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Updated: February 18, 2018 @ 7:55 am
KUNA SENIOR NEWS
Mayor’s Book Club was held Thursday, Feb. 8. February’s sponsor was Dr. JD Grant, Avalon Dental. Mayor Joe Stear and Dr. Grant lead a discussion of the book “My Side of the Mountain” by Jean Craighead George. The kids were also able to meet some special visitors from the Peregrine Fund and l…
Weekday afternoons in February at the Kuna Performing Arts Center are full of song, dance and lots of acting, as 63 cast members and 31 orchestra and band members from Kuna High School rehearse this year’s musical, "Guys and Dolls" by Frank Loesser.
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Amanda Hoffman, with the Idaho Bureau of Land Management, is asking: Do you know what’s in your backyard?
Come and “Meet the Raptors” 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Kuna Library. Help celebrate the National Conservation Area’s 25th anniversary by meeting Raptor Ambassadors up close. Families can enjoy a wild and educational presentation with live raptors and the kids can take home an activity.
The Idaho Bureau of Land Management is hosting a 25th anniversary "kickoff party" for Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, part of which is located in Kuna.
Kuna Grange hosted the 17th Annual FFA Public Speaking Contest Jan. 22 at the Grange hall. FFA Chapters from Kuna, Meridian, Melba and Marsing were invited to send contestants to compete in Prepared and Extemporaneous Speech Contests.
Seven painted wooden derby cars were placed in their lanes behind the starting line.
Family Movie Night will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 at the Kuna Library. Families can come and enjoy the movie “Wonder” while also enjoying free popcorn.
Centered in the Melba High School gym was a podium, where auctioneers stood ready. Surrounding the podium were handmade quilts, homemade pies, children’s bikes, decorated plates, feed bags, car repair kits and much more.
The Kuna Library offers more than 10 Storytimes throughout the week. As the Kuna Library presents fun and interactive stories with the children, they will be practicing early literacy skills to help them become successful readers.
The Kuna Library has been selected to participate in 2018’s Let’s Talk About It series through the Idaho Commission for Libraries. This program is a book club for adults to explore the humor and satire genre and to discuss the book with selected scholars from around Idaho.
Kuna resident Dan Griffin started 2018 by diving headfirst — well, hands-first — into freezing water.
KUNA SENIOR NEWS By Nicole McClure
The Kuna Library would like to congratulate our Kuna Klues winner for the month of December, Gideon Treloar. Gideon correctly guessed the title of the mystery book, “The Giving Tree,” by Shel Silverstein. As the winner, Gideon received a copy of the book. Way to go Gideon!
Melba is gearing up for its annual Melba Community Auction again. The auction, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, is inside the Melba High School gym with outside items such as livestock, fertilizer, feed, etc.
Kuna Grange #59 held its regular meeting Jan. 6. Members draped the charter for Garry and Sandy Ault and held a short memorial service. Both Garry and Sandy had been 50-plus year members of Kuna Grange. They will be missed.
Sign-ups for the next session of Music and Movement have begun. The new session will begin Jan. 9. This class is free but pre-registration is required to attend this class.
The Kuna Joint School District basketball department is holding a memorial event for Kuna graduate Matthew Scanlon.
Mayor’s Book Club was held Thursday, Dec. 14. December’s sponsor was Maureen Yogerst with Hippie Swirl. Mayor Joe Stear and Ms. Yogerst lead a discussion of the book “Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer” by Kelly Jones. The Kuna Library would like to thank Maureen Yogerst for…
Kuna Chamber of Commerce partnered with local agencies to put on Kuna Down Home Country Christmas Saturday, Dec. 9.
The night was clear and cold, and the greetings were bright and cheerful.
Friday, Dec. 15 is Teed Elementary School’s final Christmas performance … ever.
Santa Claus is coming to the Kuna Library! Santa will be at the Kuna Library 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Bring the family and the camera. After their visit with Santa, the kids can each make a Christmas craft to take home.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 the Friends of the Kuna Library will be hosting A Homespun Christmas Bazaar and Bake Sale at the Kuna Library. Come find gifts for everyone on your list.
The Kuna Library will be accepting Food for Fines during the months of November and December 2017. One nonperishable food item will take the fines off of one overdue item during this time. Food cannot be used to pay for fines on damaged or replaced books or inter-library loans.
Mayor’s Book Club was held Thursday, Nov. 9. November’s sponsor was Justin Robinson, with Western Idaho Cabinets. Mayor Joe Stear and Mr. Robinson lead a discussion of the book “Luck Uglies” by Paul Durham. The Kuna Library would like to thank Justin Robinson for sponsoring November’s book club.