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The third-annual National Autism Awareness Day Walk is slated for Saturday, April 7 at noon starting at Ronning's in International Falls. It will be followed by a carnival featuring games, food, and more at the Union Hall (509 Third St.) Everyone is welcome to attend.

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“A Mother's Story of Hope,” will be presented this evening (March 29) at 6:30 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Guest speaker Tracy Smith will talk about better understanding the disease of addiction and details of what recovery can and does look like for families. The public is invited to attend. Attendance is free.

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The OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships continue at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Pool play wraps up tomorrow afternoon, with the quarter-finals set for Friday, March 23 at 5 and 8 p.m. The semi-finals go Saturday, March 24 at 9:15 a.m., followed by the gold- and bronze-medal matches at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free but window seats cost $50 each (if still available).

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The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in SIJHL action on Friday, March 16 before concluding their regular-season schedule against the Thief River Falls Norskies on Saturday, March 17. Both games go at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena, with admission for each one being $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those aged 12 and under.

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“The Copper Capper Kitchen Party with Pretty Archie,” presented by Tour de Fort and the Copper River Inn, will be held Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in the Copper River Inn ballroom. Tickets cost $20 each, which are available at the Copper River Inn and Curvy Chick. For more info, visit www.tourdefort.com

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A musical production of “Beauty and the Beast” will be performed again today (March 1) at 6 p.m. at Robert Moore School. Tickets, which can be purchased at the door, cost $7 for adults and $5 for students, with children three and under being free.

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The Legion Ladies Auxiliary will hold its next monthly supper—featuring lasagna, Caesar salad, and all the fixings—on Friday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Legion (doors open at 4:30). Admission is $16/person and a 50/50 draw also will be held. Take-outs available by calling 274-3772.

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“The Big Gay Mexican Mardi Gras,” presented by Borderland Pride, is set for Thursday, Feb. 15 from 7-10 p.m. at Barajas Mexican Grill in Internationals Falls (1323 3rd St.) This is an all-ages event, with admission being free. Questions can be directed via e-mail to borderlandpride@gmail.com or find Borderland Pride on Facebook.

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A Valentine luncheon, hosted by St. John's Anglican Church, will be held there Friday, Feb. 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. It will feature assorted soups, sandwiches, and dainties, as well as a bake table. Admission is $8 for adults and everyone is welcome.

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The SIJHL 2018 Showcase, presented by the Seven Generations Education Institute and Flint House, continues today (Jan. 31) with games featuring Thunder Bay vs. English River (1 p.m.), Thief River Falls vs. Minnesota (4:15 p.m.), and the Lakers vs. Dryden (7:30 p.m.) Admission is $25 for a day pass or $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those 12 and under per game.