NEIGHBOURLY NEWS: Spring Cleanup set in Fort Smith

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Thebacha/Fort Smith

The dates for Fort Smith’s annual Residential Spring Cleanup have been set.

The cleanup – promoted by the Town of Fort Smith – will begin on May 22 and conclude on June 2.

Tipping fees will be waived at the landfill for residential households and commercial businesses for the duration of the spring cleanup.

More information, including on the registration fee per household, is available from the Town of Fort Smith.

Showcase of local music in Fort Smith

Thebacha/Fort Smith

The Fort Smith Music Society is presenting Spring Fever 2018.

The night of local music – set for Centennial Arena on May 12 – will feature Rush Puppies, The Works, Gaelen O’Hagan, Shades of Scorpions and 5/3 Mad from Hay River.

The licensed event is for ages 19 and up.

There will be an admission charge at the door.

DKFN sees family for on-the-land program

Deninu Ku’e/Fort Resolution

Deninu Ku’e First Nation in Fort Resolution is seeking a family of seven to attend an on-the-land travel program with Ni Hadi Xa – the organization responsible for monitoring the Gahcho Kue diamond mine.

The on-the-land program will take place at Fletcher Lake, northeast of the mine.

Each First Nation with a successful application will have one week at Fletcher Lake between July 1 and Aug. 31.

The program is designed to strengthen the connection between the communities and monitoring of the mine.

Nursery school seeks registrations

Thebacha/Fort Smith

The Fort Smith Co-operative Nursery School is inviting registrations for the 2018-2019 school year.

The deadline for registrations is May 18.

The program, which will run in the morning from Monday to Friday, is for children aged three and four years.