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Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for April 20

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for today, Wednesday, April 20, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

Craigmont Community Yard Sale set for May 7

CRAIGMONT — The Craigmont Citywide Yard Sale is set for Saturday, May 7. Maps are available at city hall starting at 8 a.m.

Notes and Floats set for Nazarene church

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will host a “Notes and Floats” event Saturday, April 30, 7 p.m., at the church, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

The evening will include a music concert followed by dessert. The concert will feature Mark Newman of Grangeville, the Grangeville High School Jazz Band and the Cornerstone Kids. Tickets are a $10 donation with those 4 and younger getting in at no cost.

National Park Service event set in Kamiah

KAMIAH – The National Park Service will sponsor “Tim’neepkinix” or “From the Heart” Friday, April 29, at Heart of the Monster throughout the day. Included will be teepee storytelling, cultural displays, a fun run, drumming, a mini pow wow, flute playing and an art contest. This is open to the public.

Cottonwood Community Yard Sale is May 21

COTTONWOOD — Warm weather is right around the corner and it’s time for spring cleaning. Gather your unwanted items and join the Cottonwood community yard sale set for Saturday, May 21.

There will be advertising in several local papers and Swire Coca-Cola is donating a banner to be placed at the south entrance of Cottonwood. Also, the Print Shop is supplying flyers to distribute to the local communities and US Bank is providing the maps. Your yard sale can be placed on the map for $7, residential or $10 for businesses. Businesses interested in having sidewalk sales are welcome to participate. All map proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.

Contact Tami Quick at 983-6505 to sign up on the map. Deadline is May 16.

GCL seeking volunteers for summer program; Art in Park apps available

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Centennial Library is seeking volunteers for this year’s summer reading program which runs May 27- July 30. Volunteers will assist with registration, activities and crafts and must be 12 or older. Also, applications for Art in the Park can be picked up at the library, 215 W. North Street.

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship set for Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be holding a dessert social this Saturday, April 23, 6 p.m., in the fellowship barn. Bring a favorite dessert to share; bring a friend and join in at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville.

Women on Target program set for May

KAMIAH — The Flying B Ranch in Kamiah will be host to “Women on Target,” an instructional shooting clinic for women only. This is in introduction to firearms which covers safety training and handling with a variety of small caliber pistols and rifles. This is set for Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $50 per person with lunch provided.

All firearms and ammunition are provided, no personal weapons allowed. This event is brought to the local area once each year by the Friends of the NRA with the help of multi-agency law enforcement. This clinic is an opportunity for women to become more familiar with guns in a safe, non-threating, one-on-one setting.

Sign up at Rae Brothers Sporting Goods before May 9. The clinic will be limited to the first 24 people to sign up.

ICARE barn dance is April 30

KAMIAH — An ICARE “Barn Dance” cancer benefit featuring Coltrain is set for Saturday, April 30, at the American Legion Hall.

The night will feature music and dancing with chili, pie, contests, auction and raffles. Door open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. and music at 7 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and proceeds go toward helping those locally who have cancer. Call 476-5971.

St. Catherine’s free breakfast is April 27

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is being held on April 27, this month, 8:30-10:30 a.m., and will be held every month on the last Wednesday. St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho St., in Kamiah. The breakfast will consist of scrambled eggs, pancakes, coffee, orange juice. All are invited.

Fund-raiser of dessert, Bingo on tap for Riggins

RIGGINS —A dessert and Bingo fund-raiser is set for Saturday, April 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m., at the Riggins Community Center. The evening’s activities are appropriate for ages 16 and older. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of an additional transit vehicle for Salmon River Transit (Salmon River Senior Center).

The grand prize for Bingo Blackout is a one-half day float trip for four and a prize basket. Cost is $5 per person and includes two Bingo cards with extra Bingo cards at 50 cents apiece. Free beverages and snacks provided.

Call 628-2394 or 628-3780.

GEMS Family Literacy Night is April 27

GRANGEVILLE — The Grangeville Elementary Middle School Spring Book Fair will take place during the last week of April, running April 25-29. The theme for this year is “Groovy,” reflecting all the “fun of the ’60s.” Book fair hours will be Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, April 27, is Family Literacy Night from 4 to 6:30 p.m. There will be a ’60s theme costume contest with prizes during the evening, as well as literacy game tables and ideas to help children retain literacy skills over the summer. Snacks and prizes, including books, will be available during the evening hours.

Preschool Spring Fling set for April 29

GRANGEVILLE – The Camas Prairie Preschool Spring Fling Dinner and Auction is set for Friday, April 29, 6:30 p.m., at The Gallery. Tickets are $35 each and no-host wine and beer will be available. For tickets call 507-1740 or 941-0798. Tickets and raffle tickets may also be purchased this Thursday at Asker’s Harvest Foods from Shannon Paradis.


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