With the middle of August around the corner, it’s time to start thinking once again, about the Rainy River Agricultural Fall Fair.
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Attention kids in the Emo area!
The recreation committee once again is offering a wide variety of daytime activities weekdays from 2-4 p.m. for ages four and up.
On Mondays, youngsters are invited to take part in a soccer program at the Emo Sports Field. On Tuesdays, on the same field, the summer program workers will be introducing golf and other games.
Weekly work bees will be taking place at the community garden in Emo each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. (weather permitting).
When the produce is ready, it will be available for everyone to access!
The community garden is located at 6287 Highway 11 (beside Tompkins Road).
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Siobhan Booth at 482-2211 ext. 3785.
Calvary Baptist Church in Emo is pleased to present “The Wiebes Live in Concert” on Tuesday, July 31 at 7 p.m.
Shane and Angela Wiebe have been singing together since the day they met 12 years ago.
They soon began performing as a couple, started dating in June of 2002, and were married in December, 2003.
Young people from the “Mully Children’s Family” were on hand at the Emo Legion on Sunday evening to entertain and educate a large audience with their music, acrobatics, and testimonies.
Barwick’s traditional July 1st celebrations are all set to go.
Gary Judson is once again looking after the parade while George Oltsher is organizing the fastball.
The parade will take place on Sunday, July 1 with the registration of the participants and line up beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Cedar Yard Road (just over the railroad tracks in Barwick).
A flea market at the fairgrounds in Emo will be held this Sunday (June 24) from 1-3 p.m.
All interested vendors are encouraged to contact Marie Whiting (487-2323), but last-minute vendors also will be accepted.
A previous flea market held there was successful, with six vendors and more than 150 customers.
Be sure to stop by and check out all the items for sale.
The Rainy River District Women’s Institute Museum in Emo has two summer student employment positions available.
If you are interested in applying for a position, send your résumé to R.R.D.W.I. Museum, P.O. Box 511, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0 (attn: summer employment).
The deadline for applications is June 19.
The 144 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Fort Frances held their annual ceremonial review Saturday at the Emo Legion.
This year’s reviewing officer was Dr. Bruce A. Lidkea of Fort Frances.
The public is invited to attend the 20th anniversary of the Supervised Access Program, which will be held next Tuesday (June 12) from 1-3 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Kenora-Rainy River Child and Family Services in Fort Frances (240 First St. E.)
The concept of “supervised access” had been around for quite a while.