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Posted on: Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 13:01

The Friends of the Fort Frances Museum will hold its eighth-annual wine-and-cheese fundraiser, this year tying into the new Prohibition exhibit, today (Thursday, Nov. 7) from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the museum. It also will feature “giggle water,” hors d'oeuvres, live music, auctions, and games. Tickets cost $30 in advance (available at the museum, library, and From the Grind Up) or $35 at the door.

“What's the Difference?,” a Fort High musical revue about numbers, will be staged Nov. 7-9 at the Townshend Theatre. Start time is 7 p.m. each night. Tickets available at Northwoods and at the door. Cost is $10/adults, $8/seniors and students.

Sgt. Wilson's Airforce Show will take to the stage on Friday, Nov. 8 at 3 p.m. upstairs at the local Legion. Enjoy the music of the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe, and others. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Available in the Club Room or from the office (274-0129).

“Indigenous Veterans of Treaty No. 3,” a new exhibit at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre will have a grand opening on Friday, Nov. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Opening ceremonies and speeches at 6:30 p.m. Featuring the Manitou Rapids Veterans' Drum. Refreshments and light snacks available.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Dryden Ice Dogs on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Ice for Kids Arena. A Remembrance Day ceremony will be held prior to the start of the game. All Legion members will be admitted free of charge. For non-Legion members, admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, $5 for those 12 and under, and free for those under five.

“Thinking of Pinky” will play at the Legion on Friday, Nov. 8 from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. A $5 cover charge for non-members. Attendance prizes, 50/50 draw and more. Age of majority. Everyone welcome!

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Thief River Falls Norskies on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at Ice for Kids Arena. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for students, $5 for those 12 and under, and free for those under five.

A Remembrance Day tea will be hosted by the Legion Ladies' Auxiliary to Br. #29 on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at the Fort Frances Legion. Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for children under seven. Baking, cookie walk, meat pies, cabbage rolls, “Pick-A-Poppy” table, penny table, door prize, and a 50/50 draw.

The annual Remembrance Day service will be held Monday, Nov. 11 starting at 10:56 a.m. at the Fort Frances cenotaph.

Town council will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the Civic Centre (one day later due to the observance of Remembrance Day). It will follow the committee of the whole meeting, which gets underway at a special start time of 4 p.m.

All seniors are invited to an Anishinaabe cultural awareness seminar which will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Fort Frances Senior Centre. Wild rice soup and bannock will be served. Hosted by local elders and featuring several presentations along with discussion time afterwards. To pre-register or for more info, call Cindy at 274-7656.

Fine Line Art Gallery will hold its Christmas Open House Extravaganza on Friday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at their new location (326 Scott St.). Silent auction. If you're a local artist and would like to showcase your talent, stop by the gallery or call 274-2242.

A Christmas luncheon and bake sale will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Knox United Church. Homemade soup, sandwiches, dainties, bake table, cookie walk and more. Adults $8, children five-12 $3, and children four and under free. Come and bring your friends!

Join Elsa and Anna for a special “Frozen Tea” on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 2-4 p.m. at St. John's Anglican Church. Adults $8, children $4. Sandwiches, beverages, and dainties.

“Tour de Fort” presents The Slocan Ramblers on Friday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Townshend Theatre (doors open at 7 p.m.) A limited number of tickets may be available at the theatre box office on the night of the show.

The 908 Rainy Lake Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is looking for new members. They meet Monday nights now through June 11, 2020 in the arena auditorium. Ages 12-18 welcome. Registration is ongoing through the year. For more info, contact the squadron at 274-1365, 908aircadets@gmail.com or facebook.com/908AirCadets.

The Fort Frances Kiwanis Club will hold bingo at the Fort Frances Senior Centre (Sister Kennedy Centre) every Friday at 1:30 p.m. through the end of November. Everyone aged 55+ welcome!

Lions TV Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday on Shaw Cable Channel 10. Bingo cards sold at the Fort Frances Times.

Genealogy research services are available at the Fort Frances Public Library. Call 807-274-9879 or email ffpltc@gmail.com to make an appointment with local experts.