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Revue rehearsal

Some 65 Fort Frances High School students rehearsed the “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” number yesterday in preparation for their upcoming fall musical revue. The show, featuring songs all about the weather, will run Nov. 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Advance tickets are available at Northwoods Gallery & Gifts, costing $10 for adults and $7 for students and seniors.

Talking art

Karen Robinson, left, chatted with artist Barbara Stevens about her painting, “Red Pines on Rainy Lake,” during the 12th-anniversary open house Friday at the Fine Line Art Gallery here. Those who dropped by that day and Saturday could meet the Fine Line artists, peruse the art for sale there, enter draws for door prizes, and enjoy refreshments.

Ready to remember

Jasmyn Morrison, left, Reggie Jewell, and Maria Henzmann, in Marnie Dutton’s Grade 1 class at J. W. Walker School, showed how they’ve been getting ready for Remembrance Day. The students have been busy making crafts, singing songs, and reading stories to remember the fallen soldiers.

Tea Time

Lois Medhurst, left, Gemma Lamonato, and Diane Maxey shared a laugh during the annual Remembrance Day tea, hosted by the local Legion ladies auxiliary yesterday afternoon. The event, which drew hundreds of people, featured baking, hot dishes, candy, crafts, and draws. Remembrance Day ceremonies will take place this coming Sunday at 10:56 a.m. at the cenotaph.

‘Spirit of Christmas’ donations

A number of items already have been donated for the upcoming “Spirit of Christmas” fundraising event, which will take place Sunday, Nov. 11 from 4-8 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Wonderful crafts, decorations, artwork, and baking will be featured in a silent auction, and there also be a live action portion, along with coffee, dainties, and draws.

Green goo

Emma Bone, left, and Kadynce Chabot played with creepy crawlers and green goo Tuesday during a Hallowe’en party at the Fort Frances Nursery School. Children also read Hallowe’en stories, dug up bones in the sandbox, and helped to carve a pumpkin.

Hugging the post

Goalie Sara Trendiak was glued to the post in the Muskies’ game against the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints on Saturday during their 10-team tournament here. Trendiak allowed just one goal en route to the 9-1 victory.

Early treat

This local cow girl received a Hallowe’en treat from an Emo store along Front Street on Friday as youngsters from the Ontario Early Years Centre there got an early jump on their trick-or-treating.

Piece of cake

Meghan Haehn of Fort Frances was all smiles yesterday as she received her free ’flu shot from public health nurse Myrna Cooper at Robert Moore School here. More ’flu vaccination clinics will be held at various locations across the district in the coming weeks.