ENTERTAINMENT

Movies on the Greenbelt: Grab your chair or a blanket and join the city of Kuna for a free showing Friday of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” rated PG. The movie starts at 10 p.m. on the greenbelt behind city hall, 751 W. Fourth St.

Second Saturday Summer Concert Series: This new, free summer event is hosted by the Kuna Arts Commission and Parks and Recreation Department on the second Saturday of the month in June through August. From 6:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, catch Willie and the Single Wides live in concert. The event, held on the greenbelt behind Kuna City Hall, offers a family-friendly atmosphere featuring local music, food and beverage, beer and wine. Bring a blanket and chairs.

The Western Idaho Fair is Aug. 16-25 at Expo Idaho, 5610 Glenwood St., Boise. Gate admission is $5 to $7 and free for children ages 5 and under. Carnival wristbands are available for $25. Find a full schedule at idahofair.com.

OUT & ABOUT

On Aug. 19 visit with Hubbard Elementary School’s Principal Standley during the “Popsicles with the Principal” event. The event takes place from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at the elementary school.

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.

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, Kuna.

Now in its third year the K-Town Flea Market hosts nearly 30 vendors selling local homemade items like honey and jewelry, popular houseware products, hair care, and other sought-after finds like antiques. The K-Town Flea Market now pops up 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on the southwest corner of Deer Flat and Linder roads.

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Kuna’s Swan Falls Dam museum is now open to the public for the summer. The dam’s historic powerhouse museum, located on South Swan Falls Road, is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through the end of August. The Swan Falls project also includes boat launches above and below the dam, as well as free sites for overnight camping.

Melba Valley Museum has turned 100 this year, has added a few new exhibits and is now open for the season. It is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday now through October. Find it at 314 Carrie Rex Road.

The Market at Linder Farms is open for business and takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday through Aug. 31. It is located at 7165 S. Linder Road and hosts a multitude of vendors, including food, home goods, self-care products, hand-made products and more. The Market is free and open to the public.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Children and teens can eat free through the Idaho Summer Food Service Program at Reed Elementary School, 1670 N. Linder Road. The program runs June 10 to Aug. 9. Breakfast is 7:45-8:15 a.m. and lunch is 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More information is available by calling 2-1-1 Idaho CareLine.

Kids ages 18 and under can eat for free at Melba’s City Park from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. The free lunches are made available by a team of volunteers with help from Buck’s Saloon and Steakhouse, and will be available until Aug. 9.

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., Kuna. There are clothing items, food, school supplies and more.

Central District Health is holding a Back to School Immunization Clinic, 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Kuna Middle School Library. Insurance or Medicaid will be billed. The cost without insurance is a $20.13 administration fee per vaccine; a sliding scale fee is available, and no one will be denied due to inability to pay, according to a post about the event on the Kuna School District’s Facebook page. Please bring your insurance card and immunization records.

 

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