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Family Math Night set at GEMS for Feb. 1

GRANGEVILLE — Family Math Night will be held at Grangeville Elementary Middle School Monday, Feb. 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Games will be played that will also be able to be brought home. Food and drink is almost free – just pay for food by answering a math fact. Everyone is invited.

Ground Hog Feed is Feb. 7

CLEARWATER — More than 2,800 pounds of meat have been ordered to be ground, seasoned, packaged, and made into patties for the 53rd annual Ground Hog Feed at Clearwater, Sunday, Feb. 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children.

Proceeds from this all-you-can-eat sausage, pancake, and scrambled egg breakfast pays the insurance, electricity, water, taxes and other expenses enabling the IOOF Hall to remain open and in good repair for community use. The bulk of this sausage is sold in five pound packages.

Last year, more than 400 breakfasts were served by lodge members, friends and neighbors. Raffle tickets for a quilt made by a master quilter will be available at the door.

Eagles breakfast to benefit Quilts of Valor

GRANGEVILLE — The Eagles Breakfast set for Sunday, Jan. 31, 7 a.m. to noon, will benefit the local Quilts of Valor program.

The event will be held at the Eagles Hall, 218 N. C Street. Tickets are $7 each and can be purchased from Shirley Baerlocher (962-3107) or Kathy Warford (983-1832) or at the door.

At 11 a.m., a Quilts of Valor presentation will go to veterans of the Idaho National Guard 139th Battalion Company A.

White Bird breakfast set for this Sunday

WHITE BIRD — White Bird Recreation District will host its monthly potluck breakfast this Sunday, Jan. 31, 7:30-9:30 a.m. All are invited.

Parenting classes scheduled for February

GRANGEVILLE — Parenting classes will be held at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Tuesday nights in February (Feb. 2, 9, 16 and 23), 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. These will be facilitated by Nathalie Kretzmann and are available at no cost. In addition, dinner and childcare is provided. Call the church office at 983-0552 to register.

Fifth Sunday hymn sing set for Grangeville Jan. 31

GRANGEVILLE — The fifth Sunday hymn sing will be held at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene, 515 W. N. 2nd Street, Sunday, Jan. 31, 6 p.m. Anyone interested in providing special music can contact Melani Gortsema at 983-1409 or contact Leslie at the church office, 983-0552.

Sweethearts luncheon planned for Feb. 13

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 37 is hosting a Sweetheart Luncheon open to all community sweethearts at the Eagles Hall Saturday, Feb. 13. The luncheon will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with to go orders available. Tickets are $10 and may be reserved by calling unit secretary Pearl Bentley at 983-4417. The menu is an Italian theme including salad, cupcakes and beverages. All proceeds go to fund attendance at Girls State for young women entering their senior high school year in the fall of 2016.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Feb. 3

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Feb. 3, noon. Meals are served the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Clearwater Baptist Church. This Feb. 3 meal will feature a pre-Valentine turkey dinner. No charge for the luncheon, $5 donation appreciated when possible. All are welcome. Call 926-7776.

Women’s ministry to meet in White Bird during February

WHITE BIRD — Pleasant View Baptist Church Women’s ministry will be held Saturday, Feb. 6 and 20, at 9:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. No study will be held Jan. 30.

Homeschool students to present ‘World’s Fair’ Jan. 29

GRANGEVILLE — The public is invited to stop in at Grangeville’s E-Free Church, 408 North College Street, to view local homeschool students’ World’s Fair projects, this Friday, Jan. 29, in a noon to 2 p.m. open house.

Some of the countries being presented will be Romania, Germany, Iceland, Norway, China, Wales, France and Ireland.

MOPS to meet Thursday

GRANGEVILLE — Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) will be held Thursday, Jan. 28, 9-11 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church. Roz Banta will speak on parenting skills. A children’s program runs consecutively with the parent program for parents who have children kindergarten age and younger.

Stites to host fifth Sunday hymn sing

STITES — A fifth Sunday hymn sing is set for Stites Gospel Lighthouse Sunday, Jan. 31, 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. To share a song call 926-0082.

Kamiah senior center fund-raiser scheduled

KAMIAH – Kamiah Senior Center will host a fund-raising lunch Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 125 N. Maple Street.

Money collected helps the center run throughout the year, providing programs and meals for area residents.

A chili soup lunch with French bread and ice cream will be served for $5 per person.

All are invited to attend.


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