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APRIL 22ND – 24th WENDELL SCHOOLS KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FOR 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

April 22nd , 23rd and 24th the Wendell Schools will host their Kindergarten Registration for the upcoming year! Registration will be held April 22nd and 23rd from 4:00-6:00 pm and April 24th from 4:00-7:00pm. Call to make an appointment at 208-536-6611. Things you will need to bring with you:  State Certified Birth Certificate,  Immunization Records and Proof of Address (For example: A Bill from Idaho Power)

Children must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2019 to register for Kindergarten.

APRIL 24TH – MINI-CASSIA CHAMBER – WOMEN’S EXPO 2019 – HIDDEN GEMS @ THE BURLEY BEST WESTERN

The Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their Women’s Expo 2019 on Wednesday, April 24th at the Burley Best Western & Convention Center from 9am to 4pm. You don’t want to miss it out! They’re having AMAZING sponsors and speakers and the best vendors! Also, this is the best way to celebrate administrative professional’s day! You definitely want to be part of it! Tickets are $20 per person/ lunch included!  *We are still accepting vendors. To register call (208)679-4793, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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 26TH – BURLEY FIRE DEPARTMENTS ANNUAL CRAB FEED FUNDRAISER

The Burley Fire Department’s annual crab feed dinner is coming up Friday April 26th from 6-8pm. Ticket price is $35 which includes all you can eat crab w/ baked potato, salad and rolls and bingo card. They will be doing bingo this year instead of the raffle. Grand prize black out winner receives a one night stay at Cactus Petes and dinner for two and $100 gift card to spend anywhere at Cactus Petes. Other prizes will be awarded as well. There will be an silent dessert auction as well.  Get your tickets now at the Burley Fire Department!

APRIL 26TH – MINIDOKA CO TEEN 4-H ASSN – GET YOUR GOAT

Get Your Goat is coming up on April 26 – Minidoka Co Teen 4-H Association members will be traveling around the Mini-Cassia area with goats, asking businesses and individuals to show their support by donating at least $10 to send the goat somewhere else.  This could be a rival or a friend, your choice!  For extra fun, purchase “goat insurance” for $30.00.  This insurance allows you to send the goat to three different locations of your choice and you’re guaranteed the goat won’t be sent back to you. To deliver a goat or to donate money for the exchange, call the Minidoka County 4-H Office at 436-7184. 

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

APRIL 30TH – FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ANNUAL SAUSAGE SUPPER

On Tuesday, April 30th – First Presbyterian Church in Burley will be hosting their Annual Sausage Supper from 5:30p to 7p at the church located at 2100 Burton Ave in Burley. The deadline to pre-order bulk sausage is April 22nd. For more information call the First Presbyterian Church at 678-5131

MAY 4TH – FREE BOATER SAFETY CLASS WITH THE CASSIA CO SHERIFF’S DEPT AND IDAHO WATERSPORTS

The Cassia County Sheriff’s office, in partnership with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and Idaho Watersports will be offering a FREE boater safety class. This 6 hour class will educate new boat owners, paddlers and the general public on all aspects of safe boat operations, navigation rules, water survival and legal requirements for operating a boat on Idaho Waters. Graduates will receive a proof of completion card. Pre-registration is required. Students who complete the class will receive a $50 Gift certificate from Idaho Watersports. To register please contact Sgt. Taylor at 208-878-9358 or Andrea at Idaho Watersport at 208-678-5869

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

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