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Posted on: Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 13:01

The Muskie boys' hockey team will visit the International Falls Broncos on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at Bronco Arena for the opener of their annual two-game “Border Battle” exhibition series.

The Fort Frances Lakers will host the Thief River Falls Norskies in SIJHL action on Friday, Dec. 21 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.

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.

The 31st-annual community Christmas dinner will be held Tuesday, Dec. 25 from noon-2 p.m. at Knox United Church. Admission is free and everyone is welcome! Meals on Wheels will be available starting at 11 a.m. but you must call June Caul at 274-2209 no later than Sunday, Dec. 23 to have one delivered.

A New Year's Eve potluck dinner and dance (for ages 55+) will be held Monday, Dec. 31 at the Sister Kennedy Centre. Dinner is at 5 p.m., with the dance to follow.

“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.