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Community Briefs: June 28, 2017

Jam’n in the park set for Craigmont starting July 6

CRAIGMONT — The annual Jam’n in the Park in Craigmont will be held Thursdays in July from 6-8:30 p.m. Dates are July 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Vintage Youth will play July 13. This is a classic rock band from Grangeville. Gospel evening is July 27. Other bands will be announced later.

If interested in performing or for additional information about the event, call 924-5432. The event is sponsored by the City of Craigmont and the Craigmont Gem Committee. Bring chairs and blankets.

Community breakfast at St. Catherine’s in Kamiah

KAMIAH —The free monthly community breakfast at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church will be held today, 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.

July 12 airport ceremony to feature antique aircraft display

GRANGEVILLE – Following last year’s multi-million-dollar runway and taxiway reconstruction project, the Idaho County Airport is inviting the public to a grand reopening ceremony on July 12. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include participation by the Puget Sound Antique Airplane Club, which will put more than 30 planes on static display.

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Grangeville blood drive to be held Thursday, 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.

Cleanup day in Clearwater set for Thursday, July 6

CLEARWATER — Volunteers from the Clearwater area and Friends of the Elk City Wagon Road will gather on Thursday, July 6, 9 a.m., to clean Sally Ann Road and Clearwater Main Street of litter. All volunteers are welcome.

Everyone should meet at the Grange Hall in Clearwater. Bring gloves, water, and appropriate weather gear. Trash bags will be provided. For questions, call Linda at 926-4606.

Summer Concert Series starts July 13 with ‘Gipsy Moon’

GRANGEVILLE — For the eighth year. Grangeville Arts, Inc., and Grangeville Chamber of Commerce, with assistance from local donations, will offer the annual Summer Concert Series. All concerts will take place Thursdays, 6 p.m., at Pioneer (city) park.

Gipsy Moon will start the series off July 13. July 20 will feature Moscow duo Jon and Rand; The Moscow Mules will play July 2; The final concert of the season will bring in Lewiston favorites The Hitmen. This group offers a “fresh arrangement, and a genuine perspective on contemporary music.” Go to

Prayer time set for July 8

GRANGEVILLE – A prayer time is set for Saturday, July 8, 9 a.m., at the Soltman Center. All are invited.

Winchester Open Rodeo set for June 30 through July 2

WINCHESTER — Organizers have lined up 350 local and professional contestants for this year’s Winchester Open Rodeo to be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 30-July 2, at the Arena In The Pines, 1851 Benedict Rd., in Winchester.

The Friday rodeo begins at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 per adult or $5 for kids and veterans.

Saturday’s events include a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. followed by the rodeo at 12:30 p.m, with Winchester Days fireworks at the lake that evening.

Sunday’s events include cowboy breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and the rodeo at 12:30 p.m.

The Grand Marshall is Adam Schatz and the rodeo stock provider is Borba Rodeo Co. out of Eureka, Nevada. The royalty court consists of McKenzie, Codi and Meghan.

Volunteers needed for Elk City Wagon Road Days in Clearwater

CLEARWATER — Vendors and parade participants are needed for the Clearwater- Elk City Wagon Road Days celebration, July 15. There are no fees and all participants receive a free hamburger lunch. Setup for vendors begins at 9 a.m. on Clearwater’s Main Street. The parade lineup begins at 9:30 a.m., and the parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Call Susanne at 926-4278 or Linda at 926-4606.

There is also a variety show at 1:30 p.m. Performing volunteers for the show are encouraged. To participate contact Dana Lohrey at 791-4548.

Middlers day camp to be held at Nazarene church

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will sponsor a Middlers Day Camp for kids ages 10 through 13.

“Walking with Jesus 24/7” is set for Tuesdays and Thursdays for three weeks: July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25 and 27, noon to 2:30 p.m., each day. The church is located at 515 W N 2nd Street.

The group will have lunch, play games, have a Bible study, music, prayer, crafts, worship and discovery time.

Register at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene during office hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, through July 6. Although there is no cost, all children attending must pre-register with parent permission on file at the church.

For information call the church at 983-0552 or Mary Bales at 899-2962.

Clearwater Christmas in July set for July 14, 15

KAMIAH – Clearwater Christmas in July will be held at the Kamiah Legion Hall Friday, July 14, noon to 8 p.m., and Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vendor space is available by calling Georgia at 935-5616 or Barry at 935-7546.

Clearwater luncheon set for July 5

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, July 5, 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.


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