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Monday, November 19, 2012

Upcoming Community Events

“Hope & the City”—billed as a fun, flirty, and fabulous event to benefit women’s cancer research—is planned for Friday, November 23 at 6 p.m. at La Place Rendezvous.  Tickets cost $35 each, which are available at the Rendezvous, Fort Floral and Bombshell.

An introduction to prospecting workshop is slated for Friday, November 23 from 6-9 pm, Saturday, November 24 from 9-4 pm and Sunday, November 25 from 9-4 pm at Confederation College (Fort Frances).  The cost is $125 (materials incl.)  For more information, contact program officer Kathy Egan at 274-5395 ext. 4804 or email

A craft and bake sale will be held Saturday, November 24 from 1-4 pm at Rainycrest.  There also will be free popcorn and apple cider, as well as a penny table.

The 55th Annual Christmas “Parade of Lights” going from the Memorial Sports Centre parking lot to Mowat Avenue, via Scott Street, is slated for Saturday, November 24.  Parade lineup will start at 3 pm, with it getting underway by 430 pm.  The theme this year is “A Christmas Story”.  To pre-register a float or to volunteer, contact Causeway Insurance (274-6688) or the Fort Frances Chamber of Commerce (274-5773).

Yuk Yuk’s Stand-Up Comedy Tour, featuring Ian Sirota and Graham Critterden, is coming to the Townshend Theatre on Saturday, November 24 at 7:30 pm.  Tickets cost $25 each, which are available at Fort Frances General Supply, International Travel Services, and the Super 8 Motel.

The “Spirit of Christmas” featuring a silent auction, coffee/dainties, and draws/door prizes, returns Sunday, November 25 from 2-6pm at La Place Rendezvous.  Admission is a toonie, with proceeds going toward the new digital mammography unit.  To donate an item and for pick-up, call Liz Clark (274-5839), Linda Hamilton (274-8782), Jan Gustafson (274-6482), or Diane McManaman (274-6196) or drop it off at Tichborne’s.

How to Start a Small Business, a free seminar offered by the Rainy River Future Development Corp., is set for Thursday, December 6 at 2 pm, at the RRFDC office (608 Scott Street). For more information or to register, call 274-3276.

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Tuesday, November 06, 2012