The Pool is open and we are starting to warm back up! We finished our first week of swim lessons (those kids, the instructor and the lifeguards were troopers) and chose to move the second week of lessons to July 8-12 so that the pool would have time to warm up. We are still taking sign-ups for the second week of lessons.
Linda Turrill will be offering an Adult Water Aerobics Class from 7:30 a.m.-8 a.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, July 9-11 and 16-18. Cost will be $12 for all six classes or use your pass!
The Pool schedule will offer Adult Lap Swim (M-F) from 6 a.m.-8 a.m.(doors lock at 7:30 a.m.) Open Swim (M-F) 1-4 p.m. and Evening Swim on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. Cost to swim is still just $2.50 for kids ages 6-12 and $3 for those 13 and over. Children five and under are free but MUST be accompanied by a paying ADULT (not teenage siblings).
You may also purchase summer passes. Lap Swim Pass, $60, Childs Pass (6-12) $50 (13 and over) $55. Family of Four Pass, $100 + $15 per each additional family member. The Pool will be closed Thursday and Friday, July 4 and 5 for the holiday weekend.
The J.H. Bradbury Memorial Logging Museum is OPEN for the season! The museum will be open Fridays and Saturdays, 12 p.m.-4 p.m. thru Labor Day and then Saturdays only after Labor Day to mid-October. The museum is holding their Annual Membership Drive. Membership is only $15 and you are helping to support the museum, you receive a limited edition lapel pin and recognition.
The 2019 lapel pin features a photo of Bill Maki, owner of Maki Manufacturing and longtime community supporter! For more information please contact Laura Mason at (208)435-4121 and membership monies may be mailed to Laura Mason 239 Woods Rd Weippe, ID 83553.
The Pierce/Weippe ATV Trailriders are holding a ride this Saturday, June 29. Let’s make this another big turnout! The ATV Club has tickets for their Hill Top Food Pantry Raffle at The Timber Inn, Miss Lily’s Gold Rush Saloon, Pierce Hardware Store (where the display is set up) and with Kathy Wilson-Dill, then they also have tickets at Arnzen’s Glenwood Pharmacy in Orofino, (thank you Rod and Cathy).
This year we are raffling off a camping package worth over $300. The drawing will be held on Saturday of 1860 days and 1 winner will win everything. You do not need to be present to win, so please help us raise the money to get our building built so we can start helping the families up here on the hill.
GEM will be meeting Tuesday, July 2 at 6 p.m. at the Pierce Community Center. If you would like to join in planning future town projects, please feel free to join them.
1860 Days! The committee is working hard and getting things planned for this year’s Annual 1860 Days celebration which will be held the first weekend in August, 2-4.
They are taking early sign-ups for the “King of the Hill Firewood Derby” which is being sponsored by ICCU, Empire Lumber of Weippe, Clearwater Saw Sales of Pierce and 1860 Days. This is a three-man contest where each team will buck, split and stack the firewood.
They will only be excepting 15 teams so get your team together, maybe find a sponsor and get signed up! First place, each team member will receive a MS311 Stihl Chainsaw with a 25” bar. Second place, each team member will receive a splitting maul, fallers axe and wedges.
All participants will receive a Stihl hat and mix oil. There is a $75 team entry fee and you may sign up at Clearwater Saw Sales or ICCU White Pine Branch. All firewood will be auctioned off after the event.
If you would like to get involved with helping with one of the many events, parade or to be a vendor please contact a committee member or call Pierce Community Center (208)464-2443.
UPDATE! Summer schedule for tournaments might change as Kathy Wilson-Dill has gone off to camp. Thursday at Miss Lily’s will stay the same and please check on the Friday Flame and Saturday Timber Tournaments. They are held on Thursday night 6:30 p.m. at Miss Lily’s Gold Rush Saloon, Friday Night, 6:30 p.m. at The Flame and Saturday Night, 6:30 p.m. at The Timber Inn. Thursday, 6/6 results; Alan Mee 1st, Bud Wilson 2nd and Matthew Hagele 3rd. We missed you Clay Hosley, just wasn’t the same without you playing. Friday, 6/7; Mike Crocker 1st, Kerrie Willis Crocker 2nd and Matthew Hagele 3rd. Sorry Bud Wilson 4th don’t pay but you did some awesome shots. Thank you to Jake Jared for bringing his friend Tanner. We are all hurting from the laughing he caused, Tanner was quite the entertainer last night! Saturday, 6/8; Jake Jared 1st Place, Def Dave 2nd and Bud Wilson 3rd. Going to miss not having Jake’s friend Tanner here, he keeps everybody laughing!
Thursday, 6/13; Def Dave 1st, Bucky Jared 2nd and Matthew Hagele 3rd. Another good time at Miss Lily’s! Friday, 6/14; Mike Crocker 1st, Casey Swoboda 2nd and George Shoup 3rd. Good job you guys but Mike you got lucky! Saturday, 6/15; Mike Crocker 1st, Craig Cox 2nd and Kathy Wilson-Dill 3rd. Good games and fun!
Thursday, 6/20; John Jared 1st, Kathy Wilson-Dill 2nd and Def Dave 3rd.
The Thursday night games at Miss Lily’s will continue through the summer. Clay Hosley, the owner will keep them going while Kathy Dill is at camp. They will still start at 6:30 p.m. Friday, 6/21; Mike Crocker 1st, Def Dave 2nd and Kathy Wilson-Dill 3rd. You had Kathy’s ribs hurting so bad the next morning from all the laughing.
Thank you, Kerrie Willis Crocker, Bud Wilson and Def Dave for the show. Saturday, 6/22; Mike Crocker 1st, Bud Wilson 2nd and George Shoup 3rd. Good job guys and again check in at Miss Lily’s on Thursday night, The Flame on Friday night and The Timber Inn on Saturday night all at 6:30 p.m. for a tournament game, if enough people show up to play, they will still have them through the summer, so go and have some fun and Kathy will see you the first part of September!
Pierce Community Center and Pool News
The Center will be CLOSED for the summer as we open up the Pool. Please call if you need to schedule an event! On Mondays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. we offer Yoga classes. If you have a meeting, event or party you would like to plan please call ahead for scheduling. We have lots of room, tables, chairs and kitchen facilities to meet your needs. Please call (208)464-2443 for questions or information.