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Posted on: Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 13:01

The Fort Frances Lakers will hold their annual bake sale on Friday, Dec. 14 from 4-8 p.m. at the Memorial Sports Centre. Baking donation drop-offs welcome after 2 p.m. tomorrow. For pick-up, call 274-7395 or 276-8241.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in SIJHL action on Friday, Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ice For Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for those 12 and under, with those under five being free.

“Pictures with Santa” will be taken on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at The Christmas Store (located at Lowey's Greenhouse & Market Garden). The cost is $10.

The Fort Frances Choraliers will perform this year's Christmas cantata, entitled “Good News from Home,” on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre. A bake sale will follow to defray costs. Admission is a free-will offering.

Local MPP Greg Rickford is hosting a Christmas open house on Monday, Dec. 17 from 1-3 p.m. at his constituency office at 279 Scott St. Light refreshments will be served.

“Holiday Melodies,” a free performance by the Rainy Lake Orchestra, will take place Monday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Public Library. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Donations for the Salvation Army's food bank are welcome.

The community is invited to attend a Christmas Eve service at Bethel Baptist Church (located behind the Copper River Inn) on Monday, Dec. 24 at 6 p.m.

“Through Their Eyes,” a community group program for children aged five-16 who have been exposed to woman abuse, will run once a week for 10 weeks beginning in February (location to be determined). Participants must register by Dec. 31. For more information or to register, contact Jacquee Loerzel at Riverside Community Counselling Services at 274-4807 ext. 1.

The annual “Polar Plunge,” organized by the Voyageur Lions Club of Fort Frances, once again will be held on Sand Bay on New Year's Day. For more info or to get a pledge sheet, call Bill Michl at 276-1334.