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Posted on: Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 13:01

“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

Kat Perkins (from “The Voice”) will perform Saturday, March 10 at 7 p.m. at Backus Auditorium in International Falls. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $6 for students, and $25 for families, which are available at Betty's in Fort Frances, Backus and City Drug in the Falls, and at the door.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Thief River Falls Norskies in SIJHL action Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those aged 12 and under.

Daylight savings time returns on Sunday, March 11. Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the English River Miners in SIJHL action on Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ice for Kids Arena (this game originally was supposed to be played March 7). Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those aged 12 and under.

Town council will hold its next regular meeting Monday, March 12 at the Civic Centre. It will follow the committee of the whole meeting, which starts at 5:30 p.m.

An information session on Bill 148, led by Paul Catanzaro, an Employment Standards Officer for the Ministry of Labour, will be held Tuesday, March 13 from 2-4 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Admission is free for Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce members and $5 at the door for non-members.

Join the Family Health Team as it celebrates “Dietitians Day” with new dietitian Rylee. Stop by the Fort Frances Community Clinic on Wednesday, March 14 from 10-11:30 a.m. to meet Rylee, ask nutrition questions, enjoy a free energizing snack, and enter your name into the draw for a prize.

A March Break blanket-making workshop will be held Wednesday, March 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the Sunset Country Métis Hall (714 Armit Ave.) All ages welcome, with snacks and refreshments provided. No R.S.V.P. is necessary.

A March Break Mini-Entrepreneur Vendor Market will be held Thursday, March 15 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. downstairs at Curvy Chick on Scott Street.

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 four-part Family Mental Health Recovery Series will be held from 2-4 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month from March 28-June 27 in the boardroom at the local CMHA office (612 Portage Ave.) For more info, contact Donna Bohler at 274-2347 ext. 213 or via e-mail at dbohler@cmhaff.ca

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.