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Wednesday, May 16

Workshop/TF

Facebook basics class, 10 a.m. at the Twin Falls Public Library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Learn how to get started on Facebook, add photos, and more. Free. 208-733-2964, ext. 200.

Music/TF

Magic Valley Gem Fiddlers with a selection of music, 11:30 a.m. before lunch at Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W. Lunch is $5 for seniors 60 and older; $6 for non-seniors; $3 for children 9 and younger. 208-734-5084.

Wellness class/TF

Hygge wellness class, 6 p.m. at Rudy’s — A Cook’s Paradise, 147 Main Ave. W., in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Includes wine and food. Hygge is a mood of coziness with feelings of wellness and contentment. Cost is $35 per person; pre-registration is required, 208-733-5477.

Presentation/Hailey

Environmental Resource Center’s Spring Science Series’ Bats of Idaho program, 6 p.m. in the Queen of the Hills Room at Community Campus, 1050 Fox Acres Road. Kera Judy of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve talks about bats and how to help protect them from threats. Presented by ERC and College of Southern Idaho. Free admission. Ercsv.org or 208-726-4333.

Workshop/Hailey

Open studio session for figure drawing, 6:30 to p.m. at Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Hailey Center, 314 Second Ave. S. All skill levels are welcome. Cost is $10, and walk-ins are welcome. Pre-register: sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491.

Dancing/Jerome

Magic Valley Singles Square Dance Club’s square dancing workshop and potluck, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Jerome Senior Center, 520 N. Lincoln Ave. Continuing lessons for new dancers who started in February. Suggested $3 donation per person. Info: Ramona, 208-732-5460.

Games/TF

Bingo is open to the public Wednesdays at the Moose Lodge, 835 Falls Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. and game starts at 7 p.m. The Order of the Moose gives donations to charities from this event.

Thursday, May 17

Games/TF

Pickleball is available from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at 302 Third Ave. S. All ages, levels and beginners are welcome. Fee is $3. Info: Tom, 208-420-9512.

Poetry/TF

Poetry reading, 4 to 6 p.m. at Java, 228 Blue Lakes Blvd., as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. The public is invited to read their favorite poetry. Free.

Lights show/TF

Lights & Lasers, 9:45 p.m. at Shoshone Falls. The lights show is presented by Jayco. The event includes food and activity vendors. Tickets are $12 general admission and $6 for children 12 and younger. Free for ages 5 and younger. Limited platform viewing seats are $50. Tickets are available at visitsouthidaho.com. Shuttle buses start at 8 p.m. from River Christian Fellowship Church, 4002 N. 3300 E.

Workshop/Ketchum

Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ Creative Jump-in class “Cooking with Honey,” 6 p.m. at The Haven, at the corner of Warm Springs Road and Seventh Street. The workshop includes honey-inspired cocktails, art demonstrations and making hands-on culinary creations, as part of Sun Valley Center’s “Bees” Big Idea project. Cost is $55 for Sun Valley Center members and $65 for nonmembers. Register at sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491.

Friday, May 18

Walking tour/TF

City Park History Walk, 10 a.m. starts at Twin Falls Public Library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Join the walking tour around the City Park Historical District and learn about the early Twin Falls history of the buildings and landmarks. Free. 208-733-2964, ext. 200.

Music/TF

Jenni and Jon Jacobson, 6 p.m. at the Sandwich Company, 128 Main Ave. N.

Family fest/TF

Family Fun Night, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Fridays at Magic Valley YMCA, 1751 Elizabeth Blvd. Activities include organized games, swimming and other water fun for families. Children must be from the same family and accompanied by an adult. The event is free for YMCA members and $10 day pass/per person for nonmembers. 208-733-4384.

Lights show/TF

Lights & Lasers, 9:45 p.m. at Shoshone Falls. The lights show is presented by Jayco. Tickets are $12 general admission and $6 for children 12 and younger. Free for ages 5 and younger. Limited platform viewing seats are $50. Tickets are available at visitsouthidaho.com. Shuttle buses start at 8 p.m. from River Christian Fellowship Church, 4002 N. 3300 E.

Walk/Heyburn

Riverside Walk for Wellness, 5 p.m. at Riverside Park, 1175 Seventh St., in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Booths along the walk will promote and inform about the importance of mental wellness. Free.

Dancing/Jerome

The Shadows Band featuring country and classic rock music, 7 to 10 p.m. at Snake River Elks Lodge, 412 E. 200 S. Admission is $5 per person for the dance; everyone is welcome. Dinner and drinks available for purchase, dinner served 6 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, May 19

Fundraiser/TF

SW Idaho Chapter of Biker’s Against Child Abuse annual 100 Mile Ride, 10 a.m. around the Magic Valley to raise awareness for its cause. Registration is at 10 a.m. at Flying J, near U.S. 93 and Interstate 84 interchange, with the ride starting at 11 a.m. The ride ends at Twin Falls Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S., along with food and a raffle with prizes. Cost for the ride is $15 per bike or $20 with passenger. Proceeds go to nonprofit SW Idaho Chapter of Biker’s Against Child Abuse to benefit the children served.

Tournament/TF

Twin Falls Scholastic Tournament for kindergarten through 12th grades, at South Hills Middle School, 644 Caswell Ave. W. All students are welcome. Check-in is from 11 to 11:30 a.m., with rounds starting at noon. All players play five rounds. Prizes awarded. Fee is $12; register at idahochessassociation.com.

Book signing/TF

Presentation and book signing with local author Amber Argyle, 3 to 5 p.m. at Twin Falls Public Library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Free.

Tasting/TF

Rudy’s 32 Beer Salute, 5-8 p.m. at Rudy’s — A Cook’s Paradise, 147 Main Ave. W. Samplings from a selection of 32 beers. Cost is $30. 208-733-5477.

Music/TF

Brianne Lynn, 6 to 9 p.m. at the Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.

Field trip/TF

Twin Falls County Historical Society’s field trip to the Hagerman fossil beds. A Park Service ranger leads the group to the area, after a stop at the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument visitor’s center and Hagerman Museum. Info: Twin Falls County museum, 208 736-4675.

Lights show/TF

Lights & Lasers, 9:45 p.m. at Shoshone Falls. The lights show is presented by Jayco. Tickets are $12 general admission and $6 for children 12 and younger. Free for ages 5 and younger. Limited platform viewing seats are $50. Tickets are available at visitsouthidaho.com. Shuttle buses start at 8 p.m. from River Christian Fellowship Church, 4002 N. 3300 E.

Walks/Ketchum

Wildflower Walk features Botany and Birds, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Centennial Marsh. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, four miles south of Ketchum. Join local botanists, naturalists and birders for a trip to see the blue camas lilies and more. Bring your binoculars, suitable outerware, water and lunch; leave pets at home. Presented by the botanical garden and Idaho Native Plant Society. Free. Sbgarden.org or 208-726-9358.

Gospel/Kimberly

Liberty Quartet, a gospel group based in the West, performs at 6 p.m. at Crossroads United Methodist Church, 131 Syringa Ave. Free. Info: 208-423-4311.

Sunday, May 20

Games/TF

Bingo, hosted by Twin Falls American Legion Post 7, every Sunday at 447 Seastrom St. Doors open at 1 p.m. and games start at 1:45 p.m. Open to the public.

Games/TF

Bingo is open to the public Sundays at the Moose Lodge, 835 Falls Ave. Doors open at 1 p.m. and game starts at 2 p.m. The Order of the Moose gives donations to charities from this event.

Monday, May 21

Dancing/Jerome

Buttons ‘N Bows Graduation Night for new dancers who started lessons in February. Dancing to selected special tips at 7 p.m. at Jerome High School, 104 Tiger Drive, followed by graduation ceremony at 8:30 p.m. Club will furnish root beer floats after the ceremony. Suggested donation is $3 per person or $10 per family. Info: Bradleys, 208-886-2808.

Tuesday, May 22

Games/TF

Pickleball is available from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at 302 Third Ave. S. All ages, levels and beginners are welcome. Fee is $3. Info: Tom, 208-420-9512.

Workshop/TF

Paper folding activity for adults, 6:30 p.m. at Twin Falls Public Library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Bring creativity and try your origami skills. Paper will be supplied. Free. 208-733-2964, ext. 200.

Book, wine/TF

“Wines Between the Lines” wine and book club, 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Rudy’s — A Cook’s Paradise, 147 Main Ave. W. Sold out. 208-733-5477.

Music/TF

Gary Braun at open mic night, 8 to 11 p.m. at The Cove, 496 Addison Ave. W.

Astronomy/Ketchum

Astronomy in the Garden series, 7 p.m. at Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, four miles south of Ketchum. Tim Frazier, president of Magic Valley Astronomical Society, will speak on how to shoot the night sky with a camera or cell phone. At 8 p.m., participants will learn basic night sky orientation and see deep sky objects. Kristin Fletcher, SBG education director, will share lore about naked eye constellations. Cost is $10 for SBG members and $12 for nonmembers. Children younger than 16 admitted for free. Preregistration required: sbgarden.org or 208-726-9358.

Next week

Music/TF

Music by Jeff Fitzpatrick and Sandy Montgomery, 11:30 a.m. May 23 before lunch at Twin Falls Senior Center, 530 Shoshone St. W. Lunch is $5 for seniors 60 and older; $6 for non-seniors; $3 for children 9 and younger. 208-734-5084.

Film/TF

Indie Lens Pop-up free film screening of “Served Like a Girl,” 6:30 p.m. May 23 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts’ Sligar Auditorium, 195 River Vista Place. A moderated discussion by Navy Officer Hayley Rienstra will follow. The film is about a group of diverse female veterans as they transition from active duty to civilian life after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. The film is from the Emmy award-winning PBS television series Independent Lens and presented by Magic Valley Arts Council, Idaho Humanities Council and Independent Television Service. Free slice of pizza for film viewers at 6 p.m. and each additional slice is $1. Magicvalleyartscouncil.org or 208-734-2787.

Presentation/Hailey

Environmental Resource Center’s Spring Science Series will features the Idaho Museum of Natural History program, 6 p.m. May 23 in the Queen of the Hills room at the Community Campus. Features an interactive presentation on Mammoth Murder Mystery. Presented by ERC and College of Southern Idaho. Free admission for all ages. Ercsv.org or 208-726-4333.

Teen party/TF

Twin Falls Public Library’s teen party to celebrate the end of the school year, 4:30 p.m. May 24 at the library, 201 Fourth Ave. E. Activities for sixth through 12th grade students and learn about the teen summer reading program. Free. 208-733-2964.

Music/TF

Mosaic Jazz, 6 p.m. May 25 at the Sandwich Company, 128 Main Ave. N.

Music/Jackpot

Micky and The Motorcars, 9 p.m. May 25-26 in the Gala Showroom at Cactus Petes, 1385 U.S. 93 in Jackpot, Nev. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com.

Music/TF

Gary and Cindy Braun, 10 a.m. to noon May 26 at Twin Falls Farmers Market on North College Road.

Iris show/TF

Magic Valley Iris Society’s annual iris show May 26 at the KMVT community room, 1100 Blue Lakes Blvd. N. Entries will be accepted from 8 to 10 a.m. and judging begins at 10:30 a.m.; you don’t need to be a member to enter. Irises will be on display for public viewing, 1 to 3 p.m., along with a presentation by guest judge and speaker Lee Walker on tall bearded- and miniature dwarf bearded-irises. Society members will be available with information about growing irises. Free admission. Info: Jeanette Graham, 208-734-3613.

Music/TF

Joseph Lyle, 6 to 9 p.m. May 26 at the Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.

Fest/Shoshone

Lincoln County History Day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 26 at the Lincoln County Courthouse lawn and at the historical museum, 112 W. B St. Features displays and demonstrations, vendors, food, and opening of the museum. Lincolncountyhistorical.org or 208-886-7787.

Archery shoot/Wendell

Magic Valley Bowhunters’ 3D archery shoot, May 26-27 at Niagara Springs, seven miles south of Wendell. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m., and scores must be posted by 4 p.m. Awards presented each day for men’s, women’s, youth boys and girls, cubs and chicks. Fees per day: $20 for adults, $10 for youth (12-15), $5 for cub (7-11), free for chick (6 and younger), or $40 for family (parents and two children). Info: Mark Jenkins, 208-410-0440; Larry Hayes, 208-308-4266; or magicvalleybowhunters.org.

Garden workshop/TF

Magic Valley Iris Society’s garden training session with Lee Walker, 10 a.m. to noon May 27 at Jeanette Graham’s garden, 1750 Eighth Ave. E. Walker established Twilight Iris Gardens in southern Oregon and hybridizes many varieties of iris, lilies and gladioli. Following the training, the club will tour local gardens. Info: Jeanette Graham, 208-734-3613.

Comics/TF

Comics and Coffee graphic novel club, 5 to 6 p.m. May 30 at Twin Beans Coffee, 144 Main Ave. S. The group meets the last Wednesday of the month to discuss the latest and greatest in graphic novels and comics; open to those new to comics or a fan. This month’s pick is “Godshaper” from Simon Spurrier and Jonas Goonface. The club is presented by Twin Falls Public Library, with copies of each month’s choice available for checkout at the library. Titles selected are geared towards adults and teens 16 and older. Info: library, 208-733-2964.

Music/TF

Gary and Cindy Braun, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 30 at Rock Creek restaurant, 200 Addison Ave. W.

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