The Community Income Tax Program at the Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau (old CN station) has concluded. Those who have not picked up their tax records can do so there Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. Records will be held until today (June 30), after which they will be destroyed for privacy reasons. This includes records of past years, as well.
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The annual “Relay for Life” will be held Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Fort Frances Curling Club. A survivors' ceremony is set to run from noon-2 p.m.
Stock car racing goes Saturday, June 24 at the Emo Speedway, with hot laps at 7 p.m. and the first race at 7:30 (weather permitting).
Motocross racing will be held June 17-18 at the EMX track located northwest of Emo (weather permitting). Rider registration is from 7-9 a.m., with practice from 9-11 a.m. and then the first race at 11 a.m. each day. A canteen also will be available. Admission is $10, with kids four and under being free. For more info, visit www.emomotocross.com
The “Walk for Alzheimer's” is slated for Saturday, June 10 along the La Verendrye Parkway. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Sorting Gap Marina, with a warm-up to follow at 10:45. The walks will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a barbecue. To register and start fundraising, visit www.walkforalzheimers.ca
The Northwest Training and Adjustment Board will hold its annual general meeting Monday, June 5 at 2:30 p.m. at the Best Western in Dryden. Everyone is welcome, with those interested in attending asked to R.S.V.P. by May 26. Call 1-807-223-3813 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
The annual Emo Walleye Classic runs today and tomorrow (May 26-27), with the weigh-ins beginning at 3:30 p.m. each day at the Emo-La Vallee Arena. See page C1 of Wednesday's Times for a complete schedule of events.
The 47th-annual Manitou Fish Fry, hosted by the Rainy River First Nations' chief and council, will be held today (May 19) starting at 4 p.m. at the RRFN pow-wow grounds (just north of the Highway 11/71 junction). Admission is free and everyone is welcome. Volunteers are greatly appreciated and donations welcomed!
The annual Shrine Circus will stage two shows today (May 12) at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre. Tickets, available at the door only, costs $20 for adults, which includes one child under age 12 free (additional children cost $8 each). A coupon for $1 off a paid adult admission was on Page 9 of yesterday's Daily Bulletin.
The Great Bear is holding a grand re-opening today through Sunday (May 5-7). There also will be a hotdog barbecue, along with refreshments and cake, on Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m.
The Fine Line Art Gallery's annual spring show, this year entitled “Then and Now,” opens today (April 28) from noon-7 p.m. Tea, coffee, and snacks will be served and everyone is welcome.