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Community Briefs - Aug. 10, 2016

Kamiah quilt show set for Sept. 3-4

KAMIAH — Central Idaho Quilt Guild will once again present their annual quilt show during the Kamiah BBQ Days on Sept. 3 and 4. The quilts will be set up at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church located on the corner of Idaho and 7th streets in Kamiah. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday. and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday.

This year’s Goodwill Drawing quilt is a “Spirit of Africa” queen quilt. Tickets are available from any guild member, during the parade and at the quilt show.

At the close of the show on Sunday, a drawing will be held and several prizes given away to lucky winners who have purchased tickets.

Entry forms to be a part of the show may be picked up at Kamiah Community Library, Kamiah Community Credit Union or by calling one of the numbers below.

The show location is handicap accessible and air-conditioned. Contact Sandie Daeges at 926-422,; or Arlene Thomas at 935-7584

Artists invited for SRAG show in Riggins

RIGGINS — The Salmon River Art Guild extends an open invitation to all regional artists, 18 and older, of fine art media to enter the 2016 Regional Art Show in Riggins, in October at the Riggins Community Center.

The event judge for the show is Valeria Yost of Clearwater. The public will be invited to view the show on Saturday, Oct, 1, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (MDT) and Sunday, Oct. 2, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.(MDT).

For information: SRAG, PO Box 32, White Bird, ID 83554. Call Nancy Gresham at 839-2493, Kathryn Van Acker at 839-2808, or Gloria Teats at 839-2305, Email:

Cornerstone Christian accepting applications

GRANGEVILLE — Cornerstone Christian Learning Center, an outreach of the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, is now accepting registration for preschool and kindergarten for the 2016-17 school year. School starts Tuesday, Sept. 6. For information call Mary Bales at 899-2962 or 983-0029. Registration packets can also be picked up at the church, 515 W. N. 2nd Street.

Brown Bag 2016: Whitley will give presentation

GRANGEVILLE – After taking 2015 to deal with a leaky pipe repair, the Bicentennial Historical Museum is back on track to offer Brown Bag programs.

Sessions will be held Wednesdays at the museum, 305 N. College, Grangeville, noon to 1 p.m. All are invited to these no-cost historical presentations and are encouraged to bring along a “brown bag” lunch.

The first Brown Bag presentation will take place today, Wednesday, Aug. 10, and will feature presenter Carole Simon-Smolinski with her book, “Timothy Nolan’s Idaho.”

Next week’s program will be presented by known area historian Floyd Whitley of Cottonwood. Whitley will present “The Dot, the Charm and a Rebel.”

Additional Brown Bag programs are as follows:

*Aug. 24: Mrs. Earl Barkwelle’s Diary by Myrna Crane of Grangeville

*Aug. 31, H.J. Talbot of Florence with research by Pam Northcutt and presentation by Clyde Hanson

*Sept. 7: Interesting Past Cases by Lt. Jerry Johnson

*Sept. 14: Frontier History Along Idaho’s Clearwater River by former Idaho County Judge John Bradbury

*Sept. 21: Idaho Aviation History by Mark Gravatt of Grangeville

*Sept. 28: Hells Canyon and the Homesteading Years by Patricia Keith of Lewiston

All programs are sponsored by the Idaho County Historical Society and the Bicentennial Historical Museum. Donations are accepted to help offset costs of opening the basement meeting room.

MOPS fair set for Aug. 17

GRANGEVILLE – Local moms are invited to a Mom Fair Wednesday, Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to noon, at Real Life Grangeville, 1005 Highway 13.

“This is a chance to connect with other moms and community resources,” explained Sarah Musick, organizer.

The event is sponsored by Camas Prairie MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) and will feature local business resources as well as a variety of other booths representing the area.

All businesses or community resources with an emphasis on moms and families are invited to reserve a spot at the fair by calling Musick at 451-3285.

Call Musick for details or keep up-to-date through the Camas Prairie MOPS Facebook page.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Aug. 17

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Aug. 17, 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.

Enter art at the Idaho County Fair

COTTONWOOD — The Idaho County Fair, art division, is gearing up to accept art entries at the fair.

Linda Stubbers of the Central Idaho Art Association (CIAA) is in her 12th year as chairman of the Art Division. The Art Division judge this year is Ivy Breen. Breen is an active member of the Valley Art Center in Lewiston where she works as secretary, and is a board member. The Art Division opens to the public after judging Wednesday, Aug. 17, at 1 p.m. Art of Idaho artists—both young and old—will be on display during the Fair. Art Division closes at 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 20. Artists as young as 4 years old begin their art careers here. Area artists are invited to bring their work to compete for ribbons and prize money at the Idaho County Fair. Enter Tuesday, Aug. 16, 6 to 8 p.m., or Wednesday, Aug. 17, 9 to 11 a.m.


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