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Egg-straction on tap at Nyssa’s Cow Hollow Park

The season for local egg hunts is quickly approaching. (Enterprise file photo)

NYSSA – The Cow Hollow Park and Recreation Association will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31, at Cow Hollow Park, at 1030 Janeta Ave., outside Nyssa. 

The festivities start at 9 a.m. This year’s theme is Mission: Egg-straction, and the event will feature a visit by the Easter Bunny, egg hunts divided by age groups, photo opportunities with the guest of honor and free ice cream. 

The hunt is free and sponsored by the Cow Hollow 4-H Club and the Cow Hollow Park and Recreation Association.

For more information about the hunt, or to sign up as a sponsor, contact Megan Lee Price-Gomeza at 208-722-4051 or by email at [email protected].

• On Fridays through the Lenten season, the Ontario Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry at the Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Ontario. Along with fried fish, the menu includes French fries, homemade coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, deep fried mushrooms and homemade clam chowder. Cost is $10 per person or $30 for families with school age children with dinner served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Beer and wine is also available along with water and soda.

This year, Lent began on Feb. 14 and continues to March 29.

• Authors and Hors d’oeuvres is the name of a new book club that meets at 6 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month in Room 210 of the Treasure Valley Community College library.

Participants should bring finger food to share and their own beverages. The club has selected these books: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Bachman, for February; “Above the Waterfall” by Ron Rash, for March; and “Where the Past Begins” by Amy Tan, for April. For information, email [email protected].

• The Ontario School District will hold kindergarten round up on Thursday, April 26 at the district office. The round up starts at 8 a.m. and continues to 7 p.m. Parents wanting to register children for the 2018-2019 school year should bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate, current immunization records, names and phone numbers of persons picking up child and proof on residency in Ontario. Registration will also be available for the pre-kindergarten summer school. The office is located at 195 SW 3rd Avenue. For questions, phone 541-889-5374.

• On Thursday, Nyssa Church of the Nazarene at 412 Good Ave. will hold a Camp Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner and Auction in the Fellowship Hall. The dinner starts at 6 p.m.; tickets are $10 which includes a spaghetti dinner with salad, garlic bread and dessert. At 7 p.m. there will be an auction. Proceeds help kids going to summer camp.

• Hopefully the weather will be dry for Nyssa’s Burn Days March 3-12. Gather up the leaves, tree limbs and other yard debris from winter and burn them. Remember to have a source of water handy and don’t burn near buildings or fences.

• Wednesday, March 14, is the next Science is Fun at the Nyssa Library. The science that day will focus on catapults. The fun starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Nyssa Library.

• That Wednesday is also the date for Nyssa Senior Citizens monthly meeting at 11 a.m., followed by a potluck. 

Come and bring your ideas for activities at the senior center.

To have your Nyssa news in this column, contact Susan Barton at 541-372-5455 or via e-mail [email protected].