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PSA LIST – CURRENT 07/17/18

 

JULY 18TH – UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO TWILIGHT TOUR

Coming up this Wednesday, the University of Idaho is hosting their Twilight Tour at the U of I Extension office in Kimberly from 5pm to 8pm. The Twilight Tour is a free family event that includes a free dinner for all who attend. This event is an opportunity for University of Idaho faculty and staff to showcase some of the research, extension and outreach projects and activities taking place throughout Idaho. Many displays with hands-on activities will be available for adults and children to learn more about agricultural food production and research, food science, nutrition, 4-H, and much more.

 

JULY 19TH - MINICO HS SENIOR PROJECT BLOOD DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE RED CROSS

Sayre Peterson a Minico High School Senior is holding a Red Cross Blood Drive for their Senior Project at Minico High School in the Multi Purpose Gym (behind the main building) on July 19th from 10 AM to 4 PM. There are  29 appointments to fill and if someone wants to schedule an appointment they can call or text Sayre at 208-431-3585.

 

JULY 19TH – DILETTANTE ANNUAL PICNIC AT THE TWIN FALLS CITY PARK

Dilettante Group of Magic Valley will host their annual picnic on Thursday, July 19 at the Twin Falls City Park. Meat will be provided, please bring a potluck item. (There may be a prize for best salad, side or desert!) You are welcome to stay and listen to the Municipal Band Concert at 8:00. All past, present and future Dilettantes are welcome, they will be celebrating our upcoming 60th year of shows!

 

JULY 20TH – TWIN FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY STREET DANCE AND PARTY!

The Twin Falls Public Library is bringing their Summer Reading to a close with an awesome family dance party on Friday, July 20th from 6:30p to 8:30p! DJ Broc Johnson will there and we'll have games, crafts, treats, dancing (of course!), and more! All ages welcome. All Library programs and events are free and open to the public.

 

JULY 21st – TWIN FALLS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTATION – CANAL SYSTEM TUNNELS

Brian Olmstead of the Twin Falls Canal Company will do a power point presentation at the Twin Falls Historical Museum on Saturday, July 21st regarding the tunnels and wells that were drilled to alleviate saturation of irrigated farmlands. Learn about early projects and how many tried to drain their land. Program begins at 1 and admission is free.

 

JULY 21ST  – HAGERMAN SATURDAY MARKET

Every Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. get away for a day to Hagerman Saturday Market! Live music, entertainment, food, arts, crafts, yard sale spaces.  Its free to attend and sponsored by the Hagerman Valley Foundation.

 

JULY 21st – THE SKYLINE SHINE CAR SHOW TO BENEFIT MEALS ON WHEELS

The Skyline is hosting their 5th Annual Skyline Shine Car Show to benefit the Meals on Wheel Program on Saturday, July 21st!  Register by 10am on the 21st, admission is free to attend at The Skyline at 1204 E 600 North in Rupert. There will be raffles, food and live music!  For more information contact Paul at 208-650-9648 or Joe at 208-431-6351

 

JULY 21ST – 10TH ANNUAL BROTHERS IN CHRIST ‘HEAVEN OR HELL’ RIDE

This Saturday, Brothers in Christ will be hosting their 10th Annual Heaven or Hell Ride with proceeds to help local families in need. Riders will meet at Lets Ride in Rupert, breakfast will be served and registration will begin at 9am with kickstands up at 11am.  They will also have a raffle and auction!  The cost is $35 for a single rider and $55 for doubles and that includes the ride, t-shirt, dice and dinner. For more information contact Don at 208-431-3760 or Robert at 208-650-8037.

 

JULY 23RD – 27TH – MAGIC VALLEY FOLK FESTIVAL

Monday, July 23rd, 7:00 PM, Rupert City Square - Parade and Kickoff Party

  • FREE EVENT - This event includes a parade of all the teams that will be taking part in the festival this year. We will have food vendors, folk art vendors (from the countries performing), and interactive performances from all of our teams.

 

Wednesday July 25th 9:30-3:00, Burley High School - Youth Culture Day

  • FREE EVENT - This event is for children of all ages! Each country leads workshops teaching kids about their culture that include dances, games, words, and traditions. Each child is given a passport for dancers and musicians to sign and children with signed passports get $1 off their Gala Event tickets.

 

Friday July 27th & Saturday July 28th, 7:00 PM, King Fine Arts Center - Gala Performances

  • TICKETED EVENT - These are the main performances of the festival. All teams will perform their traditional dances and songs in costume. Tickets are available at the Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce and at the door.

 

JULY 24TH – PIE AND ROOT BEER DAY AT WENDELL CITY PARK

United Methodist Magic Valley Ministries hosts Pie 'n Root Beer Day at Wendell City Park, 6:30 pm, July 24. Jerome UMC bringing vanilla ice cream, Hagerman UMC bringing root beer, Filer UMC, Buhl UMC and Wendell UMC bringing pie. Plates and utensils provided. Come have some fun - eat pie - drink root beer floats.

 

JULY 25TH – 26TH – SPARTAN PRIDE FOOTBAL CAMP

Minico High School will be hosting a two day Spartan Pride Football Camp, July 25th and 26th at the Minico High School Football Field. The Spartan Pride Football camp will provide an opportunity to build on football fundamental skills, safety and sportsmanship for players in 5th through 12th grade! It will also provide a unique opportunity for young athletes to interact with the Minico Athletic staff who are committed to being positive role models.  The camp will run July 25th and 26th from 6:30p to 8:30p, the cost is $25 per player and each athlete will also receive a camp t-shirt.  For more information please contact Coach Keelan McCaffrey 208-670-4215.

 

JULY 26TH – EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT BLOOD DRIVE @ BURLEY LDS STAKE CENTER

Support Trevyn Kay’s Eagle Scout Project Blood Drive that will be on Thursday July 26th for the American Red Cross.  The Blood Drive will be at the Burley LDS Stake Center in the Cultural Hall at 2050 Normal Ave in Burley from 11am to 5pm. Be a good Scout and donate blood, to schedule your appointment call  Trevyn at 208-219-0304.

 

NOW THROUGH JULY 31ST – ASSE STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM SEEKING HOST FAMILIES

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few.

ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share their own culture and language with their host families. Host families welcome these students into their family, not as a guest, but as a family member, giving everyone involved a rich cultural experience. 

To become an ASSE Host Family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call the ASSE Western Regional Office at 1-800-733-2773 or go to www.host.asse.com to begin your host family application. Students are eager to learn about their American host family, so begin the process of welcoming your new son or daughter today!

 

AUGUST 4TH   – HAGERMAN SATURDAY MARKET

Every Saturday from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. get away for a day to Hagerman Saturday Market! Live music, entertainment, food, arts, crafts, yard sale spaces.  Its free to attend and sponsored by the Hagerman Valley Foundation.

 

AUGUST 4TH – 5TH  - 2ND ANNUAL TWIN FALLS SAFEHOUSE FOOD DRIVE

The Twin Falls Safehouse will be hosting their 2nd Annual Food Drive. They will be at Albertsons August 4th and 5th accepting donations and handing out a list of items needed. They are also accepting cash donations that will help buy more supplies. Thank you for the support and we hope to see you there! For more information contact Rheanon Wilder at 208-316-8864

 

AUGUST 11TH  - HISTORIC WILSON THEATER COLOR RUN 5K

The Historic Wilson Theater is excited to be hosting their first ever Fun Run, but not just a fun run...it 's a 5K  Color Run! Come out and support the Wilson Theatre, T-shirts included and prizes to win in their drawing following the run! Big or small, young or old this fun is for everyone! Racers can begin checking in at 8:30am August 11th in the front of the Wilson Theatre. The cost is $25 per person or $85 for a family of four. Question?? Call 208-436-2787 

 

AUGUST 11TH – RUPERT ELKS AND RUPERT ROTARY BARLEY BASH

Drink good beer with good friends at the Rupert Elks and Rupert Rotary Barley Bash coming up on Saturday, August 11th from Noon to 6pm.  They will have live music, craft beer and delicious food!  The cost is $30 in advance or $35 at the door.  Get your tickets now at the Rupert Elks or from a Rupert Rotarian!

 

AUGUST 18TH – A NEED FOR CHANGE – FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT AT SNAKE RIVER ELKS LODGE

Join the Snake River Elk’s Lodge for some family-friendly fun on August 18th from 3PM to 7PM! Admission is free for the entire family!  Activities will include: • Dancing & music • A taco & potato bar • Silent Auction • Raffles & Prizes • A Bounce House • Games for the entire family! The Snake River Elk’s Lodge is located at 412 East 200 South in Jerome. All proceeds from the “A Need for Change” event will go to the Crisis Center of Central Idaho, whose mission is to provide emergency substance abuse and mental health services to those in need. Questions? Contact Jackie Kennedy at (208) 539-4220

 

SEPTEMBER 8TH – 9TH – SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIIR THE MINI-CASSIA SHELTER

Grab your mitts and get your teams ready for a softball tournament to benefit the Mini-Cassia Shelter on September 8th and 9th at Freedom Park in Burley! They will have fun, food, prizes and t-shirts!  Registration fee is $225 per team and all proceeds will benefit the Mini-Cassia Shelter.  For more information contact the shelter director Ester Rogers at 208-219-4368 or email mcshelter@pmt. org

 

SEPTEMBER 15TH – 19th ANNUAL BLAST FROM THE PAST CAR SHOW – HAGERMAN CHAMBER

Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce presents the 19th Annual "A Blast On The Grass" Car Show.
Fun & Entertainment in the Hagerman City Park, Rock & Roll music, Raffles, Food and Drink, and beautiful cars from all over Idaho and beyond. Starts at 8am. For more information contact the Hagerman Chamber of Commerce.

 

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

 

SENIOR JUNCTION SATURDAY MARKET EACH 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAYS TO BENEFIT MEALS ON WHEELS

The Senior Junction in Burley is hosting a Saturday Market every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month to benefit the Meals on Wheels Program! You can buy things or you can sell your things! Handmade crafts, produce, homemade canned and baked goods, antique treasures and more!  The Senior Junction Saturday Market will be held at their location at 2421 Overland Ave in Burley, and runs from 8am to 1pm.  For questions on the market and space rentals give The Senior Junction a call at 208-878-8646.