OPP Community Safety Officer, Yenta Davidson, rear, and volunteer, Sheri De Gagne, middle, took Crossroads School children from the OPP led youth empowerment program, Project Sunset, for a paddle around Labelle's Birch Point last Thursday. Project Sunset participants built their canoeing and camping skills while practicing water safety and drowning prevention.
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Trisha Wood, a dietitian at the Valley Diabetes Education Centre here, spoke yesterday to St. Michael's students about the four food groups, the importance of healthy eating, and the suprising amounts of sugar in commonly-purchased beverages during the summer program being held there.
Seth Jewell put his creative skills to the test during a guided art session provided by International Falls artist Cherie Serrano (nee Taylor). He and nearly 20 other youngsters were provided with paint brushes, an easel, and a canvas and then taught how to paint an ice cream cone. The art session is part of St.
As a part of the Borderland Pride Week lineup, From the Grind Up is hosting a weekend kick-off reception on July 13 called “Fort Fabulous Friday," during which a "drag show” will take place.
Borderland Pride co-chair Douglas Judson said it's a great networking opportunity for those in the LGBTQ2 community.
Those with an interest in drama and the performing arts will have an excellent opportunity to hone their skills next month with the return of Fort Frances Little Theatre's camp.
After a two-year hiatus, the local troupe has organized a week-long camp from Aug. 6-11, starting at 9 a.m. and wrapping up by 4 p.m. each day.
Kix Jewell and Seamus Baxter had a blast constructing their Lego castle during the “Lego Mania” event held yesterday at the Fort Frances Public Library. The Lego sessions are held every Monday starting at 1:30 p.m. from now until Aug. 20, with the exception of Aug. 6 (civic holiday).
Pastor Brian Keffer of the Zion Lutheran Church here stood with parish children who helped plant a Dwarf Lilac tree during the church's 100th anniversary celebration that followed the 10:30 a.m. service held back on June 24. A barbecued lunch also was enjoyed by parishioners who attended the centennial celebration.
Mary-Ellen Chapman, Family Respite co-ordinator with Family & Children's Services here, received a portion of the Moffat Family Fund from Mayor Roy Avis at last Monday night's council meeting.
It may have been chilly and rainy but many youngsters still swam and played along the waterfront at Point Park during Canada Day on Sunday. The Fun in the Sun committee made water sports available for a small fee to those who wanted to go tubing, waterskiing, or wakeboarding.
Mark Howarth and his daughter, Jill, faced off against each other in the log-rolling activity held at Point Park on Canada Day. Those who visited the park on Sunday had a chance to show off their log-rolling skills on the water, as well as partake in other water sports.