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Posted on: Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 13:01

The Muskie boys' hockey team will host the Dryden Eagles in their NorWOSSA regular-season finale today (Feb. 14) at 7 p.m. at “The Duke" (Couchiching Arena). It also will be "Parents' Night.” Admission is $7 for adults and $2 for students, with those under 12 being free.

A moonlight ski will be held Friday, Feb. 15 from 6-9 p.m. at the Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre, located off Highway 11 between Barwick and Stratton. The rate is $15/person, which includes trail access, equipment rentals, soup/bannock, and refreshments). All ages are welcome. For more info, visit manitoumounds.com

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Thunder Bay North Stars in SIJHL action on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for kids 12 and under, with those under five being free.

The Valley Adult Learning Association is hosting its second “Newcomer Meet-and-Greet" on Saturday, Feb. 16 from noon-3 p.m. at the Little Beaver Cultural Centre (near the landfill site). There will be a fire pit, the roasting of marshmallows, a "Build a Snowman” competition, and tobogganing, along with a free lunch. Those wishing to attend are asked to contact V.A.L.A. at 274-3553.

The Fort Frances Public Library will be hosting some free drop-in activities for families on Monday, Feb. 18 (Family Day). The library's hours of operation are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Family Day fun, including sliding and skating, along with free hotdogs, chili, s'mores, and hot chocolate, will take place Monday, Feb. 18 from 1-4 p.m. at the Millennium Rink on Hill Road in Alberton. Come meet your new rec committee.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Minnesota Iron Rangers in a Family Day matinee on Monday, Feb. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults and $8 for students, with all children aged 12 and under being admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

The Daily Bulletin will not be published on Monday, Feb. 18. Have a fun and safe Family Day, everyone!

The Northwest District Catholic School Board will hold its next regular meeting—via videoconference—on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. in the board office adjacent to St. Francis School.

A community meeting regarding the future of the Fort Frances mill will be held Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 7-8 p.m. at the Civic Centre. Council will be considering a resolution on the matter. You're invited to attend and hear deputations from stakeholders in support of maintaining a stable, equitable wood supply for our community.

Kids & Company presents “Bam Percussion” on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. Tickets cost $10.50 in advance (available online at www.kidsandco.ca) and $12 at the door, with children three and under being free. Passports also are available for $45 each at the Fort Frances Public Library, Betty's, and Revco Carpet. For more info, call Tara at 271-0320.

Anishinaabemowin classes, with instructor Mike Jones, will be held Thursdays at 6 p.m. for 10 weeks starting on Feb. 21 at the United Native Friendship Centre (downstairs). For more info, contact Susan Councillor at 274-8541 or via e-mail at scouncillor@unfc.org

The entry deadline for the 2019 Rainy River District Festival for the Performing Arts is Friday, Feb. 22. Entry forms can be found on the “Forms, Fees and Resources” page of their website (ff-festival.com) and at the back of the syllabus. The updated syllabus also has been posted on the site.

The Rainy River District School Board is holding kindergarten registration during the week of Feb. 25-March 1. See the ad on page B3 of yesterday's Times for a complete list of the open houses planned at the board's schools. You also can contact the school for more information.

Kindergarten registration at St. Michael's School (French Immersion available) and Our Lady of the Way School begins on Monday, Feb. 25. You can register online at www.tncdsb.on.ca (see the ad on page C3 of yesterday's Times for more info).

The Rainy River Christian Farmers Association will hold its annual meeting and policy tour on Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 7-9 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo. R.S.V.P. to either Arnold Kaemingh (486-3491), Wade Desserre (483-5412), Arnold Henzmann (482-9985), David Peters (852-1726), or Delton Martin (271-2998).

“SnOasis 7: Snowflake Heaven" is slated to be held Saturday, March 2 from noon-2 p.m. at the Rainy Lake Square. Come on by for children's games, hot chocolate, "auger" dogs, and more. This is a free family event sponsored by the "Friends of the Museum.”

A fish derby will be held Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at AON Landing in Morson. The entry fee is $40 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under, with advance tickets costing $35 (sold until March 14). Canteen available. For more info, contact Wes at 271-4622 or via e-mail at wesbg@tbaytel.net

The Lions Legacy Golf Tournament, presented by the Fort Frances Lions Club and the Fort Frances Voyageurs Lions Club, will be held on Saturday, June 22 starting at 10 a.m. at the Heron Landing (Couchiching). The cost is $100 each or $400/team, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, and supper. Entries limited to the first 36 paid teams, with the registration deadline being June 6. Proceeds to the homelessness program and the women's shelter program. To register, contact Bill Michl at 276-1334 or bmichl@gmail.com or David Beach at 276-0464 or davebeach321@gmail.com

“Fibre Content,” a travelling exhibit featuring award-winning artwork created from textiles, will be in the main floor gallery of the Fort Frances Museum beginning Feb. 1 and running through March.

Bingo at the Fort Frances Seniors' Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre) has resumed on Fridays at 1:30 p.m. Everyone aged 55+ welcome!

The Craft Club for Kids runs every Saturday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library. Create something fun to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult for this free activity.