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The “Fibre Arts Festival,” a juried show featuring the work of local fibre artists, will be on display in the small gallery upstairs at the Fort Frances Museum starting soon.

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The Muskie girls' hockey team will host the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints of Kenora today (Jan. 10) at 7 p.m. at “The Duke” (Couchiching Arena).

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in SIJHL action on Friday, Jan. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for kids 12 and under, with those under five being free.

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The Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society is meeting today (Jan. 3) at 7 p.m. at the Emo Curling Club to discuss a proposal to sell a lot of land to Emo Township. Interested members of the fair board are invited to attend.

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A New Year's Eve potluck dinner and dance (for ages 55+) will be held Monday, Dec. 31 at the Sister Kennedy Centre. Dinner is at 5 p.m., with the dance to follow.

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The Muskie boys' hockey team will visit the International Falls Broncos on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at Bronco Arena for the opener of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series.

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The Fort Frances Lakers will hold their annual bake sale on Friday, Dec. 14 from 4-8 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre. Baking donation drop-offs welcome after 2 p.m. tomorrow. For pick-up, call 274-7395 or 276-8241.

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A candlelight service in observance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, will be held today (Dec. 6) at 6 p.m. at Knox United Church. Refreshments to follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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“Holly Daze” festivities go Friday and Saturday (Nov. 30-Dec. 1) in Emo. See page C1 of Wednesday's Times for a schedule of events.

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Riverside Health Care will hold its next open board meeting today (Nov. 22) at 6 p.m. in the boardroom at Rainycrest Long-Term Care.

The Church of the Holy Spirit will host a “Coffee House” on Friday, Nov. 23, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. Enjoy live music, beverages, and dessert, with a penny table and baked goods for sale.

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“Girls' Night Out” goes today (Nov. 15) at participating downtown merchants, with many staying open until 8 p.m.

In celebration of Louis Riel Day, a flag-raising ceremony will be held on Friday, Nov. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Civic Centre, with a free luncheon to follow at the Sunset Country Métis Hall (714 Armit Ave.) All are welcome to attend.