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FEBRUARY 1ST – MARCH 31ST – OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR XAVIER CHARTER SCHOOL

Xavier Charter School will be accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. K-12  Apply Online: xaviercharter.org

 

NOW – APRIL 17TH – AARP TAX AID EVENT

AARP is doing their annual Tax Aid event, in where they offer to do the community's taxes for free. All you need to do is call 1-888-227-7669 and put in your zip code, it'll give you the nearest place to file your taxes at.

 

FEBRUARY 24TH – MULE DEER FOUNDATION 20TH ANNUAL BANQUET & AUCTION – FILER FAIRGROUNDS

20th Annual Banquet & Auction for the Mule Deer Foundation will be held at the Filer Fairgrounds. MV Chapter retains 35% of profits for local conservation and habitat restoration in our area. Balance of funds raised go to Mule Deer Foundation for same use across the US. Our efforts help all of our wildlife. They will have a Tri tip dinner prepared by Scarrow meats, a live and silent auction, games and raffles. For more information and to get your tickets, contact Ron Bishop at 208-948-0603.

 

FEBRUARY 24TH – FREE IDAHO SAFE BOATING EDUCATION CLASS OFFERED BY CASSIA CO. SHERIFF DEPT.

The Cassia County Sheriff’s Office will be offering a FREE Boat Idaho safe boating education class on Saturday, February 24th.  This fun 6 hour class will cover all aspects of boating from safe operations, navigational rules, water survival, and legal requirements for operating a boat.  Graduates will receive a proof of completion card that is mandatory to operate a vessel on waters in Oregon, Washington and many other states.  Pre-registration is required. Contact the Cassia County Sheriff’s Dept to register and for more information.

 

FEBRUARY 24TH – HISTORIC WILSON THEATRE ANNUAL GALA FUNDRAISER

Rock Around the Clock at the Historic Wilson Theatre for their Annual Fundraiser Gala, Saturday, February 24th. Tickets are $30 each, doors open at 7pm. The evening will include hors d'oeuvres, live entertainment, prizes, silent and live auctions. Tickets for the social event of the season are available by phone or web. Tickets are available online at www.ruperttheatre.com and by phone (208-436-2787)

FEBRUARY 27TH – HUNGRY HEROES BREAKFAST IN TWIN FALLS

On Tuesday, February 27th 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!

 

 

MARCH 3RD – BEANS, BINGO AND BREW AT ANNUAL FILER BEAN FESTIVL COOK-OFF

The Annual Filer Bean Festival and Cook-off is coming up on March 3rd in the Merchants Bldg #3 at the Twin Falls County Fairgrounds!  Bring your best bean dish (appetizers, salads, main dish or desserts) and enter to win!  There will be prizes in all categories for the Adult and Youth divisons.  The Filer American Legion will be hosting bingo, and microbrews will be available with proper ID.  Plus raffles prizes and more!  The cost is $7 for adults, kids 12 and under $4 and $20 for a family, a chili lunch is included in the cost of admission.  For entry forms, call Vickie at 208-420-4017, Joe at 208-731-4318 or Cheryl at 208-312-8041. All proceeds to benefit Filer Fun Days!

 

MARCH 3RD – MANO RUGBY TEAM – BAGGING FOR BUCKS FUNDRAISER AT STOKES MARKET

The Mano Rugby team has teamed up with Stokes Fresh Food Market again this year for the Baggin for Bucks event. The Mano Rugby Boys go "work" for Stokes for a day bagging and loading groceries and helping wherever they are needed. They do all this for tips from customers. This fundraiser helps build the club! Encourage everyone you know to go into Stokes in Burley March 3rd between 10 am and 6 pm and support our club and Stokes for helping our community grow!!!!!

 

MARCH 10TH – ST. LUKE’S JEROME – HEALTH FAIR AT THE JEROME RECREATION DISTRICT

Attend the St. Luke’s Jerome Annual Health Fair, Saturday, March 10th at the Jerome Recreation District, from 7 am – Noon.  Admission is free. There will be a variety of health screenings, blood pressure checks, basic first aid sessions,  lots of health information, education and much more!  Make plans now to attend the free exercises classes at the Recreation District that morning. 12 to 14 hrs of fasting is required for the lab tests.  The St. Luke’s Jerome Annual Health Fair, Saturday, March 10th at the Jerome Recreation District.

 

APRIL 12TH – 2ND ANNUAL DESSERT FOR DOGS TO BENEFIT MINIDOKA JOINT POWERS ANIMAL CONTROL SHELTER

The 2nd 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 12th 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!  
  • If you make a signature dessert, then you are encouraged to enter the event! Registration forms can be picked up at Rupert City Hall or at the Animal Shelter in Rupert located at 200 S. 50 W.  Entry forms must be turned in by March 16th!
  • 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.

 

NOW THROUGH MAY 1ST – MINIDOKA HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S NEW PROJECT

There is a new and exciting project at the Minidoka Museum! Get to their Facebook page and take a look at the family names, perhaps your own mother, grandmother, great-grandmother or other relatives may have been involved with this project. Help to honor their history through the legacy of this quilt.

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.

 

GOLDEN HERITAGE SENIOR CENTER MONTHLY BREAKFAST TO BENEFIT THE MEALS ON WHEELS PROGRAM

Golden Heritage 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