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n will be broadcasting all of the #1 ranked Melba girls basketball games in the Girls Real Dairy Shootout this Thursday, Feb. 15 through Saturday, Feb. 17. The Lady Mustangs get their tournament run started on Thursday at 3 p.m. against New Plymouth at Kuna High School. They will then play at either 1:15 p.m. or 6:15 p.m. on Friday, with the trophy round game scheduled for Saturday.

n Indian Creek and Ross elementary schools invite you to Night Out With The Steelheads 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17. All students, staff, family and friends at Indian Creek and Ross elementary schools are invited to attend as your Idaho Steelheads take on the Colorado Eagles and watch the Ross 5th and 6th-grade Con Brio Choir perform the National Anthem! $15 buys your ticket and dinner (hot dog, bag of chips and Pepsi product). $5 of every ticket purchased goes to the school’s music program. To place an order go to Enter username: ICROSS and password: STEELHEADS. Select the number of tickets you would like to purchase and click “find seats.” You will be given the best available seats in the section that has been blocked off. Enter your credit card information and your transaction is complete. Finish by printing the tickets from home — super easy. If you prefer to place your order over the phone, please contact: Steven Anderson at 208-489-3722 or

“National Make A Blanket Day” to benefit Project Linus is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 at Karcher Mall in Nampa. The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade, washable blankets and afghans, lovingly crafted by volunteer blanketeers. Quilts for children in need will be assembled at Karcher Mall, Nampa, Idaho and we would like to invite the community to attend. Anyone can learn to tie a square knot is invited to join in the fun anytime between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. National Make A Blanket Day began in 1999 after the terrible events that took place at Columbine High School. Project Linus found that they suddenly were in need of a very large amount of blankets, and quickly. For more information on the Make A Blanket Day and to learn more about Project Linus please call Janet Walter, coordinator, 502-316-8397 or email or visit the website at

n Residents can meet First District congressional candidate Michael Snyder, R-Bonners Ferry, 8-9 a.m. Feb. 20 at the Melba Senior Center.

n The Kuna school district is hosting a Dual Language Program Benefit dinner 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23 at the Kuna Event Center. The event is catered by Enrique’s Mexican Restaurant Tickets are $25 each. For more information visit

n Come and “Meet the Raptors” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, 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.

n Kuna High School Fine Arts Presents “Guys and Dolls” March 1-3. Showings are 7 p.m. each night and a 2 p.m. matinee showing will be March 3. The performance will be in the Kuna Performing Arts Center at the high school, 637 East Deer Flat Road. Ticket prices are $8 for students and seniors, $10 for adults. Tickets are available at

n Kuna Country Flea Market is back anticipating another great season. Markets are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month, April through October, located in the parking Lot of Kuna City Hall — 571 E. Fourth Street. Please follow us on Facebook at Kuna Country Flea Market or Security Check Required.

n The Idaho Writers Guild will present its 7th Annual Idaho Writers Conference May 4-5, 2018, at the Boise Centre, 850 W. Front Street, Boise, ID. Authors, agents, and editors will gather for presentations ranging from How to Get Your Writing Distinguished in a Digital Landscape to The Value of Setting. Options include pitches to agents, manuscript evaluations from editors, and lunch with a presenter. Tickets for the two-day conference are $195 for Idaho Writers Guild members and $225 for non-members. For more information, visit, or email


n Saturday night bingo: Weekly at the Kuna Senior Center, 229 Avenue B. Doors open at 5 p.m., early bingo begins at 6 p.m., regular bingo runs 6:30-9 p.m. Ages 18 and over. Plentiful potluck during intermission, whether residents bring a dish or not. More players equals higher cash payout. Average cost to play is $10 to $20. Call the Kuna Senior Center at 208-922-9714.

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n Community Sunday Supper: 5-7 p.m. at the Kuna United Methodist Church, 260 W. Fourth St. Come join our church family for a dinner every fourth Sunday of the month.

n Melba Valley Senior Center Pinochle game: 6 p.m. Thursdays at 115 Baseline Road. Keep things sharp and spend some time with one of the liveliest groups of people in town.

n Melba Valley Senior Center Breakfast: 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays at the Melba Valley Senior Center, 115 Baseline Road. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal and stay for the senior exercise class, pool tables and raffles. See the Senior Section of the paper for menu items.

n Alcoholics Anonymous: If you want to drink, that’s your business. If you want to quit, that’s our business. Meetings start at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at 500 E. Deer Flat Road, Kuna, the brown house next to church.

Al-Anon Meetings: Do you have a family member or friend who is addicted to narcotics or is an alcoholic? So do we. Al-Anon meetings at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Kuna United Methodist Church, 260 W. Fourth St. in Kuna.


Kuna City Council: 6 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at City Hall, 751 W. Fourth St., Kuna.

Kuna school board: 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, at the support services building, 711 Porter Ave.

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Kuna Planning and Zoning: 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesday of each month at City Hall.

Kuna Library Board: 5 p.m., the third Tuesday of each month at the Kuna Public Library.

Kuna Rural Fire District: 7 p.m., second Wednesday of each month at 150 W. Boise St.

Kuna Chamber of Commerce: 11:45 a.m., third Thursday of each month at Kuna Community Hall.

Kuna Arts Commission: 5:45 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month except August at Kuna City Hall.

Kuna Mayor’s Youth Council: 4 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at Kuna City Hall.

Kuna Economic Development Committee: Noon on the first Thursday of every month at Kuna City Hall.

Melba City Council: 7 p.m., second Monday each month at Melba City Hall, 401 Carrie Rex Ave.

Melba Planning and Zoning: 7 p.m., first Wednesday each month at Melba City Hall.

Melba school board: 6 p.m., second Tuesday each month at the Melba School District office, 520 Broadway St.

Kuna Lions Club: 6:30 p.m., First and third Monday each month at Idaho Pizza Company, 331 Avenue E, Kuna.

Kuna Grange: 7 p.m., first and third Friday each month at the Grange Hall, 189 S. Linder Ave.

Kuna Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7019: 8 a.m., second Saturday of the month at the History Center, 329 Main St.

American Legion Post 142: 7 p.m., second Wednesday each month, Kuna Community Hall, 360 W. Main St.

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