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Posted on: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 13:01

The Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold its next monthly supper—featuring lasagna, Caesar salad, and all the fixings—on Friday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Legion (doors open at 4:30). Admission is $16/person and a 50/50 draw also will be held. Take-outs available by calling 274-3772.

The Fort Frances Lakers will face the English River Miners on Friday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at IFK Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for kids 12 and under.

A phone fair will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Shaw Community Hub in the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your phone. Sign up at ffpltc.ca/node/1089

An open studio for children and families will held on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 1-4 p.m. upstairs at the Fort Frances Museum. Session led by Judy Kielczewski. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver. Cost is $2 per child or $5 per family.

Borderland Soccer will hold its annual general meeting on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Several executive positions are available. All are welcome, with team reps (or someone from each team) strongly encouraged to attend.

Kindergarten registration for both the Rainy River District School Board and Northwest Catholic District School Board will run Feb. 26-March 2. For more information on open houses, see the respective ads in yesterday's Times or check out your local school's Facebook page.

Town council will hold its next regular meeting Monday, Feb. 26 at the Civic Centre. It will follow the committee of the whole

meeting, which starts at 5:30 p.m.

A musical production of “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed on Wednesday, Feb. 28 and Thursday, March 1 at 6 p.m. at Robert Moore School. Tickets, which can be purchased at the door, cost $7 for adults and $5 for students, with children three and under being free.

“A Year with Frog and Toad” will be performed by J.W. Walker students on Thursday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for students, with children under five admitted free.

An opening reception for “Reflections of Realism,” a new exhibit by Cher Pruys, will be held Thursday, March 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Museum. The exhibit of her photorealistic paintings will be displayed on the main floor of the museum through March and April.

The annual World Day of Prayer service, this year presented by the women of Suriname, will be held Friday, March 2 from 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Covenant Church (1027 King's Highway). For more info, call Connie Sinclair at 274-6282.

The 36th-annual Nestor Falls Winter Carnival will run March 2-4 at the Nestor Falls Community Hall. For more info, call Pam at 484-2103 or check out the carnival's Facebook page.

“SnOasis 6: Your Winter Fix" is slated for Saturday, March 3 from noon-2 p.m. at the new Rainy Lake Square on Scott Street. Come on by for children's games, hot chocolate, "auger” dogs, bannock on a stick, and more. This is a free family event sponsored by the Friends of the Museum. New Fort Frances Museum campfire mugs also will on sale for an introductory price of $15 each.

The Fort Frances Girls'/Women's Hockey Association is now accepting applications for competitive team coaches (Atom, PeeWee, Bantam, and Midget divisions) for the 2018-19 season. Applications are available at www.ffgwha.com and you can submit your application via e-mail to info@ffgwha.com, with the deadline for submissions being Monday, March 5. For more info, contact info@ffgwha.com

“The Copper Capper Kitchen Party with Pretty Archie,” presented by Tour de Fort and the Copper River Inn, will be held Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in the Copper River Inn ballroom. Tickets cost $20 each, which are available at the Copper River Inn and Curvy Chick. For more info, visit www.tourdefort.com

The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary will hold its March luncheon on Monday, March 12 at noon at Knox United Church, Tickets available at the hospital gift shop, Pharmasave, and Shoppers Drug Mart until 2 p.m. on Friday, March 9.

A seniors' Bingo, sponsored by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, is held at the Fort Frances Senior Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre) on Fridays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The cost is $2 per card, with the jackpot game being $1 per card.