ENTERTAINMENT

Karcher Church of the Nazarene in Nampa is hosting a Harvest Festival, Trunk-or-Treat from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. There will be games, food, bounce houses, hay rides, train rides, candy and a performance by illusionist Kex Lang. Fun for the whole family and it is absolutely free. The church is located at 2515 W. Karcher Road, Nampa.

Hey Seniors! It’s your special day every third Tuesday of each month at Big Mic’s Saloon & BBQ Smokehouse. Together with Copper Springs we pay it back to our elderly. Enjoy lunch and drink specials and live music to enjoy. If any senior wants to attend this event and needs help with attending please contact Big Mic’s at 208-922-9494. Next one is Nov. 19.

OUT & ABOUT

Trunk-or-Treat?! Dress up and trunk-or-treat decorated cars from local businesses 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31 in the Albertsons parking lot, 700 E. Avalon St.

The Kuna Quilt Club is still active. Piecemakers of Idaho meet the fourth Wednesday of every month at the Methodist Church. They have made veterans quilts for the high school and both middle schools to give to veterans during their assemblies. They will also donate comfort quilts to the police and fire departments. They invite anyone, any age, any experience to join them. Exciting things are coming in 2020. Please email piecemakersofidaho.com for more information.

D&B Supply will hold its grand opening — with a ribbon cutting and giveaways — 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 7.

The Kuna Senior Bazaar is coming Saturday, Nov. 16 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) at the senior center, 299 Avenue B. Find crafted items like jewelry, afghans, toys, placemats and more. Vendors — please call Sheri at 208-941-9351 for your table!

Every Saturday, the Willows Edge Farm hosts a morning farm walk starting at 8:30 a.m. The farm walk is an educational tour where guests can visit animals in person. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Community Bingo is held every Saturday evening at Kuna Senior Center, 229 Avenue B. Doors open at 4:30 p.m., early birds starts at 6 p.m. and regular games at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10-$20. Must be at least 18.

Book and a Bite takes place every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Reed Elementary School. The program has STEM activity stations, free books, craft projects, read-aloud stations, free lunch and raffle prizes. Reed Elementary School is located at 1670 N. Linder Road.

Melba Valley Museum has turned 100 this year, has added a few new exhibits and is open for the season until Oct. 26. It is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find it at 314 Carrie Rex Ave. We’re always happy to open by appointment for field trips, school and family reunions, and other special occasions. To request a tour, send a us a message on Facebook; advance notice is appreciated. More information is available at http://www.melbahistoricalsociety.com.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

On Saturday, Oct. 26 come support Natalie Redetzke and her senior project. Help put together menstrual kits for girls in third-world countries. Donations will be accepted. The event will be held noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3305 W. Kuna Road.

Community Sunday Supper offers a free hot meal, drink and socializing at Kuna United Methodist Church ~ Living Hope the last Sunday of every month. All are welcome to come by 5-6:30 p.m. at 260 W. Fourth St. Next one is Oct. 27.

The Kuna Adopt-A-Family for Christmas Program is currently accepting applications for families who are seeking help for Christmas! We are a local program; applicants must live in Kuna! Applications are due no later than Nov. 1. For more information contact ToodleLoo Auctions at 208-922-3515 or via Facebook.

The Community Resource Center is open on Thursdays from 9 a.m until 1 p.m. It is located at Ross Elementary School, 610 N. School Ave. There are clothing items, food, school supplies and more.

 

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