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Community Briefs: Jan. 25, 2017

Wasem to sign book Feb. 9 at Vets Center

GRANGEVILLE – Local author Eldene Wasem will sign her book “Taming the Meadows,” a historical and pictorial book about McComas Meadows, Thursday, Feb. 9. 1 to 4 p.m., at the Idaho County Veterans and Community Center on Grangeville’s East Main Street.

All are invited to stop in and visit as well as have a cup of coffee and some cookies.

Clearwater bazaar, Groundhog Feed set for Feb. 5

CLEARWATER — The Clearwater Grange is holding its annual bazaar on Sunday, Feb. 5, in conjunction with the Groundhog Day Breakfast, also in Clearwater that day at the IOOF hall.

The bazaar will be in the Grange Hall, corner of Sally Ann Road and Clearwater Main Street, and will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 3 p.m.

Those interested in renting a table at the bazaar should call Carole Bonanno at 926-7465. Table rent is $10.

Homeschool kids to present ‘World’s Fair’

GRANGEVILLE – A homeschool co-op group will present an open house “World’s Fair” event at the Centennial Evangelical Free Church in Grangeville Thursday, Jan. 26, noon to 2 p.m.

The program is an open house format where the community is encouraged to drop in and visit the projects students have created. In the past, this has included information on a specific country with information, hands-on souvenirs and tastes of food from that country.

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship canceled for January

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will not be meeting in January, due to the abundance of snowdrifts. The Porters said they look forward to seeing everyone in February.

5th Sunday Hymn Sing set for Jan. 29

STITES – Stites Gospel Lighthouse will host a Fifth Sunday Gospel Hymn Sing Sunday, Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. All are invited.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Feb. 1

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 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.

WBRD breakfast set for Sunday, Jan. 29

WHITE BIRD – The White Bird Recreation Area District will host the “Breakfast Potluck” from 8-10 at the Recreation District building in White Bird Sunday, Jan. 29. This is free. Bring a dish to share.

Note that game nights are also held each Friday, 6-9 p.m.

Marriage conference is Feb. 10-11

GRANGEVILLE – An XO Marriage 2017 global simulcast conference is set for Feb. 10-11.

Produced by and hosted by Real Life Grangeville, cost is $25 per couple, $15 per individual. Child care for those birth to 10 years is available for an additional cost through Little Bear Daycare (aka Wee Watch Day Care). To register, visit or call 717-1080.

Democrats to host free breakfast Sunday

GRANGEVILLE — The Idaho County Democrats invite the public to a breakfast at the Soltman Center on Main Street in Grangeville Sunday, Jan. 29. Speakers expected to participate will be Idaho Democratic Party Legislative Services Director, Shelby Scott and Representative, Paulette Jordan from District 5.

The hosted breakfast will begin at 9 a.m., with speakers arriving at 10 a.m. For information call Michelle Perdue at 983 3763.


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