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MARCH 20TH – BURLEY AREA ACTION TEAM PLANNING MEETING FOR BURLEY PRIDE DAY

The Burley Area Action Team (BAAT) will be holding a planning meeting for the May Community Clean Up (Burley Pride Day) on Wednesday March 20 at 7:00 PM at the Burley City Hall Council Chambers.  The Public is welcome.  Please come and help us plan this annual community event.

MARCH 22ND – PAUL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ANNUAL CHICKEN NOODLE DINNER

On Friday night March 22nd the Paul United Methodist Church will host their Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner at the church from 5p to 7p.  Enjoy a delicious meal and wonderful company!  The Paul United Methodist Church is located at 127 West Clark St in Paul and you can call the church at 438-5530 for more information.

MARCH 23RD - MINIDOKA COUNTY 4H BINGO FUNDRAISER

The Minidoka County 4-H Teen Association is having a BINGO fundraiser on Saturday, March 23 inside the McGregor Center at the Minidoka County Fairgrounds beginning at 1:00 p.m. All ages are welcome. There will be 10 games played. The cost for the 3 game card is $10.00 and the 6 game card is $20.00.. There will be a potato bar, raffle, lots of grab bags, and plenty of refreshments. For more information, contact Jeni Bywater at 436-7184 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MARCH 23RD - MINIDOKA CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY ELECTION DAY AND POTLUCK

The Minidoka County Historical Society will be holding their election day on March 23rd at the Minidoka County Museum beginning at 3pm. Three director positions will be open, to be considered as a candidate and to vote please make sure that you pay your dues; if you would like to become a member stop on by the museum and ask for more information!

MARCH 23RD – CHARITY BLACKJACK & TEXAS HOLD’EM TOURNAMENT FOR SHINERS HOSPTIAL AT RUPERT ELKS

This Saturday this Rupert Elks Lodge will be hosting a Charity Blackjack & Texas Hold ’em Tournament to benefit the Shriner’s Hospital. Sign-up begins at 11:30am and play begins at Noon.  Blackjack buy in is $40 for two rounds of play guaranteed. Texas Hold ‘em buy backs and extra chips will be available.  1st prize for each event is a $300 Amazon gift card and 2nd & 3rd for each event is a gift basket.  Plus they will have a silent auction with lots of items to bid on. For more information and to sign up contact Patty Shockey at 208-670-2975

MARCH 30TH  - Ten4 RESPONDING IN TWIN FALLS FEATURING CHARLIE JENKINS AT CSI

On Saturday, March 30th from 6p to 9pm Honor365 is holding a Ten4 Responding benefit concert at the College of Southern Idaho featuring Charlie Jenkins to support the veteran and first responder community in Magic Valley. Proceeds for this event will fund mental wellness and resiliency programs for veterans and first responders specifically for this community. Honor365 has collaborated with the Gardner Family in Kimberly to also support the "Love Yourself" campaign. In addition to the concert, the evening will include an awards ceremony for those who have made a tremendous impact on suicide prevention in the local community. If you would like to nominate a veteran, police officer, firefighter, EMT, business or school, and/or student leader please visit our website at honor365.org. Go to the Ten4 Responding tab, scroll down to the section that states "Nominate Your Hero," and complete the application.

Tickets are for General Admission only, no assigned seating or refunds. Buy your tickets early as this event expects to sell out by clicking the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ten4-responding-in-twin-falls-featuring-charley-jenkins-tickets-54682051488?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0sX2hlmulZs7QimoyBglYn-AeP4nY0hGmfhrMuQhlxuVNWbsPsNnRJjqo

APRIL 5TH – MINIDOKA CO SCHOOL DISTRICT CHILD FIND

The Minidoka Co. School District will be hosting a Child Find on Friday, April 5th at the Minidoka Preschool Center, located at 310 10th Street in the District Service Center in Rupert. The Preschool Child Find is a free screening for Children ages 3 to 5 years old. Appointments may be made by calling the Minidoka Preschool Center at 208-436-4727.

APRIL 6TH – POW/MIA WESTERN REGIONAL MEETING & FUNDRAISER @ TURF CLUB IN TWIN FALLS

On Saturday, April 6th from 10am to 10pm, the Magic Valley POW/MIA Awareness Association is hosting an annual meeting of the POW/MIA Awareness Associations of the Western States. This is a family friendly event. Everyone is welcome!

  • The Saturday morning meetings will have some special guest speakers including the Vice Chairman of the National League of POW/MIA Families-Mark Stephenson. All the meetings are open to the public and will be held at the turf club starting at 10:00 am.
  • The evening fundraising event will start with a happy hour from 5:00 pm-6:00 pm. Opening ceremonies will start at 6:00 pm with dinner to follow. Tickets for the tantalizing dinner provided by Soran Catering will be $20.00. During dinner there will be raffles and auctions with some fun games to keep the night lively.
  • Presale dinner tickets are available. Contact us with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via messenger.

APRIL 11TH – 3rd ANNUAL DESSERT FOR DOGS TO BENEFIT MINIDOKA JOINT POWERS ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTER

The 3rd Annual Dessert for Dogs event will offer the community a unique evening of sampling deliciously made desserts from our area’s top chefs and those with a flair for making sweet treats! Dessert for Dogs will be held at the Morey’s Steakhouse and Event Center on April 11th from 6:30p -8:30p.  There will be delicious treats to sample, door prizes, raffle prizes, a silent auction and a no-host bar. Tickets will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door!   For more information, call the Minidoka Joint Powers Animal Control Shelter at 208-438-2200 All proceeds to benefit the Minidoka Joint Powers Animal Control Shelter.

APRIL 12TH – 13 – SUPER HERO ADVENTURE AT THE HISTORIC WILSON THEATER

Coming soon to the Historic Wilson Theatre near you, an event for all ages, where imagination meets reality, and heroes are made: The Superhero Adventure! On April 12-13, 2019, The Historic Wilson Theatre will completely transform into the place where heroes roam and villains hide. Rub shoulders with heroes and villains alike. Tickets are available for only $17 online, and $20 at the door. Admission includes access to Superheroes and Villain sightings, your own Escape Room experience, a Train Heist around the town square, and lessons in Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense, among other free interactive displays,

APRIL 13TH – FALLS2FALLS FUN RUN AND BENEFIT HOSTED BY MAGIC VALLEY TRAIL ENHANCEMENT COMMITTEE

Come join Magic Valley Trail Enhancement Committee’s iconic Falls2Falls 5.2 walk/run or F2F2F 10.5 mile run on April 13 at the scenic Dierke's Lake to Twin Falls Idaho Power Park. Stay after the event to enjoy some live music and food sponsored by KB's. First 250 participants will get a finisher medal. 5.2 walk and 10.5 m run begins at 8:30 am and 5.2 m run begins at 9:30 am. For more information and for registration go to the Magic Valley Trail Enhancement Committee’s event page on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2303519089667432/?active_tab=discussion

APRIL 13TH – TWIN FALLS COUNTY UNIV. IDAHO EXTENSION – SMALL ANIMAL EDUCATION

On April 13th at 9am is Small Animal Education Day hosted by Twin Falls County University of Idaho Extension. Open to all youth ages 5 and up, 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a free event with lunch included. There will be stations for poultry, rabbits, dogs, cats, cavies, pocket pets, pygmy goats, dairy goats, and mini horses. For more information contact Nancy Boling at 208-404-2001

APRIL 19TH – STUDENT ORIENTATION , ADVISING & REGISTRATION AT CSI

Student Orientation, Advising and Registration is required for all students who are new to CSI and seeking a degree or certificate, even if you took dual credit college classes while in high school. S.O.A.R. is designed to introduce you to the essential tools for success at the College of Southern Idaho. CSI Main Campus sessions will run from 8am to 3:30pm.  For more information contact the CSI Registrars office or go to the csi website at

https://www.csi.edu/soar/default.aspx?fbclid=IwAR35PRi89zp8ubK9wXZ1mZut_XLs4fLB3lhHFN7r7D8vFVxCEGtbyNfE610

APRIL 26TH –  SUPER HERO & PRINCESS PARTY TO BENEFIT THE GOODING MUSIC PROGRAM

On Friday, April 26th from 6p to 8p there will be a Super Hero and Princess Party for the kiddo’s in the Gooding High School Multipurpose Room. Have your kids dress up in their favorite costume or princess dress and join in the fun!  The cost is $10 and there will be storytelling, face painting,  and hair and make-up for the princesses! All proceeds to benefit the Gooding Schools Music Program

APRIL 27TH – GOODING MUSIC PROGRAM PRESENTS AN ENCHANTED EVENING

On Saturday, April 27th, the Gooding Music Program presents an Enchanted Evening sponsored by Sliman & Butler Irrigation.  The pre-show begins at 5:30pm and they will serve up a delicious Tri-Tip dinner at 6pm; tickets are $25 per person must be purchased in advance from any music student. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

APRIL 27TH - Feet Stomping, Hearts Pounding, Hands Flying 5K to Benefit ISDB

On April 27th – United Signers Club is hosting A 5K run/walk fundraiser that will be held at the College of Southern Idaho. All proceeds will be donated to the Idaho School for the Deaf and Blind "cottage life--specifically, the Blind and Visually Impaired program". Registration check-in begins at 8 am with the event to start at 9 am. Registering before 4/5 ensures a shirt, wristband, and a light breakfast. If registering after 4/5 by 4 pm, no shirt will be available at the race but you may order a shirt at the door for an additional $10.00. We will contact you when the shirts come in and you will need to pick it up.

MAY 13TH – 19TH – NATIONAL RIDE YOUR BIKE TO WORK WEEK TO BENEFIT ST. LUKES CHILDREN COMMUNITY HEALTH

Magic Valley! It's time to Bike More, Drive Less, and Give Back! National Ride your Bike to Work week is May 13-19. We are encouraging you to leave your cars parked in the garage, hop on your bike, and commute to work with nothing but pedals and the open road beneath your feet! Registration FEE IS $30 includes dri-FIT shirt, swag bag, and ticket to the Biker's BBQ on May 18 at St. Luke’s MV. The proceeds for this honor-system event benefit St. Luke's Foundation Children's Community Health Fund and the Food & Nutrition Services Education Fund.

JUNE 29TH – KICK OFF TO RUPERT 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

What is a celebration without fireworks!? Hope we won’t find out! This display starts off the first day of
the Rupert 4th of July Independence Day Celebration! SIX days that includes food, music, lawnmower races, Mutton Busting, 5K/10K/Tri-Athlon, Parade, and fireworks

 

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

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