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FEBURARY 15TH - RUPERT ELKS ANNUAL STOCKSMANS FEED

The Rupert Elks Lodge #2106 is hosting their Annual Stockman's Feed coming up on February 15th with the dinner starting at 6:30pm. Enjoy a delicious prime rib dinner with all the sides, plus a dessert! They'll have live music from 9p to 1a. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the lodge or they will be available at the door.

 

FEBRUARY 15TH – 16TH- WOOD RIVER SKI JORING EVENT

Wood River Extreme Ski Joring Association is holding its annual ski joring race this Saturday and Sunday at 81 Browning Lane in Bellevue to benefit local charities and schools!  Come on out and watch the fun as skiers get pulled around by a galloping horse while trying to catch rings!  If you’d like to participate contact Michelle Bobbit at 208-788-0256

 

FEBRUARY 19TH – JEROME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUSINESS AFTERHOURS @ SO. IDAHO RV & MARINE

The Jerome Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Business After Hours at Southern Idaho RV & Marine on Wednesday, February 19th from 5p till 7p. Join for an evening of networking, door prizes and food!  For more information contact the Jerome Chamber of Commerce

 

FEBRUARY 21ST – TWIN FALLS ROTARY MARTINI TASTING MASQUERADE BALL FUNDRAISER

Rotary Club of Twin Falls After Hours is excited to present the 8th Annual Martini Tasting/Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, Friday, February 21st at Canyon Crest Event Center, from 6:00-11:30 p.m. They team up with the best Magic Valley Mixologists to raise money for local charities. This year’s theme will be Roaring 20’s! Guests dress in costumes (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.  Broc will keep the crowd rocking and dancing. Twin Falls Rotary After Hours is focused on community involvement and works closely with local charities. This year’s funds will help SHP Sleep in Heavenly Peace & other local charities in our community.

 

FEBRUARY 21ST – JEROME COUNTY FAIR’S 100TH BIRTHDAY COWBOY BALL DINNER

The Jerome County Fair Board would like to invite supporters to come catch a glimpse at what’s happening at the 100th Jerome County Fair August 10-15, 2020.  They’ll have live music from Eric May Band, no host bar by Diamondz Bar, and tri-tip dinner with birthday cake. Raffle prizes will be given away all night. Prizes are donated by fair supporters & local business. Dinner tickets are $15 per ticket. They will be giving awards of the rodeo committee & volunteer persons of the year and announcing the entertainment lineup for fair week.  Call or stop by the fair office to get your tickets. Office 208-324-7209. 205 N First Jerome, ID

 

FEBRUARY 22ND – TWIN FALLS MASONIC LODGE ANNUAL CHILI FEED AND AUCTION

If you’re in for some good chili, check out the Chili Feed and Auction at the Twin Falls Masonic Lodge on Saturday, February 22nd from 6p to 8p. Get your fill of Chili, Corn Bread, Baked Potatoes and maybe a hot dog. Donations will be accepted and they’ll have silent auction items to bid on. Funds raised will support the Masonic Lodge and its projects. The event is open to the public but please RSVP on their events page on Facebook.

FEBRUARY 22ND – MINIDOKA NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE VISITOR CENTER GRAND OPENING

The National Park Service is opening up the newest visitor center in the nation at Minidoka National Historic Site. Visitors are invited to join the public grand opening of the newly renovated visitor center on Saturday, February 22nd beginning at 1pm. Historically, the visitor center was warehouse # 5 and served as the automotive repair shop. The Minidoka National Historic Site Visitor Center is located at 1428 Hunt Road, in Jerome County. The space includes a theater screening the new park film; two brand new exhibits on the history of the Japanese American incarceration experience at Minidoka and one dedicated to the first generation pioneers called “The Issei: A Legacy of Courage” installed by the Friends of Minidoka; and a bookstore.

 

FEBRUARY 22ND – MINICO HIGH SCHOOL RODEO TEAM DINNER AND AUCTION FUNDRAISER

Join the Minico High School Rodeo Team for a night of good food, great friends and a fun auction to raise funds to help cover rodeo expenses. The event will be held at the Minidoka County Fairgrounds on Saturday, February 22nd beginning at 6pm The rodeo team members and their families would like to thank all of the area businesses and community members for your support!

 

FEBRUARY 23TH – FRIENDS OF THE DEMARY LIBRARY “BOOK CENTRAL” IS SEEKING USED BOOKS!

If you have books collecting dust on the shelf, donate them to the Friends of the DeMary Library “Book Central” at 630 5th St. in Rupert on the following days:  Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday from Noon to 4:00 p.m. All books are welcome, but they are currently in need of political, history, military, hunting and fishing and cd audio books.  We do give receipts for those needing them as we are a non-profit organization.  If anyone has a question, they can call Cindy McWilliams at (208) 312-0266.

 

FEBRUARY 25TH – IDAHO WATER USER ASSOCIATION APPLICATOR WORKSHOP

The Idaho Water Users Association is holding a chemical applicator re-licensing workshop at the Rupert Elks Lodge on February 25th beginning at 8am.  A total of eight continuing education credits are available in Idaho, with credits pending in Oregon. Its going to cost $40 per person and to register you need to call the IWUA Boise office at 208-344-6690

 

FEBRUARY 27TH – MAGIC VALLEY ANTIQUE TRACTOR PULLERS MEMBER MEETING

The Magic Valley Tractor Pullers will hold a member meeting on Thursday, February 27th at China Village in Jerome. Get there early if you’d like to eat dinner and the meeting will start at 7pm.

 

FEBRUARY 29TH - MINI-CASSIA IDAHO FOR WILDLIFE BANQUET AT THE BURLEY BEST WESTERN

Come to Mini-Cassia banquet on February 29th. Special guest MC is the very funny Hank Patterson. Proceeds from banquet used to benefit hunters and fisherman in the Mini-Cassia area. Also be sure to bring your kids. Dinner starts at 7:00 PM

 

FEBRUARY 29TH – ST. EDWARD’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL’S 2020 KING’S GALA BENEFIT DINNER

St. Edward’s Catholic School in Twin Falls will be holding their major fundraiser of the year on Saturday, February 29th with their 2020 Kings Gala Benefit Dinner in St. Edward’s Parish Hall beginning at 5pm. They will have a wonderful dinner, no host bar, with live and silent auction.  Tickets are $60 each or $550 for a table of 10. Get your tickets now at the school office.

 

FEBRUARY 29TH – MINIDOKA COUNTY 4H/FFA BEEF WEIGH IN AT MINIDOKA CO FAIRGROUNDS

Heads up all you 4H and FFA kids, the official weigh in for market beef at the Minidoka County Fair will be Saturday, February 29th from 8a to 10a. 4-H and FFA members must be enrolled with dues paid at least a week prior to the weigh in. Steers can be any weight. Official Bill of Sales are required along with a brand inspection. Ultrasound fees of $4.00 per steer will be collected.  Steers must weigh a minimum of 1150 pounds and have an average daily gain of 2.0 at the July 27th Fair weigh in.

 

MARCH 13TH – DIAMONDS AND DENIM – JEROME CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL INSTALLATION BANQUET

Ladies put on your diamonds and gents get into your denim and make your reservations now to attend Diamonds and Denim with the Jerome Chamber of Commerce for their Annual Installation Banquet and Awards Ceremony at the Jerome County Fairgrounds on Friday, March 13th. The banquet will begin at 6pm with the Honorable Rick Burdick serving as emcee for the evening. Please RSVP the Jerome Chamber of Commerce

 

MARCH 14TH – MINI-CASSIA CRAFT FAIR

The Mini-Cassia Craft Fair Spring show is coming on March 14th at the Oregon Trail Rec District in Burley.  It’ll be a fun day of shopping, food and friends to kick off a great spring! Admissions will be $5 from 8-10am and $3 from 10am-4pm. Look for the $1 off tickets when it gets closer to the event!

 

MARCH 19TH – JEROME RECREATION DISTRICT – LADIES NIGHT OUT

It’s that time again for the Jerome Recreation District’s Ladies' Night Out, it will be Thursday March 19th 5pm-9pm. Grab all the gals because its absolutely free to attend so you can try out all they have to offer! They’ll have vendors to shop, relax and spoil yourselves. There will be exercise classes throughout the night for you to try and snacks and refreshments. If you would like to be a vendor and sell or advertise your product, its only $10 for a booth. You can reserve a spot by phone at 208-324-3389 or stop by the Jerome Recreation District Office.

 

MARCH 21ST – ST. NICHOLAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL ANNUAL BASQUE DINNER @ RUPERT ELKS

St. Nicholas Catholic School is celebrating their 62nd year with their Annual Basque Dinner on Saturday, March 21st at the Rupert Elks Lodge. Eat, drink, dance and enjoy a live and silent auction to support St. Nicholas Catholic School. Tickets can be purchased from any St. Nicholas Catholic School student, at the school or at the door at the Rupert Elks.

 

MARCH 28TH – MINI-CASSIA VETERANS SERVICE ORGANIZATION – VIETNAM VETERANS RECOGNITION NIGHT

Vietnam and Vietnam Era Veterans and their partners are invited to attend a Recognition Night. The event is sponsored by the Vietnam Veterans of America Mini-Cassia Chapter and will be held at the Minidoka Senior Center on Saturday, March 28th kicking off at 6pm. A light dinner will be served, and there will be a raffle and door prizes. Tickets to the event are free, but they need to be picked up prior to the event at the Mini-Cassia Veterans' Service Office located on F Street in Rupert. Tickets will have numbers on them for the raffle and door prizes, so you will want to be sure to get your tickets. Please come and enjoy the evening with your fellow-Veterans.

 

APRIL 13TH -  SUMMER/FALL 2020 CSI STUDENT REGISTRATION BEGINS

Beginning April 13th, College of Southern Idaho Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 registration will begin.  For more information about CSI Admissions, please contact the CSI Office of Admissions at 208-732-6221, you can email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or just stop by their office located inside the CSI Taylor Building, Welcome Center, Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM

 

APRIL 24TH -  2020 VALLEY HOUSE HANDS OF HOPE AUCTION & DINNER

The Valley House will be hosting its 2020 Hands of Hope Auction & Dinner at Canyon Cresting Dining and Events Center on Friday , April 24th beginning at 5:30. There are several ways that you can help the Valley House:

1. Purchase tickets to come to the dinner & auction Friday, April 24, 2020 at Canyon Crest. Dinner Tickets are $80 ea. For two persons $150. Purchase a table of 8 for $600.
2. Donate an item or items for our silent and live auctions. Small or large, every donation helps.
3. Become a MAJOR SPONSOR for $3500. Receive 8 dinner tickets, banner to be displayed with business name the night of the auction. Receive advertisement in brochure and media. 2ND PLACE SPONSOR: $2,000 and receive 4 dinner tickets and advertisement. in brochure 3RD PLACE SPONSORSHIP: $1,000 and receive advertisement in brochure and 2 dinner tickets.
3. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win $2500!! Raffle tickets: $100 ea -- only 150 sold.

 

APRIL 25TH – MINIDOKA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE

Mark your calendars now for the Minidoka County Historical Society Yard Sale coming up on Saturday, April 25th! They’re reducing duplicated artifacts and artifacts not inventoried, and they’re selling some duplicates of old farm implements that could be used for yard art. Watch their Facebook page for more details.

 

APRIL 25TH – ANNUAL ‘WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES’ HOSTED BY VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE

April 25th is the date for the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes in the Magic Valley hosted by Voices Against Violence at the Twin Falls Visitor Center beginning at 11am. You must register in advance by going to their event page on Facebook and click on tickets; when you do, you’ll get a free event t-shirt! The cost is $35 per person, $125 for teams of five and $25 for additional team members. Registration and check in will be at Noon at the Twin Falls Visitors Center and the walk begins at 1pm.

 

May 29 – 31st – 38th TWIN FALLS WESTERN DAYS

The 38th Annual Twin Falls Western Days is coming up May 29th through the 31st. Its three days of family friendly events full of Fun, Food, Friends, Family, Live Music, Carnival at the Twin Falls City Park.  The parade will be on Saturday, May 30th with line up at 7am.  For more detailed information visit Twin Falls Western Days Facebook page.

 

ON GOING EVENTS

 

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

 

MT VIEW CHURCH PANTRY IN BURLEY

The Mt. View Pantry in Burley will be open on Wednesdays from 5p to 7p beginning March 7th. The pantry will continue to be open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9am to 11:30am.  They are located at 317 W. 27th Street in Burley right behind Mt. View School. For more information call 678-5460