Aboriginal musician and educator Shy-anne Hovorka (far left) met with young musicians at the Couchiching multi-use facility last Wednesday. It was an opportunity for the youths to learn about the music industry, as well as ask questions before Hovorka's concert there later that evening.
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The Fort Frances Sportsmen's Club held its annual general meeting Monday night at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre, which drew about 30 members and guests.
Henry Miller gave the Zone 'A' report and also updated everyone on the elk herd reintroduction project in Northwestern Ontario.
Youngsters made leis for themselves during the “Family Luau" at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre. Held Friday afternoon Library's to cap off March Break activities there, those on hand also enjoyed fruit and meat skewers, as well as the movie "Moana,” during the Hawaiian-themed gathering.
Yesterday's “Let's Speak Ojibwe" Baby Time at the Fort Frances Library featured musician Shy-anne Hovorka and her son, Rex, as special guests. Hovorka sang her song, "Boob, Not the Bottle,” advocating breast-feeding, along with other ones, to the parents and children on hand.
People of all ages took part in a beading class yesterday afternoon as part of March Break activities held at the Fort Frances Museum. The class, led by instructor Linda Guimond, was done in partnership with the Métis Nation of Ontario and the Sunset Country Métis.
Families enjoyed egg decorating at the Fort Frances Museum on Tuesday using only natural food dyes to paint and colour their works of art. The activity was part of “March Break at the Museum,” which continued this afternoon with a beading class from 1-3 p.m. led by Linda Guimond. The free class was offered in partnership with the Métis Nation of Ontario and the Sunset Country Métis.
The Bargain Shop here once again is gearing up for its annual Easter Seals campaign, which is set to run March 19-April 15.
This year's fundraising and awareness campaign will be the 10th for The Bargain Shop.
It also will be the last.
Store manager Darcy Banman said she has been very happy with the campaign in past years and the money it has raised.
Young Pokémon players gathered at the Fort Frances Public Library Technology Centre yesterday to battle and trade as part of March Break activities for kids there. Events continue tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. with Ojibwe Baby Time (featuring special guest Shy-anne Hovorka), followed by pizza and a movie (“Dr. Strange”) for teens at 5 p.m.
Students at Donald Young School in Emo were recognized for their leadership during the Rainy River District School Board's regular monthly meeting held there last Tuesday night.
DYS principal Kelly Forbes and vice-principal Cam Keast expressed great pride in their students and all they have done for the school.
Incorrect information, multiple revisions, and stress during tax season were among the problems the Rainy River District School Board apologized for at its regular monthly meeting last Tuesday (March 7).