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Country Jam approaching


Two country jams are on tap for the next couple of weeks. The Barwick Jam will be held in the Barwick Hall on Feb. 15. Admission to this event will be $5 and will include the entertainment plus a light lunch and some tea/coffee, pop or water. Come out for a great time with family and friends.

The Emo Jam will held in the Emo Legion on Friday, Feb. 21 starting at 7 p.m. and will cost $2 to attend. The kitchen will probably be open for purchasing snack as will the cash bar for adult refreshments and pop. The group is always looking for more musicians, so if you like playing old time country music, please bring your equipment and be ready to play by 7 p.m. Come for a great evening of entertainment, dancing and socializing.

Backus Community Centre is presenting “Church of Cash” at the Backus Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 28. Church of Cash is a world class Johnny Cash Tribute that stays loyal to the songs and message of the Man in Black. Tickets are $12 for adults; $5 for children age 6 to 18; kids under 5 free. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Substance Abuse Team, the Fort Frances Lakers and the Fort Frances Muskies for a free Family Day Skate at the '52 Canadians arena from 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 17. Complimentary hot chocolate will be provided. Donations of gently used hockey skates and helmets are also being collected at the Memorial Sportsplex and “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena) so more kids have the chance to get on the ice.

The Church of the Holy Spirit in Fort Frances will be holding a Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the church in Fort Frances. The public is invited to attend. Admission is by donation to the Mission and Service Fund of the church. The supper will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The church would love to see you there.

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