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Surel’s Place to host Dance Film Night

Starting June 11 the artistic venue Surel’s Place will host screenings of work choreographed and created at the venue by local artists. Open Arms Dance Project will present “So Much Hope,” Megan Bandel will present “Box Me Inside/Outside the Box,” and Meaghan Novoa and Caitlin Cullen will present “G(host).” One hour appointments are available for small groups (one to six people) and are $25. More information is available through Surel’s Place Facebook page.

Visit Flying M Nampa’s Super Summer Craft Market June 19

Over 20 Treasure Valley makers and artists will come together at Flying M Nampa 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 19. Additional food options will be on site starting at 11, including Kanak Attack and Gelato Shop. More information is at

Two-Wheeled Wanderer to speak at Trailhead luncheon event

Ted Kunz, also known as the Two-Wheeled Wanderer, will be speaking at Trailhead Boise’s first in-person Lunch & Learn 11 a.m. June 23, 500 S. Eighth St. in downtown. Kunz went on a two-year adventure on a bicycle ride, which took him to Africa during the global pandemic. He helped build a school science laboratory in Zambia, and has is currently publishing a book in partnership with the Idaho Press. The Lunch & Learn event is free and open to the public. More information is available at and

Kuna Flea Market


Chris Talbott and Tracy Stiegle, from Fruitland, came to Kuna for the Kuna Country Flea Market April 2017.

The Kuna Flea Market is open 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month now through October at 1450 N. Massey Ave. Next flea market date is July 3. More information is available via Kuna Flea Market “K-Town” Facebook page.

Local band Built To Spill will be performing Live on the Lawn at Idaho Botanical Garden July 21, also with The French Tips and Blood Lemon. Tickets for the event, presented by Duck Club, are on sale now for $32 at or the Idaho Botanical Garden’s website.

Kuna Days 2021

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Children ride the train around the Kuna Days Kids’ Carnival in 2019.

Kuna Days is Aug. 6–7, featuring entertainment for all ages, a parade, vendors, and of course the fireworks show. Check out the Facebook page for more details.

Concert Lineup

Concerts are back on the Knitting Factory’s calendar starting in August, the venue posted on Facebook.

The schedule to-date is:

Aug. 9 — Tune-Yards

Sept. 8 — Perfume Genius

Oct. 16 — Gary Numan

Nov. 2 — Anderson East

Nov. 5 — Hamilton Leithauser & Kevin Morby

Dec. 10 — Atreyu, Crown The Empire, Tetrarch

Dec. 17 — Zoso — The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience

Tickets and more information:

Ongoing events

Kuna Community CA$H Bingo

Community Bingo is held Saturdays starting 6 p.m. at the Kuna Senior Center, 229 N. Ave. B. Doors open 4:30 p.m. for socializing. More information is available in Kuna Senior Center news (page 2 of Kuna Melba News) and on Facebook.

Melba Farmers Market

Melba Valley Farmers Market is held Thursdays in the senior center parking lot (115 Base Line Road) from 5-8 p.m. featuring produce, live plants, crafts, home-baked goods, hand-made products, food trucks and live music! Market will run through October.

Melba Valley Museum

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The Melba Valley Museum has been undergoing renovations for the last seven years.

The Melba Valley Museum is open for the 2021 season 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. This year’s featured family is Don and Lula Peck and their children.

Meridian Main Street Market

Meridian Main Street Market is open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays featuring local artisans and vendors, live entertainment and more. The market is set up at Meridian City Hall Plaza near the parking lot on the south side. More information is at and on Facebook.

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