Those willing to walk or run and follow clues can discover Boise's treasure Sunday, Oct. 20, with the Tour of Boise Adventure Race, a fundraiser for the Bogus Basin Nordic Team.
Although Boise State's homecoming festivities won't technically take place until Monday, Oct. 15--paradoxically surrounding the football team's fourth game at Bronco Stadium--anxious football fans can get their blue-and-orange fix at the first home game Saturday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m.
The third-annual Doggie Dash will welcome humans and dogs to Eagle Island State Park for a 5K fun run. The event is presented by Run Fido Run, a nonprofit organization that holds fund-raising events for local animal welfare organizations.
Ambitious types who chose to forgo a couple extra days of summer by enrolling in a Monday class were met by free short stacks and ice cream on the first day of classes on Aug. 27. But those who tried to hold out a little bit longer before hitting the books can still partake in free activities around campus through Friday, Aug. 31.
When Sheryl Crow sang "This ain't no disco, and it ain't no country club either" in her annoyingly infectious song "All I Wanna Do," she could have been singing about the Treasure Valley Roller Girls. These hard-hitting ladies take the sport of skating out of the rainbow tube top, Olivia Newton John genre and bring it into the rough-and-tumble (and exceptionally entertaining) sport of roller derby.
The Roller Girls will kick off their fifth season Saturday, April 28, at CenturyLink Arena. On account of the Roller Girls' uber-popular venue mates the Idaho Steelheads making the playoffs, the opening day got bumped a week.
Get ready go-greeners, it's almost Earth Day, that special time when even the gas-guzzling, plastic bag-loving lumberjack takes a moment to reflect on environmental issues. This year, Earth Day has morphed into more of an Earth week, taking up far more than just the 24-hour span of Sunday, April 22.