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Community Briefs - June 21, 2017

Crawdad boil set for July 1 in White Bird

WHITE BIRD – Organizers say “Bon temps roulez,” (let the good times roll) for the annual crawdad boil set Saturday, July 1, in downtown White Bird.

Gates open at 4 p.m., and crawdads – served Cajun style – are available until gone. Draught beer is available (bring ID).

Cost is $20 per person (presale) or $25 at the door; credit cards not accepted. A raffle will be held for a 105-quart Yeti cooler with Kryptek camo package; July 1 drawing at $5 donation per ticket or five for $20.

The event is presented by the White Bird American Legion Post 152 and American Legion Riders 3 Rivers Chapter. Sponsors include the Silver Dollar Bar, Hank Gosnell Automotive, Kryptek, Erb’s Ace Hardware and Royal Gem Rebekahs.

For information, presale tickets (after 5 p.m.): Walt Lindsey, 404-8571 or 839-2457; or Homer Brown, 315-2293.

Movie under the stars set for Kamiah this Friday night

KAMIAH — The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board and Impact Youth will host “Movies Under the Stars” Friday, June 23, at the Life Center Church, 4432 Highway 12, Kamiah. The movie will be “The Lego Batman Movie” and will begin at dusk.

This is a drug-free family event. Admission is free. Concessions will be available. Bring your own lawn chairs/blankets. Parking and rest room facilities are available on site. Youth in seventh grade and younger need to be accompanied by an adult.

For information, contact

Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship to be held Saturday

GRANGEVILLE — Cross Country Cowboy Fellowship will be meeting Saturday, June 24, 6 p.m. in the Porter fellowship barn at 43 Whitetail Drive just south of Grangeville. Chicken and noodles will be served for the potluck. Bring a favorite side dish and bring a friend. Call 983-0112.

Grangeville blood drive to be held June 29

GRANGEVILLE — The next Grangeville Community Blood Drive will be held at the Armory on Thursday, June 29, from noon to 5:30 p.m. This drive is administered by Inland Northwest Blood Center, and sponsored by Syringa Hospital and Clinics. To schedule an appointment, call Dana Greig at 983-8571.

Saturday fund-raiser event for proposed arena, event center

GRANGEVILLE — A four-wheeler track and barbecue fund-raiser event is set this Saturday, June 24, for the proposed Camas Prairie Arena and Event Center. Event starts at 9 a.m. at Pittsburg Landing. Participants can bring four-wheelers or Razors for informal trail rides. Bring a main dish for the barbecue; all side dishes will be supplied. Live music is planned.

Liability forms will need to be signed, and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Cost is $15 per person.

For information: Christi Brown, 451-5255.

ECWR to meet June 24

CLEARWATER — Friends of the Elk City Wagon Road committee will meet at the Clearwater Grange Hall Saturday, June 24, 11 a.m. A potluck will follow the meeting. This is the last meeting to complete plans for Clearwater to Elk City Wagon Road celebration July 15-16 in Clearwater.

The Wagon Road Museum will also be open 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is also located in the Grange Hall.

Volunteers are needed for the Wagon Road Days celebration in Clearwater July 15, vendors, parade participants, and variety show volunteers. The celebration begins at 9 a.m. on Main Street in Clearwater. There are no fees and participants receive a free hamburger lunch. For information call Sue at 926-4278 or Linda at 926-4606.

Breakfast set for St. Catherine’s

KAMIAH — The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held Wednesday, June 28, 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 and conversation. St. Catherine’s invites all in the community.

Concert set for June 30

GRANGEVILLE — The musical group The Craguns will minister in concert at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, June 30, 7 p.m. The concert is free of charge and the public is encouraged to attend. A free-will offering will be taken.

The Craguns are comprised of husband and wife, Jordan and Elena Cragun, Ray Cragun (Jordan’s Father) and Nick Adams (cousin).

Jordan and Elena Cragun got their start in gospel music in Idaho where he toured for four years with the Boise based Liberty Quartet. He said it was during those years God started revealing to him and Elena that one day they would minister together as a family. He resigned from Liberty in February 2013. During this same period, Jordan’s father Ray, felt led to resign his head pastoral position, which he had held for nearly 20 years. After a year of prayer, planning and waiting patiently on God’s leading, The Craguns made their debut.

The group visited the Nazarene church last year, as well. The church is located at 515 W. N. 2nd Street.


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