Capt. Angel Sandoval of the Salvation Army, left, gladly accepted a donation of 125 hams from Wal-Mart manager Dave Klassen on Tuesday afternoon, which will go in Christmas hampers for district families. While there, Capt. Angel also received a box of chocolate goodies from Hershey Canada.
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Local artist Jim Bliss, of Turtle Lake Art, posed with some of his original paintings at 279 Scott St. (next to The Den), where he has dozens of framed prints for sale just in time for Christmas.
Christina Empey, Katelyn Shortreed, and Kennedy Latimer, alongside other Fort High music students, performed the “Christmas Canon” during Tuesday evening’s “Christmas Spectacular” concert at the Townshend Theatre. The bevy of talented students performed numerous holiday songs, and also led a sing-a-long with the audience at the end.
Students in Solange Busch’s Grade 4/5 class danced and belted out the lyrics of the upbeat song, “Everybody Wants to Stay,” yesterday morning during the rehearsal for St. Francis School’s junior Christmas concert. The actual performance was staged there last night.
Hunter McLean received a gift from Santa yesterday while the jolly guy in red visited with children at the Fort Frances Nursery School.
Lt. Cmdr. Les Newman, executive officer of the HMCS Griffon, left, and his brother, Lt. Terry Newman, commanding officer of the Fort Frances Royal Canadian Sea Cadets, presented town council with a framed photo and information regarding the HMCS Fort Frances on Monday evening.
The Fort Frances Choraliers, under the direction of Diane Maxey, performed this year’s Christmas cantata, “Emmanuel,” before a full house Sunday afternoon at St. Mary’s Catholic Church here. The Choraliers will hold a repeat performance this Friday at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Church over in International Falls.
The entire Donald Young School student body, plus a few teachers, presented their version of “A Christmas Carol” at their annual Christmas concert yesterday (Dec. 15). The musical play, packed with humour, excitement, and heart-warming moments, brought the real spirit of Christmas to life for the cast and audience alike.
Lakers’ forward Tyler Stevenson unleashed a furious shot towards K&A Wolverines’ goalie Spencer Malone during Saturday night’s game here. The Lakers led 2-0 after one, but the visitors erupted for seven goals in the second en route to an 8-5 victory.
Students in Karen Woods’ kindergarten class at J.W. Walker recited a poem about their “Sensational Christmas” during a rehearsal there yesterday. The actual concert goes tonight at 6:30 p.m. while the Grades 1-3 concert will be staged tomorrow and Grades 4-8 on Thursday.