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AUGUST 10TH – CASSIA COUNTY FAIR 2019 QUEEN’S BREAKFAST @ MOREY’S STEAKHOUSE

Join the Cassia County Fair members for breakfast at Morey’s Steakhouse in Burly from 8am to Noon and watch as Rodeo Queen Contestants vie for the 2020 Cassia County Fair and Rodeo Queen title. Contestants will give extemporaneous speeches and answer questions, followed by an interview with judges.

AUGUST 10TH – COLOR RUN 5K HOSTED BY THE HISTORIC WILSON THEATER

The Historic Wilson Theater is hosting a Color Run 5k coming up on Saturday, August 10th. This event is a fundraiser for the Wilson Theatre and you can be part of the fun! They’ll have prizes and will giving away $100 cash prize for the best costume; so get your crazy socks and tutus ready! Early check in is Friday August 9th from1:00pm to 6:00 pm and 7:30 am on the morning of the race. Runners will take their marks at 8:30 am, they’ve added feats of fun along the way.  For more information contact Kris at the Wilson Theater.

AUGUST 10TH – BENEFIT BLOCK PARTY FOR BEN ORTON

Lulu’ in Burleys is coming together with the rest of the community to raise money for Ben Orton and his medical expenses as he continues to recover! They will have drinks, food, music and fun along with an amazing silent auction and raffle! Come out and support an amazing man! All proceeds will be going to Ben and Kylie Orton! For More information contact LuLu’s Wine Bar and Coffee Shop in Burley.

AUGUST 10TH – JEROME FFA/4H LIVESTOCK SALE

The 2019 Jerome County 4H and FFA Livestock Sale will occur at 8am on August 10th at the Jerome County Fairgrounds. Youth will sell animals and proceeds will be used for college and future animal purchases. If you cannot attend the event, donations are also greatly appreciated. Donations can be mailed to: Jerome County 4H/FFA Livestock Sale, 600 2nd Ave West, Jerome, ID 83338. For more information contact Russ Young at 208-490-2245

AUGUST 10TH – MINIDOKA BOWMEN 3D ARCHERY SHOOT TO BENEFIT THE UNITED WAY

Hunting Bow Shoot, Hosted by Williams and Sponsored by Minidoka Bowman to raise money for the local United Way of South Central Idaho. Target bows are welcome but will not be included in competition. Bring your hunting bow and make your final preparations before archery season! You will not want to miss this fun event for the whole family. Categories include MEN, WOMEN and YOUTH. -----REGISTRATION on DAY OF EVENT. The event will be located at 768 North 1250 East in Rupert beginning at 8am

AUGUST 10TH – KIDS BRIDGE TO SUCCESS 2019 FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL

Coming up this Saturday, August 10th is the Kids Bridge To Success 2019 Family Fun Festival! Festivities will be taking place at Primary Therapy Source in Twin Falls. Face painting, music, raffles, and an ALL SKILLS ALL ABILITIES NINJA COURSE! Same day registration for the ninja course starts at 8:30, or you can register your kids in advance online by clicking the "find tickets" button at www.kidsbridgetosuccess.org OR in person at Primary Therapy Source. Registration is $10 per participant. All proceeds go to benefit children with special needs in the Magic Valley!

AUGUST 11TH – PARKTACULAR CAR SHOW AT THE TWIN FALLS CITY PARK – HOSTED BY CLASSIC CRUISERS

Join Classic Crusiers for their 2nd Annual Parktacular Car Show at the Twin Falls City Park on Sunday, August 11th! This free event is great for the whole family! Bring your car and enjoy the music and activities all day long! Please have your car parked by 12:45, before the festivities begin!

AUGUST 15TH – CATTLEMEN’S BRANDING FESTIVAL AT THE CASSIA HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Cattlemen and horsemen across the Cassia County area are invited to bring their brands, hot or electric, to the Cassia Historical Museum on August 15th from Noon till 2pm and brand on wood and/or leather. There is a minimal donation of $10.00 that will go to the restoration and preservation of the Historical Museum. THE WELLS FARGO STAGECOACK WILL BE HERE DURING THE WHOLE DAY. The event should be lots of fun. After the festival, all the brands will be displayed at the museum. Please contact the Cassia Historical Museum and let them know if you are interested in participating.

AUGUST 17TH – JOE MAMA’S CAR SHOW AT THE JEROME CITY PARK

The Biggest Car Show in Southern Idaho is coming up August 16th and 17th at the Jerome City Park! Joe Mama’s Car Show sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts and Con Paulos Chevrolet. On Friday, August 16th will be the show n’ shine, slow cruise and rib eating contest, along with live music and a beer garden from 3pm to 11pm.  Then on Saturday, August 17th will be the car show at Jerome City Park beginning at 9am.  For more information go to www.joemamascarshow.com

AUGUST 17TH – GCAM PLASMA OPEN HOUSE

One donation of Plasma can potentially save up to 3 lives. GCAM Plasma is hosting an open house event to show YOU, how you can be apart of saving lives. August 17th from 5pm to 8pm, join GCAM Plasma for fun activities, tours, information, and prizes. This event is open to the community and they urge YOU to come see what GCAM Plasma does. 771 North College Road. GCAM Plasma Open House, August 17th.

AUGUST 20TH – SHAYLON SHAFFER MEMORIAL GOLF SCRAMBLE AT RIVERS EDGE GOLF COURSE IN BURLEY

Coming up on August 20th, there will be a 4 person golf scramble in memory of Shaylon Shaffer at Rivers Edge Golf Course in Burley to help raise proceeds for suicide awareness and diabetes awareness, proceeds raised will stay in our area and donated to suicide awareness and diabetes awareness. For more information and to sign up contact Chad Wilkinson at 208-650-1853

AUGUST 22ND – ARTS & CULTURE ROUND TABLE HOSTED BY THE IDAHO COMMISSION ON THE ARTS

Please join the Idaho Commission on the Arts for a conversation about cultural participation in the Magic Valley. Arts administrators, artists, arts educators and arts enthusiasts are invited to brainstorm ideas, define priorities, and identify challenges for the Commission’s next long-term plan. The next meeting will be held in Rupert at the Historic Wilson Theater on Thursday, August 22nd from 2p till 4p, the discussion will then travel to Twin Falls at the Twin Falls Center for the Arts at 7pm.  For more information on the event, check out the event page on Facebook.

AUGUST 24TH – BUHL MCDONALDS 3RD ANNUAL CAR WASH TO BENEFIT THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

Buhl McDonald's is holding their 3rd annual car wash benefit for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho coming up on Saturday, August 24th. The recommended donation is $15, but every little bit helps. For more information contact Mary Gamble at 208-543-5505

Since 1988, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho has been keeping families of sick children together – giving them a place to rest and refresh. RMHC of Idaho supports families of ill or injured children through their Idaho Ronald McDonald House® in Boise, Ronald McDonald Family Room® in Idaho Falls (coming Sept ember 2019), and Happy Wheels Hospitality Carts in Boise and Twin Falls.

AUGUST 25TH – RUPERT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL

On Sunday, August 25th the Rupert United Methodist Church will be holding their Annual Ice Cream Social at the church located at 605 H Street in Rupert at 5pm.  The Social will be in the Fellowship Hall. There will be homemade ice cream, cakes and meeting new and old friends.  David Bowman will provide entertainment at the piano.  Everyone is welcome!

AUGUST 26TH – CASSIA JOINT SCHOOL DISTRICT FREE PRESCHOOL SCREENING

The Cassia Joint School District is looking for preschool age children who may have special learning needs. If you are the parent or guardian of a 3 or 4 year old who is experiencing a speech, physical, mental or emotional difficulty, you are encouraged to contact the Cassia Preschool Program.  The staff will arraign for you and your child to participate in a free screening.  Monday, August 26th is the next scheduled screening.  Appointments for the screening are required, to make your appointment call or text 208-312-6602 with your contact information. Only children and parents who have an appointment will be screened.

SEPTEMBER 7TH – WINGS & THINGS ULTIMATE TAILGATE CHALLENGE SPONSORD BY THE TWIN FALLS OPTIMISTS

The Twin Falls Optimist is hosting their annual Wings & Things Challenge to assist school groups with raising funds for the busy 2019/20 school year. This is a fun event mixed with cooking challenges in several categories, physical challenges, wing eating challenges, and so much more! The more a group participates = more funds raised! Join the fun by hosting a booth as a cook-off competitor, be a major sponsor, bring your school group (teams and clubs) to participate, or just buy a ticket to try all the cooking masterpieces! There is something for everyone and it's always a great time and each dollar is  used to beneficially impact our local youth! Contact Hailey @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Eva @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to become a sponsor, cook-off competitor, or group participant!

SEPTEMBER 14TH – 4TH ANNUAL PATRIOTIC SHOW & SHINE

Shine up your rides for the 4th Annual Patriotic Show & Shine coming up on Saturday, September 14th from 9a to 4p at the Rupert Square sponsored by Rupert Veterans Memorial, Combat Vets Association, the City of Rupert and the Rupert Police Department! Bring your bikes, boats, cars and trucks.  The event is free to attend and there will be food, vendors and entertainment and the Wilson Theater will be showing free movies!  For more information contact George Maas at 208-392-7411 or Dan at 208-312-4445

SEPTEMBER 14TH – 2019 MINI-CASSIA CROP WALK

2019 Mini-Cassia CROP Hunger Walk is Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Riverside Park in Heyburn, Idaho. Registration will begin at 10:00 a.m. A brief program, including a flag ceremony and prayer, will begin at 10:30 a.m., with the walk following directly. Walkers can choose how many laps they are able to walk, and may walk on both sides of the Snake River. The entire path is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Snacks will be available.

75% of the funds raised will go to end hunger through Church World Service's international relief and development programs, and 25% will stay in the Mini-Cassia area to support local hunger agencies. For more information click on this link: https://www.crophungerwalk.org/burleyid

NOW THRU SEPTEMBER 15TH – JEROME COUNTY EMPLOYEES FILL THE BUS WITH SCHOOL SUPPLIES

The Jerome County Employees are asking the community to help us fill the "bus". Our goal is to donate to the middle school and grade schools. 3 locations to drop off supplies: Jerome County Judicial Annex; Jerome County Auto License and Jerome County Sheriff's Office. For more information contact Tracey Brandebourg 208-644-2601

SEPTEMBER 21ST – MAGIC VALLEY WALK TO END ALZHEIMERS EVENT IN TWIN FALLS

The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the largest event nationwide to bring awareness and funds to this devastating disease! The Magic Valley has an office in Twin Falls that serves 8 counties in South Central Idaho! Join them as they enjoy a day out at Walk. The funds raises from this day contribute to education, support groups, trial match, advocacy and public policy in your community! For more information contact Danielle Lyda at 208-631-0391

SEPTEMBER 21ST – A BLAST ON THE GRASS CAR SHOW AT THE HAGERMAN CITY PARK

Shine up the rides and take a cruise to Hagerman for A Blast on the Grass Car Show hosted by the Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce.  They’ll serve up breakfast at 7am at the Legion Hall and register your ride at 8am. They’ll have lots of fun and entertainment in the park, a scavenger hunt at noon, a fun run at 1pm, raffles and more! For more information contact Kris at 208-590-1839 or go to hagermanvalleychamber.com

SEPTEMBER 28TH – HEYBURN’S 2ND ANNUAL RIVERTON PUMPKIN FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY H.O.P.E.

The Heyburn Organization Promoting Safety and Community Awareness (HOPE) is hosting their 2nd Annual Riverton Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, September 28th from 11a to 4p at the Heyburn Riverside Park. Live music with “Now and Then”, food, fun, vendors and first responder vehicles will be on display to promote safety and community awareness. The event is free to attend and fun for the whole family!

OCTOBER 5TH – TATTOO’S FOR CANCER

On October 5th, Warm Art Tattoo and Body Piercing in Twin Falls will be hosting Tattoos 4 Cancer. Get a Cancer Ribbon Tattoo (size of a business card) for $40.00. All proceeds will be given to St. Luke’s Mountain States Institute. They will have food, merchandise, giveaways and much more. For more information contact Laurie or Rod Kinney at Warm Art Tattoo and Body Piercing.

OCTOBER 5TH – SOUTHERN IDAHO BUDDY WALK

On Saturday, October 5th plan to attend the Southern Idaho Buddy Walk at the Twin Falls City Park from 10a to 3p. The Southern Idaho Buddy Walk strives to promote inclusion and raise awareness for all persons with Down syndrome! Partnered with National Down Syndrome Society we plan on making a difference in the community one step at a time. For more information call (208) 420-2073

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