Art & Soul of the Magic Valley is featured through April 27, with artists from several states showcasing their work at about 100 venues throughout Twin Falls (look for the yellow flags). The contest winners are determined by public voting. Ages 16 and older can register to vote at Twin Falls Center for the Arts, 196 River Vista Place. Info: Magic Valley Arts Council at 208-734-2787, or magicvalleyhasart.com.
Annual CSI Student Art Show is on display through May 11 in the Jean B. King Gallery at the Herrett Center for Arts and Science. Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 1 to 9 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
Wednesday, April 17
Pickleball Time is open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Paddles and balls are available; cost is $4 to play. Also, registration is open for the second annual Twin Falls Father’s Day Pickleball Bash to be held June 13-15 at Frontier Field on the CSI campus. The tournament is for pickleball players rated 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0.; to register and for information: pickleballtournaments.com.
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.
Shaun Brazell, 6 to 8 p.m. for Wine Down Wednesday at TF Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.
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.
Magic Valley Singles Square Dance Club’s square dancing workshop every Wednesday, 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Jerome Senior Center, 520 N. Lincoln Ave. Lessons for new dancers who started in February. Families, couples and singles are welcome. Suggested $3 donation per person. 208-732-5460.
Thursday, April 18
Pickleball Time is open from 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Cost is $4.
Southern Idaho Parrot Head Club’s Social, 5:45 p.m. at Milner Gate, 205 Shoshone St. N. The community-service club with the motto “Party with a Purpose” welcomes the public to attend for an opportunity to make new friends and help make a difference in the community.
Easter brunch, a partially hands-on cooking class with Sara Adams and Colleen Johnson, 6 p.m. at Rudy’s — A Cook’s Paradise, 147 Main Ave. W. Participants create the dough for cinnamon rolls, followed by a frittata and belinis demonstration. Cost is $45; register at 208-733-5477.
CSI Stage Door Series presents “The Second Coming of Joan of Arc” by Carolyn Gage, at 7:30 p.m. in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. Jennifer Miller performs the one-woman show that explores the experience of Joan of Arc and relates that experience to contemporary women. Discover the defiant, irreverent and clever Jeanne Romee, who remained true to her own visions. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are available at tickets.csi.edu, 208-732-6288 or at the CSI Fine Arts Box Office.
Sun Valley Center for the Arts’ film series will feature “Dakota 38,” by director Silas Hagerty, 4:30 and 7 p.m. at Magic Lantern Cinemas, 100 Second St. The film is part of Sun Valley Center’s Big Idea project “Unraveling: Reimagining Colonization in the Americas.” The award-winning documentary remembers the 38 Dakota men who were killed Dec. 26, 1862, in the largest mass execution in U.S. history. The film is the story of their journey — the blizzards they endure, the Native and non-Native communities that house and feed them along the way, and the dark history they are beginning to wipe away. Tickets are $10 for Sun Valley Center members and $12 for nonmembers. Tickets are available at sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491.
Friday, April 19
Pickleball Time is open from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Paddles and balls are available. Cost is $4 to play.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Beyond The Sun: In Search of a New Earth,” 7 p.m., and “National Parks Adventure,” 8 p.m. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
Flashlight Easter egg hunt is in the park at Jerome Recreation District, 2032 S. Lincoln. Bring Easter baskets or bags to search for eggs filled with candy and gifts. Twilight egg hunt: 7:30 p.m. for ages 2 to 6; one parent per child allowed to assist for the egg hunt. Flashlight egg hunt: 8:15 p.m. for ages 7 to 12; bring flashlights to hunt eggs in the dark, no parents allowed on the course. Arrive 30 minutes before the hunt for check-in. Cost is $5 a child or $14 per family of four and $3 for each additional child. Pre-registration is required by April 17. 208-324-3389.
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, April 20
Annual community Easter egg hunt, hosted by Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Department and the Twin Falls Optimist Club, 10 a.m. at Twin Falls City Park. Groups for the egg hunt: 2 and younger, ages 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10. 208-736-2265.
Community Christian Church annual egg hunts and events, 10 a.m. at the church, 303 Grandview Drive. Activities start at 10 a.m. followed by egg hunts at 10:30 a.m. for all ages. Includes 20,000 eggs, prizes, hot chocolate and more. Free. 208-733-2886. Twinfallsccc.com.
History day, 1 p.m. at the Twin Falls County Historical Society Museum, 21337 U.S. 30, west of Twin Falls. Features demonstrations by a cobbler, egg and spoon races, stories about earlier equipment used by farmers, along with an old-time chuck wagon on display, several exhibits and fun events. Free admission. 208-736-4675.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Beyond The Sun: In Search of a New Earth,” 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” and live sky tour, 2:30 p.m.; “Titans of the Ice Age,” 4:30 p.m.; “We Are Stars” and “Wall of China” with live sky tour, 7 p.m.; and “Mars One Thousand One,” 8 p.m. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
Heather Platts, 6 to 9 p.m. at TF Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.
Egg hunt, breakfast/Jerome
Breakfast with the Easter bunny and an egg hunt at Forsyth Park at Eighth Avenue East and North Tiger Drive. The community breakfast is from 8 to 9:30 a.m., and the egg hunt begins at 10 a.m. for children 12 and younger. Free. Info: Jerome Recreation District, 208-324-3389.
Jerome Senior Center’s co-ed pool tournament starts with lunch at noon at 520 N. Lincoln Ave. The entry fee for the tournament is $10 and includes lunch. Cash prizes for top three teams. Must be 18 or older to play. Pre-register: 208-324-5642.
Sunday, April 21
Twin Falls Church of Nazarene’s Easter at CSI, with egg hunts to follow the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium, 315 Falls Ave.
Pickleball Time is open from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Paddles and balls are available. Cost is $4 to play.
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.
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.
Historic Rock Creek Station and Stricker homesite will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 12, at 3175 E. 3200 N. near Hansen. The site is at the crossroads of the Oregon Trail, Kelton Freight Road and Overland stage route. The restored 1880s Rock Creek Store was built in 1865 and is the oldest building in the area. Featured is the Stricker home, Rock Creek, Interpretive Center and summer kitchen.
Monday, April 22
Pickleball Time is open from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Cost is $4.
Social Mondays beginning ballroom dance classes, 7:30 p.m. at XrossWay Ballroom, 1385 Parkview Drive, No. 102. Learn the basic steps of ballroom dancing, followed by social dancing. Free; everyone is welcome. Registration isn’t required. Xrossway.fit/ballroom-dance.
Tuesday, April 23
Pickleball Time is open from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays at the indoor courts at 302 Third Ave. S. Cost is $4.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Astronaut” and “Wall of China” with live sky tour, 7 p.m. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
Bill Partin will play his guitar and sing, 11:30 a.m. April 24 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.
Gary and Cindy Braun, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 24 at Rock Creek restaurant, 200 Addison Ave. W.
Clifton Hunt, 6 to 8 p.m. April 24 for Wine Down Wednesday at TF Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.
Comics and Coffee graphic novel gathering, 6 p.m. April 25 at Twin Beans Coffee Co., 144 Main Ave. E. This month’s discussion is Mariko Tamaki’s “Supergirl: Being Super.” Copies are available for checkout at Twin Falls Public Library. The group is for anyone new to comics or longtime fans. Free. Info: library, 208-733-2964.
Hands-on homemade bagels cooking class with Diana Blaylock, Mamas Best Bakery, 6 p.m. April 24 at Rudy’s — A Cook’s Paradise, 147 Main Ave. W. Learn to make and shape the dough. Cost is $45; register at 208-733-5477.
“This Land is Home” presentation by Leo Ariwite, 6 p.m. April 25 at Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 191 Fifth St. E. Ariwite, a tribal court judge of the Fort Hall Reservation, shares stories of his homeland and how this land and its people were impacted by colonization. The event is part of Sun Valley Center’s Big Idea project “Unraveling: Reimagining Colonization of the Americas.” Sunvalleycenter.org or 208-726-9491.
Magic Valley Arts Council’s Brown Bag Lecture Series of “Who Knew? Innovation in Industry,” noon April 26 at Twin Falls Center for the Arts’ Sligar Auditorium, 195 River Vista Place. The presentation features Dale Ducummon, Clif Bar Baking Co. general manager. Free admission; bring your lunch. Info: MVAC at 208-734-2787 or magicvalleyartscouncil.com.
Valley House “Hands of Hope” auction and dinner benefit, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 26 at Canyon Crest Dining and Event Center, 330 Canyon Crest Drive. For reservations, contact Sharon at 208-734-7736.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Beyond The Sun: In Search of a New Earth,” 7 p.m. April 26, and “National Parks Adventure,” 8 p.m. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
Magic Valley Symphony concert, “A World of Music,” 7:30 p.m. April 26 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. The symphony joins multimedia artist Nicholas Bardonnay and Westwater Arts with works of photo choreography, including Scott Watson’s “Magic Valley,” with images submitted by Magic Valley photographers, and portraits of nature from the symphonic repertoire by Hovhaness and Vaughn Williams. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $6 for students. Tickets are available at Kurt’s Pharmacy, Dunkley Music, Sav-Mor Drug, Deseret Book, CSI Fine Arts Box Office, or at the door. Mvsymphony.org.
Celtic harpists Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter, 7:30 p.m. April 26 at First Presbyterian Church, 209 Fifth Ave. N. The multi-instrumentalists play two Celtic harps, a rare Swedish Nyckelharpa, Ukrainian Bandura, Cittern, Viola and more. They perform traditional instrumental music from Sweden and Ireland, along with original compositions blended with stories of humor and adventure. They are from Oregon and tour around the United States and Europe. Tickets are $15 and available at brownpapertickets.com/event/4102684 or at the church office, Tuesday through Friday. 208-733-7023.
Hemlock, Living In False Eyes, Faces Of Annihilation and EverBlack, 7 p.m. April 26 at Diamondz Event Center, 220 W. Main St. Event is for ages 15-plus with parent or guardian, or 18 and older. Tickets are $10 in advance at jerometickets.com and at Diamondz or $15 day of show. Reserve tickets are $20. 208-644-1111.
Kids safety fest/TF
Kids Safety Day for grand opening of the Operation Kidsafe Year-Round Child Safety Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at Danny Harkins Allstate Insurance Agency, 415 Addison Ave. Suite 1, Twin Falls. The event includes hot dogs, face painting and activities. Amber Alert Ready Kidsafe forms and safety tips will be available. Free and open to the public. Information: 208-358-8225 or email@example.com.
“Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” men’s march against violence, 11 a.m. April 27 at the Twin Falls Visitor Center, 2015 Nielsen Point Place. Male participants walk a mile in high heels to raise awareness about domestic violence. Shoes will not be provided. Food vendors will be available. Cost is $40 per walker or $150 per team of five or more; register at eventbrite.com. Proceeds go to Voices Against Violence, Magic Valley’s 24/7 emergency shelter for families and individuals affected by domestic violence or sexual assault.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Beyond The Sun: In Search of a New Earth,” 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. April 27; “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity” and live sky tour, 2:30 p.m.; “Titans of the Ice Age,” 4:30 p.m.; “We Are Stars” and “Wall of China” with live sky tour, 7 p.m.; and “Mars One Thousand One,” 8 p.m. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu
Bruce Michael Miller, 6 to 9 p.m. April 27 at TF Brickhouse, 516 Hansen St. S.
Hollister Hoedown, 6-8 p.m. April 27 at the Hollister Elementary School gym. Potluck and social, 6-7 p.m., with entertainment including a dance showcase by Hollister Elementary students. Contra dance, an East Coast traditional dance style, and music by The Brew, a Boise-based string band, 7-8 p.m. Group dances will be taught; no need to be skilled at dancing or bring a partner. Free. 208-655-4215.
Thomas Gabriel, the eldest grandson of Johnny Cash, 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Diamondz Event Center, 220 W. Main St. Presented by 94.7 Buck FM. Tickets are $15 in advance at jerometickets.com and at Diamondz, or $20 day of show.208-644-1111.
Buttons n’ Bows square dance club holds a dance April 27 at Jerome High School, 104 N. Tiger Drive. Pre-rounds at 7:30 p.m. and squares at 8 p.m. All mainstream and plus dancers are invited. Cost is $5 per person; bring finger food to share. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Magic Valley Bowhunters’ Border Challenge 3D Trail Shoot April 27-28, with registration at 8 a.m. and the shoot at 9 a.m. at the course behind Horseshu Casino, 1220 U.S. 93., Jackpot, Nev. Fees for the fun shoot: $20 for adults, one day, $35 two days; $15 and $25, young adults (ages 15-17); $10 and $15, youth (12-14); $5 children 7-11; and free for ages 6 and younger. Family fees are $40 and $70 (parents and two children). Info: Mark Jenkins, 208-410-0440; Larry Hayes, 208-308-4266; or magicvalleybowhunters.org.
Max Brooks, best-selling author, zombie-lore expert and former writer for Saturday Night Live, speaks at 6 p.m. April 29 at the Community Campus Theater, 1050 Fox Acres Road. Brooks has published three zombie-themed books “The Zombie Survival Guide,” “World War Z” and “The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks.” A book-signing follows his talk. Books are available for purchase at the event. Dress as your favorite zombie or zombie-hunter, if desired. Tickets are required for the free event and are available on the Community Library’s website, comlib.org.
Faulkner Planetarium at Herrett Center for Arts and Science features “Astronaut” and “Wall of China” with live sky tour, 7 p.m. April 30. Admission: $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for children. 208-732-6655 or herrett.csi.edu.
CSI Symphonic Band concert, 7:30 p.m. April 30 in the CSI Fine Arts Auditorium. Free admission; donations to the CSI music scholarship fund are welcome.
CSI Theater Department presents “The Tempest” at 7:30 p.m. May 1-4 and at 2 p.m. May 4 in the CSI Fine Arts Theater. A man is robbed of his power and wealth and his enemies have left him in isolation on a distant island. Prospero, a magician, is able to control the elements and bend nature to his will. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and students, and free for CSI students. Tickets are available at the CSI box office, 208-732-6288 or at tickets.csi.edu.