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 SEPTEMBER 25TH – 26TH – FINALLY HOME! HOMEBUYERS EDUCATION CLASS @ CSI

Finally Home!® Homebuyer Education can help you navigate the home-buying process, find the right lender, avoid costly mistakes, get a better interest rate, and may even help you qualify for down payment assistance. Finally Home! is a program of Idaho Housing and Finance Association. Twin Falls classes are hosted by the College of Southern Idaho (208.732.6442). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Attendance of two-day classes is required to certify completion. September 25 & 26

Preregistration is required at: https://www.finallyhomecourse.com

SEPTEMBER 26TH – BEEF QUALITY ASSURANCE MASTER TRANSPORTER TRAINING @CSI HERRETT CENTER

For those who want to be a cattle hauler, or current cattle haulers attend the University of Idaho Extension Beef Quality Assurance master transporter trainings from 10am to 3pm at the CSI Herrett Center to receive an official BQA Transportation ID, valid for three years. The event is free to attend and the program covers many topics including: https://www.facebook.com/events/1083766978448143/

  • Cattle handling guidelines & diagrams - Checklists for loading/unloading,
  • Checklists for hot/cold weather factors - Checklists for fit/injured/weak cattle,
  • Checklist for traveling - Loading suggestions and worksheets,
  • Bio-security & Emergency Action Plans

SEPTEMBER 28TH – CANYON RIDGE HIGH SCHOOL DANCE TEAM – DANCE AT HALFTIME DURING FOOTBALL GAME

Come and learn a fun dance with the Canyon Ridge Riverhawks dance team and perform at halftime of the CRHS Homecoming game. The cost is $25 and each child receives a t-shirt! Friday, September 28th 2018 from 4:00pm-6:30pm and then dance at halftime of Friday night’s game. For more information contact Heather at 208-420-5196

SEPTEMBER 28TH - RUPERT UNITED METHODIST ANNUAL BOUNTY HARVEST DINNER/BAZAAR

The Annual Bounty of Harvest Dinner and Bazaar with the Rupert United Methodist Church Women will be held on Friday, September 28th from 4p till 7p at the church located at 605 H Street. They'll serve up pulled pork, oven roasted red potatoes, "Methodist squash", all the sides and rolls and pies.  Freewill donation. There will also be a baked food sale and craft bazaar. For more information, contact the church office at 208-436-3354.

SEPTEMBER 29TH – 11TH ANNUAL GENE FEDRICO MEMORIAL SCRAMBLE

11th Annual Gene Federico Memorial Scramble. Check-in is at 12:00 pm with a shotgun start at 1:00 pm at the Twin Falls Municipal Golf Course. Dinner, auction, and raffle to follow the scramble. Deadline to register is Sept 26. Contact Magan Hodge for cost and registration information (208) 539-2660.

OCTOBER 5TH - TWIN FALLS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY ANNUAL HARVEST FAIR DINNER/AUCTION

Attend the Twin Falls Christian Academy's Annual Harvest Fair Dinner and Auction coming up on October 5th! Eat a delicious lasagna dinner while enjoying an exciting live auction, silent auction and raffle giveaways. Auction items include but aren't limited to a brand new pistol and rifle, bsu football tickets, handmade signs from Redeemed Decor, a 1/4 of a beef cow, butchered, a Shaw Shooting Experience and many more!! For more information contact Callie Walker at 208-320-2277

OCTOBER 6TH -  FESTIVAL AT RIVERSIDE PARK IN HEYBURN

Coming up on October 6th make sure to attend the Riverton Pumpkin Festival. It is taking place at Riverside Park, also known as Centennial Park. Payton Weimer is hosting the event as part of his senior project to help (Hope), a Heyburn nonprofit organization. It will promote safety and community awareness. There will be food booths, desert vendors, game booths, and also pumpkins will be handed out, live entertainment, and free hamburgers and hot dogs. There will also have emergency vehicles on showcase. For more information contact Payton Weimer at 208-312-3495

OCTOBER 6TH – KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ITALIAN SPAGHETTI DINNER @ST NICHOLAS

The Knights of Columbus Rupert Council will be hosting their Annual Italian Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, October 6th from 5p to 8p at St. Nicholas Hall located at 806 F Street in Rupert!  Enjoy a delicious Italian spaghetti dinner with all the sides and wonderful desserts! The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.  All proceeds to support the Knights of Columbus and their charitable projects.

OCTOBER 6TH – HAGERMAN FOSSIL DAYS PARADE
Don’t miss the Hagerman Fossil Day Parade October 6, starting at 11 am.  The parade will start in front of the Snake River Grill and travel down State Street to the Park.  Then stick around for a day of fun events.  It’s the Hagerman city park extravaganza starting at 1pm with lots of food and fun for all ages!

OCTOBER 12TH - YMCA KIDS SUPER HERO RACE AT MAGIC VALLEY YMCA

The YMCA Kids SUPERhero Race is about promoting a healthy lifestyle and being active with your family, your friends and your community. This event will take place at the Magic Valley YMCA October 12th from 6p to 7p. There will be obstacles throughout the race, finishing with snacking on healthy SUPERpower fuel. Come dressed as your favorite SUPERhero! For more information contact Leslie Flores at 208-733-4384

OCTOBER 13TH – GOODING ROTARY’S 4TH ANNUAL CHEESE, WINE AND BEER HARVEST FEST FUNDRAISER

Make plans to attend the 4th Annual Gooding Rotary Club Cheese, Wine, and Beer Harvest Fest to be held October 13th, at The Gooding Country Club from 6 to 9 p.m.  The Cost is $20 per person and raises funds to help support local and regional programs including but not limited to educational scholarships, local library projects, community improvement projects, and school activity and sports projects.  Join us for a fun filled evening of cheese, wine, and beer tasting hosted by area wineries, breweries, and cheese producers.  There will be a live and silent auction. 

OCTOBER 13TH – MAGIC VALLEY DOWN SYNDROM AWARENESS WALK IN JEROME

A walk just under a mile to raise awareness for the amazing contributions people with Down Syndrome have on our community.  You can register to walk for free or $6 for a T-shirt or $8 for a T-shirt and meal ticket.  Please pre-register so we know how many to expect.

  • Saturday, October 13th
  • Late Registration 9-10 a.m.
  • Walk begins at 10:00 a.m.
  • Walk is about 1 mile starting and ending at The Jerome Recreation Center, 2032 S. Lincoln Ave., Jerome, Idaho.
  • Free fun activities in Rotary and Thompson Memorial Park next to the Rec Center after walk until 1:00 p.m.
  • Registration is through the Jerome Recreation District website and registration portal, choose register an event and then choose Magic Valley Down Syndrome Awareness Walk!

 

OCTOBER 13TH – AMERICAN LEGION AUXILARY IN JEROME – CHILI FEED & SILENT AUCTION

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 46 in Jerome invites you to their Annual Chili Feed and Silent Auction on October 13th beginning at 6pm at 105 7th Ave East in Jerome. The cost is $5 per person or $10 per family.

OCTOBER 18TH – INTERNATIONAL GIFT SALE IN FILE AT MENNONITE CHURCH

International Gift Sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20, hosted by Filer Mennonite Church, 109 Fifth St. Features a selection of handcrafted fair-trade items from artisans around the world. The event is in collaboration with Dunia Fair Trade Marketplace in Boise. Information: Mennonite Church, 208-326-5150, or Dunia, 208-333-0535.

OCTOBER 20TH - RAY STOCKTON JAM EVENT AT THE MINIDOKA HISTORICAL MUSEUM

The Minidoka Historical Society Museum is bringing back the music! Fun time at Ray Stockton's Jam Sessions. Every 3rd Saturday of the month. Saturday, October 20th at 1 p.m. Bring refreshments, potluck items, or goodies and just come out and listen if you don't play. If you play an instrument, come on in and play in this impromptu event. Not intended for professionals necessarily it's just more of a for a fun event at the Minidoka County Historical Museum in Rupert.

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.