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'Dancin' with Darcy'

Above left, the Dazzlers, including Cassandra Armstrong, far right, danced to “Puttin' on the Ritz," while above right, Ameilia Stewart, left, and Callahan Armstrong strummed along to AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" during the 22nd-annual spring dance recital put on by "Dancin' With Darcie" dance studio last weekend at the Backus Auditorium.

Hawaiian fun

Natasha Elms, left, and Zoe Bowkett were dressed in their best Hawaiian garb at the “Spring in Hawaii Gala” held at the Emo Arena on Saturday. Attendees were treated to draws, raffles, auctions, food, drink and more at the event that raised money for the renovations at the Emo Fair grounds. Committee member Joe Bodnar said that this year's event sold 460 tickets. See more photos A11.

'Footloose' number

Macarthur Wilde, left, in the role of Ren McCormack, and Brianna Eldridge (Ariel) showed off their moves during a dress rehearsal for the Fort Frances High School's production of “Footloose The Musical.” The adaptation of the 1984 classic is set to open tonight at 7:30 p.m., and will run through Saturday at the Townshend Theatre. See story A2.

Walk for Dog Guides

Bryson DeGagne, front right, and Raelle Ducharme walked Zoe and Darla during the Voyageur Lion Club's Walk for Dog Guides on Sunday. DeGagne raised $890 for the walk, the most for the day, and also the club record for the most money raised by an individual.

Default Hawaiian emcee

Emcee Melanie Williams of Party Rock DJ Services took to the stage to direct those attending the “Spring in Hawaii Gala" at the Emo Arena to the different tables set up for the night. The gala also featured "Island Breeze,” a group from Steinbach that played familiar tunes with an island twist, and showed off some Polynesian dance moves.

Red Dress BBQ

George Meekis, left, Nikita Morrisseau, Darcy Whitecrow, Stephanie Legree and Jess Wilson posed for a photo at the “We Wear Red” BBQ held at the Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services building on King's Highway on Sunday. Whitecrow is a National Aboriginal Representative for the United Steelworkers (USW) union.

Friendship cake

Mayor June Caul, left, Nigigoonsiminikaaning Chief Will Windigo, Mitaanjigamiing Chief Janice Henderson, Couchiching Chief Brian Perrault, and Naicatchewenin Chief Wayne Smith shared big smiles before cutting into the celebration cake following the signing of the Joint Declaration of Friendship and Intent at Point Park last Wednesday.

Family math

Rosina Woodgate, right, collected playing cards from her parents, Maria and Shawn Woodgate, as they sharpened their number skills at the Math Night held at the Couchiching Multi-use Facility on Thursday evening.

Hawaiian bar

Wes Morriseau grabbed some drinks for his table from Sarah Pillipow, front right, and Cam Piitz of Lake of the Woods Brewery at the “Spring in Hawaii Gala" at the Emo Arena on Saturday. The brewery was on hand to pour some of their beer for attendees, while there was also the option to grab a more festive drink from another booth, complete with "coconut shell” cup.