“SafeTALK,” a workshop designed to raise suicide alertness among community members, will be held again today (May 10) from 6-9 p.m. at NCDS (304 Scott St.) Admission is free but pre-registration is required by contacting Char Strain at 274-2347 ext. 207 (leave message) or via e-mail at email@example.com
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A session on the future of health care, hosted by the North West LHIN, will be held today (May 3) from 5:30-8 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. For more info or to confirm your participation, contact Nuala McKee at 1-807-684-9425 ext. 2024 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fort Frances High School will hold its first-ever “Walk for Water" event, to raise awareness as well as funds for the "Me to We" charity,” today (April 26) from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the track behind Fort High. There also will be a barbecue, music, and some entertainment. Everyone is welcome to attend.
“Spring Fever Days” runs today through Saturday in Emo. Check out the special supplement with yesterday's Times for a full schedule of events.
Piano adjudicator Jane Duerksen will be conducting a workshop, entitled “Tips for a polished performance,” tomorrow (April 20) at 11 a.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Admission is free and the workshop is open to everyone!
Fort Frances Little Theatre presents “Calendar Girls” at Knox United Church on April 12-14 at 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 each, which are available at the Fine Line Art Gallery (529 Mowat Ave.) and at the door.
The third-annual National Autism Awareness Day Walk is slated for Saturday, April 7 at noon starting at Ronning's in International Falls. It will be followed by a carnival featuring games, food, and more at the Union Hall (509 Third St.) Everyone is welcome to attend.
“A Mother's Story of Hope,” will be presented this evening (March 29) at 6:30 p.m. at La Place Rendez-Vous. Guest speaker Tracy Smith will talk about better understanding the disease of addiction and details of what recovery can and does look like for families. The public is invited to attend. Attendance is free.
The OFSAA boys' and girls' curling championships continue at the Fort Frances Curling Club. Pool play wraps up tomorrow afternoon, with the quarter-finals set for Friday, March 23 at 5 and 8 p.m. The semi-finals go Saturday, March 24 at 9:15 a.m., followed by the gold- and bronze-medal matches at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free but window seats cost $50 each (if still available).
The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in SIJHL action on Friday, March 16 before concluding their regular-season schedule against the Thief River Falls Norskies on Saturday, March 17. Both games go at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena, with admission for each one being $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those aged 12 and under.
“The Copper Capper Kitchen Party with Pretty Archie,” presented by Tour de Fort and the Copper River Inn, will be held Friday, March 9 at 8 p.m. in the Copper River Inn ballroom. Tickets cost $20 each, which are available at the Copper River Inn and Curvy Chick. For more info, visit www.tourdefort.com