Back Country Horsemen plan fundraiser sale
Squaw Butte Back Country Horsemen (SBBCH) will be hosting their Sixth Annual Most Awesome Yard Sale Ever, Saturday, May 25, in the Key Bank parking lot on Washington Avenue in Emmett.
The sale begins at 8 a.m. and will include outdoor equipment, household items and appliances, yard equipment and horse tack and other things. The organization also accepts donated items. For information, call 938-1213 or 830-4877.
Proceeds from the fundraiser help pay for tools and supplies used in backcountry trail maintenance and also helps the group fund outdoors educational outreach programs.
Some roads closed for car, UTV, ATV rally
The Idaho Rally International is set June 8-9 near Idaho City and rally cars, UTVs and ATVs will be running on forest roads.
Placerville will be the hub of the activities with road closure mile post locations similar to last year for Harris Creek, Alder Creek and Grimes Pass roads. Road closures are by permit of Boise County Sheriff and Boise County Commissioners. Signs will be posted two weeks in advance on each race stage.
For more information, go to idahorally.com. People can watch the races on both days at the spectator area at the corner of Grimes Pass Road and the Old Centerville Road (approximately 2 miles up Grimes Pass Road).
Kids riding clinics
Boise Parks and Recreation and the Southwest Idaho Mountain Biking Association are teaming up to offer a variety of mountain biking camps for youth starting June 3 and running through August.
Kids can improve their riding while exploring single-track trails in the Foothills. Participants will develop skills in basic maintenance, first aid, safety, etiquette and fitness as well as technical riding techniques.
Æ Trailblazers Youth Mountain Biking (ages 6-8 and 9-12).
Æ Trailcrusher Youth Mountain Biking Camp (ages 9-12).
Æ Go Girl and Ride (age 9-12 and 12-16).
Æ Get Fit Mountain Bike (ages 13-17).
Æ Intro to Downhill Mountain Biking (ages 12-17).
Camps meet at Fort Boise Community Center, 700 Robbins Road. Costs vary. For details and to register, go to parks.cityofboise.org, or call 608-7680.