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Abstract painting

Patti Tinkess-Fletcher, left, instructed a full class on how to do abstract flow painting during a workshop held Saturday afternoon at the Fort Frances Museum & Cultural Centre. There still are some spots open for the next workshop—silk tie/scarf painting with Cher Pruys—set for Saturday, Feb. 9 from 1-3 p.m.

Heart cookies

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Tess Coish once again is taking orders for delicious heart-shaped cookies like these. The proceeds from the annual fundraiser this year will help out Samantha Pearson.

OR monitor

Riverside Foundation chair Bill Gushulak back row left, showed off the new OR monitor along with Riverside Foundation Special Events chair Janice Cousineau, Riverside Foundation director Allison Cox, Registered Nurse Skylar Carlson, Registered Nurse Cathy Ash, and Registered Nurse First Assistant Marna Martin, and general surgeons Dr. Karim Eltawil, front row left, and Dr. Shiraz Elkheir.

'Nerd' fun

Janelle (last name not provided) was among the group of local teens who played the popular role-playing game, “Dungeons & Dragons," last Wednesday evening during "Nerd Night" in the Shaw Community Hub at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. "Nerd Night" runs each Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Alzheimer Awareness Month

Rainy River Mayor Deb Ewald, left, and Mary O'Connor, client services co-ordinator for the Alzheimer Society of Kenora-Rainy River Districts, got ready to raise the Alzheimer Society flag on Thursday to mark January as “Alzheimer Awareness Month" in the Town of Rainy River. Missing from the photo is Marlene McNally, who recently fell and broke her leg.

Bayview lobby

The Bayview Motel here has undergone several renovations, including a recently-renovated lobby featuring new hardwood floors and a fresh layer paint, since new owners Jamie Pryde and Myles Wilcott took over the business on Dec. 21.

'Nerd Night'

A group of local teens played the popular role-playing game, “Dungeons & Dragons," yesterday evening during "Nerd Night" in the Shaw Community Hub at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. "Nerd Night" runs each Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.