Anna Webb: Register for free landscaping classes; writing contest for teens deals with cancer issues
Posted by Anna Webb on February 24, 2015
The Library! at Cole and Ustick hosts water-wise gardening classes - the only sensible choice in these desert parts of ours - starting March 4. Registration is now open for the free classes offered by United Water Idaho, the city of Boise, University of Idaho Extension and the Idaho Botanical Garden.
The series of four classes (on March 4, 11, 18, 25) will cover conservation, landscape design, plant selection and maintenance. Local experts Susan Bell, Catherine Chertudi, and Ann DeBolt will lead the classes.
Each class is from 6 to 8 p.m. at the branch library, 7557 W. Ustick Road.
Posted by Anna Webb on February 17, 2015
A local group has raised thousands for charity, Canyon County Veterans Court needs volunteers, Riverstone offers scholarships for talented students, and more.
Posted by Anna Webb on February 10, 2015
Old Pen will celebrate Valentine's Day in an alternative way, Read Me Treasure Valley offers a slew of free literary events, and the Canyon County Co-op hosts a documentary screening.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 27, 2015
New grant will support an important program for kids in need, the Idaho Botanical Garden offers garden education grants, and a day of STEM exploration for young students at Boise State.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 20, 2015
Christmas may be over, but the chance to donate to a good cause is not. The Hawks host a winter glove drive. Give a pair, get a ticket to Hawks' opening night in exchange.
Posted by Anna Webb on January 13, 2015
A grassroots fundraiser for a local animal lover; a need for Meals on Wheels volunteers in Nampa; and an opportunity to make 2015 a smoke-free year.