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Interesting facts about St. Patrick’s Day

While St. Patrick’s Day is renowned for celebrating Ireland, one need not be Irish to enjoy the festivities on March 17th. In fact, St. Patrick himself was not Irish, having been born in an area of Great Britain then referred…
LAHF Troupe makes the 80’s come back into fashion!!

Mac Olsen Express Staff Introducing Crocodile Dundee, Teen Wolf, Pee-wee Herman, Jessica Rabbit and the rest of the 80’s all-star cast! LAHF Troupe held their great whodunnit dinner mystery theatre at the Jean Cote community centre on Feb. 24, the…
PICs – More photos of Family Day in the region

There were plenty of Family Day events in the region on the long weekend. Events were held in McLennan and Jean Cote on Feb. 18, and in Donnelly and Falher on Feb. 19. Here are more photos of three of…
Pirates of the Carnaval

Tom Henihan Express Staff This year’s pirate theme was certainly on full display at the 36th annual, Carnaval de St. Isidore held on the Family Day long weekend. With such an abundance of pirate motifs and so many people in…
Jean Cote hosts Family Day activities

Mac Olsen Express Staff Some people braved the winter chill and roasted weiners over an open fire, while others stayed inside and chatted with their friends and neighbours. Family Day activities were held at the outdoor rink in Jean Cote…
A chilly but very fun Family Day in Donnelly

Mac Olsen Express Staff The temperature dropped into sub-double digits on Feb. 19, but that didn’t stop children and families from coming out for Family Day in Donnelly. The event, organized by the Donnelly Recreation Society, started at the Park…
Villa Beausejour Valentine’s Fun Day

Tom Henihan Express Staff @SmokyRiverExprs The Villa Beausejour celebrated Valentine’s Day in a quiet, relaxed fashion with the residents, their families and friends enjoying an afternoon snack in the dining area around 2.30. There were no set activities for the…