The 25th-annual Nestor Falls Winter Carnival will be held March 2-4 at the community hall. For more information, call 484-2772 or visit

The local World Day of Prayer service, this year written by women from Paraguay, will be held today (March 2) at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Anglican Church. For more info, contact Rev. Barbara Murray at 274-9718.

The Muskie boys’ hockey team will open the best-of-three NorWOSSA final versus the Dryden Eagles today (March 2) at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice for Kids Arena. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students.

A winter garage sale, in support of the local Aboriginal Head Start program, will be held Saturday, March 3 from 7 a.m.-noon at 308 Butler Ave.

The Rainy Lake Nordic Ski Club is holding a family fun day on Saturday, March 3 starting at 11:30 a.m. at the trails off Rocky Inlet Road. For more info, call Maria Sanders (274-5642) or Megan Ross (274-4651).

A candlelight ski and walk will be held Saturday, March 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the Eighth Street trails (behind Rainycrest). There also will be free apple cider. Everyone welcome.

A real Italian spaghetti supper, to support the Loncar family’s applications to remain in Canada, will be held Sunday, March 4 from 5-7 p.m. at Knox United Church. Tickets, available at Fort Frances General Supply and Pharmasave, cost $8 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and $25/family. Everyone welcome.

An M.E.C. chicken bingo will be held Sunday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the arena auditorium.

A public meeting on the Fort Frances Clinic will be held Monday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Civic Centre. Those wishing to make a presentation (maximum 10 minutes) must register with the town clerk prior to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 1.

The 2007 “chem-free” grad committee will hold its second meeting Tuesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the FFHS library. More parents are needed to help plan this year’s party. For more info, call the high school at 274-7747.

Parents of Grade 10 students who will be writing the literacy test are encouraged to attend a meeting on Wednesday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Fort High. A preparatory class will run from March 5-28 at FFHS, with the test itself being written on Thursday, March 29.

Parents’ Night, for parents or guardians of Fort High students, will be held Wednesday, March 7 from 7-9 p.m. Progress reports will be issued to students on Tuesday, March 6.

The Loch La Pluie Scotch Club will hold its next gathering Thursday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge. This month’s theme is “A Night with the Irish.” Call 274-6239 for more info.

The La Verendrye Hospital Auxiliary will hold its next monthly luncheon meeting Monday, March 12 at noon at St. John’s Anglican Church. Tickets cost $12 each, which are available until March 9 at the hospital gift shop, Pharmasave, and Shoppers Drug Mart.

The local Celiac support group will hold its next meeting Tuesday, March 13 from 7-9 p.m. in Room 138 at Fort Frances High School (use the main entrance). For more info, contact Lori McKay (274-2116) or Sue Hatfield (274-3327).

The next “Working Through Loss” support luncheon, organized by Koochiching Hospice and Respite, will be held Wednesday, March 14 at 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in International Falls.

A St. Patrick’s Day seniors’ dance—featuring live music by Marv’s Pine Toppers of Fort Frances—is planned for Thursday, March 15 from 7-10 p.m. at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station). Admission is $6, and a light lunch will be served. Everyone welcome.

The Columbus Club will hold a St. Paddy’s supper on Sunday, March 18, starting with a social at 5 p.m. and then dinner at 6. Tickets, available at St. Mary’s Church office, cost $10 for adults (children 12 and under are free).

Fort Frances Youth Soccer will hold registration Tuesday, March 20 and Thursday, March 22 from 6-8 p.m. in the concourse area of the Memorial Sports Centre. The season will run from April 30-June 21.

The Canadian Armed Forces will hold a career information session on Monday, March 26 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre auditorium. For more information, call toll-free 1-866-462-2769.

The 2007 Bridal Show, presented by Northwoods Gallery & Gifts, will be held there Wednesday, March 28 from 6-8 p.m. There also will be draws, refreshments, and bridal gift bags. Pre-register by calling 274-9224.

The Kidney Foundation’s annual door-to-door canvass will be held during March. Please welcome the volunteers and give generously in order to fund medical research, patient services programs, and public education, as well as promote organ donations.

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