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Atown (Jan 16)

The Rainy River Cattlemen's Association will be holding its annual meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16 at Our Lady of the Way school in Stratton. The agenda will include updates, sales dates for 2020 and bringing members up to speed on the barn construction. Your opinions will be sought and appreciated. For more info contact Kim Jo at 807-275-9706.

Atown (Jan 9)

The Fort Frances Museum and Cultural Centre will be opening its new exhibit “Canada: Day 1,” which tells the story of immigration to Canada, in early January. The museum will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Atown

The Fort Frances Lakers will face off against the Thief River Falls Norskies on Friday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Ice for Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults; $8 for students; $5 for children 12 and under; free for children under five.

Atown

A reminder that the town's pool and fitness schedule will now be available only online. Registration for winter programs began today (Dec. 12) at 7 a.m. To register, please go to: fortfrances.ca/msc

Atown

“A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens will be the subject of a dramatic reading and holiday celebration on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Emo Knox United Church (3 Roy St.). Musical interludes by the Knox Choir and refreshments and baking at intermission (included with admission). Tickets cost $15/adults, $10/students.

Atown

Enjoy Black Friday sales locally! Many Scott Street businesses are offering specials today through Saturday (or even Monday) with some staying open later than usual. See the ad on page A2 of yesterday's Times or on the Times' Facebook page.

Atown

The first-annual “Copper + Pine” Christmas craft market will take place at the Copper River Inn on Friday, Nov. 22 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Find unique craft ideas made by Rainy River District artisans

Atown

“Girls' Night Out” is taking place today (Nov. 14) in downtown Fort Frances. Participating Scott Street businesses are staying open extended hours (some until 8 p.m.) to offer tax-free deals, special draws, food samples, giveaways and more. See the ad on page A2 of yesterday's Times or on the Times' Facebook page.

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The Friends of the Fort Frances Museum will hold its eighth-annual wine-and-cheese fundraiser, this year tying into the new Prohibition exhibit, today (Thursday, Nov. 7) from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the museum. It also will feature “giggle water,” hors d'oeuvres, live music, auctions, and games.