Coming up this week

Staff Writer

Monday, July 6
• Driver’s Education begins today at Blackfoot High School. Students must have their $84 fee, signed permission slip, valid permit, and be 14.5 years old by July 2. July 2 is the deadline for obtaining a permit for this session. Information/permission packets are available at BHS from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Friday. Information/permission packets are available at the district office from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

Tuesday, July 7
• Blackfoot City Council meeting at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 8
• P&Z meeting at 7 p.m. in Bingham County Courtroom number one.

Thursday, July 9
• Pride Days Golf Tournament at 6 p.m. at Blackfoot Golf Course. This is a 4-person, 9-hole scramble. The cost is $100 per team and includes dinner after the scramble. Money from team dues will be donated back to the Pride Days fund. Teams may consist of any combination of players. Prizes for first place team, last place team, longest drive and closest to the pin. For more information, call Kandice Duke at 540-1059 or Blackfoot Golf Course at 785-9960.

Friday, July 10
• Blackfoot Pride Days events scheduled all day:
• Free fishing at Jensen Grove from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Idaho Potato Museum tours ($1 tours, kids free) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Free swimming day at the Blackfoot Pool from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3-6 p.m.
• Family carnival from 12-8 p.m.
• Bingham County Historical Museum open house at 190 N. Shilling from 12-5 p.m.
• Guns & Hoses Softball Tournament Fundraiser Blackfoot Police/Fire at 6 p.m. at the State Hospital Baseball Field
• Volleyball tournament (sponsored by the BHS Seniors) from 6-9 p.m.
• Ping pong ball drop at 7 p.m.(3,000 balls will be dropped over Jensen Grove.)
For more information on Pride Days events check http://www.cityofblackfoot.org/pride_days

Saturday, July 11
• Blackfoot Pride Days events scheduled all day:
• Family carnival
• Safety Fair (sponsored by INL)
• Greased watermelon contest
• Static airplaine display at the airport starting at 11 a.m.
• Blackfoot Pool Mini Color Fun Run 
• The Blackfoot Pipes & Drums free breakfast at Jensen Grove from 8-10 a.m.
• Free airplane rides (donations for fuel appreciated) from 8-10 a.m. (dependent on weather)
• High School 7s Rugby Tournament from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Car Show at Jensen Grove from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration from 7-9 a.m.) $10 fee/car. Bring your car, truck, bike or tractor. Trophies will be awarded from local businesses. Food, music, and fun will be provided.
• Idaho Potato Museum tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament (sponsored by the BHS Seniors) at 11 a.m. (registration at 9 a.m.) 
• Snowmachine Races at Jensen Grove from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (registration from 9-10:30 a.m.
• Pride Days free potato feed from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
• Free stage entertainment at the amphitheater at Jensen Grove from 4-7 p.m.
For more information on Pride Days events check http://www.cityofblackfoot.org/pride_days

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