cost $95 each for six shows, are on sale now at the Fort Frances Public Library and each Saturday at the Clover Valley Farmers’ Market. They also are available online at www.tourdefort.com or by calling Barb MacDonell at 274-2544.
Spanish classes will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel (316 Victoria Ave.) every Thursday from 7-8:30 p.m. for 10 weeks starting Sept. 7. The instructors will be Capt. Marlene Sandoval and Carol Livingston. The cost is free, but small donations are welcome to cover costs. No pre-registration is required but weekly attendance is appreciated.
The annual “Ride for Memories” (a fundraiser for the local Alzheimer Society) will be held Saturday, Sept. 9 starting at 8:30 a.m. from The Harbourage. Registration is $15 per bike prior to Aug. 27 and $20 after that date. For more info, call Margaret Schonewille at 1-800-682-0245.
The annual “Fly-in, Drive-in BBQ” will be held Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Fort Frances Airport. A pancake breakfast is slated from 9-11 a.m., followed by a barbecue from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 10. For more info, call Bruce Caldwell at 274-3070.
The Cyclone Swim Club will hold registration on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre. A fundraising garage sale then will be held Saturday, Sept. 16 from 8 a.m.-noon at 1022 River Rd. W.
A community barbecue will be held Saturday, Sept. 9 at the New Beginnings Fellowship, starting with children’s games at 4:40 p.m., then supper at 6 p.m., followed by music with Steve Tucker and family from Duluth, Mn. at 7 p.m. Donations of canned or dry food for David’s Deli also welcomed.
“Swing Delivery” of Grand Rapids, Mn. will perform Saturday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Backus auditorium in International Falls. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $12 at the door for adults, $5 in advance and at the door for students, and $25 in advance and $30 at the door for families (Canadian money at par). They are available in Fort Frances at Betty’s.
A 12-hour course on the WSIB system will be held Sept. 9-10 at La Place Rendez-Vous. Register online at www.odrt.ca or by calling Colin Argyle at 1-800-668-9138.
The La Verendrye hospital auxiliary will hold its monthly luncheon meeting on Monday, Sept. 11 at noon at St. John’s Anglican Church. Tickets cost $10 each, which can be purchased at the hospital gift shop, Pharmasave, or Shoppers Drug Mart.
‘AA’ hockey tryouts will be held Monday, Sept. 11 at the Ice for Kids Arena, starting with PeeWee at 5:45 p.m. and followed by Bantam, and again on Tuesday, Sept. 12 starting at 5:45 p.m. for Atom, followed by Midget.
The Emo-Devlin-Barwick Minor Hockey Association will hold registration on Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 from 7-9 p.m. at the Emo Arena. First-time registrants must bring along their birth certificate. A late fee will apply to those registering after these dates.

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