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    Welcome to Kat Kountry 106!

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    The Magic Valley's Home For Country!

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    Serving Mini-Cassia and ALL of Southern Idaho!

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    With Scotty & Gina In The Morning, Weekdays 6-10

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NOW THRU OCTOBER 29TH – HAGERMAN FARMERS MARKET

The Hagerman Farmers Market is open every Sunday from noon to 4 pm at the Hagerman City Park now until October 29th.  Vendor space and admission are free, come and enjoy live music with Paul “DJZ”.  Lunch food is available and Hagerman Valley specialty items like produce, crafts, baked goods, services, art, plants and entertainment. Bring your chairs and come “get-away-for-a-day”! While you’re at the market pick up a free farm guide to Hagerman Valley Roadside Stands and know when and where to get your produce the entire season. Brought to you by the Hagerman Valley Foundation.

 

NOW THRU AUGUST 29TH – HOT AUGUST NIGHTS FREE CONCERT IN HAGERMAN

Free concerts each Tuesday evening from 5p-8p at Colthorp Park with free entertainment provided by local bands including Wild Horses and Quicksilver sponsored by the Hagerman Senior and Community Center. For more information contact  Nan Reedy, site manager for the Hagerman Senior and Community Center 208 837-6120 (MWF-9-2) or 208-934-7686.

 

AUGUST 18TH – MINIDOKA CO. SCHOOL DISTRICT – CHILD FIND PRESCREENING

Minidoka County School District will be holding Child Find on Friday, August 18, 2017 at the Minidoka Preschool Center located at 310 10th Street in the District Service Center, Rupert, ID.

Preschool Child Find is a free screening for children from ages 3 - 5 years old. The screening includes speech and language, physical health, gross and fine motor skills, self-help abilities, social skills and pre-academic skills, vision and hearing. It is very important to identify c hildren with delays early so they will have time to build skills they will need to be successful in kindergarten. 

Appointments may be made by calling the Minidoka Preschool Center at 208-436-4727.

 

AUGUST 19TH – WEST END SENIOR CENTER ANNUAL DINNER & AUCTION – FUNDRAISER

The West End Senior Center will host its annual dinner & auction. Dinner includes tri-tip, corn-on-the-cob, baked potato, French bread, green salad & drinks for $15 per plate. There will a silent auction and live auction begins at 7:00 p.m. Call Lynette at 208-543-4577 for more information. This fundraiser is to help support the home-delivered meal program.

 

AUGUST 19TH – DUNK TANK FUNDRAISER AT DOOR SLAMMER SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

There will be a dunk tank to raise money for Mia Trease, and 11-year-old Filer girl diagnosed in the past week with Osteosarcoma at the Door Slammer Softball Tournament going on at Harmon Park in Twin Falls on August 19th, if you would like more information please contact Jessica Fischer at 208 969-0075 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

AUGUST 19TH – DRIVING AFTER DARK GOLF TOURNAMENT – TWIN FALLS GOLF CLUB

Twin Falls Golf Club is hosting their Annual Driving After Dark Golf Tournament presented by United Way of South Central Idaho, the Idaho SBDC and CSI Early Childhood Learning. For more information contact Jordan Gentry (208) 732-6450

 

AUGUST 21ST – ECLIPSE BLOCK PARTY AT THE TWIN FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Twin Falls Public Library is throwing a BLOCK PARTY to view the Great American Eclipse. Join everyone in front of the Library from 10am to Noon for free glasses, stories, activities, treats, music, and more! All Library programs and events are free and open to the public. For more information contact Stephanie Goss at 208-733-2964 ext 201

 

AUGUST 24TH – THE LONG RUN (AN EAGLES TRIBUTE BAND) AT THE WILSON THEATRE

Back by popular demand, our great friends from "The Long Run" (the best Eagles Tribute Band around) will be back on stage at the Wilson August 24TH at 8pm. Mark your calendars now for an absolutely fantastic night chock full of the best loved music of Don Henley, Glenn Frey and the boys.  These guys are so authentic, so energetic, and so talented; you'll forget they're not the real thing!  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Wilson Theatre on the Square in Ruper

 

AUGUST 24TH – MAGIC VALLEY CHORALE REGISTRATION@ CSI FINE ARTS AUDITORIUM

Magic Valley Chorale invites you to join the choir in singing for the fall semester 2017.  Registration will be held Thursday, August 24, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at the choir room in the CSI Fine Arts Building.   Rehearsal will start that evening at 7:00 p.m.  All rehearsals will be each Thursday from 7:00-9:00 p.m.  Membership dues are $10.00 per semester. The concerts will be Friday and Saturday nights, December 1st and 2nd at 7:30 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium..  The concerts will include the Magic Valley Chorale, The Magic Valley Symphony and the CSI Chamber Choir. 

 

AUGUST 26TH – MAGIC VALLEY MOM’S CLUB – PICNIC IN THE PARK

Come join Magic Valley M.O.Ms Club for our much anticipated 1st annual Picnic in the Park! Come expecting to stay awhile! There will have raffles, tons of merchandise booths where you can buy handmade items or learn everything you need to know. There will be plenty to eat, and lots for the kids to do and learn! Bring your chairs or picnic blankets and come Meet Other Moms! They will also be raising money to become A Full Fledged Non Profit Organization! We are dedicated to helping all single parents who try hard but struggle to raise their children alone, in the Magic Valley Idaho. For more information email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

AUGUST 26TH – BENEFIT FUNDRAISER TO HONOR CLAYTON DEPEW AT THE TURF CLUB

Coming up August 26th there will be a benefit fundraiser to honor Clayton Depew at the Turf Club in Twin Falls beginning at 6pm. This is a fundraising benefit to raise money to help with medical expenses. They are selling tickets in advance so that they will have a head count for the dinner. Tickets are $30 single, $50 couple. They will have live music, raffles, silent auction, and a live auction. They have had a lot of great items donated for this event, including but not limited to a kayak, a television, guns, and a helicopter tour of the Snake River Canyon. For more information or to purchase your tickets, contact Teresa Jones at 208-316-0801... or Kelli Shetler at 208-316-7494

 

AUGUST 26TH – PAUL-PALOOZA 3 ON 3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Put on your high tops and start practicing your hoops as the 2017 Paul Palooza 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be held on August 26th for Boys and Girls 3rd Grade and up; including adult ppen divisions! Games will be played at West Minico starting at 8:00 a.m. Registration forms are available at minicosports.com. Registration deadline is August 19th. $30 per team, please make checks payable to the City of Paul. For more information please call Colby Wilkins at 208-430-5020

 

AUGUST 27TH – LOCAL FAMILIES NEEDED TO HOST FOREIGN EXCHANGE STUDENTS

International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls. These students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for the upcoming high school year or semester.

  • These personable and academically selected exchange students can speak English, are bright and curious and anxious to learn about this country through living as part of a family, attending high school and sharing their own culture and language with their newly adopted host family. The exchange students arrive from their home country shortly before school begins and return at the end of the school year or semester.
  • Each ASSE student is fully insured, brings his or her own personal spending money and expects to contribute to his or her share of household responsibilities, as well as being included in normal family activities and lifestyles. The students are well screened and qualified by ASSE. Families can choose their students from a wide variety of backgrounds, nationalities and personal interests.
  • If you would like more information about becoming a host family, call toll free: 1-855-886-8381, or go to www.host.asse.com, or contact your local ASSE Representative, Stacey McFarland at 253-219-3210

 

AUGUST 29TH – CASSIA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT PRESCHOOL SCREENING

Parents, if you have a child ages 3 or 4 years old, who is experiencing a speech, physical, mental or emotional difficulty, you are encouraged to contact the Cassia Preschool Center.  The staff will arrange for you and your child to participate in a free screening.  The next scheduled screening is August 29th, appointments are required, to schedule an appointment for your preschool aged child please contact Jeannie Lierman at 208-878-6611

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2ND – HAGERMAN FARMERS MARKET ALL DAY MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Hagerman Farmers Market is having a special all day event Sunday Sept. 2nd from 7:30 am to 4 pm at the Hagerman City Park.  “Wheels and Java” kick off at 7:30, drive your wheels to the park and join the fun. All wheels are welcome- car clubs, motorcycle clubs, bicycle, tractors, lawnmowers, atvs, etc.  Vendor space and admission are free, come and enjoy live music. Bring your chairs and come “get-away-for-a-day”!

 

SEPTEMBER 9TH – 2ND ANNUAL PATRIOTIC CAR SHOW AND SWAP MEET

Shine up your classics and cruise to the historic Rupert Square for the 2nd Annual Patriotic Car Show and Swap Meet on September 9th. This year’s theme is “Standing for the Red, White and Blue; there will be classic cars and truck, entertainment, food booths and a community flag retirement ceremony.  The event is sponsored by the City of Rupert, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and the Rupert Veterans Memorial Inc.  If you would like to set up a booth, or need more information contact George Maas at 650-0104.

 

OCTOBER 7TH – FIRST ANNUAL MINI-CASSIA WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S – RUPERT SQUARE

Alzheimer’s Disease is the 6th leading cause of death in US. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. Every 66 seconds someone in United States develops Alzheimer’s.  1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another form of Dementia. On October 7th from 9am to 6pm, The Pomerelle Place will be hosting the First Annual Mini-Cassia Walk to End Alzheimer’s event at the Rupert Square.  You can register prior to event online. Register under Magic  alley walk with ---MC behind registered name for Mini Cassia Walk.

They are in need of walking teams, teams do not have to be there the entire time of walk. Two hours slots to be organized, teams please contact organizer committee for time slots. They are also in need of Company Sponsorships, Committee members to help organize event, walking teams to raise funds, volunteer musical entertainment , Vendor booths available for $25 donation booth space, For more information contact Holli Rowe at Pomerelle Place on how to help!! Call 208-677-8212

 

OCTOBER 7TH – HAGERMAN FARMERS MARKET FOSSIL DAY PARADE & PICNIC IN THE PARK

The Hagerman Farmers Market is having a special all day event Sunday Oct. 7th from 7:30 am to 4 pm at the Hagerman City Park.  “Wheels and Java” kick off at 7:30, drive your wheels to the park and join the fun. All wheels are welcome- car clubs, motorcycle clubs, bicycle, tractors, lawnmowers, atvs, etc.  Vendor space and admission are free, come and enjoy live music. Bring your chairs and come “get-away-for-a-day”!

  

ON GOING EVENTS

 

SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES – SOUTH CENTRAL PUBLIC HEALTH DISTRICT

The South Central Public Health District has FREE smoking cessation classes! If anyone out there is ready to quit smoking: Call 208-737-5988!

 

EVERY TUESDAY NIGHT – FREE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP @ Cassia Regional

Every Tuesday 1-2 PM, in the Boardroom at Cassia Regional Medical Center, a light lunch will be served.

If you are living with cancer, you are not alone. There is a whole support community behind you. This group focuses on education and emotional support for individuals and their families who are being treated for, or have completed treatment for cancer. This group is open-ended (participants may start at any time). We discuss topics in a safe, confidential environment.  Please call Martha Matthews, LSW, at 677-6581, or Lela Andrew at 677-6587 for more information.

 

EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY – PRESCHOOL STORY TIME AT THE TWIN FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Preschool Storytime is for children who are getting prepared to enter kindergarten and are ready to listen to longer, more complicated books. After story time, they either hold an educational play time or do a fun craft! They get together on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30am. All Library programs and events are free and open to the public. For more information contact Stephanie Goss at the Twin Falls Public Library at:
733-2964 ext 201

 

FREE BEREAVEMENT EDUCATION CLASSES AT INTERMOUNTAIN HOMECARE AND HOSPICE

Cassia Regional Hospital offers free bereavement education classes for emotional support, education about grieving, and an opportunity to become acquainted with others who have experienced the loss of a loved one who has died. Groups are open to the community, and there is no cost to attend. Every Monday at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 – May 1, 2017 Held at Intermountain Homecare and Hospice at 1031 East Main, Burley, Idaho. To register, please call 678-8844.