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Birch candles

These are the birch gift candles designed to accompany your donation to the Fort Frances Public Library’s “Building for the Future” fundraising campaign. Honour someone special while helping to build the new library. Candles are available at the library until Christmas.

70's tribute

St. Mary’s Youth Group offered up a tribute to the ’70s during the 50th-annual “Parade of Lights” on Saturday. Their efforts earned them a third-place finish for the best float.

'Disco fever'

Fort Frances High School cheerleaders had “disco fever” as they paid a tribute to the ’70s in the “Parade of Lights” here Saturday.

‘Get Smart’

Michael Brady, as “Maxwell Smart,” rehearsed a scene with Sally Roach (“Chief”) on Sunday for the upcoming Muskie Theatre production of “Get Smart,” which will be staged at the Townshend Theatre on Dec. 6-8. Advance tickets for the show are available at Northwoods Gallery and Gifts.

P.A.R.T.Y. Program

Tirzah Keffer used a bag valve mask to provide ventilation to the “patient” in the emergency room, assisted by nursing supervisor Cathy Bock. Groups of Grade 10 students toured La Verendrye Hospital last Wednesday and Friday as they participated in the “Prevent Alcohol and Risk-Related Trauma in Youth” (P.A.R.T.Y.) program.

Carrying 'patient'

Grade 10 student Colin Angus volunteered to be strapped to a backboard by paramedic supervisor Ed Carlson, left, and paramedic Doug Rydell on Friday as part of a demonstration of what it’s like to be rescued from a vehicle crash.

‘A Christmas Carol’

Heather McLeod, co-host of Voyage North on CBC Radio, read the fifth stave of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” at the Knox United Church here Sunday. The dramatic presentation, hosted by CBC Radio and the Voyageur Lions Club, also featured performances by the Borderland Choral Bells and the Knox United Church choir.

Christmas treat

Bethany Sinninghe created an edible Christmas tree out an ice cream cone and other goodies at the Fort Frances Museum on Saturday. The museum hosted a Christmas open house, where patrons also could listen to the Borderland Community Orchestra Ensemble and enjoy refreshments.