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Easter sunrise service slated in Emo

An Easter Sunday sunrise service is set for this Sunday (April 16) at 7 a.m. on Front Street in Emo (across from Tompkins Hardware).

It will be followed by breakfast at the Emo Legion, with admission being a free-will offering.

Everyone is welcome to attend (bring your own chairs if needed).

In case of inclement weather, the service will be held at the Emo Legion.

Fundraiser to support Pioneer Museum

The Pioneer Museum in Emo, along with the support of the township, is holding a luncheon and silent auction fundraiser on Saturday, April 8 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Emo Legion.

The museum provides residents and visitors the opportunity to learn about—and keep alive—the history of Rainy River District through the display of more than 1,000 artifacts.

Emo Lenten lunches slated

The annual “Lenten Lunch” five-week worship service series will be hosted by Knox United Church in Emo.

Come and enjoy a short worship service, followed by a soup-and-sandwich lunch, at noon every Wednesday from March 8-April 5.

The cost of $4 goes to support the Emo food bank and thrift shop, as well as the church's outreach projects.

All are welcome to attend!

Emo planning Family Day fun

The Township of Emo invites you to attend this year's Family Day on Monday (Feb. 20). Bring your family to the Emo Arena for a variety of family fun activities!

Start your day off right with a helping of pancakes upstairs at the arena from 9-10:30 a.m. Pay what you can (a donation bucket will be set up).

There also will be a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.