Quilt shop hop and senior dance on tap for Nyssa

NYSSA – The 18th annual Treasure Shop Hop kicks off Thursday at 12 quilt shops in Idaho and Oregon.

The shops include two in Nyssa: Country Corners Quilting and Marilynn’s Pickets and Patchwork. 

This event will bring several hundred quilters to the area. If you are a quilter, this is a great event to check out. If you are not a quilter but would like to learn more about this craft, stop by either shop.

• The Nyssa Senior Citizens Center, 316 Good Ave., will host a Collectible Show Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by and check out the interesting items for sale.

• Thunderegg Coffee Company will celebrate its 10th anniversary next Monday, April 15, with food and drink specials, door prizes and new menu samples. Come in and meet Denine, the new manager, enjoy your favorite coffee drink and check out the menu. 

Thank you to the Haun family for being such a great locally owned business and for all the support you provide to many groups and organizations in our community.

• The Nyssa High School Spanish Club is holding a dodgeball tournament on April 15 to raise money for a planned trip to Panama. Form a team and join the tourney, but don’t hesitate – the deadline to register a team is this Friday. 

Contact Brian Beck at [email protected] for the registration form. The cost to register is $10 per team. Teams consist of five players, eighth-grade or older, and must have at least two boys and two girls. 

The tournament starts at 6 p.m. in the NHS gym. The cost for spectators is $3 and there will be concessions available.

• April 7-14 is National Library Week. Stop by the Nyssa Public Library to see what’s happening! Nyssa-Con will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Come in costume! There will be a photo shoot, games, an art contest, crafts and more.