Community Briefs - July 19, 2017

E-Free Church VBS set for July 19, 20

GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville Centennial Evangelical Church (E-Free) will host a vacation Bible school (VBS) this week.

Children ages 4 through 12 are invited to show up at the church – no preregistration necessary – Wednesday and Thursday, July 19 and 20, 4 to 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 408 North College Street.

Bible stories, recreation and games, music, crafts and snacks will all be part of the evenings.

For questions call Connie at 858-414-4610.

School supply donations sought for those in need

Community Action, YWCA, Opportunities Unlimited and Real Life are partnering to bring school supplies to students in Mountain View Joint School District 244 and the homeschool community.

Donations will be accepted in collection barrels (along with a list of school supplies) in Grangeville at Syringa Hospital, Irwin Drug, P1FCU, Umpqua Bank and The Print Shop. Donation deadline is Friday, Aug. 11. Donations will also be accepted at the CAP office, 117 W North Street, YWCA, 221 W Main No. 21, Opportunities Unlimited, 318 ½ E Main St. and Real Life, 1005 Hwy 13, Grangeville. Makes check donations payable to OUI (Opportunities Unlimited)

Distribution day will be Tuesday, Aug. 15, Real Life, 1005 Hwy 13, Grangeville 5-6 p.m.

For questions call Heather at the CAP office at 983-0437.

Triple Bar O-Mok-See set for Sunday, July 30

GRANGEVILLE – The Triple Bar Drill Team O-Mok-See will be held Sunday, July 30, at the Border Days arena. Sign-ups begin at 8 a.m. and events start at 9 a.m.

Events include musical hats, barrels, poles, figure 8, key hole race, flag race, scurry race. A pair sack race and the arena race will also be included this year (these events are not included in the day fee).

Age groups are 9 and younger, 10-15, 16-21, 22-30, Men 31 and older and women 31 and older. Prizes given for high point and reserve.

The event is open to the public to participate and come and watch. Cost is $5 per event or $25 for the whole day. Call Tracy Sharp at 451-4335 or Amy Farris at 507-0487.

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship to host ‘Summer Blast’ July 22

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship (hosted by Gary and Judy Porter) will be meeting Saturday, July 22, at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville.

This month there will be a Dutch-oven dinner. Those who wish to bring a Dutch-oven and cook will need to arrive around 2 p.m. Food will be served at 5 p.m. There will be music all afternoon, and a special guest speaker will be coming in from Nevada for the 6 p.m. service.

Bring a friend, lawn chairs and bring a Dutch-oven or a side dish. Call 983-0112.

God and Country Together fellowship set for July 19

GRANGEVILLE — How can we make a difference for the future of our children, families and community?

The influence of the Christian faith of America’s founders abounds. Moving forward in faith, individually and together, is what “God and Country Together” is all about. Bring the family and meet others who are like-minded — 6:30 p.m., 6 p.m. for the meal, at the Veteran Outreach and Community Center in Grangeville, 318 E. Main. Call Parson Rayphe at 855-505-0020 or go on-line to www.GodandCountryTogether.Com.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s set for July 26

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held Wednesday, July 26, from 8:30-10 a.m. Breakfasts are held every month on the last Wednesday of each month.

St. Catherine’s Catholic Church is located at 7th and Idaho streets in Kamiah. The breakfast this month will be French toast, scrambled eggs, coffee, orange juice. St. Catherine’s invites all in the community.

Bingo set for this Friday, July 21, in Kamiah

KAMIAH – Bingo will be held this Friday. July 21, 7:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 618 Main Street, in Kamiah. Call 935-0294 for details.

Church to offer free oil changes for single moms, widows

COTTONWOOD – Emmanuel Baptist Church (404 Foster Street) will offer free oil changes for single moms and widows on Saturday, July 22, 8 a.m. to noon, at the church.

This ministry offers the service with no strings attached – just stop by; no appointment necessary.

For questions call Pastor Dan at 962-2407.

Softball game set for Aug. 4

KOOSKIA — The Diehard Sports Association is sponsoring an old-fashioned “Home Town Coed Softball Game” as part of the 2017 Kooskia Days Celebration. The game will be played Friday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m., in Kooskia City Park.

All interested guys and gals older than the age of 16 are invited to play in the game. Teams will be picked from whoever shows up. Player registration is at 5:30 p.m and the game starts at 6 p.m.

Area residents are invited to play or to come and watch the exciting (and sometimes hilarious) game, and root for their favorite team.

Contact Ruth Mohr at 926-7203.

Harpster Bingo starts July 20

HARPSTER – Bingo will be held at the Harpster Community Hall the third Thursday of each month, starting July 20, 6:30 p.m.

Cards are $5 each and $1 more for a second card.

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