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OCTOBER 10TH  - TWIN FALLS KAWANIS CLUB – OCTOBERFEST

Twin Falls Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Octoberfest from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Turf Club, 734 Falls Ave., Twin Falls. Tickets are $9 for adults, $7 for seniors (before 6 p.m.), or $25 per family. Proceeds will go to the Kiwanis children's programs.

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 – GOODE MOTOR DRIVE 4 UR SCHOOL & FALL CARNIVAL TO BENEFIT WHITE PINE ELEMENTARY

Join Goode Motor in Burley for a Drive 4UR School & Fall Carnival event benefitting White Pine Elementary School.

Visit Goode Motor in Burley on Saturday, October 13, to test-drive a new Ford. Every test-drive counts and will help reach the goal of raising $6,000 for White Pine Elemetary. All proceeds will go towards all-inclusive playground equipment, so children both with and without disabilities can enjoy recess as every child should.

After you take a test-drive, you can enjoy over 30 games, rides, and great raffle prizes. If you enter their raffle, you could win a hoverboard, a Nintendo Switch or a Nintendo DS! There will be bounce houses, giant obstacle courses, pumpkin painting, a spook alley, and more! This event is fun for the WHOLE family. No event is complete without food, so enjoy delicious and FREE food after your test-drive!

OCTOBER 13TH – MAGIC VALLEY DOWN SYNDROME 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 AUXILIARY 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 13TH – HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP AT THE TWIN FALLS PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Twin Falls Public Library will be hosting a Halloween costume swap! Bring in a clean, gently-used costume between October 1st and October 12th. You'll get a ticket for each costume you bring in-then swap that ticket for a different costume on Saturday, October 13th from 11:00 AM -1:00 PM! Don't have a costume to swap? Come in on Saturday October 13th from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM and pick up one from what remains. See staff for more details. All Library programs are free and open to the public.

OCTOBER 17TH – FRIENDS OF MINIDOKA NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE FALL FRIENDRAISER IN TWIN FALLS

On Wednesday, October 17th the Friends of Minidoka National Historic Site will be hosting a Friendraiser at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts from 6:30p to 8:30p. The event is free to attend!  For more information contact Mia Russell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 18TH – MINICO HIGH SCHOOL 2ND ANNUAL CAREER FAIR

Minico High School will be hosting their 2nd annual Career Fair on October 18, 2018 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Various businesses from the Mini-Cassia area will be on site to provide information and recruit those interested in potential employment. Parents, students, and the community are encouraged to attend. For more information or to have your business included, please contact Jacoby Sneddon or Brooke Claridge, College and Career Counselors, at 208.436.4721. 

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.

OCTOBER 20TH – BURLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT – HOOFING IT FOR A CURE 5K COLOR FUN RUN

The Burley Fire Department will be hosting a 5k Color Fun Run to raise awareness and money needed for breast cancer awareness. The Race/Walk will start at Wright Physical Therapy at 1945 Hiland Ave in Burley. They also have a 1 mile course for kids, families, or if you just want to walk. You can pick up your registration forms at the Burley Fire Department or at Wright Physical Therapy in Burley, or register the day of the event from 9am to 10:15. Race starts at 10:30am 

  • Cost for Registration : Single is $30, Family of 4 is $60,Team of 4 is $100, Kids under 8 are FREE 
    A Gift Bag including shirts for adults & goodies for the kids 
  • Come join the fun & raise money & awareness for a good cause. All money raised stays local & helps with funding with mammograms & buying equipment.
  • For more info contact Lt. Justin Jensen 208-431-4771

OCTOBER 26TH – PAUL UNTED METHODIST CHURCH ANNUAL HARVEST DINNER               

Enjoy a delicious dinner at Paul United Methodist Church with their Annual Harvest Dinner on Friday, October 26th from 5p to 7p.  Donations accepted!  Paul United Methodist Church is located at 127 West Clark Street in Paul, for question give them a call at 208-438-5530

OCTOBER 26TH – CITY OF RUPERT POLICE DEPARTMENT/MINIDOKA CO SHERIFF DEPT INTERNET SAFETY CLASS

Coming up on Friday, October 26th, the Rupert Police Department and the Minidoka Sheriff Department will be hosting their 21st Century Predator: Internet Safety Class from 6p to 8:30pm in the Rupert Police Department Annex at 633 Freemont in Rupert.  The class is open to the public, but you do have to be 18 years of age or older to attend. Topics will include: phone apps, chat rooms, information sharing, online safety and how to report an online predator. Please call 208-434-2330 to reserve your seat today!

OCTOBER 27TH – CITY OF RUPERT OUTDOOR SHOOTING COMPLEX – 5TH ANNUAL ZOMBIE SHOOT

The City of Rupert Outdoor Shooting Complex will be hosting their 5th Annual Zombie Shoot on Saturday, October 27th at the complex located at 500 N. Meridian Rd in Rupert! Registration begins at 6:30pm and the shooting will begin at 8pm, participation is free and donations will be accepts.  They’ll be serving up hot chocolate and chili from 6:30p to 7:30p. For more information visiting the City of Rupert Outdoor Shooting Complex Facebook page, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

OCTOBER 31ST – BURLEY TRUNK OR TREAT @ STOKES PARING LOT

There will be a Truck or Treat on Wednesday, October 31st beginning from 6:30p to 8:30p in the Stokes Market parking lot!  Everyone is welcome to join in to give the kids a fun filled safe place to trick or treat!  If you would like to participate and park your car; set up time is from 5p to 6p, please bring your own candy.  RSVP Alexes Wright by October 24th!

NOVEMBER 7TH – DEVIL’S CORRAL – PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE – PRESENTATION AT JEROME PUBLIC LIBRARY

Friends of Devil’s Corral invites the public to an informative meeting regarding the proposed park/open space at Devil’s Corral on the north rim of the Snake River Canyon. Much of Devil’s Corral is public BLM land, but there are 200 acres of private land in the scenic heart of this area. Unfortunately, there are now plans to develop this private land as a subdivision and hotel. Friends of Devil’s Corral is a group of local citizens working to preserve Devil’s Corral as a public open space. Please join us Wednesday, November 7th from 6-8 pm at the Jerome Public Library for a multi-media presentation focusing on Devil’s Corral’s history, geology, and the options for its future.

NOVEMBER 30TH – DANCING WITH THE STARS OF TWIN FALLS FUNDRAISER FOR VOICES AGAINST VIOLENCE

Voices Against Violence in partnership with Utah Ballroom Dance Company present: Dancing with the Stars of Twin Falls! 7:30 Friday, November 30th @ The Orpheum! Like the television program, six Stars of Twin Falls have been chosen to participate in the dance competition. The stars are paired with a professional dancer 1 week prior to the competition. During that week, the Stars of Twin Falls practice a dance routine with their personal instructor in preparation of the event at the end of the week. Utah Ballroom Dance Company costume and prepare dancers for the event.

The more audience support each Star of Twin Falls has, the better their chance of winning! Come out & show your favorite Twin Falls Star some love as they put their fears aside and step into the limelight for a good cause! All proceeds from this event will help survivors of violence receive critical support services to begin their path of healing. 

Voices Against Violence (VAV) is a nonprofit organization is proud to be a community leader providing shelter, support and hope to people impacted by domestic and sexual violence within Twin Falls, Jerome, Gooding, Minidoka, Cassia & Lincoln counties. 

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

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.