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The Fort Frances Badminton Club's recreational program goes Fridays from 7-9:30 p.m. at FFHS starting on Oct. 5. Open to all ages, there is a $20 yearly fee or $2 per night (drop-ins welcome) and no pre-registration is required.

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Riverside Health Care will hold its next open board meeting today (Sept. 27) at 6 p.m. in the boardroom at La Verendrye Hospital.

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The 20th-annual Rainy River Walleye Tournament runs today through Saturday (Sept. 20-22) under the big tent at Hannam Park in Rainy River. See page C1 of Wednesday's Times for a complete schedule of events.

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The “Rainy Lake Series” of free concerts in the new Rainy Lake Square will conclude with The Old Salts performing today (Sept. 13) beginning at 6 p.m.

The Fort Frances Lions Club's TV Bingo (featuring a new game format) will resume today (Sept. 13) at 6:30 p.m. on Shaw Cable (channel 10). Game cards available at the usual outlets.

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“1-Stop Registration,” an open house hosted by KidSport and featuring almost 30 local clubs and groups, will be held today (Sept. 6) from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. Admission is free and two door prizes are up for grabs. For more info, call 274-9827 or visit fortfrances@kidsportcanada.ca

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Fort Frances Lakers' season passes are on sale at the arena today (Aug. 30) from 5-7 p.m., tomorrow (Aug. 31) from 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., and again on Saturday, Sept. 1 from 8-10 a.m. and 3-5 p.m. They cost $240. They're also available by calling John (274-1447) or Ria (274-9679).

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The Muskie football team will open training camp today (Aug. 23). It will run from 3:30-6 p.m. until school starts (players should arrive around 2:30-3 p.m. during camp).

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“Night At The Museum” will be held at the Fort Frances Museum today (Aug. 16) from 5-9 p.m. Games, a movie, flashlight tours, snacks, and more. Children ages five-12 are invited. Only 35 spots available, with the cost being $10 per child. Pre-register your child by messaging the museum on Facebook or by calling the museum at 274-7891. The event will be run by the museum staff.

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Stock car racing action goes Saturday, Aug. 11 at the Emo Speedway, with hot laps at 7 p.m. and the first race at 7:30 (weather permitting). Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for seniors/students, with those aged nine and under being free.

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“Bob Wepruk & the Northern Jammers” will hold a free concert tonight (Aug. 2) from 6-8 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Square. Their country and bluegrass tunes will be sure to get you dancing. Also be sure to bring a lawn chair.