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May 21st - Jerome High School Graduation

Jerome will hold its graduation ceremony at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday in the high school’s west parking lot after a parade down Main Street. The parade will start at 7:45 p.m.; students will gather west of town at 7:15 p.m., then will head east toward the high school. The ceremony will be broadcast on AM 1400 KART and 94.7 BUCK-FM. People are encouraged to turn off their cellular devices to keep bandwidth open for those streaming the event. Attendees must remain in vehicles for the entire ceremony. Valedictorians and salutatorians will give their speeches from the stage, and a slideshow will honor each student as if they were walking across the stage. Students will be allowed to exit their vehicles and toss their caps during commencement.

 

May 21st - Burley High School Graduation

Burley High School will be hosting a modified graduation ceremony at the high school on May 21st at 7pm. 

 

May 21st - Minico High School Graduation

Minico High School will be hosting a modified graduation ceremony at the high school on May 21st at 7pm. 

 

May 21st – Castleford High School Graduation

Castleford’s planned graduation ceremony will not happen and a parade will be held instead at 7 p.m. Thursday. The district is considering holding a formal graduation ceremony on June 26 or 27.

 

May 21st – Hansen High School Graduation

Seniors in Hansen School District will not graduate on Thursday as earlier planned. They will instead participate in a small drive-by celebration in the school parking lot. Seniors will line up at the elementary school at 5:30 p.m., and the event will start at 6 p.m. The parade will wind down Main Street and then up to the high school. Seniors will pick up a bag of goodies and leave. The district plans a formal graduation ceremony for late June when events of more than 50 people are allowed.

 

May 23rd - Filer High School Graduation

Filer High School will hold a hybrid graduation at 6 pm this Saturday. The event will include a virtual graduation ceremony speeches from valedictorians and salutatorians, a guest speaker address and student musical performances. Students will then receive their diplomas during a parade through the city.

 

May 29th – Buhl High School Graduation Postponed  Till June 25th

Buhl High School postponed its graduation, which was originally set for May 29. Superintendent Ron Anthony said the district is considering holding the event on June 25.

 

June 16th – Murtaugh High School Graduation

Murtaugh High School rescheduled graduation for 6:30 p.m. June 16, according to the school district’s Facebook page. The event will take place on Bennett Football Field.

 

June 20th – Richfield High School Graduation

Richfield High School postponed graduation until 4 p.m. June 20. The ceremony will be held outdoors to comply with anticipated social distancing guidelines. The date and time are contingent on the downward trend of COVID-19 cases and Idaho’s progression through reopening stages.

 

June 27th- Kimberly High School Graduation

Kimberly High School has postponed its graduation until 1 p.m. June 27. The district is still working out details.

 

June 28th - Valley High School Graduation

Valley High School in Eden has pushed back their graduation ceremony to June 28th at 2pm on the football field.

 

May 29 – 31st – 38th TWIN FALLS WESTERN DAYS – ALL EVENTS CANCELLED

 

JUNE 6TH – FRIENDS OF DEMARY LIBRARY FIRST SATURDAY BOOK SALE

The Friends of DeMary Memorial Library invite you to their First Saturday of the Month Book Sale on Saturday, June 6th from 9 am to 5 pm at Book Central, 630 5th St., in Rupert. Fill a grocery bag for ONLY $2 dollars. You can fill as many bags as you desire with authors such as Jeffrey Archer, John Grisham and an enlarged WESTERN section. Be sure to browse the cookbook, biography, and religious sections and the children’s room as well. We even have books on tape for you travelers and great DVD’s for you movie lovers!.

 

JUNE 20TH – FILER FUN DAYS AND FILER FUN RUN

Filer Fun Run in conjunction with Filer Fun Days. Come run, walk, or bike on Saturday morning June 20th at 8 am start at the west entrance on Fair Ave at the Twin Falls County Fair Grounds. Course is 3.1 k or go as far as you like to win fun prizes and help sponsor scholarships for our Filer FFA Chapter members.

 

JUNE 20TH – CACHE PEAK MEMORIAL CLINIC AT THE MINIDOKA COUNTY FAIRGROUDS

June 20th is the Annual Cache Peak Memorial Clinic, June 20. Dana Lovell will be the clinician. 4H is free! Afternoon Adult Clinic and obstacle course is $40, just the obstacle challenge is $20. There will be an in-hand competition this year also. First place prize for adult and in-hand is a 2-hour lesson with Dana. Second and third place cash prizes. Only first place for in-hand. 20 spots are available for the clinic portion so call or message Mary Ann 208-431-2278 to reserve your spot!!

 

JUNE 26TH – 28TH – IDAHO REGATTA 2020

The Burley Idaho Regatta is Idaho's Premier boat race held every June in Burley Idaho. There are usually 10 different classes of race boats, from kids racing runabouts to Blown Alcohol K boats reaching speeds of over 140 mph. This is the only race of its kind in Idaho. If you want to see the fastest Circle Sprint Boats in Idaho, you don't want to miss this event. June 26th - 28th at the Burley Golf Course Marina Check us out on Facebook @ IDAHO REGATTA or on our website @ www.idahoregatta.org

 

JUNE 27TH – AMERICA’S COLOR RUN WITH THE COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO

America’s 5K Color Run is coming to Twin Falls, Idaho on June 27th!  Bring the whole family out to create COLORFUL memories. Kids 8 and under are FREE! Come out to support The College of Southern Idaho as we create a new Scholarship. To sign up click on the link: https://runsignup.com/Race/ID/TwinFalls/RedWhiteandBlueColorRun5K?fbclid=IwAR39XGxWwFi1ob2HHusIyhUUPQiLlXivZh4xyHGOh5Vv9W4EL09x7HiH__Q

 

JUNE 27TH – CASSIA CO. HISTORICAL SOCIETY & MUSEUM OPEN HOUSE

The Cassia County Historical Museum will be hosting an open house on Saturday June 27th from 12 Noon to 5:00 pm A light refreshment will be served. Tours of our improved exhibits as well as our new Vietnam and Korean Wars exhibits.

 

South Central Public Health District Student Immunizations for Upcoming School Year

South Central Public Health District would like families in our district to know that beginning this week, immunization appointments can be made for all ages. No walk-ins at this time, however. Buzz when arriving at the appointment and they will let you in. They will allow 30 minutes between appointments to make sure there is time to sanitize. Bring as few extra family members to the appointment as possible. To save time at the appointment, go to phd5.idaho.gov to fill out forms ahead of time. We hope this information helps your families to stay healthy. Remember that kindergartners, 7th graders, and now 12th graders all need certain immunizations before beginning next school year.

 

JUNE 29TH – PMT CUSTOMER APPRECIATION LUNCH

Join PMT in Rupert for FREE lunch, prizes and fun on Monday, June 29th from 11am to 1:30pm. As long as Idaho keeps progressing in the stages set forth for re-opening, they should be able to have group gatherings by then. If not, don't worry, they'll do it drive-by style. Either way, they hope to see you there!

 

JUNE 30TH – JULY 4TH – RUPERT 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

The Rupert 4th of July Celebrations will kick off this year on June 30th with the annual Christmas Lighting Breakfast on the Square at 6am! Then throughout the whole week enjoy live music, family friendly activities, delicious food and more as the week moves towards Rupert’s Annual 4th of July Parade!  For all the details go online to www.rupert4th.com

 

JULY 9TH – GENTRI PERFORMACE AT THE HISTORIC WILSON THEATER

THis Historic Wilson Theater is excited to bring back “Gentri” or The Gentlemen Trio. This was a sellout show last time they were here! There will be regular tickets and dinner tickets, which sell out fast, get yours now! Dinner guest doors open at 5:45 Dinner served at 6:00, regular show tickets doors open at 7:00 and the Concert begins at 7:30. Tickets are $50 and $30 and you can get those online at www.historicwilsontheatre.com

 

JULY 10TH – SNAKE RIVER BRO’S 15TH ANNUAL RALLY IN THE VALLEY @ MURTAUGH LAKE

15th Annual Rally in the Valley 2020 will be held on July 10th! Tickets will be on sale soon! Snake River Bros is hoping by the time the virus is contained your ready to ROCK at Murtaugh Lake!  Friday night performances by: Pinebox Posse & OverTime

 

JULY 11TH AND 12TH – SHOSHONE ARTS IN THE PARK

The 33rd Annual Shoshone Arts in the Park will be Saturday and Sunday July 11th and 12th.Miller's Mini Acres will be there for the kiddo’s to check out all the animals.  Plus they’ll have tons of vendors, food and live entertainment throughout the weekend for the 33rd Annual Shoshone Arts in the Park!

 

JULY 18TH – VIETNAM WAR VETS COMMERATION @ TWIN FALLS CITY PARK HOSTED BY HOSPICE VISIONS

Join the community in appreciation and to honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war (POW), or listed as missing in action (MIA), for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans.  This event will be on July 18th at the Twin Falls City Park from 7am till 2:30pm. There will be Veterans service booths, as well as raffles and other event festivities. Enjoy the motorcycles, food, community, and great music!

 

AUGUST 1ST – IDAHO ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK FOUNDATION – MAGIC VALLEY BANQUET

Support Elk Country, Public Access and our Hunting Heritage by attending the Annual Magic Valley RMEF banquet on Saturday, August 1st at  PM at the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds Merchant Building 3! This year's catering provided by Big Fatty's BBQ with live music from Brett Reid and Calvin Wilcox from Crossfire! Follow this event on Facebook to get a sneak peak at their exciting merchandise, raffles, games and auctions! Make sure to invite your friends!

 

AUGUST 10TH – 15TH – JEROME COUNTY FAIR

The Jerome County Fair and Rodeo will be held August 10th through the 15th, with great food, family fun, rides, rodeo, mud bogs and of course Ned LeDoux live in concert on August 13th! Tickets are available now, just get to www.jeromecountyfair.com to buy them online, or call the Jerome County Fair Office at 208-324-7209.

  

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