FORT FRANCES & Rainy River District

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Family Storytime

Families can enjoy stories, songs and activities for children ages 2 -6 with their parent or caregiver.

Pokemon

Bring: Pokemon Cards and/or a Ninetendo DS or 3DS with a Pokemon video game. We play Pokemon cards in the unlimited format, which means that you can use cards from any set to build your deck!

Healthy Living Food Box Pick Up

What is the Healthy Living Food Box Program? It supports families and individuals and improves health by providing access to healthy foods and will help to stretch your dollar. How does it work? You order and pay for your Healthy Living Food Box on the 1st Wednesday of each month, OR on Pick-up day on the 3rd Wednesday. Each Food Box costs $20.00 (cash only) Can anyone take part? Yes, it is open to everyone and anyone. No restrictions. Bring your Order form and payment to the Sunset Country Métis Hall at 714 Armit Ave. 11:00am –4:30pm on the first Wednesday of the month.

LaVerendrye Bake/Xmas Sale

Bake Sale and Xmas item. Baking can be dropped off after 9am Morning of sale and Xmas items whenever in gift shop 12:30-3:30

Family Story Time

Join us this summer for a fun Story Time filled with stories & songs.  Drop-in welcome

Lego Mania

Put your imagination to the test with this LEGO program for all ages. We'll supply the bricks; you bring the creativity. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Storytime

Celebrate with stories, songs and activities for children ages 2-6 with their parent or caregiver.

Lego Mania

Put your imagination to the test with this LEGO program for all ages. We'll supply the bricks; you bring the creativity. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Baby Time

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories that will make you and your baby smile

Legion Ladies Auxiliary Meeting & Potluck

The next meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #29 Legion Ladies Auxiliary will be held on Wednesday, June 14th, upstairs at the Fort Frances Legion Building. A potluck will happen at 6 pm with the meeting to follow at 7.

Pokemon Club

Bring Pokemon Cards and/or a Nintendo DS or 3DS with a Pokemon video game. We play Pokemon cards in the unlimited format, which means that you can use cards from any set to build your deck!

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

Pokemon

Bring: Pokemon Cards and/or a Nintendo DS or 3DS with a Pokemon video game. We play Pokemon cards in the unlimited format, which means that you can use cards from any set to build your deck!

Volunteer Appreciation Lunch

The Fort Frances Volunteer Bureau and Judy Kielczewski are holding a free lunch for all community volunteers on Saturday, February 10 from 12-2 pm at the Volunteer Bureau (Old CN Train Station).

The event is an open invite to thank all of the volunteers in our community who give back to others. Whether you run a hundred fundraisers or shovel your neighbour's driveway once in awhile, you're invited!

BBQ Fundraiser & Registration

Come and let us make a delicious BBQ lunch for YOU! The International Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Foundation & Club will be hosting a BBQ lunch and fundraiser in the Safeway parking lot from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Friday, May 18th. You can register for the upcoming festival or season, get all the information you need, and show your support for our local dragon boat club!

Lego Mania

Bring your imagination to the test with this Summer LEGO club for all ages.  We'll supply the bricks.  Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

1st Summer Solstice Pow-Wow

Calling all Drummers, Dancers and Spectators! The Fort Frances Tribal Area Health Services - Behavioral Health Services 1st Summer Solstice Pow-Wow takes place on Wednesday, June 21st at the Nanicost Grounds. Grand Entry takes place at 1 pm and again at 7 pm! Enjoy a delicious Supper starting at 5:30 pm, with an honorarium going to the first 5 registered drums. Call the pow-wow
committee at Behavioral Health Services for further information, 274-2042

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

Baby Time

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. 

Storytime

Celebrate with stories, songs and activities for children ages 2-6 with their parent or caregiver. 

Valentine Party (Kid's & Family)

UNFC Aboriginal Family Support Program with the Fort Frances Public Library are hosting a Family Valentine Party.  Stories, Crafts and Snacks provided.  Dial A Ride available.

Craft Club for Kids

Learn new skills and make something cool to take home.  Free for kids.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

National Aboriginal Day Activities - FFPLTC

The Fort Frances Public Library invites you to start Canada’s 150 birthday celebration with a special event on Wednesday, June 21st! National Aboriginal Day observes the heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada! The library hosts this special evening, beginning at 6:30 pm, with a cultural presentation by the OC Band followed by the Crossroads Youth Hand Drum Group. Stay for refreshments, being provided by Friends of the Library. Miigwech!

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

Family Movie

Family friendly movies each Friday in July & August. This Friday we are playing "The Secret Life of Pets".

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

Soapstone Carving Workshops

Family Day Events 

Soapstone Carving Workshops for Famlies.  Registration required @ http://ffpltc.ca/node/1014

$5.00 per child, children must be accompanied by an adult.  This event is best suited for children 6 & up.

 

FF Legion Ladies Aux meeting

The Fort Frances Legion Ladies Aux will meet upstairs at the Legion

with a potluck at 6pm followed by a meeting at 7pm

Craft Club for Kids Weekend Edition

Learn new skills and make something cool to take home.  Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Dining with Dragons

The International Boundary Waters Dragon Boat Club will be having their Dining with Dragons Fundraiser on Saturday, June 24th at the Copper River Inn, Fort Frances. Cocktails are at 6 pm and dinner, featuring an Asian inspired menu, will be served at 6:30. Music will be provided by Party Rock DJ Services and decorations will be done by Diane Gibson. Tickets are $45 and are available at the Copper River Inn. For more information, visit www.boundarywatersdragonboat.com.

Baby Time

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. 

MineCraft Club

Do you love Minecraft? Get together with other Crafters to build, create and play! Weekly online registration required, space is limited. 

Babytime

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. 

Baby food Workshop

A free workshop on preparing healthy food for your baby.  This workshop will be presented by a dietitian from Gizhewaadiziwin Health Access Centre.  Baby food Workshop

Fort Frances Legion July 1 st Parade

July 1st Parade. As always we are leading the July 1st parade. We would like to fill all seats on the float. Any one who would like to ride the float please contact the office, 274-0129. Come out & celebrate Canada’s birthday

Canada Day Pancake Breakfast

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #29 Ladies Auxiliary presents their Canada Day Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, July 1st. The breakfast will happen from 7 to 9:30 am, upstairs at the Fort Frances Legion. Pancakes, ham, juice, coffee and tea will be served. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for Children 5 & under. Everyone welcome.

Family Movie

Family friendly movies each Friday in July & August. This Friday we are playing "Smurfs- The Lost Village". 

Lego Mania

Put your imagination to the test with this LEGO program for all ages. We'll supply the bricks; you bring the creativity. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Family Movie

Family friendly movies each Friday in July & August. This week we are playing "Despicable Me 2".

Teddy Bear Picnic

Join the fun at the annual Teddy Bear Picnic.  $5.00 per person / Hot Dogs $2.00.  Advance tickets can be purchased at the library.

Bouncy Castle, Barrel Train, Dr. Booth, Games & Music.  Don't forget to bring a blanket, socks for the bouncy castle, picnic & your teddy bear.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library, TBaytel, Safeway

Strawberry Social

Berries, cake, ice cream, and a drink for $5. Held at LaVerendrye Hospital. All proceeds to support LaVerendrye Hospital Auxilary projects!

MineCraft Club

Do you love Minecraft? Get together with other Crafters to build, create and play! Weekly online registration is required, space is limited. 

Pokemon

Bring: Pokemon Cards and/or a Ninetendo DS or 3DS with a Pokemon video game. We play pokemon in the unlimited format, which means that you can use cards from any set to build your deck!

Standard First Aid Recertification - Confederation College

Standard First Aid Recertification

October 28, 2017

$85.00

Contact the Rainy River District Campus to Register today!

EMAIL: fortfrancescampus@confederationcollege.ca

PHONE: 807-274-5395

Youth Programs Open Meeting

A group of partners was approached about youth programs/youth centre in Fort Frances. We’ve done some research to see if there is a need to offer more youth programming or if we all need to pull together and gather information for youth to know what is available in Fort Frances.

Blanket making workshop

 A March Break blanket making workshop will be held on Wednesday, March 14 from 1-3 p.m. at the Sunset Country Métis Hall (714 Armit Ave.). All ages welcome. Snacks and refreshments provided. No RSVP necessary.

Mini-Makers Mini-Entrepreneur Vendor Market

Mini-Makers Mini-Entrepreneur Vendor Market featuring young entrepreneurs selling their wares will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. downstairs at Curvy Chick (256 Scott Street). Drop by and support young entrepreneurs.

FFHS Prom Grand March

Held at FFHS at 7:30 p.m. Come out and see our beautifully dressed couples!

Lego Mania

Put your imagination to the test with this LEGO program for all ages. We'll supply the bricks; you bring the creativity. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

2nd Annual Christmas Market

Friday, December 1st from 5 p.m. -9 p.m.

Saturday, December 2nd from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More info available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/341424209638653/

Community Christmas parade

2017 Community Christmas Parade! The theme is "Christmas Candyland." The parade will start at 5:30 p.m. at Reid Avenue and proceed west along Scott Street, ending at Mowat Avenue. To register a float or to volunteer, e-mail ffsanta2017@gmail.com

Mini-Makers Mini-Entrepreneur Vendor Market

Mini-Makers Mini-Entrepreneur Vendor Market featuring young entrepreneurs selling their wares will take place from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. downstairs at Curvy Chick (256 Scott Street). Drop by and support young entrepreneurs.

Robot En Route with Science North

The Science North team are bring robots and coding to the library.  Sign up on the library's website for one of 3 sessions.  The program is free and recommended for ages 8 -12.

www.ffpltc.ca

Pokemon

Bring Pokemon Cards and/or a Nintendo DS or 3DS with a Pokemon video game. We play pokemon cards in the unlimited format, which means that you can use cards from any set to build your deck!

Baby Time

Bouncing and Tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. 

Seniors Fair

More information, please call: (807) 274-2209 or (807) 274-9560

Rainy river district shelter of hope 1st Annual women’s retreat

Come to the copper river on November 25th for a day of holistic healing in support of the rainy river disctrict shelter of hope. 

 

Tickets are 50$ and includes lunch as well as a swag bag and a copy of the book the gifts of imperfection from brene brown

 

contact Heather at 271-5644 to purchase tickets or visit curvy chick downtown

FF Mother's Day Market

2nd Annual Fort Frances Mother's Day Market. Over 65 vendors to shop at.

Robot En Route with Science North

The Science North team are bringing robots and coding to the library.  Sign up on the library's website for one of 3 sessions.  The program is free and recommended for ages 8 -12.

www.ffpltc.ca

Storytime

Celebrate with stories, songs and activities for children ages 2-6 with their parent or caregiver. 

Family Movie

Family friendly movies each Friday in July and August. This week we are playing "The Good Dinosaur".

34th Ducks Unlimited Fundraising Banquet and Charity Auction

Join us at the 34th Fort Frances Fundraising Banquet and Charity Auction, celebrating the 80th anniversary of Ducks Unlimited Canada at the Fort Frances Curling Club.

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/fortfrancesducksunlimited or email fortfrancesducksunlimited@gmail.com

"Dress for Work" clothing and bake sale

A clothing and bake sale for raise funds for the upcoming "Dress for Work" clothing sale will take place on Saturday April 28 from 8-11 a.m. downstaurs at Curvy Chick. All clothing $2; baking $1-4.

Make it Move! Science North

Make it Move!  Drop in style stations set up from 11- 2 pm.  Live show "Powerful Planet" presented at 12 noon.

$2.00 per person, all ages welcome.

Kids Knit

Share your interest in knitting, whether you're a beginner or a kid pro. Please bring your own supplies if you can. 

MineCraft Club

Do you love Minecraft? Get together with other Crafters to build, create and play! Weekly online registration required, space is limited. 

New Year's Eve at La Place Rendez-Vous

Ring in the New Year at La Place Rendez-Vous from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Featuring:
- LIVE music, by Quest for the Best winner, Brianna Eldridge & friends.
- Delicious, slow roasted Prime Rib & our Holiday Menu
AND
- Make a Reservation to be automatically entered for a chance to win a free appetizer on New Year’s Eve!

National Flat Earth Week

National Flat Earth Week is an event where Fort Frances takes a whole Day of no power ( not hospitals resturants or stores) this would be a good week to give back to the flat earth people also Nasa is Fake

Baby Time

Bouncing and tickling rhymes, songs and stories for babies from birth to 18 months with their parents or caregivers. 

Pop Up Play

Pop Up Play Thursday August 10th 10am-12pm at the Legion West End Park! Lots of activities and games including soccer, bean bag toss, parachute games, giant games, baseball, volleyball, scoops, skipping ropes, croquet, frisbee, and much more! We will have an ice cold jug of water and a sliced up watermelon in the shade. Please wear sunscreen and a hat!

Welcome Rally at the Border

Come join us at the border to welcome our American fishing friends and open the tourist centre for the 2018 season! 

Confederation College - Educational Opportunities

Community members in the Rainy River District are invited to join Confederation College and its industry partners for an Information Session to learn more about the Early Childhood Education and Educational Support programs, as well as career opportunities:

Wednesday, August 1, 5:00pm

Rainy River District (Fort Frances) Campus: 440 McIrvine Road

MineCraft Club

Do you love Minecraft? Get together with other Crafters to build, create and play! Weekly online registration required, space is limited. 

Pop up Play

Lots of activities and games including soccer, bean bag toss, parachute games, giant games, baseball, volleyball, scoops, skipping ropes, croquet, frisbee, and much more! We will have an ice cold jug of water and a sliced up watermelon in the shade. Please wear sunscreen and a hat! No Cost. No Registration

Trunk or Treat

Come trick-or-treat at the Fort Frances Library from 5-7 p.m.!

Christmas Tree Pickup

The Fort Frances Fire Brigade  will be picking up trees.  Please have the trees lying on their side on the curb.  Donations are appreciated.

Garage Sale

kids clothes, $5.00 a bag, shoes, helmets, housewares

Something for everyone.

Pop up Play

Games and activities to bring back active play in neighbourhoods. Free to all and all ages welcome! Activities and games including soccer, bean bag toss, parachute games, giant games, baseball, volleyball, scoops, skipping ropes, croquet, frisbee, and much more! We will have an ice cold jug of water and a sliced up watermelon in the shade. Please wear sunscreen and a hat!

Family Movie

Family friendly movies each Friday in July & August. This Friday we are playing "Angry Birds". 

Pop Up Play

Pop Up Play Thursday August 24th 10am-12pm at Pither's Point Park! Lots of activities and games including soccer, bean bag toss, parachute games, giant games, baseball, volleyball, scoops, skipping ropes, croquet, frisbee, and much more! We will have an ice cold jug of water and a sliced up watermelon in the shade. Please wear sunscreen and a hat! We will not be monitoring swimming at the beach. No cost. No Registration

FF Legion Ladies Aux meeting

FF Legion ladies aux meeting.

Potluck at 6pm with meeting to follow @7

Pay your dues early and get in on 3 chances to win your membership dues

if you can please bring a item for the Remberance Day Tea grocery hamper

Standard First Aid CPR

Standard First Aid CPR with HCP training available at Confederation College, Rainy River District Campus.

$125.00

Call the campus to register at 807-274-5395

Movie" A Mindful choice" & Introductory talk on the Bright Path meditation

There will be a viewing of the movie "A Mindful Choice" which highlights the journey of various people and groups who find their way to peace (through meditation)  in spite of challenging circumstances.  The  presenters, Lauren and Mati, an experienced meditator and a teacher from  Thunder Bay,  will also do an introductory talk  on the Bright Path Ascension  meditation. The evening is free of charge, open to anyone who is seeking inner peace, happiness and freedom from stress.

Family Story Time

This free program is filled with stories, finger rhymes and songs.  Drop-ins welcome / registration preferred. 

http://ffpltc.ca/node/889

Fun in the Sun Fun Event

Fun in the Sun Fun Day

12-5pm Log Rolling $5 per half hour

 Lawn Games

Mini Doughnuts

 Ice Cream Sandwiches,  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lego Mania

Put your imagination to the test with this LEGO program for all ages. We'll supply the bricks; you bring the creativity. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Healthy Living Food Box Pick Up

What is the Healthy Living Food Box Program? It supports families and individuals and improves health by providing access to healthy foods and will help to stretch your dollar. How does it work? You order and pay for your Healthy Living Food Box on the 1st Wednesday of each month, OR on Pick-up day on the 3rd Wednesday. Each Food Box costs $20.00 (cash only) Can anyone take part? Yes, it is open to everyone and anyone. No restrictions. Bring your Order form and payment to the Sunset Country Métis Hall at 714 Armit Ave. 11:00am –4:30pm on the first Wednesday of the month.

Car Seat Clini

Come, Ask Questions, or have your car seat checked to make sure it is installed properly.

Movie : A Mindful Choice & Introductory Talk on the Bright Path meditation

The movie " A Mindful Choice" shows the journey of various people and groups as they find peace in spite of  challenging life circumstances.  Lauren and Mati, an experienced meditator and a teacher from Thunder Bay, will also do  introductory talk on The Bright Path Ascension meditation. This event  is free of charge and open to anyone seeking inner peace, happiness and freedom from stress.

Rainy Lake Market Square

Customers and vendors are all welcome to come on down to the Rainy Lake Market Square.