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“Exercise Frosty Gunner," featuring personnel, vehicles, and equipment from the 116 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (based in Kenora), will run today through Sunday on the land surrounding the Fort Frances Curling Club. A "focused display” will be held Saturday from 1-2:30 p.m. As well, a recruitment information booth will be set up Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Museum winter workshops for adults are starting soon, beginning with cupcake decorating (instructed by M. Spooner) on Saturday, Jan. 20 from 1-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Museum. Cost is $8. That will be followed by “Glass Suncatchers” (instructed by C. Pruys) on Monday, Jan. 22 from 6-8 p.m. at From the Grind Up, with the cost being $50.

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A seniors' Bingo, sponsored by the Fort Frances Kiwanis Club, will be held at the Fort Frances Senior Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre) on Fridays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. starting today (Jan. 12). The cost is $2 per card, with the jackpot game being $1 per card.

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The 31st-annual La Place Rendez-Vous squash tournament runs today through Sunday (Jan. 5-7) at the Memorial Sports Centre. Spectators welcome.

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The U21 men's and women's provincial playdowns continue at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The final round-robin draw goes today (Dec. 29) at 4 p.m., with the finals slated for Saturday, Dec. 30 at 10 a.m. unless tie-breakers are needed. If they are, action will get underway at 9 a.m.

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A Christmas Eve service will be held Sunday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church on Morrison Crescent (located behind the Copper River Inn).

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Monroe Crossing presents “A Bluegrass Christmas” today (Dec. 15) at 7 p.m. at the Backus Auditorium in International Falls (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Local family group Sloughgrass will be the opening act.

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The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Thief River Falls Norskies in SIJHL action today (Dec. 8) at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for kids aged 12 and under.

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“Holly Daze” festivities in Emo go today and tomorrow (Dec. 1-2). See page C1 of Wednesday's Times for a complete schedule of events.

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The Legion Ladies' Auxiliary will hold its monthly supper, featuring roast pork and all the trimmings, today (Nov. 24) at 5:30 p.m. upstairs at the Legion (doors open at 4:30). The cost is $15/person, with a 50/50 draw also being held. Take-outs available by calling 274-3772.