Community Briefs - April 29

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Buttermilk Festival in Kamiah set for May 3

KAMIAH — The Sixth Annual Buttermilk Festival will be held at the Kamiah Riverfront Park Saturday, May 3, starting at 7 a.m., with a breakfast for sale. Activities throughout the day until 3 p.m., will be making butter and bread, children’s games, and many vendors selling their wares. Free admission and free parking will be available.

Adams to speak at Grangeville CRC

GRANGEVILLE — Sunday, May 4, 10 a.m., Paul Adams, a missionary with Open Air Campaigners (OAC), from Baltimore/DC area, will be presenting his ministry and a sketchboard message at The Grangeville Christian Reformed Church. He has done open air preaching and conducted evangelism training all over the world and is a member of the Forcey Bible Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. He and his wife, Carmina, are actively involved in church ministry and serve together in OAC.

Call 983-0955 for details.

ALACCA benefit in Lewiston June 1

LEWISTON — A Camp ALACCA benefit concert with live music by Jason Schuster of Kooskia is set for Sunday, June 1, 7 p.m., at Crosspoint Alliance Church at 1330 Powers Ave.

Admission is free with donations accepted to benefit the Harpster camp. Doors open at 6 p.m. Onsite registration for campers and volunteers will be available that night.

Historic program set at Forest Service

GRANGEVILLE – In conjunction with Idaho Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month, author Dog Tims will present “Campbell’s Ferry Pioneers” Tuesday, May 6, 6:30 p.m., at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest Office in Grangeville.

Additional upcoming programs will include The Southern Nez Perce Trail by Dennis Baird, May 28, 6:30 p.m., and Forest Fire Lookouts Display which will run through the month of May.

The programs are sponsored by Idaho County Historic Preservation Commission and Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests. Call Cindy Schacher at 983-7012 for details.

National Day of Prayer set for May 1

GRANGEVILLE – National Day of Prayer will be commemorated Thursday, May 1, at the Idaho County Courthouse at noon. Anyone wishing to participate can call 983-1538. All are welcome to attend.

OAC missionaries to be at ALACCA May 3

HARPSTER — Open Air Campaigners (OAC) invites the community to an open house, barbecue and evangelistic service at ALACCA Bible Camp in Harpster, Saturday May 3, 5-7:30 p.m. Join evangelists from around the United States and the world to hear about their ministries. From 5 -6 p.m., there will be free hot dogs. This will provide an opportunity to meet missionaries from around the United States, South America, Australia, Canada, and the Netherlands. From 6-7:30 p.m., stay for an evangelistic service featuring Rob George, the OAC International president.

Call Mark Kennedy at 553-1495 for details.

Kids Klub sets summer camps

GRANGEVILLE — Kids Klub, Inc., will offer a variety of summer camps for children in first through eighth grade.

Camps include swimming lessons and dance or mural (June 9-13); swimming lessons and Flip this Float (June 16-20); Explore the Outdoors (June 23-27); and Young At Art/open swim (July 7-11). Cost for the first two camps is $85 and the second two are $100 each. All camps run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Registration is set for Tuesday, May 13, 3:30-5 p.m., in the GEMS community room. Early registration is also available. Call 983-2285.

Kamiah C of C to offer candidate meet and greet

KAMIAH — Kamiah Chamber of Commerce will host an election meet and greet during its regular meeting May 7 with a 6:30 p.m. social time, 7 p.m. potluck, and 7:30 p.m. meeting. This is set for the Welcome Center at 517 Main Street. Any interested candidates can call 935-2290.

GHS seniors will present senior projects May 7

GRANGEVILLE — Grangeville High School seniors will present their senior projects in the high school cafetorium Wednesday, May 7. Project and presentation evaluations will be conducted by GHS staff from 4-5 p.m., then they will be presented to the community at an open session from 6 -7:30 p.m. There will be a dinner break for students from 5-6 p.m., and the cafetorium will be closed during that hour for security purposes.

Summit to present play May 8-10

COTTONWOOD — Love and treason are in the air. Join Summit Academy as students present “Much Ado about Napoleon” based on a Shakespeare play. This is written and directed by Kim Frei.

The play will run May 8, 9 and 10, at 7 p.m., with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m., all at the Summit Academy Gym, 122 Substation Road, Cottonwood.

Ticket prices are $5 for adults, $3 for kids K-12 and $20 for a family A three-day family pass is $30 and a four-day family pass is $35. Concessions will be available for purchase.

In addition, a spaghetti feed is set for each night from 5 to 7 p.m. at a cost of $5 for adults, $3 for ages 5 to 12 and free for those 5 and younger.

CVRA to host bake sale Friday, May 2

KAMIAH — The Clearwater Valley Roundup Association (CVRA) will be having a bake sale to raise funds for the CVRA High School Scholarship program. The bake sale will be held on Friday, May 2, in front of Cloninger’s Harvest Foods in Kamiah, starting at 3 p.m.

CVRA members and friends can bring donated baked goods to Cloninger’s between 2:45-3:30 p.m., or take to Ara Lycan at the Kamiah Community Credit Union (KCCU) office on Main Street before 2:30 p.m., May 2. Cash donations to the scholarship fund will also be gratefully accepted, and can be left at KCCU.

Quartet to be at Nazarene Church

GRANGEVILLE – Grangeville Church of the Nazarene will host the men’s gospel quartet FourGiven Sunday, May 4, 9 a.m., at the church, 515 W.N. 2nd Street.

Encouragers to meet May 1

GRANGEVILLE — Encouragers, a women’s non-denominational Christian group, will observe the National Day of Prayer Thursday, May 1, 11:30 a.m., at Oscar’s Restaurant. Myra Pierce will sing patriotic songs and members will pray for government, education, religion, arts/entertainment, military and business.

Some women will join the meeting on the courthouse steps at noon while others will remain at the Oscar’s no-host luncheon, 101 East Main Street. Call Ima at 983-0927 or Debbie at 983-1987.

Thanstrom awarded GIA scholarship

SEATTLE – Grange Insurance Association, headquartered in Seattle, Wash., recently announced that Grangeville home-school senior Wyatt Thanstrom was awarded a GIA scholarship in the amount of $1,000. He is the son of Richard and Michelle Thanstrom. In all, 27 students were awarded of the 61 applications received.

Wagon Road to meet Saturday, May 3

CLEARWATER — The Elk City Wagon Road committee will meet Saturday, May 3, at 11 a.m. at the Clearwater Grange Hall. A potluck lunch will follow.  The Wagon Road Committee works to preserve and promote the historic wagon road from Clearwater to Elk City. The Wagon Road Museum is also open with reservations.  To view the museum, contact Sue or Lyle Smith at 926-4278 or Jim Gribble at 926-4709 to make a reservation. It can also be viewed on May 3 at noon in Clearwater. 

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