Calendar of Events

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Family Fun Fridays
Family Fun Fridays
Jan 5 all-day
Grab the family and “drop by, hop in and climb up” at the Nampa Rec Center for Family Fun Fridays from January through May. On the first and third Fridays of every month, families may...Read More
Holiday Break Class: Krazy Karaoke 2:00 pm
Holiday Break Class: Krazy Karaoke
Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Elementary school-age children are invited to a holiday break class from 2 to 3 p.m. Friday, January 5, at Eagle Public Library. Come show off your singing talent and just sit back and listen as...Read More
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Family Make It 11:00 am
Family Make It
Jan 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Children and families are invited to a drop-in program focusing on the world of making and learning through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) projects from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, January 6,...Read More
Golden Dragon Acrobats 12:45 pm
Golden Dragon Acrobats
Jan 6 @ 12:45 pm
The Golden Dragon Acrobats will give a free performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, January 6, at the Morrison Center. Tickets are available at the Morrison Center Box Office during normal business hours. Seating is general...Read More
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Teen Sunday Movie Matinee 2:00 pm
Teen Sunday Movie Matinee
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Cherry Lane branch of the Meridian library hosts a movie matinee for teens from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. On January 7, teens ages 13-18 are welcome to grab their fannypacks and velour...Read More
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Family-Friendly Trivia Night at Grimaldi’s 6:00 pm
Family-Friendly Trivia Night at Grimaldi’s
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Meridian Library District every other Monday at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in the Village from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for family-friendly trivia, with prizes and dinner specials. Teams of up to 6 players will compete...Read More
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Boise Cotillion
Boise Cotillion
Jan 10 all-day
Boise Cotillion is currently marking its 20th season. This program for young people in 4th through 9th grades offers various dance parties from November through April. A Nifty 50’s Dance (with theme dress and music)...Read More
Paint with Penguins 5:00 pm
Paint with Penguins
Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join Zoo Boise for a unique program on two different days: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 10, and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 23. Paint with the zoo’s Magellanic penguins. (The dates are...Read More
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Boise Depot Free Evening Open House 5:30 pm
Boise Depot Free Evening Open House
Jan 11 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spend an evening at the historic Boise Train Depot with free music, guided tours, live model train exhibits and Lego train exhibits from local organizations. Scotty’s Dogs will be selling food. Bring the whole family....Read More
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Treasure Valley Flea Market 9:00 am
Treasure Valley Flea Market
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
You never know what you’ll find at a flea market. Attend this ongoing, annual event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 12, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, January 13, at...Read More
Makeiteers STEM Projects 4:00 pm
Makeiteers STEM Projects
Jan 12 @ 4:00 pm
Ages 8-12. Victory Branch Library, www.adalib.org/victory, 208-362-0181.
Family Movie Night 6:30 pm
Family Movie Night
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm
All ages. Lake Hazel Branch Library, www.adalib.org/lakehazel, 208-297-6700.
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Treasure Valley Flea Market 10:00 am
Treasure Valley Flea Market
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
You never know what you’ll find at a flea market. Attend this ongoing, annual event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 12, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, January 13, at...Read More
Treasure Valley Model Railroading Event 10:00 am
Treasure Valley Model Railroading Event
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Treasure Valley clubs will model railroad layouts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 13, and from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14, at the main branch of the Boise Public Library. The...Read More
Sensory Enhanced Storytime 11:00 am
Sensory Enhanced Storytime
Jan 13 @ 11:00 am
Sensory Enhanced Storytime for children on the autism spectrum or who are differently abled, ages 12 and under. Victory Branch Library, www.adalib.org/victory, 208-362-0181.
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Treasure Valley Model Railroading Event 12:00 pm
Treasure Valley Model Railroading Event
Jan 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Treasure Valley clubs will model railroad layouts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 13, and from noon to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14, at the main branch of the Boise Public Library. The...Read More
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Meet a Pet 10:30 am
Meet a Pet
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like to own a dog, or who is looking forward to getting one, is invited to come to the Cherry Lane branch of the Meridian library...Read More
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Family Fun Fridays
Family Fun Fridays
Jan 19 all-day
Grab the family and “drop by, hop in and climb up” at the Nampa Rec Center for Family Fun Fridays from January through May. On the first and third Fridays of every month, families may...Read More
The Art of Building a Community 5:00 pm
The Art of Building a Community
Jan 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
On the 3rd Friday of each month, “Art of Building a Community” is held at Karcher Mall. The event features “art, food, and fun for everyone” and is designed to highlight art as a catalyst...Read More
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Meet the Doulas 11:00 am
Meet the Doulas
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Treasure Valley Doulas is a membership organization of birth and postpartum doulas from diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to supporting women and their families physically and emotionally by empowering them to make informed choices for...Read More
Robotics Group 11:00 am
Robotics Group
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am
Ages 10 and up accompanied by parents. Victory Branch Library, www.adalib.org/victory, 208-362-0181.
Hot Cocoa Run 12:00 pm
Hot Cocoa Run
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm
Participants may run a half marathon, 10k or 5k during the Hot Cocoa Run beginning at noon Saturday, January 20, at 637 E. Shore Drive in Eagle. The event is suitable for children. For more...Read More
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BCT Children’s Reading Series 2:00 pm
BCT Children’s Reading Series
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm
The Children’s Reading Series at Boise Contemporary Theater will continue its 2017-18 season at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 21. Professional actors will bring engaging stories to life. Stories are recommended for ages 6 and up....Read More
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Family-Friendly Trivia Night at Grimaldi’s 6:00 pm
Family-Friendly Trivia Night at Grimaldi’s
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join the Meridian Library District every other Monday at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in the Village from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for family-friendly trivia, with prizes and dinner specials. Teams of up to 6 players will compete...Read More
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Paint with Penguins 4:30 pm
Paint with Penguins
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Join Zoo Boise for a unique program on two different days: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, January 10, and 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 23. Paint with the zoo’s Magellanic penguins. (The dates are...Read More
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Dog Tales: Read to a Dog 5:30 pm
Dog Tales: Read to a Dog
Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
All ages. Victory Branch Library, www.adalib.org/victory, 208-362-0181.
LIFT Meeting for Women 7:00 pm
LIFT Meeting for Women
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LIFT, an event for women, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, January 25, at Foothills, 9655 W. State St. in Boise. Organizers are planning a night of fun, inspiration, desserts and more,...Read More
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McCall Winter Carnival
McCall Winter Carnival
Jan 26 – Feb 4 all-day
The annual McCall Winter Carnival is set for January 26 – February 4, with the theme, “There’s ‘Snow’ Place Like Home.” During Carnival, enjoy snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras parades, live music, daily events...Read More
Meet the Masters (an art enrichment activity) 2:00 pm
Meet the Masters (an art enrichment activity)
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Ages 12 and under with a parent. Star Branch Library, www.adalib.org/star, 208-286-9755.
Fab Friday Craft 4:00 pm
Fab Friday Craft
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm
All ages. Victory Branch Library, www.adalib.org/victory, 208-362-0181.
Missoula Children’s Theatre 7:00 pm
Missoula Children’s Theatre
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm
The Missoula Children’s Theatre will present “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast,” an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale, on the following dates and times: 7 p.m. Friday, January 26; 1 p.m....Read More
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Canyon County Kids Expo 10:00 am
Canyon County Kids Expo
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Canyon County Kids Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, January 27, at Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Admission is $3 for children and $5 for adults. Special guests the...Read More
Idaho Remodeling & Design Show 10:00 am
Idaho Remodeling & Design Show
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
More than 100 exhibits will highlight what’s new in decorating, kitchen and bath renovations, landscaping and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 27, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, January...Read More
Missoula Children’s Theatre 1:00 pm
Missoula Children’s Theatre
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm
The Missoula Children’s Theatre will present “Beauty Lou and the Country Beast,” an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale, on the following dates and times: 7 p.m. Friday, January 26; 1 p.m....Read More
Innovation Day at JUMP 2:00 pm
Innovation Day at JUMP
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jack’s Urban Meeting Place on Myrtle Street in downtown Boise will hold Innovation Day from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 27, in the main lobby. Celebrate invention and innovation during this free community program....Read More
Rock Baby Rock 7:30 pm
Rock Baby Rock
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Entertainer Lance Lapinsky will present “Celebrating the Birth of Rock and Roll” from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, January 27, at the Nampa Civic Center. For tickets or other information, go to https://nampaciviccenter.com/events/events-tickets or call...Read More
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Idaho Remodeling & Design Show 11:00 am
Idaho Remodeling & Design Show
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
More than 100 exhibits will highlight what’s new in decorating, kitchen and bath renovations, landscaping and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, January 27, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, January...Read More
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