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Re: “Boise Flower and Garden Show

These people look like sleazy pornstars

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Posted by never_lolo on 01/12/2013 at 7:55 PM

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Boise State Health Fair

Details about the health fair.

The 16th Annual Boise State University Health Fair invites you to attend our “Health is Contagious” Health Fair on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Jordan Ballroom. Attendees of the health fair will benefit from free or low-cost, early detection, and preventative health screenings and educational opportunities. Some of the exciting opportunities that will be available to attendees will include the following: Mammograms (Billed to your insurance, appointments need to be made by calling 208-367-8787 before 5pm on Mon. Nov. 12th), flu shots (20 dollars paid by cash or check), hearing checks, prizes and giveaways. There will also be a food drive and Keep kids warm. Donate a non-perishable item or some warm clothing and be entered into drawing to win some prizes. Over 50 exhibitors have been confirmed to be at the health fair. Questions? Call 426-3656

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Posted by Caile Spear on 11/08/2012 at 8:22 AM

Re: “Botanical Gardens Concert Series: Red & Gray • Boise Art Museum: Georgia O'Keeffe • Idaho Shakespeare Festival: The Taming of the Shrew • Independence Day Celebrations

Why Not us? We would love to come and be involved.
Thank you to the powers that be - to allow folks like us to be involved allow otherwise we cannot be.
Love the arts, wish we could contribute more.

Posted by jm83642 on 08/22/2012 at 5:27 PM

Re: “New Year's Eve Events

There's also a Party at the Owyhee Plaza Hotel (by Platinum Events & Security)
9pm-1230am

New Years Eve Mafia Bash to bring in 2012

3 More Days to get your Discounted Mafia Bash Tickets

Live Music, DJ, Party Favors & Champagne
Dancing, Photos, Best Outfit Prizes ETC.

Complimentary Champagne toast at Midnight and complimentary hors d'oeuvres

Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic drinks sold separately

Dress to impress... MAFIA STYLE.

Get tickets at http://www.showclix.com/events/NewYearsEve…

You can also order tickets by phone by calling, 1-888-71-TICKETS. Open Monday through Friday, 9:00AM - 9:00PM (EST).

Posted by Boise Buccaneers on 12/27/2011 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Funny Bone Finals - Critical Mass - San Ignazio - Boise Thunder

Civil Disobedience? As an avid cyclist, the asinine BW blurb about this evening's critical mass event disturbs me. The notice contains some not very subtle innuendo: snip<"this year's organizers are billing the event in a fuzzy, feel good positive kind of way, calling a 'celebration of city life and virtues of cycling.' While the BW certainly applauds the effort to be nice, we're also an office full of bike commuters with tales of narrowly averting accidents thanks to nonexistent bike lanes near our office downtown.">end snip. This under the topical heading "Civil Disobedience for the Biker". It sounds like the BW would prefer that things got nasty. Makes for good copy I guess. What I resent (as a regular bike commuter) is the paradox whereby the BW staff come off as morally superior beings because they care enough to bike commute, but are victims nonetheless due to inadequate bike lanes. So a hissy fit is in order. Cry me a river. The last thing I want to do is make more enemies for bicyclists. Compared to other cities, bike commuting in this town is a dream (despite the close calls we all experience, it comes with the turf). Could things be better? Hell yes! If you think navigating downtown is tough, try joining me twice each day as I ride the guantlet around Cole and Overland. If critical mass advocates really wanted to challenge motorists, that's the place to test your will. Do we need a riot? I don't think so. But CM events in places like Portland and San Francisco get very roudy and piss off commuters who just want to get home but are blocked by anarchist molcontents. The vast majority of Boise motorists are very tolerant of bicyles. But it seems the BW staff want to kick that sleeping dog a few times. My advice, if the BW staff get their wish and the CM turns from "fuzzy feelgood" into a WTO style wanabe melee; just ride away. Come bac for the Tour De Fat at Julia Davis Park on August 25. Bike parade 11a.m. beer, bikes and broohaha at noon. Happy Trails! tkh

Posted by Terry Heslin on 07/27/2007 at 2:52 PM

Re: “Alive After Five • Junior Brown at the Egyptian • A Chef's Affaire • Wild Rockies Revenge of the Singletrack • Boise Valley Blues & Brews Festival • Hyde Park 13th on 13th

The web page is working great. Got exactly the information I needed (hey what time is Jr. Brown tonight?) fast and easy. Great job, much easier then that lame Z-idaho crap!

Posted by Andy Hedden-Nicely on 06/08/2006 at 6:47 PM

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