Local vocalist Brittany Strachan thrilled the audience at the Alzheimer Society's “Forget Me Not” dinner at La Place Rendez-Vous on Saturday night with an assortment of fan-favourite songs. In addition to the musical entertainment, those in attendance also had a chance at winning some prizes through a silent auction, penny table, and door prize draw.
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Students from the former St. Francis school gathered in the lobby of the new St. Mary school to present a cheque from their “There's Room at the Inn” advent project to the Fort Frances Homeless Committee on Jan. 30. The money was raised through selling candygrams to students in Grades 4-8.
It was a night for fun and food, but those attending the Alzheimer Society's “Forget Me Not” dinner on Saturday night also had the opportunity to learn about some of the changes that have come to Rainycrest over the past while.
Crystal Duhaime, left, and Tara Morelli checked out the penny table offerings at the Alzheimer Society's annual “Forget Me Not” fundraiser dinner at La Place Rendez-Vous on Saturday evening.
Candace, left, and Mellodey Sinclair worked on their homemade kaleidoscopes during the craft time held at the Fort Frances Public Library on Friday for the PD Day. The library also held Bingo and Lego building sessions, and had board games available all day for kids who had the day off from school.
Following a slow and snowy month of January, the people of Fort Frances teamed up with the Alzheimer Society to kick February off on a strong note.
Sarah Langtry, left, and Dale Allan worked out a scene for Fort Frances Little Theatre's production of “Drinking Habits" at Knox United Church on Sunday. The farcical play focuses on a group of nuns who secretly make wine to keep their convent afloat, and the antics that follow as a group of strangers with different motives unexpectedly arrive at the convent.
Sarah Langtry, left, and Dale Allan run through one of their scenes together during a rehearsal for Fort Frances Little Theatre's production of “Drinking Habits" at Knox Uited Church on Sunday. The show is a comedy that follows the antics of a group of wine making nuns who try to avoid detection when several strangers unexpectedly show up at their convent.
Aspen Avis, left, and Fort Frances Public Library's Sam Manty worked together on a modelling clay puppy during one of the activities put on by the Library for the PD Day on Friday. Activities included BINGO, craft time and board games and gave kids a safe place to stay entertained on their day off from school.
With a snowy January almost at an end, a local organization is getting ready to start February off with a bang.