‘River Theatre’ set to stage musical

Dave Ogilvie

River Theatre’s performance of “High School Musical” goes this Friday (July 16) at 6:30 p.m. at the Donald Young School gymnasium.
Tickets cost $5, which only are available at the door.
This talented group of 22 district students has been hard at work preparing for this production for the past two weeks.
Family members, friends, and the general public are invited to attend this special performance.
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The Rainy River District Women’s Institute is holding a pie social on July 23 at the Pioneer Museum in Emo.
They will be serving a slice of pie and coffee for $3. There also will be whole pies for sale.
Museum staff also would like to let everyone know they are holding a summer program for children each Monday and Tuesday.
Mondays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. will be pioneer history for ages six-12 while Tuesdays will be “art day.”
Classes on Tuesday run from 9:30-11:30 a.m. for those aged six-12 and 1-3 p.m. for ages 12 and up.
Everyone is welcome.
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This month’s men’s breakfast buffet meeting will take place on Saturday (July 17) at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
The guest speaker will be Andrew Friesen from Emo.
Having just completed two years of studies at Tyndale University College, followed by two months of living in a tent while planting trees, he currently is serving as an assistant to the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church.
Andrew is known across the district for his outstanding athletic skills and love for the Lord, and gladly has responded to the invitation to be the speaker this month.
Perhaps the youngest speaker to ever attend the breakfast, he has chosen to speak on a topic that is relevant to young and old.
Plan to attend this month’s breakfast—and bring a friend!
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The Emo-La Vallee-Chapple Healthy Communities Coalition currently is looking for volunteers to “adopt-a-week” to help water and weed its community garden.
Once the produce is ready, it will be available for everyone to access at no cost!
The garden is located at 6287 Highway #11 (beside Tompkins Road).
If you would like to “adopt-a-week” to help care for the garden, call 482-2211.
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WaterWorks! Park Vacation Bible School is set to open for the season, so join the fun!
It will take place July 19-23 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.
All children who have completed JK to those who have completed Grade 6 are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact Lois Dueck at 482-9981 or Jeannette Veldhuisen at 482-2593.
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Everyone is invited to attend a entertaining evening of southern Gospel music, featuring The Rochester Family, this Sunday (July 18) at 7 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church, which is located at 720 Morrison Cres. (behind the Adventure Inn) in Fort Frances.
Admission is free, but free-will offerings will be accepted. Refreshments will follow.
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A Vacation Bible School for kids aged five-12will take place July 19-23 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Legion Park in Fort Frances (in case of rain, activities will be held at the Evangelical Fellowship Church, which is located across the street from the Mohawk/Husky station).
For more information, contact Pastor Plett at 274-2328.
Meanwhile, an afternoon session will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. at the New Beginnings Fellowship Church (near La Place Rendez-Vous.
For more information on the latter session, contact Pastor Marcel at 274-3638.
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The Rainy River Future Development Corp. will be holding a number of video workshops which may be of interest to small business owners or anyone thinking of starting a business.
Upcoming topics will include “How to Buy a Business” on Tuesday, July 20 from 2-4 p.m., a GST/HST information workshop on Wednesday, July 21 from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., and a presentation called “Dynamic Sales,” which will take place Thursday, July 22 from 1-3 p.m.
These videoconference workshops cost $5 each, and are held at the RRFDC’s training room (located at 608 Scott St. in Fort Frances).
For more information on these and other workshops, or to register, call 274-3276.