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JANUARY 9TH – JEROME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCHEON – DRUGS IN OUR COMMUNITY PRESENTATION

On Wednesday, January 9th – the Jerome Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their monthly Chamber Luncheon with a presentation by Jerome Police Chief Dan Hall with the topic of “Drugs in our Community”. The Luncheon will be held at the Jerome Joint School District Office from Noon till 1pm.  You can preregister until January 4th and tickets will be $12 for chamber members or $15 for non-members or at the door tickets will be $15 for members and $20 for non-members.  For more information, contact the Jerome Chamber of Commerce at 208-324-2711

JANUARY 9TH – 11TH – SNOW SCHOOL AT CRATERS OF THE MOON

Bring your students to Craters for an unforgettable and educational snowshoe trek. Snowshoe with a Ranger and learn about how wildlife adapts to winter conditions. They have enough snowshoes for about 30 students and the walks are suitable for third graders and up. Contact the park at (208) 527-1335 for more information or to schedule a field trip. Transportation assistance is available!  After registering for a Snow School visit they will provide you with detailed information on what to wear and bring. Visit the website to learn more about Snow School: https://www.nps.gov/crmo/learn/education/classrooms/snowschool.htm

JANUARY 9TH – FEBRUARY 13TH – FARM AND RANCH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL IN BURLEY

The University of Idaho Cassia County Extension Office will be hosting a six week Farm and Ranch Management School at the Cassia County Extension Office located in the basement of the old Cassia County Courthouse. This six-week course will focus on the following topics: Financial Statements, Financial Analysis, Enterprise Budgets, Strategic Goals, Mission Statements, Cash Flow Budgets and Six Factors Affecting Profit. Participants will leave this class with two balance sheets, and income statement, cash flow, and year-end ratios. For more information and to register for the course, contact Tiffany at 208-878-9461

JANUARY 12TH – TAKE A LOOK INTO THE PAST WITH THE TWIN FALLS COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM

On Saturday, January 12th from 1p to 3p – the Twin Falls County Museum invites you to take a look into the past with local historian Alex Kunkel. Learn about everyday items from long ago. See how some things have changed while others remain pretty much the same. For more information contact the museum at 208-736-4675 or online at www.twinfallsmuseum.org

JANUARY 18TH – COMEDY NIGHT AT THE HISTORIC WILSON THEATER

Beat the winter blues with some good laughs with Comedy Night at the Historic Wilson Theater in Rupert! It will be a night of fun with family friendly comedy on January 18th – show starts at 7pm.  Tickets are $17.50 each and are available at the Wilson Theater just off the square in Rupert, or online at https://www.historicwilsontheatre.com

JANUARY 10TH – FEB 13TH – TRI-CITIES YOUTH CO-ED BOWLING REGISTRATION

Kids in the Mini-Cassia area can sign up for the Tri-Cities Youth Co-Ed Bowling between January 10th and February 13th.  The cost is $35 and includes shoe rentals for 5 weeks, bowling, shirt and the cost of medals won.  Practice will be a half hour prior to games that will begin in March.  All games will be held at Snake River Bowl in Heyburn. Pick up registration forms at the city hall’s in Rupert, Heyburn and Paul, or call 208-434-2400

JANUARY 10TH – FEB. 13TH TRI-CITIES YOUTH AND ADULT LEAGUE CO-ED DODGE BALL REGISTRATION

Kids and Adults alike can sign up for the Tri-Cities Dodge ball league!  Registration will run between January 10th and February 13th.  The cost is $20, or $32 after February 13th.  They are looking for team coaches for the youth league and sponsors for the teams.  Pick up registration forms at the city hall’s in Rupert, Heyburn and Paul, or call 208-434-2400.

JANUARY 23RD – UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO – MASTER GARDENER COURSE

Do you enjoy gardening? Do you want to learn more, be involved, and be inspired? join the Southern Idaho Master Gardeners for the Idaho Master Gardener Course! Receive your Master Gardener certification by testing your knowledge and skills while serving in your local community. They will hold two classes this session, both will be held on Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m., one being held at the Twin Falls County Extension Office, and the other will be held at the Sawtooth Botanical Gardens in Hailey! During these classes they will be covering: Basic Botany, Soils, Composting, Insects and Disease Management, Landscape Design, Fruit and Vegetable Production, Tree and Shrub Identification and Care, Water Conservation and much more! To register, or for more information, please contact Andy West by January 18, 2019, at University of Idaho Extension, Twin Falls County Office at: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Phone: 208-734-9590

JANUARY 22ND – COOKING UNDER PRESSURE CLASS AT CASSIA COUNTY EXTENSION OFFICE IN BURLEY

Did you receive an electric pressure cooker for Christmas? Are you curious about the newest cooking tool? The University of Idaho Cassia County Extension Office will be offering a hands-on class on January 22nd from 6p to 8p, you’ll  learn what the electric pressure cooker is all about. Cost: $15.00 per participant Pre-register by Jan. 8, 2019, by calling: 208-878-9461

JANUARY 25TH – LEADERCAST – NOURISHING GREATNESS LUNCHEON

Join the Southern Idaho Business Development Center at CSI and the United Way of South Central Idaho on January 25th for their Nourishing Greatness Luncheons  which offers you the opportunity to watch exclusive Leadercast materials, network with colleagues, and enjoy a delicious lunch, all while growing your leadership skills. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased online at https://www.unitedwayscid.org/leadercast-luncheons

JANUARY 26TH – CITY OF RUPERT ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE BURN AND HOTDOG ROAST

The Rupert Fire Department will be hosting the annual Christmas Tree Burn on Saturday January 26th, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. There will be free hot dogs, marshmallows, and hot chocolate for all who attend! The Rupert Sanitation Department will be picking up discarded natural Christmas trees,and taking them to Neptune Park. The public is welcome to drop off natural trees to the Neptune Park parking lot as well, however they ask that no other garbage be disposed of along with the trees. 

JANUARY 26TH – 42ND ANNUAL CSI BOXING SMOKER

The 42nd Annual CSI Cowboy and Cowgirl Boxing Smoker on is coming up on January 26, at the CSI Expo Center. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Entertainment starts at 8 PM.  Tickes: Ringside: $30 -Reserved Floor: $18 -Mezzanine: $15 -Reserved Bleacher: $15 -General Admission: $10  Ticket Outlets: CSI Expo Center, Vickers Western Store in Twin Falls, The Shoe & Tack Shop in Jerome and EZ Money Auto in Burley. For more information, please contact Steve Birnie at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 208-732-6620

JANUARY 27TH – 18TH ANNUAL JAMES MOULSEN MEMORIAL BENEFIT DINNER & WINE TASTING

Coming up on Sunday, January 27th is the 18th Annual James Moulsen Memorial Benefit Dinner and Wine Tasting being held at the Rock Creek.  There will be a no-host bar with appetizers beginning at noon, with dinner served from 1pm to 5pm.  There will be door prizes, a silent auction, Raffle for a Glock 45 Gen 5 9mm. Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $20. Entertainment by Brett Reid of Crossfire, Free Wine Tasting. Proceeds used for Law Enforcement Scholarships and Equipment and to meet the needs of Peace Officers in the Magic Valley. For more information contact Bob Moulson at 731-0222, or Rock Creek at 734-4154. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at CSI and Dick’s Pharmacy.

FEBRUARY 2ND – 3RD –  WES TAYLOR SCIENCE BASED HORSEMANSHIP SEMINAR AT BURLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Science Based Horsemanship Seminar is a two day event that focuses on the science of how the equine brain works within the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic nervous system. This newly discovered research will dynamically change how TO interact with our Equine partners. This is not a "clinic" where you would bring your horse, this is an educational seminar with demonstrations of using science based knowledge to better understand and work with horses. Price is $150 per person which includes BOTH days! For tickets, click the link: https://westtaylor.net/events/?fbclid=IwAR3e7B5hk-7P2mXzJIhts1UvlyHEHg0Qi7ur-DxlDtkBi_l6n48toxPORsM

FEBRUARY 8TH – 16TH- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS AT THE HISTORIC WILSON THEATER

Join your friends and neighbors at this highly entertaining musical production of Little Shop of Horrors February 8th – 11th at the Historic Wilson Theater in Rupert! Staring Julie Plocher, Jeremy Cox, Brek Pilling, Kent Evensen, Stephanie Curtis, Ginger Armstrong, Elta Sparks, Zach Lindsay. Co Directed by Kent Evensen and Taucia Jensen. Musical Director Lori Wilson. Tickets can be purchased at the Wilson Theater or online at https://www.historicwilsontheatre.com

FEBRUARY 9TH – ROCKY MTN ELK FOUNDATION – MINI-CASSIA CHAPTER BANQUET

Support Elk Country, Public Access and our Hunting Heritage by attending the Annual Mini-Cassia Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation banquet on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 at 5:00 PM at the Rupert Elks Lodge! Tickets are $65 each or $95 for a couple and includes your meal and supporting membership.  You can purchase your tickets at the Rupert Elks Lodge or by clicking the link

https://events.rmef.org/shop/mini-cassia?fbclid=IwAR05qavaud0aKgjU53XM8wVTYYq_he90DNdFzm2FeJHY1WGrR8t9iABGQNA

FEBRUARY 15TH  – LEADERCAST – NOURISHING GREATNESS LUNCHEON

Join the Southern Idaho Business Development Center at the Burley Best Western and the United Way of South Central Idaho on February 15th for their Nourishing Greatness Luncheons  which offers you the opportunity to watch exclusive Leadercast materials, network with colleagues, and enjoy a delicious lunch, all while growing your leadership skills. Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased online at https://www.unitedwayscid.org/leadercast-luncheons

FEBRUARY 21ST – 22ND – 2019 IDAHO HAY & FORAGE CONFERENCE AT THE BURLEY BEST WESTERN

The 2019 Idaho Hay and Forage Conference and Annual Meeting is coming up February 21st and 22nd at the Burley Best Western, This annual event is jointly presented by University of Idaho Extension and Idaho Hay and Forage Association. Many topics will be discussed to include soil management, forage economics and outlook, technology and pest management. Registration will begin at 7am on February 21st at the Burley Best Western, for more information go to http://www.idahohay.com/

FEBRUARY 22ND – TWIN FALLS ROTARY MARTINI TASTING & MASQUERADE BALL FUNDRAISER

The Twin Falls Rotary will be hosting a Martini Tasting & Masquerade Ball at the Turf Club on February 22nd. This year's theme will be a Red Carpet Masquerade Ball.  Guests will dress according to theme (including masks), sample martinis to vote on their favorites. In addition to the fabulous martini tasting, Appetizers are provided with a chocolate fountain for a sweet finish. Live music provided by Bret Welty will keep the crowd rocking and dancing. The money raised will be used for community needs. Ticket $25 for singles $40 for couples and can be purchased from any Twin Falls Rotary member. Must be 21 or older to attend

ON GOING EVENTS

ADULTING 101 – EVERY THURSDAY AT THE DEMARY MEMORIAL LIBRARY IN RUPERT

The Rupert DeMary Memorial Library is offering a free series of workshops to people age 15 to 90 to learn life skills. Adulting 101 will be held each week at 4 p.m. on Thursdays at the library, 417 7th St. The library is working with banks, businesses and other resources to provide the information during the classes.

HUNGRY HEROES BREAKFAST – EVERY TUESDAY MORNING IN TWIN FALLS

Every Tuesday from 7:30 to 9:00 in the morning, Bridgeview Estates in Twin Falls is offering a free breakfast for all vets! For more information, contact Bridgeview Estates, located 1828 Bridgeview Blvd in Twin Falls!

MINIDOKA CO. SENIOR CENTER MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM

The Minidoka Co. Senior Center delivers Meals on Wheels to the home-bound every day of the week (Monday-Friday).  For more information on how you can help, or to enroll, please call the senior center at 208-436-9107

PAUL AMERICAN LEGION POST 77

Paul American Legion Post 77 meets the first Tuesday of every month at 7pm and the Legion Hall located on West Wayne Street in Paul. The post is also looking for Riders, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion members.  If you would like to be a member and help the veterans in our area, please contact Wyatt Saunders at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 208-679-1215 for more information.

FIT AND FALL PROOF CLASSES SPONSORED BY THE SOUTH CENTRAL PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT

The South Central Public Health District is pleased to announce that their Fit and Fall Proof Classes have resumed at Pomerelle Place Senior Living, located at 1301 Bennett in Burley.  The classes are free to attend and will be held every Thursday and Saturday from 10am to 11am. Wear comfortable clothing and appropriate footwear and bring a water bottle.

VICTIM’S SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMEN IN BURLEY

Every Monday evening there is a free victim’s support group meeting held in Burley at 1321 Oakley Ave, Suite 22. The cost is free to attend. For more information, please contact Melinda Barbosa at 208-650-5913, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH IN BURLEY FREE COMMUNITY DINNER

The Zion Lutheran Church in Burley is hosting community dinners on the first Tuesday of each month. Everyone is invited to enjoy a delicious meal and fellowship with your neighbors in Burley. There is no charge for the dinner, and no sermon will be given during this time.  Please come and join us and share our meal.

SENIOR JUNCTION CENTER MONTHLY BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT THE MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM

Senior Junction Senior Center in Burley invites you to come enjoy breakfast every third Saturday of the month.  Breakfast consists of biscuits and gravy, pancakes, eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, coffee, milk and juice.  The cost is only $7 per person and all proceeds to benefit the Meals in Wheels program.  For more information please contact Catherine at 208-878-8646