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Community Briefs: Oct. 11, 2017



Soccer camp set for Nov. 10; signups are Oct. 12

GRANGEVILLE – As part of her senior project, Grangeville High School varsity soccer player Brenda Gomez will host a soccer camp Friday, Nov. 10, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., at Grangeville Elementary Middle School. The camp is for students who are in public, private or home-school in kindergarten through fourth grade.

Signups for the camp will be this Thursday. Oct. 12, 5:30 p.m., in the GHS Library. Cost is $25 which includes a T-shirt. For questions or for those unable to sign up on the 12th, call Gomez at 208-702-2339.

Red Cross blood drive in Kooskia Oct. 19

KOOSKIA – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive in Kooskia on Thursday, Oct. 19, noon to 5:45 p.m., at Valley Bible Church, 319 North Main Street.

Prayer meeting set for Oct. 14

GRANGEVILLE – A community prayer meeting will be held at the Soltman Center (across Main Street from the hospital) in Grangeville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 14. All are welcome.

God and Country group to meet Oct. 18

GRANGEVILLE — Recent events have introduced many issues for Christians. Gun control initiatives and other legislation are foremost on the minds of many. What is a Christian to do? These and other issues will be addressed on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

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. This is set for 6:30 p.m. (meal at 6 p.m.), at the Idaho County Veteran Outreach and Community Center in Grangeville; 318 E. Main. For questions call Chaplain Rayphe at 855-505-0020; log onto www.CommunityChaplainCorp.Com.

AWANA, adult Bible study set for Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD — AWANA Kid’s Club is a nondenominational Christ centered organization where children learn the basics of the Bible, play games, and have other activities each week. Some interest has been expressed for a simultaneous adult Bible study, which would be targeted at, but not exclusive to, parents of the AWANA kids. Beginning tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 11, bring your children (3 years to eighth grade) and participate in an interactive Bible study as well. AWANA runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m., each Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church-Cottonwood, and is congruent to the school year.

Call Shayla van Houten (Awana commander) at 208-507-1994 with questions.

Liberty Quartet concert set for Friday

GRANGEVILLE — Liberty Quartet will play at the Grangeville Church of the Nazarene Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 p.m. This will be followed by a pie social. Bring a pie if you can; admission is free. There will be an offering taken. Everyone welcome.

Book sale set for Kooskia Library

KOOSKIA – A book sale is set for Saturday, Oct. 14. Doors will open for the sale at the Kooskia Community Center and will offer used books of all kinds, as well as CDs and DVDs, at bargain prices. Fictional books are in alphabetical order by author, non-fiction books are sorted by category. A sci-fi collection for this sale, as well as children’s and westerns, will be offered. Hardbacks are 50 cents, paperbacks, 25 cents. The $1 a bag sale will start at 11 a.m. All proceeds benefit Kooskia Community Library. Doors open at 8 a.m., and the sale ends at noon.

Brats and Brew Fest is next weekend in Cottonwood

COTTONWOOD – It’s time for the annual Brats and Brew Fest.

Prairie Community Library will feature a live auction and silent auction at the fund-raiser Saturday, Oct. 21.

Auction items include a Thanksgiving week package at Aspen Timeshare in McCall, a Mongoose 24-inch, 21-speed mountain bike donated by Rogers Motors; an 18 hole round of golf for four donated by Grangeville Country Club; a steel standing coat rack made and donated by Advanced Welding; an Ertl Big Scoop John Deere dump truck donated by Bell Equipment; a Duragloss Deluxe Detail Kit for a vehicle donated by Hometown Auto & Ag, and many more items.

A dinner, no-host bar, live music by the Coffey Twins is also planned. Tickets are available at the library, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 208-962-3714, or stop by 506 King Street, basement of the Cottonwood Community Hall. Advanced ticket price is $25 per person, or $30 per person at the door the evening of the event.

Pinehurst Quilters auction, craft show set for Oct. 21

RIGGINS — Pinehurst Quilters will be holding its annual quilt/craft auction Saturday, Oct. 21. Doors open at noon for preview, starting with a treasure table filled with gifts for purchase, and then the live auction begins at 1 p.m.

This event is being held at the Riggins Community Center. Auctioneer Jim Adair will get things rolling with auction items that include a king-sized quilt, queen-sized quilts/ baby quilts, wall hangings, table toppers, placemats, womens handbags and more. Refreshments will be served and chances at door prizes will be available. Proceeds help other non-profit organizations in the area.

Public Square Rosary Crusade is Oct. 14

KAMIAH – Area residents are invited to join the 2017 Public Square Rosary Crusade. In the historic year of the Fatima Centennial (1917-2017), participants ask God to save America through the Rosary of His Most Holy Mother. Praying for the nation is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, noon. The Public Square Rosary Rally will take place in Kamiah on U.S. Highway 12 by the Clearwater Bridge across from Riverfront Park.

Clearwater Meal Center luncheon set for Oct. 18

CLEARWATER – The Clearwater Meal Center’s next luncheon is set for Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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.

Harpster craft fair set for Nov. 4

HARPSTER – Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 4, for Harpster’s 29th annual craft fair. This is set for the Harpster Community Building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 208-983-1436 for details.

Clearwater Chili Feed set for Oct. 14

CLEARWATER — The community of Clearwater is celebrating fall with the sixth annual Grange Chili Feed Saturday, Oct.14. Proceeds support grange activities. All are welcome. Come to Clearwater Grange Hall, on Sally Ann Rd. between 4:30-7 p.m. and join the fun.

The menu will be chili with all the trimmings, corn bread, desserts, and beverages. Donations will be taken for the meal. A silent auction will also be held that evening.

The Elk City Wagon Road Museum will be open during the event. Donations of food are needed. Call Carol Bonanno at 208-926-7465.

GHS Fall Concert set for Oct. 26

GRANGEVILLE – The Grangeville High School Fall Concert is set for Thursday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Concert band, choir and Varsity Blue select choir will all perform under the direction of music teacher Ms. Rasmussen.

Donkey basketball set for Nov. 11

KAMIAH —The Upriver Youth Leadership Council Youth Advisory Board (YAB) invites the public to donkey basketball. Bring the whole family out to the Kamiah Middle School Gym Saturday, Nov. 11, 6 p.m. E-mail Upriverylc@gmail.com.

Kamiah Second Ward of the LDS Church to hold ward conference

KAMIAH — Kamiah Second Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold its annual ward conference Sunday, Oct. 15, at 11:30 a.m. The conference will be held at the LDS meetinghouse located on U.S. Highway 12 in Kamiah. Bishop Dennis Olsen will conduct the service and stake president William Perez will preside. The conference is open to the public.

Allegiance trio to perform at United Methodist Church

GRANGEVILLE — The United Methodist Church, 404 West Main Street, will present the trio “Allegiance” Monday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.

Allegiance Trio is a Christian music group from Nashville, Tenn., with roots deep in the church. Their goal is to combine their voices in harmony to reach everyone with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.



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