“Elusive Cat" by local artist John Walraad is just the kind of painting the Fine Line Art Gallery here would like to see entered into its spring art show. The theme this year is "Woodland," with the deadline for entries being the end of April. The "Woodland” exhibit then will kick off with an open house slated for sometime in May.
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Tyrus Smith, left, Connor Sandelovich, and Kenton Yerxa, Grade 6 students at Robert Moore School, worked on building a birdhouse on Friday under the direction of Fort Frances resident Henry Miller.
Sue Ball checked out the baked goodies for sale yesterday during the La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary's Valentine's lobby sale and staff appreciation coffee break. Tasty treats and crafts were on sale for the fundraiser.
Jim Curtis taught youngsters the basics of playing ukulele last Wednesday afternoon at the Fort Frances Public Library. This was the first session of the new “Music Lessons in the Library" series there. The five-week ukulele program is for kids aged nine-12.
Allison Cox, left, director for the Riverside Foundation for Health Care, and Jan Beazley, chair of the Riverside Health Care board of directors, looked over one of several scrapbooks of newspaper clippings marking the 20-plus years of the Foundation's history during an open house yesterday to mark the new location of the Foundation's office (now in the main lobby of La Verendrye Hospital).
Micaela Jolicouer and Aynsley Williams were intent on getting their rock placed exactly where they wanted during the Rainy River Owls' girls' curling rink's win over the Muskies on Monday afternoon at the NorWOSSA championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The Owls snatched the gold medal with a perfect 4-0 record while Fort High went 3-1 to settle for silver.
Grade 1 students at St. Michael's School's shared big smiles Friday as they sported handmade eyewear in celebration of their 100th day of school. Students celebrated the milestone by making crafts, posters, and pieces of art. Students at Robert Moore School celebrated their "100th Day on Friday, as well.
Diane Lovisa browsed through some of the items for sale in the new Betty's “pop-up” shop located within the gift shop at La Verendrye Hospital here.
Samantha Clifford, who plays third for the Tirzah Keffer rink, prepared to send her rock down the ice during her squad's 8-6 loss to Crystal Wojtowicz (Kenora) on Sunday morning at the Region 1 Curling Club Championships at the Fort Frances Curling Club. The local rink compiled a 1-3 record and failed to qualify for the provincials in April in Thunder Bay.
Peyton Avis offered a friendly smile as he poured some coffee for those who attended the Muskie boys' hockey team's annual tea and bake sale Saturday afternoon at the Fort High cafeteria. The event featured sandwiches, desserts, tea/coffee, and a penny table, as well as a Muskie photo booth.