Students at Sturgeon Creek School in Barwick rehearsed a scene from Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's version of “Mary Poppins” yesterday during a dress rehearsal. Join them tomorrow (May 9) and Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. for a lively presentation. Admission is only $5.
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The Emo and District Lions Club would like to thank everyone who purchased tickets for this year's “Lions' Share” grocery raffle.
Once again the profits from the draw will be going back into the district to fund several of the club's current projects.
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 Heron Landing (Couchiching).
The cost is $100 each or $400/team, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, and supper. Entries are limited to the first 36 paid teams, with the registration deadline being June 6.
Two members of the Church of the Holy Spirit here celebrated St. Patrick's Day on Sunday by dressing for the occasion. Erma Armit and George Walsh enjoyed a little friendly competition at the church's morning service.
People from across the district were busy over the weekend with all kinds of St. Patrick's Day celebrations.
The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary held its annual “Shamrock Tea” on Friday. A good crowd was on hand and many took advantage of the many home-made baked goods available.
The churches of Emo are hosting a five-week Lenten worship series with a soup-and-sandwich lunch.
The services will take place each Wednesday at noon at Knox United Church.
The cost is a $4 donation for lunch, with proceeds going to the United Church Mission & Service Fund and a local project.
For more than 40 years, the staff and students at Sturgeon Creek School have held their annual winter carnival on the last day before March Break. Starting with a pancake breakfast for the families, the older students always have organized and supervised various events for the younger ones. This year, everyone enjoyed a great day inside and outside in the winter weather.
The Emo and District Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual “Shamrock” tea and bake sale on Friday, March 15 from 1:30-3 p.m. at the hospital cafeteria.
There will be baking and goodies for sale, and a draw also will take place on a beautiful hand-made table designed and constructed by Don Manty.
Admission is $5, with tickets available at Gillons' in Emo or at the door.
The next men's fellowship breakfast is slated for Saturday, Feb. 23 at 8 a.m. at the Emo Legion.
Brian Major of Morson will be the guest speaker this month.
Come for delicious breakfast while enjoying fellowship with old and new friends. Men and boys of all ages are welcome, with the cost being $12/person.
For more information, call Larry at 482-3104.
The entry deadline for the 2019 Rainy River District Festival for the Performing Arts is set for Friday, Feb. 22.
Entry forms can be found on the “Forms, Fees and Resources” page of its website (ff-festival.com) and at the back of the syllabus.
The updated syllabus also has been posted on the site.