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Book sale

Betty Lambert checked out a paperback this morning at Revco Carpet during the annual book sale there. The sale, which supports both the local Alzheimer Society and Cyclone Swim Club, continues until 5:30 p.m. today, then runs again tomorrow from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Lego tracks

Erin Campbell of Science North gave some tips this morning to Grade 1 students Aiden Jean and Jackson Tucker during their visit to St. Michael’s School. With their presentation “On the Lego Track,” students learned about sorting, patterning, and following directions. Science North also stopped at J.W. Walker and Mine Centre Schools earlier this week and will be at St. Francis tomorrow.

Giraffes galore

These imaginative giraffe portraits created by students in Nicole Renberg’s Grade 1/2 class at Robert Moore School are now on display at the Fine Line Art Gallery here through March. The gallery (located at 529 Mowat Ave.) also features art made by Sonja Bodnarchuk’s Grade 8 class at Robert Moore. Work will be rotated every two-three weeks.

Bear hugs

Khloe Morrison, left, and Emily Bouvier, JK students at St. Michael’s School here, gave their pink teddies a big hug on Valentine’s Day last Thursday as the class paraded through the school during their Teddy Bear March. A Teddy Bear Picnic and other activities followed.

Candlelight vigil

Cassidy Bruyere participated in the candlelight memorial vigil at Couchiching last Thursday evening, as others did across Canada. Armed with signs and candles, about 30 people lined Highway 11 near the band office to support the call for a national inquiry into some 600 missing and murdered women in Canada.

Family fun

Makenzie Kilgour, left, and her mom, Alicia, worked together to assemble a “spiral galaxy” made of interlocking pieces of paper Monday at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. The exercise was led by a representative from Science North, which also brought its “Indoor Planetarium” there for Family Day.

Easy!

Tirzah Keffer gave orders to front end Carley Busch and Taylor Hartlin as she watched Samantha Mueller’s rock travel down the ice Saturday night during the ‘A’ final of the annual ladies’ bonspiel at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

Speeding in

Joshua Ward of the Times Tigers raced in on goal Saturday night during his team’s 7-2 win over the Calder Legal Eagles in the FFMHA’s Novice ‘A’ tournament. The Tigers fell 3-2 to Fort Frances Taggs in the tightly-contested ‘B’ final Sunday morning. The Thunder Bay Elks Blue Water Energy Flames captured the ‘A’ title while Westfort Novice Maroons from the Lakehead took home the ‘C’ crown.

‘Far out’ crafts

Lillie McKinnon, left, and her mom, Sharla, made a “spiral galaxy” out of construction paper yesterday at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Science North brought its “Indoor Planetarium” there for Family Day—proving to be a popular draw despite the heavy snowfall Borderland experienced over the long weekend.